Thursday, October 28, 2021


The EU nuclear alliance asks to classify nuclear as green

Ten EU Member States have addressed the European Commission to include nuclear power among low-carbon, sustainable energy sources.

First power unit of Belarusian NPP connected to the grid

The first power unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant was connected to the grid. The electric power of the turbine generator is being increased and at present, it is 360 MW.

For Bulgaria, nuclear energy will continue to be a key factor in meeting EU decarbonisation targets

Nuclear energy is and will continue to be a significant factor in meeting the EU's ambitious decarbonisation and zero-carbon targets stated Bulgaria’s Minister of Energy Andrey Zhivkov.

Czechia approves key law to support the development of nuclear energy

The Czech Republic’s lower house of parliament has approved the amendments on the bill that regulates the country energy transition to a low-carbon economy and that should enter into force on 1 January 2022.

SIGMA GROUP is the first Czech company to have the new nuclear certificate

SIGMA GROUP obtained the new certificate for project and pump production for nuclear energy as the first Czech company, a certificate which will become a necessity for all nuclear energy deliveries in the future.

Poland’s two largest private entrepreneurs to build a nuclear power plant in Pątnów

Poland’s two largest private entrepreneurs, Zygmunt Solorz and Michał Sołowow have decided to launch a joint project to build a nuclear power plant in Pątnów, a site which has been generating electricity from lignite for several decades.

Involvement of Czech companies in the construction of the next unit of Dukovany is a priority

Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Czech Energy Alliance agreed to support the involvement of as many Czech companies as possible in the construction of the next unit of the NPP in Dukovany.

Energoatom and Westinghouse sign MoU strengthening bilateral cooperation

Energoatom signed an MoU with Westinghouse for the deployment of the company’s AP1000 reactors. The MoU will strengthen both companies and help the country achieve decarbonisation goals using clean, reliable and affordable nuclear energy.

UNECE report says climate objectives will not be met if nuclear power is excluded

A new technology brief from the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) underlines that nuclear power can be seen as part of a broader portfolio alongside deploying other sustainable low- or zero-carbon technologies to decarbonise the global energy system and energy-intensive industries.

Romania strengthens nuclear cooperation with Canada

Romania and Canada have signed a MoU to strengthen nuclear cooperation enabling the completion, refurbishment and possible expansion of Romania’s Cernavoda NPP.

Ukraine could introduce small modular reactors but special regulations are needed

Acting President of Energoatom Petro Kotin presented to the international community the prospects for introducing small modular reactor (SMR) technology in Ukraine.

Ukraine and Canada to implement projects in the nuclear energy sector

Ukraine’s nuclear company Energoatom signed a letter of intent with the Organisation of Canadian Nuclear Industries on the implementation of joint projects with Canadian companies in the nuclear energy sector.

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