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The CSN passes the hot potato of Garoña to the Government

21/02/2017

The latest decision on the future of Garoña is now on the Government´s roof, after the Plenum of the Nuclear Safety Council, (CSN for its acronym in Spanish) yesterday issued a favorable report, although with many conditions, to renew the nuclear power plant´s authorization to operate, following cessation of electricity production since December 16, 2012.

Entergy, the closest nuclear power plant to New York, could pull the plug in 2021

10/02/2017

Entergy Nuclear and the state of New York have agreed to retire the two nuclear reactors of the Indian Point Energy Center, 25 miles north of New York City. They will cease their activity in a staggered way, one in April 2020 and the other one, one year later.

 

Fusion plants to be commercially available in 2050

12/12/2016

The global energy system of 2050 will have to consider fusion as yet another element. This is the conclusion of several of the researchers who participated in the Fusion Energy Conference FEC 2016 that took place in Kyoto, Japan, in late October. The event aimed to provide a forum for experts to discuss the new […]

The nuclear shutdown in Spain would create 300,000 jobs, according to Greenpeace

09/11/2016

Greenpeace report “The inevitable closure of the Spanish nuclear power plants: an economic and social opportunity” also draws attention to the fact that although the Spanish nuclear fleet has already reached 84% of its useful life, the funding available for its dismantling does not even reach 30%.

 

Nuclear energy for peaceful purposes between Russia and Cuba

12/10/2016

The Russian Federation and the Republic of Cuba have signed an important agreement, which will strengthen their cooperation in the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes within the framework of the 60th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

“MAESTRO” the latest model in robots for nuclear decommissioning

30/06/2016

"MAESTRO" designed by the Atomic Energy Commission of France (CEA), is according to its creators, a pioneer and unique robot in the world that while combining the skills and tools of many of his colleagues, offers new capabilities when performing nuclear decommissioning tasks.

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