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Fifth Yangjiang unit connected to grid

Published: Fri, 25 May 2018 15:08:06 GMT

Yangjiang 1-6 - 48Unit 5 of the Yangjiang nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province has been connected to the electricity grid, China General Nuclear announced yesterday. The unit - the first ACPR1000 reactor to be built and the first Chinese unit to feature a domestically-developed digital control system - is scheduled to enter commercial operation later this year.


Framatome to supply EDF with reprocessed uranium fuel

Published: Fri, 25 May 2018 14:02:13 GMT

Framatome has signed a contract to design, fabricate and supply fuel assemblies using enriched reprocessed uranium to French utility EDF between 2023 and 2032. Framatome noted the project is subject to administrative and regulatory authorisations.


Germany to compensate utilities for nuclear phaseout losses

Published: Thu, 24 May 2018 15:51:11 GMT

The German cabinet has agreed to grant compensation of up to EUR1 billion (USD1.17 billion) to the utilities forced to shut down their nuclear power plants by the Energiewende, or energy transition, that the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel introduced in response to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan in March 2011. At that time, Germany was obtaining around a quarter of its electricity from 17 nuclear reactors operated by EOn, RWE and Vattenfall.


Alliance launched to highlight nuclear on world stage

Published: Thu, 24 May 2018 22:13:15 GMT

NICE Future launch - 48The USA, Canada and Japan today launched the Nuclear Innovation: Clean Energy Future (NICE Future) initiative partnership at a side event to the 9th Clean Energy Ministerial taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark. The aim is to bring a discussion on innovation and advanced nuclear energy systems to the international meeting.


New Jersey clean energy laws signed

Published: Thu, 24 May 2018 15:57:08 GMT

NJ_ZEC_legislation_signing_(Governor_of_NJ)-48Governor Phil Murphy has signed legislation to establish a Zero Emissions Certificate programme that will enable New Jersey's nuclear power plants to continue operating by recognising and compensating them for their carbon-free attributes. The bill was one of several legislative initiatives signed by Murphy yesterday to advance the state's clean energy economy.


Belarus, Kazakhstan to cooperate in nuclear power

Published: Thu, 24 May 2018 16:27:39 GMT

Belarus-Kazakhstan MoU - May 2018 - 48Belarus and Kazakhstan yesterday signed a memorandum of cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, the Belarusian Energy Ministry has announced. The document was signed by Belarusian Deputy Energy Minister Mikhail Mikhadyuk and Kazakh Deputy Energy Minister Bakytzhan Dzhaksaliev.


Dome installed at first Fangchenggang Hualong One

Published: Wed, 23 May 2018 15:29:15 GMT

Fangchenggang 3 dome installation - 48The dome has today been installed on the containment building of unit 3 at the Fangchenggang nuclear power plant in western China. The unit is the first of two demonstration Hualong One (HPR1000) reactors being built at the site in the Guangxi Autonomous Region, about 45 kilometres from the border with Vietnam.


GNF to fuel Entergy BWRs with advanced fuel

Published: Wed, 23 May 2018 14:00:05 GMT

River_Bend_(NRC-Entergy)-48A new long-term contract between Global Nuclear Fuel and Entergy Nuclear will see Entergy become the first customer to take delivery of GNF3 advanced fuel in reload quantities.


UK industry welcomes clarity on Euratom R&D

Published: Wed, 23 May 2018 14:33:13 GMT

May at Jodrell Bank - 48The UK's Nuclear Industry Association has welcomed confirmation of the government's intention to seek associate status to Euratom R&D programmes. NIA chief executive Tom Greatrex stressed however that this is just one part of the current Euratom framework, and progress in replicating other vital areas is still needed before the UK leaves the treaty, as part of its exit from the European Union, in March 2019.


IEA warns nuclear may miss long-term target

Published: Wed, 23 May 2018 15:19:07 GMT

The target of achieving global nuclear generating capacity of 438 GWe by 2020 under the International Energy Agency's (IEA's) Sustainable Development Scenario appears to be on track, the agency said today. However, it said the prospects of meeting the target of 490 GWe by 2025 remains uncertain.