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02.08.2018_No152 / News in Brief

Westinghouse Emerges From Bankruptcy After Completion Of Sale To Brookfield

2 Aug (NucNet): Westinghouse Electric Company has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy as a reorganised company after the completion yesterday of its sale by parent company Toshiba of Japan.

01.08.2018_No151 / News in Brief

Hinkley Point C Is ‘Big Risk’ But Crucial Opportunity For Nuclear Industry, Say Researchers

Construction work at the Hinkley Point C nuclear station in England. Photo courtesy EDF Energy.

1 Aug (NucNet): The UK government’s decision to procure a two-unit, 3.2 GW nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C is a big risk, but also represents a crucial opportunity for the conventional nuclear industry, which is under significant financial stress, to rebuild itself, a briefing paper by researchers at Imperial College London said.

31.07.2018_No150 / News in Brief

UK Could Build Deep Geological Repository Under National Parks, Says Committee

31 Jul (NucNet): A deep geological disposal facility for nuclear waste could be built in the UK under national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty because it is right for safety matters to prevail over environmental concerns, a parliamentary committee has concluded.

30.07.2018_No149 / News in Brief

Duane Arnold Becomes Latest US Nuclear Plant To Be Scheduled For Retirement

30 Jul (NucNet): The single-unit Duane Arnold nuclear power station in Iowa will be permanently shut down before the end of 2020 after NextEra Energy Resources, the wholesale power generating subsidiary of Florida-based NextEra Energy, struck a deal to shorten its power purchase agreement (PPA) with Alliant Energy.

27.07.2018_No148 / News in Brief

UK Nuclear Generation Sees Slight Fall, But Load Factor Remains Highest

27 Jul (NucNet): Nuclear generation in the UK decreased by 1.9% from 71.7 TWh to 70.3 TWh in 2017 due to a slight increase in outages, but nuclear contributed to 41% of overall low-carbon power, new government statistics show.

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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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