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.
Nuclear Fuel Report Background Information (10 Sept 2015)
The World Nuclear Association has published reports on nuclear fuel supply and demand at roughly two yearly intervals. The report published today is the 17th in the series and extends the forecasting period to 2035. It includes scenarios covering a range of possibilities for nuclear power.
World Nuclear Association makes submissions to South Australian Royal Commission (8 Aug 2015)
The World Nuclear Association has made two submissions to the South Australian Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission, one on the subject of nuclear power generation and the other on nuclear wastes.
Hinkley Point C and the Austrian government challenge (6 Jul 2015)
The action taken today by the Austrian government is supposedly to challenge the decision by the European Commission to approve the Contract for Difference mechanism proposed for Hinkley Point C. However, the true motivation of the action was revealed by Austrian Federal Chancellor Werner Faymann, who last week issued a statement saying: "This is a further important step in our anti-nuclear policy, whose long-term objective is a nuclear-free Europe."