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Nuclear right choice for sustainable development, conference told

Nuclear right choice for sustainable development, conference told

Nuclear has "come into the limelight" as the most realistic energy option for sustainable development, KEPCO President and CEO Seung-Il Cheong told delegates at the World Nuclear Symposium 2022 in London today. However, speakers in a panel discussing sustainable development agreed one challenge to the increased use of nuclear is public opinion.

Nuclear Policies 08 September 2022


Rolls-Royce and Škoda JS to collaborate on SMR deployment

Rolls-Royce and Škoda JS to collaborate on SMR deployment

Rolls-Royce SMR of the UK has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Škoda JS to explore areas of collaboration for the Rolls-Royce small modular reactor plant, for deployment both in the Czech Republic and broader central European regions.

New Nuclear 06 September 2022


Falcons feeling at home on ČEZ cooling towers

Falcons feeling at home on ČEZ cooling towers

A record total of 33 falcons were born at power plants in the Czech Republic this year, including three at the Temelin nuclear power plant and four at the Dukovany nuclear power plant.

Other News 05 August 2022


EC examines Czech state aid for new Dukovany plant

EC examines Czech state aid for new Dukovany plant

The European Commission has launched an investigation into whether the planned public support for a new nuclear power plant at the existing Dukovany site in the Czech Republic complies with EU rules on state aid.

New Nuclear 01 July 2022


Viewpoint: How nuclear can fuel district heating schemes

Viewpoint: How nuclear can fuel district heating schemes

With soaring energy prices and a renewed need for energy security, Professor Radek Skoda from the Czech Technical University puts the case for an innovative nuclear-fuelled district heating system. 

Perspectives 27 June 2022


ČEZ says Westinghouse and Framatome deal boosts Czech energy security

ČEZ says Westinghouse and Framatome deal boosts Czech energy security

ČEZ said the contracts with the US and French companies for the supply of fuel assemblies for the Temelín nuclear power plant for the coming years were important for ensuring diversification of supplies.

Uranium & Fuel 28 June 2022


ČEZ buys Škoda JS from Russian owners

ČEZ buys Škoda JS from Russian owners

Czech energy giant ČEZ is acquiring the nuclear energy services firm Škoda JS from its Russian owners, a move which avoids the risk of sanctions having an impact on key supplies for ČEZ’s nuclear power plants.

Corporate 20 June 2022


European regulators to cooperate on Nuward SMR licensing

European regulators to cooperate on Nuward SMR licensing

France's Nuward small modular reactor design will be the case study for a European early joint regulatory review led by the French nuclear safety regulator with the participation of the Czech and Finnish nuclear regulators, EDF has announced.

New Nuclear 06 June 2022


South Bohemia Nuclear Park founded

South Bohemia Nuclear Park founded

A development of small modular reactors at the Czech Republic's Temelín nuclear power plant would be known as the South Bohemia Nuclear Park, according to a memorandum to set up the park signed by the utility ČEZ, the South Bohemian government, and the UJV Rez research organisation.

New Nuclear 01 June 2022


Temelín 2 clear for longer operation

Temelín 2 clear for longer operation

ČEZ of the Czech Republic has been granted a licence to continue operating Temelín 2. The reactor has operated for 20 years and ČEZ hopes for another 40 years of operation at least.

Regulation & Safety 27 May 2022