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DOE extends funding for light water reactor research consortium

01/30/2015

Alstom to maintain Olkiluoto nuclear island equipment

01/30/2015

Alstom was awarded a five-year contract to maintain equipment at the Olkiluoto nuclear power plant in Finland.

Taishan nuclear reactor completion delayed a year

01/29/2015

EDF says the first of two nuclear reactors under construction at a Chinese power project will be completed by the end of 2015.

Nuclear capacity must increase to 930 GW by 2050, report says

01/29/2015

The International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) jointly released a roadmap saying nuclear needs to more than double by 2050 in order to slow the rise in global temperature.

Heysham 1 nuclear reactor shut down for leak

01/28/2015

EDF Energy shut down one of two reactors at the Heysham 1 nuclear power plant in the UK.

Vattenfall may end plans for new nuclear power at Ringhals

01/27/2015

Swedish utility Vattenfall may end plans for a new nuclear power plant at the Ringhals power station as the government weighs a decision to phase out nuclear.

US nuclear reactor shuts down during snowstorm

01/27/2015

Officials say a Massachusetts nuclear power plant was forced to shut down during the blizzard but posed no danger to the public.

TEPCO to miss radioactive water treatment deadline

01/26/2015

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) said it would miss a self-imposed deadline to decontaminate water at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan.

NEI: U.S. nuclear power plants operated at record capacity factor in 2014

01/26/2015

One hundred U.S. nuclear power plants generated electricity at a capacity factor of 92 percent in 2014, according to statistics from the NEI.

GNF to provide nuclear fuel reloads to Cooper plant

01/26/2015

Global Nuclear Fuel, a joint venture of GE, Hitachi and Toshiba, will continue to provide fuel reloads for the Cooper Nuclear Station in Nebraska.

Special inspections begin at River Bend nuclear power plant

01/26/2015

Workers with the NRC began a special inspection at the River Bend nuclear power plant in Louisiana following an unplanned shutdown.

Hinkley Point B nuclear reactor taken offline for scheduled maintenance

01/23/2015

One of two nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point B in the UK was taken out of service for a £40 million ($60.1 million) maintenance outage.

Companies team on nuclear power plant prediction software development

01/23/2015

Lloyd’s Register Consulting and the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) partnered to enhance prediction software to support the decision-making process for emergency response.

Austria may sue over Hinkley Point C nuclear subsidies

01/22/2015

VIDEO: Georgia Power updates 4Q work on Plant Vogtle reactors

01/21/2015

Georgia Power recapped milestones reached and the next steps in construction at Plant Vogtle in Georgia where two, 1,100-MW nuclear reactors are currently under construction.

Safety checks begin at MOX-fueled nuclear power project in Japan

01/20/2015

Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority has started safety checks at Electric Power Development Co. (J-Power)’s Oma nuclear power project.

Cavendish Nuclear continues work on EDF Energy gas-cooled reactors

01/20/2015

Cavendish Nuclear, a subsidiary of Babcock International Group, signed two agreements to continue supporting EDF Energy’s operations of its nuclear power plants.

Dungeness B nuclear power plant can operate another decade

01/20/2015

The Dungeness B nuclear power plant was granted a 10-year life extension, plant owner EDF Energy announced.

Two workers in fatal accidents at Fukushima nuclear plant

01/20/2015

Two workers died in separate incidents at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Japan, Indonesia to develop gas-cooled nuclear reactor technology

01/16/2015

Japan and Indonesia are reportedly developing a high-temperature gas-cooled nuclear reactor (HTGR) in 2015.

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