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11.04.2018_No71 / News in Brief

Fuel Loading Has Begun At China’s Taishan-1 EPR, Says CGN

11 Apr (NucNet): Fuel loading has begun at Taishan-1, China’s first Generation III EPR unit which is under construction in the southeastern province of Guangdong, developer China General Nuclear Power (CGN) said in a statement on 11 April 2018.

11.04.2018_No71 / News in Brief

EDF Confirms ‘Quality Deviations’ On Flamanville-3 EPR Welds

11 Apr (NucNet): French state-controlled nuclear operator EDF said on 10 April 2018 that it had discovered “certain quality deviations” on the welding of pipes in the main secondary system of the Flamanville-3 EPR reactor under construction in northern France.

10.04.2018_No70 / News in Brief

A Stark Warning To Trump On China, Russia And The ‘Crisis’ Facing US Nuclear Industry

Trump and his administration need to address industry concerns, says a think-tank report. Photo: Michael Vadon/Wikipedia.

10 Apr (NucNet): The US has the largest number of nuclear plants in the world, but its global leadership is declining as efforts to build a new generation of reactors have been plagued by problems, and aging plants have been retired in the face of economic, market, and financial pressures.

09.04.2018_No69 / News in Brief

NEI Says Concrete Action Needed To Help US Nuclear Industry

9 Apr (NucNet): A think-tank report which concluded the US nuclear industry is facing a crisis shows the need for the administration and Congress to support American commercial nuclear exports through concrete action, the Washington-based Nuclear Energy Industry said.

06.04.2018_No68 / News in Brief

NRC Gives Go-Ahead For Two AP1000 Reactors At Turkey Point In Florida

6 Apr (NucNet): The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has authorised its staff to issue combined licences for Florida Power and Light to build and operate two Westinghouse AP1000 reactors at its Turkey Point site, about 30km south of Miami.

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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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