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Rosatom committed to Iranian plant project

Rosatom committed to Iranian plant project

Rosatom's project to build nuclear power units at Bushehr is unaffected by current tensions surrounding US sanctions against Iran, its director general said yesterday.

Nuclear Policies 09 May 2019


Amano calls for funding for IAEA safeguards activities

Amano calls for funding for IAEA safeguards activities

Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, has called on its Member States to provide additional funding for the Agency's safeguards activities, such as those to verify the nuclear programmes in Iran and North Korea.

Nuclear Policies 04 March 2019


Europe and Iran reiterate commitment to JCPOA

Europe and Iran reiterate commitment to JCPOA

Canete_Salehi_(EC_Audiovisual_Service)-48The European Commission and the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran have confirmed their continuing commitment towards implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, following a visit by European commissioner for climate action and energy Miguel Arias Cañete to Tehran.

Nuclear Policies 21 May 2018


Rosatom expands overseas links with new agreements

Rosatom expands overseas links with new agreements

Rusatom-VPO-DEKRA MOU - May 2018 - 48Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear corporation, yesterday signed a series of agreements with overseas companies during the Atomexpo conference and exhibition being held this week in Sochi, Russia. The agreements, with Chile, China, Cuba, Finland, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Spain and Zambia, include the engineering and medical sectors, among others.

Corporate 16 May 2018


Other signatories express support for JCPOA

Other signatories express support for JCPOA

Rouhani_9_May_2018_(President_of_Iran)-48As long as Iran continues to implement its nuclear related commitments, as it is doing so far, the European Union will remain committed to the continued full and effective implementation of the nuclear deal, the EU's High Representative and Vice-President Federica Mogherini said yesterday. "We fully trust the work, competence and autonomy of the International Atomic Energy Agency that has published ten reports certifying that Iran has fully complied with its commitments," she said.

Nuclear Policies 09 May 2018


Iran's Bushehr I changes to TVS-2M fuel

Iran's Bushehr I changes to TVS-2M fuel

Bushehr (NIAEP-ASE)_48The Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran and Nuclear Power Production and Development Company of Iran have signed an additional agreement to the current commercial contract for nuclear fuel supply to the Bushehr I nuclear power plant. According to the new document, Russian nuclear fuel manufacturer JSC TVEL will replace the UTVS fuel assemblies it has supplied to the VVER-1000 reactor with its more advanced TVS-2M fuel design.

Uranium & Fuel 25 April 2018


IAEA confirms Iranian cooperation

IAEA confirms Iranian cooperation

Amano_Board_address_Mar18_(Calma-IAEA)-48Iran is implementing its nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed to his board of governors yesterday. Amano said the plan represents a "significant gain" for nuclear verification.

Nuclear Policies 06 March 2018


Middle East nuclear power to quadruple in ten years

Middle East nuclear power to quadruple in ten years

Nuclear electricity generation capacity in the Middle East is expected to increase from 3.6 gigawatts this year to 14.1 GWe by 2028 thanks to new construction start-ups and recent agreements between Middle Eastern countries and nuclear vendors, the US Energy Information Administration said yesterday. The United Arab Emirates will lead near-term growth by installing 5.4 GWe of nuclear capacity by 2020, it said.

Nuclear Policies 06 March 2018


IAEA knows more about Iran thanks to JCPOA

IAEA knows more about Iran thanks to JCPOA

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action has led to a significant reduction in Iran's nuclear activities while enabling the International Atomic Energy Agency to increase its knowledge of the country's nuclear programme, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said in a speech at Harvard University.

Nuclear Policies 17 November 2017


Excavation work starts for Bushehr 2

Excavation work starts for Bushehr 2

Excavation work has started at the site of unit 2 of the Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran, Atomproekt, the reactor design subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, announced today. Construction and installation work formally started on the unit in March.

New Nuclear 31 October 2017