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NEI opposes Texas’ bid for nuclear waste fund reimbursements
The Nuclear Energy Institute this week filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit opposing Texas’s March 2017 lawsuit that challenges the failure of the US Department of Energy and the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission to complete licensing the Yucca Mountain used fuel repository.
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India, Russia sign contracts for third stage of Kudankulam nuclear plant
By EBR Staff Writer
Russia’s JSC Atomstroyexport and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) have signed contracts to advance the stage 3 of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant (NPP) in India.
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ABB opens new office in Namibia
ABB entrenches its commitment in Southern Africa by opening a new 2 200 m² facility in Windhoek, Namibia, which increases the company’s capacity to supply, maintain and service products to the local market and neighbouring countries such as Zambia and Angola.
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SCE&G, Santee Cooper scrap plans to build nuclear units for VC Summer facility
By EBR Staff Writer
South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G) and Santee Cooper have announced their decision to abandon their previous plans of building two new nuclear reactors at the VC Summer Nuclear Station in South Carolina.
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Mitsubishi to acquire stake in reorganised Areva's nuclear business
By EBR Staff Writer
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has agreed to acquire a 19.5% stake for an undisclosed sum in a new company that will be formed through the reorganization of Areva Group.
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Toshiba to pay $2.2bn compensation to quit US nuclear power project
By EBR Staff Writer
Toshiba has agreed to pay $2.168bn as compensation for quitting from fulfilling a contract to build two nuclear reactors for a US project owned by South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G) and Santee Cooper.
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Worst nuclear power disasters
Though nuclear power is one of the high potential energy sources, any accidents at the generation sites can cause severe damage to the nearby places. The vast amount of nuclear waste created by power plants can lead to high radiation and raise temperature levels. Any mishandling of radioactive material used in the nuclear power can pose potential risks to the environment and health of human beings.
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CNNC builds world's first HTGR fuel elements production line
The world’s first high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR) fuel elements production line was established by CNNC as 200,000 spherical fuel components successfully rolled off the assembly line on July 17.
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CNNC extends Sino-Saudi nuclear collaboration
China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) convened the Saudi uranium and thorium resources evaluation symposium in conjunction with the first coordinating committee conference on Sino-Saudi nuclear energy cooperative projects in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on July 17.
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Westinghouse and partners get $7.5m funding from DOE for nuclear research
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected Westinghouse Electric Company and university research partners to receive a total of $7.5m in funding to advance nuclear innovation in a number of areas.
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AREVA NP to load advanced fuel assemblies in US Commercial Reactor
AREVA NP announced plans to load advanced fuel assemblies developed through the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Enhanced Accident Tolerant Fuel program in Unit 2 at Georgia’s Vogtle Electric Generating Plant.
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McClean Lake Operation granted 10-year licence renewal by CNSC
AREVA Resources Canada has been granted a 10 year licence renewal for its McClean Lake Operation by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC).
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France considers closing up to 17 nuclear power reactors by 2025
By EBR Staff Writer
France is planning to shut down up to 17 nuclear reactors in the next eight years to reduce the contribution of of nuclear power in its energy mix.
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Global energy investment fell for a second year in 2016 as oil and gas spending continues to drop
Global energy investment fell by 12% in 2016, the second consecutive year of decline, as increased spending on energy efficiency and electricity networks was more than offset by a continued drop in upstream oil and gas spending, according to the International Energy Agency’s annual World Energy Investment report.
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EBRD nuclear safety work gets boost from European Union
The European Union (EU) has made a €19 million contribution to the Nuclear Safety Account (NSA), one of the nuclear safety funds managed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
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