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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

Balancing the risks of power blackouts with the costs of ensuring adequate supply

25/08/2015
Teyssen

Teyssen determined to complete E.ON power plant spin off

21/08/2015

E.ON's Chief Executive Johannes Teyssen says he is pursuing the spin off of the company’s power plants regardless of cost.

EDF Areva nuclear

EDF-Areva to take on the cost of Hinkley Point C nuclear over runs

20/08/2015 EDF-Areva has confirmed that it will bear the cost of any over runs associated with the Hinkley Point C nuclear power project.

Project and Technology Update

19/08/2015 GE Power Generation Services has been selected to provide long-term maintenance services for two GE gas turbines at the Beijing...
Japanese environment minister Yoshio Mochizuki

Japan minister to object to coal-fired power project

14/08/2015

Japan's environment minister reportedly plans to submit an objection today to a proposed coal-fired power project.

Japan's Sendai nuclear power plant

Japan restarts Sendai unit 1 nuclear reactor

11/08/2015 Japan today restarted its first nuclear reactor since the nation’s fleet was idled following 2011’s Fukushima Daiichi accident.
Proposed location of Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant

Last-minute reprieve for Finnish nuclear project

07/08/2015 Finland’s Fennovoima nuclear power project is set to go ahead following a last-minute announcement of financial backing by thre...
Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant

Japan moves forward with nuclear restart

07/08/2015 The world’s largest nuclear power plant is one step further toward restarting this week with an announcement by Japan's nuclear...
BC Hydro & Power's Revelstoke Dam in Canada

Hydropower to provide half of Canada’s energy by 2025

05/08/2015

Canada’s hydropower capacity is predicted to grow to almost 85 GW by 2025, according to new research.

Fukushima decommissioning

Tepco executives face trial over Fukushima incident

02/08/2015 Three senior managers at Japanese utility Tepco have been indicted by a civilian judiciary panel to face criminal charges in re...

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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