All articles by Tracey Honney

Tracey Honney

Commissioning of first floating nuclear plant for Baimsky project set for 2028

The first of the four floating NPPs (the PEB-106 project), planned to supply energy to mining projects in the Chukotka…

South Korea to select site for underground high-level nuclear waste laboratory

South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy (MOTIE) announced that it will begin a public contest for sites to…

Steady Energy and Kärnfull to consider SMRs for district heating in Sweden

Finland’s Steady Energy, a startup company spun out from the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland in 2023 and Swedish…

China reports fusion breakthrough with HH70 Tokamak

China has launched the world’s first fully high-temperature superconducting tokamak device, named HH70, in the Municipality of Shanghai. HH70, designed…

SHINE Technologies to supply recycled nuclear waste to fuel Zeno Power’s radioisotope systems

US-based SHINE Technologies has announced a partnership with Zeno Power, a leading developer of commercial Radioisotope Power Systems (RPSs). SHINE…

Decommissioning of Finland’s oldest research reactor complete

The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Fortum have completed decommissioning of the FiR1 research reactor, Finland’s oldest nuclear…

Containment dome installed at China’s Xudabao 4 using single-stage lifting

The dome has been hoisted into place on the reactor building of unit 4 at China’s Xudabao NPP in Liaoning…

China launches first nuclear-powered industrial steam supply project

China’s first nuclear-powered industrial steam supply project has been launched in the city of Lianyungang in Jiangsu Province, according to…

DOE announces $900M funding to accelerate light-water SMR deployment in the US

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Notice of Intent (NOI) to fund up to $900m to support…

Curio partners with PNNL on noble gas separation from used nuclear fuel

US-based Curio is working with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) on a fuel recycling project funded by the Department of…