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KHNP teams up with Sargent & Lundy for Romanian project

KHNP teams up with Sargent & Lundy for Romanian project

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power has signed an agreement with USA-based engineering firm Sargent & Lundy to collaborate on a planned modernisation project at Romania's Cernavoda nuclear power plant.

Corporate 25 January 2019


Canadian, Romanian industry groups extend cooperation

Canadian, Romanian industry groups extend cooperation

The Organisation of Canadian Nuclear Industries and the Romanian Atomic Forum have signed a memorandum of understanding renewing their cooperation in the field of nuclear energy.

Corporate 31 October 2018


EC probes 'state aid' for Romanian uranium company

EC probes 'state aid' for Romanian uranium company

The European Commission has launched an investigation into whether public support received by Romania's National Uranium Company is in line with European Union state aid rules. Romania notified the Commission in June last year of a restructuring plan for the company, which has been in financial difficulty since the loss of its main customer, nuclear utility Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica SA.

Corporate 10 May 2018


IAEA team notes improvements in Romanian regulation

IAEA team notes improvements in Romanian regulation

Romania has significantly strengthened its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety in recent years, a mission from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has concluded. The team also made recommendations for further improvement.

Regulation & Safety 18 October 2017


Nuclearelectrica clear to start Cernavoda 1 upgrade

Nuclearelectrica clear to start Cernavoda 1 upgrade

Cernavoda unit 1 - 48Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica SA has received shareholder approval to start upgrading unit 1 of the Cernavoda nuclear power plant, a 650 MWe Candu 6 reactor on which construction started in 1982. An extraordinary general meeting of the Romanian company's shareholders, of which the main one is the Romanian Ministry of Energy, Small and Medium Enterprises, and Business Environment, approved the plan on 28 September.

Corporate 03 October 2017


Norway helps improve Romania's nuclear safety

Norway helps improve Romania's nuclear safety

A nuclear safety cooperation project between Norway and Romania has been completed. The aim of the three-year collaboration was to enhance the capabilities of Romania's nuclear regulator.

Regulation & Safety 03 March 2017


Areva signs nuclear fuel cycle contracts

Areva signs nuclear fuel cycle contracts

Areva has announced a number of contracts in the nuclear fuel cycle. The contracts relate to used fuel management at a Belgian research reactor, a Romanian waste repository and the supply of used fuel storage canisters in the USA.

Corporate 01 July 2016


Romania expresses support for China's role at Cernavoda

Romania expresses support for China's role at Cernavoda

Cernavoda 3 and 4 - 48The Romanian government has written to China General Nuclear Power expressing its support for the Cernavoda nuclear power plant project. CGN announced its receipt of the letter - which was presented by energy minister Victor Vlad Grigorescu and signed by prime minister Dacian Julien Cioloș - on its website last week.

New Nuclear 25 January 2016


Romania and China seal Cernavoda agreement

Romania and China seal Cernavoda agreement

Nuclearelectrica has signed a memorandum of understanding with China General Nuclear for the development, construction, operation and decommissioning of units 3 and 4 of the Cernavoda nuclear power plant. The Romanian national nuclear company said a joint venture project company is to be established, with CGN owning at least 51% of the share capital.

New Nuclear 10 November 2015


Nuclearelectrica owners approve China agreement

Nuclearelectrica owners approve China agreement

The shareholders of Romanian national nuclear company Nuclearelectrica have approved an agreement with China General Nuclear to develop two units at the Cernavoda nuclear power plant. Nuclearelectrica said on 22 October that the November 2013 document had been approved at an extraordinary general meeting.

New Nuclear 26 October 2015