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Rosatom postpones fast reactor project, report says

Rosenergoatom, the nuclear power plant operator subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom is expected to receive about RUB280 billion (USD4 billion) less in state funding for the construction of new nuclear reactors in Russia owing to the postponement of its fast neutron reactor programme, Russian newspaper Kommersant reported last week, citing anonymous sources.

read more... 14/08/2019

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E.ON sold German nuclear power forward at below-market levels

German utility E.ON said on Wednesday it had sold forward the bulk of its nuclear generation volumes for 2019, two thirds of those for 2020 and a third of 2021 at prices below the current wholesale market.

read more... 08/08/2019

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Rosatom launches first floating nuclear plant

Russian state nuclear company Rosatom is prepared to launch the world’s first floating nuclear plant in the Arctic Ocean, which it describes as being ‘based on the application of advanced nuclear technology.’

read more... 06/08/2019

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Japan's Tepco to decommission second, undamaged Fukushima nuclear plant: Kyodo

Tokyo Electric Power plans to scrap its Fukushima Daini nuclear station, located a few miles south of the bigger Fukushima Daiichi plant where three reactors melted down in 2011 after an earthquake and tsunami, Kyodo News reported on Wednesday.

read more... 24/07/2019

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EDF could shut power output at Golfech nuclear plant due to hot weather

French utility EDF could shut down production at its 2,600 megawatt capacity Golfech nuclear power plant in the south of France from Tuesday July 23, due to the high temperature forecast on the Garonne river.

read more... 22/07/2019

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