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US NRC approves safety aspect to NuScale's Advanced Reactor Design
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has concluded that application of NuScale Power’s novel safety design approach eliminates the need for class 1E power for its small modular reactor (SMR).
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Brookfield Asset Management to acquire Toshiba’s Westinghouse for $4.6bn
By EBR Staff Writer
Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management, together with institutional partners, has agreed to acquire Westinghouse Electric, the bankrupt nuclear services company, from Toshiba for $4.6bn.
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MHI completes investment into France's Framatome
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has completed investment into Framatome, a French company that designs and manufactures nuclear power plant (NPP) equipment and systems and renamed from New NP.
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Dominion Energy to acquire Scana for $14.6bn
By EBR Staff Writer
Dominion Energy has agreed to acquire troubled US-based energy firm Scana in a $14.6bn all-stock merger deal including debt.
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ENEC advances construction development of Barakah nuclear energy plant
The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has completed a series of important milestones in the construction development of its Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, including the energization of the switchyards for Units 3 and 4, energization of Unit 2 Main Power Transformer (MTR), Excitation Transformer and Unit Auxiliary Power Transformers (UAT).
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France’s EDF completes acquisition of 75.5% stake in New NP
By EBR Staff Writer
French state-owned utility EDF has completed the acquisition of 75.5% stake in Areva NP's subsidiary New NP.
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Rosatom completes power startup of unit 3 of Tianwan nuclear power plant in China
By EBR Staff Writer
Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom has completed power start-up of third power unit of the Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) located in Lianyungang City, about 250km north of Shanghai.
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SCE&G asks regulators to withdraw operating licenses for VC Summer nuclear units
By EBR Staff Writer
South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G) has filed a formal request with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to withdraw the combined operating licenses (COLs) for the unfinished two new nuclear reactors at the VC Summer Nuclear Station in South Carolina.
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Georgia Power will move forward with Vogtle 3 & 4 project
Georgia Power received unanimous approval from the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to complete Vogtle 3 & 4 near Waynesboro, Georgia – the nation's first new nuclear units in 30 years.
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Terrafame gets permit to research extraction process of recovering uranium
The Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) has granted Terrafame a permit for a laboratory trial to research the extraction process of recovering uranium.
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Major types of power plants to generate energy
By EBR Staff Writer
With a surge in demand for electricity to power industries and households across the world, many new sources of power generation have emerged in the past few decades. While coal still continues to be a major source of electric generation, solar, wind and other renewable energy sources have emerged as major alternatives to produce power in recent years. With growing energy needs, environmental concerns and depleting fossil fuel based energy sources, scientists are looking for alternative sources of energy.
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UK regulators approve Hitachi-GE’s Advanced Boiling Water Reactor design
By EBR Staff Writer
The UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), the Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales have approved the Hitachi-GE's new nuclear reactor design.
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Russia, Saudi Arabia sign roadmap for cooperation in peaceful use of nuclear energy
Rosatom and King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy signed the roadmap for the implementation of the program for the cooperation on peaceful use of atomic energy.
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Japanese court prevents Shikoku Electric from restarting nuclear reactor
By EBR Staff Writer
Shikoku Electric Power has been barred by a Japanese court from resuming operations at one of its nuclear reactors which was shut down following the 2011 Fukushima.
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Russia’s Rosatom set to build $30bn El Dabaa nuclear power plant in Egypt
By EBR Staff Writer
Russia and Egypt have signed the notices to proceed with the contracts for the construction of the $30bn El Dabaa nuclear power plant in the African country.
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