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Construction of Finnish pilot SMR plant to start in 2025

Construction of Finnish pilot SMR plant to start in 2025

Steady Energy said it is set to start construction of its first LDR-50 district heating reactor pilot plant in Finland next year, with potential sites including the Finnish capital Helsinki and two other cities.

New Nuclear 06 June 2024


Contract for refurbishment of Loviisa turbines

Contract for refurbishment of Loviisa turbines

Finnish utility Fortum has awarded a contract to Doosan Škoda Power to modernise the low-pressure turbines at its Loviisa nuclear power plant as part of lifetime extension-related investments. The modernisation of the turbines will also increase the total capacity of the Loviisa power plant by about 38 MWe.

Corporate 31 May 2024


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Fortum, OKG announce hydrogen plans

Fortum, OKG announce hydrogen plans

Utilities in Finland and Sweden have announced separate nuclear-related hydrogen initiatives. Fortum has announced plans for a hydrogen pilot plant near to its Loviisa nuclear power plant, while OKG has signed a contract with Hynion to supply surplus hydrogen from operations at the Oskarshamn plant to its hydrogen filling stations.

Corporate 09 May 2024


Steady Energy taps TVO nuclear expertise

Steady Energy taps TVO nuclear expertise

Steady Energy - Finnish developer of the LDR-50 small modular reactor - has signed a collaboration agreement with TVO Nuclear Services related to the development of a nuclear heating plant, initially focusing on the planning of the nuclear facility's operation and safety.

Corporate 11 April 2024


Fuel transfer trolley in place at Finnish encapsulation plant

Fuel transfer trolley in place at Finnish encapsulation plant

The transfer trolley for moving used fuel transport casks has been installed at Finnish waste management company Posiva's encapsulation plant under construction at Olkiluoto.

Waste & Recycling 13 February 2024


Finnish firms to be technical advisors for Polish plant

Finnish firms to be technical advisors for Polish plant

Fortum and TVO - owners and operators of nuclear power plants in Finland and Sweden - have signed a two-year framework agreement with Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe to provide technical support in the design, engineering and preparation for operation of Poland's first nuclear power plant.

Corporate 13 February 2024


STUK requests extension to repository review deadline

STUK requests extension to repository review deadline

Finland's Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority has requested the deadline for its opinion on Posiva Oy's operating licence application for the world's first used fuel repository to be extended until the end of 2024. In September last year, it said it would not complete its review by the end of 2023 as originally planned.

Waste & Recycling 19 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


Further interest in Steady Energy SMR for district heating

Further interest in Steady Energy SMR for district heating

Steady Energy - Finnish developer of the LDR-50 small modular reactor - has signed a letter of intent with municipal energy company Kuopion Energia that includes an option for the construction of up to five district heating reactors starting in 2030.

New Nuclear 04 December 2023


Studsvik, Fortum study prospects for new nuclear at Nyköping

Studsvik, Fortum study prospects for new nuclear at Nyköping

Swedish nuclear technical services provider Studsvik has signed a memorandum of understanding with Finnish utility Fortum to explore the conditions for new nuclear at the Studsvik industrial site near Nyköping in Sweden.

New Nuclear 17 November 2023