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Westinghouse, Hochtief partner on decommissioning services

Waste and Recycling

27 March 2015

Neckarwestheim 48Westinghouse and German construction company Hochtief AG have teamed up to offer decommissioning, decontamination and remediation services for Germany's nuclear power plants.

EnBW joins legal fight over German nuclear

Corporate

23 December 2014

EnBW will sue its 46% owner, the state of Baden-Württemberg, as well as the German federal government, over the unlawful shutdown of two reactors in 2011.

Areva wins service contracts

Corporate

11 June 2014

Kozloduy_turbine_hall_(Kozloduy_NPP)_48A recent flurry of contracts will see Areva provide reactor services to units in Bulgaria, Switzerland and Germany, including a power uprate at Bulgaria's Kozloduy plant.

Jülich pilot reactor vessel removed

Waste and Recycling

10 February 2015

Julich reactor vessel removal 48.JPGMammoet has removed the reactor vessel from a pilot nuclear reactor in Jülich, Germany, marking an important milestone in the decommissioning of the facility.

Vattenfall sues Germany over phase-out policy

Corporate

16 October 2014

Swedish utility Vattenfall is suing Germany at the Washington-based International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes over the closure of the Brunsbüttel and Krümmel nuclear power plants.

G7 names nuclear as energy security asset

Energy and Environment

07 May 2014

The G7 group of industrialised nations has focused on energy security, prioritising low-carbon sources including nuclear power for deployment in an effort to establish resilient low-carbon power systems.