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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.

PKN ORLEN and Synthos to develop and implement zero-emission nuclear energy technologies

PKN ORLEN signed a cooperation agreement with Synthos to jointly develop and implement zero-emission nuclear energy technologies based on micro and small modular reactors.

Energoatom signs contract with Westinghouse for the diversification of nuclear fuel supply

Energoatom and Westinghouse signed a contract for the development and delivery of licensing documentation for VVER-440 fuel assemblies for Rivne nuclear power plant Unit 2.

Belarus NPP first power unit has been put into commercial operation

The first Gen III+ power unit constructed by Rosatom abroad has been put into commercial operation through the Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant unit 1.

ROSATOM starts construction of unique nuclear power unit

The construction of a 300 MW nuclear power unit with an innovative lead coolant BREST-OD-300 fast reactor has begun: the nuclear power industry’s resource base will practically become inexhaustible thanks to the infinite reprocessing of nuclear fuel.

Elektrárna Dukovany II applies for a zoning permit for a new nuclear source at the Dukovany site

Elektrárna Dukovany II applied for a zoning permit for a new nuclear source at the Dukovany site, one of the most important investment projects in the history of the Czech Republic.

Vattenfall to become a minority shareholder of Fermi Energia to explore the possibilities for Small Modular Reactors in Estonia

Vattenfall has signed an agreement with Fermi Energia in order to become a minority shareholder of the company with a seed investment of 1 million euro to explore the possibilities for Small Modular Reactor (SMR) deployment in Estonia.

GlobalData: nuclear to remain a dominant source of power generation in Bulgaria to 2030

Nuclear power will remain the dominant source for power generation in the country until 2030 accounting for 14.1 TWh, despite the government’s plans to replace it with renewable power capacity, according to GlobalData.

Belarus and Russia to strengthen ties on nuclear cooperation

Representatives of Belarus and Russia praised the progress of the Ostrovets NPP and Deputy Energy Minister Mikhail Mikhadyuk said that they have received a large package of proposals from Russian partners to expand the scope of nuclear cooperation.

Nuclearelectrica CEO: decarbonisation cannot happen without nuclear energy, no matter the perceptions

The free energy market will lead to an increase in revenues and the timing could not be better since the need for new investments in clean power generation is bigger than ever, says Cosmin Ghiță, the CEO of Nuclearelectrica.

Russia to include nuclear power as a green activity

The list of green activities of the Russian Taxonomy also includes nuclear power, which generates no direct CO2 emissions putting it on the same level as renewable sources.

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