15.08.2018_No161 / News in Brief

India Says It Is Planning To Increase Installed Nuclear Capacity By 15,700 MW

File photo of construction at the Kudankulam-2 nuclear plant in southern India. Courtesy IAEA.

15 Aug (NucNet): India’s installed nuclear power capacity is expected to rise from 6,780 MW to 22,480 MW by 2031, an increase of 15,700 MW (gross), the department of atomic energy told parliament.

15.08.2018_No161 / News in Brief

Investment Fund Buys $8.2 Million Of Uranium From Kazakhstan

15 Aug (NucNet): An investment fund designed to profit from the rising price of uranium has acquired a large shipment of uranium from Kazakhstan for $8.2m.

14.08.2018_No160 / News in Brief

First AP1000 Nuclear Plant At Sanmen Reaches Full Power

Sanmen NPP, courtesy of SNPTC

14 Aug (NucNet): The Sanmen-1 Generation III+ Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear reactor unit in eastern China today reached 100% of its design power capacity for the first time, developer China State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) said.

13.08.2018_No159 / News in Brief

Japan’s Chugoku Electric Asks Regulator To Assess Shimane-3

13 Aug (NucNet): Japanese utility Chugoku Electric Power Company has asked the Nuclear Regulation Authority to assess the compliance of the unfinished Shimane-3 nuclear power plant with post-Fukushima revised safety standards.

10.08.2018_No158 / News in Brief

Southern Nuclear Says Its Share Of Vogtle Costs Has Increased By $1.1 Billion

File photo of construction at the Vogtle nuclear station in the US. Photo courtesy Southern Nuclear.

10 Aug (NucNet): Southern Nuclear has made significant progress on construction of the Vogtle-3 and -4 nuclear power plants since assuming project management on behalf of the co-owners, but the capital and construction cost forecast for its share of the project has increased from $7.3bn to $8.4bn, Georgia Power said on 9 August 2018.

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02.07.2018 / Announcement

Infographic: US Faces Up To Realities Of A Struggling Nuclear Energy Industry

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02.07.2018 / Announcement

Infographic: Nuclear Energy In Russia

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04.12.2017 / Announcement

Infographic: Radioactive Waste In Numbers

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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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