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India’s Kakrapar 3 ready for start-up
Thursday, November 03, 2022 by Unit 3 of India’s Kakrapar NPP Project (KAPP) in Gujarat is expected to enter commercial operation by December, after receiving phased regulatory approvals, Minister of State Dr...

Heating project launched at China’s Hongyanhe NPP
Thursday, November 03, 2022 by China’s Hongyanhe NPP in Liaoning Province has been officially put into operation and has begun providing heat to the local area, according to plant operator China General Nuclear...

Permit issued for construction of Egypt’s El-Dabaa unit 2
Thursday, November 03, 2022 by Egypt's Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority (ENRRA) has given permission for construction of the second unit of the El-Dabaa NPP, which is being built on the Mediterranean...

Slovenia considers referendum on second unit for Krsko NPP
Thursday, November 03, 2022 by Slovenia's government is considering holding a referendum on whether to construct a second reactor at the Krsko NPP, Prime Minister Robert Golob has said. People must be given...

Westinghouse and KHNP may both build NPPs in Poland
Thursday, November 03, 2022 by Poland’s government has formally adopted a resolution on the implementation of its nuclear project “using a proven and safe technology in cooperation with the American...

TerraPower and PacifiCorp to expand natrium technology deployment
Wednesday, November 02, 2022 by US nuclear innovation company TerraPower and regulated utility PacifiCorp are to undertake a joint study to evaluate the feasibility of deploying up to five additional Natrium reactor...

Ghana to benefit from USA-Japan WECAN partnership
Tuesday, November 01, 2022 by The US Under Secretary of State for Arms Control & International Security, Bonnie Jenkins, and Japan’s State Minister of Economy, Trade & Industry, Ota Fusae, have...

Lead coolant preparation system installed for Russia’s Brest reactor
Tuesday, November 01, 2022 by A lead coolant preparation system has been installed at Russia’s Siberian Chemical Combine (SCC) to test the pumping unit of the Brest-OD-300 reactor, according to Rosatom’s fuel...

US and Canada affirm support for Romania’s nuclear development
Tuesday, November 01, 2022 by Romanian Energy Minister Virgil Popescu has secured a series of commitments of support for Romania’s nuclear power programme - primarily from the USA and Canada - following...

Melt trap body installed at unit 8 of China’s Tianwan NPP
Friday, October 28, 2022 by The body of the melt trap has been installed at unit 8 of the Tianwan NPP, which is under construction in China, according to China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC). This signals...

Work continues at Russia’s Kursk-II NPP
Friday, October 28, 2022 by Rosatom has completed welding of the main circulation pipeline at the first power unit of Kursk NPP-2 in record time.

Funding announced for Canada’s first SMR
Thursday, October 27, 2022 by The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has finalised an agreement with Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and committed $970 million towards Canada’s first small modular reactor (SMR).

Holtec advances plans for SMR-160 deployment in Czech Republic
Thursday, October 27, 2022 by Holtec International has concluded a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Czech Republic’s Škoda Praha and South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering and Construction (HDEC) to advance...

Rolls-Royce SMR visits potential locations for first factory
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 by Over the next six weeks a team from Rolls-Royce SMR will visit locations to gather more information that will assist with a further 'down-select' of the first factory to...

Chinese Hongyanhe NPP district heating project approaches completion
Friday, October 21, 2022 by The project for district heating from the Chinese Hongyanhe NPP is in the final stage of readiness, Sinatom has reported. The readiness of the demonstration project for the...

VVER-1200 reactor pressure vessel installed Rooppur NPP unit 2
Friday, October 21, 2022 by Despite reports of delays in the construction of the Rooppur NPP in Bangladesh, steady progress is being achieved. Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev arrived in Bangladesh on...

New Swedish government supports nuclear energy expansion
Thursday, October 20, 2022 by Sweden's new centre-right coalition government which formally took office on 18 October with Moderate party leader Ulf Kristersson as Prime Minister, has adopted a programme which...

Fortum launches feasibility study to investigate sites for new nuclear
Thursday, October 20, 2022 by Power company Fortum is starting a two-year feasibility study to explore prerequisites for new nuclear. As part of the study, Fortum will examine commercial, technological and...

Vogtle 3 starts nuclear fuel loading
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 by US Georgia Power has announced that fuel load into the reactor core at unit 3 of the Vogtle NPP is underway, marking “a milestone toward start-up and commercial operation of the first...

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