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Forum on capacity maintenance
2014.11.13.
The Student Energy Association held an event entitled ‘How is Paks II. Being Prepared? – Forum on the Maintenance of the Capacity of the Nuclear Power Plant’ at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.
MVM Paks II. Ltd. transferred to direct state ownership
2014.10.15.
The Shareholders’ Meeting of MVM Ltd. has decided to transfer the shares in MVM Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant Development Ltd. – the company responsible for the management of capacity maintenance at Paks – to the value of HUF 10.157 billion to the Hungarian State, and to increase the registered capital of South Stream Hungary Ltd.
Folk music assumes power over the nuclear power plant
2014.08.28.
Tradition and modern technology met at the interactive exhibition of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant. For a short time, the Kossuth Award-winning Csík Band assumed power over the virtual control console of the nuclear power plant during the Szeged Youth Days. The members of the orchestra visited the interactive truck bearing the logo ‘Energy for Our Future’ prior to their concert in the afternoon. The interactive truck arrived in Szeged as the sixth stop of its festival tour this year.
Site assessment programme of MVM Paks II. Ltd. continues in Tolna County
2014.08.25.
As commissioned by MVM Paks II. Ltd., the site assessment programme required for the establishment of the new nuclear power plant units and for guaranteeing their safe operation in the future continues around Dunaszentgyörgy, Gerjen, Madocsa, Paks, Pusztahencse, Tengelic and Fadd in Tolna County. 3D seismic measurements started on 15 August affect a total area of 294 km2 in several municipalities in the Kalocsa, Paks and Tolna districts.
Nuclear power plant travels to a chocolate festival
2014.08.22.
The interactive exhibition of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant and MVM Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant Development Ltd. will arrive at the National Chocolate Festival in Szerencs between 22 and 24 August. In the interactive truck bearing the logo ‘Energy for Our Future’, using the realistic control console simulator of the nuclear power plant, everybody can try out how the power required for a packed concert can be generated and also what the country would look like without the electricity generated by the nuclear power plant at a competitive price.
Nuclear power plant bursts into bloom in Debrecen
2014.08.18.
The interactive exhibition of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant and MVM Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant Development Ltd. continues its festival tour this year at the Debrecen Flower Carnival between 18 and 20 August. Carnival-goers can try out not only the realistic simulator of the control console of the nuclear power plant, but can also get answers to all the questions they may have from specialists working in Paks.
Site assessment programme of MVM Paks II. Ltd. begins in Bács-Kiskun County
2014.08.11.
As commissioned by MVM Paks II. Ltd., under the site assessment programme required for the establishment of the new nuclear power plant units and guaranteeing their safe operation in the future, 3D seismic measurements have been carried out in several municipalities in the Kalocsa, Paks and Tolna Districts since 15 August, in a total area of 294 km2. The Company gave an account of the technical parameters and timing of the measurements at a press conference, and made a clear promise to pay full compensation for possible damage.
3D seismic measurements taken in Bács-Kiskun and Tolna counties
2014.08.11.
As commissioned by MVM Paks II. Ltd., under the site assessment programme required for the establishment of the new nuclear power plant units and guaranteeing their safe operation in the future, 3D seismic measurements have been carried out in several municipalities in the Kalocsa, Paks and Tolna districts since 15 August, in a total area of 294 km2.
Cloud9+ controls the Paks Nuclear Power Plant
2014.07.29.
After rock and roll, electronic music has been given a leading role in the virtual control centre of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant. The interactive exhibition of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant and MVM Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant Development Ltd. arrived at the third venue of its festival tour, the Valley of Arts. Before their evening concert, members of the band Cloud 9+ also visited the Interactive Lorry bearing the logo ‘Energy for Our Future’, trying out the control console simulator plunging the whole country into darkness.
‘Hooligans’ control nuclear power plant at the EFOTT Festival
2014.07.17.
Rock and roll has been given the leading role again at the interactive exhibition of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant and MVM Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant Development Ltd. The rockers of the band Hooligans visited the interactive truck bearing the logo ‘Energy for Our Future’, which had arrived at the second stop of its festival tour this year, EFOTT organised in Miskolctapolca, in order to take command of the realistic control console of the nuclear power plant.
Rock and roll at the nuclear power plant during the VOLT Festival
2014.07.04.
The interactive exhibition of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant and MVM Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant Development Ltd. has arrived at the first venue of its festival tour this year, the VOLT Festival. The interactive truck bearing the logo ‘Energy for Our Future’ was visited by a band of international fame, Ivan & The Parazol, where rock and roll took control of the realistic control console simulator of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant within a few minutes.
Nuclear power plant information trucks kicks off festival tour at VOLT
2014.06.27.
The interactive exhibition of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant and MVM Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant Development Ltd. kicks off its festival tour this year at the VOLT Festival between 2 and 6 July. In the interactive truck bearing the logo ‘Energy for Our Future’, in addition to the realistic control console simulator of the nuclear power plant, festival-goers can also try out a power generating bike between two concerts, and specialists working in Paks will be on hand to answer their questions.
MVM Paks II. Ltd. holds a public hearing
2014.05.05.
Organised by the Hungarian Atomic Energy Agency (HAEA), MVM Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant Development Ltd. held a successful public hearing on 5 May 2014 in connection with the authorisation of the site assessment and evaluation of the new nuclear power plant units in the council hall of the Mayor’s Office of the town of Paks. The public hearing was carried out successfully, in accordance with the statutory regulations.
Paks II. project to boost economic growth
2014.02.24.
The construction of two new units for the Paks Nuclear Power Plant is the project of the century. The project may create a significant number of jobs at a number of manufacturing and service companies, as well as in education through the required training of fresh professional graduates, thereby providing a livelihood for several tens of thousands of people. The identification of potential domestic suppliers and subcontractors has begun. Nearly 400 companies have come forward so far in order to contribute to the up to 40% proportion of domestic suppliers. More than three-quarters of the population support the already operational nuclear power plant, and the managers of the identified domestic companies unanimously support the establishment of the new units.
Budapest University of Technology and Economics and MVM Paks II. Ltd. discuss professional cooperation
2014.02.10.
The heads and executives of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, MVM Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant Development Ltd. managing the project and MVM ERBE Ltd. performing underlying engineering activities have held consultations on the possibilities of cooperation in the capacity maintenance of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant and the necessary directions of teaching in higher education in engineering. At the meeting, the parties reviewed in detail the role and possibilities of the university in the proposed establishment of the new nuclear power plant units.
First six events of the ‘Company of Our Future’ information programme series successfully completed
2014.01.31.
MVM Paks II. Ltd. has held information programmes for the representatives of more than 300 Hungarian microbusinesses, small and medium-sized enterprises, and large companies at six different locations in the country. The series of events began on 18 November 2013 in Paks, followed by Kalocsa, Veszprém, Komárom, Debrecen and Miskolc.
Interactive truck kicks off its 2014 tour
2014.01.06.
This year’s country tour of the interactive truck bearing the logo ‘Energy for Our Future’ began at the foot of the castle of Pipó of Ozora in Ozora. In 2014, the mobile information centre will visit municipalities with populations between 1,500 and 5,000 in Tolna, Bács-Kiskun, Fejér, Somogy and Baranya counties. According to plans, naturally, this year’s stops will also include large festivals in Hungary.