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Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant may shut down Dec. 29

07/30/2014 Entergy Corp. (NYSE: ETR) said it has set a close date for the Vermont Y...

Westinghouse hopeful it will reach nuclear power plant deal in Bulgaria

07/30/2014 Westinghouse said it remains “optimistic” about reaching a nuclear deal ...

Nuclear plant automation contract awarded for UK power plants

07/29/2014 Thales was awarded a 10-year, £30 million ($37.9 million) contract to su...

Rosatom signs MOU to build floating nuclear power plants with China

07/29/2014 Rusatom Overseas, a subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosa...

RWL Water to supply water treatment systems for nuclear energy industry

07/29/2014 RWL Water was awarded a contract to supply sixteen skid mounted mobile w...

NRC names Maureen Wylie as chief financial officer

07/28/2014 The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission named Maureen Wylie as Chief Fina...

Underground storage radiation leak may have another cause

07/28/2014 A radiation leak at an underground nuclear waste storage site in New Mex...

Vogtle nuclear Unit 1 automatically shuts down

07/28/2014 Unit 1 at Plant Vogtle in Georgia automatically shut down July 27th duri...

IHS: A drop in U.S. fuel diversity will cost reliability, jobs and money

07/28/2014 A predicted lack of fuel diversity in the U.S. power generation industry...

Duke Energy Progress to acquire NCEMPA generation assets for $1.2B

07/28/2014 The board of directors for Duke Energy Progress and the North Carolina E...

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Nuclear Power International magazine launched in March 2008, and is published six-times a year in a dynamic electronic  format. Nuclear Power International draws on the knowledge of experts around the world to provide outstanding coverage of the latest trends in nuclear technology and the evolution of world nuclear power policy. 

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Nuclear Power in Europe

Nuclear Power in Europe

The History and Future of Breeder Reactors

There are four countries in the world that currently have operating fast breeder nuclear reactors: China, Japan, India and...

Non-Destructive Examination: Forward-Looking Talent and Technology to Get Plants to 80 Years

The global nuclear energy industry has reached a tipping point.

Lessons Learned from Kewaunee's Closing

"How can you have a top performing power plant and still see it shut down?"

Market Overview: Europe

Looking at nuclear energy programs in Europe serves as a microcosm to the uncertainty in nuclear power globally.

Source of radioactive water leak in Fukushima Daiichi nuclear unit found

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) said it has found the location of a radioactive water leak at Unit 3 of the Fukushima Dai...

Urbanization and Nuclear Power

Let's take a little quiz. Question #1: What's the global population? Take your time…and I'll give you half a billion slack...

The promise of SMRs is not looking so promising

Small modular nuclear reactors were touted to be the savior of the U.S. nuclear industry a few years back, the newest tech...

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