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OPG completes Darlington Unit 2 Project construction

8 April 2020

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 process before being connected to the electricity grid, subject to regulatory approvals from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and OPG’s ability to do so safely given the current COVID-19 crisis.... Read more...

Eletronuclear selects Tesis+ to upgrade Angra 2 NPP

8 April 2020

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+ is a data acquisition interface developed by Spain’s Tecnatom.... Read more...

Fusion team endorse push for pilot power plant in US

7 April 2020

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 gaps in fusion knowledge and facilitate the drive to making fusion a practical energy source.... Read more...

NRC re-appoints Charles Brown

7 April 2020

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 more than 35 years of experience in engineering management including involvement in policy setting and planning; technical direction for reactor plants and their instrumentations; control, protection, and technical systems equipment design; development and systems integration; procurement; and long-term support program management for all nuclear-powered ships for the U.S.... Read more...

EU to recognize nuclear as a strategic industry

6 April 2020

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 recently.... Read more...

Westinghouse signs a fuel contract extension with AEP

6 April 2020

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.... Read more...

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