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Go-ahead for multinational investment in the UK’s first 21st century nuclear power plant (28 July 2016)

Go-ahead for multinational investment in the UK’s first 21st century nuclear power plant (28 July 2016)

EDF have announced the go-ahead for Hinkley Point C, a nuclear power plant that will generate 7% of the UK’s electricity, avoid 9 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions each year and create over 25,000 new employment opportunities.

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Restart of Sendai 1 (25 Sept 2015)

Restart of Sendai 1 (25 Sept 2015)

Preparations are underway for the restart of the Sendai 1 reactor in Japan. Sendai 1 is a pressurized water reactor (PWR) sited on the southwest coast of Kyushu, the third largest island of Japan. It is owned and operated by the Kyushu Electric Power Company.

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