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NASA Space Missions to Get a Boost from Nuclear Energy - Energy Collective

News - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 02:43

NASA Space Missions to Get a Boost from Nuclear Energy
Energy Collective
NASA and the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have successfully demonstrated KiloPower, which is a new nuclear reactor power system that could enable long-duration crewed missions to the Moon, Mars and destinations ...

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America Helped Start Iran's Nuclear Weapons Program - History

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 22:10

History

America Helped Start Iran's Nuclear Weapons Program
History
So close, in fact, that when Iran toppled the Shah's monarchy and democratically elected a prime minister, the CIA staged a 1953 coup d'état that put the Shah back in power. Part of the reason the U.S. valued Iran as an ally was because of its ...

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Saudi Arabia Says It Will Build Nuclear Bomb if Iran Does - Newsweek

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 19:04

Newsweek

Saudi Arabia Says It Will Build Nuclear Bomb if Iran Does
Newsweek
Iran and its elite Revolutionary Guards do have close ties to other groups such as the Lebanese Hezbollah and various militias battling rebels and jihadis like the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Iraq and in Syria, where Israel considers Iran ...
Rick Perry: Saudi Arabia should sign nuclear energy deal with USWashington Examiner

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Proposed bill supports fossil and nuclear power, takes away from renewable energy - Wortfm

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 18:01

Proposed bill supports fossil and nuclear power, takes away from renewable energy
Wortfm
“Not as bad as Trump's plan”. A low bar, but that's being said about a bill just passed from committee in the House of Representatives. Food & Water Watch's Mitch Jones talks with Jan Miyasaki about how the bill would increases support for fossil fuel ...

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Cracks in British Nuclear Reactor Ring Power Alarm Bells - U.S. News & World Report

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:31

U.S. News & World Report

Cracks in British Nuclear Reactor Ring Power Alarm Bells
U.S. News & World Report
LONDON (Reuters) - Cracks in the core of a Scottish nuclear reactor could signal that most of Britain's ageing plants will not be able to supply the country with much needed power for as long as predicted. Nuclear reactors generate just over 20 percent ...

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Cracks in British nuclear reactor ring power alarm bells - Reuters

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:31

Reuters

Cracks in British nuclear reactor ring power alarm bells
Reuters
Britain's electricity generation is under scrutiny due to a plan to close coal-fired power plants by 2025 and weak economic conditions for investment in new gas plants. There are also doubts about the timetable for EDF's Hinkley Point C nuclear plant ...

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China's Risky Plan for Floating Nuclear Power Plants In The South China Sea - The Diplomat

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:28

The Diplomat

China's Risky Plan for Floating Nuclear Power Plants In The South China Sea
The Diplomat
On April 28, the Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom announced the official departure of its first floating nuclear power plant, Akademik Lomonosov, from Saint Petersburg, where its construction had started in 2009, to Pevek in the Arctic district of ...

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Bellona visits Russia's floating nuclear power plant at sea - Bellona

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 15:29

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Bellona visits Russia's floating nuclear power plant at sea
Bellona
After years of secrecy surrounding the Akademik Lomonosov, Russia's controversial floating nuclear power plant, Rosatom, Russia's state nuclear corporation, invited Norwegian journalists and Bellona general manager to have a look at it at sea. At ...

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DTE's Fermi 2 nuclear plant back online after repairs - Crain's Detroit Business

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 15:15

Crain's Detroit Business

DTE's Fermi 2 nuclear plant back online after repairs
Crain's Detroit Business
A nuclear power plant in Frenchtown Township is back online after being shut down for a series of repairs. Detroit-based DTE Energy Co. spokesman Stephen Tait told the Monroe News that Fermi 2 in Monroe County was restarted on Sunday. The plant was ...

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Iran 'Needs Nuclear Power,' Supreme Leader Insists - New York Times

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 14:26

New York Times

Iran 'Needs Nuclear Power,' Supreme Leader Insists
New York Times
TEHRAN — Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday hinted at stepping up his country's nuclear program, signaling a possible escalation in an already volatile relationship with Washington after President Trump announced he was pulling the United States out ...
Explainer: How will Trump's withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal affect research?Science Magazine
What Is the Iran Nuclear Deal and What Will Happen if the US Withdraws From It?Newsweek
Will Iran build a nuclear bomb?Quartz
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One Thing Trump, Some Environmentalists Both Love: Nuclear Power - Bloomberg

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 13:43

One Thing Trump, Some Environmentalists Both Love: Nuclear Power
Bloomberg
There's a sliver of common ground emerging in the fraught relationship between President Donald Trump and environmentalists: nuclear power. The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions on Wednesday released a study endorsing efforts to save struggling U ...

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Environmental group: nuclear power key to cutting carbon emissions - Axios

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 13:36

Environmental group: nuclear power key to cutting carbon emissions
Axios
The nuclear reactors that have already shut down are being replaced mostly by natural gas, “sending U.S. emissions in the wrong direction.” Noting that any federal policy driving nuclear power is unlikely in the near term, the report says action by ...

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Kiwis fear cancer after working near leaky US nuclear reactor in Antarctica - The Press

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 07:43

The Press

Kiwis fear cancer after working near leaky US nuclear reactor in Antarctica
The Press
The ship was taking soil from the vicinity of a shuttered American nuclear power plant that had operated at McMurdo from 1962 to 1973. There were 438 documented safety problems with the plant, nicknamed "nukey poo". The most notable was a leak from a ...

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Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant, the place where 1970's and 2020's technologies combine - Business Review

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 03:11

Business Review

Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant, the place where 1970's and 2020's technologies combine
Business Review
There are not too many big Romanian companies that we can brag about in the world. National Society Nuclearelectrica with Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant is one of them. A big electrical and thermal power producer and a manufacturer of nuclear fuel with ...

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Three Mile Island Catastrophe Changed America's Nuclear Power Industry - Voice of America

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 23:36

Voice of America

Three Mile Island Catastrophe Changed America's Nuclear Power Industry
Voice of America
The worst commercial nuclear accident in U.S. history happened at a nuclear power plant on Three Mile Island in central Pennsylvania almost 40 years ago. There were no victims in the March 1979 accident – all local residents were successfully evacuated ...

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What Changes and What Remains in the Iran Nuclear Deal - New York Times

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 22:10

New York Times

What Changes and What Remains in the Iran Nuclear Deal
New York Times
Mr. Trump's decision to restore sanctions was effective immediately, and will affect a range of industries that were able to engage with Iran under the nuclear agreement. But the Treasury Department said it would give businesses and individuals time ...
Will Iran build a nuclear bomb?Quartz
Trump dumps Iran nuclear deal: What you need to knowCNN
Iran to negotiate with Europeans, Russia and China about remaining in nuclear dealWashington Post
Vox -Nature.com -Aljazeera.com
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US nuclear power fleet depends mostly on natural gas prices, carbon policies, operating costs - Xinhua

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 21:58

US nuclear power fleet depends mostly on natural gas prices, carbon policies, operating costs
Xinhua
HOUSTON, May 8 (Xinhua) -- The future of U.S. nuclear power fleet depends mostly on natural gas prices, potential carbon policies, and nuclear power plant operating costs, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said Tuesday. According to EIA's ...

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Nuclear Power Agreement Between Mexico, US Could Benefit Arizona - Fronteras: The Changing America Desk

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 21:24

Fronteras: The Changing America Desk

Nuclear Power Agreement Between Mexico, US Could Benefit Arizona
Fronteras: The Changing America Desk
Despite tensions over renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the business relationship between Mexico and the U.S. continues. A new energy deal promises opportunities for the nuclear field — and Arizona might benefit from it ...

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Explainer: How will Trump's withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal affect research? - Science Magazine

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 18:30

Science Magazine

Explainer: How will Trump's withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal affect research?
Science Magazine
The agreement also places a cap on the amount of low-enriched uranium used for nuclear power plants that Iran can generate and store, as well as on its testing of more advanced centrifuge designs. The agreement also requires Iran to remove and ...
What Is the Iran Nuclear Deal and What Will Happen if the US Withdraws From It?Newsweek
What Changes and What Remains in the Iran Nuclear DealNew York Times
How quickly could Iran build a nuclear bomb?Quartz
Washington Post -Fortune
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Foratom highlights nuclear's load-following abilities - World Nuclear News

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 15:52

Foratom highlights nuclear's load-following abilities
World Nuclear News
By combining flexible nuclear power plant operation with the use of variable renewable energy sources, Europe will be able to ensure security of energy supply while reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, according to the European nuclear trade body ...

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