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ENEC completes concrete dome for unit 1 RCB

28 January 2015

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) announced the completion of the construction of the concrete dome for the Unit 1 Reactor Containment Building.

The completion of the dome earlier this week marks the achievement of another on-time milestone in the complex construction of the UAE’s first nuclear energy plant.... Read more...

Davis-Besse nuclear facility generates USD 1B/year

27 January 2015

The operation of FirstEnergy’s Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station generates an average annual economic output of USD 805M in Ottawa County and USD 1.1B state-wide while generating 890MW of carbon-free electricity, according to a new economic analysis.... Read more...

Fire at South-Ukraine NPP operation

26 January 2015

On 15 January 2015, the South-Ukraine NPP (SU NPP) АТ-1 grid automatic transformer was tripped by the electrical protection system, with subsequent conflagration. The fire was extinguished after approx.... Read more...

UK regulator approves restart of Heysham I unit 1

26 January 2015

The UK's Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has granted permission for Heysham I unit 1 to return to service following the discovery last year of a crack in a boiler spine in the reactor. EDF Energy returned the unit to service on 10 January, ONR said.

Heysham I unit 2 and two reactors at Hartlepool, which were shut down as a precautionary measure, returned to service in November.... Read more...

Tamar Energy signs PPA for anaerobic digestion plants

25 January 2015

Tamar Energy has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with EDF Energy for its current 11MW generation portfolio. The long term PPA covers Tamar Energy’s first five anaerobic digestion plants, at Basingstoke, Hants; Holbeach, Lincs; Retford, Notts; Halstead, Essex; and Hoddesdon, Herts.... Read more...

Japan joins the CSC

24 January 2015

Japan has submitted its instrument of acceptance to the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC), an important international instrument relating to liability and compensation for damage caused by a nuclear accident, triggering its entry into force.... Read more...

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