Chronology of the project - Paks 2 EN
With the issued licenses, licensing conditions for entering the second, implementation phase of the Paks II. project have been met.
These long lead items will be installed at an early stage of the implementation.
Based on the license, important site preparation activities related to the construction can be started.
The recently issued license is a critical milestone for the start of the construction of the new NPP units.
The National Directorate General for Disaster Management, Ministry of the Interior issues the Disaster Management License for the project.
The engineers of Paks II. move into the Power Plant Investment Center handed over in summer.
The nuclear authority issues the physical protection license for Paks II. Ltd. - the physical protection plan meets the requirements in all respects.
The Parliament approves the proposal to amend the loan agreement.
The Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority issues the so-called electricity implementation license to Paks II. Ltd.
With the handover of the area, the construction of the Power Plant Investment Centre starts.
The Company submits the application for the electricity implementation license to the Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority.
Paks II. Ltd. submits the application for a facility-level physical protection license to the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority.
Paks II. Ltd. submits the implementation license application to the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority.
The Contractor handed over the Basic Design documentation of the new NPP units on time.
The implementation of the first buildings of the construction and erection base of Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant starts.
The Company launches a higher education course, called Paks II. Academy, in cooperation with six universities.
The 22/11 kV transformer station is finished, which provides electricity necessary for the construction and assembly works.
President János Áder appoints Pál Kovács State Secretary responsible for the maintenance of performance of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant with effect from 1 February 2019.
The world premiere of the newest publication, The costs of decarbonization, of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Nuclear Energy Agency is held in Budapest.
The 1st unit of Leningrad II. is connected to the grid in Russia, which serves as a reference power unit for the Paks units.
Following a meeting with the Director General of IAEA, János Süli announced the international organization will provide professional assistance to the project during its implementation.
Paks II. Ltd. officially hands over the work area to the main contractor, ASE Engineering Company belonging to the Rosatom Group, for the construction of the first facilities of the CEB.
Press conference about the new name (Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant Private Company Limited By Shares or Paks II. Ltd.) and new image of the company.
From this day on the Chair of the Board of Directors of the project company is dr. György Mészáros and the Chief Executive Officer is István Lenkei.
State Secretaries Attila Aszódi and Attila Becskeházi are responsible for site works, technical area and innovation, regional development and entrepreneurial relations, respectively.
As of this date, the Ownership rights and obligations related to MVM Paks II. Ltd. are excercised by the minister without portfolio responsible for the construction of the two new units.
János Süli, minister without portfolio responsible for the planning, construction and commission of the two new nuclear power plant units of Paks, takes his oath before the Parliament.
The competent authority, the Pest County Government Office issues a statement regarding the first instance environmental license becoming second instance license, thus becoming legally binding.
The Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority issues the site license for the Paks II. project company.
The European Commission closes its latest investigation regarding the state aid of the Paks II. investment. The project meets every requirement set by the European Union.
A site licensing public hearing is organized in Paks by the competent authority, the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority.
According to the European Commission’s decision, Hungary acted in accord with the EU’s public procurement requirements while signing the intergovernmental agreement.
The project company submits the site license application to the competent authority, the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority.
The Baranya County Government Office issues the environmental license, which proves that the project fulfills the EU’s and Hungarian requirements of environmental protection and nature conservation.
As part of the environmental licensing nine public hearings are held in various cities of Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Romania and Ukraine.
A public hearing is held in as part of the environmental licensing process, organized by the Baranya County Government Office.
The company holds 41 public forums in the nearby settlements of the region. More than 3000 interested attended these forums.
The project company submits the environmental license application and the Environmental Impact Study to the competent authority.
MVM Paks II. Ltd. and Joint-Stock Company Nizhny Novgorod Engineering Company Atomenergoproekt sign the three implementation agreements.
The Shareholder’s rights and obligations related to MVM Paks II. Ltd. are exercised by the Prime Minister’s Office from this date on.
The Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority issues the site assessment and evaluation licence for MVM Paks II. Ltd.
The Shareholders’ Meeting of MVM Hungarian Electricity Ltd. makes a decision to transfer the shares in MVM Paks II. Nuclear Power Plant Development Ltd. to the Hungarian State.
Prof. dr. Attila Aszódi, Director of the Institute of Nuclear Techniques of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, is appointed Government Commissioner of capacity maintenance.
The Parliament approves the Hungarian-Russian loan agreement to finance the capacity maintenance.
A public hearing is held by MVM Paks II. Ltd. in Paks in connection with the establishment of licensing of the site assessment and evaluation process of the new nuclear power plant units.
The Hungarian-Russian loan agreement is signed, under which the Russian Party will provide a state loan to the amount of maximum EUR 10 billion to the Hungarian Party for financing the investment.
The Parliament adopts the bill about the nuclear cooperation between Hungary and Russia with 256 votes in favour, 29 against and 2 abstentions.
In the presence of Viktor Orbán and Vladimir Putin, representatives of the two Parties sign an intergovernmental agreement about the construction of the units.
The Shareholders’ Meeting of MVM Ltd. makes a decision to establish a stand-alone company, MVM Paks II. Ltd., performing the preparations of the establishment of the proposed new NPP unit(s).
National Energy Strategy is adopted, which sets directions for development and operation in the coming decades, maintaining the 40-45% share of nuclear in Hungarian electricity production.
The interactive information truck starts its country roundtrip in order to introduce the use of nuclear energy and the goal of the Paks II. project to the Hungarian population.
The MVM Group starts preparing the establishment of a new nuclear power plant unit(s). The work is called Lévai project from now on.
A proposal for resolution is adopted, which grants consent to the preparation of the siting of a new nuclear power plant unit or units on the site of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant.
The MVM Group starts working out a feasibility study on a new nuclear power plant unit(s). Work on this is called Teller project.