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Korean reactor starts supplying electricity

Korean reactor starts supplying electricity

Unit 1 of the Shin Hanul nuclear power plant in South Korea was connected to the electricity grid for the first time on 9 June, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power announced. The unit - the first of two APR-1400 reactors at the site - is scheduled to enter commercial operation later this year.

New Nuclear 10 June 2022


KEPCO and Westinghouse discuss cooperation on nuclear power exports

KEPCO and Westinghouse discuss cooperation on nuclear power exports

Korea Electric Power Corp says that it has discussed with US-firm Westinghouse ways to cooperate on international nuclear power generation markets - South Korea has a goal of exporting 10 nuclear power plants by 2030.

Corporate 09 June 2022


Bangladesh, South Korea enhance nuclear energy cooperation

Bangladesh, South Korea enhance nuclear energy cooperation

The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission for technological cooperation in nuclear research and development.

Nuclear Policies 25 May 2022


Westinghouse and Hyundai to cooperate on AP1000

Westinghouse and Hyundai to cooperate on AP1000

Westinghouse Electric Company and Hyundai Engineering & Construction have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to jointly participate in global AP1000 plant opportunities.

Corporate 25 May 2022


South Korean APR-1400 starts up

South Korean APR-1400 starts up

Unit 1 of the Shin Hanul nuclear power plant in South Korea has attained a sustained chain reaction for the first time, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power announced. The unit - the first of two APR-1400 reactors at the site - is scheduled to be connected to the grid next month.

New Nuclear 23 May 2022


Seaborg and BEES sign MoU relating to floating Compact Molten Salt Reactor

Seaborg and BEES sign MoU relating to floating Compact Molten Salt Reactor

Best Engineering in Energy Solutions and Seaborg have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate with South Korean regulators to identify and meet requirements for the construction and export of the Danish company’s floating nuclear power plants.

New Nuclear 19 May 2022


Korean conglomerate to cooperate with TerraPower

Korean conglomerate to cooperate with TerraPower

South Korea's SK Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with TerraPower of the USA to jointly develop "next-generational technologies" needed for small modular reactors.

Corporate 17 May 2022


South Korea to 'reasonably utilise' nuclear energy

South Korea to 'reasonably utilise' nuclear energy

Incoming President Yoon Suk-yeol made nuclear power one of his campaign pledges and, the Yonhap News Agency reports, Industry Minister nominee Lee Chang-yang told his confirmation hearing nuclear power was a way to boost energy security and hit its carbon-zero goals.

New Nuclear 09 May 2022


Full-scale production of NuScale SMR to begin

Full-scale production of NuScale SMR to begin

Doosan Enerbility is to begin manufacturing main equipment for NuScale small modular reactors, under a newly signed agreement which marks a milestone for the production of the NuScale Power Module.

New Nuclear 25 April 2022


Korea offers six reactors to Poland

Korea offers six reactors to Poland

Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power has submitted to Poland what the country called a "technical and price offer" for the construction of six APR-1400 reactors.

New Nuclear 25 April 2022