World Nuclear Fuel Cycle 2016

World Nuclear Fuel Cycle 2016

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WNU Summer Institute 2016

WNU Summer Institute 2016

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The Nuclear Fuel Report: Global Scenarios for Demand and Supply Availability 2015-2035

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The World Nuclear Supply Chain: Outlook 2030

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India joins nuclear liability convention

Published: Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:34:17 GMT

India_CSC_ratification_(IAEA-Calma)_48India yesterday deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage with the International Atomic Energy Agency.


UK regulator charts progress of event reporting

Published: Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:21:55 GMT

The UK's Office for Nuclear Regulation today published a list of events reported to the authority over 14 years and has concluded that "the total number has increased over recent years, but the number of those that are of nuclear safety significance has not".


Wendelstein 7-X produces first hydrogen plasma

Published: Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:48:45 GMT

Merkel starts hydrogen plasma in Wendelstein 7-X - 48The Wendelstein 7-X - the world's largest stellarator-type fusion device - started scientific operation yesterday with the production of its first hydrogen plasma, the actual investigation object.


Watts Bar 2 final completion cost approved

Published: Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:53:10 GMT

Watts_Bar_2_fuel_loading_(TVA)_48The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has approved the expenditure of a further $200 million on the completion of Watts Bar 2, which would bring final spending on the project to a total of up to $4.7 billion.


Nuclear tax and low prices continue to impact Vattenfall

Published: Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:48:56 GMT

Swedish utility Vattenfall has announced a loss of SEK19.8 billion ($2.4 billion) in 2015, its third consecutive annual loss. It attributed this partly to continued low electricity prices and unprofitable Swedish nuclear power reactors.


Spanish-Chinese cooperation on fuel inspection systems

Published: Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:16:47 GMT

Enusa-Tecnatom-SNPI - 48Enusa and Tecnatom of Spain have agreed to cooperate with China's Suzhou Nuclear Power Research Institute in the field of nuclear fuel inspection systems.


Dismantling work to start at Hamaoka units

Published: Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:17:22 GMT

Hamaoka plant - 48Japan's nuclear regulator has given the go-ahead to Chubu Electric Power Company to start removing "peripheral" equipment from units 1 and 2 of its Hamaoka nuclear power plant in Shizuoka prefecture. Both units were permanently shut down in January 2009.


Ukraine approves investment in South Ukraine plant

Published: Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:38:15 GMT

Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers has approved a revised project to upgrade the South Ukraine nuclear power plant's water supply system, increasing its annual electricity output by up to 2.5 terawatt hours. Energoatom said yesterday that the project aims to "remove restrictions" on the plant caused by the insufficient cooling capacity of the Tashlykskaya reservoir.


Royal recognition for Jordan's nuclear program

Published: Wed, 03 Feb 2016 13:14:42 GMT

Jordan_IAG_Feb_2016_(RHC)_48King Abdullah II of Jordan has stressed the importance of moving ahead with the country's plans for nuclear energy, calling for Jordan to become a role model for the peaceful use of nuclear energy.


Denmark and Greenland confirm uranium agreements

Published: Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:01:37 GMT

The governments of Denmark and Greenland have confirmed the signing of a series of agreements last month setting the framework for future cooperation on foreign, defence and security policy issues related to the mining and commercial export of uranium.