The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) proposal to save coal and nuclear plants from retirement could cost $34 billion over a two-year period, according to an analysis conducted by Advanced Energy Economy (AEE).
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has been selected by the US Department of Energy to lead a team of industry experts for an advanced nuclear technology development project.
It has been reported that Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear energy corporation, and officials from Uzbekistan have reached an agreement to build a two-reactor nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan.
The Ghana Nuclear Regulatory Authority (GNRA) has said that nuclear energy is the best option for ensure a sustainable electricity supply for the country.
The Japanese Government has approved an energy plan setting ambitious targets for nuclear energy use and sustains a programme for spent-fuel recycling.
The Egyptian Ministry of Electricity has announced that the country’s first nuclear power plant will be established within the next 24-30 months.
Milestones at two Westinghouse AP1000 reactors under construction in China were passed last week. First criticality was achieved at Sanmen 1, and fuel loading began in Haiyang 1.
The UK Government has announced that it has reached an agreement with Hitachi to invest £5 billion into the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant in Wales.
Kansai Electric Power Company of Japan has announced that it will cut its electricity rates by an average of 5.36 per cent following the restart of units 3 and 4 of its Ohi nuclear power plant.
Global Nuclear Fuel has announced that it has been awarded a long-term contract by Entergy Nuclear to continue to fuel its boiling water reactors.