Rosatom has begin construction of a 300 MW nuclear power plant with the BREST-OD-300 lead-cooled fast reactor has started at the Siberian Chemical Combine in Seversk, in Russia’s Tomsk region.
EDF Energy has announced that it is starting the defueling phase of Dungeness B nuclear power station in Kent, Britain with immediate effect.
TerraPower, based in Washington state, is working with Rocky Mountain Power, an electric utility serving Wyoming and other western states, to build a small modular reactor (SMR) at a soon-to-be retired coal-fired power plant in Wyoming.
The Finnish nuclear waste management company Posiva Oy announced in May the start of excavation on its deep geological nuclear waste repository for spent nuclear fuel at ONKALO.
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved an application from Dominion Energy to renew the 2 units of the 1676 MW Surry Power Station in Virginia.
EDF has announced that it has filed a binding offer to buid six third-generation European Pressurised Reactors (EPR), each of 1650 MW, to the state-run Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for the Jaitapur nuclear power project in Maharashtra.
Japan’s nuclear regulator, the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA), has effectively banned Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) from restarting its largest nuclear power plants due to serious safety flaws.
South Korea has shut two nuclear reactors due to an influx of marine organisms just two weeks after restarting them from an earlier influx.
NuScale Power has announced that it has finalised an investment and strategic partnership agreement with JGC Holdings Corporation (JGC), headquartered in Japan.
The Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA), Japan’s nuclear regulatory body, has decided to prevent Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (Tepco) from restarting the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant in Niigata Prefecture, saying that the plant had serious safety flaws.