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Stages involved in nuclear fuel cycle
By EBR Staff Writer
A nuclear fuel cycle is a series of processes involved in the generation of electricity from nuclear reactors. While the first stage in the nuclear fuel cycle is the mining of uranium, the final stage is the disposal of nuclear waste. Using a nuclear fission reaction, the power plants produce high amount of electricity with uranium as fuel.
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First Light Fusion to build pulsed power machine for nuclear fusion technology
By EBR Staff Writer
First Light Fusion is investing £3.6m to build a pulsed power machine to advance exploring nuclear fusion technology.
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Bhel to supply steam generators for 2.8GW GHAVP nuclear project in India
By EBR Staff Writer
India’s state-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals (Bhel) has been awarded a contract to supply steam generators for the 2.8GW Gorakhpur Haryana Anu Vidyut Pariyojna (GHAVP) nuclear power project being developed in Fatehabad district of Haryana, India.
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Russia commissions unit 1 at Leningrad phase II nuclear power plant
By EBR Staff Writer
Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom has announced the commissioning of unit 1 of the Leningrad II nuclear power plant.
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Areva, Siemens to pay €450m to TVO to settle Finnish nuclear plant dispute
By EBR Staff Writer
Areva and Siemens have agreed to pay €450m to settle their dispute with Teollisuuden Voima (TVO) over the delay caused in the construction of its 1,650MW Olkiluoto (OL3) nuclear power plant in Finland.
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Germany’s RWE to divest majority stake in Innogy to E.ON
By EBR Staff Writer
German energy company RWE has agreed to sell its majority stake in Innogy to Germany-based electric utility service provider E.ON in exchange of assets.
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India, France to start Jaitapur nuclear power plant work by end-2018
By EBR Staff Writer
India and France have pledged to begin work at the planned 9.6GW Jaitapur nuclear power plant in the western Indian state of Maharashtra by the end of this year.
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Southern Nuclear resumes operations of Unit 1 at 1.8GW Hatch nuclear plant in US
By EBR Staff Writer
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, a subsidiary of Southern Company, has resumed operations of the 924MW Unit 1 at the 1,848MW Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant located near Baxley, Georgia, in the southeastern US.
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Entergy, NorthStar reach agreement with authorities for Vermont Yankee sale
By EBR Staff Writer
Entergy and NorthStar Group Services have reached an agreement with State of Vermont agencies and other parties on terms for approval of the sale of 620MW Vermont Yankee nuclear plant in Vernon.
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Rolls-Royce to supply heat exchangers for 3.2GW Hinkley Point C nuclear project in UK
By EBR Staff Writer
Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract by EDF Energy to provide heat exchangers for nuclear island systems at 3,260MWe Hinkley Point C nuclear power station being built in Somerset, UK.
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India, Russia and Bangladesh sign MoU for 2.4GW Rooppur nuclear power project
By EBR Staff Writer
India, Russia and Bangladesh have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate in the construction of the 2.4GW Rooppur nuclear power project in Bangladesh.
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Wood to provide technical assistance for UK HPR1000 reactor project
By EBR Staff Writer
Wood has been awarded a contract to provide technical assistance for the UK HPR1000 nuclear reactor planned to be built at Bradwell B in Essex, UK.
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Austria sues EC for approving Paks nuclear plant expansion in Hungary
By EBR Staff Writer
Austria has filed a lawsuit at the European Court of Justice against the European Commission (EC) for approving its neighbor Hungary’s plans to expand the 1,889MW Paks nuclear plant.
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EDF, Westinghouse win nuclear dismantling engineering services contract in Spain
By EBR Staff Writer
EDF group, in partnership with Westinghouse Electric Spain (WES), has won a contract to provide engineering services for the dismantling of unit 1 at Vandellòsi nuclear power station in Spain.
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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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