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Nuclear energy was a dominant factor in Hungary in 2022 as well
24.01.2023
Last year, the vast majority of carbon-neutral electricity was generated at the Paks Nuclear Power Plant. Over the past 10 years, domestic electricity consumption has grown by an average of 1,28% per year.
The IEA expects nuclear energy to take off
17.01.2023
Nuclear and renewables could displace most fossil fuel use by 2050 – reports IEA.
The Court of Justice of the European Union rejects Austria's case concerning the Paks project
30.11.2022
Four years of proceedings have come to an end with a decision in Hungary's favour, ruling that the project complies with EU standards.
Szijjártó: nothing can hinder the construction of Paks II.
21.11.2022
The construction of the two new NPP units is critical for Hungary's supply security – Szijjártó said at the Atomexpo in Sochi.
Paks II. hosted an international seminar
21.10.2022
The European Utility Requirements (EUR) organized its professional training course with the assistance of Paks II. Ltd. in Budapest.
There is no way out of the energy crisis without nuclear power plants
05.10.2022
We need nuclear energy to meet the European climate protection goals – said Yves Desbazeille, the director general of nucleareurope in Paks.
The manufacturing of the reactor pressure vessels has started
03.10.2022
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
30.08.2022
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
29.08.2022
Groundworks in the area of Unit 5 started on 26 August 2022.
The authority issued the implementation license for the new NPP units
26.08.2022
The implementation license is the precondition for the project to enter the construction phase.
József Eck received the Hungarian Gold Cross of Merit
22.08.2022
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
07.07.2022
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
01.07.2022
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
30.06.2022
These long lead items will be installed at an early stage of the implementation.
The eighth issue of AtomSphere is published
21.06.2022
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
11.06.2022
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
26.05.2022
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
25.05.2022
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
19.05.2022
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
06.05.2022
New facilities of the Construction and Erection Base have recently received a construction license from the Hungarian Atomic Energy Agency (HAEA).