Reflections on Germany’s nuclear phaseout
German Chancellor Angela Merkel decided to phase out the country’s nuclear power plants by 2022 — with 11 reactors removed from the grid. James Murray finds out from a range of industry insiders whether the country has made the correct decision.
Russia looks to 2030
Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom is expanding into new geographical and technological markets, as Judith Perera reports.
Global efforts advance nuclear fuel performance
Advanced nuclear fuel technologies represent the next step in continuous safety improvements and increased value to customers. Jeff Reed, Nicolas Vioujard and Nico Vollmer share details of Framatome’s global efforts in the field.
BE-Tag: Tracking reactor welds
New technology could revolutionise quality assurance of safety-critical welds in nuclear power plants. Ian Jackson explains how.
Russia’s PLEx plans
Judith Perera reviews the life extension plans for Russia’s fleet of nuclear reactors.