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France and China consolidate nuclear energy relationship
03 February, 2015
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Dungeness B to run for extra decade
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 by The UK’s Dungeness B nuclear plant will continue to generate electricity until 2028. EDF Energy, which has recently invested £150 million investment in the two-unit advanced...

Dome installed at unit 2 of Novovoronezh II
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by Russian state-owned company Atomenergoproekt has announced the installation of the reactor containment building dome at unit 2 of the Novovoronezh II nuclear power plant.

Hongyanhe unit 3 reactor achieves criticality
Friday, October 31, 2014 by The unit 3 reactor at the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in China’s Liaoning province is closer to commissioning after achieving a sustained chain reaction.

Time to act
Friday, October 10, 2014 by Next year’s climate summit in Paris is arguably the world’s last chance to keep global warming below the crucial 2°C level, but are the planet’s biggest polluters ready to start...

UK invests in robotic development centre
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 by The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has announced that a purpose-built facility for developing robotic technology for use in extreme conditions will open at the Culham Science...

India must go nuclear to meet energy demand
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 by India must embrace nuclear and renewable energy in order to connect 300 million people at an acceptable carbon cost, says the International Energy Agency (IEA).According to one...

US fears losing out in Ex-Im Bank shakeup
Friday, August 01, 2014 by American nuclear power companies’ ability to compete internationally will be harmed if financing from the Export-Import Bank ceases, say industry leaders. The charter of the US’s...

UK, Germany and Poland must clean up act on CO2
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by Germany, the UK and Poland have topped the “dirty 30”, a list of the 30 most CO₂-polluting thermal power plants in the EU, released in a report written by environmental...

Kalinin 1 nuclear power plant granted ten-year life extension
Friday, July 04, 2014 by Russian regulator Rostechnadzor has granted Rosenergoatom a ten-year service life extension for the Kalinin 1 nuclear power unit until 2025.

Future Power Technology magazine launched on tablet app
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 by Whether you are a senior professional in a global power company or a smaller company looking to spot new opportunities, access to insight and knowledge about the latest power trends...

Construction work begins on Fukushima ice wall
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 by Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) has begun construction of a wall of frozen soil at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant following approval from Japan's Nuclear...

China nuclear reactors ready for operation
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 by Two of China's recent nuclear reactor start-ups are progressing towards full operations. A final test-run has begun in preparation for commercial operation at Ningde 2, while Hongyanhe...

Yangjiang unit 1 reactor goes online
Friday, March 28, 2014 by Unit 1 of the Yangjiang nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province has entered commercial operation, becoming China's 20th operating reactor.

Amec, Exelon announce global partnership
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by A partnership has been announced between Amec and Exelon Nuclear Partners (ENP) to provide consultancy and support services to nuclear power projects around the world.

Russia, Finland agree on more cooperation
Friday, February 28, 2014 by Russia and Finland have signed a new intergovernmental agreement on nuclear energy cooperation - a prerequisite for Russia to supply a reactor unit for Fennovoima's Hanhikivi project.

SICK MAIHAK China complete their 500th delivery of NOx and NH3 monitoring systems in China
Friday, January 17, 2014 by SICK MAIHAK China complete their 500th delivery of NOx and NH3 monitoring systems in China

Uranium: record production in 2012 for AREVA
Thursday, February 21, 2013 by With 9,760 tons of uranium produced in 2012, AREVA set its production record and remains the second largest producer in the world.

Alstom-Bharat Forge joint venture to supply three turbine islands in India
Thursday, February 21, 2013 by Alstom Bharat Forge Power (ABFPL), the joint venture company between Alstom and Bharat Forge, has secured in India an order worth over £300m (Rs2,251cr). ABFPL will supply three units...

Air Liquide major licensor for world-scale gas-to-chemicals complex in Brazil
Thursday, February 21, 2013 by As in many regions of the world, Brazil’s economic and industrial growth is increasingly dependent on its domestic energy supply. Energy independence and its increased efficiency are...

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