New build rss

Agreement assures Korean expert support for UAE plant operations

New Nuclear

25 July 2016

Seok_Cho_M_Al_Hammadi_OSSA_(Enec)-48Nuclear experts from Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power will support operations at the United Arab Emirates' Barakah nuclear power plant through its first decade under an Operating Support Services Agreement signed by KHNP and the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation.

ČEZ requests EIA for new Dukovany units

New Nuclear

21 July 2016

Dukovany plant - 48Czech utility ČEZ has requested the Ministry of Environment carry out an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the potential construction of two new reactors at the Dukovany nuclear power plant.

Bellefonte auction announced

Corporate

18 July 2016

Bellefonte_(TVA)_48A two-stage auction process is to be used to complete the sale of the Bellefonte nuclear power plant site, the company appointed by the Tennessee Valley Authority to manage the sale has announced. The sale is expected to be completed by October.

Russia launches simulator at Rostov 3

New Nuclear

22 July 2016

Rostov 3 PMT-3 simulator - 48An operator training simulator developed by the National Research Nuclear University has been launched at the Rostov nuclear power plant in Russia. Rosenergoatom, the nuclear power plant operator subsidiary of state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has given its permission for personnel to be trained using the new equipment.

Third Barakah reactor vessel in place

New Nuclear

21 July 2016

Barakah 3 reactor vessel installed - 48The reactor vessel has been installed for unit 3 of the Barakah nuclear power plant under construction in the United Arab Emirates. All four units at the site should be in operation by 2020.

Chinese I&C system passes IAEA review

Corporate

15 July 2016

FirmSys - 48A Chinese-developed digital instrumentation and control (I&C) system for nuclear power plants recently passed an independent review by the International Atomic Energy Agency.