The Indian Government has announced that it is expediting the process of setting up new nuclear power plants in the country, with the expectation of reaching 15 GW of capacity by 2024.
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Advanced Reactor Concepts (ARC Nuclear) have agreed to collaborate in the development and licensing of an advanced small modular reactor (aSMR) based on mature Generation IV sodium-cooled reactor technology.
Siemens has announced that, following the integration of 3D printing as part of its digital services portfolio, it has achieved the first successful commercial installation and continued safe operation of a 3D-printed part in a nuclear power plant.
Rosatom has announced that it has begun the commercial operation of what it says is the world's first third-generation nuclear power reactor.
The Conservative party has said that it plans to authorise building two new power stations in Scotland.
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.