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Tepco suspends fuel loading at Kashiwazaki-Kariwa NPP
18 April, 2024
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (Tepco) has suspended fuel loading...
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Tepco to excavate major slope near Fukushima Daiichi's used fuel pool
Wednesday, April 17, 2024 by Tokyo Electric Power Holdings (Tepco) plans to excavate a massive slope near the used fuel pool at the Fukushima Daiichi NPP to avert the danger of a landslide, according to...

US GAO report says NRC should consider impacts of climate change
Tuesday, April 16, 2024 by A new report by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) stresses the need to address the potential impacts of climate change during the licensing of NPPs. The GAO is an...

Tepco begins fuel loading at Kashiwazaki-Kariwa 7
Tuesday, April 16, 2024 by Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (Tepco) has begun loading nuclear fuel into the reactor at unit 7 the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant in Niigata Prefecture after the Nuclear...

Licence issued for fuel fabrication plant supporting Brest-OD-300 fast reactor
Tuesday, April 16, 2024 by Russia’s Federal Service for Ecological, Technological & Nuclear Supervision (Rostekhnadzor) has issued a licence to the Siberian Chemical Combine (SCC - part of Rosatom fuel...

Zaporizhia switches unit 4 to cold shutdown
Tuesday, April 16, 2024 by Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) announced on its official Telegram channel that unit 4 had been transferred to "cold shutdown". Previously it was the only one of the plant’s six units to...

Clean Core fuel completes phase one of Canadian vendor design review
Thursday, April 11, 2024 by Chicago-based Clean Core Thorium Energy (CCTE) has completed Phase 1 of the pre-licensing Vendor Design Review (VDR) process with Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC). No issues...

IAEA Board to hold emergency meeting on Zaporizhia NPP
Thursday, April 11, 2024 by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors is to hold an emergency meeting at the request of both Russia and Ukraine to discuss attacks on the Zaporizhia...

Nuclear authorities seek justification for use of Newcleo reactor in the UK
Tuesday, April 09, 2024 by UK nuclear trade association, the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) has applied for a justification decision for newcleo’s lead-cooled fast reactor design, the LFR-AS-200....

Zaporizhia NPP attacked by drones
Tuesday, April 09, 2024 by Rosatom, Zaporizhia NPP, Russian media and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have all reported drone strikes against the Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP). Drone strikes hit the ZNPP...

Fire at Libya’s Tajoura nuclear research centre
Friday, April 05, 2024 by The Libyan Atomic Energy Commission (LEAC) said a fire that broke out in an outbuilding at the Tajoura Nuclear Research Centre (TNRC) was under control. LEAC said in a brief...

Ukraine conflict continues to endanger Zaporizhia NPP
Tuesday, April 02, 2024 by The conflict in Ukraine is continuing to endanger nuclear safety and security, with military activity taking place near the Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP), International Atomic Energy...

Military action cuts Zaporizhia NPP power line again
Tuesday, March 26, 2024 by The Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) lost the connection to its last remaining main power line for almost five hours again amid reports of widespread military action, once more...

IAEA re-engages with Syria on nuclear energy
Friday, March 22, 2024 by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi had talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a recent visit to Damascus. The Agency said...

Drone attack reported on Zaporizhia NPP as back-up power is restored
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 by In his latest update on the Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said the plant has regained access to its only...

Russia confirms protection for Zaporizhia NPP
Thursday, March 14, 2024 by Russia’s State Duma recently held a "government hour" with the participation of Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev, during which he discussed conditions at the Zaporizhia...

Zaporizhia NPP still without back-up power as military activity continues
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 by IAEA experts stationed at the Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) site have continued to hear explosions and other indications of military activity not far away from the facility. Three times...

IAEA reviews long-term safety at Argentina’s Atucha NPP
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 by An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation (SALTO) team has completed a review of long term operational safety at unit 1 of Argentina’s Atucha...

IAEA's Grossi meets with Russian President Putin and Rosatom to discuss nuclear safety at Zaporizhia NPP
Thursday, March 07, 2024 by IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi has held a series of talks in the southern Russian city of Sochi with President Vladimir Putin and other Russian officials, including Rosatom...

Zaporizhia NPP still without back up power
Tuesday, March 05, 2024 by Ukraine’s Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) has been without back-up power for more than 10 days, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said in his...

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