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Slovakia completely dismantled two reactors at the Bohunice nuclear power plant

Two Soviet-era reactors at the Bohunice nuclear power plant in Slovakia have been completely dismantled and components decontaminated for safe storage or processing.

About this in Telegram Energoatom reports, Ukrinform reports.

It is noted that the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development financed the project for more than 650 million euros. The EBRD said that for the first time reactors of this type were decommissioned and dismantled directly at the plant.

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“Work on the site for the dismantling and processing of the remaining equipment and systems should be completed by 2025. And in 2027, building structures and structures will be demolished nuclear power station – and the territory will become safe for redevelopment,” the message says.

According to Energoatom, one of the blocks of the Bohunice NPP was shut down in 2006, the second – in 2008.

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