HALEU Supply Boosted with New North American Source

The North American supply of HALEU (high assay low-enriched uranium) got a boost this month with the delivery of the first 20 kg from Centrus Energy Corp which began enrichment operations at the American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, Ohio. The plant is the only HALEU facility in the USA licensed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission […]

SMR Power Plant Proposed in Norway

Norsk Kjernekraft has submitted a proposal to Norway’s Ministry of Oil and Energy for an assessment into the construction of a power plant based on multiple small modular reactors (SMRs) in the municipalities of Aure and Heim. The company said it marks the first formal step towards the possible construction of the country’s first nuclear […]

Formal licence review begins for Canadian SMR

Global First Power Ltd’s (GFP) application for a licence to prepare a site for a small modular reactor (SMR) at Chalk River in Ontario has moved to the technical review phase of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s (CNSC) licensing process. GFP plans to build and operate a Micro Modular Reactor (MMR) unit by 2026.

Canadian design review for StarCore HTGR

Canadian reactor designer StarCore Nuclear has applied to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to begin the vendor design review process for its Generation IV high temperature gas reactor (HTGR).