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Novovoronezh II-2 nears physical start-up

Published: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:22:32 GMT

Unit 2 of the Novovoronezh II nuclear power plant in southwest Russia has been brought to minimum controlled power level, Rosenergoatom, the operator subsidiary of state nuclear corporation Rosatom, announced today.


December construction start for Chinese SMR

Published: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:20:18 GMT

China's Ministry of Environment is proceeding with the environmental impact assessment for a project to build an ACP100 small modular reactor at Changjiang, Hainan, with construction to begin by the end of this year.


Perry: Vogtle project is 'critically important'

Published: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:07:47 GMT

The US Department of Energy has finalised further federal loan guarantees of USD3.7 billion for the continued construction of Vogtle units 3 and 4, Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced today during a visit to the construction site near Waynesboro, Georgia.


Estonia to study siting of Moltex advanced reactor

Published: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:47:14 GMT

Fermi Energia of Estonia has selected Moltex Energy as its preferred technology for its plans to establish carbon-free energy production in the Baltic region. Moltex Energy said yesterday that the two companies had signed a Memorandum of Understanding which expresses their intention to work together.


US nuclear generation peaked in 2018, says EIA

Published: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:45:04 GMT

US nuclear power plants achieved their highest level of generation ever in 2018, despite the closure of several plants since the previous peak, according to the US Energy Information Administration.


New UK facility ready to tackle legacy wastes

Published: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:16:03 GMT

Cavendish Nuclear has completed the handover of the Silos Maintenance Facility at the UK's Sellafield site. The plant will support the retrieval of waste from the site's legacy silos.


Testing complete for Hualong One fuel

Published: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:00:54 GMT

Long-term irradiation testing of China National Nuclear Corporation's CF3 pressurised water reactor fuel has been completed.


Consortium awarded Kozloduy contract extension

Published: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:25:11 GMT

Bulgaria's State Enterprise Radioactive Waste has awarded a further three-year extension to the Decommissioning-Repository Project Management Unit Consultant contract to the Empresarios Agrupados/Nuvia Consortium. The contract will now run through to 2022.


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.