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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...
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Tractebel to support France’s Nuward SMR
Thursday, May 12, 2022 by Belgium-based Tractebel Engineering, part of France’s Engie, said on 6 May that it will provide engineering services to France’s EDF to deliver NUWARD, a small modular reactor...

Norway’s Ulstein designs ship powered by molten salt reactor
Wednesday, May 04, 2022 by Norway’s Ulstein said on 29 April it had designed a 3R (Replenishment, Research and Rescue) vessel, which will feature a thorium molten salt reactor (MSR) “to generate vast amounts...

Digital twin is being created for Russia’s BREST-300 reactor
Tuesday, May 03, 2022 by The Pilot Demonstration Energy Complex (ODEK) with the BREST-OD-300 reactor, which is being built in Seversk is to have a digital twin. ODEK, being built under the Proryv...

Japan Atomic Energy Agency and Mitsubishi Heavy to co-operate on hydrogen production
Thursday, April 28, 2022 by The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) said on 22 April that they had been commissioned by the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy (ANRE) of...

CNNC begins production of carbon-14 at Qinshan reactor
Thursday, April 28, 2022 by China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) said on 26 April that unit 3 at the Qinshan NPP in Zhejiang province (a pressurised heavy water reactor) has begun the world’s first...

Doosan to begin forging components for NuScale’s SMRs
Thursday, April 28, 2022 by US-based NuScale Power and South Korea’s Doosan Enerbility Co have announced through a signed agreement that Doosan will begin production of forging materials for NuScale’s Small...

ČEZ to use digitised techniques to build new Dukovany unit
Monday, April 25, 2022 by Construction of a new office building at the Dukovany nuclear power plant in the Czech Republic will be a trial run of 'fully digital' techniques planned for a proposed new reactor at...

Rolls-Royce expects UK approval for SMR by 2024
Thursday, April 21, 2022 by UK-based Rolls-Royce’s design for a small modular reactor (SMR) should receive UK regulatory approval by mid-2024 and be able to produce grid power by 2029, Paul Stein, chairman...

Canada’s Moltex and SNC-Lavalin partner on nuclear energy
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 by Moltex Energy Canada and SNC-Lavalin Group on 15 April announced a strategic partnership to advance clean nuclear energy whereby SNC-Lavalin will support the development and deployment...

BWXT advancing microreactor design project
Thursday, April 14, 2022 by US-based BWX Technologies is proceeding apace to deliver microreactors to commercial power and industrial customers in cooperation with Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and Oak...

Canada’s Laurentis Energy to support SMR development in Estonia
Thursday, April 14, 2022 by Canada’s Laurentis Energy Partners has announced that it will work with Estonian energy company Fermi Energia to support their development of small modular reactors (SMRs) in Estonia.

Denmark’s Seaborg works with Samsung to develop floating nuclear plant
Monday, April 11, 2022 by Seaborg Technologies, a private Danish startup, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) to develop a floating...

ARC Canada closes Series A financing
Thursday, April 07, 2022 by ARC Clean Energy Canada (ARC Canada), an advanced small modular reactor (aSMR) technology provider, announced the completion of its Series A financing totalling CAD30 million ($24m)...

Westinghouse Microreactor receives Canadian funding
Monday, March 21, 2022 by Westinghouse Electric Canada announced on 17 March an investment of CAD27.2 million ($21.5 million) from the Government of Canada’s Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF) to support funding...

The Swedish Energy Agency supports solar parks and lead-cooled reactors
Monday, February 21, 2022 by The Swedish Energy Agency (SEA) said mid-February that it has granted support to two innovative projects that may have an impact on future energy systems, both nationally...

Russia to develop new VVER-S reactor by 2030
Monday, February 21, 2022 by By 2030, the construction will begin of an innovative pressurised water reactor with spectral control – the VVER-S, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said in a...

USNC licenses ORNL method to 3D print reactor components
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 by A novel method to 3D print components for nuclear reactors, developed by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been licensed by Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC).

NAAREA and Assystem to co-operate on XSMR micro-reactor
Friday, December 03, 2021 by France’s NAAREA, which is developing 4th generation micro-nuclear power, and international engineering group Assystem have signed a cooperation agreement to build an...

Holtec and Hyundai to co-operate on development of SMR-160
Thursday, November 25, 2021 by US Holtec International and South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction (HDEC) announced that they have formalised an agreement for completion of the standard design of the...

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