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Russia unveils floating nuclear power station - Khaleej Times

News - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 13:15

Khaleej Times

Russia unveils floating nuclear power station
Khaleej Times
Russia on Saturday unveiled the world's first floating nuclear power station at a ceremony in the port of the far northern city of Murmansk where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia. Built in Saint Petersburg, the ...

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Russia unveils world's first floating nuclear power station - The Straits Times

News - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:21

The Straits Times

Russia unveils world's first floating nuclear power station
The Straits Times
MURMANSK (AFP) - Russia on Saturday (May 19) unveiled the world's first floating nuclear power station at a ceremony in the port of the far northern city of Murmansk where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia. Built in ...

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Editorial: Gov't energy plan inflexibility on nuclear, renewables reveals lack of vision - The Mainichi

News - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 08:47

The Mainichi

Editorial: Gov't energy plan inflexibility on nuclear, renewables reveals lack of vision
The Mainichi
The government has unveiled its revised basic energy plan, though its core elements concerning the ratio of Japan's electricity needs to be supplied by nuclear power and renewables by fiscal 2030 has not changed from the plan adopted three years ago.

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Problem triggers shutdown of Richland nuclear plant - Tri-City Herald

News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 17:32

Tri-City Herald

Problem triggers shutdown of Richland nuclear plant
Tri-City Herald
The nuclear power plant near Richland shut down unexpectedly at 6:51 a.m. Friday. The Columbia Generating Station's main power transformers automatically disconnected from the grid, and the plant then automatically shut down, said John Dobken, ...
E. Wash. nuclear power plant shuts downKTVZ
Nuclear plant shuts down unexpectedly in Washington stateABC News

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Kursk II Nuclear Power Plant - Power Technology

News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 15:20

Power Technology

Kursk II Nuclear Power Plant
Power Technology
The 2.5GW Kursk II nuclear power plant (NPP) will replace the existing Kursk NPP in western Russia. Rosenergoatom, a subsidiary of Rosatom, is developing the project at an estimated cost of RUR225bn ($3.5bn approximately). The two power units of the ...

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Double investment boost for UK nuclear power - Power Engineering International

News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 13:01

Power Engineering International

Double investment boost for UK nuclear power
Power Engineering International
The UK nuclear power industry has received positive investment news today with the announcement that Lloyds Bank will make £100m available to small businesses in the nuclear supply chain serving Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant. Meanwhile ...
British government offers Hitachi's UK nuclear project $18 billion: mediaBusiness Insider

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China to help Uganda build nuclear power plants - News - GCR - GCR

News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 10:48

GCR

China to help Uganda build nuclear power plants - News - GCR
GCR
China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) has signed a memorandum of understanding to help Uganda build and operate nuclear power plants, Uganda's ...
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China to help Uganda build nuclear power plants - BusinessGhana ...BusinessGhana

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Alec Baldwin tells APP: No nuclear power bailout in NJ - Asbury Park Press

News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 09:01

Asbury Park Press

Alec Baldwin tells APP: No nuclear power bailout in NJ
Asbury Park Press
I've been involved in issues related to reducing reliance on nuclear power since the late 1980s. I have a long association with the Radiation and Public Health Project (RPHP), a nonprofit research group that tracks cancer rates around nuclear plants.

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Why nuclear power for African countries doesn't make sense - The Star, Kenya

News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 03:20

The Star, Kenya

Why nuclear power for African countries doesn't make sense
The Star, Kenya
Over the last few years reports have surfaced of a range of African countries planning nuclear power plants. At the moment, the only nuclear plant in operation in Africa is South Africa's Koeberg, producing 1.86GW of power. This, according to some ...
The cloak that hides the dagger – nuclear deals and geopoliticsDaily Maverick
South Africa will need more power generation, for itself and for region – consultantCreamer Media's Engineering News

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China to help Uganda build and operate nuclear power plants - ETEnergyworld.com

News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 01:54

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China to help Uganda build and operate nuclear power plants
ETEnergyworld.com
Eight potential sites have been identified in the country's central, southwest and northern regions that could potentially host nuclear power plants, the government said on Thursday. It signed a deal with Russia last year to cooperate on nuclear power.

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Why nuclear power for Africa doesn't make sense - Chronicle

News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 22:08

Chronicle

Why nuclear power for Africa doesn't make sense
Chronicle
Uganda's is only one of a number of countries interested in nuclear power. Russia's nuclear agency Rosatom has boasted that it's concluded nuclear power memoranda of understanding with Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Sudan and Zambia. Uganda is also on the ...
The cloak that hides the dagger – nuclear deals and geopoliticsDaily Maverick
Thoughts on the optimal electricity-generation mix for SAMoneyweb.co.za
South Africa will need more power generation, for itself and for region – consultantCreamer Media's Engineering News

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Floating nuclear power plant reaches the Arctic, Greenpeace demands strict safety controls - Greenpeace International

News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 15:58

Greenpeace International

Floating nuclear power plant reaches the Arctic, Greenpeace demands strict safety controls
Greenpeace International
Vienna, Austria – As Russia's state-run corporation Rosatom prepares to celebrate the arrival of its first purpose-built floating nuclear power plant in the Arctic city of Murmansk, campaigners are warning of threats to people and nature and calling ...

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China to help Uganda build nuclear power plants - Reuters

News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 15:05

China to help Uganda build nuclear power plants
Reuters
KAMPALA (Reuters) - China will help Uganda build and operate nuclear power plants under a deal signed last week. Uganda has some uranium deposits and President Yoweri Museveni has said his government was keen to exploit them for potential nuclear ...

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Alaska's lone nuclear power plant to be decommissioned - KTOO

News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:41

KTOO

Alaska's lone nuclear power plant to be decommissioned
KTOO
FAIRBANKS — An Army Corp of Engineers team is planning the formal decommissioning of the only nuclear power plant built in Alaska. The Daily News-Miner reported Tuesday that Fort Greely's SM-1A plant provided steam and electricity to the Army post ...

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Kenya banks on nuclear energy to sustain manufacturing, build the economy - Creamer Media's Engineering News

News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:24

Kenya banks on nuclear energy to sustain manufacturing, build the economy
Creamer Media's Engineering News
Kenya hopes to grow its economy and boost manufacturing after building nuclear power plants, a Kenyan academic has told African Utility Week in Cape Town. "We envisage we will become a middle-income industrial country by 2030. With nuclear coming ...

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China to help Uganda build nuclear power plants - Reuters

News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:01

China to help Uganda build nuclear power plants
Reuters
KAMPALA, May 17 (Reuters) - China will help Uganda build and operate nuclear power plants under a deal signed last week. Uganda has some uranium deposits and President Yoweri Museveni has said his government was keen to exploit them for potential ...

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UK offers Hitachi ¥2 trillion loan to prop up costly nuclear power project in Wales - The Japan Times

News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:32

The Japan Times

UK offers Hitachi ¥2 trillion loan to prop up costly nuclear power project in Wales
The Japan Times
The U.K. government is offering ¥2 trillion ($18 billion) in loans and other funding to cover a major portion of Hitachi Ltd.'s project to build nuclear reactors in Wales, a source close to the matter said Thursday. The proposal is aimed at easing ...
British government offers Hitachi's UK nuclear project $18 billion: mediaBusiness Insider

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AZ Clean Energy Constitutional Amendment Would Shut Down Nuclear Power in State - The Heartland Institute

News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:07

The Heartland Institute

AZ Clean Energy Constitutional Amendment Would Shut Down Nuclear Power in State
The Heartland Institute
Effect on Nuclear Power. Arizona Public Service Company (APS), the owner of the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (Palo Verde), warns if voters approve this constitutional amendment, its nuclear plant would have to close in six years instead of ...

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Why nuclear power for African countries doesn't make sense - Mail & Guardian

News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 07:49

Mail & Guardian

Why nuclear power for African countries doesn't make sense
Mail & Guardian
Uganda's is only one of a number of countries interested in nuclear power. Russia's nuclear agency Rosatom has boasted that it's concluded nuclear power memoranda of understanding with Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Sudan and Zambia. Uganda is also on the ...

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