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Kozloduy NPP Initiates Transition from Russian to US Nuclear Fuel in May

The Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Bulgaria is set to embark on a significant transition as it begins the process of replacing Russian nuclear fuel with American fuel from Westinghouse. The transition, scheduled to commence in May, will involve the loading of 43 cartridges of Westinghouse fuel into the reactor core of the fifth unit of the Kozloduy NPP. Tsanko Bachiyski, the chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Agency, revealed that the process of replacing the cartridges will span four years, marking a substantial milestone in Bulgaria’s nuclear energy landscape….