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.

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Reinhold Mitterlehner

Austria postpones filing complaint on Hinkley

29/06/2015 The Austrian government says it has decided to postpone its filing of a lawsuit that would impact on the Hinkley Point C nuclea...
Bangladesh flag

1.3 GW of oil and gas-fired power plant set for Bangladesh

29/06/2015 The Bangladesh-based Summit Group says it is motivated by reducing the possibility of power blackouts in its plan to build five...
Grafenrheinfeld

Grafenrheinfeld nuclear power plant shut down

29/06/2015

The oldest remaining nuclear reactor in Germany has been taken off the grid for good.

Workers clean up jellyfish at Rutenberg coal-fired power plant, Ashkelon, Israel

Coal-fired power plant survives jellyfish invasion

26/06/2015

A potential shutdown of an Israeli power plant due to invasion by a swarm of giant jellyfish has been averted.  

CCS

CCS 'could cut UK decarbonisation costs by £32bn'

25/06/2015 The CCS Association (CCSA) has come up with a study that declares the UK could save £32bn in meeting decarbonisation targets by...
Francois Hollande and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

France and Saudi move closer to nuclear reactor deal

25/06/2015 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is close to forging an agreement with France to develop European Pressurised nuclear reactors (EPRs...
Merkel

Germany’s 'coal habit to undermine Energiewende'

25/06/2015 Germany’s drive towards a transition to renewable energy is being undermined by its continuing dependency on coal-fired power, ...
Oskarshamn

Two Swedish nuclear reactors face closure

24/06/2015

E.ON- owned OKG plans to shut down two nuclear reactors at its Oskarshamn plant in Sweden.

Werner Faymann

Austria to file lawsuit against Hinkley Point decision on Monday

24/06/2015 The Austrian government has declared that it will launch its much threatened legal challenge to the European Commission decisio...

Five major energy shifts predicted for global power market

23/06/2015 Global power generation will experience five dominant trends over the next 25 years, putting unprecedented pressure on energy c...

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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