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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


Czech new build financing decision by mid-year

Czech new build financing decision by mid-year

Dukovany_(CEZ)-48The Czech government is expected to reach a decision on the best way to finance new nuclear projects by the middle of the year, after a Ministry of Industry and Trade committee agreed yesterday to finalise its recommendations to government.

New Nuclear 27 March 2018


Czech, UK engineering firms join for decommissioning

Czech, UK engineering firms join for decommissioning

Vítkovice Heavy Machinery and TSP Engineering have signed an agreement to cooperate in the decommissioning of British nuclear power plants and the supply of components for nuclear-powered submarines. Czech engineering company VHM said yesterday the contract is worth about CZK3.5 billion ($158 million) over the next five years.

Waste & Recycling 11 August 2017


Further agreements flow from AtomExpo

Further agreements flow from AtomExpo

More cooperation agreements and contracts have been signed by Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom and its subsidiaries during the IX AtomExpo International Forum it is hosting this week in Moscow. The latest agreements, with Asian and European companies, cover collaboration in a wide range of nuclear-related areas and beyond.

Corporate 21 June 2017


IAEA notes improvements in Czech regulatory framework

IAEA notes improvements in Czech regulatory framework

IAEA IRRS misison to Czech Republic - 48The Czech Republic has significantly enhanced its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety in recent years, but work remains in implementing the country's new Atomic Act, a mission from the International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded.

Regulation & Safety 23 May 2017


ČEZ creates new nuclear energy division

ČEZ creates new nuclear energy division

Czech utility ČEZ has decided to split its nuclear operations from its existing Generation Division into a new Nuclear Energy Division. The nuclear division will be led by the current director of the Temelín nuclear power plant.

Corporate 19 May 2017


ČEZ aims to restore full nuclear potential

ČEZ aims to restore full nuclear potential

Dukovany plant - 48ČEZ expects to increase its nuclear power production by 18% this year to 28 terawatt hours as it seeks to recover lost revenue from prolonged outages. The majority state-owned utility suffered billions of crowns in lost sales last year as it carried out checks to welding joints and prepared for an operating licence renewal.

Corporate 30 March 2017


Detector network flags traces of radioactive iodine in Europe

Detector network flags traces of radioactive iodine in Europe

Small amounts of Iodine-131, well below levels likely to have any effect on human health, were detected in outdoor air last month in a number of European countries. The source of the release has yet to be identified.

Regulation & Safety 21 February 2017


Czech minister announces fresh impetus for nuclear

Czech minister announces fresh impetus for nuclear

Jan Mládek, the Czech Republic's trade and industry minister, announced yesterday the creation of three working groups of the Standing Committee for Nuclear Energy. The three will each be responsible for financial, legal and technical-investment strategies. In a statement on the ministry's website, Mládek said the move would give "new impetus" to the implementation of the State Energy Policy for the development of nuclear energy agreed by the government in 2015.

Nuclear Policies 26 January 2017