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Watchdog Group Allowed to Weigh In on Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant Review - New Hampshire Public Radio

News - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:33

New Hampshire Public Radio

Watchdog Group Allowed to Weigh In on Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant Review
New Hampshire Public Radio
Federal regulators will allow the non-profit nuclear watchdog group C-10 to weigh in on a regulatory review of the Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant. C-10 has raised concerns about how the plant's owner, NextEra Energy, is addressing concrete degradation ...

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New Delhi looking at granting indemnity to US nuclear power suppliers - Hindu Business Line

News - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 17:17

New Delhi looking at granting indemnity to US nuclear power suppliers
Hindu Business Line
The government is likely to address the long pending issue of providing indemnification to American nuclear suppliers that has been one of the main sticking points in the progress of the US-India Civil Nuclear Deal. The government is believed to have ...

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Global Generator Market for Nuclear Power Research Report 2017-2021 - PR Newswire (press release)

News - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 17:17

Global Generator Market for Nuclear Power Research Report 2017-2021
PR Newswire (press release)
The global generator market for nuclear power to grow at a CAGR of 2.41% during the period 2017-2021. Global Generator Market for Nuclear Power 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.

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Russia's Nuclear Sector Is Surging - OilPrice.com

News - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 15:30

Russia's Nuclear Sector Is Surging
OilPrice.com
Yet Russia, a country with a long-standing nuclear tradition (63 years ago it was the first ever to generate electricity for a power grid at the Obninsk nuclear plant) is still keen to remain in the game. Moscow wants to make use of its rivals ...

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No More Nuclear: Japan's Biggest Utility Turns to Blockchain in Power Pivot - CoinDesk

News - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 13:03

The Guardian

No More Nuclear: Japan's Biggest Utility Turns to Blockchain in Power Pivot
CoinDesk
The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is no stranger to the risks of over-centralized energy sources. Perhaps best known for the nuclear meltdown of its Fukushima Daiichi power plant in 2011, the largest energy utility in Japan is now looking to ...
Fukushima residents win 500m yen payout over nuclear disasterThe Guardian
Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and CareersNuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
Japan and Fukushima plant operator must pay residents $4.5 million after nuclear crisis, court rulesLos Angeles Times
Common Dreams -New York Times -PennEnergy
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Fukushima residents win 500m yen payout over nuclear disaster - The Guardian

News - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:14

The Guardian

Fukushima residents win 500m yen payout over nuclear disaster
The Guardian
A court in Japan has ordered the government and the operator of the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to pay 500m yen (£3.37m) in damages to residents affected by the March 2011 triple meltdown. The ruling by the Fukushima district court ...
Fukushima court rules Tepco, government liable over 2011 nuclear disaster: mediaReuters
Japan court: Govt, utility accountable in Fukushima accidentNew York Daily News
Fukushima court orders Japanese government and TEPCO to pay damages over nuclear disasterDeutsche Welle
New York Times -The Wire -Nikkei Asian Review
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[Revelations] Nuclear security: power plants are poorly protected against malicious acts - Greenpeace International (blog)

News - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 09:33

Greenpeace International (blog)

[Revelations] Nuclear security: power plants are poorly protected against malicious acts
Greenpeace International (blog)
The nuclear power plants around us are “The Sword of Damocles” over our heads. A new report by independent experts, submitted to authorities in France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Luxembourg, questions security at French and Belgian nuclear ...

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How the US turned North Korea into a nuclear power - Prospect

News - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 08:29

Prospect

How the US turned North Korea into a nuclear power
Prospect
North Korea is now, unquestionably, a nuclear power. Over the past year, under the leadership of its dictator, Kim Jong-un, it has completed a decades-long effort to acquire the ability to deliver a thermonuclear weapon against major cities in the ...

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Local firms aspire to partake in Turkey's nuclear projects - Daily Sabah

News - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 21:14

Daily Sabah

Local firms aspire to partake in Turkey's nuclear projects
Daily Sabah
To that end, it has signed a training agreement with Russia's state-controlled nuclear corporation, Rosatom, which is currently building Turkey's first nuclear power plant in Akkuyu. It has also established a nuclear training center at the Sincan ...

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Abe and Koike Set Economic Battle Lines on Tax and Nuclear Power - Bloomberg

News - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 20:19

Bloomberg

Abe and Koike Set Economic Battle Lines on Tax and Nuclear Power
Bloomberg
As Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and Yuriko Koike's emergent Party of Hope shape up to contest a Japanese national election this month, the two conservative forces are staking out key points of difference on taxes and nuclear power.
CDP challenges ruling bloc with pledge to halt tax hike and vow to end nuclear power relianceThe Japan Times
2017 Lower House Election / LDP, Kibo to lock horns over consumption tax rate hikeThe Japan News
Koike support wanes after refusal to stand in Japan electionFinancial Times
Daily Pakistan
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France's EDF Says Cumulative 2017 Nuclear Power Output Down 1.3 Percent - New York Times

News - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 16:57

France's EDF Says Cumulative 2017 Nuclear Power Output Down 1.3 Percent
New York Times
PARIS — French state-controlled utility EDF said on Monday that its cumulative nuclear power production in 2017 was 283.3 terrawatt-hour (TWh) as of September, down 1.3 percent compared with the same period a year ago. EDF, which operates France's ...

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Engineers to begin ground testing at new Bradwell nuclear power station site - East Anglian Daily Times

News - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 16:54

East Anglian Daily Times

Engineers to begin ground testing at new Bradwell nuclear power station site
East Anglian Daily Times
The consortium is looking to build a new nuclear power station next to the decommissioned plant at Bradwell, and the public will be invited to comment on the design proposals this winter as part of the regulatory approval process. The new design is ...

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SCANA faces more allegations of misleading investors in nuclear power project's final years - Charleston Post Courier

News - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 16:38

Charleston Post Courier

SCANA faces more allegations of misleading investors in nuclear power project's final years
Charleston Post Courier
SCANA Corp. is facing another lawsuit from its shareholders accusing the company of staying quiet about problems with its nuclear project while its stock price soared. The latest lawsuit, filed Thursday in federal court in Columbia, says executives at ...

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Trump Track: DOE Proposes FERC Action to Benefit Coal and Nuclear Power - Lexology

News - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 16:24

Trump Track: DOE Proposes FERC Action to Benefit Coal and Nuclear Power
Lexology
DOE explained in the NOPR that existing wholesale markets have failed to provide adequate compensation for “grid reliability and resiliency resources,” including coal-fired and nuclear generators. According to the NOPR, market changes are necessary to ...

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IAEA assesses safety commitments at nuclear power plant, UAE - Power Technology

News - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 10:46

IAEA assesses safety commitments at nuclear power plant, UAE
Power Technology
A 15-member team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has observed a number of good practices at a United Arab Emirates' (UAE) nuclear power plant located in Barakah, Abu Dhabi. The observations were made during a pre-operational ...

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French-backed Finnish nuclear plant delayed again - Financial Times

News - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 09:06

Financial Times

French-backed Finnish nuclear plant delayed again
Financial Times
A high-profile French-backed nuclear power plant in Finland has been delayed yet again, meaning it is likely to start production more than a decade late. Western Europe's first new nuclear power station for more than two decades will now start ...
Finland's 10-Year Wait for a Nuclear Reactor Just Got LongerBloomberg

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Korea Hydro & Nuclear gains European approval for reactor in boost for exports - Reuters

News - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 05:04

Yonhap News

Korea Hydro & Nuclear gains European approval for reactor in boost for exports
Reuters
SEOUL, Oct 9 (Reuters) - South Korea's state-run nuclear operator Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co Ltd (KHNP) said on Monday that modifications to its APR 1400 reactor design were approved by European utilities, allowing KHNP to expand its export ...
S. Korean reactor design gets European approvalYonhap News

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Rick Perry's vision of hot tub-sized nuclear power plants isn't so far-fetched - Washington Examiner

News - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 04:16

Washington Examiner

Rick Perry's vision of hot tub-sized nuclear power plants isn't so far-fetched
Washington Examiner
Energy Secretary Rick Perry has a vision for developing fully mobile, hot tub-sized nuclear power plants that could become the latest piece in the Energy Department's innovation and grid resiliency push. Perry brought up the idea while addressing a ...
Lake, Ottawa counties talk nuclear plants with Department of EnergyNews-Herald.com
Critics: Proposed energy rule is payback to ailing coal industry for supporting TrumpUSA TODAY
Why Rick Perry's proposed subsidies for coal fail Economics 101The Conversation US

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Kim Jong Un Boasts About North Korea's Nuclear Power - HuffPost

News - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 17:28

HuffPost

Kim Jong Un Boasts About North Korea's Nuclear Power
HuffPost
SEOUL, Oct 8 (Reuters) - North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un said his nuclear weapons were a “powerful deterrent” that guaranteed its sovereignty, state media reported on Sunday, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump said “only one thing will work” in ...

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Rising Costs Slow The Growth Of Nuclear Power - OilPrice.com

News - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 16:57

Rising Costs Slow The Growth Of Nuclear Power
OilPrice.com
Now estimated at £19.6 billion ($26 billion), it would be one of the most expensive structures ever built in the U.K. Last year, the British government pushed the financial risk onto French power generator and owner-to-be of the plant EDF Energy as ...

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