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Rusatom offers nuclear desalination
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 The Russian nuclear industry is now offering a new product: desalination facilities integrated with large-scale Russian-designed nuclear power plants.

AREVA to design, test NuScale fuel
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 NuScale Power has signed a contract with AREVA Inc. for nuclear fuel design and related testing services.

Nuclear AMRC to work on NuScale SMR
Thursday, November 20, 2014 The UK's Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre has signed an agreement to work with US-based NuScale on its 50 MW small modular reactor.

Chinese experts endorse AFCR design
Monday, November 10, 2014 A panel of Chinese nuclear experts has endorsed the Advanced Fuel CANDU Reactor (AFCR), a new 740 MWe design that can burn both recycled uranium and thorium-based fuels.

European stamp of approval for MHI's EU-APWR
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has been awarded a certificate of compliance to the European Utility Requirements (EUR) for its EU-APWR, a 1700MWe advanced pressurized water reactor.

US design certification for ESBWR
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR) design has been certified by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), after a nine-year review process.

KEPCO to support US licensing of APR1400
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) has awarded KEPCO E&C a contract to provide complementary design and licensing support for the APR1400 design certification by the US Nuclear...

ABWR passes UK GDA step 2, but full PSA needed
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 A pre-construction design review of the Hitachi-GE ABWR in the UK has proceeded to the next phase. Following a preliminary phase that ended in January 2014, the boiling water...

Design approval for Korean APR+ reactor
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power has obtained standard design approval from the Nuclear Safety and Security Commission for its 1500 MW APR+ reactor design.

EDF Energy to lead hazard assessment
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 EDF Energy has been chosen to lead a knowledge-building project that aims to better understand the range of natural hazards to be considered during the design of energy infrastructure...

Quake-proof AP1000 under development
Friday, June 27, 2014 Westinghouse is developing a version of the AP1000 with enhanced seismic resistance for ‘some portions of the western United States and certain other countries,’ according to the company.

ESBWR design approval clears steam dryer issues
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission's review of GE-Hitachi's 1550 MWe-capacity Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor design, ESBWR, which applied for (generic) design...

Enercon joins NuScale SMR team
Friday, March 21, 2014 NuScale Power has announced a strategic partnership with engineering, environmental, and technical services company Enercon Services Inc. to support deployment of the NuScale Power...

TerraPower signs up Babcock & Wilcox for traveling wave reactor development
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 TerraPower has signed a memorandum of understanding with The Babcock & Wilcox Company to support the development of TerraPower's Generation IV traveling wave reactor (TWR).

US consortium seeks to buy PBMR Company
Friday, November 01, 2013 National Project Management Corporation (NPMC) entering talks with South African ministers week.

General Atomics applies for DOE small reactor funding
Monday, August 05, 2013

Rolls-Royce joins NuScale team
Friday, August 02, 2013 Rolls-Royce has announced that it is supporting US-based NuScale Power LLC in its submission to the United States Department of Energy's (US DOE) funding opportunity announcement to...

SONGS 2 restart requires public hearing
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station will be required to hold a public hearing before it can restart unit 2, which has experienced steam generator problems.

Westinghouse announces intent to apply for DOE SMR funding
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 Westinghouse announced 8 April, that it intends to respond to the recent US Department of Energy funding opportunity to accelerate the deployment of small modular reactor (SMR) technology.

US DOE award $1 million for high-temperature reactor studies
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $1 million to the NGNP Industry Alliance Limited to continue business and economic analysis for using high temperature gas reactor...

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