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IAEA Conference Says Lack of Nuclear Power Investments Hinders Climate Goal Achievement - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:56

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Conference Says Lack of Nuclear Power Investments Hinders Climate Goal Achievement
International Atomic Energy Agency
Nuclear power remains an important option for many countries to strengthen energy security and mitigate the effects of global warming and air pollution, but substantial growth in its use is needed for the world to meet its climate goals, according to ...
IAEA says growth of nuclear power too low to curb climate changePlatts
New IAEA Collaborating Centre in UAE to offer training for Nuclear Power Infrastructure DevelopmentZAWYA
Barriers to nuclear generation must be removed, claims World Nuclear AssociationEnergy Voice

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Oil-rich Saudi Arabia plans dramatic shift to nuclear power - The Times of Israel

News - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 07:33

The Times of Israel

Oil-rich Saudi Arabia plans dramatic shift to nuclear power
The Times of Israel
Saudi Arabia is planning to become “self-sufficient” in producing nuclear fuel and intends to begin extracting uranium domestically, the head of the country's nuclear agency said at a conference organized by the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency.
UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia takes first step towards nuclear plant tender - sourcesReuters
Saudi Arabia announces plans to become a nuclear power but vows to use it only for 'peaceful purposes'Daily Mail
Nuclear Saudi Arabia Risks Inflaming Middle East TensionsDeathRattleSports.com

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Pakistan planning several new reactors to expand nuclear power: Official - Business Standard

News - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 05:32

Business Standard

Pakistan planning several new reactors to expand nuclear power: Official
Business Standard
Pakistan, which has a nuclear weapons programme, has not signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, which means Western reactor vendors such as EDF cannot sell reactors there. China has defied nuclear trading bans on Pakistan and delivered ...

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Russia Continues Legacy of Innovation at Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant - POWER magazine

News - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 04:49

POWER magazine

Russia Continues Legacy of Innovation at Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant
POWER magazine
Russia's nuclear power station operations arm Rosenergoatom brought its most powerful nuclear reactor to date into commercial operation in February 2017, marking the latest evolution of its Water-Water Energetic Reactor (VVER) technology. The reactor ...

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Nuclear power plants in NJ — Arguments pro and con - New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

News - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 00:49

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Nuclear power plants in NJ — Arguments pro and con
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
In New Jersey, we continue to hear about expanding solar and wind power — but 50 percent of all of the energy currently used by Garden State residents and businesses comes from nuclear power plants. Three of the four plants that are operational — the ...

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Russia plots to build SMART BOMBS and vows to develop nuclear power - Express.co.uk

News - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 22:42

Express.co.uk

Russia plots to build SMART BOMBS and vows to develop nuclear power
Express.co.uk
Yury Borisov said Moscow intended to increase its precision-guided missiles and develop its nuclear power capabilities in an interview with the Voenno-Promyshlenny Kurier (Military-Industrial Courier) newspaper. Mr Boris said the development of nuclear ...

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Don't overlook nuclear power as source of clean energy in push to cut emissions - STLtoday.com

News - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 20:00

STLtoday.com

Don't overlook nuclear power as source of clean energy in push to cut emissions
STLtoday.com
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory, a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, found the life cycle greenhouse emissions of nuclear power are half to a third of solar and nearly equal to that of wind. Hydropower was found to have ...

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Korean firms to bid for Saudi nuclear power plant project: KHNP - Reuters

News - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 18:04

Express.co.uk

Korean firms to bid for Saudi nuclear power plant project: KHNP
Reuters
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Korean companies will bid to take part in Saudi Arabia's project to build nuclear power plants, a company official said on Tuesday. Saudi Arabia is considering building 17.6 gigawatts (GW) of nuclear-powered electricity generation ...
NUCLEAR SAUDI ARABIA: Oil-rich nation to extract uranium - but only for 'peaceful' usesExpress.co.uk
Saudi Arabia announces plans to become a nuclear power but vows to use it only for 'peaceful purposes'Daily Mail

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Russia to build nuclear power plants in Nigeria - BBC News

News - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 16:55

BBC News

Russia to build nuclear power plants in Nigeria
BBC News
Russia has signed a deal to build two nuclear power plants in Nigeria, as Africa's largest economy seeks to end its energy crisis. Russian state-owned company Rosatom will build one in the south, the other in the centre, sources at the Nigeria Atomic ...
Rosatom, Nigeria Sign Nuclear Power Plant DealNuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
Nigeria Signs Agreement With Russia for Nuclear Power PlantKonbini
Rosatom signs deal to build South African nuclear plantPower Engineering International
The BRICS Post -WorldStage -Amoré (press release) (blog)
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Russia to build nuclear power plants in Nigeria - BBC News - BBC News

News - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 16:54

BBC News

Russia to build nuclear power plants in Nigeria - BBC News
BBC News
Nigeria is just one of the African countries the state-owned Rosatom is hoping to do deals with.
Nigeria Signs Agreement With Russia for Nuclear Power PlantKonbini

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MPs challenge Mahlobo over his stance on nuclear power - Eyewitness News

News - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 16:49

Eyewitness News

MPs challenge Mahlobo over his stance on nuclear power
Eyewitness News
Democratic Alliance National Council of Provinces (NCOP) member Farhat Essack put the question: “You said that no one has the figures for a nuclear programme and that the government owns the numbers. Please explain to this House what exactly did you ...
ISS TODAY: Is Zuma's nuclear gamble still in play?Daily Maverick

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Iran debuts nuclear power plant in Bushehr - The Jerusalem Post

News - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 15:05

The Jerusalem Post

Iran debuts nuclear power plant in Bushehr
The Jerusalem Post
A new nuclear power station, including two nuclear reactors, was dedicated Tuesday during a festive ceremony in the southern port city of Bushehr in Iran. The inauguration of the reactor took place in the presence of representatives of the Russian ...
New Construction Work Begins at Iran's Bushehr Nuclear PlantTasnim News Agency (press release)

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Perry's Plan Would Subsidize Coal And Nuclear Power – But It Wouldn't Apply To Texas - Texas Standard

News - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 14:36

Texas Standard

Perry's Plan Would Subsidize Coal And Nuclear Power – But It Wouldn't Apply To Texas
Texas Standard
The proposal would federally subsidize coal and nuclear power, and it's a dramatic reversal from a man who had spent his political career extolling the virtues of market competition. But Perry has changed his tune, it appears. “The idea that there is a ...
Experts Debate the Energy Department's Coal and Nuclear Market InterventionGreentech Media
Energy supplier blasts subsidies for nuclear and coal for crimping innovationPhilly.com
Unusual alliances emerge in Ohio over plan to prop up coal and nuclear plantsMidwest Energy News
News-Herald.com -Forbes -OilPrice.com
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Nigeria Signs Agreement With Russia for Nuclear Power Plant - Konbini

News - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 12:06

Konbini

Nigeria Signs Agreement With Russia for Nuclear Power Plant
Konbini
Is it just me, or does every piece of news involving Russia inspire discomfort? And to be honest, I'm not too crazy about the pairing of a deeply manipulative country - yes, still Russia - and an extremely ineffectual one, that's us. It will not end ...
Rosatom, Nigeria Sign Nuclear Power Plant DealNuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
Agreements signed for Nigerian nuclear projectWorld Nuclear News
Russia, Nigeria signed nuclear project development agreementsWorldStage
The BRICS Post -Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)
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More must be done to protect America's nuclear power plants from cyberattacks - The Hill

News - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 11:20

The Hill

More must be done to protect America's nuclear power plants from cyberattacks
The Hill
The good news is that U.S. federal agencies have taken the question of nuclear power cybersecurity seriously. By law, nuclear control systems are segregated, meaning attackers wishing to manipulate the systems that plants use to operate and produce ...

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South Africa: Ambassador Mpetjane Lekgoro - International Ministerial Conference On Nuclear Power in the 21st Century - AllAfrica.com

News - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 10:14

Moneyweb.co.za

South Africa: Ambassador Mpetjane Lekgoro - International Ministerial Conference On Nuclear Power in the 21st Century
AllAfrica.com
On behalf of the Government of South Africa, allow me to thank the Government of the United Arab Emirates for hosting this International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century: Challenges and Possibilities, and the excellent ...
SA nuclear regulator says expects plant site licence in JuneEyewitness News

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KEPCO KPS, Westinghouse to Cooperate for Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning - BusinessKorea

News - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 02:38

BusinessKorea

KEPCO KPS, Westinghouse to Cooperate for Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning
BusinessKorea
KEPCO KPS signs a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Westinghouse Electric Company on November 7 for cooperation in the field of nuclear power plant decommissioning. The MOU is effective for three years. Specifically, they are to work with ...

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China close to completing first offshore nuclear reactor - Reuters

News - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 01:34

China close to completing first offshore nuclear reactor
Reuters
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's first offshore nuclear reactor is set to be completed soon, engineers involved in the project said, bolstering Beijing's maritime ambitions and stoking concerns about the potential use of atomic power in disputed island ...

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Nuclear power safe, efficient, Florence Rotarians told - SCNow

News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 21:44

SCNow

Nuclear power safe, efficient, Florence Rotarians told
SCNow
FLORENCE, S.C. – Ernie Kapopoulos, site vice president of the Duke Energy Robinson Nuclear Plant in Hartsville, spoke Monday to the Florence Rotary Club about plant operations, the advantages of nuclear power and future plans for the facility.

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Russia Signs Agreement With Nigeria to Build Nuclear Power Plant - Bloomberg

News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 17:00

Bloomberg

Russia Signs Agreement With Nigeria to Build Nuclear Power Plant
Bloomberg
The nations in 2009 signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the field of the peaceful usage of nuclear technologies. Nigeria in 2015 was in talks with Rosatom to build as many as four nuclear power plants costing about $20 billion, the ...
UPDATE 1-Nigeria signs Rosatom deals to build nuclear power plantReuters
Russia, Nigeria sign nuclear agreementsDaily Trust
Russia, Nigeria Sign Nuclear Project Development AgreementsSputnik International

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