Europe nuclear plants 'need 500 bn euro investment by 2050': EU commissioner

Europe nuclear plants 'need 500 bn euro investment by 2050': EU commissioner

The European Union will need to invest 500 billion euros ($568 billion) in new generation nuclear power stations from now until 2050, the bloc's internal market commissioner said in an interview published at the weekend.
Rebooting nuclear power to cope with high demand

Rebooting nuclear power to cope with high demand

Nuclear power can be an option to meet the requirements of diversity of power sources, based on the conditions that Vietnam implemented a few years ago. The proposal to restart the nuclear power programme in Vietnam was made amid warnings about resource depletion, setting new requirements for diversifying power sources, developing sustainable energy sources, and meeting the economic growth demand.
Ninh Thuan proposes superseding nuclear power with clean energy

Ninh Thuan proposes superseding nuclear power with clean energy

Ninh Thuan People’s Committee has requested to supersede 4,600MW nuclear power in PDP VII with LNG in the updated PDP8.
TEPCO withdraws from Vietnam nuclear project

TEPCO withdraws from Vietnam nuclear project

Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) has recently announced its decision to pull back from the nuclear power plant in Vietnam to focus on overhauling its tsunami-crippled Fukushima after the atomic disaster in March 2011.
Experts discuss safety Vietnam’s first nuclear power plant

Experts discuss safety Vietnam’s first nuclear power plant

An international seminar, was held in Hanoi on October 19, looking in-depth into how to ensure safety for Vietnam’s first nuclear power plant.
Japan offers consultancy for nuclear power plant

Japan offers consultancy for nuclear power plant

Electricity of Vietnam Group (EVN) and Japan Atomic Power Company (JAPC) inked a contract in Hanoi on September 28 to provide consultancy for the Ninh Thuan 2 nuclear power plant in Ninh Hai district of the central Ninh Thuan province.
Russia to help Vietnam train energy officers

Russia to help Vietnam train energy officers

Russia ’s state-owned atomic power corporation, Rosatom, is ready to help Vietnam train atomic energy officers, said a Rosatom official.
Atomic energy and its benefits discussed

Atomic energy and its benefits discussed

The atomic energy sector, the attitude of the society to atomic energy and Ninh Thuan’s future socio-economic developments are being discussed at a forum in central coastal Ninh Thuan province.
Asian nuclear power conference opens in Hanoi

Asian nuclear power conference opens in Hanoi

The second annual Nuclear Power Asia 2011 conference opened in Hanoi on January 18, drawing the participation of over 120 delegates from Asian countries.
Turkey to invite Toshiba for nuclear plant talks: report

Turkey to invite Toshiba for nuclear plant talks: report

Turkey will invite Japanese industrial giant Toshiba for talks on building a nuclear power plant after negotiations with South Korea hit snags, a Turkish minister was quoted saying Saturday.