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GE Vernova subsidiary Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF) has received US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approval to manufacture, ship and analyse the performance of nuclear fuel with Uranium-235 enrichments of up to 8% weight.

Date: Thursday, 22 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsglobal-nuclear-fuel-receives-approval-to-manufacture-higher-enrichment-fuel-11533316

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved GE Vernova's nuclear fuel business to manufacture, ship and analyse the performance of nuclear fuel with uranium-235 enrichments of up to 8%.

Date: Friday, 16 February 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/GNF-gets-approval-to-manufacture-higher-enrichment

UK-based nuclear technology company newcleo has announced a strategic and industrial partnership with France's NAAREA designed "to support all players in their industrial, technological, scientific and regulatory development" of Generation IV fast neutron reactors.

Date: Friday, 19 January 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsnewcleo-and-naarea-partner-to-support-fast-reactor-development-11445892

The Governments of the Philippines and the USA signed an “Agreement for Cooperation Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy” also known as a Section 123 Agreement, on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in San Francisco, California. The US insists that countries seeking to trade nuclear power goods and services must sign formal cooperation agreements. Such Section 123 Agreements relate to the relevant paragraph of the US 1954 Atomic Energy Act which requires them.

Date: Wednesday, 22 November 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsphilippines-and-us-sign-nuclear-co-operation-agreement-11315263

ČEZ subsidiary Elektrárna Dukovany II (EDU II) has received final bids from the three potential suppliers for a new nuclear unit at Dukovany, as well as non-binding offers for three more future reactors.

Date: Wednesday, 01 November 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Westinghouse,-EDF-and-KHNP-submit-final-Czech-bids

US nuclear fuel developer Lightbridge Corporation has completed work in collaboration with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to support the development of Lightbridge Fuel. The work was carried out under the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) voucher programme.

Date: Friday, 03 March 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsus-pacific-northwest-national-laboratory-supports-development-of-lightbridge-fuel-10644641

NuScale Power has awarded two new contracts to Framatome to design fuel handling equipment and fuel storage racks for its VOYGR small modular reactor (SMR) power plant.

Date: Wednesday, 07 December 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Framatome-to-supply-VOYGR-fuel-handling-and-storag

The 2022 Virginia Energy Plan, announced by Governor Glenn Youngkin, calls for a nuclear innovation hub to be established in the state and for a commercial small modular reactor to be deployed in southwest Virginia within the next decade.

Date: Thursday, 06 October 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Nuclear-central-in-Virginia-s-energy-plan

Holtec International has finalised an agreement with Hyundai Engineering & Construction of South Korea for the turnkey supply of Holtec's SMR-160 small modular reactor (SMR) plant worldwide. Holtec is considering deploying the first SMR-160 at Oyster Creek in New Jersey, where it is currently in the process of decommissioning a former boiling water reactor.

Date: Thursday, 25 November 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Holtec-and-Hyundai-finalise-SMR-design-and-deploym