GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy has announced that Synthos Green Energy (SGE), part of the Synthos Group, has started discussions with Poland’s National Atomic Energy Agency (Państwowa Agencja Atomistyki – PAA) about a potential BWRX-300 small modular reactor project.
Kenya’s plan for a nuclear power plant has been delayed beyond the initial estimate of 2030.
Achieving net zero calls for four times as much clean power as now for the UK to stop burning polluting fossil fuels, and the Climate Change Committee says nearly 40 per cent of that needs to come from firm sources. Some argue nuclear is the best way to get there.
By Tom Greatrex , Chief Executive of the Nuclear Industry Association
Reuters has reported that EDF Energy will shut Hinkley Point B nuclear power plant in southwest England earlier than planned.
NuScale Power has announced that the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has completed the last phase of the Design Certification Application (DCA) for the company’s SMR with the issuance of the Final Safety Evaluation Report (FSER).
EDF has announced it will begin decommissioning its Hunterston B nuclear power plant in Scotland by January 2022.
Rosatom has said that it will make remix (regenerated mixture) uranium-plutonium fuel for VVER-1000 reactors.
The government of the Canadian province of Ontario has announced that it supports a proposal by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to extend the operating life of the Pickering nuclear power station to the end of 2025.
Alexander Lokshin, First Deputy Director General for Operation Management of Rosatom, announced plans to begin construction of a second reactor at the Astravets Nuclear Power Plant in Belarus, as fuel loading began at the first reactor.
Kenya’s Nuclear Power and Energy Agency (NuPEA), formerly Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board, is seeking regulatory approval for construction of a $5 billion nuclear power plant in Kenya.