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IAEA reviews Uganda’s nuclear power infrastructure development
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 by An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) team of experts has concluded an eight-day mission to Uganda to review the...

US NRC accepts application for Kairos construction permit
Wednesday, December 08, 2021 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission said on 30 November it had accepted for review an application from Kairos Power for a permit to construct a test reactor at a site in Oak...

NuScale, Prodigy and Kinectrics to propose regulatory framework for marine-deployed SMR
Friday, November 19, 2021 by US-based NuScale Power announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Prodigy Clean Energy and Kinectrics to explore and inform the development of a...

Rolls Royce starts Generic Design Assessment for SMR
Thursday, November 18, 2021 by Rolls-Royce has asked the UK government for clearance to begin the 4-5 year long process of seeking regulatory approval for its small modular reactor (SMR) through the Generic...

US NRC receives initial application for SMR construction from Kairos
Friday, November 05, 2021 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said on 29 October it had received the first portion of a construction permit application from Kairos Power, which requests permission to...

Canadian regulator renews OPG’s licence to develop SMR
Monday, October 18, 2021 by The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is renewing Ontario Power Generation’s licence for a project eventually building a small modular reactor (SMR) at its Darlington site.

US NRC releases draft paper on micro-reactors licensing strategies
Thursday, September 23, 2021 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has prepared a draft white paper outlining optional strategies for streamlining licensing of anticipated micro-reactors. Its goal is to...

IAEA and ISO commit to developing international standards
Friday, September 03, 2021 by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) have renewed their commitment to continue working together in the development...

US NRC releases preliminary findings from Vogtle 3 special inspection
Thursday, September 02, 2021 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC on 27 August released its initial conclusions from the June special inspection at the Vogtle NPP units under construction in Waynesboro,...

US NRC releases preliminary findings from Vogtle 3 special inspection
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on 27 August released its initial conclusions from the June special inspection at the Vogtle NPP units under construction in Waynesboro, Georgia.

Chernobyl NPP receives licence to operate New Safe Confinement
Monday, August 23, 2021 by ​​​​​​​Chernobyl NPP (ChNPP) on 20 August received a licence for operation of the New Safe Confinement (NSC) which now surrounds the ageing sarcophagus (shelter), which was...

US NRC launches special inspection at Davis-Besse NPP
Tuesday, August 03, 2021 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has launched a special inspection at the Davis-Besse NPP that will focus on two separate issues: multiple diesel generator failures...

GE Hitachi applies to renew used fuel storage facility licence
Thursday, July 08, 2021 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said on 6 July that staff had received and was considering an application for the renewal of special nuclear materials (SNM) Licence...

US NRC discontinues preparation for 40-year licence renewals
Tuesday, July 06, 2021 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has decided to discontinue its considerations of regulatory and other changes which would allow NPP operators to apply for 40-year...

Licensing documentation submitted for Egypt’s El Dabaa nuclear plant
Monday, July 05, 2021 by Egypt’s Nuclear Power Plants Authority (NPPA) has handed over the licensing documentation for construction of units 1 and 2 of El Dabaa NPP to the Egyptian Nuclear and...

Iran stops sharing images with IAEA
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 by The Iranian parliament said on 27 June that an agreement to share images from certain nuclear sites with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) had ended, state-run news...

NRC launches special inspection at Vogtle 3
Thursday, June 24, 2021 by The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said on 21 June that it has launched a special inspection at the Vogtle NPP in Georgia “to identify what has led to construction remediation...

Duke Energy seeks licence extension for Oconee NPP
Thursday, June 24, 2021 by Duke Energy on 21 June filed an application with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to renew Oconee Nuclear Station’s operating licences for an additional 20 years for all...

Foratom urges EU support for nuclear medicine
Thursday, June 17, 2021 by European nuclear trade association Foratom on 14 June released a position paper on, “Medical Uses of Nuclear Technology Role, Challenges & Perspectives”, urging the European Union (EU)...

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