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Construction delays make new nuclear power plants costlier than ever - Imperial College London

News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:34

Imperial College London

Construction delays make new nuclear power plants costlier than ever
Imperial College London
The cost of building new nuclear power plants is nearly 20 per cent higher than expected due to delays, a new analysis has found. A new analysis of the history of nuclear power plant projects shows since 2010 delays have contributed 18 per cent the costs.

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I was punished for making country nuclear power: Nawaz - The Nation

News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 01:55

The Nation

I was punished for making country nuclear power: Nawaz
The Nation
LAHORE - Former premier and PML-N Quaid Nawaz Sharif has said everyone knows injustice has been done to their elected prime minister and the people will vote for his party in the July 25 polls to undo the unfairness meted out to him. The masses, in ...
'Elected leaders turned Pakistan into a nuclear power,' Nawaz says on Youm-i-TakbeerDAWN.com
Credit goes to former PM Nawaz Sharif for making Pakistan nuclear powerBusiness Recorder (press release)
Why refused $5b if aim was to loot, plunder: NawazThe News International (blog)

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America Joins With Canada And Japan To Promote Nuclear Power - Forbes

News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 00:00

Forbes

America Joins With Canada And Japan To Promote Nuclear Power
Forbes
The United States hasn't had much diplomatic success in the area of climate change lately. When Donald Trump announced his decision to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement last year, the administration assumed other countries would follow. But it ...

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Meeting Challenges to Ensure the Future Nuclear Workforce Capability: IAEA International Conference Opens in ... - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 16:16

International Atomic Energy Agency

Meeting Challenges to Ensure the Future Nuclear Workforce Capability: IAEA International Conference Opens in ...
International Atomic Energy Agency
The nuclear sector relies heavily on a highly qualified competent and specialized workforce for its safety, sustainability and high levels of performance. Countries already operating nuclear facilities, as well as those introducing nuclear power, need ...

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The 60-Year Downfall of Nuclear Power in the US Has Left a Huge Mess - The Atlantic

News - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 12:01

The Atlantic

The 60-Year Downfall of Nuclear Power in the US Has Left a Huge Mess
The Atlantic
It is 60 years since America's first commercial nuclear power station was opened by President Dwight D. Eisenhower at Shippingport, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on May 26, 1958. But the hopes of a nuclear future with power “too cheap to meter” are ...

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Nigeria: Crossing the T's Ahead of Nigeria's First Nuclear Power Plant - AllAfrica.com

News - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 07:19

Nigeria: Crossing the T's Ahead of Nigeria's First Nuclear Power Plant
AllAfrica.com
The proposed plan by the Federal Government to construct a nuclear power plant by mid 2020 would offer Nigerians a cheaper and stable source of electricity pricing, in the long run, borne out of lower operating costs. This was disclosed by the Russia's ...

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Pakistan turns 20 as nuclear power - The Nation

News - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 02:08

The Nation

Pakistan turns 20 as nuclear power
The Nation
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan today (May 28) celebrates 20 years as a South Asian nuclear state. May 28 marks the 20th anniversary of the nuclear tests conducted by Pakistan in 1998. A foreign ministry statement said: “Pakistan was forced to take that decision ...
Hostile Posturing By India Forced Nuclear Testing in 1998, Says PakistanNDTV
20th anniversary of nuclear tests todayThe Express Tribune
Pakistan says was forced to test nukes in 1998 due to 'hostile posturing' by IndiaEconomic Times
Geo News, Pakistan -Business Recorder (press release) -The News International (blog)
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My View: Nuclear power puts human health at risk - Pamplin Media Group

News - Sun, 05/27/2018 - 17:52

Pamplin Media Group

My View: Nuclear power puts human health at risk
Pamplin Media Group
Investing resources in 'new' nuclear technology is a dangerous distraction that diverts funds from proven renewables and energy efficiency. From the mining of uranium to the storage of waste, nuclear power presents enormous health risks.

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Nuclear power industry aims to address staff shortage - Telegraph.co.uk

News - Sun, 05/27/2018 - 17:31

Telegraph.co.uk

Nuclear power industry aims to address staff shortage
Telegraph.co.uk
The nuclear industry has signalled low confidence in the UK's regulator as it embarks on one of the world's most ambitious new-build programmes amid a shortage of skilled workers. Only 28pc of industry stakeholders are confident that the Office of ...

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UAE's first nuclear power plant delayed until late 2019 or 2020 - The National

News - Sun, 05/27/2018 - 13:28

The National

UAE's first nuclear power plant delayed until late 2019 or 2020
The National
The UAE's first nuclear power plant will not begin generating electricity until the end of next year, or possibly even 2020, its operator has said. The delay follows a “comprehensive operational readiness review” by the Nawal Energy Company, according ...
UAE's first nuclear reactor start-up delayed - operatorReuters
Unit 1 of UAE nuclear power plant to operate by end of 2019 ...Xinhua
UAE's first nuclear reactor start-up delayedMiddle East Monitor
New Straits Times Online
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UAE's first nuclear power delayed until late 2019 or 2020 - The National

News - Sun, 05/27/2018 - 13:23

The National

UAE's first nuclear power delayed until late 2019 or 2020
The National
The UAE's first nuclear power plant will not begin generating electricity until the end of next year, or possibly even 2020, its operator has said. The delay follows a “comprehensive operational readiness review” by the Nawal Energy Company, according ...
UAE's first nuclear reactor start-up delayed - operatorReuters
Unit 1 of UAE nuclear power plant to operate by end of 2019Xinhua
UAE's first nuclear reactor start-up delayedMiddle East Monitor

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Japan's divestment campaign pits Buddhist priest against banks - NBCNews.com

News - Sun, 05/27/2018 - 09:27

NBCNews.com

Japan's divestment campaign pits Buddhist priest against banks
NBCNews.com
Driven by concern about nuclear power, Narita recently shifted some of his temple's funds to a financial firm that is rated as one of Japan's 45 “earth-friendly” banks. This means the bank is not known to provide finance for the fossil fuel and nuclear ...

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Nuclear power won't be silenced - ESI Africa

News - Sun, 05/27/2018 - 04:09

ESI Africa

Nuclear power won't be silenced
ESI Africa
As a believer in the energy mix, the Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa (NIASA) has never been opposed to renewables and our official position is that we need all the energy sources at our disposal in order to develop our country, writes the ...

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UAE's first nuclear reactor start-up delayed - operator - Reuters

News - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 15:34

Gulf Business News

UAE's first nuclear reactor start-up delayed - operator
Reuters
Bangladesh, Turkey and Saudi Arabia are preparing to follow suit and the World Nuclear Association estimates that nuclear power is planned in over 20 countries which do not currently have it. (Reporting by Rania El Gamal and Stanley Carvalho; Editing ...
Unit 1 of UAE nuclear power plant to operate by end of 2019 ...Xinhua
UAE's first nuclear reactor start-up delayedGulf Business News
Abu Dhabi's Barakah nuclear plant start-up delayed ...ArabianBusiness.com

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Unit 1 of UAE nuclear power plant to operate by end of 2019 - Xinhua

News - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 13:22

Unit 1 of UAE nuclear power plant to operate by end of 2019
Xinhua
DUBAI, May 26 (Xinhua) -- Unit 1 out of four units of United Arab Emirates' (UAE) Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant will be ready to operate "by the end of 2019 and early 2020," the project operator Nawah Energy Company said Saturday. The plant, located in ...

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Energy industry expert suggests Wyoming look at nuclear power - Casper Star-Tribune Online

News - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 12:00

Energy industry expert suggests Wyoming look at nuclear power
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Small modular reactors, or SMRs, are a type of nuclear fission reactor smaller than conventional reactors. Hardy said UAMPS is working with the U.S. Department of Energy on projects to implement nuclear reactors as energy supplies. The idea, Hardy said ...

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Competition drives nuclear industry to look for millions in subsidies - The Livingston County News

News - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 04:33

Competition drives nuclear industry to look for millions in subsidies
The Livingston County News
New Jersey this week became the fourth state to offer subsidies to its aging nuclear plants, setting off a debate about whether taxpayers and rate payers should help the industry compete against natural gas power plants and ever cheaper wind and solar ...

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Illinois congressman wants jolt of certainty for nuclear power - KWQC-TV6

News - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 20:18

KWQC-TV6

Illinois congressman wants jolt of certainty for nuclear power
KWQC-TV6
Kinzinger explained, "The 16th district has the most nuclear power plants of any in the country and we have four nuclear power plants. But nuclear power has been somewhat priced out of the market and also in many cases these plans are coming to the end ...

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UK nuclear plans 'risk collapse if Hitachi talks fail' - The Guardian

News - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 14:03

The Guardian

UK nuclear plans 'risk collapse if Hitachi talks fail'
The Guardian
“If Hitachi walk away from Wylfa that probably spells the end of new nuclear in the UK,” he said. The 3GW plant at Wylfa by Hitachi subsidiary Horizon Nuclear Power would be the UK's second new nuclear power station after EDF Energy's Hinkley Point C, ...

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Japan's Kansai Electric to cut LNG deals as it boosts nuclear power - Reuters

News - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 10:18

LNG Industry

Japan's Kansai Electric to cut LNG deals as it boosts nuclear power
Reuters
OSAKA, Japan (Reuters) - Japan's Kansai Electric Power Co will cut spot purchases of liquefied natural gas and is cautious on signing long-term LNG supply contracts as it slowly lifts the share of nuclear power in its generation mix, a senior official ...
Kansai Electric cutting LNG deals as it boosts nuclear powerLNG Industry

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