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

Chinese nuclear engineers

China’s first domestically produced nuclear reactor approved

17/04/2015 China’s State Council has issued a statement announcing its approval of the first demonstration unit of China’s Hualong-1 nucle...
Al Maktoum solar park

$3bn investment injection for Dubai solar plant

15/04/2015 Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is to invest $3bn to boost the generation capacity of the country’s largest solar ...
Global Data

Nuclear fuel assembly market to exceed $32bn by 2025

14/04/2015 New research from GlobalData indicates that the global market value for nuclear fuel assembly will increase from approximately ...
Robert Fico

Slovakian government mulls buying back Enel’s local utility

14/04/2015 The Slovakian Prime Minister confirmed the government is considering taking over electricity producer Slovenkse Elektrarne from...
Hildegard Mueller

German energy union says power plant new builds in doubt

13/04/2015 BDEW, the German energy industry association, says there is potential for 53 per cent of 39 power plants scheduled to be built ...
Belleville power plant

Industrial strikes cut French energy capacity by 3.7 GW

10/04/2015

Unplanned outages were responsible for lack of availability of five power plant facilities in France on Thursday.

Modi

India keen to advance progress of ‘World’s largest’ nuclear power plant

08/04/2015 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to use a state visit to Paris this week to accelerate plans for what will be the worl...
Flamanville nuclear reactor

New hiccup for Areva as defect discovered in new French reactor

08/04/2015 Areva has suffered the latest in a sequence of setbacks with the news that flawed steel has been discovered in a crucial part o...
NuScale SMR

Hinkley delays lead to calls for switch in focus to small nuclear reactors

08/04/2015 The delay in progressing with Britain’s nuclear power plant programme is leading to calls for a move towards developing small m...
Tianwan nuclear power plant, China

China and Russia to expand nuclear co-operation

07/04/2015

China and Russia are reportedly holding talks aimed at expanding their co-operation around nuclear power.

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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