Equipment

Focus on the equipment and technologies used in nuclear power plants, including those for radioactive waste disposal and reactor decommissioning. Topics include nuclear coolants, pressure vessels and steam generators and cover all reactors, such as boiling water reactor, pressurized water reactor, and advanced gas-cooled reactors. Also examined are equipment for small modular reactors, fusion reactors and floating reactors.

ITER awards $200m Tokamak nuclear fusion contract

The ITER Organization, which is building the world's largest nuclear fusion energy R&D plant in France, has awarded a €200m ($219m) contract...

Wood wins work on Hinkley Point nuclear project

Global energy infrastructure firm Wood will provide construction design management for the ongoing Hinkley Point C nuclear power station project in the UK.

Feature: Driving efficiency in power generation

Ambitious new climate change targets mean that power generation of all types is under greater scrutiny than ever before.

Three staff injured at UK nuclear power plant

Three workers were injured at a nuclear power plant in the UK last night following what has been described as an "accidental steam release".

Remote submarine used for nuclear plant inspection

French nuclear company Framatome has used a remote-controlled submarine to inspect part of a nuclear power plant in Spain.

Seeing the future in 3D

The additive manufacturing building will be for Siemens’ 3D-printing specialist Materials Solutions and will continue work on gas turbines and other turbomachinery.

Unorthodox problem, traditional solution

How tried-and-tested repair materials were used to fix a problem with the cooling water system of a nuclear power plant

Wind power overtook nuclear in UK energy pecking order for January

Wind overtook nuclear to become UK’s second biggest power generator in January.

Survey reveals majority of UK power sector not in favour of...

A strong majority of professionals working in the UK electric power industries do not believe Brexit will be positive for the sector.

Wingas chief says German green expansion won’t succeed without gas

The head of sales at Gazprom-owned wholesaler Wingas, says the German government’s aim of doubling its renewable power capacity by 2030 will not succeed without the use of gas-fired power as back-up.

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