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Energy sector across EU plays a role in economic crisis

The EU and the world are confronted by an unprecedented health and economic crisis and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic is rightly the immediate priority for everyone. The energy sector across the EU...
11 June 2020

Spain NPPs reach operation factors above 90%

Load, operation, and availability factors above 90%, leadership in electric production and avoiding emissions are some of the outstanding features of the operation of nuclear power plants in 2019. The...
03 June 2020

Akademic Lomonosov commissions in Pevek

One-of-a-kind floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) “Akademic Lomonosov” has been fully commissioned in Pevek, Chukotka region in the Russian Far East.Earlier, the Far East directorate of Rostechnadzor,...
03 June 2020

U.S. DOE to resume environmental cleanup at ETEC

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will soon resume environmental cleanup at the Energy Technology Engineering Center (ETEC) in Simi Valley through an agreement with the State of California.DOE and the...
02 June 2020

High-voltage tests delivered at the Leningrad NPP

High-voltage generator testing has been successfully delivered at the turbine hall of the Leningrad NPP VVER-1200 2nd power block: the team verified the winding insulation with an alternating potential of 36 kV....
02 June 2020

Tepco prepares to investigate Fukushima Daiichi unit 2

Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) has carried out training in the operation of a submersible remotely operated vehicle (ROV) that will be used to investigate the used fuel pool of unit 2 at the damaged...
01 June 2020

Final module installed for Vogtle Unit 3

The final module for Georgia Power's Vogtle Unit 3, a massive water tank, has been placed atop the containment vessel and shield building roof at the company's Vogtle 3 & 4 nuclear expansion project...
01 June 2020

Jody C. Martin joins NRC as new director

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced the selection of Jody C. Martin as Director of the Office of Commission Appellate Adjudication. He most recently served in the position of Acting Assistant General...
29 May 2020

X-energy to irradiate TRISO-X fuel with MIT

X-energy has reached an agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for the Institute's Nuclear Reactor Laboratory to use its research reactor to irradiate X-energy's TRISO-X fuel. The...
29 May 2020

IFE reveal misconduct in projects at the Halden Reactor

IFE has carried out an external investigation which concludes that misconduct has taken place at some customer projects at the Halden Reactor.IFE takes the matter very seriously and has submitted the ...
29 May 2020