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Cameco to provide uranium for Indian NPPs

27 April 2015

Cameco has signed a supply agreement with the Department of Atomic Energy of India to provide approx. 3220t of uranium concentrate under a long-term contract through 2020.
The contract is Cameco's first with India – one of the fastest growing markets for nuclear fuel in the world.... Read more...

Construction approved for Hualong One units

26 April 2015

China's State Council has given final approval for construction of units 5 and 6 of the Fuqing nuclear power plant in Fujian province. They will be based on the domestically developed Hualong One reactor design.... Read more...

US DOE scholarships for nuclear energy development

26 April 2015

Building on the US President’s all-of-the-above energy strategy and efforts to expand clean energy innovation, the US Department of Energy (DOE) awarded more than USD 5M to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing nuclear engineering degrees and other nuclear science and engineering programmes relevant to nuclear energy.... Read more...

Amec Foster Wheeler awarded NDA contract

25 April 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a four-year contract by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), increasing the range of services it currently provides.

The contract, whose value has not been disclosed, is to provide an extensive range of nuclear services in decommissioning, waste management and site characterisation across their UK nuclear sites.... Read more...

Annual economic benefit of USD 1.4B from FPL’s NPPs

25 April 2015

A new study by the Nuclear Energy Institute revealed that Florida Power & Light Co.’s (FPL) nuclear energy facilities benefit the state by more than USD 1.4B annually. “This study confirms that operation of FPL’s nuclear energy facilities is vitally important to strengthening the state economy through job creation, tax payments, and direct and secondary spending", NEI Vice President for Policy Development and Planning Richard Myers said.... Read more...

State Duma Speaker visits Leningrad NPP

24 April 2015

The Chairman of the State Duma Sergei Naryshkin paid a familiarisation visit to the Leningrad NPP (the Concern Rosenergoatom branch, Sosnovy Bor, Leningrad region) within the framework of his working visit to Northwestern Federal District.

During the visit, the director of the plant, Vladimir Pereguda, reported to the head of the State Duma about the industrial and economic characteristics of the Leningrad nuclear power plant, the advanced technologies that were created and applied to the 'flagship of nuclear energy'.... Read more...

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