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IAEA designates first collaborating centre on AI for nuclear power
22 February 2024 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has designated the Centre...

GLE to further accelerate commercialisation of Silex enrichment technology
22 February 2024 Global Laser Enrichment (GLE), jointly owned by Australia’s Silex...

DOE explores foreign vitrification technology
22 February 2024 Jeff Avery Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary at the US Department...

Netherlands launches siting procedure for new NPPs
22 February 2024 The Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs & Climate has taken the...

New study reveals impact of nuclear in southeast USA
22 February 2024 A new study, “The Economic Impact of the Nuclear Industry in the...

ITER prepares new timeline
22 February 2024 The ITER Organisation is preparing a new timeline for construction of...

Sheffield Forgemasters completes SMR nuclear vessel demonstrator
21 February 2024 Sheffield Forgemasters has completed weld-assembly of a full-size...

Restart of Japan’s Onagawa 2 delayed until September
21 February 2024 Japan's Tohoku Electric has said it plans to restart unit 2 at its...

Construction begins at China’s Jinqimen NPP
21 February 2024 Construction has started at phase one of China’s Jinqimen NPP in...

US Project Phoenix gets underway in Slovakia
21 February 2024 Staff from the US State Department’s Project Phoenix implementation...

Global Nuclear Fuel receives approval to manufacture higher enrichment fuel
21 February 2024 GE Vernova subsidiary Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF) has received US...

Orano optimistic for 2024
21 February 2024 French fuel cycle company Orano reported revenue of €4.8bn in 2023, up...

Revenue increase for Framatome
20 February 2024 French nuclear engineering group Framatome reported revenue of almost...

Constellation applies for Clinton licence renewal
20 February 2024 US Constellation has applied to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)...

Hyundai E&C shortlisted to build new Kozloduy units
20 February 2024 Delyan Dobrev, Chairman of Bulgaria’s Parliamentary Energy Commission...

EC approves Belgian nuclear melting furnace
20 February 2024 The European Commission (EC) has approved development by Belgian...

Ansaldo and SACE to support Romanian nuclear development
20 February 2024 Italy’s Ansaldo Nucleare, a subsidiary of Ansaldo Energia, along...

IAEA monitors staffing at Zaporizhia NPP and investigates drone attacks
20 February 2024 In his latest update on the Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP), International...

EDF reports profit for 2023
20 February 2024 EDF has reported a net profit of €10bn ($10.75bn) for 2023, compared with...

Fuel transfer trolley installed at Finnish encapsulation plant
16 February 2024 The transfer trolley for moving used fuel transport casks has been...

UK and Canada partner to accelerate fusion energy development
16 February 2024 The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and Canadian...

PanTera to supply actinium-225 to Bayer
16 February 2024 PanTera, a Belgian joint venture established by IBA and SCK CEN to...

BWXT subsidiary awarded contract extension for uranium down-blending services
16 February 2024 US-based BWX Technologies subsidiary Nuclear Fuel Services (NFS) has...

ČEZ prepares for delivery of Westinghouse fuel to Dukovany
16 February 2024 Czech power company ČEZ said is preparing for the delivery of nuclear...

Innovative equipment for handling spent nuclear fuel sent to Akkuyu NPP
15 February 2024 JSC Ruspolimet in Vyksa (Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod region) has shipped...

Chornobyl wolves develop resistance to cancer
15 February 2024 Wolves living in the exclusion zone of the Chornobyl NPP under the...

CoRWM highlights waste considerations in SMR deployment
15 February 2024 A position paper by the UK Committee on Radioactive Waste Management...

First criticality for Vogtle 4
15 February 2024 Georgia Power, a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Co, announced unit 4...

Westinghouse applies for UK Generic Design Assessment of its AP300 SMR
15 February 2024 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has formally submitted an...

UK launches Destination Nuclear
15 February 2024 The UK’s nuclear sector has launched its first sector-wide initiative...

Finnish companies to advise on Poland’s first NPP
15 February 2024 Finnish power companies Fortum and TVO, which own and operate NPPs in...

IEA Ministerial Meeting stresses energy security and clean energy transition
15 February 2024 The International Energy Agency's (IEA's) 2024 Ministerial Meeting and...

NAAREA and Thorizon to partner on molten salt reactors
14 February 2024 France-based NAAREA (Nuclear Abundant Affordable Resourceful Energy for...

Slovenia joins US Phoenix project
14 February 2024 US has awarded Slovenia consultancy and technical services under the...

Bulgaria and USA formalise agreement on Kozloduy 7&8
14 February 2024 Bulgaria and the US have signed a formal agreement to collaborate on...

Commissioning of Kakrapar 4 moves forward
14 February 2024 India’s Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has issued permission for...

Japan completes tests on floating seismic isolation system for SMRs
14 February 2024 A team led by the Japan Atomic Energy Agency has completed a series...

India and Russia strengthen nuclear cooperation
14 February 2024 An extension to the 2008 intergovernmental agreement between India and...

Westinghouse considers deploying four AP300 SMRs in the UK
13 February 2024 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed an agreement with the...

Swedish regulator approves extended intermediate storage for used fuel
13 February 2024 Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM - Strålsäkerhetsmyndigheten)...

Rosatom to supply fuel components for Egyptian research reactor
13 February 2024 The Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrate Plant (NCCP or NZKhK –...

Brazilian nuclear authorities firm up co-operation
13 February 2024 Brazil’s nuclear utility Eletronuclear and the National Nuclear...

Puerto Rican study looks at SMRs
13 February 2024 Puerto Rico is favourably positioned for the introduction of advanced...

TerraPower selects five suppliers for its natrium reactor project
13 February 2024 US-based TerraPower has selected five suppliers to support its...

JET’s final experiments set new fusion energy record
13 February 2024 The UK’s Joint European Torus (JET) in Culham near Oxford, which closed...

Centrus financial report reveals slow down in HALEU plans
13 February 2024 US Centrus’s Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2023 Results showed an...

Clean area prepared for reactor assembly at Akkuyu 1
13 February 2024 A “clean area” has been prepared in the reactor compartment of unit 1 of...

Korean shipbuilder joins nuclear shipping project
09 February 2024 HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE), a subsidiary of...

Orano Med breaks ground for new alpha therapy laboratory
09 February 2024 Orano Med (a subsidiary of the Orano Group) has laid the foundation stone...

NLL and University of Leicester collaborate to connect academia and industry
09 February 2024 The UK National Nuclear Laboratory (NLL) and the University of Leicester...

MoltexFLEX publishes new graphite research
09 February 2024 Scientists at UK-based MoltexFLEX have published new research on how...

Paks II progressing as planned
09 February 2024 Work on the expansion of the Paks NPP (Paks II) is proceeding smoothly,...

Fuel fabrication begins for MARVEL microreactor
08 February 2024 US-based TRIGA International has begun fabricating fuel for the US...

First concrete poured for new Iranian research reactor
08 February 2024 First concrete has been poured for a new multi-purpose 10 MW research...

ITER vacuum vessel sector undergoes factory acceptance testing
08 February 2024 The first of five vacuum vessel sectors for the International...

Assystem and Dassault Systèmes partner on advanced modular reactors
08 February 2024 France-based Assystem and Dassault Systèmes are to combine their...

Outer dome installed at China’s ACP100 SMR
08 February 2024 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) said the outer containment dome...

European Commission launches SMR Industrial Alliance
08 February 2024 The European Commission (EC) has launched an Industrial Alliance to...

Tepco reports radioactive water leak at Fukushima
08 February 2024 Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings (Tepco), owner-operator of...

Grossi makes fourth trip to Zaporizhia
08 February 2024 IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi and his team of experts...

NASA completes initial phase of lunar nuclear reactor project
07 February 2024 NASA has completed the initial phase of its Fission Surface Power...

Oklo firms up MMR siting agreement and receives approval for fuel fabrication facility
07 February 2024 US-based Oklo has signed an Option & Right of First Refusal to Purchase...

Building for Obninsk radiopharmaceutical plant completed
07 February 2024 Rosatom has completed construction of the building for a new plant for...

Nuvia contracted to dismantle Ringhals 1&2
07 February 2024 Nuvia, a subsidiary of France-based Vinci Construction, has been awarded...

NANO's "ODIN" reactor completes pre-conceptual design review
06 February 2024 US-based NANO Nuclear Energy has announced that Idaho National...

More delays for Vogtle 4
06 February 2024 Georgia Power, a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Co, says...

UK decommissioning partnership reports progress
06 February 2024 The UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) said it is working with...

Environmental permitting of Polish SMR plant progresses
06 February 2024 Poland’s General Director for Environmental Protection (GDOŚ -...

Five EPC companies express interest in Kozloduy expansion project
06 February 2024 Kozloduy NPP subsidiary, Kozloduy NPP-Newbuild (KZNPP-NM - Kozloduy NPP...

Russia’s Mayak begins installation of sixth electric furnace
06 February 2024 Installation has begun of a new electric furnace – the EP 250/6 – at...

University of Manchester and Kinetrics agree on co-operation
06 February 2024 The UK University of Manchester's Dalton Nuclear Institute and...

Japan to review nuclear emergency guidelines following recent earthquake
06 February 2024 Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) is to review its...

Holtec unveils combined nuclear-solar power plant design
06 February 2024 US-based Holtec International has announced a combined nuclear-solar...

Framatome delivers three steam generators to Cruas-Meysse
06 February 2024 Framatome has delivered three replacement steam generators for unit 3 of...

Iran begins construction of new 5,000 MW nuclear plant
06 February 2024 Ground has been broken for the construction in Iran of a new NPP at Sirik...

Grossi to visit Zaporizhia NPP
06 February 2024 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Czech government extends nuclear tender to four reactors but excludes Westinghouse
06 February 2024 The Czech government has decided to amend its tender for new nuclear...

Russia completes R&D on molten salt research reactor project
02 February 2024 Russia’s Mining & chemical Combine (MCC - part of Rosatom) in...

Polar crane commissioned at San'ao 2
02 February 2024 The polar crane has been installed and tested in the roof of the...

Russia to start testing equipment for large lead-cooled fast reactor
02 February 2024 Russia’s Siberian Chemical Plant (SCC part of Rosatom fuel company...

Xcel Energy awards Orano contract for dry fuel storage systems
02 February 2024 Xcel Energy has awarded a multi-year contract to TN Americas, a subsidiary...

Kazakhstan’s nuclear industry and research facilities to strengthen co-operation
02 February 2024 Kazakhstan’s Ulba Metallurgical Plant (UMP) and Institute of Nuclear...

Russia and Belarus to strengthen nuclear co-operation
02 February 2024 A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed between the government...

General Atomics to develop silicon carbide materials for fusion power plants
02 February 2024 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science has awarded a...

Two horizontal steam-heater separators dispatched to Akkuyu NPP
02 February 2024 Two horizontal steam-heater separators (a component of the steam...

IAEA issues first report on Japan’s discharge of Fukushima treated contaminated water
02 February 2024 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Task Force, which is...

SaskPower and GE Hitachi to co-operate on SMRs
01 February 2024 Canada’s SaskPower and GE Vernova’s Nuclear business, GE Hitachi (GEH),...

Russian specialists develop equipment to produce nitrogen for advanced fuel
01 February 2024 Specialists at Russia’s AA Bochvar Research Institute of Inorganic...

Ontario supports refurbishment of Pickering NPP
01 February 2024 The Ontario government is supporting a plan by Ontario Power Generation...

Second RBMK unit closed at Russia’s Kursk NPP
01 February 2024 The RBMK reactor at unit 2 of Russia’s Kursk NPP has been permanently...

Slovenia to hold referendum on new nuclear
01 February 2024 Slovenia is to hold a consultative referendum this year on whether to build...

January 2024

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Key module installed at China’s Xudabao 1
31 January 2024 The CA20 module has been installed at unit 1 of China’s Xudabao NPP...

Work begins on new panel for US Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
31 January 2024 Work has begun to mine a new panel at the US Department of Energy’s...

Ukraine plans four new units for Khmelnitsky NPP
31 January 2024 Ukraine’s Minister of Energy Herman Halushchenko has revealed plans to...

Tractebel and Altrad Endel to continue support for French NPPs
31 January 2024 Tractebel and Altrad Endel have signed a 10-year cooperation agreement...

Transmutex raises finance for thorium fuelled subcritical nuclear system
31 January 2024 Geneva-based Transmutex SA has announced new round of financing to...

NUKEM completes test set-up for solidification plant
31 January 2024 Germany-based NUKEM Technologies (a subsidiary of Rosatom) announced that...

Another UK community expresses interest in hosting geological disposal facility
31 January 2024 Nuclear Waste Services (NWS), part of the UK Nuclear...

TerraPower Isotopes distributes first of Actinium-225 samples
31 January 2024 US-based TerraPower announced that the TerraPower Isotopes team...

Leningrad NPP prepares used fuel handling complex to support decommissioning
31 January 2024 At Russia’s Leningrad NPP, the capacities of the complex for handling...

IAEA mission to the UK sees progress in nuclear and radiation safety
31 January 2024 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

South African regulator amends operational timelines for Koeberg NPP units
31 January 2024 South Africa's National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) has approved a request...

Finland amends regulations on NPP emergency planning zones
30 January 2024 Finland's Radiation & Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK -...

Reactor pressure vessel installed at Kudankulam 4
30 January 2024 The reactor pressure vessel (RPV) has been installed at unit 4 of...

Framatome to collaborate with Polish National Centre for Nuclear Research
30 January 2024 Framatome has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the...

Assystem and York University co-operate on fusion digital twin development
30 January 2024 Assystem has partnered with the University of York in the UK to launch a...

Rosatom welds main circulation pipeline for Kursk-II unit 2
30 January 2024 Welding of the main circulation pipeline (GTsT - Glavnii...

INL receives irradiated next-generation fuel for testing
30 January 2024 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Idaho National Laboratory (INL)...

France seeks more UK funding for Hinkley Point C
30 January 2024 France wants the UK government to contribute more funding to the...

UK funding for BWRX-300
30 January 2024 GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH – part of US-based GE Vernova) has...

More delays for Fukushima nuclear fuel debris removal
30 January 2024 The removal of melted fuel rods from the Fukushima Daiichi NPP destroyed...

Passive heat removal system installed at Rooppur 2
30 January 2024 Installation of the inner and outer parts of steel structures of the...

Grossi addresses UN Security Council on Zaporizhia NPP
30 January 2024 In a long address to the UN Security Council (UNSC), International...

Zeno selects Westinghouse to fabricate heat sources for radioisotope power systems
26 January 2024 US-based Zeno Power has selected Westinghouse Electric Company to...

Steam leak discovered at Japan's Takahama NPP
26 January 2024 A leak of steam from a pipe was discovered at unit 1 of Japan’s Takahama...

Rosatom increases the annual export of isotope supplies
26 January 2024 Rosatom’s JSC Izotop in 2023 increased the annual export of isotope...

Defective seals detected at Olkiluoto 3
26 January 2024 Finland's Teollisuuden Voima Oyj has said that inspections conducted...

KHNP and Japan’s IHI to co-operate on radwaste disposal
26 January 2024 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) has signed a follow-up memorandum...

Russia develops facility to decontaminate irradiated concrete
26 January 2024 Scientists at the Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) have created...

ENEC launches tender for UAE nuclear fuel plant
25 January 2024 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) announced it has launched...

Prodigy and Westinghouse to develop floating NPP
25 January 2024 Canadian firm Prodigy Clean Energy and US-based Westinghouse are designing...

More delays and cost increases for Hinkley Point C
25 January 2024 EDF said in a statement that a review of the UK's Hinkley Point C...

IEA acknowledges significance of nuclear energy in new report
25 January 2024 The International Energy Agency (IEA) in its latest report, Electricity...

MHI completes three replacement steam generators for EDF
24 January 2024 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) has held a ceremony at its Kobe...

EPC companies invited to apply for construction of new Kozloduy units
24 January 2024 Kozloduy NPP subsidiary, Kozloduy NPP-Newbuild (Kozloduy NPP Novi...

Concreting of outer containment shell completed at Rooppur 2
24 January 2024 Rosatom’s Engineering Division has completed concreating of the...

Zaporizhia NPP loses power again
24 January 2024 The Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) lost its immediate back-up power supply to...

ČEZ uses data processing techniques to increase efficiency at Temelin
24 January 2024 Czech power utility ČEZ has introduced new data-processing techniques...

Sogin to collaborate with JRC on nuclear dismantling strategy
24 January 2024 Italy’s Societa Gestione Impianti Nucleari SpA (Sogin), the...

NTS to carry out feasibility studies on fuel transport
24 January 2024 Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS), part of the UK’s Nuclear...

Public consultation called in France on ageing reactors
23 January 2024 France’s High Committee for transparency and information on nuclear...

More time needed for safety statement on Finland’s planned used fuel repository
23 January 2024 Finland’s Radiation & Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK – Säteilyturvakeskus)...

Dukovany 3 closed for maintenance and refuelling
23 January 2024 Czech power utility ČEZ is shutting unit 3 of the Dukovany NPP for...

US credit support for Diablo Canyon
23 January 2024 The US Administration, through the Department of Energy (DOE) has...

New nuclear research centre for Denmark
23 January 2024 The Technical University of Denmark (DTU - Danmarks Tekniske Universitet,)...

X-energy completes CNSC pre-licensing for Xe-100 SMR
23 January 2024 US-based X-energy Reactor Company X has completed milestones in the...

Russia’s BN1200 to begin construction in 2027
23 January 2024 Construction of unit 5 at Russia’s Beloyarsk NPP with a BN1200...

More UK government funding for Sizewell C
23 January 2024 The UK Government has announced further funding to support construction...

IAEA granted access to Zaporizhia NPP unit 6 reactor hall
19 January 2024 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts have been granted access...

Kyoto Fusioneering and Karlsruhe Institute to co-operate on fusion development
19 January 2024 Japan’s Kyoto Fusioneering (KF) and Germany’s Karlsruhe Institute...

New neutron facility for UK National Physical Laboratory
19 January 2024 The UK National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is planning a new...

Armenian Prime Minister confirms country's interest in new NPP and SMRs
19 January 2024 Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan visited the Nuclear Safety...

Sweden’s KSU to support Estonia’s Fermi Energia on training for its SMR programme
19 January 2024 Estonia’s privately held nuclear energy start-up company Fermi Energia...

Grossi promotes nuclear at World Economic Forum
18 January 2024 The World Economic Forum in Davos this week heard how nuclear technology...

Newcleo and NAAREA partner to support fast reactor development
18 January 2024 UK-based nuclear technology company newcleo has announced a strategic...

Capital Power and OPG partner to advance new nuclear in Alberta
18 January 2024 North American power producer Capital Power Corporation and Canada’s...

Rosatom begins installation of Brest-OD-300 lead-cooled fast reactor
18 January 2024 Rosatom says it has achieved a landmark milestone in construction of...

Nuclear expert advises against replacing Russian fuel rods at Paks
17 January 2024 It is neither sensible nor safe to replace the Russian nuclear fuel used...

Replenishment tank installed at China’s Sanmen 3
17 January 2024 The first of two core replenishment tanks has been lifted into place at...

IAEA continues to demand access to Zaporizhia reactor halls
17 January 2024 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts at Ukraine’s Zaporizhia...

US NRC approves HALEU-TRISO transport system
17 January 2024 US-based NAC International has received approval from the US...

Moltex granted patent for its fuel recycling process
17 January 2024 Moltex Energy Canada has been granted a patent for its used nuclear...

Rosatom to construct 10 MWe Shelf-M to power Chukotka gold mine
17 January 2024 Russia’s State Commission for Solid Mineral Reserves at the Federal...

Reactor vessel installed at China’s Haiyang 3
17 January 2024 The reactor pressure vessel (RPV) weighing 281 tonnes has been lifted...

China’s Betavolt develops 50-year nuclear battery
16 January 2024 Beijing-based Betavolt New Energy Technology has developed a 3V...

US utility invests in advanced reactor development
16 January 2024 Washington State energy provider Energy Northwest has signed an...

IAEA publication assesses applicability of current safety standards to innovative technologies
16 January 2024 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has completed a project...

China outlines heavy metal coolant reactor projects
16 January 2024 China’s FDS consortium is currently working on projects to develop a...

Bulgaria holds back on sale of Belene nuclear equipment to Ukraine
16 January 2024 Bulgaria is waiting for "more sensible common EU stance on Ukraine” before...

Sizewell C triggers Development Consent Order
16 January 2024 The UK’s planned Sizewell C NPP has triggered its Development Consent...

Argentina’s Neutron Beam Laboratory receives equipment from closed German reactor
16 January 2024 A small-angle neutron scattering instrument (SANS) has been delivered to...

UK nuclear roadmap envisaged fourfold increase in nuclear generation
16 January 2024 The UK government has outlined plans for the biggest expansion of...

Refurbishment of Sellafield site's electricity system makes progress
12 January 2024 A critical project to upgrade electrical power network at the UK’s...

Rosatom prepares panel of the first wall of the ITER for serial production
12 January 2024 Specialists at Russia’s DV Efremov Institute of Electrophysical...

Another agreement for newcleo
12 January 2024 UK-based nuclear technology company newcleo has signed an agreement...

IAEA reviews Kenya’s research reactor infrastructure
12 January 2024 Kenya has made significant progress in the development of the...

Kairos begins operation of molten salt system
12 January 2024 US-based Kairos Power has completed 1,000 hours of pumped salt...

US DOE presses ahead with HALEU development
11 January 2024 The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a request for proposals (RFP)...

Restart delayed for Japan’s Onagawa 2
11 January 2024 Safety upgrades at unit 2 of Japan's Onagawa NPP in Miyagi Prefecture...

Canada’s nuclear regulator authorises construction of waste facility
11 January 2024 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has amended the...

Oil leak reported at Japan’s Shika NPP following earthquake
10 January 2024 In the aftermath of the 7.6 magnitude earthquake that struck the west...

EIB to fund tritium removal facility in Romania
10 January 2024 Romanian nuclear utility Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica (SNN) and...

Canada explores use of isotopes used in space exploration
10 January 2024 Nuclear Innovation company Nuclear Promise X (NPX) and the Canadian...

US researchers develop nuclear reactor digital twin
10 January 2024 US Researchers at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and Idaho...

Indian PM dedicates demonstration fuel reprocessing plant to nation
10 January 2024 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dedicated to the nation...

EDF may extend operation of UK AGRs
09 January 2024 EDF, in its annual fleet update, said it plans to invest a further...

Hinkley Point C reveals plan to create Somerset saltmarsh
09 January 2024 The UK’s Hinkley Point C NPP under construction by EDF in Somerset,...

Zaporizhia NPP acts to ensure back-up electricity supply
09 January 2024 Following discussions with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),...

France plans to construct an additional eight EPR reactors
09 January 2024 France’s Minister for Energy Transition, Agnes Pannier-Runacher, in...

UK launches HALEU programme
09 January 2024 The UK will be the first European country to launch a high-assay low...

NuScale lays off almost a third of its workforce
09 January 2024 US-based NuScale is laying off 28% of its workforce in a decision taken at...

Lloyds, Zodiac, HD KSOE and Kepco to jointly develop nuclear-powered ship
05 January 2024 UK-based Lloyd’s Register (LR), international shipping company...

Kazakh-Chinese joint venture completes fuel qualification certification
05 January 2024 National Atomic Company Kazatomprom has announced that the...

Norway joins the IAEA support programme for nuclear verification
05 January 2024 Per Strand, Director General of the Norwegian Radiation & Nuclear...

Estonian working group assesses nuclear energy potential
04 January 2024 The final report pf Estonia’s Working Group on Nuclear Energy has...

Korea’s Shin Hanul unit 2 connected to the grid
04 January 2024 Unit 2 of South Korea’s Shin Hanul NPP has started supplying electricity...

Japanese NPPs not seriously affected by earthquake
04 January 2024 Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) said no irregularities have...

Fortum plans tender for Loviisa fuel supplier
03 January 2024 Finland’s Fortum Power & Heat Oy has submitted a report on future...

Power transformer equipment delivered for Leningrad 7&8
03 January 2024 Russian nuclear utility Rosenergoatom has delivered equipment for the...

Regulators lift operational ban on Kashiwazaki-Kariwa NPP
03 January 2024 Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings' (Tepco’s) Kashiwazaki-Kariwa NPP...

India and Russia agree to expand Kudankulam
03 January 2024 Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, during a...

China approves two new nuclear projects
03 January 2024 China’s State Council has approved two new nuclear power projects and...

Russia’s Kola NPP may extend operation of units 1&2 until 2038
03 January 2024 The Director of Russia’s Kola NPP Vasily Omelchuk told a press...

Spain’s new radwaste plan supports nuclear phase-out
03 January 2024 Spain’s Council of Ministers has approved the seventh General Plan...

New diesel boilers installed at Zaporizhia NPP
02 January 2024 Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) is installing four new mobile diesel boilers...

Russian physicists test boron carbide as wall coating for ITER reactor
02 January 2024 Specialists at the GI Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics of the...

Operations begin at Ukraine’s used fuel dry storage facility
02 January 2024 Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom says it has begun transporting...

IAEA reports activity at North Korean reactor
02 January 2024 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Oklo makes Siemens Energy preferred supplier for advanced reactors
02 January 2024 US-based fission technology company Oklo has signed a memorandum...

JET to be repurposed after delivering final plasma
02 January 2024 The Joint European Torus (JET) at the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s...

Sogin begins dismantling RPV at Garigliano NPP
02 January 2024 Italy’s Societa Gestione Impianti Nucleari SpA (Sogin) has begun...

Containment installation underway at China’s Lianjiang NPP
02 January 2024 Installation of the containment vessel bottom head has been completed at...

December 2023

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Global SMR buildout needs a new Marshall Plan
27 December 2023 Evidence has been mounting that a large expansion of nuclear energy...

First waste package for new Sellafield store
21 December 2023 Sellafield’s newly-opened Box Encapsulation Plant Product Store (BEPPS)...

newcleo completes Rütschi acquisition
21 December 2023 newcleo has announced the completion of its acquisition of Rütschi Group,...

Collaborating robot fleet may support NPP decommissioning
20 December 2023 UK engineers from University of Glasgow, University of Manchester,...

German Ministry cancels logistics centre for Konrad repository
20 December 2023 Germany’s Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation &...

Rosatom offers turnkey arrangements for floating NPPs
20 December 2023 Rosatom is offering potential buyers of floating NPPs (FNPPs) a...

EBRD’s Energy Sector Strategy ignores nuclear
20 December 2023 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has released...

Westinghouse to supply equipment for new unit at Khmelnitsky NPP
20 December 2023 US-based Westinghouse has signed an agreement with Ukraine on the purchase...

Unit 1 at Turkiye’s Akkuyu NPP ready for fuel loading
20 December 2023 Unit 1 of the Akkuyu NPP under construction in Turkiye is ready to...

IAEA reviews Belgium’s radioactive waste and used fuel
20 December 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Review Service...

Zaporizhia NPP reconnected to back-up power line
20 December 2023 Ukraine’s Zaporizhia ZNPP (ZNPP) has been re-connected to its only...

Urenco to expand Netherlands facility
20 December 2023 Urenco has approved an investment to expand enrichment capacity at...

UKAEA awards contracts to develop lithium technologies for fusion
20 December 2023 The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has awarded...

IAEA Director General visits Saudi Arabia
19 December 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

US DOE issues draft request for proposal for Portsmouth Paducah
19 December 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a draft Request for...

South Korea and Netherlands agree on nuclear co-operation
19 December 2023 During South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol‘s state visit to the...

Reactor dome installed at unit 2 of Russia’s Kursk-II NPP
19 December 2023 The dome of the outer containment shell (NZO) has been installed at unit 2...

New Brunswick releases energy strategy
19 December 2023 The government of New Brunswick in Canada has released its strategy on how...

Framatome to expand its US facility in Virginia
19 December 2023 Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin announced that France-based Framatome is...

Permission granted for criticality of India’s Kakrapar 4
19 December 2023 India’s Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has granted permission for...

California regulators agree to extend Diablo Canyon operation
19 December 2023 The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has agreed to allow...

ENEC and EPRI collaborate on decarbonisation report
19 December 2023 The UAE’s Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and US-based...

China develops container for fast reactor used fuel
19 December 2023 The China Institute of Atomic Energy (CIAE) has received a certificate...

Dome installed at Hinkley Point C unit 1
19 December 2023 EDF has installed the dome at unit 1 of the Hinkley Point C NPP....

Russian institute unveils physical model of BN-1200 fast neutron reactor core
15 December 2023 Specialists at the AI Leipunsky Institute of Physics & Power...

Egypt’s Nuclear Power Plants Authority signs MOU with ENEC
15 December 2023 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Egypt’s Nuclear...

New chemical analysis laboratory opens at Akkuyu
15 December 2023 A new chemical laboratory has been commissioned at the Akkuyu...

COP28: ENEC signs MOU on co-operation with Terrestrial Energy
15 December 2023 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has signed another...

NRC to issue construction permit for Hermes test reactor
14 December 2023 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has directed staff to issue...

Approval granted for decommissioning of Grohnde
14 December 2023 Lower Saxony’s Ministry for the Environment, Energy & Climate has...

Belgian government signs agreement on NPP life extension
14 December 2023 French power group Engie and the Belgian federal government have signed...

South Africa to launch procurement process for new nuclear
14 December 2023 South Africa intends to launch a bidding process for an extra 2,500 MWe...

COP28 ends with agreement to accelerate green technologies including nuclear
14 December 2023 The 28th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP28) ended in...

Commissioning permit issued for Akkuyu 1
14 December 2023 The Council of the Nuclear Regulatory Agency (NDK) of Turkiye has issued...

Rosatom may use dry cooling tower technology for NPP in Uzbekistan
13 December 2023 Rosatom is considering the possibility of using dry cooling tower...

Rosatom completes equipment tests for Brest fuel production facility
13 December 2023 Rosatom has completed testing equipment for the production of...

Tractebel, Laurentis Energy and Hatch join forces on SMRs
13 December 2023 Energy services provider Laurentis Energy Partners is joining forces...

Automated control system introduced at five Russian NPPs
13 December 2023 An automated maintenance, repair and operation management system – TOREX...

LIS Technologies and Curio to co-operate on laser reprocessing
13 December 2023 US-based laser enrichment technology developer LIS Technologies has signed...

Hungary notifies EU of plans to extend operation of Paks NPP
13 December 2023 MVM Paksi Atomerömű Zrt, operator of Hungary’s Paks NPP has notified...

Russian scientists develop organic compound to make used fuel reprocessing more efficient
13 December 2023 A team of Russian scientists from several large scientific centres...

KAERI and Hyundai Engineering to promote export of SMART SMR
13 December 2023 Hyundai Engineering CEO Hong Hyun-seong and the Korea Atomic Energy...

Polish Ministry issues positive decision on SMRs despite opposition from security service
13 December 2023 Poland's Climate & Environment Ministry issued decisions-in-principle for...

All four steam generators installed at unit 2 of Russia’s Kursk-II NPP
13 December 2023 All four steam generators have been installed at unit 2 of Russia’s...

Lightbridge and Centrus Energy to collaborate on pilot fuel fabrication facility
13 December 2023 US fuel technology company Lightbridge Corporation has announced a...

UKAEA awards more funding for fusion as JET announces technology advance
12 December 2023 Nine organisations have secured contracts worth £11.6m ($14.6bn) in...

COP28: IAEA launches fusion energy discussion
12 December 2023 Fusion is developing fast and gaining momentum as a climate solution,...

COP28: US Export-Import Bank to support SMR exports
12 December 2023 The US Export-Import Bank (EXIM) President & Chair Reta Jo Lewis...

Holtec’s SMR-300 begins UK Generic Design Assessment
12 December 2023 The UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), along with the Environment...

EU states accept nuclear as a strategic net-zero technology
12 December 2023 Reflecting a decision by the European Parliament in November, the...

CURIO and Deep Isolation to co-operate on HLW disposal
12 December 2023 US-based nuclear technology company and nuclear waste disposal...

COP28: Rosatom offers SMR to Mongolia
12 December 2023 At the conclusion of the SMR Day hosted by Russia the UN's COP28...

Framatome to support development of Lutetium-177 separation
12 December 2023 Framatome has signed a service agreement with Global Morpho Pharma for...

Rosatom starts production for small nuclear power plant in Yakutia
12 December 2023 The Rosatom Engineering Division in St Petersburg has begun...

COP28: IAEA and OPEC Fund strengthen cooperation on climate mitigation
12 December 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the OPEC Fund...

Zaporizhia depends on single power line
12 December 2023 Ukraine’s Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) has for several days depended on a...

Reactor vessel removal completed at Crystal River
12 December 2023 Orano USA, assisted by Netherlands-based heavy lifting company Mammoet...

COP28: ENEC signs three more SMR agreements
12 December 2023 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has signed three...

Ukraine regulator agrees extension for dismantling of Chornobyl sarcophagus
12 December 2023 The State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine has extended by...

Rosatom manufactures first BN-800 MOX fuel assemblies with minor actinides
08 December 2023 Rosatom’s Mining & Chemical Combine (MCC) in Zheleznogorsk,...

Contractor selected for Pallas reactor
08 December 2023 Pallas has chosen FCC Construcción (FCC) as the contractor for...

Norsk Kjernekraft signs power agreement with Mo Industripark
08 December 2023 Norway’s Norsk Kjernekraft has signed an agreement of intent with...

TRIGA International to supply fuel for MARVEL microreactor
08 December 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a contract to...

More funding for US university nuclear programmes
08 December 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released two funding...

Kyoto Fusioneering to supply advanced gyrotron systems to General Atomics
08 December 2023 Japan’s Kyoto Fusioneering (KF) has agreed to supply two advanced...

Key ITER component moved to workshop for repair
08 December 2023 Although the distance is little more that 100 metres, the transfer of...

First test glass poured at Hanford Waste Treatment Plant
08 December 2023 The Waste Treatment & Immobilisation Plant (WTP) at the US Hanford Site...

Russia’s Angarsk ElectroChemical Combine to start new enrichment project
08 December 2023 Russia’s Angarsk ElectroChemical Combine (AECC in Irkutsk) will...

CNNC signs MOU with ENEC and strengthens contacts with Ghana and WNA
08 December 2023 During the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) held...

Polar crane installed at Hinkley Point C
08 December 2023 The polar crane for unit 1 of the Hinkley Point C NPP under construction...

US SMR vendors court ENEC at COP28
08 December 2023 During the 28th Conference of the Parties to the original 1992 United...

Shin Hanul 2 achieves first criticality
07 December 2023 Unit 2 of South Korea’s Shin Hanul NPP has achieved first criticality,...

Sellafield repudiates Guardian articles on cyber attacks and leaks
07 December 2023 The Guardian newspaper has recently published two articles about the...

Rolls-Royce unveils model of space microreactor
07 December 2023 Rolls-Royce unveiled a nuclear Space Micro-Reactor Concept Model at the...

Holtec plans two SMRs for Palisades NPP
07 December 2023 US-based Holtec International has launched a programme to build two...

Veolia selects Siteflow to support Fukushima decommissioning
07 December 2023 French radioactive waste management specialist Veolia Nuclear Solutions...

Net Zero Nuclear Industry Pledge launched at COP28
07 December 2023 The Net Zero Nuclear Industry Pledge has been launched at the 28th...

China’s HTR-PM demonstration project enters commercial operation
07 December 2023 The world's first Generation 4 NPP – China's HTR-PM demonstration project...

KHNP selects contractor for Shin Hanul 3 and 4
06 December 2023 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) has selected a consortium led by...

IAEA reviews safety at Slovakia’s Bohunice NPP
06 December 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Operational Safety Review...

Progress continues at Paks II
06 December 2023 Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade Péter Szijjártó said on...

IAEA reviews used fuel and radwaste management in Netherlands
06 December 2023 The Netherlands has established an effective programme for managing its...

Framatome and Nuclearelectrica to co-operate on production of Lutetium-177 at Cernavoda
06 December 2023 France’s Framatome and Romanian nuclear utility SN Nuclearelectrica...

Rosatom plans to test new material for the first wall of ITER
06 December 2023 In the second half of 2024, Russian specialists plan to conduct...

Swedish parliament supports easing restrictions on nuclear new build
06 December 2023 The Swedish Riksdag (parliament) has voted in favour of...

TerraPower signs MOUs with ENEC and Uranium Energy Corp
06 December 2023 US-based TerraPower has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with...

Equipment delivery begins for Leningrad 7&8
06 December 2023 The first large-sized equipment – three giant tower cranes with a...

JT-60SA fusion device inaugurated in Japan
06 December 2023 The Japan Torus-60 Super Advanced (JT-60SA) fusion device, the...

Finland’s Steady Energy and Kuopion Energia consider SMRs for district heating
06 December 2023 Finland’s Steady Energy, a startup company spun out from the VTT...

Engie agrees to extension of Belgian reactors
05 December 2023 French power group Engie and the Belgian federal government have finalised...

COP28: ENEC signs commercial uranium contract with Kazatomprom
05 December 2023 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has signed its...

COP28: 22 countries target tripling global nuclear energy capacity by 2050
05 December 2023 At the 28th Conference of the Parties to the original 1992 United...

Westinghouse completes acquisition of Tecnatom
05 December 2023 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has completed 100% acquisition...

VVER-TOI reactor installed at unit 2 of Russia’s Kursk-II
05 December 2023 The VVER-TOI reactor pressure vessel (RPV) has been installed in the...

Hot conditioning completed at Rajasthan 7
05 December 2023 Hot conditioning has been completed at unit 7 of India’s Rajasthan...

Framatome strengthens hafnium production
05 December 2023 France’s Framatome has invested in a new separative capacity on its...

Zaporizhia NPP temporarily loses all off-site power
05 December 2023 Ukraine’s Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) recently lost all off-site power...

Growing uncertainty in US regarding economics of new nuclear
05 December 2023 A recent statement from Fitch Ratings casts doubt on any new...

Russia’s BN-800 fast reactor prepares to burn minor actinides
05 December 2023 Public hearings have been held in Russia’s Sverdlovsk region on...

Canadian companies to collaborate with KHNP on SMRs
05 December 2023 Canada’s ARC Clean Technology, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) and...

IAEA Opens Atoms4Climate Pavilion at COP28
05 December 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has opened its...

Orano’s TN Eagle nuclear packaging approved by US NRC
01 December 2023 France’s Orano has obtained transport approval from the US Nuclear...

Urenco signs long-term fuel deal with Energoatom
01 December 2023 UK-based enrichment company Urenco and Ukrainian nuclear utility...

OPG selects fuel suppliers for planned SMRs
01 December 2023 Canada’s Ontario Power Generation (OPG) announced at the World...

Newcleo partners with Assystem, Ingérop and Onet to develop lead-cooled fast reactor
01 December 2023 UK-based nuclear technology company newcleo has signed three...

MHI selected as core company for new Japanese research reactor
01 December 2023 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) has been selected as a core company...

CA20 module installed at China’s Lianjiang 1
01 December 2023 The 1,000-tonne CA20 module has been installed at unit 1 of China’s...

Rosatom plans fast reactors for the Urals and Siberia
01 December 2023 Rosatom plans to increase the share of nuclear generation in the...

Framatome and USNC establish joint venture to manufacture reactor fuel
01 December 2023 France’s Framatome and US-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC)...

Belarus plans to build radioactive waste storage facility by 2030
01 December 2023 Belarus, with the support of Rosatom specialists, is drawing up plans for...

US DOE issues HALEU deconversion request for proposals
01 December 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a request for proposals...

Rosatom ships two horizontal steam-heater separators to Akkuyu 1
01 December 2023 Two horizontal steam-heater separators (SPPs) have been shipped from...

November 2023

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Nuclearelectrica signs refurbishment contract for Cernavoda
30 November 2023 Romanian nuclear utility Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica (SNN)...

Framatome to set up fuel fabrication facility in UK
30 November 2023 France’s Framatome is planning the construction of a nuclear fuel...

AtkinsRéalis unveils new Candu Monark reactor
30 November 2023 AtkinsRéalis (formerly SNC-Lavalin Group) unveiled its new Candu...

Power restored to Zaporizhia NPP despite increased military action
30 November 2023 The main power line supplying electricity to Ukraine’s Zaporizhia NPP...

EDF signs co-operation agreements with Canada, Czech Republic and Indian
30 November 2023 During the World Nuclear Exhibition (WNE) 2023 in Paris, EDF Group...

Studsvik signs licence agreement to develop inDRUM waste treatment in South Korea
29 November 2023 Sweden’s Studsvik has signed a Technology Licence Agreement with...

Hungary authorises use of diverse nuclear fuel sources
29 November 2023 The possibility of using nuclear fuel from suppliers other than Russia’s...

Novovoronezh NPP unit 6 moves to 18-month fuel cycle
29 November 2023 Russia’s Novovoronezh NPP has completed a pilot 18-month fuel...

NASA moves closer to use of plutonium-238 to power space missions
29 November 2023 The shipment earlier this year of heat source plutonium-238 from the...

Poland approves second large NPP
29 November 2023 Poland's Ministry of Climate & Environment has issued a...

Rosatom completes dismantling of floating technical base Lepse
29 November 2023 Rosatom has finally completed dismantling of floating technical base...

China’s nuclear energy heating project begins operation
29 November 2023 China's first nuclear energy heating project that covers...

New air ventilation system for WIPP
29 November 2023 A new large-scale ventilation system, also known as the Safety...

Study confirms removal of all fuel from decommissioned Soviet-era reactor
29 November 2023 Recent studies have found that a decommissioned Soviet-era training...

VVER-TOI reactor delivered to Kursk-II's second unit
28 November 2023 The VVER-TOI reactor pressure vessel (RPV) has been delivered to the site...

IAEA reviews safety at Philippines research reactor
28 November 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Safety Assessment...

Orano wins dependability contract from ITER
28 November 2023 France’s Orano, through its engineering subsidiary Orano Projets, has...

INL fabricates commercial grade uranium dioxide HALEU fuel
28 November 2023 Recently, researchers at the US Idaho National Laboratory (INL)...

Refuelling underway at Russia’s floating NPP
28 November 2023 Refuelling is underway at the world's only floating NPP (FNPP), the...

Bruce Power to evaluate options to expand nuclear capacity in Ontario
28 November 2023 Canada’s Bruce Power plans to launch a Request for Information (RFI)...

Amentum to merge with Jacobs cyber businesses
28 November 2023 Nuclear engineering company Amentum has reached an agreement to merge...

Zaporizhia NPP loses power connection during increased military activity
28 November 2023 The Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) lost the connection to its main off-site...

Bruce Power completes largest ever delivery of cobalt-60
28 November 2023 Canada’s Bruce Power has completed delivery of the company’s largest...

IAEA says Beloyarsk NPP committed to safety
28 November 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Operational Safety Review...

Cold shutdown for Zaporizhia unit 5
24 November 2023 Ukraine’s Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) is transitioning its reactor unit 5 to...

China celebrates start of construction at Xudabao 1
24 November 2023 Ceremony marking to the start of construction of unit 1 at China’s...

Finland’s Olkiluoto 3 resumes service following another technical problem
24 November 2023 Unit 3 at Finland’s Olkiluoto NPP has resumed service after being...

NuScale Power and ORNL to undertake SMR assessment
24 November 2023 US-based NuScale Power Corporation is partnering with Oak Ridge...

Korea and UK establish Clean Energy Partnership
24 November 2023 South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy (MOTIE) and the...

Ontario and Saskatchewan collaborate on SMR development
24 November 2023 Canada’s Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and its subsidiary, Laurentis...

IAEA reviews radiation protection in Botswana
24 November 2023 The first IAEA Occupational Radiation Protection Service (ORPAS) mission...

Final used fuel assemby removed from Kursk 1
23 November 2023 The first preparatory stage of decommissioning at unit 1 of Russia’s...

Koeberg 1 back online after steam generator replacement
23 November 2023 South Africa’s power utility Eskom said unit 1 at Koeberg NPP has...

Framatome completes tests on new buried piping liner rehabilitation system
23 November 2023 France’s Framatome has completed a two-year test programme for the...

EU Parliament includes nuclear in Net-Zero Industry Act
23 November 2023 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted to include...

Installation of melt trap underway at El Dabaa 2
23 November 2023 Specialists from Rosatom’s Engineering Division have begun installation...

Studsvik and Fortum investigate new nuclear
22 November 2023 Swedish nuclear technical services provider Studsvik has signed a...

Work begins to straighten graphite stacks of RBMK reactors at Smolensk NPP
22 November 2023 Resource performance management of graphite stacks is underway at...

US military withdraws offer to Oklo for microreactor
22 November 2023 The US Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has rescinded a notice of intent...

Leningrad 5 shuts down following damage to turbine blades
22 November 2023 Russia’s nuclear utility Rosenergoatom (part of Rosatom) reported that unit...

Reloading machine installed at unit 1 of Russia’s Kursk-II NPP
22 November 2023 Installation of a reloading machine is underway at the construction site...

Krško NPP back in operation
21 November 2023 The Krško NPP, which was shut down in early October after the discovery of...

Kairos claims operation of world’s largest FLiBe system
21 November 2023 Kairos Power says its Engineering Test Unit (ETU) in Albuquerque has...

Eiffage wins civil contract for first Penly EPR2 reactors
21 November 2023 France’s Eiffage, through its subsidiary Eiffage Génie Civil, has signed...

Temporary power loss at Zaporizhia NPP unit 6
21 November 2023 Unit 6 at the Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) temporarily lost power recently,...

Philippines and US sign nuclear co-operation agreement
21 November 2023 The Governments of the Philippines and the USA signed an “Agreement...

Sweden launches roadmap for new nuclear power development
21 November 2023 The Swedish Government has unveiled a roadmap outlining its goals...

Seoul National University opens NuScale Power Energy Exploration Centre
17 November 2023 US-based NuScale Power Corporation has opened the first...

French government and EDF reach agreement on nuclear electricity pricing
17 November 2023 Following several months of negotiations, the French government and EDF...

US plans production of iridium-192
17 November 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Isotope Program and QSA Global have...

Simulator training begins at Akkuyu NPP
17 November 2023 The first shifts of personnel have begun pre-licensing training using...

NorthStar completes removal and shipment of Vallecitos boiling water reactor
16 November 2023 NorthStar Group Services has removed the Vallecitos boiling water...

Construction schedule agreed for Hungary’s Paks II
16 November 2023 Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade Péter Szijjártó said...

Permission granted for further construction of units 7&8 at Leningrad NPP
16 November 2023 Rosatom has granted permission to nuclear utility Regenerator for the...

EDF given more time to upgrade its 900 MWe reactor fleet
16 November 2023 French nuclear safety regulator Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) has...

Rosatom and Norilsk Nickel plan small land-based NPP
15 November 2023 An agreement of intent and cooperation for the construction of low-power...

Work begins to secure low-level waste vaults at UK’s Drigg repository
15 November 2023 Nuclear Waste Services (NWS), part of the UK Nuclear...

Kazatomprom signs long-term uranium supply contract with China
15 November 2023 Kazakhstan’s National Atomic Company Kazatomprom has signed a contract...

Russia’s Mayak facility masters processing of transportable fast reactor fuel
15 November 2023 The RT-1 reprocessing plant of Russia’s Mayak Production Association...

Former Zion NPP site released for unrestricted use
15 November 2023 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has released for “unrestricted use”...

Rosatom approves design of reactor for land-based small NPP
15 November 2023 The mechanical engineering division of Rosatom presented the...

Norway considers SMR for Halden
15 November 2023 Norway’s Halden municipality, Norsk Kjernekraft and Østfold Energi...

IAEA and ICAO strengthen cooperation on transport of radioactive materials
15 November 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the International...

Russia strengthens relations with Kazakhstan pending decision on NPP construction
14 November 2023 The recent visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Kazakhstan...

IAEA reviews nuclear security in Switzerland
14 November 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) International...

Hungary and Romania sign key energy deals
14 November 2023 Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Péter Szijjártó, has...

IAEA reviews regulatory framework in Romania
14 November 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

Cameco and Brookfield complete acquisition of Westinghouse
14 November 2023 Canada’s Cameco has announced that acquisition of Westinghouse...

US and UK form strategic partnership to advance fusion energy
14 November 2023 Following talks in Washington between US Deputy Secretary of Energy David...

Reactor pressure vessel delivered to Akkuyu 3
14 November 2023 The reactor pressure vessel (RPV) has been delivered by Rosatom to...

IAEA monitors maintenance activities at Zaporizhia NPP
14 November 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts have been informed that...

UAMPS and NuScale cancel plans to build SMRs at INL
14 November 2023 Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) and Oregon-based...

Air compressor catches fire at Japan's Tokai NPP
10 November 2023 An air compressor caught fire at unit 2 of Japan Atomic Power Co's...

Collaboration to explore deployment of Rolls-Royce SMRs in the Netherlands
10 November 2023 Construction company BAM Infra Netherlands, nuclear project...

More progress at Paks II
10 November 2023 Workers at the Paks II NPP under construction in Hungary have begun...

Krško NPP prepares to restart following replacement of pipelines
10 November 2023 The Krško NPP, which was shut down in early October after the discovery of...

IAEA undertakes safety review of Kazakhstan’s NPP site selection
10 November 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Site & External Events...

First US-African nuclear summit concludes in Ghana
10 November 2023 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy has...

China ships last batch of magnet-supporting products to ITER
10 November 2023 China has completed construction of the final batch of...

Centrus delivers first HALEU to US DOE
10 November 2023 Centrus Energy Corp has made its first delivery of High-Assay,...

New consortium to develop and globally deploy lead-cooled fast reactors
10 November 2023 Belgium, Italy and Romania have formed a consortium with...

Switzerland to extend use of nuclear
09 November 2023 Switzerland plans to use its nuclear plants longer than previously...

Vattenfall applies for a new plan for Ringhals NPP expansion
09 November 2023 Power utility Vattenfall has applied to Varberg municipality for a...

Orano begins loading dry storage system at US Wolf Creek NPP
09 November 2023 Orano USA has completed the first loading of used nuclear fuel into the...

European Commission plans SMR industrial alliance
09 November 2023 European Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson says the European...

Jacobs wins new contract to support UK NPPs
08 November 2023 US-based Jacobs Solutions has won a new Project Management Resources...

Cold testing complete at China’s Zhangzhou 1
08 November 2023 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) said cold hydrostatic testing...

Cameco and Brookfield receive regulatory approval to acquire Westinghouse
08 November 2023 Cameco has announced that its joint acquisition of Westinghouse...

IAEA completes 13th rotation of experts at Zaporizhia NPP
08 November 2023 A new team of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts has...

US Nuclear promotes Arbok’s technology for cleaning radioactive wastewater
08 November 2023 US Nuclear’s says its partner, Arbok-Nuclear, has developed revolutionary...

Bechtel to support Urenco's expansion activities in the UK
08 November 2023 US-based Bechtel has been selected by European enrichment services and...

Kansai Electric seeks operating life extension for Takahama 1
08 November 2023 Kansai Electric Power Co has applied to Japan’s Nuclear Regulation...

South Ukraine unit 1 secures 10-year extension
08 November 2023 Ukraine’s State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine (SNRIU) has...

Desalination plant planned for Sizewell C
08 November 2023 The UK’s planned Sizewell C NPP in Suffolk is planning to power a...

Japan's NRA approves extension of operating life of Sendai NPP reactors
08 November 2023 Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority has approved an extension of...

Russian scientists modernise nuclear fuel reprocessing using gallium and indium
08 November 2023 Scientists at the Urals Federal University (UrFU) in Russia have...

Poland’s MARIA research reactor restarts after modernisation
07 November 2023 After several months of renovation work Poland’s MARIA research...

Magnox rebrands to become Nuclear Restoration Services
07 November 2023 The UK’s Magnox Ltd will in future be known as Nuclear Restoration...

Czech Republic approves roadmap for SMR development
07 November 2023 The Czech government has approved the “Czech SMR Roadmap – Applicability...

Constellation completes acquisition of stake in Texas NPP
07 November 2023 US power utility Constellation has completed its acquisition of NRG...

Partnership to study hydrogen production using Rolls-Royce SMR
07 November 2023 Netherlands-based ULC-Energy, Denmark's Topsoe and the UK's Rolls-Royce...

Norway unveils plans for SMR power plant
07 November 2023 Norsk Kjernekraft has submitted a proposal to Norway's Ministry of Oil...

Canada’s Moltex derisks innovative waste recycling process
07 November 2023 Moltex Energy Canada has announced a significant breakthrough in its...

Bulgaria announces start of construction of Kozloduy 7
07 November 2023 Bulgarian Prime Minister Nikolai Denkov has told a government meeting...

Doosan Enerbility awarded used fuel cask project
07 November 2023 South Korea’s Doosan Enerbility has signed a contract with Korea Hydro...

MOX use at Russia’s BN-800 reactor confirms reliability of the technology
07 November 2023 The BN-800 sodium-cooled fast reactor at unit 4 of Russia’s Beloyarsk NPP...

IAEA confirms safe tritium levels in latest ALPS treated water release at Fukushima
07 November 2023 The tritium concentration in the third batch of diluted water treated...

Containment shell installed at China’s ACP100 SMR
07 November 2023 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) says the steel containment dome...

Business complications for SMR companies X-energy and NuScale
03 November 2023 US-based X-Energy Reactor Company and publicly-traded special...

Transport portal installed at Kursk-II 2
03 November 2023 Specialists have completed installation of the transport portal at unit 2...

Fuel for Hungary’s Paks NPP arrives from Russia
03 November 2023 Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Péter Szijjártó, said...

IAEA reviews Estonia’s nuclear power infrastructure development
03 November 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated...

WIPP ventilation shaft reaches final depth
03 November 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in...

Newcleo partners with London School of Economics
03 November 2023 UK-based nuclear technology company newcleo and the London School...

General Fusion and TRIUMF to cooperate on new LM26
03 November 2023 Canada’s particle accelerator centre, TRIUMF and General Fusion, have...

IAEA assesses military threats to NPPs in Ukraine and Russia
03 November 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts have assessed the...

Melt trap delivered for El Dabaa 2
03 November 2023 A melt localisation device (melt trap or core catcher) has been delivered...

Construction starts at Netherlands Multifunctional Storage Building
03 November 2023 Construction has begun of the Multifunctional Storage Building (MOG) for...

Krško NPP expected to restart in mid-November
02 November 2023 The Krško NPP, which was shut down in early October after the discovery of...

Japan and US expand cooperation on fast reactors
02 November 2023 The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries...

Iran begins construction of Karoun NPP and new uranium mine
02 November 2023 Iran has started construction of its indigenously-designed Karoun NPP in...

IAEA mission reviews Czech radwaste and used fuel management
02 November 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Review Service...

Belarus NPP unit 2 formally commissioned
02 November 2023 Unit 2 of the Belarus NPP has been put into commercial operation after...

Final bids submitted for new Dukovany NPP units
02 November 2023 Czech power utility ČEZ Group's Elektrárna Dukovany II (EDU II), a...

Location of Poland's first nuclear power plant approved
01 November 2023 The Pomeranian Voivode (governor) Dariusz Drelich has issued a...

US NRC approves changes to Indian Point emergency planning requirements
01 November 2023 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has granted Holtec...

EPRI and NEA to collaborate on waste management for SMRs
01 November 2023 The US-based Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and Paris-based...

Japan's JT-60SA achieves first plasma
01 November 2023 Japan's fusion power project has produced first plasma at the...

US DOE signs agreement to develop X-energy’s Microreactor
01 November 2023 US-based X-Energy Reactor Company has signed a cooperative agreement with...

New Dukovany units receive zoning permit
01 November 2023 Elektrárna Dukovany II, a wholly owned subsidiary of Czech power utility...

EDF plans outages at Cattenom NPP to save fuel
01 November 2023 EDF says additional outages at the 1,300 MWe units 1&2 of its Cattenom...

New agreement seeks to support Argentina’s CAREM SMR
01 November 2023 Argentina’s National Atomic Energy Commission (CNEA - Comisión Nacional...

Five Fukushima workers contaminated after contact with radioactive water
01 November 2023 Five workers at the Fukushima Daiichi NPP were accidentally splashed...

October 2023

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Nuclear plays minor role in IEA World Energy Outlook 2023
31 October 2023 IEA’s new World Energy Outlook 2023 sees a phenomenal rise of clean...

New nuclear materials sorting facility opens in Canada
31 October 2023 A new Canadian nuclear materials sorting facility in Kincardine is now...

BWXT announces contract for naval nuclear reactor fuel
31 October 2023 BWX Technologies (BWXT) has been awarded a US Naval Nuclear...

Rosatom begins installation of research reactor in Bolivia
31 October 2023 The formal opening of the multi-purpose irradiation centre (MIC) has...

Fifth batch of nuclear fuel reaches Rooppur NPP
31 October 2023 The fifth batch of nuclear fuel for Rooppur NPP under construction...

Environmental impact study submitted for Atucha 1
31 October 2023 Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA (NA-SA) has submitted the environmental...

APTIM completes disposal of US nuclear refuelling barge
31 October 2023 Louisiana-based APTIM, a US company focused on radiological and...

IAEA says ALPS treated water release is progressing as planned
31 October 2023 The discharge of treated water from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi NPP...

More DOE funding for advanced reactor experiment designs
26 October 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE), through the National Reactor...

Fourth tier of inner containment completed at Akkuyu 3 as more equipment installed at unit 1
26 October 2023 The fourth tier of the internal containment ((VZO)) has been completed in...

SpaceNukes partnership wins contract to develop reactors for space vehicles
25 October 2023 US Space Nuclear Power Corporation (SpaceNukes) has teamed with...

USNC wins NASA nuclear propulsion contract
25 October 2023 US-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) has won a contract from...

Graphite stacks remediated at Smolensk 1
25 October 2023 Unit 1 at Russia’s Smolensk NPP, a RMBK-1000 reactor, has resumed...

Fuel loading begins at Kakrapar’s second unit
25 October 2023 Indian NPP operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has...

Framatome launches Framatome Space
25 October 2023 France’s Framatome has announced the launch of Framatome Space “putting...

Dukovany 4 to switch to new generation Russian fuel
24 October 2023 Unit 4 of the Dukovany NPP in the Czech Republic has been shut down...

Rosatom develops technology to deal with sodium from decommissioned fast reactors
24 October 2023 Russia’s AI Leipunsky Institute of Physics & Power Engineering (IPPE –...

Orano approves Georges Besse II extension
24 October 2023 The Board of Directors of France’s Orano has approved investment for...

USACE re-awards contract to dismantle SM-1A reactor
24 October 2023 The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) – Baltimore District has awarded...

Orano inaugurates Stable Isotopes Laboratory
20 October 2023 France’s Orano group has inaugurated its new Stable Isotopes...

Newcleo signs MOU with Nuclear AMRC
20 October 2023 UK-based nuclear technology company newcleo has signed a Memorandum...

Rosatom develops transport container for used steam generators
20 October 2023 The Central Design & Technological Institute (JSC CPTI, part of...

Romanian institute to assess Lightbridge fuel for Candu reactors
20 October 2023 US fuel technology company Lightbridge Corporation has engaged...

Helical Fusion selected for Japanese grant
20 October 2023 Helical Fusion Co Ltd has been selected by the Japanese Ministry...

IAEA safety mission completes review in Germany
20 October 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

UK and Sweden agree to enhance cooperation in nuclear development
20 October 2023 Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak...

Costs increase for clean-up of US Cold War legacy sites
19 October 2023 The estimated future cost to clean up 19 sites contaminated by nuclear...

Rosatom and Belarus increase cooperation on radwaste management
19 October 2023 Rosatom’s fuel company TVEL has entered into a long-term...

Canadian regulator confirms safety of Candu pressure tubes
19 October 2023 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has confirmed the...

Rosatom completes dome for MBIR reactor building
19 October 2023 Installation of the building dome has been completed for the...

France and Germany move towards resolving nuclear differences
19 October 2023 The European Union (EU) Energy Council, meeting in Luxembourg, have...

IAEA and FAO launch Atoms4Food initiative
19 October 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the UN Food and...

Commissioning complete at Mochovce 3
19 October 2023 Commissioning of unit 3 at the Mochove NPP has been completed with the...

More US funding for hydrogen hubs
19 October 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $7bn to launch seven...

Kazakhstan delivers more fuel assemblies to China
18 October 2023 Kazakhstan’s National Nuclear Company Kazatomprom has delivered...

California recognises fusion energy as distinct from nuclear fission
18 October 2023 California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed Assembly Bill 1172 into...

Internal containment dome concreted at Kursk-II-2
18 October 2023 Concreting of the dome for the internal containment shell (ICU) has...

IAEA concludes safety review mission in the Netherlands
18 October 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) International...

VVER-1200 reactor vessel installed at Tianwan 7
18 October 2023 The reactor pressure vessel has been installed at unit 7 of China’s...

Radiation monitoring equipment installed for Akkuyu NPP
18 October 2023 A 40-metre-high mast, which is part of the ASRO (automated...

Experiments end at JET after 40 years
18 October 2023 The UK-based Joint European Torus (JET) fusion facility at Culham near...

Zaporizhia NPP moves second reactor to hot shutdown
18 October 2023 In his latest update, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...

Sheffield Forgemasters to support deployment of Xe-100 HTGRs
18 October 2023 UK-based Sheffield Forgemasters has signed a memorandum of...

US DOE’s MARVEL Microreactor approaches final design
17 October 2023 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) MARVEL microreactor has achieved...

IAEA mission reviews Italy’s radwaste management
17 October 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Review Service...

First refuelling for Russia’s Akademik Lomonosov floating NPP
17 October 2023 Rosatom’s fuel company TVEL has supplied nuclear fuel for reactor 1 of...

New consortium to support Cernavoda life extension
17 October 2023 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) has signed a consortium agreement...

IAEA launches World Fusion Outlook 2023
17 October 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Ontario’s Hydrogen Innovation Fund selects six projects for support
17 October 2023 The Ontario government has announced the first six projects that will...

Bulgaria cancels Belene NPP project
17 October 2023 The Bulgarian government has cancelled the decision to build the Belene...

Third batch of nuclear fuel arrives at Rooppur
17 October 2023 The third batch of nuclear fuel has been delivered to the Rooppur NPP...

Burkina Faso and Mali sign nuclear agreements with Rosatom
17 October 2023 Russia has signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on nuclear...

IAEA’s 29th Fusion Energy Conference attracts 2000 participants
17 October 2023 Opening the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) 29th Fusion...

US NRC warns VC Summer NPP over cracks
13 October 2023 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a warning to the...

Newcleo signs cooperation agreement with Tosto Group
13 October 2023 UK-based nuclear technology company newcleo has signed a...

Rosatom expands nuclear cooperation with Myanmar
13 October 2023 Rosatom and Myanmar’s Ministry of Science & Technology have signed...

Finnish low-level waste facility receives environmental permit
13 October 2023 Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) said the Regional...

Kansai Electric plans temporary storage of used fuel at NPPs
13 October 2023 Japan’s Kansai Electric Power Co has told Fukui Prefecture that it plans...

Equipment testing begins at Brest reactor fuel facility
13 October 2023 Comprehensive testing of equipment has begun at the nuclear...

Iran pours concrete for section of second Bushehr reactor
13 October 2023 Iran has poured concrete for a new section of the second nuclear reactor...

Melt trap installed at Akkuyu 4
13 October 2023 A melt localisation device (melt trap or core catcher) has been installed...

HALEU demonstration project begins enrichment in Ohio
13 October 2023 Enrichment operation have begun at the US Department of Energy’s...

TVO considers extending the service life of Olkiluoto 1&2
12 October 2023 Finnish power utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) has started...

Construction of new fusion facility begins in Spain
12 October 2023 Construction has started on the International Fusion Materials...

Faulty coolant pump delays commissioning of Vogtle 4
11 October 2023 US Georgia Power has reported the discovery of a malfunctioning coolant...

US DOE restarts loss of coolant safety tests
11 October 2023 Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory...

State-of-the-art glove box training facility opens at Sellafield
11 October 2023 A state-of-the-art Glove Box Training Facility for the UK nuclear...

Holtec seeks NRC approval to restart Palisades NPP
11 October 2023 US-based Holtec International says it has submitted a filing with the...

China begins construction of Lianjiang NPP
11 October 2023 First concrete has been poured for the first phase of China’s Lianjiang...

Sweden looks to remove obstacles to nuclear new build
11 October 2023 Sweden’s Government and the Swedish Democrats have introduced a new bill...

NuScale and ENTRA1 technology chosen for data centres
11 October 2023 RR Standard Power, which supplies infrastructure as a service to...

Krško NPP closed following leak
11 October 2023 The Krško NPP in Slovenia has been shut down for repair and maintenance...

Jordan looks to SMRs
11 October 2023 With support from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Platform...

IAEA annual projections for nuclear increase
11 October 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has released its annual...

Japan releases second batch of treated Fukushima water
10 October 2023 Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) has begun releasing a...

Argentina and Brazil strengthen nuclear cooperation
10 October 2023 The President of Brazil’s National Nuclear Energy Commission (CNEN -...

France vetoes US takeover of nuclear companies
10 October 2023 France’s Economy Ministry has vetoed the acquisition of nuclear...

EnergySolutions plans nuclear manufacturing facility in Tennessee
10 October 2023 US-based EnergySolutions is establishing an advanced nuclear fabrication...

Edison looks to revive nuclear power in Italy
10 October 2023 On the 140th anniversary of the start of its activities, Edison has...

Rosatom installs melt trap at El Dabaa 1
10 October 2023 Rosatom is installing the melt localisation device – melt trap – at unit 1...

Canada endorses recommendations for radwaste management
10 October 2023 Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy & Natural Resources Canada,...

Procurement of long lead components to begin for ARC-100 SMR
10 October 2023 ARC Clean Technology Supply Chain Manager, Anthony Jackman says...

ANSTO plans new nuclear medicine facility
10 October 2023 The Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO) has...

Rosatom delivers first fuel to Rooppur
10 October 2023 The first nuclear fuel has been delivered to the construction site of...

Southern Nuclear authorised to install advanced fuel
06 October 2023 Unit 2 of Southern Nuclear’s Vogtle NPP in Georgia has...

Rehabilitation of uranium tailing site completed ahead of schedule
06 October 2023 Rosatom specialists have completed work to rehabilitate legacy...

Penn State receives first TRIGA fuel shipment in 10 years
06 October 2023 TRIGA International recently delivered 30 new fuel elements to Penn...

IAEA unveils new nuclear security training centre
06 October 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has opened a unique...

University of Missouri begins expansion of research reactor
06 October 2023 The University of Missouri has hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for...

Dome installed at China’s San’ao 2
06 October 2023 China General Nuclear (CGN) says the dome of the containment building...

12th rotation of IAEA inspectors completed at Zaporizhia
06 October 2023 Ukraine’s Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) is once again using reactor unit 4...

TerraPower begins testing molten salt technology
06 October 2023 US power utility Southern Company, TerraPower and Core Power have...

IAEA General Conference attracts 2800 participants
06 October 2023 The 67th annual IAEA General Conference has adopted resolutions related...

Helion and Nucor announce collaboration on fusion
06 October 2023 US fusion energy tech start-up Helion Energy Helion, a fusion power...

Helen and Steady Energy co-operate on SMR deployment
06 October 2023 Finnish energy firm Helen has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with...

ITER reviews plans
06 October 2023 The ITER Council Science & Technology Advisory Committee (STAC) recently...

Russian scientists offer to assistance in managing Fukushima water
06 October 2023 At the end of August, Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco), which...

German-French disagreements block EU power market reforms
06 October 2023 European Union (EU) countries may delete a key part of planned reforms...

Korean floating NPP project receives approval in principle
05 October 2023 HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) and Kepco Engineering...

US DOE awards Framatome grant for digital twin development
05 October 2023 Framatome has been awarded a $1m contract award for phase two of the...

UK selects six companies for next stage of SMR competition
05 October 2023 The UK Department for Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ) and Great...

Westinghouse wins I&C contract for Xudabao units 1&2
04 October 2023 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a contract with...

Three US NPP operating licences transferred from Energy Harbor to Vistra
04 October 2023 Texas-based electricity and power generation company VistraOps has...

Rwanda details nuclear plans at IAEA meeting
04 October 2023 Dr Fidele Ndahayo, CEO of the Rwanda Atomic Energy Board (RAEB), announced...

Rosatom developing automated control system for small NPP
04 October 2023 Rusatom Automated Control Systems (RASU - part of Rosatom) is starting...

Romanian regulator approves licensing document for NuScale SMR
03 October 2023 Romanian nuclear utility SN Nuclearelectrica (SNN) and US-based NuScale...

Mochovce 3 achieves full power
03 October 2023 Unit 3 of Slovakia’s Mochovce NPP has achieved 100% power as start-up...

Canadian tribal council secures stake in SMR companies
03 October 2023 Canada’s North Shore Mi’kmaq Tribal Council (NSMTC) and its seven...

Microsoft seeks manager to develop SMRs to power its data centres
03 October 2023 Satya Nadella, Chairman and CEO of Microsoft says the company is looking...

US DOE announces funds to explore potential of geologic hydrogen
03 October 2023 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Research...

Hot testing begins at China’s Fangchenggang 4
03 October 2023 China General Nuclear (CGN) announced that hot functional testing has...

Steam generator modules replaced at Beloyarsk 3
03 October 2023 Specialists from Uralatomenergoremont (a branch of JSC Atomenergoremont,...

NWS eliminates Allerdale from UK GDF siting process
02 October 2023 UK Nuclear Waste Services (NWS), which has been investigating potential...

Slovenia looks to accelerate expansion of Krško NPP
02 October 2023 The recently established Working Party on the Coordination of...

Poland signs contract for design of first NPP
02 October 2023 Polish utility Polskie Elektrownie Jadrowe (PEJ) has signed the...

France and NEA host conference to promote nuclear energy
02 October 2023 The Roadmaps to New Nuclear conference, organised by the French Ministry...

Laurentis and Nuclearelectricia to collaborate on medical isotope production
02 October 2023 Canada’s Laurentis Energy Partners (LEP), a subsidiary of Ontario...

Safety review of Finnish repository delayed
02 October 2023 Finland’s Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK -...

September 2023

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IAEA General Conference: Three more countries commit to safe, secure and peaceful application of nuclear technology
29 September 2023 At the annual Treaty Event on the sidelines of the 67th regular session...

Rosatom ships third RPV to Akkuyu
29 September 2023 The third reactor pressure vessel (RPV) for the Akkuyu NPP under...

US DOE awards more GAIN vouchers
29 September 2023 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Gateway for Accelerated Innovation...

EDF Group creates new UK engineering subsidiary
28 September 2023 EDF says it has created EDF EPR Engineering UK to strengthen its...

Grossi opens IAEA General Conference
28 September 2023 IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi, who has been reappointed for...

Water supply for Zaporizhia nears solution
27 September 2023 Ukraine’s Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) has completed drilling ten groundwater...

Restoration progress at Zorita plant site
27 September 2023 Spain’s decommissioning and waste management company Enresa has...

Nuclear groups suggest staged approach to increase regulatory efficiency
27 September 2023 A new joint report from World Nuclear Association (WNA), the US-based...

Final testing of new US railcar for used fuel transport
27 September 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) recently completed a 1,600-mile...

IAEA sees operational safety commitment at Penly
27 September 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Operational Safety Review...

Temelín switches to 18-month fuel cycle
26 September 2023 Czech power utility ČEZ says unit 2 of the Temelín NPP, during its...

IAEA says Greece committed to safe radwaste management
26 September 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Review Service...

Ghana selects potential sites for first NPP
26 September 2023 Nuclear Power Ghana (NPG) has selected Nsuban and Obotan as two...

IAEA samples second batch of ALPS treated water
26 September 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) independent sampling...

Alberta supports study on SMRs
26 September 2023 Canada’s provincial government of Alberta will invest CAD7m ($5.1m) into...

INB completes first stage of decommissioning in Caldas
26 September 2023 Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) says it has completed the first stage...

Poland receives positive environmental decision on planned NPP
26 September 2023 Polish utility Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowy (PEJ) has received a decision...

BWXT and Crowley consider microreactors for shipping
26 September 2023 US-based BWX Technologies’ (BWXT’s) Advanced Technologies subsidiary...

Appeal court permits legal challenge against Sizewell C project
22 September 2023 UK campaign group Together Against Sizewell C (TASC) have been...

Testing underway at US DOE’s Marvel microreactor
22 September 2023 Testing is underway at an electric-powered microreactor prototype...

Malaysia to increase use of nuclear technology
22 September 2023 Malaysia’s National Nuclear Technology Policy 2030 (DTNN 2030) will...

IAEA reviews safety at Iranian research reactors
22 September 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Safety Assessment...

Rosatom begins installation of outer containment dome at Rooppur 2
22 September 2023 Rosatom has begun installation of the dome part of the outer...

Full financing approved for Pallas reactor
21 September 2023 The Netherlands government will fully finance the cost of Pallas...

Defuelling of first reactor complete at Hunterston B
21 September 2023 The defuelling of the first reactor at the UK’s Hunterston B NPP has...

Canada agrees funding for Cernavoda expansion
21 September 2023 Canada and Romania have signed a CAD3bn ($2.2bn) export development deal...

ČEZ extends deadline for final bids for new nuclear unit at Dukovany
21 September 2023 Czech power utility ČEZ has extended the deadline for submitting the...

New research centre at Texas university to develop molten salt reactor
21 September 2023 The recently opened Gayle & Max Dillard Science & Engineering Research...

Legal battle continues between South Korea and Westinghouse
21 September 2023 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has decided to continue its...

KHNP completes first fuel loading of Shin-Hanul 2
21 September 2023 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) has completed fuel loading at unit 2...

DOE settles dispute over Hanford site with Washington Ecology Department
20 September 2023 The Washington State Department of Ecology (WSDE) says a settlement...

More wells drilled at Zaporizhia NPP
20 September 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Remediation begins at former uranium mining sites in Uzbekistan
20 September 2023 Remediation work at legacy uranium mining sites in Uzbekistan is under...

US Defense Department expands Project Pele to include X-energy
20 September 2023 US-based X-Energy Reactor Company and the US Department of Defense (DOD)...

Rosatom considers second small reactor for Yakutia
20 September 2023 Rosatom is expected to decide on the construction of a second low-power...

Iran revokes licences of some IAEA inspectors
20 September 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Rosatom completes tests of TVS-2M nuclear fuel
20 September 2023 Pilot industrial operation of new nuclear fuel for VVER-1000 reactors with...

Tokamak Energy’s fusion magnet system passes cryogenic tests
20 September 2023 UK-based Tokamak Energy’s superconducting magnet system, which is being...

Japan’s Takahama 2 restarts after 12 years
20 September 2023 Japan’s Kansai Electric Power has restarted unit 2 of its Takahama NPP...

Hyundai signs agreements in Poland to access nuclear and infrastructure markets
20 September 2023 South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction (HEC) has signed...

IAEA mission reviews Poland’s regulatory framework
19 September 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

Rosatom considers NPP construction in Russia’s far east
19 September 2023 Rosatom is studying the possibility of building a 1,200 MWe NPP in the...

More UK support for hydrogen plans at Heysham 2
19 September 2023 The UK Department for Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ) has announced...

Newcleo and NLL to collaborate on advanced reactor development
19 September 2023 UK-based nuclear technology company newcleo and the National...

Steam generators destined for Kudankulam NPP stranded at sea on damaged barge
19 September 2023 The barge vital carrying two steam generators for units 5&6 of...

Ceremony marks completion of radioactive waste storage in Kazakhstan
19 September 2023 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Nuclear...

ComEd and Constellation sign carbon-free energy matching agreement
19 September 2023 US utility Commonwealth Edison (ComEd – part of Exelon) and...

Bruce 6 returns to commercial operation
19 September 2023 Unit 6 at Canada’s Bruce Power NPP has been declared...

Eletronuclear to appeal court decision halting work at Angra 3
19 September 2023 Brazil’s nuclear utility Eletronuclear said it will appeal against a...

Concreting of turbine unit foundation completed at Akkuyu 2
19 September 2023 In the building of the unit 2 turbine hall at the Akkuyu NPP...

UK seeks private investment for Sizewell C
19 September 2023 The UK Department for Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ) has announced...

Rwanda signs deal to co-operate on novel reactor
15 September 2023 The Government of Rwanda, represented by the Rwanda Atomic Energy...

Russian scientists develop better protection for fusion reactor walls
15 September 2023 Researchers at Russia’s AN Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry...

Foundation pit completed for Leningrad 7
15 September 2023 At the construction site of Russia’s Leningrad NPP, the main excavation...

UK and Japan to co-operate on radioactive waste management
15 September 2023 Two projects have been awarded a share of £1m ($1.25m) by the UK...

Leak reported at Japan’s materials test reactor
15 September 2023 Japan Atomic Energy Agency announced that a pool of radioactive water...

IAEA faces financial difficulty
15 September 2023 Member states of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) now owe...

Energoatom and ConverDyn sign MOU on uranium conversion
15 September 2023 Peter Kotin, President of Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom and...

Framatome expands nuclear co-operation with Hungary
15 September 2023 Framatome has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with...

IAEA concludes safety review of Spain’s Ascó NPP
15 September 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safety Aspects of Long...

Energoatom and Westinghouse to co-operate on AP300 deployment
15 September 2023 Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom and US Westinghouse Electric...

Indonesia to consider Seaborg’s molten salt power barge
14 September 2023 PT Pertamina Power Indonesia and Denmark’s Seaborg have signed a...

US Palisades NPP takes steps towards possible restart
14 September 2023 A long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) signed between Holtec...

US launches Nuclear Expediting the Energy Transition (NEXT) for SMR support
14 September 2023 US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, at the Three...

BWXT to evaluate microreactor deployment in Wyoming
14 September 2023 US-based BWX Technologies (BWXT) has signed a two-phase, two-year...

IAEA chief expresses concerns over military activity near Zaporizhia NPP
13 September 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

IAEA concludes nuclear security review mission in Zambia
13 September 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has completed its...

Positive regulatory decision on Olkiluoto waste facility
13 September 2023 Finland’s Radiation & Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK -...

Unit 2 of Japan’s Shimane NPP to restart in 2024
13 September 2023 Japan’s Chugoku Electric Power Co announced that it will restart unit 2...

South Korea offers government support to nuclear companies
13 September 2023 South Korea’s government will offer a comprehensive support programme...

Hungary considers use of French nuclear fuel at Paks
13 September 2023 The Hungarian authorities intend to switch the NPP in the city of Paks...

Orano plans extension of uranium enrichment capacity
13 September 2023 France’s Orano has announced plans to extend enrichment capacity at...

US DOE studies advanced reactors for CO2 removal system
13 September 2023 A US Department of Energy (DOE) report has suggested pairing...

MoltexFLEX refines design of its FLEX reactor
13 September 2023 UK-based developer of molten salt nuclear technology MoltexFLEX says it...

Component of passive heat removal system installed at Kursk-II unit 1
13 September 2023 The deflector (dome part) of the passive heat removal system (PHRS) has...

Bridge crane commissioned at Akkuyu 1
12 September 2023 At the construction site of the Akkuyu NPP in Turkiye, a bridge crane with...

ENEC to co-operate with OSGE on SMRs
12 September 2023 The UAE’s Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Poland’s...

UK joins Europe’s Horizon and Copernicus programmes
12 September 2023 The UK Government announced that UK researchers can now apply for grants...

Japan and UK reaffirm co-operation on HTGRs
12 September 2023 The UK National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and the Japan Atomic Energy...

Shin-Hanul 2 approved for operation
12 September 2023 Unit 2 of South Korea’s Shin Hanul NPP in Uljin, North Gyeongsang...

Westinghouse VVER-440 fuel loaded at Ukraine’s Rivne NPP
12 September 2023 The first VVER-440 fuel produced by US-based Westinghouse at its...

IAEA samples seawater following Fukushima treated water discharge
12 September 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA’s) first independent...

WNA fuel report sees nuclear growth
12 September 2023 The World Nuclear Association’s (WNA) Nuclear Fuel Report: Global...

Chubu Electric to invest in NuScale
12 September 2023 Japan’s Chubu Electric Power Co has decided to invest in US NuScale Power...

Bruce 6 reconnected to Ontario’s electricity grid
12 September 2023 Unit 6 at Canada’s Bruce Power NPP has been reconnected to...

Containment module installed at Sanmen 4
08 September 2023 Progress is continuing at unit 4 of China’s Sanmen NPP in Zhejiang...

Orano and Urenco to develop 30B-X cylinder HALEU fuel transport
08 September 2023 France nuclear fuel company Orano and Europe-based uranium enrichment...

Centrus to start HALEU production in October
08 September 2023 US-based Centrus Energy Corp says it expects to begin...

CNL and Kyoto Fusioneering partner to accelerate fusion fuel tech
08 September 2023 Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) and Japan’s Kyoto Fusioneering (KF)...

Second VVER-TOI RPV ready for delivery to Kursk-II
08 September 2023 A new Generation 3+ VVER-TOI, a typical optimised water-water...

Paks II construction moves forward
07 September 2023 Hungary’s Paks II NPP has reached another important stage with the start...

“Spot” robot accesses fuel cycle area at Dounreay
07 September 2023 ‘Four-legged “Spot” robots, developed by US-based Boston Dynamics,...

UK Dalton Institute looks at ways to manage plutonium
07 September 2023 The UK-based Dalton Nuclear Institute at the University of Manchester...

More fusion progress for China
06 September 2023 China's new-generation tokamak, Huanliu-3 (HL-3), has made...

Studsvik and GNS to co-operate on waste treatment in Germany
06 September 2023 Swedish nuclear technical services provider Studsvik and German...

IAEA marks one year at Zaporizhia NPP
06 September 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General, Rafael...

JAVYS and EDF strengthen co-operation
06 September 2023 Slovak Nuclear & Decommissioning Company (JAVYS - Jadrová a...

Oklo microreactors considered for Alaskan military base
05 September 2023 The US Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), on behalf of the US Air Force...

Switzerland’s Mühleberg NPP completes defuelling
05 September 2023 Swiss energy group BKW (formerly Bernische Kraftwerke) has...

Kazakhstan to hold referendum on nuclear power
05 September 2023 Kazak President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, in a wide-ranging state-of-the...

India's Kakrapar 3 operating at full power
05 September 2023 India's first indigenously developed 700 MWe nuclear power reactor at...

Robot dog tested at Finland’s Onkalo underground used fuel repository
05 September 2023 Swiss company ANYbotics has been testing the performance of its...

US DOE seeks to make HALEU from EBR-II used fuel
05 September 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) is working to recycle used fuel from...

Construction licence issued for El Dabaa 4
05 September 2023 The Board of Directors of Egypt’s Nuclear & Radiological Regulatory...

IAEA Director General Grossi visits Sweden’s Äspö Hard Rock Laboratory
05 September 2023 IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi, during an official visit...

BWXT contracted to support US HALEU production
05 September 2023 US-based BWX Technologies has been contracted by the US Department of...

Bulgaria seeks nuclear cooperation with Slovenia
01 September 2023 Bulgaria has invited Slovenia to join the project to construct new...

Korea seeks to boost nuclear exports
01 September 2023 South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy (MOTIE) and Korea Hydro...

Rosatom opens builders camp for Yakutsk low-power NPP
01 September 2023 A temporary camp has been opened near the village of Ust-Kuyga in...

Hatch and Tractebel to collaborate on nuclear development
01 September 2023 Canadian engineering & consultancy company Hatch and Belgium-based...

August 2023

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Atucha II restarts after completing repairs
31 August 2023 Argentina’s nuclear utility Nucleoeléctrica SA (NA-SA) says unit 2 of...

Xcel Energy's Monticello NPP to increase used fuel storage
31 August 2023 US utility Xcel Energy has received the necessary approval from the...

More funding for Sizewell C
31 August 2023 The UK government has made available a further £341m ($434m) of...

Oklo and Centrus strengthen cooperation on advanced reactors and fuel
31 August 2023 US-based fission technology company Oklo has signed a Memorandum...

First concrete for China’s Lufeng 6
31 August 2023 The first concrete has been poured for the nuclear island of unit 6 at...

Westinghouse establishes US centre of excellence for LEU+ fuel
30 August 2023 US-based Westinghouse has announced the establishment of a centre...

Slovenské Elektrárne signs fuel supply agreement with Westinghouse
30 August 2023 Slovak power utility Slovenské Elektrárne (SE) has signed a contract...

More funding for Saskatchewan SMR development
30 August 2023 Saskatchewan’s Crown Investments Corporation (CIC) is providing...

MHI completes key component for ITER
30 August 2023 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) has completed manufacture of the...

Iran manufactures caesium-137
30 August 2023 The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says caesium-137 (Cs-137)...

New web platform for IAEA’s 2023 country nuclear power profiles
30 August 2023 The IAEA’s 2023 edition of its Country Nuclear Power Profiles (CNPP)...

Rosatom identifies five Arctic sites for Shelf-M microreactors
30 August 2023 Rosatom has selected the five most promising sites in Chukotka, Yakutia...

Dismantling of mothballed Alaskan nuclear plant to resume
30 August 2023 The decommissioning of a mothballed NPP at Fort Greely in Alaska is...

Concreting of outer dome completed at unit 1 of Kursk-II NPP
30 August 2023 The outer containment (NZO) at unit 1 of Russia’s Kursk-II NPP has...

Dismantling progress at Grafenrheinfeld NPP
30 August 2023 Germany’s Grafenrheinfeld NPP (KKG - Kernkraftwerk Grafenrheinfeld)...

Fermi 2 closed following coolant leak
29 August 2023 US DTE Energy has shutdown unit 2 of the Fermi NPP in Michigan as...

Orano completes initial segmentation of reactor vessel at Crystal River 3
29 August 2023 Orano Decommissioning Services recently completed the first cut to...

Upgrading of steam generators begins at Russia’s BN-600 fast reactor
29 August 2023 The BN-600 fast neutron reactor at unit 3 of Russia’s Beloyarsk NPP has...

US court cancels Texas nuclear waste storage permit
29 August 2023 A US appeals court has cancelled a licence granted by the Nuclear...

IAEA monitors treated water released from Fukushima Daiichi
29 August 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is providing live data...

Saudi Arabia reportedly considers Chinese bid for NPP
29 August 2023 According to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Saudi Arabia is considering...

First used fuel loading campaign completed at Krško NPP
25 August 2023 The 16th and final HI-STORM FW dry storage system has been placed into...

Final preparations for discharge of Fukushima’s ALPS-treated water
25 August 2023 Japan’s government has requested Tokyo Electric Power Company...

Canadian and Ukrainian regulators agree to co-operate
25 August 2023 A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed between Canadian...

Bolivia receives key components for its first research reactor
25 August 2023 The vessel of the research reactor for Bolivia’s Centre for Nuclear...

NANO plans fuel fabrication plant at Idaho National Laboratory
25 August 2023 US-based microreactor developer NANO Nuclear Energy has started due...

Russia assists conservation of nuclear equipment in Bulgaria
25 August 2023 Bulgaria’s National Electricity Company (NEK – Natsiunalnata...

Siting approval sought for Poland’s first NPP
24 August 2023 Polish utility Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowy (PEJ) has applied to...

Defuelling completed at Leningrad 1&2
24 August 2023 A key stage in preparation for the decommissioning of units 1&2 at...

New groundwater sources begin to supply Zaporizhia NPP
24 August 2023 In his latest update on the situation at the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power...

UK provides loan to Ukraine for uranium enrichment
24 August 2023 The UK’s export credit agency, UK Export Finance (UKEF), is to provide...

Zaporizhia NPP Director discusses conditions at the plant
23 August 2023 Yuriy Chernichuk, Director of the Zaporizhia NPP, in a long interview...

Japan's Chugoku Electric to study construction of used fuel storage
23 August 2023 Japan’s Chugoku Electric Power Company has won approval from the...

Vogtle 4 starts loading nuclear fuel
23 August 2023 Georgia Power says fuel loading has begun at unit 4 the Vogtle NPP. Unit...

Canada approves funding for SMRs in Saskatchewan
23 August 2023 The Government of Canada is continuing to support the development...

Official approval sought for Poland’s second NPP
23 August 2023 PGE PAK Energia Jądrowa (PPEJ) has submitted an application to...

First concrete for Paks-II expected in 2024 following contract amendment
23 August 2023 Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Péter Szijjártó expects...

Russia to accelerate construction of Novovoronezh 8&9
23 August 2023 Governor of Russia’s Voronezh Region, Alexander Gusev and Director of...

Xcel Energy to build underground barrier to contain radioactive water leak at Monticello NPP
22 August 2023 US power utility Xcel Energy has announced that it will build an...

Kazakhstan confirms site for first NPP
22 August 2023 Kazakhstan’s Energy Ministry has provided an update on previously...

US NRC issues final environmental impact statement for Hermes test reactor
22 August 2023 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has completed its final...

Rosatom develops foam decontamination technology for radioactive facilities
22 August 2023 Researchers at Russia’s AA Bochvar Research Institute of Inorganic...

Eskom reports progress in Koeberg NPP upgrades
22 August 2023 State-owned South African power utility Eskom says unit 1 of the Koeberg...

Duke Energy files resource plan for South Carolina
22 August 2023 US utilities, Duke Energy Carolinas and Duke Energy Progress have filed...

Canadian and US regulators complete reports on BWRX-300
18 August 2023 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and the US Nuclear...

Mirion Technologies wins contract for Xe-100 SMR
18 August 2023 US-based Mirion Technologies has been awarded a strategic design...

Gorleben salt mine to be dismantled and backfilled
18 August 2023 Germany’s Federal Association for Final Storage (BGE - Bundesgesellschaft...

Groundwork at Paks II extended by a year
18 August 2023 Hungary’s Atomic Energy Agency (OAH - Országos Atomenergia Hivatal)...

Russia begins installation of second plant for processing depleted uranium hexafluoride
18 August 2023 Russia’s Electrochemical Plant (ECP - part of the Rosatom Fuel Company...

Bulgaria’s regulator requires further documents on Westinghouse nuclear fuel
18 August 2023 Bulgaria’s Nuclear Regulatory Agency (BNRA) says the management of...

Hanford demolition of reactor annex clears the way for clean-up
18 August 2023 Clean-up activities continue at the US Hanford Site with demolition of the...

Sellafield begins waste removal from 70-year-old silo
17 August 2023 The UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) and Sellafield Ltd...

Silex to ship second laser enrichment module to USA
17 August 2023 Australia's Silex Systems Ltd says it has completed testing of the...

US NRC approves emergency planning rule for SMRs
17 August 2023 US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) commissioners have voted to approve...

Reactor pressure vessel delivered for Tianwan 7
16 August 2023 The reactor pressure vessel (RPV) for unit 7 of China’s Tianwan NPP...

TerraPower awards contracts for Natrium Reactor Demonstration Project
16 August 2023 US-based Terrapower has selected four suppliers to support its...

DOE’s final environmental assessment for Molten Chloride Reactor Experiment
16 August 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released the final...

Korean organisations establish Nuclear Heat Utilisation Council
16 August 2023 The Nuclear Heat Utilisation Council has been set up by 13 South...

Commonwealth Fusion awarded US DOE grants
16 August 2023 The US Department of Energy’s Innovation Network for Fusion Energy...

Russian specialists test prototype of wall panel for ITER
16 August 2023 Specialists at Russia’s DV Efremov Institute of Electrophysical...

Brazil signs contracts for expansion of its uranium enrichment plant
16 August 2023 Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) has signed a contract with Amazônia...

Iran launches new uranium mine
16 August 2023 Iran has begun constructing a mining complex in the northwestern province...

Angra 3 included in Brazil’s growth programme but future remains uncertain
16 August 2023 Brazil’s government will make investments to upgrade unit 1 of the Angra...

Tricastin 1 approved for operation beyond 40 years
16 August 2023 France's Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN – Nuclear Safety Authority)...

Thailand hosts inaugural mission of IAEA service for disused sealed radioactive sources
16 August 2023 Sealed radioactive sources are the key component in thousands of devices...

IAEA launches new research project on deep boreholes
16 August 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is launching a new...

T-pylons erected for Hinkley Point C Connection Project
16 August 2023 The UK National Grid’s Hinkley Connection Project has completed all 116...

Relative stability at ZNPP
16 August 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in its latest update on...

South Africa's Necsa and Russia's TVEL to cooperate in fuel fabrication
15 August 2023 Rosatom's fuel company TVEL and the South African Atomic Energy...

General Fusion to build new fusion demo machine
15 August 2023 Canada’s General Fusion has announced plans to build a new Magnetised...

EDF’s acquisition of GE Steam Power raises UK security concerns
15 August 2023 The UK government has raised national security concerns related to the...

Egyptian regulator approves first concrete for El-Dabaa 4
15 August 2023 The Egyptian Nuclear Power Authority (NPPA) has organised an...

Colorado State University and Marvel Fusion to build laser facility
15 August 2023 The USA's Colorado State University (CSU) and German laser fusion...

China's State Council approves six new power units
15 August 2023 China’s State Council of China, chaired by Premier Li Qian, has approved...

Application submitted to US NRC for construction of Carbon Free Power Project
15 August 2023 CFPP LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Utah Associated Municipal...

BWXT reactor and fuel selected for DARPA space project
15 August 2023 US-based BWX Technologies (BWXT) has been contracted to develop the...

Preliminary work completed at site of Russia’s planned BN-1200 reactor
15 August 2023 All research work at the site of the future BN-1200 reactor at...

IAEA upgrades database on discharges of radionuclides from nuclear installations
15 August 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) database on Discharges...

Bruce 6 achieves criticality after major upgrade
15 August 2023 Unit 6 at Canada’s Bruce NPP has achieved a sustained fission chain...

Operating life of Russia’s BN-600 fast reactor may be extended beyond 2040
15 August 2023 The service life of Russia’s BN-600 fast reactor at unit 3 of the...

Melter begins operation at US Hanford Site
15 August 2023 The US Hanford Site Waste Treatment & Immobilisation Plant (WTP) team...

Passive heat removal system installed at Rooppur 1
15 August 2023 Installation of eight passive heat removal system (PHRS) heat exchangers...

Name change for Leadcold
15 August 2023 Swedish company Leadcold has announced that it is changing its name...

Core module assembly completed at China’s ACP100 SMR
15 August 2023 Assembly and installation of the core module for the world's first...

Foundation slab completed at Akkuyu 4
15 August 2023 Concreting of the foundation slab of the reactor building for unit 4 of...

First batch of TVEL fuel for Rooppur accepted
10 August 2023 Approval of fuel for the start loading of Rooppur NPP Unit 1 in...

newcleo aquires nuclear pump Rütschi Group
10 August 2023 newcleo has announced an agreement to purchase the shares of nuclear...

NRC authorizes fuel loading and operation at Vogtle 4
10 August 2023 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has authorized Southern...

Drones working on Sellafield decommissioning
10 August 2023 Drone pilots have successfully completed two flight firsts on a UK...

Tractebel working with First Light on fusion
10 August 2023 Tractebel and First Light Fusion have signed a framework agreement to...

Veolia Nuclear Solutions wins DoE Ohio cleanup contract
10 August 2023 Veolia’s U.S. nuclear clean up arm has won a contract with the US...

Terrestrial Energy and Westinghouse sign IMSR fuel deal
10 August 2023 Terrestrial Energy has signed a manufacturing and supply contract...

Tokamak Energy and Sumitomo to accelerate fusion
03 August 2023 Tokamak Energy and Sumitomo Corporation have signed a collaboration...

Nuclear naval propulsion study launched
03 August 2023 newcleo, ship building major Fincantieri and certification body RINA...

First Light Fusion working on medical isotopes
03 August 2023 First Light Fusion is working with Spanish engineering firm IDOM UK...

USNC reveal fuel technology breakthrough
03 August 2023 Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC), has announced updates to the design...

Vogtle 3 begins commercial operation
03 August 2023 Unit 3 of Georgia Power’s Vogtle NPP, the first new reactor to start-up...

July 2023

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Dome installed at Xudabao 3
28 July 2023 Installation of the dome on the reactor building of unit 3 at China's...

Ventilation pipe installed at Rooppur 1
28 July 2023 The ventilation pipe has been installed at the unit 1 reactor building of...

Analytical simulator assembled for Kursk-II NPP
28 July 2023 Specialists from the training centre at Russia’s Kursk-II NPP have...

Japan considers subsidy scheme to restart idled reactors after Fukushima
28 July 2023 Japan is considering a subsidy scheme intended to help utilities...

Emergency power generators replaced at Darlington NPP
28 July 2023 Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has installed three new emergency...

Skanska and SKB to collaborate on Forsmark waste repository
28 July 2023 Swedish construction company Skanska has signed a collaboration...

Ghana pursues nuclear co-operation with USA and Russia
28 July 2023 Ghana’s Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) on behalf of the Government...

Belgian regulator sets safety requirements for Electrabel's extension of Doel 4 and Tihange 3
28 July 2023 Belgium’s Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (FANC - Federaal Agentschap...

Ventilation pipe installed at Kursk-II unit 2
28 July 2023 Specialists have completed installation of the ventilation pipe on...

Russia offers fuel design for Western PWRs
28 July 2023 Experts from Rosatom's fuel company TVEL presented details at...

Kozloduy seeks licence for Westinghouse fuel
27 July 2023 The Kozloduy NPP has applied to the Bulgarian Nuclear Regulatory...

UK seeks to accelerate preparations for Sizewell C construction
27 July 2023 The UK Department for Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ) has...

MHI selected as lead company for HTGR reactor development
27 July 2023 Japan's Agency for Natural Resources & Energy (ANRE - part of the Ministry...

Framatome’s accident tolerant fuel completes test cycle in US reactor
27 July 2023 France’s Framatome says its Enhanced Accident Tolerant Fuel (EATF)...

Construction permit for Kairos Hermes 2 reactor submitted to US NRC
27 July 2023 The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received a construction...

Bugey NPP selected for two EPR2 reactors
27 July 2023 France’s Nuclear Policy Council (CPN - Conseil de Politique...

Studies investigate potential of nuclear shipping
27 July 2023 The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has commissioned US-based...

IAEA identifies mines at perimeter of Zaporizhian NPP site
27 July 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts have observed...

USNC details UK funding award for MMR development
26 July 2023 US-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) says the recent...

Rosatom scientists test silicon carbide cladding
26 July 2023 Researchers at Russia’s AA Bochvar Research Institute of Inorganic...

UAE introduces Diploma in Nuclear Technology
26 July 2023 A new programme has been developed by the Emirates Nuclear...

Russia’s ElectroChemical Plant begins using exoskeletons
26 July 2023 Presentation of modular industrial exoskeleton took place at a...

NEA issues supplement to its SMR Dashboard
26 July 2023 The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) has published a 60-page supplement to...

IAEA inspections continue at Zaporizhia NPP amid search for new water sources
25 July 2023 In his latest update, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...

Further progress for Vogtle 3&4
25 July 2023 US Georgia Power has announced completion of a further step in the...

Russian design bureau outlines project for submersible SMR
25 July 2023 Russia’s Marine Engineering Bureau Malakhit in St Petersburg (part of...

KHNP develops accident monitoring system for nuclear reactors
25 July 2023 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) has developed the world's first...

Nuward SMR submitted to ASN for pre-licensing assessment
25 July 2023 EDF has submitted the Nuward small modular reactor (SMR) to the...

Kursk NPP delivers first batch of cobalt-60 isotope
25 July 2023 Russia’s Kursk NPP has sent the first batch of cobalt-60 (Co-60) for...

Key component installed at Haiyang unit 4
25 July 2023 The CA20 module for unit 4 at China’s Haiyang NPP Shandong province has...

Contracts awarded for EPR2 control systems
25 July 2023 Atos's Eviden business and Schneider Electric have signed a contract with...

NNL investigates oxidation of nuclear graphite
21 July 2023 New research from the UK National Nuclear Laboratory and the University...

Likhachev sees progress at Egypt’s El Dabaa NPP
21 July 2023 The head of Rosatom, Alexei Likhachev, visited the construction site of...

US DOE delivers plutonium-238 for NASA missions
21 July 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has shipped 0.5 kilograms of heat...

Jacobs to procure manipulator robots for NNL
21 July 2023 The UK National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) has selected US-based Jacobs...

UD launches H2 Twin Cities 2023
21 July 2023 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Hydrogen & Fuel Cell...

Licence issued for import of nuclear fuel to Rooppur NPP
21 July 2023 At an official ceremony in the city of Pabna in Bangladesh, class B, D, and...

Eletronuclear agrees to pay compensation for Angra 3 construction
21 July 2023 Brazilian nuclear utility Eletronuclear has reached an agreement with...

UK launches nuclear revival
20 July 2023 Great British Nuclear (GBN) is to drive rapid expansion of nuclear power...

Energy Northwest and X-energy sign joint development agreement
20 July 2023 US utility Energy Northwest and X-Energy Reactor Company, which is...

Norway to investigate deployment of Seaborg SMR
20 July 2023 Norway’s Norsk Kjernekraft has signed a letter of intent with...

Iran plans five new NPPs
20 July 2023 Iran’s First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber has said Iran should...

Approval granted for dismantling Spain’s Garoña NPP
20 July 2023 Spain’s Ministry for the Ecological Transition & Demographic...

Darlington unit 3 reconnected to the grid
20 July 2023 Ontario Power Generation (OPG) said unit 3 of the Darlington...

TerraPower and Centrus accelerate efforts to commercialise HALEU production
19 July 2023 US-based TerraPower and Centrus Energy Corp have signed a memorandum...

India and France strengthen defence and security partnership, including nuclear
19 July 2023 India and France have agreed to strengthen their defence and...

Howden to supply helium circulator system for Xe-100
19 July 2023 US-based X-energy Reactor Company has selected UK-based Howden, a...

JAVYS and Westinghouse to cooperate on SMRs
19 July 2023 Slovak Nuclear & Decommissioning Company (JAVYS - Jadrová a...

Explosion at Russian enrichment facility
18 July 2023 An accident at the Urals Electrochemical Combine (UECC) at Novouralsk...

SKB receives permit for Forsmark's port expansion
18 July 2023 Sweden's radioactive waste management company Svensk Kärnbränslehantering...

Russia develops multifunctional robot for radiation work
18 July 2023 Intechros, a Russian manufacturer of hydraulic robots, has developed...

DOE awards Portsmouth decommissioning contract
18 July 2023 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Environmental Management...

Positive decision-in-principle for Polish SMR plan
18 July 2023 Polish metals company KGHM Polska MiedzKGHM has received a basic...

IAEA reviews nuclear security in Nigeria
18 July 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has completed an...

MHI to be responsible for design of new Japanese fast reactor
18 July 2023 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has been selected as the core company...

Russian Kursk NPP unit closed after drone attack
18 July 2023 Unit 4 at Russia’s Kursk NPP was completely disconnected from the...

Poland and South Korea strengthen co-operation including nuclear
18 July 2023 During his recent visit to Poland, South Korean President Yoon Suk...

Fusion industry investment exceeds $6bn
18 July 2023 The Fusion Industry Association (FIA) has released its third annual...

Groundbreaking ceremony for Pakistan’s Chashma 5
18 July 2023 The groundbreaking ceremony has taken place at Mianwali in Punjab for unit...

Key equipment shipped for unit 3 of China’s Xudabao NPP
14 July 2023 Rosatom is shipping key equipment for unit 3 of China’s Xudabao NPP,...

Savannah River Site completes large disposal unit
14 July 2023 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Environmental Management Office...

First concrete for Paks-II planned for 2024
14 July 2023 First concrete for Hungary’s Paks-II NPP is expected in the summer of...

Key component removed from ITER for essential repairs
14 July 2023 A key component of the International Thermonuclear Experimental...

Refurbishment completed at UK LLW repository site
14 July 2023 Nuclear Waste Services (NWS), part of the UK's Nuclear...

US intelligence says Iran is not developing nuclear weapons
14 July 2023 A new assessment released by US intelligence concludes that Iran is...

Record breaking run for DIII-D National Fusion Facility
14 July 2023 The US DIII-D National Fusion Facility has completed a two-year...

US legacy radioactive contamination revealed in St Louis
14 July 2023 The US federal government and companies responsible for nuclear...

Simulator delivered to Akkuyu NPP
14 July 2023 A full-scale simulator, PMT, an exact copy of the control units of...

South Korea looks to expand nuclear power
13 July 2023 The South Korean government says it will seek ways to expand power...

Poland confirms investment decision for first NPP
13 July 2023 Poland’s Minister of Climate & Environment, at the request of utility...

Oklo announces merger with acquisition company AltC
13 July 2023 US-based fission technology company Oklo is to merge with AltC. Oklo said...

Deep Isolation to investigate borehole disposal for Krško used fuel
13 July 2023 US-based Deep Isolation EMEA has been contracted by Slovenia’s Agency...

GSE contracted to support NPP control room modernisation
13 July 2023 US-based engineering and workforce solutions company, GSE Solutions, has...

Less tension at ZNPP as IAEA site searches continue
13 July 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts have in recent...

Europe looks to develop VVER fuel
12 July 2023 The European Union (EU) has selected a consortium led by Westinghouse...

Westinghouse applies to CNSC for eVinci vendor design review
12 July 2023 Westinghouse Electric Company says it has submitted the first set of...

Bulgaria and Ukraine agree to energy co-operation
12 July 2023 Bulgarian Energy Minister Rumen Radev and Ukrainian Energy Minister...

Ontario and OPG plan more SMRs
12 July 2023 The Ontario government is working with Ontario Power Generation (OPG)...

NEA releases report on deep geological repositories and nuclear liability
12 July 2023 According to a new report by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)...

DOE lab produces world’s first-of-a-kind lung phantom
12 July 2023 The US Department of Energy’s Radiological & Environmental Science...

Urenco plans to expand US enrichment plant
12 July 2023 Urenco USA (UUSA) has announced plans to increase capacity at its...

US DOE funds study of Lightbridge Fuel performance in NuScale SMR
12 July 2023 US fuel technology company Lightbridge Corporation says Texas A&M...

Test assembly of VVER-1200 reactor completed at Kursk-II unit 1
12 July 2023 At the construction site of Russia’s Kursk-II NPP, Rosatom specialists...

Kärnfull Next receives funding from climate tech fund
12 July 2023 Swedish small modular reactor (SMR) project development company Kärnfull...

Russia’s NIIEFA tests Japanese component for ITER
12 July 2023 Russia’s DV Efremov Institute of Electrophysical Apparatus (NIIEFA, part...

Bilfinger completes core melt system for Hinkley Point C
11 July 2023 Industrial services provider Bilfinger has completed the Core...

Steel security shell bottom installed at Haiyang NPP unit 4
11 July 2023 The containment vessel bottom head (CVBH) for unit 4 of China’s Haiyang...

Skoda JS to supply used fuel containers for Temelin NPP
11 July 2023 Czech power utility CEZ has selected ŠKODA JS to supply containers for...

Protests continue against Fukushima water release
11 July 2023 Despite being endorsed by the International Atomic Energy Agency...

US DOE updates clean-up statistics
11 July 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM)...

Ontario plans nuclear expansion
11 July 2023 Canada’s Ontario government has launched pre-development work to site...

Rosatom prepares for construction of Paks II
07 July 2023 Work has begun at the construction site of the Paks II NPP in...

Sogin awards contract for waste cementation plant
07 July 2023 Italy's Societa Gestione Impianti Nucleari SpA (Sogin) has awarded a...

Russia’s Kola-II NPP to start operation by 2035
07 July 2023 The world's first nuclear power plant with a spectrally regulated...

IAEA assesses Canada's nuclear emergency preparedness
07 July 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Emergency Preparedness...

Rosatom to increase the supply of Russian isotope products to India
07 July 2023 V/O Izotop JSC (part of Rosatom’s Health Technologies division) has...

Concrete plant begins operation at construction site of Russia’s Brest reactor
07 July 2023 The concrete plant has begun operation at the construction site of...

Fuel delivery for Rooppur NPP to begin in September
07 July 2023 The delivery of nuclear fuel to the Rooppur NPP under construction...

IAEA approves Japan’s plans to release treated water into the sea at Fukushima
07 July 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safety review has concluded...

Small and Advanced Reactors 2024 Call for Papers
06 July 2023 The fourth annual Small and Advanced Reactors conference is going...

South Korea launches SMR alliance
06 July 2023 South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy (MOTIE) is establishing...

Redesign for Seaborg SMR in face of HALEU shortage
06 July 2023 Denmark’s Seaborg Technologies has confirmed its decision to change the...

Argentina’s Atucha II planned for restart after completing repairs
06 July 2023 Argentina’s nuclear utility Nucleoeléctrica SA (NA-SA) says it expects...

Attack on Zaporizhia NPP may have been averted
06 July 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Supercomputing and AI to create digital twin of STEP fusion power plant
05 July 2023 Collaboration between the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority...

IAEA promotes efforts to support safe deployment of SMRs
05 July 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has launched an...

Nuclearelectrica and KHNP to cooperate on nuclear fuel development
05 July 2023 Romanian nuclear utility SN Nuclearelectrica (SNN) and Korea Hydro &...

Restart of Ringhals 3 delayed again
05 July 2023 The restart of unit 3 at Sweden’s Ringhals NPP, which was due to...

Site preparation underway for new units at Novovoronezh NPP
05 July 2023 Deputies in the Voronezh Regional Duma (parliament) in Russia have...

Life extension for Russia’s BN-600
05 July 2023 Russia’s Beloyarsk NPP will in August start the final stage of work to...

EDF seeks approval for two new units at Penly NPP
05 July 2023 EDF says it is engaged in the authorisation procedures required to build...

Framatome and EDF to test PROtect fuel in French reactor
05 July 2023 Framatome has signed a collaboration agreement with EDF to begin...

IAEA commends Belgium's commitment to safety
05 July 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

First Mats enhance popular range of gas cylinder trolleys
04 July 2023 The new range from First Mats, with many models manufactured in the...

China tests Hualong One containment on world's largest test bed
04 July 2023 The China Nuclear Power Engineering (CNPE), part of the China...

NB Power submits documentation for SMR project site application
04 July 2023 NB Power and ARC Clean Technology Canada (ARC Canada) have submitted...

Russia and Myanmar expand nuclear cooperation
04 July 2023 A Rosatom delegation, led by Deputy Director General Nikolay Spassky, is on...

India’s Kakrapar 3 begins operation
04 July 2023 India’s first indigenously developed 700 MWe pressurised heavy water...

EDF CEO plans nuclear reorganisation
04 July 2023 EDF CEO Luc Remont has informed managers that the group's nuclear...

Engie and Belgian government agree on NPP life extension plans
04 July 2023 French power group Engie and the Belgian federal government have signed...

Constellation to support Microsoft clean-powered data centre
04 July 2023 US power utility Constellation has agreed to significantly reduce the...

Canada strengthens medical isotope production
04 July 2023 Canada has announced the launch of the Canadian Medical Isotope...

No weapons found at Zaporizhia NPP as tension mounts
04 July 2023 Despite continued accusations from Ukraine that Russia is planning to...

June 2023

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Westinghouse contracted to supply fuel to UK AGRs
30 June 2023 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a contract extension...

China’s Sanmen NPP to supply steam for industry
30 June 2023 China’s Sanmen NPP in Zhejiang province is to supply steam to the...

Leningrad NPP to be pilot site for RBMK decommissioning
30 June 2023 A public consultation is under way with respect to the decommissioning of...

Canada renews operating licences for two Slowpoke-2 reactors
30 June 2023 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has renewed the...

TerraPower and PanTera to collaborate on Actinium-225
30 June 2023 US-based TerraPower Isotopes and PanTera, the Belgian joint venture...

Rosatom delivers fourth steam generator for Kursk-II NPP unit 2
30 June 2023 Rosatom said a complex logistics operation had been completed to...

Japan’s regulator report allowing restart of Joyo fast reactor
30 June 2023 Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has approved a screening...

US awards GAIN Vouchers to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies
30 June 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded seven Gateway for...

Japanese regulator makes final safety checks before treated Fukushima wastewater is released into sea
30 June 2023 Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has begun a final...

IAEA says Croatia is committed to safe radwaste management
30 June 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Review Service...

CGN releases Sustainable Development Report
30 June 2023 China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has released its 2023...

Construction moves forward at Akkuyu 2
30 June 2023 The fifth tier of the internal containment (VZO) has been installed at unit...

China’s Hongyanhe 6 begins operation
29 June 2023 Following completion of 168-hour test run, unit 6 China’s Hongyanhe NPP...

EPC contract signed for construction of Cernavoda tritium removal facility
29 June 2023 Romanian nuclear utility Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica (SNN),...

Rosatom begins testing MOX fuel for VVER reactors
29 June 2023 Mixed uranium-plutonium oxide (MOX) fuel elements intended for VVER...

UK begins studies to assess potential nuclear waste disposal sites
29 June 2023 UK Nuclear Waste Services (NWS) has begun a wide range of studies to...

ITER delays update on project's timeline
29 June 2023 The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) Council...

Finland’s Steady Energy looks to SMR district heating
29 June 2023 Steady Energy – which has been spun out from the VTT Technical...

KHNP and VinAtom to collaborate on nuclear development
28 June 2023 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) has signed a memorandum of...

US DOE funds university nuclear energy infrastructure
28 June 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced funding of more than...

Russia constructs underground research laboratory
28 June 2023 Russia has begun work on construction of an underground research...

Focused Energy raises funds to advance laser fusion
28 June 2023 Germany-based startup Focused Energy has raised an additional $11m in...

CEA to conduct nuclear propulsion studies for the ESA
28 June 2023 France’s Atomic Energy Commission (CEA - Commissariat à l'énergie Atomique...

ASN to assess planned Cigéo waste facility
28 June 2023 France's Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN – Nuclear Safety Authority) is...

Alabama site selected for MMR assembly plant
27 June 2023 US-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC), which is...

Japan's Kansai Electric to restart Takahama 1
27 June 2023 Japan's Kansai Electric Power Company has informed the Fukui...

Remote monitoring technologies showcased at UK event
27 June 2023 A Remote Monitoring of Sensitive Sites demonstration event organised by...

Poland’s MARIA research reactor to be upgraded
27 June 2023 The Polish government is seeking to upgrade Poland’s only operating...

US reaffirms support for Indian membership of Nuclear Suppliers Group
27 June 2023 The US reaffirmed its support for Indian membership of the Nuclear...

EnergySolutions increases support for new nuclear initiatives
27 June 2023 US EnergySolutions is increasing its capabilities to support US nuclear...

Grossi meets with Russian officials as tension mounts around ZNPP
26 June 2023 Following his visit to the Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP), International Atomic...

Upper inner containment dome installed at Tianwan 7
26 June 2023 The upper part of the inner containment dome has been installed at unit 7...

NUKEM supplies equipment to China’s Zhangzhou NPP
26 June 2023 Germany-based NUKEM Technologies has delivered equipment and related...

Water pumping to resume at Zaporizhia NPP as military tension increases
23 June 2023 In his latests update on the situation at the Zaporizhia NPP...

Rail for polar crane installed at Xudabao 3
23 June 2023 The rail for polar crane has been installed at unit 3 of China’s Xudabao...

USNC technology selected for NASA flashlight
23 June 2023 US-based Ultra Safe Nuclear’s (USNC’s) EmberCore technology has been...

South Korea and Denmark to collaborate on LEU fuel salt production
23 June 2023 South Korea’s Kepco Nuclear Fuel (KNF) and GS Engineering & Construction...

IAEA finds high level of safety in Netherlands
23 June 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

Canadian funding for SMRs
23 June 2023 The Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and...

El Cabril reports waste receipts for 2022
23 June 2023 Spain’s El Cabril storage centre at Sierra Albarrana in Córdoba...

US HALEU Demonstration Project prepares for initial production
23 June 2023 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear says...

IAEA concludes long-term operation safety review at Kozloduy NPP
23 June 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safety Aspects of Long...

Doosan places order with Sweden’s Alleima to supply steam generator tubes for NuScale SMRs
23 June 2023 Swedish firm Alleima (formerly Sandvik Materials Technology) has been...

Pakistan and China agree on construction of Chashma 5
22 June 2023 Pakistan and China have signed an agreement for construction of a 1,200...

Tractebel strengthens collaboration in Nuward SMR project
22 June 2023 Belgian engineering firm Tractebel (part of French energy company Engie)...

Holtec’s HI-LIFT speeds up decommissioning at Indian Point
22 June 2023 US-based Holtec International is using its HI-LIFT heavy load...

Poland launches conceptual design for HTGR research reactor
22 June 2023 Poland’s National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ - Narodowe Centrum...

Nuclear engineering alliance formed to support EDF's European projects
22 June 2023 Spanish, French and Slovakian engineering firms IDOM, Assystem and VUJE...

Sri Lanka considers Russian SMR
21 June 2023 Rosatom and Sri Lanka have agreed to build a nuclear power plant with...

Rosatom to build Shelf-M microreactor by 2030
21 June 2023 Rosatom and the Government of Russia’s Chukotka Autonomous Okrug signed...

Polish regulators renew cooperation with US NRC
21 June 2023 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and Poland’s National...

Iran says no IAEA cameras are operating at its Natanz facility
21 June 2023 The Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) has rebutted media reports...

More delays for Vogtle NPP
20 June 2023 Commercial operation of unit 3 at Power’s Vogtle NPP has been delayed...

IAEA’s Grossi returns from Zaporizhia NPP
20 June 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Smolensk NPP to restore graphite stack at the unit 1 RBMK reactor
20 June 2023 Unit 1 at Russia’s Smolensk NPP has been closed for a scheduled...

Westinghouse signs contract for AP1000 with Bulgaria
20 June 2023 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a Front-End Engineering...

China’s experimental molten salt reactor receives licence
20 June 2023 China’s National Nuclear Safety Administration (NNSA) has issued a licence...

Poland’s KGHM wins more support for SMR deployment
20 June 2023 Polish metals company KGHM Polska Miedź has signed a letter of intent...

Rosatom prepares for export of floating NPPs
20 June 2023 Rosatom has signed an agreement with TSS Group on the sidelines of the...

Canadian drones approved for dangerous goods transportation
20 June 2023 Drone Delivery Canada Corp (DDC) has received approval from Transport...

Leningrad NPP to expand medical radioisotope production
20 June 2023 Russian nuclear utility Rosenergoatom (Electric Power Division of Rosatom)...

US Centrus completes operational readiness review for HALEU production
20 June 2023 US-based Centrus Energy has completed its operational readiness reviews...

Korea to resume construction of Shin Hanul 3&4
16 June 2023 South Korea has approved a plan to resume construction of units 3&4 at...

Transatlantic partnership to advance interstellar fusion travel
16 June 2023 UK-based Pulsar Fusion has entered into a partnership with US...

Orano and Mitsubishi join transport package sharing group for DN30 casks
16 June 2023 Orano NPS, the Orano group's nuclear logistics subsidiary, has signed...

Completion of Germany’s Konrad repository delayed
16 June 2023 While Germany’s Konrad repository is nearing completion, there are still...

Kepco strengthens co-operation with KAIST
16 June 2023 South Korea’s Kepco Nuclear Fuel Company (KNF) and the Korea...

More funding for US Hanford tank waste research & development
16 June 2023 A new $30m investment by the US Department of Energy (DOE)...

German radwaste company names second area for geological testing
16 June 2023 Germany's Federal Association for Final Storage (BGE - Bundesgesellschaft...

Canadian organisations formalise relations with Algonquin First Nation
16 June 2023 Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), Canadian Nuclear Laboratories...

Grossi reports on situation at Zaporizhia NPP
16 June 2023 Following a day’s delay, IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi...

USNC delivers TRISO fuel to NASA
15 June 2023 US-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) has delivered nuclear fuel...

Westinghouse to support upgrade of Ukraine’s Rivne NPP
15 June 2023 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a contract with...

Rolls-Royce and Sumitomo Corporation study SMRs and hydrogen
15 June 2023 UK-based Rolls-Royce SMR and Sumitomo Corporation have completed a...

Slovenské Elektrárne and partners seek funding for SMR feasibility study
15 June 2023 The Slovak Ministry of Economy and power utility Slovenské Elektrárne...

Companies collaborate to promote NuScale SMRs in central and eastern Europe
15 June 2023 A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed by Romanian...

Safety analysis confirmed for Poland’s first NPP
15 June 2023 The President of Poland's National Atomic Energy Agency (PAA -...

IAEA Director General’s planned visit to Zaporizhia NPP faces delays
15 June 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

US DOE funds consent-based siting for used nuclear fuel
14 June 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced funding of $26m for groups...

Rosatom commissions amphibious robot to work at nuclear facilities
14 June 2023 The Special Design & Technological Bureau of Applied Robotics,...

Assembly of MBIR reactor building dome begins
14 June 2023 Builders have begun installing the dome of the reactor building of...

Nuclearelectrica to develop Cernavoda 3&4
14 June 2023 A Support Agreement has been signed between the Romanian State and...

Rosenergoatom to produce medical isotopes at two more NPPs
14 June 2023 Production of medical isotopes - iodine-131 (I-131) and molybdenum-99...

Turbine building near completion at Kursk-II unit 1
14 June 2023 In the turbine building for unit 1 of Russia’s Kursk-II NPP is...

KHNP seeks nuclear power cooperation with Netherlands
14 June 2023 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) and the Korea Nuclear Association...

Grossi reports to IAEA Board on progress in Iran
14 June 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Nuclear partnership included in US-UK Declaration
13 June 2023 Following a visit to Washington by UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak for...

UKAEA awards contracts for fusion energy development
13 June 2023 The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has awarded...

UK nuclear shipping may go green
13 June 2023 The UK’s Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS), part of the...

Progressive Media International Titles Amongst First Tranche of Media Partners Ahead of 26th World Energy Congress
13 June 2023 Leading media outlets from across the world have partnered with the...

Rosatom supports non-energy nuclear tech development in Kyrgyzstan
13 June 2023 A Memorandum of Cooperation has been signed between Rosatom and the...

Barakah 4 prepares for operation
13 June 2023 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) says unit 4 at the Barakah...

Norway to demonstrate deep borehole technology
13 June 2023 Norway’s Norsk Kjernekraft has signed a memorandum of understanding...

NRC advisors recommend permit approval for Hermes reactor
12 June 2023 Having completed its review of the construction permit application for...

Armenia considers nuclear options
12 June 2023 Among the options for a new NPP in Armenia, the project for a Russian unit...

NuScale and Accelerant Solutions to develop SMR operator training programme
12 June 2023 US-based NuScale Power and nuclear training organisation Accelerant...

Russia’s uranium-graphite ADE-2 reactor to become museum exhibit
12 June 2023 At Russia’s Mining & Chemical Combine (MCC) in Zheleznogorsk...

Czech Republic launches new training reactor
12 June 2023 The Faculty of Nuclear Sciences & Physical Engineering (FNSPE) of the...

Fortum and Westinghouse to investigate new nuclear in Finland and Sweden
12 June 2023 Finland-based Fortum and US Westinghouse Electric Company have signed...

OPG supports Poland’s SMR plans
12 June 2023 Canada’s Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Poland’s Orlen Synthos...

IAEA to provide assistance to Ukraine following dam collapse
12 June 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said it will provide...

Rosatom grants permit for construction of Leningrad 7&8
09 June 2023 Rosatom has issued a permit to nuclear utility Rosenergoatom for the...

More progress at China’s Haiyang 3
09 June 2023 China’s Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research & Design Institute (SNERDI -...

US DOE pushes ahead with HALEU development
08 June 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear has released a Notice...

Preparatory work to begin at Paks II
08 June 2023 Hungary's Foreign Affairs & Foreign Economic Relations Minister,...

IAEA Director General to inspect Zaporizhia NPP in the aftermath of crucial dam destruction
08 June 2023 “Today the Nova Kakhovka dam was severely damaged leading to a...

Westinghouse and Astrobotic to collaborate on space technology
07 June 2023 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company and Astrobotic have signed...

More US DOE funding for commercial fusion
07 June 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced US$46M in funding for...

Operating licence granted for Karachi 3
07 June 2023 The Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA) has granted an...

Constellation acquires ownership stake in South Texas Project
06 June 2023 US power company Constellation is acquiring NRG Energy’s 44% ownership...

Grossi underlines determination to publicly report any violations at Zaporizhia NPP
06 June 2023 In the wake of his address to the UN Security Council on the situation at...

Framatome extends long-term partnership with Slovenské Elektrárne
06 June 2023 France’s Framatome has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to...

Rooppur 2 inner containment dome complete
06 June 2023 Rosatom’s Engineering Division (ASE - Atomstroyexport) has...

IAEA resolves outstanding issues with Iran
06 June 2023 Iran has resolved two outstanding inquiries from the International...

COVRA receives final approval for construction of new radwaste storage facility
06 June 2023 The Netherlands Authority for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection...

General Atomics and Tokamak Energy to collaborate on advancing high temperature superconducting magnet technologies
02 June 2023 US-based General Atomics (GA) and UK-based Tokamak Energy Ltd have signed...

Japanese legislation extends NPP operation beyond 60 years
02 June 2023 A bill that will allow ageing nuclear reactors to continue operating...

Kazatomprom delivers second batch of nuclear fuel to China
02 June 2023 Kazakhstan's nuclear fuel company, Kazatomprom, has delivered to China...

IAEA confirms accuracy of radionuclide measurements in treated water from Fukushima
02 June 2023 Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), the operator of the...

Fortum and KHNP sign nuclear co-operation agreement
02 June 2023 Nordic power utility Fortum has signed a memorandum of understanding...

Japanese regulator orders reassessment of Fukushima NPP risks
02 June 2023 Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has ordered plant operator...

IAEA mission reviews Czech regulatory framework
02 June 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

Doosan Enerbility ships pressuriser to ITER
02 June 2023 South Korean company Doosan Enerbility has shipped a pressuriser to...

IAEA safety mission reports progress at Belleville NPP
02 June 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Operational Safety Review...

Rosatom completes concreting of inner containment dome at Akkuyu 1
02 June 2023 Concreting of the dome of the inner containment (VZO) has been completed...

IAEA chief unveils vital guidelines to prevent nuclear accident at Zaporizhia NPP
01 June 2023 In an address to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), the...

Vogtle 3 reaches 100% power
01 June 2023 US-based Georgia Power says unit 3 at the Vogtle NPP has reached 100%...

Proxima Fusion raises funds for fusion plant development
01 June 2023 Munich-based start-up Proxima Fusion says it has completed its...

COVVI and Atkins plan robotic hand for nuclear sector work
01 June 2023 UK-based COVVI, which develops prosthetic hands and Atkins (a member...

Repair of Argentina’s Atucha II NPP to begin in June
01 June 2023 Argentina’s nuclear utility Nucleoeléctrica SA (NA-SA) says it expects...

Aecon and ES Fox to support SMR development
01 June 2023 Canadian construction and infrastructure development company Aecon Group...

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Rosatom signs contract for new nuclear service ship
31 May 2023 Rosatomflot (part of Rosatom) and JSC Baltiysky Zavod (part of the...

CEZ launches tender for replacement generators at Temelín
31 May 2023 Czech nuclear utility ČEZ has launched a tender for two new generators...

Rosatom to build 17 VVER units and decommission 10 RBMK units by 2035
31 May 2023 Rosatom will have to build 17 new NPP units by 2035 and decommission about...

VVER-1200 internal shaft installed at Rooppur 1
31 May 2023 Installation of an internal shaft has been completed at unit 1 of the...

IAEA commends Portugal's commitment to safe radwaste management
31 May 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Review Service...

PEJ signs agreement with US consortium to design and build NPP in Pomerania
31 May 2023 An agreement has been signed by state-owned Polish utility...

EC approves Paks II contract amendment
31 May 2023 Hungarian Foreign Ministry Peter Szijjártó said on his Facebook page that...

Japanese court dismisses public pleas to halt restart of Onagawa NPP
30 May 2023 Japan’s Sendai District Court has rejected local residents' calls to...

Another radioactive water spillage at Monticello NPP
30 May 2023 US power utility Xcel Energy has reported another, smaller, spill...

Russia offers to finance NPP for Malawi
30 May 2023 Russia has offered financial aid to Malawi of $20m to support...

UK funding for international robotics research centre
30 May 2023 The University of Manchester and US-based Jacobs plan to establish a...

Nuclear regulators to collaborate on SMRs
30 May 2023 Members of the International Nuclear Regulators' Association (INRA) say...

Rosatom offers floating NPP technology to ‘friendly nations’
30 May 2023 "Rosatom is ready to share [floating NPP - FNPP] technology with...

IEA report on clean energy investments says little about nuclear
30 May 2023 "A new clean energy economy is emerging - and emerging much faster than...

First Light Fusion secures grant for ambitious five-year program
30 May 2023 UK-based First Light Fusion, founded in 2011 as a spin-out from...

Beloyarsk NPP introduces unique system to control fast reactor core
30 May 2023 A domestic technology – sound detection system, “Visus” has been developed...

Tension mounts in run up to UN Security Council meeting on Zaporizhia NPP
29 May 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says Director General...

Zaporizhia NPP discussed in China
26 May 2023 During his recent visit to China, International Atomic Energy Agency...

Aerosol filters shipped for Tianwan 7
26 May 2023 Russia’s JSC TsKBM (part of Rosatom’s mechanical engineering...

Polish regulator gives positive opinion on BWRX-300
25 May 2023 The president of Poland’s National Atomic Energy Agency (PAA -...

Belgian regulator issues permit for waste facility construction
25 May 2023 Belgium’s Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (FANC) has granted a permit...

NuScale Power joins Romanian Atomic Forum
25 May 2023 US-based NuScale Power has joined the Romanian Atomic Forum (Romatom) as...

INL sees market for microreactors in some US states
25 May 2023 A new report by US Idaho National Laboratory (INL) sees a high...

Japanese investment supports UK floating NPP design
25 May 2023 UK-based start-up Core Power has attracted Japanese investment for...

Agreements signed during first official visit to China by IAEA’s Grossi
25 May 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Rosatom launches Russia’s largest 3D printer
25 May 2023 Russia’s RusAt – Addictive Technologies – part of Rosatom’s fuel company...

US DOE’s Marvel microreactor prototype prepares for testing
24 May 2023 An electric-powered prototype of one of the US Department of Energy’s...

Kazakhstan research reactor switches to LEU fuel
24 May 2023 The IVG.1M research reactor at Kazakhstan’s National Nuclear Centre (NNC)...

Orano to support Japan studies on MOX reprocessing
24 May 2023 Japan Atomic Power Co. and 11 electric power companies have agreed to...

Radioactive liquid waste processing fully operational at Idaho National Lab
24 May 2023 The Integrated Waste Treatment Unit (IWTU) at the US Idaho...

Further progress at Tianwan 7
24 May 2023 The lower tier of liner of the inner containment dome for the...

US DOE grant supports Terrestrial Energy’s licensing of molten salt reactor
24 May 2023 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Terrestrial Energy USA...

Two more sites agreed for Oklo MMR
24 May 2023 US-based Oklo and the Southern Ohio Diversification Initiative (SODI)...

Initial tests completed for Westinghouse LFR design
23 May 2023 Ansaldo Nucleare and Westinghouse Electric Company say initial testing...

EBRD allocates grant for uranium legacy clean-up in Kyrgyzstan
23 May 2023 A grant of €23m ($25m) has been allocated from the Environmental...

Kyoto Fusioneering secures more funding
23 May 2023 Japan’s Kyoto Fusioneering (KF) has raised JPY10.5bn ($79m) in...

NITI advocates private investment for SMRs
23 May 2023 India’s National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog),...

Danish companies support SMR use for ammonia production in Indonesia
23 May 2023 Four Danish companies – Topsoe, Alfa Laval, Copenhagen Atomics, and Aalborg...

China launches test platform for uranium extraction from seawater
23 May 2023 China National Nuclear Corporation’s (CNNC's) test platform for...

Zaporozhia NPP loses external power for several hours
23 May 2023 In his latest update on the situation at the Zaporizhia NPP...

TVEL delivers upgraded equipment for China’s Yibinsk Fuel
19 May 2023 Rosatom fuel company TVEL has delivered to China upgraded equipment for...

Sri Lanka considers NPP construction by 2032
19 May 2023 The Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board told the Sectoral Oversight Committee...

UKAEA launches tritium training course
19 May 2023 United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has launched a new...

Rosatom to develop decommissioning plan for Belarus NPP
19 May 2023 Russian fuel company TVEL has signed an agreement with the Belarus NPP...

Westinghouse and Dominion to upgrade Surry NPP
18 May 2023 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a contract with...

Canada and US to co-operate on used fuel management
18 May 2023 Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organisation (NWMO) and the US...

Nucor considers deploying NuScale SMRs at arc furnace steel mills
18 May 2023 US-based NuScale Power Corporation and Nucor Corporation (Nucor) have...

FIA launches new report on supply chains
18 May 2023 The Fusion Industry Association (FIA)’s new report, “The Fusion...

Alliance urges EU recognition of nuclear energy
18 May 2023 The Nuclear Alliance, a French initiative comprising 16 European...

Roadmap for advanced reactor deployment launched by US nuclear organisations
18 May 2023 The US Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and nuclear...

Canada selects site for first MMR
17 May 2023 A repurposed parking lot at Atomic Energy of Canada Limited’s (AECL’s)...

US supports opening of NuScale's Energy Exploration Centre in Romania
17 May 2023 Romanian nuclear utility SN Nuclearelectrica (SNN) and the...

Doosan begins production of key components for Shin Hanul
17 May 2023 Doosan Enerbility's factory in Changwon in South Korea has marked the...

Missing seals detected at unit 3 of Finland’s Olkiluoto NPP
17 May 2023 According to Finland’s Teollisuuden Voima (TVO), several cases of...

Bruce Power contracts Shoreline Power Group for remaining MCR projects
17 May 2023 Canada’s Bruce Power has awarded a CAD1.3bn ($1bn) contract to...

Innovative nuclear sludge retrieval technique trialled at Forth’s Deep Recovery Facility
16 May 2023 A new technique to remove sludge from nuclear fuel ponds has...

Paragon signs preferred supplier agreement with X-energy
16 May 2023 US-based Paragon Energy Solutions has entered into a preferred...

SMR proposed for former Welsh NPP site
16 May 2023 Cwmni Egino, the company proposing to develop the former nuclear...

Leadcold signs agreement to investigate SMR deployment in Ukraine
16 May 2023 Swedish company Leadcold has signed a Letter of Intent with Ukrainian...

SCADA-R control system to be used at Kursk-II
16 May 2023 The specialised SCADA-R control system developed by JSC Rusatom...

Russian scientists develop "smart" alloys for fusion reactors
16 May 2023 Researchers at Russia’s NRNU MEPhI (National Research University -...