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US Trade & Development Agency (USTDA) Director Enoh T Ebong has announced funding for a series of international workshops to promote US-led civil nuclear energy deployment in Europe and Eurasia. “Civil nuclear energy holds promise as a clean and secure energy solution, and USTDA is at the forefront of supporting our partners both to develop frameworks for deployment and to advance their individual infrastructure needs,” she said.

Date: Saturday, 30 March 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsustda-to-fund-workshops-on-nuclear-deployment-in-europe-and-eurasia-11642682

HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE), a subsidiary of South Korea's HD Hyundai, is to collaborate in a nuclear shipping project with UK start-up Core Power and US Southern Company and TerraPower. This followed a joint research and technology exchange meeting at Terrapower’s headquarters in Washington DC.

Date: Saturday, 10 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newskorean-shipbuilder-joins-nuclear-shipping-project-11502161

PGE PAK Energia Jadrowa (PPEJ) has submitted an application to Poland's Ministry of Climate & Environment for a decision-in-principle on construction of a NPP consisting of at least two Korean-supplied APR1400 reactors in the Patnów-Konin region of Wielkopolska province in central Poland.

Date: Thursday, 24 August 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsofficial-approval-sought-for-polands-second-npp-11094319

US small modular reactor (SMR) developer NuScale Power is interested in investing in the Philippines, the country's President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos said during a five-day visit to the USA. He said NuScale plans to conduct a siting study in the Philippines.

Date: Wednesday, 03 May 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/NuScale-in-talks-with-the-Philippines-on-SMR-deplo

US-based nuclear company ThorCon has signed an agreement with the Indonesia’s Nuclear Energy Regulatory Agency (Bapeten) to officially start a safety, security, & safeguards (3S) consultation in preparation for licensing the 500 MW demonstration NPP. The agreement was signed during a Bapeten Executive Meeting on NPP licensing.

Date: Friday, 07 April 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsthorcon-to-carry-out-a-pre-licensing-consultation-for-a-500-mw-demonstration-plant-in-indonesia-10738898

During US President Joe Biden’s visit to Canada, a wide-ranging joint statement was issued with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, which among other things, pledged to coordinate efforts to develop nuclear fuel supply chains in North America. They also undertook to build partnerships to help ensure access to low-enriched uranium and agreed to launch a task force to accelerate cooperation on clean energy opportunities and supply chains. Canada further agreed to join the US-led programme Foundational Infrastructure for Responsible Use of Small Modular Reactor Technology (FIRST) programme and to provide funding and in-kind support.

Date: Friday, 31 March 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newscanada-and-usa-to-strengthen-nuclear-energy-co-operation-10714416

The USA and Indonesia have announced a strategic partnership to help Indonesia develop its nuclear clean energy programme, supporting Indonesia’s interest in deploying small modular reactor (SMR) technology to meet its energy security and climate goals. Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto, US Ambassador to Indonesia Sung Y Kim, US Department of State Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Ann Ganzer and the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced the Memorandum of Agreement during the Indo-Pacific Business Dialogue in Bali.

Date: Thursday, 23 March 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsunited-states-and-indonesia-announce-partnership-on-smrs-10694620

The USA and Indonesia have announced a strategic partnership to help Indonesia develop its nuclear energy programme, supporting Indonesia's interest in deploying small modular reactor (SMR) technology to meet its energy security and climate goals.

Date: Tuesday, 21 March 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/USA,-Indonesia-announce-partnership-on-SMRs

Even oil-rich companies of Middle East are eying reactors, as more nations announce plans for SMRs Russian troops occupied the Zaporizhzhia nuclear station, which was damaged by shelling. File photo courtesy IAEA. 2022 was a year of mega milestones for nuclear energy.

Countries around the world turned to nuclear as a reliable low-carbon energy source as they looked for ways to wean themselves off Russian imports and lower carbon emissions.

New plants began operating, deals for small modular reactors were signed and countries announced ambitious plans for new-build.

On the political front, US president Joe Biden signed into law new legislation that will help to finance struggling nuclear reactors and could save dozens from being shut down early. In Europe, the nuclear industry celebrated when members of the European parliament decided to “follow the science” and support legislation which includes nuclear in the bloc’s sustainable finance taxonomy for green investment.

Date: Tuesday, 10 January 2023
Original article: nucnet.org/news/five-major-developments-that-are-setting-the-stage-for-2023-and-beyond-1-1-2023