- ENEC and TENEX to continue exploring potential opportunities for collaboration in the field of nuclear fuel cycle
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 12 September 2019: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has renewed its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on exploring potential opportunities for collaboration in the field of nuclear fuel cycle management, with the TENEX, Joint-Stock Company, part of the Russian ROSATOM State Corporation Company, a global supplier of uranium products with more than six decades of experience in innovative nuclear fuel cycle solutions.
The new MoU was signed during the 24th World Energy Congress at ADNEC in Abu Dhabi, by His Excellency Engineer Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of ENEC, and Polgorodnik Sergey, Director General of TENEX, in a ceremony attended by senior officials from both ENEC and TENEX.
The renewal represents an extension of the MoU signed by ENEC and TENEX in 2017, which established a framework for potential future cooperation in the field of innovative nuclear fuel cycle solutions, including the management and disposal of radioactive waste, and follows a recent visit by a delegation from ENEC to the Mining and Chemical Combine (FSUE) complex in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, organized by TENEX.
“We are delighted to renew this MoU with TENEX as we continue to develop the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program in line with the highest international standards of quality, safety, and security,” said H.E. Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, CEO of ENEC. “TENEX has an excellent track record and decades of experience in nuclear fuel cycle management and we look forward to continuing to explore opportunities for collaboration in the coming months and years ahead.”
The renewal of the memorandum comes within the framework of ENEC's strategy of working with international companies based in countries with established nuclear energy programs, and cooperating with responsible nations to benefit from the global cumulative experience of the nuclear energy industry