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Vogtle operation dates rescheduled

Published: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:06:54 GMT

Vogtle_3_equipment_hatch_Feb17_(Georgia_Pwr)-48Commercial operation dates for Vogtle units 3 and 4 have been put back to December 2019 and September 2020 respectively, Southern Company said on 22 February. These dates are six and three months later than previously expected.


UK's NuGen congratulates new Cumbrian MP

Published: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:26:20 GMT

NuGeneration has congratulated Copeland by-election winner Trudy Harrison following last night's result in Whitehaven, as the company moves forward with plans to build a new nuclear power plant at Moorside. NuGen, which is the UK joint venture between Japan's Toshiba Corp and France's Engie, said it would work closely with the newly-elected British member of parliament as it "continues to build a robust business case" for the project.


FirstEnergy supports zero-emission credits for Ohio

Published: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:38:16 GMT

Davis-Besse_(Fenoc-NRC)-48FirstEnergy Corporation is advocating for Ohio to pass legislation recognising the zero-emission benefits of nuclear power, while acknowledging that it does not expect to remain the long-term owner of the state's only operating nuclear power plants. The company has confirmed it will withdraw from the competitive electricity market.


France needs nuclear for energy transition, says SFEN

Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:25:44 GMT

The French Nuclear Society says the country needs to maintain its nuclear power generation capacity to raise the share of electricity from renewable sources without increasing the cost of electricity production. In a white paper it suggests ways in which this can be achieved.


WANO completes joint centre review of Rovno plant

Published: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:08:20 GMT

Rovno plant - 48The World Association of Nuclear Operators has submitted a report on its first ever cross-centre review, which took place at the Rovno nuclear power plant in Ukraine. Gaetan Le Corvec, head of operations at WANO's Paris Centre, said the review had revealed "no critical shortcomings" at the plant.


Vietnamese students complete Russian training

Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:34 GMT

First group of Vietnamese graduates - 48A group of 28 Vietnamese students have become the first international graduates of a course on nuclear technology at Russia's National Research Nuclear University MEPhI. The six-year course is part of a program supported by Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom.


Bruce Power awards more Candu extension contracts

Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:28:08 GMT

Bruce Power has awarded L3 MAPPS a contract to replace the digital control computer system of unit 6 of the Bruce B nuclear power plant in Ontario. Bruce Power has also awarded SNC-Lavalin contracts worth almost $28 million for its major component replacement program.


Areva and CNNC eye fuel cycle partnership

Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:39:04 GMT

Areva-CNNC - February 2017 - 48France's Areva and China National Nuclear Corporation have signed a framework agreement for industrial and commercial cooperation in the nuclear fuel cycle.


UK needs national lab to coordinate nuclear R&D

Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:43:33 GMT

The UK's National Nuclear Laboratory cannot fulfil the role its name describes while it relies on commercial work for part of its funding. That was the consensus of three expert witnesses to the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee's inquiry into priorities for nuclear research and technologies.


China revises commissioning dates of EPRs

Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:34:21 GMT

Taishan 1 and 2 - 48The two EPR units under construction at the Taishan nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province will not enter commercial operation until the second half of 2017 and the first half of 2018, respectively. This is some six months later than originally scheduled.