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Iter cryoplant tanks ready for shipment

New Nuclear

18 May 2016

ITER cryoplant tanks - 48The two biggest tanks for the Iter fusion reactor's cryoplant have been completed in the Czech Republic. An exceptional convoy will be required to transport them to the Iter construction site in southern France.

ČEZ highlights Temelín upgrades during anniversary celebrations

Regulation and Safety

13 October 2015

Work to upgrade the Temelín nuclear power plant in line with European Union stress tests is to be completed by the end of this year, the plant's director, Bohdan Zronek, said yesterday. Czech utility ČEZ published Zronek's comments that were made to local media to mark the 15th anniversary of the plant.

ČEZ needs to improve management approach, OSART shows

Regulation and Safety

26 May 2015

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of nuclear safety experts has completed an assessment of how ČEZ has followed up on safety recommendations issued during an earlier review. ČEZ is the Czech Republic's largest electricity company and the operator of the country's two nuclear power plants, Temelín and Dukovany.

CGN boosts cooperation with Czech firms

Corporate

31 March 2016

China General Nuclear announced today that it has signed memoranda of understanding with Czech engineering companies to cooperate in nuclear energy.

Cabinet approval for Czech strategy

Nuclear Policies

04 June 2015

The Czech cabinet has approved an action plan on nuclear energy, providing for future construction at both the Temelin and Dukovany nuclear sites.

Czech energy strategy embraces nuclear without 'subsidies'

Nuclear Policies

20 May 2015

The share of nuclear power in the Czech Republic's electricity generation mix is expected to rise from about 35% currently to between 46% and 58% by 2040. The target is part of the pro-nuclear elements of a long-term energy strategy - ASEK, according to its Czech acronym - which the country's trade and industry ministry published yesterday.