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26.03.2018_No60 / News in Brief

UAE Confirms Completion Of Construction At Barakah-1

Construction at Barakah in December 2017. Photo courtesy Enec.

26 Mar (NucNet): Abu Dhabi’s crown prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and South Korean president Moon Jae-in attended an official ceremony today to mark completion of construction of the Barakah-1 nuclear power plant in the United Arab Emirates.

23.03.2018_No59 / News in Brief

Saudi Arabia Puts Pressure On US Over Deal For Nuclear Technology

23 Mar (NucNet): Saudi Arabia has international partners it can work with if the US walks away from a potential deal on nuclear power technology over concerns about nuclear proliferation, Khalid al-Falih, the kingdom’s energy minister, said on 22 March 2018.

23.03.2018_No59 / News in Brief

IAEA Identifies Areas For Improvement As Olkiluoto-3 EPR Nears Grid Connection

The Olkiluoto-3 nuclear plant in Finland. Photo courtesy TVO.

23 Mar (NucNet): An International Atomic Energy Agency team has identified areas for improvement as operator Teollisuuden Voima Oyj prepares to connect the Olkiluoto-3 EPR unit to the grid in December 2018.

22.03.2018_No58 / News in Brief

Special Report: Poland Faces Delays And Decisions As It Makes Ambitious Plans To Go Nuclear

Photo copyright Lukas Plewnia.

22 Mar (NucNet): Poland has drawn up ambitious plans to build up to 6 GW of nuclear generating capacity, potentially at two sites, by the late 2030s or early 2040s.

22.03.2018_No58 / News in Brief

Brexit: UK Gov’t Suffers Defeats In Upper House Over Withdrawal from Euratom

22 Mar (NucNet): The UK government has been defeated twice in the House of Lords over its plans for nuclear cooperation with the EU after Brexit.

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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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