Paks-2 nuclear power plant project enters construction phase — Hungary’s Foreign Minister

Paks-2 nuclear power plant project enters construction phase — Hungary’s Foreign Minister
# 18 August 2023 20:01 (UTC +04:00)

Russia and Hungary signed documents on construction of the Paks-2 nuclear power plant (NPP) giving the start to the construction phase, Hungary’s Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said, cited by the Magyar Hirlap newspaper, APA reports citing TASS.

"The first phase of the Paks project - the preparation phase, has been ended by that and investments can go to the second stage, the actual construction," Szijjarto said.

The Paks NPP covers a third of Hungary’s electric power requirements. Preparations are underway to start construction of second stage installations of the power plant under the design of Russia’s Rosatom state corporation.

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