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The world relies on Russia to build its nuclear power plants - Atoms ... - The Economist

News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 16:16

The Economist

The world relies on Russia to build its nuclear power plants - Atoms ...
The Economist
IN MARCH 2011 a tsunami engulfed the Fukushima power plant in Japan, ultimately causing a meltdown. The worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, it was a ...

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The world relies on Russia to build its nuclear power plants - The Economist

News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 16:16

The Economist

The world relies on Russia to build its nuclear power plants
The Economist
The worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, it was a devastating blow to an industry that has been in the doldrums since the 1980s. Nuclear plants closed around the world. The amount of electricity generated by nuclear power plunged 11% in two years ...
Russia begins fueling its floating nuclear power plant under the world's curious gazeBellona

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Nuclear power station Doel 3 again stops, a few days after it resumed - The Brussels Times

News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 15:36

Nuclear power station Doel 3 again stops, a few days after it resumed
The Brussels Times
The nuclear power station, Doel 3, has been stopped since Sunday, barely a few days after restarting last Monday (July 23rd). Nele Scheerlinck, its spokeswoman, explained on Wednesday, “The issue is a technical problem in the non-nuclear section which ...

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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant Is Up For Sale - WBUR

News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 13:24

WBUR

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant Is Up For Sale
WBUR
The owner of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant is selling it at a bargain price. In fact, it's practically giving away the plant and its $1 billion trust fund. But as WBUR's Bruce Gellerman reports for Morning Edition, there's a catch. This segment aired ...

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Why nuclear energy is still on government's agenda - News24

News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 10:07

News24

Why nuclear energy is still on government's agenda
News24
President Ramaphosa's reported negative reply to President Putin's enquiries about the government's progress on its nuclear plans have led many citizens to presume that the final word on the future of nuclear power in South Africa (SA) has been spoken.

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Calls for government action after fears £15bn new nuclear power plant deal has stalled - NW Evening Mail

News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 04:07

Calls for government action after fears £15bn new nuclear power plant deal has stalled
NW Evening Mail
FEARS that a deal to build a £15bn nuclear power plant in west Cumbria has stalled have prompted urgent calls for the Government to step in. Unions say there needs to be urgent clarity on the future of the Moorside project - and the thousands of jobs ...

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Palisades nuclear power plant to be sold to decommissioning company - WWMT-TV

News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 01:04

WWMT-TV

Palisades nuclear power plant to be sold to decommissioning company
WWMT-TV
COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The company that runs the Palisades Power Plant is selling the facility to a company called Holtec International after it goes offline. Entergy said they plan to keep the nuclear facility running in Covert Township until the ...
Entergy to sell Pilgrim, Palisades nuclear power plants to Holtec for decommissioningCompelo
Exelon Generation sells NJ nuclear power plant slated for closingdelawarebusinessnow.com
Entergy Agrees To Sell Plymouth Nuclear Plant To Handle Its DecommissioningWBUR
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Renewables, Nuclear Squeeze Out Fossil Fuel Power In France - OilPrice.com

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 23:00

Renewables, Nuclear Squeeze Out Fossil Fuel Power In France
OilPrice.com
Thanks to the rainfall in June, hydropower electricity generation surged by 47.9 percent, renewable power generation excluding hydropower was up slightly, and nuclear power generation increased by 6.3 percent in June 2018 compared to the same month in ...

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Exelon Generation sells NJ nuclear power plant slated for closing - delawarebusinessnow.com

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 21:32

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Exelon Generation sells NJ nuclear power plant slated for closing
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Kennett Square, PA-based Exelon Generation and Holtec International, a specialist in used nuclear fuel management technologies, announced an agreement for Holtec to purchase Oyster Creek Generating Station. The plant is about 90 miles east of ...
Entergy Sees Quicker Exit from Pilgrim, Palisades NukesRTO Insider
Pilgrim nuclear plant to be sold after shutdownThe Providence Journal
Entergy Agrees To Sell Plymouth Nuclear Plant To Handle Its DecommissioningWBUR
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Entergy Agrees To Sell Plymouth Nuclear Plant To Handle Its Decommissioning - WBUR

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 19:30

WBUR

Entergy Agrees To Sell Plymouth Nuclear Plant To Handle Its Decommissioning
WBUR
The owner of the state's only nuclear power plant plans to sell the Plymouth facility to another company to handle its decommissioning. Entergy said Wednesday it's agreed to sell Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station to Holtec International once it stops ...
Pilgrim nuclear plant to be sold after shutdownThe Providence Journal
Palisades nuclear power plant to be sold to decommissioning companyWWMT-TV
CDI Finalizes Contracts For Decommissioning Two US Nuclear Power PlantsMarkets Insider

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Millstone Hopeful Regulators See Nuclear Power As “At Risk” - WNPR News

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 19:30

WNPR News

Millstone Hopeful Regulators See Nuclear Power As “At Risk”
WNPR News
And now, the focus has shifted to whether Connecticut's only nuclear plant, which provides about half of the state's power, is at risk of closing. If state regulators say it is, Millstone could get preferential treatment in upcoming power contracts. In ...
Dominion pleased with final RFP for Connecticut power procurementS&P Global Platts

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Entergy to sell nuclear power plants for decommissioning - Electric Light & Power

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 16:47

Electric Light & Power

Entergy to sell nuclear power plants for decommissioning
Electric Light & Power
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The owner of nuclear power plants slated for closure in Massachusetts and Michigan says it plans to sell the facilities after they are shut down. Entergy Corp. said Wednesday the transfer of ownership to Holtec International ...

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Nuclear Plant Closures Show Why, When It Comes To Energy, Small Is Expensive - Forbes

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 15:54

Forbes

Nuclear Plant Closures Show Why, When It Comes To Energy, Small Is Expensive
Forbes
But, all else being equal, larger power plants produce cheaper electricity for a well-understood reason: they require fewer people per unit of energy generated. Stemming the Loss of Nuclear Power. What should be done? First, President Trump, Governor ...

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Global Nuclear Decommissioning Market Analysis of Growth, Trends & Forecasts 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - NewsOK.com

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 14:39

Global Nuclear Decommissioning Market Analysis of Growth, Trends & Forecasts 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com
NewsOK.com
Several stringent regulations were introduced, as a result of decommissioning of several low-performance nuclear reactors. After the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident, governments, across the globe, started reviewing their nuclear power plant ...

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Nuclear power station Doel 3 again stops, a few days after it resumed - The Brussels Times

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 13:37

Nuclear power station Doel 3 again stops, a few days after it resumed
The Brussels Times
The nuclear power station, Doel 3, has been stopped since Sunday, barely a few days after restarting last Monday (July 23rd). Nele Scheerlinck, its spokeswoman, explained on Wednesday, “The issue is a technical problem in the non-nuclear section which ...

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Renewable energy provides more electricity than nuclear power in over half of US states - Solar Power World

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 13:08

Solar Power World

Renewable energy provides more electricity than nuclear power in over half of US states
Solar Power World
A review of 2017 state-by-state data presented in EIA's “Electric Power Monthly” report reveals that renewable energy sources (biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) are now providing more electricity than nuclear power in over half the states ...

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Decommissioning of Pilgrim nuclear power plant being transferred to Holtec International - The Boston Globe

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:01

The Boston Globe

Decommissioning of Pilgrim nuclear power plant being transferred to Holtec International
The Boston Globe
The owner of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth has agreed to hand over the plant, its license, and responsibility for disposing of spent nuclear fuel to an international company which promises to complete decommissioning three years faster ...
Entergy Agrees To Post-Shutdown Sale Of Pilgrim, Palisades Nuclear Power PlantsNasdaq
Oldest US nuclear power plant to be soldWashington Post
Entergy Agrees to Post-Shutdown Sale of Pilgrim, Palisades Nuclear Power Plants to Holtec International for ...PR Newswire (press release)
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The demise of US nuclear power in 4 charts - Midland Reporter-Telegram

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:03

The demise of US nuclear power in 4 charts
Midland Reporter-Telegram
Commercial nuclear reactors provide roughly one-fifth of the electricity produced in the U.S. Across the country, they face grave threats to their profitability and, therefore, to their continued operation. Nuclear power's hard times have come ...

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The demise of US nuclear power in 4 charts - San Francisco Chronicle

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:03

The demise of US nuclear power in 4 charts
San Francisco Chronicle
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Ahmed Abdulla, University of California San Diego. (THE CONVERSATION) In 2025, the second of two nuclear reactors at the Diablo ...

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The demise of US nuclear power in 4 charts - The Conversation US

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 10:38

The Conversation US

The demise of US nuclear power in 4 charts
The Conversation US
In 2025, the second of two nuclear reactors at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in California will be shut down. Locally, critics of the technology will rejoice at the fulfillment of their ultimate goal: a nuclear-free California. At the same time ...
Renewable energy provides more electricity than nuclear power in over half of US statesSolar Power World

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