Contemporary film news accompanying the construction of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant evoke industrial history moments. In the archive made public on filmhiradokonline.hu you can see, among other things, the moments of laying the foundation stone, the phases of construction and the finishing works of the construction of the first unit.
The history of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant dates back to the sixties. In an intergovernmental agreement concluded in 1966, it was decided that a nuclear power plant would be built in Hungary. Construction began in 1974, and construction of unit 1 and 2 began this year. The four units were connected to the grid between 1982-87.
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