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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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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

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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

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