Research and development rss

India extends training opportunities through IAEA

Nuclear Policies

24 March 2017

GCNEC building - 48Nuclear professionals from across Asia will be able to use new training facilities at a soon-to-be-opened Indian research centre under extended cooperation between India and the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Rosatom and state funding firm join for innovation

Corporate

21 March 2017

RVC-Rosatom - March 2017 - 48Rosatom and Russian Venture Company have signed an agreement to cooperate in the promotion of advanced technologies and innovative developments at the Russian state nuclear corporation's subsidiaries. RVC is a Russian state institution responsible for funding national innovation projects on behalf of the National Technology Initiative.

Vendors team up on SMR commercialisation

New Nuclear

13 March 2017

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy and Advanced Reactor Concepts have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the development and licensing of a small modular reactor. Each company has so far been developing its own sodium-cooled fast reactor models.

Areva NP awarded patents for innovative technologies

Corporate

24 March 2017

Areva NP has recently been awarded three patents for innovations in the fuel operation as well as anticorrosion and maintenance tooling fields. The patents were for innovations developed by Areva employees in the USA.

Xe-100 HTGR moves to conceptual design

New Nuclear

17 March 2017

Pebble_fuel_prototype_(X-energy-ORNL)-48X-energy yesterday announced the start of work on the conceptual design of its Xe-100 high temperature gas-cooled pebble bed modular reactor, following a review of the company's readiness by an external panel of industry experts.

Siemens prints part for Krško plant

New Nuclear

09 March 2017

3D-printed impeller for Krsko - 48A 3D-printed impeller has been in use in a pump at Slovenia's Krško plant since January. Siemens, which produced the component, said this marks "the first successful commercial installation and continuing safe operation" of such a part in a nuclear power plant.