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18.01.2019_No13 / News in Brief

Nuclear Still Largest Source Of Generation In Spain, Latest Figures Show

The Vandellos nuclear power station in Spain. Photo courtesy Foro Nuclear.

18 Jan (NucNet): Spain’s fleet of seven commercial nuclear reactor units generated 53.2 TWh of electricity in 2018, a slight fall from 55.6 TWh in 2017 but still the largest source of generation in the country, industry group Foro Nuclear said.

18.01.2019_No13 / News in Brief

UK Parliamentary Nuclear Group Says Wylfa ‘Vital For Future Energy Needs’

18 Jan (NucNet): A UK parliamentary group has said Hitachi’s decision to suspend work on the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station in north Wales is “hugely disappointing” with the facility a crucial part of the government’s new nuclear build programme and vital for future energy needs.

17.01.2019_No12 / News in Brief

Hitachi Halts Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Plans After Talks On Financing Fail

A computer generated image of the Wylfa Newydd nuclear station in north Wales. Photo courtesy Horizon.

17 Jan (NucNet): Japan’s Hitachi announced today it will suspend work on plans to build two UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactors at the Wylfa Newydd nuclear site in north Wales because of rising construction costs and a failure to reach an agreement on financing with the UK government.

16.01.2019_No11 / News in Brief

Russian Regulator Issues Licence For Balakovo-3 Lifetime Extension

The Balakovo nuclear power station in Russia. Courtesy Rosatom.

16 Jan (NucNet): Russia’s nuclear regulator Rostekhnadzor has issued a licence to extend the operating lifetime of Unit 3 at the Balakovo nuclear power station until 2048.

15.01.2019_No10 / News in Brief

NuScale And Jordan To Cooperate On Feasibility Study For SMR Deployment

15 Jan (NucNet): US-based small modular reactor (SMR) developer NuScale Power has signed an agreement with the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) to evaluate the potential for deployment of NuScale’s SMR nuclear power plant design in Jordan.

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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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