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The European Commission has closed the infringement procedure
2016.11.17.
According to the European Commission’s decision, Hungary acted in accord with the EU’s public procurement requirements while signing the Hungarian-Russian intergovernmental agreement of establishing new Paks nuclear power plant units.
Paks II. project company submitted its site license application
2016.10.28.
The establishment of the new nuclear power plant units reached another milestone, since on 27 October 2016 the project company submitted its site license application to the competent authority, the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority.
Paks II. project received its environmental license
2016.09.29.
Baranya County Government Office, the competent authority of the environmental licensing process issued Paks II. project’s environmental license on 29 September 2016, which proves that the project fulfills the EU’s and Hungarian requirements of environmental protection and nature conservation.
Fieldwork of the Geological Research Program is completed
2016.08.18.
The fieldwork of the new power plant units’ site investigation has ended in early August.
New electricity generating capacity is needed – actualities in the Paks II. project and on international level
2016.06.21.
Dr. Attila Aszódi government commissioner for the maintenance of the performance of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant held a presentation at the Siófok conference of the Scientific Association for Energy Economics, during which he told Europe needs to create new electricity generating capacities in order for the power system to work safely. He also spoke about the actualities of the Paks II. project.
The implementation phase of the deep drilling program has ended
2016.06.10.
The site works of the Geological Research Program’s (GRS) deep drillings have ended successfully. The night work can be seen on our photos.
Photos of the implementation of the Geological Research Program
2016.05.26.
The implementation of the Geological Research Program is the most spectacular part of the site investigation and evaluation. Our photo selection offers some insight into these works.
Conference about the results of the site investigation
2016.05.12.
A conference called ’The scientific results of the new nuclear power plant units’ site investigation’ was held in the great hall of the Hungarian Academy Sciences on 6 May 2016 with more than 100 interested.
Safety has a higher importance
2016.04.15.
Dr. Attila Aszódi gave a public lecture at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics in front of more than 200 interested about among others how stringent the nuclear safety requirements became.
Seismic monitoring network has been commissioned
2016.03.03.
The new monitoring network was constructed due to the Geological Research Program (part of the construction of the new units) detected the earthquake on Sumatra on 2 March 2016. The data of the five new monitoring stations can be found on the internet.
At least one billion HUF worth of aid for the Paks area
2016.01.20.
The Paks Social Council held its third session on 19 January 2016 in Paks. János Lázár, the cabinet minister announced during the event that the government will grant at least one billion HUF for development in the Paks area.
The information truck's autumn-winter roundtrip has ended
2015.12.22.
MVM Paks II. Ltd.’s interactive exhibition visited the 41 settlements in the near vicinity of the Paks NPP between 7 September and 18 December 2015.
A special physics class in Paks
2015.12.21.
Dr. Attila Aszódi, government commissioner for the maintenance of the performance of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant held an irregular physics class on 18 December 2015 for the students of Paks in the theater of the Csengey Dénes Cultural Centre.
The international public hearings have ended
2015.11.17.
Dr. Attila Aszódi government commissioner reported during the 17 November press breakfast held in Budapest the experiences gained during the international phase of the environmental licensing and the domestic energy policy situation.
A special physics class for the secondary school students
2015.11.13.
Dr. Attila Aszódi held a special physics class today in Szekszárd for secondary school students. After the lecture he drew the attention of the attendees that the information truck of MVM Paks II. Ltd. awaits the interested in Garay Square in Szekszárd until Thursday.
The last public hearing took place in Belgrade
2015.11.06.
The series of foreign public hearings ended in Belgrade, which started on 21 September 2015 in Osijek. The Serbian event took place on 5 and 6 November in the building of the Serbian Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection.
The international phase continued in Munich
2015.10.22.
The eighth public hearing was held on 20 and 21 October 2015 in Munich, Germany as part of the international phase of the environmental approval, which was followed by an expert consultation the following day.
Third Romanian public hearing
2015.10.15.
Following the public hearings held on 28 September in Oradea and on 29 September in Timisoara, a third public hearing was held in Romania, this time in the capital, Bucharest. The event was followed by an expert consultation the following day.
The international phase continued in Ljubljana
2015.10.13.
The international phase of the environmental approval of the new nuclear power plant units continued with the public hearing in Ljubljana on 12 October 2015, which was followed later with an expert consultation.
Public hearing in Kiev
2015.10.09.
A public hearing was held as part of the international phase of the environmental approval in Kiev on 7 October 2015, which was followed next day by an expert consultation.