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Skyline of Bohunice nuclear power plant has changed - The Slovak Spectator

News - Tue, 10/02/2018 - 20:35

The Slovak Spectator

Skyline of Bohunice nuclear power plant has changed
The Slovak Spectator
Four cooling towers of the former V1 nuclear power station in Jaslovské Bohunice, western Slovakia, are now history. The final piece was pulled down on Monday, October 1. The towers were a part of the skyline since 1977. “Because ferro-concrete ...

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The future of nuclear energy depends on China - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

News - Tue, 10/02/2018 - 17:17

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The future of nuclear energy depends on China
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
“The world nuclear industry cannot develop without China's input,” said Jade Huang, Vice-Secretary General of the China-based international nonprofit organization International Forum for Clean Energy, last month in London. She spoke at the unveiling of ...
Column: Anti-nuclear policies threaten economy, national securityThe Columbus Dispatch
US court upholds New York nuclear power plant subsidy program: trade groupETEnergyworld.com

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A Tale Of Two Power Plants: One Nuclear Plant Gets the Go Ahead While One Coal Plant Gets The Axe - Forbes

News - Tue, 10/02/2018 - 16:30

Forbes

A Tale Of Two Power Plants: One Nuclear Plant Gets the Go Ahead While One Coal Plant Gets The Axe
Forbes
For proponents seeking to move forward with construction of two new units at the Vogtle nuclear power plant near Augusta, Georgia, late September 2018 was the best of times. The owners of the plant agreed to a cost-sharing deal that will continue a ...

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Nuclear plant shutdowns closer, FirstEnergy Solutions mum on retention bonuses - cleveland.com

News - Tue, 10/02/2018 - 13:48

cleveland.com

Nuclear plant shutdowns closer, FirstEnergy Solutions mum on retention bonuses
cleveland.com
The Davis-Besse nuclear power plant east of Toledo is scheduled to close at the end of May in 2020. Keeping key employees on the job until then is crucial, says bankrupt owner FirstEnergy Solutions. Yet the company is locked in a battle with its unions ...

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A Tough Regulatory Road Ahead for Nuclear Power - InsideSources

News - Tue, 10/02/2018 - 13:34

InsideSources

A Tough Regulatory Road Ahead for Nuclear Power
InsideSources
Forty five years ago, it looked like nuclear energy would power America's future. In a 1973 report, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission predicted that 1000 reactors would power homes and businesses across the U.S. by the start of the 21st century ...

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New concept to cool boiling surface may help prevent nuclear power ... - EurekAlert (press release)

News - Tue, 10/02/2018 - 12:50

EurekAlert (press release)

New concept to cool boiling surface may help prevent nuclear power ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Sangwoo Shin has demonstrated a novel concept that overcomes the tolerable heat limit or what's known as the ...

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Column: Anti-nuclear policies threaten economy, national security - The Columbus Dispatch

News - Tue, 10/02/2018 - 09:10

The Columbus Dispatch

Column: Anti-nuclear policies threaten economy, national security
The Columbus Dispatch
America's nuclear power plant system is in trouble — and bad government policies are to blame. Five plants across the country have closed in the past five years. Five more plants are scheduled to close in the next decade. This could have a disastrous ...

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4 Ways To Lower Nuclear Plant Construction Costs, According To MIT - Forbes

News - Tue, 10/02/2018 - 04:01

Forbes

4 Ways To Lower Nuclear Plant Construction Costs, According To MIT
Forbes
Having discovered surprising reasons why nuclear power plants are more expensive in the West, a new MIT study offers a prescription for lowering those costs. Idaho National Laboratory Fellow David Petti said he was surprised to discover that the high ...

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Russia's Floating Nuclear Plant Opens its Gangway for Bellona - The Maritime Executive

News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 23:29

The Maritime Executive

Russia's Floating Nuclear Plant Opens its Gangway for Bellona
The Maritime Executive
By Charles Digges 2018-10-01 19:25:07. After years of secrecy surrounding the Akademik Lomonsov, Russia's controversial floating nuclear power plant, Russia's state nuclear corporation Rosatom has finally allowed foreign environmentalists on board to ...

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Nuclear power fits in best with Saudi Arabia's plans to diversify energy sources - Saudi Gazette

News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 21:06

Saudi Gazette

Nuclear power fits in best with Saudi Arabia's plans to diversify energy sources
Saudi Gazette
Currently Saudi Arabia consumes over one-quarter of its oil production to power its electricity plants, according to World Nuclear Association estimates. Growing energy needs mean that much of the Kingdom's oil production will be consumed domestically ...

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Nuclear power fits in best with Saudi Arabia's plans to diversify energy sources - Saudi Gazette

News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 21:00

Saudi Gazette

Nuclear power fits in best with Saudi Arabia's plans to diversify energy sources
Saudi Gazette
Currently Saudi Arabia consumes over one-quarter of its oil production to power its electricity plants, according to World Nuclear Association estimates. Growing energy needs mean that much of the Kingdom's oil production will be consumed domestically ...

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Trump Signs Legislation to Promote Advanced Nuclear Reactor Technology - Greentech Media

News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 18:53

Greentech Media

Trump Signs Legislation to Promote Advanced Nuclear Reactor Technology
Greentech Media
The Trump administration has made shoring up existing nuclear power plants a key — and controversial — component of its energy agenda. But it's also looking ahead to the next generation of nuclear reactor technology. On Friday, President Trump signed ...

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New concept to cool boiling surface may help prevent nuclear power plant accidents - Phys.Org

News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 12:20

New concept to cool boiling surface may help prevent nuclear power plant accidents
Phys.Org
Boiling is usually associated with heating, however, in many industrial applications associated with extremely hot components, such as nuclear power plants and metal casting, boiling is used as an effective cooling mechanism. This is due to "latent ...

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How important is nuclear power in India's energy transition? - ETEnergyworld.com

News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:01

ETEnergyworld.com

How important is nuclear power in India's energy transition?
ETEnergyworld.com
Anti-nuclear groups across the globe are pressing for closure of nuclear plants on the ground of environment standards or economic viability. Pressure groups have been successful to shut down nuclear power plants like San Onofre & Diablo Canyon in the ...
Malaysia: No to nuclearNew Straits Times Online
Intense Summer Heatwaves Rattle World's Power PlantsPOWER magazine
Global Nuclear Power Plant Market 2018 New Trends – Exelon Nuclear, Rosenergoatom, Duke Energy, Entergy ...Weekly Journalism
The Tech Elector (press release) (blog) -Tactical Business
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Further delay to Paks nuclear power plant expansion - bne IntelliNews

News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 07:50

bne IntelliNews

Further delay to Paks nuclear power plant expansion
bne IntelliNews
The tender for the extension of the cooling canal system at the Paks nuclear power plant, a key safety investment, has been declared invalid, which will further delay the project, already behind schedule by at least two years, local media reported on ...

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Further delay to Paks nuclear power plant expansion - bne IntelliNews

News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 07:50

bne IntelliNews

Further delay to Paks nuclear power plant expansion
bne IntelliNews
The tender for the extension of the cooling canal system at the Paks nuclear power plant, a key safety investment, has been declared invalid, which will further delay the project, already behind schedule by at least two years, local media reported on ...

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Japan nuclear power companies to form four-way alliance — Nikkei - InterAksyon

News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 04:21

InterAksyon

Japan nuclear power companies to form four-way alliance — Nikkei
InterAksyon
TOKYO — Four major Japanese utility and engineering companies entered an alliance to combine all their nuclear operations under a combined company, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Wednesday. Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc ...

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3 Reasons Nuclear Power Plants Are More Expensive In The West (It's Not Regulation) - Forbes

News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 04:01

Forbes

3 Reasons Nuclear Power Plants Are More Expensive In The West (It's Not Regulation)
Forbes
Nuclear reactors can cost twice as much in the United States and Europe than in Asian countries where the industry is flourishing, according to a new analysis from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Meticulous regulation often takes the blame ...

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Can Coal and Nuclear Power Plants Be Saved? - POWER magazine

News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 02:47

POWER magazine

Can Coal and Nuclear Power Plants Be Saved?
POWER magazine
It's no secret that U.S. nuclear and coal-fired power plants are struggling to remain viable in competitive markets. Many plants have been retired for economic reasons long before the facilities reached the end of their useful lives. Some experts ...

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Indo-French nuclear power deal : Little success a decade later - The Hans India

News - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 00:49

Indo-French nuclear power deal : Little success a decade later
The Hans India
New Delhi: A decade after its signing, the Indo-French nuclear deal has yielded little success in the power sector, but the pact has given India a headway in other areas like research, former top officials said. The Indo-French cooperation on 'peaceful ...

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