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21.05.2018_No99 / News in Brief

Russia’s Floating Nuclear Plant Arrives In Murmansk For Fuelling


21 May (NucNet): Russia’s first commercial floating nuclear power station, the Akademik Lomonosov, has arrived in the port city of Murmansk in the far northwest of Russia where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel, state nuclear corporation Rosatom said.

18.05.2018_No98 / News in Brief

EC Refers Austria, Croatia And Italy To Court Over Nuclear Waste Notification

18 May (NucNet): The European Commission has referred Austria, Croatia and Italy to the Court of Justice of the EU for failure to notify it of their final national programmes for the management of the spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste, as required under the bloc’s Spent Fuel and Radioactive Waste Directive.

18.05.2018_No98 / News in Brief

Czech Republic Has Postponed Decision On New Nuclear, Say Reports

18 May (NucNet): The Czech government has postponed a decision on building new nuclear units, saying it needed more time to evaluate the impact on its budget and find out EU views on state aid for such a project, reports said today.

17.05.2018_No97 / News in Brief

Foratom Boss: EU Is In Danger Of Overlooking The Long-Term Benefits Of Nuclear

Yves Desbazeille: “Nuclear energy must be recognised and rewarded for its benefits.”

17 May (NucNet): Nuclear energy provides almost one-third of the EU’s electricity, but there is a real danger that policymakers are ignoring its attributes as a reliable, low-carbon energy source that can work alongside renewables, says Yves Desbazeille, director-general of industry group Foratom.

17.05.2018_No97 / News in Brief

China Is On Course To Lead World In Nuclear Energy, Says Report

17 May (NucNet): China is on course to lead the world in the deployment of nuclear power technology by 2030 and should it succeed, China will assume global leadership in nuclear technology development, industrial capacity, and nuclear energy governance, a report says.

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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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