Nuclear and Mineral Resources

Underpinned by a technical assistance from the Russian Federation State Atomic Energy Cooperation (ROSATOM), the Department of Energy (DOE) announced it is now well on its way into crafting plans for the country’s nuclear power ambitions.

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Next week will be ‘judgment day’ for the idled Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP)  – if it will be time for the government to finally ‘bury it into oblivion’ or if there would still be that strapping probability for the facility to be rehabilitated and brought to commercial stream so it can meet part of the country’s electricity needs.

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Representatives from various nuclear regulatory bodies of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are expected to attend the fourth annual ASEAN Network of Regulatory Bodies on Atomic Energy (ASEANTOM) meeting and technical session on nuclear security. The Philippines is hosting the regional meet from December 7 to 8 in Quezon City.


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THE Department of Energy (DoE) has committed to come up with a national position on nuclear energy before the end of the year, an official of the agency said on Monday.

Continue reading Energy dep’t stance on nuclear power due by year’s end

MANILA — The government is expected to create a regulatory commission for nuclear safety in accordance with the nuclear bill, which is now in its advanced stages in Congress.

Continue reading PH eyes creation of regulatory body for nuclear safety

Nuclear experts based in Russia have concluded their preliminary assessment on the possibility and viability of rehabilitating the 620-megawatt (MW) Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP), the first nuclear power plant built in Southeast Asia more than three decades ago that never went into operation.

Resolving PHL’s nuclear-power quandary

A lawmaker has expressed concern over the looming possibility of reviving the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP), saying the mothballed power facility has “no place in the future of Philippine nuclear energy.”

Continue reading ‘No place for BNPP in PHL’s nuclear power development program’

The director of the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute on Thursday vouched for the viability and safety of nuclear energy in the Philippines.

Continue reading PNRI exec vouches for BNPP safety, pushes for 600-meter deep waste disposal facility

The Philippines and Russia have signed an agreement to develop nuclear energy, the Department of Energy (DOE) said Wednesday.

Continue reading PHL, Russia sign pact on nuclear energy cooperation

The government on Tuesday solidified its plan to tap nuclear energy after signing an agreement with Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corp. to build land-based or floating nuclear power plants.

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