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Finland’s Fortum Power & Heat Oy has submitted a report on future fuel procurement for the Loviisa NPP to the Ministry of Labour & Trade. The submission of the report was one of the permit conditions imposed when the government granted Fortum's two Loviisa units until the end of 2050. Fortum was required to submit a report to the Ministry by the end of.2023 on how it will handle the procurement of fresh fuel in the future. The purpose of the permit condition is to ensure that the fuel supply for Loviisa would no longer rely solely on the Russia’s TVEL.

Date: Thursday, 04 January 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfortum-plans-tender-for-loviisa-fuel-supplier-11409055

Five partners from Belgium, Italy, Romania and the USA have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the development, demonstration and commercialisation of lead-cooled small modular reactors (SMRs).

Date: Friday, 10 November 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Consortium-to-speed-up-development-of-lead-cooled

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 first VVER-440 fuel produced by US-based Westinghouse at its Swedish facility has been loaded into one of the reactors at Ukraine’s Rivne NPP. It was not clear which of the units – 1 or 2 – received the fuel, which reportedly will initially be mixed with the existing fuel supplied by Russia’s TVEL. Ukraine’s target, however, is to end the use of Russian-supplied fuel as soon as possible.

Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswestinghouse-vver-440-fuel-loaded-at-ukraines-rivne-npp-11140465

Bulgarian Energy Minister Rumen Radev and Ukrainian Energy Minister Herman Halushchenko signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation in the field of energy during Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit to Sofia. The two ministers noted that the MOU aims at broad development of energy cooperation “to support the economic and infrastructural development of the whole region”. The MOU provides for cooperation in nuclear energy, gas, green energy and energy transition including smart networks.

Date: Thursday, 13 July 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsbulgaria-and-ukraine-agree-to-energy-co-operation-11000012

The US reaffirmed its support for Indian membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) during the state visit to Washington of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A long joint statement comprising 58 paragraphs, by Modi and US President Joe Biden covered a wide range of subjects, with nuclear only mentioned in one (para 22). It said: “Prime Minister Modi underscored the important role nuclear energy plays in global decarbonisation efforts and affirmed nuclear energy as a necessary resource to meet our nations’ climate, energy transition, and energy security needs.”

Date: Wednesday, 28 June 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsus-reaffirms-support-for-indian-membership-of-nuclear-suppliers-group-10967702

US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a Front-End Engineering & Design (FEED) contract with Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP-Newbuild for a AP1000 reactor to be constructed at the Kozloduy NPP site. Westinghouse said work was starting to assess Bulgarian industry and existing infrastructure at the Kozloduy site for its potential to host an AP1000 reactor.

Date: Wednesday, 21 June 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswestinghouse-signs-contract-for-ap1000-with-bulgaria-10952237

Ansaldo Nucleare and Westinghouse Electric Company say initial testing has been completed for their Generation IV lead-cooled fast reactor design. The testing campaign took place at the Passive Heat Removal Facility recently built at the Ansaldo Nuclear plant in Wolverhampton (UK).

Date: Wednesday, 24 May 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsinitial-tests-completed-for-westinghouse-lfr-design-10878673

The US government has rejected Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power’s (KHNP’s) report on the tender for a nuclear power plant project in the Czech Republic. This has increased concerns that Korea’s plans to boost its nuclear reactor exports may continue to be stalled by ongoing litigation with Westinghouse Electric Company.

Date: Wednesday, 12 April 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsus-stalls-south-koreas-npp-export-plans-10747925