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Rosatom plans to broaden nuclear power plants construction overseas - TASS

News - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 13:32

TASS

Rosatom plans to broaden nuclear power plants construction overseas
TASS
GORKI, July 3. /TASS/. Russia's Rosatom intends to make contracts for construction of new nuclear power plants (NPP) in coming future, including Uzbekistan and Saudi Arabia. Rosatom currently holds 67% of nuclear power plants construction market, Chief ...

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Comprehensive risk and safety assessments of the Belarus nuclear power plant completed - EU News

News - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 13:29

Comprehensive risk and safety assessments of the Belarus nuclear power plant completed
EU News
This peer review was conducted by a team of 17 experts from EU and non EU Member States including representatives from countries that use nuclear power as well as from those that do not. The team included also 2 representatives from the Commission ...

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The Planning Inspectorate accepts Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station application for examination - GOV.UK

News - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:35

GOV.UK

The Planning Inspectorate accepts Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station application for examination
GOV.UK
Today, (Thursday 28 June 2018) The Planning Inspectorate accepted for examination, an application by Horizon Nuclear Power for a proposed nuclear power station to be located adjacent to the existing power station at Wylfa A, on the Isle of Anglesey in ...

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International Atomic Energy Agency reviews UAE infrastructure for nuclear power - Homeland Preparedness News

News - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:00

Homeland Preparedness News

International Atomic Energy Agency reviews UAE infrastructure for nuclear power
Homeland Preparedness News
A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) went on an eight-day mission to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to review its infrastructure to develop a nuclear power program. The UAE is building its first nuclear power plant at ...
FANR Discusses Oversight Of Barakah Nuclear Power PlantUrduPoint News

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Japan pledges to boost renewable energy while not abandoning nuclear power - Firstpost

News - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 08:49

Firstpost

Japan pledges to boost renewable energy while not abandoning nuclear power
Firstpost
Japan's government on Tuesday pledged to modestly boost the amount of energy coming from renewable sources to around a quarter in a new plan that also keeps nuclear power central to the country's policy. The plan aims to have 22-24 percent of Japan's ...
Nuclear reactor restarts likely as Cabinet OKs new energy planAsahi Shimbun
Tokyo plans shift toward renewable energy, planning for first time to cut plutonium stockpileThe Japan Times
Japan eyes more renewable energy use, plans to cut plutonium pileThe Mainichi

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OSU researchers key to China's new-era nuclear power plant - KTVZ

News - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 04:23

KTVZ

OSU researchers key to China's new-era nuclear power plant
KTVZ
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Thanks in large part to nearly two decades of research, testing and training support from Oregon State University's College of Engineering, a new age for nuclear power is set to begin Wednesday. That's the scheduled date for the world ...

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New Nuclear Tech Won't Help US Avoid 'Profound' Climate Problem - Bloomberg BNA

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 19:34

World Nuclear News

New Nuclear Tech Won't Help US Avoid 'Profound' Climate Problem
Bloomberg BNA
New nuclear reactor technology such as NuScale Power LLC's small modular reactors and government support for existing nuclear power plants won't be enough to rescue the declining nuclear power industry, according to new research. Nuclear power's ...
IEA meeting considers future of nuclearWorld Nuclear News
Retired politicians, military urge feds to stop closure of nuclear plantsThe Times

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US could “virtually lose nuclear power” over the next few decades - Verdict

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 19:09

Verdict

US could “virtually lose nuclear power” over the next few decades
Verdict
A report by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Engineering and Public Policy has found that US nuclear power is unlikely to make a significant contribution to the country's decarbonised energy system. Published in Proceedings of ...
The vanishing nuclear industryPhys.Org

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Westinghouse nuclear power plant begins connecting to grid in China - Pittsburgh Business Times

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 19:02

Pittsburgh Business Times

Westinghouse nuclear power plant begins connecting to grid in China
Pittsburgh Business Times
Westinghouse Electric Co. has begun connecting the first reactor of its kind to the electrical power grid in China. Along with customers China State Nuclear Power Technology Corp. and CNNC Sanmen Nuclear Power Co. Ltd., Westinghouse has connected ...
First AP1000 unit begins generating powerWorld Nuclear News
Chinese-US nuclear reactor delivers first electricity as tariffs loomFinancial Times

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First AP1000 unit begins generating power - World Nuclear News

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 14:49

World Nuclear News

First AP1000 unit begins generating power
World Nuclear News
Unit 1 of the Sanmen nuclear power plant in China has been connected to the grid, becoming the world's first AP1000 to achieve grid connection and power generation. The milestone came just one day after Taishan 1, also in China, became the first EPR to ...
Westinghouse nuclear power plant begins connecting to grid in ChinaPittsburgh Business Times
Chinese-US nuclear reactor delivers first electricity as tariffs loomFinancial Times

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UK nuclear cleanup contract back in public hands after £122m bill - The Guardian

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 12:26

The Guardian

UK nuclear cleanup contract back in public hands after £122m bill
The Guardian
The government will take over the decommissioning of Britain's 12 Magnox sites, including the former nuclear power stations at Dungeness in Kent and Hinkley Point in Somerset. The move is a response to the fallout from the Nuclear Decommissioning ...
Magnox Limited to become a Nuclear Decommissioning Authority SubsidiaryGOV.UK

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China's largest nuclear power firm plans to expand into the UK's renewable market - Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 10:34

Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website

China's largest nuclear power firm plans to expand into the UK's renewable market
Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website
The largest nuclear power company in China and the third largest in the world, China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN), aims to expand its operations in the UK. The firm is targeting clean energy projects in Britain, specifically wind power and ...

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Wylfa nuclear power station accepted for planning - Construction Enquirer

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 10:03

Construction Enquirer

Wylfa nuclear power station accepted for planning
Construction Enquirer
Horizon Nuclear Power submitted 41,000 pages to support its development consent order application last month. Following the statutory 28-day period of review by the Planning Inspectorate to ensure it met the standards required, it has now been accepted.
Nuclear power plans acceptedPunchline Gloucester

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Egypt will construct first nuclear power plant - AMN Al-Masdar News

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 08:22

AMN Al-Masdar News

Egypt will construct first nuclear power plant
AMN Al-Masdar News
Egypt said on Sunday that construction of its first nuclear power plant, to be built by Russia, will begin in the next two to two-and-a-half years. The 4,800 megawatt (MW) capacity plant at Dabaa in the north of the country, aims to be up and running ...
Egypt will establish first nuclear plant in next two years: ReutersEgypttoday
Russia To Build Egypt's First Nuclear Power Plant By 2026The Inquisitr
Egypt says to start building nuclear plant in next 2 yearsETEnergyworld.com

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Kudankulam nuclear power plant: Supreme Court extends time till April 2022 for setting up of facility - Financial Express

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 08:12

Financial Express

Kudankulam nuclear power plant: Supreme Court extends time till April 2022 for setting up of facility
Financial Express
The Supreme Court today directed the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to set up a facility for safe storage of radio-active spent nuclear fuel at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) by April 2022. The apex court, which had earlier ...
SC rejects plea to shut down Kudankulam plant till AFR facility is builtThe Hindu
SC gives Koodankulam nuclear plant 4 more yrs to construct a waste storage tankThe News Minute

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TEPCO to resume work to build nuclear power plant in Aomori - Asahi Shimbun

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 06:54

Asahi Shimbun

TEPCO to resume work to build nuclear power plant in Aomori
Asahi Shimbun
Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc. (TEPCO) plans to resume preparations to build a nuclear power plant in Aomori Prefecture for the first time since the Fukushima nuclear crisis prompted suspension of the project. The utility said it will conduct a ...
M4.8 quake hits Aomori Pref. village hosting nuclear power plantThe Mainichi

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Trump order on coal, nuclear power could force Nebraska, Iowa utilities to raise rates - Omaha World-Herald

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 05:42

Trump order on coal, nuclear power could force Nebraska, Iowa utilities to raise rates
Omaha World-Herald
The Omaha Public Power District and its private partner, NextEra Energy Resources, chose a city-owned field just east of Fort Calhoun to host OPPD's first community solar power array. NextEra is building the 35-acre, 5-megawatt solar array there and ...

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