Russia-India Protocol Signed For 2Nd And 3Rd Phase Construction Of KNPP

Alexey Likhachev, Director General of the Rosatom State Corporation and Ajit Kumar Mohanty, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission of India visited the construction site of the Kudankulam NPP in India recently. During the visit, a protocol to the Russia-India intergovernmental agreement was signed on construction of power units at the second and third stages …

Clean area for controlled reactor assembly arranged at Akkuyu NPP Unıt 1

It means completion of general construction works in Unit 1 containment and transition to the equipment start-up-and-adjustment phase.  Büyükeceli, Mersin Province, Türkiye. – A “clean area” has been arranged in the reactor compartment of Akkuyu NPP Unit No. 1. This term means a prepared working space for controlled assembly of a reactor, namely installation of …

The Linglong One completes external dome installation

China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced that the external dome of the Linglong One, the world’s first onshore modular small reactor, was successfully hoisted into place at the nuclear power base in Changjiang, Hainan. After a series of high-precision movements, the 550-ton dome was positioned onto the outer containment shell of the reactor building. The …

Oklo reports progress in Idaho, Ohio

A land rights agreement signed with the Southern Ohio Diversification Initiative (SODI) gives Oklo Inc the option and right of first refusal to purchase land in Southern Ohio where Oklo envisages deploying two of its Aurora ‘powerhouses’. Meanwhile, the safety design strategy for a planned fuel facility in Idaho to support the deployment of its …

Pressure vessel in place at Indian plant

The reactor vessel for Kudankulam unit 4 has been lifted into its design position at the construction site in Tamil Nadu, Rosatom announced. The company said the installation was carried out on 24 January using the “open top” method, first used at Kudankulam 3. This involves installing the component while the reactor dome is still …

Five show interest to build new reactors at Kozloduy NPP

Five companies have expressed interest in constructing two new reactors using Westinghouse Electric’s AP1000 technology at Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear power plant (NPP), special project company Kozloduy NPP-New Build said. The application deadline was February 2, with a commission set to review the submitted documentation starting February 5, Kozloduy NPP-New Build said in a statement on …

New-wave reactor technology could kick-start a nuclear renaissance — and the US is banking on it

  Off the Siberian coast, not far from Alaska, a Russian ship has been docked at port for four years. The Akademik Lomonosov, the world’s first floating nuclear power plant, sends energy to around 200,000 people on land using next-wave nuclear technology: small modular reactors. This technology is also being used below sea level. Dozens of …

Development of the fourth 1,000 MW nuclear power plant in Kudankulam

The installation of the reactor vessel marked a significant achievement for the fourth 1,000 MW nuclear power plant at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu. The reactor vessel for the fourth 1,000 MW nuclear power plant at Kudankulam was installed in the design position a couple of days back, said Russia’s integrated nuclear power player Rosatom State Corporation. …