Related Topic: Uprates And Modernisation

Framatome completes Forsmark I&C upgrade

Framatome completes Forsmark I&C upgrade

France's Framatome has completed a project to upgrade the safety instrumentation and control (I&C) system of unit 3 at the Forsmark nuclear power plant in Sweden.

Corporate 13 December 2018


Novovoronezh unit 4 completes upgrade

Novovoronezh unit 4 completes upgrade

Loading of nuclear fuel into unit 4 of the Novovoronezh nuclear power plant in Russia has been completed. The procedure is part of large-scale modernisation work on the VVER-440 reactor.

Regulation & Safety 12 December 2018


IAEA reviews long-term safety of Armenian plant

IAEA reviews long-term safety of Armenian plant

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has completed a review of long-term operational safety at the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant at Metsamor.

Regulation & Safety 12 December 2018


Bruce and Framatome sign CAD18.7 million MoU

Bruce and Framatome sign CAD18.7 million MoU

Bruce Power and Framatome have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on innovative modernisations for the Bruce A and Bruce B power plants as part of the Canadian facility's Life Extension Programme.

Corporate 03 December 2018


Contract for Bruce component replacement tools

Contract for Bruce component replacement tools

SNC-Lavalin and its joint venture partner Eclipse Automation Inc have been awarded a CAD33 million (USD25 million) contract to produce tools to support Bruce Power's fuel channel and feeder replacement project.

Corporate 28 November 2018


Bruce 6 refurbishment good for January 2020 start

Bruce 6 refurbishment good for January 2020 start

Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator has verified Bruce Power's final cost estimate for refurbishment of the first of six units at the Bruce nuclear power plant and confirmed that the price of power will be lower than originally estimated. The IESO's approval means the Major Component Replacement project at Bruce unit 6 can begin as planned in January 2020.

Corporate 23 November 2018


Investment needed to maintain nuclear's key role, says IEA

Investment needed to maintain nuclear's key role, says IEA

A lack of investment in extending the operating periods of existing reactors and the construction of new ones could have "major implications" for the security of electricity supply and achieving environmental targets, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned.

Energy & Environment 13 November 2018


Fortum, Rolls-Royce complete automation of Loviisa plant

Fortum, Rolls-Royce complete automation of Loviisa plant

Finnish utility Fortum and British engineering company Rolls-Royce have completed the biggest single project at the Loviisa nuclear power plant since its construction - modernisation of the plant's safety automation systems.

Corporate 29 October 2018


CNL launches Centre for Reactor Sustainability

CNL launches Centre for Reactor Sustainability

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has launched the Centre for Reactor Sustainability, bringing together its broad research capabilities to support the sustainable, long-term operations of the world's nuclear power reactors.

Corporate 04 October 2018


EDF awards Framatome I&C upgrade contract

EDF awards Framatome I&C upgrade contract

Framatome has been awarded a contract by EDF to modernise the instrumentation and control system of the French utility's fleet of 900 MWe reactors in France.

Corporate 19 September 2018