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Further delays for Olkiluoto 3
14 December, 2022
The investigation of damage to supply water pumps at the EPR reactor at...
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Delays for Mochovce 3
Friday, December 09, 2022 by Operation of unit 3 at Slovakia’s Mochovce NPP is facing delays after technicians detected a small leak during pressure tests a few days after reaching minimum controlled production....

OL3 operation delayed at least to end of January
Thursday, November 24, 2022 by Finnish power company Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO), owner-operator of the Olkiluoto NPP, has said that the investigation into the damage at Olkiluoto 3’s (OL3’s) feedwater pumps...

More delays for French reactors
Thursday, November 24, 2022 by Electricite de France (EDF) has extended maintenance outages at three nuclear reactors, adding to the difficulties in power supply in France and neighbouring countries as winter approaches.

EDF seeks to standardise corrosion repair work at its NPPs
Thursday, November 10, 2022 by EDF has said it will standardise corrosion repair works at its NPPs in order to get them back in service as soon as possible. Corrosion problems were first detected over a year...

TVO continues to investigate damage at OL3
Wednesday, November 09, 2022 by Finnish power company Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO), owner-operator of the Olkiluoto NPP, has said that investigation of the supply water pumps of Olkiluoto 3 is continuing. “In...

Investigation of damage continues at OL3
Tuesday, November 01, 2022 by Finnish power company Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO), owner-operator of the Olkiluoto NPP, has said that the investigation into damage to the internal parts of the Olkiluoto 3 EPR...

More delays to OL3
Thursday, October 20, 2022 by Damage has been detected in the inner parts of the feed water pumps of the turbine plant at Finland’s Olkiluoto 3 EPR reactor, plant owner-operator Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) has...

Three French nuclear units to restart soon following repairs
Friday, October 07, 2022 by EDF has announced that repairs related to corrosion have been completed on the Bugey 4, Chinon B3 and Cattenom 4 reactors.

EDF says corrosion issues “on track” but problems remain
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 by Repair works on corrosion problems at some of French state-controlled utility EDF's nuclear reactors are well on track, EDF's outgoing CEO Jean-Bernard Levy has told a...

Bruce Power awards contract to BWXT Canada for MCR project
Thursday, July 07, 2022 by As part of its ‘Made in Ontario’ strategy to secure good jobs, strengthen the economy, and cement the province as a nuclear centre of excellence, Canada’s Bruce Power has announced a...

INL completes core overhaul for Advanced Test Reactor
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 by US Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has recently completed the sixth major core overhaul of the Advanced Test Reactor (ATR), which began operation in 1967.

Unit 1 of China’s Taishan NPP taken off line for repair
Tuesday, August 03, 2021 by China General Nuclear (CGN) said on 30 July that unit 1 of Taishan NPP in Guangdong province - the world's first operating EPR reactor -- had been taken offline to replace damaged...

US supports optimisation of Ukraine’s Zaporozhe NPP
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy said on 28 June that it had worked with Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) and Ukrainian company, NT-Engineering, to...

Bushehr NPP taken offline due to technical fault
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 by The Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) said in a statement on 20 June that the Bushehr NPP had been temporarily shut down due to a technical problem. The AEOI noted that it...

Framatome contracted supply long-term operation support to Dominion Energy
Thursday, April 08, 2021 by Framatome said on 6 April that it had recently signed a multimillion-dollar contract with Dominion Energy to support the long-term operation of the company’s nuclear fleet. This...

Armenian NPP prepares for life extension
Thursday, February 18, 2021 by The scheduled repair and maintenance outage at the Armenian nuclear power plant this year will be longer than usual, lasting 141 days to allow for modernisation to extend the life of...

SNC-Lavalin to design equipment for Darlington nuclear plant
Monday, July 27, 2020 by Canada’s SNC-Lavalin announced it had been awarded a contract for detailed design, fabrication/manufacturing and first commercial deployment of the newly developed Pressure...

Tepco to explore the use of Rawwater specialist alloy seals
Monday, September 30, 2019 by The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) announced on 24 September that it had brokered a deal between Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) and Rawwater Engineering Company,...

GE wins $120m Cernavoda maintenance contract
Friday, June 28, 2019 by GE Steam Power has signed a new turbine island maintenance agreement with Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica, the owner/operator of Romania's Cernavoda nuclear plant.

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