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First contract signed for Cernavoda completion

First contract signed for Cernavoda completion

A year-long, CAD8.4 million (USD6.6 million) contract will see Canada's Candu Energy prepare the licensing basis for two new Candu pressurised heavy water reactors at Romania's Cernavoda nuclear power plant. The signing was celebrated by the governments of Romania and Canada, as well as the USA.

New Nuclear 26 November 2021


Contract for Romanian lead-cooled reactor research facility

Contract for Romanian lead-cooled reactor research facility

A consortium including Italy's Ansaldo Nucleare and Romania's Reinvent Energy has been awarded a contract worth about EUR20.0 million (USD22.5 million) for the design, procurement, installation and commissioning of a research facility for the development of lead-cooled reactors. The Advanced Thermo-Hydraulics Experiment for Nuclear Application facility will be built at the RATEN-ICN research centre near Pitesti in southern Romania.

New Nuclear 23 November 2021


Nuclearelectrica cleared to take over CNU

Nuclearelectrica cleared to take over CNU

Romania's competition commission has said it will clear Nuclearelectrica's takeover of the country's National Uranium Company. CNU is a state company that manages Romania's uranium resources and reserves.

Corporate 19 November 2021


Teaming agreement signed for Romanian SMR deployment

Teaming agreement signed for Romanian SMR deployment

NuScale Power and Romanian national nuclear company Nuclearelectrica yesterday signed a teaming agreement to advance the deployment of NuScale's small modular reactor technology in Romania. The signing came a day after plans for the cooperation were announced on the sidelines of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow.

New Nuclear 05 November 2021


NuScale SMR planned for Romania

NuScale SMR planned for Romania

NuScale Power of the USA and Romanian national nuclear company Nuclearelectrica plan to construct a NuScale small modular reactor plant in Romania by 2028. The announcement came during a meeting yesterday between US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on the sidelines of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow.

New Nuclear 03 November 2021


Romanian energy policy will see nuclear double

Romanian energy policy will see nuclear double

The Romanian government has adopted an integrated energy plan that calls for two new CANDU reactors at Cernavoda by 2031 and the refurbishment of an existing unit there in 2037. It would double the country's nuclear power supply in a decade.

Nuclear Policies 05 October 2021


Romania adds Canada to its Cernavoda team

Romania adds Canada to its Cernavoda team

Romania and Canada have agreed to strengthen cooperation in nuclear energy in a key move enabling the completion, refurbishment and possible expansion of the Cernavoda nuclear power plant. The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in Bucharest yesterday follows similar agreements with the USA and France.

Nuclear Policies 06 August 2021


USA-Romania cooperation gets to work

USA-Romania cooperation gets to work

Romania and the USA have started cooperation work towards the expansion and modernisation of the Cernavoda nuclear power plant. A working meeting last week followed a series of strategic agreements by Romania.

Nuclear Policies 04 August 2021


Romania ratifies Cernavoda agreement with USA

Romania ratifies Cernavoda agreement with USA

The Romanian Senate, the upper house of the country's parliament, has ratified an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation to expand and modernise Romania's nuclear power programme that was signed between Romania and the USA in October 2020. Areas for cooperation could include the completion of units 3 and 4 at the Cernavoda nuclear power plant and the refurbishment of unit 1 at the plant.

Nuclear Policies 24 June 2021


Nuclearelectrica expects to make FID for Cernavoda in 2024

Nuclearelectrica expects to make FID for Cernavoda in 2024

Cosmin Ghită, CEO of Romanian utility Nuclearelectrica, says a final investment decision for the Cernavoda nuclear power plant expansion project is expected in 2024, with commissioning of unit 3 planned within the next 10 years. According to Agerpres, Ghită told a conference on 23 February that Nuclearelectrica will present a proposal to start the project at its next annual general meeting of shareholders.

Corporate 25 February 2021