Hungarian Minister without portfolio in charge of the expansion of NPP Paks, Janos Suli said that he construction of two new reactor blocks of Hungary’s sole nuclear power plant will be completed on time without any technical or safety compromises.
According to Suli, Rosatom, the general contractor for the project, is treating the upgrade as a priority project. In his briefing to a special session of the committee held in Paks, Suli said one of the most important tasks regarding the project was compiling the request for the usage permit. He emphasized the importance of nuclear safety, saying that there would be no compromises on the project’s technical aspects. He also noted that Hungary had signed a fixed-price contract for the power plant’s expansion and that the European Commission has determined that the construction of two new blocks will be a profitable enterprise.
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