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NuScale Power, Shell Global Solutions and research participants including Idaho National Laboratory, Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS), Fuel Cell Energy, FPoliSolutions, and GSE Solutions will develop a clean hydrogen production system for use in small modular reactor (SMR) power plants.

Date: Friday, 02 December 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Collaborators-to-develop-SMR-based-hydrogen-produc

The European General Court has dismissed a case brought by the Austrian government to annul the European Commission's decision to approve state aid for the Paks II nuclear power plant in Hungary.

Date: Friday, 02 December 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Court-dismisses-Austrian-lawsuit-against-Paks-II

​The lower part and the top part of the 281-tonne dome for the reactor building at unit 3 of India’s Kudankulam nuclear power plant was preassembled on the ground before being lifted 62 metres and installed in the design position.

Date: Friday, 02 December 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Kudankulam-unit-3-reactor-building-dome-installed

Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a technology license agreement with Sweden's Studsvik to develop a contaminated metallic waste recycling and treatment facility at its Springfields site in Lancashire, UK.

Date: Friday, 02 December 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Studsvik-to-develop-UK-metal-treatment-facility-fo

The World Association of Nuclear Operators' CEO Ingemar Engkvist explains how the organisation's members are like a family - plus a report on nuclear's role at the COP27 summit.

Date: Friday, 02 December 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Podcast-Ingemar-Engkvist-on-WANO-s-key-nuclear-ind

Sweden has a comprehensive regulatory infrastructure for nuclear and radiation safety and the protection of people and the environment, an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded. The Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) mission team identified areas for possible improvements.

Date: Thursday, 01 December 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/IAEA-sees-Swedish-commitment-to-nuclear-safety

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes' facility in Beloit, Wisconsin, has been built with financial and technical support from the US Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). It will produce molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) without using highly enriched uranium.

Date: Thursday, 01 December 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Construction-of-US-radioisotope-facility-complete

The UK's First Light Fusion plans to build a 60 MW pilot power plant based on its unique projectile fusion technology to prove the integrated engineering for electricity generation and the production of tritium. It has partnered with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) to design a system for extracting tritium from the reactor.

Date: Thursday, 01 December 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/First-Light-teams-up-with-CNL-on-tritium-productio

European safety regulators have backed Ukraine as the rightful owner and authority to oversee the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. Meanwhile, Russia's Rosenergoatom has appointed Yury Chernichuk as 'director' of the plant.

Date: Thursday, 01 December 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Regulators-back-Ukraine-for-Zaporizhzhia-ownership

Three vendors have made bids to build a new reactor unit at the Dukovany site in the Czech Republic. Site owner ČEZ confirmed the interest of Westinghouse, EDF and KHNP in a new power unit to provide electricity and heat.

Date: Thursday, 01 December 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Competition-officially-begins-for-Dukovany-new-bui