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EBRD signs new grant agreement for next stage of Chernobyl work

EBRD signs new grant agreement for next stage of Chernobyl work

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant have signed Grant Agreement No.2 designed to help "solve the most urgent and critical needs" at the site.

Regulation & Safety 23 February 2024


Grossi issues fresh call for restraint around Zaporizhzhia plant

Grossi issues fresh call for restraint around Zaporizhzhia plant

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi has reiterated his call for "maximum restraint and strict observance" of the UN-backed safety principles at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant because of the "continued volatile situation".

Regulation & Safety 22 February 2024


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Energoatom and Hyundai E&C discuss cooperation

Energoatom and Hyundai E&C discuss cooperation

Energoatom Chairman and CEO Petro Kotin and Hyundai Engineering & Construction's Regional Director for Europe and North Africa, Hyung-Hwan Park, have held talks about deepening cooperation between the two companies.

New Nuclear 14 February 2024


IAEA's Grossi visits Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

IAEA's Grossi visits Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi has travelled across the military frontline to visit the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant for a fourth time.

Regulation & Safety 07 February 2024


Grossi to discuss Zaporizhzhia staffing concerns

Grossi to discuss Zaporizhzhia staffing concerns

The decision to block access for staff yet to sign a contract with the Russian operators of the occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, and its impact on safety, is going to be raised by International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi when he visits the site next week.

Regulation & Safety 02 February 2024


Halushchenko: Khmelnitsky can become Europe's most powerful nuclear plant

Halushchenko: Khmelnitsky can become Europe's most powerful nuclear plant

Ukraine's Energy Minister Herman Halushchenko says that the process of adding four new units at the Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant will start this year.

New Nuclear 29 January 2024


Grossi to visit Zaporizhzhia, warns against complacency

Grossi to visit Zaporizhzhia, warns against complacency

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi says he will visit Ukraine, Russia and the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant within the next two weeks, with one aim being to ascertain long-term plans for the plant, such as any proposal to restart units.

Regulation & Safety 26 January 2024


IAEA stresses importance of maintenance at Zaporizhzhia

IAEA stresses importance of maintenance at Zaporizhzhia

The International Atomic Energy Agency says "a well-established maintenance plan and its timely implementation are essential to ensure plant safety and security" after its team at Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant concluded, following on-site discussions, that there will not be "a comprehensive maintenance plan" implemented in 2024.

Regulation & Safety 22 January 2024


IAEA welcomes action on back-up power at Zaporizhzhia

IAEA welcomes action on back-up power at Zaporizhzhia

The International Atomic Energy Agency says a new system to ensure an immediate supply of back-up electricity if the main external line fails is a significant safety development - but has also outlined a list of areas of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant its experts want to inspect.

Regulation & Safety 04 January 2024


IAEA continues to seek reactor rooftop access at Zaporizhzhia

IAEA continues to seek reactor rooftop access at Zaporizhzhia

International Atomic Energy Agency experts were told that security concerns meant they would not be going ahead with their planned access to the reactor rooftops at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant on 19 December.

Regulation & Safety 22 December 2023