Famatone will provide decontamination services for units 3 and 4 of the Bruce nuclear Power Plant

Famatone will provide decontamination services for units 3 and 4 of the Bruce nuclear Power Plant

Framatome of France and Bruce Power of Canada have been awarded a contract to provide system-wide decontamination services for units 3 and 4 of the Bruce Nuclear Power Plant as part of the Plant's Major Parts Replacement (MCR) program. Using a unique chemical decontaminating technology developed globally, Famatone will localize this technology for use by...

Kazakh and South Korean companies will cooperate on nuclear power projects

Kazakh and South Korean companies will cooperate on nuclear power projects

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Corporation (KHNP) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Kazakhstan Nuclear Power Station (KNPP), an arm of the government's Samruk-Kazyna State Welfare Fund, to cooperate on the introduction of nuclear power in Kazakhstan. The MOU was signed on June 28 during a visit to Seoul by a Kazakh delegation led...

Japan is considering restarting nuclear power plants shut down after the 2011 Fukushima disaster as temperatures soar

Japan is considering restarting nuclear power plants shut down after the 2011 Fukushima disaster as temperatures soar

As temperatures soared across Japan and the government pleaded with the public and businesses to limit their energy consumption, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said nuclear power plants that had not been used since the 2011 Fukushima disaster would be reactivated. Speaking at the GROUP of Seven summit on Tuesday, Mr. Kishida said the four nuclear...

Oano wins waste fuel transport and recycling contract in Japan

Oano wins waste fuel transport and recycling contract in Japan

On 24 June 2022, Oano signed a major contract worth 250 million euros with the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) for the transport and processing of 731 spent fuel assemblies in France from the Puxian Reactor in Japan. The contract was awarded to authorize and develop these transportation and processing operations following the exchange of...

The G7 urged support for nuclear expansion to address climate and security issues

The G7 urged support for nuclear expansion to address climate and security issues

Leaders of the group of Seven (G7) large industrialised countries should encourage the extension of the operating lives of existing nuclear reactors and support the restart of others to help achieve the nuclear industry's goals of low carbon and secure energy supplies. In a joint message ahead of the Leaders' summit in Germany on June...

New energy Technology breakthrough: Swift Solar revolutionizes Solar technology with perovskite

New energy Technology breakthrough: Swift Solar revolutionizes Solar technology with perovskite

Swift Solar is a Silicon Valley startup that aims to revolutionize Solar technology by making Solar panels that are very lightweight, economical and efficient. Instead of using wafer-based solar panel technology, they are developing thin-film based solar technology using a new type of semiconductor called perovskite, which will speed up the efficiency game in the...

China's first 18MW mine water floating power plant will soon be connected to the grid

China's first 18MW mine water floating power plant will soon be connected to the grid

With the rapid development of the surface photovoltaic industry, its application fields are becoming more and more extensive. Compared with the surface photovoltaic power station, the site environment of the surface photovoltaic power station is usually characterized by high humidity, salt fog, gusts and waves. Therefore, the surface photovoltaic power station has put forward higher...

By 2025, the global cumulative deployment of energy storage systems will reach 362GWh

By 2025, the global cumulative deployment of energy storage systems will reach 362GWh

According to the research institute, 3,064GW of installed renewable energy capacity will be deployed globally by 2021, highlighting the urgent need for energy storage systems to balance intermittent generation from renewable sources. In 2021, the global energy storage market maintains high growth. The installed capacity of new energy storage systems was 29.6GWh, up 72.4% year...