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05.04.2018_No67 / News in Brief

EDF Energy Boss Warns That UK’s Sizewell C May Not Be Feasible

5 Apr (NucNet): The proposed Sizewell C nuclear power station in Suffolk, England, may not be feasible, although discussions are continuing with the UK government about possible funding options, EDF Energy’s UK chief executive told The Times.

04.04.2018_No66 / News in Brief

Russian Ambassador Says Philippines Nuclear Project Is ‘Beyond Revival’

The Bataan nuclear power station in the Philippines, which was never completed. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

4 Apr (NucNet): Russian ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev said the abandoned Bataan nuclear power station project north of Manila is beyond revival, CNN Philippines reported.

03.04.2018_No65 / News in Brief

Turkey Has Issued Akkuyu Construction Licence, Reports Say

3 Apr (NucNet): The Turkish Atomic Energy Authority has issued a construction licence for the first unit of the Akkuyu nuclear power station, with a groundbreaking ceremony expected to take place today, local media reported.

03.04.2018_No65 / News in Brief

Belgium Approves Energy Strategy That Includes Nuclear Phaseout By 2025

The Doel nuclear power station in Belgium.

3 Apr (NucNet): The Belgian government has approved a new energy strategy that will see the country phase out its fleet of seven commercial nuclear plants between 2022 and 2025.

30.03.2018_No64 / News in Brief

Loss Of Nuclear Is Bringing ‘Unprecedented Tumult’ For US Grid, Says NEI

30 Mar (NucNet): The US electricity grid is enduring “unprecedented tumult and challenge” because of the loss of thousands and thousands of megawatts of carbon-free, fuel-secure generation that nuclear plants represent, Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) president and chief executive officer Maria Korsnick said.

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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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