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Holtec International has concluded a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Czech Republic’s Škoda Praha and South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering and Construction (HDEC) to advance the planning for construction of SMR-160s in the Czech Republic. The SMR-160 is a small modular pressurised light-water reactor, generating 160MWe (525MWt) using low-enriched uranium fuel, with flexibility to produce process heat for industrial applications and hydrogen production.
- Source: NEI Magazine
- Date: Friday, 28 October 2022
- Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsholtec-advances-plans-for-smr-160-deployment-in-czech-republic-10122770
EDF said the agreements were signed with key Czech companies active in the nuclear field: BAEST Machines & Structures, I&C Energo, Hutní Montáže, Mico Group, MSA, Sigma, Škoda, ÚJV Řež, Reko Praha and Zat. EDF said it is looking forward to delivering a European project supported by a qualified Czech and European supply chain.
Czech state power company ČEZ has said it is planning to build one Generation III+ reactor at the Dukovany site, with a maximum installed capacity of 1,200 MW. However, the company filed for permission to build up to two new units.
- Source: Nucnet
- Date: Thursday, 02 December 2021
- Original article: nucnet.org/news/edf-signs-10-agreements-for-dukovany-5-new-build-project-12-3-2021
Mr Havlicek said the government could issue a tender to build another reactor at the Dukovany nuclear power station after the mid-October elections.
He added that if his populist ANO party wins the election “We will also start preparing for Temelín” He said including the possibility of new units at Temelín in the tender Is “a greater motivation for suppliers, and thus we are pushing even harder on the price”.
Czech state power company ČEZ has said it is planning to build one Generation III+ reactor at the Dukovany site, with a maximum installed capacity of 1,200 MW. However, the company filed for permission to build up to two new units. In 2014, ČEZ cancelled the tender for construction of two new Temelín units after it failed to get state guarantees for the project.
- Source: Nucnet
- Date: Wednesday, 06 October 2021
- Original article: nucnet.org/news/dukovany-tender-could-include-option-for-more-temelin-reactors-10-1-2021