nuclear energy

France shuts down Fessenheim nuclear plant

EDF SA, a French energy company, said that it had completed the shut down of one reactor at its oldest nuclear power plant in Fessenheim near the border of Germany. The nuclear power plant's second and last reactor will be shut down on June …

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Iran to start using centrifuges at Fordow plant

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced that Tehran will start injecting uranium gas into 1,044 centrifuges on November 6. He stressed that the signatories to the 2015 Nuclear Agreement have to implement the deal …

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Nuclear power plant might appear in Almaty region

The Kazakh authorities decided that the nuclear power plant might be built in Ulken village, Almaty region, Kazakh Energy Minister Magzum Mirzagaliyev said during the Senate meeting. According to him, there is no …

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Uzbekistan and Russia agreed to build nuclear power plant

Uzbekistan said it reached agreement on joint construction of a nuclear power plant with Russia. It will help to decrease countries dependence on coal and gas. However, as Eurasianet.org notes, opponents of this agreement say that power plant …

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European verdict for Armenian NPP

An energy crisis may break out in Armenia in the near future: the European Union demanded to close the Metsamor Nuclear Power Plant in Armenia in exchange for cooperation.

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Russia starts production of equipment for Bushehr NPP

Russia launched production of equipment necessary for the construction of new reactors at the Bushehr nuclear power plant in Iran, President of JSC NIAEP-holding Company of JSC Atomstroyexport (JSC ASE), the project's general contractor, …

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