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UK and Canadian regulators collaborate on advanced reactors
24 January, 2023
The UK’s Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has signed a Memorandum...
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Russia proposes power plant for lunar base
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 by Scientists at the Bauman Moscow State Technical University (MSTU) and the All-Russian Research Institute of Aviation Materials (VIAM, part of the Kurchatov Institute) have proposed...

Holtec’s SMR-160 Nuclear Steam Supply System could repurpose coal plants
Friday, January 13, 2023 by US-based Holtec International has announced a technical breakthrough that it says would preserving most of the physical assets of coal plants by replacing their boilers with...

Copenhagen Atomics submits molten salt SMR design
Monday, January 09, 2023 by Denmark's Copenhagen Atomics has applied for its containerised small modular thorium molten salt reactor design to undergo Generic Design Assessment (GDA) in the UK.

South Korea’s Samsung advances its plans for a molten salt reactor
Thursday, January 05, 2023 by South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has said it has received Approval In Principle from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for a conceptual design of a Compact Molten...

Gidropress to develop fast microreactor
Wednesday, January 04, 2023 by OKB Gidropress, a major Russian design Bureau, is developing a fast neutron 10MWe Generation 4 microreactor, SVET-M, for small NPPs. Sergei Lyakishev, Head of the Department Fast...

NuScale completes standard plant design project
Wednesday, January 04, 2023 by US-based NuScale Power Corporation said it has completed the Standard Plant Design (SPD) project for its VOYGR small modular reactor (SMR) ahead of schedule. The NuScale Power Module is...

Draft design completed for Russia’s Shelf-M microreactor
Friday, December 23, 2022 by Russia’s NA Dollezhal Scientific Research & Design Institute of Power Engineering (NIKIET, part of Rosatom) has completed the development of design documentation for the Shelf-M...

More funding for US companies under DOE’s GAIN programme
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 by The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) has awarded vouchers to four companies under its Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) initiative...

China to build nuclear-powered moon base
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 by China plans to build a base on the moon by 2028, ahead of landing astronauts there in subsequent years. The lunar base will likely be powered by nuclear energy, Caixin reported. Its...

Japanese-Polish cooperation continues on high-temperature reactor technology
Thursday, November 24, 2022 by ​​​​​​​The President of the Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), Koguchi Masanori, and the Director of Poland’s National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ), Professor Krzysztof...

General Atomics progresses nuclear thermal propulsion system design
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 by General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has completed major milestones for the US Track A, Phase 1 Demonstration Rocket for Agile Cislunar Operations (DRACO) programme....

Terrestrial Energy and TerraPraxis to cooperate on Repowering Coal
Wednesday, November 09, 2022 by Canada’s Terrestrial Energy has signed a Letter of Intent with US-based advanced nuclear technology development company TerraPraxis to cooperate on Repowering Coal. TerraPraxis...

Nucleareurope releases position paper on SMRs
Tuesday, November 01, 2022 by Brussels-based nuclear trade association, Nucleareurope, has published a 20-page position paper highlighting the benefits of Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) for Europe’s energy system....

NuScale Power and Prodigy Clean Energy advance SMR marine facility
Thursday, October 27, 2022 by NuScale Power and Prodigy Clean Energy Ltd have announced a new conceptual design for a transportable and marine-based small modular reactor (SMR) power generating facility that...

Holtec and Hyundai agree to accelerate the SMR-160 programme
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 by Holtec International and Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co Ltd (Hyundai E&C) have signed an agreement to launch an accelerated programme to complete the balance of plant design of...

US Southern Company and TerraPower build world’s largest chloride salt system
Thursday, October 20, 2022 by US Southern Company Services (SCS) and TerraPower recently built and installed a new test facility at TerraPower’s laboratory in Everett, Washington, according to the US Department...

Westinghouse advances eVinci microreactor commercialisation in Canada
Thursday, October 06, 2022 by Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a service agreement with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission to bring its eVinci microreactor closer to commercialisation.

Westinghouse and Ansaldo Nucleare to develop lead-cooled fast reactor technology
Thursday, October 06, 2022 by Westinghouse Electric Company and Ansaldo Nucleare have signed a cooperation agreement to develop a next-generation NPP based on Lead-cooled Fast Reactor (LFR) technology. The...

Canada calls for proposals for CNRI programme
Thursday, October 06, 2022 by Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has issued a call for proposals for the fourth round of its Canadian Nuclear Research Initiative (CNRI). CNL said the CNRI programme continues to...

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