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US supports opening of NuScale's Energy Exploration Centre in Romania
17 May, 2023
Romanian nuclear utility SN Nuclearelectrica (SNN) and the...
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Westinghouse Completes acquisition of 50% of Tecnatom
Monday, March 14, 2022 by US-based Westinghouse Electric Company stepped up its long-term partnership with Tecnatom on 10 March after receiving all regulatory approvals for the 50% acquisition of shares...

Tecnatom to supply SMR simulator for Norway’s Institute of Energy Technology
Thursday, January 27, 2022 by Spain’s Tecnatom announced that the Norwegian Institute of Energy Technology (IFE) had awarded it a contract for the development and supply of a simulator based on SMR technology.

NuScale SMR simulation lab opens in Idaho
Thursday, September 30, 2021 by The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) said NuScale Power had recently installed a new simulation laboratory at the Centre for Advanced Energy Studies...

Framatome and Metroscope partner on modelling tools
Tuesday, December 01, 2020 by Framatome has recently signed a partnership agreement and Metroscope, a software subsidiary of the EDF Group, to deliver performance diagnostic and modelling tools to nuclear...

L3Harris to develop simulator for Terrestrial Energy's IMSR
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 by Terrestrial Energy has awarded L3Harris Technologies a contract to develop an engineering and operator training simulator for its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®), a Generation...

IAEA reactor simulators get more use during Covid-19 lockdown
Tuesday, May 05, 2020 by Students and professionals in the nuclear field are making use of learning opportunities during lockdown made necessary by the Covid-19 pandemic.

VERA nuclear reactor simulation software licensed for commercial use
Friday, March 27, 2020 by A software package developed by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Consortium for the Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors (CASL), that can predict the behaviour of...

Spain’s Tecnatom to upgrade simulator at Brazil’s Angra 2
Friday, March 20, 2020 by Brazilian nuclear utility Eletronuclear has chosen the Tecnatom’s Tesis+ data acquisition technology for the modernisation of the full-scope simulator at unit 2 of the Angra nuclear...

A new simulator for Bruce Power
Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Canada’s Bruce has completed a new, innovative reactor training simulator which will be used to train and test certified operators for work to extend the life of the site to 2064.

Upgrade for Cernavoda simulator
Friday, December 06, 2019 by Canada-based L3Harris Technologies has been selected by Romania’s Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica (SNN) to upgrade the Cernavodă nuclear power plant operator training simulator.

Fortum develops virtual reality simulator
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by Finnish utility Fortum on 28 August announced that it had developed the world's first fully dynamic and interactive virtual reality (VR) control room for training operators at its...

Full scope simulator for Russia’s Beloyarsk 4
Tuesday, April 02, 2019 by Russia’s Beloyarsk nuclear plant announced on 29 March that it has completed installation of a full-scale BN-800 simulator for unit 4 of the plant. It is expected to come online at...

Simulator installed at Tianwan 5
Sunday, March 03, 2019 by China Nuclear Energy Association (CNEA) said on 28 February that a full-scope simulator has been installed for units 5 and 6 of the Tianwan NPP in Jiangsu province. According to CNEA,...

Simulator at South Korea’s Wolsong 1 to be redeveloped for use at unit 3
Monday, January 21, 2019 by Canada-based L3 MAPPS has signed a deal with Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co Ltd (KHNP) to redevelop the full scope operator training simulator for the Candu reactor at unit 1 of...

L3 MAPPS and France’s IRSN to collaborate on Flamanville 3 simulator upgrade
Monday, September 24, 2018 by Canada-based L3 MAPPS has won a contract from the French Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN) to upgrade the simulator (FA3) for unit 3 of the Flamanville...

Hualong One simulator installed and China’s Fuqing
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by The full-scope simulator for the Chinese-developed Hualong One reactor has been installed for Fuqing 3&6 in Fujian province, China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced on...

GSE Systems to update simulators in Slovakia and Korea
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 by US-based GSE Systems announced on 15 August that it had won two contracts to update NPP simulators in Slovakia and Korea.

L3 MAPPS to develop simulator for Terrestrial IMSR
Friday, July 20, 2018 by Canada-based L3 MAPPS is to develop real-time simulation for Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR), under a new agreement announced 19 July.

EDF acquires 3D simulation specialist Oreka Solutions
Thursday, June 28, 2018 by EDF, on 26 June, announced the acquisition of Oreka Solutions, a company specialising in digital 3D simulation solutions for nuclear decommissioning. The EDF group, through its...

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