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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Koeberg NPP

Westinghouse continues to challenge Eskom on nuclear contract decision

30/09/2014 Toshiba-owned Westinghouse has decided to maintain its legal challenge against Eskom for the South African state utility for it...
Fennovoima

Unease in Finland over Russian-designed nuclear reactor

29/09/2014 The Finnish government has come under fire for approving a Russian-built nuclear reactor despite reservations over its design a...
Austrian Environment Minister Andrae Rupprechter

Austrian environment minister backs blocking UK nuclear plan

26/09/2014 An Austrian minister is calling on the European Court of Justice to prevent the UK from pursuing its plan to pay a guaranteed p...

Westinghouse opens first outage control centre

25/09/2014 Westinghouse has opened its first outage control centre to provide monitoring and response to utility outage operations at US n...

Japanese politician calls for "sub-nuclear society" powered by gas and CHP

23/09/2014 A member of Japan’s parliament has said the future of his nation’s industry depends on a “sub-nuclear” society fuelled by combi...

Japan to sign on to nuclear disaster compensation pact

23/09/2014 Japan is considering a move to join an international convention on nuclear disaster compensation, the nation’s chief cabinet se...

Paving the way for progress

22/09/2014

We outline the status of several key power projects that are helping to shape a new energy mix in the Middle East.

EU gives ‘go-ahead’ for Hinkley Point C

22/09/2014 The European Commission is reported to have agreed terms with the UK government to clear the way for EDF to build the £16bn Hin...

Hitachi to open European Nuclear Research Centre in UK

18/09/2014

Hitachi is to open the European Nuclear Research Centre (ENRC) in the UK.

Japan’s Obuchi to oversee nuclear restart programme

17/09/2014 Japan's first female economy, trade and industry minister, Yuko Obuchi, is set to be a lightning rod for the nation's nuclear d...

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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