Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) has been granted a permit by the country's Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) to load fuel into the reactor of the Olkiluoto 3 (OL3) EPR.
Lightbridge Corporation has decided to prioritise developing fuel for future small modular reactors rather than fuel for large reactor designs
Nuclear energy is the key to making climate commitments work and will play a critical role in meeting the Biden Administration's ambitious climate goals.
EDF notified France's nuclear safety regulator, the Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN), on 3 March of a significant event concerning a design anomaly on three nozzles of the main primary system of the EPR reactor under construction at Flamanville.
The second VVER-1200 reactor at the Leningrad nuclear power plant in western Russia began commercial operation on 22 March.
Unit 2 of the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan was synchronised with the electricity grid on 18 March. The Chinese-designed Hualong One reactor is scheduled to enter commercial operation by the end of this year.
The Canadian government has announced investments totalling just over CAD56 million (USD45 million) to support the development of small modular reactor (SMR) research and technology in New Brunswick.
Southern California Edison (SCE) has released a three-part strategic plan for the relocation of used nuclear fuel from the shut-down San Onofre plant.
Rosatom has received regulatory approval to start the commercial operation of the second VVER-1200 reactor at the Leningrad nuclear power plant in western Russia, which is scheduled for the end of this month.
Nuclear energy can be a critical component of a decarbonised energy system for those member states that choose to consider it as part of their sustainable development and climate change strategy.