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The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is providing live data from Japan on the release of treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi NPP on the IAEA website. The data includes water flow rates, radiation monitoring data and the concentration of tritium after dilution. Fukushima NPP operator, Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco), has now begun the controlled discharge of the water into the sea. At the same time, Tepco began transmitting data from various points in the process to the IAEA.
- Source: NEI Magazine
- Date: Wednesday, 30 August 2023
- Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsiaea-monitors-treated-water-released-from-fukushima-daiichi-11105762
The Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) has released a report recommending that South Korea and the US should strengthen cooperation in the nuclear power export market, which is currently dominated by Russia and China. This should include building a supply chain together.
- Source: NEI Magazine
- Date: Saturday, 13 May 2023
- Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfederation-of-korean-industries-calls-for-korea-us-smr-alliance-10842422
Kepco chief executive officer Cheong Seung-il met Turkey's energy minister, Fatih Donmez, on Monday and presented the proposal regarding the construction of four nuclear plants at a possible in the northern part of the country, according to the company.
“The main contents of the proposal include the introduction of Kepco and Korea's excellent nuclear power plant construction capabilities, the business structure of the Turkey nuclear power plant, the construction period, and localisation,” Kepco said in a statement.
Press reports in December 2022 said Kepco was in discussions with the Turkish government to develop the four nuclear power plants.
A spokesperson at Kepco, the largest electric utility in South Korea and parent company of nuclear operator Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power, said the two countries were expected to begin a feasibility study this year, after which they could sign an agreement to build the four reactors.
- Source: Nucnet
- Date: Friday, 03 February 2023
- Original article: nucnet.org/news/south-korea-s-kepco-launches-bid-to-build-four-new-nuclear-reactors-2-4-2023