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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


International review 'backs suitability of Czech sites'

International review 'backs suitability of Czech sites'

The preliminary conclusion of an experts' review of the sites for existing and new nuclear power units in Czech Republic is that they were selected correctly, CEZ says.

Regulation & Safety 23 May 2022


Framatome and Westinghouse to supply fuel to Temelín

Framatome and Westinghouse to supply fuel to Temelín

Westinghouse of the USA and Framatome of France have been awarded a long-term contract by Czech utility ČEZ for the supply of nuclear fuel assemblies to the Temelín nuclear power plant.

Uranium & Fuel 13 April 2022


Westinghouse expands cooperation in Czech Republic

Westinghouse expands cooperation in Czech Republic

Westinghouse Electric Company has signed Memorandums of Understanding with ten companies in the Czech Republic covering cooperation on the potential deployment of an AP1000 plant for the Dukovany unit 5 project as well as other potential AP1000 projects in Central Europe.

Corporate 12 April 2022


Space allocated at Temelín for future SMRs

Space allocated at Temelín for future SMRs

ČEZ has set aside an area at the Temelín nuclear power plant as a potential location for the Czech Republic’s first small modular reactors. It says the site will not impact on plans to build two more large-scale units.

New Nuclear 01 April 2022


Construction permit issued for Czech research reactor

Construction permit issued for Czech research reactor

The Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering at the Czech Technical University in Prague has obtained permission from the State Office for Nuclear Safety to build the VR-2 research reactor. Construction and commissioning of the subcritical reactor is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year.

New Nuclear 28 March 2022


Tender launched for new nuclear plant at Dukovany

Tender launched for new nuclear plant at Dukovany

The Czech Republic’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has officially given its approval after completing the safety assessment of the three approved bidders - EDF from France, Westinghouse from the USA and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power.

New Nuclear 17 March 2022