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Nuclear Power Generation News

Paving the way for progress

22/09/2014

We outline the status of several key power projects that are helping to shape a new energy mix in the Middle East.

EU gives ‘go-ahead’ for Hinkley Point C

22/09/2014 The European Commission is reported to have agreed terms with the UK government to clear the way for EDF to build the £16bn Hin...

Hitachi to open European Nuclear Research Centre in UK

18/09/2014

Hitachi is to open the European Nuclear Research Centre (ENRC) in the UK.

Japan’s Obuchi to oversee nuclear restart programme

17/09/2014 Japan's first female economy, trade and industry minister, Yuko Obuchi, is set to be a lightning rod for the nation's nuclear d...

EDF boss warns staff over Scotland independence

17/09/2014 Vincent de Rivaz, the boss of EDF Energy in the UK, has urged his staff in Scotland to think of the company’s interests when th...

Global demand response capacity to reach 196 GW by 2023

17/09/2014 The total worldwide capacity of demand response programmes is expected to grow from 30.8 GW in 2014 to more than 196.6 GW by 20...

France could face power shortage due to reactor closures, says TSO

15/09/2014 France could face a winter power shortage as soon as next year due to the planned closure of two of its nuclear reactors, the n...

Is public acceptance a business risk for the nuclear industry?

12/09/2014 Having spent a day at the World Nuclear Association’s (WNA) annual Symposium in London, this reporter came away with the view t...

Russia set to build new Iranian power plants

10/09/2014 Russia's energy minister has said Russia is interested in building new power plants in Iran as well as refurbishing the nation’...

Final safety approval given for Japan nuclear plant restart

10/09/2014 Japan's nuclear regulator has given final safety approval for utility Kyushu Electric Power to restart the two reactors at its ...

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

Upcoming Power Events

International Conference on Power & Energy Engineering

Bali, Indonesia
26/09/2014 - 27/09/2014

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Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

7th International Gas Turbine Conference (IGTC)

Brussels, Belgium
14/10/2014 - 15/10/2014

2nd Myanmar Electric Power Convention (MEPC) 2014

Yangon, Myanmar
21/10/2014 - 23/10/2014