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Belarusian NPP becomes part of Belenergo in energy system reorganisation
On 1 January, Belarusian NPP became part of state utility Belenergo.
A new head for Ukraine’s Energoatom
Ukraine’s Cabinet on 4 December appointed Pavel Pavlyshin as acting head of nuclear utility Energoatom, following the dismissal of Yury Nedashkovsky for ineffective management, failure...
Ukraine dismisses head of Energoatom reflecting political tensions
Ukrainian Prime Minister Alexei Goncharuk on 27 November announced the dismissal of Yuri Nedashkovsky, head of nuclear utility Energoatom.
EDF to sell stake in US joint venture
French utility EDF is exercising the put option to sell its 49.99% stake in Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, which own the R.E. Ginna, Nine Mile Point and Calvert Cliffs nuclear plants.
Argentina’s Rafael Grossi to head IAEA
Rafael Mariano Grossi from Argentina was elected as the new International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General on 29 October.
Polish company agree to collaborate on SMR with GEH
US based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) announced on 21 October that it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Polish chemical company Synthos to collaborate on...
Conference reveals growing optimism for small reactors
The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA’s) five-day International Conference on Climate Change and the Role of Nuclear Power, which ended in Vienna on 11 October, reflected...
Chesterfield Special Cylinders secures nuclear contract
UK-based Chesterfield Special Cylinders (CSC) has been awarded a contract to supply nitrogen storage solutions to EDF Energy's nuclear power plants at Heysham, Torness and Hartlepool...
Fortum to increase its stake in Uniper
Finnish company Fortum has signed agreements with two investment companies to buy a further stake in Uniper for 2.3 billion ($2.5 billion).
Second wind farm for Rosatom
NovaWind, part of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has started construction of the Kochubeyevskaya Wind Farm in the Stavropol Territory.
Rolls Royce sells US nuclear services to Westinghouse
Rolls-Royce has agreed to sell its North American civil nuclear services businesses to Westinghouse Electric Company.
New IAEA Board Chair elected
The IAEA Board of Governors on 23 September elected by acclamation Ambassador Mikaela Kumlin Granit of Sweden as the Chairperson of the IAEA’s Board of Governors for 2019–2020....
Holtec and Eos team up on battery storage
US-based Holtec International and Eos Energy Storage on 10 September announced the formation of HI-POWER, a multi-gigawatt manufacturing joint venture to mass produce aqueous...
UK NDA takes over Magnox
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) on 3 September took ownership of Magnox Ltd, which is responsible for the cleanup of 12 nuclear sites and operation of one hydroelectric...
Cavendish wins contract to help with Monju decommissioning
UK-based Cavendish Nuclear announced on 27 August that it had been awarded a contract by Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) to support decommissioning of the fast reactor at Monju, Japan
Japanese utilities confirm collaboration plans
Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) and Chubu Electric Power Company on 28 August signed a basic agreement with Hitachi and Toshiba to discuss potential collaboration on...
US Jacobs Engineering to acquire Wood Group nuclear services
US-based Jacobs Engineering Group announced on 20 August that it has entered into an agreement to acquire UK oilfield services provider John Wood Group's nuclear business for...
Belene NPP attracts 13 bidders
Bulgaria’s Energy Ministry announce on 22 August that 13 applications had been submitted for participation in the procedure for selecting a strategic investor for the construction of...
Tepco, Chubu Electric, Toshiba and Hitachi consider joint venture
Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) is in talks with Toshiba, Hitachi and Chubu Electric Power on a joint venture to resume the stalled Higashidori NPP project in northern Japan, The...