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Steady Energy, Kuopion Energy enhance cooperation

Steady Energy, Kuopion Energy enhance cooperation

Finnish small modular reactor developer Steady Energy has signed a one-year pre-planning agreement with Kuopion Energia aimed at constructing a small nuclear power plant to start producing district heat in the city of Kuopio in the early 2030s.

New Nuclear 19 July 2024


Turkey and Russia discuss state of nuclear projects

Turkey and Russia discuss state of nuclear projects

The first unit at the Akkuyu nuclear power plant is being prepared for the loading of dummy fuel, and with three more units under construction, the two sides discussed the potential of collaborating on a second nuclear power plant in Turkey.

New Nuclear 19 July 2024


El Dabaa project reports on construction progress

El Dabaa project reports on construction progress

Egypt's first nuclear power plant is pushing ahead - with the core catcher for unit 3 now on site, a 2000-tonne capacity crane installed and Rosatom reporting that 75% of the blanks to be used for unit 1's reactor equipment now produced.

New Nuclear 18 July 2024


KHNP selected to supply new Czech nuclear units

KHNP selected to supply new Czech nuclear units

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power has won the Czech government's contest for at least two new nuclear power units in the country, with its bid preferred to that from France's EDF.

New Nuclear 17 July 2024


Construction starts on Xudabao 2

Construction starts on Xudabao 2

The first batch of concrete has been poured for the nuclear island of unit 2 at the Xudabao nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning Province, marking the official start of construction of the unit.

New Nuclear 17 July 2024


University secures Saskatchewan funding for nuclear research

University secures Saskatchewan funding for nuclear research

Three nuclear research projects at the University of Regina have been awarded funding totalling CAD580,000 (USD424,000) by Innovation Saskatchewan through the Innovation and Science Fund.

New Nuclear 17 July 2024


Study to assess participation in Polish supply chain

Study to assess participation in Polish supply chain

A research project is being launched by the Polish Economic Institute to gauge the interest of Polish companies in participating in the construction of the country's first nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 15 July 2024


L&T flags off second steam generator for new Kaiga units

L&T flags off second steam generator for new Kaiga units

Indian engineering company Larsen & Toubro has shipped the second steam generator destined for the units 5 and 6 of the Kaiga nuclear power plant in Karnataka State.

New Nuclear 12 July 2024


Dominion considers deploying SMR at North Anna

Dominion considers deploying SMR at North Anna

US utility Dominion Energy has issued a Request for Proposals from small modular reactor vendors to evaluate the feasibility of developing an SMR at its North Anna nuclear power plant in Virginia. 

New Nuclear 11 July 2024


Construction of Leningrad 7 'running ahead of schedule'

Construction of Leningrad 7 'running ahead of schedule'

Rosatom says that the work on the reactor building is currently running two and a half months ahead of schedule, with concreting of the foundation completed.

New Nuclear 12 July 2024