On 20 January 2011 in Brugg, ENSI organised an international symposium on nuclear safety. This event, titled “Current and Future Challenges for Nuclear Power Regulators”, featured a programme of high-calibre speakers.
The three oldest Swiss nuclear power plants started operating in 1969 (Beznau-1), 1971 (Beznau-2) and 1972 (Mühleberg), respectively. This means that Beznau-1 will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2009. Accordingly, long-term operation has been an issue in Switzerland for some years and, as long ago as 1991, the regulatory authority required all operators to have […]
Globalisation and liberalisation are having a major impact on the nuclear energy sector. Nowadays there are only a few companies left that are actually able to build a nuclear power plant – the concentration of forces in this sector is noticeable. Heavy concentration is also evident in the electricity industry. Some large energy supply companies […]