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Ukraine is considering purchasing the reactors for the Bulgarian Belene NPP


The previous director, Valentin Nikolov, of the Bulgarian Kozloduy Nuclear Energy Plant  specified already in Might this 12 months that the Ukrainians have an interest as a result of only a few nations on the earth are already construction such reactors.

Ukraine has two gadgets virtually totally constructed, missing most effective the long-cycle manufacturing apparatus that Bulgaria has, bought from Russia. Thus, Ukraine is the one purchaser on the earth for Bulgarian apparatus, and Bulgaria is the one vendor for them.

“Knowledge has pop out that Ukraine is considering purchasing our reactors for the Belene NPP, which can be in garage. The Ukrainians have an interest as a result of only a few nations on the earth are already making such reactors”. This used to be said through Valentin Nikolov, former head of the Bulgarian Power Conserving, to NOVA NEWS.

“The Ukrainians have many factories that manufacture apparatus according to Russian applied sciences, they’ve revel in with Russian applied sciences. That is an approach to construct their lacking capacities, for the reason that Zaporizhzhia NPP is beneath Russian regulate,” defined the previous director of the Kozloduy NPP.

GERB-SDS MP Delyan Dobrev introduced on Fb on July 4 {that a} resolution used to be submitted to the Nationwide Meeting, which mandates the Minister of Power Rumen Radev to habits negotiations with Ukraine for the sale of the apparatus for the Belene NPP.

Dobrev emphasised that once the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine and the sanctions towards Russia, the Belene NPP venture is in the end doomed.

“I’ve simply submitted with my colleagues a Determination of the Nationwide Meeting to instruct the Minister of Power to habits negotiations with Ukraine at the sale of the apparatus for Belene. The associated fee is matter to negotiation, however it can’t be less than what Bulgaria paid for the apparatus in query – virtually BGN 1.2 billion,” mentioned the GERB deputy and previous power minister.

As of 2020, the “Belene” NPP venture has been stopped once more, however it continues to swallow prices – for conservation and upkeep of the apparatus and for safety – of a number of million BGN in step with 12 months. The apparatus for the nuclear island of the venture, value BGN 1.2 billion, which used to be dropped at our nation in 2017, after the Russian “Atomstroyexport” condemned the “Nationwide Electrical Corporate” (NEK) to pay it for the ordered elements.

Picture: Belene Nuclear Energy Plant


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