Horizon Nuclear Power and Exelon Generation have announced a partnership to aid development of the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power project in Anglesey, Wales.
Japan’s Toshiba has announced that it will book a $6.3 billion hit to its US nuclear unit, a writedown that wipes out its shareholder equity, and leaves the group scrambling for capital.
A fire and explosion took place at EDF’s Flamanville nuclear power plant in northern France.
South Africa’s state utility Eskon said that 27 companies, including France’s EDF and China’s State Nuclear Power Technology, have shown interest in the country’s plans to build more nuclear reactors.
NuScale Power, based in Oregon, USA, has asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to approve the company’s small modular reactor commercial plant design.
Taiwan’s legislature has amended the country’s Electricity Act, with the intention of ending nuclear power generation in the country by 2025, and liberalising the electricity market.
Ontario Power Generation has told the Canadian Ministry of Environment that there are additional costs and risks if low- and medium-level nuclear waste has to be shipped from Bruce Power to an alternative storage site.
The Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Ohio, USA, could soon be closed.
Columbia nuclear power station in the state of Washington, USA, was shut down unexpectedly on 18 December.