Instrumentation & Controls, O&M, Reactors

Westinghouse to provide feasibility study for nuclear power plant in Bulgaria

Westinghouse Electric Co. has received a contract from the Kozloduy NPP – New Build PLC of Bulgaria to perform a feasibility study on a potential seventh unit at the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant.

The study will encompass a review of two potential designs, a reactor of VVER design utilizing equipment already purchased by the customer together with Westinghouse instrumentation and control (I&C) systems, fuel and a Toshiba Corp. (SEA: TOS) turbine generator, and the construction and operation of a pressurized water reactor (PWR) 1,000-1,200 MW design.

The scope of the feasibility study includes an evaluation of the site, radioactive waste and spent fuel management, reuse of existing infrastructures and facilities, licensing, local economic aspects, and the profitability of the two reactor designs.

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