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US-China nuclear agreement passes congressional review

08/03/2015

An agreement allowing American involvement in China's civilian atomic industry is set to be renewed for 30 years despite some stiff criticism from lawmakers over the Asian nation's record on nuclear proliferation.

House GOP says it has the votes to disapprove of Iran deal

08/03/2015

House Republicans said Monday that they have the GOP votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped up their support of the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran.

Who wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limits

08/03/2015

President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply.

Companies update claims over Finnish nuclear project delays

08/03/2015

The Areva-Siemens consortium and Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Ovj (TVO) have both increased their claims over delays at the 1,600-MW Olkiluoto 3 nuclear project in Finland.

DOE opens funding for advanced nuclear R&D

08/03/2015

The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) released a funding opportunity for research, development and demonstration of advanced nuclear reactor concepts.

Rosatom plans construction of nuclear power units in Vietnam

08/03/2015

Russia state-owned Rosatom signed a general framework agreement with Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) for construction of a unit at the planned Ninh Thuan nuclear power plant.

R.E. Ginna works out temporary reliability extension while negotiations continue

08/03/2015

R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant LLC on July 31 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission supporting materials and a revised Reliability Support Services Agreement (RSSA) with Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E) that is designed to keep the 581-MW R.E. Ginna nuclear plant from being shut down.

Final EPA Clean Power Plan seeks 32% CO2 cut by 2030

08/03/2015

The Obama administration said over the weekend that the revised Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan will seek a 32% reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2030.

Preferred bidders picked for new UK nuclear power project

07/31/2015

EDF Energy announced more preferred bidders for construction of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power project in the UK.

3 ex-TEPCO execs to face criminal charges

07/31/2015

A Japanese judicial committee has decided that three former utility executives should face criminal charges and stand trial for their alleged negligence in the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

NRC finalizes environmental study for nuclear plant license extension

07/30/2015

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) published its final report on the environmental impacts of renewing the operating license of the Seabrook nuclear power plant in New Hampshire.

Iran says will ban US experts from UN nuclear inspections

07/30/2015

Iran says it will not allow American or Canadian inspectors working for the U.N. nuclear watchdog to visit its nuclear facilities.

Engie agrees on nuclear license extension projects in Belgium

07/30/2015

Engie, formerly known as GDF Suez, reached an agreement with the government of Belgium for license extensions at the Doel 1 and 2 nuclear reactors and for a new nuclear contribution system.

EDF to buy majority stake in Areva nuclear reactor business

07/30/2015

France state-owned utility Electricite de France (EDF) agreed to buy a majority stake in the nuclear reactor development unit of Areva valued at 2.7 billion euros ($3 billion).

PSEG Fossil pursues new gas-fired capacity to replace deactivated Edison units

07/29/2015

PSEG Fossil LLC has proposed a natural gas-fired generating facility located in Edison, New Jersey, under PJM Interconnection Queue Position #AA2-125.

First step taken in Fukushima nuclear decommissioning project

07/28/2015

The decommissioning project at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan begins a crucial stage as workers begin to dismantle protective covers from one of the reactors.

SCE claims $7.57B in damages for SONGS

07/28/2015

Southern California Edison (SCE) and Edison Material Supply LLC (EMS) claimed damages of $7.57 billion in relation to the steam generator replacement at the shut down San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) in California.

Eletronuclear CEO arrested on corruption charges

07/28/2015

Eletronuclear confirmed that its chief executive on leave, Othon Luiz Pinheiro da Silva, was arrested as part of a corruption investigation at the utility.

ENEC installs nuclear reactor training simulator

07/27/2015

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp. (ENEC) installed a second APR-1400 nuclear reactor training simulator at its learning center in Abu Dhabi.

Missouri nuclear power plant expected to reopen soon

07/24/2015

Ameren Corp.'s nuclear power plant in mid-Missouri is expected to reopen later Friday, a day after it was shut down due to a "non-emergency" steam leak.

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