Westinghouse ADOPT fuel gets NRC approval
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has given approval to Westinghouse's Advanced Doped Pellet Technology (ADOPT) fuel pellets for use in pressurised water reactors in the USA.
Rooppur 1 outer containment concreting completed ahead of schedule
The concreting of the outer containment building of unit 1 of the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh has been completed in 110 days, 45 days ahead of schedule, Rosatom has said.
X-Energy and Cavendish Nuclear's SMR plan for Hartlepool
X-Energy UK Holdings and Cavendish Nuclear are developing proposals for small modular reactors (SMRs) in the UK and have "identified Hartlepool as a preferred location".
DOE receives new TRIGA fuel as production resumes
Framatome has announced the completion of the first fabricated metallic fuel element for TRIGA research reactors in more than a decade.
Vogtle 3 reaches first criticality
Georgia Power has announced that the AP1000 - the first new nuclear unit to be built in the USA in more than three decades - has safely reached initial criticality.
EDF teams up with Italian partners on SMR development
France's EDF has signed a Letter of Intent with Italy's Ansaldo Energia, Ansaldo Nucleare and Edison to assess potential industrial cooperation for the development of nuclear power in Europe, including in Italy.
IAEA assesses Slovakia's radwaste programme
The Slovak Republic is committed to the safe and effective management of radioactive waste and used fuel, an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded.
Westinghouse signs MoU for AP1000 in Bulgaria
Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to initiate planning for the potential deployment of one or more of its AP1000 reactors at Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant.
Nuclear fuel to be delivered to Akkuyu 'this spring'
Rosatom's Director General Alexei Likhachev said, after talks with Turkey's energy minister Fatih Dönmez, that nuclear fuel would be delivered to Akkuyu this spring.
EU energy ministers call for greater cooperation on nuclear
Energy ministers from 11 EU member states have called for a strengthening of European cooperation in the field of nuclear energy.