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Bulgaria agrees Kozloduy 6 life extension plan with Russia


29 January 2016

Russian and Bulgarian companies have signed a contract to extend the operating life of unit 6 of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant to 60 years. The agreement - between Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant plc and a consortium of Russia's Rusatom Services and Bulgaria's Risk Engineering Ltd - was signed during a meeting of the Bulgarian-Russian intergovernmental commission on economic and scientific-technical cooperation in Sofia yesterday, by Evgeny Sal'kov, general director of Rusatom Services, and Dimitar Angelov, executive director of Kozloduy NPP plc.

Thai power company buys into Fangchenggang II

New Nuclear

25 January 2016

Fangchenggang II shareholder agreement - 48Thailand's Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding has agreed to take a stake in the two Hualong One reactors being built as Phase II of the Fangchenggang nuclear power plant in China's Guangxi province.

OPG gets go-ahead for Darlington refurbishment


12 January 2016

Chiarelli_Lyash_Darlington_Jan16_(OPG)_48The government of the Canadian province of Ontario has announced that a CAD 12.8 billion ($9 billion) project to refurbish the four Candu units at Ontario Power Generation's (OPG) Darlington nuclear power station will start in October. The province has also approved the continued operation of OPG's Pickering plant to 2024.

Sellafield Ltd unveils socioeconomic investment plan


28 January 2016

The UK's Sellafield Ltd has arranged GBP500 million ($715 million) of socioeconomic investment via a Decommissioning Delivery Partnership framework. The package includes jobs, apprenticeships and work for small- and medium-sized businesses.

Fuel removal machine for Fukushima Daiichi 3

Waste and Recycling

18 January 2016

Toshiba fuel removal system for FD3 - 48A remotely operated system will be supplied by Toshiba for the removal of the remaining debris and fuel assemblies from the used fuel pool of the damaged unit 3 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. Meanwhile, Nukem Technologies will conduct feasibility studies on the development of further technologies for the plant's decommissioning.

Bangladesh, Russia ink $12.65 billion Rooppur plant deal

New Nuclear

29 December 2015

Bangladesh and Russia have reportedly agreed to invest $12.65 billion in a project to build two 1200 MWe nuclear power units at Rooppur. According to Reuters, the agreement was signed on 25 December by Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission and Russia's Rosatom.