Nuclear technology

The U.S. is paying billions to Russia’s nuclear agency. Here’s why.

In a cavernous, Pentagon-sized facility nestled in an Appalachian valley, thousands upon thousands of empty holes line the bare concrete floor.

A mere 16 of them house the spindly, 30-foot-tall centrifuges that enrich uranium, converting it into the key ingredient that fuels nuclear power plants. And for now, they are dormant.

France says nuclear power is 'non-negotiable'

French nuclear power is "an absolute red line" and non-negotiable, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on June 8, following Franco-German disagreements over the role of nuclear energy in Europe.

Nuclear-reliant Paris has already irked Berlin by insisting on giving nuclear energy a starring role in European plans to produce more green technology in Europe.

Türkiye promoted to league of nuclear power countries with Akkuyu: Erdoğan

Türkiye has upgraded to the league of nuclear power countries with the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on April 27.

"Our country has been promoted to the league of nuclear power countries after a 60-year delay," Erdoğan said, addressing the Akkuyu NPP First Nuclear Fuel Delivery Ceremony.