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30.03.2018_No64 / News in Brief

RPV In Place At Vogtle-4 AP1000, Says Georgia Power

The RPV is lifted into place at Vogtle-4. Photo courtesy Georgia Power.

30 Mar (NucNet): Georgia Power has placed the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) inside the Unit 4 containment at the Vogtle nuclear expansion project in the US state of Georgia.

29.03.2018_No63 / News in Brief

Russia Has Submitted All Documentation For Akkuyu Construction Licence, Says Rosatom Boss

29 Mar (NucNet): Russia has submitted all the documentation needed to obtain a licence for construction of Turkey’s first commercial nuclear power station at Akkuyu, the head of nuclear state corporation Rosatom told reporters.

28.03.2018_No62 / News in Brief

TVO Says €450 Million Settlement With Olkiluoto-3 Suppliers Has Come Into Force

28 Mar (NucNet): An agreement between Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) and the companies supplying the Olkiluoto-3 EPR unit in Finland entered into force today, TVO said.

28.03.2018_No62 / News in Brief

Japan Regulator Approves Monju Decommissioning Plan, Say Reports

28 Mar (NucNet): Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has approved a 30-year plan to decommission the prototype Monju fast breeder reactor in Fukui Prefecture, southwest Japan, reports in local media said.

27.03.2018_No61 / News in Brief

Brexit: UK Making ‘Good Progress’ On New Safeguards Agreements With IAEA

27 Mar (NucNet): The UK has made good progress in negotiations for new safeguards agreements with the International Atomic Energy Agency to replace existing agreements between UK, the IAEA and Euratom following the UKs departure from the European Union, the government said in a statement on 26 March 2018.

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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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