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France, Russia extend nuclear power cooperation

Russia's Rosatom and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) have signed a strategic document on partnership in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

read more... 30/05/2018


Germany to compensate utilities for nuclear phaseout losses

The German cabinet has agreed to grant compensation of up to EUR1 billion (USD1.17 billion) to the utilities forced to shut down their nuclear power plants by the Energiewende, or energy transition, that the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel introduced in response to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan in March 2011. At that time, Germany was obtaining around a quarter of its electricity from 17 nuclear reactors operated by EnBW, EOn, RWE and Vattenfall.

read more... 28/05/2018


Kazakhstan starts nuclear fuel deliveries to Brazil

Kazakhstan's National Atomic Company, Kazatomprom delivered its first natural uranium concentrates after it won the bid for supplies to Brazil's state enterprise Industrias Nucleares do Brazil (INB), Kazatomprom announced on Wednesday.

read more... 25/05/2018


Austria's OMV stands by Iran project but no investment yet

Austrian energy group OMV is continuing with planned Iranian energy projects despite the United States’ withdrawal from a nuclear pact with Tehran, but said on Tuesday it had made no investments there yet.

read more... 23/05/2018


World's 1st floating nuke plant in situ for fuel loading

The world's first floating nuclear power plant (FNPP), Akademik Lomonosov, arrived in Murmansk in the northwest of Russia for fuel loading, according to Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom on Saturday.

read more... 22/05/2018