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UK unveils financial terms it offered Hitachi

Published: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:09:37 GMT

Greg Clark, the UK's secretary of state for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, today spoke “candidly” about the unprecedented financial terms offered to Hitachi ahead of the company’s decision to suspend its new nuclear power plant project.


US nuclear innovation act becomes law

Published: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:23:55 GMT

Bipartisan legislation modernising US nuclear regulation and supporting the establishment of a licensing framework for next-generation advanced reactors has been signed by US President Donald Trump. The Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernisation Act became law on 14 January.


Wolsong 1 simulator to be repurposed for use at unit 3

Published: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:36:31 GMT

Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power has contracted L3 MAPPS to repurpose the full-scope simulator for unit 1 of its Wolsong nuclear power plant for training operators at Wolsong unit 3. Wolsong 1 is scheduled to be shut down by 2022.


Russia starts installing MBIR control assembly

Published: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:48:02 GMT

The Volgodonsk branch of AEM Technology has completed the first stage of installation of the control assembly of the MBIR multipurpose sodium-cooled fast neutron research reactor.


Further US grant for Framatome EATF development

Published: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:43:01 GMT

Framatome has received a USD49 million, 28-month grant from the US Department of Energy to accelerate the development and commercialisation of enhanced accident tolerant fuel.


Wyoming uranium projects look to the future

Published: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:28:13 GMT

The Lost Creek in situ leach uranium project has produced a cumulative 2.7 million pounds U3O8 (1039 tU) since beginning operations in 2013 and could ramp up within six months, Ur-Energy said yesterday. Meanwhile, Uranium Energy Corp has announced a new consolidated mineral resource estimate for the Reno Creek project.


NuScale SMR to be considered for use in Jordan

Published: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:21:27 GMT

A joint feasibility study on the deployment of NuScale's small modular reactor in Jordan will be carried out through a memorandum of understanding signed between NuScale Power and the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission.


Vermont Yankee sale completed

Published: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:36:49 GMT

Entergy Corporation has completed the sale of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee to subsidiaries of NorthStar Group Services, which will decommission the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station site.


IAEA holds knowledge management course in Latin America

Published: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:54:50 GMT

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) recently held its School of Nuclear Knowledge Management course in the Central American and Caribbean region for the first time. The event was held in Costa Rica on 3-7 December.


UK continues to prepare for Euratom exit

Published: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:25:24 GMT

Delivering the deal negotiated with the European Union "remains the government's top priority", the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said in an update on EU exit preparations on 11 January.