Hungary: Paks II Progresses Despite EU Sanctions

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The first concrete will be poured for the inaugural VVER-1200 at the Paks II nuclear plant in Hungary next year, with both Rosatom-supplied units slated for commissioning in 2029 and 2030, according to an official with project owner Paks II Ltd. Project planners aren't seeing any significant impacts of EU sanctions on the project, which has proceeded at a rapid clip since Prime Minister Viktor Orban's party won the April Parliamentary elections.

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