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Chinese research reactor sets operational record

Chinese research reactor sets operational record

The China Advanced Research Reactor has been operated continuously at high-power for 14 days, setting a new operational record for the 60 MWt light-water tank-in-pool type unit. The reactor has also completed its first batch of irradiation tasks.

Corporate 14 August 2018


Rosatom seeks to boost cooperation in Eurasia

Rosatom seeks to boost cooperation in Eurasia

Rusatom International Network has signed a memorandum of understanding and cooperation with the Eurasian Development Bank, which provides for establishing common principles of bilateral cooperation with Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and other countries.

Corporate 13 August 2018


ENEC launches youth council

ENEC launches youth council

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation and its subsidiaries have launched the Barakah Youth Council to "inspire, support, and empower" future leaders of the United Arab Emirates' nuclear energy industry.

Corporate 13 August 2018


French, British regions unite for nuclear growth

French, British regions unite for nuclear growth

Economic development organisations in the South West of England and Normandy in northern France have agreed to collaborate in the creation of jobs, unlocking opportunities and attracting new investment in the nuclear sector within both regions.

Corporate 07 August 2018


Westinghouse emerges from Chapter 11

Westinghouse emerges from Chapter 11

Brookfield has completed its purchase of Westinghouse Electric Company from Japan's Toshiba Corp, marking Westinghouse's exit from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as a restructured company.

Corporate 02 August 2018


Kepco loses preferred bidder status for NuGen

Kepco loses preferred bidder status for NuGen

Toshiba Corporation has informed Korea Electric Power Company that it is no longer the preferred bidder to acquire 100% of its UK nuclear power development company, NuGeneration.

Corporate 01 August 2018


Holtec takes on two more US plants for decommissioning

Holtec takes on two more US plants for decommissioning

US utility Entergy has agreed to sell the Pilgrim and Palisades nuclear power plants to Holtec International after their closures in 2019 and 2022, respectively, for subsequent decommissioning by Comprehensive Decommissioning International.

Corporate 01 August 2018


Oyster Creek sale speeds decommissioning

Oyster Creek sale speeds decommissioning

Holtec International is to purchase the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant from Exelon, the companies have announced. Comprehensive Decommissioning International will be responsible for decommissioning the plant.
 

Corporate 31 July 2018


Iowa nuclear plant to close in 2020

Iowa nuclear plant to close in 2020

The single-unit Duane Arnold nuclear power plant is to close in late 2020 after utility Alliant Energy and owner NextEra Energy Resources agreed to shorten their existing power purchase agreement for the plant.

Corporate 30 July 2018


Opportunities from Halden closure discussed

Opportunities from Halden closure discussed

The US Department of Energy earlier this month organised a two-day workshop to discuss the collaborative opportunities created by the permanent shutdown of the Halden nuclear fuel and materials testing reactor in Norway.

Corporate 30 July 2018