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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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Brawl in Taiwanese parliament

Taiwan PM resolute in sticking to nuclear power plan

22/04/2014 The Prime Minister of Taiwan, Jiang Yi-huah, says his country will forge ahead with plans to build a nuclear power plant, despi...
Li Keqiang

China reinforces clean energy message

22/04/2014 Already the world’s biggest investor in renewable power generation, China has emphasised that focus with a renewed statement of...
Grafenrheinfeld

Power plant closure applications rise in Germany

17/04/2014 BNetzA, the German grid regulator, has revealed that German power plant operators have filed applications to shut a combined ca...
Diarmaid Williams April Newscast 2014

Power Engineering International Newscast

17/04/2014 This week’s Newscast stories lead with the RWE AGM – primarily the speech made by chief executive Peter Terium in Essen, Germany.

Areva retained for UK nuclear waste project

16/04/2014 Areva announced this week that it has been retained as part of a consortium set to take charge of a major nuclear waste project...
NPP

Germany may have to pay back $3bn to nuclear utilities

16/04/2014 Another court ruling has found against the German government for decisions made, which had a detrimental effect on the country’...
Alstom building

Alstom to make significant contribution to Chinese nuclear

16/04/2014

Alstom is confident that it will be heavily influential in the development of Chinese nuclear power capacity.

Rosatom

Sanctions won’t have impact on Finnish nuclear – Rosatom

16/04/2014 Russian state-owned Rosatom says it believes international sanctions are unlikely to have an effect on the company’s work at Py...
Rajendra Pachauri

UN advocates tripling of renewables and nuclear energy

14/04/2014 A report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned that the world needs to drasticall...
Toshimitsu Motegi

Japan opts to reactivate nuclear power plants and expand thermal capacity

11/04/2014 The Japanese government has reversed a decision to pull out of nuclear power and instead decided to reactivate nuclear plants t...

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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