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NRC confirms senior leadership changes

7 November 2018

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has announced senior leadership changes in its Rockville, Md., headquarters Office of the Executive Director for Operations and in the Region III office, Lisle, Ill., effective Dec.... Read more...

Dominion files to keep Surry running 80 years

7 November 2018

Dominion Energy’s twin-reactor Surry Power Station has submitted the application for a second renewed 20-year operating license is approved by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). This is the third second license renewal application to be sent by nuclear utilities to the NRC this year, reflecting the industry’s increasing interest in sustaining the future of its reactor fleet.... Read more...

Nuvia is a technical advisor for AMR F&D programme

6 November 2018

Nuvia has been appointed as the Technical Advisor for phase one of the programme, acting on behalf of the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Nuvia will provide an assessment of the feasibility studies submitted by each of the Advanced Modular Reactor (AMR) Feasibility and Development (F&D) research initiative contractors.... Read more...

IMSR starts second stage of pre-licensing VDR

6 November 2018

Terrestrial Energy has achieved another major milestone in the commercialization of its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) power plant with the announcement that the IMSR® has entered Phase 2 pre-licensing Vendor Design Review (VDR) with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC).... Read more...

Tohoku to decommission Unit 1 of Onagawa

5 November 2018

Unit 1 of the Onagawa plant - a 524 MWe boiling water reactor (BWR) which began operating in 1984 - is of a different design to the other two larger (825 MWe) BWR units that began operating in 1995 and 2002, respectively.... Read more...

Hitachi partners for Wylfa Newydd delivery

5 November 2018

Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe, Ltd. (Hitachi), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., has announced the appointment of three additional partners to support delivery of Wylfa Newydd. Hitachi will deliver the nuclear island and architect engineering for the proposed Wylfa Newydd development on the Isle of Anglesey, under contract to Horizon Nuclear Power (also a Hitachi, Ltd.... Read more...

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