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Nuclear power looks to shrink its way to success - Financial Times

News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 03:01

Financial Times

Nuclear power looks to shrink its way to success
Financial Times
Dozens of companies are working on a new generation of reactors that, they promise, can deliver nuclear power at lower cost and reduced risk. These small-scale plants will on average generate between 50MW and 300MW of power compared with the ...

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Russia eyes building nuclear power plant in South Africa - TASS

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 14:19

Russia eyes building nuclear power plant in South Africa
TASS
MOSCOW, July 24. /TASS/. Russia is interested in cooperating with South Africa in peaceful use of nuclear energy, including construction of a nuclear power plant (NPP) in this country, presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said on Tuesday. "Russia is ...

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Mapped: The US nuclear power plants 'at risk' of shutting down - Carbon Brief

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 14:00

Carbon Brief

Mapped: The US nuclear power plants 'at risk' of shutting down
Carbon Brief
Nuclear power plants generate more than half of the US's low-carbon electricity. However, record low gas prices associated with the US fracking boom have made many existing nuclear plants uncompetitive in the current market. About 90 terawatt hours ...

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High temperatures to cut French nuclear production: EDF - S&P Global Platts

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 11:39

High temperatures to cut French nuclear production: EDF
S&P Global Platts
On grid operator RTE's website, EDF said environmental issues are limiting "some" nuclear production availability in the country, starting Saturday. EDF did not give details on the exact impact of the output restrictions. The two nuclear power stations ...

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Koizumi calls on opposition to challenge LDP's nuclear policy - Asahi Shimbun

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 08:08

Asahi Shimbun

Koizumi calls on opposition to challenge LDP's nuclear policy
Asahi Shimbun
Among extremely rare remarks for a former prime minister and former Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker to make, Koizumi also said he expects opposition parties to make ending Japan's reliance on nuclear power a key point for debate in the next Upper ...

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Atomenergomash delivers equipment to Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant - Compelo

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 07:22

Compelo

Atomenergomash delivers equipment to Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant
Compelo
CDBMB supply director Ilya Babkov said: “Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant is one of our key overseas customers. We deliver reactor coolant pumps, spare parts and accessory equipment on the regular basis and provide continuous service support.”.

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Ex-IEA official: Nuclear power can't compete with solar power - Asahi Shimbun

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 07:04

Asahi Shimbun

Ex-IEA official: Nuclear power can't compete with solar power
Asahi Shimbun
Nuclear power is "ridiculously expensive" compared with solar power and cannot compete from a financial standpoint, said the former head of the International Energy Agency. During a lecture at a symposium in Tokyo on July 23, Nobuo Tanaka, former IEA ...
In Belgium, the accident occurred at the nuclear power plantwww.MICEtimes.asia (press release)
2022 Nuclear Power Plant Market: Analysis, Business Structure, Vendors, Regionsmanagementjournal24.com
Nuclear Power Plant Market Overview, Industry Top Manufactures, Market Size, Growth Analysis & Forecast to 2023Chronicle India
faircolumnist.com -Redfield Herald -Expert Herald
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Next-Gen Nuclear Is Coming—If Society Wants It - WIRED

News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 16:30

WIRED

Next-Gen Nuclear Is Coming—If Society Wants It
WIRED
And he knew that nuclear power, the only existing form of clean energy that could fill the gaps, was too expensive to compete with oil and gas. But then, at a conference in 2011, he met an engineer with an innovative design for a nuclear reactor cooled ...

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Hinkley Point C: MP Ian Liddell-Grainger says the nuclear power plant is already benefiting local community - Somerset Live

News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 15:34

Somerset Live

Hinkley Point C: MP Ian Liddell-Grainger says the nuclear power plant is already benefiting local community
Somerset Live
Conservative MP Ian Liddell-Grainger believes his consistency is already experiencing the long-term benefits of Hinkley Point C. The power plant, based near Bridgwater, is Britain's first new nuclear power plant in more than 20 years and will provide ...

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Potassium iodide tablets available for those near Pa.'s nuclear power plants - WFMZ Allentown

News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 15:20

WFMZ Allentown

Potassium iodide tablets available for those near Pa.'s nuclear power plants
WFMZ Allentown
The Pennsylvania Department of Health is stepping up efforts to protect people who live near nuclear power plants. The health department will distribute free potassium iodide tablets on Aug. 9 to those who live, work or attend school within a 10-mile ...

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Korea relies on nuclear to cope with heat wave - World Nuclear News

News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 14:55

Korea relies on nuclear to cope with heat wave
World Nuclear News
Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) has decided to restart Hanbit 3 and Hanul 2 in the second and third week of August in order to meet growing demand for electricity as the summer heat wave continues, Korea JoongAng Daily reported today. The units ...

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Radioactive Traces from the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Found in California Wine - Live Science

News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 13:16

Live Science

Radioactive Traces from the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Found in California Wine
Live Science
Following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant accident, radioactive waste leaked into surrounding areas and contaminated waters and food. Seven years later, traces of the disaster were found half a world away — in California's wine. A group of ...
Your favorite California wine may contain radioactive particles — from JapanSacramento Bee
Fukushima Vintage: Traces of Nuclear Plant Disaster Found in Californian WineSputnik International
Traces of the Fukushima Meltdown Can Be Found in California WinesPopular Mechanics
New York Post -Forbes
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Iran vs USA news: Iran's military power REVEALED - Does Iran have nuclear weapons? - Express.co.uk

News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 13:13

Express.co.uk

Iran vs USA news: Iran's military power REVEALED - Does Iran have nuclear weapons?
Express.co.uk
Iran and the US have had a strained relationship following the American President's withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran deal. The deal destabilises Iran's ballistic missile programme and restricts the ...
US-Iran nuclear tensions: Why is Donald Trump engaged in a war of words with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani?The Independent
Iran Army Chief Says US Angling For InvasionRadioFarda
Dem rep: Trump 'regards war as a way to solve political problems'The Hill

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Safer, Cleaner Nuclear Energy—If We Want It - Mother Jones

News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 10:04

Mother Jones

Safer, Cleaner Nuclear Energy—If We Want It
Mother Jones
But then, at a conference in 2011, he met an engineer with an innovative design for a nuclear reactor cooled by molten salt. If it worked, Irish figured, it could not only solve the problems with aging nuclear power, but also provide a realistic path ...
Study says coal, nuclear bailout could cost $33.4B in 2 yearsKallanish Energy
Pity Rick Perry, Trump demands he betray his valuesSan Antonio Express-News

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IAEA Project Connects Dots Between Unconventional Uranium Extraction and High Temperature Nuclear Power ... - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 08:27

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Project Connects Dots Between Unconventional Uranium Extraction and High Temperature Nuclear Power ...
International Atomic Energy Agency
A multi-faceted IAEA research project linking unconventional uranium extraction and high temperature nuclear power reactors has reached its final phase. The project that involves 17 institutes from 16 Member States is focusing on how to make uranium ...

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Korea turns to nuclear power amid scorching heat wave - Korea Times

News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 08:04

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Korea turns to nuclear power amid scorching heat wave
Korea Times
To cope with the explosive power demand, the government has belatedly turned to nuclear power, announcing it will raise the number of operating nuclear plants from 14 to 19, but calls are growing for a fundamental change in the government's energy ...
Scorching heat wave sends Korean authorities to turn back on nuclear reactorspulse

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Japanese filmmaker's documentary makes argument for nuclear phase-out - Kyodo News Plus

News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 01:06

Kyodo News Plus

Japanese filmmaker's documentary makes argument for nuclear phase-out
Kyodo News Plus
Masako Sakata, an award-winning Japanese documentary film director, took the long route to answer a gnawing question: how is that Japan is still wedded to atomic power while Germany decided to phase out its nuclear plants by 2022 in the wake of the ...

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Remembering Antarctica's nuclear past with 'Nukey Poo' - The Conversation AU

News - Sun, 07/22/2018 - 20:26

The Conversation AU

Remembering Antarctica's nuclear past with 'Nukey Poo'
The Conversation AU
By the late 1950s nuclear power was viewed with optimism, as an exciting new solution to both the world's energy and social problems. The Antarctic Treaty was signed in 1959, designating Antarctica as a place for international scientific cooperation ...

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Meet the dogs of Chernobyl: These Wild Animals Are Up For Adoption - Newsweek

News - Sun, 07/22/2018 - 11:00

Newsweek

Meet the dogs of Chernobyl: These Wild Animals Are Up For Adoption
Newsweek
When hundreds of temporary workers stream out of the train station every morning to continue the clean up of the nuclear power plant accident that rendered this area a nuclear wilderness 32 years ago — dogs run at them. These humans are their main ...

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