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New Jersey awards first ZECs

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:03:44 GMT

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has awarded Zero Emission Certificates (ZECs) to the Salem and Hope Creek nuclear power plants. NJBPU President Joseph Fiordaliso said the board had a "moral obligation" to do all it can to decrease carbon emissions.


China's CGN and Huaneng enhance cooperation

Published: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:47:02 GMT

China General Nuclear and China Huaneng are to cooperate in nuclear power, fuel and technology through a newly signed framework agreement.


South Korea starts up second APR-1400

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:53:01 GMT

Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power has started up its new Shin Kori 4 reactor and plans to connect it to the electricity grid at the end of this month. It is the second APR-1400 design unit to start up of a planned global fleet of at least 10.


Uranium producers await US presidential decision

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:01:59 GMT

The US Department of Commerce on 15 April submitted to the White House the results of an investigation into the effects of uranium imports on US national security. US President Donald Trump now has up to 90 days to decide whether to act on the DOC's findings and recommendations, which have not been made public.


First reserves announced for Patterson Lake South

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:44:34 GMT

A prefeasibility study for Fission Uranium Corp's Patterson Lake South uranium property includes the first announcement of mineral reserves for the site in Canada's Athabasca Basin.


Entergy agrees to sell Indian Point

Published: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:48:07 GMT

Entergy Corp has agreed to sell the Indian Point Energy Center to a subsidiary of Holtec International following the shut-down of the final reactor at the site, which is planned for 2021. Holtec-SNC Lavalin joint venture Comprehensive Decommissioning Inc will decommission the plant on an accelerated timescale.


China uprates its oldest reactor

Published: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:23:08 GMT

In a first for the country, China has uprated its oldest power reactor, Qinshan 1, to 350 MWe (net) from its original 300 MWe. China National Nuclear Corporation said the engineering work "has important reference significance for the power enhancement of subsequent power stations, and plays an exemplary role in the life management of domestic nuclear power plants".


GNS announces storage cask order

Published: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:27:03 GMT

Germany's PreussenElektra has placed an order for 12 CASTOR used fuel transport and storage casks with GNS Gesellschaft für Nuklear-Service. The supplier said the deal was worth "well over" EUR20 million (USD22.6 million).


Rosatom forges more links with nuclear newcomers

Published: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 21:15:31 GMT

Rosatom and its subsidiaries have this week signed a number of agreements with countries planning to introduce nuclear power to their energy mix, including Azerbaijan, Congo, Cuba, Ethiopia, Serbia and Uzbekistan. The documents were signed during the XI International Forum Atomexpo 2019.


Atomexpo: Nuclear is the key to sustainability

Published: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 12:51:22 GMT

Nuclear energy has a role to play in all 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted in 2015 by the United Nations, delegates heard yesterday at the opening ceremony of the XI International Forum Atomexpo 2019 being held this week in Sochi, Russia. Alexey Likhachov, director general of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, thus stressed the motto of this year's event: 'Nuclear for better life'.