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

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...
RWE Chief Financial Officer Bernhard Guenther

RWE could yet follow E.ON break-up example

20/01/2015 Germany’s second largest utility hasn’t ruled out going down the same path as its chief rival, E.ON, and splitting the company’...
PGME

Last call for expert power speakers at POWER-GEN Middle East

19/01/2015 Global experts in the power sector now have until January 30 to submit abstracts of papers for the 13th annual POWER-GEN Middle...
Egyptian flag

Egypt plans diversification of power mix

19/01/2015

Cairo is planning to produce 4300 MW of electricity from renewable sources over the next three years.

Hinkley Point

EDF and China Nuclear move closer to Hinkley Point agreement

16/01/2015 An EDF executive has confirmed that the company is confident of an investment deal on the Hinkley Point project in England by t...

Sellafield to use scallop fishing equipment to clean nuclear storage ponds

15/01/2015 Fishing equipment used for scallop trawling has been adapted to clean the storage ponds of a decommissioned nuclear power plant...

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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