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06.06.2018_No111 / News in Brief

Japan’s Ohi-4 Has Resumed Commercial Operation, Says Operator

6 Jun (NucNet): Japan’s Ohi-4 nuclear reactor unit in Fukui Prefecture, southwest Japan, entered commercial operation mode yesterday at 16:00 local time, operator Kansai Electric Power Company said in a statement.

05.06.2018_No110 / News in Brief

UK Government Begins Negotiations On Wylfa Newydd New-Build Project, Energy Minister Says

5 Jun (NucNet): The UK government has started negotiations with Japan-based Hitachi on the planned £20bn Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station in Wales, energy secretary Greg Clark said in a written statement to parliament yesterday.

04.06.2018_No109 / News in Brief

Finnish Regulator Recommends Government To Approve Olkiluoto-1 And -2 Life Extension

4 Jun (NucNet): The Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (Stuk) approved the lifetime extension application for the Olkiluoto-1 and -2 nuclear reactor units and submitted its conclusion to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment on 31 May.

01.06.2018_No108 / News in Brief

Chinese Firm Launches $5bn London Nuclear Energy Industry Fundraising Initiative

1 Jun (NucNet): Energy investment company Ocean Nuclear today announced the launch of a $5bn nuclear energy industry fundraising initiative in London.

01.06.2018_No108 / News in Brief

Toshiba Confirms Withdrawal From South Texas Project New-Build

1 Jun (NucNet): Japan’s Toshiba Corporation is to withdraw from the project to build two of its advanced boiling water reactors (ABWRs) at the existing South Texas Project nuclear site in the US.

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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:

16.02.2017 / Announcement

Infographic: China's Nuclear Energy Industry In Numbers

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