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Intensive attacks on Ukraine's power assets
16 April, 2024
Russian armed forces carried out extensive attacks on Ukraine's...
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Proxima raises more funding for its fusion programme
Monday, April 15, 2024 by Munich-based start-up Proxima Fusion has raised €20m ($21.7m) in seed funding to accelerate its plans to build the first generation of fusion power plants based on quasi-isodynamic...

UN inspectors condemn drone strikes on ZNPP
Tuesday, April 09, 2024 by Drone strikes hit the site of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant (ZNPP) on 7 April, in a serious incident that endangered nuclear safety and security, International Atomic...

Plasma record for KSTAR tokamak
Tuesday, April 09, 2024 by The Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research (KSTAR) at the Korea Institute of Fusion Energy (KFE) in Daejeon has broken its previous plasma operation record, achieved during...

TerraPower starts permitting process for the Natrium reactor demo
Thursday, April 04, 2024 by TerraPower has announced the submission of its construction permit application to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the Natrium reactor demonstration project. TerraPower...

Intensive attacks on Ukrainian power assets
Tuesday, April 02, 2024 by Russian armed forces carried out extensive attacks on Ukraine's energy infrastructure early on 22 March, using dozens of missiles and drones to inflict severe damage on power plants...

World leaders attend first Nuclear Energy Summit
Thursday, March 28, 2024 by On 21 March world leaders gathered in Brussels for the first ever Nuclear Energy Summit. It was co-chaired by the prime minister of Belgium Alexander De Croo, and the director general...

New nuclear reactor types will not solve waste and safety issues
Tuesday, March 26, 2024 by Novel nuclear power plant designs do not resolve the technology’s fundamental challenge of hazardous nuclear waste, a 22 March report commissioned by Germany’s Federal Office for...

Canadian partnership to develop transportable nuclear power plants
Thursday, March 21, 2024 by Canada’s Prodigy Clean Energy and Des Nëdhé Indigenous Economic Reconciliation Group have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop opportunities to power remote mines...

Romania secures US funding to build six SMRs
Thursday, March 21, 2024 by Romania, supported by US funding, is to build six small modular reactors (SMRs) in the locality of Doicesti, Dambovita, some 90 kilometres from Bucharest. The reactors can power...

ZNPP’s 330 kV power line restored
Tuesday, March 19, 2024 by The Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant has regained access to its only remaining back-up power line, following an outage of more than three weeks, highlighting the persistent nuclear...

AI protection system to be deployed in the nuclear industry
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 by An innovative Artificial Intelligence camera system designed to cut the risk of serious injury on busy construction sites, is set to be implemented across the nuclear power industry.

UK budget backs nukes
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 by Energy related measures in the UK spring budget (presented by the chancellor of the exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, on 6 March) reflected an emphasis on nuclear power. The chancellor...

Shelling continues near ZNPP
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 by Director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Mariano Grossi, in his 8 March statement Update 215 concerning the situation in Ukraine, reported his meeting...

Grid connection for Vogtle 4
Tuesday, March 05, 2024 by US-based Georgia Power, a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Co, announced that unit 4 at the Vogtle nuclear expansion project near Waynesboro, Georgia, has been connected to...

India boosts nuclear expansion with launch of two new units at Kakrapar
Thursday, February 29, 2024 by India aims to add 18 new nuclear power reactors with a capacity of 13,800 MWe by 2031-32, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) announced after Prime Minister Narendra...

ZNPP in more danger as the front line comes nearer
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 by Powerful explosions shook windows at the site of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear power plant during the week of 19 February, underlining the urgent need for maximum military restraint...

‘Global leap forward’ in nuclear welding technology achieved
Tuesday, February 20, 2024 by Completion of the first full sized small modular reactor (SMR) nuclear vessel demonstrator assembly at Sheffield Forgemasters has signalled what the company believes is a global leap...

General Atomics awarded SiC foam contract
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 by General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has been awarded a three-year contract from the US Department of Energy Office of Science to develop a scalable, cost-competitive path...

Holtec to be offered loan to restart Palisades NPP
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 by Bloomberg News reports that the US federal government intends to offer a $1.5 billion loan to Holtec International to restart Michigan’s Palisades Nuclear plant, mothballed since...

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