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Running in reverse: the world’s ‘nuclear power renaissance’ via Ecologist

The global rebirth of nuclear power was meant to be well under way by now, writes Jim Green. But in fact, nuclear’s share of world power generation is on a steady long term decline, and new reactors are getting ever … Continue reading

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Global nuclear decommissioning cost seen underestimated, may spiral via Reuters

(Reuters) – German utility E.ON’s breakup has led to worries that funds set aside for decommissioning reactors will not suffice, but globally the cost of unwinding nuclear is uncertain as estimates range widely. As ageing first-generation reactors close, the true … Continue reading

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World Energy Outlook Warns Nuclear Industry On Decommissioning And Disposal via NucNet

12 Nov (NucNet): The nuclear energy industry needs to be ready to manage “an unprecedented rate” of decommissioning with almost 200 of the 434 reactors that were operating commercially at the end of 2013 to be retired by 2040, a … Continue reading

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