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EU must support extended use of reactors, says Foratom

Foratom, the European nuclear trade body, has called on the European Commission and other EU institutions to recognise and reward the long-term operation (LTO) of nuclear power reactors in their role to help Europe meet its climate targets.

read more... 21/06/2018


Tepco likely to decommission Fukushima Daini units

The four reactors at the Fukushima Daini nuclear power plant in Japan are likely to be decommissioned, the president of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holding Inc (Tepco) today told the governor of Fukushima Prefecture. However, the company has yet to announce an official decision on the fate of the plant, close to the damaged Fukushima Daiichi plant.

read more... 19/06/2018


Russia, China ink four nuclear deals in Bejing

Russia and China signed the biggest package of contracts in the history of the two countries' nuclear partnership, according to Russia's state nuclear company Rosatom on Friday.

read more... 11/06/2018


France to develop nuclear cooperation in Brazil

French utility company EDF and Brazilian state power company Eletrobras signed a memorandum of understanding to promote cooperation in nuclear power in Brazil, according to Eletrobras on Wednesday.

read more... 08/06/2018


UK Government considers public investment in Wylfa nuclear project

The UK Government is considering investing billions of pounds of taxpayers’ money into a proposed new nuclear power station in North Wales.

read more... 06/06/2018