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Russia to supply radar for protecting nuclear power plant in Pakistan - TASS

News - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 13:54

TASS

Russia to supply radar for protecting nuclear power plant in Pakistan
TASS
MOSCOW, August 30. /TASS/. Russia will supply a civilian radar station to Pakistan to protect facilities of the nuclear power plant in Karachi, the press office of RTI hi-tech company said on Thursday. "A memorandum of cooperation in the field of ...

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Trump, Brexit, the environment ... why some believe nuclear power station clearance plan is jumping the gun - Daily Post North Wales

News - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:13

Daily Post North Wales

Trump, Brexit, the environment ... why some believe nuclear power station clearance plan is jumping the gun
Daily Post North Wales
A vast swathe of land the size of more than 500 football pitches is to be cleared to make way for the new Wylfa power station. Horizon wants to spend 15 month on the project, which will see a 740-acre area prepared ahead of the construction of the ...

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Renewable energy to replace nuclear power in South Africa - Climate Action (press release)

News - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:53

Climate Action (press release)

Renewable energy to replace nuclear power in South Africa
Climate Action (press release)
The South African Government has approved a draft to increase renewable energy generation. Jacob Zuma, the former President, had proposed expanding the nuclear power sector by adding new nuclear capacity in excess of 9 gigawatt. However, this ...

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Kola Nuclear Power Plant's oldest reactor to run until 2033 - Bellona

News - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 19:02

Bellona

Kola Nuclear Power Plant's oldest reactor to run until 2033
Bellona
The Kola Nuclear Power Plant's entrance. (Photo: Courtesy of Thomas Nilsen/The Independent Barents Observer). The first unit at the Kola Nuclear Power plant near Murmansk has received the nod from Russian regulators to operate until 2033, making it one ...
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Floating nuclear plants could herald a new era of cheap, safe energy - New Scientist

News - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 18:03

New Scientist

Floating nuclear plants could herald a new era of cheap, safe energy
New Scientist
But a gloom has since descended on nuclear power. There's the radioactive waste, the decommissioning and the accidents, from Chernobyl to Fukushima. As concern about climate change increased, nuclear's one saving grace became that it is carbon free.

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Residents in contaminated Georgia town call for more oversight of new nuclear power plant - ThinkProgress

News - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 16:08

ThinkProgress

Residents in contaminated Georgia town call for more oversight of new nuclear power plant
ThinkProgress
The town lies just across the Savannah River from a nuclear weapons facility and just down the road from an aging nuclear power plant. The river is one of the most toxic waterways in the country. The weapons facility is one of the most contaminated ...

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For Nations Seeking Nuclear Energy, The Option To Build A Weapon Remains A Feature Not A Bug - Forbes

News - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 15:15

Forbes

For Nations Seeking Nuclear Energy, The Option To Build A Weapon Remains A Feature Not A Bug
Forbes
Of the 26 nations around the world that are building or are committed to build nuclear power plants, 23 have a weapon, had a weapon, or have shown interest in acquiring a weapon, according to a new Environmental Progress analysis. The 13 nations that ...

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Nuclear power plant of the future? - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

News - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 14:03

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Nuclear power plant of the future?
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Despite a spate of headlines to the contrary, the Russian behemoth currently tied to a dock in Murmansk is not the world's first floating nuclear power plant. That honor went to the MH-1A Sturgis, built by the US Army and towed to the Panama Canal Zone ...

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Sweden's Vattenfall postpones 1.1 GW Forsmark nuclear reactor-3 outage amid tight system - S&P Global Platts

News - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 11:33

Sweden's Vattenfall postpones 1.1 GW Forsmark nuclear reactor-3 outage amid tight system
S&P Global Platts
London — A planned outage at Sweden's 1.1 GW Forsmark nuclear reactor-3, which was scheduled to start on Friday, was postponed by nearly three weeks due to constraints in the power system, operator Vattenfall said Wednesday.

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Letter: Put nuclear power downwind of Idaho - Twin Falls Times-News

News - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 07:35

Twin Falls Times-News

Letter: Put nuclear power downwind of Idaho
Twin Falls Times-News
First and foremost, nuclear power generation is neither safe, green, economic to construct or economic to operate. Please read Charles Perrow's "Normal Accidents," Princeton University Press, 1999. Second, I encourage Nuscale Technology to consider the ...

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RPT-French minister's exit may give EDF's nuclear plants new lease of life - Reuters

News - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 06:06

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RPT-French minister's exit may give EDF's nuclear plants new lease of life
Reuters
(Repeats Aug. 28 story with no changes to text). * Minister had been an obstacle to EDF's nuclear plans. * Break up of EDF now seen less likely. * Resignation frees up Macron to shift nuclear policy. * President seen picking more pragmatic environment ...
France's ecology minister quit on live radio due to society's “complete indifference” to climate changeQuartz

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Russia trying out floating nuclear power plants - The Business Times

News - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 21:51

The Business Times

Russia trying out floating nuclear power plants
The Business Times
Here, Russia is conducting an experiment with nuclear power, one that backers say is a leading-edge feat of engineering but that critics call reckless: The country is unveiling a floating nuclear power plant. Tied to a wharf in the city of Murmansk ...

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Nuclear plant bonus plan gets a grilling in bankruptcy court - cleveland.com

News - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 20:37

cleveland.com

Nuclear plant bonus plan gets a grilling in bankruptcy court
cleveland.com
Paul Harden, the senior vice president and chief operating officer of the FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co., said in bankruptcy court that he believes the company could operate the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant, shown here, as well the Perry nuclear ...

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French minister's exit may give EDF's nuclear plants new lease of life - Reuters

News - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 19:04

Reuters

French minister's exit may give EDF's nuclear plants new lease of life
Reuters
The nuclear lobby has for decades had a powerful influence on French energy policy and Nicolas Hulot, who quit on Tuesday, was widely viewed as an impediment to the industry's drive to maintain nuclear as France's main power source. Even when ...
French environment minister Nicolas Hulot resignsFinancial Times
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French Energy Minister Resigns in Clash With MacronBloomberg
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Nuclear Power - The Global Market is Forecast to Exceed $245 Billion by 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - NewsOK.com

News - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 18:01

The Verge

Nuclear Power - The Global Market is Forecast to Exceed $245 Billion by 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com
NewsOK.com
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 28, 2018--The "Nuclear Power - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. According to the report, the market accounted for $100.11 billion in 2017 and is expected ...
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How a nuclear stalemate left radioactive waste stranded on a California beach - The Verge

News - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 14:02

The Verge

How a nuclear stalemate left radioactive waste stranded on a California beach
The Verge
I was there to see the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, a shuttered nuclear power plant right next to the Pacific Ocean. It once supplied electricity to Southern California, but was permanently shut down in 2013. It's now scheduled to be ...

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Utah Energy Co-op Explores Nuclear Power Project in Idaho - Construction Equipment Guide

News - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 13:19

Construction Equipment Guide

Utah Energy Co-op Explores Nuclear Power Project in Idaho
Construction Equipment Guide
LOGAN, Utah (AP) A small commercial nuclear reactor that a Utah energy cooperative wants to build in Idaho would be game-changing for energy customers if the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves the project, a high-ranking federal official said ...

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UK nuclear industry could be a national treasure – if it tackles these key issues - The Conversation UK

News - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 11:22

The Conversation UK

UK nuclear industry could be a national treasure – if it tackles these key issues
The Conversation UK
Perhaps one reason the public has so far failed to embrace nuclear power is that people feel excluded from the journey it is taking and lack any influence over how new nuclear solutions might emerge. It is high time the industry found a way to make its ...

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Hawkins: Nuclear power is unreliable, dangerous, costly (Your letters) - Syracuse.com

News - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 11:08

Syracuse.com

Hawkins: Nuclear power is unreliable, dangerous, costly (Your letters)
Syracuse.com
To the Editor: The column by the Office of Nuclear Energy's Edwin McGinnis ("New York and the nation need nuclear," Post-Standard, Aug. 26, 2018) is more fake news from the Trump administration. McGinnis calls Fitzpatrick "reliable baseload power ...

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