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Feasibility for AP1000s at Borssele to be studied

Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2024 13:27:41 GMT

Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded a contract by the Dutch government to conduct a technical feasibility study on the deployment of two AP1000 reactors at the Borssele nuclear power plant site. It comes as the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate launches a consultation on the siting of the reactors.


Economic impact of nuclear to southeast USA highlighted

Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:27:25 GMT

The nuclear energy industry in southeast USA generates an annual economic impact of almost USD43 billion, supporting 152,598 jobs and generating USD13.7 billion in labour income, says a study released by the Southeast Nuclear Advisory Council.


Kyoto Fusioneering and UKAEA sign collaboration agreement

Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:02:41 GMT

The UK Atomic Energy Authority and the private Japanese fusion technology company Kyoto Fusioneering have signed an agreement which aims to advance tritium breeding blanket technology from its conceptual stage towards commercialisation.


Russia, Venezuela discuss cooperation on peaceful use of nuclear

Published: Wed, 21 Feb 2024 12:28:52 GMT

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said after talks with Venezuelan counterpart Yván Gil that they had discussed expanding bilateral cooperation in a range of areas including energy, medicine, space exploration and agriculture.


Onagawa 2 restart expected in September

Published: Mon, 19 Feb 2024 15:28:27 GMT

Tohoku Electric Power Company now expects to reconnect unit 2 of its Onagawa nuclear power plant in Japan's northeastern Miyagi Prefecture to the grid in September. In January, the utility said additional safety construction works had delayed the previously planned restart in May.


GLE laser enrichment on track for 2024 demonstration

Published: Mon, 19 Feb 2024 16:52:33 GMT

The owners of the Global Laser Enrichment joint venture have agreed to double project expenditures in 2024 to accelerate demonstration of the SILEX laser enrichment technology at its Test Loop pilot facility in the USA this year.


ITER's proposed new timeline to be submitted in June

Published: Tue, 20 Feb 2024 14:46:38 GMT

The revamped project plan for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor - with modifications to its configuration, phased installation and new research schedule - is being finalised ahead of being submitted to the ITER Council in June.


Reactor testing of HTGR fuel confirms functionality, Rosatom says

Published: Mon, 19 Feb 2024 14:31:22 GMT

Samples of the fuel began tests in two research reactors in 2022, with Rosatom reporting they "fundamentally confirmed the functionality of the fuel design" for high-temperature gas-cooled reactors.


Work begins on new Iranian research reactor

Published: Mon, 19 Feb 2024 14:59:23 GMT

Concrete pouring for a 10 MW research reactor has begun at Isfahan, the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran has announced. The organisation has also declared operational a new emergency control room simulator for unit 1 at the Bushehr nuclear power plant.


British company pioneers new nuclear welding technique

Published: Mon, 19 Feb 2024 13:17:44 GMT

Sheffield Forgemasters has completed weld-assembly of a full-sized small modular reactor nuclear vessel demonstrator assembly using Local Electron-Beam Welding. It said the technique took less than 24 hours to complete four, thick, nuclear-grade welds, typically requiring a year of work to complete.