Operations & Maintenance

Nuclear cyber security research sharpens digital upgrade valuations

Jan 10, 2018

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) is preparing to release a new risk-informed cyber security methodology and an improved documentation process to improve supply chain...

US regulator rejects subsidy plan for nuclear, coal; Canada’s Brookfield to buy Westinghouse

Jan 9, 2018

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

Nuclear cost study captures global learnings as UK targets 30% cuts

Dec 13, 2017

A new study of global nuclear plant costs is seeking to maximize learnings from Asian and Russian construction efficiencies using an evidence-based approach which drove cost reductions...

Nuclear operators urged to tackle growing threat from cyber attack emails

Dec 13, 2017

Nuclear plant operators should prioritize the training of staff against spearfishing emails which present a significant and evolving threat to data security, Scott Zimmerman, cyber...

Nuclear wireless advances seen as a 'game changer' for analytics

Nov 29, 2017

New wireless systems are set to boost the performance of plant monitoring, enabling operators to integrate advancing sensor technology into centralized analytics platforms, Joe Donahue...

Siemens eyes hundreds of 3D printed parts after world’s first reactor install

Nov 29, 2017

Following pioneering work at a Slovenian reactor, Siemens plans to expand its Additive Manufacturing (AM) facilities as progress on gas-fired turbines expands the temperature limits of...

NRC issues rules towards faster decommissioning; UK MPs slam Hinkley Point negotiations

Nov 29, 2017

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

GE Hitachi expands Exelon analytics learnings to US nuclear fleet

Nov 15, 2017

A joint data-analytics project between GE Hitachi and Exelon has predicted actionable plant faults months in advance and GE Hitachi plans to integrate the models with other operators...

Reactor analytics drives nuclear industry towards machine learning

Nov 15, 2017

Nuclear digitization projects are tackling data quality and training challenges to implement predictive maintenance strategies and pave the way for machine learning capabilities,...

Westinghouse to install first 3D-printed reactor fuel part in 2018

Nov 1, 2017

Westinghouse aims to be the first company to install an additive manufacturing fuel component in a commercial reactor as the group targets lower replacement parts costs and faster...


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