The vast majority of uranium delivered in 2020 to the owners and operators of US civilian nuclear power reactors was of foreign origin.
The IAEA is launching a new Coordinated Research Project (CRP) aimed at increasing understanding of the role, performance, and impact of nuclear-renewable hybrid energy systems in meeting current and future energy demand.
GFP's application for a licence to prepare a site for a small modular reactor (SMR) at Chalk River in Ontario has moved to the technical review phase of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission's (CNSC) licensing process.
Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) announced on 18 May it has reached a consensus with the Areva−Siemens consortium regarding the terms of the Olkiluoto 3 EPR project completion.
The UN climate summit in November "must be the COP that consigns coal power to history" if the world is serious about achieving the 1.5 degree limit set by the Paris Agreement, COP26 President Alok Sharma said last week.
Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) has applied to the Nuclear Safety & Security Commission (NSSC) for approval to dismantle unit 1 of the Kori nuclear power plant near Busan.
Ontario Power Generation's (OPG) Centre for Canadian Nuclear Sustainability (CCNS), Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) and SNC-Lavalin have signed an agreement to work together on the decommissioning of Candu reactors around the world.
Kansai Electric Power Co has announced plans to restart Mihama unit 3 in June.
Ukrainian nuclear power plant operator Energoatom and the country's transmission system operator Ukrenergo completed tests last week at unit 1 of the Zaporozhe nuclear power plant.
Production at the Cigar Lake uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan, Canada, resumed near the end of April following the second COVID-19 related shutdown.