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Rosatom assures Hungary to carry out Paks NPP expansion as planned

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó received assurances from Russia’s Rosatom that it will be able to build the planned new blocks at the Paks nuclear plant.

Finnish group drops nuclear power plant deal with Rosatom

The Finnish-led consortium, Fennovoima abandoned a contract with Russian group Rosatom to build Finland's third nuclear power citing risks related to the war in Ukraine.

Westinghouse Electric signs MoUs with Slovenian companies to develop nuclear plants in CEE

Westinghouse Electric Company signed memorandums of Understanding with three companies in Slovenia at the beginning of April.

United States and Latvia partner to explore the role of advanced nuclear technologies

The United States and Latvia announced a new partnership to explore what role advanced nuclear technologies, such as small modular reactors can play in Latvia’s future energy mix.

Westinghouse and Framatome win tender to supply nuclear fuel for the Temelín NPP

US company Westinghouse and French company Framatome have won the tender to supply nuclear fuel assemblies for the Temelín NPP. Deliveries will start in 2024 and continue for approximately 15 years.

ČEZ creates space for first small modular reactor at Temelín

ČEZ has set aside a special space at the Temelín Nuclear Power Plant site where the first small modular reactor in the Czech Republic could be built in the future.

IAEA and EU discuss nuclear safety and security in Ukraine

The IAEA and the EU have reaffirmed their cooperation on nuclear activities and agreed to further explore areas of cooperation, such as nuclear safety, security and safeguards.

ČEZ launches tender for new nuclear power plant

ČEZ launched a tender for the construction of a new nuclear power plant in Dukovany: the bidders are to submit their initial bids by the end of November this year and the contracts will be finalised in 2024.

Ukraine’s nuclear power plants continue to work steadily

The operator of Ukraine's nuclear power plants Energoatom has informed that all units continue to work steadily.

Russians take over Zaporizhzhya NPP: no release of radioactive material but situation remains challenging

Ukraine has informed the IAEA that Russian forces had taken control of the site of the Zaporizhzhya NPP, Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant with six reactors.

KGHM and NuScale to build first small nuclear reactors in Poland

Polish KGHM Polska Miedź has signed an agreement with NuScale Power in Washington for the implementation of small modular reactor technology in Poland.

Nuclearelectrica welcomes EU’s decision to label nuclear energy as green

Romania’s Nuclearelectrica has welcomed the European Commission’s decision to include nuclear energy in the Complementary Delegated Act.

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