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Hungary, China agree to cooperate in training nuclear staff

Nuclear Policies

28 May 2015

Hungary-China May 2015 - 48Hungary and China have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in education and research and development in the nuclear power sector. Hungary's national development minister Miklós Seszták and the head of China's National Energy Administration Nur Bekri signed the agreement in Budapest on 26 May.

Paks nuclear expansion needs new fuel terms

Uranium and Fuel

16 March 2015

Paks - new unit location 48Hungary must renegotiate the fuel supply portion of a deal for two Russian reactors at the Paks nuclear power plant after terms proved unacceptable to the Euratom Supply Agency.

Terms of Paks project 'are in order', says Hungarian prime minister

New Nuclear

20 February 2015

Hungary and Russia are "already in the implementation phase" of their project to build two new Russian-designed units at Paks, Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in an interview with Russian newspaper Kommersant. The article was published on the Hungarian government's website today, two days after Russian President Vladimir Putin made an official visit to the country.

Euratom approves Paks II fuel supply contract

Uranium and Fuel

21 April 2015

Janos Lazar - 48 (Hungarian PMs Office)Euratom, the nuclear watchdog of the European Union, has approved a contract between Hungary and Russia on nuclear fuel supply for the Paks II expansion project. János Lázár, cabinet chief of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's chief of staff, said the European Commission had officially informed the Hungarian government the same day that the Euratom Supply Agency has signed the contract between the two countries.

Paks joins EPRI's nuclear research program

Corporate

26 February 2015

Paks Nuclear Power Plant in Hungary has joined the nuclear research program of the Electric Power Research Institute.

Russia, Hungary to cooperate in nuclear staff training

Nuclear Policies

18 February 2015

Russia-Hungary Feb 2015 - 48Russia and Hungary have signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the training of nuclear energy personnel.