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Romania to explore NuScale SMR deployment

Published: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:03:57 GMT

An agreement between US small modular reactor developer NuScale Power and Romanian energy company Societata Nationala Nuclearelectrica SA to explore the use of SMRs in Romania has been welcomed by the US Department of Energy.


IAEA reviews long-term operation of Mexican plant

Published: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:32:54 GMT

Mexican state utility CFE has a good basis to manage the long-term operation of the Laguna Verde nuclear power plant, an International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has found.


Japanese team extracts elements from vitrified waste

Published: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:07:30 GMT

Japan's Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation has developed oxidation-reduction treatment technology that enables certain elements to be extracted from vitrified high-level radioactive waste. The technology will allow for the reuse of those elements and a reduction in the volume of high-level waste to be disposed of.


South Africa needs holistic approach to energy, says energy minister

Published: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:20:00 GMT

South Africa must consider nuclear as a clean energy source that can be part of its electricity generation mix, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said yesterday in his keynote speech at a business awards ceremony.


New England commits to value of nuclear

Published: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:46:21 GMT

As two Connecticut utilities sign a contract assuring the continued operation of the Millstone nuclear power plant, the governors of the six states making up the region of New England have issued a document outlining their commitment to cooperate to maintain clean energy facilities including nuclear.


French, US regulators expand cooperatiion

Published: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 14:46:01 GMT

France's Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety and the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission have signed an agreement to cooperate in emergency preparedness.


Canada's Kinectrics signs international contracts

Published: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 16:12:53 GMT

Canadian company Kinectrics has been awarded contracts for projects related to safety at the Cernavoda nuclear power plant in Romania and lifetime asset management at the Bruce plant in Canada.


TRISO project clears first phase of loan guarantee process

Published: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 14:05:31 GMT

The US Department of Energy Loan Programs Office has invited X-energy to submit the second part of its application for a loan guarantee for the construction of a facility to fabricate TRISO-X fuel.


Basemat of Turkey's Akkuyu 1 completed

Published: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:30:41 GMT

Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom has announced completion of the basemat for the nuclear island buildings of unit 1 of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey. Meanwhile the European Parliament has voted to suspend EU accession negotiations with Turkey and has reportedly called for cancellation of the Akkuyu project.


India USA document their commitment to new build

Published: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:03:25 GMT

India and the USA have committed to strengthen bilateral security and civil nuclear cooperation, including the establishment of six US-designed nuclear power plants in India.