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US AP1000 projects advance on revamped EPC terms

Feb 23, 2016

New contractor structures should provide fresh impetus to the delayed Vogtle and V.C. Summer new build projects as the stakeholders look to improve efficiencies in the modular...

UK firms await Hinkley C finance triggers to enter nuclear market

Feb 22, 2016

Local suppliers are set to gain a flurry of contracts for the Hinkley Point C new build project as developer EDF works towards a definitive construction start in 2019.

US utilities join forces with SMR vendors to speed development

Feb 8, 2016

Vendors and utilities have formed a new SMR industry group to unlock financial and regulatory resources and accelerate deployment in US and abroad.

UK decom suppliers prepare for tighter project budgets

Feb 8, 2016

The UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s latest spending proposals maintain the annual budget for Sellafield Ltd at around 2 billion pounds ($2.9 billion) but wider state-led cost...

Canada edges closer to SMR build after VC funding deal

Jan 26, 2016

Terrestrial Energy’s Venture Capital deal marks the latest advancement towards SMR deployment in a market backed by a supportive regulatory body and off grid opportunities in the icy...

South Africa analyzes new build bids as global markets bite

Jan 26, 2016

International vendors such as Russia's Rosatom are stressing the social and economic benefits of a new nuclear fleet in South Africa as the power-hungry country reviews state...

US funding package supports rising SMR activity

Jan 12, 2016

New US legislation has increased funding for Small Modular Reactor licensing and signals strong support for advanced reactor technology in the shift to low carbon generation.

Industrial internet turns Big Data boom into operator profits

Jan 12, 2016

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Exelon Generation’s Industrial internet platform project is using the latest analytics and sensor technology to optimize plant maintenance and...

US set for 80-year lifespans; South Africa invites new plant bids

Jan 12, 2016

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