1. The Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade, stated that the government of Vietnam had adopted a policy to construct eight 1,000 MW class nuclear power reactors at two sites by 2030.
It is anticipated that the contract for the feasibility study would be signed in August followed by work to select the contractor for the second construction phase feasibility study.
2. Braka has been named as the site for the UAE’s first nuclear power plant. Limited construction licence applications and environmental assessments for four reactors have been submitted. Braka 1 is slated to operate in 2017, with its three sister plants following at one-year intervals.
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