The draft version of the „Report Topical Peer Review 2017 Ageing Management Technical Specification for the National Assessment Reports” is available for public consultation on WENRA (Western European Nuclear Regulators Association) website.
Semi-annual safety performance assessment. National action plan reviewed. Licensing of safety and control rods’ reconstruction at Paks NPP. Diesel generator inoperable during testing due to failure of starting air reducer. Modification of construction license of the Interim Spent Fuel Storage Facility. Periodic safety review of the BUTE Training Reactor. The new regulation of the radioactive waste repositories in the mirror of the WENRA’s safety reference levels of radioactive waste disposal.
During the 60th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency, representatives of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority initiated several bilateral meetings providing an opportunity to further strengthen international cooperation and the exchange of information.
The Hungarian delegation, led by Mr András Aradszki, Secretary of State for Energy Affairs in Hungary’s Ministry of National Development had a consultation with Mr Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, on the margin of the 60th General Conference of the IAEA. As member of the Hungarian delegation, Mr Gyula Fichtinger, Director General of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority also assisted the meeting.
The General Conference is the most important IAEA event of the year where member states have a general debate on the Annual Report for 2015. Moreover, the Conference is called upon to approve the Agency’s Budget Update for 2017. During the five-day Conference a number of side events is organised which gives the opportunity to the experts from member states to share their experiences, scientific results and developments.