Iran and Russia have announced the start of a new phase of construction for a second reactor at Iran’s Bushehr site on the Gulf Coast.
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Synthos have agreed to collaborate on potential deployment applications for GEH’s BWRX-300 small modular reactor in Poland.
Reuters has reported that the Nuclear Pride Coalition will be demonstrating in favour of nuclear power in central Brussels on 20 October, from 11.00 to 2.00 PM, as part of its “Stand up for Nuclear” day of action.
Bruce Power in Ontario, Canada has signed advanced manufacturing contracts worth $914 million for its Major Components Replacement project, which commences in 2020.
EDF has warned that the cost of building Hinkley Point C could cost up to £2.9 billion more than expected, and that the chance of a delay to the project has also increased.
Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power announced that Shin-Wolsong Unit 2, a PWR with 1000 MW capacity, stopped operating at 9.44pm on 6 September.
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has announced that completion of the refurbishment of Darlington nuclear power plant’s Unit 2 will take longer than expected.
The US Energy Department has announced that it has launched a new test facility at the Idaho National Laboratory.
China General Nuclear (CGN) has announced that Unit 6 of the Yangjiang nuclear power plant in Guangdong province in China has met commercial operation conditions, and is now generating electricity.
Comprehensive Decommissioning International (CDI), a joint venture company of SNC-Lavalin and Holtec International, has been awarded its first commercial contract to decommission the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in New Jersery, USA.