Prime Minister orders to suspend works at Issyk-Kul uranium site amid growing protests

Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan ordered to suspend works at the Kyzyl-Ompul uranium site amid growing protests in Kyrgyzstan. During the government meeting to discuss this matter, PM said he ordered to create an interdepartmental commission to look into the impact of development of uranium on people and environment. All decisions on the uranium deposit should …

China keen on second nuclear plant in Bangladesh

Chinese companies have expressed great interest in bidding for Bangladesh’s proposed second nuclear power plant. Two Chinese companies – Dongfang Electric Corporation and China State Construction Engineering Corporation – have started huge lobbying with the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission to bag the deal. They said that the government conceived the second nuclear power plant in …

12 more nuclear power plants in India soon, says Department of Atomic Energy chief

India will soon have 12 more nuclear plants soon to improve the power situation and ensure there is a free flow of uninterrupted power supply for both industries and residential use, a statement issued on Monday here quoted Secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), K N Vyas, as saying. “Nuclear technology helps in …

Framatome eyes Belene NPP project

French nuclear energy business Framatome is preparing to take part in Bulgaria’s procedure for selection of a strategic investor in the project for construction of Belene nuclear power plant, the Bulgarian energy ministry said on Monday. The French company is is currently determining the scope of activities which it could carry out under the project, …

Mochovce approaching the finish line, entering the last testing phase before fuel loading

Slovenské elektrárne completed the hot hydrotest and entered the last phase of testing prior to commissioning Unit 3 at Mochovce NPP. Slovenské elektrárne completed all works on the hot hydrotest and started the major inspection, which is the last phase of non-active tests before the commissioning of unit 3 at the Mochovce nuclear power plant. …