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  • Ukraine to develop Chernobyl exclusion zone as massive solar park

    08 December 2017

    The first solar project at Chernobyl is expected to be commissioned this month, an initial move in ambitious plans by the developers to invest €100 million ($119 million) in solar energy-gathering infrastructure in the radioactive exclusion zone, abandoned since the meltdown of the No.4 reactor at the Ukrainian nuclear power station in 1986....

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  • Sellafield destroys chemicals in controlled explosion

    22 October 2017

    Bomb disposal experts were called to the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant after a routine audit of chemicals stored in a laboratory revealed canisters of potentially dangerous solvents which had been on the site since 1992. An area of the site was cordoned off and the canisters disposed of by controlled explosion....

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  • French nuclear regulator highlights safety problems at La Hague reprocessing plant

    15 September 2017

    An impromptu inspection last July by the French nuclear safety authority ASN of the Areva nuclear reprocessing plant at La Hague in Normandy found that in certain areas, both explosion protection and hydrogen monitoring did not comply with established safety standards. La Hague contains the largest amount of radioactive materials on one site in the whole of the EU....

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  • Fukushima operator hit by second multi-billion dollar US lawsuit

    29 August 2017

    Japanese utility Tokyo Electric Power Co Holdings (Tepco) said another lawsuit had been filed in a US court seeking $5 billion in compensation over the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, the second filed against the utility in a US court. The utility is being sued over improper design, construction and maintenance, claiming compensation for physical, mental and economic damages, the company said in a statement....

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  • US nuclear regulator decides against citing Westinghouse for safety violations

    14 August 2017

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will not issue a civil penalty or cite Westinghouse Electric Co. for safety violations discovered at the company’s nuclear fuel fabrication facility in Richland, Washington state. Westinghouse officials acknowledged that the violations occurred and had taken a number of corrective actions, the NRC said in a press release....

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South Carolina utilities suspend construction of two reactors in blow to US nuclear revival 07 August 2017

On July 31, the utilities involved in the construction of two new nuclear reactors at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station in Jenkinsville, South Carolina, said all construction work would halt on the site because of delays and cost overruns. South Carolina Electric and Gas Co. (SCG&E) and partner Santee Cooper commissioned Westinghouse Electric Co. to build two AP1000 reactors at the site nine years ago....

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Dekra Insight launches process safety survey and calls for wide participation 02 August 2017

In a bid to improve Process Safety performance in process industries, Dekra Insight is calling for individuals in the sector to participate in the first Global Process Safety Training & Competency Survey. This aims to benchmark challenges and trends across industrial sectors and company size, and shine the light on process safety training needs and competence gaps in process industries....

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News Extra: Scrapping Japan nuclear reprocessing facility will cost $8.9 billion and take 70 years 01 August 2017

The planned decommissioning of the Tokai spent nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in Ibaraki Prefecture will take 70 years and cost taxpayers about 1 trillion yen ($8.9 billion), according to the Japan Atomic Energy Agency. The JAEA submitted its estimate to the country’s Nuclear Regulation Authority on June 30 for approval....

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News Extra: Nuclear plants in Ukraine and USA hit by cyberattacks 01 August 2017

Monitoring systems at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine were taken down by the worldwide cyber attack in late June dubbed ‘Petya’. Systems usually used to monitor the area around the power station for radioactivity following the nuclear meltdown there in 1986 were not working, the Ukrainian authorities said, and the area was monitored manually until automated systems were restored a few days later. ...

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EDF says UK nuclear power station project could be £2.2bn over budget and months behind schedule 03 July 2017

French energy group EDF has estimated that the cost of completing the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant will be nearly 8% more than expected. The French state-owned utility, the project's main backer, said the total cost of the power station was likely to rise by £1.5bn to £19.6bn. The group is building two new-design EPR reactors with a combined output of 3.2 megawatts at the Somerset site....

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