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Jordan to consider deployment of X-energy SMR

New Nuclear

29 November 2017

Xe-100 cutaway - 48The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission has signed a memorandum of understanding with X-energy to assess the US company's small modular reactor (SMR). They will look at the potential deployment of X-energy's Xe-100 high temperature gas-cooled pebble bed modular reactor in Jordan.

IAEA missions see progress in Lithuania and Jordan

Regulation and Safety

23 October 2017

Lithuania has established and maintains a robust and comprehensive physical security framework, a team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has concluded. A separate team has found that Jordan has significantly strengthened its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety in recent years.

Jordan inaugurates region's first synchrotron

Other News

17 May 2017

SESAME_inauguration_(CERN)-48King Abdullah II of Jordan yesterday officially opened the Middle East's first particle accelerator. Scientists from across the region will use the Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) for advanced research projects.

Rolls-Royce to conduct SMR study for Jordan

New Nuclear

09 November 2017

Rolls-Royce has signed a memorandum of understanding with state-owned Jordan Atomic Energy Commission to conduct a technical feasibility study for the construction of a Rolls-Royce small modular reactor in the Middle Eastern country. The signing took place at the British Embassy in Paris between Alan Woods, strategy and business development director at Rolls-Royce, and Kamal Araj, JAEC vice chairman.

French research facilities to welcome Jordanians

Corporate

02 June 2017

CEA-JAEC - May 2017 - 48Jordanian researchers will have access to the research reactors and ancillary facilities of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission following the recent signing of a partnership agreement with the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission.

Jordan and Saudi Arabia team up on uranium, SMRs

Nuclear Policies

29 March 2017

Jordan-Saudi Arabia - March 2017 - 48Jordan and Saudi Arabia have signed agreements on cooperation in uranium exploration and carrying out a feasibility study into the construction of two small modular reactors (SMRs) in Jordan.