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Romania signs MOU to develop lead-cooled reactor
11 October, 2019
Romanian utility Nuclearelectrica has signed a Memorandum of...
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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).

Centrus and Doosan sign co-operation memo
Monday, September 24, 2018 by US-based Centrus Energy Corp and South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction Co announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on 17 September to explore opportunities...

US companies and labs co-operate on molten salt technology
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by Terrestrial Energy USA is to cooperate with Southern Company and several US Department of Energy (DOE) national labs, in a two-year research and development (R&D) project to...

France increases fast reactor cooperation
Monday, June 04, 2018 by France and Russia on 24 May agreed to strengthen technical and commercial cooperation in energy efficiency and alternative energy sources, including the development of fast...

Russia develops a fission-fusion hybrid reactor
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 by A new fission-fusion hybrid reactor will be assembled at Russia’s Kurchatov Institute by the end of 2018, Peter Khvostenko, scientific adviser of the Kurchatov complex on...

US DOE awards $60m for advanced nuclear technology development
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 by US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry on 27 April announced $60m in support of advanced nuclear technology development for 13 projects.

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