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Toshiba to acquire Engie’s 40% stake in UK nuclear plant venture
By EBR Staff Writer
Toshiba has announced that French utility Engie exercised its right to sell 40% stake in the British nuclear joint venture, NuGen, for about $139m.
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FirstEnergy resumes operations of Perry nuclear plant following refueling outage
FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy, announced its Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio, returned to service following completion of refueling and maintenance outage.
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Westinghouse wins UK approval for AP1000 reactor design
By EBR Staff Writer
Toshiba's Westinghouse Electric has won approval from the UK regulators for its AP1000 reactor design following completion of Generic Design Assessment (GDA).
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Toshiba's Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection in US
By EBR Staff Writer
Westinghouse Electric Company, and certain of its subsidiaries and affiliates, has filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 with the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
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EDF secures consent to commence construction on $23bn Hinkley C nuclear project
By EBR Staff Writer
UK’s Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has granted consent to EDF for construction of £18bn ($23bn) Hinkley C nuclear power plant in Somerset.
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KEPCO plans to acquire Toshiba’s stake in UK nuclear joint venture
By EBR Staff Writer
Korea Electric Power (KEPCO) is reportedly planning to acquire Toshiba’s interest in the UK nuclear joint venture (JV) project, NuGen.
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Areva agreement with JNFL and MHI enter into force
Following the firm offers received on 15 December 2016 and the announcement made on 3 February 2017, the investment protocol and shareholders' agreement relating to NewCo have been signed by Areva, JNFL and MHI.
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GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy form nuclear decommissioning alliance with Bechtel
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Bechtel announced the formation of an alliance to offer decommissioning and dismantlement services for nuclear power plants in Germany and Sweden.
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Deep energy transformation needed by 2050 to limit increasing global temperature, says IEA
Limiting the rise in global mean temperature to well below 2°C would require an energy transition of exceptional scope, depth and speed, according to an analysis by the International Energy Agency (IEA), including a doubling of annual average energy-related investments from current levels.
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European Commission approves Belgium’s support for nuclear power reactors
By EBR Staff Writer
The European Commission (EC) has confirmed that the Belgium government’s support to long-term operation of three nuclear power reactors is in line with EU state aid rules.
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X-energy begins conceptual design phase for Xe-100 advanced reactor
X Energy has commenced the conceptual design phase for its Xe-100 high temperature gas-cooled (HTGR) pebble bed modular reactor.
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Amec Foster secures contract for EDF’s UK nuclear plants
By EBR Staff Writer
Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a new contract worth £125m to deliver long-term support to EDF Energy in running its nuclear power plants in the UK.
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GEH, ARC Nuclear partner to develop advanced small modular reactor
By EBR Staff Writer
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has collaborated with Advanced Reactor Concepts (ARC Nuclear) to develop an advanced small modular reactor (aSMR).
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James Fisher Nuclear's New inspection tool provides vital information for EDF-Energy
James Fisher Nuclear (JFN) is celebrating another substantial contract, with the award of a commission from electricity generator EDF-Energy to produce inspection tools that will use innovative eddy current technology to assess the condition of the graphite cores across their fleet of nuclear reactors to a level that has not previously been possible.
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Top nuclear power pros and cons
Nuclear power is regarded as one of the prominent sources of energy with a huge potential. As nuclear power plants emit low greenhouse gas emissions, the energy is seen as environmentally friendly. Using a nuclear fission reaction, the power plants produce high amount of electricity with uranium as fuel. Although nuclear energy offers various advantages, concerns have been raised over the disposal of radioactive waste and harmful radiations from the nuclear plants.
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