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Four Ukrainian NPPs reconnected to grid
29 November, 2022
Ukraine’s four operational nuclear power plant sites all have access to...
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$1.1 billion grant to keep open Diablo Canyon NPP
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 by The US Department of Energy is to conditionally provide Pacific Gas & Electric with a $1.1 billion grant to help prevent the closure of Diablo Canyon, California’s last nuclear power plant.

Zaporizhzhya survives bombardment
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 by An expert team of the International Atomic Energy Agency on Monday 21 November assessed the extent of damage caused by intense shelling over the previous weekend of Ukraine’s...

‘Nuclear milestone’ at Vogtle 3 NPP
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 by On 14 October Georgia Power announced that fuel loading into the Westinghouse AP1000 Unit 3 reactor core had begun at Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Georgia. The nuclear fuel...

Zaporizhzhya 750 kV connection broken again
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 by Zaporizhzhya NPP in Ukraine again lost its connection via its last remaining operating 750 kV power line on 17 October, but is continuing to import electricity from the grid through...

German government confirms short life extension of three nukes
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 by German chancellor Olaf Scholz has announced that his government would pave the way for prolonging the runtime of all three of Germany’s remaining reactors until April 2023, reports...

Zaporizhzhya reconnected, but situation ‘still fragile’ – IAEA
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 by In the IAEA’s latest Ukraine Update on 9 October director general Rafael Grossi reported that Ukrainian engineers have restored external power to the Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power...

IAEA DG in meeting with Putin
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 by On 11 October IAEA director general Rafael Grossi met with Russian president Vladimir Putin as part of the IAEA’s efforts to prevent a nuclear accident during the current...

Site for UK’s first fusion energy plant named
Tuesday, October 04, 2022 by The UK’s Business and Energy secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg has announced that the West Burton power station site in North Nottinghamshire has been selected as the location for the...

EDF revises its UK nuclear plant strategy
Tuesday, October 04, 2022 by In response to fast rising wholesale gas and power prices feeding through to extremely high consumer bills, (winter 22/23 wholesale electricity prices are currently forecast to be in...

Zaporizhzhya NPP still in a ‘precarious situation’
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 by In several phone calls between Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron, president of France, the two presidents have been trading accusations of blame over safety concerns at the...

Sizewell C gets extra government funding
Tuesday, September 06, 2022 by Outgoing UK prime minister Boris Johnson has said the UK government will provide £700 million in funding for the proposed Sizewell C nuclear power plant.

California to delay retirement of Diablo Canyon NPP
Tuesday, September 06, 2022 by California’s legislators have approved a bill to extend the life of the state’s last operating nuclear plant by up to five years. The bill authorises a $1.4 billion government loan...

UN mission heads to stricken Ukrainian NPP
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 by A team of UN atomic energy experts set out on 29 August for Zaporizhzya nuclear power station in Ukraine, after months of rising tensions between Ukrainian and Russian forces, who...

UK to extend life of coal plants as ‘last resort’ facility
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 by At the request of the UK’s Business and Energy ministry, BEIS, National Grid ESO has agreed contracts with Drax and EDF to extend the life of coal fired power plants this winter. The...

Rolls-Royce and ULC-Energy to collaborate on SMR for The Netherlands
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 by Rolls-Royce SMR has signed an exclusive agreement with the Dutch development company ULC-Energy to collaborate on deploying Rolls-Royce Small Modular Reactor power stations in...

IAEA update 92 – the situation in Ukraine
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 by The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Mariano Grossi, on 19 August renewed his urgent appeal for maximum military restraint in the area of...

Shelling of Zaporizhzhia NPP
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 by International Atomic Energy Agency director general Rafael Mariano Grossi told the UN Security Council on 11 August that the IAEA’s presence at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear PP in Ukraine,...

EDF cuts output from nuclear generation
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 by State owned French energy major EDF is reducing output at nuclear power stations on the Rhône and Garonne rivers as heatwaves push up river temperatures, restricting its ability to...

Extending life of German NPPs ‘might make sense’
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 by Germany’s chancellor Olaf Scholz has hinted that the life of the country's nuclear power plants might be extended as reduced gas flows from Russia increase the likelihood of winter...

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