The sixth international conference SMR 2020 titled From concept to real SMR project was held in mid-February at the premises of Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague.
At the conference there presented representatives of companies Rosatom (Russia), Rolls-Royce (Great Britain), KHNP (South Korea), these were Czech companies presenting their experience and further development in the field of small nuclear reactors: ČEZ, UJV Řež, Research Centre Řež, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, West Bohemian University as well as ZAT.
Our colleague František Kural from the Power Engineering Division presented here with a talk on ZAT has required competencies for control of SMR and we are ready to supply our control systems even at the phase of technology development. „Our presentation continued in papers of the companies working on the development of technologies for small nuclear reactors. We are ready to „breathe new life“ to their technologies through ZAT control systems“, says Karel Stočes from company ZAT who also took part in the event.
František Kural informed the professional public about the fact that our company has completed the development of a control systém prototype for a small experimental nuclear reactor in Brazil and now there is being realized the supply itself. He said that the ZAT control system had also been set up on an experimental reactor VR-15 at the Research Centre Řež where we succeeded in shortening the time for the realization of experiments thanks to a quality power regulation.
Experts at the conference there declared that there had been achieved partial progress in technology development and preparation of prototype realization for verification. At the same time, there have been put forward interest of state authorities for nuclear safety from the legislation point of view.
The international conference was again organized by company EventEra in cooperation with the Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, in the photo gallery, you can see some photos from this year's conference.