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Fmr. NRC Commissioner Magwood begins position at Nuclear Energy Agency

09/02/2014 William D. Magwood IV has started in his new position as the director-ge...

Finnish nuclear plant further delayed until 2018

09/02/2014 Finnish utility TVO says construction of the country's fifth nuclear rea...

Feds want nuclear waste train, but nowhere to go

09/02/2014 The U.S. government is looking for trains to haul radioactive waste from...

DOE settles used nuclear fuel storage lawsuit for $23.5mn

08/29/2014 Energy Northwest (EN) won a $23.5 million settlement from the U.S. Depar...

TVA Browns Ferry 1 knocked offline

08/29/2014 The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Browns Ferry 1 nuclear unit in Alab...

First nuclear reactor in UAE more than halfway complete

08/28/2014 The first nuclear reactor being built in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ...

NRC says no safety issues to impede nuclear power plant license renewal

08/28/2014 The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said there are no technical...
Monticello nuclear power plant Xcel Energy rebuild reactors

Xcel Energy defends $665mn Monticello plant project

08/28/2014 Xcel Energy says customers should pay for the overrun costs of a $665 mi...

Kudankulam nuclear unit may begin commercial operations next month

08/28/2014 The Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) expects to begin commerci...

Westinghouse contests S. Africa nuclear steam generator replacement contract

08/28/2014 Westinghouse Electric Co. filed an interdict to reopen a bidding process...

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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. 

Nuclear Power International covers the global nuclear generation scene, including new construction, upgrades and modernization of the existing fleet and operations and maintenance issues for day-to-day operations. News, case studies and thoughtful commentary by global nuclear industry leaders round out the magazine's editorial focus. 

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Nuclear Power Current Issue

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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