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 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.
The organization presented in Paris its report “Energy policies of IEA countries: France 2016. Review” in which it emphasizes that during the last ten years the French economy has reduced its carbon intensity and has benefited from greater energy efficiency. France’s ambitious goal of reducing its nuclear power generation by 50% by 2025 will transform […]
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 […]
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%.
The IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) has asserted that the nuclear agreement between Iran and the international community would not be at its best at the moment. As they mentioned, the main cause of this discomfort should be sought in the lack of trust between the parties involved.
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" 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.
The first report since Fukushima in 2011 focuses on investments in post-Fukushima safety and on safe operation of existing facilities. In addition, this Nuclear Illustrative Program (NIP) highlights the need for financing in respect to the decommissioning of nuclear power plants and the management of radioactive waste and spent fuel.