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07.12.2018_No243 / News in Brief

Leningrad Largest Nuclear Station In Russia After Latest Unit Goes Commercial

The Leningrad 2 nuclear power station in western Russia. Photo courtesy Rosatom.

7 Dec (NucNet): The start of commercial operation of the Leningrad 2-1 VVER nuclear reactor means the Leningrad nuclear station, with a total installed capacity of 5,240 MW (gross), is the largest operating nuclear facility in Russia, state nuclear corporation Rostom said.

07.12.2018_No243 / News in Brief

Brexit: Committee Chair Calls For Clarity On Euratom And Warns Of ‘Serious Concerns’

7 Dec (NucNet): The chair of a UK parliamentary committee has written to the minister for business and industry to call for clarity on a series of issues relating to the UK’s relationship with the EU and Euratom and the government’s plans for civil nuclear in the event of a “no deal” Brexit.

06.12.2018_No242 / News in Brief

Taiwan’s Cabinet Confirms Plans To Abolish 2025 Nuclear Phaseout Target

6 Dec (NucNet): Taiwan’s cabinet today announced it has agreed to abolish the target it had previously set of making Taiwan a nuclear-free country by 2025, instead opting to make the planned nuclear phaseout a more long-term objective.

06.12.2018_No242 / News in Brief

The Key Role Of The IAEA’s Integrated Regulatory Review Service In Improving Nuclear Safety

The IAEA's headquarters in Vienna. Photo courtesy IAEA.

6 Dec (NucNet): The International Atomic Energy Agency is responding to member state needs and making the Integrated Regulatory Review Service more effective and efficient, agency officials said in an interview with NucNet.

05.12.2018_No241 / News in Brief

Russia Completes Longevity Testing Of Modified Fuel For Loviisa And Paks VVERs

5 Dec (NucNet): Russian nuclear engineering company Gidropress has completed longevity testing of fuel assembly models that it says will improve the performance of Russian-supplied VVER-440 reactor units in Finland and Hungary.

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29.03.2017 / Announcement

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