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French nuclear power supply cuts extended as hot weather lingers - S&P Global Platts

News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:27

French nuclear power supply cuts extended as hot weather lingers
S&P Global Platts
London — With France bracing for more hot to very hot weather in the coming week, nuclear power plant operator EDF said Friday it plans to halt production completely at two of its reactors near the river Rhone, water from which is used for cool them ...

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Realising the UK's nuclear power ambitions for a low carbon future - PoliticsHome.com

News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:26

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Realising the UK's nuclear power ambitions for a low carbon future
PoliticsHome.com
Our research has consistently shown that nuclear power has the potential to play a significant role in the UK's transition to a low carbon economy. However, for this potential to be realised, traditional nuclear power projects delivering baseload ...
Extreme makeover: Fukushima nuclear plant tries image overhaulThe Straits Times

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First nuclear plant visit for Perry - World Nuclear News - World Nuclear News

News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 10:42

World Nuclear News

First nuclear plant visit for Perry - World Nuclear News
World Nuclear News
Nuclear is one of the USA's most reliable - and cleanest - sources of baseload power, Rick Perry said on his first visit to a nuclear power plant since becoming ...
The world relies on Russia to build its nuclear power plants - Atoms ...The Economist
More African Leaders Considering Nuclear EnergyModern Ghana (press release) (blog)
Energy Secretary Perry makes first visit to nuclear plantDaily Energy Insider
Modern Diplomacy
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Extreme makeover: Fukushima nuclear plant tries image overhaul - The Straits Times

News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 07:26

The Straits Times

Extreme makeover: Fukushima nuclear plant tries image overhaul
The Straits Times
FUKUSHIMA, Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, Japan (AFP) - Call it an extreme makeover: In Japan's Fukushima, officials are attempting what might seem impossible, an image overhaul at the site of the worst nuclear meltdown in decades. At the Fukushima ...

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Russia begins fueling its floating nuclear power plant under the world's curious gaze - Bellona

News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 17:06

Bellona

Russia begins fueling its floating nuclear power plant under the world's curious gaze
Bellona
The Akademik Lomonosov, Russia's floating nuclear power plant, at sea off the coast of Norway. Credit: Nils Bøhmer/Bellona. Technicians in Northwest Russia have begun to load the reactors of the Akademik Lomonosov, Russia's first waterborne nuclear ...

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The world relies on Russia to build its nuclear power plants - Atoms ... - The Economist

News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 16:16

The Economist

The world relies on Russia to build its nuclear power plants - Atoms ...
The Economist
IN MARCH 2011 a tsunami engulfed the Fukushima power plant in Japan, ultimately causing a meltdown. The worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, it was a ...

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The world relies on Russia to build its nuclear power plants - The Economist

News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 16:16

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The world relies on Russia to build its nuclear power plants
The Economist
The worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, it was a devastating blow to an industry that has been in the doldrums since the 1980s. Nuclear plants closed around the world. The amount of electricity generated by nuclear power plunged 11% in two years ...
Russia begins fueling its floating nuclear power plant under the world's curious gazeBellona

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Nuclear power station Doel 3 again stops, a few days after it resumed - The Brussels Times

News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 15:36

Nuclear power station Doel 3 again stops, a few days after it resumed
The Brussels Times
The nuclear power station, Doel 3, has been stopped since Sunday, barely a few days after restarting last Monday (July 23rd). Nele Scheerlinck, its spokeswoman, explained on Wednesday, “The issue is a technical problem in the non-nuclear section which ...

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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant Is Up For Sale - WBUR

News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 13:24

WBUR

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant Is Up For Sale
WBUR
The owner of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant is selling it at a bargain price. In fact, it's practically giving away the plant and its $1 billion trust fund. But as WBUR's Bruce Gellerman reports for Morning Edition, there's a catch. This segment aired ...

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Why nuclear energy is still on government's agenda - News24

News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 10:07

News24

Why nuclear energy is still on government's agenda
News24
President Ramaphosa's reported negative reply to President Putin's enquiries about the government's progress on its nuclear plans have led many citizens to presume that the final word on the future of nuclear power in South Africa (SA) has been spoken.

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Calls for government action after fears £15bn new nuclear power plant deal has stalled - NW Evening Mail

News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 04:07

Calls for government action after fears £15bn new nuclear power plant deal has stalled
NW Evening Mail
FEARS that a deal to build a £15bn nuclear power plant in west Cumbria has stalled have prompted urgent calls for the Government to step in. Unions say there needs to be urgent clarity on the future of the Moorside project - and the thousands of jobs ...

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Palisades nuclear power plant to be sold to decommissioning company - WWMT-TV

News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 01:04

WWMT-TV

Palisades nuclear power plant to be sold to decommissioning company
WWMT-TV
COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The company that runs the Palisades Power Plant is selling the facility to a company called Holtec International after it goes offline. Entergy said they plan to keep the nuclear facility running in Covert Township until the ...
Entergy to sell Pilgrim, Palisades nuclear power plants to Holtec for decommissioningCompelo
Exelon Generation sells NJ nuclear power plant slated for closingdelawarebusinessnow.com
Entergy Agrees To Sell Plymouth Nuclear Plant To Handle Its DecommissioningWBUR
The Providence Journal -RTO Insider -Herald Palladium
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Renewables, Nuclear Squeeze Out Fossil Fuel Power In France - OilPrice.com

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 23:00

Renewables, Nuclear Squeeze Out Fossil Fuel Power In France
OilPrice.com
Thanks to the rainfall in June, hydropower electricity generation surged by 47.9 percent, renewable power generation excluding hydropower was up slightly, and nuclear power generation increased by 6.3 percent in June 2018 compared to the same month in ...

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Exelon Generation sells NJ nuclear power plant slated for closing - delawarebusinessnow.com

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 21:32

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Exelon Generation sells NJ nuclear power plant slated for closing
delawarebusinessnow.com
Kennett Square, PA-based Exelon Generation and Holtec International, a specialist in used nuclear fuel management technologies, announced an agreement for Holtec to purchase Oyster Creek Generating Station. The plant is about 90 miles east of ...
Entergy Sees Quicker Exit from Pilgrim, Palisades NukesRTO Insider
Pilgrim nuclear plant to be sold after shutdownThe Providence Journal
Entergy Agrees To Sell Plymouth Nuclear Plant To Handle Its DecommissioningWBUR
ABC 57 News -S&P Global Platts
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Entergy Agrees To Sell Plymouth Nuclear Plant To Handle Its Decommissioning - WBUR

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 19:30

WBUR

Entergy Agrees To Sell Plymouth Nuclear Plant To Handle Its Decommissioning
WBUR
The owner of the state's only nuclear power plant plans to sell the Plymouth facility to another company to handle its decommissioning. Entergy said Wednesday it's agreed to sell Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station to Holtec International once it stops ...
Pilgrim nuclear plant to be sold after shutdownThe Providence Journal
Palisades nuclear power plant to be sold to decommissioning companyWWMT-TV
CDI Finalizes Contracts For Decommissioning Two US Nuclear Power PlantsMarkets Insider

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Millstone Hopeful Regulators See Nuclear Power As “At Risk” - WNPR News

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 19:30

WNPR News

Millstone Hopeful Regulators See Nuclear Power As “At Risk”
WNPR News
And now, the focus has shifted to whether Connecticut's only nuclear plant, which provides about half of the state's power, is at risk of closing. If state regulators say it is, Millstone could get preferential treatment in upcoming power contracts. In ...
Dominion pleased with final RFP for Connecticut power procurementS&P Global Platts

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Entergy to sell nuclear power plants for decommissioning - Electric Light & Power

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 16:47

Electric Light & Power

Entergy to sell nuclear power plants for decommissioning
Electric Light & Power
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The owner of nuclear power plants slated for closure in Massachusetts and Michigan says it plans to sell the facilities after they are shut down. Entergy Corp. said Wednesday the transfer of ownership to Holtec International ...

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Nuclear Plant Closures Show Why, When It Comes To Energy, Small Is Expensive - Forbes

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 15:54

Forbes

Nuclear Plant Closures Show Why, When It Comes To Energy, Small Is Expensive
Forbes
But, all else being equal, larger power plants produce cheaper electricity for a well-understood reason: they require fewer people per unit of energy generated. Stemming the Loss of Nuclear Power. What should be done? First, President Trump, Governor ...

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