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Nuclear Reactors Could Run as Long as 80 Years Under Trump Plan - Bloomberg

News - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:00

Bloomberg

Nuclear Reactors Could Run as Long as 80 Years Under Trump Plan
Bloomberg
Nuclear power accounts for about 20 percent of electricity generated in the U.S. but competition from cheap natural gas, subsidized renewable power, and stagnant electricity demand has led to a wave of uneconomical nuclear reactors being retired years ...
Czechs eye shortlist of global nuclear vendorsRadio Prague
Millennial Nuclear Caucus held in the MSCTexas A&M The Battalion

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Is Nigeria ripe for nuclear energy? - The Punch

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 23:06

The Punch

Is Nigeria ripe for nuclear energy?
The Punch
The straightforward answer is a qualified yes. For a country that will be the third most populous nation on earth by 2050, the energy needs of close to 300 million people will require harnessing nuclear power to support other energy sources. We were ...

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TVA boosts power output at Browns Ferry nuclear plant with $475 million upgrade - Chattanooga Times Free Press

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 16:37

Chattanooga Times Free Press

TVA boosts power output at Browns Ferry nuclear plant with $475 million upgrade
Chattanooga Times Free Press
It may have been a 3-day holiday weekend for most federal employees, but workers and contractors at TVA's oldest nuclear plant were busy over the weekend working on the first phase of what will one of the largest power upgrades of an existing U.S ...

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There is relevance for nuclear power in South Africa, says Group Five exec - Creamer Media's Engineering News

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 13:57

ESI Africa

There is relevance for nuclear power in South Africa, says Group Five exec
Creamer Media's Engineering News
Muller suggested that the energy sector should play a more versatile role by providing safe, reliable and clean energy for the country, something that could be achieved through a combination of renewable, thermal, hydro and nuclear energy. “A nuclear ...
Des Muller explores nuclear's future in SA energy mixESI Africa

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Digvijaya flags concerns over proposed nuclear power plant in Madhya Pradesh - Economic Times

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 13:06

Economic Times

Digvijaya flags concerns over proposed nuclear power plant in Madhya Pradesh
Economic Times
Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh today requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reconsider the decision to set up a 1400 MW nuclear power plant in tribal-dominated Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh. In his letter addressed to the prime minister ...

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Explainer: All you need to know about Hinkley Point, the UK's new nuclear power plant - Independent.ie

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 09:21

Independent.ie

Explainer: All you need to know about Hinkley Point, the UK's new nuclear power plant
Independent.ie
"But as a people we have a right to be consulted as to whether the plans that are being made for these power stations actually are valid and whether they address legitimate concerns which the Irish people might want to express." An Taisce has suggested ...

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Japan to resume aid for firms' nuclear power plant exports - The Japan Times

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:57

Japan to resume aid for firms' nuclear power plant exports
The Japan Times
The planned resumption is in line with the government's policy of facilitating nuclear plant exports, despite lingering concerns of whether the safety of nuclear power projects will be examined appropriately. In 2015, the government introduced ...

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Japan task force echoes foreign minister calls to back renewables over coal, nuclear - Reuters

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:49

Reuters

Japan task force echoes foreign minister calls to back renewables over coal, nuclear
Reuters
The U.S.-educated son of a former foreign minister, Kono has made no secret of his ambition to lead the country at some point and has long been critical of Japan's nuclear power industry. Japan is the world's biggest importer of liquefied natural gas ...

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Japan task force echoes foreign minister calls to back renewables over coal, nuclear - Channel NewsAsia

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:45

Channel NewsAsia

Japan task force echoes foreign minister calls to back renewables over coal, nuclear
Channel NewsAsia
TOKYO,: An energy task force advising Japan's foreign minister has proposed boosting renewable energy and shifting away from coal-fired and nuclear power at home, arguing the country's energy policies are outdated and undermine its global ...

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Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant begins refueling outage - So Md News

News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 19:35

So Md News

Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant begins refueling outage
So Md News
Operators at Exelon Generation's Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant removed Unit 1 from service just after midnight Sunday to begin a planned refueling outage, capping a record-setting run of 628 consecutive days of power generation, according to a ...

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Renewable energies are about to surpass nuclear power on US electrical grid - Big Think (blog)

News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 19:31

Big Think (blog)

Renewable energies are about to surpass nuclear power on US electrical grid
Big Think (blog)
Renewable energies are “within striking distance” of surpassing nuclear power in terms of the amount of energy contributed to the electrical grid in the U.S., according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). The U.S. generated 18 percent of its ...

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Saudis Advance Nuclear Power Plans - OilPrice.com

News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 18:02

CNBC

Saudis Advance Nuclear Power Plans
OilPrice.com
Saudi Arabia is in talks with 10 countries that could help it advance its ambitious nuclear power plans should the United States refuse to do that, the Kingdom's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said at the Munich Security Conference. Cooperation with ...
Saudi Arabia says it's in talks with 10 other nations on its nuclear energy ambitions, calls for fairness from the USCNBC
Saudi Arabia to pursue nuclear programArutz Sheva
Saudi seeks to press ahead with nuclear energy capabilityArabianBusiness.com
United News of India
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Infrastructure for floating nuclear power plant more than half-ready - The Independent Barents Observer

News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 14:40

The Independent Barents Observer

Infrastructure for floating nuclear power plant more than half-ready
The Independent Barents Observer
Major volumes of construction materials were shipped to remote Arctic town in summer of 2017, including a concrete-producing facility which can delivers up to 45 cubic meters of concrete per hour. In the course of March, the number of workers on site ...

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Why SA shouldn't be too quick to drop nuclear from its energy mix - Cape Business News

News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:33

Daily Maverick

Why SA shouldn't be too quick to drop nuclear from its energy mix
Cape Business News
Former President Jacob Zuma caused uproar, in his time, by announcing the nuclear deal. The plan is to build at least 9600 MW of nuclear power with a number of stations around the country. Russia is one of the nations that South Africa is looking to ...
South Africa's Electricity Choice, Part 4: The dangers of dealing with RussiaDaily Maverick

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[Park Sang-seek] North Korea's nuclear power undermines the South Korea-US alliance - The Korea Herald

News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 08:53

The Korea Herald

[Park Sang-seek] North Korea's nuclear power undermines the South Korea-US alliance
The Korea Herald
The North Korean leader believes that by becoming a nuclear power, North Korea will be placed on an equal footing with the US in any future war and in bilateral negotiations. This thinking is based on the assumption that the North Korean conventional ...
North Korea seeks easing tensions, but vows to advance nuclear powerNikkei Asian Review
North Korea WARNING: Kim Jong-un's TRUE plan for nuclear bomb REVEALED – 'It's very close'Express.co.uk
One Kim to rule them allAmerican Enterprise Institute

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Perry School Superintendent Rallies Behind Nuclear Power Plant - WKSU News

News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 00:52

WKSU News

Perry School Superintendent Rallies Behind Nuclear Power Plant
WKSU News
Supporters of the Perry Nuclear Power Plant are holding a rally tomorrow (Saturday) in an attempt to keep the plant operating. FirstEnergy has been looking to get out of the nuclear power generating business because of competition from newer and ...

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Koeberg nuclear power station launches a water desalination plant - Cape Business News

News - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 19:25

Koeberg nuclear power station launches a water desalination plant
Cape Business News
The Eskom's Koeberg nuclear power station situated in Cape Town has today launched a mobile groundwater desalination plant, which will take care of the station's water needs. The Koeberg's desalination plant hopes to decrease the water supply pressure ...

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Saudi Arabia sees nuclear energy as a way to 'save oil,' foreign minister says - CNBC

News - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 13:50

CNBC

Saudi Arabia sees nuclear energy as a way to 'save oil,' foreign minister says
CNBC
Now, the World Nuclear Association notes that Saudi Arabia plans to construct 16 nuclear power reactors over the next 20 to 25 years at a cost of more than $80 billion. This would mean it does not have to rely on its own oil for its domestic energy ...

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How nuclear power became a Southwest Michigan powerhouse - Herald Palladium

News - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 11:16

Herald Palladium

How nuclear power became a Southwest Michigan powerhouse
Herald Palladium
What is it about Southwest Michigan that attracted not just one, but two nuclear power plants? Reason No. 1, of course, is that massive natural resource that dominates our region: Lake Michigan, which provides the water necessary for the operation of ...

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'Save the Perry Nuclear Power Plant Rally' being held at Perry High School - fox8.com

News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 17:32

fox8.com

'Save the Perry Nuclear Power Plant Rally' being held at Perry High School
fox8.com
PAINESVILLE, Ohio — A rally was held at Perry High School today to advocate keeping the Perry Nuclear Power Plant open. The rally took place in the high school's Goodwin Theatre. It was held by Perry Superintendent Jack Thompson and Lake County ...

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