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With an irrational Trump in office, the nuclear power of US president must be tamed - South China Morning Post

News - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 01:20

South China Morning Post

With an irrational Trump in office, the nuclear power of US president must be tamed
South China Morning Post
Even American politicians have shockingly little insight into the immense destructive power vested in the American president. The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee recently held a hearing on the president's nuclear launch authority, which received ...
A Nuclear Reckoning: Senators Ponder the President's Power to Launch ArmageddonWar on the Rocks
South Asian Nuclear ProblemModern Diplomacy

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There's still time to halt the madness of our foreign-owned nuclear juggernaut - Telegraph.co.uk

News - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 20:02

Telegraph.co.uk

There's still time to halt the madness of our foreign-owned nuclear juggernaut
Telegraph.co.uk
It's the story that keeps on giving – the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset. Just as you thought the train had left the station and it was too late to do anything about Britain's positively reckless programme of nuclear renewal, along ...

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SC proposal would cut SCANA executive compensation packages after nuclear fiasco - Charleston Post Courier

News - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 11:09

Charleston Post Courier

SC proposal would cut SCANA executive compensation packages after nuclear fiasco
Charleston Post Courier
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer SCANA Corporation Kevin Marsh and Lonnie Carter, president and CEO of Santee Cooper, tour the construction site of the then-new reactors at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Power Station in Jenkinsville on Wednesday, ...

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Survey finds positive views of nuclear plant - News-Press Now

News - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 03:05

News-Press Now

Survey finds positive views of nuclear plant
News-Press Now
A majority of respondents to a recently commissioned survey reveals a continued complimentary perspective of the region's lone nuclear power plant. Nearly 250 people who live within 10 miles of the Cooper Nuclear Station in southeast Nebraska ...

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Subsidizing Coal and Nuclear Power Could Drive Customers off the Grid - DeSmog (blog)

News - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 01:54

DeSmog (blog)

Subsidizing Coal and Nuclear Power Could Drive Customers off the Grid
DeSmog (blog)
This initiative seeks to protect coal-fired and nuclear power plants that are struggling to compete with cheaper energy sources. Perry's proposed rule applies to plants that operate in regions with deregulated power markets, where utilities normally ...
Trump Resists Progress on Global WarmingConsortium News

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Life-and-death regulatory OK elusive for Japan Atomic Power - Nikkei Asian Review

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 18:50

Nikkei Asian Review

Life-and-death regulatory OK elusive for Japan Atomic Power
Nikkei Asian Review
TOKYO -- Japan Atomic Power, an electricity wholesaler focusing solely on nuclear plants, has asked regulators to extend the operating life of an aging plant, but getting the approval will not come easily given such issues as raising the money needed ...

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EU backs Lithuania in nuclear plant dispute with Belarus - Financial Times

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 18:38

Financial Times

EU backs Lithuania in nuclear plant dispute with Belarus
Financial Times
Linas Linkevicius, Lithuania's foreign minister, raised the prospect of a boycott on buying power from the project. He tweeted: “unsafe #Belarus' Nuclear Power Plant is an issue for the whole #EU. No place for the unsafe #nuclear projects on #EU ...
Nuclear spat at Eastern Partnership summitEURACTIV

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Resolving PHL's nuclear-power quandary - Business Mirror

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 16:27

Business Mirror

Resolving PHL's nuclear-power quandary
Business Mirror
Nuclear experts based in Russia have concluded their preliminary assessment on the possibility and viability of rehabilitating the 620-megawatt (MW) Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP), the first nuclear power plant built in Southeast Asia more than ...
FirstEnergy celebrates 30 years of operation at its Perry Nuclear Power PlantDaily Energy Insider

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German Wind Power Beats Hard Coal, Nuclear Power for First Time - Bloomberg

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 14:06

Bloomberg

German Wind Power Beats Hard Coal, Nuclear Power for First Time
Bloomberg
German coal plant operators choked generation from hard coal plants in favor of cheaper-to-run lignite units this year and nuclear power operators kept plants like Grundremmingen B, which were offline for extended periods, Bruno Burger, a professor at ...

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China signs deal to build new nuclear reactor in Pakistan: WNN - Reuters

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 14:05

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China signs deal to build new nuclear reactor in Pakistan: WNN
Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - China has signed a deal to build a third large nuclear reactor in Pakistan, which wants to get a fifth of its electricity from nuclear by 2030. World Nuclear News, supported by industry lobby World Nuclear Association, reported that ...
New deal between 'all weather friends', China signs deal to build new nuclear reactor in PakistanNew Delhi Times
China constructing nuclear reactor in PAKNews Track

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Japan Atomic Power requests 20 extra years to run Tokai plant - Asahi Shimbun

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 06:45

Power Technology

Japan Atomic Power requests 20 extra years to run Tokai plant
Asahi Shimbun
Japan Atomic Power Co. on Nov. 24 filed an application with the Nuclear Regulation Authority to extend its operation of the Tokai No. 2 nuclear power plant in Ibaraki Prefecture by 20 years beyond the government's 40-year limit. The request is the ...
Weakest link: the small components that keep nuclear safePower Technology

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Eskom's latest work on energy policy plan rejects nuclear - Fin24

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 05:10

Fin24

Eskom's latest work on energy policy plan rejects nuclear
Fin24
In the forced nuclear scenario, some 9.6 GW of new-nuclear power is “hardwired” (or forced) into the IRP model in the years to 2050, because none of the other scenarios modelled come up with this particular outcome, which appears to be preferred by the ...

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EDITORIAL: Aging Tokai No. 2 nuclear plant should be decommissioned - Asahi Shimbun

News - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 03:38

Power Technology

EDITORIAL: Aging Tokai No. 2 nuclear plant should be decommissioned
Asahi Shimbun
Japan Atomic Power Co.'s Tokai No. 2 nuclear power plant in Tokai, Ibaraki Prefecture, seems doomed to be decommissioned given the strong doubts and practical difficulties surrounding the company's plan to restart the reactor at the plant. Japan Atomic ...
Weakest link: the small components that keep nuclear safePower Technology

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Making Nuclear Reactors Safer - Futurism

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 16:01

Futurism

How Artificial Intelligence Is Making Nuclear Reactors Safer
Futurism
The method could potentially make safety inspections safer. “Regular inspection of nuclear power plant components is important to guarantee safe operations,” Mohammad Jahanshahi, an assistant professor at Purdue's Lyles School of Civil Engineering ...

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France weighs EDF restructuring scenarios, nuclear spinoff - Nasdaq

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 14:07

France weighs EDF restructuring scenarios, nuclear spinoff
Nasdaq
PARIS, Nov 23 (Reuters) - The French finance ministry is studying several scenarios for restructuring state-owned utility EDF, including spinning off its nuclear power generation activities into a standalone unit, sources familiar with the situation ...

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France weighs EDF restructuring scenarios, nuclear spinoff-sources - Reuters

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 14:03

France weighs EDF restructuring scenarios, nuclear spinoff-sources
Reuters
PARIS, Nov 23 (Reuters) - The French finance ministry is studying several scenarios for restructuring state-owned utility EDF, including spinning off its nuclear power generation activities into a standalone unit, sources familiar with the situation said.

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Sudan's Bashir: we want to discuss nuclear power cooperation with Russia - Reuters

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 12:06

Sudan's Bashir: we want to discuss nuclear power cooperation with Russia
Reuters
SOCHI, Russia, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Thursday he wanted to discuss nuclear power cooperation with Russia. Bashir was speaking before talks with Putin in the southern ...

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Weakest link: the small components that keep nuclear safe - Power Technology

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:31

Power Technology

Weakest link: the small components that keep nuclear safe
Power Technology
The division I work for is the nuclear safety division. We've been in the nuclear field since the early 60s. We started with the Otto Hahn nuclear-powered ship in Germany, and then developed, working at German nuclear power plants and then moving into ...

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Weakest link: the small components that keep nuclear safe - Power Technology

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:31

Power Technology

Weakest link: the small components that keep nuclear safe
Power Technology
The division I work for is the nuclear safety division. We've been in the nuclear field since the early 60s. We started with the Otto Hahn nuclear-powered ship in Germany, and then developed, working at German nuclear power plants and then moving into ...

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Moody's assigns A3 to China General Nuclear's USD/EUR guaranteed notes - Moodys.com (press release)

News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 05:03

Moody's assigns A3 to China General Nuclear's USD/EUR guaranteed notes
Moodys.com (press release)
Hong Kong, November 23, 2017 -- Moody's Investors Service has assigned an A3 senior unsecured rating to the proposed senior unsecured notes to be issued by CGNPC International Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of China General Nuclear Power ...
CGN funds will power UK plantsecns

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