SMR

Romania And Poland To Cooperate On NuScale SMR Development

Romania And Poland To Cooperate On NuScale SMR Development Romanian nuclear operator Nuclearelectrica and Polish copper producer and industrial group KGHM Polska Miedź have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the development of small modular reactor technology (SMR) for potential deployment in both countries. The 36-month agreement will include the exchange of technical,…

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Global Nuclear Community Backs IAEA Call For Safety Zone At Zaporizhzhya NPP

Global Nuclear Community Backs IAEA Call For Safety Zone At Zaporizhzhya NPP Representatives of nuclear industry trade associations and professional societies have issued the following statement regarding the Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine:   A nuclear safety and security protection zone should be established immediately around Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant, as recommended by the…

Switzerland Presents Plan For Deep Geological Nuclear Waste Repository

Switzerland Presents Plan For Deep Geological Nuclear Waste Repository Swiss radioactive waste disposal cooperative Nagra officially announced the site which will host a deep geological storage repository for radioactive waste. Nördlich Lägern, located in the northern part of Canton Zürich (Switzerland), will be the place of Nagra’s “project of the century”. Nördlich Lägern has the largest…

Medical Isotopes – International Experts Call For Action To Secure Supply

Medical Isotopes – International Experts Call For Action To Secure Supply International experts from irradiating reactors, other isotope producers, and direct users urgently call for a long-term strategy to prevent a critical shortage of research and production capacities. They jointly ask for a common framework that stimulates much needed policy changes and investments. The high-level…

micro-reactor

Westinghouse eVinci™ Microreactor Begins Pre-Licensing Process

Westinghouse eVinci™ Microreactor Begins Pre-Licensing Process Westinghouse Electric Company (ENS Corporate Member) has signed a service agreement with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission to bring its eVinci™ microreactor closer to commercialization. The agreement initiates a Vendor Design Review (VDR) which is a pre-licensing technical assessment of the eVinci microreactor design. Westinghouse will execute both Phases…