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Poland's 2050 policy outlines move away from coal

22/08/2014 The Polish government has published a draft energy policy, which looks to reduce dependency on coal in favour of a low-carbon e...
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Belgium braces for power cuts

22/08/2014 The Belgian government is making contingency plans as the impact of the closure of half its nuclear capacity looks set to see t...
China nuclear reactor switch on

Chinese make big inroads in nuclear power

21/08/2014
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UK sees surge in gas power generation

19/08/2014 Coal power plant outages and falling gas prices triggered a surge in gas-fired power generation in the second quarter of the ye...
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South Korea may be forced to abandon nuclear power due to spent fuel issue

19/08/2014 South Korea is under pressure to find storage space for its spent nuclear fuel, as temporary storage capacity is expected to be...
Koeberg NPP

Areva awarded retrofit contract in South Africa

18/08/2014 The Koeberg nuclear power plant is to be upgraded with six new steam generators as the South African government continues to im...

Jordan and Russia in nuclear plant construction deal

18/08/2014 Jordan is set to sign a multi-billion dollar deal with Russia for the construction of the Kingdom’s first nuclear power plant.
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Electrabel confirms Doel 4 nuclear power plant sabotage

15/08/2014 Belgium has been left without half of its nuclear capacity, as GDF Suez subsidiary Electrabel confirmed that its Doel 4 nuclear...

Germany breaks yet another renewables record

14/08/2014 Renewables’ share of Germany’s energy mix rose to 28 per cent in the first half of this year, new analysis has found  – &n...

EDF Energy shuts down UK nuclear plants

11/08/2014

Operator EDF Energy has shut down four nuclear reactors in the UK due to a fault in a boiler unit.

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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