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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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The French stress test for nuclear power - Financial Times

News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 04:16

Financial Times

The French stress test for nuclear power
Financial Times
Every day for the past month, Chinese engineers have carefully fed bundles of fuel rods into the core of a nuclear reactor at Taishan power station on the edge of the South China Sea in Guangdong province. Inside these metallic cylinders are millions ...

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Nuclear power in Poland will cost PLN 40-70 bln – Energy Ministry - Warsaw Business Journal

News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 23:40

Warsaw Business Journal

Nuclear power in Poland will cost PLN 40-70 bln – Energy Ministry
Warsaw Business Journal
The cost of building a nuclear power plant in Poland is estimated at PLN 40-70 billion, depending on its capacity, said Józef Sobolewski, head of the Nuclear Power Department at the Energy Ministry told journalists at the EEC in Katowice. The location ...

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Controllable Renewable Power Plants Are A Good Alternative To New Nuclear Power In Eastern Europe - CleanTechnica

News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 23:38

CleanTechnica

Controllable Renewable Power Plants Are A Good Alternative To New Nuclear Power In Eastern Europe
CleanTechnica
Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary are all planning to build new nuclear power plants. But according to a new study by Energy Brainpool, commissioned by Greenpeace Energy, they could also opt for controllable renewable power plants.

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Jeff Radebe distinctly quiet about nuclear power at African Utility Week - Cape Business News

News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 17:05

Jeff Radebe distinctly quiet about nuclear power at African Utility Week
Cape Business News
... water‚ energy and power. The energy minister‚ who is acting president while President Cyril Ramaphosa and Deputy President David Mabuza are out of the country‚ spoke extensively about successes in renewables and made no mention of nuclear power.

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India's nuclear major wins prestigious Russian award - Economic Times

News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:39

Economic Times

India's nuclear major wins prestigious Russian award
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Nuclear Power Corporation India Limited (NPCIL)'s prestigious campaign "Atom on Wheels" has won international award under the category of world's best public communication campaign at the 10th anniversary of international event ...

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UK missing deadlines for post-Brexit nuclear safeguards, leak shows - The Guardian

News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:19

The Guardian

UK missing deadlines for post-Brexit nuclear safeguards, leak shows
The Guardian
Brexit deadlines have put the supply of nuclear raw material for power stations at risk, a leaked government document has suggested. The document, obtained by Sky News, shows that the UK is already missing critical deadlines to put full safeguards in ...

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Alaska's lone nuclear power plant to be decommissioned - KTUU - KTUU.com

News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:14

KTUU.com

Alaska's lone nuclear power plant to be decommissioned - KTUU
KTUU.com
An Army Corp of Engineers team is planning the formal decommissioning of the only nuclear power plant built in Alaska.
Alaska's lone nuclear power plant to be decommissionedFort Worth Star Telegram
Long-Shuttered Experimental Alaskan Nuclear Power Plant to be DecommissionedPower Engineering Magazine

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Nuclear industry urged to address business case - Creamer Media's Mining Weekly

News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:37

Nuclear industry urged to address business case
Creamer Media's Mining Weekly
So affirmed EE Publishers MD Chris Yelland in his keynote address to the National Nuclear Regulator's second Nuclear Regulatory Information Conference on Wednesday. "Nuclear power in South Africa was constructed in the 1980s and has served South ...

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Why nuclear power for African countries doesn't make sense - IOL - Independent Online

News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:16

Independent Online

Why nuclear power for African countries doesn't make sense - IOL
Independent Online
Uganda planning 30GW of nuclear power by 2026. That is 16 times the current total of nuclear energy on the entire African continent.
Rosatom expands overseas links with new agreementsWorld Nuclear News

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IAEA Trains Young Professionals in Nuclear Infrastructure Development - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:48

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Trains Young Professionals in Nuclear Infrastructure Development
International Atomic Energy Agency
An IAEA Training Course has helped junior and mid-career professionals from 12 Member States to gain a better understanding of what it takes to build the infrastructure for a new nuclear power programme. The 17 participants attending this course came ...

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The Bulgarian Cabinet said "Yes" to Restart the Nuclear Power Plant "Belene", China Wants to Invest - Novinite.com

News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:07

Novinite.com

The Bulgarian Cabinet said "Yes" to Restart the Nuclear Power Plant "Belene", China Wants to Invest
Novinite.com
There are two nuclear reactors on the site of the plant that the country has ordered from Russia years ago. So far, Bulgaria has invested BGN 3 billion in the project. Energy Minister Temenujka Petkova has announced that by the end of the year, the ...
Bulgarian Cabinet to seek Parliament approval for Belene nuclear power plant restartThe Sofia Globe
Bulgarian gov't seeking investor for unfinished nuclear power plantXinhua

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Panel proposes keeping 2030 nuclear power ratio at 20%-22% - The Japan News

News - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:38

The Japan News

Panel proposes keeping 2030 nuclear power ratio at 20%-22%
The Japan News
In July 2015, the ministry set the government's first energy mix goal, which envisions that nuclear power will account for 20-22 percent of all electricity generation and renewable energy for 22-24 percent in 2030. The draft presented by the subgroup ...

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