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Early restart agreed for Ringhals 1 after maintenance outage

Early restart agreed for Ringhals 1 after maintenance outage

Ringhals AB - operator of Sweden's Ringhals nuclear power plant - has entered into an agreement with national electricity transmission system operator Svenska Kraftnät regarding the availability of unit 1 at the plant. The agreement aims to secure the voltage stability and short-circuit power in the transmission network to handle the operating situation in southern Sweden during the summer.

Corporate 29 June 2020


IAEA calls on Iran to meet safeguards obligations

IAEA calls on Iran to meet safeguards obligations

The International Atomic Energy Agency Board of Governors today adopted a resolution calling on Iran to fully cooperate with the IAEA in implementing its NPT Safeguards Agreement and Additional Protocol and satisfy the IAEA's requests without further delay. The resolution, submitted by France, Germany and the UK, was adopted by a vote of 25 to 2 with 7 abstentions. The two objections were made by China and Russia.

Nuclear Policies 19 June 2020


Framatome, GE and Rosatom team up for Belene project

Framatome, GE and Rosatom team up for Belene project

Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom announced today it has signed Memoranda of Understanding with France's Framatome and GE Steam Power of the USA to participate in a tender to construct the Belene nuclear power plant in Bulgaria.

New Nuclear 18 June 2020


IAEA and UNIDO expand cooperation

IAEA and UNIDO expand cooperation

The International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation have signed an agreement to renew cooperation on the peaceful uses of nuclear technology for inclusive and sustainable industrial development.

Corporate 15 June 2020


JV formed to upgrade Kashiwazaki-Kariwa unit 6

JV formed to upgrade Kashiwazaki-Kariwa unit 6

Tepco Holdings Corporation and Toshiba Energy Systems Corporation have agreed to establish a joint venture company to conduct safety upgrade work at unit 6 of the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant. Tepco plans to restart units 6 and 7 of the plant, which is in Japan's Niigata Prefecture.

Corporate 03 June 2020


EU and others 'regret' US decision on Iran sanctions

EU and others 'regret' US decision on Iran sanctions

The European Union plus France, Germany and the UK have said they "deeply regret" the USA's decision to end three sanction waivers covering Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action projects in Iran. Separately, a spokesperson for China's Foreign Ministry said the US decision "hampers" international non-proliferation progress.

Nuclear Policies 01 June 2020


Materion to supply coolant for Kairos molten salt reactor

Materion to supply coolant for Kairos molten salt reactor

Kairos Power of the USA has entered into a strategic collaboration with advanced materials supplier Materion Corporation to develop a reliable and cost-effective supply of coolant for its fluoride salt-cooled, high-temperature reactor (KP-FHR). Materion will supply beryllium fluoride, technical consultation, key interfaces and support services.

Corporate 27 May 2020


US senators urge extension to uranium import quota

US senators urge extension to uranium import quota

A bipartisan group of US Senators has called for the Department of Commerce to extend the Russian Suspension Agreement, as recommended by the Nuclear Fuel Working Group.

Uranium & Fuel 21 May 2020


Holtec SMR to use commercially-available Framatome fuel

Holtec SMR to use commercially-available Framatome fuel

Holtec International has selected Framatome to supply nuclear fuel for its SMR-160 small modular reactor. The companies have entered into an agreement to enable completion of all necessary engineering to fuel the SMR-160 with Framatome's commercially available and proven 17x17 GAIA fuel assembly.

Uranium & Fuel 29 April 2020


Czech Republic aims for Dukovany progress this summer

Czech Republic aims for Dukovany progress this summer

The Czech government has agreed the next steps towards investment in a new nuclear power plant and given Deputy Prime Minister Karel Havlíček a mandate for talks on the project with the European Commission.

New Nuclear 28 April 2020