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29.01.2018_No20 / News in Brief

House Of Lords Brexit Report Calls On UK To Negotiate ‘Euratom-Specific’ Transition Period

29 Jan (NucNet): A House of Lords committee has called on the UK government to report to Parliament on the possibility of a Euratom-specific transition period separate from the wider Brexit process.

29.01.2018_No20 / News in Brief

Brexit Threat To Workers Puts New Nuclear Plants In Doubt, Says Lords Report

29 Jan (NucNet): The UK’s ability to build future nuclear power stations, including Hinkley Point C in Somerset, is in doubt if access to specialist EU workers is curtailed, warns a parliamentary report on Brexit published today.

26.01.2018_No19 / News in Brief

Framatome Gets Go-Ahead To Resume Manufacture Of Forgings At Le Creusot

26 Jan (NucNet): Framatome has received the green light from the French nuclear regulator ASN and state-controlled nuclear operator EDF to resume the manufacture of forgings for the French nuclear fleet at its Le Creusot site.

25.01.2018_No18 / News in Brief

UK To Offer £1 Million A Year To Communities In Bid To Find Repository Site

25 Jan (NucNet): Communities around England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be offered £1m a year to volunteer to host a deep geologic disposal facility for thousands of years, as part of a revised government programme.

24.01.2018_No17 / News in Brief

£86 Million Nuclear Fusion Investment Means UK Can Take Expertise To World, Says Gov’t

The JET facility at Culham, England. Photo courtesy Eurofusion.

24 Jan (NucNet): A recent £86m (€97m, $115m) investment from the government has put the UK Atomic Energy Authority in a position to forge partnerships with domestic companies and “take their expertise to the world”, the government said in a statement.

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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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