23.04.2018_No79 / News in Brief

Bulgaria And Belene: A Question Of Financing On Long Road To New Nuclear

23 Apr (NucNet): Bulgaria’s energy ministry has been asked by parliament to present concrete options for the realisation of the two-unit Belene nuclear power station – a project that dates back almost 40 years and which was formally abandoned in 2012 largely over uncertainties about how to finance it.

23.04.2018_No79 / News in Brief

Annual Outages Begin At Finland’s Olkiluoto Nuclear Station

23 Apr (NucNet): Annual outages have begun at Teollisuuden Voima Oyj’s two-unit Olkiluoto nuclear power station in Finland, the company said on 23 April 2018.

20.04.2018_No78 / News in Brief

Russia To Begin Moving Floating Nuclear Plant In About One Week, Says Rosatom Boss

20 Apr (NucNet): Russia will start towing its first commercial floating nuclear power station, the Akademik Lomonosov, to the port city of Murmansk in the far northwest of Russia in “approximately one week”, the director-general of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom said on 19 April 2018.

19.04.2018_No77 / News in Brief

Denmark’s Seaborg Attracts Investment For Molten Salt Reactor Project

Three of the Seaborg founders (from left): Andreas Vigand Pedersen Troels Schönfeldt and Eirik Eide Pettersen. Photo courtesy Seaborg.

19 Apr (NucNet): The company behind a Denmark-based project to develop and commercialise a molten salt reactor (MSR) has closed its first round of pre-seed investment, attracting “several millions” of Danish kroner.

18.04.2018_No76 / News in Brief

Canada’s CNL Invite Applications From SMR Developers For Potential Onsite Deployment

18 Apr (NucNet): Ontario-based Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) have issued an invitation to small modular reactor (SMR) project developers to participate in an evaluation process for the construction and operation of an SMR demonstration project at a CNL-managed site.

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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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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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