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Rolls-Royce boron meters for French reactors

28 January 2015

UK-headquartered engineer Rolls-Royce is to supply boron measurement systems for the entire fleet of 900 MWe nuclear reactors in France owned and operated by EDF Group.

US reactor secures fuel for life

27 January 2015

Cooper_(NPPD)_62x48Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has secured fuel reloads up to 2034 for its Cooper nuclear power plant under a newly signed contract with Global Nuclear Fuels (GNF). The $100 million contract should provide enough fuel for the rest of the reactor's lifetime.

UK nuclear plant gets ten-year extension

20 January 2015

Rock_armour_Dungeness_(EDF_Energy)_48EDF Energy has announced a ten-year life extension for Dungeness B. The two-unit advanced gas-cooled reactor plant will continue generating electricity until 2028. The company has also signed new contracts supporting the ongoing operations of its UK fleet.

Energoatom faces ban in dealing with local supplier

27 January 2015

The Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine has for the second time upheld a complaint by a Russian company, Ukrspetsenergopostach, against Ukrainian nuclear power producer Energoatom.

Restart for Doel 3 and Tihange 2 now slated for July

23 January 2015

Doel 48The process potentially to restart Electrabel's Doel 3 and Tihange 4 nuclear reactors has been extended to 1 July so the utility can answer further questions from an independent panel.

Rosatom defends cost rises against Audit Chamber report

19 January 2015

Rosatom has clarified rises in construction costs that were highlighted in a report issued last week by the Russian Audit Chamber.