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DOE funding for Westinghouse accident-tolerant fuel development

Published: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:59:35 GMT

Westinghouse Electric Company has received USD93.6 million of funding from the US Department of Energy for its EnCore accident-tolerant fuel programme.
 


Ukraine highlights role of science in nuclear sector

Published: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:07:50 GMT

The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine has launched a target programme for scientific research, Nuclear and Radiation Technologies for the Energy Sector and Social Needs for 2019-2023. The resolution was adopted on 16 January, following a meeting of the presidium of the institution, chaired by its president, Boris Paton.


Russia and Serbia to cooperate in nuclear power

Published: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:49:51 GMT

Russia and Serbia have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in nuclear energy and a joint statement on strategic partnership for the construction of a centre of nuclear science, technology and innovation.


The next steps for Horizon

Published: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:15:36 GMT

Horizon Nuclear Power today outlined the procedure it will follow now that its new-build projects have been suspended. The UK subsidiary of Japan’s Hitachi said it had made substantial progress with its plans to provide at least 5.4 GWe of new capacity across two sites - Wylfa Newydd and Oldbury-on-Severn.


Swedish regulator supports repository expansion

Published: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:36:29 GMT

A permit for the expansion of the existing SFR repository for low- and intermediate-level waste should be granted under the Sweden's Environmental Code, the country's Radiation Safety Authority has recommended to the Land and Environment Court in Stockholm.


US company demonstrates innovative waste disposal concept

Published: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 23:52:24 GMT

Berkeley, California-based private company Deep Isolation has successfully placed and then retrieved a prototype nuclear waste canister hundreds of metres underground via a borehole, in a test the company described as the first of its kind.


NRG receives funding for nuclear medicine R&D centre

Published: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:45:41 GMT

The Advancing Nuclear Medicine consortium, led by the Nuclear Research and Consultancy Group, has been awarded a EUR6.8 million (USD7.7 million) subsidy to develop FIELD-LAB. This Dutch initiative is aimed at accelerating the development and introduction of new radiopharmaceuticals.


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.