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  • Comment on EPR Unit In China Under Scrutiny June 17, 2021
    I'm going to throw up the BS flag. This is less common issue today
    Anonymous
  • Blog Post: Fusion demonstration plant to be built in UK June 17, 2021
    Canadian company General Fusion is to build and operate a plant to demonstrate its nuclear fusion technology at UKAEA's Culham Campus near Oxford in the UK. The Fusion Demonstration Plant will pave the way for a commercial pilot plant using Magnetised Target Fusion technology and is expected to begin operations in 2025. ...read more
    WNN
  • Comment on EPR Unit In China Under Scrutiny June 17, 2021
    As a nuclear fuel inspector and QA Auditor I agree that this is in line with US experience. This isn't the type of thing the US usually reported to national media or if we did they didn't get too upset about it. TP White
    Anonymous
  • Blog Post: Hongyanhe 5 achieves first criticality June 17, 2021
    Unit 5 of the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province has attained a sustained chain reaction for the first time. The 1080 MWe domestically-designed ACPR1000 pressurised water reactor is expected to be connected to the grid later this year, after which it will enter commercial operation. ...read more
    WNN
  • Blog Post: Taishan-1 / Safety Guaranteed Following Minor Fuel Rod Cladding Failure, Says China June 17, 2021
    The Taishan-1 nuclear power plant in China’s southern Guangdog province is in “normal condition and operational safety is guaranteed” following a minor fuel rod cladding failure which resulted in increased radioactivity in the unit’s primary reactor coolant ...read more
    NucNet
  • Blog Post: USA needs nuclear to achieve net zero, says Granholm June 17, 2021
    Preserving the existing fleet of nuclear plants, driving the development of advanced reactors and investing in nuclear R&D are all essential to the USA's clean energy transition, Jennifer Granholm, secretary of the US Department of Energy, stressed this week. Speaking at the annual general meeting of the American Nuclear Society, Granholm told ...read more
    WNN
  • Blog Post: TVO To Build Olkiluoto 3 Battery Back Up June 16, 2021
    Finish utility Teollisuuden Voima (TVO), owner of the Olkiluoto nuclear plant, said it had signed a contract for what will be one of the largest battery energy storage systems in Europe. The 90-megawatt battery system is expected to serve as a backup in case of production disruptions at the OL3 reactor, which is expected to […]
    Nuclear Street News
  • Facility Decommissioning TC ? www.dd.anl.gov/.../ June 16, 2021
    Facility Decommissioning TC ? www.dd.anl.gov/.../
    Decommman
  • Blog Post: ENEC Posts 100 Million Hours Employee Safety June 16, 2021
    The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) said this week it had surpassed more than 100 million consecutive safe hours of work without a single Lost Time Injury at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, a feat that was accomplished in a four-year stretch. These four years included completion of construction at Unit 1 of a four-unit […]
    Nuclear Street News
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