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Rosatom offers floating NPP technology to ‘friendly nations’
Tuesday, May 30, 2023 by "Rosatom is ready to share [floating NPP - FNPP] technology with friendly nations that will help in the development and growth of remote areas and cut down dependability on carbon...

Polish regulator gives positive opinion on BWRX-300
Thursday, May 25, 2023 by The president of Poland’s National Atomic Energy Agency (PAA - Państwowa Agencja Atomistyki) has issued a general opinion that GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's BWRX-300 small modular...

INL sees market for microreactors in some US states
Thursday, May 25, 2023 by A new report by US Idaho National Laboratory (INL) sees a high market potential for microreactors in US states with energy-intensive industries, nuclear-friendly laws and...

Japanese investment supports UK floating NPP design
Thursday, May 25, 2023 by UK-based start-up Core Power has attracted Japanese investment for its floating NPP (FNPP) project. Some 13 companies, including Onomichi Dockyard and Imabari Shipbuilding, have...

Rosatom launches Russia’s largest 3D printer
Thursday, May 25, 2023 by Russia’s RusAt – Addictive Technologies – part of Rosatom’s fuel company TVEL have launched an innovative 3D printer that can be used in all key high-tech industries. The machine...

Initial tests completed for Westinghouse LFR design
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 by Ansaldo Nucleare and Westinghouse Electric Company say initial testing has been completed for their Generation IV lead-cooled fast reactor design. The testing campaign took place at...

Westinghouse launches AP300 small modular reactor
Wednesday, May 10, 2023 by US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has submitted its pre-application Regulatory Engagement Plan with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for its recently launched AP300...

Preparatory work begins for Russia’s Beloyarsk 5 fast reactor
Friday, April 07, 2023 by Engineering surveys have begun at Russia’s Beloyarsk NPP site, which will form the basis for the Investment Feasibility Study (OBIN – Obosnovaniya Investitsii) for the construction of...

Rolls-Royce SMR progresses through generic design assessment
Thursday, April 06, 2023 by Rolls-Royce SMR Limited's 470 MWe small modular reactor (SMR) design has completed the first step of the UK's Generic Design Assessment (GDA) process and is expected to complete...

US Senate considers legislation to support deployment of advanced reactors
Thursday, April 06, 2023 by The US Senate Energy & Public Works Committee (EPW) has introduced new legislation based on bipartisan support for advanced nuclear reactor developments, including expanding levels...

Rosatom plans development of pilot nuclear thermal power plant
Friday, March 31, 2023 by Rosatom is considering construction of a pilot nuclear thermal power plant (ATST) Elena-AM, designed for use in small remote villages. According to documents posted on Rosatom’s...

Urenco ends its support for U-Battery advanced reactor
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 by Urenco says it is withdrawing its support for the U-Battery advanced modular reactor (AMR) project "having exhausted its attempts to secure the commitment of new commercial...

NRC begins partial review of NuScale’s SMR
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said staff will begin reviewing most of NuScale Power’s application for standard design approval of the company’s 77 MWe/module small...

SMR development tracked by NEA and IAEA studies
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 by The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) has recently published a 73-page study, which tracks the progress of selected small modular reactor (SMR) designs towards deployment. NEA says the...

Enel and newcleo partner on Generation IV reactors
Thursday, March 16, 2023 by Italy’s Enel Group and UK-based nuclear technology company newcleo have signed a cooperation agreement to jointly work on newcleo’s Generation IV nuclear technology projects. Enel...

Canada’s TRIUMF and Dual Fluid co-operate on SMR development
Thursday, March 16, 2023 by Canadian research centre TRIUMF and Canadian-German nuclear technology company Dual Fluid have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to advance the development of a small...

GE Hitachi's BWRX-300 completes first two phases of design review
Thursday, March 16, 2023 by The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) says it has completed a combined phases 1 & 2 vendor design review (VDR) of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s BWRX-300 boiling water reactor....

South Korea's APR1000 certified for use in Europe
Wednesday, March 08, 2023 by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power's (KHNP's) APR1000 reactor design has been formally certified as compliant by the European Utility Requirements (EUR) organisation. In November 2019,...

Progress continues at Russia’s Brest reactor project
Tuesday, March 07, 2023 by TsKBM, (part of Rosatom’s mechanical engineering division Atomenergomash) has started assembling a prototype of the main circulation pump unit (RCPU) for the Brest-OD-300 lead-cooled...

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