The industry still has some way to go in addressing perceptions of its alleged drawbacks with cost, safety and radioactive waste.
"Morocco has shown a clear interest in participating in the modernised nuclear liability instruments."
The Krško nuclear power plant has been shut down as a precaution after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the town of Petrinja, which is 50 km south-east of the Croatian capital of Zagreb.
Italy's Enel has announced that its subsidiary Enel Produzione and the Czech company Energetický a Průmyslový Holding (EPH) have agreed to a provide additional loans for the completion of Mochovce 3 and 4 in the Slovak Republic.
"The US uranium mining industry has the personnel and yellowcake processing plants on standby, and is ready to expand into new areas with discoveries that will provide hundreds of years of available uranium resources from a variety of secure sources," says Michael D. Campbell.
The nuclear plant licensing system should be rationalised to promote the extensive deployment at competitive cost of new reactors, according to a report issued this month by the Cooperation in Reactor Design Evaluation and Licensing (CORDEL) Working Group of World Nuclear Association.
Rusatom - Additive Technologies (RusAT) has opened its first Additive Technologies Centre (ATC) as the only such facility in Russia using domestic equipment.
Westinghouse will segment the reactor at the Ågesta nuclear power plant near Stockholm, Sweden, under a contract signed with Vattenfall.
The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) has on 18 December approved the independent core cooling systems implemented by the operators of the country's nuclear power plants.
Japan Nuclear Fuel Limited (JNFL) had aimed to complete its construction in the first half of fiscal 2022 (ending March 2023), but now expects this in the first half of fiscal 2024.