New News information at Nuclear Engineering International New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Nuclear Engineering International Nawah receives licence for regulated activities at Barakah 3 by <br/> <br/> The UAE Federal Nuclear Regulatory Authority (FANR) on 11 October approved a licence for generating company Nawah to carry out regulated activities at unit 3 of the Barakah nuclear power plant. Thu, 14 Oct 2021 10:35:00 GMT IEA World Energy Outlook intended as handbook for COP26 by <br/> <br/> The International Energy Agency (IEA) in its latest World Energy Outlook (WEO), published on 13 October, says transition to a clean energy system is progressing too slowly for the world to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. Thu, 14 Oct 2021 10:32:00 GMT Australian submarine deal sparks debate about nuclear energy by <br/> <br/> In the wake of Australia’s decision to purchase nuclear-powered submarines from the USA and UK, instead of diesel-powered vessels from France (the AUKUS defence pact), pressure is building up for Australia to consider developing nuclear power for energy production. Thu, 14 Oct 2021 10:24:00 GMT UK recycles decommissioned nuclear cargo vessel by <br/> <br/> The UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) said on 12 October Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS), which operated Oceanic Pintail, had set Dales Marine Services the challenge of ensuring 98% of the former nuclear cargo vessel was reused. Wed, 13 Oct 2021 23:00:00 GMT Jacobs awarded contract extension to support UK's nuclear plants by <br/> <br/> US-based Jacobs announced it has been awarded an extension to its Project Management Resources (PMR) contract with EDF Nuclear Generation, operator of the UK’s nuclear power plants. Wed, 13 Oct 2021 11:38:00 GMT RPV installed at Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh by <br/> <br/> The reactor pressure vessel (RPV) has been installed at unit 1 of Bangladesh's Rooppur nuclear power plant, marking a significant milestone for the VVER-1200 reactor project being constructed by Russia's Rosatom. Tue, 12 Oct 2021 10:16:00 GMT Residential town for Kursk-II builders to be ready in 2022 by <br/> <br/> Russia’s Titan-2 said that it is building a residential town for the builders of the Kursk-II NPP. It will be located on an area of more than four hectares. Tue, 12 Oct 2021 09:43:00 GMT IAEA mission reports safety commitment by France’s Paluel NPP by <br/> <br/> An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Operational Safety Review Team (OSART) said the operator of France’s Paluel nuclear power plant demonstrated a commitment to safety. The team encouraged the operator to continue implementation of its operational safety improvement initiatives at the plant. Mon, 11 Oct 2021 11:41:00 GMT Spain renews licence for Ascó I and II by <br/> <br/> Spain’s Official State Gazette (BOE) on 7 October published an Order that grants the Ascó-Vandellós II Nuclear Association (ANAV) renewal of the authorisation for the operation of the Ascó I and Ascó II nuclear plants in Tarragona. Mon, 11 Oct 2021 11:34:00 GMT Armenia discussing new nuclear plant with Russian mining company by <br/> <br/> The Armenian government is negotiating with the Russian mining company Geopromining on the construction of a new nuclear power plant, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan told parliament on 6 October during a parliament-Cabinet Q&A session. Mon, 11 Oct 2021 11:17:00 GMT