Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corp. CEO Alexei Likhachev held meetings with representatives of Saudi Arabia on the sidelines of the 61st General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna.
German utility company Uniper rejected on Wednesday the €8.05 billion ($9.66 billion) takeover offer from Finish energy firm Fortum, under negotiations with Uniper’s major shareholder E.ON, Kallanish Energy reports.
Russia and Paraguay signed on Tuesday an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation for peaceful use of nuclear power during the 61st IAEA General Conference in Vienna, Rosatom said in a statement.
U.S. President Donald Trump has made headlines on Tuesday after its debut UN speech, where he signalled the U.S. would pull out of the nuclear deal agreed with Iran and other Western powers, Kallanish Energy reports.
Finland’s nuclear power plant consortium, Fennovoima, said on Monday it expects the construction license of its Hanhikivi 1 power plant to be granted in 2019 – a year later than previously estimated, Kallanish Energy reports.
Japan’s nuclear policy-setting Atomic Energy Commission last week called for nuclear power to remain a key component of the country’s energy supply — despite broad public support for a less nuclear-reliant society.
Cambodia has signed a memorandum of understanding with China National Nuclear Corp. (CNNC) for cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy, specifically, cooperation on human resources development.
Saudi Arabia is preparing to launch a tender for its first nuclear power plants as early as next month, industry sources said, noting the oil-rich kingdom is bent on diversifying its energy supply.