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Holtec International says it will commission its first two SMR-300 small modular reactor units at the Michigan site by 2030, while it expects to restart the existing shut-down pressurised water reactor unit at the site by the end of 2025.

Date: Wednesday, 06 December 2023
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Energoatom and Holtec International are planning to build a plant in Ukraine for the production of containers, which are currently made in the USA, for storage of used nuclear fuel. The two already have joint plans for the construction of a plant in Ukraine to manufacture equipment for Holtec small modular reactors.

Date: Thursday, 09 November 2023
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US-based Holtec International says it has submitted a filing with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to begin the process of seeking federal reauthorisation of power operations at the Palisades NPP. The single-unit 800 MWe pressurised water reactor at Palisades NPP in Michigan began commercial operation in 1971. Operator Entergy announced in 2016 announced plans to close the plant in 2021 the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved transfer of the licence from Entergy to Holtec in preparation for its decommissioning. The reactor was removed from service by Entergy in May 2022, and was defuelled. Its sale to Holtec was completed in June 2022 and Holtec then announced that it was applying for federal funding to allow restart of the plant.

Date: Thursday, 12 October 2023
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The Palisades plant in Michigan could become the first successfully restarted nuclear power plant in the USA following Holtec International's submission of a filing with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to formally begin the process of seeking reauthorisation of power operations at the plant, which was shut down in May 2022.

Date: Saturday, 07 October 2023
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A long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) signed between Holtec Palisades Energy and the non-profit Wolverine Power Cooperative may be a significant step towards restarting the US Palisades NPP.

Date: Friday, 15 September 2023
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The licence issued for the construction and operation of a consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) for used nuclear fuel in Texas has been cancelled by a US appeals court. The court ruled that the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) does not have the authority to license a private storage facility away from nuclear reactors.

Date: Thursday, 31 August 2023
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US-based Holtec International has received the final licence from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for construction and operation of a facility in Lea County, southeast New Mexico, that will temporarily store nuclear waste from NPPs across the USA. The HI-STORE Consolidated Interim Storage Facility (CISF). It will be built on land provided by the Eddy Lea Energy Alliance (ELEA), a regional economic development authority in Southeast New Mexico. Holtec said this was “the culmination of an eight-year process” of an “inherently safe below-ground storage system called the HI-STORM UMAX”.

Date: Friday, 12 May 2023
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The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued the final licence to Holtec International to build and operate the Hi-STORE consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) for used nuclear fuel in New Mexico.

Date: Thursday, 11 May 2023
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South Korean national financial institutions K-Sure (Korea Trade Insurance Corporation) and Kexim (Export-Import Bank of Korea) have both signed agreements with US-based Holtec International and Korea’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction to provide financial support for SMR-160 projects around the world.

Date: Wednesday, 10 May 2023
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