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Austria delays filing nuclear plant subsidy complaint


The Austrian government said it would delay filing a legal complaint against subsidies for a new nuclear power plant in the UK.

NRC begins special inspections of Ft. Calhoun nuclear power plant


The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) started a special inspection at the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in Nebraska surrounding a reported failure of an auxiliary feedwater valve during a refueling outage June 5.

Canada, UK sign nuclear energy cooperation deal


The United Kingdom and Canada signed a memorandum of understanding on civil nuclear energy cooperation.

Westinghouse, European partners to supply nuclear fuel


Westinghouse Electric Co. and eight European consortium partners received 2 million euros ($2.24 million) in funding from the European Union (EU) to create a safe supply of nuclear fuel for Russian-designed reactors in the EU.

Germany's oldest remaining nuclear plant shuts down


Germany's oldest remaining nuclear reactor has been shut down, part of a move initiated four years ago to switch off all its nuclear plants by the end of 2022.

Canadian gov’t chooses alliance to run & decommission nuclear labs


The Government of Canada picked an alliance to run Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), a subsidiary of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL).

Turkey nuclear power project granted preliminary license


Turkey’s Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EPDK) granted a 36-month preliminary license for a new nuclear power project.

Kori-1 nuclear unit restart approved


South Korea’s Nuclear Safety and Security Commission said it approved the restart of the 587-MW Kori 1 reactor after a maintenance outage.

Nuclear reactor back online after more than 2 years


The Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co. (KHNP) returned a nuclear reactor back to operations after it received its license extension.

DOE issues remaining $1.8bn nuclear loan guarantee for Plant Vogtle


The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced it would issue the remaining $1.8 billion in loan guarantees for two new nuclear reactors under construction at Plant Vogtle in Georgia.

Analyst: Slim savings as cost of Georgia nuclear plant rises


A new analysis shows the rising cost of a nuclear plant in Georgia largely erodes the savings that Southern Co. secured after the project was first approved.

Nuclear power plant closure divides plant co-owners


Nuclear power plant co-owners in Sweden are on opposite ends of a decision to shut down the plant.

Austria will officially file nuclear project subsidy complaint


The Austrian government said it would officially file a legal complaint against state subsidies for a planned nuclear power project in the UK.

NRC to increase oversight at Susquehanna nuclear power plant


The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will increase oversight at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania as a result of a white, or low to moderate safety significance, inspection finding.

Pakistan approves nuclear power plant construction


Pakistan approved the construction of two nuclear power plants near Karachi for $10 billion.

Siemens, KSB to supply motors for nuclear power plant pumps


Siemens (NYSE: SI) and KSB will jointly deliver motors for feed pumps that will be used in a Belarusian nuclear power plant.

Options in Nuclear Waste Storage


The day Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced he would not seek re-election when his term is up in 2016, many in the nuclear industry speculated that the Yucca Mountain nuclear repository would now come to fruition.

Big Money in Shutting Down


When Entergy shut down the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant at the end of 2014, it brought the total number of U.S. reactors that have entered decommissioning over the past few years to five, joining San Onofre Units 2 and 3, Crystal River Unit 3, and Kewaunee.

Indian Point transformer failure is fuel for critics' fire


New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has not minced words when it comes to his feelings for Entergy's 2,000-MW Indian Point nuclear power plant.

Day & Zimmermann signs nuclear power maintenance contract


Day & Zimmermann said that its Engineering, Construction & Maintenance group was awarded a six-year alliance contract by Southern Nuclear, a unit of Southern Co. (NYSE: SO), for its nuclear fleet.

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