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.

Nuclear Power Generation News

Small modular plants: the way forward for Europe?

22/05/2015

Nuclear-powered electricity generation should be a key component of every country's energy portfolio.

Navigating the energy transition

22/05/2015 Europe's energy landscape is in a state of transition. The penetration of renewables is gaining pace, throwing doubt on the fut...
Gérard Mestrallet

Engie not open to full acquisition of Areva

22/05/2015 The head of Engie says the company are not interested in fully acquiring struggling Areva, but would prefer working with them o...
Magnox demolition work

1600 jobs to go at Magnox nuclear power stations

21/05/2015

UK nuclear power group Magnox has announced that it is to shed 1600 jobs.

Diarmaid Williams g hangout

The Ideal Future Power Generation Mix – Nuclear Power Perspective

20/05/2015 The latest PEi Google Hangout features a conversation with David Hess of the World Nuclear Association on how the world's futur...
JB Levy

EDF to make offer on Areva ‘within days’

19/05/2015

Jean-Bernard Lévy, chief executive of EDF, says a formal bid will be made for Areva this week.

NuGen

Consultation begins for what would be ‘EU’s largest nuclear power site’

18/05/2015 Ten weeks of consultations commenced at the weekend into the development of a new nuclear power plant near Sellafield in England.
Ewan Lloyd-Baker

Positive indications for Hayward Tyler as Modi’s power plan clicks into gear

15/05/2015 Narendra Modi’s determination to resolve India’s electricity problems represent good news for specialist engineering group Hayw...
Hinkley Point sign

Contract announcements at Hinkley despite shadow of Austria challenge

13/05/2015 In October 2013, Chinese utilities CGN and CNNC signed an agreement with EDF to take a 30 to 40 percent stake in the consortium...

Jacobs wins contract for all EDF nuclear plants in UK

13/05/2015 UK company Jacobs Engineering Group has won a contract from EDF to to provide project management resources to the French compan...

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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