28 June 2017 The nuclear industry brought more than 9 GWe of new plant on line last year, the largest annual increase in 25 years, according to a new World Nuclear Association report, putting it on track to achieve the Harmony goal of providing 25% of electricity in 2050 using 1000 GWe of new capacity.
18 May 2017 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has described his Cabinet’s approval of the construction of ten indigenously designed pressurised heavy water reactors (PHWR) as a “big boost” for his Make in India program of localised manufacturing. The Cabinet, chaired by Modi, yesterday approved the construction of ten 700 MWe units in a “significant decision
17 May 2017 Kansai Electric Power Company announced today that it had restarted unit 4 of its Takahama nuclear power plant in Fukui prefecture. The reactor – which together with unit 3 has been offline since March 2016 – is expected to re-enter commercial operation next month. Please read the complete article / news