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Russia’s Kursk NPP, which comprises four RBMK reactors, has used...
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GDES wins nuclear maintenance contract in France
Spanish company GD Energy Services (GDES) has been awarded a new contract by EDF for the surface maintenance of four reactors at two nuclear power plants in France.
Orano wins service contracts with EDF
France’s Orano announced it had won several contracts with EDF for a total of €150 million worth of business on the French nuclear fleet.
GE completes steam turbine and generator outage at Cernavoda
GE Steam Power said it completed a major steam turbine and generator outage at the Cernavoda nuclear power plant Romania during the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
Chinese fast reactor completes testing with manual shutdown
A manual emergency shutdown test of the China Experimental Fast Reactor (CEFR) was completed on July 31, according to the official WeChat account of China National Nuclear...
More delays for restart of UK’s Hunterston and Dungeness NPPs
EDF Energy said on 7 August that it was once again extending the outages at the UK’s Dungeness and Hunterston NPPs. Dungeness B Reactor 22 was taken offline for pre-planned outages...
Unit 1 of UAE’s Barakah NPP begins operation
The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) on 1 August announced that its operating and maintenance subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) had successfully started up unit 1 of...
Ukraine signs agreement with GE and receives European loans
US-based GE Steam Power announced that it has been selected by Ukraine’s AtomRemontServis for its first Multi-Year Agreement in Ukraine on the Khmelnitsky and Rovno NPPs.
Bruce Power celebrates Reactor Maintenance Platform for MCR project
Canada’s Bruce Power, Shoreline Power Group, Promation Nuclear, and Laveer Engineering on 16 July celebrated the innovation and delivery of a new re-usable, multi-unit Reactor...
Armenian nuclear power plant shut for maintenance
The Armenian nuclear power plant in Metsamor was brought to a 65-day halt for a regular preventive repair, the plant said in a press release on 2 July.
Iran completes maintenance outage at Bushehr
Iranian experts have completed overhaul and maintenance work on unit 1 of the Bushehr nuclear power plant for the first time and reconnected it to the national grid, the Atomic...
Westinghouse to provide support services to Nordic BWRs
US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a cooperation agreement with the Finnish nuclear power company Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) and the Swedish nuclear power company OKG...
GE-Hitachi awarded Olkiluoto outage services contract
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) announced it has been awrded a contract to provide outage services for Teollisuuden Voima Oyj's Olkiluoto nuclear power plant in Finland.
Armenian nuclear plant delays scheduled outage
The planned maintenance outage at Armenia's nuclear power plant has been postponed until July, according to the chairman of the Nuclear Safety Committee, Ashot Martirosyan.
Outage at Russia’s Kola 1 completed ahead of schedule
The routine repair and maintenance outage at unit 1 of Russia’s Kola nulcear power plant, a VVER 440 reactor, was completed after 56 days on 8 May, a week ahead of schedule.
OKG extends planned outage at Oskarshamn 3
The board of Swedish power utility OKG has decided to extend the annual outage at unit 3 of the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant by three weeks.
TVO contracts Westinghouse for-service inspections at Olkiluoto nuclear plant
Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a long-term contract with Finland's Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) for in-service inspections of all three reactors at the Olkiluoto nuclear...
GE to provide maintenance services to Finland’s Olkiluoto nuclear plant
GE announced on 4 March that it has been selected by Teollisuuden Voima (TVO) to continue providing maintenance services for Olkiluoto 1&2 in Finland for the duration of the lifetime...
Framatome secures service contracts for Olkiluoto 3
France’s Framatome on 19 February signed a series of service contracts with Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) for the long-term operation of the EPR at unit 3 of the Olkiluoto nuclear plant...
Bruce Power and Tetra Tech Canada reach engineering services agreement
Canadian utility Bruce Power and Tetra Tech Canada on 4 November reached a new six-year agreement that secures a key role for the engineering company in the delivery of outages and...