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July 2022

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US DOE revises eligibility for civil nuclear credit programme
05 July 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has recently announced an amendment to...

EDF opens branch in Prague in face of increasing competition for Dukovany 5
05 July 2022 On the occasion of its Czech-French Partners’ Day for the Dukovany 5...

Former Fennovoima executives form new company to co-operate with Sweden’s Kärnfull Next
05 July 2022 Kind Atom Oy, a nuclear power consulting company founded by former...

Iran begins work on domestic-design NPP
05 July 2022 Iran has begun work on a domestic nuclear power plant with a capacity...

EC begins investigation into whether Czech plans for new Dukovany unit meets state aid rules
05 July 2022 The European Commission (EC) has said it has opened an in-depth...

US launches programme to transform mines into clean energy hubs
05 July 2022 The US Administration on 29 June through the Department of Energy...

Armenia and Russia discuss new NPP, radwaste and decommissioning
05 July 2022 Comprehensive discussions were held in Armenia with a high-level...

Arc Canada and Hatch to deploy advanced SMR technology
05 July 2022 ARC Clean Energy Canada (ARC Canada) and Canadian engineering firm Hatch...

SVI to support decommissioning at Hinkley Point A
05 July 2022 UK Magnox Ltd, on behalf of the Hinkley Point A NPP, has asked Steve...

IEA rediscovers nuclear power
04 July 2022 The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published a special report in...

Construction permit issued for Egypt’s El-Dabaa
04 July 2022 The Egyptian Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority (ENRRA) has...

IAEA loses safeguards connections with Zaporizhzhya NPP and Chernobyl
01 July 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has once again lost the...

South Korea pushes for nuclear exports
01 July 2022 South Korea's Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, Lee Chang-yang,...

BWRX-300 SMR to be deployed in Saskatchewan
01 July 2022 GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has said that its BWRX-300 small...

Inner containment dome installed at unit 2 of Rooppur NPP
01 July 2022 Installation of the metal structures of the inner containment (VZO) dome...

Damaged fuel to be removed from Olkiluoto 1
01 July 2022 Indications of damaged fuel have been detected at unit 1 of...

LTO safety review completed at Mexico’s Laguna Verde NPP
01 July 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safety Aspects of...

Emergency core cooling system installation begins at Kursk-II unit 2
01 July 2022 All four hydraulic tanks of the emergency core cooling system (ECCS)...

Orano contracted to treat used fuel from Japan’s Fugen reactor
01 July 2022 France’s Orano has signed a major contract with the Japan Atomic...

Rapid development at Turkey’s Akkuyu NPP
01 July 2022 A key component of the additional (passive) safety system - the...

June 2022

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Westinghouse and Framatome to supply fuel to Temelin NPP
30 June 2022 Czech power company CEZ Group has concluded contracts with...

Vattenfall begins study on construction of SMRs at Ringhals
30 June 2022 With electricity consumption in Sweden expected to increase rapidly in...

Dismantling of Spain’s José Cabrera NPP almost complete
30 June 2022 The dismantling of Spain’s José Cabrera NPP (Almonacid de...

US commits funding for Romanian SMR
30 June 2022 US President Joe Biden has said at the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Germany that...

Holtec completes acquisition of Palisades NPP and Big Rock Point
30 June 2022 US-based Holtec International has completed acquisition of the Palisades...

Kazakhstan signs MOU with KHNP
30 June 2022 Kazakhstan Nuclear Power Plants (KNPP) and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power...

Framatome to provide decontamination at Bruce Power 3&4
30 June 2022 France’s Framatome has been awarded a contract to provide full...

CNNC begins construction of Sanmen NPP Phase II
30 June 2022 The first concrete was poured for unit 3 of the Sanmen nuclear power plant...

Pipe assemblies being prepared for China’s Xudabao and Tianwan NPPs
29 June 2022 The Petrozavodsk branch of Rosatom’s AEM-Technologies (part of...

EDF signs co-operation deals with nuclear sector Polish companies
29 June 2022 France’s EDF has signed five cooperation agreements with Polish companies...

Canada’s Bruce Power produces lutetium-177
29 June 2022 An international collaboration between Canada’s Bruce Power, Isogen...

IAEA Director General stresses need to visit Zaporizhzhya NPP
29 June 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is increasingly concerned...

Last Energy and Enea Group to develop SMRs for Poland
28 June 2022 US-based Last Energy, which is developing a small modular nuclear...

Ten-year extension for Canada’s Point Lepreau NPP
28 June 2022 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has announced that a...

Drastic staff cuts planned at Fennovvoima
28 June 2022 Finnish company Fennovoima has said that as a result of negotiations,...

Iran begins concrete pouring for wall at Bushehr 2
28 June 2022 Iran has begun pouring concrete for the wall of the second unit at...

China’s largest NPP at Hongyanhe becomes fully operational
27 June 2022 Unit 6 of the Hongyanhe nuclear power station, the first NPP to be built...

Iran talks set to resume
27 June 2022 EU Foreign Policy Chief Josef Borrell said during a recent visit to...

South Korean President affirms support for nuclear
24 June 2022 South Korea’s new president, Yoon Suk-yeol, said on 22 June that in order...

Tractebel to lead European space research on radioisotope power systems
24 June 2022 Following a recent contract awarded by the European Space Agency...

US DOE GAIN vouchers awarded to Orano and TerraPower
24 June 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) has said...

Dukovany NPP output increased after cooling tower upgrade
24 June 2022 Following the modernisation and optimisation of the cooling towers,...

Installation begins of inner containment dome at Rooppur 2
24 June 2022 Installation has begun of the domed part of the inner containment (VZO)...

IAEA completes regulatory review in India
24 June 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

Third tier of internal containment installed at Akkuyu 2
24 June 2022 The third tier of the internal containment (VZO) has been installed at unit...

UK regulators of fusion R&D to retain responsibility for fusion energy
23 June 2022 Future fusion energy facilities will continue to be regulated by...

Newcleo raises €300 million to develop mox fuel and advanced reactors
23 June 2022 Start-up nuclear technology company Newcleo has announced the close of...

US DOE awards MIT funds to study ATF for SMRs
23 June 2022 US-based nuclear fuel technology company Lightbridge Corporation...

Uzbekistan NPP plans on schedule
23 June 2022 Uzbekistan’s nuclear agency, Uzatom, has said that the implementation of...

CEZ to take over Skoda JS
23 June 2022 Czech state power company ČEZ Group is to become sole owner of Czech...

BN-800 fast reactor fully loaded with mox fuel
23 June 2022 The BN-800 fast reactor at unit 4 of Russia’s Beloyarsk NPP will be...

NuScale announces strategic shift to product services and delivery
23 June 2022 US-based NuScale Power will make a strategic shift from product...

Fuel loading begins at Barakah 3
23 June 2022 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has announced that after...

GE Steam Power to supply inks steam turbines to India’s BHEL
23 June 2022 GE Steam Power has signed a $165 million agreement with Indian...

NASA announces awards for nuclear power on the Moon
23 June 2022 NASA and the US Department of Energy (DOE) are working together to...

DOE awards more funding for nuclear R&D
22 June 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded more than $61 million to...

Rosatom expects to get back its investment in Finnish NPP project
22 June 2022 Rosatom has a good chance to get back the money spent on the Hanhikivi-1...

Local power supply established for Kursk-II NPP
22 June 2022 Russia’s Kursk NPP said on 16 June that power had been supplied for...

Sogin completes dismantling of Bosco Marengo fuel plant
22 June 2022 Italy’s Sogin, the public company responsible for decommissioning former...

Japan's top court clears government of liability for Fukushima disaster
22 June 2022 Japan's highest court has dismissed claims that the government should...

IAEA releases report water discharge at Fukushima Daiichi
21 June 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Task Force established...

Framatome and Inria partner to accelerate NPP safety studies
21 June 2022 France’s Framatome has announced a strategic partnership with Inria,...

EDF confident fuel loading at Flamanville 3 will begin in 2023
21 June 2022 Fuel loading at unit 3 of the Flamanville NPP will begin on schedule in...

IAEA completes nuclear security advisory mission in Finland
21 June 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) International...

ITER Council says progress has continued
21 June 2022 At its Thirtieth Meeting on 15-16 June 2022, the ITER Council convened...

More small reactors planned for Yakutia
20 June 2022 Russia’s Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) signed an agreement of intent and...

Operating Licence issued for unit 3 of Barakah NPP
20 June 2022 The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR), the United Arab...

IAEA reports increased in-field nuclear verification
17 June 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has conducted more than...

More problems for OL3
17 June 2022 The trial operation of the EPR reactor at unit 3 of Finland’s Olkiluoto...

Seaborg selected for EU innovation grant
17 June 2022 Denmark’s Seaborg has said it was one of only 74 innovative...

Jacobs awarded contract extension to support UK Net-Zero transition
16 June 2022 US-based Jacobs has been awarded a two-year extension to its...

Maryland coal plant may be repurposed for Xe-100 SMR
16 June 2022 US-based X-energy and the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) have teamed...

UK considers funding for new nuclear projects
16 June 2022 The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said...

Olkiluoto NPP trials fuel assemblies with 3D-printed components
16 June 2022 During the refuelling outage at unit 2 of Finland’s Olkiluoto NPP, two...

US DOE to test thorium fuel
16 June 2022 US-based Clean Core Thorium Energy has announced its new...

Two European Parliament committees oppose taxonomy plans
16 June 2022 Lawmakers in the European Parliament have formed a cross-party...

Vattenfall to increase power at Forsmark NPP unit 1
16 June 2022 Sweden’s Vattenfall has prepared an increase in the power of the Forsmark...

CNNC and China Datang Group sign strategic cooperation agreement
16 June 2022 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) has signed a strategic...

US and Canadian regulators complete review of Terrestrial Energy’s IMSR
15 June 2022 Canada’s Terrestrial Energy announced recently that the Canadian...

US DOE Launches $8 billion programme for clean hydrogen hubs
15 June 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released a Notice of Intent (NOI)...

IAEA reviews Slovenia’s waste management
15 June 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Review Service...

KEPCO and KHNP to cooperate with Westinghouse in overseas nuclear ventures
15 June 2022 The CEOs of two Korean state-run energy firms held separate meetings...

US DOE lists nuclear priorities
15 June 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) has...

GLE and Constellation to assess potential cooperation in nuclear fuel supply chain
15 June 2022 Australia-based Silex Systems Limited has announced the execution of...

Bechtel and Toshiba to co-operate on Polish nuclear plant projects
15 June 2022 US-based Bechtel has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with...

Canada’s NWMO completes successful engineering demonstration
15 June 2022 Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organisation (NWMO) said it had completed...

NuScale reports increased losses, and cash infusion
15 June 2022 US-based NuScale Power has reported a higher net loss for the first...

Decommissioning research centre to be set up in Russia
15 June 2022 Russian fuel company TVEL (part of Rosatom) and the National Research...

Orano and SeAH Besteel deliver storage casks for US utility
14 June 2022 Orano TN Americas, a subsidiary of Orano NPS, and SeAH Besteel Co Ltd...

Framatome acquires Cyberwatch
14 June 2022 Framatome on has announced the acquisition of Cyberwatch, a team of...

KBR and Terrestrial Energy collaborate on green hydrogen and ammonia production
14 June 2022 Canada-based Terrestrial Energy has announced on it has signed an...

Kazakhstan selects NPP site
14 June 2022 Kazakhstan has chosen the area of Lake Balkhash in the Alma-Ata region...

High-efficiency fuel delivered to India’s Kudankulam NPP
14 June 2022 Rosatom’s fuel company TVEL has supplied India with the first batches of...

US Assistant Secretary for nuclear energy discusses priorities
14 June 2022 Dr Kathryn Huff, recently appointed the US Department of Energy’s...

Framatome establishes Framatome Belgium
14 June 2022 Framatome has June announced the creation of Framatome Belgium, a...

Foratom becomes Nucleareurope
14 June 2022 Europe’s nuclear trade association, Foratom, officially became...

Korea’s Shin Hanul 1 connected to the grid
14 June 2022 Unit 1 of South Korea’s Shin Hanul NPP was connected to the grid on 9...

IAEA completes safety review at Brazil’s Angra NPP
14 June 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safety Aspects of Long...

Finnish minister says nuclear is needed to achieve net-zero
14 June 2022 Finland's Minister of Economic Affairs, Mika Lintilä, has told the...

BWXT selected by US DOD to deliver prototype reactor
14 June 2022 BWX Technologies (BWXT) has said it will build the first advanced...

Brazil’s Eletronuclear and EDF renew co-operation agreement
14 June 2022 Brazilian nuclear utility Eletronuclear, a subsidiary of Eletrobras...

Iran begins removal of IAEA monitoring systems
13 June 2022 IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi told a press conference that...

First waste removed from Sellafield storage silo
13 June 2022 Teams at the UK’s Sellafield site are starting to remove the waste...

RPV installed at Kursk-II as equipment tests begin
13 June 2022 The VVER-TOI reactor pressure vessel (RPV) has been installed at unit 1...

IAEA’s Grossi insists on visiting Zaporizhzhya NPP
13 June 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Ukraine’s Energoatom signs three agreements with Westinghouse
09 June 2022 Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom on 2 June at the site of the...

Petro Kotin formally appointed head of Ukraine’s Energoatom
09 June 2022 The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on 31 May appointed Petro Kotin as...

Vietnam may reconsider nuclear power
08 June 2022 Vietnam’s National Assembly Economic Committee has proposed that...

Dome completed at unit 1 of China’s Zhangzhou NPP
08 June 2022 Concreting of the internal protective dome at unit 1 of China’s Zhangzhou...

First concrete poured for China’s Tianwan NPP steam power project
08 June 2022 First concrete has been poured at China’s Tianwan NPP in Jiangsu Province...

Plans to restart Japan’s first BWR approved
08 June 2022 Japan’s Shimane Prefecture has approved a plan to restart unit 2 at...

Japanese court orders Hokkaido Electric not to restart Tomari NPP
08 June 2022 Japan’s Sapporo District Court has ordered that the reactors at the...

Philippines considers SMRs and reviving Bataan NPP
08 June 2022 Carlo Arcilla, director of the Philippines Nuclear Research Institute of...

Norway and Russia suspend co-operation on nuclear safety
08 June 2022 During a recent meeting of the Norwegian-Russian Commission on Nuclear...

Leningrad NPP units 7&8 to start construction in 2024/5
08 June 2022 The seventh and eighth VVER-1200 units at Russia’s Leningrad NPP (also...

Operation of unit 4 at India’s Kakrapar NPP delayed
07 June 2022 Construction of unit 4 of Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd’s...

NNL makes breakthrough in production of Lead-212
07 June 2022 The UK National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) said on 30 May that it had made...

UKAEA develops laser-welding ‘robotic snake’
07 June 2022 The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has developed a new...

EDF’s NUWARD SMR to be case study for European regulatory review
07 June 2022 EDF has announced that its Small Modular Reactor NUWARD will be the...

IAEA continues to press for access to Zaporizhzhya NPP
07 June 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

IAEA completes support mission at Chernobyl
07 June 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) concluded a mission on 3...

Production of equipment begins for Egypt’s El-Dabaa NPP
03 June 2022 Production of equipment has begun for unit 1 of El-Dabaa NPP due to...

ASN approves continued dismantling of Chooz A NPP
03 June 2022 France’s Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) has said it has approved...

Dr Kathryn Huff confirmed as US Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy
03 June 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 25 May confirmed that Dr Kathryn...

New radwaste plant for Russia’s Angarsk ElectroChemical Combine
03 June 2022 Russia’s Angarsk ElectroChemical Combine (AECC) is to commission...

No life extension for Hinkley Point B
03 June 2022 EDF Energy has sent a memo to staff in which it said it would not...

Westinghouse acquires BHI Energy
02 June 2022 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company said on 31 May that it had...

Zimbabwe makes progress in meeting radiation safety standards
02 June 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

IAEA says Cyprus committed to safe management of radwaste
02 June 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Review Service...

CEZ to develop nuclear park for SMRs
02 June 2022 Czech power company ČEZ has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU)...

Brazil confirms plans for Angra 3
02 June 2022 Brasil’s nuclear utility Eletronuclear (part of state power...

Armenian NPP plans new radwaste and used fuel storage facilities
02 June 2022 The Armenian NPP in Metsamor is preparing to build a new storage facility...

Main circulation pipeline welding completed at Akkuyu 1
02 June 2022 Specialists have completed welding at the main circulation pipeline (MCP)...

Rapid progress at Russia’s pilot demonstration energy complex
01 June 2022 Russia’s Titan-2 said on 25 May that it is continuing construction of...

Temelin 2 receives permit for extended operation
01 June 2022 Czech power company ČEZ said on 27 May that it had received a permit...

Russia to build 16 new nuclear units by 2035
01 June 2022 Russia’s government has set a goal to bring the share of nuclear power...

IAEA: Lithuania committed to safe management of radwaste
01 June 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Review Service...

May 2022

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Russia’s Kursk NPP to produce cobalt 60
31 May 2022 The first rod with an additional cobalt absorber (SDPK) containing...

Orano NPS signs agreement with South Korea for dry storage of used fuel
31 May 2022 France’s Orano NPS, a subsidiary of Orano, said on 23 May that it...

GEH SMR Canada to collaborate on deployment of BWRX-300 in Saskatchewan
31 May 2022 GEH SMR Technologies Canada and the Saskatchewan Industrial and...

Frazer-Nash Consultancy wins UK contract to model nuclear costs
31 May 2022 Frazer-Nash Consultancy has been awarded a contract by the UK...

Concreting of turbine building foundation begins at Akkuyu 4
31 May 2022 Rosatom began concreting of the turbine building foundation at unit 4 of...

Japan's Prime Minister promises firm action to restart NPPs
30 May 2022 Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has said Japan will take firm steps...

Permit issued for anti-filtration curtain at Paks II
30 May 2022 The Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority (HAEA) has issued a licence for...

Steam generator installed at Kursk-II NPP
27 May 2022 The first steam generator was installed in the design position at unit 1...

IAEA’s Grossi at Davos discusses nuclear power, Iran and Ukraine
27 May 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

US removes HEU from Japan
27 May 2022 The US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration...

Jacobs designs robot to tackle Fukushima debris
27 May 2022 US-based Jacobs has designed and built a robotic tool to obtain...

KAERI signs nuclear co-operation MOU with Bangladesh
27 May 2022 The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute announced on 25 May that it...

US DOE supports development of generation 4 reactors
27 May 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) said on...

NuScale signs agreements with Nuclearelectrica on SMR deployment
27 May 2022 US-based NuScale Power announced on 23 May a Memorandum of...

Belgian government awards funding for SMRs
27 May 2022 Belgium’s nuclear research centre, SCK CEN is to research small...

South Korea’s Shin Hanul 1 achieves criticality
26 May 2022 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) announced on 22 May that unit 1 of...

Russia begins design for Smolensk NPP replacement
26 May 2022 This year, design work will begin for the construction of the...

Westinghouse and Hyundai Engineering to promote AP1000
26 May 2022 Westinghouse Electric Company and South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering...

Finland’s Green Party supports nuclear power
26 May 2022 Finland’s Green Party (Vihreät De Gröna) has voted by a large majority at...

Construction licence application withdrawn for Hanhikivi NPP
26 May 2022 Finnish company Fennovoima said on 24 May it had withdrawn its...

International review approved selected sites for new Czech NPPs
26 May 2022 The selection of sites for existing and new nuclear power units in the...

SNC-Lavalin to upgrade Romania’s Cernavoda 1
26 May 2022 Candu Energy, part of Canada’s SNC-Lavalin Group, has been chosen by...

Argentina’s nuclear utility defends Atucha III project and criticises former regime
26 May 2022 Alejandro Estevez, a director of Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA (NA-SA),...

Westinghouse promotes its SMR in Canada and USA
25 May 2022 Westinghouse has recently signed agreements with Canada’s...

Chernobyl wildfires pose no radioactive threat
25 May 2022 Ukraine told the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 19 May that...

First concrete for unit 4 at China’s Xudabao NPP
25 May 2022 First concrete was poured for unit 4 of China’s Xudabao NPP in...

Accident tolerant fuel tests begin in Russia
25 May 2022 Experimental accident tolerant fuel (ATF) elements are being tested in...

UK considers SMR for Trawsfynydd
25 May 2022 The UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) and Cwmni Egino have...

Companies partner to promote microreactor research in Canada
25 May 2022 McMaster University, Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC), and Global...

Seaborg and South Korea’s BEES to co-operate on floating NPPs
24 May 2022 South Korea’s Best Engineering in Energy Solutions (BEES) and...

CGN begins to install equipment at Sanao NPP unit 1
24 May 2022 Announced on 20 May that installation work had begun on the nuclear island...

Defuelling of UK’s Hunterston B NPP begins
24 May 2022 Workers have started removing used nuclear fuel from the reactors at the...

Uganda Atomic Energy Council denies selection of site for NPP
24 May 2022 The CEO and Secretary of Uganda’s Atomic Energy Council (AEC),...

EDF revises cost and schedule for Hinkley Point C
24 May 2022 EDF said on 19 May that a review of the schedule and cost for the two...

NuScale signs MOU with Associated Electric Cooperative on SMRs
24 May 2022 US-based NuScale Power and Associated Electric Cooperative (AEC) signed...

European REPowerEU plan barely mentions nuclear
24 May 2022 The European Commission (EC) on 19 May presented the REPowerEU Plan,...

Jacobs selected by Tepco to support Fukushima clean-up
24 May 2022 US-based Jacobs has been selected by Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco)...

IAEA will monitor treated water discharge at Fukushima
24 May 2022 The IAEA is committed to independently monitor the planned discharge...

EDF provides update on corrosion in French reactor fleet
24 May 2022 EDF said on 19 May that it is continuing its inspection programme and...

Netherlands extends its radwaste storage
24 May 2022 The Netherlands’ Central Organisation for Radioactive Waste (Covra) in...

Future of Zaporizhzhia NPP remains unclear
23 May 2022 Recent statements by Russian officials seem to imply that Russia’s...

US Palisades NPP permanently closes ahead of schedule
23 May 2022 US power company Entergy has said that control room operators at...

South Korea's SK signs agreement with US TerraPower
20 May 2022 South Korea's SK Inc said on 17 May it had signed a memorandum...

IAEA plans more missions to Chernobyl
20 May 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) plans to send its next...

Rehabilitation of Tajikistan’s uranium tailing dumps to begin
20 May 2022 The Central Design and Technological Institute (JSC TsPTI - part of...

Hungary seeks to speed up Paks NPP expansion
20 May 2022 Péter Szijjártó, recently confirmed by parliament as Hungary’s minister...

Foundation completed for turbine at unit 1 of Kursk-II NPP
19 May 2022 At Russia’s Kursk-II NPP the foundation for installation of a turbine...

US looks at nuclear propulsion for space travel in 2027
19 May 2022 The US Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) is advancing two different approaches...

Orano NPS contracts EDF Cyclife to transport steam generators for dismantling
19 May 2022 France’s Orano NPS, a subsidiary of Orano, said on 16 May it had...

MIT expands fusion research with Commonwealth Fusion Systems
19 May 2022 MIT’s Plasma Science and Fusion Centre (PSFC) will substantially expand...

UK to close Magnox Reprocessing Plant at Sellafield
19 May 2022 The UK’s Magnox reprocessing plant at Sellafield will stop reprocessing...

Kazakhstan studies technologies for NPP construction
19 May 2022 Kazakhstan continues to study various technologies, including for...

Germany expected to reject EU green investment label for nuclear
19 May 2022 Germany will oppose European Union (EU) plans to include nuclear energy as...

Japan’s nuclear regulator approves release of treated Fukushima water
19 May 2022 Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has endorsed a plan to...

China localises production of fuel for AP1000 reactors
19 May 2022 China Nuclear Baotou Nuclear Fuel Components Co, part of China...

Framatome contracted for reactor vessel mitigation at US NPPs
18 May 2022 France’s Framatome has been awarded a contract to perform a...

Framatome and Vattenfall agree on long-term nuclear fuel contract
18 May 2022 France’s Framatome said on 11 May it has signed a new agreement...

MHI reports progress of business plan including nuclear
18 May 2022 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has announced the progress of its...

EDF seeks concessions on electricity prices
18 May 2022 French utility EDF said in written answers to shareholders' questions that...

IAEA mission finds progress in waste management in Denmark
17 May 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has revealed that an...

IAEA reviews operational safety at France’s Civaux NPP
17 May 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Operational Safety Review...

Sargent & Lundy to support Bruce Power refurbishment
17 May 2022 Canada’s Bruce Power and Sargent & Lundy have entered into a...

US DOE releases environmental impact statement for Versatile Test Reactor
17 May 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released the Final Environmental...

Russian scientific institutes test SMR fuel rods
17 May 2022 Russian scientific institutes will begin testing fuel rods for small...

UK launches Future Nuclear Enabling Fund
16 May 2022 The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)...

Iter Director-General Bernard Bigot dies
16 May 2022 Dr Bernard Bigot, Director-General of the Iter Organisation passed away on...

Reactor and buildings demolished at US lab site
13 May 2022 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Environmental Management...

Dukovany NPP to change fuel suppliers
13 May 2022 The decision to secure fuel supplies from companies other than Russia’s...

Uganda acquires land for first NPP
13 May 2022 Uganda said on 11 May that it had acquired land for the construction of...

South Korea expected to end nuclear phase out
13 May 2022 South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol was formally inaugurated on 10 May....

Wyoming to Partner with Idaho National Laboratory on advanced energy
13 May 2022 The US State of Wyoming on 4 May signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

Pre-assembly of outer containment dome begins at Rooppur NPP
13 May 2022 At the construction site of the Rooppur NPP in Bangladesh work has begun...

Cavendish Nuclear and X-energy collaborate on HTGRs in the UK
13 May 2022 Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, has signed...

Hanford achieves first transfer between tank waste treatment facilities
12 May 2022 The US Hanford Site reported on 10 May that crews recently completed...

Framatome acquires EFINOR energy and defence subsidiaries
12 May 2022 Framatome has announced the acquisition of the energy and...

EDF confirms reactor corrosion
12 May 2022 Nuclear output in France amounted to 91.7TWh - 7.5TWh less than over the...

DARPA seeks proposals for nuclear thermal rocket
12 May 2022 US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is seeking proposals...

Tractebel to support France’s Nuward SMR
12 May 2022 Belgium-based Tractebel Engineering, part of France’s Engie, said on 6...

Canada’s Bruce A units closed for vacuum building outage
12 May 2022 Canada’s Bruce Power’s Bruce A generating station closed all four...

Argonne National Lab to test liquid metal fast reactors
12 May 2022 The US Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) said on 10 May that it had added...

IAEA says remote transmission of safeguards data from Chernobyl fully restored
12 May 2022 Remote transmission of safeguards data from the Chernobyl NPP has been...

Hungary to supply Uzbekistan with NPP cooling technologies
11 May 2022 Hungary will establish cooperation with Uzbekistan in a number of...

Final SRS transuranic waste arrives at US WIPP facility
11 May 2022 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Environmental Management...

Kazakhstan restarts research reactor with LEU fuel
11 May 2022 Kazakhstan has relaunched its IVG.1M research reactor at the...

Iran begins procedures to build indigenous nuclear reactor
11 May 2022 Pejman Jamshidi, deputy head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran...

IAEA to develop roadmap for commercial hydrogen deployment
11 May 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on 5 May that, to speed...

IAEA says monitoring restored at Chernobyl
11 May 2022 Ukraine has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...

EDF warns of more delays and cost increases for Hinkley Point C
10 May 2022 Electricite de France (EDF) says its Hinkley Point C (HPC) nuclear plant...

Rosatom to demand compensation from Fennovoima for Hanhikivi cancellation
10 May 2022 Russia’s Rosatom said in a press release distributed on 6 May that...

Conventional island foundation completed for China’s SMR
10 May 2022 The concrete foundation slab has been completed for the conventional...

IAEA supports nuclear law education at six universities
06 May 2022 Hundreds of aspiring professionals will benefit from programmes on...

US NRC awards academic grants for nuclear science and engineering
06 May 2022 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced on 4 May that it...

Vattenfall signs nuclear fuel supply deals with Westinghouse and Framatome
05 May 2022 Swedish state-owned utility Vattenfall has secured a deal with...

Grossi holds talks with Rosatom in Turkey
05 May 2022 The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),...

Grid connection for China’s Hongyanhe 6
05 May 2022 Unit 6 of China's Hongyanhe NPP in Liaoning province was connected to...

US and Armenia sign MOU on civil nuclear cooperation
05 May 2022 The USA and Armenia on 2 May signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

More delays announced at OL3
04 May 2022 Regular electricity production at unit 3 at Finland’s Olkiluoto NPP...

Norway’s Ulstein designs ship powered by molten salt reactor
04 May 2022 Norway’s Ulstein said on 29 April it had designed a 3R...

Rapid progress continues at Kursk-II NPP
04 May 2022 A pressure compensator for the VVER-TOI reactor plant has been installed...

Russia refutes CNN report about Chernobyl
04 May 2022 On 28 April, Russia sent the IAEA a refutation of disinformation about...

Fennovoima cancels Hanhikivi 1 project
03 May 2022 Finland’s Fennovoima has terminated its contract for the delivery of...

Zaporozhye NPP operating normally according to AFP
03 May 2022 Nearly two months after it was seized by Russian forces, there are few...

IAEA Director General returns from Ukraine; report issued
03 May 2022 The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Authority...

Reactor pressure vessel installed at Kudankulam 3
03 May 2022 The reactor pressure vessel (RPV) was installed at unit 3 of...

Contract signed for fuel supply to Egypt’s research reactor
03 May 2022 The Egyptian Atomic Energy Organisation (EAEA) and the Novosibirsk...

Spring Valley shareholders approve business combination with NuScale
03 May 2022 US-based Spring Valley Acquisition Corp, a publicly-traded special...

Finnish regulator approves periodic safety review for Loviisa NPP
03 May 2022 The Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) has issued...

IAEA releases report on water discharge from Fukushima Daiichi
03 May 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Task Force, which is...

Digital twin is being created for Russia’s BREST-300 reactor
03 May 2022 The Pilot Demonstration Energy Complex (ODEK) with the BREST-OD-300...

April 2022

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Posiva models groundwater chemistry in Olkiluoto
28 April 2022 Finland’s Posiva Oy has launched a project for modelling the...

Boron pumps triggered at OL3
28 April 2022 Unit 3 at Finland’s Olkiluoto NPP was shut down on 26 April as part of a...

Kazakhstan-China agreement on nuclear materials to be ratified
28 April 2022 Kazakh Majilis (parliament) on 27 April approved ratification of...

Japan Atomic Energy Agency and Mitsubishi Heavy to co-operate on hydrogen production
28 April 2022 The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries...

China’s Hongyanhe 6 achieves first criticality
28 April 2022 Unit 6 at China’s Hongyanhe in Liaoning province achieved first...

CNNC begins production of carbon-14 at Qinshan reactor
28 April 2022 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) said on 26 April that unit 3 at...

Drainage infrastructure nearing completion at Akkuyu NPP
28 April 2022 As part of the work to install a unified drainage system at the...

Belarus 1 closed for maintenance as unit 2 prepares for start-up
28 April 2022 Unit 1 at the Belarusian NPP was put into scheduled preventive...

Bechtel seeks to develop nuclear supply chain with Polish companies
28 April 2022 US-based Bechtel has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with 12...

Argentina optimistic about nuclear ties with China
28 April 2022 Argentina hopes to begin construction of a new NPP later this year, José...

South Ukraine NPP to be renamed
28 April 2022 Within two weeks all legal and organisational issues related to renaming...

Energoatom receives permit for used fuel store
28 April 2022 Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom said on 25 April it had received...

IAEA’s Grossi delivers assistance to Chernobyl
28 April 2022 Nuclear safety, security and safeguards experts from the International...

Doosan to begin forging components for NuScale’s SMRs
28 April 2022 US-based NuScale Power and South Korea’s Doosan Enerbility Co have...

South Korea offers to construct Poland’s first NPP
28 April 2022 South Korea's state-owned Korea Hydro Nuclear Power (KHNP) said it...

Poland’s KGHM and TAURON to co-operate on SMRs
27 April 2022 Polish companies KGHM and TAURON have signed a letter of intent...

Bechtel forges Polish partnerships for civil nuclear programme
26 April 2022 Bechtel has signed Memoranda of Understanding with 12 Polish companies...

IAEA receives required equipment list from Ukraine
26 April 2022 Ukraine has provided the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) with...

Russia to construct new units at Leningrad and Novovoronezh NPPs
26 April 2022 Russia’s Leningrad NPP (LNPP) plans to obtain a licence for the...

US DOE to accelerate removal of used fuel from Savannah River Site
26 April 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) said that Environmental Management...

NuScale Power signs collaboration agreement with US Reactor Forging Consortium
26 April 2022 US-based NuScale Power and the US Reactor Forging Consortium (RFC)...

Indian regulator approves construction of two new units in Karnataka
26 April 2022 India’s Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has granted permission...

ČEZ to use digitised techniques to build new Dukovany unit
25 April 2022 Construction of a new office building at the Dukovany nuclear power plant...

US DOE awards funds for direct air capture study at Byron
25 April 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a $2.5 million grant...

IAEA focuses on fast reactors
25 April 2022 IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi, opening a recent...

Bilfinger supports retrieval of radwaste from Asse II mine
25 April 2022 Industrial services provider Bilfinger announced it is expanding...

Upper half of RPV manufactured for unit 3 of China’s Xudabao NPP
21 April 2022 The Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technologies, Atommash (part of...

Power restored between Chernobyl NPP and Ukraine regulator
21 April 2022 Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 19...

OPG and TVA to promote SMR development
21 April 2022 Two of North America's leading nuclear utilities have unveiled a...

Westinghouse to acquire BHI Energy
21 April 2022 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a definitive agreement...

Rolls-Royce expects UK approval for SMR by 2024
21 April 2022 UK-based Rolls-Royce’s design for a small modular reactor (SMR)...

SNC-Lavalin to support refurbishment at Darlington and Bruce NPPs
21 April 2022 Canada’s SNC-Lavalin Group said on 20 April that its subsidiary Candu...

Pakistan’s Karachi 3 completes acceptance tests
21 April 2022 On 18 April, unit 3 of Pakistan’s Karachi NPP, a 1100 MWe Chinese...

Kairos launches advanced nuclear development consortium
21 April 2022 US-based Kairos Power said on 20 April it had assembled leading...

Japan's EX-Fusion raises funds to commercialise nuclear fusion
21 April 2022 Japanese startup EX-Fusion, which seeks to commercialise laser based...

DOE seeks applications for $6 billion programme to support NPPs
21 April 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced plans to seek...

Framatome announces launch of Framatome Bulgaria
20 April 2022 France’s Framatome has announced the launch of Framatome Bulgaria, a...

NOTICE OF INTENT
19 April 2022 SOCIETATEA NATIONALA NUCLEARELECTRICA S.A. (“SNN”) is the sole nuclear...

IAEA completes regulatory review in Slovenia
19 April 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

IAEA says situation remains unchanged: Energoatom head gives details
19 April 2022 Ukraine has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that...

IAEA Reviews Sri Lanka’s nuclear power infrastructure
19 April 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated...

US Defence Department to build Project Pele mobile microreactor
19 April 2022 The US Department of Defence’s (DOD’s) Strategic Capabilities Office...

Canada’s Moltex and SNC-Lavalin partner on nuclear energy
19 April 2022 Moltex Energy Canada and SNC-Lavalin Group on 15 April announced a...

Ignalina NPP prepares for demolition of Maišiagala radwaste storage facility
19 April 2022 Lithuania’s Ignalina NPP (INPP) is beginning preparatory work for...

MHI begins manufacturing dry cask for Ikata NPP
19 April 2022 Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has recently begun manufacturing...

Some Fukushima evacuees allowed to return to their homes
15 April 2022 The town of Tomioka in Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture has started a...

US DOE announces awards for future nuclear scientists
15 April 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced more than $5 million...

First African Association of Radiopharmacy established
15 April 2022 Specialists from twenty-one countries in Africa have for the first...

Tractebel launches office in Canada to support SMR action plan
15 April 2022 Belgium-based Tractebel Engineering, part of France’s Engie, has opened a...

Incident reported at US WIPP facility
15 April 2022 An incident at the US Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad in New...

Rosatom plans to continue with Hanhikivi project
15 April 2022 RAOS Project, the Finnish branch of Rosatom, has said it will continue...

Linglong One reactor pit installed at Changjiang
15 April 2022 The steel reactor pit has been installed for the ACP100 multi-purpose...

Cerberus and Assystem to deliver reactor in-board shield design for STEP
15 April 2022 Cerberus Nuclear and Assystem have been selected to deliver the...

Russia suspended from OECD Nuclear Energy Agency
14 April 2022 Russian membership of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) was suspended...

IAEA’s Grossi plans Chernobyl visit
14 April 2022 Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 12...

BWXT advancing microreactor design project
14 April 2022 US-based BWX Technologies is proceeding apace to deliver microreactors...

Westinghouse signs up more Czech Firms to Build AP1000 reactors at Dukovany
14 April 2022 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed memorandums...

Canada’s Laurentis Energy to support SMR development in Estonia
14 April 2022 Canada’s Laurentis Energy Partners has announced that it will work...

Framatome to support component modernisation at Forsmark NPP Power Plant
14 April 2022 France’s Framatome has said that it was recently selected to support...

ČEZ selects Westinghouse and Framatome to supply fuel to Temelin
14 April 2022 Czech power company ČEZ said on 12 April that US Westinghouse and...

William Cook Cast Products joins Nuclear AMRC
12 April 2022 The UK’s largest steel casting group, William Cook Cast Products, has...

Iran announces new nuclear developments
12 April 2022 Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi said on 9 April that Iran's...

Bruce Power considers using excess energy for hydrogen production
12 April 2022 Canada’s Bruce Power said it plans to explore opportunities to...

IAEA prepares for missions to Chernobyl and other Ukrainian nuclear sites
11 April 2022 Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 9...

Denmark’s Seaborg works with Samsung to develop floating nuclear plant
11 April 2022 Seaborg Technologies, a private Danish startup, has signed a memorandum...

Hungary receives Russian nuclear fuel by air
11 April 2022 Hungary received the first shipment of nuclear fuel for the Paks...

Orano to transfer used fuel to storage at Diablo Canyon
11 April 2022 Orano's TN Americas was selected by Pacific Gas and Electric Company...

Canada completes deep borehole drilling programme
11 April 2022 Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organisation (NWMO) has completed a...

Holtec completes waste storage at Oyster Creek and Pilgrim
09 April 2022 US Holtec International announced on 4 April that, following the defueling...

Bruce Power and OPG to cooperate on new nuclear technology
08 April 2022 Bruce Power and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) announced an agreement...

More investment for NuScale
08 April 2022 Nucor Corporation had committed to a $15 million private investment in...

Latvia and USA to cooperate on SMRs
08 April 2022 The United States and Latvia in a joint statement on 4 April announced a...

India provides data on its nuclear power development
07 April 2022 India has imported just over 7600 tons of uranium over the past three...

UK energy strategy envisages 24GW of nuclear by 2050
07 April 2022 The UK's energy security strategy will see a significant acceleration...

X-energy’s TRISO-X selects Oak Ridge Horizon Centre for fuel fabrication facility
07 April 2022 US-based TRISO-X, a wholly owned subsidiary of X-energy, has selected...

IAEA reports no significant developments in Ukraine
07 April 2022 Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 6...

Karachi 3 reaches full power operation
07 April 2022 Unit 3 of the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan reached full...

UK's First Light Fusion announces fusion breakthrough
07 April 2022 First Light Fusion (First Light), the University of Oxford fusion...

ARC Canada closes Series A financing
07 April 2022 ARC Clean Energy Canada (ARC Canada), an advanced small modular...

Westinghouse signs strategic partnerships with Slovenian firms
07 April 2022 Westinghouse Electric Company on 5 April signed memorandums of...

Technical University of Munich reduces waste from Tc-99m production
06 April 2022 A study at the research neutron source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) of...

WANO forms partnership with human resource leaders
06 April 2022 The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) announced that it...

Robot completes underground survey at Dounreay
05 April 2022 Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL) announced that it is working with...

IAEA concludes long term operational safety review of Koeberg
05 April 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has completed...

Holtec Partners with Hyundai on decommissioning projects in South Korea
05 April 2022 US-based Holtec International has signed an agreement with South...

New UK robotics hub opens in West Cumbria
05 April 2022 A new UK facility has opened in Whitehaven, in Cumbria, as the first...

NNSA remove plutonium from IAEA Nuclear Material Laboratory
05 April 2022 The US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security...

US NRC approves Kewaunee NPP licence transfer
04 April 2022 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved the transfer of...

IAEA Director General concludes meetings in Ukraine and Russia
04 April 2022 Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 1...

ČEZ allocates space for SMR at Temelin
04 April 2022 Czech power company ČEZ said that it had set aside a special space within...

Framatome reports industry-first underwater fuel weld
04 April 2022 Framatome announced that it had recently implemented an...

Rolls-Royce SMR begins UK Generic Design Assessment
04 April 2022 The UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) on 1 April announced, along...

ONR delicenses Imperial College London Consort Reactor site
04 April 2022 The UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has formally revoked the...

Poland submits environmental assessment for first nuclear plant
04 April 2022 Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe (Polish Nuclear Power Plants) has submitted...

March 2022

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IAEA Director General visits Ukraine
31 March 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Milestone for UK waste project
31 March 2022 A major project to dispose of more than 1000 stainless steel drums of...

Orano acquires CERIS Group
31 March 2022 France’s Orano group announced that Orano Projets has acquired a...

Finnish city seeks to sell stake in Hanhikivi project
31 March 2022 The Finnish city of Vantaa said on 28 March that its municipal...

Canadian provinces agree strategic plan to advance SMRs
31 March 2022 The governments of Ontario, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick and Alberta on...

More funding announced to further NuScale technology
31 March 2022 US-based NuScale Power, a leading developer of small modular reactor...

Joint venture to decommission US nuclear ship NS Savannah
31 March 2022 Radiation Safety and Control Services (RSCS) and...

Czech Technical University to construct new research reactor
31 March 2022 The Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering (FNSPE) of the...

Uranium legacy sites remediated in Kyrgyz Republic
30 March 2022 The completion of remediation works at the former uranium legacy sites...

IAEA expresses continued concern about Chernobyl staffing
29 March 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

China’s Hualong One demonstration project completed at Fuqing
28 March 2022 Unit 6 of the China National Nuclear Cooperation's (CNNC’s) Fuqing...

Bulgaria signs energy cooperation memorandum with UK and US investors
28 March 2022 Bulgaria’s Minister of Energy Alexander Nikolov on 23 March signed...

UK discusses energy security and accelerating nuclear projects
24 March 2022 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a roundtable at Downing Street...

IAEA urges agreement to enable assistance at nuclear facilities in Ukraine
24 March 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Indiana signs SMR bill into law
24 March 2022 Indiana's state governor Eric Holcomb has signed bill S. 271 into law,...

Mitsubishi Electric to design I&C System for Holtec
24 March 2022 Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced on 23 March that its US...

Sheffield Forgemasters joins the Sizewell C Consortium
24 March 2022 UK-based Sheffield Forgemasters announced that it is joining the Sizewell...

INL completes core overhaul for Advanced Test Reactor
23 March 2022 US Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has recently completed the sixth...

Framatome completes remote inspection of component for HPC
22 March 2022 Framatome announced it has completed the first remote...

Belgium postpones nuclear phase-out
22 March 2022 Belgium has decided to postpone its nuclear phase-out scheduled for...

IAEA says power restored to Zaporozhye
21 March 2022 Power has been restored to Ukraine's Zaporozhye nuclear power plant and...

Netherland's HFR restarts
21 March 2022 The High Flux Reactor (HFR) in Petten in the Netherlands – a major source...

Westinghouse Microreactor receives Canadian funding
21 March 2022 Westinghouse Electric Canada announced on 17 March an investment of...

Fortum submits application to extend Loviisa's operating licence
21 March 2022 Fortum Power and Heat Oy on 18 March submitted the Loviisa nuclear...

ČEZ launches a tender for new Dukovany unit
21 March 2022 Elektrárna Dukovany II (EDU II), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Czech...

IAEA and Ukrainian regulator provide updates on nuclear facilities
17 March 2022 Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 16...

US DOE to fund recycling of used nuclear fuel
17 March 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 16 March announced up to $48 million...

BHEL dispatches steam generator for Rajasthan Atomic Power Project
17 March 2022 India’s Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) said on 14 March that it...

Agreement signed to launch nuclear heating project in China’s Liaoning province
17 March 2022 China’s State Power Investment Northeast Electric Power Company and...

IAEA and EU discuss strategic security and other issues
17 March 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on 15 March that...

Brazil’s INB and Eletronuclear sign a new contract for the supply of nuclear fuel
17 March 2022 Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) said on 11 March that INB and...

Intermediate-level waste repatriated to Australia
17 March 2022 A consignment of intermediate-level waste (ILW) was delivered to the...

Orano receives US funds to reduce waste from advanced nuclear reactors
17 March 2022 Orano USA announced on 15 March that Orano Federal Services (FS) has...

Saudi Arabia launches nuclear energy company
17 March 2022 Saudi Arabia has established a holding company to develop nuclear...

Sogin submits map of eligible repository areas to Ecology Ministry
17 March 2022 Italy's Societa Gestione Impianti Nucleari SpA (Sogin) on 15 March...

Sweden’s Kärnfull Next and GE Hitachi to collaborate on SMRs
17 March 2022 Kärnfull Next, Sweden's first project development company focusing on...

Electricity production begins at OL3
14 March 2022 The EPR reactor at unit 3 of Finland’s Olkiluoto NPP (OL3),...

Repairs underway at Ukraine’s nuclear sites
14 March 2022 Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency that...

Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning awards contract for software development
14 March 2022 Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning (NND) has awarded NOK123 million...

Westinghouse Completes acquisition of 50% of Tecnatom
14 March 2022 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company stepped up its long-term...

Nagra completes deep drilling
10 March 2022 Switzerland’s National Cooperative for Disposal of Radioactive Waste,...

US partners with Ghana on SMRs
10 March 2022 The US Embassy in Ghana announced that the USA and Ghana have...

Orano wins several maintenance contracts
10 March 2022 France’s Orano said on 8 March that at the end of 2021 and beginning of...

Construction progress at Hinkley Point C unit 1
10 March 2022 The first reactor building at the UK’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power...

Loss of power at Chernobyl not expected to impact essential safety functions: IAEA
10 March 2022 The IAEA said it agreed with the Ukrainian regulator that...

US DOE reveals blueprint for clean-up over the coming decade
10 March 2022 The US Department of Energy Office (DOE) of Environmental Management...

SCK CEN to expand facilities to accommodate RECUMO project
09 March 2022 Belgian research centre SCK CEN said that it has obtained all...

Philippines approves revival of nuclear power
09 March 2022 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order...

Assystem strengthens role in UK fusion
09 March 2022 Assystem announced that it has secured a place on three new United...

Grid connection for Pakistan's Karachi 3 nuclear plant
08 March 2022 Unit 3 of the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan was...

Westinghouse and Perma-Fix agree to partner on UK nuclear waste facility
08 March 2022 Westinghouse Electric Company and Perma-Fix Environmental Services,...

IAEA’s Grossi offers to travel to Ukraine
07 March 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director general Rafael...

Rolls-Royce SMR entering regulatory assessment process
07 March 2022 Rolls-Royce announced that its 470MW small modular reactor (SMR) design...

Fortum to apply for licence to extend operation of Loviisa
07 March 2022 Finnish power utility Fortum said it had decided to apply for new...

Eskom defers steam generator replacement at Koeberg until 2023
07 March 2022 South African power utility Eskom has decided to defer the steam...

IEA publishes 10-point plan to reduce EU reliance on Russian gas
07 March 2022 Measures implemented this year could bring down gas imports from Russia...

SNC-Lavalin to support development of CNL research facility
04 March 2022 Candu Energy has won a mandate to deliver specialised engineering and...

ORNL and TVA partner to drive carbon-free technologies
04 March 2022 The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and...

SCK CEN and IRE to increase lutetium-177 production
04 March 2022 Belgian nuclear research centre SCK CEN and the National Institute...

Milestone for China’s ACP-100 SMR
04 March 2022 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced that the lower section...

IAEA’s Grossi addresses Board of Governors on Ukraine
03 March 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Turner & Townsend and Arcadis reappointed to support Magnox
03 March 2022 UK-based Turner & Townsend (T&T) and Arcadis have been re-appointed...

UK net zero policy criticised by Public Accounts Committee
03 March 2022 Achieving Net Zero: Follow up, a UK House of Commons Public...

Germany may reconsider nuclear
03 March 2022 Germany on 27 February indicated that it may consider extending...

BWXT and E.S. Fox to support Bruce 3 MCR
02 March 2022 BWX Technologies, Inc. has announced a contract awarded by Bruce Power...

GNS Group expands its container business
02 March 2022 Germany’s GNS Gesellschaft für Nuklear-Service mbH is expanding...

Restart of Japan’s Tokai 2 deferred again
02 March 2022 Japan Atomic Power Company (JAPC) said on 28 February that it does not...

First concrete poured for Tianwan 8 in China
01 March 2022 First concrete was poured on 25 February for unit 8 of China’s...

February 2022

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IAEA monitors nuclear facilities in Ukraine
28 February 2022 Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 27...

TerraPower and Southern Company to demonstrate molten salt reactor
28 February 2022 US TerraPower and Southern Company have finalised a subrecipient agreement...

CEA, Framatome and Naval Group to study nuclear propulsion
28 February 2022 France’s Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), Framatome and Naval Group...

Bechtel, Westinghouse, and GE Steam Power to consider nuclear projects in Poland
28 February 2022 US-based Bechtel and Westinghouse announced that they had signed a...

BWXT contracted to manufacture US naval nuclear reactor components and fuel
28 February 2022 US-based BWX Technologies announced that the US Naval Nuclear...

Framatome receives US NRC approval to transport higher enriched fuel
28 February 2022 France’s Framatome said it has achieved a significant milestone for...

Eletronuclear begins transferring used fuels from Angra 1 to storage
24 February 2022 Brazil’s nuclear utility, Eletronuclear has begun transferring used...

Start-up of Pakistan’s Karachi 3
24 February 2022 Unit 3 of Pakistan’s Karachi nuclear power plant, a Hualong One...

Petten HFR reactor expected to restart in a month
24 February 2022 The High Flux Reactor (HFR) project team at NRG in Petten in the...

Sandia National Laboratories updates software for assessing consequences of nuclear accidents
23 February 2022 The US Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) has updated the Maccs code...

Swedish Radiation Safety Authority announces new regulations
23 February 2022 The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM -...

IAEA says nuclear is vital for space missions
23 February 2022 Experts at an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) webinar “Atoms...

Rosatom establishes Rusatom Energy Projects
22 February 2022 Rosatom has registered a new company – JSC Rusatom Energy Projects...

India orders transport casks from Holtec for Kudankulam
22 February 2022 US-based Holtec International announced that its India based subsidiary...

Westinghouse and Kozloduy NPP strengthen nuclear cybersecurity
22 February 2022 Westinghouse Electric Sweden AB and has signed a contract for the...

Tradebe Inutec opens new UK nuclear waste treatment facility
22 February 2022 Tradebe Inutec, a provider of independent radioactive waste...

Nuvia to provide EDF with fuel flask multi-counter equipment at UK AGR plants
21 February 2022 UK-based Nuvia said on 15 February  that it had secured a contract to...

The Swedish Energy Agency supports solar parks and lead-cooled reactors
21 February 2022 The Swedish Energy Agency (SEA) said mid-February that it has granted...

Progress at Sellafield’s legacy waste store
21 February 2022 UK’s Sellafield Ltd Box Encapsulation Plant Product Store – Direct...

China expresses interest in Argentine technology for nuclear medicine
21 February 2022 During the past year, China’s State Power Investment Corporation...

Russia begins manufacture of reactors for world’s largest icebreaker
21 February 2022 Russia’s ZiO-Podolsk has started manufacturing equipment for the...

US DOE announces RFIs for clean hydrogen initiatives
21 February 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced two Requests for...

Russia to develop new VVER-S reactor by 2030
21 February 2022 By 2030, the construction will begin of an innovative pressurised...

NuScale Power and KGHM agree on deployment of SMRs in Poland
16 February 2022 US NuScale Power and Poland’s KGHM Polska Miedź (KGHM) have signed...

EDF launches recruitment drive
16 February 2022 EDF has announced that it is maintaining its recruitment volumes in 2022...

Frazer-Nash to support UKAEA Tritium Engineering Framework
16 February 2022 Frazer-Nash announced that it has been awarded a role on the United...

Eletronuclear signs a contract to resume construction of Angra 3
15 February 2022 Brazil’s nuclear utility Eletronuclear (a subsidiary of Eletrobras)...

Russian government allocates about RUB100 billion for new nuclear projects
15 February 2022 The Government of the Russian Federation will allocate about RUB100...

Canadian Advanced Manufacturing in Nuclear Alliance established
15 February 2022 The Organisation of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) has announced...

US DOE to demolish submarine reactor prototype at Idaho National Lab
15 February 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management...

Oskarshamn 3 to be closed to remedy fuel damage
15 February 2022 Swedish utility OKG has informed the Nordic electricity exchange Nord...

Macron commits to at least six new EPRs by 2050
14 February 2022 During a visit to Belfort on 10 February to mark the takeover of...

TVA authorises nuclear programme to explore innovative technology
14 February 2022 The US Tennessee Valley Authority Board of Directors on 10 February...

Oklo and Argonne National Lab to commercialise advanced fuel recycling
14 February 2022 US-based Oklo and Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) have signed an...

Mayak to begin remediation of V-17 storage reservoir for liquid radwaste
14 February 2022 Russia’s Production Association Mayak has announced plans to complete...

NRG identifies defect that closed the HFR
14 February 2022 The High Flux Reactor (HFR) project team at Petten in the Netherlands...

Czech and Slovak experts increase nuclear cooperation
14 February 2022 Czech power utility ČEZ and state-owned Slovak company JAVYS have signed...

EDF updates 2022 French nuclear output estimate
11 February 2022 EDF has revised its 2022 nuclear output estimate from 300-30TWh...

GE to sell part of Steam Power’s nuclear activities to EDF
10 February 2022 GE and EDF have signed an exclusive agreement for EDF to acquire part of...

South Africa initiates tender process for new research reactor
10 February 2022 The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) has launched a tender...

Regulators complete UK HPR1000 design assessment
10 February 2022 The UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) and the Environment...

Ansaldo Nucleare wins contract to support Divertor Tokamak Test Facility
10 February 2022 Italy’s Ansaldo Nucleare said on 8 February that it has won a €21...

European researchers achieve fusion energy record at JET
09 February 2022 Record energy output results announced in February are the...

SNC-Lavalin appointed an engineering supplier by Rolls-Royce SMR
09 February 2022 SNC-Lavalin has been appointed an engineering supplier by Rolls-Royce...

Radiopharm and TerraPower to supply Actinium-225
09 February 2022 Australia’s Radiopharm Theranostics and US-based TerraPower have announced...

Bruce Power, General Fusion, and Nuclear Innovation Institute sign MOU
09 February 2022 Canada’s Bruce Power, General Fusion, and the Nuclear Innovation...

VNIINM continues development of uranium-silicide fuel
09 February 2022 Specialists at Russia’s AA Bochvar Research Institute of Inorganic...

Construction of Russia’s MBIR reactor exceeds targets
08 February 2022 The reactor vessel for Rosatom’s Multipurpose Fast Breeder...

Alaskan Governor introduces legislation on microreactors
08 February 2022 Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy on 1 February introduced the first bill in...

Regular electricity generation from OL3 now expected July 2022
08 February 2022 Electricity generation at the EPR reactor at unit 3 of Finland’s...

US DOE secures new fuel for TRIGA research reactors
08 February 2022 ​​​​​​​The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear...

US restores some sanction waivers on Iran
08 February 2022 The US Biden Administration on 4 February restored a number of...

First contract for Sellafield Product and Residue Store Retreatment Plant
08 February 2022 A £40 million ($54m) heating, ventilation and air conditioning contract...

West Virginia seeks to end ban on nuclear construction
04 February 2022 A bill removing the ban on construction of new nuclear power plants in the...

Tank waste treatment begins at US Hanford Site
04 February 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced that workers have begun the...

Reactor vessel delivered for Akkuyu 2
03 February 2022 The Vostochny cargo terminal at the Akkuyu nuclear power plant...

EC confirms nuclear and gas as part of European taxonomy
03 February 2022 The European Commission (EC) approved in principle a Complementary...

Argentina signs contract with CNNC for Atucha III
03 February 2022 Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA (NA-SA) and the China National...

Fukushima simulant material to boost clean-up efforts
03 February 2022 University of Sheffield researchers have developed a new simulation of...

Terrestrial Energy and ANSTO sign agreement for used fuel management
03 February 2022 The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)...

UK integrates nuclear waste services
03 February 2022 UK Nuclear Waste Services, launched on 31 January, brings together...

BN-800 on track to switch to mox fuel this summer
01 February 2022 Russia’s BN-800 fast neutron reactor at unit 4 of the Beloyarsk nuclear...

Covid delays Fangchenggang start-up
01 February 2022 Operation of the two demonstration Hualong One (HPR1000) reactors...

Tepco and JNFL to cooperate on Fukushima decommissioning
01 February 2022 Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (Tepco) and Japan Nuclear Fuel...

January 2022

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Power production at OL3 to start in first half of February
31 January 2022 Electricity generation at the EPR reactor at unit 3 of Finland’s...

Westinghouse ATF test assemblies to be installed at Vogtle 2
31 January 2022 US Southern Nuclear recently agreed to install four higher-enriched fuel...

Swedish government approves SKB’s final repository system
31 January 2022 The Swedish government has decided to allow SKB to build a final...

UK ONR grants permission for next construction phase at Hinkley Point C
31 January 2022 The UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has granted permission for...

JAEA to co-operate with MHI and Terrapower on fast reactor development
31 January 2022 Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd...

National Audit Office looks at UK plans for AGR decommissioning
31 January 2022 A new report, “The decommissioning of the AGR nuclear...

US DOE announces clean-up progress at Savannah River Site
31 January 2022 ​​​​​​​The US Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management...

UK government prepares Sizewell C for future investment
31 January 2022 UK Business and Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has announced £100...

Russia’s Electrochemical Plant sees record revenue from isotopes
28 January 2022 In 2021, the revenue from the sale of isotope products from...

US State Department supports SMR development in Estonia
28 January 2022 The United States and Estonia have agreed to cooperate under the...

Finland's Posiva contracted to advise Lithuania on possible geological repository
27 January 2022 The general criteria for Lithuania to dispose of its used nuclear fuel...

HFR restart delayed at Petten
27 January 2022 Restart of the high flux reactor (HFR) operated by NRG at Petten in...

Tecnatom to supply SMR simulator for Norway’s Institute of Energy Technology
27 January 2022 Spain’s Tecnatom announced that the Norwegian Institute of Energy...

Terrestrial Energy extends testing of IMSR fuel at Argonne National Lab
27 January 2022 Terrestrial Energy USA (part of Canada’s Terrestrial Energy) said it...

New isotope production system installed at Bruce Power to produce Lu-77
27 January 2022 Bruce Power and Isogen (a partnership between Kinectrics and Framatome)...

NUVIA secures new framework with UKAEA
27 January 2022 NUVIA UK said that its Consulting and Technical Services business line...

Energoatom begins comprehensive cold tests of used fuel storage facility
27 January 2022 Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom said it has completed independent...

BWXT begins TRISO nuclear fuel production campaign
26 January 2022 US-based BWX Technologies (BWXT) announced that it had been awarded a...

HotBENT project investigates safety material for underground waste disposal sites
25 January 2022 Geoscientists from the US Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory...

IAEA report looks at radioactive waste and used fuel management
25 January 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on 21 January...

France’s CERAP to provide technical services for Barakah
25 January 2022 Nawah Energy Company (part the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation -...

US DOE launches new respiratory protection course
24 January 2022 A new respiratory protection course has been launched at the Hanford...

Sweden’s OKG to sell nuclear-produced hydrogen to external market
24 January 2022 Sweden’s nuclear power company OKG said on 20 January that it is entering...

French regulators says shutdowns should be “carefully weighed”
24 January 2022 The Chairman of France’s Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN),...

Rosatom signs agreements in Dubai after presenting its SMRs
24 January 2022 Rosatom presented a product line of small-capacity nuclear reactors (SMRs)...

Kansai Electric returns unused fuel to UK
24 January 2022 Kansai Electric Power Company has returned 40 unused fuel assemblies...

Assystem secures commissioning alliance contract for Hinkley Point C
24 January 2022 Engineering company Assystem said it had been appointed as an...

Finnish Ministry submits informed conclusion on possible Loviisa life extension
20 January 2022 Finland’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment (MEE) on 14...

UKAEA awards SNC-Lavalin new contracts for STEP fusion project
20 January 2022 Canada-based SNC-Lavalin said on 18 January it had been awarded three...

Belgian regulator provisionally approves life extension for two reactors
20 January 2022 Belgium’s Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (FANC) has...

Progress at Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear plant as SGs are delivered
20 January 2022 Rosatom has installed the fifth tier of the internal containment (VZO)...

Pre-operational tests continue at OL3
20 January 2022 During the trial operation phase of the EPR reactor at unit 3 of...

Koeberg 2 closed for steam generator replacement
20 January 2022 Unit 2 of South Africa’s Koeberg nuclear plant was closed down on...

Energoatom’s Kotin shares his vision for Ukraine’s nuclear future
19 January 2022 In a wide-ranging interview with EnergoBusiness magazine on 10 January,...

Russian scientists develop plastic fuel claddings made of silicon carbide
19 January 2022 Specialists at Russia’s AA Bochvar Research Institute of Inorganic...

Westinghouse signs partnerships to build AP1000 reactors at Dukovany
17 January 2022 Westinghouse Electric Company said that it had signed memorandums...

IEA report on Canada welcomes SMR developments
17 January 2022 The International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) Canada 2022: Energy Policy...

Russia to build BN1200 by 2035
17 January 2022 Russia plans to complete the construction of the fifth power unit with...

Kazatomprom provides update on situation in Kazakhstan
17 January 2022 National Atomic Company Kazatomprom  on 13 January provided an update on...

Ignalina dismantles 7600 tons of equipment and concrete in 2021
14 January 2022 In 2021, Ignalina NPP (INPP) dismantled 3429 tons of equipment and 4200...

General Fusion achieves technology milestone
14 January 2022 Canada’s General Fusion announced that it had achieved several...

Licensing documentation submitted for El-Dabaa 3&4
13 January 2022 The Egyptian Nuclear Power Plant Authority (NPPA) has applied for a...

Russian scientists develop chrome coatings to protect fuel assemblies
13 January 2022 Scientists of Russia’s Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) are...

Deep borehole repository 'cost-effective' option for Slovenia's nuclear waste
13 January 2022 A preliminary study by the Slovenian Radioactive Waste...

UK’s Heysham 2 and Torness nuclear plants to close early
13 January 2022 EDF Energy has confirmed a change to the expected end of generation dates...

US tests new railcar for used fuel and radwaste transport
13 January 2022 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy (ONE) said...

Rosatom to complete design of fuel reprocessing module for Brest reactor by 2024
13 January 2022 Russia’s Siberian Chemical Combine (SCC – part of Rosatom’s Fuel...

Contract awarded for plans to construct Asse interim storage facility in Germany
13 January 2022 Germany’s Federal Association for Final Storage (BGE) has taken another...

Further delays for Flamanville 3 blamed on pandemic
13 January 2022 France’s EDF said on 11 January that it had “adjusted the schedule for...

Bruce Power completes shipment of Cobalt-60
13 January 2022 Canada’s Bruce Power said on 7 January it had completed another harvest...

USNC licenses ORNL method to 3D print reactor components
11 January 2022 A novel method to 3D print components for nuclear reactors, developed by...

Cyclife acquires UK's Aquila Nuclear Engineering
11 January 2022 Cyclife, the EDF subsidiary in charge of international dismantling...

NRC denies Oklo licence application
10 January 2022 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on 6 January issued...

France expects new nuclear reactors to begin operation in 2035-37
10 January 2022 The French government expects plans for new nuclear reactors should...

Canada’s NWMO releases transportation plans
10 January 2022 Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organisation (NWMO) in early...

Final shutdown for UK’s Hunterston B
10 January 2022 The Unit B2 (Reactor 4) of the Hunterston NPP in North...

Cavendish and Jacobs sign MOU for UK treatment of Japanese fast reactor sodium coolant
06 January 2022 Cavendish Nuclear and Jacobs have signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

New head of Hungary’s regulator confirmed in position
06 January 2022 Hungary’s President Viktor Orban on 1 January formally appointed...

Finland applies for licence to operate world’s first used fuel final disposal facility
06 January 2022 Finland’s radioactive waste management company, Posiva Oy, said on...

Grid connection for China’s Fuqing 6 as work begins on Changjiang 4
06 January 2022 On 1 January, unit 6 at China’s Fuqing nuclear power plant in...

KHNP pre-authorised to bid for construction work at El Dabaa nuclear plant
06 January 2022 As part of the current procurement of equipment and materials, as well as...

Kazakhstan looks at possible nuclear power plant sites
05 January 2022 Kazakhstan is considering the village of Ulken in the Alma-Ata region and...

Russian nuclear plants announce new electricity generation record
04 January 2022 Russia’s nuclear utility Rosenergoatom (part of Rosatom) said on 2...

First concrete for unit 2 of China’s San'ao nuclear power project
04 January 2022 First concrete was poured on 30 December for unit 2 of China’s of the...

EU draft taxonomy includes nuclear and gas
04 January 2022 The European Commission (EC) has drawn up a draft plan to label some...

Radiopharmaceutical production equipment tested in Bolivia
04 January 2022 The world’s highest altitude Centre for Nuclear Technology Research...

Pakistan completes fuel loading at Karachi 3
04 January 2022 Pakistan on 31 December completed loading fuel into unit 3 of the...

Germany closes three of its six remaining nuclear reactors
04 January 2022 Germany shut down three nuclear power plants on 31 December, as part of...

Russia’s BN-800 fast reactor to be fully fuelled with mox in 2022
04 January 2022 Russia’s BN-800 fast reactor to be fully fuelled with mox in 2022

Russia’s Balakovo 1 restarts with Remix fuel assemblies
04 January 2022 Unit 1 of Balakovo nuclear power plant was connected to the grid on...

Fluor-led JV wins contract from NNSA
03 January 2022 The US Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security...

December 2021

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US says it has adequate supplies of Mo-99 made without HEU
31 December 2021 US Secretary of Energy Jennifer M Granholm and US Secretary of Health...

Rosatom begins production of fuel for Western-design PWRs
30 December 2021 At Russia’s Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant (NCCP, part...

Framatome and Exelon to strengthen supply of Cobalt-60
30 December 2021 Framatome and Exelon Generation on 23 December announced the signature of...

Rosatom installs inner containment dome at Kursk-II-1
30 December 2021 Installation of the dome of the inner containment shell (VZO) at unit 1...

Swedish government approves extension of final repository
30 December 2021 The Swedish government on 22 December approved SKB’s application to...

TVEL ships testing equipment for China’s fast reactor
30 December 2021 Russia’s Mashinostroitelny Zavod in Elektrostal (MSZ - part of Rosatom’s...

Poland selects site for first nuclear power plant
30 December 2021 Polskie Elektrownie Jadrowe, the government company responsible for plans...

Final tier of inner containment shell completed at Rooppur 2
30 December 2021 Rosatom’s engineering division, ASE, said on 27 December that concreting...

EnergySolutions and Laurentis Energy Partners support new Canadian waste facility
30 December 2021 EnergySolutions Canada on 22 December announced a contract with...

Rosatom upgrades world's largest critical facility BFS-2
30 December 2021 Rosatom has upgraded the world's largest critical nuclear test facility,...

US DOE establishes Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations
30 December 2021 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the establishment of...

Rosatom to collaborate with steel company NLMK in hydrogen production
30 December 2021 Russian Steelmaker NLMK and Rusatom Overseas (part of Rosatom) on 27...

Contract extension for DUF6 conversion project in the USA
30 December 2021 Atkins Nuclear Secured Holdings Corporation, in a joint venture...

Belgium to close nuclear plants by 2025 but supports SMR development
30 December 2021 Belgium's government said on 23 December that it expected to close down...

Fuel loading completed at Belarus 2
30 December 2021 The loading of fresh nuclear fuel was completed on 27 December at unit 2...

Rosatom begins development of nuclear fuel for upgraded FNPPs
30 December 2021 Rosatom’s fuel company TVEL and JSC Afrikantov OKBM (chief designer...

French equipment delivered for Russia’s second DUF6 plant
30 December 2021 France’s Orano on 23 December delivered the first batch of equipment...

R&B Switchgear wins work at Culham
23 December 2021 Manchester-based R&B Switchgear Group, has been appointed to deliver...

First concrete for Kudankulam 6
23 December 2021 Rosatom on 20 December began construction of the sixth VVER-1000 reactor...

First Remix fuel assemblies loaded at Russia’s Balakovo nuclear plant
23 December 2021 The first batch of innovative uranium-plutonium Remix fuel was loaded...

Olkiluoto 3 EPR plant unit starts up
23 December 2021 The first criticality of the EPR reactor installed at unit 3 of the...

US certification for NAC International's OPTIMUS-L transport packaging
22 December 2021 NAC International Inc. announced it has received US Nuclear...

Russia permanently closes down Kursk 1
21 December 2021 After 45 years of operation, unit 1 at Russia’s Kursk nuclear power plant...

Grid connection for unit 1 of China’s HTR-PM project
21 December 2021 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced on 20 December that...

Tokamak Energy reduces power required to cool HTS magnets
21 December 2021 Oxford-based Tokamak Energy has announced the breakthrough design...

MHI awarded Iter contract
21 December 2021 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd has been awarded a first contract...

India to boost nuclear power capacity to 22.5GW by 2031
21 December 2021 India’s Minister of State in the Department of Space and Department of...

VNIINM develops software to calculate behaviour of LWR fuel
21 December 2021 Specialists at Russia’s AA Bochvar Research Institute of Inorganic...

Qatari investment for Rolls Royce SMR
21 December 2021 UK-based Rolls Royce Group announced that it has reached agreement with...

Framatome and US DOE agree to cooperate further on accident tolerant fuel
21 December 2021 Framatome said on 15 December it had secured a new four-year...

NuScale wins work in Ukraine and signs MOU with Kazakhstan
20 December 2021 ​​​​​​​The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) is awarding the...

USNC and Framatome awarded vouchers for advanced nuclear technologies
20 December 2021 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy said...

Holtec claims decommissioning record for used fuel removal at Pilgrim
20 December 2021 US-based Holtec International said on 16 December that three days...

GEH, BWXT and Synthos to support SMRs in Poland
20 December 2021 GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), BWXT Canada Ltd and Poland-based...

Ansto completes safety review
20 December 2021 The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology...

IAEA and Iran agreement to replace cameras at Karaj Facility
17 December 2021 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on 15 December that...

Coming to a head
17 December 2021 Jeremy Gordon says that rising gas prices show that Europe can’t afford to...

Netherlands’ plan for 2025 supports nuclear newbuild
17 December 2021 The Netherlands' new coalition government on 15 December released...

US DOE requests industry help to develop HALEU supply
17 December 2021 The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 14 December issued a Request...

Deep Isolation says deep borehole disposal a cost-effective option
17 December 2021 Deep borehole disposal is a viable, cost-effective solution for all of...

AVEVA signs strategic deal with EDF
17 December 2021 UK-based industrial software company AVEVA has signed a long-term...

Centrus welcomes fabrication of sample ANEEL fuel
16 December 2021 US Centrus Energy Corp President and CEO Daniel B Poneman on 14...

US NRC approves licence transfer for Palisades and Big Rock Point
16 December 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said on 13 Dcember it had...

NuScale plans merger with Spring Valley Acquisition and opens simulation lab
16 December 2021 US-based NuScale Power said on 14 December it had entered into a...

Westinghouse awarded decommissioning contract at Gundremmingen
15 December 2021 Westinghouse Electric Company announced it has signed a contract on...

Akkuyu 1 pump station foundation under construction
14 December 2021 Construction workers have begun constructing the foundation slab for the...

UK Sellafield packages all foreign-owned wasted ready for return
14 December 2021 Sellafield announced that it had packaged all foreign-owned wasted ready...

IAEA reviews Uganda’s nuclear power infrastructure development
14 December 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated...

Framatome to supply instrumentation upgrade for Surry nuclear plant
13 December 2021 Framatome announced that it has been awarded the contract to upgrade...

Russia to build a centre for nuclear science and technology for Serbia
13 December 2021 Rosatom has signed a General Framework Agreement with the...

Oil industry cleaning process used at UK’s Harwell site
13 December 2021 Technology commonly used in the oil and gas industry has been adapted for...

Finland to reform Nuclear Energy Act
13 December 2021 Finland’s Ministry of Employment and the Economy (MEE) said on 8...

NUKEM wins contract from Belgian waste agency
13 December 2021 Germany-based NUKEM Technologies (part of Rosatom) announced it has won...

Sheffield Forgemasters signs MOU with Rolls-Royce SMR
10 December 2021 Sheffield Forgemasters has signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

Studsvik could treat Norwegian used fuel in preparation for disposal
10 December 2021 A pilot study by the Swedish company Studsvik shows that the Norway’s...

Russia signs nuclear cooperation MOU with Nicaragua
10 December 2021 The MOU details a wide range of areas, in particular, raising...

Nuclep delivers part of containment vessel for Brazil’s prototype nuclear submarine
10 December 2021 Brazil’s nuclear heavy engineering company Nuclebrás Equipamentos...

Westinghouse announces milestone in advanced nuclear fuel development
09 December 2021 Westinghouse Electric Company said on 6 December it had received...

OL3 start-up may be brought forward
09 December 2021 Finnish power company Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) on 8 December applied...

Bilfinger to work with Cyclife on dismantling nuclear power plants
09 December 2021 Germany-based industrial service provider Bilfinger said on 8 December...

First RPV dismantled at Sweden’s Barsebäck
08 December 2021 The in-situ part of the dismantling of the first reactor pressure...

KSTAR fusion reactor sets new record
08 December 2021 South Korea's National Fusion Research Institute announced in November...

Shikoku Electric restarts Ikata 3
08 December 2021 Japan’s Shikoku Electric Power Co restarted unit 3 at the Ikata nuclear...

US NRC accepts application for Kairos construction permit
08 December 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission said on 30 November it had accepted...

Deep Isolation acquires Freestone Environmental Services
08 December 2021 US-based Deep Isolation, a specialist in used fuel and high-level waste...

Commonwealth Fusion Systems raises funds to commercialise fusion
08 December 2021 Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS) announced on 1 December that it has...

Rosatom uses new welding technologies at Rooppur
08 December 2021 Rosatom’s Engineering Division (ASE) said on 2 December the serial use of...

NuScale Power’s SMR plants named VOYGR
07 December 2021 US-based NuScale Power has unveiled the official name of its small...

Decommissioning milestone for Slovakia’s Bohunice nuclear plant
07 December 2021 Slovak company JAVYS announced that another important milestone had...

Rosatom’s Uranium One and Alpha Lithium to develop lithium deposit in Argentina
06 December 2021 Uranium One Holding NV (a Rosatom company) and Canada-based Alpha...

UK government confirms choice of HTGR for advanced reactor demonstration
06 December 2021 Greg Hands, Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth, said...

OPG selects BWRX-300 SMR for Darlington project
06 December 2021 Ontario Power Generation (OPG) said on 2 December that it will work...

Spain rejects plans for Salamanca uranium project
03 December 2021 Spain's Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic...

Russia’s TVEL signs decommissioning agreements with French and Czech companies
03 December 2021 Rosatom’s Fuel Company and decommissioning industry integrator, TVEL JSC on...

IAEA concludes LTO safety review at Atucha nuclear plant
03 December 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safety Aspects of Long...

NAAREA and Assystem to co-operate on XSMR micro-reactor
03 December 2021 France’s NAAREA, which is developing 4th generation micro-nuclear power,...

IEA: France should review plans to reduce nuclear share
03 December 2021 The current rate of deployment of low-carbon energy technologies and...

EDF and Westinghouse sign MOU on Co-60
02 December 2021 Westinghouse Electric Company and EDF have signed a historic Memorandum...

EDF and Veolia create Waste2Glass joint venture
02 December 2021 EDF and Veolia announced they are creating Waste2Glass,...

Rosatom, EDF and CEA to cooperate on fuel cycle R&D
02 December 2021 Russia's Rosatom, the French Alternative Energies and Atomic...

EDF signs raft of agreements at WNE
02 December 2021 EDF on 1 December announced the signature of several industrial...

US DOE relaunches search for used nuclear fuel disposal site
02 December 2021 The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 30 November issued a request...

IAEA mission sees safety commitment by Russia’s Kalinin nuclear plant
02 December 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Operational Safety Review...

UK’s  Hunterston B reactor 3 closes after 46 years
02 December 2021 The UK’s Hunterston B1 (Reactor 3) was permanently closed down on...

Australia selects waste disposal site
02 December 2021 Australia’s federal government announced that it has formally...

Siemens to manufacture equipment for Terrestrial Energy’s SMR
02 December 2021 Canada’s Terrestrial Energy and Siemens Energy Canada on 30 November signed...

November 2021

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PPP announce winners of new HVAC contract at Sellafield
30 November 2021 A new way of awarding long-term work packages at the Sellafield site in...

Russia amends loan agreement for Paks II
30 November 2021 Russia’s State Duma parliament on 25 November ratified a five-year...

UK NNL and DNV collaborate on nuclear derived hydrogen
29 November 2021 The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and Norway-based DNV...

Candu Energy to support Cernavoda nuclear expansion with US backing
29 November 2021 Canada’s Candu Energy, part of the SNC-Lavalin Group on 25 November won...

Czech company to support Egyptian regulator in licensing El-Dabaa
29 November 2021 Czech R&D company ÚJV Řež has signed a major long-term contract in Egypt...

ENSREG sees significant progress at Belarus nuclear plant
29 November 2021 The plenary meeting of the European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group...

Škoda JS develops storage cask for Czech repository
25 November 2021 By producing a model of a storage packaging assembly (cask) for used...

Foundation completed for Russia’s Brest reactor
25 November 2021 The foundation slab for Russia’s innovative fast neutron reactor...

IAEA’s Gross says talks with Iran inconclusive
25 November 2021 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director general Rafael...

Westinghouse signs contract with Ukraine for first AP1000
25 November 2021 Westinghouse Electric Company and Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom on...

Brazil’s INB launches new centrifuge cascade
25 November 2021 Brazil’s fuel cycle company Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) said...

Ansaldo Nucleare signs contract for lead-cooled reactor
25 November 2021 As part of the research into lead-cooled reactors, the consortium that...

Holtec and Hyundai to co-operate on development of SMR-160
25 November 2021 US Holtec International and South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering &...

Russia’s Electrochemical Plant launches new line of centrifuges
24 November 2021 Russia’s Electrochemical Plant (ECP – part of Rosatom’s Fuel Company...

Humboldt Bay 3 released for unrestricted use after decommissioning
23 November 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has terminated the licence...

More equipment for Kudankulam
23 November 2021 Russia’s Uralkhimmash (Sverdlovsk region, part of the OMZ group)...

Second phase of China’s Haiyang nuclear heating project begins operation
23 November 2021 The second phase of the nuclear energy heating project in Haiyang city,...

US DOE Awards $8.5 million for promising nuclear technologies
22 November 2021 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $8.5 million to...

US NRC approves power uprate for Millstone 3
22 November 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said it had approved a request...

Russia begins LEU supply to Kazakhstan
22 November 2021 The Uranium Enrichment Centre (UEC) in Novouralsk, Sverdlovsk Region...

US NRC increases oversight at Vogtle 3
22 November 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said it will increase oversight...

Russian scientists patent production of coreless silicon carbide fibre
22 November 2021 Scientists at the Russia’s AA Bochvara Research Institute of...

Southern Company, DOE to lead demonstration of molten-salt reactor
22 November 2021 US Southern Company said on 18 November that it had established a...

Swedish delegation visits Chernobyl to discuss xenon monitoring
22 November 2021 On 16-17 November, Ukraine’s Chernobyl NPP (ChNPP) received delegation of...

Rosatom seeks to develop small NPPs with hydrogen batteries
22 November 2021 Polet-Service, commissioned by a subsidiary of Rosatom, is to...

Oklo and Centrus cooperate on HALEU fuel development
19 November 2021 US-based Oklo and Centrus Energy Corp on 17 November signed a...

Rosatom prepares advanced international research programme for MBIR
19 November 2021 After commissioning the MBIR multipurpose research reactor facility,...

NuScale, Prodigy and Kinectrics to propose regulatory framework for marine-deployed SMR
19 November 2021 US-based NuScale Power announced that it has signed a Memorandum...

Rolls Royce starts Generic Design Assessment for SMR
18 November 2021 Rolls-Royce has asked the UK government for clearance to begin the 4-5...

TerraPower selects site for Natrium reactor project
18 November 2021 US-based TerraPower, founded by Bill Gates, has announced Kemmerer,...

Life extension work completed at Armenian NPP
18 November 2021 Upgrading of unit 2 at the Armenian NPP was completed on 16...

Sberbank provides more loans for Akkuyu nuclear plant
18 November 2021 Russia’s Sberbank will provide Akkuyu Nuclear (part of Rosatom) with...

Paks II submits application for a manufacturing permit for RPVs
18 November 2021 Paks II Atomerőmű Zrt, the company responsible for the expansion of...

US Infrastructure Bill includes $62bn for DOE
18 November 2021 US President Joe Biden has signed into law the bipartisan Infrastructure...

Dual criticality for China’s HTR-PM
18 November 2021 The second reactor of China’s High Temperature Gas Cooled...

Mixed results from COP26
18 November 2021 Some 200 countries agreed to adopt the Glasgow Climate Pact on 13...

EDF awards Tecnatom inspection services contract for Hinkley Point C
17 November 2021 EDF has awarded Spain’s Tecnatom Group a contract valued at more than...

Diffuser removed from UK’s Windscale Pile chimney
17 November 2021 Nuclear clean-up teams have removed the huge diffuser at the top of...

Jacobs wins two nuclear contracts in Czech Republic
16 November 2021 US-based Jacobs said that it had won two new contracts to support the...

Pakistan’s Karachi 3 completes hot functional tests
15 November 2021 Unit 3 of the Karachi in Pakistan completed hot functional testing on...

Uranium One agrees sale of US subsidiary to Uranium Energy Corp
12 November 2021 Uranium One has entered into an agreement with the US company Uranium...

Fuelling begins at China’s Fuqing 6
11 November 2021 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced that loading of 177...

OPG's Darlington operating licence amended to allow production of Mo-99
11 November 2021 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced on 9 November that...

Rosatom manufactures first batch of VVER-1000 Remix fuel
11 November 2021 The first batch of uranium-plutonium Remix fuel for the VVER-1000 reactor...

Westinghouse and Energoatom begin work at Khmelnitsky 3
11 November 2021 US-based Westinghouse and Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom have...

Helion raises $500 million to fund demonstration fusion generator
10 November 2021 US fusion energy tech startup Helion Energy said it raised $500 million...

Roll-Royce secures funding for small modular reactor
09 November 2021 Roll-Royce has announced that following the raising of £195 million in...

IAEA mission sees significant improvement in Russia’s operational safety
09 November 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Operational Safety Review...

Framatome completes purchase of Rolls Royce nuclear I&C business
09 November 2021 Framatome announced it has completed the purchase of Rolls Royce...

US and UK launch Strategic Energy Dialogue
09 November 2021 UK Business and Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng met with US Secretary...

Assembly begins of RPV upper shell for Kudankulam 5
09 November 2021 The Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technologies (part Rosatom’s...

IAEA concludes operational safety review at Armenian nuclear plant
08 November 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA Safety Aspects of Long...

Assystem wins two contracts for new UK STEP fusion plant
08 November 2021 UK-based engineering company Assystem said on 4 November that it had...

OPG awards BWXT contract for components for Darlington refurbishment
08 November 2021 Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and BWX Technologies on 4 November announced...

US DOE welcomes Romania’s teaming agreement with NuScale
08 November 2021 US Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm and Romania’s Minister of...

IAEA concludes long term operational safety review at Forsmark
08 November 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safety Aspects of Long...

UAE completes construction of Barakah 3
08 November 2021 Unit 3 at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in the UAE had been completed...

US NRC receives initial application for SMR construction from Kairos
05 November 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said on 29 October it had...

India sets 2070 target for net-zero
05 November 2021 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his National Statement to the...

NuScale and Romania’s Nuclearelectrica team up to advance SMRs
05 November 2021 US-based NuScale Power said on 2 November that it is will team...

UAE companies form clean energy partnership
05 November 2021 Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, a member of the Abu Dhabi...

X-energy and Centrus to continue work of TRISO-X fuel
05 November 2021 US-based X-energy and Centrus Energy Corp on 2 November announced...

Orano acquires STSI from the Geodis group
04 November 2021 The Orano group and Geodis, a subsidiary of the SNCF Group signed...

Framatome delivers accident tolerant fuel to Calvert Cliffs
03 November 2021 Framatome announced that it has delivered the first 100% accident...

First steam generator delivered to Russia’s Kursk-II
02 November 2021 The first of four steam generators for the VVER-TOI reactor...

Survey of fusion energy companies released by UKAEA and FIA
02 November 2021 A new survey from the US-based Fusion Industry Association (FIA) and the...

Rosatom plans 10 new large nuclear units by 2035
02 November 2021 Rosatom plans to build about 10 large power units in Russia by 2035, and...

Turkish regulator issues construction licence for Akkuyu 4
02 November 2021 The Turkish Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NDK) Council on 29 October...

Inner dome installed at China’s Zhangzhou 1
02 November 2021 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced that the inner dome...

High gas prices make nuclear energy optimal for hydrogen production: IAEA study
01 November 2021 Nuclear energy will be the most cost-effective means of producing...

Talen to build substations to supply new data centre
01 November 2021 US-based Talen Energy has selected Linxon to deliver three...

TAE Technologies partners with Japan's NIFS for fusion fuel research
01 November 2021 TAE Technologies has entered into a partnership with Japan’s...

Bulgarian Energy Holding and Fluor sign MOU to evaluate NuScale SMR
01 November 2021 Fluor Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU)...

Kazakhstan considers nuclear power
01 November 2021 The Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan has begun to study the possible...

X-energy and Kinectrics sign MOU for Helius Clean Energy Innovation Centre
01 November 2021 Canada’s X-energy and Kinectrics have signed a memorandum of...

October 2021

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US Air Force to construct micro-reactor
29 October 2021 The US Department of the Air Force (DAF) has selected Eielson Air Force...

UK adopts nuclear energy finance plan
29 October 2021 The UK on 26 October announced its Nuclear Energy (financing) Bill...

US DOE awards Oakridge clean-up contract to UCOR
29 October 2021 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Environmental Management...

UK budget allocates some funds for nuclear
29 October 2021 The UK government’s autumn budget, announced on 27 October, included up...

KHNP signs a heavy water sales contract with China’s Qinshan NPP
29 October 2021 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) signed a heavy water sales contract...

Bilfinger to recover radwaste from Asse salt mine
28 October 2021 Germany’s Bilfinger said that, on behalf of the Federal Association for...

Terrestrial Energy awards BWXT contracts for IMSR steam generators
28 October 2021 Ontario-based Terrestrial Energy on 26 October awarded BWXT...

Idaho National Lab studies critical heat flux of nuclear fuel rods
28 October 2021 The US Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy said on 27...

Japan aims for increased renewables and more nuclear restarts
27 October 2021 Japan has adopted a new energy policy promoting nuclear and renewables...

Rosatom manufactures nuclear fuel assembly for the first land-based SMR
27 October 2021 Rosatom announced that Mashinostroitelny Zavod (MSZ) part of the TVEL...

ASN approves EDF’s proposed remedy for Flamanville EPR nozzle design faults
27 October 2021 France's Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) has approved EDF's...

Canada’s ARTMS registers cyclotron production of gallium-68
27 October 2021 ARTMS, a Canadian producer of medical isotopes has registered...

Bruce Power launches Bruce Power Net Zero Inc
26 October 2021 Canada’s Bruce Power on 21 October announced the launch of Bruce Power...

More delays for Vogtle 3&4
26 October 2021 US Georgia Power on 21 October announced a revised schedule for the Vogtle...

Another milestone for Russia’s Brest reactor fuel plant
26 October 2021 Russia’s Siberian Chemical Combine (SCC) has completed the installation...

World’s first T-pylon is installed in UK
26 October 2021 The world’s first ‘T-pylon’, the first new design for an electricity pylon...

Kazakhstan sets up physical uranium fund
25 October 2021 Kazakhstan’s National Atomic Company Kazatomprom announced that its Board...

Lightbridge fuel completes design plan for testing at INL
25 October 2021 US-based nuclear fuel technology company Lightbridge...

Doosan Heavy wins UAE contract
25 October 2021 South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction announced on 21...

Atommash manufactures the reactor bottom for Akkuyu 3
22 October 2021 The Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technologies (part of Rosatom’s...

UK Net Zero Strategy puts nuclear as a low priority
22 October 2021 The UK on 19 October published its Net Zero Strategy – Build...

Sandvik wins record order from UK for nuclear equipment
22 October 2021 Sweden’s Sandvik Materials Technology has announced a "record order"...

DOE awards $50 million to Exelon for control room modernisation
22 October 2021 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a $50 million cost-share...

Pressure vessel installed at China’s Zhangzhou 1
21 October 2021 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced that the reactor...

IEA looks at the role of G7 countries in achieving net zero
21 October 2021 The latest report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) – “Achieving...

GE Hitachi and BWXT Canada agree to support BWRX-300 design
21 October 2021 US-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and BWXT Canada Ltd have...

KHNP and CNL sign MOU on used fuel and decommissioning
19 October 2021 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories...

IAEA completes long term operational review of Slovenia’s Krško
19 October 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Pre-SALTO (Safety Aspects...

Environmentalists find no problems with Russia’s floating nuclear power plant
18 October 2021 Rosatom’s floating NPP (FNPP), the Akademik Lomonosov, moored at the city...

IAEA releases two reports in run up to COP26
18 October 2021 In the run up to the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26...

Canadian regulator renews OPG’s licence to develop SMR
18 October 2021 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is renewing Ontario...

Rosatom plans hydrogen production at Kola nuclear power plant
18 October 2021 Rosatom plans by 2030 to prepare a commercially viable proposal for...

Fuel loading completed at South Korea’s Shin Hanul nuclear plant
18 October 2021 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) said on 13 October it had...

UKAEA shortlists five sites for STEP fusion plant
18 October 2021 The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) announced that five sites had...

Rusatom Overseas and Gazprom Neft to cooperate on hydrogen energy
17 October 2021 Rusatom Overseas (part of Rosatom) and Gazprom Neft on 12 October signed...

University of Bristol team undertakes research at Chernobyl NPP
17 October 2021 Researchers from the University of Bristol are leading activities...

EDF submits preliminary offer to Poland for the construction of EPR reactors
15 October 2021 EDF on 13 October submitted a non-binding preliminary offer to the...

Orano opens stable isotope lab
15 October 2021 France’s Orano group said on 11 October that it recently celebrated...

Canada’s Arc Clean Energy signs MOU to advance SMR deployment
15 October 2021 ARC Clean Energy Canada has signed a strategic Memorandum of...

Macron sees nuclear and hydrogen power as priorities
15 October 2021 President Emmanuel Macron said France would aim to become a leader in...

Nawah receives licence for regulated activities at Barakah 3
14 October 2021 The UAE Federal Nuclear Regulatory Authority (FANR) on 11 October approved...

IEA World Energy Outlook intended as handbook for COP26
14 October 2021 The International Energy Agency (IEA) in its latest World Energy...

Australian submarine deal sparks debate about nuclear energy
14 October 2021 In the wake of Australia’s decision to purchase nuclear-powered...

UK recycles decommissioned nuclear cargo vessel
14 October 2021 The UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) said on 12 October...

Jacobs awarded contract extension to support UK's nuclear plants
13 October 2021 US-based Jacobs announced it has been awarded an extension to its...

RPV installed at Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh
12 October 2021 The reactor pressure vessel (RPV) has been installed at unit 1...

Residential town for Kursk-II builders to be ready in 2022
12 October 2021 Russia’s Titan-2 said that it is building a residential town for the...

IAEA mission reports safety commitment by France’s Paluel NPP
11 October 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Operational Safety Review...

Spain renews licence for Ascó I and II
11 October 2021 Spain’s Official State Gazette (BOE) on 7 October published an Order...

Armenia discussing new nuclear plant with Russian mining company
11 October 2021 The Armenian government is negotiating with the Russian mining...

US DOE announces funds for nuclear hydrogen
11 October 2021 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $20 million in funding...

US NRC receives update on cause of radiation alert at Maryland research reactor
11 October 2021 The US Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards...

Specialised vehicle developed for Belgium’s ONDRAF
08 October 2021 Belgium’s radioactive waste management company, ONDRAF, said on 6...

DOE completes demolition of buildings at Energy Technology Engineering Centre
08 October 2021 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has completed demolition of the...

Russia’s Triniti achieves refuelling of the T-11M tokamak
08 October 2021 Russia’s Troitsk Institute of Innovative and Thermonuclear Research...

CNL reports breakthrough in hydrogen storage
08 October 2021 Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) said on 5 October that it had achieved...

Romania’s Government approves energy plan
07 October 2021 Romania’s Government on 4 October approved the Integrated National Plan...

Minerals Council of Australia looks at SMRs
07 October 2021 The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) on 6 October released a new...

Russia masters production of zirconium sponge
07 October 2021 Russia’s Chepetsk Mechanical Plant in Glazov (ChMP part of Rosatom’s...

Westinghouse to acquire 50% of Tecnatom
07 October 2021 Westinghouse Electric Company said on 4 October it had signed a...

Hot testing completed at Belarus 2
07 October 2021 Hot testing has been completed at unit 2 of the Belarus nuclear power...

US suspends authority to ship nuclear materials to China
07 October 2021 The US Federal Register on 1 October published a notice by the...

First ANEEL thorium-based advanced nuclear fuel pellets manufactured
06 October 2021 US-based Clean Core Thorium Energy said the first fuel pellets of...

Framatome to provide cybersecurity solution for German nuclear facility
06 October 2021 Framatome announced it has signed a contract with RWE Nuclear GmbH to...

UK government publishes fusion strategy
05 October 2021 The UK government on 1 October published a strategy setting out how it...

Fuel unloaded from Leningrad 2
05 October 2021 Unloading of nuclear fuel has begun fromthe RBMK-1000 reactor at unit 2...

Five vendors express interest in Ghana’s planned nuclear plant
05 October 2021 Five vendors have responded to the “Request for Interest” issued by...

Rosatom presents latest projects at European conference on research reactors
05 October 2021 Rosatom presented its latest projects in the field of nuclear technology...

Orano acquires Daher’s nuclear activities
05 October 2021 Orano group on 1 October confirmed the acquisition by Orano Nuclear...

More time needed for Paks II construction licence
04 October 2021 The Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority (HAEA) said on 30 September that...

Report looks at use of nuclear and renewables to “decarbonise” hydrogen
04 October 2021 Aurora Energy Research has released a report investigating the benefits...

South Africa to construct new research reactor
04 October 2021 The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) issued a statement on...

IEA head tells US-sponsored conference that nuclear is important for climate mitigation
04 October 2021 Fatih Birol, head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) told...

Armenian NPP modernises cooling towers
04 October 2021 The Armenian nuclear power plant said on 28 September that it had...

US Defense Department looks to micro-reactors
04 October 2021 The US Department of Defense’s Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO)...

Exelon invests in long-term nuclear power plant operation
04 October 2021 US Exelon announced that, after the Illinois General Assembly has...

IAEA designates collaborating centre in France for graphite reactor decommissioning
04 October 2021 The International Atomic Energy Agency and EDF's Decommissioning and...

September 2021

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Terrestrial Energy and Orano sign fuel supply agreement
30 September 2021 Canada-based Terrestrial Energy said on 29 September that it had entered...

Russia confirms nuclear as green while EU remains undecided
30 September 2021 The assignment of the status of a "green" energy source to nuclear...

New UKAEA fusion research centre begins operation
30 September 2021 A new UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) fusion energy research...

International Task Force meets to review safety of Fukushima water release
30 September 2021 A Task Force established by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...

Czech energy law adopted: Temelin expansion may follow new Dukovany unit
30 September 2021 Czech President Miloš Zeman on 27 September signed into law the Act...

Romania’s Nuclearelectrica establishes subsidiary for uranium concentrate processing
30 September 2021 Romanian nuclear utility Societatea Națională Nuclearelectrica (SNN)...

NuScale SMR simulation lab opens in Idaho
30 September 2021 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE)...

Bruce Power receives regulatory approval for Lutetium-177 production
29 September 2021 Bruce Power said on 24 September that it had received approval from...

CNL completes refuelling of SLOWPOKE-2 research reactor
27 September 2021 Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) announced that it has safely completed...

OKBM Afrikantov presents low-power reactor designs for the Arctic
27 September 2021 Russia’s OKBM Afrikantov has presented details of new developments...

SMR developers look to Poland
27 September 2021 Poland has become a focus of interest for companies seeking to develop...

Russia begins pilot operation of accident tolerant fuel
27 September 2021 Rosatom on 20 September began pilot operation of fuel elements of a...

Orano inaugurates new innovation centre at former uranium mining site
24 September 2021 French Prime Minister Jean Castex has inaugurated Orano’s new Centre...

Tokamak Energy demonstrates new magnet technology for fusion power
23 September 2021 Nuclear fusion developer Tokamak Energy said it has demonstrated...

ITI selected for Dounreay EC&I framework
23 September 2021 UK-based ITI announced it has been chosen to support the next stages of...

US NRC releases draft paper on micro-reactors licensing strategies
23 September 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has prepared a draft white...

REMIX fuel elements complete operational tests at Balakovo
23 September 2021 Rosatom’s Fuel Company TVEL said that VVER-1000 fuel assemblies...

Lithuania limits electricity imports from Belarus
21 September 2021 After Lithuania’s State Energy Regulatory Authority (VERT) approved new...

Spain’s economic support measures cause concern to nuclear industry
21 September 2021 Spain’s Council of Ministers has approved a Royal Decree-Law to fulfil...

Cameco and X-energy to co-operate in support of Xe-100 SMRs
21 September 2021 Cameco has entered a non-binding and non-exclusive Memorandum...

Commissioning of Holtec’s SMR-160 by 2030 deemed 'credible'
21 September 2021 Holtec International’s Nuclear Advisory Council, during a bi-annual...

Laurentis launches Helium-3 production at Darlington NPP
21 September 2021 Canada’s Laurentis Energy Partners, a subsidiary of Ontario Power...

Poland looks to replace coal with natural gas, nuclear and renewables
20 September 2021 Poland’s Government Plenipotentiary for Strategic Energy...

Germany closes Gorleben salt dome
20 September 2021 The closure of Germany’s Gorleben mine was announced on 17 September in...

SNC-Lavalin consortium awarded drive mechanism contract Bruce Power
20 September 2021 Candu Energy, part of the SNC-Lavalin Group announced on 16 September...

IEA says climate targets will accelerate Czech coal phase-out
20 September 2021 The Czech Republic needs to prepare for an earlier phase-out of coal...

EBRD supports clean-up of uranium waste in Central Asia
20 September 2021 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said on...

IAEA increases projections for nuclear power use in 2050
20 September 2021 For the first time since the Fukushima Daiichi accident in 2011,...

US NRC delays release of La Crosse and Zion sites for unrestricted use
20 September 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has extended its...

IBA and SCK CEN to collaborate in production of Actinium-225
17 September 2021 Belgium’s Ion Beam Applications (IBA) and Belgian Nuclear Research Centre...

China opens first HLW vitrification plant
17 September 2021 China's first plant for the vitrification of radioactive waste has...

Five companies selected in NDA waste segregation competition
17 September 2021 The UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) announced that...

Speakers revealed for virtual conference on nuclear decommissioning
16 September 2021 Nuclear Engineering International magazine is pleased to confirm the...

NRC grants licence for used fuel storage in Texas, sparking opposition
16 September 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on 13 September granted a...

Westinghouse to upgrade Temelin NPP’s I&C systems
16 September 2021 Westinghouse Electric and the Czech power company ČEZ have signed a...

Terrestrial upgrades molten salt reactor design
16 September 2021 Ontario-based Terrestrial Energy on 14 September announced its...

NuScale expands its supply chain
16 September 2021 US-based NuScale Power said that it is advancing the manufacturing...

Unit 2 starts up at Barakah nuclear power plant
15 September 2021 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation’s (Enec’s) operating and...

Conference agenda for Nuclear Decommissioning: Plans and Innovations
15 September 2021 Virtual Conference Agenda for Nuclear Decommissioning Plans...

First criticality for China’s HTR-PM demonstration project
15 September 2021 Unit 1 of the two high-temperature gas-cooled reactors at...

IAEA sees progress at Slovakia’s Mochovce nuclear plant
14 September 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Pre-Operational Safety...

Rosatom begins training Egyptian specialists for El-Dabaa NPP
14 September 2021 “Today is a historic day for Egyptian students - they connect their...

Ciech and Synthos Green to cooperate on nuclear energy use
14 September 2021 Polish chemical company Ciech has signed a Letter of Intent to cooperate...

New generation centrifuges installed at Russia’s Electrochemical Plant
14 September 2021 Russia’s Electrochemical Plant (ECP) in Zelenogorsk, Krasnoyarsk...

IAEA and Japan agree timeline for safety review of Fukushima water release
14 September 2021 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Japan have agreed on...

Northstar and POINT Biopharma sign supply agreement for actinium-225
14 September 2021 US-based NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes and POINT Biopharma Global on...

Oak Ridge former enrichment site ready for reuse
13 September 2021 The US Department of Energy’s Office (DOE’s) of Environmental Management...

Iran and IAEA agree to continue co-operation
13 September 2021 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 12 September published...

Second tier of the internal containment installed at Akkuyu 2
13 September 2021 The second tier of the internal containment shell (ICS) has been installed...

Illinois House passes clean energy bill
13 September 2021 A clean energy bill, Senate Bill 2408, which includes a plan to...

IAEA says Denmark is committed to a high level of safety
13 September 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said that an...

Slovakia to end import and processing of used fuel
13 September 2021 The Slovak government on 8 September approved a total ban on the import...

Russian mobile laser tested for Arctic accident and emergency use
10 September 2021 Rosatom said on 8 September that it had taken part in the first...

IAEA begins monitor and review of water release at Fukushima Daiichi
10 September 2021 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) officials are in Japan...

Italy’s launches Seminar to discuss National Repository
10 September 2021 The opening plenary session of Italy’s National Seminar on 7...

UKAEA releases Fusion Materials Roadmap
10 September 2021 The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and The Henry Royce Institute...

WNA Nuclear Fuel Report urges uranium development
09 September 2021 The World Nuclear Association (WNA) on 8 September launched the 2021...

Fortum and Uniper to co-operate in nuclear decommissioning
09 September 2021 Power company Fortum is entering into close co-operation with its...

Atommash begins manufacture of reactor bottom for Akkuyu 3
09 September 2021 Atommash, the Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technologies (part of...

EnCore Energy and Azarga Uranium establish uranium ISR company
09 September 2021 US-based EnCore Energy Corp and Azarga Uranium Corp have entered into...

Partners sought to develop underwater survey robot
08 September 2021 Engineering firm Forth, the company leading the creation of the...

IAEA finds some of North Korea’s nuclear activities “deeply troubling”
07 September 2021 The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),...

Russia plans to build experimental hydrogen trains on Sakhalin island
07 September 2021 Following a review of the concept and results of an integrated...

MOUs signed as Ukrainian delegation visits USA
07 September 2021 Memoranda of understanding have been signed between US companies,...

Norway and USA sign agreement to deal with HEU
06 September 2021 Norway’s Minister of Trade and Industry Iselin Nybø and US Secretary...

WNA stresses nuclear's resilience
06 September 2021 ​​​​​​​Nuclear reactors generated a total 2553TWh of electricity in...

Kazakh President urges consideration of nuclear power
06 September 2021 Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said in a video address to...

WANO peer review completed at Novovoronezh
06 September 2021 A group of international experts from the World Association of Nuclear...

India's BHEL wins order for turbine islands for Gorakhpur and Kaiga
06 September 2021 India’s Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) said it has received orders...

More equipment being readied for Akkuyu nuclear plant
06 September 2021 Russsia’s Izhorskiye Zavody (Izhora Plant - part of the OMZ Group)...

IAEA supports Lebanon in assessing integrity of buildings
06 September 2021 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on 2 September that...

Framatome completes acquisition of BHR Group
06 September 2021 Framatome announced that it has completed its acquisition of...

IAEA and ISO commit to developing international standards
03 September 2021 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the...

Energoatom and NuScale Power to explore SMR deployment in Ukraine
02 September 2021 NuScale Power and Ukraine's state-owned nuclear power...

Ukraine agrees to construct Westinghouse AP1000 reactors
02 September 2021 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company and Ukrainian nuclear...

US NNSA awards NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes funds for Molybdenum-99
02 September 2021 US-based NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes announced on 30 August that it...

NuScale Power Completes Second Energy Exploration (E2) Centre
02 September 2021 NuScale Power on 31 August announced the opening of the...

NuScale Power Selects Rock Creek Innovations for the Highly Integrated Protection System
02 September 2021 US-based NuScale Power announced on 30 August that it had selected Rock...

US NNSA launches RadSecure radiological security initiative
02 September 2021 The US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security...

Doosan Heavy to support X-energy's HTGR development
02 September 2021 Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction said on 27 August it had won...

ENSREG inspection started at the Belarusian NPP
02 September 2021 Experts from the European Nuclear Safety Regulatory Group (ENSREG)...

Steam generators for Akkuyu 2 being delivered to construction site
02 September 2021 Russia’s Atommash, the Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technologies (part...

Nuclear technology company Newcleo acquires Hydromine
02 September 2021 UK-based nuclear technology company Newcleo on 31 August announced...

Tractebel to evaluate plutonium 238 as fuel for space exploration
02 September 2021 The European Space Agency (ESA) has awarded a contract to Belgium’s...

Westinghouse co-operates with federal prosecutors over VC Summer project
02 September 2021 Westinghouse Electric Company said in a statement on 30 August that it...

X-energy to provide fuel fabrication services for nuclear powered rocket
02 September 2021 US company X-energy said on 30 August that the US Defense Advanced...

Rosatom trains specialists for Yakutia low power NPP
02 September 2021 By 2028, a low-power nuclear power plant with a small RITM-200 reactor is...

Vattenfall and SKB warns against delays to Swedish repository
02 September 2021 Power company Vattenfall warned on 31 August that it will have to close...

New head appointed at Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation
02 September 2021 Mohammad Eslami on 29 August was appointed new head of the Atomic...

TVA wins dispute over Bellefonte NPP sale but is ordered to refund down payment
02 September 2021 A US district judge on 28 August ruled in favour of the Tennessee...

Polish companies co-operate to develop SMRs
02 September 2021 Polish chemicals group Synthos and energy group ZE PAK on 31 August signed...

Illinois Senate passes bill which could prevent closure of NPPs
02 September 2021 The Illinois Senate passed a bill early 1 September that aims to...

The floor slab of Russia’s MBIR research reactor installed
02 September 2021 Rosatom said on 31 August that a key event had taken place at...

US NRC releases preliminary findings from Vogtle 3 special inspection
02 September 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC on 27 August released its...

Unit 2 starts up at Barakah NPP
02 September 2021 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) announced on 27 August...

Seaborg completes experiments to optimise its molten salt reactor design
01 September 2021 The Danish nuclear reactor company Seaborg Technologies is...

Petrozavodskmash tests 3D scanning system
01 September 2021 A three-dimensional scanning system has been tested at the...

South Africa’s energy regulator back new build
01 September 2021 South Africa’s National Energy Regulator (Nersa) on 26 August gave...

Physical protection approvals for Paks-II
01 September 2021 The Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority (HAEA) on 25 August approved the...

US NRC seeks public comment on draft EIS for North Anna NPP licence renewal
01 September 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said on 27 August that it...

Concreting of exhaust tower begins at Kursk-II unit 2
01 September 2021 At the cooling tower for unit 2 of Russia’s Kursk-II NPP, concreting of...

August 2021

Top

Deep Isolation wins contract to study deep borehole disposal in Slovenia
31 August 2021 US-based waste management specialist Deep Isolation has announced a...

Unit 2 starts up at Barakah NPP
31 August 2021 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) announced on 27 August...

Ghana expects to begin nuclear generation in 2030
31 August 2021 Dr Stephen Yamoah, Executive Director of Nuclear Power Ghana (NPG), said...

IAEA Review of Japan's Plans to Decommission Fukushima Daiichi
31 August 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts on 27...

Sweden approves expansion of used fuel storage
31 August 2021 Sweden's government said on 26 August that it had approved plans to...

Russia’s Atomenergoprom reports revenue increase
31 August 2021 Russia’s JSC Atomenergoprom on 26 August published consolidated...

ANSTO collaboration aims to progress Australia's move towards a hydrogen economy
31 August 2021 The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, (ANSTO) said...

US NRC releases preliminary findings from Vogtle 3 special inspection
31 August 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on 27 August released its...

Holtec reports decommissioning progress at US NPPs
31 August 2021 US-based Holtec Decommissioning International (HDI), a subsidiary of...

Treated water from Fukushima to be released to the sea through 1 km tunnel
26 August 2021 The Japanese government and Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) plan...

CNNC installs fully assembled polar crane bridge at Zhangzhou NPP
26 August 2021 China National Nuclear Corporation said on 24 August that a polar...

US Sandia Labs develop modelling software to support advanced reactor safety
26 August 2021 US Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) said on 24 August that it was...

Russia’s NO RAO reports on radwaste facilities in Chelyabinsk and Sverdlovsk
26 August 2021 Russia’s national operator for radioactive waste management, NO RAO, on...

Orano US delivers transport casks to KHNP
26 August 2021 Orano US said on 24 August that it had delivered its first TN-LC®...

Virtual reality simulator tested at the Leningrad NPP
26 August 2021 The first tests of a virtual reality (VR) simulator for training...

Belenergomash supplies bellows expansion joints for Kudankulam 5&6
26 August 2021 The Belgorod plant of Russia’s United Metallurgical Company...

US scientists investigate uranium cubes from Nazi Germany’s nuclear programme
26 August 2021 Scientists at the US Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)...

Atommash begins manufacture SPZAZ hydraulic tanks Akkuyu 1
26 August 2021 Atommash, the Volgodonsk branch of Russia’s AEM-Technologies (part...

Russia’s Triniti uses mobile laser complex for metal dismantling
25 August 2021 Russia’s Troitsk Institute of Innovative and Thermonuclear Research...

First fuel loaded into China’s HTR-PM
25 August 2021 China Huaneng said the first batch of nuclear fuel was successfully...

Steam generators for unit 1 of China’s Zhangzhou pass acceptance inspection
25 August 2021 Three steam generators for the Hualong One reactor at unit 1 of the...

Belgian think tank seeks reversal of nuclear phase out
25 August 2021 Belgian think tank Horizon 238 on 21 August addressed a letter to...

Argentina looks to China and Canada for support to build two new NPPs
25 August 2021 Argentina is pushing ahead with plans to build two new nuclear power plants...

Turkish students receive Russian master’s degrees for work at Akkuyu NPP
25 August 2021 All 22 Turkish graduates, who completed their education under...

Orano delivers used nuclear fuel transport cask to KHNP
24 August 2021 US-based Orano TN announced today that it has delivered its first...

Turkish students receive Russian master’s degrees for work at Akkuyu
24 August 2021 All 22 Turkish graduates, who completed their education under...

Work on ventilation system for US Waste Isolation Pilot Plant ahead of schedule
24 August 2021 The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico had reached a...

Energomashspetsstal ready to supply blanks to Hanhikivi 1 following audit
24 August 2021 Ukraine-based Energomashspetsstal (EMSS - part of Russia’s Rosatom)...

Orano signs contracts for return of radwaste to Germany
24 August 2021 France’s Orano announced that German utility companies PreussenElektra,...

More delays announced for OL3
23 August 2021 Regular electricity production from the EPR plant at unit 3 of the...

US DOE prepares for radwaste vitrification at Hanford
23 August 2021 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Environmental Management...

IAEA and Japan launch project to monitor water release at Fukushima
23 August 2021 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Japan onhave agreed...

Exelon receives US DOE grant to support hydrogen production
23 August 2021 US Exelon Generation has received a Department of Energy (DOE) grant...

Chernobyl NPP receives licence to operate New Safe Confinement
23 August 2021 ​​​​​​​Chernobyl NPP (ChNPP) on 20 August received a licence for operation...

BWXT to supply heat exchangers to Bruce Power
23 August 2021 US-based BWX Technologies (BWXT) is to supply four moderator heat...

Foundation slab concreted at Russia’s BREST-OD-300 reactor
23 August 2021 The foundation slab has been concreted at the BREST reactor,...

WNA says nuclear must be represented at COP26
19 August 2021 Nuclear energy must get a fair representation at the 26th UN Climate...

Urenco Metals Recycling Facility moves to next stage
19 August 2021 UK-based Urenco on 18 August approved the progression of the Urenco...

UKAEA and STFC to accelerate fusion energy research using advanced computing
19 August 2021 The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) said on 17 August that the...

Safety review halted at Japan’s Tsuruga NPP over data tampering
19 August 2021 Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) on 18 August decided to...

Terrestrial Energy, Westinghouse and UK NNL collaborate on IMSR Fuel
19 August 2021 US-based Westinghouse, the UK National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL), and...

Mohovche NPP should ensure Slovak energy security
19 August 2021 Electricity consumption in Slovakia should increase over the next five...

Vattenfall signs agreement with Westinghouse for decommissioning work at Ringhals NPP
19 August 2021 Vattenfall has signed an agreement with Westinghouse Electric Sweden AB...

US National Ignition Facility makes progress towards fusion ignition
19 August 2021 An experiment at the US Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s...

Iran says nuclear developments do not violate NPT or safeguards commitments
19 August 2021 Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on 18 August...

UK releases its first-ever Hydrogen Strategy
19 August 2021 The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on...

China completes testing of HTR-PM steam turbine
18 August 2021 China Huaneng said on 16 August that testing of the steam turbine...

US National Labs recycle radioactive source
18 August 2021 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management...

NuScale and Xcel partner on SMR operation
18 August 2021 US-based NuScale Power announced on 16 August that it had signed a...

Ukraine to stop exporting used nuclear fuel to Russia by 2025
18 August 2021 Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved the state economic programme...

Fugro completes site characterisation for Turkey’s planned Sinop NPP
18 August 2021 Geo-data specialist company Fugro said on 12 August that it had completed...

Work begins on foundation pit for unit 4 of the Akkuyu NPP
18 August 2021 Preparations have begun for the construction of unit 4 at the Akkuyu...

UNECE says nuclear power essential to achieve climate goals
18 August 2021 The urgent need to reduce emissions and slow global heating, should...

SCC completes remediation of liquid radioactive waste pools
18 August 2021 At Russia’s Siberian Chemical Combine (SCC, part of Rosaom’s Fuel...

US Infrastructure Bill passed by Senate
18 August 2021 The $1,200 billion Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework, passed by the...

US report advocates nuclear-derived zero-carbon fuels to decarbonise marine shipping
18 August 2021 A report from the US Clean Air Task Force (CATF) has found that...

Jacobs selected for engineering work at Koeberg NPP
18 August 2021 US-based Jacobs said on 12 August it had been selected to carry out...

General Atomics marks completion of first central solenoid module for ITER
17 August 2021 US-based General Atomics (GA) on10 August marked the completion and...

EDF, Westinghouse and KHNP agree to take part in Dukovany tender
17 August 2021 Elektrárna Dukovany II, part of Czech power utility ČEZ in June sent...

China opens electron beam facility to treat medical wastewater
17 August 2021 Asia’s first demonstration facility for medical wastewater treatment...

CNSC and US NRC produce joint report on Xe-100 reactor
17 August 2021 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) said on 11 August that it...

X-energy expands TRISO-X to commercialise its advanced nuclear fuel
12 August 2021 US-based X-energy announced on 9 August that it will expand its fuel...

UK Nuclear organisations urge more rapid nuclear development
12 August 2021 Following the release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...

RPV and steam generators delivered to Rooppur unit 2
12 August 2021 A VVER-1200 reactor vessel and four steam generators for unit 2 of...

Laurentis Energy Partners wins Owner’s Engineer contract for Romanian Candu refurbishment
12 August 2021 Canada’s Laurentis Energy Partners on 9 August announced a contract award...

Russia’s NITI to decommission specialist nuclear test stand
12 August 2021 Russia’s AP Aleksandrov Scientific Research Technological Institute...

All fuel removed from Leningrad unit 1 prior to decommissioning
12 August 2021 Russia’s Leningrad NPP announced on 10 August that the last fuel assembly...

Australian government names preferred site for waste facility
12 August 2021 Australia’s Federal Minister for Resources and Water, Keith Pitt, on...

Respected German intellectual pleads for nuclear
12 August 2021 In his column for Zeit online on 10 August, Theo Sommer, the...

Jacobs to supply First Plasma Radiological Environmental Monitoring System for ITER
12 August 2021 US-based Jacobs said on 10 August that it had been selected to design...

Doosan Heavy to supply anti-seismic system for China’s Tianwan NPP
12 August 2021 Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction said on 11 August that it had signed...

WANO experts conduct pre-launch peer reviews of Russian nuclear icebreakers
12 August 2021 Russia’s Atomflot (part of Rosatom) said on 6 August that experts from...

3D Printed reactor components installed at Browns Ferry NPP
11 August 2021 Four first-of-a-kind 3D-printed fuel assembly brackets, produced at the...

EDF completes sale of its interest in CENG
11 August 2021 EDF announced on 9 August that it has completed the sale of its...

IPCC report details climate change and need for rapid action
11 August 2021 “It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean...

Flyability launches the Elios 2 RAD drone for nuclear inspections
11 August 2021 Switzerland’s Flyability on 5 August launched the Elios 2 RAD, an...

Rusatom Overseas received a licence for Yakutia NPP
11 August 2021 Rusatom Overseas said on 6 August it had received a licence from...

Russia manufactures main circulating pump elbows for China’s Tianwan and Xudabao NPPs
11 August 2021 The Volgodonsk branch of Russia’s AEM-technology Atommash (part of...

Finland publishes draft programme on used fuel and radwaste management
11 August 2021 Finland’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, Ministry of...

Canada Strengthens Nuclear Collaboration with Romania
11 August 2021 Canada’s Department of Natural Resources on 5 August announced that...

US NRC seeks comment on Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Fabrication Facility licence renewal
11 August 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said on 6 August that it...

UK NIA says electricity imports undermine energy security
11 August 2021 The UK Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) noted on 5 August that the UK...

Kaeri establishes automatic isotope production system for Zr-89
11 August 2021 The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (Kaeri) announced on 3 August...

Jacobs joins Nuclear AMRC to drive supply chain innovation
11 August 2021 Jacob has joined the UK’s Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research...

Cavendish Nuclear wins waste management contract for Hinkley Point A
11 August 2021 Cavendish Nuclear said on 5 August that it had been awarded a contract...

RPV annealing completed at Armenian NPP
11 August 2021 For the first time, work has been undertaken to extend the service life...

Demolition of Three Mile Island cooling towers postponed
11 August 2021 TMI-2 Solutions, is a subsidiary of EnergySolutions, which is responsible...

IAEA completes inspection of Ukraine’s Zaporozhye NPP
05 August 2021 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) from 14 July to 2...

Curtiss-Wright to develop control systems for Xe-100 HTGR
05 August 2021 US-based Curtiss-Wright Corporation and X-energy jointly announced on...

Construction begins of Xudabao 3
05 August 2021 China National Nuclear Power (CNNP), a subsidiary of China National...

Oak Ridge National Laboratory to examine Westinghouse Accident Tolerant Fuel
05 August 2021 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory ORNL...

Russia’s TVEL announces managerial changes
05 August 2021 Rosatom' TVEL Fuel Company on 3 August said managers had been replaced...

Talen Energy announces zero-carbon Bitcoin mining joint venture
05 August 2021 US-based Talen Energy Corporation announced on 3 August that, as part of...

Kansai Electric to restart Takahama 1 in 2023
05 August 2021 Japan’s Kansai Electric Power Co said on 2 August that it will restart...

Russian scientists complete project to predict the properties of Fukushima corium
05 August 2021 Russia’s Techsnabexport (Tenex) in a consortium with specialists from...

Rosatom's Engineering Division reunifies design section
05 August 2021 Rosatom said on 3 August that its Engineering Division had created a...

Romania pursues nuclear co-operation with USA
05 August 2021 Romanian nuclear utility SN Nuclearelectrica (SNN) on 30 July received...

NuScale announces investment of $152m
05 August 2021 US-based NuScale Power announced on 3 August that recent private...

Leningrad NPP to provide liquid oxygen for medical purposes
05 August 2021 Russia’s Leningrad NPP said on 3 August that it had established a...

Leningrad II undergoes safety inspection
05 August 2021 Russian nuclear utility Rosenergoatom on 3 August confirmed the safety of...

KHNP wins order to supply transformers to Cernavoda
05 August 2021 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) said on 4 August that, in...

Jacobs to lead key decommissioning projects at Dounreay
05 August 2021 US-based Jacobs said on 4 August that it had been selected to lead...

Framatome acquires nuclear division of RCM Technologies Canada
05 August 2021 France’s Framatome on 2 August announced its acquisition of the nuclear...

Chernobyl NPP to receive a licence to operate New Safe Confinement
05 August 2021 Chernobyl nuclear power plant (ChNPP) will receive a licence to operate...

Ukraine’s EMSS completes equipment for Akkuyu NPP
05 August 2021 Ukraine (Donetsk)-based Energomashspetsstal (EMSS - part of...

High ranking Egyptian nuclear delegation visits Russia dispelling rumours of tension
04 August 2021 A high-ranking Egyptian delegation headed by the Minister of Electricity...

China’s Hongyanhe 5 begins commercial operation
04 August 2021 Unit 5 of the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province...

The Chernobyl NPP fills and seals first module at ISF-2 storage
04 August 2021 The first concrete module in the new used nuclear fuel storage...

Dome installed at Rooppur 1
04 August 2021 At the construction site of the Rooppur NPP in Bangladesh, the...

NRC issues final environmental impact statement on Texas used fuel store
03 August 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on 29 July issued its...

Unit 1 of China’s Taishan NPP taken off line for repair
03 August 2021 China General Nuclear (CGN) said on 30 July that unit 1 of Taishan NPP...

Hydrogen centre established at Russia’s Power Machines
03 August 2021 A Centre for Hydrogen Technologies has been established at Russia’s...

Rusatom Healthcare to build radionuclide therapy centres
03 August 2021 Rusatom Healthcare (part of Rosatom) intends to build at least...

Qinshan plant to supply district heating
03 August 2021 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) on 28 July launched a...

Operation of unit 3 at Olkiluoto NPP postponed for a month
03 August 2021 Finland’s Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) said on 30 July that it had...

Equipment installed at fuel plant for Russia’s pilot demonstration energy complex
03 August 2021 Equipment for the production of mixed dense nitride uranium-plutonium...

Japan’s High Temperature Test Reactor resumes operation
03 August 2021 The Japan Atomic Energy Agency on 30 July resumed operation of the...

Georgia Power announces revised schedule and cost for Vogtle
03 August 2021 Georgia Power on 29 July announced a revised schedule and cost forecast...

Energoatom considers SMRs for Ukraine
03 August 2021 Hartmut Yakob, Vice President of Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom on...

NRC agrees to licence renewal for Oconee NPP
03 August 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on 28 July accepted for review...

Helion prepares to build Polaris fusion prototype
03 August 2021 US fusion energy developer Helion Energy said on 27 July that it had...

IAEA says Japanese data on Fukushima marine samples is accurate
03 August 2021 Japanese laboratories monitoring radionuclides in seawater, marine...

Exelon submits decommissioning plans for Byron and Dresden NPPs
03 August 2021 Exelon Generation, owner and operator of the US Byron and Dresden NPPs,...

Energy Fuels investigates possible recovery of thorium, and radium
03 August 2021 Energy Fuels on 29 July announced a strategic alliance with...

US NRC launches special inspection at Davis-Besse NPP
03 August 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has launched a special...

IAEA reviews long term operational safety at Spain’s Ascó NPP
03 August 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safety Aspects of Long...

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STATEMENT: Response to Government announcement on the Advanced Modular Reactor (AMR) demonstration programme
29 July 2021 In response to today’s Government announcement that plans have moved a...

Russia assembles upper half-shell of the reactor for Tianwan 7
29 July 2021 Russia’s AEM-Technologies (part of Rosatom’s mechanical engineering...

Taipower applies to close down Maanshan NPP
29 July 2021 Taiwan’s Atomic Energy Council (AEC) announced on 26 July that Power...

More delays Japanese used fuel store
29 July 2021 Japan’s interim used fuel storage facility under construction in...

UK Defence Ministry takes over Sheffield Forgemasters
29 July 2021 UK Sheffield Forgemasters said on 28 July that it is being acquired by...

Enresa authorised to tender for used fuel storage systems
29 July 2021 Spain’s Council of Ministers on 27 July authorised decommissioning and...

European unions call again for nuclear to be part of the EU taxonomy
29 July 2021 European unions on 27 July reiterated calls for the European Commission...

El Dabaa nuclear project reported delayed by political tensions
29 July 2021 According to local press reports, the delay of the El-Dabaa NPP to...

China responds to reports of possible exclusion from UK nuclear projects
29 July 2021 Following media reports that the UK government was considering...

First concrete poured for Bolivian nuclear centre
29 July 2021 Bolivian President Luis Alberto Arce Catacora and Rosatom’s First...

First tier of the internal containment installed at Rooppur NPP
29 July 2021 Installation of the first of the three tiers of the domed part of...

Consortium chosen for preliminary work to complete Angra 3
29 July 2021 Brazil’s nuclear utility Eletronuclear announced on 23 July that a...

UAMPS downsizes NuScale SMR project
27 July 2021 Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) said on 19 July that it...

RPV for China’s Zhangzhou 1 passes factory acceptance tests
27 July 2021 At a meeting on 22 July the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) for unit 1 of...

Court suspends tender for construction of Ignalina waste storage facility
27 July 2021 Lithuanian Energy Minister Dainius Kreivis does not believe there is any...

Rosatom tests different methods of remote monitoring to improve NPP construction
27 July 2021 The development of remote monitoring tools is part of Rosatom’s...

Rosatom Director checks progress at Kursk-II NPP
27 July 2021 Progress at the Kursk-II NPP - Russia’s largest nuclear plant...

Russia’s Kola NPP tests new fuel and prepares for hydrogen production
27 July 2021 Russian third-generation nuclear fuel RK-3 for VVER-440 reactors...

Tepco business plan defers restart of Kashiwazaki-Kariwa NPP
27 July 2021 Japan’s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa NPP in Niigata Prefecture will not be...

DOE announces funding to support scientific innovation and clean energy development
27 July 2021 The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 20 July announced awards totalling...

UK looks to ban CGN from participation in nuclear projects
27 July 2021 The UK government is investigating ways to block China General...

Jordanian Uranium Mining Company has processed 70 tonnes of ore
27 July 2021 The Chairman of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC), Khaled...

Rosatom consolidates its role in development of the Arctic
26 July 2021 Rosatom and GDK Baimskaya on 23 July signed an agreement to jointly...

EDF comments of fuel rod leak at Taishan NPP
26 July 2021 At a board meeting of TNPJVC on 22 July, EDF explained its position on...

China begins construction of underground HLW research laboratory
26 July 2021 China has begun constructing its first underground research laboratory in...

Bilfinger Salamis UK secures Hinkley Point C inspection contract
26 July 2021 Bilfinger Salamis UK  has won a multi-million pound, five-year,...

Bakerhicks win first stage of NNL nuclear ‘game changer’ challenge
26 July 2021 UK-based design, engineering and project delivery company BakerHicks said...

Westinghouse announces contract extensions
26 July 2021 Westinghouse Electric Company said that it has been awarded...

More South Korean investment for NuScale
23 July 2021 NuScale Power announced on 22 July that South Korea’s Samsung...

Framatome achieves milestone in development of advanced fuel technology
23 July 2021 France’s Framatome said on 21 July it had achieved a significant...

Greenland plans to reimpose ban on uranium mining
22 July 2021 The new Greenland government (Naalakkersuisut) is preparing to outlaw...

UK NDA rationalises waste management
22 July 2021 The UK’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) said on 12 July that the...

Westinghouse fuel assemblies delivered to Rovno NPP
22 July 2021 Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom said on 21 July that an...

US GAIN programme supports sensors for SMRs and fuel development
22 July 2021 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy said on...

Integrity and leak rate tests completed at Fuqing 6
22 July 2021 China Nuclear Power Engineering Company (CNPE) said tests were completed...

Exelon faces closure of its Illinois NPPs if new legislation is not adopted
22 July 2021 US power utility Exelon said on 19 July that the four nuclear plants...

Doosan Heavy makes further investment in NuScale
22 July 2021 NuScale Power announced on 20 July that Doosan Heavy Industries...

China moves forward with thorium molten salt reactor
22 July 2021 A team of government researchers in China have unveiled the design for...

Ansto seeks licence to expand its interim waste store
22 July 2021 The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, (Ansto) said...

South Korea to supply research reactor technology to Bangladesh
21 July 2021 South Korea's Ministry of Science and ICT said on 15 July that the...

Plans progress for SMR in Russia’s Yakutia
21 July 2021 The Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East plans to create...

Atommash assembled half-shells for Akkuyu unit 1
21 July 2021 The Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technologies (part of Rosatom’s...

Belgian report forecasts increased emissions as NPPs close
21 July 2021 A recent report by Belgium’s the Federal Planning Bureau (FPB),...

Two US companies seek to use nuclear for bitcoin mining
21 July 2021 US-based Oklo on 14 July announced a 20-year commercial partnership...

Permit issued for second unit at Slovenia’s Krško NPP
21 July 2021 Slovenia’s Infrastructure Ministry on 19 July issued an energy permit for...

CEZ increases output at Temelin
20 July 2021 Czech power utility CEZ said on 15 July it had increased the output of unit...

US companies eye Polish NPP market
20 July 2021 US companies Bechtel and Westinghouse Electric Company on 15 July...

Sellafield Product and Residue Store Retreatment Plant moves forward
20 July 2021 Construction is continuing at the Sellafield Product and Residue...

Nigeria reactivates Russian-Nigerian Joint Coordination Committee
20 July 2021 Nigeria’s Federal Government on 15 July inaugurated the...

Kairos Power to establish its Hermes demonstration reactor in Tennessee
20 July 2021 US Kairos Power officials, along with Tennessee Governor Bill Lee...

IAEA concludes Salto review of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP
20 July 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safety Aspects of Long...

GEH creates jobs in Ontario to support BWRX-300 development
20 July 2021 GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) on 15 July announced the creation of...

Foratom welcomes EC’s Fit for 55 package
20 July 2021 European nuclear trade association Foratom on 14 July welcomed the...

Doel 2 shut down after hydrogen leak
20 July 2021 Unit 2 at Belgium’s Doel NPP was shut down manually during the night of...

International Consolidated Uranium enters the US uranium sector
20 July 2021 Canada-based International Consolidated Uranium (CUR) and Energy Fuels on...

Bruce Power completes unit 6 MCR reactor removals ahead of schedule
20 July 2021 Bruce Power’s Major Component Replacement (MCR) is entering into a new...

Canada’s NII and Bruce Power launch Net Zero Partnerships programme
20 July 2021 Canada’s Nuclear Innovation Institute (NII) and Bruce Power on 15...

Aquila announces it is seeking a new parent company
16 July 2021 UK-based Aquila Nuclear Engineering is seeking a new parent company.

Doosan Babcock and Altrad to support UK fusion research
16 July 2021 Doosan Babcock has signed a three-year contract to provide a range...

Cavendish wins nuclear waste contract at Hinkley Point A
15 July 2021 Cavendish Nuclear announced it has been awarded a contract worth nearly...

Fuel loading begins at South Korea’s Shin Hanul NPP
15 July 2021 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) on 14 July began loading fuel...

Spain’s regulator rejects Berkeley’s plans for uranium mine in Salamanca
15 July 2021 Spain's Nuclear Safety Council (Consejo de Seguridad Nuclear - CSN) on...

EDF opens office in Warsaw
15 July 2021 France’s EDF announced on 12 July that it had opened an office in Warsaw...

NASA announces funding for nuclear thermal propulsion reactor
15 July 2021 The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said on 13...

Holtec prepares to increase production of HI-STAR casks
15 July 2021 US-based Holtec Inernational said on 12 July that its...

Ghana and USA sign nuclear co-operation MOU
15 July 2021 The USA and Ghana on 13 July signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

US NPP sees first reload of Framatome’s GAIA fuel
15 July 2021 France’s Framatome said on 12 July that the first reload of its GAIA...

Dominion to supply services and equipment to South Korean NPPs
15 July 2021 US-based Dominion Engineering Inc (DEI) said on 12 July that it has...

China begins construction of ACP100 SMR
15 July 2021 China on 13 July began construction of the world's first commercial...

Remediation completed at former New Haven nuclear facility in USA
15 July 2021 The US Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection...

Atommash manufactures the first steam generator for Akkuyu 2
15 July 2021 Atommash, the Volgodonsk branch of Russia’s AEM-Technologies part...

UK National Grid looks at energy scenarios for net zero in 2050
15 July 2021 A new report by UK grid operator National Grid ESO on 2021 Future...