Bulgaria negotiating sale of equipment for Belene nuclear project to Ukraine

10 July 2023 - Bulgaria's Minister of Energy Rumen Radev is in talks to sell the equipment for the failed Belene nuclear power plant project to Ukraine

Slovenia adopts new spatial strategy to pave way for nuclear reactors, SMRs

05 July 2023 - Slovenia has adopted a new spatial planning strategy until 2050, which allows for building small modular reactors and expanding the Krško nuclear power plant


Belgium set to extend operating life of two nuclear reactors

30 June 2023 - Engie and the Belgian government have agreed terms of extending the operating life of the Doel 4 and Tihange 3 nuclear reactors

Small modular reactors 2 share global electricity supply 2043

Small modular reactors seen with 2% share of global electricity supply in 2043

29 June 2023 - The next decade will be the one of establishment for small modular reactors, with early demonstration units built – IDTechEx's new outlook

Finnish company aims to decarbonize district heating with small modular nuclear reactors

Finnish company to decarbonize district heating with small modular nuclear reactors

28 June 2023 - Finland-based Steady Energy plans to build the world's first SMR for district heating and expects to have it running by 2030

JEK2 Second unit Slovenia Krsko nuclear power plant cost EUR 11 billion

Second unit of Slovenia’s Krško nuclear power plant to cost up to EUR 11 billion

27 June 2023 - Slovenia is speeding up the JEK2 nuclear project in Krško, aiming to complete it by 2037, Prime Minister Robert Golob said


Sweden paves way for new nuclear capacity by dropping 100% renewables target

26 June 2023 - Sweden has changed its electricity mix target from “100% renewable” to “100% fossil-free”


Nuclearelectrica inks deal on SMR nuclear plant deployment in Romania, region

19 June 2023 - The memorandum envisages installing US-developed SMR plants at a former coal power plant in Romania and elsewhere in Central and Eastern Europe

Romania financial support nuclear power projects Cernavoda 3 4

Romania pledges financial support for nuclear power projects Cernavodă 3, 4

09 June 2023 - The Romanian Government is backing state-owned Nuclearelectrica in the project for units 3 and 4 in the Cernavodă nuclear power plant

Hristov Bulgaria Black Sea power interconnection

Hristov: Bulgaria joins Black Sea power interconnection project

06 June 2023 - Bulgaria will participate in the strategic partnership for the installation of a submarine cable under the Black Sea

US USD 275 million SMR nuclear Romania

US earmarks USD 275 million for SMR nuclear project in Romania

24 May 2023 - The US revealed the intention to facilitate up to USD 275 million in financing for the small modular reactor that NuScale plans in Romania

France gathers majority of EU countries in its Nuclear Alliance

France gathers majority of EU countries in its Nuclear Alliance

19 May 2023 - The energy crisis and advances in SMR technology have boosted political support in the EU for an expansion of the nuclear power sector

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