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Russia and Uzbekistan agree to start survey of new plant site

Russia and Uzbekistan agree to start survey of new plant site

Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear corporation, and UzAtom, Uzbekistan's nuclear development agency, have signed a contract to perform engineering surveys for the Central Asian country's first nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 17 May 2019


Uzbekistan starts site selection process for first reactors

Uzbekistan starts site selection process for first reactors

Uzbekistan has initiated the process to choose a site for its first nuclear power plant and aims to grant a site licence in September 2020, local officials have confirmed to the International Atomic Energy Agency. Uzbekistan is among about 30 countries that are considering, planning or actively working to include nuclear power into their energy mix.

Regulation & Safety 09 April 2019


Rosatom official outlines Uzbek project schedule

Rosatom official outlines Uzbek project schedule

Rosatom expects a site to be selected for Uzbekistan's first nuclear power plant by the end of March and a construction contract to be signed by the end of this year.

New Nuclear 08 January 2019


Uzbek lawmakers learn about Russian nuclear power

Uzbek lawmakers learn about Russian nuclear power

The legislative chamber of Uzbekistan’s parliament met with a delegation from Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom on 18 December and discussed the Central Asian country’s plan to build its first nuclear power plant.

Nuclear Policies 20 December 2018


Viewpoint: The logic of nuclear power for Central Asia

Viewpoint: The logic of nuclear power for Central Asia

Many observers were surprised this year when Uzbekistan announced its decision to build a nuclear power station, which will be the first in Central Asia in the last 30 years, writes Jurabek Mirzakhmudov, director general of UzAtom, the state nuclear agency which was established in July.

Perspectives 27 December 2018


Funds pledged for uranium legacy cleanup

Funds pledged for uranium legacy cleanup

The international community has raised additional funds to support efforts to overcome the legacy of uranium mining in Central Asia. Remediation work will start in 2019 at four sites in the Kyrgyz Republic and Uzbekistan.

Uranium & Fuel 12 November 2018


Egyptian, Uzbek nuclear power plans discussed

Egyptian, Uzbek nuclear power plans discussed

Vladimir Putin has this week discussed plans to build Egypt and Uzbekistan’s first nuclear power plants with his counterparts in those countries, Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

Nuclear Policies 19 October 2018


IAEA mission visits Uzbek research reactor

IAEA mission visits Uzbek research reactor

WWR-SM - 48An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) mission has identified areas for improvement in the operation and maintenance of Uzbekistan's only operating research reactor. The team also addressed specific operational challenges faced by the WWR-SM.

Regulation & Safety 19 March 2018


Strategic plan for uranium remediation in Central Asia

Strategic plan for uranium remediation in Central Asia

IAEA_partners_Central_Asia_SMP-(IAEA)-48The European Commission, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Atomic Energy Agency and the republics of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have signed a joint commitment on coordinating efforts to remediate uranium legacy sites in Central Asia, under a newly published strategic master plan.

Uranium & Fuel 25 September 2017


Uzbek research reactor fuel shipped to Russia

Uzbek research reactor fuel shipped to Russia

The first shipment of highly enriched uranium (HEU) liquid used nuclear fuel from the IIN-3M research reactor in Tashkent for reprocessing in Russia has been completed.

Waste & Recycling 28 September 2015