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Nuclear liability protocols ratified to strengthen compensation rights

Nuclear liability protocols ratified to strengthen compensation rights

Protocols to amend two international instruments strengthening the rights to compensation for those affected by nuclear energy accidents have been formally ratified and will enter into force on 1 January.

Regulation & Safety 21 December 2021


Collaboration for Polish deployment of BWRX-300

Collaboration for Polish deployment of BWRX-300

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, BWXT Canada and Poland's Synthos Green Energy yesterday signed a Letter of Intent to cooperate in deploying BWRX-300 small modular reactors in Poland. SGE, together with its partners, plans to deploy at least 10 BWRX-300 SMRs in Poland by the early 2030s.

New Nuclear 16 December 2021


KHNP to cooperate with US nuclear utility cooperative

KHNP to cooperate with US nuclear utility cooperative

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power has signed an agreement with US cooperative the Utilities Service Alliance - also known as USA - to cooperate in the development of innovative solutions to enhance nuclear power plant safety and performance within the Alliance's fleet and in the broader international commercial nuclear power industry.

Corporate 09 December 2021


Nuclear technology centre planned for Serbia 

Nuclear technology centre planned for Serbia 

Rosatom has signed a framework agreement with the government of Serbia to build a nuclear technology centre in the country, including a cyclotron for medical isotope production. It comes as part of a growing trend of Serbian interest in nuclear.

New Nuclear 09 December 2021


Polish joint venture to commercialise SMRs

Polish joint venture to commercialise SMRs

Polish companies Synthos Green Energy and PKN Orlen have signed an investment agreement to establish a joint venture for the deployment of a small modular reactor fleet in Poland. The Orlen Synthos Green Energy joint venture will commercialise micro modular reactor and SMR technology, in particular GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's BWRX-300.

Corporate 07 December 2021


Sheffield Forgemasters to supply Rolls-Royce SMR forgings

Sheffield Forgemasters to supply Rolls-Royce SMR forgings

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Rolls-Royce SMR Limited and Sheffield Forgemasters to jointly explore commercial mechanisms for a long-term collaboration on the supply of forgings to the Rolls-Royce UK small modular reactor fleet. A Rolls-Royce-led UK SMR consortium aims to build up to 10 SMRs by 2035.

New Nuclear 06 December 2021


Framatome and Rosatom expand cooperation

Framatome and Rosatom expand cooperation

France's Framatome and Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom have signed a new strategic cooperation agreement further expanding the companies' efforts to develop fuel fabrication and instrumentation and control  technologies. The new agreement expands the companies' existing relationship, established through a 2017 Memorandum of Understanding, creating a framework for joint work in new areas.

Corporate 02 December 2021


NuScale teams up with Prodigy and Kinectrics for MPS deployment

NuScale teams up with Prodigy and Kinectrics for MPS deployment

NuScale Power, Prodigy Clean Energy and Kinectrics have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore and inform the development of a regulatory framework to address licensing and deployment of a Prodigy Marine Power Station. The MPS would integrate up to 12 NuScale Power Modules into a marine-based nuclear power plant system.

New Nuclear 18 November 2021


COP26 approaches deadline

COP26 approaches deadline

After two weeks of talks, the COP26 meeting on climate change has only hours to produce a text on emissions reductions that every country in the world can sign up to. The goal of the meeting in Glasgow, Scotland has been to review progress on the commitments that countries made in Paris in 2015 and agree the next set of commitments. In parallel many other agreements and commitments have been made.

Energy & Environment 12 November 2021


Teaming agreement signed for Romanian SMR deployment

Teaming agreement signed for Romanian SMR deployment

NuScale Power and Romanian national nuclear company Nuclearelectrica yesterday signed a teaming agreement to advance the deployment of NuScale's small modular reactor technology in Romania. The signing came a day after plans for the cooperation were announced on the sidelines of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow.

New Nuclear 05 November 2021