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

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...
South Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant

Westinghouse comes to Ukraine’s rescue with nuclear plant supply

11/04/2014 Westinghouse Electric has extended a contract with Energoatom, Ukraine’s nuclear power operator, to supply fuel to nuclear powe...
Temelin NPP

$15bn Czech nuclear power project cancelled

10/04/2014 The president of the Czech Republic, Milos Zeman, has called for a $15bn tender designated for the expansion of the country’s T...
Akkuyu

Russian funding increases for Turkish nuclear plant

10/04/2014 A fresh injection of $1.39bn has been provided to the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey as construction of the plant draws c...
Joaquín Almunia

European Commission passes state aid guidelines

09/04/2014

The European Commission has adopted new rules on public support for projects in the energy sector.

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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