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Philippines to draw up nuclear energy policy - World Nuclear News

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 15:08

World Nuclear News

Philippines to draw up nuclear energy policy
World Nuclear News
The first 620 MWe unit of the Bataan plant - owned by National Power Corporation - was completed in 1984 but was never fuelled or operated. The Philippines government finally paid off the cost of building the plant in April 2007. In November, Russia ...

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IAEA Reviews Niger's Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 13:35

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Reviews Niger's Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development
International Atomic Energy Agency
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded an eight-day mission to Niger to review its infrastructure development for a nuclear power programme. The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) was carried out at the ...

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Demand for Global Nuclear Power Projected to Grow - PR Newswire (press release)

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 13:09

Demand for Global Nuclear Power Projected to Grow
PR Newswire (press release)
According to Energias Market Research Pvt. Ltd., the global nuclear power market is projected to witness a CAGR of 8.9% and reaching USD 205.2 billion by 2024. The research indicates that the rise in the worldwide demand for clean energy, particularly ...

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Wind, Solar Are a Distraction. Let's Go Full Steam Ahead on Nuclear Power - American Council on Science and Health

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 11:18

American Council on Science and Health

Wind, Solar Are a Distraction. Let's Go Full Steam Ahead on Nuclear Power
American Council on Science and Health
To sustainably meet our energy needs, the world requires a balanced "energy mix" or an "all-of-the-above" strategy: a little solar power here, a little wind power there, and toss in some hydrothermal, geothermal, and natural gas for good measure. That ...
Balancing nuclear and renewable energyEurekAlert (press release)

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Estimating Construction Costs for Nuclear Power Plants - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 11:04

Estimating Construction Costs for Nuclear Power Plants
International Atomic Energy Agency
26 April 2018. Alejandra Silva, Josef Weilguny. The IAEA hosted is first-ever Technical Meeting on Nuclear Power Cost Estimation in Vienna. Nuclear experts from around the world discussed the challenges of nuclear power construction projects. AddThis ...

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19 stunning photos show what the radioactive area inside the Chernobyl nuclear plant looks like 32 years after the ... - Business Insider

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 10:50

Business Insider

19 stunning photos show what the radioactive area inside the Chernobyl nuclear plant looks like 32 years after the ...
Business Insider
Thirty-one people died in the accident, and thousands of lives have been affected long-term by the exposure to radiation. Around 150,000 people were forced to evacuate their homes in the "Nuclear Exclusion Zone," the area in a 18-mile radius around the ...
Chernobyl: What happened and why?Aljazeera.com
32nd Anniversary of Chernobyl Nuclear DisasterSputnik International
Chernobyl disaster: What happened 32 years agoTHE WEEK
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What is the impact of the huge Hinkley nuclear power station on Somerset's property market? - Telegraph.co.uk

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 06:02

Telegraph.co.uk

What is the impact of the huge Hinkley nuclear power station on Somerset's property market?
Telegraph.co.uk
It's an epic feat of engineering that is transforming the landscape and local housing markets in equal measure. You may be thinking of Crossrail and London, but you'd be wrong. There is something even bigger: the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant in ...

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Balancing nuclear and renewable energy - Science Daily

News - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 22:09

Science Daily

Balancing nuclear and renewable energy
Science Daily
The study helps to dispel long-held views that nuclear power plants must operate in "baseload" mode, producing power at maximum rated capacity whenever they are online. Nuclear plants can even respond dynamically to hourly electricity market prices and ...

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IAEA Concludes Long-Term Operational Safety Review at South Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 17:31

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Concludes Long-Term Operational Safety Review at South Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant
International Atomic Energy Agency
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has completed a review of long-term operational safety of Unit 3 at the South Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant. The Pre-SALTO (Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation) peer review mission was ...

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Keeping the balance: How flexible nuclear operation can help add more wind and solar to the grid - MIT News

News - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 16:57

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Keeping the balance: How flexible nuclear operation can help add more wind and solar to the grid
MIT News
In the Southwestern United States, the country's sunniest region, sunlight can shine down for up to 14 hours a day. This makes the location ideal for implementing solar energy — and the perfect test-bed for MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) researcher ...
Balancing nuclear and renewable energyEurekAlert (press release)
Cost And Climate Savings Through Nuclear Plant-Based Heating SystemsScience Trends
China Fast-tracks Nuclear Energy IndustryUrduPoint News

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FirstEnergy Solutions definitely to close its nuclear power plants - Toledo Blade

News - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 16:10

Toledo Blade

FirstEnergy Solutions definitely to close its nuclear power plants
Toledo Blade
AKRON — FirstEnergy Corp.'s power plant subsidiary announced Wednesday that it has certified to federal regulators the definite shut down its three nuclear power plants. FirstEnergy Solutions, its subsidiaries and the FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co ...

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Update on the decommissioning of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant - vtdigger.org

News - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 14:54

Update on the decommissioning of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
vtdigger.org
Montpelier – The House Committee on Energy and Technology, House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development, House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife and the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy will hold a joint ...

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FirstEnergy Solutions definitely to close its nuclear power plants - cleveland.com

News - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:58

cleveland.com

FirstEnergy Solutions definitely to close its nuclear power plants
cleveland.com
FirstEnergy Solutions, the power plant subsidiary of Akron-based FirstEnergy Corp. has certified to federal regulators that it will definitely close its Davis-Besse nuclear power plant on May 31, 2020, its Perry nuclear plant on May 31, 2021. The ...

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FirstEnergy to permanently deactivate its 3 nuclear power plants - MarketWatch

News - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:37

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FirstEnergy to permanently deactivate its 3 nuclear power plants
MarketWatch
FirstEnergy Solutions, a unit of FirstEnergy Corp. FE, -0.61% said Wednesday it has informed the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission of its decision to permanently deactivate its three nuclear power plants over the next three years. The company said the ...
FirstEnergy files plan to permanently deactivate three nuclear power plantsSeeking Alpha
FirstEnergy Solutions Files Certification Letter with NRC Affirming Plans to Deactivate Three Nuclear Generating PlantsPR Newswire (press release)

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Japan's Itochu withdraws from nuclear power plant project in Turkey ... - The Japan Times

News - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 07:52

The Mainichi

Japan's Itochu withdraws from nuclear power plant project in Turkey ...
The Japan Times
Major trading house Itochu Corp. is backing away from a nuclear power plant project in Turkey because of a surge in safety-related costs, sources close to.
Itochu withdraws from nuclear power plant project in Turkey - The ...The Mainichi
Japan's Itochu pulls out of Turkish nuclear power plant project - TXF ...TXF (press release) (blog)

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'With Nuclear power project, Nigeria leads future the world may depend on' - Vanguard

News - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 06:47

Vanguard

'With Nuclear power project, Nigeria leads future the world may depend on'
Vanguard
Lately, the country also signed agreement with Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation, ROSATOM to build a nuclear energy plant, after exploring a framework agreement in 2012 which indicated initial responsibilities of the parties to implement the ...
How two South African women stopped Zuma and Putin's $76 billion Russian nuclear dealQuartz

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Itochu withdraws from nuclear power plant project in Turkey - The Mainichi

News - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 22:11

The Mainichi

Itochu withdraws from nuclear power plant project in Turkey
The Mainichi
Another Japanese company, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., is to continue participating in the study. It is now deemed difficult for the plant to become operational in 2023 as targeted, amid surging costs linked to safety measures and with total costs ...

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Fermi 2 nuclear plant down after valve issue found - The Detroit News

News - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 20:34

The Detroit News

Fermi 2 nuclear plant down after valve issue found
The Detroit News
Newport – A nuclear power plant in southeastern Michigan remains shut down after a valve issue was discovered following the malfunction of a transformer. DTE Energy says Fermi 2 in Monroe County remains in a “safe, stable condition.” Spokesman John ...
Southeastern Michigan nuclear plant idled due to mechanical problemWNWO NBC 24
Fermi 2 nuclear plant remains down after valve issue foundDetroit Free Press

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32 years after the Chernobyl disaster - USA TODAY

News - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 18:18

USA TODAY

32 years after the Chernobyl disaster
USA TODAY
A tourist takes a photo in an abandoned kindergarten in the ghost village of Kopachi near the Chernobyl Nuclear power plant during a tour to the Chernobyl exclusion zone April 23, 2018. April 26, 2018 will mark the 32nd anniversary of the Chernobyl ...

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Russia's ROSATOM: 'Nuclear power is a vital element of a low carbon mix' - Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

News - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 17:06

Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

Russia's ROSATOM: 'Nuclear power is a vital element of a low carbon mix'
Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy
Nuclear power is a vital element of a low carbon energy mix. That's according to Andrey Rozhdestvin, CEO of ROSATOM France, who spoke to ELN about the important role nuclear technologies play in transitioning to an increasingly diverse generation mix ...

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