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EDF plans to announce new EPR nuclear reactor by mid-2021

EDF has faced costly delays in the construction of some plants, including its Flamanville 3 nuclear project in France which is more than a decade behind schedule

read more... 16/10/2020

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UK companies call on government to support nuclear in COVID recovery

Nuclear - including advanced and small modular reactors - can play a positive role in helping to rebuild the post-COVID economy while also helping combat climate change, Urenco and U-Battery Ltd have said in a submission to the UK Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Select Committee inquiry on post-pandemic economic growth.

read more... 15/10/2020

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US AECOM to coordinate $8 bln Romanian nuclear reactors project

Romanian Economy Minister Virgil Popescu and US Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette signed a draft intergovernmental cooperation agreement in Washington on Friday for the refurbishment and the building of two new units

read more... 12/10/2020

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Ukraine must expand nuclear energy, says President

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has described his support for the country to expand its use of nuclear power. Zelensky was speaking to reporters during his visit to the Rovno region on 1 October.

read more... 06/10/2020

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Westinghouse signs expanded Ukraine nuclear fuel deal

The new contract, signed with the National Nuclear Energy Generating Company Energoatom, adds two VVER-440 reactors at the Rivne nuclear power plant

read more... 01/10/2020

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