Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and the Middle East


Bulgaria
The Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant staff has an informative site describing their facility in northern Bulgaria. The Bulgarian Nuclear Regulatory Agency fulfills the safety monitoring role.
 
Czech Republic
The SUJB (State Office of Nuclear Safety) is responsible for nuclear safety regulation. The RWRA (Radioactive Waste Repository Authority) is responsible for disposal of low level and high level radioactive waste.

CEZ is the Czech state power company, .operates the nuclear plants at Dukovany and Temelin.

Hungary
The Paks facility has an informative website in both Hungarian and English. The site discusses plant design, nuclear safety, fuel and radioactive waste, economic data, environmental effects, and PAKS share in Hungarian electriicity generation. KFKI, the major technical university, has a number of sub-sites, including AEKI, the Atomic Energy Research Institute.

 

Lithuania
The Ignalina Power Plant has an excellent discussion about the facility's RBMK design and the local area. The site also has an extensive photo library. The Lithuanian Energy Institute Ignalina Safety Analysis Group supports the Ignalina plant safety assessment needs, e.g. RBMK-1500 Sourcebook and Handbook about the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant for the Emergency Preparedness Organizations around the Baltic Sea (with appendix showing plant layout and overall plant systems drawing).

VATESI is the Lithuanian State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate.

Kazachstan
 
Russia
The Institute of Physics and Power Engineering (IPPE) is located in Obninsk, approximately 2 hours south of Moscow. This research institute has supported the development of the Russian reactor design in a role similar to that provided by national laboratories in other countries. The IPPE has developed an extensive site highlighting information on Russian reactor design and operation. Rosenergoatom, founded in 1992,  is the Russian agency responsible for generation of electric and thermal power at 9 nuclear power plant sites. These 9 sites consist of 31 reactors with a total electrical power output of 23.2 GWe.  The Kurchatov Institute provides nuclear safety analysis support to the Russian nuclear industry.
 
Slovakia
Slovenské Elektrárne operates the Bohunice and Mochovce  plants. Map, history, and method of power generation, information are provided, together with a Macromedia presentation of photos of each site.

Vyskumny Ustav Jadrovych Elektrarni (VUJE) Trnava a.s. supports the nuclear facilities through its research activities.

 
Turkey
University links includes Hacettepe University Nuclear Engineering Department in Ankara.
 
Ukraine
Energoatom has a very informative site describing the Ukrainian nuclear power plants in both English and Ukrainian. The default page is in Cyrillic characters. Note the English button on the bottom left

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