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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.

Date: Friday, 28 October 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsholtec-advances-plans-for-smr-160-deployment-in-czech-republic-10122770

Czech state power company ČEZ is planning to build one Generation III+ reactor at the Dukovany site. Courtesy Dukovany NPP. EDF signed 10 agreements with the Czech nuclear industry at the World Nuclear exhibition in Paris, marking an important step forward in the company’s commitment to the Dukovany-5 nuclear power plant project.

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.

Date: Thursday, 02 December 2021
Original article: nucnet.org/news/edf-signs-10-agreements-for-dukovany-5-new-build-project-12-3-2021

Prague wants to build new nuclear plants to replace polluting coal facilities The tender for new units at the Dukovany site (pictured) could include the option of new reactors at Temelín. Courtesy ČEZ. The tender for new reactors at the Dukovany plant in the Czech Republic will include a non-binding option for more units at the Temelín plant, the Czech minister of trade and industry, Karel Havlicek, said in an interview with the Právo newspaper.

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.

Date: Wednesday, 06 October 2021
Original article: nucnet.org/news/dukovany-tender-could-include-option-for-more-temelin-reactors-10-1-2021