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Final environmental impact statement for US Versatile Test Reactor

Published: Mon, 16 May 2022 11:28:22 GMT

Idaho National Laboratory has been identified as the preferred site for the construction and operation of the sodium-cooled fast neutron reactor in the Final Environmental Impact Statement released by the US Department of Energy.


ITER Director-General Bernard Bigot passes away

Published: Mon, 16 May 2022 15:04:26 GMT

Tributes have been paid to ITER Organization Director-General Dr Bernard Bigot, after his death at the age of 72 was announced by the organisation which is building the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor fusion project in southern France.


Ukraine planning for post-war nuclear power plants

Published: Mon, 16 May 2022 13:54:29 GMT

Energoatom's CEO Petro Kotin says that construction work on two new Westinghouse AP1000 units at the Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant "will begin as soon as the war is over".


IAEA sees improved operational safety at Civaux

Published: Mon, 16 May 2022 11:31:42 GMT

EDF has strengthened operational safety at its Civaux nuclear power plant by addressing the findings of an International Atomic Energy Agency review which took place in 2019, a follow-up mission has concluded.


UK launches funding to encourage nuclear new build

Published: Fri, 13 May 2022 13:17:37 GMT

The UK government has announced the launch of GBP120 million (USD146 million) in funding to support development of new nuclear energy projects, stimulate competition in the industry and unlock investment across the UK. The Future Nuclear Enabling Fund will help to realise the government's ambition to approve eight new reactors by 2030.


Most complex lift to date completed at ITER

Published: Fri, 13 May 2022 14:23:20 GMT

The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor fusion project has achieved a major machine assembly milestone, with the first sub-section of the ITER plasma chamber being lifted out of tooling and lowered into the machine well.


TVA eyes late 2023 or early 2024 for SMR licence application

Published: Fri, 13 May 2022 15:27:26 GMT

Tennessee Valley Authority CEO Jeff Lyash said this would be the next milestone for project to build a BWRX-300 small modular reactor at Clinch River near Oak Ridge, Tennessee.


Jordan announces uranium production

Published: Fri, 13 May 2022 14:31:39 GMT

The Jordan Uranium Mining Company has announced the production of 20 kg of yellowcake from 160 tonnes of uranium ore at a newly operational processing facility.


First tests under way at new US liquid metal facility

Published: Thu, 12 May 2022 15:07:06 GMT

Oklo Inc has become the first developer to run tests at Argonne National Laboratory's new Thermal Hydraulic Experimental Test Article capability. The tests will support the licensing of liquid metal fast reactor designs.


Nuclear power remains key sector for MHI

Published: Thu, 12 May 2022 15:10:57 GMT

There is renewed interest in nuclear power from a decarbonisation and energy security perspective, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries said while announcing progress in its 2021 Medium-Term Business Plan, which covers the period FY2021-FY2023. The company said it will continue supporting the restart of Japan's reactors while developing small modular reactors and advanced reactors.