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Slovenia's prime minister calls summit, seeks nuclear consensus

Slovenia's prime minister calls summit, seeks nuclear consensus

Prime Minister Robert Golob says Slovenia's long-term use of nuclear energy "requires the broadest national and political consensus" as he announces a meeting with senior figures including opposition party leaders and members of parliament from Hungary and Italy.

New Nuclear 25 January 2024


Hungary aims to extend life of Paks nuclear plant by 20 years

Hungary aims to extend life of Paks nuclear plant by 20 years

The operator of the Paks nuclear power plant in Hungary has notified the European Union of the country's intention to extend the operating lifetime of the four units to 70 years.

Regulation & Safety 07 December 2023


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Hungary to consider alternative sources for nuclear fuel

Hungary to consider alternative sources for nuclear fuel

The Hungarian Parliament has reportedly supported an amendment to the country's nuclear energy policy that would allow alternative sources to be used for fuel for the Paks nuclear power plant, which has until now relied on Russian-supplied fuel.

Uranium & Fuel 24 November 2023


Construction schedule agreed for Paks II in Hungary

Construction schedule agreed for Paks II in Hungary

Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó and Rosatom's Director General Alexei Likhachev have signed an agreement on the schedule for the construction of the Paks II nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 14 November 2023


Hungary says Romania to continue to allow nuclear fuel transport

Hungary says Romania to continue to allow nuclear fuel transport

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has said after talks in Romania that the country will continue to allow the transport of Russian nuclear fuel to Hungary's Paks nuclear power plant.

Uranium & Fuel 10 November 2023


Paks II construction moves ahead, Szijjártó says 2030 target 'realistic'

Paks II construction moves ahead, Szijjártó says 2030 target 'realistic'

Hungarian Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Péter Szijjártó has said that with groundwork under way at the site of the planned sixth unit at the Paks nuclear power plant, a fresh project milestone has been reached.

New Nuclear 06 September 2023


Preparatory works begin at Paks II site

Preparatory works begin at Paks II site

Work has begun to construct the groundwater cut-off - an underground waterproof wall - around the area on Hungary's Paks nuclear power plant site where two new units are to be built. The wall will control the flow of groundwater into and out of the Paks II construction pit, once excavated.

New Nuclear 06 July 2023


Hungary says Paks II work to start in July

Hungary says Paks II work to start in July

Hungary's Foreign and Trade Minister Peter Szijjártó said preparatory works would start for the Paks II nuclear power plant project in Hungary next month. It followed talks with Rosatom Director General Alexei Likhachev.

New Nuclear 07 June 2023


EC outlines approval grounds for Paks II contract amendments

EC outlines approval grounds for Paks II contract amendments

The European Commission says that its approval of the changes to the contracts for the Paks II project in Hungary was "strictly limited to its competence under the Euratom Treaty and is without prejudice to any further assessment based on other legal bases".

Nuclear Policies 30 May 2023


Hungary says Paks II contract amendment has EU approval

Hungary says Paks II contract amendment has EU approval

The European Commission has approved the amendment of contracts "to speed up the investment" for the new Russian-built Paks 2 nuclear power project, Hungary's foreign minister Peter Szijjarto has said.

New Nuclear 25 May 2023