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Czech minister announces fresh impetus for nuclear

Nuclear Policies

26 January 2017

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.

Finland to share repository know-how with Czech Republic

Waste and Recycling

18 October 2016

Finnish waste management company Posiva will share its experience and know-how of developing a repository for used nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste with the Czech Republic's Radioactive Waste Repository Authority through a four-year service contract.

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.

IEA urges decision on Czech nuclear power expansion

Nuclear Policies

16 December 2016

The Czech Republic needs to decide on the mechanisms for financing the construction and operation of new nuclear power plants "as soon as possible", the executive director of the International Energy Agency said this week.

ČEZ requests EIA for new Dukovany units

New Nuclear

21 July 2016

Dukovany plant - 48Czech utility ČEZ has requested the Ministry of Environment carry out an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the potential construction of two new reactors at the Dukovany nuclear power plant.

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.