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Bechtel, GEH team up on European decommissioning

Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:33:18 GMT

USA-based firms Bechtel and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) have today announced the formation of an alliance to offer decommissioning and dismantling services for nuclear power plants in Germany and Sweden.


CAP1400 reactor vessel passes pressure tests

Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:21:53 GMT

CAP1400 RPV testing - 48Hydraulic pressure testing has been completed on the reactor pressure vessel for the demonstration CAP1400 unit to be built at Shidaowan in China's Shandong province.


Hitachi-GE and Westinghouse set for GDA completion

Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:00:44 GMT

UK regulators expect to complete the Generic Design Assessment of the AP1000 and the UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (UK ABWR) in March and December this year, respectively. They have also reported the start of the GDA of the UK HPR1000, which they expect to complete in 2021.


European approval for Salamanca offtake agreement

Published: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:05:06 GMT

The Euratom Supply Agency, the nuclear watchdog of the European Union, has approved Berkeley Energia's offtake agreement for the sale of the first production from its Salamanca uranium mine under development in Spain. The mine is expected to enter production in late 2018.


Rosatom and state funding firm join for innovation

Published: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:20:46 GMT

RVC-Rosatom - March 2017 - 48Rosatom and Russian Venture Company have signed an agreement to cooperate in the promotion of advanced technologies and innovative developments at the Russian state nuclear corporation's subsidiaries. RVC is a Russian state institution responsible for funding national innovation projects on behalf of the National Technology Initiative.


European Commission clears Belgian nuclear support

Published: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:30:18 GMT

Doel 48The European Commission has approved Belgian plans to support the long-term operation of three nuclear reactors after finding measures to compensate operators Engie-Electrabel and EDF Belgium are in line with European Union rules on state aid.


Survey under way of Fukushima Daiichi 1 vessel

Published: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:14:39 GMT

Fukushima Daiichi 1 PCV robot survey - 48A robot has entered into the primary containment vessel of the damaged unit 1 of the Fukushima Daiichi plant and provided Tokyo Electric Power Company with radiation and temperature measurements within it. The company hopes the data, together with video footage, will enable it to locate the molten fuel in the unit.


Xe-100 HTGR moves to conceptual design

Published: Fri, 17 Mar 2017 22:40:51 GMT

Pebble_fuel_prototype_(X-energy-ORNL)-48X-energy yesterday announced the start of work on the conceptual design of its Xe-100 high temperature gas-cooled pebble bed modular reactor, following a review of the company's readiness by an external panel of industry experts.


Energy sector emissions maintained for third year

Published: Fri, 17 Mar 2017 16:27:48 GMT

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions - the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions - stayed flat for the third consecutive year in 2016, the International Energy Agency announced. This was despite an expansion in the global economy.


Feasibility study for Saudi Arabian HTGR project

Published: Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:58:11 GMT

CNEC-KACARE March 2017 - 48China and Saudi Arabia have signed a cooperation agreement for a joint study on the feasibility of constructing high-temperature gas-cooled reactors (HTGRs) in the Middle Eastern country.