Paks nuclear power plant output edges up to 15,834 GWh

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Hungaryʼs Paks nuclear power plant generated 15,834 GWh of electricity last year, 1.2% more than a year earlier, CEO István Hamvas said in Budapest on Friday, according to Hungarian news agency MTI.

The power plant met 36.2% of domestic demand for electricity and generated 52.7% of the national output.

The plantʼs revenue edged down 0.5% to HUF 172 billion.

The plantʼs four blocks operated at 90.4% of capacity.

In January, the plant began switching its operational cycle from 11 months to 14 months, lowering downtime for maintenance. The cost of the modification will be HUF 2 bln, but the move will raise revenue by HUF 3 bln.

A HUF 600 mln turbine modification this year should boost efficiency, raising output by 30 MW, Hamvas said.

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