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French weekly power exports soar on low domestic demand, nuclear gains

French power exports surged 63% week on week to average 10.3 GW for the seven days to Nov. 15 (week 47) as nuclear production ramped up and domestic demand remained low, according to system data.

read more... 17/11/2020


Japan Could Restart Nuclear Reactor Damaged In 2011 Disaster

A local governor in Japan has approved plans from utility Tohoku Electric Power to restart one of its nuclear reactors that was damaged in the 2011 earthquake and the following tsunami, the same that caused the reactor meltdown at Fukushima.

read more... 13/11/2020


Belarus connects first nuclear unit to grid

Belarus has connected its first nuclear unit to the grid — a 1.2GW reactor at the Astravyets plant. The unit is due to begin commercial operations in the first quarter of 2021.

read more... 04/11/2020


CRE to restructure French nuclear sales scheme

French energy regulator CRE has proposed to restructure the Arenh nuclear output sale mechanism and rules surrounding its modification and cancellation in response to legal disputes that arose at the height of the Covid-19 crisis.

read more... 27/10/2020


French nuclear hits 41 GW, up 12 GW over past month

French nuclear generation ramped up to 41 GW on Oct. 19 as more reactors returned to service after maintenance, lifting average output by 12 GW over the past four weeks, system data showed.

read more... 20/10/2020