Three Nuclear Giants Will Vie for Czech Republic’s Dukovany Expansion

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 14:49:02 +0000

Competition for a new unit of up to 1.2 GW at the Czech Republic’s Dukovany nuclear power plant site has stepped up, with France’s EDF, South Korea’s Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP), and a Westinghouse-Bechtel team submitting initial bids, Czech utility ČEZ, said on Nov. 30. Elektrárna Dukovany II, a. s. (EDU II), a […]

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Potential Deal Brewing for Second Polish Nuclear Plant Based on South Korean Technology 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 14:38:56 +0000

Days after Poland chose Westinghouse to supply its AP1000 technology to the country’s first nuclear plant in Pomerania, northern Poland, the government and two Polish energy firms signed a letter of intent with Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) to “push ahead” with development of a second nuclear plant based on APR1400 technology in Pątnów, […]

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Poland Picks Westinghouse to Build Country’s First Nuclear Reactors

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2022 16:00:21 +0000

Poland continues to move forward with its plan to deploy nuclear power, choosing Westinghouse Electric Co. to build the country’s first large-scale nuclear power plant. The decision, announced late Oct. 28 by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, is seen as a move by Poland to strengthen its relationship with the U.S. and continue moving the […]

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China Will Add Two More AP1000 Nuclear Reactors

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2022 16:46:38 +0000

China’s State Council has approved two AP1000 nuclear reactor units for State Power Investment Corp.’s (SPIC’s) Lianjiang Nuclear Power Plant in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province, reactor technology supplier Westinghouse said on Oct. 12. If built, the units will become ninth and tenth reactors based on Westinghouse’s Generation III+ advanced reactor technology in China. Four AP1000 units are […]

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Nuclear Giant Westinghouse Acquired by Renewable Power Company and Uranium Fuel Supplier

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2022 18:28:36 +0000

A consortium comprised of Brookfield Renewable Partners, together with its institutional partners, and Cameco Corp. announced on Oct. 11 an agreement to acquire Westinghouse Electric Co. from Brookfield Business Partners (BBU). The deal has a total enterprise value of about $8 billion, including proceeds from the disposition of a non-core asset expected to be received […]

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Ansaldo, Westinghouse Partner on Nuclear Plant Based on Lead-Cooled Fast Reactor Design

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2022 23:04:25 +0000

Westinghouse and Ansaldo Energia’s Switzerland-based nuclear arm, Ansaldo Nucleare, will cooperate in developing a nuclear power plant based on lead-cooled fast reactor (LFR) technology. The two companies, which have separately spearheaded the development of fast-reactor designs, said they will advance a common design “to maximize synergies, combine experience in design, testing and licensing, and align […]

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NuScale, Last Energy Make Significant Insteps for SMRs in Poland

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2022 13:35:23 +0000

NuScale has signed a first task order and a statement of commencement with Polish mining and processing firm KGHM Polska Miedź S.A., kicking off early work for a VOYGR nuclear power plant of up to 924 MWe that the partners could deploy as early as 2029 to support KGHM’s copper and silver production in Poland. […]

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Vogtle Expansion Cost Jumps Again; In-Service Dates Set for 2023

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 17:59:30 +0000

Southern Co. on July 28 increased its cost estimate for Georgia Power’s share of the two-unit expansion of the Vogtle nuclear plant. Southern, during an investor presentation of the company’s second-quarter financial results, said Georgia Power’s share of capital costs for the project has risen by $52 million, to about $10.5 billion in total. Georgia […]

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Vogtle Nuclear Expansion Price Tag Tops $30 Billion

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 09 May 2022 16:53:56 +0000

An updated financial report from one of the owners of the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion in Georgia shows the cost to build two new reactors has now topped $30 billion, more than double the original price tag expected for the project. The Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia (MEAG), one of four groups with an ownership […]

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Brazil Looks at Nuclear Power as Demand for Electricity Grows

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 05:13:00 +0000

A government agency that supports research into Brazil’s energy sector has forecast a significant jump in demand for electricity within the country over the next several years. Empresa de Pesquisa

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