Reactor design rss

Argentina reaches generator milestone for CAREM-25

New Nuclear

08 May 2018

CAREM steam generator - 48The CAREM Project has reached a new milestone in the development of the 12 steam generators for the prototype CAREM-25 in Argentina. More than 700 tubes, each 35 meters long, have been delivered to the site, Combustibles Nucleares Argentinos, announced on 4 May.

AEM Technology sees milestone with first VVER-TOI

New Nuclear

17 April 2018

Kursk II-1 VVER-Toi bottom - 48AEM Technology has completed the manufacture of the bottom of the reactor vessel for unit 1 of the Kursk II nuclear power plant under construction in western Russia. This is the first of the VVER-TOI (typical optimised, with enhanced information) design nuclear reactors.

Progress with Indonesian SMR project

New Nuclear

16 March 2018

RDE - 48Indonesia's National Atomic Energy Agency has launched a roadmap for developing a detailed engineering design for its Experimental Power Reactor. The design of the country's indigenous small modular reactor is expected to be finalised later this year.

France, USA to enhance cooperation on fast reactors

Nuclear Policies

27 April 2018

A statement of intent to strengthen cooperation on fast neutron sodium-cooled reactors has been signed between the US Department of Energy and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission. The partners have also a statement of intent to begin cooperation in the field of artificial intelligence.

Companies team up to site IMSR in Idaho

New Nuclear

31 March 2018

Terrestrial Energy USA and Energy Northwest have agreed a memorandum of understanding on the terms of the possible siting, construction and operation of an Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) at a site at the Idaho National Laboratory in southeastern Idaho.

Olkiluoto 3 EPR parties agree settlement

Corporate

12 March 2018

Olkiluoto 3 - September 2016 - 48Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj has agreed a settlement with French Areva and German Siemens in the long-running dispute over cost overruns and delays to the Olkiluoto 3 EPR project. TVO said yesterday that Areva-Siemens will pay compensation of EUR450 million (USD553.73 million).