Tag: Belene

Energy Ministry claims no new approvals needed for NPP Belene project – Bulgaria, 30 June 2020

Bulgarian Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova said that Bulgaria is not required to notify the European Commission (EC) of changes to the original project for the construction of NPP Belene because it is not a new project. She explained that the EC claims that this is a new project after the ol Full article available for […]

Bulgaria will have to seek EC approval for the renewed NPP Belene project – Bulgaria, 26 June 2020

The European Commission spokesperson Tim McPhie confirmed that a new notification on the part of Bulgaria is needed if the country wants to resume the construction of its second nuclear power plant Belene. The motives are the changes to the project, the development of safety standards and the am Full article available for subscribers of […]

Rosatom, Framatom and GE to join forces in NPP Belene bid – Bulgaria, 18 June 2020

Russian state-owned nuclear energy company Rosatom announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with French Framatom and US General Electric Steam Power to submit a joint bit at the tender for the construction of Bulgaria’s second nucler power plant Belene. The statement from Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service […]