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Exploring current trends in nuclear power - ESI Africa

News - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 07:14

ESI Africa

Exploring current trends in nuclear power
ESI Africa
Before delving into the topic of current trends in nuclear power, Daniel Butti Njoroge, energy consultant from Kenya, noted that “we live in an environment where there is so much industrial dynamics taking place”. According to Njoroge, this requires ...

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Radebe: Nuclear power will contribute only 4% to SA energy plan - Eyewitness News

News - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 05:00

Eyewitness News

Radebe: Nuclear power will contribute only 4% to SA energy plan
Eyewitness News
According to the new draft IRP, renewables will be the key focus in the coming years, but coal power will still contribute more than 65% of energy volumes by 2030. Nuclear will contribute only 4%, meaning that no new build programme is being considered ...
SA's nuclear power expansion plans on ice until 2030Independent Online
UPDATE 1-South Africa scraps nuclear power expansion plansReuters
No new nuclear power 'till 2030 (but coal continues and fracking is on its way)702
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Floating energy solution or time bomb? Russia buoys nuclear power plant - The Canberra Times

News - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 04:42

The Canberra Times

Floating energy solution or time bomb? Russia buoys nuclear power plant
The Canberra Times
Two state-backed companies in China are building such facilities, and US scientists have drawn up plans of their own. Proponents say they are cheaper, greener and, perhaps counter-intuitively, safer. They envision a future when nuclear power stations ...

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Floating energy solution or time bomb? Russia buoys nuclear power plant - The Sydney Morning Herald

News - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 04:41

The Sydney Morning Herald

Floating energy solution or time bomb? Russia buoys nuclear power plant
The Sydney Morning Herald
Two state-backed companies in China are building such facilities, and US scientists have drawn up plans of their own. Proponents say they are cheaper, greener and, perhaps counter-intuitively, safer. They envision a future when nuclear power stations ...
Russia's Rosatom starts loading fuel into reactor of Chinese nuclear power plantWheaton Journal

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Kepco in last-ditch attempt to save Moorside nuclear plant project - Financial Times

News - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 04:07

Financial Times

Kepco in last-ditch attempt to save Moorside nuclear plant project
Financial Times
Korea Electric Power Corp is meeting lenders to finance the construction of a new nuclear power plant in west Cumbria, as it makes a last-ditch attempt to save the project. Kepco said it was “exchanging opinion with potential lenders” but noted that ...

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Locals protest against Jaitapur nuclear power plant - Mid-Day

News - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 02:10

Mid-Day

Locals protest against Jaitapur nuclear power plant
Mid-Day
Locals opposing the construction of Jaitapur nuclear power plant in coastal Konkan held a protest march on Monday, opposing land acquisition for the project. Villagers, including women in large numbers, gathered at Madban village in Ratnagiri district ...

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Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant to shut down its first reactor - Bellona

News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 18:55

Bellona

Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant to shut down its first reactor
Bellona
Officials at the Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant have said they will stop operations at their number one power unit in December in preparation for its eventual decommissioning – only the second such project Russia has ever undertaken. The generating ...
Global Nuclear Power Plant and Equipment Market Key Drivers, Business Insights, Trends And Forecast to 2026Tech World Herald (blog)
Class 1E Nuclear Power Station Power Cable Market Analysis and Prediction by Leading Manufacturers, Applications ...Newszak (blog)

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Hundreds protest against nuclear power station mud dump - BBC News

News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 16:35

BBC News

Hundreds protest against nuclear power station mud dump
BBC News
Hundreds of campaigners have gathered outside the Senedd over plans to move mud dredged from alongside a new nuclear power plant to near Cardiff. Developers want to dump 300,000 tonnes of mud off Cardiff Bay from Somerset's Hinkley Point C ...
Why Wales has no choice but to accept nuclear mudWalesOnline

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Plaid shifts against nuclear power on Anglesey as Leanne Wood speaks out against it - WalesOnline

News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 15:37

WalesOnline

Plaid shifts against nuclear power on Anglesey as Leanne Wood speaks out against it
WalesOnline
Leanne Wood has become the second contender to lead the party to speak out against proposals for a new nuclear power station on Anglesey. The sitting party leader, who is being challenged by the island's AM Rhun ap Iorwerth and Carmarthen East and ...
Wood pledges to review Plaid's nuclear power stanceNation.Cymru (press release)

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Locals protest against Jaitapur nuclear power plant in Maha - Business Standard

News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 15:06

Business Standard

Locals protest against Jaitapur nuclear power plant in Maha
Business Standard
Locals opposing the construction of Jaitapur nuclear power plant in coastal Konkan today held a protest march, opposing land acquisition for the project. Villagers, including women in large numbers, gathered at Madban village in Ratnagiri district and ...

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Russia's Rosatom starts loading fuel into reactor of Chinese nuclear power plant - RT

News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 14:22

RT

Russia's Rosatom starts loading fuel into reactor of Chinese nuclear power plant
RT
Nuclear fuel-loading signifies the start of the power unit's launch into operation. As the next stage, the power unit will be connected to China's power grid, Rosatom explained. Tianwan nuclear power plant was built in 2006 by Russia's nuclear power ...
Russia will work with India for localisation of equipment for nuclear power plants: Andrey Shevlyakov, CEO, Rosatom ...EnergyInfraPost
Russia Loads Nuclear Fuel for China Power PlantFinancial Tribune

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UPDATE 1-South Africa scraps nuclear power expansion plans - Reuters

News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 12:02

Eyewitness News

UPDATE 1-South Africa scraps nuclear power expansion plans
Reuters
PRETORIA, Aug 27 (Reuters) - South Africa has cancelled plans to add 9,600 megawatts (MW) of nuclear power by 2030 and will instead aim to add more capacity in natural gas, wind and other energy sources, the energy minister announced on Monday.
Radebe releases draft IRP, nuclear power off table for nowEyewitness News
SA's nuclear power expansion plans on ice until 2030Independent Online
No new nuclear power 'till 2030 (but coal continues and fracking is on its way)702
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South Africa scraps nuclear power expansion plans - Thomson Reuters Foundation

News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 11:59

South Africa scraps nuclear power expansion plans
Thomson Reuters Foundation
PRETORIA, Aug 27 (Reuters) - South Africa has cancelled plans to add 9,600 megawatts (MW) of nuclear power by 2030 and will instead aim to add more capacity in natural gas, wind and other energy sources, the energy minister announced on Monday.

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Pilgrim nuclear plant returning to full power - The Patriot Ledger

News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 11:05

The Patriot Ledger

Pilgrim nuclear plant returning to full power
The Patriot Ledger
PLYMOUTH — The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station is returning to full power after running at half capacity for most of last week because of unfavorable wind and tides. The plant has been operating at 92 percent since Saturday, after five days under 50 ...

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EPA, NRC killed nuclear power industry: Letters, Aug. 27, 2018 - Knoxville News Sentinel

News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 10:08

Knoxville News Sentinel

EPA, NRC killed nuclear power industry: Letters, Aug. 27, 2018
Knoxville News Sentinel
I am replying to the letter “TVA should try to make next 85 years cleaner.” As a former engineer at the Tennessee Valley Authority designing nuclear power plants, I can assure you that is exactly what TVA has tried to do. They were doing an excellent ...

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Radebe releases draft IRP, nuclear power off table for now - Eyewitness News

News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 09:23

Eyewitness News

Radebe releases draft IRP, nuclear power off table for now
Eyewitness News
CAPE TOWN - Plans to expand the country's nuclear capabilities, are off the table, at least until 2030. Releasing the long-awaited draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) on Monday, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe announced that, instead, renewable energy ...
SA's nuclear power expansion plans on ice until 2030Independent Online
South Africa shelves nuclear power expansion plans until 2030 - energy ministerReuters Africa

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Former worker's book: TEPCO unfit to operate nuclear plants - Asahi Shimbun

News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 08:19

Asahi Shimbun

Former worker's book: TEPCO unfit to operate nuclear plants
Asahi Shimbun
KASHIWAZAKI, Niigata Prefecture--Toru Hasuike, who worked at Tokyo Electric Power Co. for 32 years, has published another book that he says shows his former employer should be declared “ineligible” to operate nuclear power plants. “Kokuhatsu” ...

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IAEA discusses Sudan's nuclear power programme in Khartoum - Sudan Tribune

News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 04:22

IAEA discusses Sudan's nuclear power programme in Khartoum
Sudan Tribune
August 26, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Meetings between Sudan and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) would kick off on Monday in Khartoum to discuss Sudan's nuclear power programme, reported the official news agency SUNA. According to the news ...

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IAEA discusses Sudan's nuclear power programme in Khartoum - Sudan Tribune

News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 04:22

IAEA discusses Sudan's nuclear power programme in Khartoum
Sudan Tribune
August 26, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Meetings between Sudan and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) would kick off on Monday in Khartoum to discuss Sudan's nuclear power programme, reported the official news agency SUNA. According to the news ...

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Russia will work with India for localisation of equipment for nuclear power plants: Andrey Shevlyakov, CEO, Rosatom ... - Economic Times

News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 03:17

Economic Times

Russia will work with India for localisation of equipment for nuclear power plants: Andrey Shevlyakov, CEO, Rosatom ...
Economic Times
The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) is one of the largest nuclear power station in India. It is scheduled to have six VVER-1000 reactors with an installed capacity of 1,000 MW each. The Unit 1 of the plant was synchronised with the southern power ...
Russia's Rosatom starts loading fuel into reactor of Chinese nuclear power plantRT
Russia Loads Nuclear Fuel for China Power Plant | Financial TribuneFinancial Tribune

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