Dukovany 2 is a 500MW nuclear reactor which is located within the premises of Dukovany Nuclear Power Plant. It is located in Vysocina, Czech Republic. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the nuclear reactor is currently generating power and is in active status. The construction on the reactor commenced in Jan, 1979. The first power from the reactor was achieved in Jan, 1986. Subsequent to trial runs the reactor finally entered into commercial operation in Mar, 1986. Buy the profile here.

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Dukovany 2 is a Generation II nuclear reactor developed by Skoda Praha, the main contractor for the project.

The 500MW reactor is owned and operated by CEZ. The company has a stake of 100%.

The PWR reactor generates 3,546.52GWh/annum of electricity. It features 349 fuel assemblies in the core of reactor, the place where fission occurs and energy is released.

Development status

The reactor construction commenced in Jan, 1979 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in Mar, 1986.

Contractors involved

Doosan Skoda Power was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the nuclear reactor. The company provided 2 steam turbines for the project. UJV Rez was selected as an architect engineer for the reactor. The reactor system was supplied by Skoda Praha. The reactor vessel has been supplied by Skoda Praha. The material used for the construction of the vessel is Alloyed Steel (15Ch2MFA; 2,5%Cr0.6°Mo0,25%V). The civil works were carried out by Stavos Brno.

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About Skoda Praha

Skoda Praha AS (Skoda Praha), a subsidiary of CEZ AS, is a diversified company. The company offers technologies for environmental protection such as power plant desulphurization, denitrification and dust removal. Skoda Praha's services include engineering and procurement, construction management, project management, commissioning management, risk management, claim management, document management, tender management, consulting and monitoring, cash-flow monitoring and cost control, time schedule management, financing, assistance, and others. The company serves fossil fuel plants, nuclear power plants, waste incineration plants, and biomass fired and biogas stations. The company operates in the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic. Skoda Praha is headquartered in Prague, North Bohemian, the Czech Republic.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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