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We compile the latest events in global nuclear energy market so you don’t have to dig for the information you need. We provide you with the latest, need-to-know developments across the sector, with news about new build, small modular reactors, international cooperation, waste management and decommissioning, regulatory news and safety, and more.

Nuclear Insights Monthly - March 28, 2017

US: X-Energy Steps Into The Ring With Its Advanced Pebble Bed Modular Nuclear Reactor
Last week, the company announced that it has started the conceptual design phase for its Xe-100 high temperature gas-cooled (HTGR) pebble bed modular reactor.

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Nuclear Insights Monthly - January 24, 2017

The International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded a five-day Site and External Events Design mission to Belarus, which is building its first nuclear power reactors. The two Russian-designed 1170 MWe VVER units are scheduled to begin operations by 2020.

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Nuclear Insights Monthly - January 17, 2017

The Tennessee Valley Authority has welcomed the acceptance for regulatory review of its early site permit application for the Clinch River site in Tennessee as a milestone towards the potential use of small modular reactors in its operating fleet.

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Nuclear Insights Monthly - January 9, 2017

Rolls-Royce has named the companies it is working with to bring a small modular reactor (SMR) to market in the UK. Amec Foster Wheeler, Nuvia and Arup, together with the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, are working with Rolls-Royce to develop the latest technology reactors.

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Nuclear Insights Monthly - December 13, 2016

Entergy Corporation yesterday announced plans to close the Palisades nuclear power plant by 1 October 2018. The company has also agreed to the early termination of an agreement under which Consumers Energy was to buy almost all of the Michigan plant's output until 2022.

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Nuclear Insights Monthly - December 5, 2016

The first reactor pressure vessel (RPV) has been lifted into place at Georgia Power's Vogtle nuclear construction project in Georgia. Vogtle 3's RPV was lifted into place two days after the placement of the CA01 module was completed at Vogtle 4.

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Nuclear Insights Monthly - November 21, 2016

Nuclear Development LLC yesterday bought at auction the partially-completed Bellefonte nuclear power plant from the Tennessee Valley Authority for $111 million. The private company intends to invest up to $13 billion to complete construction of the nuclear plant.

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