The cooling tower of a former nuclear power plant next to the Rhine River in Germany that was online for just 13 months has been demolished, 31 years after it stopped producing electricity
The Times Free Press reports modifications to reactors at Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant in Alabama added power and expanded service to almost 300,000 more homes
Tepco said it will take more than four decades to dismantle the four reactors at the Daini plant. The estimated cost for dismantling and decontamination will be $2.6 billion.
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings said a final decision on dismantling the four reactors at the Fukushima Dai-ni plant will be formally approved at a board meeting, expected later this month
Earlier this year, the NRC determined that a Wolf Creek maintenance worker and supervisor both falsified records about the cleaning and inspection of the reactor’s control rod drive mechanisms in October 2016.
The UK has some of strictest nuclear safety standards in the world. Operators must walk a perilous regulatory tightrope, ensuring their systems, hardware and firmware are all completely secure to ensure complete safety.
Scientists have started to build Britain’s largest privately-owned nuclear fusion facility.
GEH will dismantle, segment and pack reactor internals and the reactor pressure vessel of the boiling water reactor that was shut down in September 2018.
There is currently no federally licensed facility to receive spent nuclear fuel from a commercial nuclear energy site
Construction of the single combustion pressurized water reactor (Fort Calhoun) began in 1966 and operations commenced August 9, 1973