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Second Belgian reactor enters retirement

Second Belgian reactor enters retirement

Unit 2 of the Tihange nuclear power plant in Belgium has been permanently shut down after 40 years of operation. The 1008 MWe (net) pressurised water reactor is the second to be shut down under the country's nuclear phase out policy.

Corporate 31 January 2023


MoU sees X-energy, Alberta grow their SMR relationship

MoU sees X-energy, Alberta grow their SMR relationship

X-Energy Canada and Invest Alberta Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop economic opportunities supporting the potential deployment of the Xe-100 small modular reactor within the province.

Corporate 31 January 2023


Rosatom outlines future plans at meeting with Russian PM

Rosatom outlines future plans at meeting with Russian PM

​Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and Rosatom Director General Alexei Likhachev have discussed goals for the future after the company claimed "record results in almost all areas" in 2022.

Corporate 31 January 2023


CEZ recruits for its new build plans

CEZ recruits for its new build plans

New build in the Czech Republic will lead the utility ČEZ to almost double its nuclear workforce. The company said its nuclear teams will grow by 2600 over the next ten years.

Corporate 27 January 2023


French market watchdog puts EDF takeover on hold

French market watchdog puts EDF takeover on hold

The French Financial Markets Authority has suspended the state's full takeover of EDF until the Paris Court of Appeal rules on a lawsuit brought by minority shareholders in EDF challenging the deal.

Corporate 26 January 2023


MoU strengthens Canadian nuclear research

MoU strengthens Canadian nuclear research

The memorandum of understanding between Canadian Nuclear Laboratories and the TRIUMF particle accelerator centre aims to foster closer ties between the two nuclear research organisations and leverage their complementary activities as they explore and pursue collaboration opportunities in nuclear and materials science and technology.

Corporate 26 January 2023


First nuclear-powered data centre at Susquehanna completed

First nuclear-powered data centre at Susquehanna completed

Talen Energy's Cumulus Data says that the powered shell for its first 48 MW, 300,000 square foot data centre is complete and with various fibre routes in service. The data centre is powered by a direct connection to the 2.5 GW Susquehanna nuclear power station in northeast Pennsylvania.

Corporate 18 January 2023


Korean nuclear suppliers team up for export drive

Korean nuclear suppliers team up for export drive

South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy convened a meeting in Seoul with relevant organisations and suppliers to enhance cooperation among members of Team Korea, especially its capacity in nuclear power plant construction.

Corporate 13 January 2023


Holtec debuts innovative decommissioning technology

Holtec debuts innovative decommissioning technology

The company said the HI-CUT technology used at Indian Point unit 3 has exceeded expectations and "revolutionises" segmentation of reactors undergoing decommissioning.

Corporate 06 January 2023


Canadian refurbishment projects hit milestones

Canadian refurbishment projects hit milestones

Bruce Power and its partners have completed the bulk of the construction phase of the major component replacement outage at Bruce unit 6 and are transitioning to activities to bring the unit back online in the fourth quarter of 2023. Meanwhile, Ontario Power Generation is preparing to start work on its third reactor refurbishment and is on track to complete all four by 2026.

Corporate 30 December 2022