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ABB to build power transmission infrastructure for Hinkley Point C power plant
By EBR Staff Writer
Switzerland-based ABB has bagged a $130m order from EDF Energy to build the power transmission infrastructure for the 3.2GW Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in the UK.
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DOE to support advanced nuclear reactor power plants with new funding
The US Department of Energy (DOE) will offer up to $20m in funding for projects as part of a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program known as Modeling-Enhanced Innovations Trailblazing Nuclear Energy Reinvigoration (MEITNER).
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Areva deploys new system to automatically adjust electricity generation at Goesgen nuclear plant
Areva NP has installed a system to automatically adjust Goesgen Swiss nuclear power plant’s electricity generation to the needs of the grid operator.
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South Africa grants environmental permit for Eskom’s 4GW nuclear project
By EBR Staff Writer
South African electricity utility, Eskom has secured approval from the South African Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) to proceed with the construction of new 4GW nuclear power plant at Duynefontein in the Western Cape.
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Allied Power secures maintenance contract for Exelon's nuclear plants in US
Allied Power has been awarded a five-year contract to provide maintenance and modification services for 14 Exelon nuclear plant sites in five states as well as fleet wide staff augmentation services.
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Georgia Power places second steam generator placed for Vogtle Unit 3
Georgia Power reported that the second steam generator has been safely placed for Unit 3 at the Vogtle nuclear expansion located near Waynesboro, Georgia.
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UK National Audit Office says £122m wasted in Magnox nuclear clean-up contract
By EBR Staff Writer
UK’s National Audit Office has found that the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA)’s failures in handling a £6.2bn nuclear clean-up project had cost the taxpayers an excess of £122m.
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Commissioning of Finland’s Olkiluoto 3 EPR further delayed
By EBR Staff Writer
The start of Finland’s 1,600MW Olkiluoto 3 European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) has been further delayed until May 2019.
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Georgia Power secures additional $1.67bn funding for Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project
By EBR Staff Writer
Georgia Power has secured an additional $1.67bn funding for the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project near Waynesboro, US.
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Japanese district court rules TEPCO liable for Fukushima nuclear disaster
By EBR Staff Writer
The Chiba District Court in Japan held Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) responsible for the disaster at its Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant and has directed it to pay evacuees a compensation of JPY376m ($3.3m).
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Australia officially joins International Collaboration on Next Gen Nuclear Energy Systems
Australia has been officially welcomed to the Generation IV International Forum (GIF) Framework Agreement, a partnership through which we will contribute to international work on the development of future nuclear energy technologies.
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EIA projects 28% increase in world energy use by 2040
The U.S. Energy Information Administration's latest International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO2017) projects that world energy consumption will grow by 28% between 2015 and 2040.
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NRA gives conditional approval for TEPCO to restart two nuclear reactors
By EBR Staff Writer
Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has given a conditional approval to Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) for the restart of two reactors of its 8GW Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant in Niigata Prefecture.
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Largest uranium producing countries in the world
By EBR Staff Writer
Nuclear power is gaining popularity as the world tries to meet increased demand for electricityfrom non-carbon sources. Nuclear power is a result of heat generated through the fission process of atoms. The most common fuel used in conventional nuclear fission power stations is uranium, a silvery-white radioactive metal in the actinide series of the periodic table.
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FirstEnergy to sell 1.6GW of power generation assets in US
By EBR Staff Writer
FirstEnergy has entered into a revised agreement with a subsidiary of LS Power Equity Partners III to sell 1,615MW natural gas and hydroelectric generation assets for $825m.
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