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Constellation files Clinton licence renewal application

Constellation files Clinton licence renewal application

The 20-year licence renewal would allow the Illinois nuclear power plant to continue providing carbon-free energy to the region until 2047 with adequate market or policy support, Constellation Energy Corp said.

Corporate 16 February 2024


GNF gets approval to manufacture higher enrichment fuel

GNF gets approval to manufacture higher enrichment fuel

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved GE Vernova's nuclear fuel business to manufacture, ship and analyse the performance of nuclear fuel with uranium-235 enrichments of up to 8%.

Uranium & Fuel 15 February 2024


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Slovakia's SMR timescales outlined as Project Phoenix gets under way

Slovakia's SMR timescales outlined as Project Phoenix gets under way

A feasibility study, as part of the US-funded Project Phoenix, is looking into the potential for small modular reactors in Slovakia with an indicative timeline to 2035.

New Nuclear 15 February 2024


Vogtle 4 reaches first criticality

Vogtle 4 reaches first criticality

Georgia Power has announced that the new Vogtle unit 4 AP1000 reactor has reached initial criticality, with the unit's in-service date now projected to be during the second quarter of 2024.

New Nuclear 14 February 2024


ČEZ steps up preparations for arrival of Westinghouse fuel

ČEZ steps up preparations for arrival of Westinghouse fuel

Czech nuclear power plant operator ČEZ says that its fuel diversification strategy will see the first Westinghouse VVER fuel delivered to its Dukovany nuclear power plant at the end of the year.

Uranium & Fuel 14 February 2024


Bulgaria and USA sign nuclear cooperation agreement

Bulgaria and USA sign nuclear cooperation agreement

The USA and Bulgaria have signed an intergovernmental agreement to cooperate on the development of the European country's civil nuclear programme, including the plan for new units at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant.

Nuclear Policies 13 February 2024


Cylinder shortages hit Centrus HALEU plans

Cylinder shortages hit Centrus HALEU plans

The US nuclear fuel and services company expects the shortages to be temporary but says it will no longer be able to deliver the anticipated 900 kg of material under the second part of its contract with the US Department of Energy.

Uranium & Fuel 12 February 2024


SMRs economically feasible in Puerto Rico, study finds

SMRs economically feasible in Puerto Rico, study finds

The Caribbean island of Puerto Rico is favourably positioned for the introduction of advanced micro and small modular reactors, according to an economic study conducted by Puerto Rican-led not-for-profit organisation the Nuclear Alternative Project.

Nuclear Policies 08 February 2024


USA's Project Phoenix to support Slovenia SMR study

USA's Project Phoenix to support Slovenia SMR study

The US State Department's Project Phoenix aims to help countries transition from coal to small modular reactors. Slovenia had applied to take part, and has now announced that it has been selected to receive advisory and technical services as part of the programme.

New Nuclear 08 February 2024


Korean shipbuilder joins maritime SMR project

Korean shipbuilder joins maritime SMR project

South Korea's HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering plans to develop a small modular reactor for use in shipping in cooperation with the UK's Core Power and the USA's Southern Company and TerraPower.

New Nuclear 07 February 2024