Areva generators make 10 week journey to Prairie Island NPP
SVBR-100 fast reactor pilot unit to start in 2017
“The challenge for both the NDA and DSRL is now to ensure delivery of the contract milestones, without compromising health, safety, or security performance.” -- Nigel Lowe, the UK’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s Head of the Dounreay Programme
Florida Power & Light completes major upgrade
B&W, DOE sign SMR funding agreement
In the run up to the launch of Nuclear Energy Insider’s Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Report 2013 – published in conjunction with the 3rd Annual SMR Conference – we bring you an exclusive preview from our interview with Mike McGough.
MOX policies: UK swaps plutonium
Sellafield welcomes Government nuclear report Companies and organisations mentioned: Sellafield, DECC, Nuclear Industry Council, Candu Energy, Nucleoelectrica Argentina, Embalse NPP, Barakah NPP, Enec, KEPCO, Haiyang NPP, State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation
VC Summer makes industry milestone
Magnox, responsible for the operation of ten of the UK’s first generation of nuclear power stations, subcontract over 60% of their annual budget into the supply chain, equivalent to over £400m - of which 20% finds its way to SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises).
As part of its updated business plan, the NDA currently has an annual expenditure of almost £3 billion a year. £1.3 billion of this enters the supply chain at various levels below the SLCs, delivering massive opportunities for decommissioning service providers.
The nuclear decommissioning market is set to boom in the coming decade, thereby creating huge business opportunities across Europe.
Nuclear Energy Insider speaks with industry veteran and author, Gail Marcus, on the challenges and opportunities ahead for the Middle East and North Africa’s nuclear energy programmes.
Nathan Ives, a Senior Manager in Ernst & Young’s Advisory Services practice, highlights processes that can be put in place to best respond to a black swan event, much like the one experienced this year in Japan.