Mathilde Bazin-Retours

5
May

Save the date for the GEMINI+ Summer School!

In collaboration with the GEMINI+ project, the PHD4GEN High Tempearture Reactors Summer School will be organised from 1-5 June 2020, in Kazimierz Dolny (Poland).   Due to the current situation, the School can be fully attended remotely. The aim of this School is to present the current status of the Generation IV reactors under study of the program “New reactor concepts and

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30
Apr

OPINION – Sobolewski: What’s next with the Polish project of a high-temperature reactor for the heat and hydrogen production?

The subject of the high temperature reactor project went to the Polish Parliament forum on the last day of January this year, thanks to the presentation that I had a honour to present at the meeting of the Parliamentary Mining and Energy Team, chaired by the Member of Parliament Mr. Ireneusz Zyska – writes Dr Józef Sobolewski, former director of

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26
Mar

In Japan, HTTR is about to restart

The Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) received the basic agreement from the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) in Japan toward restart HTTR on 25 March 2020. After the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami on 11 March 2011, new regulation standard for the test and research reactors was issued by NRA on 18 December 2013. JAEA submitted an application for the permission

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19
Mar

GEMINI+ newsletter n°2 is available!

Have a look at the second edition of the GEMINI+ newsletter, produced in collaboration with the European Nuclear Cogeneration Industrial Initiative (NC2I)!

10
Feb

GEMINI+ Workshop on HTGR Neutronics

In the framework of the GEMINI+ project, a 5-day joint workshop took place in Swierk (Otwock – Poland) from 30 January to 5 February 2020. Organised by NUCLIC and NCBJ, this workshop gathered 10 participants and was dedicated to the improvement of HTGR neutronics modelling. Participants used the SERPENT computer code to perform neutronics calculations on increasingly complicated HTGR models, which are

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18
Nov

HTR 2020 – Call for papers

When: 6-8 October 2020 Where: Yogyakarta, Indonesia The International Topical Meeting on High Temperature Reactor Technology is the sole international conference focusing on high-temperature gas-cooled reactors and process heat application technology. HTR 2020 provides a comprehensive networking and exchange forum for professionals in R&D and in industry as well as for decision makers from governments, utilities, end-user industries and vendors. Attendees will obtain

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30
Oct

NC2I repository available on the GEMINI+ website

The NC2I repository (initially hosted on the SNETP website) is now available on the GEMINI+ website! The purpose of this online library is to store in one single location the reports and deliverables produced in the past years and dealing with HTR technology. For instance, FP6 RAPHAEL, FP7 ARCHER, FP7 NC2I-R, H2020 GEMINI+ deliverables and many others are available on

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18
Jun

GEMINI+ 4th Project Meeting

From 12-13 June, the GEMINI+ partners gathered in Dresden (Germany) to assess mid-term results, half before the end of the project and after the first project reporting period. Organised by the Dresden University of Technology (TUD), one of the GEMINI+ partners, this project meeting represented a great opportunity for all the partners to discover the R&D installations of the German

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12
Jun

Presentation of GEMINI+ at the ICAPP 2019

The 2019 edition of the International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP) took place in Juan-les-Pins (France), from 12-15 May 2019.  On this occasion, the GEMINI+ project was presented by explaining its main goal, expected objectives and impacts to pave the way for an early deployment of industrial nuclear cogeneration in Europe. The full presentation is available by

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15
Jan

HTR Programme included in the Polish “National Smart Specialisations” list

The HTR programme had been recently accepted to be included among the so called  Polish “National Smart Specialisations” list. Being on the NSS list is a necessary condition to get European structural funds. Thus, the door is open to apply for financing construction of 10 MWth experimental HTR at NCBJ. Read more about it by clicking here (only available in

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