POWER Digest [June 2019]

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0000

Ansaldo Leads Research Initiative for Low-NOx High-Hydrogen Retrofit Solution. The Dutch government has awarded six partners—Ansaldo Thomassen, Delft University of Technology, OPRA Turbines, Vattenfall

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Iran Expands Plans for Nuclear Power

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 00:00:00 +0000

Nuclear power in Iran has struggled to gain a foothold, with the country dogged by political power struggles, international sanctions, and significant scrutiny of its nuclear program for decades. The country

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Russia Sets New Domestic Nuclear Generation Record

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000

Rosenergoatom, Russia’s state-owned nuclear plant owner and operator, said it set another nuclear power production record in 2018. The company generated 204 TWh from its 35 reactors—1.4 TWh more than in

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Finnish Nuclear Plant Start-up Delayed Again

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 23:24:47 +0000

Another nuclear power project has been delayed, as the Fennovoima consortium and Russia’s state-run nuclear company Rosatom said the Hanhikivi 1 power plant’s projected start-up date has been pushed to 2028, four years behind the original schedule and eight years later than the proposed start when Finland’s government supported the project in 2010. The announcement […]

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Tianwan Unit 4 Latest Chinese Reactor to Come Online

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 15:29:08 +0000

Unit 4 of the Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant in China entered commercial operation this past weekend after completing commissioning. It began supplying power to the country’s national grid on Dec. 22. Tianwan NPP is the largest facility built with a Russian-Chinese framework of economic cooperation, with Units 1 through 4 based on the VVER-1000 reactor […]

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Nuclear Construction Update: New Progress Made in Russia, UAE, and U.S.

Several milestones have been reached at nuclear power plant construction sites around the world including on the Leningrad II-2, Novovoronezh II-2, Barakah, and Plant Vogtle projects. Russian Progress At the Leningrad site, Rosatom—the Russian state atomic energy corporation—reported on August 7 that the main turbine equipment installation for Phase II Unit 2 was completed. The […]

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