Kozloduy NPP have awarded a contract to Westinghouse to establish if there is feasibility for a seventh unit at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant in Bulgaria.

There will be 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.

Kozloduy nuclear plant

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, reports Nuclear Power International.

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