Contents tagged with nuclear power plant

  • Jordan backs out of plans to build large nuclear plant with Russia

    Jordanian authorities have decided to back out of plans to build a large nuclear plant with Russia. The reason was that Amman considers it too expensive, reportss the Jordan Times.

    Russia won the tender to build the plant in Jordan in 2013. The agreement between the two countries was signed in 2015. Original plans called for the station to become operational in 2025. It was expected that 51% of the project would be owned by Jordan and 49% by Russia. According to the plan, the station, with a …

  • Poroshenko: Ukraine will reduce amount of Russian-supplied nuclear fuel to 45%

    In 2017 Ukraine will reduce the amount of nuclear fuel supplied from the Russian Federation to 45%. This was stated by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during his visit to Tripoli TPP, RBC-Ukraine reports.

    "In 2017, [our supplies of nuclear fuel from Russia] will be 45%. We will receive the rest from our other partners, including from the American company Westinghouse, which will increase nuclear safety," Poroshenko said.

    He also noted that the supply of nuclear fuel from Russia in 2016 …

  • Lithuanian President: Construction of nuclear plant near Lithuanian border is the Russian geopolitical project against Lithuania

    The Belarusian NPP (BAES) which is being constructed near the Lithuanian border is a geopolitical project of Russia directed against Lithuania, said Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, as reported by Delfi media source.

    “I consider this project, BAES, a Russian geopolitical project, malevolently directed against Lithuania. This is an opportunity to blackmail and put pressure on Lithuania, to impede its integration with the West,” Grybauskaite stated.

    According to her, Lithuania needs to …