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Jordan Picks Rosatom to Provide First Nuclear Plant via Nuclear Street

On Monday, Jordan announced that Russia’s Rosatom will build and operate a 1,000 megawatt reactor near Amman. Jordan has deliberated plans for a nuclear plant since 2007, according to the World Nuclear Association, at various times considering reactors from Korea … Continue reading

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Bangladesh begins work on first nuclear plant, plans 2017 start via Reuters

(Reuters) – Energy-poor Bangladesh began construction of its first nuclear power plant on Wednesday, announcing plans to complete the first of two Russia-backed, 1,000-megawatt reactors by June 2017. The $2 billion project calls for up to $500 million in credit … Continue reading

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U.S., Russia Extend Nuclear Power Research Ties via Nuclear Power Industry News

Russia and the United States have announced an agreement to further their cooperative nuclear power research efforts, including projects at a new fast reactor under development in Russia. The heads of the U.S. Department of Energy and Russia’s Rosatom signed … Continue reading

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Russia Signs Deal to Build New Nuclear Reactors in the UK via Oilprice.com

On Thursday, Rosatom, the state-owned, Russian nuclear energy company, announced that it had signed an agreement with Rolls-Royce of the UK, and Fortum, a Finnish utility company, to build nuclear power plants in Great Britain. In a statement Rosatom said … Continue reading

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Russia’s Rosatom eyes nuclear contracts in Britain via Reuters

(Reuters) – Russian state nuclear company Rosatom is considering selling reactors in Britain and will soon decide whether to apply for a UK reactor licence, a senior company executive said. Rosatom is now building more atomic power plants than any … Continue reading

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Turkey’s First Nuclear Power Plant On Schedule Despite Deficiencies In Environmental Impact Analysis: Report via International Business Times

Akkuyu NGS, the company that is building Turkey’s first nuclear power plant, confirmed Wednesday that construction of the nuclear site is on schedule despite Turkey’s Environment and Urban Planning Ministry’s rejection of the Environmental Impact Analysis Report that cited deficiencies … Continue reading

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Russia, South Africa set to further strengthen nuclear links via Engineering News

Russia is hopeful about its chances of supplying South Africa with new nuclear power plants (NPPs) to help meet the country’s future energy needs. During last month’s visit to Russia by President Jacob Zuma, South African Energy Minister Dipuo Peters … Continue reading

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ANS Annual Meeting – New Nuclear Build Risks via ANS Nuclear Cafe

All in attendance sat up a bit in their chairs at the session “Managing the Spectrum of Risks in the Complexities on New Build Nuclear—Call for a New Business Model to Meet the Challenges and Opportunities in the U.S. and … Continue reading

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Rosatom offers emerging nations nuclear package: paper via Reuters

(Reuters) – Russia’s state-owned nuclear company Rosatom is offering a special package deal to build and operate nuclear power stations abroad in a bid to win business from developing countries, a company official was quoted on Monday as saying. The … Continue reading

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Russia’s Rosatom says in talks with Finnish firm on nuclear reactor via Reuters

(Reuters) – Nuclear consortium Fennovoima has held talks with Russia’s Rosatom over a reactor supply deal for its plant in northern Finland, an executive of the Russian nuclear company told Finnish radio. Fennovoima has said it would choose this year … Continue reading

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