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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).


Markets and the future of nuclear power

Published: Thu, 19 May 2016 15:45:42 GMT

The design of European wholesale electricity markets and the emissions trading system will be improved to help - and no longer hinder - nuclear energy as a low-carbon source of electricity, a European Commission official assured delegates at a nuclear financing conference held in Paris last week. The conference, titled Nuclear energy's role in the 21st century: addressing the challenge of financing, was jointly organised by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency and the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation.


UK 'confident' of Hinkley deal

Published: Wed, 18 May 2016 17:55:23 GMT

The UK government is confident "there is a deal to be done" with EDF Energy on Hinkley Point C, but notes that it would not and could not influence the speed at which the utility makes a final investment decision on the project. "We recognise that the matter now rests with the equity. That's a commercial matter and we have to allow that to play out," said Jeremy Allen, head of procurement and investor relations at the Department of Energy and Climate Change.


Iter cryoplant tanks ready for shipment

Published: Wed, 18 May 2016 14:29:20 GMT

ITER cryoplant tanks - 48The two biggest tanks for the Iter fusion reactor's cryoplant have been completed in the Czech Republic. An exceptional convoy will be required to transport them to the Iter construction site in southern France.


Nawah to manage UAE units

Published: Wed, 18 May 2016 13:04:45 GMT

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has approved the formation of Nawah Energy Company to operate and maintain Barakah units 1-4. Separately, an agreement with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will give the United Arab Emirates access to software tools to assist in radiation protection and assessment.