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Second tier of containment installed for BREST-OD-300

Second tier of containment installed for BREST-OD-300

The 184-tonnes section - the second of three - has been lifted into place for the lead-cooled fast neutron reactor under construction at the Siberian Chemical Combine site in Russia.

New Nuclear 19 April 2024


Super module installed at first Lianjiang unit

Super module installed at first Lianjiang unit

The CA01 'super module' has been installed at unit 1 of the Lianjiang nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province, the Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute announced. It is the first of two CAP1000 reactors planned for the first phase of the plant.

New Nuclear 18 April 2024


Inner containment in place at Tianwan 8

Inner containment in place at Tianwan 8

The dome of the inner containment structure has been hoisted into place on top of the inner containment walls at unit 8 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province.

New Nuclear 17 April 2024


USNC and PTT to collaborate on advanced energy systems

USNC and PTT to collaborate on advanced energy systems

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation is to collaborate with Peregrine Turbine Technologies to integrate its Pylon microreactor with PTT's supercritical carbon dioxide energy conversion system and advanced heat exchanger technologies.

New Nuclear 16 April 2024


Geological survey for first Polish plant to start

Geological survey for first Polish plant to start

In-depth geological research can begin at the location in Pomerania of Poland's planned first nuclear power plant after the country's Ministry of Climate and Environment approved the Geological Works Project submitted by Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe.

New Nuclear 16 April 2024


Norwegian town initiates nuclear plant zoning work

Norwegian town initiates nuclear plant zoning work

The municipality of Heim in Trøndelag county, Norway, has announced the start of regulatory work for creating a zone for the construction of a nuclear power plant and the cancellation of previous plans for the zone.

New Nuclear 15 April 2024


Work under way for first Westinghouse AP1000 in Ukraine

Work under way for first Westinghouse AP1000 in Ukraine

Energoatom and Westinghouse's CEOs, Ukraine's Minister of Energy and the US ambassador have gathered at an event to mark the start of the project to build unit 5 at the Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 15 April 2024


Digital control system installation begins at Chinese SMR

Digital control system installation begins at Chinese SMR

Installation of the digital control system has begun at the ACP100 small modular reactor demonstration project at the Changjiang site on China's island province of Hainan, China National Nuclear Corporation has announced.

New Nuclear 11 April 2024


New Chinese reactor begins supplying power

New Chinese reactor begins supplying power

Fangchenggang unit 4 - the second demonstration Hualong One (HPR1000) reactor at the site in China's Guangxi Autonomous Region - has been connected to the grid, China General Nuclear announced.

New Nuclear 11 April 2024


Economic benefits of Polish AP1000 deployment highlighted

Economic benefits of Polish AP1000 deployment highlighted

The construction of six Westinghouse AP1000 reactors would contribute more than PLN118.3 billion (USD30.2 billion) in GDP for Poland, while their subsequent operation would generate PLN38 billion in GDP annually, an independent study has found.

New Nuclear 10 April 2024