Vogtle’s nuclear reactors expected to start up soon

McDonald of Georgia’s Public Service Commission speaks at Chamber of Commerce lunch The nation’s two newest nuclear reactors are expected to be up and running in the near future, a member of Georgia’s Public Service Commission said. Lauren “Bubba” Mc-Donald also called units 3 and 4 at Plant Vogtle, just outside of Waynesboro, the biggest …

Gov’t wants to open two nuclear plants by 2035, likely in Borssele

The power generation facility at Borssele, Zeeland includes nuclear, coal, and biomass power plants (photo: Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed / Wikimedia Commons) – Credit: The power generation facility at Borssele, Zeeland includes nuclear, coal, and biomass power plants (photo: Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed / Wikimedia Commons) The Cabinet wants to build two nuclear power plants …

Elektrárna Dukovany II, a. s., a ČEZ Group company, has received bids from three bidders for the construction of a new nuclear power source in Dukovany

Elektrárna Dukovany II, a. s. (EDU II), a wholly owned subsidiary of ČEZ, has received bids from three bidders for the construction of a new nuclear power source in Dukovany. US-Canadian Westinghouse, French EdF and Korean KHNP had until today to submit their bids. EDU II will now analyze the bids and then negotiate with the bidders. …

UK’s Nuclear Push Advances With Financing Model for Sizewell C

EDF’s plant gets designation under regulated asset base model Private investment is key hurdle for ambitious atomic plans The UK’s long-planned Sizewell C nuclear station took another step forward when the government approved its eligibility for a state-backed financing mechanism. Business Minister Grant Shapps designated Electricite de France SA’s power plant under the regulated asset base …

Japan and Poland to begin work on high-temperature reactor design

The agreement was signed by NCBJ Krzysztof Kurek and JAEA President Koguchi Masanori in Tokyo on 22 November (Image: JAEA) A new agreement between the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) and Polish National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ) has added the basic design of a research reactor to their ongoing collaborative R&D on high-temperature gas-cooled …