Milestones at two Westinghouse AP1000 reactors under construction in China were passed last week. First criticality was achieved at Sanmen 1, and fuel loading began in Haiyang 1.
The UK Government has announced that it has reached an agreement with Hitachi to invest £5 billion into the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in Wales.
Kansai Electric Power Company of Japan has announced that it will cut its electricity rates by an average of 5.36 per cent following the restart of units 3 and 4 of its Ohi nuclear power plant.
Global Nuclear Fuel has announced that it has been awarded a long-term contract by Entergy Nuclear to continue to fuel its boiling water reactors.
The world’s first floating nuclear power plant is taking on fuel and preparing for its inaugural mission in the Russian Arctic.
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has announced that Dominion Energy will provide funding to help progress the BWRX-300, a 300 MW small modular reactor (SMR) design being developed by GEH.
Framatome has signed a contract with Dominion Energy of the USA to provide steam generator services to the company’s entire nuclear reactor fleet.
China has started fuel loading at Westinghouse Electric Co’s first next-generation nuclear reactor at Sanmen nuclear power plant in Zhejiang province after getting approval from the Chinese Government.
FirstEnergy of the USA has taken the next step in closing down its nuclear power facilities as part of its bankruptcy filing.
Rolls-Royce has signed a services contract with China’s Suzhou Nuclear Power Research Institute (SNPRI) to upgrade rod control systems at 14 CPR1000 nuclear power plants operated by China General Nuclear Power Group.