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CEZ recruits for its new build plans

CEZ recruits for its new build plans

New build in the Czech Republic will lead the utility ČEZ to almost double its nuclear workforce. The company said its nuclear teams will grow by 2600 over the next ten years.

Corporate 27 January 2023


UK minister joins Rolls-Royce SMR for Czech visit

UK minister joins Rolls-Royce SMR for Czech visit

UK trade minister Greg Hands said he hoped discussions held during his visit with senior Rolls-Royce SMR executives could "lead to exciting opportunities". The Czech Republic has plans for small modular reactors, with a number of different firms in talks over options.

New Nuclear 27 January 2023


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Czechs update geological repository target date

Czechs update geological repository target date

The Czech government has said it will seek to meet the European Union's 2050 deadline for operation of a deep geological repository for used nuclear fuel - but said it would continue to put the case for the deadline to be revised.

Waste & Recycling 13 January 2023


SMR siting work progresses in Canada and Czech Republic

SMR siting work progresses in Canada and Czech Republic

Site preparation is now under way for Canada's first grid-scale small modular reactor at Ontario Power Generation's Darlington site. Meanwhile, an initial geological survey has been completed for a proposed SMR at the Temelín nuclear power plant site in the Czech Republic.

New Nuclear 05 December 2022


Competition officially begins for Dukovany new build

Competition officially begins for Dukovany new build

Three vendors have made bids to build a new reactor unit at the Dukovany site in the Czech Republic. Site owner ČEZ confirmed the interest of Westinghouse, EDF and KHNP in a new power unit to provide electricity and heat.

New Nuclear 30 November 2022


Holtec's team for Czech Republic grows

Holtec's team for Czech Republic grows

Škoda Praha has agreed to work on cost estimates and plans to build Holtec SMR-160 units in the Czech Republic with Holtec's partner, Hyundai Engineering and Construction.

New Nuclear 26 October 2022


Ontario Power Generation and ČEZ to collaborate on SMRs

Ontario Power Generation and ČEZ to collaborate on SMRs

The Czech Republic's ČEZ and Canada’s Ontario Power Generation have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on "deployment of nuclear technology including small modular reactors (SMRs) to safely produce clean, reliable electricity in their jurisdictions".

Corporate 12 October 2022


Nuclear right choice for sustainable development, conference told

Nuclear right choice for sustainable development, conference told

Nuclear has "come into the limelight" as the most realistic energy option for sustainable development, KEPCO President and CEO Seung-Il Cheong told delegates at the World Nuclear Symposium 2022 in London today. However, speakers in a panel discussing sustainable development agreed one challenge to the increased use of nuclear is public opinion.

Nuclear Policies 08 September 2022


Rolls-Royce and Škoda JS to collaborate on SMR deployment

Rolls-Royce and Škoda JS to collaborate on SMR deployment

Rolls-Royce SMR of the UK has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Škoda JS to explore areas of collaboration for the Rolls-Royce small modular reactor plant, for deployment both in the Czech Republic and broader central European regions.

New Nuclear 06 September 2022


Falcons feeling at home on ČEZ cooling towers

Falcons feeling at home on ČEZ cooling towers

A record total of 33 falcons were born at power plants in the Czech Republic this year, including three at the Temelin nuclear power plant and four at the Dukovany nuclear power plant.

Other News 05 August 2022