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Verdict on EDF and KHNP bids being considered by Czech government 

Verdict on EDF and KHNP bids being considered by Czech government 

ČEZ has submitted to the Czech government its evaluation of the bids received from France's EDF and South Korea's Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power for the construction of a new nuclear power plant at Dukovany.

New Nuclear 17 June 2024


STEP components to undergo testing in Czech research reactor

STEP components to undergo testing in Czech research reactor

High temperature superconducting tapes for use in the UK's prototype fusion power plant will be tested in a Czech research reactor following the signing of an agreement between the UK Atomic Energy Authority and Research Centre Řež.

New Nuclear 02 May 2024


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EU sets out terms of approved Czech nuclear state aid

EU sets out terms of approved Czech nuclear state aid

The European Commission has approved the Czech Republic's proposed public support package for new nuclear - after a series of modifications were made to address their concerns during an inquiry which began in June 2022.

Nuclear Policies 01 May 2024


KHNP and EDF submit updated bids for four new Czech units

KHNP and EDF submit updated bids for four new Czech units

ČEZ and its Elektrárna Dukovany II subsidiary have received binding bids from Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power and France's EDF for the construction of four new nuclear units in the Czech Republic.

New Nuclear 30 April 2024


ČEZ highlights benefits of increasing output of existing units

ČEZ highlights benefits of increasing output of existing units

The modernisation of existing nuclear power units in the Czech Republic has added extra capacity equivalent to the output of a large coal-fired power plant, operator ČEZ has said.

Corporate 11 April 2024


Dukovany to Brno hot water heating supply pipeline takes step forward

Dukovany to Brno hot water heating supply pipeline takes step forward

Czech nuclear power operator ČEZ and municipal heating company Teplárny Brno have signed agreements relating to a 42-kilometre pipeline from the Dukovany nuclear power plant that aims to benefit 250,000 people in the city of Brno.

Energy & Environment 27 March 2024


Orano signs uranium enrichment services contract with ČEZ

Orano signs uranium enrichment services contract with ČEZ

In a contract signed during a visit to the Czech Republic by French President Emmanuel Macron, Orano will supply uranium enrichment services, which will be used at ČEZ's Dukovany nuclear power plant.

Uranium & Fuel 06 March 2024


ČEZ steps up preparations for arrival of Westinghouse fuel

ČEZ steps up preparations for arrival of Westinghouse fuel

Czech nuclear power plant operator ČEZ says that its fuel diversification strategy will see the first Westinghouse VVER fuel delivered to its Dukovany nuclear power plant at the end of the year.

Uranium & Fuel 14 February 2024


EDF and KHNP in running for expanded Czech nuclear tender

EDF and KHNP in running for expanded Czech nuclear tender

The Czech government has decided to change its tender for new nuclear to binding offers for up to four, rather than one, reactors - and said that it is inviting bids from France's EDF and South Korea's KHNP. The third bidder, Westinghouse, is currently not being included because it "did not meet the necessary conditions".

New Nuclear 01 February 2024


Temelín cuts energy use 'by equivalent of small town's consumption'

Temelín cuts energy use 'by equivalent of small town's consumption'

Czech nuclear power plant operator ČEZ says that introducing new data-based techniques - encompassing things like air temperature, humidity and the temperature of cooling water - to find the optimal setting of the largest circulation pumps, cut the Temelín nuclear power plant's electricity consumption by 5400 MWh in 2023.

Corporate 18 January 2024