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Vattenfall to upgrade two reactors at Ringhals nuclear plant in Sweden
By EBR Staff Writer
Swedish utility Vattenfall has announced its plan to invest SEK900m ($107m) to upgrade 1064MW, unit 3 reactor and 1130MW unit 4 reactor at the Ringhals nuclear power plant in Sweden.
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UK regulators begin second design assessment phase for new nuclear reactor
By EBR Staff Writer
The UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) and the Environment Agency have jointly started the second phase of the Generic Design Assessment (GDA) for the new nuclear reactor for the UK.
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US NRC approves power uprate for Peach Bottom atomic power station
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved a request by Exelon Generation to increase the generating capacity of Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Units 2 and 3, by an estimated 1.66%.
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US resumes operations of Transient Reactor Test facility
By EBR Staff Writer
The US Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has resumed operations at the Transient Reactor Test (TREAT) facility, which was shut down and maintained in standby status since 1994.
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Dominion seeks operating license renewal for 1.8GW North Anna nuclear facility in US
By EBR Staff Writer
US-based electricity utility Dominion's subsidiary Dominion Energy Virginia is seeking operating license renewal for the 1,892MW North Anna nuclear power plant in Louisa County, Virginia, US.
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NASA to test energy source to 'empower' humans on Mars
NASA is moving ahead with the testing of a key energy source that could literally “empower” human crews on the Mars surface, energizing habitats and running on-the-spot processing equipment to convert the planet's resources into oxygen, water and fuel.
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Top nuclear power producing countries
By EBR Staff Writer
Nuclear power is one of the major sources of energy that emits low greenhouse gases. As it is environmentally friendly source of power, many countries have increased electricity generation from nuclear power plants in the past few decades. Using a nuclear fission reaction, the power plants produce high amount of electricity with uranium as fuel.
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UK announces £84m funding support for robotics and smart energy innovation
By EBR Staff Writer
The UK government has committed £84m funding to support artificial intelligence and robotics technology research and the development of smart energy systems.
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ExxonMobil, Singapore Universities team up to focus on energy innovation
ExxonMobil is partnering with two Singapore universities to open a Singapore Energy Center in 2019 to focus on new discoveries and significant improvements to technologies that could improve energy production, and enhance energy efficiency and other efforts to mitigate the risk of climate change.
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Rosatom begins construction of 2100MW unit 2 Bushehr nuclear plant in Iran
By EBR Staff Writer
Russia's state atomic energy corporation Rosatom and Atomic Energy Organization of Iran have started construction of the 2100MW unit 2 of the Bushehr nuclear power plant (NPP) in Iran.
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Vattenfall's nuclear reactors in Sweden enter full production
Vattenfall's seven nuclear reactors in Sweden have been prepared for the winter season and have entered into full production.
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ABB to build high-voltage substation in Shurton, UK
ABB has been awarded a $60m contract by the UK utility National Grid to build a new high-voltage substation in Shurton, to integrate electricity produced by the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset, southwest England, and feed it into the power network. The order was booked in the third quarter of 2017.
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Energoatom, Toshiba sign MoU to develop cooperation in Ukrainian nuclear power plant
SE “NNEGC ENERGOATOM” and Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop the cooperation in modernization of turbine island equipment of Ukrainian nuclear power plants (NPPs) including conducting studies with having regular meetings.
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Akkuyu Nuclear secures limited construction permit for Turkish nuclear plant
By EBR Staff Writer
Akkuyu Nuclear has secured the Limited Construction Permit (LCP) for the first nuclear power plant (NPP) in Turkey from the Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK).
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South Korea to resume work on 1,400MW nuclear reactors
By EBR Staff Writer
South Korea has decided to resume construction work on the two Shin Kori-5 and Shin Kori-6 nuclear reactors with a combined capacity of 1,400MW in the southeastern city of Ulsan.
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