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Framatome and Metroscope partner on modelling tools
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.