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Poland plans USD40bn investment in new nuclear plants

Polish Climate Minister MichaƂ Kurtyka yesterday unveiled his plan to construct six new nuclear power units by 2040 as the country transitions to a clean energy economy. This plan includes reducing the share of coal in electricity production to between 37% and 56% in 2030, and to between 11% and 28% in 2040, depending on CO2 prices. Coal last year accounted for 74% of Polish electricity generation.

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A major step forward in establishing boron neutron capture therapy as a routine cancer therapy option
Bron: IAEA10 september 2020
Standardization and well planned clinical trials will still be necessary to establish Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT), a non-invasive therapeutic technique, for treating invasive malignant tumours, as a routine therapy option, but recent advances in the technology suggest that it may become a m
Court backs Tihange 2 restart decision
Bron: World Nuclear News7 september 2020
The Court of First Instance in Brussels ruled on 3 September in favour of a 2015 decision by Belgium's Federal Agency for Nuclear Control to allow Tihange unit 2 to restart following the discovery of hydrogen flakes in its reactor vessel. Plaintiffs from Germany, the Netherlands and Luxembourg had s
US: dominion files for 20-Year North Anna licence renewals
Bron: NucNet7 september 2020
Dominion Energy has filed an application with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission to renew North Anna nuclear power station’s operating licences for an additional 20-year term.

The Virginia-based utility company said the renewals would allow the station’s two Westinghouse pressurised water react

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Standardization and well planned clinical trials will still be necessary to establish Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT), a non-invasive therapeutic technique, for treating invasive malignant tumours, as a routine therapy option, but recent advances in the technology suggest that it may become a m
The Court of First Instance in Brussels ruled on 3 September in favour of a 2015 decision by Belgium's Federal Agency for Nuclear Control to allow Tihange unit 2 to restart following the discovery of hydrogen flakes in its reactor vessel. Plaintiffs from Germany, the Netherlands and Luxembourg had s
Dominion Energy has filed an application with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission to renew North Anna nuclear power station’s operating licences for an additional 20-year term.

The Virginia-based utility company said the renewals would allow the station’s two Westinghouse pressurised water react
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