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The Road to a Low Carbon Europe is Nuclear Power - Energy Collective

News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 15:33

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The Road to a Low Carbon Europe is Nuclear Power
Energy Collective
There are more nuclear plants in the European (EU) than anywhere else. Yet a broad range of nuclear policies across the European nations is having a large impact on its future. Currently there are 127 nuclear plants in operation in the EU (plus another ...

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NASA's Decades-Long Quest to Build a Deep Space Nuclear Reactor - Motherboard

News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 15:13

Motherboard

NASA's Decades-Long Quest to Build a Deep Space Nuclear Reactor
Motherboard
NASA only needs a few dozen kilowatts worth of power for its initial lunar or Martian outposts. Since most nuclear power plants on Earth are designed to produce hundreds of kilowatts electricity, this meant that Gibson and his colleagues would have to ...
NASA's Nuclear Fission System Passes Test 'With Flying Colors'Geek
Demonstration shows nuclear fission system can provide space exploration powerSt. George Daily Spectrum
Scientists successfully test new nuclear reactor in NevadaAlbuquerque Journal

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Nuclear will account for 6% of India's energy mix by 2030: Saraswat - Business Line

News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 12:11

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Nuclear will account for 6% of India's energy mix by 2030: Saraswat
Business Line
Twesh Mishra India is far ahead in terms of potential nuclear power generation facilities, according to NITI Aayog member VK Saraswat. “Today, nuclear power is about 3 per cent of the overall energy mix. I think we will be close to 5-6 per cent by 2030 ...

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Game pads proving handy for decommissioning nuclear plants - The Japan News

News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:54

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Game pads proving handy for decommissioning nuclear plants
The Japan News
The Yomiuri ShimbunVideo game pads and similar products are being used to manipulate robots engaged in decommissioning work at Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.'s disaster-stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. Young workers who have ...

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'Nuclear energy will produce 20% electricity' - Dhaka Tribune

News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:42

Dhaka Tribune

'Nuclear energy will produce 20% electricity'
Dhaka Tribune
Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant will not only generate electricity but also strengthen utilization of nuclear technology in social and sustainable economic development. Experts made the remarks at a discussion titled `The Potential of Nuclear Power for ...

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Danger for decades? Even closing infamous nuclear power plant TMI won't eliminate hazards - York Daily Record/Sunday News

News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:35

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Danger for decades? Even closing infamous nuclear power plant TMI won't eliminate hazards
York Daily Record/Sunday News
A failure -- either mechanical or electrical -- led to the 1979 disaster, the highest-profile nuclear power scare in American history. If the plant closes, as it's currently slated to in 2019, that exact scenario won't happen again. But without a ...
Closing Three Mile Island nuclear plant won't eliminate hazardswitf.org

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A power primer for the Trump era - Axios

News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 09:02

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A power primer for the Trump era
Axios
They're not the same thing. Energy is the type of resource used to make electricity. Once they're in the power lines, electrons are the same regardless of whether they came from wind turbines or coal plants. America's electricity resource mix is ...

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Scientists successfully test new 'space-qualified nuclear reactor' in Nevada - News3LV

News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 05:23

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Scientists successfully test new 'space-qualified nuclear reactor' in Nevada
News3LV
Scientists have successfully tested a new nuclear reactor in Nevada that could power future trips to outer space. NASA and the Department of Energy on Wednesday announced the Kilopower fission reactor performed better than expected during a 28-hour ...

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As Deadline on Nuclear Deal Nears, Israel and Iran Issue Warnings - New York Times

News - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 22:32

New York Times

As Deadline on Nuclear Deal Nears, Israel and Iran Issue Warnings
New York Times
In Iran, President Hassan Rouhani, whose negotiating team reached the nuclear accord with six world powers in 2015, said the Trump administration would come to rue any decision to renounce the agreement. “If America leaves the nuclear deal, this will ...

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Scientists Successfully Test New Nuclear Reactor in Nevada - U.S. News & World Report

News - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 18:36

Scientists Successfully Test New Nuclear Reactor in Nevada
U.S. News & World Report
Scientists have successfully tested a new nuclear reactor in Nevada that could power future trips to outer space. May 6, 2018, at 2:23 p.m.. Scientists Successfully Test New Nuclear Reactor in Nevada. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter ...

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Cracks in nuclear reactor threaten UK energy policy - The Guardian

News - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 15:12

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Cracks in nuclear reactor threaten UK energy policy
The Guardian
Safety fears have been quashed, but the potential impact on wider energy strategy has alarmed experts who say the reactor may never be restarted. Peter Atherton, an analyst at the consultancy Cornwall Insight, said: “Let's say worst-case scenario they ...
Keeping old nuclear reactors like those at troubled Hunterston going is "gambling with public safety", says expertHeraldScotland
UK's aging nuclear reactors have 'reached threshold limit'Deutsche Welle

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ROSATOM: How Nuclear Power Is Transforming the Middle East - Al-Bawaba

News - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 07:08

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ROSATOM: How Nuclear Power Is Transforming the Middle East
Al-Bawaba
The end of 2017 and early 2018 have seen a series of landmark events as several of the region's countries have made major steps towards realizing their nuclear programmes. In December 2017, Egypt and Russia signed into effect notices to proceed with ...

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Letter: No place for nuclear power - Concord Monitor

News - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 04:03

Concord Monitor

Letter: No place for nuclear power
Concord Monitor
The inherent lethality of nuclear power plants has long been concealed from the public, but it is apparently well-known to those working day-in, day-out to protect public health. Last week, CBS Evening News reported on two as yet unexplained rare ...

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UK Labour party split over nuclear power - Financial Times

News - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 04:01

Financial Times

UK Labour party split over nuclear power
Financial Times
The Labour party is divided over whether to back nuclear power stations in the UK, creating further uncertainty over the future of several new plants that are seen as crucial to Britain's energy security. The high cost of the Hinkley Point power ...

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Russian nuclear power plant ship sets sail for Arctic town - euronews

News - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 10:49

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Russian nuclear power plant ship sets sail for Arctic town
euronews
It was supposed to fuel up with uranium in St Petersburg but met with too much public opposition and will now fuel up in Murmansk in northwest Russia after sailing through the Baltic Se. It will then be towed five thousands kilometres through the ...

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NUCLEAR WARNING: World must force North Korea to open power stations to inspectors - Express.co.uk

News - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 02:00

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NUCLEAR WARNING: World must force North Korea to open power stations to inspectors
Express.co.uk
But nuclear policy expert Artyom Lukin, an associate professor at the Far Eastern Federal University in the Russian city of Vladivostok located just miles from the North Korean border, said the reclusive state's cordiality masked an under-reported ...

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Energy minister, Chinese executives discuss third nuclear power plant - Daily Sabah

News - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 21:19

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Energy minister, Chinese executives discuss third nuclear power plant
Daily Sabah
Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak and China's energy sector representatives discussed Turkey's third nuclear power plant during the former's visit to Beijing Thursday. Albayrak paid a visit to State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC ...

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I-Team Gets Answers: Fate of Davis Besse nuclear power plant - 13abc Action News

News - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 18:14

13abc Action News

I-Team Gets Answers: Fate of Davis Besse nuclear power plant
13abc Action News
OAK HARBOR (13abc Action News) - With a firm date now set for closure of the Davis Besse nuclear power plant, it has many asking what will happen next to the plant. Can it be saved? The I-Team getting answers to the possible future of the plant.
Fate of Davis-Besse nuclear plant looms over Oak Harbor - The BladeToledo Blade

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New Photos From Inside The Heart Of Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant - IFLScience (blog)

News - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 16:41

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New Photos From Inside The Heart Of Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant
IFLScience (blog)
Over seven years have passed, but the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant remains stuck in a radioactive limbo land. The Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, has released brand new images from inside the heart of the nuclear power plant, taken as ...

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The world's nuclear energy watchdogs: 4 questions answered - The Conversation US

News - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 10:47

The Conversation US

The world's nuclear energy watchdogs: 4 questions answered
The Conversation US
North Korea has promised to get rid of its nuclear weapons, but how will the world know if it actually follows through? There is only one international agency in the world that could verify their compliance, the International Atomic Energy Agency ...

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