2019, July, 1, 11:55:00RUSSIA, SAUDI ARABIA DEAL
Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a deal with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman to extend the OPEC+ agreement at current production levels for the rest of this year and potentially into early 2020.
2019, June, 25, 12:35:00CHINA, BRITAIN NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGIES
UK-based research and development company Innovative Physics Ltd (IPL) and China Environmental Protection Company Ltd (CEPC) have signed an agreement on technologies and skills to further improve the safety of nuclear power plants in China and overseas.
2019, June, 24, 11:55:00BRITAIN'S NO CARBON ENERGY
Energy and Clean Growth Minister Chris Skidmore said: "Coal is fast becoming the fossil of our energy system and it will soon be confined to the history books. To ensure this happens as soon as possible, we have committed to phasing out coal entirely by 2025."
2019, June, 21, 09:45:00IAEA, ITER FUSION
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the ITER International Fusion Energy Organisation are to enhance their cooperation in nuclear fusion research and related activities following the signing of an agreement that expands one signed in 2008.
2019, June, 13, 16:40:00GLOBAL ENERGY DEMAND +2.9%
Primary energy consumption grew at a rate of 2.9% last year, almost double its 10-year average of 1.5% per year, and the fastest since 2010.
2019, June, 13, 15:50:00U.S. SMALL NUCLEAR FOR UKRAINE
Holtec International, Ukraine's Energoatom and the country's State Scientific and Technology Centre (SSTC) have formally entered into a partnership to advance the US company's SMR-160 small modular reactor for deployment in Ukraine.
2019, June, 11, 09:35:00IRAN'S NUCLEAR COMMITMENTS
It is essential that Iran fully implements its nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano told the Agency’s Board of Governors
2019, June, 6, 15:15:00RUSSIA'S NUCLEAR FOR CHINA
A general contract for Russian-designed power units No. 3 and No. 4 construction with VVER-1200 reactors at Xudapu nuclear power plant was signed on June 5 in Moscow in presence of heads of Russia and China. The official signing ceremony took place during President of China Xi Jinping state visit to Russia.
2019, June, 6, 15:10:00RUSSIA'S, SLOVAKIAN NUCLEAR POWER
On June 5, 2019, during the visit of Prime Minister of Slovakia Peter Pellegrini to Moscow, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes was signed between ROSATOM and Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic.
2019, June, 6, 15:05:00RUSSIA'S NUCLEAR FOR SLOVAKIA
TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM and the Slovak power generation company Slovenské elektrárne a.s. have signed contractual documents on supply of nuclear fuel to nuclear power plants in Slovakia for 2022-2026 with the possibility of the contract extension to 2030.
2019, June, 5, 10:25:00IRAN DEAL AND SANCTIONS
During a joint news conference with US President Donald Trump today, British Prime Minister Theresa May stressed the importance of the USA-UK special relationship in dealing with Iran, but added that "we [the UK] stand by the nuclear deal".
2019, June, 5, 10:15:00US NUCLEAR FIGURES 2018
Owners and operators of US civilian nuclear power reactors purchased a total of 40 million pounds U3O8 equivalent (U3O8e) (15,386 tU) of deliveries during 2018, according to the latest uranium marketing report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Nearly 10% of that was US-origin uranium.
2019, May, 31, 12:20:00RUSSIA'S NUCLEAR FOR ARGENTINA
Argentina and Russia have set up a working group tasked with specifying the project on the construction of a nuclear power plant (NPP) in the Latin American country,
2019, May, 30, 18:00:00NUCLEAR POWER INCREASING
During a panel discussion at the Breakthroughs: Flexible Nuclear Energy Systems in a Clean Energy World side event during CEM10, Rising said: "Action is needed to expand the share of nuclear generation in the clean energy future. We will need much more nuclear energy if we are to deliver on environmental, economic and sustainable development objectives."
2019, May, 29, 11:15:00NUCLEAR POWER IS IMPORTANT
“Without an important contribution from nuclear power, the global energy transition will be that much harder,” said Dr Fatih Birol, the IEA’s Executive Director. “Alongside renewables, energy efficiency and other innovative technologies, nuclear can make a significant contribution to achieving sustainable energy goals and enhancing energy security.