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France to build nuclear crisis centres based on Fukushima lessons

Designed to withstand accident levels the crisis centres are built to enable the management of a facility safely in any situation.

Fukushima’s lessons for a safer nuclear future

When a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck Japan on 11 March 2011, a tsunami was triggered that devastated the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.

Worth their weight in salt – molten reactors hold huge potential

Now, with aging and decommissioning of lightwater reactors, molten salt reactors are poised to make a comeback.
Mülheim-Kärlich nuclear power plant

RWE and Bilfinger reach decomissioning milestone at German nuclear plant

RWE and Bilfinger have completed the decomissioning work at the Mülheim-Kärlich nuclear power plant in Germany.

Safety approval granted for GE Hitachi small modular nuclear reactor

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved a final safety evaluation report for the BWRX-300 small modular reactor design (SMR). The NRC move is a milestone forà‚ GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), which has designed the...
NuScale Power Plant Design

Fluor and Sargent & Lundy partner to design new SMR reactors

Fluor Corp. and Sargent & Lundy reached an agreement to collaborate for the execution of new NuScale Power projects.

Webcast series: Global nuclear energy market review

Five-part dialogue on nuclear energy At a high-level panel of senior political figures and experts from leading international energy organisations, the IEA's chief economist Laszlo Varro said the organisation's analysis "clearly shows" that nuclear power...