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Westinghouse signs agreement for Bulgarian nuclear power plant expansion

Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear reactor Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant Bulgaria NuGeneration Limited Moorside Toshiba GDF Suez expansion

Westinghouse Electric Co. signed a shareholder agreement with Bulgarian political parties for an expansion project at the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant.

Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD, Kozloduy NPP plc and Kozloduy NPP-New Builds plc picked Westinghouse’s AP1000 reactor technology for the seventh unit at the plant. All of the parties entered into exclusive talks in December 2013 following a feasibility study that was conducted under a competitive tender. Westinghouse will provide all of the plant equipment, design, engineering and fuel, and the company will issue a competitive tender within the next year for the construction.

The reactor is expected to be online by 2023. Westinghouse recently signed an agreement to supply three Westinghouse AP1000 reactors to the NuGeneration Limited Moorside project, in partnership with Toshiba and GDF Suez.

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