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Fennovoima 2020 report says Hanhikivi project is progressing well
08 April, 2021
Introducing the 2020 report by Finnish company Fennovoima, CEO Joachim...
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Aecon to support development of Terrestrial Energy’s Molten Salt Reactor
Tuesday, April 06, 2021 by Canada’s Terrestrial Energy on 1 April signed an engineering and construction services agreement with Aecon Group to support construction planning for its Integral Molten Salt...

US DOD awards contracts for development of advanced microreactor
Thursday, March 25, 2021 by The US Department of Defense (DOD) said on 22 March that it had exercised contract options for two teams - led by BWXT Advanced Technologies and X-energy - to proceed with development...

Iran plans cold tests of Arak reactor
Monday, March 22, 2021 by The Atomic Energy Organisation Iran (AEOI) said on 19 March that it will cold test its redesigned Arak nuclear reactor as a prelude to fully commissioning it later in the year....

UKSMR consortium joins Foratom
Thursday, March 18, 2021 by The UKSMR consortium led by Rolls-Royce said on 15 March that it had joined European nuclear trade association Foratom, “as it develops its global reach and eyes a vibrant export...

GEH and Fermi Energia strengthen collaboration on SMR development
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 by US-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Estonia’s Fermi Energia have advanced their technology collaboration by entering into a teaming agreement to support the potential...

Jacobs wins contract to clean up Dounreay shaft and silo
Tuesday, March 09, 2021 by US-based Jacobs and its supporting partners have been awarded a six-year contract to provide a design management team to produce a fully integrated design for the shaft and silo...

Dutch consortium set up to develop of molten salt reactors
Thursday, March 04, 2021 by The Nuclear Research and Consultancy Group (NRG) in the Netherlands said on 2 March that it had set up a consortium, along with TU Delft, DIFFER, and reactor developer Thorizon...

Rolls-Royce and Fermi Energia sign SMR MOU
Tuesday, March 02, 2021 by Rolls-Royce and Fermi Energia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to study the potential for the deployment of small modular reactors in Estonia. The study will cover all aspects...

US to develop Dynamic Radioisotope Power System for lunar missions
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Idaho National Laboratory (INL) said on 15 February that INL management and operating contractor Battelle Energy Alliance had announced the next...

NuScale signs MOU with Kozloduy NPP
Thursday, February 18, 2021 by US-based NuScale Power announced on 17 February that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Bulgaria’s Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant - New Build (KNPP-NB) to...

US report looks at space nuclear propulsion for Mars exploration
Thursday, February 18, 2021 by A new publication by the US Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, “Space Nuclear Propulsion for Human Mars Exploration (2021)” seeks to identify primary technical...

UK Space Agency and Rolls Royce to co-operation on nuclear propulsion
Thursday, January 14, 2021 by The UK Space Agency (UKSA) is joining forces with Rolls-Royce for a unique study into how nuclear power and technologies could be used as part of space exploration.

Costain to partner with U-Battery on advanced modular reactor
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 by UK-based Costain announced that it is collaborating with U-Battery Developments Ltd to develop an advanced modular reactor (AMR) which is being funded by the UK Department of Business...

US Executive Order promotes SMRs and HALEU fuel for space and defence
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 by The US White House on 12 January released the text of an executive order, which seeks promote the development of small modular reactors (SMRs) for space and defence applications.

Russia plans new generation of FNPPs
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Rosatom to begin work on land-based SMR
Monday, January 04, 2021 by In January, Rosatom will begin work on the site of the future small nuclear power plant, which is planned to be built in Yakutia, Rosatom director general Alexei Likhachev said in a...

Fennovoima conditionally accepts basic design documents for Hanhikivi 1
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 by Finnish energy company Fennovoima said on 21 December that it had conditionally accepted the documents for the Basic Design Stage 1 of the Hanhikivi-1 NPP provided by the plant...

American Bureau of Shipping assesses Seaborg’s Compact Molten Salt Reactor
Monday, December 21, 2020 by The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) said on 17 December that it had issued a Feasibility Statement for the Compact Molten Salt Reactor (CMSR) developed by Danish nuclear company...

Russia's Kurchatov Institute completes hybrid power plant design
Friday, December 18, 2020 by Specialists at Russia’s Kurchatov Institute, working on the development of a fusion-fission hybrid power plant, have completed its preliminary design.

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