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Nuclearelectrica's SMR venture and steelmaker Donalam sign MoU

Nuclearelectrica's SMR venture and steelmaker Donalam sign MoU

RoPower Nuclear has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Donalam, part of Italian steel maker AFV Beltrame Group, to explore cooperation and investment opportunities relating to the development of the first small modular reactor project in Romania.

New Nuclear 16 November 2022


US Exim Bank offers finance for Cernavoda 3 and 4

US Exim Bank offers finance for Cernavoda 3 and 4

The Export-Import Bank - the USA's official export credit agency - has issued two Letters of Interest for the financing of US-sourced pre-project technical services at the Cernavoda 3 and 4 nuclear power project in Romania.

New Nuclear 09 November 2022


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Romania's Popescu outlines fresh nuclear cooperation

Romania's Popescu outlines fresh nuclear cooperation

Minister of Energy Virgil Popescu says Canada and the USA are both offering to help with the financing of the construction of Cernavoda 3 and 4 and said the US firms Fluor Corporation and Sargent & Lundy, Canada's SNC Lavalin and France's Framatome had agreed to "explore opportunities for cooperation in the civil nuclear field" with Nuclearelectrica.

New Nuclear 27 October 2022


RoPower to repower coal plant with small reactors

RoPower to repower coal plant with small reactors

RoPower Nuclear is the name of the company that will develop Romania's first small modular reactor project. The joint venture of Nova Power & Gas and the national nuclear firm Nuclearelectrica, was announced on 27 September with encouragement from the Romanian government.

New Nuclear 28 September 2022


IAEA assesses Romania's SMR site selection process

IAEA assesses Romania's SMR site selection process

The International Atomic Energy Agency has conducted its first ever Site and External Events Design mission to look into site selection for a small modular reactor. The three-day mission to Romania was conducted last month at the request of Nuclearelectrica.

Regulation & Safety 16 September 2022


Romanian-Polish cooperation on NuScale SMR deployment

Romanian-Polish cooperation on NuScale SMR deployment

Romanian utility Nuclearelectrica and Polish copper and silver producer KGHM Polska Miedź SA have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the development of small modular reactors. Both companies have previously signed agreements with NuScale of the USA on the deployment of its SMR technology.

New Nuclear 07 September 2022


First contract signed for Romanian nuclear refurbishment

First contract signed for Romanian nuclear refurbishment

Canada's Candu Energy has signed the first contract for the refurbishment of unit 1 at Romania's Cernavoda nuclear power plant. The extensive re-tubing of the reactor will take its operational life to 2060 and directly help enable net-zero goals.

Corporate 22 July 2022


Biden pledges USD14 million for Romanian SMR project

Biden pledges USD14 million for Romanian SMR project

The US government, working with NuScale Power, is to provide USD14 million in support for the Front-End Engineering and Design study for Romania's deployment of a first-of-its-kind small modular reactor plant as part of a flagship project launched at the Group of Seven leaders' summit in Germany.

New Nuclear 27 June 2022


Nuclearelectrica and NuScale sign MoU, site chosen for SMR

Nuclearelectrica and NuScale sign MoU, site chosen for SMR

The Memorandum of Understanding means that NuScale, Nuclearelectrica and E-INFRA will carry out engineering studies, technical analyses and licensing activities for the site of a former thermal power plant at Doicești, the location selected for Romania's first small modular reactor. 

New Nuclear 24 May 2022


IAEA sees Romanian commitment to safe radwaste management

IAEA sees Romanian commitment to safe radwaste management

Romania is committed to the safe and sustainable management of radioactive waste, a team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded. It noted opportunities for improving implementation including preparations for further disposal facilities for radioactive waste from nuclear fuel cycle activities.

Waste & Recycling 06 April 2022