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Major pros and cons of thorium nuclear power reactor
By EBR Staff Writer
Nuclear power is one of the important sources of energy that is generated by using nuclear fission reaction. Using the nuclear fuel, the reaction enables nuclear power plants to produce huge amount of electricity. During the reaction process, nuclear fuel generates heat to power turbines. Heavy fissile elements present in most of the nuclear fuels have a capacity to produce nuclear fission reaction.
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GE Hitachi, Holtec to collaborate on 160MWe small modular reactor
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), Holtec International and SMR Inventec have partnered to advance a single loop, SMR‐160 pressurized light water reactor.
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SOGIN awards nuclear waste treatment contract to EDF
Cyclife2, an EDF Group subsidiary, has signed an agreement with SOGIN, the Italian public company in charge of decommissioning and waste management, for the treatment of 1,800 tons of metal waste produced during the decommissioning of three nuclear power plants in Italy including Trino, Garigliano and Latina.
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Eggborough Power plans to close 2GW coal-fired power plant in Yorkshire
By EBR Staff Writer
Eggborough Power is planning to close its 2GW Eggborough coal-fired power plant in North Yorkshire, England at the end of September 2018 after it failed to secure new supply contracts for backup power next winter.
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Exelon Generation to retire 636MW Oyster Creek nuclear plant in October 2018
By EBR Staff Writer
Exelon Generation said that it will permanently shut down the 636MW Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in the US state of New Jersey in October, after nearly 49 years of operations.
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UK NDA, Innovate UK select five projects for nuclear decommissioning challenge
By EBR Staff Writer
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) and fellow government agency Innovate UK have selected five projects which will receive up to £1.5m in funding each to develop prototype robots to develop new ways to tackle Sellafield radioactive hotspots.
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ABB to supply phase shifting transformer for Swissgrid's Mühleberg substation
ABB will supply a 800 megavolt ampere (MVA) phase shifting transformer to Swissgrid, the Swiss transmission system operator, for the Mühleberg substation located in the central part of the country.
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Major uses of electricity
By EBR Staff Writer
After the discovery of electricity way back in the 18 century, it has now become impossible to imagine the world without electricity. Electricity has become an essential part in every sphere of human life.
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Austria to sue European Commission for approving Hungarian nuclear plant expansion
By EBR Staff Writer
Austria has revealed its intentions of filing a lawsuit against the European Commission (EC) for approving the expansion of the 1889MW Paks nuclear plant in neighboring Hungary.
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Rolls-Royce to provide nuclear digital analytics service for PSEG
Rolls-Royce has signed a four-year contract to provide US nuclear utility operator, PSEG, with digital analytics service to help drive greater plant efficiency.
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US nuclear facilities could extend operating life to 80 years, IAEA says
Extending the life of a nuclear power plant is more economical than building a new one, says International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
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California regulators approve retirement of 2.2GW Diablo Canyon nuclear plant
By EBR Staff Writer
The California regulators have approved Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) request to decommission the 2,256MW Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant by 2025.
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Types of nuclear waste that release radioactivity
Though nuclear energy is regarded as one of the prominent sources of energy with a huge potential, waste generated from nuclear activity can pose a significant risk to the environment if it is not properly handled.
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New Areva, CNNC sign key agreement for $12bn nuclear reprocessing facility
By EBR Staff Writer
French nuclear and renewable energy group New Areva has signed a memorandum of commercial agreement with Chinese partner China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) for the construction of €10bn ($12bn) nuclear fuel reprocessing facility in China.
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EDF completes cold functional test phase of 1.6GW Flamanville EPR
By EBR Staff Writer
Electricite de France (EDF) has completed the cold functional test phase of a 1,650MW European Pressurized Reactor (EPR), which will be third unit of the Flamanville Nuclear Power Plant in France.
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