The Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Ministry is sending 32 students to Russia and China in a bid to provide human resources for planned nuclear power plants in Turkey.
Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez has said trees were not cut down for a nuclear power plant project which is planned to be built in the Black Sea province of Sinop, but were cut for "industrial use."
The European Commission has confirmed that the resumption of Belene NPP after shutdown in 2012 needs to be reassessed as to whether it complies with European rules and whether it complies with the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom Treaty) and possibly with the project to get approval again.
The Organisation of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) and the Romanian Atomic Forum (ROMATOM) have renewed their memorandum of understanding on nuclear power co-operation.
The Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant, whose construction was launched in April in a groundbreaking ceremony held on Oct. 6, opened its doors on Oct. 7 for the first time.
The coalition will seek to cut greenhouse gas emissions, and strive to make energy use efficient and energy supply reliable, according to the information obtained by the STA.
It plans to continue to support the use of renewables, a diversity of energy sources and an adequate level of self-sufficiency.
Turkey's president said Monday that the country will build a third nuclear power plant.
During a live question-and-answer social media broadcast with Turkish youths, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would build its own nuclear power plant after the Akkuyu nuclear power plant, to be built by Russia.
An upgrade to a Soviet-era reactor in Bulgaria's sole nuclear power plant has been completed, extending its lifespan until 2051, the Energy Ministry said on Wednesday.
The Kozloduy plant, located next to the river Danube on the border with Romania, has two 1,000 megawatt reactors that produce about 33 percent of Bulgaria's electricity.
The German government approved a draft law Wednesday that paves the way for energy giants RWE and Vattenfall to receive hundreds of millions of euros in compensation for the country's decision to phase out nuclear power.