New Nuclear rss

New concept for offshore nuclear plant

16 April 2014

MIT platform power plant concept (Jake Jurewicz / MIT-NSE) 72x48A new floating nuclear power plant concept has been put forward by US university MIT based an offshore platform similar to those used by the oil industry.

Site approval for Chinese AP1000 plant

14 April 2014

The Xudabao site in China's Liaoning province has been approved for the construction of the first two of six AP1000 units planned there.

Revised EIA filed for Turkish nuclear plant

10 April 2014

Akkuyu_site_(Akkuyu_NPP)_48Akkuyu NPP, the Russian-owned project company responsible for Turkey's first nuclear power plant, has submitted a revised version of its environmental impact assessment (EIA) report on the plant.

Hanhikivi investment decision

15 April 2014

Hanhikivi with AES-2006 48A binding decision to construct and finance the Hanhikivi nuclear power plant in Finland has been made by the shareholders of Fennovoima, including Russian state nuclear company Rosatom.

Regulator approves Olkiluoto I&C architecture

11 April 2014

Olkiluoto_3_190314_(TVO)_48Finnish nuclear regulator STUK has approved the overall architecture of the instrumentation and control (I&C) systems for Olkiluoto 3 but has asked for further studies to be completed before final approval.

CEZ cancels Temelin expansion tender

10 April 2014

Czech utility CEZ has informed the participants in the tender to construct two new reactors at the Temelin nuclear power plant that it has cancelled the procurement process.