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South Korea announces supercritical CO2 collaboration

Published: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:13:25 GMT

Five Korean organisations have signed agreements on commercialisation of supercritical CO2 power generation technology through which they intend to establish and demonstrate a test facility and infrastructure, and to develop the technology for a supercritical CO2 power generation system for small modular reactor-based power generation.


IAEA increases projection of nuclear power growth

Published: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 14:16:39 GMT

International Atomic Energy Agency director general Rafael Mariano Grossi says that climate change and the energy crisis has led to more countries seeing nuclear power as a solution, as the IAEA increases its forecast for future nuclear capacity. He also said he hopes to continue detailed talks with Ukraine and Russia about a safety and security zone around Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. He was speaking at the start of the IAEA's general conference in Vienna.


Dome hoisted into place at Taipingling 2

Published: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 12:07:17 GMT

China General Nuclear has successfully completed the hoisting of the 225-tonne dome into place on the second unit at Taipingling nuclear power plant, in Huizhou in south China's Guangdong province.


US partnerships boost development of hydrogen economy

Published: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 16:13:59 GMT

Argonne National Laboratory has teamed up with Constellation Energy Corp to develop carbon-free power generation technologies, including a project focusing on hydrogen production from nuclear power plants, while Bloom Energy and Excel Energy have announced plans for hydrogen production at a nuclear plant in Minnesota. Meanwhile, the US Department of Energy has opened applications for a USD7 billion programme to create regional clean hydrogen hubs.


Westinghouse developing Polish AP1000 supply chain

Published: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 13:04:40 GMT

Westinghouse Electric Company has signed Memoranda of Understanding with 22 companies in Poland that allow for cooperation on the potential construction of AP1000 reactors in the country as well as other potential projects in Central Europe.


Base plate for BREST reactor delivered to site

Published: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 13:54:10 GMT

The steel base plate for the BREST-OD-300 lead-cooled fast reactor has been delivered to the construction site at the Siberian Chemical Combine's Seversk facility in Russia's Tomsk Region. The circular component was delivered in two halves, which will be assembled into a single structure before installation.


Third Barakah unit starts up

Published: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 15:23:30 GMT

The 1400 MWe unit is now producing heat from nuclear fission, and will be connected to the UAE's electricity grid in the coming weeks, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation said. Two units at the site, in the Al Dhafra Region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, are already in commercial operation.
 


DOE funds communities to learn about used fuel storage

Published: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 14:36:45 GMT

The US Department of Energy has invited interested communities to apply for a share of USD16 million for resources to help them learn more about consent-based siting of used nuclear fuel management and interim storage. Meanwhile, the State of Nevada is seeking a resumption of the licensing procedures for the Yucca Mountain repository - with the aim of securing a permanent end to the project.


Akkuyu 2’s reactor vessel installed

Published: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 14:06:14 GMT

The second unit at Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear power plant has had the installation of its reactor pressure vessel completed.


Grossi holds Zaporizhzhia safety zone talks with Ukraine and Russia

Published: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 11:11:18 GMT

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said that his separate talks with the foreign ministers of Ukraine, Dmytro Kuleba, and of Russia, Sergei Lavrov, indicate there is a "solid basis" for believing that a safety and security zone around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant can be established.