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Trump calls for coal, nuclear power plant bailout - Politico

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 21:27

Politico

Trump calls for coal, nuclear power plant bailout
Politico
The White House called on Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take immediate steps to keep both coal and nuclear power plants running, backing Perry's claim that plant closures threaten national security. An administration strategy to do that laid out in a ...
DOE Plans to Order Guaranteed Profits for Coal, Nuclear Power PlantsGreentech Media
Trump orders action to stem shutdowns of coal and nuclear power plantsLos Angeles Times
Trump administration moves to keep failing coal and nuclear plants open, citing national securityCNBC
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Construction Delays Boost Cost Of Nuclear Power Plants By Up To 20%, Give Renewables Another Economic Advantage - CleanTechnica

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 21:19

CleanTechnica

Construction Delays Boost Cost Of Nuclear Power Plants By Up To 20%, Give Renewables Another Economic Advantage
CleanTechnica
Researchers from Imperial College London, the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, and the University of Minho have looked at the difference between the projected cost of nuclear power plants from 2010 to the present and compared them to the actual ...

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Trump administration to prop up coal, nuclear-power facilities - MarketWatch

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 20:12

Trump administration to prop up coal, nuclear-power facilities
MarketWatch
President Donald Trump has directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take steps to bail out "fuel-secure power facilities," the White House said in a statement Friday. The White House said impending retirements of such facilities are depleting a critical ...

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[UPDATED] Trump Administration to Force Purchases of Coal, Nuclear Power - POWER magazine

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 19:26

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[UPDATED] Trump Administration to Force Purchases of Coal, Nuclear Power
POWER magazine
A draft memo circulated by the Trump administration before the National Security Council urges federal action to force grid operators to buy power from uneconomic coal and nuclear plants. Bloomberg on May 31 first pointed to the existence of the 41 ...
Trump Prepares Lifeline for Money-Losing Coal PlantsBloomberg
Grid Memo - DocumentCloudDocumentCloud
DOE Coal/Nuke Subsidy Plan (1) - ScribdScribd

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Oyster Creek nuclear power plant owners file $1.4 billion closing plan - Electric Light & Power

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 19:22

Electric Light & Power

Oyster Creek nuclear power plant owners file $1.4 billion closing plan
Electric Light & Power
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The owner of the nation's oldest nuclear power plant says it will cost $1.4 billion and take 60 years to shut down a site due to close in October. A subsidiary of Chicago-based Exelon Corp. recently filed its plan for the ...
Owner of nation's oldest nuke plant files $1.4B closing planSacramento Bee

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Trump's Potential Coal, Nuclear Power Bailout 'Terrible Idea,' May Trigger Lawsuit, Says NGSA - Natural Gas Intelligence

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 18:42

Trump's Potential Coal, Nuclear Power Bailout 'Terrible Idea,' May Trigger Lawsuit, Says NGSA
Natural Gas Intelligence
In an unprecedented move, and a surprise for the oil and natural gas industry, the Trump administration is reportedly planning to order the nation's grid operators to purchase electricity or power generation capacity from struggling coal and nuclear ...

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Trump orders action to stem shutdowns of coal and nuclear power plants - Los Angeles Times

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 18:35

Los Angeles Times

Trump orders action to stem shutdowns of coal and nuclear power plants
Los Angeles Times
The members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, most of whom were appointed by President Trump, have already thwarted one effort to bail out uneconomic power plants, killing a 2017 directive by Perry that sought to keep struggling facilities ...
Trump calls for 'immediate action' to prevent coal, nuclear power plants from closingABC News
Coal stocks pop as Trump reportedly orders Perry to stop coal, nuclear power plant closuresCNBC
Trump Orders Perry to Stem Coal, Nuclear Power Plant ClosuresBloomberg
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Trump Orders Perry to Stem Coal, Nuclear Power Plant Closures - Bloomberg

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 17:28

Bloomberg

Trump Orders Perry to Stem Coal, Nuclear Power Plant Closures
Bloomberg
Trump's directive comes as administration officials search for ways to extend the life of coal and nuclear power plants they argue provide reliable, always-on power capable of snapping back after intense storms and emergencies. The National Security ...
Trump administration aims to keep coal and nuclear plants open through rarely used federal powers: ReportCNBC
DOE Plans to Order Guaranteed Profits for Coal, Nuclear Power PlantsGreentech Media
Trump orders action to stem shutdowns of coal and nuclear power plantsLos Angeles Times
The Week Magazine -POWER magazine -SFGate -Bloomberg
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Nuclear Power Plants' Siren Test Scheduled June 5 - Oswego Daily News

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 12:22

Nuclear Power Plants' Siren Test Scheduled June 5
Oswego Daily News
OSWEGO, NY – Exelon Generation will perform a test of its public notification system on June 5 at 1 p.m.. The test will involve sounding all 40 sirens in the 10-mile radius surrounding the nuclear power plants in Scriba for three to five minutes ...

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Trump administration proposes mandating purchase of coal, nuclear power, citing national security - The Week Magazine

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

The Week Magazine

Trump administration proposes mandating purchase of coal, nuclear power, citing national security
The Week Magazine
On Friday, the White House National Security Council is schedule to review a draft proposal from the Energy Department that would order power grid operators to buy energy from ailing coal and nuclear power plants, citing national security needs ...
Trump to Grant Lifeline to Money-Losing Coal Power PlantsBloomberg

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Sirens to be tested at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant - SoMdNews.com

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 04:12

SoMdNews.com

Sirens to be tested at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant
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Sirens to be tested at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. A test of alert and notification sirens will take place at noon on Monday, June 4, throughout St. Mary's, Calvert and Dorchester counties. Residents can expect to hear a three-minute activation ...

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UK Offers Hitachi Support for Wylfa Nuclear Power Project - Bloomberg

News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 00:35

Bloomberg

UK Offers Hitachi Support for Wylfa Nuclear Power Project
Bloomberg
Nuclear power can take a decade to build and negotiations are usually done directly between the government and the sponsoring company. That contrasts with the system of competitive auctions that's funding most traditional power plants -- as well as ...
'Cheap' power at nuclear plant blown away by windThe Times

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Toshiba withdraws from South Texas nuclear power plant project - Reuters

News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 23:06

Toshiba withdraws from South Texas nuclear power plant project
Reuters
(Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said on Thursday it was scrapping a plan to build two nuclear reactors at a U.S. power plant after long delays in which it failed to find investors because of sharply lower electricity rates and increased global regulation ...

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What do nuclear power and breastfeeding have in common? - ABC27

News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 21:55

ABC27

What do nuclear power and breastfeeding have in common?
ABC27
The issues of nuclear power and breastfeeding have more in common than you'd think. In this week's episode of the ABC27 podcast On Deadline, Amanda St. Hilaire, Kendra Nichols, and Dennis Owens talk about jobs, leveling the playing field at work, and ...

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Illinois can subsidize nuclear power if it wants: US FERC brief - Business Insider

News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 19:40

Free Malaysia Today

Illinois can subsidize nuclear power if it wants: US FERC brief
Business Insider
Illinois adopted the ZEC program in 2016 to keep some nuclear power plants in service to help meet the state's greenhouse gas reduction goals after Illinois power company Exelon Corp said it would shut its Clinton and Quad Cities nuclear plants because ...
US energy regulators back Illinois legislationWorld Nuclear News

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Strike price for Wylfa nuclear plant far lower than Hinkley Point - Financial Times

News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 15:57

Financial Times

Strike price for Wylfa nuclear plant far lower than Hinkley Point
Financial Times
Negotiations have centred on a strike price far lower than the much-criticised £92.50 MWh that the government agreed to pay France's EDF for power from the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station. On Monday, the board of the Japanese group, which remains ...
Taxpayers to foot the bill for £15bn Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant on AngleseyThe Times
New £20bn Hitachi nuclear plant looks set to be built in Wales – with taxpayer fundingCompelo (press release)
Lights stay on at talks over future of nuclear power stationPunchline Gloucester

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Gov't mulls setting up nuclear power plant in Sulu - Inquirer.net

News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 14:43

Inquirer.net

Gov't mulls setting up nuclear power plant in Sulu
Inquirer.net
With the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNNP) on the back burner, the Philippine government is looking into the possibility of establishing a nuclear energy facility in Sulu. Department of Energy spokesperson and undersecretary Felix William Fuentebella ...
Korean firm keen on developing nuclear power for PHLGMA News
Global Nuclear Power Plant Market 2018 by Manufacturers – Exelon Nuclear, Rosenergoatom, Duke Energy, FirstEnergyExclusive Reportage
Global Nuclear Power Plant and Equipment Market Competitive Tracking: Shanghai Electric Group , Larsen & Toubro ...Clean Technology

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Illinois can subsidise nuclear power if it wants, US FERC brief says - Free Malaysia Today

News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 14:24

Free Malaysia Today

Illinois can subsidise nuclear power if it wants, US FERC brief says
Free Malaysia Today
Illinois adopted the ZEC program in 2016 to keep some nuclear power plants in service to help meet the state's greenhouse gas reduction goals after Illinois power company Exelon Corp said it would shut its Clinton and Quad Cities nuclear plants because ...
US energy regulators back Illinois legislationWorld Nuclear News

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Contractor at Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant overcharged TVA nearly $4.4 million - WRCB-TV

News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 14:04

WRCB-TV

Contractor at Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant overcharged TVA nearly $4.4 million
WRCB-TV
The Tennessee Valley Authority was overcharged nearly $4.4 million by a contractor at the Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant for construction of the Unit 2 reactor from 2013 to 2015, according to an audit released Wednesday. TVA's inspector general said ...

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