Image - Renewable Sources Are Edging Out Nuclear Power

Renewable Sources Are Edging Out Nuclear Power

Nuclear decommissioning is on the rise, with the Global Nuclear Decommissioning Market expected to post a CAGR of 14.1 percent from 2014-2018, says research firm TechNavio. Public safety concerns are a major driver that have led to the decommissioning of many nuclear power plants worldwide. Additionally, environmentalists have expressed concern over the use of nuclear reactors, which will trigger an increase in nuclear shutdowns in the near fu...

Nuclear - Nov 18, 2014


Image - Westinghouse to Supply Fuel to German Nuclear Reactors

Westinghouse to Supply Fuel to German Nuclear Reactors

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been selected by RWE and E.ON to manufacture and deliver nuclear fuel assemblies for the Gundremmingen and Emsland Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) in Germany. The contract includes two fuel deliveries for each NPP between 2016 and 2018, as well as two optional deliveries for each NPP in later years. Westinghouse will manufacture the fuel at its facility in Vasteras, Sweden. "The contract is...

Nuclear - Nov 12, 2014


Image - IEA World Energy Outlook: Urgent Action Required

IEA World Energy Outlook: Urgent Action Required

The World Nuclear Association shares the concerns outlined in the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook, which shows that urgent action would be needed to steer the world’s energy system onto a safer, low-carbon path. WNA Director General Agneta Rising said: "The IEA’s central scenario would set us on a path of a dangerous increase in global temperatures. We must act to switch to cleaner and more aff...

Nuclear - Nov 12, 2014




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