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Energy Department Reaches Alternative Energy Deal with Kazakhstan

energy-meterThe Energy Department and the government of Kazakhstan have inked a new agreement for the use of an alternative energy source in the latter country in an effort to help reduce emissions and build up nuclear safety.

DOE said Wednesday the Kazakhstan – United States Energy Partnership Commission held a follow-up meeting at the Energy Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan to discuss the 2016 work flow and sign the deal.

The two organizations held the meeting following the 11th session of the Commission held in 2015, where the Special Commission on the Energy Partnership tackled nuclear security and nuclear energy, alternative energy and electricity, energy conservation and energy efficiency.

The partnership already achieved cooperation in efforts to convert Kazakhstan’s research reactors and implement physical nuclear security.

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