Entries by Ярушевська Альона

Project to Replace russian Fuel at European NPPs Started

The innovative Euratom APIS project, which we announced previously, started under financial support of the European Commission. The project is aimed at the accelerated implementation of secure and reliable nuclear fuel supply for VVER nuclear power plants in Ukraine and the EU and is necessitated by the urgency and importance of ensuring energy supply in […]

Attempt to Sell Radioactive Substance for $ 2 Million in Georgia

Yesterday, on 1 May, employees of the State Security Service of Georgia detained a man for an attempt of illegal selling of a radioactive substance. The detainee planned to sell the radioactive substance in the city of Poti for $2,000,000. According to the radiological survey results, the radioactive substance obtained during the search contains uranium […]

WENRA supports the Small Modular and Advanced Nuclear Reactors development

The Western European Nuclear Regulators Association (WENRA) published a statement advocating the development of Small Modular and Advanced Nuclear Reactors. An increasing number of countries favour the development of Small Modular and Advanced Nuclear Reactors to decarbonise the energy sector in the context of climate change, with a strong expetation from stakeholders on the national […]

NuScale Power signs MOU with Korea’s Doosan Enerbility and the Export-Import Bank of Korea

NuScale Power Corporation announced today signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Doosan Enerbility of Korea and the Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) to strengthen cooperation between the three parties and support NuScale’s Small Modular Reactor (SMR) deployment worldwide. The MOU foresees cooperation in areas such as marketing, technical support and further development of the global […]

A minimum of one BWRX-300-based SMR to be built in Poland by 2030

Poland’s ORLEN Synthos Green Energy is selecting potential sites for the construction of small modular reactors (SMRs). As of 17 April 2023, seven locations have been selected for further geological surveys, including the outskirts of Ostrołęka, Włocławek, Stawy Monowskie, Dąbrowa Górnicza, Nowa Góra, the Tarnobrzeża Special Economic Zone in Stalowa Wola and Warsaw. These cities […]

The European Commission Seeks to Develop Small Modular Reactor Technology in the EU

On 4 April 2023, the European Commission announced the signing of the Declaration on EU Small Modular Reactors 2030: Research and Innovation, Education and Training. The Declaration was signed by European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel and EU nuclear stakeholders: The European Nuclear Forum, the Sustainable Nuclear Energy Technology Platform (SNETP), the European Nuclear Society (ENS) and […]

We will communicate differently about Chornobyl,” Vitalina Martynovska, Director of the National Chornobyl Museum

These days we recall the events that disfigured more than one fate. Thirty-seven years ago, Ukraine suffered the worst tragedy of all time – the Chornobyl accident. It would seem that the lessons of Chornobyl have been learned forever. However, it is not like that. Unfortunately, not for all people. Tanks raise clouds of radioactive […]

Destroyed Borders: Radiation Survey in Kyiv Region

The State Scientific and Technical Center for Nuclear and Radiation Safety invites you to a meeting at the National Chornobyl Museum, which will be held on 25 April at 5 PM. On the commemoration of the 37th anniversary of the Chornobyl accident, SSTC NRS will hold an event “NON-Lecture: Wartime Radiation” and present an exposition […]

Cesium-137 Resurfaced at Steel Foundry in Thailand

On 19 March, a cylinder of cesium-137 that went missing has resurfaced at a steel foundry in Thailand. Prachinburi Provincial Governor Ronnarong Nakornjinda announced this. The cylinder of cesium-137 was discovered missing from Prachinburi coal-fired power plant, Thailand on 10 March. A cylinder 30 cm long, 13 cm in diameter and weighing 25 kilograms was […]

Radiographic Camera Disappeared in Texas

On 9 March, a 24 kg radiographic camera with radioactive material belonging to the Statewide Maintenance Company disappeared in Texas. The Texas Department of State Health Services reported this. The radiographic camera was used in the construction industry and belonged to sealed radioactive sources because the radioactive material was sealed inside a capsule, which is […]