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Italian finance and insurance group SACE, Ansaldo Nucleare and Romania's Nuclearelectrica have signed a memorandum of understanding relating to the life extension of Cernavoda unit 1 and the development of units 3 and 4.

Date: Saturday, 17 February 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Ansaldo-Nucleare,-SACE-and-Nuclearelectrica-sign-C

The Hungarian Parliament has reportedly supported an amendment to the country's nuclear energy policy that would allow alternative sources to be used for fuel for the Paks nuclear power plant, which has until now relied on Russian-supplied fuel.

Date: Saturday, 25 November 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Hungary-to-consider-alternative-sources-for-nuclea

Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Péter Szijjártó, has signed key agreements with Romanian Energy Minister Sebastian Burduja that will allow Hungary to continue to rely on Romania’s cooperation in guaranteeing energy security. Szijjártó said on Facebook that he and Burduja had agreed to increase the capacity of the interconnectors between their countries’ gas networks so that Hungary could access as much of the gas extracted from the Black Sea gas fields as possible. Hungary and Romania will also begin preparations to link their electricity grids.

Date: Wednesday, 15 November 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newshungary-and-romania-sign-key-energy-deals-11297474

Belgium, Italy and Romania have formed a consortium with US-based Westinghouse Electric to develop a small modular lead-cooled fast neutron reactor (SMR-LFR). Belgian Prime Minister Alexander de Croo signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the presence of Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, who was on an official visit to Brussels, and representatives from the Italian and US embassies in Belgium. The organisations taking part in the project, along with Westinghouse, are: Italy’s Ansaldo Nucleare and National Agency for New Technologies, Energy & Sustainable Economic Development ENEA (Agenzia nazionale per le nuove tecnologie, l'energia e lo sviluppo economico sostenibile); Romanian Atomic Energy Technology Company RATEN (Regia Autonoma Tehnologii pentru Energia Nucleara); and Belgian nuclear research centre SCK CEN.

Date: Saturday, 11 November 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsnew-consortium-to-develop-and-globally-deploy-lead-cooled-fast-reactors-11286739

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has said after talks in Romania that the country will continue to allow the transport of Russian nuclear fuel to Hungary's Paks nuclear power plant.

Date: Saturday, 11 November 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Hungary-says-Romania-to-continue-to-allow-nuclear

Five partners from Belgium, Italy, Romania and the USA have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the development, demonstration and commercialisation of lead-cooled small modular reactors (SMRs).

Date: Friday, 10 November 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Consortium-to-speed-up-development-of-lead-cooled

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) announced it has signed an agreement with Canada's Candu Energy and Italy's Ansaldo Nucleare to jointly carry out a refurbishment of unit 1 at the Cernavoda nuclear power plant in Romania.

Date: Saturday, 14 October 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Multinational-consortium-formed-for-Cernavoda-work