The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has certified the APR1400 reactor developed by Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) and Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP).
Iran has announced that it will move forward on construction of two additional units at Bushehr, as part of an agreement with Russia’s Rosatom.
Egypt’s Nuclear Power Plants Authority (NPPA) has received a site approval permit for the El Dabaa site from the Egyptian Nuclear Regulation and Radiological Authority (ENRRA).
Saudi Arabia has announced that it plans to issue a multi-billion dollar tender in 2020 to construct its first two nuclear reactors, and that it is discussing the project with US and other potential suppliers.
Dominion Energy has announced that it has reached an agreement with utilities in Connecticut, USA, to keep the 2088 MW Millstone nuclear power station in service for at least another ten years.
The European Commission has given approval for German utility RWE to buy E.ON’s renewable and nuclear power generation assets.
Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF) has signed an agreement with ENUSA Industrias Avanzadas to extend the GNF ENUSA Nuclear Fuel (GENUSA) joint venture.
Physical data security is often overlooked within energy facilities – where the stakes could not be higher.
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France’s electricity grid operator RTE has said that a strike in the French power sector has reduced generation at EDF’s 1300 MW St Alban 1 nuclear reactor by around 80 per cent.
Hitachi has announced that it will suspend work on the £13 billion Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in Anglesey, north Wales, due to rising costs.