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PSEG plants to use Rolls-Royce Big Data services

Published: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:28:45 GMT

PSEG_nuclear_complex_(@PSEGNews)-48Rolls-Royce is to provide PSEG with innovative digital analytics systems to drive greater plant efficiency at the Salem and Hope Creek nuclear power plants. The signature of a four-year contract to deploy Rolls-Royce's T-104 service follows a successful six-month trial.


Steam generators installed at second Belarus unit

Published: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:15:12 GMT

Ostrovets 2 SG installation - 48All four steam generators have been installed at unit 2 of the nuclear power plant under construction in Ostrovets in Belarus, the plant owner, Belarus NPP, announced today. The large items of equipment have been placed in their designated positions inside the reactor building, it said.


Regulator checks Rostov 4 ahead of start-up

Published: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:55:40 GMT

Rostov 1-4 - 48Russian regulator Rostechnadzor has started its inspection of unit 4 of the Rostov nuclear power plant ahead of its launch this year. The regulator is checking documentation on the tests carried out when the unit reached criticality and minimum controlled power last month, Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom said today.


Lift nuclear ban, MCA tells Australian government

Published: Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:13:15 GMT

The Minerals Council of Australia has repeated its call for the Australian government to lift a ban on the development of nuclear power. Australia must reform its taxation, industrial relations, environmental and energy policies to shield the nation from future economic downturn and deliver stronger economic growth, the council said in its pre-Budget submission to the federal government.


French regulator approves repository safety options

Published: Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:55:09 GMT

Cigeo vision (Andra) 69x48The French regulator, Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire, has issued a positive opinion on the safety options for country's planned deep geological repository for the disposal of high- and intermediate-level radioactive waste. However, it has reservations about the storage of bituminous waste within the facility.


NEA reports on an 'all-hazards approach'

Published: Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:38:25 GMT

The OECD-Nuclear Energy Agency has produced a new report that highlights the value of an "all-hazards approach" to emergency preparedness and response. The report incorporates the lessons learned from non-nuclear events.


California commission approves Diablo Canyon closure

Published: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:25:50 GMT

Diablo_Canyon-(NRC-PGE)-48The Californian Public Utilities Commission yesterday approved Pacific Gas & Electric's request to retire the state's only operating nuclear capacity - the two-unit Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant - by 2025.


UK parliament briefed on Euratom exit strategy

Published: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:28:21 GMT

The UK government aims to maintain as many of the benefits the country has enjoyed from its membership of the European Atomic Energy Community since joining the EU and Euratom in 1973 through a "close and effective association" in the future, Greg Clark, secretary of state for business, energy and industrial strategy told Parliament yesterday. The UK will exit Euratom at the same time as withdrawing from the EU, on 29 March 2019.


Toshiba settles VC Summer guarantee obligation

Published: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:32:43 GMT

Toshiba has completed the early payment of $1.86 billion, reflecting the remaining outstanding amount of its parent company guarantee obligation to the owners of the VC Summer AP1000 project in the USA. It settled its parent company guarantee obligation to the owners of the Vogtle project last month.


New melter pours first vitrified waste

Published: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:59:39 GMT

SRS_vitrified_waste_canister_(SRS)-48A newly installed melter at the Defense Waste Processing Facility at the US Department of Energy's Savannah River site has poured its first canisters of vitrified radioactive waste.