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Ministers discussing who will build the station, which will join Hinkley Point C and Sizewell C as major future suppliers of clean energy

Date: Thursday, 23 May 2024
Original article: nucnet.org/news/government-announces-plans-for-large-scale-nuclear-at-wylfa-in-north-wales-5-3-2024

Nuclear trade body Nucleareurope has highlighted the benefits of European-based hydrogen production from nuclear energy in a new position paper.

Date: Thursday, 23 May 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Nucleareurope-calls-for-expansion-of-EU-hydrogen-o

Large-scale nuclear has been included for the first time in national science agency CSIRO's annual GenCost report, which has included small modular reactors (SMRs) since its inception in 2018.

Date: Thursday, 23 May 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Large-scale-nuclear-included-in-Australian-cost-re

Tests that simulate the temperatures and pressures which the reactor systems will be subjected to during normal operation have been completed at unit 1 of the Zhangzhou nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province. The unit is the first of three Hualong One (HPR1000) reactors under construction at the site.

Date: Thursday, 23 May 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Hot-testing-completed-at-first-Zhangzhou-unit

The UK government has announced that Wylfa in Anglesey, North Wales, is its preferred site for a new large-scale nuclear power plant. It has launched talks with international energy companies to explore building a power plant at the site.

Date: Thursday, 23 May 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Wylfa-preferred-site-for-UK-new-build

Representatives from China and Pakistan formally signed the final acceptance certificate for Karachi unit 2, just over three years after the 1100 MWe unit started up.

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Sign-off-for-first-Hualong-One-export-Karachi-2

The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has appointed Canadian engineering firm AtkinsRéalis to deliver the detailed design of an isotope separation system to strengthen research into sustainable fusion delivery.

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/AtkinsRealis-to-design-UK-tritium-processing-facil

In its updated strategy for handling nuclear waste and radioactive substances, the UK proposes to use a shallower disposal facility for suitable intermediate-level waste which was previously earmarked for the planned deep geological disposal facility.

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/UK-plans-near-surface-disposal-of-intermediate-lev

The main control room of the ACP100 small modular reactor demonstration project at the Changjiang site on China's island province of Hainan, has officially been put into operation, China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced.

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Control-room-commissioned-at-Chinese-SMR