Types of nuclear waste that release radioactivity

Though nuclear energy is regarded as one of the prominent sources of energy with a huge potential, waste generated from nuclear activity can pose a significant risk to the environment if it is not properly handled....

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New Areva, CNNC sign key agreement for $12bn nuclear reprocessing facility

French nuclear and renewable energy group New Areva has signed a memorandum of commercial agreement with Chinese partner China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) for the construction of €10bn ($12bn) nuclear fuel reprocessing facility in China....

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EDF completes cold functional test phase of 1.6GW Flamanville EPR

Electricite de France (EDF) has completed the cold functional test phase of a 1,650MW European Pressurized Reactor (EPR), which will be third unit of the Flamanville Nuclear Power Plant in France....

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US NRC approves safety aspect to NuScale's Advanced Reactor Design

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has concluded that application of NuScale Power’s novel safety design approach eliminates the need for class 1E power for its small modular reactor (SMR)....

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