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  • Comment on NRC To Streamline Advanced Light Water Licensing June 4, 2020
    Yeah. Now we're only 20 years behind Rosatom instead of 25.
    Anonymous
  • Comment on NRC To Streamline Advanced Light Water Licensing June 3, 2020
    Great news the next generation will make important contributions towards our energy independence.
    Anonymous
  • Blog Post: Bohunice VI Decommissioning Milestone Reached June 3, 2020
    The program to decommission the Bohunice V1 nuclear power plant in the Slovak Republic has achieved a major milestone, with the successful removal of the first reactor pressure vessel that will now permit remote dismantling of the facility, the project's backer said. The 196 metric ton reactor pressure vessel, measuring 11 meters high, was lifted […]
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  • Blog Post: Restart Approved For Japan's HTGR Reactor June 3, 2020
    The Japan Atomic Energy Agency today received permission from the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) for changes to reactor installation of the country's high-temperature engineering test reactor, in conformity to the New Regulatory Requirements. This marks the first time restart permission has been granted for a gas-cooled reactor in Japan. The reactor with a maximum thermal […]
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  • Blog Post: NRC To Streamline Advanced Light Water Licensing June 3, 2020
    With a unanimous 4-0 vote, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on May 26 approved a streamlined and more predictable process for licensing advanced light water reactors. The approach, the Nuclear Engineering Institute said, “is consistent with the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act that was passed by Congress in 2019. That bill called for the development […]
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  • Blog Post: Japanese gas-cooled reactor clear for restart June 3, 2020
    Japan Atomic Energy Agency has today received permission from the Nuclear Regulation Authority to make changes to the reactor installation of the High-Temperature Test Reactor in conformity with revised safety requirements. This marks the first time a restart permission has been granted for a Japanese gas-cooled reactor. ...read more
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  • Blog Post: EDF terminates nuclear electricity supply contracts June 3, 2020
    French utility EDF has notified three energy suppliers - Alpiq, Gazel Energie and Total Direct Energie - of the termination of their contracts under a mechanism that allows rival suppliers to buy electricity produced by EDF's nuclear power plants. The suppliers had sought to invoke the force majeure clause in their supply contracts with EDF. […]
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  • Blog Post: Industry urges EC to recognise nuclear’s role in economic recovery June 3, 2020
    The European nuclear industry has written an open letter to the European Commission, saying it is ready to play an important part in supporting a low-carbon economic revival. The letter, addressed to EC President Gertrud von der Leyen, European Parliament President David Maria Sassoli and European Council President Charles Michel, was signed by 25 companies […]
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  • Blog Post: JV formed to upgrade Kashiwazaki-Kariwa unit 6 June 3, 2020
    Tepco Holdings Corporation and Toshiba Energy Systems Corporation have agreed to establish a joint venture company to conduct safety upgrade work at unit 6 of the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant. Tepco plans to restart units 6 and 7 of the plant, which is in Japan's Niigata Prefecture. ...read more
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  • Blog Post: First RPV removed in Bohunice V1 decommissioning June 3, 2020
    The programme to decommission the Bohunice V1 nuclear power plant in the Slovak Republic has achieved a major milestone, with the successful removal of the first reactor pressure vessel that will now permit remote dismantling of the facility, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development announced today. ...read more
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