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South Korea and Saudi Arabia strengthen cooperation on SMART reactor
09 January, 2020
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Oklo reveals design for small fission-renewables hybrid reactor
Thursday, December 05, 2019 by California-based Oklo on 3 December announced the launch of Aurora, an advanced fission clean energy plant design, also known as a fission battery.

Russia to develop molten salt reactor
Tuesday, December 03, 2019 by Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom on 28 November announced the start of the construction of a molten salt research reactor (JSR) at the Zheleznogorsk Mining and Chemical...

Frazer-Nash to work on Terrestrial Energy's IMSR
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 by UK-based Frazer-Nash Consultancy and Terrestrial Energy have signed a contract for engineering services related to the fabrication of the graphite moderator, a key component...

UK confirms support for Rolls-Royce led SMR
Thursday, November 07, 2019 by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) confirmed it had provided initial match funding to a consortium of companies designing a small modular reactor for the UK.

Romania signs MOU to develop lead-cooled reactor
Friday, October 11, 2019 by Romanian utility Nuclearelectrica has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Fostering ALFRED Construction (Falcon) consortium for cooperation on the development of the...

ARC SMR passes phase one of Canadian design review
Thursday, October 03, 2019 by ARC Nuclear Canada has completed the first of three phases of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) Vendor Design Review (VDR) for its ARC-100 small modular reactor (SMR).

France looks to develop SMRs
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by A group of French companies on 17 September, during the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference in Vienna, announced a joint project, Nuward, aimed at the development of...

Russia’s floating NPP leaves for final destination
Monday, September 02, 2019 by The world's first industrial floating nuclear power plant (FNPP), Akademik Lomonosov, on 23 August began its 4,7000km journey from the Russian northwestern city of Murmansk to Pevek...

VVER-TOI meets EUR requirements
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by The organisation of European energy producers has recognised Russia’s advanced VVER-TOI reactor project as complying with European Utility Requirements (EUR).

NuScale’s first SMR plant should be completed by 2027
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by Jose N Reyes, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of NuScale Power, and co-designer of the NuScale passively-cooled small nuclear reactor said the US Nuclear Regulatory...

GE Hitachi seeks BWRX-300 design review in Canada
Thursday, May 23, 2019 by GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy has submitted its 300MW BWRX-300 small modular reactor to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) for a pre-licensing vendor design review.

South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries to support NuScale SMR
Wednesday, May 01, 2019 by US-based NuScale Power and South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction Co (DHIC) on 29 April signed a memorandum of understanding for strategic cooperation to...

NuScale signs MOU with Romania
Thursday, March 21, 2019 by NuScale Power has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Romania’s Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica (SNN) for exchange of business and technical information on...

China signs agreement for nuclear heating demonstration project
Thursday, March 14, 2019 by China's State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) on 27 February signed a cooperation agreement with the municipal government of the city of Baishan in Jilin province for the...

Terrestrial Energy and NRG cooperate on molten salt reactor
Thursday, February 07, 2019 by US-based Terrestrial Energy and NRG (Netherlands) on 5 February announced a contract for materials testing at NRG’s High-Flux Reactor in Petten.

Design approved for Russia’s Brest experimental fast reactor
Monday, January 07, 2019 by Glavgosexpertiza, Russia’s state body responsible for expert appraisal of design documentation and engineering projects, has approved the design documents of the experimental...

BWXT Canada to provide technical support to Terrestrial Energy
Thursday, December 20, 2018 by US-based Terrestrial Energy announced on 18 December that it had awarded BWXT Canada Ltd a design services contract to support the development of key components in its Generation...

Nuvia to be technical advisor for UK's AMR programme
Monday, October 29, 2018 by UK based nuclear engineering, project management and services contractor, Nuvia, has been appointed as the Technical Advisor for phase one of the UK government’s two-phase...

US NRC issues key safety approvals for APR1400
Thursday, October 11, 2018 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued final safety evaluation report and a standard design approval (SDA) for South Korea’s Advanced Power Reactor 1400 (APR1400).

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