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Investment needed to maintain nuclear's key role, says IEA

Investment needed to maintain nuclear's key role, says IEA

A lack of investment in extending the operating periods of existing reactors and the construction of new ones could have "major implications" for the security of electricity supply and achieving environmental targets, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned.

Energy & Environment 13 November 2018


Fortum, Rolls-Royce complete automation of Loviisa plant

Fortum, Rolls-Royce complete automation of Loviisa plant

Finnish utility Fortum and British engineering company Rolls-Royce have completed the biggest single project at the Loviisa nuclear power plant since its construction - modernisation of the plant's safety automation systems.

Corporate 29 October 2018


CNL launches Centre for Reactor Sustainability

CNL launches Centre for Reactor Sustainability

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has launched the Centre for Reactor Sustainability, bringing together its broad research capabilities to support the sustainable, long-term operations of the world's nuclear power reactors.

Corporate 04 October 2018


EDF awards Framatome I&C upgrade contract

EDF awards Framatome I&C upgrade contract

Framatome has been awarded a contract by EDF to modernise the instrumentation and control system of the French utility's fleet of 900 MWe reactors in France.

Corporate 19 September 2018


Advanced automation testing facility opens in Canada

Advanced automation testing facility opens in Canada

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc and Bruce Power have held a ceremony to mark the opening of the Major Component Replacement Integration Facility at ATS' headquarters in Cambridge, Ontario.

Corporate 13 September 2018


India recommissions Apsara research reactor

India recommissions Apsara research reactor

An upgraded version of India's oldest research reactor, Apsara, has been recommissioned, nine years after it was shut down, the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre has announced.

Corporate 12 September 2018


Bruce Power, Rolls-Royce deepen digital collaboration

Bruce Power, Rolls-Royce deepen digital collaboration

British engineering group Rolls-Royce has signed a memorandum of understanding with Canada's Bruce Power to deepen their cooperation in digital technology. 

Corporate 11 July 2018


ATS to provide automated solutions for Bruce detube

ATS to provide automated solutions for Bruce detube

ATS Automation Systems has received a CAD60 million (USD46 million) order booking to design and deliver reactor component removal tools for Bruce Power's Major Component Replacement programme.

Corporate 05 July 2018


Turboatom and Toshiba team up for turbine upgrades

Turboatom and Toshiba team up for turbine upgrades

Ukrainian nuclear power plant operator Energoatom has welcomed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Ukraine's Turboatom and Japan's Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation.

Corporate 05 July 2018


Ontario Power Generation starts rebuilding Darlington 2

Ontario Power Generation starts rebuilding Darlington 2

Darlington_2_reactor_face_(OPG)-48Work has begun to reassemble Darlington unit 2, Ontario Power Generation announced yesterday. The 878 MWe Candu unit is the first of Darlington's four reactors to undergo refurbishment to enable it to operate for a further 30 years.

Corporate 12 June 2018