Westinghouse signs key contract for new reactor with Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP-Newbuild

EnergyNewsSouth-East European INDUSTRIAL Мarket - issue 2/2023 • 27.06.2023

Westinghouse signs key contract for new reactor with Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP-Newbuild

Westinghouse Electric Company announced it signed a Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract with Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP-Newbuild for a new AP1000 reactor to be located at the Kozloduy site. Work is commencing per the agreement to assess Bulgarian industry and the existing infrastructure at the Kozloduy site for its potential to support the construction of an AP1000 reactor.

 

“We are pleased to begin work to deliver the world’s most advanced, Generation III+ reactor technology to provide clean and reliable baseload energy for our customer and the people of Bulgaria”, said David Durham, Energy Systems President for Westinghouse. The AP1000 advanced reactor is the only operating Generation III+ reactor with fully passive safety systems, modular construction design and has the smallest footprint per MWe on the market, pointed out the company.

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