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NPI Volume 5 Issue 5
Regulators in the UAE approved construction of the plant July 17. All photos courtesy of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corportation.
The development of nuclear power plants globally may not be progressing as quickly as some expected, but construction of new projects is advancing.
UniStar Nuclear Operating Services, LLC and Calvert Cliffs 3 Nuclear Project, LLC cannot build a third unit at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Maryland, judges from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (ASLB) ruled on Aug. 30.
For utilities seeking license renewals to extend the operating life of their nuclear power plants, and those wanting to build and operate new plants, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's order, or 'freeze' as it is being referred to, on Aug. 7 may not be the news they wanted to hear.
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