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The Paks atomic power station |

EU infringement procedure over Hungarian nuclear deal

Nov 19, 2015

The European Commission has opened infringement against Hungary for lack of compliance of the Paks nuclear power plant project with EU public procurement rules. says the move is not unexpected, as press reports have already heralded it.

Vladimir Putin and Viktor Orbán in agreement | Szilárd Koszticsák / MTI

EU halts Hungarian government deal with Russia

Mar 13, 2015

The EU has, at least temporarily, blocked Hungary’s EUR 12 billion nuclear power station deal with Russia as Euratom refused to approve Hungary’s plans to import nuclear fuel exclusively from Russia. Other parts of the deal are also under investigation.

The current nuclear power station blocks in Paks operate for another 20+ years | source:

Paks power plant implementation agreement signed

Dec 9, 2014

Hungary’s state-owned power company MVM and Russia's Nizhny Novgorod Engineering Company Atomenergoproekt have signed three implementation agreements for two new 1,200 megawatt nuclear reactors to be constructed at the Paks power plant.

Ganz pumps for Rostov plant | MTI / Zsolt Szigetváry

Pumps for Russian Nuclear Plant from Budapest

Aug 7, 2012

This year, the Hungarian firm Ganz Engineering and Energetics Machinery llc. (Ganz ЕЕМ), part of Russia’s Atomenergomash, will supply a batch of pumps for the third reactor – under construction – of nuclear power plant in Rostov, eastern Russia.

The Bátaapáti nuclear storage facility |

Hungary is world's second safest nuclear country

Jan 12, 2012

Hungary is the second safest country in the world regarding the storage of nuclear materials. That according to the Washington-based Nuclear Threat Initiative that has compiled a list after surveying hundreds of establishments all over the world.

Paks Nuclear Power Plant | DT Archive

Stress test in Paks nuclear power plant

Alica Árvay
Mar 25, 2011

The Minister of National Development, Tamás Fellegi says the Paks Nuclear Power Plant, the only such plant in Hungary, is safe and will stand the stress test. He made the statement following his visit to the plant this week.

| DT Archive

Hungary mulls plans to build new nuclear blocks

Jan 13, 2011

Hungary is mulling plans to build new blocks at its sole nuclear power plant in Paks, south of Budapest, to satisfy a large portion of domestic demand for electricity after 2030, business daily Világgazdaság said on Thursday.

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