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NRC discuss on safety performance of St. Lucie & Turkey

Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will discuss the 2019 safety performance of the St. Lucie and Turkey Point nuclear power plants during a virtual meeting scheduled for May 19. The NRC Reactor Oversight...
19 May 2020

Delivery of uranium nuclear fuel to Belarusian NPP site

The first batch of low-enriched uranium nuclear fuel has been delivered to the construction site of Belarusian NPP. The Russian-made fuel assemblies are currently being prepared for unloading and inspection....
19 May 2020

CSN approves license renewals for Almaraz 1 and 2 NPPs

Spain's nuclear regulator has said operating licenses can be renewed for the two nuclear reactor units at the Almaraz nuclear power station situated in the region of Cáceres, Spain. The Spanish Nuclear...
18 May 2020

Framatome and TUM develop UMo fuel for research reactor

Framatome and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) began the commercial development of uranium-molybdenum fuel (UMo) for nuclear research reactors. Framatome and TUM will design and install the fuel...
18 May 2020

DOE secures USD 5.4M for advanced nuclear technology

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced selections to receive funding to accelerate advanced nuclear technology development. There are two selections - one to support site preparation for a future...
18 May 2020

ARC Canada discusses with OCNI on New Brunswick

ARC Canada, Inc. (ARC Canada) discussed with Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) on New Brunswick as an advanced small modular reactor (SMR) hub and the progress that continues in building...
15 May 2020

Sheffield team lead projects to modernize nuclear power

Nuclear power is considered to be the key resource in the future of clean energy generation in the UK. To ensure that the next generation of nuclear power plants can run safely, engineers at the University...
15 May 2020

RWM select Jacobs to study the release of radioactivity

Jacobs was selected by Radioactive Waste Management Ltd (RWM), a subsidiary of the U.K. Government's Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, to study the release of radioactivity from irradiated graphite sampled...
15 May 2020

Westinghouse install 3D plugging device in Byron Unit 1

Westinghouse Electric Company announced that a 3D-printed thimble plugging device was successfully installed in Exelon’s Byron Unit 1 nuclear plant during their spring refueling outage. It is a first-of-a-kind...
14 May 2020

Arkansas Nuclear One Unit 2 NPP returns to service

Entergy’s Arkansas Nuclear One Unit 2 nuclear power plant returned to service following a successful scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. While Unit 2 was in its scheduled outage, Unit 1 continued...
06 May 2020