US decommissioning costs fall as operators implement learnings

Nov 28, 2018

U.S. nuclear decommissioning cost estimates dipped in 2017 as industry learnings consolidated estimates, while strong capital markets hiked decommissioning funds, the latest figures...

France to close 14 reactors by 2035; Bruce Power to build NuScale SMR business case

Nov 28, 2018

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

Scientists warn 20% of US nuclear capacity at risk; Toshiba liquidates UK new build company

Nov 14, 2018

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

New decommissioning giant seeks further sites under ‘dominant’ transfer model

Oct 31, 2018

Holtec and SNC-Lavalin's new Comprehensive Decommissioning International (CDI) group forecasts significant economies of scale following Holtec's purchase of three closing U.S...

Robotic spent fuel inspection trials bring commercial use closer

Oct 31, 2018

U.S. researchers have completed eight field trials of robotic dry cask storage inspection and are widening drone testing from containment structures to fuel pads, Jeremy Renshaw,...

Entergy targets post-shutdown savings at Pilgrim after key NRC approval

Oct 17, 2018

U.S. utility Entergy is focusing on post-shutdown cost reductions at Pilgrim and targets all spent fuel stored by 2022, learning from decommissioning and licence transfer progress at...

France to rule on nuclear fleet lifespans by end 2020; Canada launches reactor operations center

Oct 16, 2018

Our pick of the latest nuclear power news you need to know.

Infographics: US decommissioning market takes off as closures mount

Oct 3, 2018

Following a flurry of closure announcements, the nuclear decommissioning market is being shaped by new business models and joint ventures. We illustrate the growing activity in this...

Florida decommissioning cost drop signals nuclear industry progress

Oct 3, 2018

As Duke Energy nears the end of major license termination activity at its Crystal River 3 plant in Florida, a site-specific study shows decommissioning costs are 10% lower than 2013...

EDF, Veolia target reactor dismantling gains ahead of UK closures

Sep 19, 2018

A joint project to develop robotics and waste technology for gas-cooled reactors will help EDF optimize UK decommissioning projects planned in the 2020s and raises Veolia’s nuclear...