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AREVA's I&C system installed at Ling Ao accepted

1 March 2015

AREVA has received confirmation of acceptance from CGN for the Instrumentation & Control (I&C) system that has been supplied and installed at the units 3 and 4 of the Ling Ao nuclear power plant in China.... Read more...

Lipman to lead new NEI division

1 March 2015

The Nuclear Energy Institute is increasing its focus on supplier and international programs as part of a new division that will be led by Daniel Lipman. Lipman has been elected vice president for the Suppliers and International Programs Division by NEI’s Executive Committee.

NEI is responsible for establishing unified nuclear industry policy on regulatory, financial, technical and legislative issues affecting the industry.... Read more...

Shutdown of Doel 1

28 February 2015

Operator Electrabel is set to begin the first operations to stop Doel 1. The 121 fuel elements will be transferred from the reactor to the fuel pools under the permanent control of the operational teams.... Read more...

New Nuclear Research project at Řež near Prague

27 February 2015

ÚJV Řež (formerly Nuclear Research Institute in Řež near Prague) launched a unique research project in 2014 concerning the properties of fluoride salts that could become a refrigerant in future nuclear reactors of the fourth generation.

Based on previous research work of this company, US showed interest in cooperation with the Czech Republic in 2011.... Read more...

IAEA ends 3rd review of Fukushima decommissioning

27 February 2015

An IAEA expert team completed a third review of Japan's efforts to plan and implement the decommissioning of TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. The International Peer Review of Japan's Mid-and-Long-Term Roadmap towards the Decommissioning of TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Units 1-4 took place from 9 to 17 February 2015.

The 15-member team praised Japan for taking steps to implement planned measures to reduce radiological risks from the site and progress towards the safe decommissioning of the accident plant.... Read more...

Russia, Egypt to explore NPP opportunities

25 February 2015

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah El Sisi, discussed joint accomplishment of the new nuclear power plant construction project.... Read more...

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