ROSATOM completes foundation concreting for the BREST-OD-300 reactor

Another milestone achieved in construction of the innovative BREST-OD-300 fast neutron reactor at the site of the Siberian Chemical Combine, a subsidiary of Rosatom’s TVEL Fuel Company, as the pouring of the nuclear island’s foundation slab has been completed. The BREST-OD-300 foundation slab, 90 x 82 meters and 2.5 meters thick, consists of nine separate …

30% of UK’s energy could come from Suffolk, Sizewell C conference told

Key figures involved in the Sizewell C nuclear power station project have told a conference that work could start next year if it gets planning permission – and argued the benefits will outweigh the impact. The ‘Sizewell C: Doing the Power of Good for East Suffolk’ conference focused on the impact of the potential power station on the local …

Steam Generators have been Installed at Rooppur NPP Power Unit 1 (Bangladesh)

All four steam generators have been installed at the design position at power unit No. 1 of the Rooppur NPP being constructed in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (by ROSATOM Engineering Division ASE JSC which is the general contractor for the NPP construction) . The Energospecmontazh JSC subcontracting organization’s specialists have carried out assembly operations …

TerraPower picks Kemmerer for nuclear plant

TerraPower has chosen the Naughton power plant in Kemmerer as the site of its first Natrium nuclear reactor, the company said Tuesday. The decision comes nearly six months after the nuclear developer and regional utility Rocky Mountain Power announced plans to build the demonstration reactor at one of four retiring Wyoming coal plants. Also in contention were …

Turkey to begin work on 2 more nuclear power plants: Erdoğan

Turkey will swiftly start preparations for its second and third nuclear power plants, the country’s president said Tuesday. These will follow the country’s first nuclear power plant, Akkuyu, which is being built in the southern Mersin province. “We are carrying out our studies considering the growing energy needs. We plan to commission the first unit …

France’s nuclear sector prepared to build new EPR reactors – EDF

PARIS, Nov 8 (Reuters) – France’s nuclear industry is prepared to construct additional third-generation EPR nuclear reactors within agreed costs and timelines should the government decide to do so, an official of state-owned utility EDF said on Monday. “The nuclear industry is transforming and will stand ready,” Alain Tranzer, a senior engineer in charge of …