Date: 12–14 June 2017
Place: Kyiv, Ukraine
The Workshop is funded by the EU Enlargement & Integration Action (E&IAT) and co-organized by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU), and the Joint Programme on Nuclear Materials (JPNM) of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA).
The workshop will be a 2.5 day event based on the oral presentations from the invited international lecturers, as well as presentations by participants and a poster session.
Participants can attend visit of Chernobyl site.
A new kind of metal could make nuclear power plants more robust, by resisting the damage that radiation does to traditional steel.
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The first of two reactor pressure vessels has been installed at the demonstration HTR-PM high-temperature gas-cooled reactor unit under construction at Shidaowan in China's Shandong province. The twin-reactor unit is scheduled to start up next year.
Read the full article on world-nuclear-news.org
The 20th meeting of the European Sustainable Nuclear Industrial Initiative Task Force (ESNII TF) was held in Brussels on 20 January 2016. It was chaired by Mr Noel Camarcat. The main purpose of the meeting was to inform the chairman about the progress of the ESNII projects: ASTRID, MYRRHA, ALFRED and ALLEGRO. Mr. Belovsky (UJV) provided with general overview of the ALLEGRO programme progress and Mr. Mr. Darilek (VUJE) presented detail of the outcomes summed up in a number of technical reports. The next Task Force meeting will be held in London on the 15/6/2016.
MatISSE/JPNM workshop on cross-cutting issues in structural materials R&D for future energy systems took place in Institute for Energy and Transport, Petten, The Netherlands, on 25, 26 November 2015.The purpose of this Workshop was to discuss the status of structural materials R&D for future energy systems and particularly to identify common topics and sharing knowledge between different technologies such as renewables (wind, photovoltaics, etc.), nuclear and "clean" fossil fuel technologies. The collaboration on materials qualification and development across low carbon energy technologies on cross-cutting issues is a way to accelerate the energy system transformation towards the highest possible standards of safety, cost reduction and increased efficiency... Read More