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

Drone

French nuclear power safety under scrutiny following drone incidents

30/10/2014 France’s biggest power utility, EDF, is investigating potential threats to its nuclear power fleet, following a spate of incide...
Oskarshamn

Tougher taxes spell the end for older Swedish nuclear fleet

30/10/2014 Higher taxes being imposed by Sweden’s new left-wing government, coupled with higher maintenance costs, are likely to lead to t...
National Grid engineers view pylon

National Grid confident of preventing blackouts

28/10/2014 A spate of unexpected power plant closures will not lead to power blackouts in Britain this winter, according to the country’s ...
Europe from space

Cold winter threat to Europe’s power supplies

28/10/2014 Europe is under grave threat of blackouts this winter, particularly if the season proves to be particularly cold, according to ...
China UK

Ongoing Chinese investment set to bolster UK energy infrastructure

27/10/2014 A report by London-based Centre for Economics and Business Research and the law firm Pinsent Masons suggests that China will in...
Dubai

ABB wins $55m order to strengthen Dubai grid

27/10/2014

ABB is to build a substation to connect Mohammed Bin Rashid solar power park and strengthen the Dubai grid by 100 MW.

Osborne

UK treasury responds to EU Commission criticisms on nuclear plan

27/10/2014 The UK treasury has responded to critical European Commission remarks related to the costing of the Hinkley Point C nuclear pow...
Olkiluoto reactor

Finnish nuclear dispute rages on as consortium claim increases to $4.4bn

27/10/2014 Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima (TVO) is continuing to maintain its stance that the parties behind the Olkiluoto 3 nuclear p...
ICIS POWER INDEX

ICIS outlines winter challenges to UK wholesale market

24/10/2014 Market information provider, ICIS, is reporting a consistent influence on the UK wholesale energy market from factors such as t...
Oettinger, Barroso and Hedegaard

Last ditch compromises help deliver world’s most ambitious climate target

24/10/2014 European Commission President Jose Barroso told a press conference last night that other nations must “step up to the plate,” a...

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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