World News

  • Thu, 24 Feb 2022 14:20:46 +0000: Framatome receives go-ahead for higher enrichment fuel transport - World Nuclear News
    Framatome has received approval from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission of a licence amendment allowing its shipping containers to be used to transport fresh nuclear fuel with enrichment above 5%.
  • Thu, 24 Feb 2022 13:55:42 +0000: Dairyland considers deployment of NuScale SMR - World Nuclear News
    US electricity generation and transmission cooperative Dairyland Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with NuScale Power to evaluate the potential deployment of NuScale's small modular reactor technology.
  • Thu, 24 Feb 2022 12:26:39 +0000: Chinese nuclear steam supply project launched - World Nuclear News
    A project has started at the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province to supply steam to a nearby petrochemical plant, China National Nuclear Corporation has announced. It will be China's first industrial-use nuclear energy steam supply project.
  • Thu, 24 Feb 2022 11:55:01 +0000: A guide: Nuclear power in Ukraine - World Nuclear News
    With the attention of the world focused on events in Ukraine, one of the questions people are asking is about the country’s nuclear power industry. Here is a brief overview.
  • Wed, 23 Feb 2022 14:15:51 +0000: Study examines impact of pandemic on UK nuclear security - World Nuclear News
    A new study from King's College London explores how the UK's civil nuclear sector has responded to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Wed, 23 Feb 2022 12:04:35 +0000: Second overseas Hualong One starts up - World Nuclear News
    Unit 3 of the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan has reached first criticality, becoming the fourth Hualong One reactor in the world - and the second outside China - to reach that milestone.
  • Wed, 23 Feb 2022 11:50:54 +0000: KNF obtains licence for fuel transport container - World Nuclear News
    Kepco Nuclear Fuel has developed a light-water reactor fuel transport container that meets international requirements with domestic technology.
  • Wed, 23 Feb 2022 11:48:58 +0000: House of Lords considers UK nuclear financing plan - World Nuclear News
    The proposed changes to the funding model for new nuclear cleared their first hurdle, as members of the UK parliament's second chamber debated the Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill for the first time.
  • Tue, 22 Feb 2022 16:53:33 +0000: Local legislators support Diablo Canyon - World Nuclear News
    The legislative body for San Luis Obispo County has expressed its support for keeping open the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant, voting to ask California Governor Gavin Newsom to ensure Pacific Gas & Electric Company has the necessary permits to keep the state's only remaining nuclear power plant in operation.
  • Tue, 22 Feb 2022 15:14:00 +0000: Waste compactor ready for shipment to Akkuyu - World Nuclear News
    A high-pressure press for the treatment of solid radioactive wastes at the Akkuyu nuclear power plant under construction in Turkey has passed factory acceptance tests. German engineering company Nukem Technologies and Russia's Nikimt-Atomstroy said they are now ready to deliver the equipment to the plant site.