MPO: Dukovany tender will be opened by next government

Published: 29.03.2021 Related countries:  Korea (south) Korea (south)

The long-awaited tender begins to take form

It will be up to the next government to open a tender for the construction of the next unit in the nuclear power plant Dukovany. According to information provided by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic (MPO), the procurement procedure will be preceded by a safety assessment of individual candidates. They will be invited by the investor, Elektrárna Dukovany II, to submit information by the end of November 2021 to meet the requirements, including cybersecurity. ČEZ will then submit the information to the government. It shall decide which candidates shall be invited to submit their tenders in the context of the selection procedure. The investor will now address French EDF, Korean KHNP, Russian Rosatom, and US-Canadian Westinghouse. The construction will likely begin in 2029. The new unit will likely be put in a test operation in 2036.

Source: CIA News
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