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US Duke Energy cancels Lee NPP and pulls out of Vogtle project
Monday, August 28, 2017 US utility Duke Energy on 25 August announced plans to abandon the William States Lee III Nuclear Generating Station in Cherokee County, South Caroline, and raise rates to recover...

Bulgarian energy experts urge construction of new NPP
Monday, August 28, 2017 Experts of the Energy Future for Bulgaria Association on 24 August declared themselves in favour of the building of a new nuclear facility, local media reported. Bulgaria should...

Welding of main circulation pipeline completed at unit 1 of Belarus NPP
Monday, August 28, 2017 The welding all 28 joints of the main circulating pipeline at unit 1 of the Ostrovets NPP under construction in Belarus was completed on 21 August, six days ahead of schedule,...

Russia to complete Turkish NPP by 2023
Saturday, August 26, 2017 Addressing the Turkish-Russian Business Forum at the İzmir International Fair in Turkey, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on 18 August the Akkuyu NPP should be completed...

Bulgaria plans privatisation and sale of Belene NPP project
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Bulgaria in early 2018 plans to hold a tender for the sale of the construction of the 2,000MWe Belene NPP, which was originally to have been built by Russia, Energy Minister...

Completion of South Korea’s Shin Kori 4 postponed
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) said on 10 August that completion of unit 4 of the Shin Kori NPP had been delayed by ten months until September 2018. Completion was...

Russia and China discuss more Tianwan units and new NPP
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Russia and China plan to sign a framework agreement on the construction of units 7 and 8 at China’s Tianwan NPP in Jiangsu province before the end of the year, Andrei Lebedev,...

Jordan in talks with Russia on NPP financing
Sunday, August 20, 2017 The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) said in a statement on 16 August that talks were continuing with Russia to secure the best financing solutions to build Jordan’s first NPP....

Key event at Russia’s Novoronezh-II NPP
Sunday, August 20, 2017 Russia’s Atomenergoproekt, part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has announced a "key event" in the construction of unit 2 of the Novovoronezh II NPP in central Russia in...

Work continues at Finland’s Hanhikivi-1
Sunday, August 20, 2017 The second permanent building at Finland’s Hanhikivi 1 NPP site, the security gate building, was completed on 15 August. Hanhikivi-1, a 1,200MWe AES-2006 type VVER pressurised...

Hot testing begins at Leningrad II NPP
Sunday, August 20, 2017 Hot function tests have begun at unit 1 of the Leningrad II NPP under construction at Sosnovy Bor, state nuclear corporation Rosatom said on 16 August. The 78 tests, carried out over...

China sets up joint venture for floating NPPs
Sunday, August 20, 2017 A joint venture (JV) to develop and produce small, floating nuclear power plants (FNPPs) has been set up by state-owned China National Nuclear Power Co (CNNP) and four other...

Final components installed at UAE NPP
Sunday, August 20, 2017 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has completed installation of steam generators and reactor vessel (RV) at unit 4 of the Barakah NPP in the United Arab Emirates, the...

Power machines to supply turbines for Bangladsh NPP
Sunday, August 20, 2017 Russia’s Power Machines (St Petersburg) will manufacture the turbine unit equipment for units 1 and 2 at Bangladesh's Ruppur NPP, which is being built with the assistance of Russian...

Steam generator installed at US Vogtle NPP
Sunday, August 20, 2017 US-based electric utility Georgia Power has installed first steam generator at unit 3 of the Vogtle NPP near Waynesboro, which was the first major lift under the recently...

Fate of US VC Summer NPP still uncertain
Thursday, August 17, 2017 US Scana Corp is withdrawing a petition submitted to regulators seeking to abandon construction of two AP1000 reactors at units 2 and 3 of the VC Summer NPP in South Carolina....

Contracts signed for India’s Kudankulam 5&6
Friday, August 04, 2017 India and Russia on 31 July signed three contracts for priority design work and supply of main equipment for units 5 and 6 of the Kudankulam NPP in Tamil Nadu.

China's Fuqing 4 connected to grid
Thursday, August 03, 2017 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) said that unit 4 of the Fuqing nuclear power plant in Fujian province was connected to the grid on 29 July, making it China’s 37th...

Unit 1 at Leningrad-II nears commissioning
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 Unit 1 at the Leningrad-II nuclear power plant in Russia is ready to receive nuclear fuel, the plant press service said on 25 July.

US utilities pull out of VC Summer project
Tuesday, August 01, 2017 US utilities Santee Cooper and South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G) announced on 31 July that they have decided to pull out of the $14bn project to build two new reactors at the...

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