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Simulator upgrade for Mexican plant

Simulator upgrade for Mexican plant

Laguna Verde simulator - 48Canada's L-3 MAPPS has been awarded a contract to support modernization of the full-scope control room simulator for Mexico's sole nuclear power plant, the twin-unit Laguna Verde.

Corporate 06 January 2017


North American leaders commit to 50% clean power goal

North American leaders commit to 50% clean power goal

Nieto-Trudeau-Obama-(Govt-of-Canada)-48The leaders of Canada, Mexico and the USA pledged yesterday to generate 50% of their energy using clean power sources by 2025, using sources including nuclear, renewable and carbon capture and storage technologies.

Energy & Environment 30 June 2016


Mexican dry storage facility nearing completion

Mexican dry storage facility nearing completion

Laguna_Verde_ISFSI_May_2016_(Holtec)-48 An independent used fuel storage installation (ISFSFI) at Mexico's Laguna Verde nuclear power plant has been built in record time, with fuel loading into the facility's storage canisters expected to begin this month.

Waste & Recycling 24 June 2016


Russia-Mexico agreement enters into force

Russia-Mexico agreement enters into force

An intergovernmental agreement between Russia and Mexico on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy has entered into force, Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom announced today. The two countries signed the agreement in December 2013.

Nuclear Policies 11 August 2015


Arrests following Mexican source theft

Arrests following Mexican source theft

Six suspects, apparently unharmed, have been arrested following the theft of a truck carrying a medical radioactive source in Mexico. The source was later found but had been removed from its container.

Regulation & Safety 10 December 2013


Laguna Verde uprate signed off

Laguna Verde uprate signed off

Laguna Verde (Iberdrola)_48Iberdrola Ingenieria has formally announced the completion of a five-year project to upgrade Mexico's only nuclear power plant, Laguna Verde.

Corporate 21 February 2013


Nuclear and wind to partner for Mexico

Nuclear and wind to partner for Mexico

Jordy Herrera, March 2011 85x48Mexico has announced energy goals for 2026 that would see a combination of nuclear and wind power make up 23% of electricity. At the same time it wants to connect the entire population to the grid, decrease transmission losses and develop abundant shale gas reserves. 

Nuclear Policies 02 March 2012