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Westinghouse advances eVinci microreactor commercialisation in Canada
06 October, 2022
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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...

TAU Systems to build a new generation of compact particle accelerators
Tuesday, October 04, 2022 by US-based TAU Systems is poised to bring particle accelerators to a multitude of users by harnessing the latest laser technology. Until now high-energy particle accelerators have been...

UK’s MoltexFLEX launches new concept molten salt reactor
Tuesday, October 04, 2022 by UK-based MoltexFLEX has launched its FLEX reactor, which uses molten salt technology in an unprecedented way. MoltexFLEX is a subsidiary of Moltex Energy Limited. With no moving...

France prepares legislation to streamline NPP projects
Tuesday, October 04, 2022 by France is preparing legislation to reduce red tape related to nuclear power projects and aims to start construction of its first next-generation EPR2 reactor before May 2027, an...

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Japan utilities to develop new nuclear reactor
Tuesday, October 04, 2022 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd has said it will develop a next-generation nuclear reactor with Kansai Electric Power Co, Hokkaido Electric Power Co, Shikoku Electric Power Co and...

Curtiss-Wright and X-energy support deployment of Xe-100 SMR
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 by US-based Curtiss-Wright Corporation) and X-energy have signed a preferred strategic supplier agreement to advance the design and deployment of X-energy’s Xe-100 advanced small...

Fermi Energia accepts bids from three SMR manufacturers
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 by Estonia’s Fermi Energia has sent a call for tenders to three new generation small modular reactor (SMR) developers - GE Hitachi, NuScale and Rolls-Royce. Bids with comprehensive...

US DOE identifies coal plant sites that could convert to nuclear
Thursday, September 15, 2022 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released a 127-page report, “Investigating Benefits and Challenges of Converting Retiring Coal Plants into Nuclear Plants”, identifying 157...

Sheffield Forgemasters partners GE Hitachi to support UK deployment of BWRX-300 SMR
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 by ​​​​​​​GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and UK-based Sheffield Forgemasters have agreed to cooperate in support of the potential deployment of the GEH’s BWRX-300 small modular...

Poland and Romania to co-operate on deployment of NuScale SMR
Thursday, September 08, 2022 by Polish copper and silver producer KGHM Polska Miedz and Romanian nuclear power plant operator Nuclearelectrica have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) during an Economic Forum...

UK government allocates funds for next generation nuclear technology
Tuesday, September 06, 2022 by The UK government has allocated GBP3.3 million ($3.8m) to help develop the next generation of nuclear reactors. The funding will support the early-stage innovation for six...

Rolls-Royce SMR signs MOU with Škoda JS
Tuesday, September 06, 2022 by Uk-based Rolls-Royce SMR has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Czech nuclear engineering and manufacturing firm Škoda JS. This presents an opportunity to explore areas...

US begins study of floating nuclear plants
Thursday, September 01, 2022 by The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP) has granted research funds to the MIT Energy Initiative, UK-based Core Power, and the Idaho...

Ultra Safe Nuclear and Hyundai Engineering collaborate on microreactors
Thursday, September 01, 2022 by US-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) and South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering have entered into a Framework Agreement for Procurement, extending existing collaboration in...

Russia and Ghana to set up joint working group on SMRs
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 by Russia and Ghana have agreed to establish a Joint Working Group (JWG) to coordinate and exchange information regarding Russian technological solutions for small modular reactors...

NuScale Power and Fermi Energia to explore advanced nuclear application in Estonia
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 by US-based NuScale Power recently announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Estonian energy company Fermi Energia under which Fermi Energia will evaluate...

Russia’s Nikiet wins tender to develop Shelf-M microreactor
Friday, August 26, 2022 by Russia’s NA Dollezhal Scientific Research and Design Institute of Power Engineering (Nikiet) has won a tender to develop a technical project for the Shelf-M microreactor by the end...

X-energy considers further development of high-temperature gas reactor
Thursday, August 25, 2022 by US-based X-energy recently completed a $40 million award with the US Department of Energy (DOE). The technology development project was instrumental in paving a path toward the...

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