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UAE applies for first nuclear operating licence

27 March 2015

Barakah_OLA_submission_(ENEC)_48The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has submitted its application for an operating licence for the first two units at the Barakah nuclear power plant.

Steam generators arrive at Haiyang 2

26 March 2015

Haiyang 2 SGs 48The two steam generators for the second AP1000 unit at Haiyang in China's Shandong province were both delivered to the construction site yesterday.

Ningde 3 connected to power grid

24 March 2015

Unit 3 of the Ningde nuclear power plant in Fujian province was connected to the grid on 21 March, China General Nuclear announced yesterday. The company now has 14 power reactors in operation.

Russia, Myanmar reaffirm nuclear cooperation

26 March 2015

Russia and Myanmar have agreed to cooperate in nuclear energy, Rosatom said today, during the first of a two-day working visit to the Southeast Asian country by its deputy director general Nikolay Spassky.

Russia and Jordan agree $10 billion construction project

25 March 2015

Russia and Jordan have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the construction and operation of the Middle Eastern country's first nuclear power plant. The document was signed yesterday by Sergey Kirienko, Rosatom director general and Khaled Toukan, chairman of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission.

Westinghouse gets approval for SMR testing

18 March 2015

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved Westinghouse's testing approach for its small modular reactor design. Approval is a significant step toward design certification and will reduce the time ultimately needed to license the Westinghouse SMR, the company said yesterday.