nuclear power

  • UAE Trains First Batch of Nuclear Reactor Operators

    UAE Trains First Batch of Nuclear Reactor Operators

    Tuesday, 9th July 2019

    The Emirati Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) has certified the first group of 15 UAE National Senior Reactor Operators (SROs) and Reactor Operators (ROs) at Nawah Energy Company.

  • Saudi Nuclear Program “Fundamental to Energy Sector”: Energy Minister

    Saudi Nuclear Program “Fundamental to Energy Sector”: Energy Minister

    Tuesday, 18th September 2018

    Saudi Arabia’s nuclear program is fundamental to the development of a sustainable energy sector, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told the International Atomic Energy Agency on September 17.

  • South Korean KEPCO Shortlisted for Saudi Nuclear Tender

    South Korean KEPCO Shortlisted for Saudi Nuclear Tender

    Tuesday, 3rd July 2018

    State-run Korean Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) is among companies shortlisted to bid for a nuclear project in Saudi Arabia.

  • Zambia to Produce 2GW of Nuclear Power

    Zambia to Produce 2GW of Nuclear Power

    Monday, 12th December 2016
    Zambia has signed four memoranda of understanding (MoU) with Russia, which will enable the southern African country to develop nuclear technology for peaceful purposes.
  • South Africa to Raise $11b for Nuclear Plant

    South Africa to Raise $11b for Nuclear Plant

    Monday, 26th September 2016
    South Africa's power utility Eskom estimates it would have $11b within ten years to help fund a nuclear expansion program planned by the government.
  • Iran, Russia Began Work on Two Nuclear Reactors

    Iran, Russia Began Work on Two Nuclear Reactors

    Sunday, 18th September 2016
    Russian and Iranian firms began work on two additional reactors at Iran's nuclear power plant on the Gulf coast at Bushehr. The two units will add over 2,000 megawatts (MW) of nuclear power generating capacity over a ten-year period and will cost up to $10b.
  • South Africa Seeks 9,600 MW in Nuclear Power

    South Africa Seeks 9,600 MW in Nuclear Power

    Thursday, 8th September 2016
    South African Energy Minister, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, said that the country will put out requests for proposals on a nuclear procurement process at the end of September, with a production capacity of 9,600 MW.
  • Japan to Switch to Coal

    Japan to Switch to Coal

    Monday, 13th June 2016
    Coal is anticipated to outshine gas and become country's largest power generator within the next three years, as power utilities are replacing aging nuclear capacity with fossil fuel.
  • Egyptian Cabinet Approves Nuclear Cooperation with Riyadh

    Egyptian Cabinet Approves Nuclear Cooperation with Riyadh

    Sunday, 29th May 2016
    The Egyptian cabinet has officially approved cooperation with Saudi Arabia in peaceful usage of nuclear power and on nuclear security.
  • Sisi: Nuclear Power to Boost Energy Generation

    Sisi: Nuclear Power to Boost Energy Generation

    Monday, 16th May 2016
    Egypt's President, Abdel Fattah El Sisi, asserted that nuclear energy plays a vital strategic role for the country in terms of increasing its power generation capacity necessary for accomplishing social and economic development plans.