They sign a contract for the supply of fresh nuclear fuel for unit 5 of the Kozloduy NPP with Westinghouse
On December 22, a contract will be signed between Kozloduy NPP EAD and Westinghouse Electric Sweden AB for the supply of fresh nuclear fuel for unit 5 of the nuclear power plant, the Ministry of Energy announced. The agreement is in accordance with the program of the Kozloduy NPP agreed with the Supply Agency (ESA) at Evratom for the diversification of fresh nuclear fuel supplies and in accordance with the decision of the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria dated 09.11.2022 to speed up the process to secure an alternative supplier. In this regard, a similar agreement is being prepared with the French Framatom for the supply of fuel for the sixth unit. This will achieve complete diversification and security of supply, the energy department says. The contract will be signed by Georgi Kirkov - executive director of Kozloduy NPP, and Aziz Dag - managing director of Westinghouse Electric Sweden.