24 Apr (NucNet): Kyushu Electric Power Company, operator of the two-unit Sendai nuclear station in Kagoshima prefecture, southern Japan, plans to load fuel assemblies into Sendai-1 in June and restart the reactor in July, with normal commercial operation scheduled for August, the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum (Jaif) said today.
22 Apr (NucNet): A court in Japan’s Kagoshima prefecture has rejected a legal bid to prevent the restart of the Sendai nuclear power station on safety grounds, paving the way for the two reactors to be the first to resume commercial operation following post-Fukushima safety checks.
Following a successful series of events in Nuclear Training and Simulation all around the world, NRG Events have now scheduled the 3rd Annual Nuclear Training and Simulation China Forum
10 Apr (NucNet): Nuclear energy will play an important role in the Middle East’s development and Turkey and the United Arab Emirates are leading the way to build up a safe nuclear environment in the region, conference organiser Neoventure has said.
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.
NucNet has published a summary of the report published by the National Diet of Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission (NAIIC).
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.