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US nuclear plants celebrate performance

17 April 2015

Turkey_Point_(NRC-FPL)_48Latest reliability and safety indicators for US nuclear power plants continue a pattern of consistently high results dating back more than ten years, according to the US Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI). Meanwhile, an NEI study has shown that Florida's nuclear plants contribute over $1.4 billion per year to the state's economy.

Regulatory approval for US nuclear spinoff

13 April 2015

Susquehanna_(NRC_PPL)_48The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has approved the proposed transfer of operating licences for the two Susquehanna nuclear reactors as parent company PPL Corporation prepares to spin off its competitive generation business.

Job cuts as final decision on Hinkley Point C remains

09 April 2015

Hinkley Point C groundwork 48EDF Energy says it has almost completed early site preparation works for the planned Hinkley Point C project. However, pending a final investment decision, some 400 jobs at the site are at risk.

Areva looks to consolidate German activities

15 April 2015

Areva's German subsidiary, Areva GmbH, has announced plans to consolidate its activities. The move, in response to Germany's changing nuclear power market, would result in the closure of its engineering services facility in Offenbach.

Rosatom plans Chinese expansion with new office

10 April 2015

Rosatom plans to open a regional centre in China "as early as" the middle of this year, the Russian state nuclear corporation announced yesterday. The announcement followed a decision taken by the company's committee on strategic partnerships, alliances, mergers and acquisitions.

Coquí Pharma completes design of medical isotope facility

09 April 2015

Coqui Pharma isotope plant - 48Coquí RadioPharmaceuticals Corp has completed the schematic design of its $330 million medical isotope production facility to be built in Alachua, Florida. Coquí Pharma will soon enter the detailed design phase as it readies to submit its construction licence application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission by the end of 2015.