NuScale Power has announced that the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has completed the last phase of the Design Certification Application (DCA) for the company’s SMR with the issuance of the Final Safety Evaluation Report (FSER).
EDF has announced it will begin decommissioning its Hunterston B nuclear power plant in Scotland by January 2022.
Rosatom has said that it will make remix (regenerated mixture) uranium-plutonium fuel for VVER-1000 reactors.
The government of the Canadian province of Ontario has announced that it supports a proposal by Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to extend the operating life of the Pickering nuclear power station to the end of 2025.
Alexander Lokshin, First Deputy Director General for Operation Management of Rosatom, announced plans to begin construction of a second reactor at the Astravets Nuclear Power Plant in Belarus, as fuel loading began at the first reactor.
Kenya’s Nuclear Power and Energy Agency (NuPEA), formerly Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board, is seeking regulatory approval for construction of a $5 billion nuclear power plant in Kenya.
GE Steam Power has announced that it has been selected by AtomRemontServis for its first Multi-Year Agreement (MYA) in Ukraine on the Khmelnitskiy and Rivne nuclear power plants.
EDF has opened a new engineering design centre in Bristol, UK, to support the next phase of construction at Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.
While many regions were trying to shape up their R&D investments, the European Union was removing itself from the race for civil nuclear. Now, with the challenge of achieving an sustainable energy future, it is looking to get a seat at the table.
By Benita Dreesen
Rosatom has started work on installation of the main equipment for the nuclear fuel fabrication facility (FRU) at the pilot energy complex (ODEK) in the Siberian Chemical Combine at Seversk, Tomsk, in Russia.