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Austrian-Hungarian bilateral expert meeting on the site characteristics of the new nuclear power plant units


An Austrian-Hungarian expert meeting was held on February 15, 2022, at Austria's request, to discuss the site characteristics of the new nuclear power plant units, including the question of the fault. Based on the outcome of the event, it is the firm position of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority that the selected site is suitable for the construction of the new units. The authority is evaluating whether the technologies and plans to be used adequately address the site's specific characteristics as part of the ongoing construction licensing process.

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Mr László Juhász is the Vice-President of the HAEA


Ms Andrea Beatrix Kádár, President of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority, appointed Mr László Juhász, the former head of the department of the HAEA, as the Vice-President of the organization, responsible for regulatory affairs with effect from 1 January 2022.

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Andrea Beatrix Kádár is the President of the HAEA


With effect from 1 January 2022, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán appointed Ms Andrea Beatrix Kádár as President of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority. The appointment was necessary due to the new legal status of the HAEA, which took effect on 1 January.

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HAEA reviews the National Action Plan on the Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident


Following the Fukushima accident in 2011, Hungary also performed the stress tests in relation to Paks Nuclear Power Plant to review its resistance against extreme hazards. The improvement actions decided based on the results, were compiled into a National Action Plan that was published on the HAEA website. The Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority has reviewed the progress in the Action Plan on a regular basis. The plan has also been reviewed in 2021 by the Authority and the results are published on the HAEA website.

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HAEA official holiday


From 24 December 2021 to January 2, 2022, the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority holds its official holiday. During this period, documents can be submitted through HAEA’s online platform.

We wish to our partners and visitors happy holidays and a successful New Year!

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