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Unit 1 at the Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant Returns to Service - PR Newswire (press release)

News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 14:07

Unit 1 at the Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant Returns to Service
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The Susquehanna plant, located about seven miles north of Berwick, is owned jointly by Susquehanna Nuclear LLC and Allegheny Electric Cooperative Inc. and is operated by Susquehanna Nuclear. For information, visit www.susquehannanuclear.com ...

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NASA Glenn leads successful demonstration of nuclear power for space (photos) - cleveland.com

News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 14:06

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NASA Glenn leads successful demonstration of nuclear power for space (photos)
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NASA Glenn scientists have led a successful demonstration of a nuclear power system that they say could someday power outposts on the Moon, Mars and beyond. During a press conference this morning, May 2, 2018, at NASA Glenn Research Center in Brook ...
NASA completes full-power tests of small, portable nuclear reactorEngadget

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Nasa has successfully tested a nuclear reactor they will send to space. - The Independent

News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 13:56

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Nasa has successfully tested a nuclear reactor they will send to space.
The Independent
Scientists said that it is the first step towards sending the Kilopower technology up unto space, so that fission can be used to power space exploration missions. The next step will be flight tests to see how such a system would perform in space, Nasa ...

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Can China Meet Its Nuclear Power Goals? - Baystreet.ca

News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 13:42

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Can China Meet Its Nuclear Power Goals?
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China has 36.93 GW of nuclear power generation capacity across 38 units, data from the China Nuclear Energy Association has shown. Most of this is concentrated in coastal provinces where nuclear accounts for 15-25 percent of the power generation mix ...
Chinese mainland has 38 nuclear power units in operationSteelGuru

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Views are split over nuclear plant construction - NHK WORLD

News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:31

Views are split over nuclear plant construction
NHK WORLD
International delegates to a preparatory meeting for the 2020 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference have expressed a range of opinions on whether their countries should build more nuclear plants. The meeting is underway in Geneva ...

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Chinese mainland has 38 nuclear power units in operation - SteelGuru

News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 09:52

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Chinese mainland has 38 nuclear power units in operation
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Global Times reported that Chinese mainland now has 38 nuclear power units in operation, with a total installed capacity of 36.93 million kilowatts. According to China Nuclear Energy Association, most of the nuclear power units are located in southeast ...

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Managing nuclear waste in France: the long and short game - Power Technology

News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 06:13

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Managing nuclear waste in France: the long and short game
Power Technology
“The French policy is that we should not leave the burden of our [nuclear] waste to future generations: that means we are obliged today to develop a solution to protect them – definitely and actively from the hazard of the waste,” says Jean-Michel ...

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Corps of Engineers officials visit Fort Greely to plan for nuclear power plant decommissioning - Alaska Public Radio Network

News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 01:05

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Corps of Engineers officials visit Fort Greely to plan for nuclear power plant decommissioning
Alaska Public Radio Network
Army Corps of Engineers officials were at Fort Greely last week to begin planning in earnest for the decommissioning and possible dismantling of the old mothballed nuclear power plant on post. The staff from the Corps' Baltimore office also are talking ...

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Russia says its sea-based nuclear power plant is safe. Critics call it a 'Floating Chernobyl.' - Washington Post

News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 21:38

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Russia says its sea-based nuclear power plant is safe. Critics call it a 'Floating Chernobyl.'
Washington Post
If a Russian state-owned company has its way, remote regions of the world will soon see giant, floating nuclear reactors pumping power to port cities and drilling platforms in a real-life version of the Soviet reversal joke: In Russia, 70-megawatt ...
Green groups warn of maritime 'Chernobyl' as Russia launches ...Telegraph.co.uk
Here's What We Know About Russia's New Floating Nuclear Power Plant Heading To The ArcticThe Drive
Russia's floating nuclear power plant is not the first of its kind | Ars ...Ars Technica
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Here's What We Know About Russia's New Floating Nuclear Power Plant Heading To The Arctic - The Drive

News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 21:31

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Here's What We Know About Russia's New Floating Nuclear Power Plant Heading To The Arctic
The Drive
Russia has begun towing the first of its new floating nuclear power plants, the Akademik Lomonosov, to Murmansk, where it will receive the nuclear fuel for its two reactors. The only one of its kind in service today, the program's progress is yet ...
Russia has launched a floating power plant that critics are calling a 'nuclear Titanic'Business Insider
5 reasons why a floating nuclear power plant in the Arctic is a terrible ideaGreenpeace International
Russia launched a floating nuclear power plant this weekendArs Technica
Greenpeace International -Greenpeace International
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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station shut down - wwlp.com

News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 17:41

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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station shut down
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PLYMOUTH, Mass.(Associated Press) - A nuclear reactor near Cape Cod has been shut down for the third time this year. The Cape Cod Times reports a malfunction involving two valves that regulate the amount of water flow into the reactor at the Plymouth ...

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Nuclear power plants, Old Barracks, and other tidbits of NJ history | Albright - NJ.com

News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 16:40

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Nuclear power plants, Old Barracks, and other tidbits of NJ history | Albright
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Historically speaking, did you know: There are three nuclear power plants located in New Jersey -- all in South Jersey -- while its neighbors in Pennsylvania and New York have five and four nuclear plants, respectively. The Oyster Creek Nuclear ...

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NRC launches special inspection at Watts Bar nuclear power plant - WTVC

News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 14:58

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NRC launches special inspection at Watts Bar nuclear power plant
WTVC
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has launched a special inspection into the circumstances surrounding voids in the residual heat removal system, which made it inoperable for a time on both Unit 1 and Unit 2 at the Watts Bar nuclear plant in Rhea ...
NRC Launches Special Inspection At Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant ...The Chattanoogan

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Can China Meet Its Nuclear Power Goals? - OilPrice.com

News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 14:34

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Can China Meet Its Nuclear Power Goals?
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China has 36.93 GW of nuclear power generation capacity across 38 units, data from the China Nuclear Energy Association has shown. Most of this is concentrated in coastal provinces where nuclear accounts for 15-25 percent of the power generation mix ...
Could Advanced Reactor Technology Save the Nuclear Industry?POWER magazine
Oregon company on the forefront of nuclear energy productionKGW.com

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Are nuclear power plants needed for long-term grid security? - LancasterOnline

News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 11:04

LancasterOnline

Are nuclear power plants needed for long-term grid security?
LancasterOnline
Ryan Aument of Landisville, co-founder of the Nuclear Energy Caucus, an effort to save nuclear plants from closing in Pennsylvania. “PJM's actions today finally reflect the seriousness of what I and many members of the Nuclear Energy Caucus have been ...

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The Morning After: Russia's floating nuclear plant, what to expect from Facebook - Engadget

News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:34

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The Morning After: Russia's floating nuclear plant, what to expect from Facebook
Engadget
Hey, good morning! Welcome to Tuesday! Facebook's big annual developer conference kicks off today, and the company will have plenty to cover. Russia launched its own floating nuclear plant, erotic fitness class livestreams are a thing and we bid ...

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International News in Brief: Floating nuclear power plant approaching Danish waters - The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english

News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:18

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International News in Brief: Floating nuclear power plant approaching Danish waters
The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english
In other news, it's mostly outgoings as ministers pay trips to Afghanistan and the US and a nurse picks up an incontinence award. It will be hard to miss (photo: government.ru). May 1st, 2018 12:05 pm| by Ben Hamilton. Facebook · twitter · google_plus ...

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Green groups warn of maritime 'Chernobyl' as Russia launches floating nuclear power plant - Telegraph.co.uk

News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:08

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Green groups warn of maritime 'Chernobyl' as Russia launches floating nuclear power plant
Telegraph.co.uk
Rosatom said it rejected Greenpeace's comments and that it had taken extensive precautions to make the Lomonosov safe. "Floating nuclear power plants would enable electricity and heat supply to the most remote regions boosting growth and sustainable ...
Russia's floating nuclear power plant is not the first of its kind | Ars ...Ars Technica

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Oregon company on the forefront of nuclear energy production - KGW.com

News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 03:20

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Oregon company on the forefront of nuclear energy production
KGW.com
At NuScale Power, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Jose Reyes has found a new way to make nuclear energy. “The actual size is about 72 feet. The diameter is about 15 feet. So that gives you a sense of scale,” said Reyes as he motioned ...
NuScale Small Modular Nuclear Reactor First Ever to Complete ...Next Big Future

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