You searched for here

Current Refinements
Date 2004
Remove all refinements
Refine Search
Content Type News (1) Features (14)

Load factors to end September 2004
22 December, 2004

History as prelude: the outlook for uranium
21 December, 2004
We are currently entering a new phase in the uranium market, facing the first major change in market fundamentals in two decades, one with challenging implications for fuel production and utility procurement. It is not an understatement to say that we have failed to prepare for these changes. By Thomas L Neff

The debate is won
13 December, 2004
The first of Foratom’s biannual European Nuclear Assembly meetings was held on 25-26 November 2004. Its subtitle, ‘Nuclear energy: An essential option for Europe’, gave a clue as to what conclusion the meeting would reach.

Selecting solutions
12 December, 2004
The Krsko plant is shared between Croatia and Slovenia – as is the responsibility for decommissioning and spent fuel management. An intergovernmental body examined the possible costs of handling these tasks so that an adequate joint fund could be created. By Nadja Zeleznik, Irena Mele, Tilen Jenko, Vladimir Lokner, Ivica Levanat and Andrea Rapic

Management with CARE
06 November, 2004
Disposal of long-lived radioactive waste using the cavern retrievable (CARE) method would require future generations to maintain the facility during a period of long-term storage. However, this would seem to be socially acceptable in countries such as Japan with a long history of well-established institutional control by government and religious institutions. By Sumio Masuda, Hiroyuki Umeki, Ian McKinley and Hideki Kawamura

Driving the ACR licence
02 November, 2004
Atomic Energy of Canada (AECL) and its US subsidiary, AECL Technologies, are on track to submit an application to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission in March 2005 to have the Advanced Candu Reactor-700 certified for use in the USA. By Thecla Fabian

Load factors to end June 2004
29 October, 2004

Barsebäck 2 ordered to close next year
11 October, 2004

The writing is on the wall
22 September, 2004
While discussing the prospects for nuclear power, we also need to bear in mind that future uranium supplies must meet the demands of future nuclear reactors. The World Nuclear Association Annual Symposium, held in London, UK on 8-10 September 2004, mulled over such issues.

Good is not good enough
01 September, 2004
WANO’s BGM in Berlin, Germany on 12-14 October 2003 brought together nearly 400 nuclear utility CEOs and other top brass. The basic message they went away with was that in the demanding business of nuclear power being good is not good enough. But worst of all is thinking that you’re good. That’s when things really start to go bad. By James Varley

Super size turbine
29 July, 2004
The steam turbine for the new nuclear plant in Finland has been designed to have a net output of approximately 1600MWe – a net efficiency of about 37%. What technological advances does it represent and how is the turboset arranged? By Andreas Wichtmann

Balance of power
16 July, 2004
A review of the main events in the nuclear industry worldwide since mid-2003.

Welcome to the union
13 July, 2004
As the European Union expands, so too does the number of Russian-desogned reactors within the EU. How is accession to the EU affecting those countries with a nuclear power industry? By Alan Osborn

Taking up arms for decommissioning
13 July, 2004
The UKAEA’s decommissioning of the Windscale Advanced Gas-cooled Reactor is now in its final stages. Essential to the £80 million operation has been the remote dismantling machine and its manipulator. By Terry Benest

Dounreay 50 years on
23 March, 2004
In 1954, the go-ahead was given for the construction of the experimental fast reactor at Dounreay. Over the last 50 years, Alistair Fraser of UKAEA has seen – and been closely involved in – the transformation of the former Dounreay airfield. By Corrina Thomson

Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.