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Diligence For Itu Nuclear Power Plant In Akwa Ibom

In the continuing efforts to boost the power situation in the country, the federal government is considering the nuclear energy option. This option, in addition to hydro, solar power, gas and coal currently in use, will certainly complement the energy mix in the country. In pursuance of this, the government has identified Oku Iboku in Itu Local Government Area of ...

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Four Reactors Are Under Construction At Barakah (UAE)

Four nuclear reactors are under construction in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The nuclear power plant is named Barakah – Arabic for Divine Blessing. The South Korean winning bid for the construction of the UAE reactors was spectacularly low, about 30 percent lower than the next cheapest bid, with the chief executive of a French nuclear corporation. This is because the Barakah reactors ...

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Nuclear Decommissioning Market 2020

The nuclear decommissioning market size is likely to rise at a CAGR of over 5.0% from 2018 to 2025. Strengthening of the government policies towards shutdown and dismantling of nuclear power plant operations have adversely impacted the nuclear energy sector over the recent years. Enhancement of renewable energy targets for catering to the ever increasing electricity demand has begun to ...

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UAE To Inaugurate First Nuclear Plant

The UAE’s first nuclear power plant will start operations in the first quarter of 2020. The Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant’s first reactor was undergoing operational tests and preparations and is expected to obtain its license from an operating license from the UAE’s Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation soon. Barakah – the first in the UAE – is set to be ...

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Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Cleanup Delayed

The removal of spent fuel from two of the reactors at the Fukushima Daichii nuclear power plant has been delayed as Japanese public demand end to nuclear energy. This delay comes days after Japan’s government proposed releasing contaminated water from the plant into the ocean. The removal of the spent fuel was planned to begin in 2023, but the process ...

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