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Farmer named a fellow of the American Nuclear Society

Mitch Farmer, a senior nuclear engineer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, has been named a fellow of the American Nuclear Society (ANS), the organization’s highest honor....
12 June 2020

Holtec designs HI-TRAN 300 heavy load hauler

Holtec International announced that the first HI-TRAN 300, a vertical heavy load hauler designed by Holtec’s Nuclear Power Division (NPD) to serve as the single-failure-proof workhorse for hauling loaded...
12 June 2020

Framatome to provide engineering services to EDF

Framatome signed a framework agreement with EDF in the United Kingdom (U.K.) to provide engineering services to support ongoing nuclear power station operations. Framatome will provide dedicated, in-house...
12 June 2020

IAEA opens a state of the art laboratory facility

The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Mariano Grossi, officially opened a state of the art laboratory building named after his predecessor Yukiya Amano. The new...
11 June 2020

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