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Spain to launch tender for used fuel storage facilities

Spain to launch tender for used fuel storage facilities

Spain's Council of Ministers yesterday authorised decommissioning and waste management firm Enresa to launch a tender for a contract for the design, support with licensing, manufacture and supply of a used nuclear fuel storage system for use at the Almaraz, Ascó, Cofrentes and Vandellós II nuclear power plants. The contract will be worth up to EUR220 million (USD260 million).

Waste & Recycling 28 July 2021


Russia commits to further floating NPPs

Russia commits to further floating NPPs

Rosatom and a subsidiary of Kaz Minerals have signed for power supply to the new Baimskaya copper mining project in the Chukotka region of eastern Siberia. Rosatom proposes to use three floating nuclear power plants each employing a pair of the new 55 MWe RITM-200M reactors, a version of which is in service powering icebreakers. A fourth unit would be held in reserve for use during repair or refuelling. The first reactors are already under construction by Atomenergomash. The companies said that they would conclude a long-term take-or-pay contract for the electricity by April 2022.

New Nuclear 27 July 2021


Brazilian consortium wins Angra 3 tender with USD56.1 million bid

Brazilian consortium wins Angra 3 tender with USD56.1 million bid

Eletronuclear has announced the winners of a tender to complete unit 3 of the Angra nuclear power plant in Rio de Janeiro. A Brazilian consortium comprising Ferreira Guedes, Matricial and ADtranz submitted the winning bid of Real 292 million (USD56.1 million), which Eletronuclear said is 16% lower than the reference value for the project. In total, two companies and five consortia participated in the opening session of the proposals, held on 29 June.

Corporate 27 July 2021


Oklo to power bitcoin mining machines

Oklo to power bitcoin mining machines

Oklo Inc has announced a 20-year commercial partnership with Compass Mining, the world's first online marketplace for bitcoin mining hardware and hosting. Oklo’s "advanced fission powerhouses" will provide clean, reliable and affordable baseload power for Compass’ bitcoin mining machines, starting in the early 2020s.

Corporate 15 July 2021


India's BHEL awarded steam generator contract for domestic PHWRs

India's BHEL awarded steam generator contract for domestic PHWRs

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited has been awarded a contract by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited to supply 12 steam generators for indigenously developed 700 MWe pressurised heavy water reactors to be constructed at four locations in the country. The contract - worth about INR14 billion (USD190 million) - was awarded under NPCIL's "fleet mode" procurement programme.

Corporate 09 July 2021


Nucleoeléctrica contracted to complete CAREM-25

Nucleoeléctrica contracted to complete CAREM-25

Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA will complete the construction of the prototype CAREM-25 reactor under a contract signed with the country's National Atomic Energy Commission. The contract specifies construction of the small modular reactor will be completed within three years. Work on the small pressurised water reactor began at a site adjacent to the Atucha nuclear power plant in Buenos Aires Province in early 2014, but has been suspended several times.

New Nuclear 07 July 2021


Brazil hires Tractebel-led consortium for Angra 3

Brazil hires Tractebel-led consortium for Angra 3

Brazil's National Bank for Economic and Social Development has hired a consortium to structure the project for the completion of the Angra 3 nuclear power plant in Rio de Janeiro. Contracting of the Angra Eurobras NES consortium - Tractebel Engineering Ltda, Tractebel Engineering SA and Grouped Entrepreneurs International SA - is part of the technical services that BNDES has been providing the Angra plant's owner Eletronuclear since 2019.

New Nuclear 01 July 2021


ČEZ begins 'security assessment' of Dukovany bidders

ČEZ begins 'security assessment' of Dukovany bidders

Dukovany II Power Plant, part of ČEZ Group, wrote yesterday to three potential bidders for the construction of a new nuclear unit at the Dukovany nuclear power plant in the Czech Republic. The letter is the official start of a safety assessment of EDF, Westinghouse and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, the reactor vendors selected by the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade to participate in a pre-qualification round.

Corporate 22 June 2021


Battery backup system for Olkiluoto plant

Battery backup system for Olkiluoto plant

One of Europe's largest battery energy storage systems is to be built at the Olkiluoto nuclear power plant in Finland under a contract signed by Teollisuuden Voima Oyj and Hitachi ABB Power Grids. The 90 MWe system will act as a fast-start backup power source to ensure the stability of the country's energy network in the event of an unplanned shutdown of the Olkiluoto 3 EPR unit, currently being commissioned at the site.

New Nuclear 16 June 2021


Idaho waste site receives final shipment

Idaho waste site receives final shipment

The largest waste disposal site at the US Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory has received its final shipment of radioactive waste, meaning work can now begin on the closure of the facility. Separately, the DOE Office of Environmental Management has announced the award of a USD6.4 billion cleanup contract for INL's site near Idaho Falls.

Waste & Recycling 28 May 2021