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Finnish EPR receives operating licence

Finnish EPR receives operating licence

The Finnish government today granted utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj an operating licence for the first-of-a-kind EPR at Olkiluoto. Once it enters commercial operation early next year, the 1600 MWe pressurised water reactor will supply some 15% of the country's electricity demand.

Regulation & Safety 07 March 2019


Finnish TVO takes delivery of new-generation BWR fuel

Finnish TVO takes delivery of new-generation BWR fuel

The first eight Westinghouse Triton11 fuel assemblies have been delivered to Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oy's Olkiluoto plant. The new assemblies will be loaded into Olkiluoto 2 during the unit's upcoming outage.

Uranium & Fuel 28 February 2019


Regulator concludes Finnish EPR can operate safely

Regulator concludes Finnish EPR can operate safely

Finland's Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority yesterday informed the government it sees no reason why an operating licence for the first-of-a-kind EPR at Olkiluoto should not be granted to utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj.

Regulation & Safety 26 February 2019


Schedule for Hanhikivi 1 project revised

Schedule for Hanhikivi 1 project revised

Finland's Fennovoima now expects to receive the construction licence for its planned Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant in 2021. Start of commercial operation of the Russian-supplied plant has been put back four years to 2028.

New Nuclear 27 December 2018


TVO agrees loan for Olkiluoto safety upgrades

TVO agrees loan for Olkiluoto safety upgrades

Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj has signed a ten-year EUR65 million (USD74 million) loan agreement with the Nordic Investment Bank to finance safety system upgrades at units 1 and 2 of its Olkiluoto nuclear power plant.

Corporate 18 December 2018


Fortum to assist in decommissioning research reactor

Fortum to assist in decommissioning research reactor

Finnish utility Fortum has signed a letter of intent to cooperate with VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland in the decommissioning of the Finnish Reactor 1 research reactor and the nuclear power plant structural materials research laboratory.

Waste & Recycling 04 December 2018


New delay in start-up of Finnish EPR

New delay in start-up of Finnish EPR

The start of regular electricity generation at the Olkiluoto 3 EPR has been pushed back by a further four months and is now expected to begin in January 2020, Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj announced today.

New Nuclear 29 November 2018


GNF awarded Olkiluoto fuel supply contract

GNF awarded Olkiluoto fuel supply contract

Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj has signed a new contract with Global Nuclear Fuel - the value of which has not been disclosed - for the supply of fuel assemblies for its Olkiluoto nuclear power plant.

Uranium & Fuel 14 November 2018


Trio of waste metal processing contracts for Cyclife

Trio of waste metal processing contracts for Cyclife

EDF subsidiary Cyclife has been awarded three contracts to treat waste metal from nuclear energy operations in Finland, Spain and the UK.

Waste & Recycling 09 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