Corporate rss

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.

Vattenfall moves to cross-border business structure

15 January 2015

Vattenfall will bring in a new organisational structure and executive management team. The changes - which will take effect on 1 April - are part of the state-owned Swedish utility's current review of its group-wide strategy.

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.

Scallop fishing gives clean-up the edge

16 January 2015

Fishing trawler 72x48Scallop fishing techniques could be used to remove sludge from legacy ponds at Sellafield if a second stage of technology development is successful.

UK to change way Sellafield is managed

13 January 2015

The UK government is changing the way the nuclear site at Sellafield in northwest England is managed, following recommendations from the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.