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Summit urges action to preserve US nuclear reactors

Published: Tue, 24 May 2016 15:28:25 GMT

A US Department of Energy summit held last week to identify policy options for improving the economic competitiveness of nuclear power plants has been described by the head of the Nuclear Energy Institute as a "wake-up" call on the urgency of preserving the country's operating reactors.


China to help Sudan develop first nuclear plant

Published: Tue, 24 May 2016 15:00:51 GMT

China-Sudan - May 2016 - 48China and Sudan have signed a framework agreement for the construction of the east African country's first nuclear power plant.


EDF Energy chief refuses to 'prejudge' outcome of HPC talks

Published: Tue, 24 May 2016 15:24:15 GMT

Vincent de Rivaz, the CEO of EDF Energy, said today he does not want to "prejudge" the outcome of the French-owned company's consultation with the Central Works Council, which needs to be completed before a final investment decision on Hinkley Point C can be made. Giving evidence to the UK parliament's Energy and Climate Change Committee, de Rivaz said the consultation, which began on 2 May, would take at least 60 days.


First criticality for Watts Bar 2

Published: Tue, 24 May 2016 13:46:27 GMT

Watts_Bar_2_startup_(TVA)-48The Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) newest nuclear reactor, Watts Bar unit 2, has reached first criticality. The 1165 MWe (net) pressurized water reactor is the first nuclear unit to start up in the USA since Watts Bar 1 in 1996.


Chinese AP1000 fuel line moves to production

Published: Mon, 23 May 2016 16:19:57 GMT

Construction has been completed of China's first production line for the manufacture of fuel for AP1000 reactors. The new production line is to make two sets of dummy assemblies ahead of full production.


Managing financing risks for new nuclear

Published: Mon, 23 May 2016 15:16:48 GMT

Developers of new nuclear power plants can draw on the experience of other large-scale infrastructure projects to help identify and reduce financing risks, a senior corporate banker told delegates at a recent conference.


IEA advises rethink on Belgian phase-out policy

Published: Fri, 20 May 2016 15:44:04 GMT

Belgium should reconsider its nuclear energy phase-out policy, the International Energy Agency has suggested following a review of the country's overall energy policy. Belgium should adopt a national long-term energy strategy "without delay" in order to decarbonize the economy while ensuring security of supply and affordability of energy, it said.


Horizon appoints JV for Wylfa Newydd project

Published: Fri, 20 May 2016 16:16:56 GMT

Wylfa Newydd site - aerial - 48The UK's Horizon Nuclear Power has today appointed a joint venture responsible for construction of its Wylfa Newydd plant. The newly created company, Menter Newydd, is a joint venture of Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe, Bechtel Management Company and JGC Corporation (UK).


Visions shortlisted for new UK nuclear project

Published: Thu, 19 May 2016 16:30:24 GMT

Moorside vision (K2 Architects) 48Shortlists of architects and landscapers have been selected by NuGen for the forthcoming Moorside nuclear power plant's surroundings, visitors centre, office blocks and workers accommodation.


EIA: US carbon emissions to depend on Clean Power Plan

Published: Thu, 19 May 2016 15:28:09 GMT

The pattern of future carbon dioxide emissions from the USA's power sector will depend significantly on whether the US Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan is implemented, according to the two new scenarios issued by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).