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Commenting article: Bulgaria's N-Plant to Overshoot by 6.3% 2007 Target

Bulgaria's sole nuclear power plant Kozloduy announced it expects to exceed by 6.3% the projected target for electricity output for 2007.

Two weeks before the end of the year, the nuclear power plant said it has already produced 13 774 520 MWh of electricity, meeting the target set in its annual plan.
Jan Haverkamp - Greenpeace - 16 Dec 2007 // 11:20:39

"Bulgaria shut down the other four units under pressure from the EU, which feels the old Soviet-made reactors were unsafe."

Just for facts' sake: Bulgaria and the EU *agreed* to shut down Kozloduy 1 to 4. At the time of the agreement both as well as the G8 did not 'feel' that the reactors were unsafe, but concluded on the basis of extensive analysis that the reactors were unsafe and could not be upgraded to a sufficient level.

The EU then agreed to help Bulgaria finance the early closure and decommissioning, as well as develop replacement capacity. The EU has fulfilled this promise and the complete capacity of Kozloduy 1 to 4 was already replaced even before Kozloduy 3 and 4 were closed down last year. Bulgaria started large scale exports of electricity only after Kozloduy 1 and 2 were closed and even in 2007 were able to export a large amount of power.

Buddy - 16 Dec 2007 // 11:17:21

Stop the Building of the nuclear plant! Its high time to safe Bulgaria from incompetent leaders. Get rid of nuclear power introducing ecological means of producing energy!!! Nuclear fuel as diesel will also one day be exausted!!!!
Get rid of nuclear power protagonists and pave the way for a free and independent bulgarian enterpreunership without the helping hand of the Pernik gang which fully replaced the Pravetz gang. Bulgarians should say enough is enough!Stop the Kozludui nuclear insanity! Check how many people are sick in the region close by, Sio you want to kill all bulgarians to empty space for turks and their Assotoates? Built the nuclear plant close to Istanbul... together with your great turkish supporters and give the many back to bulgarian taxpayers for other projects!

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