Corporate rss

Toshiba seeks third party route to settling claims

20 November 2017

Toshiba Corporation has decided to "explore alternatives" to selling to a third party its claims against Westinghouse Electric Company. This would allow the Japanese electronics company to "significantly reduce the internal resources that it is required to allocate to WEC’s rehabilitation proceedings, and to focus them on cultivating its new businesses".

SCE&G proposes gas, solar for Summer replacement

17 November 2017

Summer_2_final_ring_June_2017_(SCEG)_48South Carolina Electric & Gas Company has unveiled a proposal that would see some of the capacity that should have been provided by the VC Summer nuclear power plant project replaced with gas and solar generation. The company's shareholders would absorb the net construction costs of the abandoned nuclear project.

UAE nuclear programme celebrates diversity

02 November 2017

Amano_Al_Qasimi_Alkaabi_(Enec)-48The United Arab Emirates' nuclear energy programme is one of the world's most diverse, multinational and multicultural, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation vice chairwoman Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi said in a special presentation on the final day of the Abu Dhabi international ministerial conference on nuclear power.

Upgrade allows continued operation of Ringhals units

17 November 2017

Ringhals 3 and 4 - 48Some SEK900 million ($107 million) will be invested in installing independent core cooling systems at units 3 and 4 of the Ringhals nuclear power plant in Sweden. The legally-required safety upgrade will enable the two reactors to continue operating beyond 2020.

Second licence renewal for Virginia units

14 November 2017

North_Anna_(NRC-Dominion)-48Dominion Energy Virginia yesterday notified the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission that it intends to relicense the North Anna nuclear power plant for a second time, as part of its strategy to maintain lower carbon emissions in Virginia. The additional 20-year term would give North Anna's two reactors an operating period of up to 80 years.

Upgraded Krško simulator operational

26 October 2017

Krsko plant simulator - 48Canada-based L3 MAPPS has completed an upgrade of the full scope simulator at the Krško nuclear power plant in Slovenia. The upgrade was carried out as part of a safety upgrade programme to modernise the plant.