France Makes Massive Nuclear Bet, Here Are The Details

loading… Smoke rises from a chimney at a nuclear power plant in France. Photo/REUTERS PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron announced the government would support the construction of six new nuclear reactors across the country. The first nuclear reactor will be operational by 2035, according to Macron. “We must continue the great adventure of civilian […]

For the first time in history, Energoatom launched all 15 power units

Photo: energoatom.com.ua The equipment works in the specified mode – – Power unit No. 4 of the Rivne NPP was connected to the power grid after the completion of repairs and refueling of nuclear fuel. NAEK Energoatom on Sunday, January 30, connected the fourth power unit of the Rivne NPP to the power grid. Thus, […]

Iran and Russia to Increase Strategic Nuclear Cooperation

loading… Iran and Russia will enhance strategic nuclear cooperation. PHOTO/Almanar TEHERAN – Spokesperson for the Atomic Energy Organization Iran (AEOI) said Tehran and Moscow were in talks on building a new unit at the Bushehr nuclear power plant to promote bilateral strategic cooperation in energy and technology. Behrouz kamalvandi, spokesman for AEOI made the remarks […]

EDF shares fell due to electricity discounts

Shares of the French energy company EDF fell by as much as 25 percent on Friday, but during the day they erased some of the losses. This is in response to a French government order requiring a company to sell more electricity at a huge discount in an effort to curb skyrocketing energy prices. EDF […]

Saudi Arabia to Develop Nuclear Energy Program

loading… Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman al-Saud. Saudi Arabia will develop a nuclear power program. Photo/REUTERS RIYADH – Saudi Arabia will use its uranium resources to develop a nuclear power program. This was conveyed by Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman al-Saud on Wednesday. During the International Mining Conference in Riyadh, […]

EU Commissioner: €500 billion needed for nuclear power plants

– – The European Union must invest 500 billion euros between now and 2050 in new-generation nuclear power plants. This is what European Commissioner for the Internal Market and Industry Thierry Breton says in the French newspaper Journal du Dimanche. “Existing nuclear power plants alone will need 50 billion euros in investment from now until […]