24 Oct (NucNet): An International Atomic Energy Agency assessment of EDF's Flamanville-1 and Flamanville-2 in France identified a number of good practices at the station that will be shared with the nuclear industry globally, a statement said.
24 Oct (NucNet): European Union leaders have agreed what they called “a landmark deal” on climate change, with a commitment by 2030 to a 40 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels.
23 Oct (NucNet): Possible lifetime extensions for the Doel-1 and -2 nuclear reactor units in Belgium will not go beyond 2025, the agreement for the country’s new centre-right federal government says.
22 Oct (NucNet): The Fangjiashan-1 nuclear unit in Zhejiang province, eastern China, has achieved first criticality, owner China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) has said.
21 Oct (NucNet): The European Utility Requirements (EUR) organisation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have finalised an assessment of the standard design documentation produced by MHI for its Generation III EU-APWR (advanced pressurised water reactor) nuclear reactor design.
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.
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.