World Association of Nuclear Operators

Type: Organization
Name: World Association of Nuclear Operators
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

BelNPP to join World Association of Nuclear Operators

OSTROVETS, 17 April (BelTA) – The Belarusian nuclear power plant (BelNPP) has plans to join the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) before the commissioning, chief engineer of the BelNPP Anatoly Bondar said at a seminar “Sharing best practices ... [Published Belta - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Market Overview: The Outlook for Nuclear Power in India

By Bill Linton , Principal, Linton ConsultingThe Republic of India is the world's second most populated country and its largest democracy. A country of dramatic contrasts, India has a huge, diverse population with many cultures, languages, religions, ... [Published Power Engineering - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

N - sector reforms

The nuclear sector (PAEC) has been in news recently for its NPP K2 siting proposal/decision within the city limits of Karachi. A lot of criticism has been made (including by this scribe) by the residents and community representatives of Karachi and other ... [Published Business Recorder - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

US Nuclear Power Plants Posted Strong Performance in 2013

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. nuclear energy facilities continued operating at high levels of safety and reliability in 2013, according to data monitored by the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO). ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Latest nuclear station startup practices in spotlight at Ostrovets seminar

MINSK, 14 April (BelTA) – The latest practices used to launch nuclear power plants are discussed at the international seminar of the World Association of Nuclear Operators. The seminar is scheduled to take place at premises of the enterprise Belarusian ... [Published Belta - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Interview with Lee-Byoungho, Director General, KEPCO

“Thoughts are changing rapidly now so we hope our Korean companies could develop the African market through African Utility Week.”Interview with Lee-Byoungho, Director General at KEPCO, South Korea’s largest utility. KEPCO is a partner of the Korean Electrical ... [Published ESI Africa - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

NSS 2014: Significant Progress But More to Do

Nuclear Threat InitiativeAt the end of the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, 53 world leaders returned home having made a range of commitments to secure dangerous nuclear materials and prevent them from ending up in the hands of terrorists.The ... [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

N - power economics

Up to now, a general impression has been that the nuclear power is a competitive energy source, if not the cheapest, which has remained a contentious issue in the US Debate has been around for hidden subsidies and internalising or lack of including externalities ... [Published Business Recorder - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Kalinin NPP: WANO’s experts highly appraised the plant’s safety culture activities

Experts from the WANO Moscow Center March 11-14 stayed at Kalinin NPP with a technical support mission from WANO (World Organization of Nuclear Operators).The visit goal was to produce recommendations for building up and development of safety culture ... [Published Energyland.info - Mar 19 2014]

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...However, he believes India will not sell into the global market to the same degree as China. Hinze states that "India will likely be lagging behind China in its track record and global acceptance of its quality assurance standards."
"In spite of some market challenges, the industry continues to heavily invest in equipment, training and implementation of best practices. The performance indicators speak to the resiliency of our plants and dedication of industry employees people to adapt to changing conditions and maximize safe operations" Pietrangelo said
...Choi of URS Corp., South Korea lacks other energy resources and has no choice but to construct more nuclear plants. For this reason, "It is very important for South Korea to address these current issues quickly and regain the full support of the public."
On Monday, an explosion blew the roof off the second reactor at Japan "s Fukushima city. Officials say that although it did not damage the core, it apparently leaked more radiation."

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BelNPP to join World Association of Nuclear Ope... [Published Belta - Apr 17 2014]
Market Overview: The Outlook for Nuclear Power ... [Published Power Engineering - Apr 17 2014]
N - sector reforms [Published Business Recorder - Apr 16 2014]
US Nuclear Power Plants Posted Strong Performan... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 14 2014]
Latest nuclear station startup practices in spo... [Published Belta - Apr 14 2014]
Interview with Lee-Byoungho, Director General, ... [Published ESI Africa - Apr 07 2014]
NSS 2014: Significant Progress But More to Do [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - Apr 03 2014]
N - power economics [Published Business Recorder - Apr 02 2014]
Kalinin NPP: WANO’s experts highly appraised th... [Published Energyland.info - Mar 19 2014]
GAO-14-109, Nuclear Safety: Countries' Regulato... [Published GAO - Mar 11 2014]
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