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Ten nations petition Brussels for nuclear

Nuclear Policies

04 July 2014

The Czech government has expressed the common view of ten European countries in favour of nuclear power in a letter to the European Commission.

Romania signals intent with China


26 November 2013

Letter of intent (CGN)-48Romanian national nuclear company Nuclearelectrica has signed a letter of intent towards the development of two units at its Cernavoda nuclear power plant with China General Nuclear (CGN).

Romanian plant gets containment filtering system


26 January 2012

Canadian engineering company SNC-Lavalin has won a contract to install reactor containment filtration systems at the Cernavoda nuclear power plant in Romania. SNC-Lavalin has in turn contracted Areva to supply the equipment.

Consortium established to build Alfred

New Nuclear

20 December 2013

ALFRED cutaway 48A consortium has been formally set up for the construction of a demonstration lead-cooled fast reactor in Romania. The Advanced Lead Fast Reactor European Demonstrator (Alfred) is being developed under an EU initiative.

Government OKs Romanian privatisation


20 June 2013

Cernavoda (SNN)_48A government-approved strategy for the partial privatisation of Romanian state-owned nuclear power corporation Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica will see an initial public offering of 11.077% of the company's existing share capital.