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Media reports de-romanticize the cleanup work on the Fukushima nuclear power plant - The Japan Times

News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 13:57

The Japan Times

Media reports de-romanticize the cleanup work on the Fukushima nuclear power plant
The Japan Times
Last October, Ikeda talked to the comedy duo-cum-nuclear power reporters Oshidori Mako & Ken on the web channel Jiyu-na Radio about potential false reports on radiation levels around Fukushima, although also touching on health issues that have not been ...

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Utility eyes NRA screening nod for new nuclear reactor in Shimane - Asahi Shimbun

News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 04:25

Asahi Shimbun

Utility eyes NRA screening nod for new nuclear reactor in Shimane
Asahi Shimbun
Chugoku Electric Power Co. will initiate procedures to gain approval to start operations of a nuclear reactor whose construction was halted in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster. The utility began construction of the No. 3 ...

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EDF sees 2018 rebound but nuclear output lower again in 2019 - The Business Times

News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 23:16

The Business Times

EDF sees 2018 rebound but nuclear output lower again in 2019
The Business Times
Last year, EDF suffered extended unplanned outages as well as longer-than-expected maintenance outages at several of its 58 nuclear reactors in France, while the nuclear regulator ordered its four reactors in Tricastin, southern France, shut down for ...
EDF revenues slip as nuclear pressures biteFinancial Times
EDF UK profits hit by fall in sterling and nuclear pricesThe Guardian
EDF sees 2018 as 'year of the rebound' for financesWorld Nuclear News
Bloomberg -The Times -Reuters
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Ukraine cuts dependence on Russian nuclear fuel, moves away from coal - The Ukrainian Weekly (press release)

News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:39

Kyiv Post

Ukraine cuts dependence on Russian nuclear fuel, moves away from coal
The Ukrainian Weekly (press release)
Westinghouse will extend nuclear fuel deliveries to seven of Ukraine's 15 nuclear power units to 2021–2025, in line with a contract signed between this firm and Ukraine's state-owned nuclear power company, Energoatom. Deliveries to Ukraine under the ...
Ukraine cannot declare war on Russia - TurchynovUkrinform. Ukraine and world news

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Senators Introduce Bills Aimed at Safety Regulations at Nuclear Power Plants - Dana Point Times

News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:17

Wicked Local

Senators Introduce Bills Aimed at Safety Regulations at Nuclear Power Plants
Dana Point Times
Two bills related to decommissioning nuclear power plants that gained little to no traction after being introduced in 2017 have resurfaced into new entities, according to officials with Sen. Kamala Harris's office. On Feb. 7, Harris, D-CA, introduced ...
NDCAP: Does Entergy have enough money to decommission Pilgrim?Wicked Local

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EDF UK profits hit by fall in sterling and nuclear prices - The Guardian

News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:08

The Guardian

EDF UK profits hit by fall in sterling and nuclear prices
The Guardian
French state-owned energy firm EDF reported falling profits, including a downturn in the UK due to falling prices for nuclear power, improved energy efficiency among its household customers and the slide in the value of sterling since the Brexit vote ...
EDF sees 2017 decline in UK and French nuclear power generationPlatts
EDF sees 2018 rebound but nuclear output lower again in 2019The Business Times
EDF revenues slip as nuclear pressures biteFinancial Times
World Nuclear News -Bloomberg -The Times
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Candidate for governor wants nuclear power and urban sprawl - E&E News

News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:34

E&E News

Candidate for governor wants nuclear power and urban sprawl
E&E News
CALIFORNIA. Candidate for governor wants nuclear power and urban sprawl. Debra Kahn, E&E News reporter. Published: Friday, February 16, 2018. A rogue environmentalist running for California governor issued a report this week that proposes large reforms ...

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Why Progressives Must Stop Reflexively Opposing Nuclear Power - Conatus News

News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:27

Conatus News

Why Progressives Must Stop Reflexively Opposing Nuclear Power
Conatus News
Nuclear power is one of the cleanest available energy sources. Its carbon footprint, for instance, is significantly lower in comparison to many other energy sources currently utilised. Nuclear power plants emit one-tenth the rate of greenhouse gasses ...

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Day Zero: Eskom turns to mobile desalination to keep nuclear power station running - WaterWorld

News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:06

WaterWorld

Day Zero: Eskom turns to mobile desalination to keep nuclear power station running
WaterWorld
Furthermore, water consumption has increased while the region has received below average rainfall. Without off-site potable water, the Koeberg nuclear power station can only operate for about two weeks, according to Eskom, meaning the desalination ...

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Rally to rescue Perry nuke plant scheduled - cleveland.com

News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:05

cleveland.com

Rally to rescue Perry nuke plant scheduled
cleveland.com
PAINESVILLE, Ohio - The campaign to save the Perry Nuclear Power Plant is trying to enlist the general public with a rally planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at Perry High School's Goodwin Theatre, One Success Blvd. in Perry. Scheduled to lead it are Lake ...

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EDF sees 2017 decline in UK and French nuclear power generation - Platts

News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 09:56

EDF sees 2017 decline in UK and French nuclear power generation
Platts
French state utility EDF reported a 2017 decline in nuclear power production from both its French and UK nuclear fleets Friday, mainly on extended outages and maintenance work. In France, EDF produced 379.1 TWh of electricity from its nuclear fleet, a ...

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IAEA Expands International Cooperation on Small, Medium Sized or Modular Nuclear Reactors - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 09:48

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Expands International Cooperation on Small, Medium Sized or Modular Nuclear Reactors
International Atomic Energy Agency
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is launching an effort to expand international cooperation and coordination in the design, development and deployment of small, medium sized or modular reactors (SMRs), among the most promising emerging ...

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UPDATE 1-EDF sees 2018 rebound but nuclear output lower again in 2019 - Reuters

News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:31

Financial Times

UPDATE 1-EDF sees 2018 rebound but nuclear output lower again in 2019
Reuters
Last year, EDF suffered extended unplanned outages as well as longer-than-expected maintenance outages at several of its 58 nuclear reactors in France, while the nuclear regulator ordered its four reactors in Tricastin, southern France, shut down for ...
EDF revenues slip as nuclear pressures biteFinancial Times
EDF Sees Profit Rebounding This Year as Power Prices RecoverBloomberg

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EDF revenues slip as nuclear pressures bite - Financial Times

News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:01

Financial Times

EDF revenues slip as nuclear pressures bite
Financial Times
Problems with revenues from nuclear power were not confined to France, however. The decline in earnings was most marked in the UK, where EDF is the main operator of nuclear power plants. Ebitda dropped by a third in the country on an organic basis ...
EDF Sees Profit Rebounding This Year as Power Prices RecoverBloomberg
UPDATE 1-EDF sees 2018 rebound but nuclear output lower again in 2019Reuters UK
EDF sees 2018 rebound but nuclear output lower again in 2019Nasdaq

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North Korea seeks easing tensions, but vows to advance nuclear power - Nikkei Asian Review

News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 06:00

Nikkei Asian Review

North Korea seeks easing tensions, but vows to advance nuclear power
Nikkei Asian Review
The official newspaper of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party, meanwhile, said in an editorial Friday that Pyongyang has become a nuclear power thanks to earnest efforts by Kim Jong Il, father of the current leader Kim Jong Un. "We have to boost our ...
Can James Mattis Prevent Nuclear War With North Korea?Newsweek
US Pacific commander: Kim Jong Un wants his nuclear weapons to conquer South KoreaWashington Examiner

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Quake rattles anti-nuclear activists in NH - Boston Herald

News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:06

Boston Herald

Quake rattles anti-nuclear activists in NH
Boston Herald
Paul Gunter, a director at activist group Beyond Nuclear and a former member of the Clamshell Alliance that led large protests against Seabrook coming online in the 1970s, said activists have long been concerned by the power plant's proximity to an ...

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West Feliciana Parish to reap $6.6 million after state alters nuclear power plant tax revenue allocations - The Advocate

News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 23:37

West Feliciana Parish to reap $6.6 million after state alters nuclear power plant tax revenue allocations
The Advocate
West Feliciana Parish will receive $6.6 million in the next year because of a change in how a state commission allocates taxes collected from Entergy's nuclear plant in St. Francisville, and the money will help fund schools and much-needed road repairs ...

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NASA signs $18M deal to build nuclear-powered rockets in race to MARS - Daily Star

News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:50

Daily Star

NASA signs $18M deal to build nuclear-powered rockets in race to MARS
Daily Star
Nuclear-powered rockets, a technology last used in the 1970s, are being developed again in a bid to beat the Russians and the Chinese in the battle for the Red Planet. Such rockets will double the fuel efficiency of any voyage to Mars, and cut the ...

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NASA Is Bringing Back Nuclear-Powered Rockets to Get to Mars - Fortune

News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 15:28

Fortune

NASA Is Bringing Back Nuclear-Powered Rockets to Get to Mars
Fortune
In the U.S., Europe and Japan, tighter regulations, construction delays, public mistrust and political opposition stalled nuclear power development and helped push industry pioneers like Westinghouse Electric Co. into bankruptcy. And countries like ...

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Renewables neck and neck with nuclear power plants, says report - Washington Examiner

News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 05:16

Washington Examiner

Renewables neck and neck with nuclear power plants, says report
Washington Examiner
The business council's members include large natural gas and renewable energy trade groups, in addition to large electronics manufacturer Johnson Controls. The Sustainable Energy in America Factbook showed renewable energy made up 18 percent of the ...

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