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Rising Urges Bulgaria to Meet Nuclear Power Potential - Novinite.com

News - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 12:13

Novinite.com

Rising Urges Bulgaria to Meet Nuclear Power Potential
Novinite.com
Bulgaria should accelerate new nuclear build to meet the growing need for reliable, low-carbon electricity, Agneta Rising, director general of the World Nuclear Association, told Energy Commission Members at the Bulgarian Parliament today. Bulgaria has ...

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Ramaphosa: SA has no money for nuclear power - Fin24

News - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 07:20

Fin24

Ramaphosa: SA has no money for nuclear power
Fin24
Davos - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is next in line to lead the country, said the government currently can't afford to build new nuclear power reactors. “We have to look at where the economy is - we have excess power and we have no money to ...

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Report of fire at Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant - KSBY San Luis Obispo News

News - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 03:24

International Business Times, India Edition

Report of fire at Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant
KSBY San Luis Obispo News
Firefighters were called out Thursday night to a reported fire at the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. The call went out around 7:15 p.m. City and county units responded. They were said to be investigating a smell of smoke near the intake area ...
Report of fire sends crews to Diablo CanyonThe San Luis Obispo Tribune
California: Brief scare after possible fire reported at Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power PlantInternational Business Times, India Edition
Brief scare as firefighters respond to fire at Diablo Canyon Power PlantKEYT

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Lawsuit against nuclear power subsidies will proceed - Albany Times Union

News - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 21:13

Albany Times Union

Lawsuit against nuclear power subsidies will proceed
Albany Times Union
While that includes sources such as wind or solar, Cuomo and his appointed PSC commissioners agreed that nuclear power is in that mix as well. In addition to their opposition to continued nuclear power, opponents also note that the subsidy, an ...

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Exercise Proves Hacking a Threat to Nuclear Power Plants - POWER magazine

News - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 17:37

POWER magazine

Exercise Proves Hacking a Threat to Nuclear Power Plants
POWER magazine
Cybersecurity is a topic covered frequently in the pages of POWER magazine, and one that all power plants need to take seriously. A recent simulation proved that the consequences of a hack can be grave. The drill took place in Sweden, but could have ...

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Connecticut regulators: Nuclear power should get to compete with wind, solar - Electric Light & Power

News - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 17:36

Electric Light & Power

Connecticut regulators: Nuclear power should get to compete with wind, solar
Electric Light & Power
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut regulators have recommended the state become the latest to consider its nuclear power plants in the same category as other so-called clean generators, such as wind, solar or hydroelectric, when it comes to buying ...
CT's clean energy edge: Going, going . . . or coming back?The CT Mirror

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Rising urges Bulgaria to meet nuclear power potential - World Nuclear News

News - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 16:32

Rising urges Bulgaria to meet nuclear power potential
World Nuclear News
Bulgaria should accelerate new nuclear build to meet growing needs for reliable, low-carbon electricity, Agneta Rising, director general of the World Nuclear Association, told Energy Commission Members at the Bulgarian Parliament today. Bulgaria has a ...

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SA has no money for nuclear power: Ramaphosa - eNCA

News - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 13:59

eNCA

SA has no money for nuclear power: Ramaphosa
eNCA
The Deputy President was speaking at the World Economic Forum to give updates on Team South Africa's progress and to answer questions about SOEs, state capture and the economy. Video: eNCA. JOHANNESBURG - "We have excess power right now and we have no ...
Ramaphosa Says South Africa Has no Cash for Nuclear PlantsBloomberg
We have excess power and no money – Ramaphosa on nuclear planCitizen
Nuclear Plan – “We have excess power and no money”BizNis Africa

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Safety risks stall nuclear role in Australia's energy mix - The Sydney Morning Herald

News - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 13:15

The Sydney Morning Herald

Safety risks stall nuclear role in Australia's energy mix
The Sydney Morning Herald
Friends of the Earth national nuclear campaigner Dr Jim Green said the cost of nuclear power had made it unviable. “With the possible exception of carbon capture and storage, nuclear power would be the most expensive and least effective way of reducing ...

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Communities offered £1m a year to host nuclear waste dump - The Guardian

News - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:23

The Guardian

Communities offered £1m a year to host nuclear waste dump
The Guardian
Interested communities that explore hosting the facility will also receive £1m a year, which officials say could be spent on developing skills locally or apprenticeships. The payments, which could rise to £2.5m annually as a community considers whether ...
North Wales villages and towns offered millions of pounds to store nuclear wasteDaily Post North Wales
Welsh communities asked if they'll accept nuclear wasteITV News
People to have say on future plans for geological disposal facilityNW Evening Mail

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Off-the-Shelf Nuclear Plants Could Soon Help Power Electric Cars - Bloomberg

News - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 00:29

Bloomberg

Off-the-Shelf Nuclear Plants Could Soon Help Power Electric Cars
Bloomberg
Demand for low-carbon electricity to power a future wave of electric vehicles could be provided by small, factory-built nuclear reactors. As Britain's old coal and nuclear stations shut from 2025, the nation faces a tough challenge in keeping a future ...

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Exposing UK government folly of investment in new nuclear - The Guardian

News - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 18:23

The Guardian

Exposing UK government folly of investment in new nuclear
The Guardian
There is, therefore, little evidence to support the government's claim that “it is satisfied that effective arrangements will exist to manage and dispose of the waste that will be produced from new nuclear power stations”. Deep disposal may be the ...

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E.ON to plug nuclear profit gap with network, renewables growth - Reuters

News - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 17:01

Reuters

E.ON to plug nuclear profit gap with network, renewables growth
Reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - E.ON aims to offset a looming drop in profit from its German nuclear plants, which are being phased out by 2022, by increasing earnings from networks, renewables and retail, one of its board members said. FILE PHOTO: E.ON Chief ...
E.ON to plug nuclear profit hole by growing other unitsNasdaq

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Duke Energy not ready to give up on nuclear power, exec says - Charlotte Business Journal

News - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 16:00

Charlotte Business Journal

Duke Energy not ready to give up on nuclear power, exec says
Charlotte Business Journal
Last summer, Duke Energy Carolinas announced it was scrapping plans for the Lee project after spending almost $370 million on planning and licensing for the multibillion-dollar project. The utility is asking regulators to let it recover those costs for ...

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Can we fight climate change without scaling up nuclear power? - PGH City Paper

News - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 11:06

PGH City Paper

Can we fight climate change without scaling up nuclear power?
PGH City Paper
Rather, it's between folks who contend that keeping the planet livable requires us to use nuclear energy, and those who say “no way.” Many pro-nukes types are scientists. In 2015, for instance, a group of 65 biologists wrote an open letter to the Brave ...
Important year ahead for US nuclear industryKallanish Energy

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Can We Make A Nuclear Reactor That Won't Melt Down? - Forbes

News - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 11:00

Forbes

Can We Make A Nuclear Reactor That Won't Melt Down?
Forbes
The brain-child of Dr. Jose Reyes, NuScale's Chief Technology Officer and nuclear engineering professor emeritus at Oregon State University, this modular reactor takes advantage of the small in small modular. The small size and large surface area-to ...

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North Korea brands itself a 'responsible nuclear power' after US demands denuclearisation - Express.co.uk

News - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 07:17

Express.co.uk

North Korea brands itself a 'responsible nuclear power' after US demands denuclearisation
Express.co.uk
... that last year's nuclear test allowed his country to "perfect a national nuclear force" in a transparent manner. "Thus DPRK [North Korea] at last came to possess a powerful and reliable war deterrent," he told the Geneva forum. "I am proudly saying ...
North Korea, US clash at disarmament forum over nuclear armsChannel NewsAsia
N. Korea possesses 'powerful & reliable' deterrent to counter any nuclear threat – PyongyangRT

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Officials seek solution regarding future of Perry Nuclear Power Plant - News-Herald.com

News - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 00:34

News-Herald.com

Officials seek solution regarding future of Perry Nuclear Power Plant
News-Herald.com
The inside of the cooling tower at the Perry Nuclear Power Plant during the plant's scheduled shutdown in March for refueling and maintenance work. Andrew Cass — The News-Herald. Last week, Lake County Commissioner Jerry C. Cirino, North Perry Village ...

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Connecticut draft report says Dominion's Millstone nuclear plant could warrant subsidies - Utility Dive

News - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 23:15

Connecticut draft report says Dominion's Millstone nuclear plant could warrant subsidies
Utility Dive
Connecticut regulators, in a draft report, found sufficient justification to move forward with a possible solicitation process for zero emission credits (ZEC) for the state's only nuclear power plant, Dominion Energy's Millstone station. The report ...

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California says goodbye to its last nuclear power plant. What will replace it? - Environmental Defense Fund (blog)

News - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 19:56

Environmental Defense Fund (blog)

California says goodbye to its last nuclear power plant. What will replace it?
Environmental Defense Fund (blog)
Last week, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued a momentous final decision to close the state's last nuclear power plant, Diablo Canyon. This outcome represents the culmination of over a year of effort initiated by Pacific Gas ...

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