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Czechs to commission Dukovany unit by 2036, says PM

Czechs to commission Dukovany unit by 2036, says PM

The Czech Republic expects to select the reactor vendor for a new unit at the Dukovany nuclear power plant by the end of 2022 with commissioning planned for 2036, Prime Minister Andrej Babis said yesterday. His comments followed a meeting of the Standing Committee for the Construction of New Nuclear Resources, which was created in February and has now produced a schedule for expansion of the Dukovany plant.

New Nuclear 14 November 2019


Czech Republic needs more nuclear units, report shows

Czech Republic needs more nuclear units, report shows

The Czech Republic will need to build not only one new unit at its Dukovany nuclear power plant, but also more reactors at Temelín if it is to avoid becoming dependent on electricity imports from 2030, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade Karel Havlíček said yesterday. Havlíček cited the latest Mid-term Adequacy Forecast published on 18 October by high-voltage grid operator operator ČEPS.

Nuclear Policies 22 October 2019


ČEZ and NuScale to explore Czech SMR deployment

ČEZ and NuScale to explore Czech SMR deployment

NuScale Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ČEZ, to explore applications for its small modular reactor in the Czech Republic.

Corporate 26 September 2019


TVEL to introduce new fuel design at Dukovany

TVEL to introduce new fuel design at Dukovany

TVEL, the Russian nuclear fuel manufacturer, has signed contract with Czech utility ČEZ to introduce the RK 3+ modification of its VVER-440 fuel for the Dukovany nuclear power plant. Announcing the agreement today, TVEL said the new fuel will undergo a number of pre-irradiation tests aimed at qualification for a licence from the Czech Republic’s State Office for Nuclear Safety.

Uranium & Fuel 29 July 2019


Czech state to back new nuclear units

Czech state to back new nuclear units

The Czech government has given preliminary approval for Elektrárna Dukovany II - a subsidiary of utility ČEZ - to build at least one new nuclear power unit. The decision was announced in a government resolution published yesterday by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Nuclear Policies 09 July 2019


Rosatom plans fuel research in Czech Republic

Rosatom plans fuel research in Czech Republic

TVEL and the Czech research center Řež have signed a cooperation agreement in materials science studies and research. TVEL, the nuclear fuel manufacturer subsidiary of Russia’s Rosatom, announced today that Czech scientists will conduct experiments on the irradiation of nuclear construction materials in the CVŘ research reactor and also carry out pre-irradiation and post-irradiation studies.

Uranium & Fuel 01 July 2019


ČEZ set to test Westinghouse fuel at Temelín

ČEZ set to test Westinghouse fuel at Temelín

ČEZ will start loading test fuel assemblies supplied by Westinghouse Electric Sweden into unit 1 of its Temelín nuclear power plant this weekend as part of its plan announced in August last year to diversify its fuel supply.

Uranium & Fuel 05 April 2019


Korean, Czech companies strengthen cooperation

Korean, Czech companies strengthen cooperation

South Korea's Kepco Engineering & Construction Company has signed an agreement with Czech engineering firm UJV Rez to strengthen their cooperation in nuclear power plant projects.

Corporate 26 February 2019


CEZ to test use of Westinghouse fuel at Temelin-1

CEZ to test use of Westinghouse fuel at Temelin-1

Czech utility ČEZ plans to test six Westinghouse fuel rods in unit 1 of the Temelín nuclear power plant as it seeks to diversify its fuel supply. Russia’s TVEL is currently the sole supplier of nuclear fuel to Temelín and Dukovany.

Uranium & Fuel 03 August 2018


Contract for Hinkley Point C reactor internals

Contract for Hinkley Point C reactor internals

Škoda JS of the Czech Republic will manufacture and supply two sets of EPR reactor pressure vessel internals for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant project.

Corporate 13 July 2018