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Kelvin Ross

Power Engineering International Newscast

22/10/2014

Kelvin Ross presents this week's newscast - a round-up of the latest headlines being discussed in power industry circles.

Yoichi Miyazawa

New minister says ‘safe’ nuclear reactors will be re-started in Japan

21/10/2014 Japan’s new Trade minister, Yoichi Miyazawa, says he will continue with the policy of re-starting nuclear reactors that are dee...
Oursel

Areva chief Oursel steps down

21/10/2014

The chief executive of Areva has stepped down ahead of a management reorganisation at the nuclear group.

Czech flag

Czechs consider new reactor in existing nuclear power plant

20/10/2014 The junior partner in the current Czech coalition government says adding a new reactor at the Dukovany nuclear power plant is “...
Fessenheim

French greens say Fessenheim closure ‘a presidential promise’

17/10/2014 France’s Green Party says it has received assurances from President Francois Hollande that the country’s oldest nuclear power p...

Vattenfall sells Dutch power assets

17/10/2014 Swedish utility Vattenfall’s subsidiary Nuon Energy has agreed to sell its thermal power assets in the Netherlands to Dutch ene...
Sigmar Gabriel

Vattenfall demands $6bn in compensation from Germany

16/10/2014 Swedish power company, Vattenfall, is the latest to file for damages against the German government for the shutting down of its...
Sinop

Sinop nuclear power plant set to commence in 2023

15/10/2014

The consortium behind Turkey’s Sinop nuclear power plant have scheduled the facility to come online in 2023.

Jean-Bernard Levy

Levy to replace Proglio at EDF?

15/10/2014 Speculation is rife in France that the head of Europe’s biggest power generator, and the world’s biggest atomic operator, is se...

China to phase out solar and wind subsidies by 2020

15/10/2014 China is set to dramatically reduce its subsidy support for solar and wind power, the nation’s 13th five-year energy plan (2016...

From the Wires

Covanta Honors Indiana Attorney General and Drug Enforcement Administration for Exceptional Leadership in Protecting People and the Environment From Improper Disposal of Drugs

Covanta Honors Indiana Attorney General and Drug Enforcement Administration for Exceptional Leadership in Protecting People and...

Intergraph(R) Webinar on November 5th to Feature New CAESAR II(R) Nuclear With ASME Quality Assurance Certification

Intergraph(R) Webinar on November 5th to Feature New CAESAR II(R) Nuclear With ASME Quality Assurance Certification

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