Endesa of Spain has said that it plans to continue to operate its remaining coal and nuclear plants beyond 2030, and that it plans to finish one more retrofit and to install new battery units, while closing two units in 2020.
Rosatom has announced that it will begin construction of a seventh unit at the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China in 2021.
Toshiba has announced that it is pulling out of the £15 billon Moorside nuclear power plant project in West Cumbria, UK.
French utility EDF has said that electricity generation at its 3600 MW Tricastin nuclear power plant could be restricted from October 27 due to the forecast flow rate of the Rhone river, from which it draws cooling water.
Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, has announced the appointment of three additional partners to support the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power project in Wales.
Uzbekistan has chosen a potential site for the construction of a nuclear power plant, at Tudakul Lake, located on the border of the Navoi and Bukhara regions of the country.
Three hundred of the best and brightest in the UK’s nuclear industry gathered at this year’s Cumbria Nuclear Conference (CNC), to discuss the importance of collaboration, not just in Cumbria, but across the industry. The Moorside project’s significant impact on Cumbria was a hot topic.
By Craig Hatch, Managing Director, Surveying & Asset Management, WYG
Centrus Energy Corporation has announced a $15 million Work Authorisation from the US Department of Energy (DOE) for decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) to prepare the Department’s K-1600 facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee for demolition.
Centrus Energy Corporation and Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction have announced a MOU to explore opportunities to cooperate in providing manufacturing, engineering, and technical services and goods to the nuclear industry.
Construction of Oma nuclear power plant in northern Japan, designed to use recycled fuel, has been delayed by two years, and will not start operation until at least 2026.