Nuclear Power Generation

Nuclear power generation has a turbulent history from a source of clean energy to nuclear meltdowns and disposal of nuclear waste.  Find the latest nuclear power news covering nuclear power technology, nuclear power plant upgrades, development and contracts, regulation, policy and nuclear waste.

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Orban

Hungary to follow Finnish model to satisfy EU on nuclear power deal

26/03/2015 The Hungarian government has accepted recommendations from the European Commission that may enable the Paks II nuclear power pl...
Nuclear power deal for Jordan and Russia

Jordan and Russia in $10bn nuclear power deal

25/03/2015

Jordan and Russia signed a $10bn deal this week to build Jordan’s first nuclear power plant.  

Reichstag

German government planning 4 GW reserve capacity scheme

24/03/2015 A document from the German government proposes the construction of eight new power plants providing around 4 GW in back-up capa...
Beijing

Beijing schedules closure of final coal-fired power plants

24/03/2015

China’s capital city is replacing its remaining coal-fired power plants with four gas-fired power stations.

Merkel

Germany faces nuclear shutdown conundrum

23/03/2015 The prospect of the German taxpayer paying to cover nuclear reactor shutdowns is a live one as utilities continue to struggle, ...
Hinkley Point

Austrian lawsuit over Hinkley has two months to be filed

20/03/2015 Governments and any other parties wishing to file a lawsuit with the European Court of Justice over the decision to approve sta...
EU flag

Transparency in energy deals up for discussion at EU summit

19/03/2015 Europe is upping the ante on transparency in energy contracts, with the bloc’s heads of state set to meet at a summit to discus...

Project Update

18/03/2015 French company Areva has signed a pact with Hungarian engineering firm Evopro to collaborate on nuclear and renewable energy te...

The T&D challenge of grid expansion

18/03/2015 Deciding the best route and technology for new high voltage power transmission lines means balancing conflicting technical, soc...

UK government slammed for energy security measures

18/03/2015

The UK government has come under fire from the House of Lords over its recent record on energy security.

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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