A number of Japanese companies have invested ¥10 billion (around $72 million) in a British start-up developing floating offshore nuclear power plants.
Westinghouse Electric, Bechtel, and Polish utility Polskie Elektrownie Jadrowe (PEJ) have signed an agreement for the design and construction of Poland’s first nuclear power plant.
Ukraine has reconnected the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine – currently occupied by Russian military invaders – to its external power supply after an outage that had left it reliant on emergency generators.
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has announced its intention to transfer ownership of its Vallecitos Nuclear Centre in California, USA to NorthStar Group Services for nuclear decontamination, decommissioning, and environmental site restoration.
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Finland’s much delayed new nuclear reactor, Olkiluoto 3, has completed a test phase lasting more than a year and has entered commercial operation.
South Korea and UK have agreed to strengthen cooperation on nuclear power and clean energy.
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Ontario Power Generation (OPG), and Synthos Green Energy (SGE) have signed a technical collaboration agreement to advance global deployment of the GEH BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR).
Vistra Energy has agreed to acquire Energy Harbor for $3.43 billion, including debt. This acquisition will give Vistra an additional 4000 MW of nuclear capacity.
EDF has announced plans to extend the lives of Heysham 1 and Hartlepool, two of the UK’s five remaining nuclear power stations.