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PreussenElektra obtains licence to demolish KKU

23 February 2018

The demolition of Unterweser nuclear power plant (KKU) can now start. The Lower Saxon Ministry of the Environment, Energy, Building and Climate Protection has granted the licence for PreussenElektra to decommission and demolish its nuclear power plant pursuant to Section 7 (3) of the Atomic Energy Act.... Read more...

Georgia Power praises nuke production tax credits

23 February 2018

Georgia Power has praised members of the U.S. Congress for voting to approve new legislation to extend the deadline for receiving advanced nuclear production tax credits. The approval follows extensive bipartisan efforts by Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson and other members of the Senate Finance Committee on the legislation.... Read more...

Sellafield Ltd signs TSA with NNL

23 February 2018

Sellafield Ltd has signed an agreement that will introduce a significant change in the way it works with its major partner, the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL). Both have a long and proud history of working together – and the new Technical Services Agreement (TSA) is designed to strengthen that history and set the direction for years to come.... Read more...

GEH, Holtec to commercialize SMR-160 water reactor

22 February 2018

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), Holtec International and SMR Inventec, LLC (SMR, LLC), has announced a collaboration to advance the SMR‐160, a single loop, 160 MWe pressurized light water reactor based on existing light water technologies.... Read more...

CGN to construct nuclear-powered heating project

22 February 2018

China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) has been approved by the National Energy Administration (NEA) to push forward the construction of China’s first nuclear-powered heating project. The nuclear company will join hands with Tsinghua University on the small demonstration project, using the low-temperature NHR200-II reactor technology.... Read more...

OPG plans power outage at Pickering station

14 February 2018

OPG continues to invest in its Pickering nuclear generating station to ensure the clean power workhorse reliably and safely produces 14% of Ontario’s electricity for another six years. The six-unit, 3,100-megawatt station supplies enough electricity to power a total of 1.5 million homes every day.... Read more...

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