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CVŘ hosted Japan companies in Tokyo

On the 1st of November 2018, Research Centre Řež (CVŘ) organized a seminar “Role of the Czech CVŘ Nuclear Research Centre in Nuclear Power Plant Operation and Safety”. Seminar was held in the premises of Czech embassy in Tokyo on

CVŘ has introduced the Energy Well project on a conference in Atlanta

The UJV Group presented the Czech SMR project, Energy Well, on the 8th Annual International SMR and Advanced Reactor Summit 2018 in Atlanta, USA. The conference is one of the most important world meetings on the issue of small modular

The Czech Energy Well FHR modular reactor at the SMR Summit in Atlanta, USA

The UJV Group presentation and the booth exposition will show next week (March 27-28, 2018) at the SMR Summit in Atlanta, USA the details of the conceptual design of the small modular fluoride cooled high temperature reactor.

CVŘ material experts awarded the highest prize at Nanobrücken 2018 meeting

Experts in the field of nanoindentation material testing were hosted at Erlangen-Nürnberg University on February 20.-22. for Nanobrücken 2018: „Nanomechanical testing“ conference.  Representatives of the Research Centre Řež’s workgroup Material Structures have presented the results from high temperature nanoindentation of

First milestone achieved: The FHR SMR conceptual design presented to the public

The UJV Group presented at the SMR conference in Prague on February 15 2018 results of the small modular reactor conceptual design project lead by the daughter company, Research Centre Řež. Under the brand name Energy Well, the new concept

Our experience helps to build SMR in Argentina

As a part of the project „Enhancing Nuclear Power Plant Life Management and Safety Culture Practices“ under the support of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) we hosted two experts from the Argentinian Comisión Nacional de Energía Atómica. The training

The cooling water for reactors is produced by using the reverse osmosis

The production of the cooling water for both our reactors, LVR-15 and LR-0, has been being provided by the demineralization station for 6 years already. The inlet water with the conductivity of approx. 600 μS/cm is filtered on several stages

First NDT qualification for conventional power plants was implemented in CVŘ

The first qualification of the non-destructive control procedures for conventional power plants was accomplished in the NDT laboratory of the Research Centre Řež in Pilsen. The 3D method for the measurement of the corrosion cavities on the low pressure blades of

CVŘ experts have tried a new methodology for preparing and evaluating the microstructure of thin concrete samples after gamma irradiation

Researchers of the Microscopy department have developed a new methodology for the preparation of thin samples of concrete after gamma irradiation as part of the R4S (Research for SUSEN) project. Basic evaluation of the microstructure of transparent samples with a

Safety is the priority

Research Centre Řež operates two research nuclear reactors, the safety of their operation has always been, and will be a clear priority. Part of the ongoing development in this area are meetings under the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). In