17.10.2014_No333 / News in Brief

OKG ‘Violated Regulations’ Over Oskarshamn Dose Assessment

The Oskarshamn nuclear station in Sweden.

17 Oct (NucNet): The operator of the Oskarshamn nuclear station in Sweden has violated regulations by failing to submit predicted collective dose information and radiation protection actions for renovation work at Unit 2, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) said today.

17.10.2014_No42 / World Nuclear Review

CGNPG ‘Chosen As Investor’ In Cernavoda-3 and -4

The existing Cernavoda-1 nuclear plant in Romania.

17 Oct (NucNet): China General Nuclear Power Group (CGNPG) has become the final investor in building two new reactors at the Cernavoda nuclear power plant in Romania, the China News Service reported.

15.10.2014_No331 / News in Brief

Installation Begins Of Reactor Dome At Russia’s Rostov-4

15 Oct (NucNet): Installation has begun of the reactor dome for the Rostov-4 nuclear unit being built in Russia, state nuclear corporation Rosatom has said.

14.10.2014_No329 / News in Brief

Areva ‘Ready To Support’ New Nuclear In South Africa

14 Oct (NucNet): Areva is ready to support the development of new nuclear reactors in South Africa with its Generation III+ EPR reactor technology that is currently under construction in Finland, France and China and which has been chosen for the proposed Hinkley Point C project in the UK.

14.10.2014_No328 / News in Brief

Westinghouse Fuel Plant Workers Not Examined For Radiation, Regulator Told

14 Oct (NucNet): About 60 employees at the Westinghouse nuclear fuel fabrication plant in Västerås, Sweden, have carried out work with ionising radiation without undergoing valid medical examinations, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) said.

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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.