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

Swedish nuclear sector under more pressure as waste fee doubled

19/12/2014 The Swedish nuclear industry is warning that power prices may have to go up as it was slapped with a doubling of the fee charge...
Werner Faymann

Austrian PM in renewed protest against British nuclear

18/12/2014 The inclusion of significant nuclear power projects by the UK in an ambitious European Union investment plan has drawn the ire ...
Nuclear plant

Germany seeks $21bn to fund nuclear ‘bad bank’

17/12/2014 The German government is to set up a fund into which nuclear power generators would pay $21.2bn to ensure the long-term costs o...

South Africa takes fresh step on nuclear

17/12/2014 The South African government has announced that it is set to launch a tender process to build nuclear power plants, as the coun...

The point about Hinkley

16/12/2014 As the EC approves plans for Hinkley Point C, PEi looks at what the decision means for the UK and the global nuclear market.

Industry Highlights

16/12/2014 The radical change in the European energy market and its effect on the sector's major players was highlighted this month by the...

China leads as global coal demand set to reach 9bn tonnes by 2019

15/12/2014 The world’s appetite for coal-fired power will continue to grow over the next five years, according to the International Energy...

Areva clinches control systems deal for China nuclear reactors

15/12/2014 French nuclear technology company Areva has won a deal to provide instrumentation and control systems for two new reactors in C...
Abbott

Australian PM proposes coal and nuclear export plan for Ukraine

12/12/2014 The prime minister of Australia, Tony Abbott, is keen to assist struggling Ukraine by providing coal and uranium to the country...

Russia and India to build 10 new nuclear reactors

12/12/2014

Russia and India have agreed to jointly build at least 10 new Indian nuclear reactors by 2035.

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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