Friday, September 30, 2022



Hungary won’t support sanctions on the Russian nuclear industry

Hungary will oppose anything that would directly or indirectly endanger the expansion of its Paks Nuclear Power Plant, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Péter Szijjártó said at the meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna.

Key updates on Poland’s nuclear transformation

The US Ambassador to Poland and the President of Westinghouse Polska presented an offer to build a nuclear power plant in Poland to the Minister of Climate and Environment, Anna Moskva.

Ukraine: shutting down Zaporizhzhia NPP ‘not a priority’

Despite growing hostilities around the Zaporizhzhia NPP, Ukraine is currently not planning to shut it down said the State Inspection of Nuclear Regulation clarifying the recent comments from the head of the inspection body.

Poland and Romania to cooperate on small modular reactor projects

Polish copper and silver producer, KGHM Polska Miedź and Romania's Nuclearelectrica signed an MoU on the development of small modular reactor projects to strengthen the energy security.

Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia NPP disconnected from power grid

The final working reactor of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant was disconnected from the power grid on Monday, due to Russian shelling which damaged and disrupted the country's power lines.

Polish PM discusses nuclear energy with US Vice President

Poland's Prime Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki and US Vice President, Kamala Harris held a telephone conversation to discuss Poland's nuclear energy plans.

Hungary’s Paks II Nuclear Power Plant receives construction licence

Following the review of the design documentation, the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority issued the licence for the construction of two power units with Generation III+VVER-1200 reactors at the Paks II nuclear power plant site. 

Zelensky says radiation disaster was narrowly avoided at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the world narrowly escaped a radiation disaster as electricity to Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant was cut for hours due to Russian shelling in the area.

Polish government amends law to speed up nuclear investments

The Polish government adopted a draft act amending the rules for the preparation and implementation of investments in nuclear power to shorten the time of implementation.

Nuclear decommissioning project in Slovakia reaches important landmark

The decommissioning of Soviet-era reactors at the Bohunice nuclear power plant (BNPP) in Slovakia reached an important landmark, announced the EBRD.

Rosatom begins construction of 4th unit of the Akkuyu NPP in Turkey

Rosatom began the construction of the fourth unit of the Akkuyu NPP in Turkey, the largest one-time investment in the history of the country.

Romania’s Cernavoda NPP expansion project could enter new stage by the end of the year

Romania's Minister of Energy Virgil Popescu met with the President of the US Exim Bank, Reta Jo Lewis, who reiterated their support for strategic investments in the development of the civil nuclear program in Romania.

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