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Austria files action against Hinkley Point project

New Nuclear

06 July 2015

Austria's Constitutional Service of the Federal Chancellery today filed a lawsuit with the European Court against the European Commission's approval of state aid for the planned Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in the UK.

New legal challenge for Hinkley Point C

New Nuclear

03 July 2015

A group of ten German and Austrian renewable energy suppliers and municipalities plans to file a lawsuit against European Commission approval of state aid for the planned Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in the UK.

Croatian firm confirms interest in Finnish project

Corporate

02 July 2015

Croatian company Migrit Energija has confirmed that it plans to take a stake in the Hanhikivi nuclear power plant project in Finland. However, the Finnish economy ministry has requested more details about the company as it considers the shareholding.

South African procurement to start soon

New Nuclear

06 July 2015

The South African government intends to begin its nuclear new-build procurement process this month, energy minister Tina Joemat-Petterson has indicated in a response to parliamentary questions.

NuScale SMR licensing schedule outlined

New Nuclear

02 July 2015

The would-be builders and owners of the first NuScale small modular reactor (SMR) have confirmed they plan to submit a design certification application to US regulators by the end of 2016 and an application for a combined construction and operation licence (COL) in late 2017 or early 2018.

NuGen's new chief exemplifies global nuclear learning

Corporate

30 June 2015

Tom Samson has taken over as CEO of NuGen, the consortium working to build new reactors at Moorside in Cumbria. His return to Britain after new build work in the United Arab Emirates is an example of the two-way process of global nuclear learning.