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Vietnam agreement supports nuclear infrastructure development


27 October 2015

GEH-VAEA_MOU_261015_(GEH)-48GE Hitachi is to help the Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency enhance its understanding of light water reactor technology and nuclear project management under a memorandum of understanding signed in Hanoi yesterday.

Russia signs framework agreement for Vietnam's Ninh Thuan 1

New Nuclear

03 August 2015

Savushkin, Lam sign agreement in Hanoi - 48The engineering subsidiary of Russia's Rosatom has signed a general framework agreement with Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) for construction of unit 1 of the planned Ninh Thuan nuclear power plant. The country's electricity use is set to triple in 15 years.

International assistance for Vietnamese regulator

Regulation and Safety

12 February 2015

The UK has agreed to extend the secondment of a senior nuclear inspector to Vietnam's Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety as part of their continued cooperation. Meanwhile, US-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy has agreed to cooperate in training for nuclear safety analysis while Russia will help promote nuclear energy in the country.

Nuclear regulators sign up for collaboration

Regulation and Safety

17 September 2015

CSNC-ENSI MOU - 48Several international cooperation agreements related to nuclear safety and regulation have been signed this week on the sidelines of the International Atomic Energy Agency's General Conference in Vienna.

CGN to train ASEAN nuclear professionals

New Nuclear

02 June 2015

CGN-ASEAN Centre for Energy 48China will train nuclear personnel from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries under an agreement signed yesterday between the ASEAN Centre for Energy and China General Nuclear (CGN).

Vietnam upgrades reactor choice

New Nuclear

21 November 2014

Vietnamese officials have chosen Rosatom's AES-2006 design for the country's first nuclear power plant at Ninh Thuan, increasing the planned capacity of the four unit plant by about 800 MWe. A second plant should follow based on a partnership with Japan.