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World Nuclear News

Russia's VVER-TOI reactor certified by European utilities

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:15:51 GMT

The Russian-designed VVER-TOI nuclear power reactor design - developed from the VVER-1200 - has been formally certified as compliant by the European Utility Requirements organisation.


North Wind to prepare San Onofre used fuel transfer strategy

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:12:23 GMT

Consultancy company North Wind Inc is to develop a strategic plan that will assess the feasibility of relocating used nuclear fuel at the San Onofre nuclear plant to a "commercially reasonable, off-site facility" under a contract awarded by Southern California Edison.


IAEA assesses emergency preparedness in Canada

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:00:08 GMT

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts yesterday concluded an 11-day mission to review Canada's preparedness and response arrangements for nuclear and radiological emergencies. An Emergency Preparedness Review is one of the peer reviews offered by the IAEA to strengthen nuclear safety in Member States.


US DOE breaks ground for mega disposal units

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:22:13 GMT

Work has begun on two large-scale permanent storage units for decontaminated waste material at the US Department of Energy's Savannah River Site, where one of the so-called "mega units" is already in operation and another is under construction.


Safety upgrade delays could take Japanese units offline

Published: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:21:49 GMT

Nuclear power reactors in Japan that have resumed operation could be forced to temporarily shut down again if back-up safety measures are not in place by specified deadlines under new rules approved by the country's Nuclear Regulation Authority. Operators of restarted units have already said they expect delays in the completion of such facilities.


Australian isotope facility to begin full-scale operations

Published: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:19:54 GMT

The ANSTO Nuclear Medicine facility has received a regulatory licence that will allow it to move to full production of molybdenum-99, the Australian nuclear science and technology organisation announced today.


UK researchers develop semi-automatic robots

Published: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 11:37:01 GMT

Engineers at Lancaster University are developing computer systems for robots handling hazardous nuclear waste. The software will make the robots semi-autonomous - simplifying human control, which has to be done remotely due to the highly radioactive environments in which the robots operate.


Consortium established for SMR-160 deployment in Ukraine

Published: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:51:35 GMT

Holtec International, Ukraine's Energoatom and the country's State Scientific and Technology Centre have formally entered into a partnership to advance the US company's SMR-160 small modular reactor for deployment in Ukraine.


New Jersey unveils clean energy master plan

Published: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 23:38:33 GMT

The US state of New Jersey has released its initial blueprint for the total conversion of its energy profile to 100% "clean energy" by 2050.


Fermi Energia starts SMR feasibility study

Published: Fri, 31 May 2019 13:48:58 GMT

Fermi Energia has launched a feasibility study on the suitability of small modular reactors for Estonia’s electricity supply and climate goals beyond 2030, following a financing round of EUR260,000 (USD290,076) from investors and shareholders.