Ministry to launch tender for Jaslovské Bohunice plant's fifth block

The Economy Ministry is preparing the conditions for launching an international tender for the construction of the fifth block of the Jaslovské Bohunice (Trnava region) nuclear plant, Economy Minister Ľubomír Jahnátek reported on January 21.

The Economy Ministry is preparing the conditions for launching an international tender for the construction of the fifth block of the Jaslovské Bohunice (Trnava region) nuclear plant, Economy Minister Ľubomír Jahnátek reported on January 21.

After the session of the third inter-ministerial commission formed by representatives of the Slovak and Czech economy ministries, Jahnátek said that the Slovak Government wants to officially declare its intention to complete the plant's fifth block this year.

Specialized studies are currently being carried out. It's not yet clear whether construction of two blocks with an output of 600 megawatts each or one 1,100-megawatt block is preferred. (Two of the four blocks at Bohunice have recently been decommissioned and the other two are also scheduled for decommissioning in the near future due to their age - ed. note). TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports

The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

News digest: Some schools open, so do some ski resorts

Top prosecutor to be appointed soon. Zsuzsová goes to prison in a murder case. Pezinok judges are busy deciding about custodies for high-profile suspects.

Some schools will open on December 7

Matovič pushed through testing at schools, government is launching a pilot project this weekend.

PM Igor Matovič (front) and Education Minister Branislav Gröhling  (back)

Freed in the Kuciak murder case, guilty of another murder

The Specialised Criminal Court sends Alena Zsuzsová to prison for ordering the murder of former Hurbanovo mayor. She appealed against the verdict, insists she is innocent.

Alena Zsuzsová is escorted to the courtroom.

Health Ministry gearing up for COVID vaccines

Mass campaign planned to get people to take jab.

Illustrative stock photo