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  5. Is floating nuclear power a good idea?

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2019: the year in nuclear

From Hitachi scrapping a £16bn nuclear power station project in Wales, to revelations that the UK’s Hinckley point C is now running almost £3bn over budget, we track the headlines to create a picture for nuclear in 2019.

Porcelain Insulator Repairs

A white paper detailing the repairs on offer from H.V Bushing including returning broken, chipped and burnt porcelain insulators to full mechanical strength.

Debate: is nuclear clean enough for the EU’s green funding?

In September, the European Council ruled that nuclear power is eligible for an EU scheme intended to fund green power sources. While nuclear lacks the environmental footprint of energy sources such as coal and oil, its green credentials have been questioned by countries such as Germany and Austria, who object to funding being diverted towards nuclear power from renewable energy sources. JP Casey and Umar Ali consider the two sides of the debate.

Is floating nuclear power a good idea?

Floating nuclear power promises to provide a steady source of energy at hard-to-reach locations, but at the same time the dangers inherent in nuclear power make some question whether it’s safe enough for areas where help is hard to find. Is floating nuclear power really a good idea? Yoana Cholteeva investigates.

SIFCO Process® Selective Plating

It's critical to enhance component efficiency, longevity and protection, or to repair equipment. And unlike conventional methods such as tank platin the Sifco process isn't slow or inconvenient.

Does the European Pressurised Reactor have a future?

The world’s second third-generation European Pressurised Reactor has gone online in China, bucking the trend of lengthy delays and overspend that has plagued three other EPR projects. Can the recent Chinese success story save the technology’s reputation or is it already too late? We investigate.

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