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Japan's Tepco to decommission second, undamaged Fukushima nuclear plant: Kyodo

Tokyo Electric Power plans to scrap its Fukushima Daini nuclear station, located a few miles south of the bigger Fukushima Daiichi plant where three reactors melted down in 2011 after an earthquake and tsunami, Kyodo News reported on Wednesday.

read more... 24/07/2019

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EDF could shut power output at Golfech nuclear plant due to hot weather

French utility EDF could shut down production at its 2,600 megawatt capacity Golfech nuclear power plant in the south of France from Tuesday July 23, due to the high temperature forecast on the Garonne river.

read more... 22/07/2019

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Engie pushes back outage of Belgian Tihange 1 nuclear reactor

Engie Electrabel, the Belgian subsidiary of French energy group Engie, has postponed the planned outage of one of its nuclear reactors due to a delay in the delivery of some required parts, a spokesman said on Tuesday.

read more... 17/07/2019

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Daily (09.07.2019): European spot power prices rose by over 20% on Monday, due to low wind supply and tight nuclear capacity

Crude oil prices steadied on Monday as Iran’s nuclear program offset worries about global oil demand growth. As a result, Brent crude dropped by 0.2% to $64.11 a barrel, while WTI futures added 0.3% to settle at $57.66 a barrel.

read more... 09/07/2019

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Czech government approves framework plan for new nuclear plant

The Czech government has given preliminary approval for a plan by a subsidiary of electricity producer CEZ to build a nuclear power station with the government providing guarantees to help it secure cheaper financing.

read more... 09/07/2019

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