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Japan's JGC invests in NuScale Power

Japan's JGC invests in NuScale Power

Japanese engineering, procurement, and construction firm JGC Holdings Corporation has agreed to invest USD40 million in small modular reactor developer NuScale Power. It will also partner with Fluor Corporation - NuScale's majority investor - on the deployment of NuScale power plants.

New Nuclear 06 April 2021


Partnership formed for advanced reactor deployment in Washington State

Partnership formed for advanced reactor deployment in Washington State

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by Energy Northwest, Grant County Public Utility District and X-energy to form a partnership to support the development and commercial demonstration of the USA's first advanced nuclear reactor. The TRi Energy Partnership aims to construct a plant based on X-energy's Xe-100 reactor design at Energy Northwest's existing Columbia site in Washington.

New Nuclear 06 April 2021


Egypt's Petrojet signs teaming agreement with Korean nuclear companies

Egypt's Petrojet signs teaming agreement with Korean nuclear companies

Petrojet - an Egyptian petroleum sector company - is boosting cooperation with South Korean companies including Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, Kepco E&C, Hyundai E&C and Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction to participate in Egypt's first nuclear power plant project. The El Dabaa plant is to be built by Russia's JSC Atomstroyexport as the general contractor for the project. Petrojet Chairman Waleed Lotfy signed a teaming agreement with representatives of the South Korean companies, who visited Petrojet's headquarters in Cairo on 16 March.

Corporate 17 March 2021


GE Hitachi, Fermi Energia extend SMR cooperation

GE Hitachi, Fermi Energia extend SMR cooperation

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy has entered into a teaming agreement with Fermi Energia to support the potential deployment of its BWRX-300 small modular reactor in Estonia. This follows their signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in late 2019.

New Nuclear 08 March 2021


NuScale SMR to be evaluated for use in Bulgaria

NuScale SMR to be evaluated for use in Bulgaria

NuScale Power of the USA and Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant - New Build Plc have agreed to evaluate the suitability of NuScale's small modular reactor technology for deployment at the existing Kozloduy nuclear power plant site in Bulgaria. KNPP-NB is a public limited company established to commission new nuclear power capacity at the site.

New Nuclear 17 February 2021


No time to waste in Estonian SMR deployment, conference hears

No time to waste in Estonian SMR deployment, conference hears

Estonia needs to put in place the necessary legislation and competencies if a small modular reactor is to be in operation by 2035, speakers at a conference organised by Fermi Energia agreed yesterday. The Baltic country aims to stop generating electricity from oil shale by 2035, but has yet to officially launch a nuclear programme.

New Nuclear 10 February 2021


Sizewell C consortium, Welsh government sign MoU

Sizewell C consortium, Welsh government sign MoU

A newly signed Memorandum of Understanding could see investment of up to GBP900 million (USD1.2 billion) in the Welsh nuclear supply chain if the Sizewell C nuclear power plant project receives the go-ahead from the UK government. The MoU between the Sizewell C Consortium and the Welsh government follows news last week that Horizon Nuclear Power had withdrawn its planning application for the Wylfa Newydd project on Anglesey.

New Nuclear 05 February 2021


Canadian and European nuclear industries agree to partnership

Canadian and European nuclear industries agree to partnership

A Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Canadian Nuclear Association and Foratom will strengthen the associations' efforts in advancing the development of nuclear energy, its application and deployment to meet climate change goals. The MoU will see the two organisations work together to support, amongst other things, the development and deployment of small modular reactors and advanced reactors.

Corporate 28 January 2021


Biden Administration prioritises climate on first day

Biden Administration prioritises climate on first day

Following his inauguration yesterday, US President Joseph Biden has formally signed an executive order to re-enter the Paris Climate Change Agreement and directed US departments and federal agencies to "immediately commence work to confront the climate crisis". The USA's re-entry will come into force in 30 days.

Energy & Environment 21 January 2021


CGN to take stake in Kazakh U mining company

CGN to take stake in Kazakh U mining company

China General Nuclear is expected to acquire a 49% stake in Ortalyk LLP, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kazakh uranium producer Kazatomprom, by mid-2021. The transfer of the stake was part of cooperation agreements signed between CGN and Kazatomprom in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Corporate 05 January 2021