Three Mile Island generating station retires

Three Mile Island Generating Station Unit 1 has officially retired, setting a site record of running 709 continuous days.

UK expertise ensures safe decommissioning of Japanese fast reactor

The Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) has awarded a contract to UK-based Cavendish Nuclear to support decommissioning of the fast reactor at Monju, Japan.

TEPCO to decommission Fukushima Daini

Tepco said it will take more than four decades to dismantle the four reactors at the Daini plant. The estimated cost for dismantling and decontamination will be $2.6 billion.

Wood wins Dounreay nuclear design and engineering contract

Project services group Wood has won a contract to provide design and engineering to the Dounreay nuclear site in Scotland.

Sellafield nuclear decommissioning reaches key milestones

Decommissioning work at Sellafield nuclear site in the UK has reached two milestones.

Drone to provide new details of Fukushima radiation

A drone carrying radiation-mapping technology is to provide new details of the contamination inside the reactor building at Japan's damaged Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant.

UK firm wins $2m for nuclear decommissioning solution

A consortium led by engineering firm Wood has won $2.1m in UK government funding to develop a new nuclear decommissioning solution. 

Wind power overtook nuclear in UK energy pecking order for January

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

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.

Another UK coal plant closes after capacity market failure

Eggborough power plant in East Yorkshire is to close, leaving England and Wales with just six coal-fired power plants.

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