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The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nuclear Energy report, Made in Britain: The Pathway to a Nuclear Renaissance, says multiple small modular reactor (SMR) units should be ordered to justify firms' investment in UK production facilities - and calls for Wylfa in North Wales to be backed within the next year as the next large-scale plant. 

Date: Saturday, 18 November 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/UK-should-emulate-France-and-South-Korea-on-new-nu

Czech power utility CEZ Group's Elektrárna Dukovany II (EDU II), a wholly owned subsidiary has received three final bids for the construction of a new unit at the Dukovany NPP. US-based Westinghouse, France’s EDF and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) submitted binding bids for Dukovany 5 and non-binding bids for the other three units. Westinghouse is proposing its AP1000, KHNP its APR1000 based in the APR1400 and EDF its EPR1200 (a smaller version of its standard EPR). These are all pressurised water reactors. Russia and China were excluded from the bidding in 2021.

Date: Friday, 03 November 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfinal-bids-submitted-for-new-dukovany-npp-units-11265668

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

Slovak Nuclear & Decommissioning Company (JAVYS - Jadrová a Vyradovacia Spolocnost) and US-based Westinghouse Electric Company have signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) “to create a space for cooperation in the field of nuclear energy and in the implementation of projects aimed at the development of small modular reactors (SMRS)”.

Date: Thursday, 20 July 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsjavys-and-westinghouse-to-cooperate-on-smrs-11018209

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

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

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a roundtable at Downing Street with nuclear industry leaders to discuss how to improve domestic energy security and rapidly accelerate nuclear projects in the UK.

Date: Friday, 25 March 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-discusses-energy-security-and-accelerating-nuclear-projects-9574841

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosted a roundtable at Downing Street on 21 March with leaders from the nuclear industry to discuss how to improve domestic energy security and rapidly accelerate nuclear projects in the UK.

Date: Wednesday, 23 March 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Johnson-looks-to-boost-UK-nuclear-capacity