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Agreement assures Korean expert support for UAE plant operations

25 July 2016

Seok_Cho_M_Al_Hammadi_OSSA_(Enec)-48Nuclear experts from Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power will support operations at the United Arab Emirates' Barakah nuclear power plant through its first decade under an Operating Support Services Agreement signed by KHNP and the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation.

ČEZ requests EIA for new Dukovany units

21 July 2016

Dukovany plant - 48Czech utility ČEZ has requested the Ministry of Environment carry out an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the potential construction of two new reactors at the Dukovany nuclear power plant.

Third Barakah reactor vessel in place

21 July 2016

Barakah 3 reactor vessel installed - 48The reactor vessel has been installed for unit 3 of the Barakah nuclear power plant under construction in the United Arab Emirates. All four units at the site should be in operation by 2020.

Russia launches simulator at Rostov 3

22 July 2016

Rostov 3 PMT-3 simulator - 48An operator training simulator developed by the National Research Nuclear University has been launched at the Rostov nuclear power plant in Russia. Rosenergoatom, the nuclear power plant operator subsidiary of state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has given its permission for personnel to be trained using the new equipment.

Fourth Ningde unit enters commercial operation

21 July 2016

Ningde 3 and 4 - 48Unit 4 of the Ningde nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province has entered commercial operation, plant constructor China Nuclear Industry 23 Construction Company Limited announced today.

Grid connection for second Fangchenggang unit

18 July 2016

Fangchenggang 2 grid connection - 48Unit 2 of the Fangchenggang nuclear power plant in China's Guangxi province started supplying electricity to the grid on 15 July, China General Nuclear announced the following day.