Central and Eastern Europe,
Russia, and the Middle East
- Czech Republic
(State Office of Nuclear Safety) is responsible for nuclear safety regulation.
The RWRA (Radioactive Waste Repository
Authority) is responsible for disposal of low level and high level radioactive
CEZ is the Czech
state power company, .operates the nuclear plants at
- The Paks facility has an informative website in
both Hungarian and English. The site discusses plant design, nuclear safety, fuel and radioactive waste, economic data, environmental effects, and
PAKS share in Hungarian
electriicity generation. KFKI, the major
technical university, has a number of sub-sites, including AEKI, the Atomic Energy Research
- The Institute of Physics and Power
Engineering (IPPE) is located in Obninsk, approximately 2 hours south of
Moscow. This research institute has supported the development of the Russian
reactor design in a role similar to that provided by national laboratories in
other countries. The IPPE has developed an extensive site highlighting
information on Russian reactor design and operation. Rosenergoatom,
founded in 1992, is the Russian agency responsible for generation of
electric and thermal power at 9 nuclear power plant sites. These
9 sites consist of 31 reactors with a total electrical power output of
23.2 GWe. The Kurchatov Institute provides nuclear safety
analysis support to the Russian nuclear industry.
- Energoatom has a very informative site
describing the Ukrainian nuclear power plants in both English and Ukrainian.
The default page is in Cyrillic characters. Note the English button on the
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