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Molten salt reactor developers Thorizon and Stellaria, both in consortium with Orano, have been selected by the French government to receive funding through the France 2030 national investment plan.

Date: Saturday, 23 March 2024
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France-based NAAREA (Nuclear Abundant Affordable Resourceful Energy for All) and Netherlands-based Thorizon have signed a strategic partnership agreement to advance the development of molten salt reactors in Europe. The partnership aims to create the best conditions to:

Date: Thursday, 15 February 2024
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UK-based nuclear technology company newcleo has announced a strategic and industrial partnership with France's NAAREA designed "to support all players in their industrial, technological, scientific and regulatory development" of Generation IV fast neutron reactors.

Date: Friday, 19 January 2024
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EDF has submitted the Nuward small modular reactor (SMR) to the France's Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN – Nuclear Safety Authority), marking the start of the pre-licensing process. The safety options file (DOS) outlines the safety objectives, the global design features, and the main principles for operation and risk management for NUWARD SMR. It allows for early feedback from ASN, in preparation for the future new nuclear facility application, which is required to start building a plant in France.

Date: Wednesday, 26 July 2023
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EDF, as the future operator of the potential first Nuward plant in France, has submitted the safety options file for the small modular reactor (SMR) to the country's nuclear safety regulator, the Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN).

Date: Saturday, 22 July 2023
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Framatome has signed a collaboration agreement with EDF to test its PROtect enhanced accident tolerant fuel (EATF) technology. Under the agreement, four lead fuel assemblies will be loaded into one of EDF's French reactors by the end of this year.

Date: Saturday, 01 July 2023
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The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) is conducting two feasibility studies on nuclear propulsion for the European Space Agency, which could pave the way for missions to Mars and beyond.

Date: Friday, 23 June 2023
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