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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
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsnewcleo-and-naarea-partner-to-support-fast-reactor-development-11445892

The UK government has outlined plans for the biggest expansion of nuclear power for 70 years to reduce electricity bills, support thousands of jobs and improve UK energy security. This includes exploring building a major new power station and investing in advanced nuclear fuel production, according to the Department for Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ).

Date: Wednesday, 17 January 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-nuclear-roadmap-envisaged-fourfold-increase-in-nuclear-generation-11439054

The Governments of the Philippines and the USA signed an “Agreement for Cooperation Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy” also known as a Section 123 Agreement, on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in San Francisco, California. The US insists that countries seeking to trade nuclear power goods and services must sign formal cooperation agreements. Such Section 123 Agreements relate to the relevant paragraph of the US 1954 Atomic Energy Act which requires them.

Date: Wednesday, 22 November 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsphilippines-and-us-sign-nuclear-co-operation-agreement-11315263

US-based BWX Technologies (BWXT) has signed a two-phase, two-year contract with the US Wyoming Energy Authority (WEA) to assess the viability of deploying small-scale nuclear reactors in the state. BWXT said it will execute the contract in close consultation with the State of Wyoming and other Wyoming organisations and companies.

Date: Friday, 15 September 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsbwxt-to-evaluate-microreactor-deployment-in-wyoming-11146865

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has invited comments on the proposed Cameco and Brookfield Renewable Partners acquisition of Westinghouse Electric Company as it considers whether the deal "may be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition" in the United Kingdom.

Date: Thursday, 03 August 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/UK-competition-watchdog-looks-at-Cameco-Westinghou

US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a contract extension with EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited (NGL) to supply fuel for the UK’s Advanced Gas Cooled Reactors (AGRs) from its Springfields fuel fabrication facility in the UK.

Date: Saturday, 01 July 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswestinghouse-contracted-to-supply-fuel-to-uk-agrs-10978749

If existing inventories of used nuclear fuel were recycled and repurposed as fuel for advanced fast reactors, it could generate zero-carbon electricity for Europe for up to 1000 years, according to international environmental campaign group RePlanet.

Date: Wednesday, 05 April 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Extract-energy-from-used-nuclear-fuel,-says-enviro