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Saudi minister visits Barakah

Saudi minister visits Barakah

Saudi Arabia's Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud this week visited the Barakah nuclear power plant in the UAE. The minister said his visit to the Middle East's first operational multi-unit nuclear power plant "comes in line with the growing awareness of the importance of nuclear energy."

Corporate 17 November 2021


UAE, Saudi nuclear regulators strengthen cooperation

UAE, Saudi nuclear regulators strengthen cooperation

The UAE's Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation and Saudi Arabia's Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Commission have agreed to cooperate in nuclear and radiation regulatory matters, and to form topical working groups. The agreement follows the signing of a bilateral accord on cooperation in nuclear energy between the two countries in 2019.

Regulation & Safety 16 November 2020


Korea, Saudi Arabia progress with SMART collaboration

Korea, Saudi Arabia progress with SMART collaboration

A revised pre-project engineering contract has been signed by South Korea's Ministry of Science and ICT and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy to establish a joint entity for the commercialisation and construction of the Korean-designed SMART small modular reactor in Saudi Arabia.

New Nuclear 07 January 2020


Korea, Saudi Arabia to cooperate on SMART deployment

Korea, Saudi Arabia to cooperate on SMART deployment

South Korea and Saudi Arabia have agreed to collaborate on the commercialisation of the Korean-designed SMART small modular reactor. Under the agreement, they will work together to license and construct the first such unit in Saudi Arabia.

Nuclear Policies 20 September 2019


IAEA reports on Saudi Arabia's nuclear infrastructure

IAEA reports on Saudi Arabia's nuclear infrastructure

Saudi Arabia has made significant progress in the development of its nuclear power infrastructure, International Atomic Energy Agency Deputy Director General Mikhail Chudakov said as he delivered the final report of an IAEA-led review.

Regulation & Safety 28 January 2019


Saudi Arabia lays research reactor foundation stone

Saudi Arabia lays research reactor foundation stone

A foundation stone for Saudi Arabia's first research reactor has been laid at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology.

New Nuclear 06 November 2018


IAEA assesses Saudi nuclear infrastructure development

IAEA assesses Saudi nuclear infrastructure development

The International Atomic Energy Agency has completed a mission to Saudi Arabia to assess its development of the infrastructure required for a nuclear power programme.

Regulation & Safety 31 July 2018


Assystem to assess potential Saudi sites

Assystem to assess potential Saudi sites

French engineering group Assystem is to conduct site characterisation and impact studies for Saudi Arabia's first nuclear power plant under a contract from the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KA-CARE).

New Nuclear 04 July 2018


Rosatom expands overseas links with new agreements

Rosatom expands overseas links with new agreements

Rusatom-VPO-DEKRA MOU - May 2018 - 48Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear corporation, yesterday signed a series of agreements with overseas companies during the Atomexpo conference and exhibition being held this week in Sochi, Russia. The agreements, with Chile, China, Cuba, Finland, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Spain and Zambia, include the engineering and medical sectors, among others.

Corporate 16 May 2018


Middle East nuclear power to quadruple in ten years

Middle East nuclear power to quadruple in ten years

Nuclear electricity generation capacity in the Middle East is expected to increase from 3.6 gigawatts this year to 14.1 GWe by 2028 thanks to new construction start-ups and recent agreements between Middle Eastern countries and nuclear vendors, the US Energy Information Administration said yesterday. The United Arab Emirates will lead near-term growth by installing 5.4 GWe of nuclear capacity by 2020, it said.

Nuclear Policies 06 March 2018