Nuclear News - Decommissioning

Updated: Jan 23

📷 Ignalina reports on decommissioning progress

Nuclear Engineering International

Ignalina NPP (INPP) in Lithuania, which is decommissioning its two RBMK reactors, in 2019 dismantled 5483 tons (almost 5000 tonnes) of equipment and associated structures INPP said on 9 January. Of these, 2917 tonnes were treated and disposed of as…


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China / Hongyanhe Nuclear Station Sets Generation Record

nucnet.org – Central Office – Nov 19, 2019

The four-unit Hongyanhe nuclear power station in northeast China generated a record of 30.8 TWh of electricity in 2019, local press reports said.…

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Plan Revealed for $2.3B Cleanup of NY's Indian Point Nuclear Plant

Engineering News-Record – Mary B. Powers – Jan 15, 9:30 AM

Plan Revealed for $2.3B Cleanup of NY's Indian Point Nuclear Plant Holtec International, a Florida-based nuclear manufacturer and services firm, will decommission the three nuclear power units at the Indian Point Energy Center north of New…


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The Unexpected Consequences Of Germany's Anti-Nuclear Push

OilPrice.com – Irina Slav – Jan 14, 10:00 AM

Germany, the poster child for renewable energy, sourcing close to half of its electricity from renewable sources, plans to close all of its nuclear power plants by 2022


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Work begins on second emptying machine at Sellafield waste silo

GOV.UK – Jan 10, 5:10 AM

Work has begun to install the second of three emptying machines at Sellafield's Magnox Swarf Storage Silo. The first piece of the 350-tonne machine – a transfer tunnel – was lifted into the building last month. The silo contains an…

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