The interactive exhibition of Paks II. continues its roundtrip in 2018

1/15/18 9:26 AM
About 37 thousand people visited the interactive truck of Paks II. between June and December 2017.

The mobile display started its trip with a renewed interior and exterior, and awaited the visitors at 8 summer festivals. Following this the vehicle began the country roundtrip in autumn: between September and December it visited the settlements in the near vicinity of nuclear facilities and the settlements of waste management research programs, then moved to the settlements of North Hungary with a population of more than 5000. In the meantime the truck visited XIV. Isotope Information Day in Püspökhatvan, the Kalocsa Paprikafestival and the Sausage Festival in Békéscsaba, having about 37 thousand visitors in the second half of the year. It is more than the population of Baja.

Beside the outstanding number of visitors, the questionnaire was an important feedback, as the visitors could summarize their opinion. According to the answers, the visitors gained new information, deemed the display useful and they would recommend it. More than ¾ of the answerers summarized their experiences and said that nuclear energy is cheap and climate friendly.

The interactive exhibition started its country roundtrip back in 2009, and has visited every settlement of Hungary with a population over 5000 thence and had almost 300 thousand visitors. The trip of Paks II.’s truck continues in January: in the first quarter of the year the vehicle is going to travel to Zala, Vas and Győr-Moson-Sopron counties’ bigger settlements.

The visitors of the mobile exhibition can gain new information on nuclear energy, and the main characteristics of the currently operating four and the planned new to power plant units of Paks. They can also get information about the importance of the Paks II. investment, its social and enviromental effects, they can have a virtual tour in a nuclear power plant which is similar to the one designed for Paks and they can also measure their new knowledge via tests.