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October 2022

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More Russian equipment for ITER
07 October 2022 Russian enterprises have completed the manufacture and shipment of...

Internal containment fourth tier completed for unit 2 at Kursk-II
07 October 2022 Rosatom has completed installation of the fourth tier of the...

Zap Energy considers retrofitting fusion reactor at coal plant
07 October 2022 A new study by US-based Zap Energy will assess the feasibility of siting...

Installation of overhead cranes completed at Rooppur NPP unit 2
07 October 2022 Installation of overhead cranes has been completed in the turbine section...

KBR contracted to support UK Nuclear Waste Services
07 October 2022 Under a three-year agreement, US-based KBR has announced it will be...

IAEA breaks ground to expand and modernise Seibersdorf Laboratories
07 October 2022 A ground-breaking ceremony was held on 3 October at the IAEA’s...

Three French nuclear units to restart soon following repairs
07 October 2022 EDF has announced that repairs related to corrosion have been completed...

Westinghouse advances eVinci microreactor commercialisation in Canada
06 October 2022 Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a service agreement with...

UK selects site for first fusion energy plant
06 October 2022 The UK government has announced that the West Burton power station site...

Westinghouse and Ansaldo Nucleare to develop lead-cooled fast reactor technology
06 October 2022 Westinghouse Electric Company and Ansaldo Nucleare have signed a...

Hungary and Uzbekistan launch nuclear cooperation programme
06 October 2022 Hungary and Uzbekistan are launching a comprehensive nuclear...

Canada calls for proposals for CNRI programme
06 October 2022 Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has issued a call for proposals for...

Brazil’s ENBPar and Rosatom sign MOU on green nuclear energy
06 October 2022 Brazil’s Empresa Brasileira de Participações em Energia Nuclear e...

Conflicting claims complicate status of Zaporizhzhia NPP
06 October 2022 The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),...

US Eielson Air Force Base embarks on Micro-Reactor Pilot Program
05 October 2022 The US Department of the Air Force (DAF), in partnership with the...

RoPower Nuclear established to develop SMRs in Romania
05 October 2022 Romanian nuclear utility Compania Națională Nuclearelectrica (SNN)...

IAEA increases its projections for nuclear power growth
05 October 2022 The IAEA is addressing some of today’s biggest global challenges,...

Tests completed on transport container for Hualong One fresh fuel
05 October 2022 The CNFC-HL01 Hualong One fresh fuel transport container...

Brookfield says nuclear is a clean, safe and mature source of power
05 October 2022 Canada-based global asset management company Brookfield has released a...

TAU Systems to build a new generation of compact particle accelerators
04 October 2022 US-based TAU Systems is poised to bring particle accelerators to a...

Iran becomes a major producer of radiopharmaceuticals
04 October 2022 The Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Mohammad...

Reactor pressure vessel test completed for China’s SMR
04 October 2022 Reactor pressure vessel hydraulic testing has been completed at...

UK’s MoltexFLEX launches new concept molten salt reactor
04 October 2022 UK-based MoltexFLEX has launched its FLEX reactor, which uses molten...

France prepares legislation to streamline NPP projects
04 October 2022 France is preparing legislation to reduce red tape related to nuclear...

Energoatom to establish network of electric charging stations
04 October 2022 Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers have adopted the ordinance "On...

Foundation completed for unit 1 of Egypt’s El-Dabaa NPP
04 October 2022 Egypt has completed construction of the foundation for the first...

Possible life extension for UK’s Hartlepool and Heysham NPPs
04 October 2022 France's EDF has said it will review whether there is a case to keep open...

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Japan utilities to develop new nuclear reactor
04 October 2022 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd has said it will develop a...

NGOs take legal action over closure of Belgian NPPs
04 October 2022 Several Belgian NGOs are taking the Belgian state and energy...

Constellation reports progress on the first US nuclear-powered hydrogen facility
04 October 2022 Leaders from the US Department of Energy (DOE), the New York State...

Dome installed at unit 2 of China’s Taipingling NPP
04 October 2022 China General Nuclear (CGN) has completed the lifting of a 225-ton dome...

Dukovany unit 3 shut down for refuelling and maintenance
04 October 2022 Czech power company ČEZ has said that unit 3 of the Dukovany NPP has...

Bulgaria excludes Atomstroyexport from Russian sanctions
04 October 2022 The Bulgarian authorities have excluded from the anti-Russian sanctions...

Germany extends operation of two NPPs
04 October 2022 Germany’s Federal Minister for Economics & Climate Protection, Robert...

Zaporozhzhia NPP Director General released from detention
04 October 2022 The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),...

September 2022

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Political developments undermine plans for talks on Zaporizhzhia protection zone
28 September 2022 The site of Ukraine’s Zaporozhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) was hit by...

IAEA proposal for Zaporozhzhia safety and security protection zone wins support
28 September 2022 An IAEA proposal to establish a nuclear safety and security protection...

Westinghouse signs more MOUs with Polish suppliers
28 September 2022 Westinghouse Electric Company has signed Memoranda of Understanding...

UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority to partner with National Decommissioning Centre
28 September 2022 The unique strategic partnership, supporting research with a potential...

Jacobs support refurbishment of UK nuclear research labs
28 September 2022 US-based Jacobs has been selected as full lifecycle delivery partner...

Base plate for Russia’s Brest reactor delivered to construction site
28 September 2022 The base plate for Russia’s lead-cooled Brest-OD-300 fast reactor has...

RPV installed at Akkuyu 2
27 September 2022 Rosatom has installed the VVER-1200 reactor vessel at unit 2 of the...

Argonne National Laboratory and Constellation look at producing hydrogen at NPPs
27 September 2022 Constellation Energy Corporation and the Department of Energy’s...

Belgium shuts down Doel 3
27 September 2022 Belgium has shut down its first nuclear reactor as part of a planned...

Russia’s BN-800 achieves full power for first time with MOX core
27 September 2022 The BN-800 fast reactor at unit 4 of Russia’s Beloyarsk NPP has for the...

Fire at Framatome fuel production site reported under control
27 September 2022 French regulator Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) says it has found...

Bloom Energy seeks to produce hydrogen at Xcel Energy’s Prairie Island NPP
27 September 2022 California-based fuel cell company Bloom Energy has announced that it...

Details provided on resolution of Akkuyu construction dispute
27 September 2022 Akkuyu Nukleer has announced that the two construction companies involved...

US DOE opens funding opportunity for regional hydrogen hubs
27 September 2022 The US Department of Energy has opened applications for a $7...

Enec announces start-up of Barakah 3
27 September 2022 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has announced that...

Demolition preparations progress at Alpha-4 enrichment facility
23 September 2022 US Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management (EM) crews are...

Oklo restarts NRC licensing process for Aurora microreactor
23 September 2022 US-based Oklo, developer of the 1.5MWe Aurora microreactor, has submitted...

Heat treatment completed on reactor vessel for unit 5 of Kudankulam NPP
23 September 2022 The Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technologies (part of the mechanical...

South Korea includes nuclear in its K-Taxonomy
23 September 2022 South Korea’s Ministry of Environment has released a revised draft of...

Spain standardises on Holtec’s Multi-Purpose Canister
23 September 2022 US-based Holtec International has announced that its HI-STORM MPC used...

IAEA says Slovakia is committed to a high level of safety
23 September 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

Shelling causes more damage to Zaporizhzhia NPP
22 September 2022 Renewed shelling in the early hours of 21 September at the site...

SaskPower proposes two potential SMR sites
22 September 2022 Saskatchewan’s first small modular nuclear reactor (SMR) could be located...

Framatome installs first 3D-printed stainless steel fuel component at Forsmark NPP
22 September 2022 Framatome has completed installation of the first 3D-printed, stainless...

Netherlands government supports construction of Pallas reactor
22 September 2022 Dutch Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Ernst Kuipers has announced...

Czech Republic’s first SMR could be built at Temelín by 2032
22 September 2022 A small modular reactor (SMR) could be built in the Czech Republic at...

Shelling resumes at Zaporizhzhia after brief lull
21 September 2022 The head of the (pro-Russian) military-civil Administration of...

Curtiss-Wright and X-energy support deployment of Xe-100 SMR
21 September 2022 US-based Curtiss-Wright Corporation) and X-energy have signed a...

IAEA mission finds commitment to safety in Turkey
21 September 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

IAEA concludes first ever site review for SMR
21 September 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded...

Demolition of US Bulk Shielding Reactor complex begins
21 September 2022 Demolition has begun on the US Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)...

Shelling reported near South Ukraine NPP
20 September 2022 Ukraine has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...

ULC-Energy secures cooperation from Constellation
20 September 2022 Dutch company ULC-Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU)...

Kazakhstan plans NPP by 2032
20 September 2022 Kazakhstan’s projected energy balance “shows the need to build a...

New Director General for ITER
20 September 2022 The ITER Council have appointed Dr Pietro Barabaschi as the...

IAEA laboratories analyse treated water from Fukushima Daiichi
20 September 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is conducting...

EDF says corrosion issues “on track” but problems remain
20 September 2022 Repair works on corrosion problems at some of French state-controlled...

Fermi Energia accepts bids from three SMR manufacturers
20 September 2022 Estonia’s Fermi Energia has sent a call for tenders to three new...

Future of Belgium’s Doel 3 still unclear
20 September 2022 Belgium’s Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (FANC) may consider...

China approves four new nuclear units
20 September 2022 China’s State Council has approved the construction of two CAP1000...

Refurbishment of Russia’s BN-600 gets underway
20 September 2022 JSC ZiO-Podolsk (part of Rosatom’s mechanical engineering Atomenergomash)...

Turkish construction company reinstated at Akkuyu NPP
20 September 2022 Work at the Akkuyu NPP being built by Rosatom in Turkey will continue at...

NRC renews operating licence for Westinghouse fuel fabrication facility
16 September 2022 ​​​​​​​The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a...

IAEA concludes long-term operational safety review of Oskarshamn NPP
16 September 2022 A team of experts from The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...

Russia sends gyrotrons to ITER
16 September 2022 Russia’s Project Centre ITER has said that the first Russian...

Vattenfall extends outage of Sweden’s Ringhals 4
16 September 2022 Swedish utility Vattenfall has delayed the restart of unit 4 at the...

EDF says nuclear output fell in August but forecasts increase in 2024
16 September 2022 EDF says that nuclear power generation at its French reactors in August...

US Centrus secures $320 million in new sales
16 September 2022 US Centrus Energy Corp has announced it has secured new nuclear fuel...

IAEA mission reviews nuclear regulation in Argentina
15 September 2022 An Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) team from the...

Reuter-Stokes and Paragon detection technology for NuScale SMR
15 September 2022 Reuter-Stokes and Paragon Energy have signed a contract to design...

TVEL to supply innovative fuel for Uzbek research reactor
15 September 2022 Rosatom’s fuel company TVEL and the Institute of Nuclear Physics of...

NuScale Power and KGHM move to support SMR deployment in Poland
15 September 2022 NuScale Power and KGHM Polska Miedź (KGHM) have signed the first Task...

US-Poland nuclear cooperation progress reflected in new roadmap report
15 September 2022 The USA has delivered its “Concept and Execution Report for Civil...

Rosatom begins excavation works at Hungary’s Paks-II NPP
15 September 2022 Rosatom has started excavation work at the construction site of the two...

US DOE identifies coal plant sites that could convert to nuclear
15 September 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released a 127-page...

Some power lines restored to Zaporizhzhia NPP
15 September 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has been informed...

Westinghouse and Spain’s Enusa to collaborate on VVER-440 fuel
14 September 2022 Westinghouse Electric Company and Enusa have announced that they intend...

IAEA sees strengthened operational safety at UAE’s Barakah NPP
14 September 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Operational Safety Review...

Sheffield Forgemasters partners GE Hitachi to support UK deployment of BWRX-300 SMR
14 September 2022 ​​​​​​​GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and UK-based Sheffield...

Fuel loaded at Mochovce 3
14 September 2022 Slovak energy company Slovenské Elektrárne (SE) has loaded the first...

More progress at Kursk NPP
14 September 2022 Rosatom has completed concreting the third tier of the inner containment...

NuScale Power, Habboush Group and ENTRA1 form strategic alliance
13 September 2022 US-based NuScale Power Corporation (NuScale) and Habboush Group (HG)...

First concrete poured for China’s Lufeng 5
13 September 2022 First concrete has been poured for the nuclear island of unit 5 at...

Russia’s BN800 fast reactor fully fuelled with mox
13 September 2022 The BN-800 fast reactor at unit 4 of Russia’s Beloyarsk NPP has for the...

Last reactor shut down at Zaporizhzhia NPP
12 September 2022 The last operating reactor at Ukraine’s six unit Zaporizhzhia NPP (unit...

Agreement signed for nuclear-powered mineral resource centre in Yakutia
09 September 2022 Russia and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) have signed an agreement on...

New nuclear medicine facility for Belgium’s University Hospital Leuven
09 September 2022 Belgium’s Tractebel (part of French energy company Engie), along with...

Russia launches new complex to produce irradiate silicon
09 September 2022 A new complex for nuclear doping of silicon has entered commercial...

Poland and Romania to co-operate on deployment of NuScale SMR
08 September 2022 Polish copper and silver producer KGHM Polska Miedz and Romanian...

Rosatom signs nuclear co-operation agreement with Myanmar
08 September 2022 Rosatom and Myanmar’s Ministry of Science and Technology and Ministry...

Temporary reprieve for two German NPPs
08 September 2022 Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate...

IAEA issues report on Zaporozhzhia and addresses UN Security Council
08 September 2022 On 6 September the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) issued a...

Saudi Arabia supports modernisation of IAEA laboratories
06 September 2022 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has donated $2.5 million towards the...

Testing completed for Silex laser enrichment module
06 September 2022 The first full-scale laser system module developed by Silex Systems Ltd...

UK government allocates funds for next generation nuclear technology
06 September 2022 The UK government has allocated GBP3.3 million ($3.8m) to help develop...

Rolls-Royce SMR signs MOU with Škoda JS
06 September 2022 Uk-based Rolls-Royce SMR has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...

Southern Nuclear notifies US regulator of plans to relicense Hatch NPP
06 September 2022 US Southern Company subsidiary, Southern Nuclear, has notified the US...

Ghana includes nuclear in its energy mix
06 September 2022 Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has approved the inclusion...

Uzbekistan receives EBRD grant to remediate legacy uranium sites
06 September 2022 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will...

Russia begins manufacture of RPV for unit 1 of Egypt’s El Dabaa NPP
06 September 2022 The Izhora branch of JSC AEM-Technologies (part of the mechanical...

France aims to restart all its reactors this winter
06 September 2022 French state-owned utility EDF will restart all its nuclear reactors...

California extends the life of Diablo Canyon NPP
06 September 2022 California lawmakers have voted to extend the operating life of the...

Zaporizhizhia's physical integrity violated
05 September 2022 The physical integrity of the ZNPP plant has been violated not once...

Sizewell C gets extra government funding
05 September 2022 Outgoing UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the UK government...

IAEA team begins inspection of Zaporizhzhia NPP; Grossi leaves after a few hours
01 September 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) 14-member Support...

US begins study of floating nuclear plants
01 September 2022 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Nuclear Energy University...

Finland’s Olkiluoto 3 reconnected to the grid
01 September 2022 The EPR reactor at unit 3 at Finland’s Olkiluoto NPP (OL3) was reconnected...

China begins construction of hull for Russian floating NPP
01 September 2022 China has begun laying the keel of the hull for Russia’s first...

Mexico's Laguna Verde NPP unit 2 receives operating licence extension
01 September 2022 Mexico's Secretary of Energy (Sener) Rocío Nahle García has granted...

Ultra Safe Nuclear and Hyundai Engineering collaborate on microreactors
01 September 2022 US-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) and South Korea’s...

Work starts on Phase 2 of Korea’s waste disposal facility
01 September 2022 A ground-breaking ceremony took place on 26 August for the second stage...

Installation licence renewed for Brazil’s Angra 3
01 September 2022 The Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural...

Dry storage for used fuel begins operation at Argentina’s Atucha NPP
01 September 2022 Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA (NA-SA) has completed construction of a...

August 2022

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Armenia signs nuclear fuel contract with Russia’s TVEL
31 August 2022 Rosatom’s nuclear fuel company TVEL and Haykakan Atomayin...

Russia and Ghana to set up joint working group on SMRs
31 August 2022 Russia and Ghana have agreed to establish a Joint Working Group (JWG)...

Slovak regulator authorises commissioning of Mochovce NPP unit 3
31 August 2022 The Nuclear Regulatory Authority of the Slovak Republic (ÚJD - Úrad...

Rolls-Royce SMR & ULC-Energy collaborate on SMR development for the Netherlands
31 August 2022 Rolls-Royce SMR has signed an exclusive agreement with the Dutch...

Subcritical Assembly for Training, Education and Research begins operation in Philippines
31 August 2022 After more than three decades, the Philippines is again operating a...

Hungary issues construction licence for Russia to begin work at Paks-II NPP
31 August 2022 The Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority (HAEA) has issued the licence...

Japanese fuel fabrication plant to resume activity
31 August 2022 Mitsubishi Nuclear Fuel Co (MNF), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy...

Kazakhstan's first NPP to be an international project
31 August 2022 In a recent interview with Tengrinews the Prime Minister of...

Tepco postpones Fukushima debris removal pending adjustments to robot arm
30 August 2022 Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (Tepco) says it will have to delay...

NuScale Power and Fermi Energia to explore advanced nuclear application in Estonia
30 August 2022 US-based NuScale Power recently announced it has signed a memorandum...

KHNP to supply turbine islands for Rosatom at Egypt’s El-Dabaa NPP
30 August 2022 The Engineering Division of Russia’s Rosatom, JSC Atomstroyexport (ASE),...

IAEA team sets out to Zaporizhzhia NPP in Ukraine
30 August 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Support and Assistance...

Aktis Oncology announces actinium-225 supply agreements
26 August 2022 US-based Aktis Oncology, a biotechnology company discovering and...

Russia’s Nikiet wins tender to develop Shelf-M microreactor
26 August 2022 Russia’s NA Dollezhal Scientific Research and Design Institute of...

Equipment testing begins for Russia’s ODEK fuel fabrication module
26 August 2022 Comprehensive testing of the plant equipment for the fuel fabrication...

Polar crane installed at Akkuyu NPP unit 1
26 August 2022 The polar crane supplied by Syzran Tyazhmash has been installed at unit 1...

IAEA continues to press for visit to Zaporizhzhia NPP
25 August 2022 Ukraine has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency that...

X-energy considers further development of high-temperature gas reactor
25 August 2022 US-based X-energy recently completed a $40 million award with the...

Inner dome installed at China’s Zhangzhou NPP unit 2
25 August 2022 The inner dome for unit 2 of China’s Zhangzhou NPP has been installed...

Thorizon raises funds for waste-burning thorium molten salt reactor
25 August 2022 Dutch company Thorizon has raised €12.5 million for the development of...

Japan commits to nuclear revival
25 August 2022 Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has said that the government “will...

Holtec ramps up SMR-160 and green boiler programmes
25 August 2022 US-based Holtec International has welcomed the passage of the US...

Germany still undecided on nuclear phase-out delay
25 August 2022 German Economy Minister Robert Habeck has said in a recent statement...

Chernobyl NPP resumes radwaste processing
25 August 2022 Ukraine’s Chernobyl NPP (ChNPP) has resumed radwaste processing and...

Urenco ramps up net zero targets
23 August 2022 Uranium enrichment company Urenco has dramatically accelerated its net...

TVO wins arbitration case against Wärtsilä over diesel generators
23 August 2022 Finnish power company Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) has said that...

Poland approves draft regulatory changes for nuclear facilities
23 August 2022 Poland’s Council of Ministers have adopted a draft act amending...

Contract signed for construction of Leningrad NPP units 7&8
23 August 2022 Russia’s Titan-2 holding (part of Rosatom) has signed a contract for...

Japanese regulator approves upgrades to Kashiwazaki-Kariwa units
23 August 2022 Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has officially approved...

Framatome to deliver neutron instrumentation system to South Carolina NPP
23 August 2022 Framatome has announced that it has been selected by an unnamed US utility...

American Bureau of Shipping to look at nuclear propulsion
23 August 2022 The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has been awarded a contract by the...

US Abilene Christian university applies to build molten salt research reactor
23 August 2022 The Abilene Christian University (ACU) in Texas has said that its...

Growing concern about Zaporizhzya NPP sparks international diplomacy
22 August 2022 The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),...

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation opens pilot fuel manufacturing facility
22 August 2022 Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) has opened its Pilot Fuel...

KSB wins coolant pump order from
19 August 2022 UK-based pump manufacturer KSB Ltd has been awarded a INR5 billion...

KHNP seeks nuclear co-operation with Czech Republic
19 August 2022 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) has signed a memorandum of...

Rosatom begins installing turbine condenser at Akkuyu NPP unit 1
19 August 2022 Despite the dispute between construction contractors at the Akkuyu NPP...

Concreting of Rooppur 2 dome begins
19 August 2022 Concreting has begun on the inner containment dome of the reactor building...

Romania’s Nuclearelectrica triples profit
19 August 2022 Nuclearelectrica (SNN), operator of Romania’s Cernavoda NPP has...

NRG and Curium sign contract to produce molybdenum-99
19 August 2022 NRG and Curium have signed a contract to produce molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) at...

China restarts Taishan 1 after a year of repairs
18 August 2022 Unit 1 at China’s Taishan NPP in Guangdong province - the world's...

TerraPower announces fundraising of $750 million
18 August 2022 US-based TerraPower has announced the close of an equity raise that...

Major component installed at China’s Sanmen NPP unit 3
18 August 2022 The 1000-ton CA20 – a large steel structural module for fuel storage,...

Canada’s NWMO defers repository site selection to 2024
18 August 2022 Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) said it now...

Inflation Reduction Act passed by the US House
18 August 2022 The US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) has been sent to President Joe Biden...

Work begins on cooling tower for Russia’s Brest reactor
18 August 2022 Rosatom has installed the first tier of an evaporative cooling tower for...

Refurbishment of Darlington NPP unit 3 ahead of schedule
18 August 2022 Ontario Power Generation (OPG) reported its financial and operating...

Ukrainian regulator restores licences for Chernobyl exclusion zone
18 August 2022 The State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine (SNRIU) said on...

Terrestrial Energy signs MOU with Invest Alberta
16 August 2022 Canada’s Terrestrial Energy and Invest Alberta (the Government of...

UKAEA appoints consortium as engineering service delivery partner for STEP
16 August 2022 A consortium of nuclear fusion experts led by Atkins - a member of...

South Korean conference seeks nuclear industry revival
16 August 2022 South Korean Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Lee Chang-yang has...

Progress continues at Russia’s Experimental Demonstration Energy Complex
16 August 2022 Specialists of Russia’s Concern Titan-2 are continuing construction of...

Global nuclear industry submits statement to NPT Review Conference
16 August 2022 The global nuclear industry on 12 August submitted a statement to the...

Concreting of reactor containment begins at unit 2 of Kursk-II
16 August 2022 Construction workers have started concreting the third tier of the...

Covra plans new waste storage building
16 August 2022 The Netherlands’ Central Organisation for Radioactive Waste (Covra) has...

Problems continue at Akkuyu NPP
16 August 2022 The companies' dispute over the construction at the Akkuyu NPP in Turkey...

IAEA’s Grossi addresses UN Security Council on Zaporizhzhia
15 August 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Reactor pressure vessel installed at unit 2 of China’s Zhangzhou NPP
15 August 2022 The reactor pressure vessel (RPV) has been installed at unit 2 of...

Deadline relaxed for release of treated Fukushima water
15 August 2022 Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (Tepco) now estimates that...

US removes highly enriched uranium from Japan
12 August 2022 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Nuclear...

India’s L&T to build natural draught cooling towers for Rawatbhata atomic power project
12 August 2022 The construction arm of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has secured a significant...

E.On not prepared for continued operation of NPPs
12 August 2022 German energy company E.On had not planned to continue operation of its...

EDF demands $8.5bn to compensate for capped electricity prices
12 August 2022 Electricite de France (EDF) has asked its main shareholder, the French...

Trial operation begins at Bolivia’s nuclear research and technology centre
12 August 2022 Rosatom has launched a trial operation of the first industrial facilities...

French regulator modifies ruling on NPP thermal discharges
12 August 2022 French regulator Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) has temporarily...

Ukrainian State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate to be restructured
12 August 2022 The Board of the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine (SNRIU)...

Rosatom gives more details of construction dispute at Akkuyu NPP
12 August 2022 Akkuyu Nukleer (part of Rosatom) has issued an official statement on...

Concern continues for Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant
11 August 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

China approves launch of liquid-salt thorium reactor
11 August 2022 The Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics (SINAP), a division of the...

Olkiluoto 3 restarts following repairs
11 August 2022 The maintenance and repair work on the turbine side of the EPR reactor...

Dow to support deployment of X-energy SMRs
11 August 2022 US-based materials science company Dow, and nuclear energy innovation...

Deep Isolation and Amentum partner to commercialise nuclear waste disposal technology
11 August 2022 US-based Deep Isolation and Amentum have signed a Memorandum of Agreement...

India’s NPCIL orders Holtec fuel storage racks for Kudankulam
09 August 2022 US-based Holtec International has reported that Nuclear Power Corporation...

Fennovoima expects legal action from Rosatom
09 August 2022 Finland’s Fennovoima Oy, which was the customer for the construction of...

Localisation at Egypt’s El-Dabaa NPP to be 25-50%
09 August 2022 Localization of the construction of the El-Dabaa NPP being built in Egypt...

French regulator orders safety upgrades at Bugey NPP
09 August 2022 French regulator Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) has given EDF...

USACE contracts Westinghouse to decommission Alaskan reactor
09 August 2022 The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, has awarded...

Russia delivers more electrical equipment to Iter
09 August 2022 The 25th batch of Russian electrical equipment was successfully delivered...

Ansaldo contracted to support new Sellafield facility
09 August 2022 The first contract awarded as part of the Programme and Project Partners...

Ukrainian nuclear specialists to study AP1000 technology in USA
09 August 2022 Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom and US-based Westinghouse are...

Kazakhstan chooses site for second NPP
09 August 2022 Construction of a second NPP on the Irtysh River in the Kurchatov region...

IAEA’s Grossi expresses extreme concern about Zaporizhzhia NPP
08 August 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Steam generators installed at unit 2 of China’s Zhangzhou NPP
08 August 2022 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) has reported that all three...

Work already underway at Egypt’s El Dabaa NPP
05 August 2022 Vladimir Minaev, director of the programme for the construction of NPPs...

US NRC issues final EIS for licence renewal of Westinghouse Columbia fuel facility
05 August 2022 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has said it has issued its...

IAEA’s Grossi addresses NPT review conference
05 August 2022 Addressing the opening session of the Tenth Review Conference of the...

Germany’s Konrad repository moves forward
05 August 2022 Germany’s Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung (BGE) has awarded a contract...

US NRC authorises Vogtle unit 3 fuel loading and operation
04 August 2022 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has authorised Southern...

TVA and GEH co-operate on possible deployment of BWRX-300
04 August 2022 The US Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), in its third quarter fiscal...

UK’s Hinkley Point B closes after 46 years
04 August 2022 After more than 46 years of electricity generation in Somerset, the...

Fukushima officials approve treated water release but seek to minimise “reputational damage”
04 August 2022 Fukushima Prefecture and the town governments of Futaba and Okuma have...

Turkish Energy Ministry mediates in dispute over dismissal of Akkuyu NPP construction company
04 August 2022 The Turkish Energy Ministry is seeking to resolve a dispute between...

Organisation of Canadian Nuclear Industries receives funding for Ready4SMR Programme
03 August 2022 The Organisation of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) has announced that...

X-energy Canada and SIMSA support potential deployment of Xe-100 SMRs
03 August 2022 X-energy Canada and the Saskatchewan Industrial and Mining...

Vogtle NPP faces more possible delays
03 August 2022 US Southern Company has reported second-quarter earnings of $1.1 billion...

Studsvik Scandpower and Blue Wave co-operate on artificial intelligence
03 August 2022 Sweden’s Studsvik Scandpower has formed a strategic partnership with...

South Korea to support research reactor regulation in Saudi Arabia
03 August 2022 The Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety (KINS) has signed a $2.32...

SNC-Lavalin supports life extension of China’s Qinshan reactors
02 August 2022 Candu Energy, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has announced that it...

Last Energy plans to develop 10 SMRs in Poland
02 August 2022 US-based Last Energy, which is developing a new fully small modular...

South African regulator receives safety case for Koeberg life extension
02 August 2022 South Africa’s National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) has confirmed that...

Mayak to start reprocessing of fuel from Beloyarsk AMB reactors
02 August 2022 Russia’s Mayak Production Association in Ozersk expects to begin...

Gemini containers used to ship waste to Sellafield
02 August 2022 The first UK shipment of legacy waste drums from Magnox Harwell to...

China’s CIMC ENRIC wins record export order from Europe for nuclear fuel transport containers
02 August 2022 China’s CIMC Enric Holdings Ltd announced that its subsidiary, Nantong...

Radioactive water leak reported at Japan’s Mihama NPP
01 August 2022 Unit 3 at Japan’s Mihama nuclear power plant in the Fukui prefecture...

Iran to construct research reactor in Isfahan
01 August 2022 Construction of a new research reactor in the central Iranian city of...

NRC certifies NuScale SMR for US use
01 August 2022 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has said that it directed staff...

July 2022

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Slovakia’s Bohunice reactors fully dismantled
29 July 2022 Two Soviet-era reactors at the Bohunice V1 nuclear power plant in the...

Sellafield signs agreements with Seddon and Jacobs
29 July 2022 UK-based Seddon Construction Ltd has been appointed by Sellafield to...

Petten starts research into fuel cladding for EDF
29 July 2022 Work has begun at NRG’s High Flux Reactor in Petten, the Netherlands,...

French regulator allows temporary modification of thermal discharges at NPPs during heatwave
29 July 2022 French nuclear regulator Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) has decided...

Russia’s BN1200 may be built on decommissioned NPP sites
29 July 2022 The BN-1200 sodium-cooled fast reactor planned for unit 5 of...

DOE selects sodium-cooled fast reactor design for Versatile Test Reactor
28 July 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has said it has issued a record of...

UKAEA and Commonwealth Fusion Systems to advance fusion energy
28 July 2022 The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and Commonwealth Fusion Systems...

Westinghouse and EDF co-operate on accident tolerant fuel
28 July 2022 Westinghouse Electric Company have announced a partnership with EDF...

France to increase monitoring of EDF’s NPPs
28 July 2022 France is to intensify monitoring of EDF's power reactors to ensure there...

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories and ARC Canada to advance fuel development
28 July 2022 Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has announced that it has entered into...

NEA report looks at nuclear cogeneration
28 July 2022 A new report by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), “Beyond...

South Korea plans interim used fuel storage by 2043
27 July 2022 South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy has announced that...

Russia to clean up nuclear waste tailings dump
27 July 2022 Russia’s Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant (NCCP) has ended...

Romania’s Nuclearelectrica selects Candu Energy to support Cernavoda refurbishment
27 July 2022 Candu Energy, part of Canada’s SNC-Lavalin Group, has been selected...

Japan approves release of Fukushima water into the sea
27 July 2022 Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has approved a plan to...

India’s Kakrapar 3 ready for start up
27 July 2022 Unit 3 of India’s Kakrapar Atomic Power Project (KAPP) in Gujarat is...

Russia’s floating NPP supplies heat to second Pevek district
26 July 2022 The first heat from the floating NPP (FNPP), Akademik Lomonosov, has...

First Light Fusion signs agreement with Spain’s IDOM
26 July 2022 UK’s First Light Fusion (FLF) has entered a long-term collaboration...

Holtec progresses its plans for SMR construction
26 July 2022 US-based Holtec Intrnational is moving forward on its $7.4 billion plan...

Sellafield Magnox reprocessing plant closes
26 July 2022 The Magnox Reprocessing Plant at the UK’s Sellafield site took its final...

IAEA calls for restraint in Ukraine
26 July 2022 The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),...

ENEC completes hot functional testing at Barakah 4
26 July 2022 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has says it has completed...

Belgium and Electrabel sign letter of intent on life extension of NPPs
25 July 2022 The Belgian government and French utility group Engie's subsidiary...

First concrete poured for Akkuyu 4
25 July 2022 First concrete has been poured for unit 4 at the Akkuyu NPPP...

Terrestrial Energy and Korea’s DL E&C sign MOU on IMSR cogeneration plant
22 July 2022 Canada’s Terrestrial Energy and DL E&C has signed a Memorandum of...

Reactor plant equipment installed at Kudankulam 3
22 July 2022 All reactor plant equipment has been installed at unit 3 of...

Russia’s Kola NPP to start hydrogen production in 2025 as it awaits construction licence for Kola-II
22 July 2022 The bench test complex for hydrogen production at Russia’s Kola NPP in...

Fusion company TAE Technologies closes $250 million financing round
21 July 2022 After achieving temperatures greater than 75 million degrees Celsius...

Kairos and Materion plant to produce coolant for high-temperature molten salt reactors
21 July 2022 US-based Kairos Power has said that, as part of a Cooperative...

Two IAEA mission review Chile’s research reactor
21 July 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has announced the completion...

UK launches fund to support nuclear fuel development
21 July 2022 The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)...

Test run for South Korea’s Shin Hanul 1
21 July 2022 South Korea’s Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) 2nd Vice Minister,...

Russia develops experimental complex for testing innovative fuels
21 July 2022 Russian fuel company TVEL (part of Rosatom) has developed a...

Olkiluoto 1 restarts operation
21 July 2022 A damaged fuel element was removed from the reactor at unit 1 of...

Westinghouse to assist in decommissioning Norway’s research reactors
21 July 2022 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has announced a major...

South Korea to include nuclear in its taxonomy
21 July 2022 The Korean Ministry of Environment announced that nuclear power will...

UK launches consultation on used fuel storage at Hinkley Point C
21 July 2022 The UK Environment Agency has launched a consultation on the way used...

Germany considers extending life of nuclear plants
21 July 2022 Germany may extend the life of its three remaining nuclear power plants,...

First concrete poured for Egypt’s El-Dabaa NPP
21 July 2022 Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Dr Mohamed Shaker,...

Planning consent for Sizewell C
21 July 2022 The UK Planning Inspectorate Strategy said on 20 July that the Secretary...

IAEA delivers radiation monitoring equipment to Ukraine
20 July 2022 Ukraine has received a large batch of vital radiation protection...

Second RITM-200 ship reactor delivered for new Russian icebreaker
20 July 2022 ZiO-Podolsk (part of Rosatom’s engineering division, Atomenergomash) has...

Decommissioning of Switzerland’s Mühleberg NPP on track
20 July 2022 The dismantling of Switzerland’s Mühleberg NPP is making good progress,...

Control cabinets delivered for Kursk-II
20 July 2022 The delivery of automation cabinets for unit 1 of Russia’s Kursk-II NPP...

Kazakhstan to generate 12% of electricity from nuclear by 2035
19 July 2022 The Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan expects that by 2035 the share of...

Idaho National Laboratory demonstrates digital twin of a simulated microreactor
19 July 2022 Researchers at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) recently performed their...

US NRC issues EIS for Holtec’s interim storage facility
19 July 2022 US-based Holtec International has announced that the US Nuclear...

Fusion Industry survey shows significant increase in private investment
19 July 2022 The latest survey from the Fusion Industry Association (FIA) – “The...

No life extension for Belgium’s Doel 3 and Tihange 2
19 July 2022 Operations at unit 2 of Belgium’s Tihange NPP and unit 3 of the Doel...

Japan’s Kishida wants nine nuclear units in operation by winter
18 July 2022 Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, leader of the Liberal Democratic...

China pours first concrete for Haiyang NPP unit 3
18 July 2022 First concrete has been poured for unit 3 of the Haiyang NPP in...

UK regulator says two outstanding matters must be resolved before granting Sizewell C licence
15 July 2022 The UK’s Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) said on 11 July that the...

Uzatom signs MOU on nuclear infrastructure development
15 July 2022 Uzbekistan’s Nuclear Energy Development Agency under the Ministry of...

Reactor lid shipped for Kursk-II unit 2
15 July 2022 The Volgodonsk branch of AEM-technology (part of the the...

Installation of Brest-300 reactor base to begin
15 July 2022 The builders of the Pilot Demonstration Energy Complex (ODEK) at the...

Tokyo court orders former Tepco officials to pay damages for Fukushima disaster
15 July 2022 The Tokyo district court has ordered four former executives of Tokyo...

Bechtel-Led Entity to operate US Waste Isolation Facility
15 July 2022 A Bechtel-led entity has won a potential 10-year, $3 billion contract...

Kyoto Fusioneering designs test facility for fusion power plant equipment
14 July 2022 Japan’s Kyoto Fusioneering Ltd (KF) has completed the preliminary design...

Two Polish companies apply for regulator’s opinion on SMR technology assessment
14 July 2022 Polish copper producer KGHM Polska Miedź and Orlen Synthos Green Energy...

South Korea’s Yoon urges rapid rebuilding of nuclear industry
14 July 2022 South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol has told Industry Minister...

Myanmar signs MOUs with Rosatom on nuclear co-operation
14 July 2022 During a recent visit to Moscow, Myanmar’s Minister of Science...

OPG and X-energy to deploy Xe-100 SMRs for industrial applications
14 July 2022 Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and US-based X-energy have signed a...

NuScale Power and Paragon sign licence agreement for reactor protection system
14 July 2022 US-based NuScale Power and Paragon Energy Solutions have signed a...

Licensing process for Westinghouse AP1000 begins in Ukraine
14 July 2022 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has announced a new contract...

New safety equipment for BN1200
14 July 2022 The BN-1200 fast neutron reactor planned for unit 5 of Russia’s Beloyarsk...

Dutch regulator receives licence application for PALLAS reactor
12 July 2022 The Netherlands nuclear regulator, Autoriteit Nucleaire Veiligheid...

Upper section of the steel containment shell installed at China’s SMR
12 July 2022 The upper section of the steel containment shell of China’s ACP100...

First used fuel from Spain’s Santa María de Garoña NPP goes to storage
12 July 2022 The first of five containers for used fuel that are planned to be stored...

Installation begins of roof of the turbine building at Kursk-II unit 2
12 July 2022 Russia’s Kursk NPP has said that Titan-2 has begun installing the roof of...

IAEA reviews Hungary’s nuclear emergency preparedness
12 July 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Emergency Preparedness...

Curio and Energy Northwest to partner on used fuel recycling
12 July 2022 US-based Curio has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with...

Life extension for Russia’s BN600 fast reactor
12 July 2022 Beloyarsk NPP is to replace 24 steam generator modules to prepare for...

Planning consent for Sizewell C delayed
11 July 2022 The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy...

France to renationalise EDF
11 July 2022 French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne has told the National Assembly that...

IAEA says transmission data restored with Zaporizhzhia
08 July 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Ukrainian operator...

IAEA reviews NRG’s management of ageing High Flux Reactor
08 July 2022 A team of seven international experts, on behalf of the International...

Sixfold increase in Rosatom’s capital investment in 10 years
08 July 2022 Gennady Sakharov: "The annual volume of capital investments of Rosatom...

Jamaica’s first Public Nuclear Medicine Centre opens with IAEA support
08 July 2022 Jamaica’s first public nuclear medicine centre has opened with...

Westinghouse announces organizational changes
08 July 2022 Westinghouse Electric Company has announced organisational and...

Spherical RCP housings installed at Kursk-II NPP unit 2
08 July 2022 In the reactor building of unit 2 at Russia’s Kursk-II NPP, all...

Molybdenum-99 to be produced at Darlington NPP
08 July 2022 Following extensive collaboration involving design, regulatory...

More equipment for Brazil’s nuclear submarine
08 July 2022 Brazil’s Nuclep has delivered more strategic equipment to the Brazilian...

Environmental permits for Sizewell C
07 July 2022 The UK Environment Agency (EA) has begun a 12-week public consultation...

South Korea plans 30% nuclear share by 2030
07 July 2022 South Korea will expand its generation of nuclear power to more than 30%...

Rolls-Royce SMR shortlists locations for first factory
07 July 2022 Rolls-Royce SMR on 4 July announced a list of potential locations for...

MHI delivers testing equipment to Iter
07 July 2022 Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) has completed delivery...

Holtec announces a new district heating technology
07 July 2022 Holtec International has announced the HI-HEAT District Heater System...

EU parliament supports 'green' label for gas, nuclear investments
07 July 2022 The European Parliament has voted in favour of European Union (EU)...

Bruce Power awards contract to BWXT Canada for MCR project
07 July 2022 As part of its ‘Made in Ontario’ strategy to secure good jobs, strengthen...

Nucleoeléctrica Argentina signs agreement for long-term operation of the Atucha I
07 July 2022 Nucleoeléctrica Argentina has signed the Licensing Framework Agreement...

ASN lifts its enhanced monitoring of Flamanville 1 and 2
07 July 2022 French regulator Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) has said that, in view...

Concreting of the inner containment dome completed at Rooppur
06 July 2022 Concreting of the dome of the inner containment (VZO) has been completed...

Studsvik Scandpower and VTT partner to develop Serpent software
06 July 2022 Sweden’s Studsvik Scandpower and VTT Technical Research Centre of...

Excavation completed of the first five tunnels at Finland’s disposal facility
06 July 2022 Excavation of the first five final disposal tunnels at Finland’s Onkalo...

South Korea’s sales push in Poland
06 July 2022 South Korean Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Lee Chang-yang has...

Key licences issued for Paks-II
06 July 2022 During a recent working meeting in Istanbul, Hungary’s Minister of...

Russia’s Novovoronezh NPP moves to 18-month fuel cycle
06 July 2022 Russia’s Novovoronezh NPP (NVNPP) has received permission from the...

Jacobs to support Norway Nuclear Decommissioning
06 July 2022 Norsk Nukleær Dekommisjonering (NND - Norway Nuclear Decommissioning) on...

US NNSA to purchase strategic uranium
06 July 2022 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Nuclear...

IAEA completes nuclear security mission in Jordan
06 July 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) International Nuclear...

US DOE revises eligibility for civil nuclear credit programme
05 July 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has recently announced an amendment to...

EDF opens branch in Prague in face of increasing competition for Dukovany 5
05 July 2022 On the occasion of its Czech-French Partners’ Day for the Dukovany 5...

Former Fennovoima executives form new company to co-operate with Sweden’s Kärnfull Next
05 July 2022 Kind Atom Oy, a nuclear power consulting company founded by former...

Iran begins work on domestic-design NPP
05 July 2022 Iran has begun work on a domestic nuclear power plant with a capacity...

EC begins investigation into whether Czech plans for new Dukovany unit meets state aid rules
05 July 2022 The European Commission (EC) has said it has opened an in-depth...

US launches programme to transform mines into clean energy hubs
05 July 2022 The US Administration on 29 June through the Department of Energy...

Armenia and Russia discuss new NPP, radwaste and decommissioning
05 July 2022 Comprehensive discussions were held in Armenia with a high-level...

Arc Canada and Hatch to deploy advanced SMR technology
05 July 2022 ARC Clean Energy Canada (ARC Canada) and Canadian engineering firm Hatch...

SVI to support decommissioning at Hinkley Point A
05 July 2022 UK Magnox Ltd, on behalf of the Hinkley Point A NPP, has asked Steve...

IEA rediscovers nuclear power
04 July 2022 The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published a special report in...

Construction permit issued for Egypt’s El-Dabaa
04 July 2022 The Egyptian Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority (ENRRA) has...

IAEA loses safeguards connections with Zaporizhzhia NPP and Chernobyl
01 July 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has once again lost the...

South Korea pushes for nuclear exports
01 July 2022 South Korea's Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, Lee Chang-yang,...

BWRX-300 SMR to be deployed in Saskatchewan
01 July 2022 GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has said that its BWRX-300 small...

Inner containment dome installed at unit 2 of Rooppur NPP
01 July 2022 Installation of the metal structures of the inner containment (VZO) dome...

Damaged fuel to be removed from Olkiluoto 1
01 July 2022 Indications of damaged fuel have been detected at unit 1 of...

LTO safety review completed at Mexico’s Laguna Verde NPP
01 July 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safety Aspects of...

Emergency core cooling system installation begins at Kursk-II unit 2
01 July 2022 All four hydraulic tanks of the emergency core cooling system (ECCS)...

Orano contracted to treat used fuel from Japan’s Fugen reactor
01 July 2022 France’s Orano has signed a major contract with the Japan Atomic...

Rapid development at Turkey’s Akkuyu NPP
01 July 2022 A key component of the additional (passive) safety system - the...

June 2022

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Westinghouse and Framatome to supply fuel to Temelin NPP
30 June 2022 Czech power company CEZ Group has concluded contracts with...

Vattenfall begins study on construction of SMRs at Ringhals
30 June 2022 With electricity consumption in Sweden expected to increase rapidly in...

Dismantling of Spain’s José Cabrera NPP almost complete
30 June 2022 The dismantling of Spain’s José Cabrera NPP (Almonacid de...

US commits funding for Romanian SMR
30 June 2022 US President Joe Biden has said at the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Germany that...

Holtec completes acquisition of Palisades NPP and Big Rock Point
30 June 2022 US-based Holtec International has completed acquisition of the Palisades...

Kazakhstan signs MOU with KHNP
30 June 2022 Kazakhstan Nuclear Power Plants (KNPP) and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power...

Framatome to provide decontamination at Bruce Power 3&4
30 June 2022 France’s Framatome has been awarded a contract to provide full...

CNNC begins construction of Sanmen NPP Phase II
30 June 2022 The first concrete was poured for unit 3 of the Sanmen nuclear power plant...

Pipe assemblies being prepared for China’s Xudabao and Tianwan NPPs
29 June 2022 The Petrozavodsk branch of Rosatom’s AEM-Technologies (part of...

EDF signs co-operation deals with nuclear sector Polish companies
29 June 2022 France’s EDF has signed five cooperation agreements with Polish companies...

Canada’s Bruce Power produces lutetium-177
29 June 2022 An international collaboration between Canada’s Bruce Power, Isogen...

IAEA Director General stresses need to visit Zaporizhzhia NPP
29 June 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is increasingly concerned...

Last Energy and Enea Group to develop SMRs for Poland
28 June 2022 US-based Last Energy, which is developing a small modular nuclear...

Ten-year extension for Canada’s Point Lepreau NPP
28 June 2022 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has announced that a...

Drastic staff cuts planned at Fennovvoima
28 June 2022 Finnish company Fennovoima has said that as a result of negotiations,...

Iran begins concrete pouring for wall at Bushehr 2
28 June 2022 Iran has begun pouring concrete for the wall of the second unit at...

China’s largest NPP at Hongyanhe becomes fully operational
27 June 2022 Unit 6 of the Hongyanhe nuclear power station, the first NPP to be built...

Iran talks set to resume
27 June 2022 EU Foreign Policy Chief Josef Borrell said during a recent visit to...

South Korean President affirms support for nuclear
24 June 2022 South Korea’s new president, Yoon Suk-yeol, said on 22 June that in order...

Tractebel to lead European space research on radioisotope power systems
24 June 2022 Following a recent contract awarded by the European Space Agency...

US DOE GAIN vouchers awarded to Orano and TerraPower
24 June 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) has said...

Dukovany NPP output increased after cooling tower upgrade
24 June 2022 Following the modernisation and optimisation of the cooling towers,...

Installation begins of inner containment dome at Rooppur 2
24 June 2022 Installation has begun of the domed part of the inner containment (VZO)...

IAEA completes regulatory review in India
24 June 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

Third tier of internal containment installed at Akkuyu 2
24 June 2022 The third tier of the internal containment (VZO) has been installed at unit...

UK regulators of fusion R&D to retain responsibility for fusion energy
23 June 2022 Future fusion energy facilities will continue to be regulated by...

Newcleo raises €300 million to develop mox fuel and advanced reactors
23 June 2022 Start-up nuclear technology company Newcleo has announced the close of...

US DOE awards MIT funds to study ATF for SMRs
23 June 2022 US-based nuclear fuel technology company Lightbridge Corporation...

Uzbekistan NPP plans on schedule
23 June 2022 Uzbekistan’s nuclear agency, Uzatom, has said that the implementation of...

CEZ to take over Skoda JS
23 June 2022 Czech state power company ČEZ Group is to become sole owner of Czech...

BN-800 fast reactor fully loaded with mox fuel
23 June 2022 The BN-800 fast reactor at unit 4 of Russia’s Beloyarsk NPP will be...

NuScale announces strategic shift to product services and delivery
23 June 2022 US-based NuScale Power will make a strategic shift from product...

Fuel loading begins at Barakah 3
23 June 2022 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has announced that after...

GE Steam Power to supply inks steam turbines to India’s BHEL
23 June 2022 GE Steam Power has signed a $165 million agreement with Indian...

NASA announces awards for nuclear power on the Moon
23 June 2022 NASA and the US Department of Energy (DOE) are working together to...

DOE awards more funding for nuclear R&D
22 June 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded more than $61 million to...

Rosatom expects to get back its investment in Finnish NPP project
22 June 2022 Rosatom has a good chance to get back the money spent on the Hanhikivi-1...

Local power supply established for Kursk-II NPP
22 June 2022 Russia’s Kursk NPP said on 16 June that power had been supplied for...

Sogin completes dismantling of Bosco Marengo fuel plant
22 June 2022 Italy’s Sogin, the public company responsible for decommissioning former...

Japan's top court clears government of liability for Fukushima disaster
22 June 2022 Japan's highest court has dismissed claims that the government should...

IAEA releases report water discharge at Fukushima Daiichi
21 June 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Task Force established...

Framatome and Inria partner to accelerate NPP safety studies
21 June 2022 France’s Framatome has announced a strategic partnership with Inria,...

EDF confident fuel loading at Flamanville 3 will begin in 2023
21 June 2022 Fuel loading at unit 3 of the Flamanville NPP will begin on schedule in...

IAEA completes nuclear security advisory mission in Finland
21 June 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) International...

ITER Council says progress has continued
21 June 2022 At its Thirtieth Meeting on 15-16 June 2022, the ITER Council convened...

More small reactors planned for Yakutia
20 June 2022 Russia’s Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) signed an agreement of intent and...

Operating Licence issued for unit 3 of Barakah NPP
20 June 2022 The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR), the United Arab...

IAEA reports increased in-field nuclear verification
17 June 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has conducted more than...

More problems for OL3
17 June 2022 The trial operation of the EPR reactor at unit 3 of Finland’s Olkiluoto...

Seaborg selected for EU innovation grant
17 June 2022 Denmark’s Seaborg has said it was one of only 74 innovative...

Jacobs awarded contract extension to support UK Net-Zero transition
16 June 2022 US-based Jacobs has been awarded a two-year extension to its...

Maryland coal plant may be repurposed for Xe-100 SMR
16 June 2022 US-based X-energy and the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) have teamed...

UK considers funding for new nuclear projects
16 June 2022 The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said...

Olkiluoto NPP trials fuel assemblies with 3D-printed components
16 June 2022 During the refuelling outage at unit 2 of Finland’s Olkiluoto NPP, two...

US DOE to test thorium fuel
16 June 2022 US-based Clean Core Thorium Energy has announced its new...

Two European Parliament committees oppose taxonomy plans
16 June 2022 Lawmakers in the European Parliament have formed a cross-party...

Vattenfall to increase power at Forsmark NPP unit 1
16 June 2022 Sweden’s Vattenfall has prepared an increase in the power of the Forsmark...

CNNC and China Datang Group sign strategic cooperation agreement
16 June 2022 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) has signed a strategic...

US and Canadian regulators complete review of Terrestrial Energy’s IMSR
15 June 2022 Canada’s Terrestrial Energy announced recently that the Canadian...

US DOE Launches $8 billion programme for clean hydrogen hubs
15 June 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released a Notice of Intent (NOI)...

IAEA reviews Slovenia’s waste management
15 June 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Review Service...

KEPCO and KHNP to cooperate with Westinghouse in overseas nuclear ventures
15 June 2022 The CEOs of two Korean state-run energy firms held separate meetings...

US DOE lists nuclear priorities
15 June 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) has...

GLE and Constellation to assess potential cooperation in nuclear fuel supply chain
15 June 2022 Australia-based Silex Systems Limited has announced the execution of...

Bechtel and Toshiba to co-operate on Polish nuclear plant projects
15 June 2022 US-based Bechtel has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with...

Canada’s NWMO completes successful engineering demonstration
15 June 2022 Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organisation (NWMO) said it had completed...

NuScale reports increased losses, and cash infusion
15 June 2022 US-based NuScale Power has reported a higher net loss for the first...

Decommissioning research centre to be set up in Russia
15 June 2022 Russian fuel company TVEL (part of Rosatom) and the National Research...

Orano and SeAH Besteel deliver storage casks for US utility
14 June 2022 Orano TN Americas, a subsidiary of Orano NPS, and SeAH Besteel Co Ltd...

Framatome acquires Cyberwatch
14 June 2022 Framatome on has announced the acquisition of Cyberwatch, a team of...

KBR and Terrestrial Energy collaborate on green hydrogen and ammonia production
14 June 2022 Canada-based Terrestrial Energy has announced on it has signed an...

Kazakhstan selects NPP site
14 June 2022 Kazakhstan has chosen the area of Lake Balkhash in the Alma-Ata region...

High-efficiency fuel delivered to India’s Kudankulam NPP
14 June 2022 Rosatom’s fuel company TVEL has supplied India with the first batches of...

US Assistant Secretary for nuclear energy discusses priorities
14 June 2022 Dr Kathryn Huff, recently appointed the US Department of Energy’s...

Framatome establishes Framatome Belgium
14 June 2022 Framatome has June announced the creation of Framatome Belgium, a...

Foratom becomes Nucleareurope
14 June 2022 Europe’s nuclear trade association, Foratom, officially became...

Korea’s Shin Hanul 1 connected to the grid
14 June 2022 Unit 1 of South Korea’s Shin Hanul NPP was connected to the grid on 9...

IAEA completes safety review at Brazil’s Angra NPP
14 June 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safety Aspects of Long...

Finnish minister says nuclear is needed to achieve net-zero
14 June 2022 Finland's Minister of Economic Affairs, Mika Lintilä, has told the...

BWXT selected by US DOD to deliver prototype reactor
14 June 2022 BWX Technologies (BWXT) has said it will build the first advanced...

Brazil’s Eletronuclear and EDF renew co-operation agreement
14 June 2022 Brazilian nuclear utility Eletronuclear, a subsidiary of Eletrobras...

Iran begins removal of IAEA monitoring systems
13 June 2022 IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi told a press conference that...

First waste removed from Sellafield storage silo
13 June 2022 Teams at the UK’s Sellafield site are starting to remove the waste...

RPV installed at Kursk-II as equipment tests begin
13 June 2022 The VVER-TOI reactor pressure vessel (RPV) has been installed at unit 1...

IAEA’s Grossi insists on visiting Zaporizhzhia NPP
13 June 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Ukraine’s Energoatom signs three agreements with Westinghouse
09 June 2022 Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom on 2 June at the site of the...

Petro Kotin formally appointed head of Ukraine’s Energoatom
09 June 2022 The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on 31 May appointed Petro Kotin as...

Vietnam may reconsider nuclear power
08 June 2022 Vietnam’s National Assembly Economic Committee has proposed that...

Dome completed at unit 1 of China’s Zhangzhou NPP
08 June 2022 Concreting of the internal protective dome at unit 1 of China’s Zhangzhou...

First concrete poured for China’s Tianwan NPP steam power project
08 June 2022 First concrete has been poured at China’s Tianwan NPP in Jiangsu Province...

Plans to restart Japan’s first BWR approved
08 June 2022 Japan’s Shimane Prefecture has approved a plan to restart unit 2 at...

Japanese court orders Hokkaido Electric not to restart Tomari NPP
08 June 2022 Japan’s Sapporo District Court has ordered that the reactors at the...

Philippines considers SMRs and reviving Bataan NPP
08 June 2022 Carlo Arcilla, director of the Philippines Nuclear Research Institute of...

Norway and Russia suspend co-operation on nuclear safety
08 June 2022 During a recent meeting of the Norwegian-Russian Commission on Nuclear...

Leningrad NPP units 7&8 to start construction in 2024/5
08 June 2022 The seventh and eighth VVER-1200 units at Russia’s Leningrad NPP (also...

Operation of unit 4 at India’s Kakrapar NPP delayed
07 June 2022 Construction of unit 4 of Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd’s...

NNL makes breakthrough in production of Lead-212
07 June 2022 The UK National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) said on 30 May that it had made...

UKAEA develops laser-welding ‘robotic snake’
07 June 2022 The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has developed a new...

EDF’s NUWARD SMR to be case study for European regulatory review
07 June 2022 EDF has announced that its Small Modular Reactor NUWARD will be the...

IAEA continues to press for access to Zaporizhzhia NPP
07 June 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

IAEA completes support mission at Chernobyl
07 June 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) concluded a mission on 3...

Production of equipment begins for Egypt’s El-Dabaa NPP
03 June 2022 Production of equipment has begun for unit 1 of El-Dabaa NPP due to...

ASN approves continued dismantling of Chooz A NPP
03 June 2022 France’s Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) has said it has approved...

Dr Kathryn Huff confirmed as US Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy
03 June 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 25 May confirmed that Dr Kathryn...

New radwaste plant for Russia’s Angarsk ElectroChemical Combine
03 June 2022 Russia’s Angarsk ElectroChemical Combine (AECC) is to commission...

No life extension for Hinkley Point B
03 June 2022 EDF Energy has sent a memo to staff in which it said it would not...

Westinghouse acquires BHI Energy
02 June 2022 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company said on 31 May that it had...

Zimbabwe makes progress in meeting radiation safety standards
02 June 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

IAEA says Cyprus committed to safe management of radwaste
02 June 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Review Service...

CEZ to develop nuclear park for SMRs
02 June 2022 Czech power company ČEZ has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU)...

Brazil confirms plans for Angra 3
02 June 2022 Brasil’s nuclear utility Eletronuclear (part of state power...

Armenian NPP plans new radwaste and used fuel storage facilities
02 June 2022 The Armenian NPP in Metsamor is preparing to build a new storage facility...

Main circulation pipeline welding completed at Akkuyu 1
02 June 2022 Specialists have completed welding at the main circulation pipeline (MCP)...

Rapid progress at Russia’s pilot demonstration energy complex
01 June 2022 Russia’s Titan-2 said on 25 May that it is continuing construction of...

Temelin 2 receives permit for extended operation
01 June 2022 Czech power company ČEZ said on 27 May that it had received a permit...

Russia to build 16 new nuclear units by 2035
01 June 2022 Russia’s government has set a goal to bring the share of nuclear power...

IAEA: Lithuania committed to safe management of radwaste
01 June 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Review Service...

May 2022

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Russia’s Kursk NPP to produce cobalt 60
31 May 2022 The first rod with an additional cobalt absorber (SDPK) containing...

Orano NPS signs agreement with South Korea for dry storage of used fuel
31 May 2022 France’s Orano NPS, a subsidiary of Orano, said on 23 May that it...

GEH SMR Canada to collaborate on deployment of BWRX-300 in Saskatchewan
31 May 2022 GEH SMR Technologies Canada and the Saskatchewan Industrial and...

Frazer-Nash Consultancy wins UK contract to model nuclear costs
31 May 2022 Frazer-Nash Consultancy has been awarded a contract by the UK...

Concreting of turbine building foundation begins at Akkuyu 4
31 May 2022 Rosatom began concreting of the turbine building foundation at unit 4 of...

Japan's Prime Minister promises firm action to restart NPPs
30 May 2022 Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has said Japan will take firm steps...

Permit issued for anti-filtration curtain at Paks II
30 May 2022 The Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority (HAEA) has issued a licence for...

Steam generator installed at Kursk-II NPP
27 May 2022 The first steam generator was installed in the design position at unit 1...

IAEA’s Grossi at Davos discusses nuclear power, Iran and Ukraine
27 May 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

US removes HEU from Japan
27 May 2022 The US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration...

Jacobs designs robot to tackle Fukushima debris
27 May 2022 US-based Jacobs has designed and built a robotic tool to obtain...

KAERI signs nuclear co-operation MOU with Bangladesh
27 May 2022 The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute announced on 25 May that it...

US DOE supports development of generation 4 reactors
27 May 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) said on...

NuScale signs agreements with Nuclearelectrica on SMR deployment
27 May 2022 US-based NuScale Power announced on 23 May a Memorandum of...

Belgian government awards funding for SMRs
27 May 2022 Belgium’s nuclear research centre, SCK CEN is to research small...

South Korea’s Shin Hanul 1 achieves criticality
26 May 2022 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) announced on 22 May that unit 1 of...

Russia begins design for Smolensk NPP replacement
26 May 2022 This year, design work will begin for the construction of the...

Westinghouse and Hyundai Engineering to promote AP1000
26 May 2022 Westinghouse Electric Company and South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering...

Finland’s Green Party supports nuclear power
26 May 2022 Finland’s Green Party (Vihreät De Gröna) has voted by a large majority at...

Construction licence application withdrawn for Hanhikivi NPP
26 May 2022 Finnish company Fennovoima said on 24 May it had withdrawn its...

International review approved selected sites for new Czech NPPs
26 May 2022 The selection of sites for existing and new nuclear power units in the...

SNC-Lavalin to upgrade Romania’s Cernavoda 1
26 May 2022 Candu Energy, part of Canada’s SNC-Lavalin Group, has been chosen by...

Argentina’s nuclear utility defends Atucha III project and criticises former regime
26 May 2022 Alejandro Estevez, a director of Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA (NA-SA),...

Westinghouse promotes its SMR in Canada and USA
25 May 2022 Westinghouse has recently signed agreements with Canada’s...

Chernobyl wildfires pose no radioactive threat
25 May 2022 Ukraine told the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 19 May that...

First concrete for unit 4 at China’s Xudabao NPP
25 May 2022 First concrete was poured for unit 4 of China’s Xudabao NPP in...

Accident tolerant fuel tests begin in Russia
25 May 2022 Experimental accident tolerant fuel (ATF) elements are being tested in...

UK considers SMR for Trawsfynydd
25 May 2022 The UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) and Cwmni Egino have...

Companies partner to promote microreactor research in Canada
25 May 2022 McMaster University, Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC), and Global...

Seaborg and South Korea’s BEES to co-operate on floating NPPs
24 May 2022 South Korea’s Best Engineering in Energy Solutions (BEES) and...

CGN begins to install equipment at Sanao NPP unit 1
24 May 2022 Announced on 20 May that installation work had begun on the nuclear island...

Defuelling of UK’s Hunterston B NPP begins
24 May 2022 Workers have started removing used nuclear fuel from the reactors at the...

Uganda Atomic Energy Council denies selection of site for NPP
24 May 2022 The CEO and Secretary of Uganda’s Atomic Energy Council (AEC),...

EDF revises cost and schedule for Hinkley Point C
24 May 2022 EDF said on 19 May that a review of the schedule and cost for the two...

NuScale signs MOU with Associated Electric Cooperative on SMRs
24 May 2022 US-based NuScale Power and Associated Electric Cooperative (AEC) signed...

European REPowerEU plan barely mentions nuclear
24 May 2022 The European Commission (EC) on 19 May presented the REPowerEU Plan,...

Jacobs selected by Tepco to support Fukushima clean-up
24 May 2022 US-based Jacobs has been selected by Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco)...

IAEA will monitor treated water discharge at Fukushima
24 May 2022 The IAEA is committed to independently monitor the planned discharge...

EDF provides update on corrosion in French reactor fleet
24 May 2022 EDF said on 19 May that it is continuing its inspection programme and...

Netherlands extends its radwaste storage
24 May 2022 The Netherlands’ Central Organisation for Radioactive Waste (Covra) in...

Future of Zaporizhzhia NPP remains unclear
23 May 2022 Recent statements by Russian officials seem to imply that Russia’s...

US Palisades NPP permanently closes ahead of schedule
23 May 2022 US power company Entergy has said that control room operators at...

South Korea's SK signs agreement with US TerraPower
20 May 2022 South Korea's SK Inc said on 17 May it had signed a memorandum...

IAEA plans more missions to Chernobyl
20 May 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) plans to send its next...

Rehabilitation of Tajikistan’s uranium tailing dumps to begin
20 May 2022 The Central Design and Technological Institute (JSC TsPTI - part of...

Hungary seeks to speed up Paks NPP expansion
20 May 2022 Péter Szijjártó, recently confirmed by parliament as Hungary’s minister...

Foundation completed for turbine at unit 1 of Kursk-II NPP
19 May 2022 At Russia’s Kursk-II NPP the foundation for installation of a turbine...

US looks at nuclear propulsion for space travel in 2027
19 May 2022 The US Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) is advancing two different approaches...

Orano NPS contracts EDF Cyclife to transport steam generators for dismantling
19 May 2022 France’s Orano NPS, a subsidiary of Orano, said on 16 May it had...

MIT expands fusion research with Commonwealth Fusion Systems
19 May 2022 MIT’s Plasma Science and Fusion Centre (PSFC) will substantially expand...

UK to close Magnox Reprocessing Plant at Sellafield
19 May 2022 The UK’s Magnox reprocessing plant at Sellafield will stop reprocessing...

Kazakhstan studies technologies for NPP construction
19 May 2022 Kazakhstan continues to study various technologies, including for...

Germany expected to reject EU green investment label for nuclear
19 May 2022 Germany will oppose European Union (EU) plans to include nuclear energy as...

Japan’s nuclear regulator approves release of treated Fukushima water
19 May 2022 Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has endorsed a plan to...

China localises production of fuel for AP1000 reactors
19 May 2022 China Nuclear Baotou Nuclear Fuel Components Co, part of China...

Framatome contracted for reactor vessel mitigation at US NPPs
18 May 2022 France’s Framatome has been awarded a contract to perform a...

Framatome and Vattenfall agree on long-term nuclear fuel contract
18 May 2022 France’s Framatome said on 11 May it has signed a new agreement...

MHI reports progress of business plan including nuclear
18 May 2022 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has announced the progress of its...

EDF seeks concessions on electricity prices
18 May 2022 French utility EDF said in written answers to shareholders' questions that...

IAEA mission finds progress in waste management in Denmark
17 May 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has revealed that an...

IAEA reviews operational safety at France’s Civaux NPP
17 May 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Operational Safety Review...

Sargent & Lundy to support Bruce Power refurbishment
17 May 2022 Canada’s Bruce Power and Sargent & Lundy have entered into a...

US DOE releases environmental impact statement for Versatile Test Reactor
17 May 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released the Final Environmental...

Russian scientific institutes test SMR fuel rods
17 May 2022 Russian scientific institutes will begin testing fuel rods for small...

UK launches Future Nuclear Enabling Fund
16 May 2022 The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)...

Iter Director-General Bernard Bigot dies
16 May 2022 Dr Bernard Bigot, Director-General of the Iter Organisation passed away on...

Reactor and buildings demolished at US lab site
13 May 2022 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Environmental Management...

Dukovany NPP to change fuel suppliers
13 May 2022 The decision to secure fuel supplies from companies other than Russia’s...

Uganda acquires land for first NPP
13 May 2022 Uganda said on 11 May that it had acquired land for the construction of...

South Korea expected to end nuclear phase out
13 May 2022 South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol was formally inaugurated on 10 May....

Wyoming to Partner with Idaho National Laboratory on advanced energy
13 May 2022 The US State of Wyoming on 4 May signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

Pre-assembly of outer containment dome begins at Rooppur NPP
13 May 2022 At the construction site of the Rooppur NPP in Bangladesh work has begun...

Cavendish Nuclear and X-energy collaborate on HTGRs in the UK
13 May 2022 Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, has signed...

Hanford achieves first transfer between tank waste treatment facilities
12 May 2022 The US Hanford Site reported on 10 May that crews recently completed...

Framatome acquires EFINOR energy and defence subsidiaries
12 May 2022 Framatome has announced the acquisition of the energy and...

EDF confirms reactor corrosion
12 May 2022 Nuclear output in France amounted to 91.7TWh - 7.5TWh less than over the...

DARPA seeks proposals for nuclear thermal rocket
12 May 2022 US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is seeking proposals...

Tractebel to support France’s Nuward SMR
12 May 2022 Belgium-based Tractebel Engineering, part of France’s Engie, said on 6...

Canada’s Bruce A units closed for vacuum building outage
12 May 2022 Canada’s Bruce Power’s Bruce A generating station closed all four...

Argonne National Lab to test liquid metal fast reactors
12 May 2022 The US Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) said on 10 May that it had added...

IAEA says remote transmission of safeguards data from Chernobyl fully restored
12 May 2022 Remote transmission of safeguards data from the Chernobyl NPP has been...

Hungary to supply Uzbekistan with NPP cooling technologies
11 May 2022 Hungary will establish cooperation with Uzbekistan in a number of...

Final SRS transuranic waste arrives at US WIPP facility
11 May 2022 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Environmental Management...

Kazakhstan restarts research reactor with LEU fuel
11 May 2022 Kazakhstan has relaunched its IVG.1M research reactor at the...

Iran begins procedures to build indigenous nuclear reactor
11 May 2022 Pejman Jamshidi, deputy head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran...

IAEA to develop roadmap for commercial hydrogen deployment
11 May 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on 5 May that, to speed...

IAEA says monitoring restored at Chernobyl
11 May 2022 Ukraine has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...

EDF warns of more delays and cost increases for Hinkley Point C
10 May 2022 Electricite de France (EDF) says its Hinkley Point C (HPC) nuclear plant...

Rosatom to demand compensation from Fennovoima for Hanhikivi cancellation
10 May 2022 Russia’s Rosatom said in a press release distributed on 6 May that...

Conventional island foundation completed for China’s SMR
10 May 2022 The concrete foundation slab has been completed for the conventional...

IAEA supports nuclear law education at six universities
06 May 2022 Hundreds of aspiring professionals will benefit from programmes on...

US NRC awards academic grants for nuclear science and engineering
06 May 2022 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced on 4 May that it...

Vattenfall signs nuclear fuel supply deals with Westinghouse and Framatome
05 May 2022 Swedish state-owned utility Vattenfall has secured a deal with...

Grossi holds talks with Rosatom in Turkey
05 May 2022 The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),...

Grid connection for China’s Hongyanhe 6
05 May 2022 Unit 6 of China's Hongyanhe NPP in Liaoning province was connected to...

US and Armenia sign MOU on civil nuclear cooperation
05 May 2022 The USA and Armenia on 2 May signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

More delays announced at OL3
04 May 2022 Regular electricity production at unit 3 at Finland’s Olkiluoto NPP...

Norway’s Ulstein designs ship powered by molten salt reactor
04 May 2022 Norway’s Ulstein said on 29 April it had designed a 3R...

Rapid progress continues at Kursk-II NPP
04 May 2022 A pressure compensator for the VVER-TOI reactor plant has been installed...

Russia refutes CNN report about Chernobyl
04 May 2022 On 28 April, Russia sent the IAEA a refutation of disinformation about...

Fennovoima cancels Hanhikivi 1 project
03 May 2022 Finland’s Fennovoima has terminated its contract for the delivery of...

Zaporizhzhia NPP operating normally according to AFP
03 May 2022 Nearly two months after it was seized by Russian forces, there are few...

IAEA Director General returns from Ukraine; report issued
03 May 2022 The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Authority...

Reactor pressure vessel installed at Kudankulam 3
03 May 2022 The reactor pressure vessel (RPV) was installed at unit 3 of...

Contract signed for fuel supply to Egypt’s research reactor
03 May 2022 The Egyptian Atomic Energy Organisation (EAEA) and the Novosibirsk...

Spring Valley shareholders approve business combination with NuScale
03 May 2022 US-based Spring Valley Acquisition Corp, a publicly-traded special...

Finnish regulator approves periodic safety review for Loviisa NPP
03 May 2022 The Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) has issued...

IAEA releases report on water discharge from Fukushima Daiichi
03 May 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Task Force, which is...

Digital twin is being created for Russia’s BREST-300 reactor
03 May 2022 The Pilot Demonstration Energy Complex (ODEK) with the BREST-OD-300...

April 2022

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Posiva models groundwater chemistry in Olkiluoto
28 April 2022 Finland’s Posiva Oy has launched a project for modelling the...

Boron pumps triggered at OL3
28 April 2022 Unit 3 at Finland’s Olkiluoto NPP was shut down on 26 April as part of a...

Kazakhstan-China agreement on nuclear materials to be ratified
28 April 2022 Kazakh Majilis (parliament) on 27 April approved ratification of...

Japan Atomic Energy Agency and Mitsubishi Heavy to co-operate on hydrogen production
28 April 2022 The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries...

China’s Hongyanhe 6 achieves first criticality
28 April 2022 Unit 6 at China’s Hongyanhe in Liaoning province achieved first...

CNNC begins production of carbon-14 at Qinshan reactor
28 April 2022 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) said on 26 April that unit 3 at...

Drainage infrastructure nearing completion at Akkuyu NPP
28 April 2022 As part of the work to install a unified drainage system at the...

Belarus 1 closed for maintenance as unit 2 prepares for start-up
28 April 2022 Unit 1 at the Belarusian NPP was put into scheduled preventive...

Bechtel seeks to develop nuclear supply chain with Polish companies
28 April 2022 US-based Bechtel has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with 12...

Argentina optimistic about nuclear ties with China
28 April 2022 Argentina hopes to begin construction of a new NPP later this year, José...

South Ukraine NPP to be renamed
28 April 2022 Within two weeks all legal and organisational issues related to renaming...

Energoatom receives permit for used fuel store
28 April 2022 Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom said on 25 April it had received...

IAEA’s Grossi delivers assistance to Chernobyl
28 April 2022 Nuclear safety, security and safeguards experts from the International...

Doosan to begin forging components for NuScale’s SMRs
28 April 2022 US-based NuScale Power and South Korea’s Doosan Enerbility Co have...

South Korea offers to construct Poland’s first NPP
28 April 2022 South Korea's state-owned Korea Hydro Nuclear Power (KHNP) said it...

Poland’s KGHM and TAURON to co-operate on SMRs
27 April 2022 Polish companies KGHM and TAURON have signed a letter of intent...

Bechtel forges Polish partnerships for civil nuclear programme
26 April 2022 Bechtel has signed Memoranda of Understanding with 12 Polish companies...

IAEA receives required equipment list from Ukraine
26 April 2022 Ukraine has provided the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) with...

Russia to construct new units at Leningrad and Novovoronezh NPPs
26 April 2022 Russia’s Leningrad NPP (LNPP) plans to obtain a licence for the...

US DOE to accelerate removal of used fuel from Savannah River Site
26 April 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) said that Environmental Management...

NuScale Power signs collaboration agreement with US Reactor Forging Consortium
26 April 2022 US-based NuScale Power and the US Reactor Forging Consortium (RFC)...

Indian regulator approves construction of two new units in Karnataka
26 April 2022 India’s Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has granted permission...

ČEZ to use digitised techniques to build new Dukovany unit
25 April 2022 Construction of a new office building at the Dukovany nuclear power plant...

US DOE awards funds for direct air capture study at Byron
25 April 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a $2.5 million grant...

IAEA focuses on fast reactors
25 April 2022 IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi, opening a recent...

Bilfinger supports retrieval of radwaste from Asse II mine
25 April 2022 Industrial services provider Bilfinger announced it is expanding...

Upper half of RPV manufactured for unit 3 of China’s Xudabao NPP
21 April 2022 The Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technologies, Atommash (part of...

Power restored between Chernobyl NPP and Ukraine regulator
21 April 2022 Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 19...

OPG and TVA to promote SMR development
21 April 2022 Two of North America's leading nuclear utilities have unveiled a...

Westinghouse to acquire BHI Energy
21 April 2022 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a definitive agreement...

Rolls-Royce expects UK approval for SMR by 2024
21 April 2022 UK-based Rolls-Royce’s design for a small modular reactor (SMR)...

SNC-Lavalin to support refurbishment at Darlington and Bruce NPPs
21 April 2022 Canada’s SNC-Lavalin Group said on 20 April that its subsidiary Candu...

Pakistan’s Karachi 3 completes acceptance tests
21 April 2022 On 18 April, unit 3 of Pakistan’s Karachi NPP, a 1100 MWe Chinese...

Kairos launches advanced nuclear development consortium
21 April 2022 US-based Kairos Power said on 20 April it had assembled leading...

Japan's EX-Fusion raises funds to commercialise nuclear fusion
21 April 2022 Japanese startup EX-Fusion, which seeks to commercialise laser based...

DOE seeks applications for $6 billion programme to support NPPs
21 April 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced plans to seek...

Framatome announces launch of Framatome Bulgaria
20 April 2022 France’s Framatome has announced the launch of Framatome Bulgaria, a...

NOTICE OF INTENT
19 April 2022 SOCIETATEA NATIONALA NUCLEARELECTRICA S.A. (“SNN”) is the sole nuclear...

IAEA completes regulatory review in Slovenia
19 April 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

IAEA says situation remains unchanged: Energoatom head gives details
19 April 2022 Ukraine has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that...

IAEA Reviews Sri Lanka’s nuclear power infrastructure
19 April 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated...

US Defence Department to build Project Pele mobile microreactor
19 April 2022 The US Department of Defence’s (DOD’s) Strategic Capabilities Office...

Canada’s Moltex and SNC-Lavalin partner on nuclear energy
19 April 2022 Moltex Energy Canada and SNC-Lavalin Group on 15 April announced a...

Ignalina NPP prepares for demolition of Maišiagala radwaste storage facility
19 April 2022 Lithuania’s Ignalina NPP (INPP) is beginning preparatory work for...

MHI begins manufacturing dry cask for Ikata NPP
19 April 2022 Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has recently begun manufacturing...

Some Fukushima evacuees allowed to return to their homes
15 April 2022 The town of Tomioka in Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture has started a...

US DOE announces awards for future nuclear scientists
15 April 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced more than $5 million...

First African Association of Radiopharmacy established
15 April 2022 Specialists from twenty-one countries in Africa have for the first...

Tractebel launches office in Canada to support SMR action plan
15 April 2022 Belgium-based Tractebel Engineering, part of France’s Engie, has opened a...

Incident reported at US WIPP facility
15 April 2022 An incident at the US Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad in New...

Rosatom plans to continue with Hanhikivi project
15 April 2022 RAOS Project, the Finnish branch of Rosatom, has said it will continue...

Linglong One reactor pit installed at Changjiang
15 April 2022 The steel reactor pit has been installed for the ACP100 multi-purpose...

Cerberus and Assystem to deliver reactor in-board shield design for STEP
15 April 2022 Cerberus Nuclear and Assystem have been selected to deliver the...

Russia suspended from OECD Nuclear Energy Agency
14 April 2022 Russian membership of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) was suspended...

IAEA’s Grossi plans Chernobyl visit
14 April 2022 Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 12...

BWXT advancing microreactor design project
14 April 2022 US-based BWX Technologies is proceeding apace to deliver microreactors...

Westinghouse signs up more Czech Firms to Build AP1000 reactors at Dukovany
14 April 2022 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed memorandums...

Canada’s Laurentis Energy to support SMR development in Estonia
14 April 2022 Canada’s Laurentis Energy Partners has announced that it will work...

Framatome to support component modernisation at Forsmark NPP Power Plant
14 April 2022 France’s Framatome has said that it was recently selected to support...

ČEZ selects Westinghouse and Framatome to supply fuel to Temelin
14 April 2022 Czech power company ČEZ said on 12 April that US Westinghouse and...

William Cook Cast Products joins Nuclear AMRC
12 April 2022 The UK’s largest steel casting group, William Cook Cast Products, has...

Iran announces new nuclear developments
12 April 2022 Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi said on 9 April that Iran's...

Bruce Power considers using excess energy for hydrogen production
12 April 2022 Canada’s Bruce Power said it plans to explore opportunities to...

IAEA prepares for missions to Chernobyl and other Ukrainian nuclear sites
11 April 2022 Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 9...

Denmark’s Seaborg works with Samsung to develop floating nuclear plant
11 April 2022 Seaborg Technologies, a private Danish startup, has signed a memorandum...

Hungary receives Russian nuclear fuel by air
11 April 2022 Hungary received the first shipment of nuclear fuel for the Paks...

Orano to transfer used fuel to storage at Diablo Canyon
11 April 2022 Orano's TN Americas was selected by Pacific Gas and Electric Company...

Canada completes deep borehole drilling programme
11 April 2022 Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organisation (NWMO) has completed a...

Holtec completes waste storage at Oyster Creek and Pilgrim
09 April 2022 US Holtec International announced on 4 April that, following the defueling...

Bruce Power and OPG to cooperate on new nuclear technology
08 April 2022 Bruce Power and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) announced an agreement...

More investment for NuScale
08 April 2022 Nucor Corporation had committed to a $15 million private investment in...

Latvia and USA to cooperate on SMRs
08 April 2022 The United States and Latvia in a joint statement on 4 April announced a...

India provides data on its nuclear power development
07 April 2022 India has imported just over 7600 tons of uranium over the past three...

UK energy strategy envisages 24GW of nuclear by 2050
07 April 2022 The UK's energy security strategy will see a significant acceleration...

X-energy’s TRISO-X selects Oak Ridge Horizon Centre for fuel fabrication facility
07 April 2022 US-based TRISO-X, a wholly owned subsidiary of X-energy, has selected...

IAEA reports no significant developments in Ukraine
07 April 2022 Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 6...

Karachi 3 reaches full power operation
07 April 2022 Unit 3 of the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan reached full...

UK's First Light Fusion announces fusion breakthrough
07 April 2022 First Light Fusion (First Light), the University of Oxford fusion...

ARC Canada closes Series A financing
07 April 2022 ARC Clean Energy Canada (ARC Canada), an advanced small modular...

Westinghouse signs strategic partnerships with Slovenian firms
07 April 2022 Westinghouse Electric Company on 5 April signed memorandums of...

Technical University of Munich reduces waste from Tc-99m production
06 April 2022 A study at the research neutron source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) of...

WANO forms partnership with human resource leaders
06 April 2022 The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) announced that it...

Robot completes underground survey at Dounreay
05 April 2022 Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL) announced that it is working with...

IAEA concludes long term operational safety review of Koeberg
05 April 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has completed...

Holtec Partners with Hyundai on decommissioning projects in South Korea
05 April 2022 US-based Holtec International has signed an agreement with South...

New UK robotics hub opens in West Cumbria
05 April 2022 A new UK facility has opened in Whitehaven, in Cumbria, as the first...

NNSA remove plutonium from IAEA Nuclear Material Laboratory
05 April 2022 The US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security...

US NRC approves Kewaunee NPP licence transfer
04 April 2022 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved the transfer of...

IAEA Director General concludes meetings in Ukraine and Russia
04 April 2022 Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 1...

ČEZ allocates space for SMR at Temelin
04 April 2022 Czech power company ČEZ said that it had set aside a special space within...

Framatome reports industry-first underwater fuel weld
04 April 2022 Framatome announced that it had recently implemented an...

Rolls-Royce SMR begins UK Generic Design Assessment
04 April 2022 The UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) on 1 April announced, along...

ONR delicenses Imperial College London Consort Reactor site
04 April 2022 The UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has formally revoked the...

Poland submits environmental assessment for first nuclear plant
04 April 2022 Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe (Polish Nuclear Power Plants) has submitted...

March 2022

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IAEA Director General visits Ukraine
31 March 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Milestone for UK waste project
31 March 2022 A major project to dispose of more than 1000 stainless steel drums of...

Orano acquires CERIS Group
31 March 2022 France’s Orano group announced that Orano Projets has acquired a...

Finnish city seeks to sell stake in Hanhikivi project
31 March 2022 The Finnish city of Vantaa said on 28 March that its municipal...

Canadian provinces agree strategic plan to advance SMRs
31 March 2022 The governments of Ontario, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick and Alberta on...

More funding announced to further NuScale technology
31 March 2022 US-based NuScale Power, a leading developer of small modular reactor...

Joint venture to decommission US nuclear ship NS Savannah
31 March 2022 Radiation Safety and Control Services (RSCS) and...

Czech Technical University to construct new research reactor
31 March 2022 The Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering (FNSPE) of the...

Uranium legacy sites remediated in Kyrgyz Republic
30 March 2022 The completion of remediation works at the former uranium legacy sites...

IAEA expresses continued concern about Chernobyl staffing
29 March 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

China’s Hualong One demonstration project completed at Fuqing
28 March 2022 Unit 6 of the China National Nuclear Cooperation's (CNNC’s) Fuqing...

Bulgaria signs energy cooperation memorandum with UK and US investors
28 March 2022 Bulgaria’s Minister of Energy Alexander Nikolov on 23 March signed...

UK discusses energy security and accelerating nuclear projects
24 March 2022 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a roundtable at Downing Street...

IAEA urges agreement to enable assistance at nuclear facilities in Ukraine
24 March 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Indiana signs SMR bill into law
24 March 2022 Indiana's state governor Eric Holcomb has signed bill S. 271 into law,...

Mitsubishi Electric to design I&C System for Holtec
24 March 2022 Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced on 23 March that its US...

Sheffield Forgemasters joins the Sizewell C Consortium
24 March 2022 UK-based Sheffield Forgemasters announced that it is joining the Sizewell...

INL completes core overhaul for Advanced Test Reactor
23 March 2022 US Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has recently completed the sixth...

Framatome completes remote inspection of component for HPC
22 March 2022 Framatome announced it has completed the first remote...

Belgium postpones nuclear phase-out
22 March 2022 Belgium has decided to postpone its nuclear phase-out scheduled for...

IAEA says power restored to Zaporozhye
21 March 2022 Power has been restored to Ukraine's Zaporozhye nuclear power plant and...

Netherland's HFR restarts
21 March 2022 The High Flux Reactor (HFR) in Petten in the Netherlands – a major source...

Westinghouse Microreactor receives Canadian funding
21 March 2022 Westinghouse Electric Canada announced on 17 March an investment of...

Fortum submits application to extend Loviisa's operating licence
21 March 2022 Fortum Power and Heat Oy on 18 March submitted the Loviisa nuclear...

ČEZ launches a tender for new Dukovany unit
21 March 2022 Elektrárna Dukovany II (EDU II), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Czech...

IAEA and Ukrainian regulator provide updates on nuclear facilities
17 March 2022 Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 16...

US DOE to fund recycling of used nuclear fuel
17 March 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 16 March announced up to $48 million...

BHEL dispatches steam generator for Rajasthan Atomic Power Project
17 March 2022 India’s Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) said on 14 March that it...

Agreement signed to launch nuclear heating project in China’s Liaoning province
17 March 2022 China’s State Power Investment Northeast Electric Power Company and...

IAEA and EU discuss strategic security and other issues
17 March 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on 15 March that...

Brazil’s INB and Eletronuclear sign a new contract for the supply of nuclear fuel
17 March 2022 Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) said on 11 March that INB and...

Intermediate-level waste repatriated to Australia
17 March 2022 A consignment of intermediate-level waste (ILW) was delivered to the...

Orano receives US funds to reduce waste from advanced nuclear reactors
17 March 2022 Orano USA announced on 15 March that Orano Federal Services (FS) has...

Saudi Arabia launches nuclear energy company
17 March 2022 Saudi Arabia has established a holding company to develop nuclear...

Sogin submits map of eligible repository areas to Ecology Ministry
17 March 2022 Italy's Societa Gestione Impianti Nucleari SpA (Sogin) on 15 March...

Sweden’s Kärnfull Next and GE Hitachi to collaborate on SMRs
17 March 2022 Kärnfull Next, Sweden's first project development company focusing on...

Electricity production begins at OL3
14 March 2022 The EPR reactor at unit 3 of Finland’s Olkiluoto NPP (OL3),...

Repairs underway at Ukraine’s nuclear sites
14 March 2022 Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency that...

Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning awards contract for software development
14 March 2022 Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning (NND) has awarded NOK123 million...

Westinghouse Completes acquisition of 50% of Tecnatom
14 March 2022 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company stepped up its long-term...

Nagra completes deep drilling
10 March 2022 Switzerland’s National Cooperative for Disposal of Radioactive Waste,...

US partners with Ghana on SMRs
10 March 2022 The US Embassy in Ghana announced that the USA and Ghana have...

Orano wins several maintenance contracts
10 March 2022 France’s Orano said on 8 March that at the end of 2021 and beginning of...

Construction progress at Hinkley Point C unit 1
10 March 2022 The first reactor building at the UK’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power...

Loss of power at Chernobyl not expected to impact essential safety functions: IAEA
10 March 2022 The IAEA said it agreed with the Ukrainian regulator that...

US DOE reveals blueprint for clean-up over the coming decade
10 March 2022 The US Department of Energy Office (DOE) of Environmental Management...

SCK CEN to expand facilities to accommodate RECUMO project
09 March 2022 Belgian research centre SCK CEN said that it has obtained all...

Philippines approves revival of nuclear power
09 March 2022 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order...

Assystem strengthens role in UK fusion
09 March 2022 Assystem announced that it has secured a place on three new United...

Grid connection for Pakistan's Karachi 3 nuclear plant
08 March 2022 Unit 3 of the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan was...

Westinghouse and Perma-Fix agree to partner on UK nuclear waste facility
08 March 2022 Westinghouse Electric Company and Perma-Fix Environmental Services,...

IAEA’s Grossi offers to travel to Ukraine
07 March 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director general Rafael...

Rolls-Royce SMR entering regulatory assessment process
07 March 2022 Rolls-Royce announced that its 470MW small modular reactor (SMR) design...

Fortum to apply for licence to extend operation of Loviisa
07 March 2022 Finnish power utility Fortum said it had decided to apply for new...

Eskom defers steam generator replacement at Koeberg until 2023
07 March 2022 South African power utility Eskom has decided to defer the steam...

IEA publishes 10-point plan to reduce EU reliance on Russian gas
07 March 2022 Measures implemented this year could bring down gas imports from Russia...

SNC-Lavalin to support development of CNL research facility
04 March 2022 Candu Energy has won a mandate to deliver specialised engineering and...

ORNL and TVA partner to drive carbon-free technologies
04 March 2022 The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and...

SCK CEN and IRE to increase lutetium-177 production
04 March 2022 Belgian nuclear research centre SCK CEN and the National Institute...

Milestone for China’s ACP-100 SMR
04 March 2022 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced that the lower section...

IAEA’s Grossi addresses Board of Governors on Ukraine
03 March 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Turner & Townsend and Arcadis reappointed to support Magnox
03 March 2022 UK-based Turner & Townsend (T&T) and Arcadis have been re-appointed...

UK net zero policy criticised by Public Accounts Committee
03 March 2022 Achieving Net Zero: Follow up, a UK House of Commons Public...

Germany may reconsider nuclear
03 March 2022 Germany on 27 February indicated that it may consider extending...

BWXT and E.S. Fox to support Bruce 3 MCR
02 March 2022 BWX Technologies, Inc. has announced a contract awarded by Bruce Power...

GNS Group expands its container business
02 March 2022 Germany’s GNS Gesellschaft für Nuklear-Service mbH is expanding...

Restart of Japan’s Tokai 2 deferred again
02 March 2022 Japan Atomic Power Company (JAPC) said on 28 February that it does not...

First concrete poured for Tianwan 8 in China
01 March 2022 First concrete was poured on 25 February for unit 8 of China’s...

February 2022

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IAEA monitors nuclear facilities in Ukraine
28 February 2022 Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 27...

TerraPower and Southern Company to demonstrate molten salt reactor
28 February 2022 US TerraPower and Southern Company have finalised a subrecipient agreement...

CEA, Framatome and Naval Group to study nuclear propulsion
28 February 2022 France’s Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), Framatome and Naval Group...

Bechtel, Westinghouse, and GE Steam Power to consider nuclear projects in Poland
28 February 2022 US-based Bechtel and Westinghouse announced that they had signed a...

BWXT contracted to manufacture US naval nuclear reactor components and fuel
28 February 2022 US-based BWX Technologies announced that the US Naval Nuclear...

Framatome receives US NRC approval to transport higher enriched fuel
28 February 2022 France’s Framatome said it has achieved a significant milestone for...

Eletronuclear begins transferring used fuels from Angra 1 to storage
24 February 2022 Brazil’s nuclear utility, Eletronuclear has begun transferring used...

Start-up of Pakistan’s Karachi 3
24 February 2022 Unit 3 of Pakistan’s Karachi nuclear power plant, a Hualong One...

Petten HFR reactor expected to restart in a month
24 February 2022 The High Flux Reactor (HFR) project team at NRG in Petten in the...

Sandia National Laboratories updates software for assessing consequences of nuclear accidents
23 February 2022 The US Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) has updated the Maccs code...

Swedish Radiation Safety Authority announces new regulations
23 February 2022 The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM -...

IAEA says nuclear is vital for space missions
23 February 2022 Experts at an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) webinar “Atoms...

Rosatom establishes Rusatom Energy Projects
22 February 2022 Rosatom has registered a new company – JSC Rusatom Energy Projects...

India orders transport casks from Holtec for Kudankulam
22 February 2022 US-based Holtec International announced that its India based subsidiary...

Westinghouse and Kozloduy NPP strengthen nuclear cybersecurity
22 February 2022 Westinghouse Electric Sweden AB and has signed a contract for the...

Tradebe Inutec opens new UK nuclear waste treatment facility
22 February 2022 Tradebe Inutec, a provider of independent radioactive waste...

Nuvia to provide EDF with fuel flask multi-counter equipment at UK AGR plants
21 February 2022 UK-based Nuvia said on 15 February  that it had secured a contract to...

The Swedish Energy Agency supports solar parks and lead-cooled reactors
21 February 2022 The Swedish Energy Agency (SEA) said mid-February that it has granted...

Progress at Sellafield’s legacy waste store
21 February 2022 UK’s Sellafield Ltd Box Encapsulation Plant Product Store – Direct...

China expresses interest in Argentine technology for nuclear medicine
21 February 2022 During the past year, China’s State Power Investment Corporation...

Russia begins manufacture of reactors for world’s largest icebreaker
21 February 2022 Russia’s ZiO-Podolsk has started manufacturing equipment for the...

US DOE announces RFIs for clean hydrogen initiatives
21 February 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced two Requests for...

Russia to develop new VVER-S reactor by 2030
21 February 2022 By 2030, the construction will begin of an innovative pressurised...

NuScale Power and KGHM agree on deployment of SMRs in Poland
16 February 2022 US NuScale Power and Poland’s KGHM Polska Miedź (KGHM) have signed...

EDF launches recruitment drive
16 February 2022 EDF has announced that it is maintaining its recruitment volumes in 2022...

Frazer-Nash to support UKAEA Tritium Engineering Framework
16 February 2022 Frazer-Nash announced that it has been awarded a role on the United...

Eletronuclear signs a contract to resume construction of Angra 3
15 February 2022 Brazil’s nuclear utility Eletronuclear (a subsidiary of Eletrobras)...

Russian government allocates about RUB100 billion for new nuclear projects
15 February 2022 The Government of the Russian Federation will allocate about RUB100...

Canadian Advanced Manufacturing in Nuclear Alliance established
15 February 2022 The Organisation of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) has announced...

US DOE to demolish submarine reactor prototype at Idaho National Lab
15 February 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management...

Oskarshamn 3 to be closed to remedy fuel damage
15 February 2022 Swedish utility OKG has informed the Nordic electricity exchange Nord...

Macron commits to at least six new EPRs by 2050
14 February 2022 During a visit to Belfort on 10 February to mark the takeover of...

TVA authorises nuclear programme to explore innovative technology
14 February 2022 The US Tennessee Valley Authority Board of Directors on 10 February...

Oklo and Argonne National Lab to commercialise advanced fuel recycling
14 February 2022 US-based Oklo and Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) have signed an...

Mayak to begin remediation of V-17 storage reservoir for liquid radwaste
14 February 2022 Russia’s Production Association Mayak has announced plans to complete...

NRG identifies defect that closed the HFR
14 February 2022 The High Flux Reactor (HFR) project team at Petten in the Netherlands...

Czech and Slovak experts increase nuclear cooperation
14 February 2022 Czech power utility ČEZ and state-owned Slovak company JAVYS have signed...

EDF updates 2022 French nuclear output estimate
11 February 2022 EDF has revised its 2022 nuclear output estimate from 300-30TWh...

GE to sell part of Steam Power’s nuclear activities to EDF
10 February 2022 GE and EDF have signed an exclusive agreement for EDF to acquire part of...

South Africa initiates tender process for new research reactor
10 February 2022 The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) has launched a tender...

Regulators complete UK HPR1000 design assessment
10 February 2022 The UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) and the Environment...

Ansaldo Nucleare wins contract to support Divertor Tokamak Test Facility
10 February 2022 Italy’s Ansaldo Nucleare said on 8 February that it has won a €21...

European researchers achieve fusion energy record at JET
09 February 2022 Record energy output results announced in February are the...

SNC-Lavalin appointed an engineering supplier by Rolls-Royce SMR
09 February 2022 SNC-Lavalin has been appointed an engineering supplier by Rolls-Royce...

Radiopharm and TerraPower to supply Actinium-225
09 February 2022 Australia’s Radiopharm Theranostics and US-based TerraPower have announced...

Bruce Power, General Fusion, and Nuclear Innovation Institute sign MOU
09 February 2022 Canada’s Bruce Power, General Fusion, and the Nuclear Innovation...

VNIINM continues development of uranium-silicide fuel
09 February 2022 Specialists at Russia’s AA Bochvar Research Institute of Inorganic...

Construction of Russia’s MBIR reactor exceeds targets
08 February 2022 The reactor vessel for Rosatom’s Multipurpose Fast Breeder...

Alaskan Governor introduces legislation on microreactors
08 February 2022 Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy on 1 February introduced the first bill in...

Regular electricity generation from OL3 now expected July 2022
08 February 2022 Electricity generation at the EPR reactor at unit 3 of Finland’s...

US DOE secures new fuel for TRIGA research reactors
08 February 2022 ​​​​​​​The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear...

US restores some sanction waivers on Iran
08 February 2022 The US Biden Administration on 4 February restored a number of...

First contract for Sellafield Product and Residue Store Retreatment Plant
08 February 2022 A £40 million ($54m) heating, ventilation and air conditioning contract...

West Virginia seeks to end ban on nuclear construction
04 February 2022 A bill removing the ban on construction of new nuclear power plants in the...

Tank waste treatment begins at US Hanford Site
04 February 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced that workers have begun the...

Reactor vessel delivered for Akkuyu 2
03 February 2022 The Vostochny cargo terminal at the Akkuyu nuclear power plant...

EC confirms nuclear and gas as part of European taxonomy
03 February 2022 The European Commission (EC) approved in principle a Complementary...

Argentina signs contract with CNNC for Atucha III
03 February 2022 Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA (NA-SA) and the China National...

Fukushima simulant material to boost clean-up efforts
03 February 2022 University of Sheffield researchers have developed a new simulation of...

Terrestrial Energy and ANSTO sign agreement for used fuel management
03 February 2022 The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)...

UK integrates nuclear waste services
03 February 2022 UK Nuclear Waste Services, launched on 31 January, brings together...

BN-800 on track to switch to mox fuel this summer
01 February 2022 Russia’s BN-800 fast neutron reactor at unit 4 of the Beloyarsk nuclear...

Covid delays Fangchenggang start-up
01 February 2022 Operation of the two demonstration Hualong One (HPR1000) reactors...

Tepco and JNFL to cooperate on Fukushima decommissioning
01 February 2022 Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (Tepco) and Japan Nuclear Fuel...

January 2022

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Power production at OL3 to start in first half of February
31 January 2022 Electricity generation at the EPR reactor at unit 3 of Finland’s...

Westinghouse ATF test assemblies to be installed at Vogtle 2
31 January 2022 US Southern Nuclear recently agreed to install four higher-enriched fuel...

Swedish government approves SKB’s final repository system
31 January 2022 The Swedish government has decided to allow SKB to build a final...

UK ONR grants permission for next construction phase at Hinkley Point C
31 January 2022 The UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has granted permission for...

JAEA to co-operate with MHI and Terrapower on fast reactor development
31 January 2022 Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd...

National Audit Office looks at UK plans for AGR decommissioning
31 January 2022 A new report, “The decommissioning of the AGR nuclear...

US DOE announces clean-up progress at Savannah River Site
31 January 2022 ​​​​​​​The US Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management...

UK government prepares Sizewell C for future investment
31 January 2022 UK Business and Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has announced £100...

Russia’s Electrochemical Plant sees record revenue from isotopes
28 January 2022 In 2021, the revenue from the sale of isotope products from...

US State Department supports SMR development in Estonia
28 January 2022 The United States and Estonia have agreed to cooperate under the...

Finland's Posiva contracted to advise Lithuania on possible geological repository
27 January 2022 The general criteria for Lithuania to dispose of its used nuclear fuel...

HFR restart delayed at Petten
27 January 2022 Restart of the high flux reactor (HFR) operated by NRG at Petten in...

Tecnatom to supply SMR simulator for Norway’s Institute of Energy Technology
27 January 2022 Spain’s Tecnatom announced that the Norwegian Institute of Energy...

Terrestrial Energy extends testing of IMSR fuel at Argonne National Lab
27 January 2022 Terrestrial Energy USA (part of Canada’s Terrestrial Energy) said it...

New isotope production system installed at Bruce Power to produce Lu-77
27 January 2022 Bruce Power and Isogen (a partnership between Kinectrics and Framatome)...

NUVIA secures new framework with UKAEA
27 January 2022 NUVIA UK said that its Consulting and Technical Services business line...

Energoatom begins comprehensive cold tests of used fuel storage facility
27 January 2022 Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom said it has completed independent...

BWXT begins TRISO nuclear fuel production campaign
26 January 2022 US-based BWX Technologies (BWXT) announced that it had been awarded a...

HotBENT project investigates safety material for underground waste disposal sites
25 January 2022 Geoscientists from the US Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory...

IAEA report looks at radioactive waste and used fuel management
25 January 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on 21 January...

France’s CERAP to provide technical services for Barakah
25 January 2022 Nawah Energy Company (part the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation -...

US DOE launches new respiratory protection course
24 January 2022 A new respiratory protection course has been launched at the Hanford...

Sweden’s OKG to sell nuclear-produced hydrogen to external market
24 January 2022 Sweden’s nuclear power company OKG said on 20 January that it is entering...

French regulators says shutdowns should be “carefully weighed”
24 January 2022 The Chairman of France’s Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN),...

Rosatom signs agreements in Dubai after presenting its SMRs
24 January 2022 Rosatom presented a product line of small-capacity nuclear reactors (SMRs)...

Kansai Electric returns unused fuel to UK
24 January 2022 Kansai Electric Power Company has returned 40 unused fuel assemblies...

Assystem secures commissioning alliance contract for Hinkley Point C
24 January 2022 Engineering company Assystem said it had been appointed as an...

Finnish Ministry submits informed conclusion on possible Loviisa life extension
20 January 2022 Finland’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment (MEE) on 14...

UKAEA awards SNC-Lavalin new contracts for STEP fusion project
20 January 2022 Canada-based SNC-Lavalin said on 18 January it had been awarded three...

Belgian regulator provisionally approves life extension for two reactors
20 January 2022 Belgium’s Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (FANC) has...

Progress at Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear plant as SGs are delivered
20 January 2022 Rosatom has installed the fifth tier of the internal containment (VZO)...

Pre-operational tests continue at OL3
20 January 2022 During the trial operation phase of the EPR reactor at unit 3 of...

Koeberg 2 closed for steam generator replacement
20 January 2022 Unit 2 of South Africa’s Koeberg nuclear plant was closed down on...

Energoatom’s Kotin shares his vision for Ukraine’s nuclear future
19 January 2022 In a wide-ranging interview with EnergoBusiness magazine on 10 January,...

Russian scientists develop plastic fuel claddings made of silicon carbide
19 January 2022 Specialists at Russia’s AA Bochvar Research Institute of Inorganic...

Westinghouse signs partnerships to build AP1000 reactors at Dukovany
17 January 2022 Westinghouse Electric Company said that it had signed memorandums...

IEA report on Canada welcomes SMR developments
17 January 2022 The International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) Canada 2022: Energy Policy...

Russia to build BN1200 by 2035
17 January 2022 Russia plans to complete the construction of the fifth power unit with...

Kazatomprom provides update on situation in Kazakhstan
17 January 2022 National Atomic Company Kazatomprom  on 13 January provided an update on...

Ignalina dismantles 7600 tons of equipment and concrete in 2021
14 January 2022 In 2021, Ignalina NPP (INPP) dismantled 3429 tons of equipment and 4200...

General Fusion achieves technology milestone
14 January 2022 Canada’s General Fusion announced that it had achieved several...

Licensing documentation submitted for El-Dabaa 3&4
13 January 2022 The Egyptian Nuclear Power Plant Authority (NPPA) has applied for a...

Russian scientists develop chrome coatings to protect fuel assemblies
13 January 2022 Scientists of Russia’s Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) are...

Deep borehole repository 'cost-effective' option for Slovenia's nuclear waste
13 January 2022 A preliminary study by the Slovenian Radioactive Waste...

UK’s Heysham 2 and Torness nuclear plants to close early
13 January 2022 EDF Energy has confirmed a change to the expected end of generation dates...

US tests new railcar for used fuel and radwaste transport
13 January 2022 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy (ONE) said...

Rosatom to complete design of fuel reprocessing module for Brest reactor by 2024
13 January 2022 Russia’s Siberian Chemical Combine (SCC – part of Rosatom’s Fuel...

Contract awarded for plans to construct Asse interim storage facility in Germany
13 January 2022 Germany’s Federal Association for Final Storage (BGE) has taken another...

Further delays for Flamanville 3 blamed on pandemic
13 January 2022 France’s EDF said on 11 January that it had “adjusted the schedule for...

Bruce Power completes shipment of Cobalt-60
13 January 2022 Canada’s Bruce Power said on 7 January it had completed another harvest...

USNC licenses ORNL method to 3D print reactor components
11 January 2022 A novel method to 3D print components for nuclear reactors, developed by...

Cyclife acquires UK's Aquila Nuclear Engineering
11 January 2022 Cyclife, the EDF subsidiary in charge of international dismantling...

NRC denies Oklo licence application
10 January 2022 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on 6 January issued...

France expects new nuclear reactors to begin operation in 2035-37
10 January 2022 The French government expects plans for new nuclear reactors should...

Canada’s NWMO releases transportation plans
10 January 2022 Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organisation (NWMO) in early...

Final shutdown for UK’s Hunterston B
10 January 2022 The Unit B2 (Reactor 4) of the Hunterston NPP in North...

Cavendish and Jacobs sign MOU for UK treatment of Japanese fast reactor sodium coolant
06 January 2022 Cavendish Nuclear and Jacobs have signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

New head of Hungary’s regulator confirmed in position
06 January 2022 Hungary’s President Viktor Orban on 1 January formally appointed...

Finland applies for licence to operate world’s first used fuel final disposal facility
06 January 2022 Finland’s radioactive waste management company, Posiva Oy, said on...

Grid connection for China’s Fuqing 6 as work begins on Changjiang 4
06 January 2022 On 1 January, unit 6 at China’s Fuqing nuclear power plant in...

KHNP pre-authorised to bid for construction work at El Dabaa nuclear plant
06 January 2022 As part of the current procurement of equipment and materials, as well as...

Kazakhstan looks at possible nuclear power plant sites
05 January 2022 Kazakhstan is considering the village of Ulken in the Alma-Ata region and...

Russian nuclear plants announce new electricity generation record
04 January 2022 Russia’s nuclear utility Rosenergoatom (part of Rosatom) said on 2...

First concrete for unit 2 of China’s San'ao nuclear power project
04 January 2022 First concrete was poured on 30 December for unit 2 of China’s of the...

EU draft taxonomy includes nuclear and gas
04 January 2022 The European Commission (EC) has drawn up a draft plan to label some...

Radiopharmaceutical production equipment tested in Bolivia
04 January 2022 The world’s highest altitude Centre for Nuclear Technology Research...

Pakistan completes fuel loading at Karachi 3
04 January 2022 Pakistan on 31 December completed loading fuel into unit 3 of the...

Germany closes three of its six remaining nuclear reactors
04 January 2022 Germany shut down three nuclear power plants on 31 December, as part of...

Russia’s BN-800 fast reactor to be fully fuelled with mox in 2022
04 January 2022 Russia’s BN-800 fast reactor to be fully fuelled with mox in 2022

Russia’s Balakovo 1 restarts with Remix fuel assemblies
04 January 2022 Unit 1 of Balakovo nuclear power plant was connected to the grid on...

Fluor-led JV wins contract from NNSA
03 January 2022 The US Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security...

December 2021

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US says it has adequate supplies of Mo-99 made without HEU
31 December 2021 US Secretary of Energy Jennifer M Granholm and US Secretary of Health...

Rosatom begins production of fuel for Western-design PWRs
30 December 2021 At Russia’s Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant (NCCP, part...

Framatome and Exelon to strengthen supply of Cobalt-60
30 December 2021 Framatome and Exelon Generation on 23 December announced the signature of...

Rosatom installs inner containment dome at Kursk-II-1
30 December 2021 Installation of the dome of the inner containment shell (VZO) at unit 1...

Swedish government approves extension of final repository
30 December 2021 The Swedish government on 22 December approved SKB’s application to...

TVEL ships testing equipment for China’s fast reactor
30 December 2021 Russia’s Mashinostroitelny Zavod in Elektrostal (MSZ - part of Rosatom’s...

Poland selects site for first nuclear power plant
30 December 2021 Polskie Elektrownie Jadrowe, the government company responsible for plans...

Final tier of inner containment shell completed at Rooppur 2
30 December 2021 Rosatom’s engineering division, ASE, said on 27 December that concreting...

EnergySolutions and Laurentis Energy Partners support new Canadian waste facility
30 December 2021 EnergySolutions Canada on 22 December announced a contract with...

Rosatom upgrades world's largest critical facility BFS-2
30 December 2021 Rosatom has upgraded the world's largest critical nuclear test facility,...

US DOE establishes Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations
30 December 2021 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the establishment of...

Rosatom to collaborate with steel company NLMK in hydrogen production
30 December 2021 Russian Steelmaker NLMK and Rusatom Overseas (part of Rosatom) on 27...

Contract extension for DUF6 conversion project in the USA
30 December 2021 Atkins Nuclear Secured Holdings Corporation, in a joint venture...

Belgium to close nuclear plants by 2025 but supports SMR development
30 December 2021 Belgium's government said on 23 December that it expected to close down...

Fuel loading completed at Belarus 2
30 December 2021 The loading of fresh nuclear fuel was completed on 27 December at unit 2...

Rosatom begins development of nuclear fuel for upgraded FNPPs
30 December 2021 Rosatom’s fuel company TVEL and JSC Afrikantov OKBM (chief designer...

French equipment delivered for Russia’s second DUF6 plant
30 December 2021 France’s Orano on 23 December delivered the first batch of equipment...

R&B Switchgear wins work at Culham
23 December 2021 Manchester-based R&B Switchgear Group, has been appointed to deliver...

First concrete for Kudankulam 6
23 December 2021 Rosatom on 20 December began construction of the sixth VVER-1000 reactor...

First Remix fuel assemblies loaded at Russia’s Balakovo nuclear plant
23 December 2021 The first batch of innovative uranium-plutonium Remix fuel was loaded...

Olkiluoto 3 EPR plant unit starts up
23 December 2021 The first criticality of the EPR reactor installed at unit 3 of the...

US certification for NAC International's OPTIMUS-L transport packaging
22 December 2021 NAC International Inc. announced it has received US Nuclear...

Russia permanently closes down Kursk 1
21 December 2021 After 45 years of operation, unit 1 at Russia’s Kursk nuclear power plant...

Grid connection for unit 1 of China’s HTR-PM project
21 December 2021 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced on 20 December that...

Tokamak Energy reduces power required to cool HTS magnets
21 December 2021 Oxford-based Tokamak Energy has announced the breakthrough design...

MHI awarded Iter contract
21 December 2021 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd has been awarded a first contract...

India to boost nuclear power capacity to 22.5GW by 2031
21 December 2021 India’s Minister of State in the Department of Space and Department of...

VNIINM develops software to calculate behaviour of LWR fuel
21 December 2021 Specialists at Russia’s AA Bochvar Research Institute of Inorganic...

Qatari investment for Rolls Royce SMR
21 December 2021 UK-based Rolls Royce Group announced that it has reached agreement with...

Framatome and US DOE agree to cooperate further on accident tolerant fuel
21 December 2021 Framatome said on 15 December it had secured a new four-year...

NuScale wins work in Ukraine and signs MOU with Kazakhstan
20 December 2021 ​​​​​​​The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) is awarding the...

USNC and Framatome awarded vouchers for advanced nuclear technologies
20 December 2021 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy said...

Holtec claims decommissioning record for used fuel removal at Pilgrim
20 December 2021 US-based Holtec International said on 16 December that three days...

GEH, BWXT and Synthos to support SMRs in Poland
20 December 2021 GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), BWXT Canada Ltd and Poland-based...

Ansto completes safety review
20 December 2021 The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology...

IAEA and Iran agreement to replace cameras at Karaj Facility
17 December 2021 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on 15 December that...

Coming to a head
17 December 2021 Jeremy Gordon says that rising gas prices show that Europe can’t afford to...

Netherlands’ plan for 2025 supports nuclear newbuild
17 December 2021 The Netherlands' new coalition government on 15 December released...

US DOE requests industry help to develop HALEU supply
17 December 2021 The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 14 December issued a Request...

Deep Isolation says deep borehole disposal a cost-effective option
17 December 2021 Deep borehole disposal is a viable, cost-effective solution for all of...

AVEVA signs strategic deal with EDF
17 December 2021 UK-based industrial software company AVEVA has signed a long-term...

Centrus welcomes fabrication of sample ANEEL fuel
16 December 2021 US Centrus Energy Corp President and CEO Daniel B Poneman on 14...

US NRC approves licence transfer for Palisades and Big Rock Point
16 December 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said on 13 Dcember it had...

NuScale plans merger with Spring Valley Acquisition and opens simulation lab
16 December 2021 US-based NuScale Power said on 14 December it had entered into a...

Westinghouse awarded decommissioning contract at Gundremmingen
15 December 2021 Westinghouse Electric Company announced it has signed a contract on...

Akkuyu 1 pump station foundation under construction
14 December 2021 Construction workers have begun constructing the foundation slab for the...

UK Sellafield packages all foreign-owned wasted ready for return
14 December 2021 Sellafield announced that it had packaged all foreign-owned wasted ready...

IAEA reviews Uganda’s nuclear power infrastructure development
14 December 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated...

Framatome to supply instrumentation upgrade for Surry nuclear plant
13 December 2021 Framatome announced that it has been awarded the contract to upgrade...

Russia to build a centre for nuclear science and technology for Serbia
13 December 2021 Rosatom has signed a General Framework Agreement with the...

Oil industry cleaning process used at UK’s Harwell site
13 December 2021 Technology commonly used in the oil and gas industry has been adapted for...

Finland to reform Nuclear Energy Act
13 December 2021 Finland’s Ministry of Employment and the Economy (MEE) said on 8...

NUKEM wins contract from Belgian waste agency
13 December 2021 Germany-based NUKEM Technologies (part of Rosatom) announced it has won...

Sheffield Forgemasters signs MOU with Rolls-Royce SMR
10 December 2021 Sheffield Forgemasters has signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

Studsvik could treat Norwegian used fuel in preparation for disposal
10 December 2021 A pilot study by the Swedish company Studsvik shows that the Norway’s...

Russia signs nuclear cooperation MOU with Nicaragua
10 December 2021 The MOU details a wide range of areas, in particular, raising...

Nuclep delivers part of containment vessel for Brazil’s prototype nuclear submarine
10 December 2021 Brazil’s nuclear heavy engineering company Nuclebrás Equipamentos...

Westinghouse announces milestone in advanced nuclear fuel development
09 December 2021 Westinghouse Electric Company said on 6 December it had received...

OL3 start-up may be brought forward
09 December 2021 Finnish power company Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) on 8 December applied...

Bilfinger to work with Cyclife on dismantling nuclear power plants
09 December 2021 Germany-based industrial service provider Bilfinger said on 8 December...

First RPV dismantled at Sweden’s Barsebäck
08 December 2021 The in-situ part of the dismantling of the first reactor pressure...

KSTAR fusion reactor sets new record
08 December 2021 South Korea's National Fusion Research Institute announced in November...

Shikoku Electric restarts Ikata 3
08 December 2021 Japan’s Shikoku Electric Power Co restarted unit 3 at the Ikata nuclear...

US NRC accepts application for Kairos construction permit
08 December 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission said on 30 November it had accepted...

Deep Isolation acquires Freestone Environmental Services
08 December 2021 US-based Deep Isolation, a specialist in used fuel and high-level waste...

Commonwealth Fusion Systems raises funds to commercialise fusion
08 December 2021 Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS) announced on 1 December that it has...

Rosatom uses new welding technologies at Rooppur
08 December 2021 Rosatom’s Engineering Division (ASE) said on 2 December the serial use of...

NuScale Power’s SMR plants named VOYGR
07 December 2021 US-based NuScale Power has unveiled the official name of its small...

Decommissioning milestone for Slovakia’s Bohunice nuclear plant
07 December 2021 Slovak company JAVYS announced that another important milestone had...

Rosatom’s Uranium One and Alpha Lithium to develop lithium deposit in Argentina
06 December 2021 Uranium One Holding NV (a Rosatom company) and Canada-based Alpha...

UK government confirms choice of HTGR for advanced reactor demonstration
06 December 2021 Greg Hands, Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth, said...

OPG selects BWRX-300 SMR for Darlington project
06 December 2021 Ontario Power Generation (OPG) said on 2 December that it will work...

Spain rejects plans for Salamanca uranium project
03 December 2021 Spain's Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic...

Russia’s TVEL signs decommissioning agreements with French and Czech companies
03 December 2021 Rosatom’s Fuel Company and decommissioning industry integrator, TVEL JSC on...

IAEA concludes LTO safety review at Atucha nuclear plant
03 December 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safety Aspects of Long...

NAAREA and Assystem to co-operate on XSMR micro-reactor
03 December 2021 France’s NAAREA, which is developing 4th generation micro-nuclear power,...

IEA: France should review plans to reduce nuclear share
03 December 2021 The current rate of deployment of low-carbon energy technologies and...

EDF and Westinghouse sign MOU on Co-60
02 December 2021 Westinghouse Electric Company and EDF have signed a historic Memorandum...

EDF and Veolia create Waste2Glass joint venture
02 December 2021 EDF and Veolia announced they are creating Waste2Glass,...

Rosatom, EDF and CEA to cooperate on fuel cycle R&D
02 December 2021 Russia's Rosatom, the French Alternative Energies and Atomic...

EDF signs raft of agreements at WNE
02 December 2021 EDF on 1 December announced the signature of several industrial...

US DOE relaunches search for used nuclear fuel disposal site
02 December 2021 The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 30 November issued a request...

IAEA mission sees safety commitment by Russia’s Kalinin nuclear plant
02 December 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Operational Safety Review...

UK’s  Hunterston B reactor 3 closes after 46 years
02 December 2021 The UK’s Hunterston B1 (Reactor 3) was permanently closed down on...

Australia selects waste disposal site
02 December 2021 Australia’s federal government announced that it has formally...

Siemens to manufacture equipment for Terrestrial Energy’s SMR
02 December 2021 Canada’s Terrestrial Energy and Siemens Energy Canada on 30 November signed...

November 2021

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PPP announce winners of new HVAC contract at Sellafield
30 November 2021 A new way of awarding long-term work packages at the Sellafield site in...

Russia amends loan agreement for Paks II
30 November 2021 Russia’s State Duma parliament on 25 November ratified a five-year...

UK NNL and DNV collaborate on nuclear derived hydrogen
29 November 2021 The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and Norway-based DNV...

Candu Energy to support Cernavoda nuclear expansion with US backing
29 November 2021 Canada’s Candu Energy, part of the SNC-Lavalin Group on 25 November won...

Czech company to support Egyptian regulator in licensing El-Dabaa
29 November 2021 Czech R&D company ÚJV Řež has signed a major long-term contract in Egypt...

ENSREG sees significant progress at Belarus nuclear plant
29 November 2021 The plenary meeting of the European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group...

Škoda JS develops storage cask for Czech repository
25 November 2021 By producing a model of a storage packaging assembly (cask) for used...

Foundation completed for Russia’s Brest reactor
25 November 2021 The foundation slab for Russia’s innovative fast neutron reactor...

IAEA’s Gross says talks with Iran inconclusive
25 November 2021 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director general Rafael...

Westinghouse signs contract with Ukraine for first AP1000
25 November 2021 Westinghouse Electric Company and Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom on...

Brazil’s INB launches new centrifuge cascade
25 November 2021 Brazil’s fuel cycle company Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) said...

Ansaldo Nucleare signs contract for lead-cooled reactor
25 November 2021 As part of the research into lead-cooled reactors, the consortium that...

Holtec and Hyundai to co-operate on development of SMR-160
25 November 2021 US Holtec International and South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering &...

Russia’s Electrochemical Plant launches new line of centrifuges
24 November 2021 Russia’s Electrochemical Plant (ECP – part of Rosatom’s Fuel Company...

Humboldt Bay 3 released for unrestricted use after decommissioning
23 November 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has terminated the licence...

More equipment for Kudankulam
23 November 2021 Russia’s Uralkhimmash (Sverdlovsk region, part of the OMZ group)...

Second phase of China’s Haiyang nuclear heating project begins operation
23 November 2021 The second phase of the nuclear energy heating project in Haiyang city,...

US DOE Awards $8.5 million for promising nuclear technologies
22 November 2021 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $8.5 million to...

US NRC approves power uprate for Millstone 3
22 November 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said it had approved a request...

Russia begins LEU supply to Kazakhstan
22 November 2021 The Uranium Enrichment Centre (UEC) in Novouralsk, Sverdlovsk Region...

US NRC increases oversight at Vogtle 3
22 November 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said it will increase oversight...

Russian scientists patent production of coreless silicon carbide fibre
22 November 2021 Scientists at the Russia’s AA Bochvara Research Institute of...

Southern Company, DOE to lead demonstration of molten-salt reactor
22 November 2021 US Southern Company said on 18 November that it had established a...

Swedish delegation visits Chernobyl to discuss xenon monitoring
22 November 2021 On 16-17 November, Ukraine’s Chernobyl NPP (ChNPP) received delegation of...

Rosatom seeks to develop small NPPs with hydrogen batteries
22 November 2021 Polet-Service, commissioned by a subsidiary of Rosatom, is to...

Oklo and Centrus cooperate on HALEU fuel development
19 November 2021 US-based Oklo and Centrus Energy Corp on 17 November signed a...

Rosatom prepares advanced international research programme for MBIR
19 November 2021 After commissioning the MBIR multipurpose research reactor facility,...

NuScale, Prodigy and Kinectrics to propose regulatory framework for marine-deployed SMR
19 November 2021 US-based NuScale Power announced that it has signed a Memorandum...

Rolls Royce starts Generic Design Assessment for SMR
18 November 2021 Rolls-Royce has asked the UK government for clearance to begin the 4-5...

TerraPower selects site for Natrium reactor project
18 November 2021 US-based TerraPower, founded by Bill Gates, has announced Kemmerer,...

Life extension work completed at Armenian NPP
18 November 2021 Upgrading of unit 2 at the Armenian NPP was completed on 16...

Sberbank provides more loans for Akkuyu nuclear plant
18 November 2021 Russia’s Sberbank will provide Akkuyu Nuclear (part of Rosatom) with...

Paks II submits application for a manufacturing permit for RPVs
18 November 2021 Paks II Atomerőmű Zrt, the company responsible for the expansion of...

US Infrastructure Bill includes $62bn for DOE
18 November 2021 US President Joe Biden has signed into law the bipartisan Infrastructure...

Dual criticality for China’s HTR-PM
18 November 2021 The second reactor of China’s High Temperature Gas Cooled...

Mixed results from COP26
18 November 2021 Some 200 countries agreed to adopt the Glasgow Climate Pact on 13...

EDF awards Tecnatom inspection services contract for Hinkley Point C
17 November 2021 EDF has awarded Spain’s Tecnatom Group a contract valued at more than...

Diffuser removed from UK’s Windscale Pile chimney
17 November 2021 Nuclear clean-up teams have removed the huge diffuser at the top of...

Jacobs wins two nuclear contracts in Czech Republic
16 November 2021 US-based Jacobs said that it had won two new contracts to support the...

Pakistan’s Karachi 3 completes hot functional tests
15 November 2021 Unit 3 of the Karachi in Pakistan completed hot functional testing on...

Uranium One agrees sale of US subsidiary to Uranium Energy Corp
12 November 2021 Uranium One has entered into an agreement with the US company Uranium...

Fuelling begins at China’s Fuqing 6
11 November 2021 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced that loading of 177...

OPG's Darlington operating licence amended to allow production of Mo-99
11 November 2021 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced on 9 November that...

Rosatom manufactures first batch of VVER-1000 Remix fuel
11 November 2021 The first batch of uranium-plutonium Remix fuel for the VVER-1000 reactor...

Westinghouse and Energoatom begin work at Khmelnitsky 3
11 November 2021 US-based Westinghouse and Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom have...

Helion raises $500 million to fund demonstration fusion generator
10 November 2021 US fusion energy tech startup Helion Energy said it raised $500 million...

Roll-Royce secures funding for small modular reactor
09 November 2021 Roll-Royce has announced that following the raising of £195 million in...

IAEA mission sees significant improvement in Russia’s operational safety
09 November 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Operational Safety Review...

Framatome completes purchase of Rolls Royce nuclear I&C business
09 November 2021 Framatome announced it has completed the purchase of Rolls Royce...

US and UK launch Strategic Energy Dialogue
09 November 2021 UK Business and Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng met with US Secretary...

Assembly begins of RPV upper shell for Kudankulam 5
09 November 2021 The Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technologies (part Rosatom’s...

IAEA concludes operational safety review at Armenian nuclear plant
08 November 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA Safety Aspects of Long...

Assystem wins two contracts for new UK STEP fusion plant
08 November 2021 UK-based engineering company Assystem said on 4 November that it had...

OPG awards BWXT contract for components for Darlington refurbishment
08 November 2021 Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and BWX Technologies on 4 November announced...

US DOE welcomes Romania’s teaming agreement with NuScale
08 November 2021 US Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm and Romania’s Minister of...

IAEA concludes long term operational safety review at Forsmark
08 November 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safety Aspects of Long...

UAE completes construction of Barakah 3
08 November 2021 Unit 3 at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in the UAE had been completed...

US NRC receives initial application for SMR construction from Kairos
05 November 2021 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said on 29 October it had...

India sets 2070 target for net-zero
05 November 2021 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his National Statement to the...

NuScale and Romania’s Nuclearelectrica team up to advance SMRs
05 November 2021 US-based NuScale Power said on 2 November that it is will team...

UAE companies form clean energy partnership
05 November 2021 Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, a member of the Abu Dhabi...

X-energy and Centrus to continue work of TRISO-X fuel
05 November 2021 US-based X-energy and Centrus Energy Corp on 2 November announced...

Orano acquires STSI from the Geodis group
04 November 2021 The Orano group and Geodis, a subsidiary of the SNCF Group signed...

Framatome delivers accident tolerant fuel to Calvert Cliffs
03 November 2021 Framatome announced that it has delivered the first 100% accident...

First steam generator delivered to Russia’s Kursk-II
02 November 2021 The first of four steam generators for the VVER-TOI reactor...

Survey of fusion energy companies released by UKAEA and FIA
02 November 2021 A new survey from the US-based Fusion Industry Association (FIA) and the...

Rosatom plans 10 new large nuclear units by 2035
02 November 2021 Rosatom plans to build about 10 large power units in Russia by 2035, and...

Turkish regulator issues construction licence for Akkuyu 4
02 November 2021 The Turkish Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NDK) Council on 29 October...

Inner dome installed at China’s Zhangzhou 1
02 November 2021 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced that the inner dome...

High gas prices make nuclear energy optimal for hydrogen production: IAEA study
01 November 2021 Nuclear energy will be the most cost-effective means of producing...

Talen to build substations to supply new data centre
01 November 2021 US-based Talen Energy has selected Linxon to deliver three...

TAE Technologies partners with Japan's NIFS for fusion fuel research
01 November 2021 TAE Technologies has entered into a partnership with Japan’s...

Bulgarian Energy Holding and Fluor sign MOU to evaluate NuScale SMR
01 November 2021 Fluor Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU)...

Kazakhstan considers nuclear power
01 November 2021 The Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan has begun to study the possible...

X-energy and Kinectrics sign MOU for Helius Clean Energy Innovation Centre
01 November 2021 Canada’s X-energy and Kinectrics have signed a memorandum of...

October 2021

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US Air Force to construct micro-reactor
29 October 2021 The US Department of the Air Force (DAF) has selected Eielson Air Force...

UK adopts nuclear energy finance plan
29 October 2021 The UK on 26 October announced its Nuclear Energy (financing) Bill...

US DOE awards Oakridge clean-up contract to UCOR
29 October 2021 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Environmental Management...

UK budget allocates some funds for nuclear
29 October 2021 The UK government’s autumn budget, announced on 27 October, included up...

KHNP signs a heavy water sales contract with China’s Qinshan NPP
29 October 2021 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) signed a heavy water sales contract...

Bilfinger to recover radwaste from Asse salt mine
28 October 2021 Germany’s Bilfinger said that, on behalf of the Federal Association for...

Terrestrial Energy awards BWXT contracts for IMSR steam generators
28 October 2021 Ontario-based Terrestrial Energy on 26 October awarded BWXT...

Idaho National Lab studies critical heat flux of nuclear fuel rods
28 October 2021 The US Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy said on 27...

Japan aims for increased renewables and more nuclear restarts
27 October 2021 Japan has adopted a new energy policy promoting nuclear and renewables...

Rosatom manufactures nuclear fuel assembly for the first land-based SMR
27 October 2021 Rosatom announced that Mashinostroitelny Zavod (MSZ) part of the TVEL...

ASN approves EDF’s proposed remedy for Flamanville EPR nozzle design faults
27 October 2021 France's Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) has approved EDF's...

Canada’s ARTMS registers cyclotron production of gallium-68
27 October 2021 ARTMS, a Canadian producer of medical isotopes has registered...

Bruce Power launches Bruce Power Net Zero Inc
26 October 2021 Canada’s Bruce Power on 21 October announced the launch of Bruce Power...

More delays for Vogtle 3&4
26 October 2021 US Georgia Power on 21 October announced a revised schedule for the Vogtle...

Another milestone for Russia’s Brest reactor fuel plant
26 October 2021 Russia’s Siberian Chemical Combine (SCC) has completed the installation...

World’s first T-pylon is installed in UK
26 October 2021 The world’s first ‘T-pylon’, the first new design for an electricity pylon...

Kazakhstan sets up physical uranium fund
25 October 2021 Kazakhstan’s National Atomic Company Kazatomprom announced that its Board...

Lightbridge fuel completes design plan for testing at INL
25 October 2021 US-based nuclear fuel technology company Lightbridge...

Doosan Heavy wins UAE contract
25 October 2021 South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction announced on 21...

Atommash manufactures the reactor bottom for Akkuyu 3
22 October 2021 The Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technologies (part of Rosatom’s...

UK Net Zero Strategy puts nuclear as a low priority
22 October 2021 The UK on 19 October published its Net Zero Strategy – Build...

Sandvik wins record order from UK for nuclear equipment
22 October 2021 Sweden’s Sandvik Materials Technology has announced a "record order"...

DOE awards $50 million to Exelon for control room modernisation
22 October 2021 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a $50 million cost-share...

Pressure vessel installed at China’s Zhangzhou 1
21 October 2021 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced that the reactor...

IEA looks at the role of G7 countries in achieving net zero
21 October 2021 The latest report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) – “Achieving...

GE Hitachi and BWXT Canada agree to support BWRX-300 design
21 October 2021 US-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and BWXT Canada Ltd have...

KHNP and CNL sign MOU on used fuel and decommissioning
19 October 2021 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories...

IAEA completes long term operational review of Slovenia’s Krško
19 October 2021 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Pre-SALTO (Safety Aspects...

Environmentalists find no problems with Russia’s floating nuclear power plant
18 October 2021 Rosatom’s floating NPP (FNPP), the Akademik Lomonosov, moored at the city...

IAEA releases two reports in run up to COP26
18 October 2021 In the run up to the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26...

Canadian regulator renews OPG’s licence to develop SMR
18 October 2021 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is renewing Ontario...

Rosatom plans hydrogen production at Kola nuclear power plant
18 October 2021 Rosatom plans by 2030 to prepare a commercially viable proposal for...

Fuel loading completed at South Korea’s Shin Hanul nuclear plant
18 October 2021 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) said on 13 October it had...

UKAEA shortlists five sites for STEP fusion plant
18 October 2021 The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) announced that five sites had...

Rusatom Overseas and Gazprom Neft to cooperate on hydrogen energy
17 October 2021 Rusatom Overseas (part of Rosatom) and Gazprom Neft on 12 October signed...

University of Bristol team undertakes research at Chernobyl NPP
17 October 2021 Researchers from the University of Bristol are leading activities...

EDF submits preliminary offer to Poland for the construction of EPR reactors
15 October 2021 EDF on 13 October submitted a non-binding preliminary offer to the...

Orano opens stable isotope lab
15 October 2021 France’s Orano group said on 11 October that it recently celebrated...

Canada’s Arc Clean Energy signs MOU to advance SMR deployment
15 October 2021 ARC Clean Energy Canada has signed a strategic Memorandum of...

Macron sees nuclear and hydrogen power as priorities
15 October 2021 President Emmanuel Macron said France would aim to become a leader in...

Nawah receives licence for regulated activities at Barakah 3
14 October 2021 The UAE Federal Nuclear Regulatory Authority (FANR) on 11 October approved...

IEA World Energy Outlook intended as handbook for COP26
14 October 2021 The International Energy Agency (IEA) in its latest World Energy...

Australian submarine deal sparks debate about nuclear energy
14 October 2021 In the wake of Australia’s decision to purchase nuclear-powered...

UK recycles decommissioned nuclear cargo vessel
14 October 2021 The UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) said on 12 October...

Jacobs awarded contract extension to support UK's nuclear plants
13 October 2021 US-based Jacobs announced it has been awarded an extension to its...