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Spain nuclear power plant automatically shuts down

09/18/2014 The 1,000-MW Almaraz I nuclear power unit in Spain automatically shut do...

NRC gives environmental OK for nuclear power plant’s license extension

09/17/2014 The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said that potential environ...

Three waste management companies to soon sign Fukushima contracts

09/17/2014 Kurion Inc. is one of three companies that will sign a contract soon to ...

Two NRC nominees confirmed by the Senate

09/17/2014 The U.S. Senate Sept. 16 confirmed two nominees to the U.S. Nuclear Regu...

Sen. Reid moves to ensure nuclear dump stays dead

09/17/2014 Amid action in Congress to intensify the fight against Islamic State mil...

Barakah nuclear Unit 1 now 57% complete

09/17/2014 The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp. (ENEC) said the first unit of the Bara...

Westinghouse opens first nuclear plant outage control center

09/16/2014 Westinghouse Electric Co. opened the company’s first outage control cent...

Vermont Yankee nuclear plant begins reducing power to final shutdown

09/16/2014 The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant has begun a gradual reduction of ...

L-3 Mapps to upgrade Sizewell B’s nuclear simulator

09/16/2014 L-3 Mapps will upgrade the Sizewell B nuclear power plant’s simulator an...

NRC certifies GE-Hitachi nuclear reactor design

09/16/2014 The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved a rule to certify ...

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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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08/01/2014
Volume 7, Issue 4
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From the pages of NPI magazine

How Much Does Nuclear Power The World?

According to data from the World Nuclear Association, nuclear power generates 11 percent of the world's electricity.

Kurion will treat contaminated water for second project at Fukushima

Cleanup at Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO)'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant continues, and a U.S.-based company is...

The Three C's of Labor Relations for Contractors and Plant Operators

As the number of both union and non-union craft workers continues to shrink, the nuclear power industry must lean heavily ...

Fuel Reliability: How it affects the industry, and one fuel vendor's journey to flawless fuel performance

Improving the reliability of nuclear fuel is grounded in a strong nuclear safety culture.

The growing consensus on higher nuclear power plant safety standards

Beijing hosted a ground-breaking nuclear safety symposium that focused on the urgent need to raise consistent global safet...

The Progress of U.S. SMR Developments

At a time when the U.S. nuclear industry is at a standstill, one technology was once touted as the "savior" of t...

Hitachi-GE nuclear reactor gains initial approval for UK project

Plans for a nuclear reactor at the Wylfa nuclear power plant in Anglesey have been provisionally approved.

Sustaining High Performance

The U.S. nuclear power industry recently published its 2013 performance metrics for all plants nationwide.

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