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KHNP and Westinghouse agree to technical cooperation


24 October 2016

KHNP-Westinghouse - Oct 2016 - 48Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power and Westinghouse have signed a memorandum of understanding on bilateral technical cooperation. The companies hope their collaboration will boost their overseas revenues.

Russia and Paraguay agree to cooperate in nuclear energy

Nuclear Policies

19 October 2016

Russia-Paraguay - October 2016 - 48The Radiological and Nuclear Regulatory Authority of Paraguay and Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

Paris Agreement enters into force

Energy and Environment

06 October 2016

The Paris Climate Change Agreement will enter into force on 4 November after crossing its second - and final - threshold of being ratified by countries covering over 55% of global greenhouse gas emissions.

Enec and Kepco create commercial subsidiary Barakah One


20 October 2016

ENEC-Kepco October 2016 - 48The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation and the Korea Electric Power Corporation have today signed a joint venture agreement for "long-term partnership and cooperation in the UAE's peaceful nuclear energy program". The two companies also announced establishment of Barakah One PJSC, an independent subsidiary they jointly own, which will "represent the commercial and financial interests" of the Barakah project.

Russia withdraws from US nuclear cooperation

Nuclear Policies

07 October 2016

The Russian government has "suspended" a 2013 agreement with the USA on nuclear energy research and development and "terminated" another, signed in 2010, on cooperation in the conversion of Russian research reactors to low-enriched uranium fuel. The decisions were issued in separate documents signed by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and published on the government's website on 5 October.

Climate change agreement moves closer

Energy and Environment

03 October 2016

India yesterday formally deposited its ratification of the Paris Climate Change Agreement with the United Nations. The European Union is set to do the same after ministers last week gave their approval. EU ratification will take the number of signatories over the final threshold needed for the agreement to enter into force.