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RWE Will Close Wales Plant, Leaving UK With Four Operating Coal Units

German utility RWE on August 1 announced it will close its last coal-fired power plant in the UK. The closure of the Aberthaw B power station in south Wales, scheduled…


POWER Notebook: Wyoming Moves to Save Coal Plants

A Wyoming bill designed to keep coal-fired power plants operating in the state was signed into law by the state’s governor last week, one of several developments worldwide that impacted…


Finnish Nuclear Plant Start-up Delayed Again

Another nuclear power project has been delayed, as the Fennovoima consortium and Russia’s state-run nuclear company Rosatom said the Hanhikivi 1 power plant’s projected start-up date has been pushed to…


Amec Foster Wheeler secures coal, gas and renewables framework with EDF Energy

• New Technical Support Alliance extends role beyond EDF Energy’s UK nuclear fleet Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has secured a framework agreement to provide engineering consultancy services…


New Record: Nuclear Power Plant Online for 940 Continuous Days

The Heysham 2 nuclear power station broke a nearly 22-year-old record for continuous operation when it shut down Unit 8 on September 16 after 940 days online. The previous record—held…