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New concept for offshore nuclear plant

16 April 2014 A new floating nuclear power plant concept has been put forward by US university MIT based an offshore platform similar to those used by the oil industry. The only floating nuclear power plant today is the Akademik Lomonosov, … Continue reading

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Hanhikivi investment decision

15 April 2014 A binding decision to construct and finance the Hanhikivi nuclear power plant in Finland has been made by the shareholders of Fennovoima, including Russian state nuclear company Rosatom. At the general meeting of Fennovoima, held today in … Continue reading

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€2.2 billion owed to German nuclear utilities

15 April 2014 Germany should immediately refund some €2.2 billion in nuclear fuel taxes collected from EOn and RWE, pending final decisions on the tax from either the Federal Constitutional Court or the European Court of Justice. The latest ruling in … Continue reading

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CB&I to decommission floating reactor

14 April 2014 The USA’s only floating nuclear power plant will be decommissioned by CB&I under a $34.7 million contract. The MH-1A reactor provided power to the Panama Canal zone before being shut down in 1976. The contract will see CB&I transport … Continue reading

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Site approval for Chinese AP1000 plant

14 April 2014 The Xudabao site in China’s Liaoning province has been approved for the construction of the first two of six AP1000 units planned there. The National Nuclear Safety Administration (NNSA) announced that it has approved the site selection for … Continue reading

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