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  • Blog Post: Austria fails to turn neighbours against nuclear power January 17, 2020
    Austria failed to dent the Visegrád Group of countries' enthusiasm for nuclear power as a solution to climate change during their meeting in Prague yesterday. This was evident during a press conference held after the V4 and Austria summit by Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and the Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak prime ministers, Andrej Babiš […]
  • Blog Post: Second injunction keeps Ikata reactor offline January 17, 2020
    The Hiroshima High Court today imposed a temporary injunction on the operation of unit 3 of the Ikata nuclear power plant in Japan's Ehime Prefecture, currently in a maintenance outage. Operator Shikoku Electric Power Company said it will appeal the decision, the second injunction to be imposed on the unit since it was restarted in […]
  • Comment on Chernobyl ventilation stack removed January 16, 2020
  • Blog Post: IAEA chief highlights political commitment to nuclear security January 16, 2020
    Rafael Mariano Grossi, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, has pledged to build on the political impetus seen in international cooperation in nuclear security in recent years. "It is vital that we remain ahead of the curve in guarding against nuclear terrorism," he told delegates at an event in Vienna yesterday. more
  • Blog Post: India plans to build new sodium plant January 16, 2020
    A foundation stone laying ceremony at the Baroda heavy water plant in India has marked the inauguration of a new facility that will allow the country to produce high purity sodium metal on an industrial scale. India up to now has imported the material, which is used in fast breeder reactors. more
  • Blog Post: Orano achieves industry first in used fuel transfer January 16, 2020
    Orano TN has completed the first transfer and storage of used fuel canisters with a higher than usual heat load using its Extended Optimised Storage dry storage system. The use of EOS, which is licensed by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission for heat loads of up to 50 kW per canister, means used fuel can […]
  • Blog Post: ENSA ships steam generators to France January 16, 2020
    Spanish manufacturer Equipos Nucleares SA (ENSA) has shipped two replacement steam generators to France, completing an order received at the end of 2012 from Framatome for three such components for use in 900 MWe-class pressurised water reactors. It was not disclosed at which plant the steam generators are to be installed. more
  • Comment on EU Green Deal ignores its own biggest clean energy source January 16, 2020
    Thanks for interesting article.
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  • Blog Post: CNL Lands Lingen Decommissioning Contract January 15, 2020
    Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) announced this week that it has been selected as a subcontractor by Atkins Energy Germany GmbH to participate in the decommissioning of RWE’s prototype boiling water reactor in Lingen, Germany. Under terms of the contract, CNL will second several engineering and operational staff to the Atkins Energy Germany GmbH project for […]
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