Slovenian government is planning to build a second unit of the Krško nuclear power plant. The jointly owned by Slovenia and Croatia Krško NPP was built by the US Westinghouse and began operating in 1981.
In July, the Czech government gave preliminary approval for Elektrárna Dukovany II, a subsidiary of an energy company ČEZ, to build at least one new nuclear power unit in the country.
Poland will decide later this year whether to build its first nuclear power plant to lower carbon emissions, as part of a plan to reduce dependence on coal in the long term, Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchórzewski said.
It is an international standard that each state participates in the financing and implementation of capital-intensive projects such as a construction of a nuclear power plant. This may be done in various ways.
China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) wants to build Poland's first nuclear power plant but many believe this could be another journey down a dead end.
The European Commission is expected to issue a decision "within weeks" on Hungary's plan to build two additional reactors at nuclear plant Paks, Attila Aszódi, the government commissioner responsible for Paks II, said.
The Ukrainian power industry has become yet another sector of the economy that requires immediate strategic solutions. It is sinking, but the ruling elite is focused on the struggle for influence and money.
In the countries of CSE region subsequent projects on construction of nuclear power plants have been unsuccessful. The question of the economic sense of their development in Poland recurs, including the on-going election...