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Strikes over nuclear reform plan reduce French power generation

The Penly 1 reactor is operating at limited capacity due to the strike, down 1,070 megawatts (MW) to 260 MW. The drop in production is expected to continue until the end of the strike Thursday evening, the data showed

read more... 10/12/2020

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France to build new nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

Macron framed the decision to use nuclear reactors to propel the future warship as part of France's climate strategy, stressing its lower emissions compared to diesel fuel

read more... 09/12/2020

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Turkey grants construction permit for Akkuyu unit 3

Turkey's nuclear regulatory authority (Nükleer Düzenleme Kurumu - NDK) has issued a construction licence to Russian-owned JSC Akkuyu Nuclear for unit 3 of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Mersin province, in southern Turkey.

read more... 20/11/2020

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UK includes new nuclear in 'green industrial revolution'

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled a 10-point plan that he says can be "a global template" for delivering net-zero emissions. Point 3 of the plan is the government's commitment to develop new nuclear power, from large-scale to small and advanced modular reactors. This includes investment of GBP525 million (USD696 million) for "the next generation of small and advanced reactors".

read more... 19/11/2020

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Rosatom ships more components for two nuclear power plants built in Kudankulam

According to Rosatom, the loading of the ship with various components for the upcoming third and fourth unit was completed on October 30, and it left the port on November 13.

read more... 18/11/2020

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