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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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China and Russia sign general contract for two Xudabao units

The general contract for Russian-designed VVER-1200 reactors for units 3 & 4 of the Xudabao nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province was signed yesterday in Moscow in the presence of the countries' heads of state.

read more... 07/06/2019

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Novovoronezh II-2 starts pilot operation

Unit 2 of the Novovoronezh II nuclear power plant in southwest Russia has entered the pilot commercial operation (PCO) stage, Rosenergoatom, the operator subsidiary of state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has announced.

read more... 05/06/2019

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