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Initial funding in place for Pallas construction

Initial funding in place for Pallas construction

Funding has been allocated in the coming years for the construction of the Pallas research reactor in Petten, the Netherlands, Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Ernst Kuipers announced.

New Nuclear 20 September 2022


Constellation to help Dutch Rolls-Royce SMR deployment

Constellation to help Dutch Rolls-Royce SMR deployment

Dutch nuclear energy development company ULC-Energy BV has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with US utility Constellation to support the deployment of a fleet of Rolls-Royce small modular reactors in the Netherlands.

New Nuclear 15 September 2022


Collaboration for Rolls-Royce SMR deployment in the Netherlands

Collaboration for Rolls-Royce SMR deployment in the Netherlands

Rolls-Royce SMR has signed an exclusive agreement with Dutch nuclear energy development company ULC-Energy BV to collaborate on the deployment of Rolls-Royce small modular reactor power plants in the Netherlands.

New Nuclear 25 August 2022


Thorizon raises funds for MSR development

Thorizon raises funds for MSR development

Thorizon of the Netherlands has raised EUR12.5 million (USD12.4 million) for the development of a thorium molten salt reactor. Thorizon is a spin-off from the Nuclear Research and Consultancy Group, the organisation that operates the High Flux Reactor in Petten.

New Nuclear 23 August 2022


Covra seeks permit change for new waste storage facility

Covra seeks permit change for new waste storage facility

The Central Organisation for Radioactive Waste has applied to the country's nuclear regulator for a change in its licence to allow the construction of a new multi-functional storage building for low and intermediate-level waste at its site in Nieuwdorp, in the municipality of Borssele, the Netherlands.

Waste & Recycling 12 August 2022


Permit applications submitted for new Dutch research reactor

Permit applications submitted for new Dutch research reactor

The Foundation Preparation Pallas-reactor has applied to the nuclear regulator for a permit under the Nuclear Energy Act to construct and operate the Pallas research reactor in the Netherlands. It has also applied for a permit under the Water Act for the intake and discharge of cooling water for the reactor.

New Nuclear 07 July 2022


IAEA assesses ageing management at Dutch research reactor

IAEA assesses ageing management at Dutch research reactor

A team of seven international experts visited the High Flux Reactor in Petten, the Netherlands, on behalf of the International Atomic Energy Agency to examine the way in which operator the Nuclear Research and Consultancy Group manages the ageing of its installations.

Regulation & Safety 04 July 2022


Financing in place for European SHINE isotope plant

Financing in place for European SHINE isotope plant

SHINE Technologies of the USA has announced its European subsidiary, SHINE Europe, has secured funding to begin designing an advanced medical isotope production facility at Veendam in the Netherlands. 

New Nuclear 02 February 2022


Nuclear makes a comeback in the Netherlands

Nuclear makes a comeback in the Netherlands

The Netherlands' new coalition government has placed nuclear power at the heart of its climate and energy policy. Some EUR500 million (USD564 million) has been earmarked to support new nuclear build in the period to 2025.

Nuclear Policies 15 December 2021


Deep borehole disposal suitable for ERDO countries, study shows

Deep borehole disposal suitable for ERDO countries, study shows

Deep borehole disposal is a viable, cost-effective solution for all of the intermediate and high-level long-lived radioactive waste that is being temporarily stored by five European countries, according to a feasibility study by Deep Isolation. The study was commissioned by Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning on behalf of the European Repository Development Organisation, a multinational group established in 2021 to address the challenges of safely managing long-lived radioactive wastes either separately or in one combined mined repository.

Waste & Recycling 14 December 2021