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First Taiwanese reactor to enter decommissioning

First Taiwanese reactor to enter decommissioning

Taiwan Power Company said it plans to decommission unit 1 of its Chinshan nuclear power plant following the expiration of the reactor's operating licence today after 40 years of operation.

Waste & Recycling 05 December 2018


Taiwanese vote to keep nuclear in energy mix

Taiwanese vote to keep nuclear in energy mix

The Taiwanese people have voted against the government's policy to phase out the use of nuclear energy by 2025 in a referendum held alongside local elections on 24 November.

Nuclear Policies 26 November 2018


Taiwanese to have say on nuclear phase-out policy

Taiwanese to have say on nuclear phase-out policy

A referendum on the Taiwanese government's policy to phase out the use of nuclear energy by 2025 is to be held alongside local elections next month, Taiwan's Central Election Commission has announced after initially rejecting the proposal.

Nuclear Policies 24 October 2018


Taipower gets approval to restart Kuosheng 2

Taipower gets approval to restart Kuosheng 2

Taiwan's Atomic Energy Council yesterday approved a plan to restart unit 2 of the Kuosheng nuclear power plant, which has been offline since mid-2016. The final decision on whether the reactor can be restarted remains with the Legislative Yuan.

Regulation & Safety 06 March 2018


GE seeks arbitration over Lungmen payments

GE seeks arbitration over Lungmen payments

Lungmen 1 and 2 48General Electric (GE) has formally started arbitration action against Taiwan Power Company. The US company is seeking to resolve a payment dispute related to work carried out during construction of the Lungmen nuclear power plant.

Corporate 14 December 2015


Taiwan reprocessing tender suspended

Taiwan reprocessing tender suspended

A tender for overseas reprocessing of Taiwanese used nuclear fuel has been suspended, pending a parliamentary budget review, only one month after it was announced.

Waste & Recycling 20 March 2015


Taipower launches overseas reprocessing tender

Taipower launches overseas reprocessing tender

Taiwan Power Co (Taipower) has launched a tender for a contract worth up to TWD 11.26 billion ($356 million) for the shipment and reprocessing of used nuclear fuel abroad.

Waste & Recycling 19 February 2015


Lungmen 1 passes pre-operational tests

Lungmen 1 passes pre-operational tests

Lungmen 1 and 2 48Pre-operational tests have been successfully completed at unit 1 of the Lungmen nuclear power plant in Taiwan. However, start-up of the reactor has been delayed until a national referendum, not expected for up to another three years.

Regulation & Safety 01 August 2014


Political discord places Lungmen on hold

Political discord places Lungmen on hold

Lungmen 1 and 2 48The government of Taiwan has announced that unit 1 of the Lungmen nuclear power plant will be mothballed once pre-operational safety checks are completed. Construction of unit 2, meanwhile, will be suspended immediately. A referendum will be held later to decide the plant's fate.

New Nuclear 28 April 2014


Commissioning approaches for Lungmen

Commissioning approaches for Lungmen

Lungmen, August 2009 73x48The Lungmen nuclear power plant could be in operation by the end of this year or early next year, according to reported statements from Taiwanese planners.

New Nuclear 10 January 2014