Latest Nuclear power in the European Union Stories
For the first time in four decades, Japan will be without nuclear power, as the last of its 50 reactors was shut down Saturday.
A newly released study from the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) concludes that small modular reactors may hold the key to the future of U.S. nuclear power generation.
NEW YORK, Feb.
While in the US the Obama administration has said it will abandon the nuclear waste disposal project at Yucca Mountain and has set up a "blue-ribbon" commission on America's future management of nuclear waste, in Europe, two countries (Sweden and Finland) have already selected a disposal site for nuclear waste and France will specify a location by 2013.
NEW YORK, Oct.
Italian electricity utility Enel has begun site works for the Mochovce nuclear power plant units 3 and 4 in Slovakia. The commencement of construction follows a decision of the Nuclear Regulatory Authority of Slovakia approving the design changes pertaining to the completion of the two nuclear units.
By John Collingridge The nuclear power group, which recently agreed to a 12.5bn marriage with French giant EDF, said maintenance of a unit at Eggborough in North Yorkshire will now happen in the first quarter of next year rather than November."Work on the reactors is progressing well but is slightly behind schedule," the group said.Two nuclear power reactors at Hartlepool in the North West and Heysham 1 in the North East are unlikely to restart until early next year although four others may...
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.