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Chinese fast reactor completes full-power test run

19 December 2014

CEFR 48China's experimental fast neutron reactor has successfully been operated at full capacity for the first time, China National Nuclear Corporation announced.

UK government urged to look at SMR costs

17 December 2014

The UK government should encourage the development and deployment of Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), a parliamentary committee has recommended. However, it says the costs need to be fully understood beforehand.

UAE nuclear program reaches out to public

16 December 2014

Al_Hammadi_ENEC_forum_161214_(ENEC)_48Senior figures from the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation are attending open public forums to explain the progress of the United Arab Emirates' nuclear energy program.

Simulator 'ready for training' at Angra 1

18 December 2014

Angra 1 simulador 48A new full-scope simulator at unit 1 of Brazil's Angra nuclear power plant has passed final acceptance tests and declared "ready for training." It is expected to be commissioned in June 2015.

South Africa reports reactor vendor progress

17 December 2014

South Africa "continues to make significant progress" in its engagements with various prospective nuclear vendor countries, according to a statement from President Jacob Zuma's office today.

Commercial operation for first Fangjiashan unit

16 December 2014

Unit 1 of the Fangjiashan plant in China's Zhejiang province has become China's 22nd nuclear power reactor to enter commercial operation.