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Finnish utility Fortum on 28 August announced that it had developed...
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Full scope simulator for Russia’s Beloyarsk 4
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...
Simulator contracts for L3 MAPPS and GSE Systems
Canada-based simulator company L3 MAPPS announced it has won a contract from Belgium's Electrabel to upgrade the Tihange 1 full scope operator training simulator.
US nuclear operator selects GSE simulation software
An unnamed US nuclear utility has selected the GSE Systems OpenSim™ 7.0 simulation platform to be implemented across its nuclear fleet.
L3 MAPPS to service Tihange simulator
Canada’s L3 MAPPS said on 7 November that it had signed a seven-year agreement with ENGIE Electrabel to provide support services for the full scope simulator at Belgium’s Tihange 1.
Simulator upgraded at Krsko
Canada's L3 Mapps has finished an upgrade of the full scope simulator at Slovenia’s Krško nuclear plant as part of a modernisation and safety improvement programme.
L3 MAPPS to upgrade simulators at South Africa's Koeberg
Canada-based L3 MAPPS is to upgrade two simulators at South Africa's two-unit Koeberg nuclear plant, under a contract signed on 28 February with power utility Eskom.
L3 MAPPS wins contract from Bruce Power
Canada’s L3 MAPPS announced on 22 February that it has won a contract from Bruce Power to replace the existing Bruce B unit 6 Digital Control Computer (DCC) system with all-new hardware.
Simulator upgrade for China’s Ling Ao
Canada’s L3 Mapps has been awarded a contract by China General Nuclear Power Corporation to upgrade the full scope operator training simulator for Phase II of the Lingao nuclear plant...
L3 Mapps gets contract for Dungeness simulator
Canada-based L3 Mapps has been awarded a contract by EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited upgrade the operator training simulator for the UK’s Dungeness B nuclear power plant.
Simulator upgrade for Mexico’s Laguna Verde NPP
Canada-based L-3 Mapps has signed a contract with Mexico’s Instituto Nacional de Electricidad y Energías Limpias (National Institute of Electricity and Clean Energy - Ineel) to...
GSE to upgrade simulator at UK’s Torness NPP
US-based GSE Systems announced on 3 January that it has been awarded an expanded contract to upgrade the control room station simulation system for EDF Energy's Torness NPP in the UK...