Rosatom reported that OKB Gidropress research and experiment facility, a part of its engineering division Atomenergomash, has completed longevity testing of fuel assembly models with optimized hydro-uranium ratio for VVER-440 reactors.
07 Dec 2018
05 Dec 2018
Georgia Power has reported the placement of the third and final ring made up of Unit 3 containment vessel, and the placement of the fourth and final reactor coolant pump (RCP) for Unit 3 of the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia.
27 Nov 2018
ROSATOM said that it has wrapped up the annealing of a large capacity reactor vessel on power unit 1 (VVER-1000) at the Balakovo nuclear power plant (NPP) in the Saratov region in Russia.
15 Nov 2018
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has been selected by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Versatile Test Reactor (VTR) program, which seeks to use fast neutron spectrum technology to support the development of fuels and materials for US advanced reactors.
08 Oct 2018
Georgia Power said that the first of four reactor coolant pumps (RCPs) of the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Waynesboro, Georgia has been placed.
13 Aug 2018
Russia’s Rosatom has completed the assembly of the turbine island main equipment at Unit No 2 of the Leningrad nuclear power plant 2 (LNPP2) 2 which is being developed next to the existing Leningrad NPP in the town of Sosnovy Bor in Leningrad Oblast.
09 Aug 2018
SNC-Lavalin has signed an engineering service contract and a licensing agreement with Third Qinshan Nuclear Power Company (TQNPC) to implement 37M natural uranium equivalent (NUE) fuel in the Canada Deuterium Uranium (CANDU) reactors Units 1 and 2 in China.
03 Aug 2018
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has approved $36.4m in funding for 37 research awards at universities, national laboratories, and private industry for fusion energy science research.
26 Jul 2018
France’s state-controlled power group EDF has increased the construction cost of the new 1650MW Flamanville 3 nuclear reactor project as it found more flaws.
18 Jul 2018
Bechtel said that it is joining researchers from reactor designer GE Hitachi, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Exelon Power Generation Company as recipients of US Department of Energy funding from its Advanced Nuclear Technology Development program.