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Péter Szijjártó: the revised framework ensures a faster progress
– The successful talks will give a new momentum to the implementation of the project – said Péter Szijjártó, after meeting with representatives of Rosatom.
Green light for the contractual amendments
The European Commission has approved the implementation and financing agreement for the project.
Budapest hosts the conference coordinated by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Our country hosts CAMP, a prestigious scientific exchange for the nuclear profession.
Another Paks-like reactor starts generating electricity
This is the sixth VVER-1200 reactor connected to the grid worldwide.
Rossen Hristov was informed about the Paks project
The Bulgarian Energy Minister was welcomed by the Chairman-CEO of Paks II Ltd. in Budapest.
Gergely Jákli: We can benefit from the experience of the Turkish nuclear power plant construction
The experience gained in Akkuyu is valuable for the Paks project, as similar technology units are being implemented in Hungary.
Hungary had the lowest household electricity prices in the EU
Although energy prices rose sharply everywhere in the European Union, Hungary was able to maintain its leading position in terms of the cheapest electricity and gas prices in the second half of 2022.
The exchange of experiences was the focus of the WANO meeting
The WANO working group supporting the construction of new units held its meeting in Paks. To conclude the exchange of views, the participants visited the construction site of the new units.
French-Hungarian exchange of views on nuclear energy
The French Institute in Budapest organized a conference on nuclear safety, nuclear waste disposal and public acceptance of nuclear energy.
Gergely Jákli: This is a nuclear power plant with international cooperation
Why is the international cooperation important? How can we move forward in an ever-changing geopolitical situtation? Among many others, Chairman-CEO Gergely Jákli talks about these topics in the newest issue of Paks II. Ltd’s AtomSphere.
Ministers from countries supporting nuclear energy met in Brussels
Before the Energy Council meeting in Brussels, ministers from the 12 countries of the „nuclear alliance” met to agree on the best possible EU regulations for the operation and construction of nuclear power plants in Europe.
Szijjártó: we will further increase the French involvement in the Paks NPP expansion project
Hungary is negotiating on further increasing the role of Framatome in the Paks expansion, Péter Szijjártó said in Flamanville, France.
The role of nuclear energy has been strengthened
The Paks II. project was the topic of the round table discussion of the Mathias Corvinus Collegium in Szekszárd on Monday.
Another thirty-two students graduate from the Paks II Academy
A total of thirty-two students have successfully passed their final exams in the last few weeks in the Paks II Academy.
Nuclear energy was a dominant factor in Hungary in 2022 as well
Last year, the vast majority of carbon-neutral electricity was generated at the Paks Nuclear Power Plant. Over the past 10 years, domestic electricity consumption has grown by an average of 1,28% per year.
The IEA expects nuclear energy to take off
Nuclear and renewables could displace most fossil fuel use by 2050 – reports IEA.
The Court of Justice of the European Union rejects Austria's case concerning the Paks project
Four years of proceedings have come to an end with a decision in Hungary's favour, ruling that the project complies with EU standards.
Szijjártó: nothing can hinder the construction of Paks II.
The construction of the two new NPP units is critical for Hungary's supply security – Szijjártó said at the Atomexpo in Sochi.
Paks II. hosted an international seminar
The European Utility Requirements (EUR) organized its professional training course with the assistance of Paks II. Ltd. in Budapest.
There is no way out of the energy crisis without nuclear power plants
We need nuclear energy to meet the European climate protection goals – said Yves Desbazeille, the director general of nucleareurope in Paks.