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Brazil’s ENBPar and Rosatom agree to cooperate

Brazil’s ENBPar and Rosatom agree to cooperate

ParticipaƧƵes em Energia Nuclear e Binacional SA and Russia’s Rosatom signed a Memorandum of Understanding which seeks to promote mutual cooperation in areas and activities related to nuclear energy.

Corporate 05 October 2022


Ranger valuation report prompts ERA board changes

Ranger valuation report prompts ERA board changes

Energy Resources of Australia has announced that its chairman and two independent non-executive directors are to step down. The announcement came after majority owner Rio Tinto questioned the content of a newly released valuation report to address material cost and schedule overruns on the rehabilitation of the Ranger project.

Corporate 04 October 2022


Brookfield sees new dawn for nuclear

Brookfield sees new dawn for nuclear

There is no credible net-zero scenario in which nuclear does not grow its capacity from today, global asset management company Brookfield said in a newly released White Paper.

Corporate 03 October 2022


UK telexistence contest winners announced

UK telexistence contest winners announced

Three organisations have won a total of GBP1.3 million (USD1.4 million) in funding to develop four cutting-edge telexistence innovations for defence, security and nuclear decommissioning applications.

Corporate 30 September 2022


Nuclear powering vehicles as Energoatom launches ATOMcharge network

Nuclear powering vehicles as Energoatom launches ATOMcharge network

Ukrainian nuclear power operator Energoatom is entering retail electricity through a network of electric vehicle chargers branded ATOMcharge. A network of 120 charging stations is to begin construction within two years, the company said.

Corporate 30 September 2022


EDF to examine extensions for Hartlepool and Heysham 1

EDF to examine extensions for Hartlepool and Heysham 1

Energy giant EDF says it will review the case for a "short extension" for the Hartlepool and Heysham 1 nuclear power plants to generate beyond the current forecast of March 2024.

Corporate 28 September 2022


New compact particle accelerators could offer game-changing possibilities

New compact particle accelerators could offer game-changing possibilities

Revolutionary laser-driven technology unveiled by TAU Systems aims to place the capabilities of high-energy particle accelerators within reach of engineers and scientists the world over, with potential applications in a wide range of fields including nuclear. The Texas-based company is aiming to offer its first commercial service centres in 2027, after starting prototype applications as early as 2024.

Corporate 27 September 2022


Microsoft to procure clean energy credits from OPG

Microsoft to procure clean energy credits from OPG

Microsoft Canada is to procure Clean Energy Credits sourced from Ontario Power Generation's carbon-free hydro and nuclear assets as part of Microsoft's efforts to power its datacentres with carbon-free energy. The CEC purchase agreement is a "first" for both companies.

Corporate 27 September 2022


First Belgian power reactor shut down

First Belgian power reactor shut down

Unit 3 of the Doel nuclear power plant was disconnected from the grid at 9.31pm on 23 September, in accordance with Belgium's legislation on the gradual phase-out of nuclear energy. Doel 3 is the first of seven Belgian reactors to be taken out of service over the coming years.

Corporate 27 September 2022


South Korea announces supercritical CO2 collaboration

South Korea announces supercritical CO2 collaboration

Five Korean organisations have signed agreements on commercialisation of supercritical CO2 power generation technology through which they intend to establish and demonstrate a test facility and infrastructure, and to develop the technology for a supercritical CO2 power generation system for small modular reactor-based power generation.

Corporate 26 September 2022