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Upgrades for Slovakian and Korean simulators

Upgrades for Slovakian and Korean simulators

US company GSE Systems Inc has been awarded two contracts worth a total of USD8 million to update simulators at nuclear power plants at Mochovce in Slovakia and Kori in South Korea.

Corporate 16 August 2018


Kepco loses preferred bidder status for NuGen

Kepco loses preferred bidder status for NuGen

Toshiba Corporation has informed Korea Electric Power Company that it is no longer the preferred bidder to acquire 100% of its UK nuclear power development company, NuGeneration.

Corporate 01 August 2018


Korea relies on nuclear to cope with heat wave

Korea relies on nuclear to cope with heat wave

Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) has decided to restart Hanbit 3 and Hanul 2 in the second and third week of August in order to meet growing demand for electricity as the summer heat wave continues.

Nuclear Policies 23 July 2018


Early closure for Korea's oldest operating reactor

Early closure for Korea's oldest operating reactor

Wolsong 1 - 48Unit 1 of the Wolsong nuclear power plant will be retired prior to the expiration of its operating licence in 2022, Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power announced today as it also cancelled plans for four new reactors. The move is in line with the South Korean government's policy to phase out the use of nuclear energy.

Corporate 15 June 2018


UAE and South Korea expand cooperation

UAE and South Korea expand cooperation

Enec-Kepco NF - March 2018 - 48The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation and its joint venture subsidiaries, Nawah Energy Company and Barakah One Company, have signed three agreements with Korean companies. Enec and Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) in October 2016 signed a joint venture agreement that made Kepco a minority shareholder in Nawah and BOC.

Corporate 06 April 2018


Barakah 1 construction formally complete

Barakah 1 construction formally complete

Barakah_completion_ceremony(Cheong_Wa-Dae)-48President Moon Jae-in of South Korea and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today attended a ceremony to celebrate the completion of construction at the United Arab Emirates' first nuclear power reactor.

New Nuclear 26 March 2018


CTEC, Doosan to cooperate in I&C solutions

CTEC, Doosan to cooperate in I&C solutions

CGN-Doosan - January 2018 - 48China General Nuclear subsidiary China Techenergy Corp recently signed an agreement to cooperate with South Korea's Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction to promote self-developed instrumentation and control products. CTEC has also signed a contract with Doosan to supply SpeedyHold (CTEC’s logic controller), and then Doosan will supply replacement control rod systems to four Korean nuclear power reactors.

Corporate 06 February 2018


Korean research reactor resumes operation

Korean research reactor resumes operation

Hanaro research reactor - 48The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute has restarted the 30 MWt High-flux Advanced Neutron Application Reactor (Hanaro), which has been offline for the past three-and-a-half years. During this period, the reactor has undergone safety upgrades.

Corporate 12 December 2017


UK, South Korea to extend nuclear cooperation

UK, South Korea to extend nuclear cooperation

UK-South Korea - November 2017 - 48A memorandum of understanding on cooperation in nuclear energy was signed yesterday between the UK and South Korea. The agreement calls for greater collaboration in the construction of new nuclear power plants and the decommissioning of old ones.

Nuclear Policies 28 November 2017


South Korean president accepts public decision

South Korean president accepts public decision

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said he will respect the decision of a Citizens' Jury that construction of units 5 and 6 of the Shin Kori nuclear power plant should continue. In a statement yesterday, he said construction of the project will resume soon, but that no more new plants will be built.

Nuclear Policies 23 October 2017