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Almost a ten thousand people will work on the maintenance of the performance of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant
2017.05.10.
During the peak period of the construction about 8000-8500 professionals might work on Paks II.’s construction site, and the number of experts can reach up to 1000 – said János Süli, minister without portfolio responsible for the design, construction and installation of the two new nuclear power plant units of Paks on his introductory press conference. János Süli announced that Attila Aszódi will continue his work with the nuclear power plant investment as a state secretary.
János Süli took his ministerial oath
2017.05.02.
János Süli, minister without portfolio responsible for the design, construction and installation of the two new nuclear power plant units of Paks took his ministerial oath on 2 May 2017 before the Parliament.
Committee approvals for János Süli’s ministerial appointment
2017.04.20.
The Parliament’s Economic Committee and Sustainable Development Committee found János Süli suitable for the position of minister without portfolio responsible for the Paks II. investment following his hearings.
Paks II.’s environmental license became legally binding
2017.04.19.
The competent authority, the Pest County Government Office approved the environmental license at the second instance which was issued for the Paks II. project on 29th September 2016.
Important announcements at the Paks Social Council’s session
2017.04.13.
Another session of the Paks Social Council took place, where János Lázár minister of the Prime Minister’s Office announced that János Süli will continue his work as a minister without portfolio responsible for the Paks II. project, and he also told the government will provide a 1,5 bn HUF worth of framework for regional development.
Informing the Tolna County Defense Committee about the Paks II. project
2017.03.31.
Dr. Attila Aszódi government commissioner gave a detailed presentation about the preparation of the new nuclear power plant units’ construction and the investment’s actualities to the Tolna County Defense Committee.
The Paks II. project received the site license
2017.03.31.
The competent authority, the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority (HAEA) issued the site license on 30 March 2017 for the project company.
Hundreds of students attended the Paks II. lecture
2017.03.31.
Dr. Attila Aszódi held a lecture about the actualities of the Paks II. investment on 30 March 2017 in the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, which was part of the event series organized by the Student Association of Energy.
Special physics class in Simontornya
2017.03.21.
Dr. Attila Aszódi government commissioner held an interesting lecture about the Paks II. project for about 100 pupils of the Vak Bottyán Elementary and Secondary School of Simontornya on 20 March 2017.
About Paks II. for the university students of Miskolc
2017.03.09.
Dr. Attila Aszódi held a lecture for about 120 university students in Miskolc on 8 March 2017 about the actualities and importance of the Paks II. investment.
Successful public hearing in Paks
2016.12.15.
There was a public hearing as part of the site licensing process on 13 December 2016 in Paks, organized by the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority. The interested asked dozens of questions during the more than 3 hours long event, while the experts everything in great details.
The forum series has ended
2016.12.06.
The forum series has ended with Kalocsa on 5 December 2016 which informed the locals of the surrounding of the planned site of the new nuclear power plant units on the site licensing process.
Extensive information in the site’s area
2016.12.02.
Dr. Attila Aszódi government commissioner informed the local and regional press representatives, the secondary school students of Dunaföldvár, and the residents of Paks, Szekszárd and surrounding settlements about the project’s actualities on 28 and 30 November.
Hundreds of interested university students in Győr
2016.11.22.
Dr. Attila Aszódi, Government Commissioner for the maintenance of the performance of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant held a lecture regarding the actualities of the Paks II. project on 21 November 2016 for the strongly interested students of Széchenyi István University in Győr.
The European Commission has closed the infringement procedure
2016.11.17.
According to the European Commission’s decision, Hungary acted in accord with the EU’s public procurement requirements while signing the Hungarian-Russian intergovernmental agreement of establishing new Paks nuclear power plant units.
Paks II. project company submitted its site license application
2016.10.28.
The establishment of the new nuclear power plant units reached another milestone, since on 27 October 2016 the project company submitted its site license application to the competent authority, the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority.
Paks II. project received its environmental license
2016.09.29.
Baranya County Government Office, the competent authority of the environmental licensing process issued Paks II. project’s environmental license on 29 September 2016, which proves that the project fulfills the EU’s and Hungarian requirements of environmental protection and nature conservation.
Fieldwork of the Geological Research Program is completed
2016.08.18.
The fieldwork of the new power plant units’ site investigation has ended in early August.
New electricity generating capacity is needed – actualities in the Paks II. project and on international level
2016.06.21.
Dr. Attila Aszódi government commissioner for the maintenance of the performance of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant held a presentation at the Siófok conference of the Scientific Association for Energy Economics, during which he told Europe needs to create new electricity generating capacities in order for the power system to work safely. He also spoke about the actualities of the Paks II. project.
The implementation phase of the deep drilling program has ended
2016.06.10.
The site works of the Geological Research Program’s (GRS) deep drillings have ended successfully. The night work can be seen on our photos.