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KHNP to support Canadian decommissioning projects

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) has signed a contract with Canadian nuclear engineering firm Kinectrics to provide decommissioning engineering support, building on a memorandum of understanding...
16 April 2020

OPG completes Darlington Unit 2 Project construction

Ontario Power Generation (OPG), along with its project partners and vendors, has now completed construction on Darlington Nuclear Generating Station’s Unit 2 reactor. The unit will now begin the restart...
08 April 2020

Eletronuclear selects Tesis+ to upgrade Angra 2 NPP

Brazilian nuclear utility Eletronuclear has chosen the Tecnatom’s Tesis+ data acquisition technology for the modernization of the full-scope simulator at unit 2 of the Angra nuclear power plant. Tesis+...
08 April 2020

Fusion team endorse push for pilot power plant in US

Fusion energy community makes a unified statement on priorities in the report for the Department of Energy Policy Advisory Group. The report identifies high-priority scientific needs that can help fill...
07 April 2020

NRC re-appoints Charles Brown

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards has reappointed Charles H. Brown, Jr. Brown is a senior advisor for Electrical Systems at BMT Syntek Technologies, Inc., with...
07 April 2020

EU to recognize nuclear as a strategic industry

FORATOM welcomes the European Commission's goal of ensuring Europe's industry is fit for the ambitions of today and prepared for the realities of tomorrow, as outlined in its Industrial Strategy published...
06 April 2020

Westinghouse signs a fuel contract extension with AEP

Westinghouse Electric Company announced that it has signed a nuclear fuel and related services contract extension with American Electric Power (AEP) for its two pressurized water reactor units at the D.C....
06 April 2020

JET find ‘win-win’ scenario for future fusion reactors

A vital discovery on how to force the extreme heatload away from a fusion reactor’s exhaust system while maintaining high performance has been discovered in recent tests at the Joint European Torus (JET)...
03 April 2020

ASN specifies decommissioning of the GCR

ASN specifies the next steps in the decommissioning of the “first generation” gas cooled reactors (GCR). The EDF GCR type reactors were shutdown between 1973 and 1994. The fuel, which accounted for virtually...
03 April 2020

JSC and Kozloduy sign a contract for units 5 and 6

Rusatom Service JSC (electric power division of ROSATOM) and Kozloduy NPP (Bulgaria) signed a contract on neutron-flux monitoring equipment modernization for units 5 and 6 of the plant. Neutron-flux monitoring...
03 April 2020