Newly Signed Bill Will Boost Nuclear Reactor Deployment in the United States

Plant Vogtle, located in Waynesobor, GA, is the largest generator of clean power in the United States. President Biden signed the Fire Grants and Safety Act into law chalking up a BIG win for our nuclear power industry. Included in the bill is bipartisan legislation known as the ADVANCE Act that will help us build new reactors at a …

Russia Suggests India Nuclear Plan

Russia’s state-run nuclear energy agency said it is looking at potentially building six new high-power nuclear power units and low-power nuclear power plants in India, according to Russian news agency RIA Novosti. The announcement comes as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes his first visit to Russia in five years. The Context Modi is holding talks with …

Containment tests completed at first Zhangzhou unit

Tests to check the integrity of the containment structure have been completed at unit 1 of the Zhangzhou nuclear power plant in China’s Fujian province. The unit is the first of three Hualong One (HPR1000) reactors under construction at the site. The two-part tests confirm that the containment vessel meets design and construction quality requirements. …

Floating nuclear power plant to provide energy for Russian mining

The plant based in the Chukotka Autonomous region is set to be commissioned in 2028. The Baimsky project’s first of four floating nuclear power plants are set to be commissioned in 2028, according to Vladimir Aptekarev, the deputy head of Rosatom’s engineering division. The plants will supply energy to mining projects in the Chukotka Autonomous …

India’s Nuclear Power generation capacity to increase by around 70 percent in the next 5 years”, says Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh

Installed capacity of 7.48 GWe to become 13.08 GWe by 2029: Dr. Singh Dr. Jitendra Singh says “Indigenous technology development and promoting energy security should be our priority” India’s Nuclear Power generation capacity is to increase by around 70 percent in the next 5 years”, says Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh while convening a high-level …

Mitsubishi Heavy Moving Closer to Building New Reactor in Japan

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. is almost finished designing its next-generation nuclear reactor, paving the way for construction to begin as Japan shifts its energy focus to develop more atomic power. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. is almost finished designing its next-generation nuclear reactor, paving the way for construction to begin as Japan shifts its energy focus …

U.S. Army Seeks Microreactor Nuclear Power Plant Solutions for Military Bases

The Army intends to deploy the prototype microreactor nuclear power plant at an installation in the continental U.S. by 2030. If successful, the technology could be used at bases around the globe. The U.S. Army is looking to leverage the recent advancements in nuclear technology to shore up the energy resilience of its bases. As …

At the construction site of Xudapu NPP power unit No. 4 (China), the dome has been lifted and installed on the VVER-1200 reactor building

This single-stage operation was performed for the second time in the history of the Russian nuclear power industry. On June 18, 2024, the dome was successfully lifted and installed at a single stage on the reactor building of Xudapu NPP power unit No. 4 (China) constructed with involvement of the Rosatom Engineering Division. This single-stage …