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Cavendish contracted to demolish Dounreay reactor

Cavendish Nuclear has been awarded a three-year, multi-million pound contract to dismantle and demolish the oldest reactor on the Dounreay site in Scotland, the Dounreay Materials Test Reactor (DMTR). The award of the contract followed a competitive tendering exercise.

read more... 18/12/2018

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Novovoronezh unit 4 completes upgrade

Loading of nuclear fuel into unit 4 of the Novovoronezh nuclear power plant in Russia has been completed. The procedure is part of large-scale modernisation work on the VVER-440 reactor and the 43rd time it has been carried out there since it started operations in 1973.

read more... 14/12/2018

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Macron clarifies French energy plans

A total of 14 power reactors will be shut down in order to reduce the share of nuclear in France's electricity generation mix from the current 75% to 50% by 2035, President Emmanuel Macron announced today.

read more... 28/11/2018

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France to cut nuclear energy reliance by 2035: Minister

France aims to reduce the share of electricity produced by nuclear reactors to 50 per cent from 75 per cent now by 2035, said Environment Minister Francois de Rugy.

read more... 19/11/2018

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Bad luck and the spectre of power cuts this winter is back!

Maintenance work on the Doel 1 nuclear reactor is going to take longer than expected after it became clear that additional and extremely complex works are required.

read more... 15/11/2018

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