Kacare and Rosatom will cooperate in plans for small and medium sized reactors, though Riyadh is keeping its options open through continuing talks with other national nuclear technology firms.

Saudi government nuclear and renewables agency Kacare and Russian state nuclear developer Rosatom have signed a cooperation agreement for work on small and medium sized nuclear reactors and associated infrastructure as part of the Saudi nuclear program.

Rosatom has built the Mena region’s only...