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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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Wind power turbines

Renewables rose and coal power fell in 2014 - UK report

27/01/2015

The 2014 GB fuel mix was powered by a rise in output from renewable sources as coal-fired generation continued to fall.

Call for energy engineering strategy to be UK election focus

27/01/2015 With 100 days to go until the General Election in the UK, a new study has found that boosting training in engineering should be...
Engineers at power plant Ringals

Vattenfall jettisons nuclear power plant plan

27/01/2015 A new nuclear power plant set for Ringals, Sweden looks to have been scrapped as utility, Vattenfall continues to react to gove...

Pentair wins valves deal for China nuclear power plant

27/01/2015 Pentair Valves & Controls has won a deal to supply more than 200 high pressure, electric operated gate and check valves to ...
Obama and Modi in New Delhi

Obama- Modi deal clears way for US nuclear plant investment in India

26/01/2015 A breakthrough brokered during a state visit by President Barack Obama looks set to open the path for US investment in the nucl...

A crucial juncture for world energy: IEA outlook for renewables, coal, gas and nuclear

23/01/2015 With global energy demand projected to increase by 37 per cent by 2040, new and existing power generation technologies competin...

Latest innovations in valves and actuators for power plants

22/01/2015 As power generation technology evolves to meet 21st century requirements, rapid advances in the field of electronics have trans...
Ed Davey

UK government reveals state security measure for Hinkley Point

22/01/2015

The UK government says it will have a special share in the consortium building Hinkley Point nuclear power plant.

Hanhikivi 1

Russia grants go- ahead to funding Finnish nuclear plant

20/01/2015 Russia's Cabinet of Ministers has approved up to $2.3bn in funding from the country's sovereign wealth fund for the Hanhikivi 1...
Dungeness

Upgrades enable ten-year extension for Dungeness nuclear plant

20/01/2015 EDF Energy CEO, Vincent de Rivaz, has announced an extension to the life span of the Dungeness B nuclear power plant at an even...

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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