French energy group signed an agreement with S. Korea on decommissioning nuclear reactors

06/12/2017 13:45 Nuclear


French nuclear firm New AREVA and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) inked an accord aiming to reinforce their collaboration in the dismantling and cleanup of nuclear reactors.

Lee Kwansup, CEO of KHNP and Arnaud Gay, New AREVA's senior vice president, signed the agreement in the presence of France's Ecological and Inclusive Transition Minister Nicolas Hulot and South Korea's Minister for Trade, Industry and Energy Paik Ungyu.

New AREVA has an experience of over 45 years and can be considered a reliable and solution-oriented operator on a global scale. The company transforms nuclear material, so it can be employed for the growth of the society, mainly the field of energy.

The firm proposes products, technologies and services in the framework of the overall nuclear fuel cycle, with activities such as mining, uranium chemistry, enrichment, used fuel recycling, logistics, decommissioning and engineering.

On the other side, KHNP is the biggest electric power firm that produces around 31.5 percent of the total electricity generation in Korea.

Notice signed to continue contracts to build four VVER-1200 units at the El Dabaa nuclear plant

12/12/2017 16:34:00

Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachov and Egypt's Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker agreed to proceed with contracts for the construction of four VVER-1200 units at the El Dabaa nuclear power site.


Baltic Pipe gas pipeline might obtain final approval in late 2018

12/12/2017 14:40:00

The final investment decision (FID) for the natural gas pipeline project between Denmark and Poland, the Baltic Pipe, might be taken no later than December 2018.


Germany on the path to have hydrogen powered trains by 2021

12/12/2017 14:30:00

Rail manufacturer Alstom plans to replace the diesel vehicles of the transport authority Elbe-Weser-Verkehrsbetriebe (evb) with hydrogen-power trains from December 2021.