No Nukes Inforesource is a collection of news about serious incidents in nuclear power plants. The infomation is provided by the Austrian Institute for Applied Ecology.The first edition of this database was published in 1994 sponsored by Greenpeace and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management. The latter financed the update of the database in the following years and also this internet information service.

The sources for information are technical publications, official reports (e.g. from NRC or from Russian or the German Ministry for Environment), IAEA publications and technical magazines like Nucleonic Weeks, Nuclear Fuel, Nuclear Engineering International, Atomwirtschaft/Atomtechnik, Atom but also Greenpeace publications, Nuke Info Tokyo and internet resources (DOE, NRC, NRPB, Nucnet, radnet). Operational data for nuclear power plants are from the IAEA database MICROPRIS.

NNI provides not only information about incidents, but also about problems related to the use of nuclear energy:

  • decommissioning of nuclear power plants
  • fuel production
  • radwaste management
  • public hearings and perception of new nuclear plants
  • reprocessing of spent fuel
  • cost of the fuel cycle
  • aging and the safety problems of nuclear power plants and the cost of backfits