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30.03.2015_No68 / News

Belgians Support Nuclear As Part Of Energy Mix, Poll Shows

30 Mar (NucNet): More than 60 percent of Belgians support nuclear as part of the country’s energy mlix, with 75 percent saying they favour a combination of nuclear and renewable sources, a poll shows.

26.03.2015_No65 / News

China's Shanghai Electric To Manufacture Equipment For South Africa’s Koeberg

Koeberg nuclear power station

26 Mar (NucNet): China’s Shanghai Electric Nuclear Power Equipment Company (Senpec) will manufacture six steam generators for South Africa’s Koeberg nuclear power station, the China Nuclear Energy Association (CNEA) has said.

25.03.2015_No63 / News

Russia Signs Agreement To Build Nuclear Plant In Jordan

25 Mar (NucNet): Russian State Nuclear Corporation Rosatom and the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission signed yesterday an intergovernmental agreement for the construction of a nuclear power station in Jordan, Rosatom has said.

24.03.2015_No62 / News

Report Warns Of ‘Substantial Challenges’ Facing UK On Nuclear Workforce

24 Mar (NucNet): Attrition rates in the UK’s ageing nuclear workforce are “high and growing” with more than 8,000 new employees a year needed every year for the next six years if the country’s ambitious new-build programme is to succeed, a government report says.

23.03.2015_No61 / News

China’s Hongyanhe-3 Connected To Grid

23 Mar (NucNet): The Hongyanhe-3 nuclear reactor unit in Liaoning province, northeastern China, has been connected to the grid, beginning full-power, regular operation and bringing the number of online units in the country to 25, official news agency Xinhua reported today.

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17.03.2014 / NucNet Special Report

The Cost of a Nuclear Power Plant

How much does it cost to build a nuclear power plant? The financing of new nuclear is complex and it can be difficult to pin down a precise cost. In this NucNet special report, Lubomir Mitev looks at the way costs are calculated and why there are differences between various business models.

Click here to download a copy of the report.

06.07.2012 / Publication Announcement

NucNet Fukushima-Daiichi Fact File No 3: Summary of NAIIC Report

NucNet has published a summary of the report published by the National Diet of Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission (NAIIC).

07.03.2012 / Publication Announcement

NucNet Fukushima-Daiichi Fact File No 2: Links To Source Material

NucNet has published an updated fact file with links to source material used in reporting the March 2011 accident at Fukushima-Daiichi and subsequent developments.

07.03.2012 / Publication Announcement

NucNet Fukushima-Daiichi Fact File No 1: Radiation and Emissions

NucNet has published an updated fact file detailing the levels and impact of emissions and radiation in Japan following the accident at Fukushima-Daiichi in March 2011.