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US-based Westinghouse Electric Company organised a Bulgarian Supplier Symposium to engage with potential suppliers in support of the two AP1000 reactors to be built at the Kozloduy NPP as units 7&8. Representatives from more than 50 companies took part in the event, which was also attended by Bulgarian Energy Minister Rumen Radev and Delyan Dobrev, Chairman of the Committee on Energy in the National Assembly as well as Kozloduy officials and representatives from the US and Canadian embassies.

Date: Wednesday, 28 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswestinghouse-hosts-suppliers-symposium-in-bulgaria-as-hyundai-secures-kozloduy-78-construction-11552062

US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has formally submitted an application to the UK Department of Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ) for approval to enter the General Design Assessment (GDA) process for its AP300 small modular reactor (SMR).

Date: Friday, 16 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswestinghouse-applies-for-uk-generic-design-assessment-for-its-ap300-smr-11519660

US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed an agreement with the UK’s Community Nuclear Power (CNP) to deploy the UK’s first privately-financed small modular reactor (SMR) fleet in Northeast England, using Westinghouse AP300 SMRs. “It is a significant step in making this new energy sector a reality with commercial operation expected by the early 2030s,” Westinghouse said.

Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswestinghouse-considers-deploying-four-ap300-smrs-in-the-uk-11512559

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has received a shipment of used next-generation light water reactor LWR) fuel from a commercial NPP to support research and testing for the first time in two decades. INL said it had received 25 experimental fuel rods irradiated in the reactor core of a commercial reactor. The fuel rods were developed and manufactured by Westinghouse Electric Company with technical assistance from several US national laboratories, including INL.

Date: Wednesday, 31 January 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsinl-receives-irradiated-next-generation-fuel-for-testing-11473480

Zeno Power's first full-scale radioisotope power systems will be fuelled by strontium-90 (Sr-90) material recycled from a legacy radioisotope generator under a new public-private partnership with the US Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM). The company has also announced a partnership with Westinghouse to fabricate the heat sources for its systems.

Date: Wednesday, 31 January 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/New-partnerships-further-radioisotope-power-plans

The federally funded vouchers aim to accelerate the innovation and application of advanced nuclear technologies by providing companies access to the extensive nuclear research capabilities and expertise of the US Department of Energy's national laboratory complex.

Date: Friday, 22 December 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/First-FY2024-recipients-of-GAIN-vouchers-announced

Swedish nuclear technical services provider Studsvik has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Nordic energy company Fortum to explore the conditions for new nuclear at the Studsvik site near Nyköping in Sweden.

Date: Thursday, 23 November 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsstudsvik-and-fortum-investigate-new-nuclear-11317851

Canada’s Cameco has announced that acquisition of?Westinghouse Electric Company in a strategic partnership with Brookfield Asset Management alongside Brookfield Renewable Partners and institutional partners has been completed. Cameco now owns a 49% interest and Brookfield a 51% in Westinghouse.

Date: Wednesday, 15 November 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newscameco-and-brookfield-complete-acquisition-of-westinghouse-11297387

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