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 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 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 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 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.
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.