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ČEZ highlights benefits of increasing output of existing units

ČEZ highlights benefits of increasing output of existing units

The modernisation of existing nuclear power units in the Czech Republic has added extra capacity equivalent to the output of a large coal-fired power plant, operator ČEZ has said.

Corporate 11 April 2024


Onagawa 2 restart expected in September

Onagawa 2 restart expected in September

Tohoku Electric Power Company now expects to reconnect unit 2 of its Onagawa nuclear power plant in Japan's northeastern Miyagi Prefecture to the grid in September. In January, the utility said additional safety construction works had delayed the previously planned restart in May.

Regulation & Safety 20 February 2024


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Replacement steam generators arrive at Cruas-Meysse

Replacement steam generators arrive at Cruas-Meysse

Three new steam generators were delivered last month to the Cruas-Meysse nuclear power plant in south-eastern France. The components will be replaced at unit 3 later this year in order to enable the 900 MWe pressurised water reactor to continue operating beyond 40 years.

Corporate 02 February 2024


Ontario minister confirms Pickering refurbishment plans

Ontario minister confirms Pickering refurbishment plans

The provincial government is supporting Ontario Power Generation to go ahead with the refurbishment of units 5-8 at the Pickering nuclear power plant. OPG will now begin the initiation phase of the project.

Corporate 31 January 2024


MHI completes EDF replacement steam generators

MHI completes EDF replacement steam generators

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd has marked the completion at its Kobe works of three of the nine replacement steam generators ordered by the French reactor operator.

Corporate 22 January 2024


Onagawa 2 restart delayed by 'several months'

Onagawa 2 restart delayed by 'several months'

Safety upgrade work at unit 2 of the Onagawa nuclear power plant in Japan's northeastern Miyagi Prefecture will not be completed next month, as previously planned, Tohoku Electric Power Company announced. The utility had earlier expected to resume commercial operation of the reactor around May.

Regulation & Safety 10 January 2024


EDF plans new investment and extensions for UK nuclear fleet

EDF plans new investment and extensions for UK nuclear fleet

EDF Energy has announced it will invest a further GBP1.3 billion (USD1.7 billion) in the UK's five operating nuclear power plants over the next two years and plans to further extend the lives of the four operating Advanced Gas-cooled Reactor plants.

Corporate 09 January 2024


EIA programme submitted for Olkiluoto 1 and 2

EIA programme submitted for Olkiluoto 1 and 2

The environmental impact assessment programme for a possible operating licence extension and power uprating of units 1 and 2 at the Olkiluoto nuclear power plant has been submitted by Teollisuuden Voima Oyj to Finland's Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.

Corporate 08 January 2024


Urenco to expand capacity at Dutch facility

Urenco to expand capacity at Dutch facility

Uranium enrichment services provider Urenco has announced plans to increase capacity at its plant in Almelo in the Netherlands by 15% in response to new commitments from customers.

Uranium & Fuel 14 December 2023


Multinational consortium formed for Cernavoda work

Multinational consortium formed for Cernavoda work

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power announced it has signed an agreement with Canada's Candu Energy and Italy's Ansaldo Nucleare to jointly carry out a refurbishment of unit 1 at the Cernavoda nuclear power plant in Romania.

Corporate 13 October 2023