Latest News for: Nuclear power station


New nuclear power unit starts operations in south China

Xinhua 25 May 2024
The Guangxi Fangchenggang Nuclear Power Co., Ltd., under the China General Nuclear Power Corporation, announced that the No. 4 unit at the Fangchenggang nuclear power station successfully completed its 168-hour trial operation at 8 a.m.

Residents Will Be Fine With Nuclear Plants, Says Dutton

The Epoch Times 25 May 2024
... locations and costings, reports suggest the nuclear plants could be built in areas that already have coal or gas-fired power stations.

Ukraine attacked key element of Russia’s nuclear umbrella — Russian senator

Russia Today 25 May 2024
Thus, we stand not on the precipice, but on the very edge… If such enemy actions are not stopped, an irreversible collapse of the strategic security of nuclear powers will begin.

University and Rolls-Royce SMR to set up manufacturing and testing facility

The Business Desk 24 May 2024
The technology is seen as a clean energy solution that is easier to deliver, scale and is more affordable than building new larger nuclear power stations ... The Rolls-Royce SMR programme is UK’s first home-grown nuclear technology for over a generation.

Origin boss backs Eraring to stop blackouts as states go nuclear on Dutton plan

Sydney Morning Herald 23 May 2024
As news of the deal to prolong the life of the Eraring power station broke, state governments lined up to oppose nuclear energy ....

Portrait of the Week: Infected blood apologies, falling inflation and XL bully attacks 

The Spectator 23 May 2024
Wylfa on Anglesey was earmarked for a new nuclear power station. The High Court ruled as unlawful legislation amended by statutory instrument that had attempted to increase police powers against ...

Could the Rolls-Royce share price end 2024 above £5?

The Motley Fool 23 May 2024
Since May 2023, the Rolls-Royce (LSE.RR.) share price has risen by over 175% ... It’s also seeking to diversify into mini nuclear power stations and battery storage systems which should open up some new revenue streams over the longer term ... .

Wylfa identified as site for mega-nuclear power station

The Engineer 22 May 2024
Wylfa is home to a Magnox nuclear power station that is being decommissioned ... “Gigawatt scale new nuclear power stations are vital to hitting net zero and for our energy security.

Government announces plan to build new nuclear plant in North Wales

Building 22 May 2024
The government has said a site in North Wales is its preferred choice for a new nuclear power station ... Chris Conboy, managing director of nuclear & power for EMEA at AtkinsRéalis, said.

Load shedding & water woes: Can South Africa fix its ailing infrastructure?

Al Jazeera 22 May 2024
After apartheid, the drive to extend electricity to all South Africans – particularly in the country’s growing townships – was not matched by investment in new power stations ... stations were scrapped.

Wylfa chosen for new nuclear power station

BBC News 22 May 2024
The UK government names Wylfa, on Anglesey, as its preferred site for a new nuclear power station ... .

Large-scale nuclear power station planned for Anglesey in Wales

AOL 22 May 2024
“Gigawatt scale new nuclear power stations are vital to hitting net zero and for our energy security ... launched with the aim of providing new power stations, including a fleet of small modular reactors.

Government acquires Wylfa site to host new large nuclear station

New Power 22 May 2024
The government has named Wylfa in Anglesey as its preferred site for a new nuclear power station to follow Sizewell C ... “Wylfa represents the best site in Europe for a large-scale nuclear power ...

Think Scotland won’t get another nuclear power station? Think again – Dr Richard Dixon

The Scotsman 22 May 2024
Despite good arguments against nuclear power, political parties are getting behind the idea of building more reactors ....

Wylfa in Wales chosen as Government’s top site for major nuclear plant

AOL 22 May 2024
It has an existing grid connection, the hard bedrock ideal for a nuclear power station, superior cooling water access, and some work to clear the site for large-scale construction was already done by the previous developer.