New build rss

Russia puts back power supply dates for new reactors

New Nuclear

28 July 2015

Russia's Market Council has approved the postponement of power supply agreements for new nuclear reactors in line with changes to their commissioning dates. During a visit to the construction site of Leningrad II, Rosatom head Sergey Kirienko said this meant the contract for the first unit of that plant would thus take effect on 1 January 2018.

PGE EJ1 rejects suggestion of further delay to plant project

Corporate

27 July 2015

PGE EJ1 - the subsidiary of Polish state-owned energy group Polska Grupa Energetyczna set up to build and run Poland's first nuclear power plant - has rejected a report by Greenpeace that there is a seven-year delay to the project.

Landmark module installation at VC Summer

New Nuclear

24 July 2015

CA01_module_VC_Summer_2_(SCEG)_48Two significant construction milestones have been reached at VC Summer unit 2 with the installation of the CA01 'super module' and the installation of the first course of shield building panels, South Carolina Electric and Gas announced.

Vessel head for Haiyang 2

New Nuclear

27 July 2015

Haiyang 2 vessel installation  48The reactor pressure vessel head for China's Haiyang 2 reactor has been lifted into place, marking another milestone in the construction of the AP1000.

Necsa ready for South African new build

New Nuclear

24 July 2015

Portfolio_Committee_at_Pelindaba_(Necsa)_48Necsa is ready to support South Africa's nuclear new build program using its existing capacities, the national nuclear corporation's leader has told the country's main parliamentary oversight committee.

Work starts on sixth Hongyanhe unit

New Nuclear

24 July 2015

Hongyanhe 6 first concrete - 48Construction started today on the sixth unit of the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province, plant owner China General Nuclear announced.