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Nuclear energy gets a 'green' boost in New Jersey - 90.5 WESA

News - Sun, 06/24/2018 - 09:54

Nuclear energy gets a 'green' boost in New Jersey
90.5 WESA
The debate over nuclear energy in New Jersey centers on whether to support existing nuclear power plants or shut them down, says David Roberts, a reporter for Vox who covers environmental issues. Among environmentalists, Roberts explains, those who ...

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Japanese firms shift to clean energy despite state's cling to nuclear power - Japan Today

News - Sun, 06/24/2018 - 07:09

Japan Today

Japanese firms shift to clean energy despite state's cling to nuclear power
Japan Today
While Japan's government clings to atomic power even after the Fukushima nuclear crisis, its private sector is moving ahead with more use of renewables to power their operations amid growing international awareness of global warming. Daiwa House ...

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The future of nuclear power in the US is bleak - The Hill

News - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 17:36

The Hill

The future of nuclear power in the US is bleak
The Hill
Nuclear power that was once advertised as being “too cheap to meter” has evidently become too costly for electric utilities to buy. Apart from two 1,000 megawatt reactors being constructed in Georgia at enormous expense to ratepayers (even after ...

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Japan's nuclear energy policy at crossroads - The Japan News

News - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 05:20

The Japan News

Japan's nuclear energy policy at crossroads
The Japan News
In the plan, nuclear power is defined as “an important mainstay energy source,” but the plan does not specifically call for construction of new and additional nuclear power reactors. If the situation is left as it is, Japan will move slowly toward zero ...

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Japan's nuclear reactors can power US–Asian security - East Asia Forum

News - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 00:06

The Japan Times

Japan's nuclear reactors can power US–Asian security
East Asia Forum
Author: Satoru Nagao, Hudson Institute. In April, Japan's nuclear power plant export policy faced a new crisis. Itochu, a major Japanese company, decided to withdraw from a nuclear power plant project in Turkey due to the rising costs of nuclear plant ...
Japan offers to send nuclear experts to North Korea to aid in dismantling facilitiesThe Japan Times

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Westinghouse loads fuel in Chinese AP1000 nuclear power plant - Electric Light & Power

News - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 15:33

Electric Light & Power

Westinghouse loads fuel in Chinese AP1000 nuclear power plant
Electric Light & Power
Westinghouse Electric Co. and its customers, China State Nuclear Power Technology Corp. and Shangdong Nuclear Power Co. that Haiyang Unit 1, the AP1000 nuclear power plant located in Haiyang, Shandong Province, China, has begun to load fuel.

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History photos: A look back at the Clinton Power Station - Herald & Review

News - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 15:17

History photos: A look back at the Clinton Power Station
Herald & Review
1978: The partially filled Clinton lake in the foreground already dwarfs the Illinois Power Co. nuclear-powered generating plant near Clinton. The dam built to form the cooling lake is to the right (south), out of hte picture. Salt Creek is at the top ...

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Newest Alabama company will develop nuclear engine for Mars ... - AL.com

News - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:02

AL.com

Newest Alabama company will develop nuclear engine for Mars ...
AL.com
BWX Technologies President and CEO Rex Geveden speaks at the grand opening of the company's new office in Huntsville, Ala., on June 21, 2018. Geveden's ...

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Rediscovering the promise of nuclear power - eco-business.com

News - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:01

eco-business.com

Rediscovering the promise of nuclear power
eco-business.com
Ironically, the world's best bet to achieve the Paris agreement's goals is to rely on an energy source that is often demonised: nuclear power. Water, wind, and solar power cannot reliably provide energy on the scale required for a modern economy.

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Nuclear power firm moves into Research Park - whnt.com

News - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 03:02

whnt.com

Nuclear power firm moves into Research Park
whnt.com
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A company that builds nuclear reactors has big plans in Huntsville. This week, city leaders welcomed BWX Technologies to the Tennessee Valley. Company leaders have begun moving into their new space on Research Park.
Newest Alabama company will develop nuclear engine for Mars spaceshipAL.com
Nuclear supply company moves to HuntsvilleWBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

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Nuclear power firm moves into Research Park - whnt.com

News - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 03:02

whnt.com

Nuclear power firm moves into Research Park
whnt.com
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A company that builds nuclear reactors has big plans in Huntsville. This week, city leaders welcomed BWX Technologies to the Tennessee Valley. Company leaders have begun moving into their new space on Research Park.
Nuclear supply company moves to HuntsvilleWBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com
BWXT Selects Ontario Power Generation to Provide Irradiation Services for New Medical Isotope Manufacturing ...Financial Post

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Rediscovering the promise of nuclear power - EJ Insight

News - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 02:04

EJ Insight

Rediscovering the promise of nuclear power
EJ Insight
Ironically, the world's best bet to achieve the Paris agreement's goals is to rely on an energy source that is often demonized: nuclear power. Water, wind, and solar power cannot reliably provide energy on the scale required for a modern economy.

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Climate Action column: Nuclear power plants carry benefits and costs, says Kahn - Wicked Local North of Boston

News - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 22:47

Wicked Local North of Boston

Climate Action column: Nuclear power plants carry benefits and costs, says Kahn
Wicked Local North of Boston
Let me begin by saying that I made an error in my last column, which focused on ways that the Ipswich Electric Light Department could help customers save money and energy. I stated that “the vast bulk of the ELD's electricity today is generated by ...

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Indian Point: Nuclear power plant gets positive safety grades, new decommission details - The Journal News | LoHud.com

News - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 22:30

The Journal News | LoHud.com

Indian Point: Nuclear power plant gets positive safety grades, new decommission details
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Federal safety investigators have determined that Indian Point nuclear power plant has been operating safely heading into its crucial final steps before shutting down in 2021. Members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission recently discussed findings ...
NRC Staff Holds Briefing Pre-Annual Indian Point MeetingWAMC

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Westinghouse Loads Fuel in Second AP1000® Nuclear Power Plant - Maryville Daily Times

News - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 21:00

Westinghouse Loads Fuel in Second AP1000® Nuclear Power Plant
Maryville Daily Times
HAIYANG, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2018--Westinghouse Electric Company and its customers, China State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) and Shangdong Nuclear Power Company Limited (SDNPC) announced today that ...

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Westinghouse Loads Fuel in Second AP1000® Nuclear Power Plant - Financial Post

News - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 20:07

Edmonton Journal

Westinghouse Loads Fuel in Second AP1000® Nuclear Power Plant
Financial Post
HAIYANG, China — Westinghouse Electric Company and its customers, China State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) and Shangdong Nuclear Power Company Limited (SDNPC) announced today that Haiyang Unit 1, the AP1000 nuclear ...
First Westinghouse AP1000® Nuclear Plant Sanmen 1 Completes ...Maryville Daily Times

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Westinghouse Loads Fuel in Second AP1000 - Business Wire (press release)

News - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 20:07

Business Wire (press release)

Westinghouse Loads Fuel in Second AP1000
Business Wire (press release)
HAIYANG, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Westinghouse Electric Company and its customers, China State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) and Shangdong Nuclear Power Company Limited (SDNPC) announced today that Haiyang Unit 1, the ...

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If Innovation Makes Everything Cheaper, Why Does It Make Nuclear Power More Expensive? - Forbes

News - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 16:04

Forbes

If Innovation Makes Everything Cheaper, Why Does It Make Nuclear Power More Expensive?
Forbes
... a link to a free and near-identical version of their paper.) They came to a surprising conclusion. “Contrary to other energy technologies,” they wrote in Energy Policy, when it comes to nuclear power plants, “innovation leads to construction cost ...

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Rediscovering the Promise of Nuclear Power - Project Syndicate

News - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 14:19

Project Syndicate

Rediscovering the Promise of Nuclear Power
Project Syndicate
Nuclear power has become a kind of renewable-energy bogeyman, with radiation presented as a source of acute and immediate danger to communities and the environment. But fears about radiation are vastly exaggerated, and the potential of nuclear power ...

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BRIEF-BKW Receives Decommissioning Order For Mühleberg Nuclear Power Plant - Reuters

News - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 05:07

BRIEF-BKW Receives Decommissioning Order For Mühleberg Nuclear Power Plant
Reuters
BRIEF-BKW Receives Decommissioning Order For Mühleberg Nuclear Power Plant. Reuters Staff. 1 Min Read. June 21 (Reuters) - BKW AG: * DECOMMISSIONING ORDER FOR MÜHLEBERG NUCLEAR POWER PLANT RECEIVED Source text for Eikon: ...

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