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Spain NPPs reach operation factors above 90%

3 June 2020

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 report "Nuclear results in 2019 and future perspectives" reflects the dedication of companies in the nuclear sector, striving for operative excellence, and that of highly committed and trained professionals.... Read more...

Akademic Lomonosov commissions in Pevek

3 June 2020

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, Russia’s technical, nuclear, and environmental watchdog, carried out an inspection of the project.... Read more...

U.S. DOE to resume environmental cleanup at ETEC

2 June 2020

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 California Department of Toxic Substances Control announced a consent order to demolish 10 of the remaining DOE-owned buildings, including several of the most contaminated, at the former nuclear and liquid metals research site in Ventura County.... Read more...

High-voltage tests delivered at the Leningrad NPP

2 June 2020

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.... Read more...

Tepco prepares to investigate Fukushima Daiichi unit 2

1 June 2020

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 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.... Read more...

Final module installed for Vogtle Unit 3

1 June 2020

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 near Waynesboro, Georgia.... Read more...

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