Plant ageing and life management - Page 1

Stay up to date with the latest Plant ageing and life management updates from the global nuclear engineering international industry

Latest Plant ageing and life management Update

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

Framatome contracted for reactor vessel mitigation at US NPPs
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 by France’s Framatome has been awarded a contract to perform a specialised reactor vessel mitigation technique on four NPPs in the USA. The process, called cavitation peening, extends...

EDF confirms reactor corrosion
Thursday, May 12, 2022 by Nuclear output in France amounted to 91.7TWh - 7.5TWh less than over the same period in 2021, due to lower availability of the nuclear fleet, mainly in relation to the impact of...

SNC-Lavalin to support refurbishment at Darlington and Bruce NPPs
Thursday, April 21, 2022 by Canada’s SNC-Lavalin Group said on 20 April that its subsidiary Candu Energy had been selected to provide integration engineering support to GE Steam Power Canada (GE) for...

IAEA concludes long term operational safety review of Koeberg
Tuesday, April 05, 2022 by An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has completed a review of long term operational safety at the Koeberg nuclear plant in South Africa.

Belgium postpones nuclear phase-out
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 by Belgium has decided to postpone its nuclear phase-out scheduled for 2025 by ten years, in face of rising energy prices partly due to the Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine

Fortum submits application to extend Loviisa's operating licence
Monday, March 21, 2022 by Fortum Power and Heat Oy on 18 March submitted the Loviisa nuclear power plant operating licence application to the Finnish Government with the aim of operating both units until the...

Fortum to apply for licence to extend operation of Loviisa
Monday, March 07, 2022 by Finnish power utility Fortum said it had decided to apply for new operating licence for both units at the Loviisa nuclear power plant until the end of 2050.

IAEA concludes LTO safety review at Atucha nuclear plant
Friday, December 03, 2021 by An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation (Pre-SALTO) follow up review mission team of experts on 26 November completed a review of long...

IAEA concludes operational safety review at Armenian nuclear plant
Monday, November 08, 2021 by An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation (Salto) team of experts on 4 November completed a review of long term operational safety at the...

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

Spain renews licence for Ascó I and II
Monday, October 11, 2021 by Spain’s Official State Gazette (BOE) on 7 October published an Order that grants the Ascó-Vandellós II Nuclear Association (ANAV) renewal of the authorisation for the operation of...

Illinois Senate passes bill which could prevent closure of NPPs
Thursday, September 02, 2021 by The Illinois Senate passed a bill early 1 September that aims to prevent closure in autumn of the Byron and Dresden NPPs. The legislation will now go to the House but it...

US NRC seeks public comment on draft EIS for North Anna NPP licence renewal
Wednesday, September 01, 2021 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said on 27 August that it is seeking the public’s views on the agency’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) regarding Dominion...

Jacobs selected for engineering work at Koeberg NPP
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 by US-based Jacobs said on 12 August it had been selected to carry out essential engineering modifications as part of a $1.2 programme to extend the operating life of South Africa’s...

RPV annealing completed at Armenian NPP
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 by For the first time, work has been undertaken to extend the service life of the VVER-440 reactor at unit 2 of the Armenian NPP by annealing the reactor pressure vessel (RPV). As a...

NRC agrees to licence renewal for Oconee NPP
Tuesday, August 03, 2021 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on 28 July accepted for review an application from Duke Energy Carolinas requesting an additional 20 years for the previously renewed...

Bruce Power completes unit 6 MCR reactor removals ahead of schedule
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 by Bruce Power’s Major Component Replacement (MCR) is entering into a new phase of the project after completing the last of the reactor removal work, Bruce Power said on 14 July. The...

OPG awards GE Steam Power a contract to support Darlington refurbishment
Thursday, July 01, 2021 by GE said on 30 June that Ontario Power Generation (OPG) had selected GE Steam Power for a $120 million turnkey installation project, featuring both hardware and software technologies,...

Exelon NPPs face closure without legislative support but rescue still possible
Monday, June 21, 2021 by Chicago-based Exelon on 16 June notified the PJM electricity transmission organisation that it plans to take the two units of the Byron NPP offline in September. PJM is a...

News By Category view all



Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.