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Canadian and UK regulators agree terms for cooperation

Canadian and UK regulators agree terms for cooperation

Terms of Reference have been signed and published between the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and the UK Office for Nuclear Regulation for a Memorandum of Cooperation between the two organisations. They plan to share best practice and experience around reviewing Advanced Modular Reactor and Small Modular Reactor technologies.

Regulation & Safety 19 January 2023


Poland's Respect Energy considers deploying French SMR design

Poland's Respect Energy considers deploying French SMR design

Polish renewable energy trader Respect Energy has signed an agreement with EDF to cooperate on the development of nuclear power projects in Poland based on France's Nuward small modular reactor technology.

New Nuclear 16 January 2023


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Korea and UAE agree to expand nuclear cooperation

Korea and UAE agree to expand nuclear cooperation

South Korea and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to "deepen and accelerate collaboration in the peaceful nuclear energy sector". Several memorandums of understanding were signed during a meeting between Korean President Yoon Seok-yeol and UAE President Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nayhan.

Nuclear Policies 16 January 2023


Accord reached on extending operation of Belgian units

Accord reached on extending operation of Belgian units

French utility Engie and the Belgian federal government have signed an agreement with a view to restarting the Doel 4 and Tihange 3 nuclear power reactors in 2026 and operating them for a further ten years. Both units are currently scheduled to be shut down in 2025.

Nuclear Policies 10 January 2023


Japan, USA to cooperate on advanced reactor development

Japan, USA to cooperate on advanced reactor development

The two countries plan to work together on the development and construction of next-generation advanced reactors including small modular reactors, Japan's Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Yasutoshi Nishimura and US Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm said after meeting in Washington DC.

Nuclear Policies 10 January 2023


Agreements for microreactor deployment in Finland and further afield

Agreements for microreactor deployment in Finland and further afield

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding with Finland's Lappeenranta University of Technology to explore the deployment of a Micro-Modular Reactor in Lappeenranta. Meanwhile, USNC has signed an MoU with Canadian privately held investment firm Portland Holdings Investco Limited to promote the MMR in the Middle East, North Africa and the Caribbean regions.

New Nuclear 16 December 2022


Westinghouse and Poland's PEJ sign agreement on AP1000 'next steps'

Westinghouse and Poland's PEJ sign agreement on AP1000 'next steps'

Poland’s Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe has signed a cooperation agreement with Westinghouse "defining the main principles and path forward for the first Polish nuclear reactors".

New Nuclear 16 December 2022


Fortum and Kärnfull to explore SMR deployment in Sweden

Fortum and Kärnfull to explore SMR deployment in Sweden

Finnish utility Fortum and Swedish small modular reactor project development company Kärnfull Next AB have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly explore opportunities in new nuclear for developing SMRs in Sweden.

New Nuclear 15 December 2022


Nuclearelectrica's SMR venture and steelmaker Donalam sign MoU

Nuclearelectrica's SMR venture and steelmaker Donalam sign MoU

RoPower Nuclear has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Donalam, part of Italian steel maker AFV Beltrame Group, to explore cooperation and investment opportunities relating to the development of the first small modular reactor project in Romania.

New Nuclear 16 November 2022


USA-Ukraine announce cooperation on clean fuels from SMRs

USA-Ukraine announce cooperation on clean fuels from SMRs

Ukraine and the USA have announced a project to demonstrate the production of hydrogen and ammonia using small modular reactor and innovative electrolysis technologies in Ukraine. The public-private consortium also includes Japanese and South Korean companies.

New Nuclear 14 November 2022