US to assist Romania modernising civil nuclear power: The US and Romanian Governments have announced an initial arrangement to work together on the enlargement and modernisation of Romania’s civil nuclear power programme.

Once formally executed, the historic draft Intergovernmental Agreement, will lay the groundwork for Romania to use US expertise and technology within a multinational team refurbishing reactor Unit 1 and building reactor Units 3 and 4 of the Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant.

The cooperation will also boost economic growth and ensure electricity security as well as strengthen their bilateral relationship under diverse multilateral frameworks, along with the Partnership for Transatlantic Energy Co-operation (P-TECH).

The US and Romania, under P-TECH, will continue to be a cornerstone for expanding the strategic and commercial partnership & co-chair a functioning group on civil nuclear co-operation.

“Nuclear energy is crucial to ensuring Romania has a reliable, affordable and emission-free supply of electricity and the US nuclear industry looks forward to providing their expertise to advance this important energy source.

“This agreement between the US and Romania furthers our mutual energy co-operation and will strengthen the energy security of both our nations.” expressed US Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette.

US to assist Romania modernising civil nuclear power

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