No gas crisis threat in Slovakia this winter
According to the ministry, roughly 1.5 million gas consumers in Slovakia will rely, among other things, on gas supplies in underground storage facilities.
Slovakia does not have to fear a possible gas crisis during the coming winter months. „Thanks to the measures taken, we may state that Slovakia is better prepared for possible gas supplies disruptions which occurred in 2009,“ the Economy Ministry wrote in its report. The report will be soon discussed by the government. According to the ministry, roughly 1.5 million gas consumers in Slovakia will rely, among other things, on gas supplies in underground storage facilities operated by companies Nafta, Pozagas and SPP Storage. In early August, 2.5 billion cubic meters of gas were stored in gas storage facilities which is over 60% of the total capacity.
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Engineering manager of the Mochovce project Slavomir Vinkovic says that the completion of the third and fourth nuclear unit in Mochovce have encountered ordinary problems that may occur anywhere in the world.
Projekt z dielne spoločnosti Eustream má zvýšiť energetickú bezpečnosť a znížiť cenu plynu.
The Nuclear Regulatory Authority of the Slovak Republic is reassuring that new nuclear units will not be launched unless all requirements for nuclear safety are met.