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.
FirstEnergy Corporation of the USA has announced that its nuclear and coal power plant units filed for bankruptcy court protection on 31 March, 2018.
The US power company FirstEnergy has urged the US Federal Government to use emergency powers to help it keep several struggling nuclear and coal-fired plants operating.
EDF has said that it hopes the terms of the deal to build an EPR nuclear power plant in Jaitapur, India will be finalised by December 2018.
TVA has started to install equipment on Unit 3 of the Browns Ferry nuclear power plant in Alabama, to increase the output by 155 MW, from 1105 MW to 1260 MW.
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), Holtec International, and SMR Inventec have announced a collaboration to advance the SMR-160, a single loop, 160 MW pressurised light water reactor based on existing light water technologies.
Westinghouse Electric, the US nuclear unit of the Japanese firm Toshiba, has been acquired by the Canadian asset manager Brookfield Business Partners in a deal valued at about $4.6 billion.
Areva and EDF have signed binding agreements detailing the terms of the sale of New NP, Areva NP’s nuclear reactor operations.
Hitachi and Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy have announced that the UK ABWR has successfully completed the UK Nuclear Regulators’ Generic Design Assessment (GDA) process within the target period of five years.
The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), the grid operator for New York state’s power grid, has said in a report that the state will have enough electricity after the closure of two reactors at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in 2020 and 2021.