Contracts rss

Future unclear for US unit despite auction success

Corporate

18 April 2016

Clinton_(Exelon)_48The Clinton nuclear power plant is committed to operate until 31 May 2017 after clearing the regional transmission organization's annual capacity auction, but US utility Exelon Corporation warned that the plant is still potentially facing early retirement.

L-3 MAPPS to upgrade Slovenian simulator

Corporate

08 April 2016

Krsko simulator - 48The full-scope simulator at Slovenia's single-unit Krško nuclear power plant is to be upgraded by Canada-based L-3 MAPPS under a contract signed with operator Nuklearna Elektrarna Krško.

Contract for decommissioning Canadian Slowpoke

Waste and Recycling

07 April 2016

University of Alberta Slowpoke reactor - 48SNC-Lavalin subsidiary Candu Energy has been awarded a contract by the University of Alberta to lead the decommissioning of its Safe Low Power Kritical Experiment (Slowpoke) research reactor.

L-3 MAPPS awarded contract for Korean Candu simulator

Corporate

13 April 2016

Wolsong - 48Canada's L-3 MAPPS is to supply a full-scope training simulator for the Wolsong 1 Candu pressurized heavy water reactor in South Korea under a contract signed with Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power. It will mark L-3's first implementation of severe accident simulation for Candu plants.

British firms extend cooperation with China

Corporate

07 April 2016

Amec Foster Wheeler-CNEC - April 2016 - 48Amec Foster Wheeler has signed a memorandum of understanding with China Nuclear Engineering and Construction Corporation on cooperation in nuclear energy. Meanwhile, Rolls-Royce has signed contracts with China National Nuclear Corporation covering technical training.

Hinkley Point C will 'categorically' go ahead, with FID in May

New Nuclear

23 March 2016

Vincent de Rivaz, the CEO of EDF Energy, said today that the Hinkley Point C (HPC) project will "clearly and categorically" go ahead. Giving evidence to the UK parliament's Energy and Climate Change Committee, de Rivaz confirmed that, according to the French economy minister, the repeatedly postponed final investment decision on the project to build two EPR units at the site in Somerset, England would finally be made "by early May". He would not himself give a specific date and said the decision would be made "very soon".