Nuclear power

Construction of nuclear waste repository to start in 2022

Krško – The construction of a special storage facility for low- and intermediate-level waste at the Krško Nuclear Power Plant (NEK) is expected to start at the beginning of 2022, as the project is in the final stages of obtaining necessary documentation and selecting contractors.

Ten EU Members, Including France and Bulgaria, Backed Nuclear Energy

Ten European Union countries, including France and Bulgaria, have launched a joint initiative in support of nuclear energy, world media reported, citing the Figaro newspaper.

This type of energy has an important role to play in the fight against global warming, emphasize the 10 countries in a joint article published in the French daily and several other European publications.

ROMATOM: Romania's nuclear industry could provide 20,000 jobs thanks to new planned projects

Romania's nuclear industry currently provides 11,000 jobs, and this number could increase to 20,000 as a result of the new nuclear construction projects planned, the Romanian Atomic Forum (ROMATOM) said in a statement today.

Japan's Decision To Release Water from NPP Fukushima Triggers Anger

Japan has decided it will start releasing radioactive water accumulated at the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea after treatment, infuriating local residents and worrying neighbouring countries.

The decision comes a decade after the nation's worst-ever atomic disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.