Ambassador Kathleen Kavalec at the E2 Center Opening

May 12, 2023, 4:00 pm Good afternoon, Prime Minister Ciuca, Rector Costoiu, Minister Popescu, Cosmin, [SNN CEO Cosmin Ghita] John, [NuScale CEO John Hopkins] Ann, [PDAS Ann Ganzer] Friends, Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen. What a great pleasure and honor it is join you at this opening of the E2 Center at the Politehnica University of ... Read More»

Launch of Small Modular Reactor Control Room Simulator in Romania

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release May 12, 2023 United States Supports Education and Training of Next Generation Advanced Civil Nuclear Workforce through Launch of Small Modular Reactor Control Room Simulator in Romania Today, U.S. Ambassador to Romania Kathleen Kavalec and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Ann Ganzer joined ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires David Muniz at the P-TECC Press Conference

May 23, 2022 Thank you for the introduction, Welcome, everyone. Today is a rare opportunity for subject matter experts to convene here and talk with you all about the incredibly important topic of nuclear energy and how it shapes Romania’s future. Deepening and accelerating our cooperation on nuclear energy is a major priority for the ... Read More»

United States and Romania Announce New Reactor Simulator at University Politehnica and Partnership under the FIRST Program

May 23rd, 2022 The United States and Romania are pleased to announce a new dimension in their Strategic Partnership with the Foundational Infrastructure for Responsible Use of Small Modular Reactor Technology (FIRST) program. Under FIRST, the United States will provide Romania with a NuScale small modular reactor (SMR) simulator for Romania to establish an E2 ... Read More»

U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm and Romanian Minister of Energy Virgil Popescu Highlight New Partnership on SMRs

Glasgow, Scotland — U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm and Romanian Minister of Energy Virgil Popescu highlighted a new commercial partnership between NuScale Power and Nuclearelectrica that was signed earlier this week on the sidelines of the 26th United Nations Conference on Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland. The new agreement has the ... Read More»

Nuclear Futures Package (Fact Sheet)

Main Points The United States looks forward to working with partner countries to advance clean energy innovation and responsible, secure and safe use of nuclear power to enhance energy security, increase access to clean, reliable energy, and support climate objectives for the collective betterment of our world. We are pleased to reaffirm our commitment to ... Read More»

Acting Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy Huff’s Trip to Romania

On July 30, 2021, Acting Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy, Dr. Kathryn Huff and Chargé d’affaires David Muniz visited the Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant to kick off bilateral engagements associated with the recent promulgation of the intergovernmental agreement between the United States and Romania. This also marks the 10th anniversary ... Read More»

Ambassador Zuckerman at Grant Virtual Signing

USTDA Head Abrajano, Nuclearelectrica CEO, and my good friend, Cosmin Ghita who is here with me today, my Embassy team, some of whom are here today, and all of our great energy team in Washington, as well as members of the press, thank you for being here today. Today’s signing of the U.S. Trade & ... Read More»

USTDA Supports Civil Nuclear Energy in Romania

Bucharest, Romania – Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Romania’s nuclear energy authority, Societatea National Nuclearelectrica (SNN), for technical assistance to support the development of small modular reactor (SMR) solutions in Romania. “USTDA is an ideal partner for Romania as it seeks cutting-edge civil nuclear energy technology for its future ... Read More»
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