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NPI Volume 5 Issue 3
Nuclear power plants in Europe, in operation and under construction, as of March 2012
The Center for Advanced Engineering and Research is helping lead research and development activities for the power generation industry.
Magnox's two-unit, 434 MW Oldbury power station, considered to be the world's oldest operating nuclear power station, ceased generation at 11 a.m. on Feb. 29, 2012.
The disposal of low-level radioactive waste in the United States has entered a new era with the opening of the Texas Compact Disposal Facility in a remote area of western Andrews County, Texas.
Planning and communication are necessary to complete any project successfully.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on March 30 approved the combined construction and operating licenses (COL) for the V.C. Summer nuclear power plant in South Carolina, just the second construction license approved for a nuclear plant since 1978.
Despite global setbacks following the March 2011 meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, the nuclear industry in Europe is gaining speed and opportunities exist for new construction.
The White House on March 22 said a total of $450 million will be made available to support first-of-its-kind engineering, design certification and licensing for up to two small modular reactor designs over five years, subject to congressional appropriations.
U.S.-based Bechtel has signed an agreement to provide project management consulting services to the China Nuclear Power Engineering Co., Ltd. (CNPE), a subsidiary of the China National Nuclear Corp.
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