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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

euronews

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

Express.co.uk

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

Daily Sabah

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

IFLScience (blog)

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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President Trump urged to use Korean War-era law to help coal ... - USA TODAY

News - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:23

The Times

President Trump urged to use Korean War-era law to help coal ...
USA TODAY
The Energy Department is looking into whether it can keep coal and nuclear power plants open by invoking a law passed at the start of the Korean War.
Rothfus sends another letter to Trump urging action to save coal ...The Times

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Floating nuclear power plant entering Norwegian waters - The Independent Barents Observer

News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 22:28

The Independent Barents Observer

Floating nuclear power plant entering Norwegian waters
The Independent Barents Observer
Three support ships are involved in the unique operation which started in St. Petersburg on the 28th April. By late 3rd May, the floating installation had made it south of Sjælland, the Danish island, with course for the straits of Storebælt, data ...
Floating nuclear reactor to power Russia's Arctic expansionWorkBoat

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Floating nuclear reactor to power Russia's Arctic expansion - WorkBoat

News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 20:54

WorkBoat

Floating nuclear reactor to power Russia's Arctic expansion
WorkBoat
After testing it will be towed to Pevek, a town of 100,000 on the East Siberian Sea, ultimately replacing the region's two aged nuclear and thermal power plants. Among other infrastructure the reactor will supply power to oil rigs and a desalination ...
Safety fears over Russia's floating nuclear plantNew Civil Engineer

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nuclear power - SpaceNews

News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 20:15

SpaceNews

nuclear power
SpaceNews
After a successful campaign of ground tests, NASA is considering performing a flight test of a small nuclear reactor, possibly on a lunar lander mission in the mid-2020s. Missions MarsMoonnuclear power. search. Search. Most Read. OneWeb shifts first ...

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For 40 Years, Hollywood Has Tried To Kill Nuclear Power. Will It Finally Try To Save It? - Forbes

News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 17:07

Forbes

For 40 Years, Hollywood Has Tried To Kill Nuclear Power. Will It Finally Try To Save It?
Forbes
It's unlikely that Secretary Pompeo has ever said anything approaching, “climate change is the existential threat of our time.” And yet, in the course of just a few minutes, seven million viewers learned more accurate information about nuclear power ...

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UK in last ditch new nuclear crunch talks as ageing power plants falter - Telegraph.co.uk

News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 16:04

Telegraph.co.uk

UK in last ditch new nuclear crunch talks as ageing power plants falter
Telegraph.co.uk
A string of power plants, including the faltering Hunterston nuclear plant, are set to close by 2025. Hitachi's 2.9 gigawatt nuclear project could help to fill the gap created by the closures, but the group is not willing to take on the full risk ...
Cracks found on reactor at Hunterston B nuclear power stationHolyrood
Cracks in Scottish nuclear reactor core prompt safety checksReuters
Cracks at nuclear plant will see 40 per cent cut in powerHeraldScotland

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Corvallis nuclear power company NuScale passes regulatory milestone - OregonLive.com

News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 13:15

OregonLive.com

Corvallis nuclear power company NuScale passes regulatory milestone
OregonLive.com
Each NuScale reactor, which would be built in a factory and transported to the site of the power plant, would be capable of generating up to 50 megawatts of electricity. They could be deployed either alone or in arrays of up to 12 SMRs with a total ...

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IAEA Kicks off Work on a Framework to Analyse Nuclear Power Costs - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:59

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Kicks off Work on a Framework to Analyse Nuclear Power Costs
International Atomic Energy Agency
Participants from countries considering building nuclear power plants discussed the issue of costs and timeframes at the first-ever Technical Meeting on Nuclear Power Cost Estimation and Analysis Methodologies in Vienna from 24 to 26 April. The ...

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A Nuclear Reactor for Space Missions Passes Final Major Ground ... - Space.com

News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:44

Space.com

A Nuclear Reactor for Space Missions Passes Final Major Ground ...
Space.com
Scientists, engineers and reporters gathered at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland on May 2 for a news conference announcing the latest results of the Kilopower nuclear power plant project: It has finished all of its major ground tests and met ...
NASA Tests New Nuclear Reactor For Future Space Travelers : The ...NPR
NASA Successfully Tests Nuclear Reactor to Power Future MissionsExtremeTech
NASA Tests New Nuclear Reactor For Future Space TravelersNew England Public Radio
Quartz -Business Insider -NASA
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Cracks in Scottish nuclear reactor core prompt safety checks | Reuters - Reuters

News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 09:35

Reuters

Cracks in Scottish nuclear reactor core prompt safety checks | Reuters
Reuters
A reactor at EDF Energy's Hunterston B nuclear power plant in Scotland will remain offline for additional safety checks after cracks were found in its core, Britain's Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) said.
Cracks found on reactor at Hunterston B nuclear power stationHolyrood
Cracks in Scottish Nuclear Reactor Core Prompt Safety ChecksThe Epoch Times
Cracks at nuclear plant will see 40 per cent cut in powerHeraldScotland
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