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RoPower to repower coal plant with small reactors

RoPower to repower coal plant with small reactors

RoPower Nuclear is the name of the company that will develop Romania's first small modular reactor project. The joint venture of Nova Power & Gas and the national nuclear firm Nuclearelectrica, was announced on 27 September with encouragement from the Romanian government.

New Nuclear 28 September 2022


US Air Force issues RFP for microreactor project

US Air Force issues RFP for microreactor project

The US Department of the Air Force, in partnership with the Defense Logistics Agency Energy, has issued a request for proposal for a microreactor to be built at Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska.

New Nuclear 27 September 2022


Dome hoisted into place at Taipingling 2

Dome hoisted into place at Taipingling 2

China General Nuclear has successfully completed the hoisting of the 225-tonne dome into place on the second unit at Taipingling nuclear power plant, in Huizhou in south China's Guangdong province.

New Nuclear 26 September 2022


Westinghouse developing Polish AP1000 supply chain

Westinghouse developing Polish AP1000 supply chain

Westinghouse Electric Company has signed Memoranda of Understanding with 22 companies in Poland that allow for cooperation on the potential construction of AP1000 reactors in the country as well as other potential projects in Central Europe.

New Nuclear 23 September 2022


Base plate for BREST reactor delivered to site

Base plate for BREST reactor delivered to site

The steel base plate for the BREST-OD-300 lead-cooled fast reactor has been delivered to the construction site at the Siberian Chemical Combine's Seversk facility in Russia's Tomsk Region. The circular component was delivered in two halves, which will be assembled into a single structure before installation.

New Nuclear 23 September 2022


Third Barakah unit starts up

Third Barakah unit starts up

The 1400 MWe unit is now producing heat from nuclear fission, and will be connected to the UAE's electricity grid in the coming weeks, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation said. Two units at the site, in the Al Dhafra Region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, are already in commercial operation.
 

New Nuclear 22 September 2022


Akkuyu 2’s reactor vessel installed

Akkuyu 2’s reactor vessel installed

The second unit at Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear power plant has had the installation of its reactor pressure vessel completed.

New Nuclear 22 September 2022


'Huge demand for SMRs’ - so what are the key challenges?

'Huge demand for SMRs’ - so what are the key challenges?

The interest in small modular reactors means that building the industrial capacity to produce the numbers required is just one of the challenges for companies as they turn their visions into reality, World Nuclear Symposium heard.

New Nuclear 21 September 2022


SaskPower selects two potential sites for SMR deployment

SaskPower selects two potential sites for SMR deployment

Canadian utility SaskPower has identified two areas in the province of Saskatchewan - Estevan and Elbow - for further study to determine the feasibility of hosting a small modular reactor.

New Nuclear 21 September 2022


Initial funding in place for Pallas construction

Initial funding in place for Pallas construction

Funding has been allocated in the coming years for the construction of the Pallas research reactor in Petten, the Netherlands, Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Ernst Kuipers announced.

New Nuclear 20 September 2022