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Bohunice

Slovenské elektrárne, a.s., is primarily a nuclear generating company with four units in operation and two other units under construction. The share of nuclear generation on its own gross production reaches almost 80%. Its two nuclear sites are in Jaslovské Bohunice and Mochovce.

 

Jaslovské Bohunice

Located in western Slovakia, this site has a long nuclear history and tradition dating back to 1950’s. Slovenske elektrárne currently generates electricity in two pressurized water reactors VVER 440/V-213 commissioned in 1984 and 1985. Thanks to extensive modernization program, current nameplate capacity was increased from 440 to 505 MWe per unit. The program included the plant’s seismic upgrading, refurbishment of cooling systems, replacement of turbine generators and transformers, as well as modifications to the instrumentation and control systems. In addition to power generation, the power plant generates heat for the homes and industries in the cities of Trnava, Leopoldov, Hlohovec and Jaslovské Bohunice.

 

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