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Russia


Rosatom Accepts First MOX Fuel Batch for BN-800 Fast Reactor

Rosatom, the Russian state-owned nuclear energy company, said it is ready to receive a shipment of the first full reload batch of fresh uranium-plutonium mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel for the BN-800…


U.S. Bank Set to Lift Ban on Supporting Nuclear Power
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A government-run development bank is expected to end its ban on investment in nuclear energy, a move that could allow U.S. companies to take a greater role in foreign nuclear…


Small hydropower plant Verkhnebalkarskaya in Russia put into commercial operation
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Voith delivered the main equipment for the hydropower plant The commissioning was carried out by Voith with remote assistance due to travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic The new…


Waste-to-Energy Strategies Are Not Dead
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Few waste-to-energy (WTE) plants have been completed in the U.S. since the mid 1990s, but the story is different around the world, where WTE technology is seen as a suitable…


POWER Digest [May 2020]

OPG Reaches First Criticality at Darlington 2, Delays Work at Unit 3 Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG’s) Darlington Unit 2 reactor, the first of four reactors the company is overhauling at…