SNC-Lavalin has signed an engineering service contract and a licensing agreement with China’s Third Qinshan Nuclear Power Company (TQNPC) to implement 37M Natural Uranium Equivalent (NUE) fuel, a mixture of depleted and recycled uranium, in Qinshan’s CANDU reactors Units 1 and 2.
Exelon Generation and Holtec International, a specialist in used nuclear fuel management technologies, have announced an agreement for Holtec to purchase Oyster Creek Generating Station in New Jersey, USA.
Doubt has been cast over the future of the planned Moorside nuclear plant in Cumbria, UK, after all UK employees were put on notice of redundancy.
NextEra Energy Resources has announced that it has reached agreement to shorten its power purchase agreement (PPA) with Alliant Energy and will retire the Duane Arnold Energy Center (DAEC), a 615 MW nuclear power plant in Iowa, USA, before the end of 2020.
The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) proposal to save coal and nuclear plants from retirement could cost $34 billion over a two-year period, according to an analysis conducted by Advanced Energy Economy (AEE).
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has been selected by the US Department of Energy to lead a team of industry experts for an advanced nuclear technology development project.
It has been reported that Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear energy corporation, and officials from Uzbekistan have reached an agreement to build a two-reactor nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan.
The Ghana Nuclear Regulatory Authority (GNRA) has said that nuclear energy is the best option for ensure a sustainable electricity supply for the country.
The Japanese Government has approved an energy plan setting ambitious targets for nuclear energy use and sustains a programme for spent-fuel recycling.
The Egyptian Ministry of Electricity has announced that the country’s first nuclear power plant will be established within the next 24-30 months.