Nuclear Policies rss

Russia extends GIF cooperation by ten years

30 June 2015

Magwood-Kirienko June 2015 - 48Russia has signed the ten-year extension to the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency's Framework Agreement for International Collaboration on Research and Development of Generation IV Nuclear Energy Systems (GIF).

France to study reactor construction in Saudi Arabia

26 June 2015

Saudi Arabia and France signed three nuclear-related cooperation agreements in Paris on 24 June. One is to carry out a feasibility study for the construction of two power reactors in the Middle Eastern country.

US DOE advises Ukraine on winter fuel crisis plan

17 June 2015

William Bryan at the meeting with Energoatom - 48The deputy assistant secretary of the US Department of Energy last week met with the president of Ukrainian nuclear power plant operator Energoatom as part of preparations for an emergency response plan for Ukraine's energy sector during the winter season.

Canada, UK extend nuclear energy cooperation

29 June 2015

Canada-UK - June 2015 - 48Canada and the UK have today signed a memorandum of understanding on enhancing cooperation in the field of civil nuclear energy.

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to cooperate in nuclear energy

19 June 2015

Rosatom-KACARE - 48Russia and Saudi Arabia yesterday signed an agreement to cooperate in the development of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. The document was signed by Rosatom director general Sergey Kirienko and the president of the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy Hashim Abdullah Yamani.

USA and South Korea update cooperation deal

16 June 2015

Yun and Moniz, June 2015 (MOFA) 74x48Nuclear power cooperation between South Korea and the USA has been formalised and extended for another 20 years with the signing of their 123 agreement, which allows South Korea a little more freedom to manage nuclear fuel.