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South Korean Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Lee Chang-yang has visited Poland to discuss nuclear power, defence and high-tech bilateral collaboration. This followed South Korean President Yoon Seok-yeol’s meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda at the NATO summit in Madrid where he promoted Korea’s nuclear technology. South Korea's new Yoon Suk-yeol government has been actively pushing to revive its nuclear energy industry, reversing the former government's nuclear phase-out policy.

Date: Thursday, 07 July 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssouth-koreas-sales-push-in-poland-9829363

The European Commission (EC) has said it has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether public support that the Czech government plans to grant for the construction of a new NPP in Dukovany is in line with European Union (EU) state aid rules.

Date: Wednesday, 06 July 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsec-begins-investigation-into-czech-plans-for-new-dukovany-unit-meets-state-aid-rules-9824732

On the occasion of its Czech-French Partners’ Day for the Dukovany 5 NPP project on 29 June, EDF announced the opening of its EDF Nuclear Czechia branch in Prague, dedicated to supporting the development of EDF nuclear activities for the Czech market. “This decision confirms EDF’s long-term commitment to support the Czech nuclear ambitions with its reactor technologies and a comprehensive value proposition,” EDF noted.

Date: Wednesday, 06 July 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsedf-opens-branch-in-prague-in-face-of-increasing-competition-for-dukovany-5-9824736

South Korea's Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, Lee Chang-yang, during a three-day visit to the Czech Republic, sought to promote Korea’s nuclear expertise hoping to win a new NPP project, his office said. South Korea is bidding for the project to build an additional reactor at the Dukovany NPP. During a meeting with his Czech counterpart, Jozef Sikela. Lee stressed the advanced nuclear power technologies and management prowess South Korea had proved in constructing four units at the Barakah NPP in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after it won the contract in 2009.

Date: Saturday, 02 July 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssouth-korea-pushes-for-nuclear-exports-9818948

ČEZ aims to start building new reactor in late 2020s Dukovany has four VVER units that began commercial operation in the 1980s. Courtesy Dukovany NPP. The European Commission (EC) announced yesterday it has opened an investigation into whether the public support mechanism proposed for the Dukovany II nuclear new-build project in the Czech Republic fulfils the European Union (EU) rules on state aid.

Czech state-controlled utility ČEZ wants to build a new Generation III pressurised water reactor unit with a capacity of up to 1,200 MW at the existing Dukovany nuclear site in the southeast of the country.

In March, the company launched a tender process to choose a supplier for the new-build project. Construction of the new unit should begin in 2029 and be completed by 2036.

Date: Saturday, 02 July 2022
Original article: nucnet.org/news/european-commission-to-investigate-state-support-scheme-for-new-dukovany-plant-7-5-2022

The European Commission (EC) has launched an investigation into whether the planned public support for a new nuclear power plant at the existing Dukovany site in the Czech Republic complies with EU rules on state aid.

Date: Saturday, 02 July 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/EC-examines-Czech-state-aid-for-new-Dukovany-plant

With soaring energy prices and a renewed need for energy security, Professor Radek Skoda from the Czech Technical University puts the case for an innovative nuclear-fuelled district heating system.

Date: Wednesday, 29 June 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Viewpoint-Nuclear-and-the-district-heating-indust

A development of small modular reactors (SMRs) at the Czech Republic's Temelín nuclear power plant would be known as the South Bohemia Nuclear Park, according to a memorandum to set up the park signed by the utility ČEZ, the South Bohemian government, and the UJV Rez research organisation.

Date: Thursday, 02 June 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/South-Bohemia-Nuclear-Park-founded

Westinghouse of the USA and Framatome of France have been awarded a long-term contract by Czech utility ČEZ for the supply of nuclear fuel assemblies to the Temelín nuclear power plant.

Date: Thursday, 14 April 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Framatome-and-Westinghouse-to-supply-fuel-to-Temel

The Czech Republic’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has officially given its approval after completing the safety assessment of the three approved bidders - EDF from France, Westinghouse from the USA and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP).

Date: Friday, 18 March 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Tender-launched-for-new-nuclear-plant-at-Dukovany