Seawater desalination through nuclear energy could solve the predicted problems of water-stressed areas, according to experts at the AtomExpo atomic energy summit in Moscow.
The Turkish subsidiary of Russia’s nuclear energy company Rosatom said that it plans to launch its project to build Turkey’s first nuclear power plant in 2018.
Westinghouse Electric Company has launched its accident-tolerant fuel solution, EnCore Fuel. The announcement was made during the company’s Fuel Users’ Group Meeting, attended by nuclear fuel customers from around the world.
Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) and the UAE’s Nawah Energy Company have agreed to cooperate in sharing operating experience Korean-designed APR1400 nuclear reactors.
EU anti-trust regulators have cleared the buyout of Areva’s state-owned nuclear reactor business by EDF, which is also owned by the French state.
Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Company (KHNP) has said that it has postponed a plan to design two new nuclear power plants to be built in Uljin, North Gyeongsang Province.
Switzerland has voted to exiting nuclear power as part of an energy strategy that is intended to reduce consumption and increase wind and solar power generation.
The Union cabinet of the Indian Government has taken the decision to approve construction of ten units of Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR).
Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco), owner of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station, has said that it is seeking partners to help re-establish itself in the nuclear power business.
Nicolle Butcher, Vice President of Strategy and Acquisitions for Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has said that OPG plans to fill a predicted supply gap in the 2030s with new nuclear capacity, and the utility is collaborating with Saskatchewan on the potential for a Pan-Canadian fleet of small modular reactors (SMRs).