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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.

Nuclear Power Generation News

Gas-fired power dominated UK energy sector in Q2

01/09/2014 A combination of coal-fired power plant outages and falling gas prices saw a surge in gas-fired power in the UK in the second q...
United Kingdom

UK fossil fuel power plummeted in Q1

29/08/2014 The UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change has released statistics showing a big decrease in the amount of power being ge...
UAE nuclear

Abu Dhabi’s nuclear plant makes impressive progress

28/08/2014 Over half of Abu Dhabi’s first nuclear power plant is already in place and its rate of progress has impressed the International...
Jochen Homann

German regulator advocates continuing use of coal power

28/08/2014 The president of Germany’s Federal Network Agency (BnetzA) says the country must maintain its dependency on coal-fired power in...

Poles support nuclear in move away from coal

27/08/2014

Over half of Poland’s citizens support the nation’s new nuclear power programme, a government survey has found.

Technology Update

26/08/2014 Old Trafford, the UK home of Manchester United football team, was the venue for General Electric Power and Water's FlexEfficien...
Old Magnox Facility

Chinese planning nuclear plant in Essex

26/08/2014 China General Nuclear Power Corporation and China National Nuclear Corporation are considering Bradwell, 60 miles from central ...

A New Dawn for Japan's Power Sector

25/08/2014 Since the 2011 earthquake that destroyed the Fukushima nuclear complex, Japan's energy industry has been in crisis. We explore ...
Wilhelmshaven

Molluscs force German coal-fired power plant to shut down

25/08/2014 The 757 MW Wilhelmshaven hard coal-fired power plant has had to be temporarily shut down after North Sea mussels clogged the fa...
Polish flag

Poland's 2050 policy outlines move away from coal

22/08/2014 The Polish government has published a draft energy policy, which looks to reduce dependency on coal in favour of a low-carbon e...

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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