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KHNP and CNL sign MOU on used fuel and decommissioning
19 October, 2021
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IAEA completes long term operational review of Slovenia’s Krško
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 by An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Pre-SALTO (Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation) review mission has completed a review of long term operational safety at the...

Environmentalists find no problems with Russia’s floating nuclear power plant
Monday, October 18, 2021 by Rosatom’s floating NPP (FNPP), the Akademik Lomonosov, moored at the city of Pevek in Russia’s Chukotka Autonomous Okrug was visited on 12 October by a public expedition led by...

IAEA releases two reports in run up to COP26
Monday, October 18, 2021 by In the run up to the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26 in November, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has published a comprehensive report setting out...

Canadian regulator renews OPG’s licence to develop SMR
Monday, October 18, 2021 by The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is renewing Ontario Power Generation’s licence for a project eventually building a small modular reactor (SMR) at its Darlington site.

Rosatom plans hydrogen production at Kola nuclear power plant
Monday, October 18, 2021 by Rosatom plans by 2030 to prepare a commercially viable proposal for the production of hydrogen by converting methane at a nuclear power plant.

Fuel loading completed at South Korea’s Shin Hanul nuclear plant
Monday, October 18, 2021 by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) said on 13 October it had completed loading nuclear fuel assemblies into unit 1 of the Shin-Hanul NPP in South Korea.

UKAEA shortlists five sites for STEP fusion plant
Monday, October 18, 2021 by The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) announced that five sites had been shortlisted for the UK’s Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production (STEP) fusion energy plant

Rusatom Overseas and Gazprom Neft to cooperate on hydrogen energy
Sunday, October 17, 2021 by Rusatom Overseas (part of Rosatom) and Gazprom Neft on 12 October signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of hydrogen energy and the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions.

University of Bristol team undertakes research at Chernobyl NPP
Sunday, October 17, 2021 by Researchers from the University of Bristol are leading activities with Ukrainian researchers and engineers at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (ChNPP) to carry out radiation...

EDF submits preliminary offer to Poland for the construction of EPR reactors
Friday, October 15, 2021 by EDF on 13 October submitted a non-binding preliminary offer to the Polish government for the supply contract of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) activities for four to...

Orano opens stable isotope lab
Friday, October 15, 2021 by France’s Orano group said on 11 October that it recently celebrated the construction of the stable isotope laboratory on the Orano Tricastin site (Drôme).

Canada’s Arc Clean Energy signs MOU to advance SMR deployment
Friday, October 15, 2021 by ARC Clean Energy Canada has signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Cross River Infrastructure Partners to develop sustainable industrial projects globally that...

Macron sees nuclear and hydrogen power as priorities
Friday, October 15, 2021 by President Emmanuel Macron said France would aim to become a leader in green hydrogen by 2030 and build new, smaller nuclear reactors as he announced a five-year investment plan aimed...

Nawah receives licence for regulated activities at Barakah 3
Thursday, October 14, 2021 by 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...

IEA World Energy Outlook intended as handbook for COP26
Thursday, October 14, 2021 by 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...

Australian submarine deal sparks debate about nuclear energy
Thursday, October 14, 2021 by 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...

UK recycles decommissioned nuclear cargo vessel
Thursday, October 14, 2021 by 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...

Jacobs awarded contract extension to support UK's nuclear plants
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 by 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.

RPV installed at Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 by 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...

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