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The manufacturing of the reactor pressure vessels has started
The production of the reactor pressure vessels of the new Paks NPP units has started in Russia with the necessary licenses.
Construction licenses were granted for the Unit 5 reactor building and the six buildings of the nuclear island
With the issued licenses, licensing conditions for entering the second, implementation phase of the Paks II. project have been met.
Soil excavation of up to -5 meters has begun
Groundworks in the area of Unit 5 started on 26 August 2022.
The authority issued the implementation license for the new NPP units
The implementation license is the precondition for the project to enter the construction phase.
József Eck received the Hungarian Gold Cross of Merit
The Program Director of Paks II. Ltd. received the state award on 22 August.
The European Parliament recognized nuclear energy as a sustainable energy source
The EU Act recognizing nuclear as a sustainable energy source could enter into force on 1 January 2023.
Péter Szijjártó: the investment enters a new phase
The Paks investment may enter the second, implementation phase in September, at which time Gergely Jákli will take over the management of Paks II. Ltd.
Paks II. Ltd. received the manufacturing license for the core catchers
These long lead items will be installed at an early stage of the implementation.
The eighth issue of AtomSphere is published
The June issue of the Paks II. Ltd.’s company magazine is now available online and in print.
The HAEA has issued the license for the implementation of soil consolidation
Based on the license, important site preparation activities related to the construction can be started.
Paks II. Ltd. received its cut-off wall construction license
The recently issued license is a critical milestone for the start of the construction of the new NPP units.
János Süli received his state secretary’s credentials
The construction of the two new NPP units serves our national security, national economy and national strategy interests.
Péter Szijjártó: Our aim is to speed up the project
The project of building the two new units is transferred to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The aim is to accelerate the investment in Paks.
New construction licenses were issued by the authority
New facilities of the Construction and Erection Base have recently received a construction license from the Hungarian Atomic Energy Agency (HAEA).
The construction of Paks II. is of national economic and national security importance
At the meeting of Péter Szijjártó and Alexey Likhachev, the director general of Rosatom confirmed: his company is able to implement the investment.
The cooperation continues with the Western suppliers
The Western European and US suppliers of the Paks II. investment declared clearly, they want to continue the cooperation.
Hungary's electricity import dependence is also high by European standards
In 2021 there was a 30 days worth of time period, when Hungarian electricity consumption was covered by at least 40% of import.
The CEO of Paks II. Ltd. received the Prima Award
István Lenkei, who was awarded for his outstanding and exemplary performance in his profession, spent his entire career in the nuclear energy sector.
Virtual tour on the new nuclear power plant’s site
A new tool was added to the communication toolkit of Paks II. Ltd.
There is no secure supply of electricity without the Paks II. investment
The Paks II. project guarantees the secure electricity supply and the affordable electricity – highlighted János Süli at the event of Századvég.