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16.08.2017_No162 / News in Brief

Bulgaria To Begin Privatisation Process For Stalled Belene In Early 2018, Says Minister

15.08.2017_No161 / News in Brief

Armenia And Russia ‘Finalising Tenders And Contracts’ For Armenian-2 Life Extension

The Armenian nuclear power station.

15 Aug (NucNet): Work has begun to finalise tenders and contracts for the planned life extension of the Armenian-2 nuclear reactor unit near Metsamor in the west of Armenia, Armenia’s Ministry of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources said on 14 August 2017.

15.08.2017_No161 / News in Brief

Energy Minister Reaffirms South Africa’s Commitment To Nuclear

14.08.2017_No160 / News in Brief

Steam Generators And RPV Installed At UAE’s Barakah-4

Construction last year at the Barakah nuclear station in the UAE (file photo). Courtesy Enec.

14 Aug (NucNet): The steam generators and reactor pressure vessel (RPV) have been installed at Unit 4 of the Barakah nuclear station under construction in the United Arab Emirates, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) said on 14 August 2017.

11.08.2017_No159 / News in Brief

Think-Tank Warns Trump On Future Of US Nuclear Industry

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07.08.2017 / Announcement

Infographic: Can India Maintain Its Ambitious Push For New Nuclear?

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29.03.2017 / Announcement

Infographic: South Korea’s Kepco In Talks To Join UK’s ‘Race’ For New Nuclear

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16.03.2017 / Announcement

As South Africa Prepares For New Build, The Question Is: How Much Will It Cost?

Critics of nuclear energy argue that South Africa’s plans to build up to 9,600 MW of new nuclear are too expensive for a country where the economy is fragile and political turbulence is worrying investors. Supporters say the levelised cost for nuclear is in the same range as other forms of energy and that South Africa is already losing money through power outages and slowed industrial growth. In this special report for subscribers, NucNet looks at the arguments on both sides, and at the possibility that site work on the multi-billion-dollar project could begin next year. Full story: http://bit.ly/2miQcRA

16.02.2017 / Announcement

Infographic: China's Nuclear Energy Industry In Numbers

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16.02.2017 / Announcement

Opinions Differ On Whether Nuclear Industry Is Ready For Cyber-Challenges

The nuclear industry says “extensive regulations” against potential cyber-attacks are in place that are closely monitored and regularly inspected. But not all experts agree, with some arguing that the “static” cybersecurity architecture at today’s nuclear facilities is not effective enough on its own to prevent a breach by a determined adversary. In this special report, NucNet editor-in-chief David Dalton takes a look at the case for both sides and at the conclusions of a major report which argued there is a “culture of denial” in the industry when it comes to the risks posed by hackers. The full report is online for subscribers: http://bit.ly/2jCi012