New nuclear sources in the Czech Republic

6. 5. 2021

Nuclear power plant easily and quickly

For non-experts, we enclose very nicely crafted instructional videos of how selected parts of nuclear power plants work. The nuclear power plant consists of many operating, safety and protection systems that ensure its safe operation. The basic mission of a nuclear power plant is the production of electricity and heat. A nuclear power plant is a […]

28. 4. 2021

If we want a new unit in Dukovany, then we have to do something

In the week from April 26, 2021, following meeting took place on the topic of the exhibition of the new unit in Dukovany. Attended was by Tomáš Kovalovský, chairman of the Czech Nuclear Association, Vítězslav Jonáš, chairman of Energetické Třebíčsko and Miroslav Křišťál, mayor of Dukovany. The biggest political agreement and support of the Dukovany […]

27. 4. 2021

No reason to postpone new unit in Dukovany

The new unit in Dukovany is a crucial step in ensuring the energy self-sufficiency of the Czech Republic. Tomáš Kovalovský, chairman of the Czech Nuclear Association, and Vítězslav Jonáš, chairman of Energetické Třebíčsko had meeting in parliament. There is considerable agreement on announcing a tender according to the original plan Gradually, they met and talked […]

22. 4. 2021

Nuclear to be included in Delegated Act of EU taxonomy

The European Commission today announced its decision to include nuclear energy in a complementary Delegated Act of the EU Taxonomy Regulation. The decision follows the recent publication of the Joint Research Centre’s report confirming nuclear is as sustainable as other taxonomy-compliant energy technologies. Assessment “In line with the legal framework and our past commitments, the […]

14. 4. 2021

The Czech Nuclear Association has become a member of the World Nuclear Association

Czech Nuclear Association (Ceska Jaderna Asociace) officially become member of the World Nuclear Association, www.world-nuclear.org. We believe that the cooperation will bring us not only the latest information in the field of nuclear energy in the form of new trends, interests and goals. But also the direction and preparation of transnational policies in which we can […]

9. 4. 2021

Nuclear energy can move forward to supported sources

The nuclear industry on 29.3.2021 called on the European Commission to expedite the inclusion of nuclear energy in the EU Taxonomy on Sustainable Finance, following a comprehensive assessment that nuclear energy does no more harm to human health or the environment than any other power-producing technology considered to be sustainable. The report, which is marked […]

31. 3. 2021

Nuclear already plays key role in decarbonisation

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi today outlined three ways that nuclear power facilitates efforts towards net-zero emissions. Speaking to delegates at the IEA-COP26 Net Zero Summit, Grossi said nuclear energy is a longstanding source of low-carbon electricity, has innovative solutions for further decarbonisation, and it enables renewable energy to be […]

25. 3. 2021

7 EU leaders urge support of nuclear

The leaders of seven European Union Member States have written to the European Commission on the support of nuclear power in EU climate and energy policy. The full text of the 19 March letter – which was addressed to Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans, executive vice-president, Mairead McGuinness, commissioner […]

22. 10. 2020

Current status of construction of new nuclear units in the Czech Republic

Petr Závodský, CEO of Dukovany II Power Plant, presented the broader context, needs and current status of new nuclear units in the Czech Republic.