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Construction starts on Hongyanhe 5

New Nuclear

30 March 2015

Hongyanhe 5 first concrete 48China has resumed construction of new nuclear power plant projects after a hiatus of 15 months. Construction of the fifth unit of the Hongyanhe plant in Liaoning province began yesterday.

Russia and Jordan agree $10 billion construction project

New Nuclear

25 March 2015

Russia and Jordan have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the construction and operation of the Middle Eastern country's first nuclear power plant. The document was signed yesterday by Sergey Kirienko, Rosatom director general and Khaled Toukan, chairman of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission.

Paks nuclear expansion needs new fuel terms

Uranium and Fuel

16 March 2015

Paks - new unit location 48Hungary must renegotiate the fuel supply portion of a deal for two Russian reactors at the Paks nuclear power plant after terms proved unacceptable to the Euratom Supply Agency.

UAE applies for first nuclear operating licence

New Nuclear

27 March 2015

Barakah_OLA_submission_(ENEC)_48The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has submitted its application for an operating licence for the first two units at the Barakah nuclear power plant.

Poland to be a key market for Westinghouse


18 March 2015

Poland will be an important market in Europe for Westinghouse, Mike Kirst, the company's vice president for strategy and external relations for Europe, said in an interview with EurActiv published today.

New completion dates for Summer

New Nuclear

16 March 2015

VC Summer construction site - Dec 2014 48South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G) now plans to complete the two AP1000 reactors under construction at VC Summer in South Carolina in 2019 and 2020 amid rises in capital costs. These costs have, however, been partly offset by favourable financial conditions, the company said.