EU supports nuclear fuel from Americans in Slovakia
The American company Westinghouse Electric Company and eight European partners, including the Slovak company VUJE, have received 2 million euros in funding from the European Union. These funds are to be used for diversification of fuel supply for reactors of Russian VVER.
Slovak nuclear power plants may soon start producing electricity using other than Russian nuclear fuel. American company Westinghouse Electric Company, together with eight European partners, including the Slovak company VUJE, have received a subsidy of 2 million euros from the European Union. The money is to be used for diversification of nuclear fuel supply for reactors of Russian VVER.
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Special transformers installed at the German-Czech and German-Polish borders improved the unplanned electricity flows.
The Nuclear Regulatory Office of the Slovak Republic (UJD) points out that in case of such a large and complex project, some problems cannot be predicted and they may have an impact on the overall timetable for the construction and launch of nuclear units.
ÚJD upozorňuje, že pri tak veľkom a komplexnom projekte vznikajú problémy, ktoré nie je možné predvídať, a ktoré môžu mať dopad aj na celkový harmonogram výstavby jadrových blokov.