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Testing complete for Hualong One fuel

Testing complete for Hualong One fuel

Long-term irradiation testing of China National Nuclear Corporation's CF3 pressurised water reactor fuel has been completed.

Uranium & Fuel 21 March 2019


TRISO project clears first phase of loan guarantee process

TRISO project clears first phase of loan guarantee process

The US Department of Energy Loan Programs Office has invited X-energy to submit the second part of its application for a loan guarantee for the construction of a facility to fabricate TRISO-X fuel.

Uranium & Fuel 15 March 2019


Spain, UAE plan cooperation in fuel services

Spain, UAE plan cooperation in fuel services

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding with Enusa Industrias Avanzadas, defining a framework for collaboration and the exchange of information and expertise in the field of nuclear fuel services.

Uranium & Fuel 13 March 2019


Finnish TVO takes delivery of new-generation BWR fuel

Finnish TVO takes delivery of new-generation BWR fuel

The first eight Westinghouse Triton11 fuel assemblies have been delivered to Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oy's Olkiluoto plant. The new assemblies will be loaded into Olkiluoto 2 during the unit's upcoming outage.

Uranium & Fuel 28 February 2019


Fuel loading completed at Novovoronezh II-2

Fuel loading completed at Novovoronezh II-2

Rosenergoatom, the operator subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has announced the completion of fuel loading at unit 2 of the Novovoronezh II nuclear power plant in southwest Russia.

New Nuclear 25 February 2019


Russia starts Novovoronezh II-2 fuel loading

Russia starts Novovoronezh II-2 fuel loading

Rosenergoatom, the operator subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has announced that initial fuel loading started yesterday as planned at unit 2 of the Novovoronezh II nuclear power plant in southwest Russia.

New Nuclear 20 February 2019


Tepco makes contact with melted fuel in unit 2

Tepco makes contact with melted fuel in unit 2

Tokyo Electric Power Company has released photos of fuel debris within the primary containment vessel of unit 2 at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. The company determined that the debris can be lifted, which will help in removing the material.

Regulation & Safety 13 February 2019


Fuel loading underway at new South Korean reactor

Fuel loading underway at new South Korean reactor

A ceremony has been held to mark the loading of the first fuel into unit 4 at South Korea's Shin Kori nuclear power plant. The country's nuclear regulator gave Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power permission to start up the APR1400 unit on 1 February.

New Nuclear 11 February 2019


GNF and Enusa extend nuclear fuel joint venture

GNF and Enusa extend nuclear fuel joint venture

Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF) and Spanish state-owned nuclear fuel manufacturer Enusa Industrias Avanzadas have signed an agreement to extend their GNF Enusa Nuclear Fuel SA joint venture for an additional six years.

Corporate 07 February 2019


Urenco USA announces HALEU activities

Urenco USA announces HALEU activities

Enrichment company Urenco USA has announced a new programme covering the production of high-assay low enriched uranium (HALEU), and is considering the construction of a dedicated HALEU unit at its US uranium enrichment facility.

Uranium & Fuel 06 February 2019