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Construction of #Belarus nuclear power plant: Security and public acceptance ‘top priority’

Construction of #Belarus nuclear power plant: Security and public acceptance ‘top priority’

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Journalists of Belarusian and foreign media visited the first Belarusian nuclear power plant which is being constructed near the town of Ostrovets (Grodno oblast). The event was held in the framework of the XXII Belarusian Energy and Ecology forum, which took place in Minsk from 10-13 October. During the visit, the journalists got acquainted with […]

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#StateAid: Commission clears investment in construction of Paks II nuclear power plant in Hungary

#StateAid: Commission clears investment in construction of Paks II nuclear power plant in Hungary

The European Commission has concluded that Hungary’s financial support for the construction of two new nuclear reactors in Paks (Paks II) involves state aid. It has approved this support under EU state aid rules on the basis of commitments made by Hungary to limit distortions of competition. Margrethe Vestager, commissioner in charge of competition, said: “Hungary […]

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EU takes lead on nuclear safety with amendment to Nuclear Safety Directive

EU takes lead on nuclear safety with amendment to Nuclear Safety Directive

| July 8, 2014

The EU’s new Nuclear Safety Directive was adopted today (8 July) by the Council. It provides more power and independence for national regulatory authorities, a high-level EU-wide safety objective, and a European system of peer reviews. It will also introduce periodic national safety assessments and on-site emergency preparedness and response arrangements. In addition, it increases transparency […]

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