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EPR


Framatome marks the start of operations of the first EPR nuclear reactor in Europe, Olkiluoto 3 operated by TVO

December 21, 2021 – Framatome marks the first criticality and the start of power tests of the Olkiluoto 3 (OL3) EPR, the largest nuclear power plant in Europe. Following the…


Costs Rise as Virus Delays Hinkley Nuclear Build

The developer of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant project said impacts from the coronavirus pandemic may delay construction of the new reactors by six months, and raise the…


Framatome signs contract to provide field instrumentation to Hinkley Point C

August 25, 2020 – Framatome signed a contract with Hinkley Point C to supply conventional field instrumentation for the two U.K. EPRs under construction at the nuclear power station located…


Framatome signs service contracts with Finnish utility TVO to support long-term operation of Olkiluoto 3 EPR

Feb. 19, 2020 – Framatome signed a series of service contracts with Finnish utility TVO for the long-term operation of the Olkiluoto 3 EPR. These contracts cover nuclear plant outage…


Top 6 Nuclear Power Achievements of 2019
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The past year has been filled with firsts for the nuclear power industry. Three power plants sporting first-of-a-kind reactors entered commercial operation, while the first U.S. AP1000 nuclear project reached…