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  1. Hydrostatic Tests For Barakah Unit 2 Completed

    07.25 / 22:21 nuclearstreet.com Nuclearstreet.com - Industries
    The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) said Tuesday that technicians had completed Cold Hydrostatic Testing for Unit 2 at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant located in the Al Dhafra Region of Abu Dhabi. Cold Hydrostatic Testing is a series of tests that certifies the condition of a components and structures associated with the reactor's cooling system. ENEC said the testing was completed approximately 12 months after the same tests were concluded for the new plant's Unit 1…
  2. Research Ties Water Stress In Europe To Future Power Supplies

    07.25 / 22:21 nuclearstreet.com Nuclearstreet.com - Industries
    A new study in the publication Nature Energy says that an increasing number of water basins in Europe could suffer from resource stresses due to global warming, which in turn will strain generation capacities of power plants. The paper outlines two potential water uses in energy creation, noting that a shortage of water is one of the potential issues facing the industry, while a lack of cool water also changes the energy generation landscape, as large plants require water that is cool…
  3. Probe At Fukushima Finds Unit 3 Nuclear Fuel Debris

    07.25 / 22:21 nuclearstreet.com Nuclearstreet.com - Industries
    The Tokyo Electric Power Company in Japan (Tepco) has confirmed the discovery of molten debris suspected to include melted and resolifidied fuel at the bottom of the Unit 3 containment vessel at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Generating Station. Stabilization and decommissioning efforts at the plant have been slowed by the lack of solid proof of the location of the melted fuel in the three damaged reactors that suffered meltdowns just after a massive tsunami hit the plant, taking out back…