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India third in nuclear power installations: study - The Hindu

News - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 22:49

The Hindu

India third in nuclear power installations: study
The Hindu
India is third in the world in the number of nuclear reactors being installed, at six, while China is leading at 20, the World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2017, released this month, shows. The number of nuclear reactor units under construction is ...

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Iraq asks UN for help to build new nuclear power reactor - Reuters.com

News - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 20:49

SFGate

Iraq asks UN for help to build new nuclear power reactor
Reuters.com
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Iraq asked on Saturday for assistance in building a nuclear power reactor for peaceful purposes, more than 25 years after the destruction of the reactors it had under Saddam Hussein. “Iraq calls for assistance from our kindred ...
Iraq seeks other nations' help to build a nuclear reactorSFGate
The Latest: Iraq asks for help to build a nuclear reactorNew York Daily News

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Iraq asks UN for help to build new nuclear power reactor - Reuters.com

News - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 20:38

Iraq asks UN for help to build new nuclear power reactor
Reuters.com
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Iraq asked on Saturday for assistance in building a nuclear power reactor for peaceful purposes, more than 25 years after the destruction of the reactors it had under Saddam Hussein. “Iraq calls for assistance from our kindred ...

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India third in nuclear power installations: study - The Hindu

News - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 16:52

The Hindu

India third in nuclear power installations: study
The Hindu
“The most decisive part of this report is the final section — Nuclear Power vs Renewable Energy Development. It reveals that since 1997, worldwide, renewable energy has produced four times as many new kilowatt-hours of electricity than nuclear power ...

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Where are the world's nuclear weapons? - CNN

News - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 14:54

CNN

Where are the world's nuclear weapons?
CNN
But after large-scale disarmament efforts by superpowers such as the United States, we're really at a low point in what was once a world that packed three or four times more operational nuclear power. See the chart below for a visualization of how ...
If North Korea gets ready to test a nuclear missile in the Pacific Ocean destroy it firstFox News
DPRK Foreign Minister Lashes out at Trump at UNVoice of America
North Korean foreign minister says Trump is on a "suicide mission"CBS News
The Atlantic -The San Diego Union-Tribune
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What happens when coal and nuclear plants close? - Houston Chronicle

News - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 04:43

Houston Chronicle

What happens when coal and nuclear plants close?
Houston Chronicle
At the center of the debate is the growing role of intermittent energy sources, namely wind and solar, which are taking market share from coal and nuclear power plants that operate all the time. That is not only creating challenges in managing the flow ...

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Truman reveals Soviet Union is now a nuclear power, Sept. 23, 1949 - Politico

News - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 03:37

Politico

Truman reveals Soviet Union is now a nuclear power, Sept. 23, 1949
Politico
On this day in 1949, President Harry S. Truman revealed that the Soviet Union had exploded an atomic bomb, ending the American monopoly in nuclear weapons years ahead of what was then thought possible by most U.S. officials and scientists. Some 25 ...

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Nuclear's dimming prospects: Industry faces uphill challenge, despite lower emissions - STLtoday.com

News - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:04

STLtoday.com

Nuclear's dimming prospects: Industry faces uphill challenge, despite lower emissions
STLtoday.com
The U.S. nuclear power industry is facing an uphill battle to hang onto its share of the country's electricity production, with some projecting a worst-case scenario in which half of the nation's 99 nuclear reactors could shut down over the next couple ...

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Fortum's annual outage 2017 at Loviisa nuclear power plant completed - GlobeNewswire (press release)

News - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 07:01

GlobeNewswire (press release)

Fortum's annual outage 2017 at Loviisa nuclear power plant completed
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Both units at Fortum's Loviisa nuclear power plant are back in production after their annual maintenance outages. The annual outage of Unit 1 lasted approximately 22 days, until 27 August, 2017. All scheduled work at Unit 1 was completed on time ...

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Nuclear power headlining in SA this week - ESI Africa

News - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 06:46

ESI Africa

Nuclear power headlining in SA this week
ESI Africa
For example, the IAEA in its report entitled “International Status and Prospects for Nuclear Power 2017”, illustrated that the worldwide demand for nuclear power is on a positive trajectory with 447 nuclear power reactors operational in 30 countries ...
India and Russia to build Bangladesh nuclear power plantPower Engineering International
India collaborating with Russia for nuclear power plant in BangladeshEconomic Times
India to collaborate with Russia in Bangladesh's nuclear plant projectDhaka Tribune
Northglen News -Fin24
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Nuclear Experts Head to China to Test Experimental Reactors - Bloomberg

News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 22:01

Bloomberg

Nuclear Experts Head to China to Test Experimental Reactors
Bloomberg
China is becoming the testing ground for a new breed of nuclear power stations designed to be safer and cheaper, as scientists from the U.S. and other Western nations find it difficult to raise enough money to build experimental plants at home. China ...
Scott Montgomery makes case for nuclear power in new book 'Seeing the Light'UW Today
Concerns on Component SupplyBusinessKorea

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Middle East: Nuclear power's new horizon - Saudi Gazette - Saudi Gazette

News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 21:10

Saudi Gazette

Middle East: Nuclear power's new horizon - Saudi Gazette
Saudi Gazette
Alexander Voronkov, Director, Rosatom Middle East and North Africa, expects the Middle East to be the new frontier for nuclear energy. — Courtesy photo.

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NRC names new resident inspector at Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant - The Decatur Daily

News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:58

NRC names new resident inspector at Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant
The Decatur Daily
At least two NRC resident inspectors are assigned to each U.S. commercial nuclear plant. They conduct inspections, monitor major work projects and interact with plant workers and the public. Resident inspectors can serve at one site for up to seven years.

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Scott Montgomery makes case for nuclear power in new book 'Seeing the Light' - UW Today

News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:21

UW Today

Scott Montgomery makes case for nuclear power in new book 'Seeing the Light'
UW Today
“Seeing the Light: The Case for Nuclear Power in the 21st Century,” by the UW's Scott L. Montgomery with Thomas Graham Jr., was published in September by Cambridge University Press. Nuclear power is not merely an energy option for the future, ...
China Becomes a Testing Ground for New Breed of Nuclear ReactorsBloomberg

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India and Russia to build Bangladesh nuclear power plant - Power Engineering International

News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:24

Power Engineering International

India and Russia to build Bangladesh nuclear power plant
Power Engineering International
Dr Sekhar Basu said the two countries will build the 2.4 GW Rooppur plant in Bangladesh's northwestern region under a 2014 agreement to work together on third-country nuclear projects. The first of the plant's two pressurized water reactors (PWR) is ...

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Crews tackle fire near Hunterston nuclear power station - BBC News

News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:19

BBC News

Crews tackle fire near Hunterston nuclear power station
BBC News
Fire crews were called to a converter plant near Hunterston nuclear power station after reports of fire. It is understood there was a mechanical or electrical failure during tests at the Western Link plant in North Ayrshire. The converter station is ...
Breaking news: Explosion next to Hunterston power station as emergency services race to Ayrshire plantScottish Daily Record

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Taiwan holds safety drill at second nuclear power plant - Focus Taiwan News Channel

News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:14

Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taiwan holds safety drill at second nuclear power plant
Focus Taiwan News Channel
21 (CNA) A nuclear emergency exercise was held Thursday at Taiwan's second nuclear power plant in New Taipei City as part of an annual disaster prevention and rescue drill held nationwide. The exercise in the city's Wanli District involved members of ...

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Chernobyl nuclear power plant lacks space for radioactive waste burial - TASS

News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:27

Chernobyl nuclear power plant lacks space for radioactive waste burial
TASS
KIEV, September 21. /TASS/. About 20,000 cubic meters of liquid radioactive waste have been accumulated at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, but the exclusive zone has not enough space to store such amounts, press service of Ukraine's State Agency for ...

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Valuing nuclear power in the USA - World Nuclear News

News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:22

Valuing nuclear power in the USA
World Nuclear News
The World Nuclear Association's newly published Fuel Report indicates that, by 2035, the United States might be losing 11 reactor units (reference scenario), losing 30 (lower scenario), or losing two and gaining five (upper scenario). Michael Pacilio ...

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No commercial demand for nuclear power: PM - NEWS.com.au

News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:54

No commercial demand for nuclear power: PM
NEWS.com.au
The prime minister says with electricity demand flat and even falling in Australia, he doesn't see there being a commercial demand for expensive nuclear power. Roje Adaimy. Australian Associated PressSeptember 21, 20177:41pm. Malcolm Turnbull doesn't ...

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