Russia ready to build nuclear plant in Jordan

Russia is interested in helping Jordan build its first nuclear power plant, an aide to President Dmitry Medvedev said, ahead of the Russian leader's visit to the Middle Eastern country.
 
"We are ready to cooperate but it is not an issue to be settled in the next few days," Sergei Prikhodko told reporters on Monday. Russia and Jordan signed a ten-year nuclear cooperation agreement in 2009.
 
"They [the Jordanians] should decide on the location, we should decide on the funding," he said. He added that several other countries have also applied to build the plant, which is expected to go into operation by 2018.
 
Middle East peace efforts, energy and military cooperation will be among the issues for discussion during Medvedev's visit to Jordan on January 18-19.
 
For more nuclear power plant news, click here
 

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...