Construction rss

Reactor vessel on way to Rostov 4

New Nuclear

28 May 2015

Rostov 4 reactor vessel - 48OMZ subsidiary Izhorskiye Zavody has shipped the reactor pressure vessel for unit 4 of the Rostov nuclear power plant to the construction site. The reactor vessel, which is being transported via the River Neva, is expected to reach the site by 20 June.

Russian ministry agrees to postponement of new reactors

New Nuclear

27 May 2015

Russia's ministry of economic development has approved the postponement of the commissioning of new power plants, its deputy minister, Nikolai Podguzov, announced yesterday.

Installation under way of Taishan 2 steam generators

New Nuclear

26 May 2015

Taishan EPR steam generator 48The first of four steam generators has been lowered into place at unit 2 of the Taishan nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province. It is the first Chinese-made steam generator for an EPR reactor to be installed.

China, Egypt agree to nuclear cooperation

Nuclear Policies

28 May 2015

CNNC-Egypt May 2015 - 48A memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the construction of power reactors has been signed between China National Nuclear Corporation and the Egyptian Nuclear Power Plant Authority.

Vessel installed at third Tianwan unit

New Nuclear

27 May 2015

Tianwan 3 RPV installation 48The Russian-supplied VVER-1000 reactor pressure vessel for the third unit of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province has been installed.

Regulatory filing tracks Summer progress

New Nuclear

18 May 2015

Summer_2_steam_generator_Jan_15_(SCE&G)_48South Carolina Electricity & Gas (SCE&G) expects a further 52-day delay to the 'substantial completion' date for VC Summer unit 2, although unit 3 looks to be slightly ahead of schedule according to its latest regulatory filing.