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Extended operation of Forsmark units approved

Extended operation of Forsmark units approved

Units 1 and 2 of the Forsmark nuclear power plant can be operated safely for a further 10 years, until 2028, taking them beyond their initial 40-year planned operation, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority said yesterday.

Regulation & Safety 25 June 2019


IAEA reviews long-term safety of Sweden's Forsmark plant

IAEA reviews long-term safety of Sweden's Forsmark plant

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts yesterday completed a review of long-term operational safety at units 1 and 2 of Sweden's Forsmark nuclear power plant. The team assessed the plant's preparedness, organisation and programmes related to long-term operation against IAEA safety standards.

Regulation & Safety 21 June 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


NRG irradiates steel alloy for use in ITER

NRG irradiates steel alloy for use in ITER

The Nuclear Research and Consultancy Group (NRG) of the Netherlands has completed the irradiation testing in the High Flux Reactor of a new type of metal that will be used in a test programme of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor.

New Nuclear 30 January 2019


Dismantling of Oskarshamn 2 internals completed

Dismantling of Oskarshamn 2 internals completed

The decommissioning of unit 2 at the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant in Sweden has passed a major milestone with the completion of the segmentation of the reactor internals.

Waste & Recycling 22 January 2019


Swedish regulator supports repository expansion

Swedish regulator supports repository expansion

A permit for the expansion of the existing SFR repository for low- and intermediate-level waste should be granted under the Sweden's Environmental Code, the country's Radiation Safety Authority has recommended to the Land and Environment Court in Stockholm.

Waste & Recycling 18 January 2019


Uniper to coordinate demolition of Swedish reactors

Uniper to coordinate demolition of Swedish reactors

Uniper has drawn up a "long-term and common strategy" for the demolition of the two-unit Barseb├Ąck nuclear power plant in Sweden, together with units 1 and 2 of the Oskarshamn plant. Decommissioning work is already under way at all four reactors.

Waste & Recycling 21 December 2018


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


Trio of waste metal processing contracts for Cyclife

Trio of waste metal processing contracts for Cyclife

EDF subsidiary Cyclife has been awarded three contracts to treat waste metal from nuclear energy operations in Finland, Spain and the UK.

Waste & Recycling 09 November 2018


Swedish regulator calls for national strategy

Swedish regulator calls for national strategy

National coordination is needed for long-term knowledge management in the field of nuclear safety and radiation protection, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority has told the government.

Regulation & Safety 26 September 2018