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February 2023

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Invest Alberta supports deployment of Xe-100 SMR
02 February 2023 X-Energy Canada and Invest Alberta Corporation (IAC) have signed a...

South Korea offers to build NPP for Turkey
02 February 2023 Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) has submitted a preliminary...

Japan’s Takahama 4 experiences automatic shutdown
02 February 2023 Neutron detectors have triggered an automatic shutdown at unit 4 of...

MoltexFLEX awarded UK research grant to study graphite
02 February 2023 UK-based MoltexFLEX has been awarded a research grant by the Henry...

Belgium’s Tihange 2 closes
02 February 2023 Unit 2 of Belgium’s Tihange NPP has closed down after 40 years of...

Mochovce 3 begins supplying power to Slovakia’s grid
02 February 2023 Slovenské elektrárne (SE) said unit 3 at the Mochovce NPP has been...

The Zaporizhia NPP 1984 fire
01 February 2023 Russia’s SFERA-Pro History site, which investigates significant...

Renaissance Fusion raises funds to build nuclear fusion technology in Europe
01 February 2023 French start-up Renaissance Fusion based in Grenoble and Houston has...

Restart of Ringhals 4 delayed again
01 February 2023 Restart of unit 4 of Sweden’s Ringhals NPP, closed for repairs to its...

Companies team up to build Canada’s first SMR
01 February 2023 Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is teaming up with GE Hitachi Nuclear...

RPV test assembly completed for Kudankulam 5
01 February 2023 The Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technologies (part of Rosatom’s...

Brazil’s INB and IPEN strengthen co-operation on nuclear projects
01 February 2023 Nuclear Industries of Brazil (Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil - INB)...

Carroll Technologies highlights non-roadway collision deaths
01 February 2023 New research from industrial safety specialists Carroll Technologies...

January 2023

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Framatome-USNC JV set to produce TRISO particles and FCM fuel
31 January 2023 France’s Framatome and US-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC)...

IAEA team reviews NPP site evaluation for Uzbekistan
31 January 2023 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded...

Canada’s nuclear labs to collaborate with particle accelerator centre
31 January 2023 Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) are to collaborate with...

ČEZ invests in Dukovany upgrades
31 January 2023 Czech power company ČEZ expects to invest more than CZK2.3bn ($104m) in...

Finnish regulator approves licence extensions for Loviisa NPP
31 January 2023 Finland’s Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK -...

Argentina seeks life extension for Atucha 1 as repairs continue at Atucha 2
31 January 2023 Argentina’s nuclear utility, Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA (NA-SA),...

Hungary will veto any EU sanctions against Russia's nuclear sector
31 January 2023 Hungary will veto any EU sanctions imposed on Russian nuclear...

Ukrainian cabinet approves start of work on new Khmelnitsky reactors
27 January 2023 Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has given the green light for work to begin...

Australian technology helping safeguard used nuclear fuel
27 January 2023 ​​​​​​​Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research...

Uranium mining waste threatens Niger’s water supply
27 January 2023 Millions of tons of uncontained radioactive waste are posing a threat to...

Oklo seeks licence for fuel recycling facility
27 January 2023 US-based Oklo has submitted a Licensing Project Plan (LPP) to the...

French joint venture contracted to support dismantling of Ignalina NPP
27 January 2023 Graphitech, a joint venture established in 2020 by French companies EDF...

Metal alloys to support nuclear fusion energy
27 January 2023 Scientists at the US Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL),...

Russia postpones dismantling of unfinished Crimean NPP
27 January 2023 Crimea’s Ministry of Construction & Architecture has postponed dismantling...

NASA and DARPA to develop nuclear rocket engines
26 January 2023 NASA and the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are...

Framatome requests more time for safety upgrades at Flamanville 3
26 January 2023 France’s Framatome has asked for more time to change the nuclear...

Outer dome completed at Zhangzhou 1
26 January 2023 The outer dome of the containment building at unit 1 of China’s Zhangzhou...

Rosatom begins construction of radiopharmaceuticals plant
26 January 2023 Rosatom has begun construction of a new plant for the production of...

First Light Fusion to build demonstration facility at UKAEA's Culham Campus
26 January 2023 The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and First Light Fusion have signed...

French Senate adopts nuclear bill at first reading
26 January 2023 The French Senate has adopted at first reading a bill promoting...

New impellers for OL3’s feedwater pumps
25 January 2023 Finland’s Teollisuuden Voima (TVO) said the EPR reactor at unit 3 of...

US NRC certifies NuScale SMR
25 January 2023 NuScale Power’s small modular reactor (SMR) design has been certified by...

Nebraska to investigate possible SMR sites
25 January 2023 The Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), which owns and operates the...

Rosatom studies sites in Kyrgyzstan for small NPP
25 January 2023 Rosatom is studying sites in Kyrgyzstan for the possible construction of...

Krsko NPP gets environmental permit for life extension
25 January 2023 Slovenia's Environmental Protection & Spatial Planning has issued a permit...

IAEA task force reviews Fukushima water discharge plan
24 January 2023 The International Atomic Energy (IAEA) Task Force established to...

UK and Canadian regulators collaborate on advanced reactors
24 January 2023 The UK’s Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has signed a Memorandum...

US NRC approves metal storage cask
24 January 2023 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved the...

Licence renewal for Cameco Fuel Manufacturing
24 January 2023 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has granted a 20-year...

Canada’s Whiteshell reactor decommissioning enters final regulatory review
24 January 2023 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has accepted the...

Reactor vessel installed at Russia’s MBIR research facility
23 January 2023 The reactor pressure vessel has been installed at Russia’s MBIR...

Grossi spells out challenges in Ukraine
23 January 2023 Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi had held talks with...

Xe-100 SMR attracts South Korean investment
20 January 2023 South Korea’s DL E&C and Doosan Enerbility are to invest $25m in...

First concrete box of radioactive waste safely transferred from Berkeley NPP
20 January 2023 Radioactive waste from underground vaults at the UK’s closed Berkeley NPP...

Enusa and Westinghouse formalise VVER-440 fuel collaboration
20 January 2023 Spain’s Enusa Industrias Avanzadas and Westinghouse Electric Sweden AB...

French Senate considers nuclear acceleration bill
20 January 2023 The French Senate has provisionally amended the government’s bill on...

Bulgaria to begin discussions with USA on nuclear expansion
20 January 2023 Bulgaria's parliament has mandated the caretaker government to begin...

Fuel delivery completed for Belarus NPP unit 1
20 January 2023 Russian fuel company TVEL (part of Rosatom) has delivered fresh fuel to...

Mochovce 3 approved for energy start-up
20 January 2023 Slovakia's Nuclear Regulatory Authority (UJD - Úrad jadrového dozoru)...

Andra applies for geological repository construction licence
20 January 2023 The French National Radioactive Waste Management Agency (Andra) has...

EDF promotes Nuward SMR in Poland
19 January 2023 EDF has signed an Exclusive Cooperation Agreement with Respect Energy...

South Korea and UAE to expand nuclear co-operation
19 January 2023 South Korea and the United Arab Emirates agreed to strengthen...

Saudi Arabia to use domestic uranium for nuclear development
19 January 2023 Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz Bin Salman says Saudi...

More IAEA flags raised at Ukrainian NPPs
19 January 2023 Teams of nuclear safety and security experts from the International...

US Professor Thane Gustafson: Russia’s nuclear industry is unique
18 January 2023 As the Western nuclear industry flounders, Russia’s Rosatom is...

Approval granted for General Fusion’s demonstration project
18 January 2023 Construction is expected to begin this year of General Fusion’s...

US and Japan to test fast reactor fuels
18 January 2023 The US and Japan are undertaking a joint project to perform transient...

Vibrations detected at Vogtle 3 cause further delays
18 January 2023 Vibrations detected during pre-operational testing at unit 3 of...

Czech Republic updates plans for deep geological repository
18 January 2023 Czech Minister of Industry & Trade Jozef Síkela has said the site of...

New budget plan for NuScale project
18 January 2023 A new budget plan has been approved for deployment of US NuScale...

US NorthStar pushes forward with non-uranium isotope production
18 January 2023 US-based NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is pressing ahead with...

Tecnatom to implement simulator for China’s San’ao NPP
18 January 2023 Spain’s Tecnatom has announced that it will be responsible for...

Grossi holds talks with Italian leaders and Pope Francis
17 January 2023 Italy is a steadfast partner in the challenges facing the...

Russia proposes power plant for lunar base
17 January 2023 Scientists at the Bauman Moscow State Technical University (MSTU) and...

South Korea to increase nuclear share to more than 34% by 2036
17 January 2023 South Korea will increase the share of nuclear in total energy sources...

Rolls-Royce visits two potential UK sites for its first SMRs
17 January 2023 UK company Rolls-Royce SMR has visited the sites of the...

IAEA flag raised at Ukraine’s South Ukraine NPP
17 January 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Work underway to address ITER’s technical problems
16 January 2023 Work is underway to address defects which were identified in two key...

IAEA continues to press for ZNPP protection zone
16 January 2023 IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi is to advance proposals for...

Paks-II now scheduled for 2032
13 January 2023 Construction of two new reactors at Hungary's Paks-II NPP could be...

Furukawa to supply specialist tape to Tokamak Energy
13 January 2023 Tokamak Energy has signed an agreement for the supply of specialist...

Sweden prepares legislation for nuclear new build
13 January 2023 Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson says Sweden is preparing...

MIT and co-researchers devise new tool for testing reactor components
13 January 2023 Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and...

Chinese EAST tokamak achieves improved plasma retention
13 January 2023 The new improved plasma retention mode has been demonstrated at...

Russia dismantles two uranium graphite reactors
13 January 2023 Russia’s Experimental-Demonstration Centre for...

Holtec’s SMR-160 Nuclear Steam Supply System could repurpose coal plants
13 January 2023 US-based Holtec International has announced a technical breakthrough that...

China’s Fangchenggang 3 connected to the grid
12 January 2023 Unit 3 of China's Fangchenggang NPP in Guangxi Autonomous Region has...

Belgium and Engie agree to extend operation of Doel 4 and Tihange 3
12 January 2023 Belgium and French power utility Engie have agreed to extend the life of...

More delays for ITER
12 January 2023 The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER)...

Russia to build two more nuclear icebreakers
12 January 2023 The Russian government is investing RUB70bn ($1bn) in the construction of...

South Korea seeks to end dispute with Westinghouse
12 January 2023 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) and parent company Korea Electric...

IAEA reports on Indonesia’s decommissioning and radwaste management
11 January 2023 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has delivered to the...

Curtiss-Wright signs agreement with Schweitzer Engineering labs
11 January 2023 US-based Curtiss-Wright Corporation and Schweitzer Engineering...

IAEA provides nuclear law course for students
11 January 2023 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) legal experts have delivered...

CNNC achieves mass production of germanium isotopes
10 January 2023 China Nuclear Energy Industry Corporation (CNEIC), which is part of the...

Holtec uses new technology for dismantling work at Indian Point NPP
10 January 2023 US-based Holtec International says it is using a new device, HI-CUT,...

Internal containment installed at Akkuyu NPP unit 1
10 January 2023 The dome of the internal containment (VZO) has been installed in the...

Copenhagen Atomics submits molten salt SMR design
09 January 2023 Denmark's Copenhagen Atomics has applied for its containerised small...

Zaporizhia NPP stable despite continued shelling
09 January 2023 Back-up power to the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) has been...

South Korea’s Samsung advances its plans for a molten salt reactor
05 January 2023 South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has said it has...

New contract seeks to progress NuScale SMR deployment in Romania
05 January 2023 US-based NuScale Power and Romania’s RoPower Nuclear have signed a...

Rosatom develops new technology for decontamination of NPP equipment using ozone
04 January 2023 A technology unique to the Russian nuclear industry has been developed...

Gidropress to develop fast microreactor
04 January 2023 OKB Gidropress, a major Russian design Bureau, is developing a fast...

Russia’s nuclear industry looks to robots
04 January 2023 Rusatom Service (part of Rosatom) has signed an agreement with Technored...

A good year for Loviisa NPP
04 January 2023 Finland’s Loviisa NPP had “a good production year in 2022”, according...

More delays for Japan’s nuclear fuel reprocessing plant
04 January 2023 The completion of Japan’s nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in...

Russia completes preliminary design for molten salt reactor
04 January 2023 Russia’s NA Dollezhal Scientific Research & Design Institute of...

OL3 resumes operation in test mode
04 January 2023 Finland’s Teollisuuden Voima (TVO) said the EPR reactor at unit 3 of...

NuScale completes standard plant design project
04 January 2023 US-based NuScale Power Corporation said it has completed the Standard...

Outer containment dome completed at Russia’s Kursk-II unit 1
04 January 2023 Work has been completed on installation of the domed part of the...

Welding of main circulation pipeline begins at Kudankulam 3
04 January 2023 Welding of the main circulation pipeline (GTsT) has begun at unit 3 of...

UK announces nuclear fuel fund
04 January 2023 The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)...

Russia’s Kola NPP produces first hydrogen
03 January 2023 A new Russian designed electrolysis unit has produced its first hydrogen...

Hungary receives nuclear fuel delivery from Russia
03 January 2023 Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a...

Japan confirms nuclear policy change
03 January 2023 Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s government has decided to...

Russia completes fuel deliveries for China’s CFR-600 fast reactor
03 January 2023 Rosatom’s fuel company Tvel has completed all shipments to China...

Westinghouse and EDF contracted to help dismantle Ignalina NPP reactor cores
03 January 2023 Lithuania’s Ignalina NPP (INPP) has signed two contracts for the provision...

Beloyarsk NPP prepares for construction of BN-1200
03 January 2023 Rosatom plans to obtain a licence for the construction of a...

Bulgaria signs nuclear fuel deal with Framatome
03 January 2023 Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP has signed a 10-year agreement with Framatome...

Rosatom’s Likhachev on Russia’s nuclear future
03 January 2023 Despite the difficult economic situation and sanctions, Rosatom's...

NND applies for licences for Norway's nuclear facilities
03 January 2023 Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning (NND - Norsk Nukleær Dekommisjonering)...

IAEA releases new report on Fukushima water treatment
03 January 2023 The IAEA Task Force established to review the safety of Japan’s plans...

Indonesia adopts regulation on uranium mining and prepares for possible NPP
03 January 2023 The head of nuclear research at Indonesia’s National Research &...

Bangladesh refuses entry to sanctioned Russian ship carrying components for Rooppur NPP
03 January 2023 The government of Bangladesh has denied entry to Russian ship Ursa...

Damage and diplomacy at ZNPP
03 January 2023 A 330 kV back-up power line to Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power...

December 2022

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Draft design completed for Russia’s Shelf-M microreactor
23 December 2022 Russia’s NA Dollezhal Scientific Research & Design Institute of...

Electrical equipment installed at Rooppur NPP unit 1
23 December 2022 Specialists from Russia’s Corporation AK (part of ESKM) have begun the...

Bruce Power 4 returns to service
23 December 2022 Unit 4 at Canada’s Bruce Power NPP has returned to service following...

SKB receives environmental permit for final repository extension
23 December 2022 Sweden’s nuclear fuel management company, SKB, has received an...

Nuvia to support decommissioning of Sweden’s Ringhals 2
23 December 2022 UK-based Nuvia said its subsidiary, Nuvia Nordic, had been selected...

Russia begins welding base plate of Brest reactor
23 December 2022 Welding has begun of the baseplate of the Brest-OD-300 reactor,...

Romanian government approves draft law for Cernavoda expansion
22 December 2022 A draft law on the agreement to build two new reactors at Romania’s...

Nuclear fuel developed for Russia’s new floating NPPs
22 December 2022 Rosatom has completed development of nuclear fuel for the RITM-200S...

Work begins on Leningrad-II NPP units 7&8
22 December 2022 ​​​​​​​First concrete has been poured for the foundation of the...

Indonesia remains a focus for Thorcon’s molten salt technology
22 December 2022 Inspection and certification company Bureau Veritas (BV) recently signed...

CGN postpones start-up of unit 3 at its Fangchenggang NPP
22 December 2022 China General Nuclear (CGN) has said that unit 3 at its Fangchenggang NPP...

Japanese district court rejects injunction to close Mihama 3
22 December 2022 ​​​​​​​Japan’s Osaka District Court has rejected an injunction...

Japan’s NRA approves reactor operation beyond 60 years
22 December 2022 Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has approved new regulations...

Belarus considers additional nuclear power units
22 December 2022 Belarus is discussing the possibility of building a third power unit at...

SMR competition heats up in the UK
22 December 2022 ​​​​​​​Five major companies have made key announcements on their plans...

Ukrainian legislation brings nuclear power in line with EU regulations
21 December 2022 Three laws intended to bring Ukraine's legislation on the use of...

South Korea eyes NPP construction in Turkey
21 December 2022 The Korean Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) is negotiating with the...

USNC explores possible deployment of its MMR in Finland
21 December 2022 Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (UNSC) has signed a Memorandum...

Hungary extends service life of Paks NPP reactors
21 December 2022 The Hungarian government has announced the extension of the operating life...

Energy Fuels and Peninsula Energy contracted to supply US Uranium Reserve
21 December 2022 US uranium producer Energy Fuels, and Strata Energy - a subsidiary...

US NRC accepts TRISO-X’s application for fuel fabrication facility
20 December 2022 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has accepted an application...

Inner containment dome installed at Russia’s Kursk-II unit 2
20 December 2022 The upper part of the inner containment dome (VZO) has been installed at...

Iran welcomes increase in uranium enrichment capacity
20 December 2022 Iran’s capacity to enrich uranium has doubled since Iran began its...

UK National Nuclear Laboratory develops fuel for new space battery
20 December 2022 The UK Space Agency has commissioned the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL)...

Westinghouse signs agreement with Poland's PEJ to progress NPP
20 December 2022 Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe (PEJ) has signed a cooperation agreement...

More funding for US companies under DOE’s GAIN programme
20 December 2022 The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE)...

First RPV completed for Hinkley Point C
20 December 2022 Framatome has completed manufacture of the reactor pressure vessel (RPC)...

Fortum presses ahead with SMR plans
20 December 2022 As part of Fortum’s two-year feasibility study announced in October...

Further Flamanville delays echo problems at Olkiluoto 3
20 December 2022 Electricite de France has announced that the schedule for construction of...

Protective covering for used fuel storage underway at Zaporizhzhia
19 December 2022 Russia is building protective structures to shield the used fuel...

Dispute over Hanhikivi-1 set to rumble on
16 December 2022 Fennovoima Oy’s decision to terminate the construction contract for...

Dismantling continues at US Vermont Yankee NPP
16 December 2022 Accelerated decommissioning of the boiling water reactor (BWR) at the...

Westinghouse receives UK grant to develop uranium conversion
16 December 2022 ​​​​​​​US-based Westinghouse has received a Direct Award Grant from the...

Terrapower’s natrium reactor project delayed by lack of HALEU
16 December 2022 US Terrapower’s advanced Natrium nuclear reactor proposed for...

Lightbridge strengthens partnership with Idaho National Laboratory
16 December 2022 US nuclear fuel developer Lightbridge Corporation has announced that...

Installation of first bridge crane begins at Akkuyu NPP unit 1
16 December 2022 At the construction site of the Akkuyu NPP in Turkey, installation has...

New fuel tested for Russia’s BN-1200 fast reactor
16 December 2022 Experimental fuel assemblies containing mixed dense nitride...

Temelín and Dukovany pass environmental audit
16 December 2022 Both the Temelin and Dukovany NPPs in the Czech Republic meet...

Neutron flux control equipment supplied for Brazil’s IPR-R1 research reactor
16 December 2022 Russia’s Specialised Research Institute of Instrument Engineering...

Regulatory approval for Belgium’s Myrrha project
16 December 2022 Belgium’s nuclear research centre, SCK CEN, has received formal approval...

Installation of Russia’s MBIR research reactor under way
16 December 2022 Work is under way to install Russia’s multi-purpose research reactor...

Fusion breakthrough for LLNL
15 December 2022 A fusion reaction that produced more energy than the laser energy used...

UK government funding for nuclear and hydrogen
15 December 2022 ​​​​​​​The UK government is committing to the future of nuclear power...

First plasma for Tokamak Energy’s fusion device
15 December 2022 Tokamak Energy has said its upgraded fusion energy device, ST40,...

Canadian partners to study deployment of Micro Modular Reactor
15 December 2022 Canada’s McMaster University, Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC),...

Another milestone for Hinkley Point C
15 December 2022 The world’s biggest crane, known as Big Carl, has lifted the third and...

Korea commits funding for nuclear development
15 December 2022 South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has said that Korea is committing...

Borssele preferred site for two new reactors
15 December 2022 The Dutch Council of Ministers has approved plans for construction of two...

Grossi attends conference on Ukraine in Paris
15 December 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

RPV welding begins for China’s Xudabao 3
14 December 2022 Atommash, the Volgodonsk branch of JSC AEM-Technologies (part...

Vogtle Unit 4 completes cold hydro testing
14 December 2022 ​​​​​​​Georgia Power has announced the completion of cold hydro testing...

Framatome signs agreement for the construction of Sizewell C
14 December 2022 Framatome has signed an early framework agreement with Nuclear New...

IAEA finds improved nuclear security infrastructure in Sudan
14 December 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) International Nuclear...

China to cooperate with Gulf nations on nuclear energy
14 December 2022 China plans to cooperate with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries in...

Further delays for Olkiluoto 3
14 December 2022 The investigation of damage to supply water pumps at the EPR reactor at...

Key equipment manufactured for Kudankulam 5
14 December 2022 ZiO-Podolsk JSC (part of Rosatom’s mechanical engineering division...

Kairos Power to produce fuel for Hermes demonstration reactor
13 December 2022 US-based Kairos Power has signed an agreement to produce TRISO fuel...

IAEA reviews Bangladesh’s regulatory framework
13 December 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

India announces plans to build more nuclear power plants
13 December 2022 India’s Union Minister of State, Dr Jitendra Singh, has announced that...

China’s HTR-PM reactors reach full power
13 December 2022 ​​​​​​​China has brought its two demonstration HTR-PM...

Framatome to supply fuel to NRG’s High Flux Reactor
13 December 2022 Framatome has signed two contracts with NRG to supply enriched...

Fortum and EDF to collaborate on SMRs
13 December 2022 Fortum and Electricité de France (EDF) have signed a Framework...

US DOE selects partners to engage communities on nuclear energy
13 December 2022 ​​​​​​​The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded the Energy...

IAEA carries out missions to Ukrainian NPPs
13 December 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has carried out nuclear...

BWXT starts production of TRISO fuel for US microreactor
13 December 2022 BWX Technologies (BWXT) has celebrated the landmark production of...

Pre-operation inspections begin at Rooppur NPP
13 December 2022 At unit 1 of Rooppur NPP under construction in Bangladesh the inspection...

Grossi: Zaporizhzhia NPP faces “enormous dangers”
12 December 2022 Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) faces “enormous dangers”,...

Kazakhstan delivers first fuel assemblies to China
09 December 2022 Kazakhstan’s national atomic company, Kazatomprom, has announced that...

X-energy joins forces with Ares to go public
09 December 2022 X-energy Reactor Company, a developer of small modular reactors (SMRs)...

Studsvik to support Westinghouse in developing Springfields facility
09 December 2022 Studsvik has signed a Technology Licence Agreement with...

Delays for Mochovce 3
09 December 2022 Operation of unit 3 at Slovakia’s Mochovce NPP is facing delays...

Hydraulic tanks installed at Kursk-II unit 2
09 December 2022 Rosatom has installed eight hydraulic tanks - part of the second stage of...

Jacobs wins new contract to support UK fusion programme
09 December 2022 Jacobs has been awarded a contract to support the UK's fusion energy...

US Department of Energy establishes HALEU Consortium
09 December 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has established a high-assay...

Rosatom to supply uranium products to Brazil’s Angra NPP
09 December 2022 ​​​​​​​A subsidiary of Rosatom’s Techsnabexport JSC Internexco GmbH...

IAEA reviews Bosnia and Herzegovina’s radiation safety
09 December 2022 ​​​​​​​An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated...

Thales and Marvel Fusion to upgrade laser system in Romania
08 December 2022 Thales and Germany’s Marvel Fusion will cooperate in upgrading the...

NuScale awards contracts to Framatome
08 December 2022 US-based NuScale has announced that it has awarded two new contracts...

Shin Hanul 1 begins commercial operation
08 December 2022 Unit 1 at South Korea’s Shin Hanul NPP in Uljin, North Gyeongsang...

Novatron secures investment to develop fusion
08 December 2022 EIT InnoEnergy, the innovation engine for sustainable energy, supported...

Iran prioritises development of NPPs
08 December 2022 The Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Mohammad...

Russia reaffirms support for ZNPP security zone
08 December 2022 While the past few days have seen no new statements from the...

IAEA undertakes safety mission to South Ukraine NPP
07 December 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has carried out a...

Tractebel to support life extension of Koeberg NPP
07 December 2022 Tractebel has said it will continue to provide engineering support to...

Rosatom to begin pilot operation of TVS-5 fuel
07 December 2022 Rosatom plans to start reactor testing of fifth-generation TVS...

Russian companies qualify for Paks-II project
07 December 2022 A Hungarian audit team from CJSC NPP Paks-II, together with...

NuScale Power and Shell to collaborate on clean hydrogen
07 December 2022 NuScale Power, together with Shell Global Solutions and...

US NRC renews GEH used fuel storage facility licence
07 December 2022 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has renewed the licence issued...

KAERI to supply fuel for Polish research reactor
07 December 2022 The Korean Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) has signed a...

More equipment for Russia’s Kursk-II NPP
07 December 2022 The Petrozavodsk branch of JSC AEM-Technologies (part of Rosatom’s...

Reactor dome installed at Kudankulam unit 3
07 December 2022 The dome of the reactor building has been installed at unit 3 of...

Assystem signs MOU with Kazak National Welfare Fund
07 December 2022 France-based project management, engineering, and digital services...

Site preparation underway for Canada’s first SMR
07 December 2022 Site preparation is underway for Canada’s first grid-scale small...

Installation costs reduced at Russia’s Brest reactor
07 December 2022 Installation of the foundation slab for Russia’s Brest-OD-300...

Installation work begins at China’s SMR
07 December 2022 China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) said installation work has begun...

Bellows valves shipped to Bangladesh
07 December 2022 Russia’s Electrosevkavmontazh Corporation (ESKM) has shipped the first...

IAEA says Austria committed to the safe radwaste management
07 December 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Review Service...

EDF secures further funding Hinkley Point C
06 December 2022 EDF has told City AM that it has secured 14 years of funding for the...

EDF submits proposal for Dukovany newbuild
06 December 2022 EDF has said its proposal to ČEZ, and its project company Elektrárna...

First part of geological survey completed at Temelin SMR site
06 December 2022 Czech energy company ČEZ has said that experts have examined the subsoil...

Centrus finalises contract with US DOE for HALEU production
06 December 2022 Centrus Energy has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary,...

Fate of ZNPP continues to be focus of rumour
05 December 2022 There is a concrete proposal and important progress has been made...

UK tests borehole sealing technology
01 December 2022 The UK’s Nuclear Waste Services (NWS) has sealed existing boreholes...

European court dismisses Austrian concerns about Hungary’s Paks-II
01 December 2022 The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has dismissed an action...

Fermi Energia launches cooperation with Ukraine’s Eco-Optima
01 December 2022 Estonia’s Fermi Energia and Ukraine’s Eco-Optima have signed a memorandum...

Canadian port considers ARC aSMR
01 December 2022 Canada’s Belledune Port Authority has announced it is working with...

UK confirms support for Sizewell C and buys out China’s stake
01 December 2022 UK Business Secretary Grant Shapps Shapps has visited the site of the...

ČEZ receives three bids for Dukovany new build
01 December 2022 Elektrárna Dukovany II (EDU II), a wholly owned subsidiary of Czech...

Europe backs Ukrainian claims to ZNPP as Russia strengthens control of the plant
01 December 2022 The European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group (ENSREG) has said...

Netherlands considers building two new NPPs
01 December 2022 The Netherlands Cabinet of Ministers are planning to install two new...

November 2022

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Kansai Electric to seek life extension for Takahama 3&4
29 November 2022 Japan’s Kansai Electric Power Co has said it will seek regulatory approval...

UAE regulator approves operational plans to 2026
29 November 2022 The Board of Management of the UAE’s Federal Authority for Nuclear...

IAEA says Sweden is committed to a high level of safety
29 November 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

Besix appointed as contractor for Pallas reactor pit
29 November 2022 Pallas has chosen Besix as the contractor to build the pit and foundation...

Fortum and Helen consider SMR co-operation
29 November 2022 Fortum and Finnish energy company, Helen, are initiating a joint study...

KHNP and Candu Energy to cooperate in decommissioning
29 November 2022 A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between Korea Hydro...

Japan considers NPP life extension
29 November 2022 Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (Meti) has presented a draft...

India looks to SMRs
29 November 2022 India’s Union Minister of State, Jitendra Singh, has said that India...

INB completes first stage of uranium enrichment plant
29 November 2022 Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) on 25 November at the Nuclear...

Hydrogen energy storage project secures UK funding
29 November 2022 A consortium, involving the University of Bristol, has been awarded...

China completes core component for ITER
29 November 2022 China has completed fabrication of the first piece of enhanced heat...

MHI Delivers First Pump for Hinkley Point C
29 November 2022 Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) has delivered the first...

First Light Fusion plans 60MWe pilot plant
29 November 2022 Oxford-based First Light Fusion has announced a new technical...

China to build nuclear-powered moon base
29 November 2022 China plans to build a base on the moon by 2028, ahead of landing...

ČEZ completes takeover of Škoda
29 November 2022 Czech energy group ČEZ has become the 100% owner of Škoda JS,...

Belarus NPP unit 2 approaches commissioning
29 November 2022 The overall readiness of unit 2 of the Belarusian NPP is more than...

Reactor bottom prepared for Akkuyu unit 4
29 November 2022 Specialists of the Volgodonsk branch of AEM-technology – Atommash (part...

Zaporizhzhia NPP to remain under Russian ownership
29 November 2022 The Zaporizhzhia NPP (ZNPP) in southern Ukraine is under Russian control...

US emplaces waste at new panel in WIPP and expands Idaho disposal facility
25 November 2022 US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM)...

Russia offers new fuel solutions for India
25 November 2022 ​​​​​​​Russia is offering new technologies and to improve the efficiency...

Orano boosts co-operation with Uzbekistan
25 November 2022 A tripartite strategic cooperation agreement has been signed by...

Westinghouse to design fuel for Fortum’s Loviisa NPP
25 November 2022 Fortum has signed an agreement with Westinghouse Electric Company for...

Polar crane installed at Kursk 2
25 November 2022 A polar crane, with a carrying capacity of 390 tons, has been installed...

Fuel and electronics being prepared for Akkuyu NPP
25 November 2022 Nuclear fuel for the Akkuyu NPP under construction in Turkey are on track...

Japanese-Polish cooperation continues on high-temperature reactor technology
24 November 2022 ​​​​​​​The President of the Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA),...

OL3 operation delayed at least to end of January
24 November 2022 Finnish power company Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO), owner-operator of...

Iran starts 60% nuclear enrichment
24 November 2022 Iran has started enriching uranium to a purity level of 60% at its...

US provides funding for Diablo Canyon NPP
24 November 2022 The US Administration, through the Department of Energy (DOE), has...

TVEL to supply fuel for Egypt’s research reactor
24 November 2022 Fuel company TVEL (part of Rosatom) has signed contract documents with...

Atomexpo attracts 65 countries
24 November 2022 The XII International Forum Atomexpo-2022 was held in Sochi (Russia)...

ITER says essential key components repairs will impact schedule
24 November 2022 “When building a machine as large and as complex as ITER, difficulties...

More delays for French reactors
24 November 2022 Electricite de France (EDF) has extended maintenance outages at three...

US NRC accepts application for molten salt research reactor
24 November 2022 The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has docketed Abilene...

IAEA’s Grossi holds talks with Russia
24 November 2022 Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) has once again lost...

UK funding for Bay Hydrogen Hub project
23 November 2022 An EDF led consortium to utilise innovative technology which uses...

US to help Thailand develop nuclear power
23 November 2022 The USA will help Thailand develop nuclear power through a new class of...

UK confirms plans for Sizewell C
23 November 2022 The UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has confirmed the government's support...

KHNP hosts IAEA OSART mission at Saeul NPP units 1&2
23 November 2022 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) has recently hosted an...

Preparatory work begins for construction of Pallas reactor
23 November 2022 Preparatory works have started to enable realisation of the construction...

IAEA reviews waste management in Germany
23 November 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Review Service...

Commissioning of used fuel drying station completed at Finnish encapsulation plant
23 November 2022 The drying station for used nuclear fuel became the first...

ITER Council reviews progress and challenges
22 November 2022 The ITER Council meeting to review the performance of the ITER...

IAEA task force reviews Japan’s plans for discharge of Fukushima water
22 November 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Task Force – set up last year...

Belgian court permits decommissioning of Doel NPP unit 3
22 November 2022 Unit 3 of Belgium’s Doel NPP was shut down earlier this year in...

First concrete poured for unit 2 of Egypt’s El-Dabaa NPP
22 November 2022 A ceremony marking the pouring of first concrete for the foundation slab...

Tractebel supports construction of Brazil’s Angra 3
22 November 2022 A consortium led by Tractebel has finalised the first stage of a project...

Nuclearelectrica signs MOU to support Romanian SMR development
22 November 2022 Romanian nuclear utility Nuclearelectrica announced at the IAEA...

Nuclear industry promises action in the wake of COP27
22 November 2022 On his return from COP27, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...

Outer containment installed at Rooppur NPP
22 November 2022 Installation of the metal structures of the outer containment dome for...

Akkuyu NPP hosts WANO support mission
22 November 2022 An expert mission to support the Moscow Centre of the World Association...

Shelling resumes damaging Zaporizhzhia NPP while conflict also affects other Ukrainian NPPs
22 November 2022 Powerful explosions shook the area of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear...

US to support SMR projects in Ukraine and Europe
16 November 2022 Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and Ukraine Minister...

Rolls-Royce SMR selected for West Cumbria
16 November 2022 Rolls-Royce SMR has been selected as the preferred nuclear...

GeoReN to support Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning in radwaste management
16 November 2022 Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning (NND), which is responsible for...

EU Energy Commissioner looks at challenges facing nuclear
16 November 2022 ​​​​​​​Addressing the European Commission’s 15th European Nuclear...

Work resumes at Angra 3
16 November 2022 Eduardo Grand Court, the new president of Brazilian nuclear...

More IAEA security missions planned in Ukraine
15 November 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will in the coming weeks...

US supports clean hydrogen production at four NPPs
15 November 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has said that hydrogen has the potential...

Korea develops simulator for underwater dismantling of reactors
15 November 2022 The Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials (KIMM) has developed a...

KHNP begins site investigation for new NPP in Poland
15 November 2022 Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) has begun a site investigation for the...

IAEA focuses on access to water at COP27
15 November 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) organised an event on...

Hungary plans life extension for Paks NPP
15 November 2022 Attila Steiner, Secretary of State for Energy at Hungary’s Ministry...

German parliament approves NPP life extension
15 November 2022 Lawmakers in the German Bundestag (parliament) have voted to keep...

General Atomics progresses nuclear thermal propulsion system design
15 November 2022 General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has completed...

IAEA completes inspection of Kharkiv nuclear facilities
15 November 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has completed a...

Korea’s Doosan Enerbility wins sub-contract for construction of El-Dabaa NPP turbine island
15 November 2022 Doosan Enerbility has signed a contract worth KRW1,600 billion ($1.2bn)...

DOE announces award for first production of HALEU for advanced reactors
15 November 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has received a $150 million...

Dome installation begins at Rooppur NPP unit 1
15 November 2022 Rosatom has begun installation of the domed part of the outer containment...

Akkuyu training centre construction workers complete their studies
15 November 2022 ​​​​​​​The first graduates of the training centre for blue-collar workers...

Grossi active at COP27
14 November 2022 IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi has said nuclear science...

Steam generator replacement completed at US Watts Bar NPP
11 November 2022 The Steam Generating Team (SGT) - a joint venture between Framatome...

Sweden opens new radwaste storage facility
11 November 2022 A new Swedish interim storage facility for low- and...

US Exim Bank issues letters of interest for Cernavoda 3 and 4
11 November 2022 Exim Bank President, Reta Jo Lewis, has announced the issue of two letters...

Orano and TEPCO strengthen co-operation on fuel debris removal at Fukushima
11 November 2022 Orano has signed an engineering support contract with Tokyo Electric...

EDF reaffirms its commitment to supporting Polish nuclear power programme
10 November 2022 Following Poland’s announcement that its first NPP would be built...

UK’s Forth Engineering wins two nuclear contracts
10 November 2022 UK-based Forth Engineering has secured two separate contracts to carry...

EDF seeks to standardise corrosion repair work at its NPPs
10 November 2022 EDF has said it will standardise corrosion repair works at its NPPs in...

Fortum will use Russian nuclear fuel until 2030
10 November 2022 The use of Russian nuclear fuel is set to continue for several more years...

IAEA to play key role at COP27
10 November 2022 From 7 to 18 November 2022 the International Atomic Energy Agency...

Japan considers life extension for reactors
10 November 2022 Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Meti) is...

Rolls-Royce SMR prioritises four NDA sites for new nuclear
10 November 2022 Rolls-Royce SMR, supported by the UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority...

US report looks at innovations to meet climate goals
09 November 2022 The US Administration has issued a new report, “US Innovation to Meet...

US announces $1.5 billion to strengthen National Laboratories
09 November 2022 The US Administration, through the Department of Energy (DOE), has...

Terrestrial Energy and TerraPraxis to cooperate on Repowering Coal
09 November 2022 Canada’s Terrestrial Energy has signed a Letter of Intent with...

Rosatom confirms construction of BN-1200 at Beloyarsk NPP
09 November 2022 Rosatom Director General, Alexei Likhachev, has confirmed Russia's...

TVO continues to investigate damage at OL3
09 November 2022 Finnish power company Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO), owner-operator of...

IAEA reviews Morocco’s nuclear emergency preparedness
09 November 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Emergency Preparedness...

Russia’s Kursk unit 2 to be permanently closed in 2024
09 November 2022 The RBMK-1000 reactor at unit 2 of the Kursk NPP will be permanently...

Kazakhstan begins start-up programme for IVG.1M research reactor using LEU fuel
08 November 2022 Work has begun at Kazakhstan’s Baikal-1 research reactor complex to...

Jamaica to include nuclear power in its energy mix
08 November 2022 The Jamaican Government is looking to incorporate nuclear power in...

IAEA to observe sampling of seawater near Fukushima Daiichi
08 November 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said that a team of...

More delays for restart of French reactors
08 November 2022 French utility EDF has discovered a radioactive leak in the primary...

Cameco signs uranium supply agreement with China
08 November 2022 Cameco has signed a uranium supply agreement with the China...

GE receives US funding to advance used nuclear fuel reprocessing
08 November 2022 GE Research, the central technology development hub for the General...

Agreement signed on EDF’s acquisition of GE Steam Power’s nuclear activities
08 November 2022 GE and EDF have signed the binding agreement related to EDF’s acquisition...

Canada’s tax credit for clean technologies includes nuclear
08 November 2022 Canada’s 2022 Fall Economic Statement, released on 3 November by Deputy...

Akkuyu NPP retains legal services to help with construction company dispute
08 November 2022 Turkish company Akkuyu Nükleer Genel Merkezi, in which Russia’s Rosatom has...

Turkey considers construction of third NPP
08 November 2022 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey may ask Russia...

External power restored to ZNPP
07 November 2022 External power has been restored to Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear...

Russia delivers poloidal field coil for ITER
04 November 2022 Rosatom has said it is delivering a PF1 poloidal field coil to the...

Terrestrial Energy and Orano evaluate IMSR fuel packaging and transportation
04 November 2022 Canada’s Terrestrial Energy has completed a regulatory evaluation...

Russia's tallest cooling tower completed at the Kursk-II NPP
04 November 2022 Construction of the evaporative cooling tower for unit 1 of Russia’s...

Oklo selected for US DOE project to enable recycling of used fuel
04 November 2022 Oklo, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Deep Isolation, and Case...

Upgrades completed at Russia’s Beloyarsk NPP unit 3
04 November 2022 Russia’s Beloyarsk NPP has said that two circulation conduits serving unit...

OPG applies for SMR construction licence
03 November 2022 Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has completed a significant project...

India’s Kakrapar 3 ready for start-up
03 November 2022 Unit 3 of India’s Kakrapar NPP Project (KAPP) in Gujarat is expected to...

Heating project launched at China’s Hongyanhe NPP
03 November 2022 China’s Hongyanhe NPP in Liaoning Province has been officially put...

Permit issued for construction of Egypt’s El-Dabaa unit 2
03 November 2022 Egypt's Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority (ENRRA)...

Slovenia considers referendum on second unit for Krsko NPP
03 November 2022 Slovenia's government is considering holding a referendum on whether...

Westinghouse and KHNP may both build NPPs in Poland
03 November 2022 Poland’s government has formally adopted a resolution on the...

Shelling resumes at Zaporizhzhia; staff under pressure
03 November 2022 A recent landmine explosion cut the main power supply connection to one...

Westinghouse receives UK grant to develop advanced nuclear fuel
02 November 2022 US-based Westinghouse Electric Company said on 26 October it had been...

TerraPower and PacifiCorp to expand natrium technology deployment
02 November 2022 US nuclear innovation company TerraPower and regulated utility PacifiCorp...

Tepco and Hitachi set up joint venture to produce used fuel storage
01 November 2022 Tepco Holdings Co Ltd and Hitachi Zosen Co Ltd (Hitachi Shipbuilding)...

Tokamak Energy announces ST80-HTS advanced prototype
01 November 2022 Tokamak Energy has announced plans for its advanced prototype,...

IAEA mission to Philippines highlights efforts to enhance radiation protection
01 November 2022 Planned improvements to existing regulatory bodies and technical...

Investigation of damage continues at OL3
01 November 2022 Finnish power company Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO), owner-operator of...

IAEA Mission Commends Malta’s Management of Radioactive Sources and Waste
01 November 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Review Service...

Iran starts construction of research reactor in Isfahan
01 November 2022 Iran has begun construction of a 10 MW pool-type light water reactor...

Hungary says nuclear is essential for energy security
01 November 2022 Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjártó has told Hungarian M1 TV...

Ghana to benefit from USA-Japan WECAN partnership
01 November 2022 The US Under Secretary of State for Arms Control & International...

China’s "artificial sun" sets new record
01 November 2022 China’s "artificial sun", the HL-2M tokamak, has set a new operation...

Lead coolant preparation system installed for Russia’s Brest reactor
01 November 2022 A lead coolant preparation system has been installed at Russia’s...

Nucleareurope releases position paper on SMRs
01 November 2022 Brussels-based nuclear trade association, Nucleareurope, has published...

US and Canada affirm support for Romania’s nuclear development
01 November 2022 Romanian Energy Minister Virgil Popescu has secured a series of...

Fuel simulators shipped for Akkuyu NPP unit 1
01 November 2022 Rosatom’s fuel company TVEL has shipped nuclear fuel simulators to Turkey...

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IAEA International Ministerial Conference concludes in Washington
31 October 2022 IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi and US Energy Secretary...

IAEA continues to press for Zaporizhzhia security zone and plans to investigate “dirty bomb” allegations
31 October 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael...

Milestone reached at US Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
28 October 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM)...

Melt trap body installed at unit 8 of China’s Tianwan NPP
28 October 2022 The body of the melt trap has been installed at unit 8 of the Tianwan...

Funding allocated for Idaho National Lab improvement
28 October 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that the US...

Work continues at Russia’s Kursk-II NPP
28 October 2022 Rosatom has completed welding of the main circulation pipeline at the...

US restarts DUF6 conversion
28 October 2022 ​​​​​​​The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental...

Production of lutetium-177 begins at Bruce NPP
28 October 2022 An international collaboration between Bruce Power, Isogen (a Kinectrics...

Funding announced for Canada’s first SMR
27 October 2022 The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has finalised an agreement with...

Framatome ATF completes second cycle at Vogtle NPP
27 October 2022 Framatome has completed the second 18-month fuel cycle of its GAIA...

NuScale Power and Prodigy Clean Energy advance SMR marine facility
27 October 2022 NuScale Power and Prodigy Clean Energy Ltd have announced a new...

Clean-up project proceeds at Idaho National Laboratory site
27 October 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM)...

Holtec advances plans for SMR-160 deployment in Czech Republic
27 October 2022 Holtec International has concluded a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with...

Another closed reactor “cocooned” at US Hanford site
27 October 2022 Workers from the Central Plateau Clean-up Company (CPC Co), contracted by...

General Atomics announces plans for fusion pilot plant
27 October 2022 US-based General Atomics (GA) has announced a new concept for a fusion...

Westinghouse tries to exclude South Korea from Poland’s NPP project
27 October 2022 Westinghouse Electric Co has filed a lawsuit against Korea Hydro &...

WANO expresses concern about Zaporizhzhia NPP
27 October 2022 The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) has said on it...

Rolls-Royce SMR visits potential locations for first factory
25 October 2022 Over the next six weeks a team from Rolls-Royce SMR will visit locations...

US NRC validates NuScale’s Emergency Planning Zone boundary methodology
25 October 2022 NuScale has announced that the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s...

Defuelling completed at Japan’s Monju FBR
25 October 2022 The Japan Atomic Energy Agency has announced that defueling has...

Holtec and Hyundai agree to accelerate the SMR-160 programme
25 October 2022 Holtec International and Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co Ltd...

Beloyarsk NPP tests fuel for the Brest-300 fast reactor
24 October 2022 Tests of nuclear fuel for the Russian lead-cooled BREST-300 fast reactor...

Staff training begins at Rooppur NPP
24 October 2022 Bangladesh nuclear specialists are now trained not only at the...

TRISO-X breaks ground on advanced fuel facility
24 October 2022 RISO-X, a wholly owned subsidiary of X-energy, has broken ground and...

IAEA conference discusses safety of evolutionary and innovative reactor designs
21 October 2022 As evolutionary and innovative reactor designs get closer to deployment...

Russian expert comments on projected scheme to remove molten fuel from Fukushima reactors
21 October 2022 In their latest annual strategic progress report, experts from...

TechnicAtome and Framatome renew national defence cooperation
21 October 2022 Framatome has renewed its 2017 cooperation agreements with Technicatome....

French strike affects 20 nuclear power reactors
21 October 2022 Strikes have affected almost a third of France's nuclear reactors, a...

IAEA releases annual report on country nuclear power profiles
21 October 2022 The International Atomic Energy Agenry (IAEA) has announced the release...

Chinese Hongyanhe NPP district heating project approaches completion
21 October 2022 The project for district heating from the Chinese Hongyanhe NPP is in...

TsNIITMASH completes tests of a transport cask mock-up for Brest used fuel
21 October 2022 Russia’s Institute of Materials Science of JSC NPO TsNIITMASH - part...

IAEA reviews Singapore’s regulatory framework for radiation safety
21 October 2022 An IAEA Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) mission said Singapore...

VVER-1200 reactor pressure vessel installed Rooppur NPP unit 2
21 October 2022 Despite reports of delays in the construction of the Rooppur NPP...

More delays to OL3
20 October 2022 Damage has been detected in the inner parts of the feed water pumps of...

New Swedish government supports nuclear energy expansion
20 October 2022 Sweden's new centre-right coalition government which formally took office...

US Southern Company and TerraPower build world’s largest chloride salt system
20 October 2022 US Southern Company Services (SCS) and TerraPower recently built...

Germany extends nuclear power use until April
20 October 2022 German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has ordered the country's three...

General Fusion and UKAEA agree to advance commercial fusion energy
20 October 2022 Canada’s General Fusion and the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA)...

Fortum launches feasibility study to investigate sites for new nuclear
20 October 2022 Power company Fortum is starting a two-year feasibility study to...

Military action continues around Zaporizhzhia NPP as Ukrainian troops try to seize the plant
20 October 2022 Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) has restored the...

Back-up power restored at Zaporizhzhia NPP
19 October 2022 Ukrainian engineers have managed to restore back-up power to the...

Idaho resumes waste shipments to US WIPP facility
19 October 2022 Shipments of nuclear waste from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) site...

Vogtle 3 starts nuclear fuel loading
19 October 2022 US Georgia Power has announced that fuel load into the reactor core at unit...

UKAEA extends its Materials Research Facility
19 October 2022 The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has completed a GP10 million...

Brazil resumes remediation of monazite waste
19 October 2022 Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) has resumed remediation of the Torta...

Holtec completes design of HI-HEAT district heating system
18 October 2022 Holtec International has completed the design and computer simulation...

Laurentis Energy supports Synthos and SMRs in Poland
18 October 2022 Canada’s Laurentis Energy Partners and Polish energy company, Synthos...

Melter starts up at US Hanford site
18 October 2022 The US Hanford site vitrification plant has started heating the first of...

IAEA mission reviews Finnish regulatory framework
18 October 2022 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory...

Steam generators begin installation at Rooppur 2
18 October 2022 Work has begun on the installation of steam generators at unit 2 of...

Russia says Akkuyu NPP will be launched on schedule
18 October 2022 Unit 1 of the Akkuyu NPP in Turkey will be launched on time, by the...

Petrozavodskmash manufactures first MCP for unit 7 of Tianwan NPP
14 October 2022 The Petrozavodsk branch of JSC AEM-Technologies (part of the...

Belgium’s AVN demands inspection of Doel 3 before decommissioning begins
14 October 2022 Belgium’s Association Vinçotte Nuclear (AVN) has called for urgent...

Orano to increase uranium enrichment capacity
14 October 2022 Faced with requests from some of its customers that no longer wish to...

Hungary expects France and Germany to supply I&C equipment for Paks II
14 October 2022 Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Economic Relations,...

Rooppur NPP in Bangladesh behind schedule
14 October 2022 The launch of the two unit Rooppur NPP under construction in Bangladesh...

Construction of Russia’s Brest-300 reactor ahead of schedule
14 October 2022 The construction of Russia’s innovative lead-cooled Brest-300 fast...

Slovenia’s Krško NPP undergoes upgrade: IAEA assesses emergency preparedness
14 October 2022 A maintenance and refuelling outage is under way at the Krško Nuclear...

Cameco and Brookfield Renewable to acquire Westinghouse
13 October 2022 Cameco Corporation and Brookfield Renewable Partners, together with...

UKAEA and Tokamak Energy to collaborate on commercial fusion
13 October 2022 UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and Tokamak Energy have signed a...

UK NDA supports siting SMRs in North Wales
13 October 2022 The UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Cwmni Egino have signed...

US GAIN vouchers awarded for advanced reactors and used fuel recycling
13 October 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy’s (NE’s)...

Strikes delay restart of French reactors
13 October 2022 A representative of France's FNME-CGT (National Federation of Mines...

OPG and ČEZ collaborate on SMRs
13 October 2022 Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Czech power company ČEZ will...

Barakah unit 3 connected to UAE grid
13 October 2022 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has announced that...

Situation at Zaporizhzhia NPP remains “fragile”
13 October 2022 External power has been restored to Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear...

Electrical equipment supplied for fuel plant at Russia’s ODEK complex
11 October 2022 JSC Rusatom Automated Control Systems (RASU, part of Rosatom) has...

Increased funding for Norwegian nuclear decommissioning
11 October 2022 The Norwegian government proposes to increase the allocation for...

Hungary’s Paks-II NPP will not be subject to EU sanctions
11 October 2022 During a meeting of permanent representatives of the European...

Changes granted for used fuel storage at UK’s Hinkley Point C
11 October 2022 The UK's Environment Agency has agreed to changes to the environmental...

First containers sealed at Dounreay's low-level waste vaults
11 October 2022 Workers at the UK’s former fast reactor test facility at Dounreay in...

Tensions continue at Zaporizhzhia as Russia assumes control
10 October 2022 Ukrainian engineers restored external power to the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear...

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...