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An agreement setting a plan for the delivery of Poland's first nuclear power plant has been signed by Westinghouse Electric Company, Bechtel and Polskie Elektrownie Jądrowe (PEJ).

Date: Saturday, 27 May 2023
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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
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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $22.1m to 10 industry-led projects, including two aimed at expanding clean hydrogen production with nuclear energy and one focused on bringing a microreactor design closer to deployment. The other projects focus on nuclear regulatory hurdles, improving operations of existing reactors, and facilitating new advanced reactor developments.

Date: Saturday, 13 May 2023
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Korea has called on the USA to co-operate in resolving the legal dispute between Korea's Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) and Westinghouse over Korea’s planned reactor exports to the Czech Republic and other nations. Industry Ministry Lee Chang-yang made the request during a meeting with his US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm in Washington on the sidelines of President Yoon Suk Yeol's state visit, according to Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy.

Date: Wednesday, 03 May 2023
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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
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US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has received approval from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to use its Advanced Doped Pellet Technology (ADOPT) fuel pellets in US pressurised water reactors (PWRs). The approval came after both NRC and the Advanced Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) verified that ADOPT fuel significantly enhances the safety and reliability of PWRs.

Date: Friday, 17 March 2023
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US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP - Newbuild on the potential deployment of one or more AP1000 reactors at the site. The agreement establishes a joint working group to initiate planning for the Generation III+ nuclear technology. The working group will also evaluate regulatory, licensing and design bases to ensure full compliance with applicable regulations.

Date: Wednesday, 08 March 2023
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US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has completed manufacture of a 3.7-metre-long heat pipe that will be used to support the Nuclear Test Reactor (NTR) Westinghouse aims to operate by 2026.

Date: Saturday, 04 March 2023
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The 12-foot (3.7 metre) long heat pipe manufactured by Westinghouse Electric Company in a project supported by the US Department of Energy's Advanced Reactor Demonstration Project (ARDP) is one of the largest of its kind made and will be used to support a test reactor the company aims to operate in 2026.

Date: Tuesday, 28 February 2023
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