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Steam leak discovered at Japan's Takahama NPP
26 January, 2024
A leak of steam from a pipe was discovered at unit 1 of Japan’s Takahama...
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Automated control system introduced at five Russian NPPs
Wednesday, December 13, 2023 by An automated maintenance, repair and operation management system – TOREX – has been introduced at five Russian NPPs – Balakovo, Beloyarsk, Kola, Rostov and Smolensk. The idea of a...

Finland’s Olkiluoto 3 resumes service following another technical problem
Friday, November 24, 2023 by Unit 3 at Finland’s Olkiluoto NPP has resumed service after being taken offline since 19 November because of a technical problem, according to owner/operator Teollisuuden Voima Oy...

Framatome completes tests on new buried piping liner rehabilitation system
Thursday, November 23, 2023 by France’s Framatome has completed a two-year test programme for the industry’s first spray-in-place liner system for buried piping rehabilitation. Framatome said the results validate...

Work begins to straighten graphite stacks of RBMK reactors at Smolensk NPP
Wednesday, November 22, 2023 by Resource performance management of graphite stacks is underway at Russia’s Smolensk NPP. In October, the station completed a planned repair at unit 1, during which the straightness of...

Leningrad 5 shuts down following damage to turbine blades
Wednesday, November 22, 2023 by Russia’s nuclear utility Rosenergoatom (part of Rosatom) reported that unit 5 at the Leningrad NPP had been shut down after blades broke on the turbine installed at the VVER-1200...

Krško NPP back in operation
Tuesday, November 21, 2023 by The Krško NPP, which was shut down in early October after the discovery of a leak in the primary circuit connection system, is back in operation following repairs to the...

Krško NPP prepares to restart following replacement of pipelines
Friday, November 10, 2023 by The Krško NPP, which was shut down in early October after the discovery of a leak in the primary circuit connection system, is preparing to restart following repairs to the...

Krško NPP expected to restart in mid-November
Thursday, November 02, 2023 by The Krško NPP, which was shut down in early October after the discovery of a leak in the primary circuit connection system pipeline, could restart in mid-November after repairs,...

Graphite stacks remediated at Smolensk 1
Wednesday, October 25, 2023 by Unit 1 at Russia’s Smolensk NPP, a RMBK-1000 reactor, has resumed operation 16.4 days ahead of schedule after upgrades and repairs. The outage was reduced from a planned 125 days to...

Dukovany 4 to switch to new generation Russian fuel
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 by Unit 4 of the Dukovany NPP in the Czech Republic has been shut down for refuelling. Besides fuel replacement, unit 4 will undergo regular repair and maintenance. Plant spokesman...

Krško NPP closed following leak
Wednesday, October 11, 2023 by The Krško NPP in Slovenia has been shut down for repair and maintenance after a leak was detected in the site's containment building, according to nuclear utility Nuklearna...

Steam generator modules replaced at Beloyarsk 3
Tuesday, October 03, 2023 by Specialists from Uralatomenergoremont (a branch of JSC Atomenergoremont, part Rosatom’s nuclear utility Rosenergoatom) have completed work on replacing eight steam generator modules...

Atucha II restarts after completing repairs
Thursday, August 31, 2023 by Argentina’s nuclear utility Nucleoeléctrica SA (NA-SA) says unit 2 of the Atucha NPP has restarted operation after completing a successful repair, which it described as “without...

Fermi 2 closed following coolant leak
Tuesday, August 29, 2023 by US DTE Energy has shutdown unit 2 of the Fermi NPP in Michigan as a precautionary measure after a coolant leak was identified during a routine inspection. Fermi 2 is a 1,198 MWe...

Upgrading of steam generators begins at Russia’s BN-600 fast reactor
Tuesday, August 29, 2023 by The BN-600 fast neutron reactor at unit 3 of Russia’s Beloyarsk NPP has been shut down for scheduled preventive maintenance refuelling, and upgrading. The main work will be...

Russia assists conservation of nuclear equipment in Bulgaria
Friday, August 25, 2023 by Bulgaria’s National Electricity Company (NEK – Natsiunalnata Elektricheska Kompania) will be able to continue to conserve the equipment delivered for units 1&2 of Belene NPP"...

Argentina’s Atucha II planned for restart after completing repairs
Thursday, July 06, 2023 by Argentina’s nuclear utility Nucleoeléctrica SA (NA-SA) says it expects to complete repairs at the Atucha II NPP by the end of July.

Repair of Argentina’s Atucha II NPP to begin in June
Thursday, June 01, 2023 by Argentina’s nuclear utility Nucleoeléctrica SA (NA-SA) says it expects to begin repairs at the Atucha II NPP in June. In preparation, special tools have been designed and...

UAE signs nuclear energy cooperation agreements with China
Tuesday, May 09, 2023 by The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed three memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with Chinese nuclear energy organisations to boost co-operation. The Emirates Nuclear...

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