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France's nuclear power goals will be known by end of October: Minister - Channel NewsAsia

News - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 10:42

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France's nuclear power goals will be known by end of October: Minister
Channel NewsAsia
PARIS: France, the world's most nuclear-dependent country, will announce target dates for adjustments to the national energy mix in late October, the newly appointed environment minister said on Wednesday. Francois de Rugy assumed the ministerial role ...

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France's nuclear power goals will be known by end of October - minister - Reuters

News - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 10:17

France's nuclear power goals will be known by end of October - minister
Reuters
No signal given on balance of nuclear, other power sources. * New minister appointed after abrupt departure of predecessor. PARIS, Sept 5 (Reuters) - France, the world's most nuclear-dependent country, will announce target dates for adjustments to the ...

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Trade ministry denies report power companies halted funding for reprocessing of nuclear fuel - The Japan Times

News - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 09:47

The Japan Times

Trade ministry denies report power companies halted funding for reprocessing of nuclear fuel
The Japan Times
Industry minister Hiroshige Seko has denied a news report that 10 nuclear power plant operators halted funding for the reprocessing of nuclear fuel in fiscal 2016, saying that there is no change in Japan's nuclear fuel recycling policy and that the ...

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Nuclear Plant Closures Bring Economic Pain to Cities and Towns - The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)

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

The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)

Nuclear Plant Closures Bring Economic Pain to Cities and Towns
The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)
But Indian Point's neighbors in this densely populated New York City suburb have a clear picture of what will happen in 2020 when this 45-year-old nuclear power plant starts to shut down: millions of dollars in lost tax revenue. Aging nuclear power ...
Nuclear power reveals the absurdity of Britain's political economyOpen Democracy
MIT Energy Initiative study reports on the future of nuclear energyMIT News
Nuclear plant decommissioning outpacing new-build - reportReuters
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Greenpeace oppose Wylfa B nuclear power plant site clearance - BBC News

News - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 00:56

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Greenpeace oppose Wylfa B nuclear power plant site clearance
BBC News
Plans to clear a site to build a new £12bn nuclear power station look set to be approved despite strong opposition. Horizon Nuclear Power wants permission to start the 15-month process to clear an area the size of 500 football pitches to build the new ...

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Crucial to Decarbonization, Costs Dim Prospects for Nuclear Power - POWER magazine

News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 22:53

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Crucial to Decarbonization, Costs Dim Prospects for Nuclear Power
POWER magazine
A Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) interdisciplinary study found that nuclear power has the potential to contribute greatly to the achievement of deep decarbonization goals, yet despite its promise, cost hinders the expansion of nuclear power.
America Risks Missing Out On A Global Nuclear Power RevivalCouncil on Foreign Relations (blog)
Should Australia have nuclear power?MacroBusiness (blog)
Is Africa Ready For Nuclear Energy? — Leadership NewspaperLeadership Newspaper (press release) (blog)
Sightline Institute -The Australian
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FPL Unit 2 nuclear reactor on Hutchinson Island offline for routine maintenance - TCPalm

News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 20:28

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FPL Unit 2 nuclear reactor on Hutchinson Island offline for routine maintenance
TCPalm
ST. LUCIE COUNTY — One of two nuclear reactors at the Florida Power & Light Co. power plant on Hutchinson Island has been offline for slightly more than a week. Crews took the St. Lucie Unit 2 reactor offline about midnight Aug. 27 for routine ...

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US arbitration court can rule on Vattenfall's German nuclear claim: paper - Reuters

News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 17:23

Reuters

US arbitration court can rule on Vattenfall's German nuclear claim: paper
Reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - A U.S. arbitration court has rejected a petition filed by the German government arguing that the U.S. court had no right to rule on a damages claim by Sweden's Vattenfall over a decision to pull out of nuclear power, a newspaper ...

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Nuclear power plant to secure Belarus' powerful export potential - Belarus News (BelTA)

News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 15:52

Belarus News (BelTA)

Nuclear power plant to secure Belarus' powerful export potential
Belarus News (BelTA)
“Once the nuclear power plant is commissioned, Belarus will get powerful export potential. No doubt about it,” stressed the official. Speaking about the geography of sales and the relevant agreements, she noted that negotiations are underway with all ...

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America Risks Missing Out On A Global Nuclear Power Revival - Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 14:22

Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

America Risks Missing Out On A Global Nuclear Power Revival
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
The 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan was a huge blow to the global nuclear power industry. After the meltdown, electricity generation from nuclear dropped 11 percent globally, and has yet to recover. In developed countries, including the United States, ...

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New Jersey regulators open docket to shape nuclear subsidies - Utility Dive

News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:42

New Jersey regulators open docket to shape nuclear subsidies
Utility Dive
The state gets about 40% of its energy from nuclear power, and experts say allowing its plants to close would be a blow to greenhouse gas reduction efforts. At the same time Murphy signed the ZEC legislation, he also signed another bill raising the ...

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Study: Nuclear revival necessary for cutting global carbon emissions - Axios

News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:37

Axios

Study: Nuclear revival necessary for cutting global carbon emissions
Axios
Steeply cutting global carbon emissions will be tougher without expanding nuclear power, but its future is dim absent project cost reductions and supportive policies, a new MIT study concludes. Why it matters: Nuclear energy faces very limited long ...

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'Nuclear power not in govt's plan as SA energy demands decrease' - Eyewitness News

News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:02

Eyewitness News

'Nuclear power not in govt's plan as SA energy demands decrease'
Eyewitness News
CAPE TOWN - Energy Minister Jeff Radebe says nuclear power has not deliberately been excluded from the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) which outlines the country's energy needs until 2030. Instead, he says the country's energy demands have ...
Exclusion of new nuclear power capacity not deliberate – RadebeCreamer Media's Engineering News

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Nuclear power reveals the absurdity of Britain's political economy - Open Democracy

News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 11:43

Open Democracy

Nuclear power reveals the absurdity of Britain's political economy
Open Democracy
The foreign companies building the nuclear power station, EFF and the China General Nuclear Power Group (CNG), are footing £20.3 billion in construction costs in exchange for a 35-year deal with the British government for a guaranteed price for ...
Nuclear Has to Use Climate Crisis to Justify High Cost, MIT SaysBloomberg
MIT Energy Initiative study reports on the future of nuclear energyMIT News
Nuclear plant decommissioning outpacing new-build - reportReuters
International Atomic Energy Agency -MIT Technology Review -Wicked Local
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Exclusion of new nuclear power capacity not deliberate – Radebe - Creamer Media's Engineering News

News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 09:23

Exclusion of new nuclear power capacity not deliberate – Radebe
Creamer Media's Engineering News
The decision to shelve plans to build new nuclear power plants was not based on principle but price and reduced electricity demand, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said on Tuesday. "We have not deliberately left nuclear out but it is not in the plan due to ...

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MIT Energy Initiative study reports on the future of nuclear energy - MIT News

News - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 04:10

MIT News

MIT Energy Initiative study reports on the future of nuclear energy
MIT News
He adds, “Incorporating new policy and business models, as well as innovations in construction that may make deployment of cost-effective nuclear power plants more affordable, could enable nuclear energy to help meet the growing global demand for ...

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Japan to move back to nuclear, reducing LNG demand - Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website

News - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 21:29

Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website

Japan to move back to nuclear, reducing LNG demand
Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website
Japan is set to once more reduce its reliance on LNG and increase use of nuclear power, according to reports cited by Reuters. The country is restarting more nuclear reactors this year, with Kansai Electric and Kyushu Eelectric both having put their ...

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Govt must address public concern over nuclear power plant - newagebd.net

News - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 18:01

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Govt must address public concern over nuclear power plant
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THE government's increased effort to meet the energy demand of the country while laudable raises some serious concerns. When globally the move is to divest from nuclear and coal based power generation, the government has decided to install a second ...
Global Nuclear Power Plant Market 2018 – Exelon Nuclear (Chicago, IL; Boiling Water Reactor Nuclear Power Plant)The Industry Today (press release) (blog)
Global Nuclear Power Plant Market 2018 Industry key Players, Share, Trend, Applications, Segmentation and Forecast ...Business Analyst

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Completion of fuel loading at Tianwan 4 - World Nuclear News

News - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 15:48

World Nuclear News

Completion of fuel loading at Tianwan 4
World Nuclear News
However, following the March 2011 accident at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant, the Chinese government suspended the approval of new nuclear power projects, including those two units. The latest Five-Year Plan called for construction of Phase III of the ...

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Can Europe become a nuclear power? - European Council on Foreign Relations

News - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 15:34

European Council on Foreign Relations

Can Europe become a nuclear power?
European Council on Foreign Relations
Meanwhile, Vladimir Putin's calculated campaign of aggression against European interests, and his repeated demonstrations of readiness to employ all means to project Russian power, have reaffirmed Europeans' need for credible nuclear deterrence – as ...
Mein Gott! Would Germany Build a Bomb?Charged Affairs (blog)

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