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28.09.2018_No193 / News in Brief

WANO Calls For Earlier Engagement With New Nuclear Nations

28 Sep (NucNet): The World Association of Nuclear Operators today called on new entrants to the nuclear industry to engage with it earlier in the construction and commissioning process so they can benefit from maximum support for safe and reliable startup.

27.09.2018_No192 / News in Brief

Owners Agree To Push Ahead With Construction Of Vogtle-3 And -4

The Vogtle nuclear power station in August 2018, coutesy of Georgia Power.

27 Sep (NucNet): All four owners of the project to build the Vogtle-3 and -4 nuclear plants in the US state of Georgia have voted to continue construction of the two new Westinghouse AP1000 units, it was confirmed yesterday.

26.09.2018_No191 / News in Brief

How Nuclear Industry Can Solve ‘Fundamental Obstacle’ Of High Capital Cost

26 Sep (NucNet): History shows that new nuclear generating capacity can be deployed as quickly as coal and gas-fired capacity, but the high capital cost of new nuclear plants remains “a fundamental obstacle” which the industry needs to tackle, a report by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative found.

26.09.2018_No191 / News in Brief

High Court Allows Restart Of Japan’s Ikata-3 Reactor

26 Sep (NucNet): The Hiroshima High Court yesterday accepted an appeal by Shikoku Electric Power Company allowing it to restart the Ikata-3 nuclear power plant in Ehime Prefecture in southern japan, saying worries over a volcanic eruption damaging the plant are groundless.

25.09.2018_No190 / News in Brief

Vote Delayed On Future Of Vogtle-3 And -4 AP1000 Nuclear Project

25 Sep (NucNet): The three owners of the project to build the Vogtle-3 and -4 nuclear plants in the US state of Georgia delayed a vote on whether to continue construction after one sought to impose conditions on how escalating costs are shared.

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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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