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Construction of #Belarus nuclear power plant: Security and public acceptance ‘top priority’

Construction of #Belarus nuclear power plant: Security and public acceptance ‘top priority’

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Journalists of Belarusian and foreign media visited the first Belarusian nuclear power plant which is being constructed near the town of Ostrovets (Grodno oblast). The event was held in the framework of the XXII Belarusian Energy and Ecology forum, which took place in Minsk from 10-13 October. During the visit, the journalists got acquainted with […]

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#StateAid: Commission clears investment in construction of Paks II nuclear power plant in Hungary

#StateAid: Commission clears investment in construction of Paks II nuclear power plant in Hungary

The European Commission has concluded that Hungary’s financial support for the construction of two new nuclear reactors in Paks (Paks II) involves state aid. It has approved this support under EU state aid rules on the basis of commitments made by Hungary to limit distortions of competition. Margrethe Vestager, commissioner in charge of competition, said: “Hungary […]

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MEPs quiz Commission on #Belarus nuclear power plant safety

MEPs quiz Commission on #Belarus nuclear power plant safety

The Commission was quizzed on the safety of building work at the Ostrovets (Astravyets) nuclear power plant in Belarus in a plenary debate on Monday evening (6 June). Most MEPs raised concerns about its safety and compliance with international standards. MEPs asked the Commission whether the Ostrovets plant complied with EU nuclear safety rules and […]

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‘Keystone Cops’ in Ukraine’s Special Branch pounce on Energoatom

‘Keystone Cops’ in Ukraine’s Special Branch pounce on Energoatom

| November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

By James Wilson In a somewhat bizarre and heavy-handed Soviet-style investigation, Energoatom stands accused by Ukraine’s secret service of leaking classified information to Brussels. The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has asked NNEGC Energoatom to provide a complete list of documents concerning the business trips of company employees to Brussels on October 27-30 saying that they are […]

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