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EDF sees 2018 as 'year of the rebound' for finances

Published: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:48:15 GMT

EDF expects its profit to bounce back this year thanks to higher power prices and increased availability of its French nuclear units following prolonged stoppages for safety inspections in 2017.


Nuclear R&D related bills pass US House

Published: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:41:47 GMT

The US House of Representatives - the lower chamber of Congress - has approved two bills related to nuclear energy research and development. The bills - one for a versatile reactor-based fast neutron source and the other for research into the effects of low-dose radiation - will now pass to the Senate before they can be signed into law by the President.


Restart of Genkai 3 moves closer with fuel loading

Published: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:38:05 GMT

Genkai plant - 48Kyushu Electric Power Company today began loading fuel into the core of unit 3 at its Genkai nuclear power plant in Japan's Saga prefecture. The reactor, together with unit 4, is expected to be restarted later this year.


Ukraine secures US funding for storage facility

Published: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:00:22 GMT

Financing agreement for used fuel store - 48The Overseas Private Investment Corporation has overseen a "political risk insurance contract" for the Central Spent Fuel Storage Facility at the site of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine. OPIC, the US government's development finance institution, is providing insurance to support the project trust's $250 million fixed-rate bond securities issuance in US capital markets.


Holtec and GEH team up on advancing SMR-160

Published: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:06:39 GMT

Holtec International and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy are to collaborate on accelerating the commercialisation of Holtec's SMR-160 small modular reactor (SMR). Their cooperation will initially include nuclear fuel development and control rod drive mechanisms.


Russia and Congo to cooperate in nuclear power

Published: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:51:02 GMT

Rosatom-Congo - February 2018 - 48Rosatom and the Ministry of Scientific Research and Technological Innovations of the Republic of Congo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.


L3 MAPPS awarded further Bruce extension contract

Published: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:44:20 GMT

Bruce B aerial - 48Bruce Power has awarded L3 MAPPS a contract to replace the digital control computer system of unit 2 of the Bruce A nuclear power plant in Ontario. Last year it was awarded a similar contract for unit 6 of Bruce B.


Initial building completed at US isotope facility

Published: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:25:57 GMT

SHINE Building One - 48Shine Medical Technologies has completed construction and taken occupancy of Building One at its medical isotope production facility in Janesville, Wisconsin. Construction of the main production facility is to begin soon.


USA budgets $50 million for Yucca Mountain

Published: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:29:26 GMT

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission's proposed budget for fiscal 2019 includes nearly $50 million for work related to the proposed Yucca Mountain repository. President Donald Trump's FY2019 budget request for the Department of Energy includes $120 million for Yucca Mountain and an interim storage programme for used nuclear fuel.


IAEA helps Nigeria plan for new research reactor

Published: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:50:03 GMT

A new peer review service has been launched by the International Atomic Energy Agency to assist member states in the development of infrastructure for nuclear research reactors. The first Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review for Research Reactors mission was carried out last week in Nigeria.