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  • Blog Post: Dominion Energy Provides Development Funds For BWRX-300 May 21, 2018
    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy said Monday that Dominion Energy has agreed to help fund efforts to bring the BWRX-300 small nuclear reactor to market. The company did not divulge the size of the investment, but GEH Executive Vice President of Nuclear Power Projects Jon Ball said GEH was “thrilled” Dominion Energy had decided to lend […]
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  • Blog Post: Palo Verde NPP Threatened By Renewable Power Initiative May 21, 2018
    Renewable energy could hit the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station in Arizona with a fatal body blow, plant officials have said. According to senior vice president of site operations Jack Cadogan, a statewide initiative called the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona, would require the plant to shut down, because it would not be economically […]
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  • Blog Post: Floating plant arrives at Murmansk for fueling May 21, 2018
    A ceremony has been held to welcome the Akademik Lomonosov , Russia's first floating nuclear power plant, following its arrival at Atomflot's berth in the port city of Murmansk in the far northwest part of the country. Fuel will be loaded in to the vessel's two reactors prior to its delivery to Russia's northernmost city […]
  • Blog Post: Europe and Iran reiterate commitment to JCPOA May 21, 2018
    The European Commission and the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran have confirmed their continuing commitment towards implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, following a visit by European commissioner for climate action and energy Miguel Arias Cañete to Tehran. more
  • Blog Post: Dominion Energy invests in GE Hitachi SMR May 21, 2018
    Dominion Energy is to provide funding that could lead to commercialising the BWRX-300 small modular reactor, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy announced today. The 300 MWe reactor is derived from GEH's 1520 MWe Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor design. more
  • Blog Post: Russia’s Floating Nuclear Plant Arrives In Murmansk For Fuelling May 21, 2018
    21 May (NucNet): Russia’s first commercial floating nuclear power station, the Akademik Lomonosov, has arrived in the port city of Murmansk in the far northwest of Russia where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel, state nuclear corporation Rosatom said more
  • Blog Post: GE-Hitachi to Offer 300 MW SMR May 20, 2018
    Design work is underway to downsize the 1500 MW ESBWR to a 300 MW model to be called the BWRX300. As yet no date has been set for submitting it for design safety review at the NRC. GE-Hitachi (GEH) is focusing its design work on getting the cost of the reactor down from the levels […]
  • Forum Post: Surplus inventory no longer required at your plant May 18, 2018
    Hello, I wanted to get an understanding of what happens to the surplus parts or equipment that are no longer needed at your facilities. I represent and we are an active industrial marketplace that works with industrial sellers to list equipment in a online timed auction or fixed price listings. Typically your inventory is […]
  • Forum Post: Former Nuclear Power Plant Selling Spare Parts Room & Equipment May 18, 2018
    A former nuclear power plant in WI has shut down operations and the spare parts and equipment are now being liquidated in an online auction on May 29th and 30th. Bidding has began and you can view the complete catalog at Equipment available are: - Nuclear Graded Globe, Gate, Relief, & Control Valves […]
  • Blog Post: IAEA Team Cites Concerns At Congo's Research Reactor May 18, 2018
    An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team conducting a safety review of the Republic of Congo's preparedness for a restart to its research reactor said that the country needed to upgrade safety protocol, training and technical infrastructure to meet global standards. The TRGA MARK II reactor is a 1 MW research reactor at the Kinshasa […]
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