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Slovenia Expanding Nuclear Power Plant of Border with Croatia? - Total Croatia News

News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 13:57

Total Croatia News

Slovenia Expanding Nuclear Power Plant of Border with Croatia?
Total Croatia News
Krško nuclear power plant's license has recently been extended to 2043, and Gen Energy, the company which manages the Slovenian 50 percent share in the power plant, wants to expand it with a second, stronger generating facility in order to achieve ...

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UPDATE 1-Extra supervision ordered for French nuclear plant after lapses - Reuters

News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:05

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Extra supervision ordered for French nuclear plant after lapses
Reuters
The regulator's latest findings may heighten concerns over French nuclear power supply this winter after it ordered EDF in August to carry out a review of all components in France's 58 nuclear reactors that were made by Areva's foundry Creusot Forge by ...
EDF says regulator supervision will not have impact on Belleville nuclear outputDaily Mail

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House Probes Flynn Again Over Russia and Middle East Nuclear Project - Newsweek

News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00

Newsweek

House Probes Flynn Again Over Russia and Middle East Nuclear Project
Newsweek
On Tuesday, Democrats chairing two powerful House committees sent a joint letter to the former army general and some of his erstwhile business associates demanding new answers about his involvement in a private project to build nuclear power plants in ...
Michael Flynn 'promoted US-Russian nuclear project from White House'The Guardian
Top Dems say Michael Flynn left Mideast trip off security clearanceChicago Tribune
Flynn again under spotlight for unreported foreign business dealsThe Olympian
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EDF says regulator supervision will not have impact on Belleville nuclear output - Reuters

News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:03

Reuters

EDF says regulator supervision will not have impact on Belleville nuclear output
Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - French state-controlled utility EDF said on Wednesday that the increased supervision of its Belleville nuclear power plant decided by nuclear regulator ASN would not have an impact on electricity production. France's ASN nuclear ...

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Flynn backed for-profit nuclear scheme inside Trump transition - Politico

News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 04:00

Politico

Flynn backed for-profit nuclear scheme inside Trump transition
Politico
Flynn communicated during the transition with the backers of the for-profit plan, billed as a way of strengthening ties between the U.S. and Arab allies looking to develop nuclear power capability. Meanwhile, the Trump adviser expressed his support for ...
House Dems: Michael Flynn May Have Lobbied For Nuclear Deal Inside White HouseNPR

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It's Time to Talk to North Korea - Slate Magazine

News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 21:22

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It's Time to Talk to North Korea
Slate Magazine
It's time to recognize that North Korea is a nuclear power—small and not fully tested but a nuclear power nonetheless—and that, as with other nuclear powers, the most effective ways to deal with it are through deterrence and diplomacy. Any other ...
The US Has To Accept North Korea As A Nuclear PowerHuffPost
Hot on the Left: With retirements of Republican members of the House could open seats be picked up by Democrats ...MyAJC
Russia Does Not Recognize North Korean Claims to Become Nuclear PowerSputnik International
Vox -The Moscow Times
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Belarus' unfaltering dedication to safety of nuclear power plant underlined - Belarus News (BelTA)

News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 16:23

Belarus News (BelTA)

Belarus' unfaltering dedication to safety of nuclear power plant underlined
Belarus News (BelTA)
MINSK, 12 September (BelTA) – The Belarusian side precisely honors its voluntary commitments regarding the comprehensive evaluation of risks to and safety of the Belarusian nuclear power plant under construction. The Belarusian side works closely with ...

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Japan won't accept North Korea as nuclear power, Abe says - Nikkei Asian Review

News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 15:26

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan won't accept North Korea as nuclear power, Abe says
Nikkei Asian Review
TOKYO -- As North Korea rapidly develops its nuclear weapons capability and China grows as the top economic and military power in the region, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to stop Pyongyang's nuclear program and to strengthen Japan's ...
Nuclear deal between India and Japan opens up new vistas of cooperationEconomic Times

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China National Nuclear Power Forms TWR Development Company - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 14:10

Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

China National Nuclear Power Forms TWR Development Company
Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
The China Daily said Tuesday that China National Nuclear Power Company Ltd. (CNNP) would establish a new company based in the province of Hebei that would work towards development of a traveling-wave reactor (TWR) which can theoretically operate ...

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Sierra Club opposes climate-friendly nuclear and hydroelectric energy - DesMoinesRegister.com

News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:22

DesMoinesRegister.com

Sierra Club opposes climate-friendly nuclear and hydroelectric energy
DesMoinesRegister.com
Without the opposition to nuclear power, the U.S. might have had greater reliance on this zero-emission source. Instead we have relied upon coal for the bulk of our power, while nuclear provides 19 percent. Other countries such as France get 74 percent ...

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China National Nuclear Power plans to establish Hebei company - China Daily

News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 05:38

China Daily

China National Nuclear Power plans to establish Hebei company
China Daily
China National Nuclear Power Co Ltd (CNPP), a unit of one of the country's three largest State-owned nuclear operators, has announced plans to establish a Hebei-based company to promote the development of traveling-wave reactor, or TWR, technology.

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Keep nuclear power on line - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

News - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 04:02

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Keep nuclear power on line
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pennsylvania, with its vast natural-gas reserves and critical nuclear power generation, is at the center of a national debate on the future of energy and climate policy in the United States. One issue that needs more attention is the fact that, while ...
States Have the Power to Keep Nuclear in the MixInsideSources

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FPL nuclear facilities weathered Irma without sustaining damage - TCPalm

News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 19:30

TCPalm

FPL nuclear facilities weathered Irma without sustaining damage
TCPalm
s nuclear power plants sustained no damage while Category 3 Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc in the state Sunday, but still aren't fully active. "The operations of the nuclear components were not damaged," FPL vice president and chief communications ...

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Offshore Wind Energy in the UK is Now Cheaper than Nuclear Power for the First Time - Futurism

News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 18:57

Futurism

Offshore Wind Energy in the UK is Now Cheaper than Nuclear Power for the First Time
Futurism
The latest offshore wind energy subsidy auction in the UK shows that offshore wind power generation is cheaper than new nuclear power for the very first time. Wind power cannot sustain a country alone so solutions need to focus on storage.
Offshore wind power cheaper than new nuclear - BBC NewsBBC News
New British wind power deals cheaper than nuclear suppliesReuters
Offshore wind farm subsidies at record lowSky News
EURACTIV -Phys.Org -Gov.uk
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Gamma radiation detectors: just one reminder of Zion's nuclear legacy - Chicago Tribune

News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 18:39

Chicago Tribune

Gamma radiation detectors: just one reminder of Zion's nuclear legacy
Chicago Tribune
The Illinois Emergency Management Agency leases land in various locations around Zion for gamma radiation detectors. Gamma radiation is emitted by nuclear waste, according to IEMA Bureau Chief Kay Foster. IEMA has three detectors a quarter-mile from ...

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Nuclear plans 'should be rethought after fall in offshore windfarm costs' - The Guardian

News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 17:29

The Guardian

Nuclear plans 'should be rethought after fall in offshore windfarm costs'
The Guardian
The government is under pressure to reconsider its commitment to a new generation of nuclear power stations after the cost of offshore wind power reached a record low. Experts said green energy had reached a tipping point in the UK after two windfarms ...
As clean energy costs tumble, the Government must reverse its nuclear courseThe Independent

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Hinkley nuclear power is no match for renewables - The Guardian

News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 14:18

The Guardian

Hinkley nuclear power is no match for renewables
The Guardian
Hinkley Point C nuclear power station was conceived in the days when offshore wind cost £150 per megawatt hour and a few misguided souls, some of them government ministers, thought a barrel of oil was heading towards $200. Successive governments ...

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As clean energy costs tumble, Government must reverse its nuclear course - The Independent

News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:12

The Independent

As clean energy costs tumble, Government must reverse its nuclear course
The Independent
Clean energy? A fantasy, is how the sceptics (mostly on the right) used to have it. Science fiction that won't be realised for decades. Now if you really want to cut those carbon emissions, let's build a load of new nuclear power plants, and add it ...
Caroline Lucas: Drop In Cost Of Wind Energy Should Sound Death Knell For Hinkley Point Nuclear ProjectHuffPost UK

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Offshore wind energy is cheaper than new nuclear power for first time - The Independent

News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 10:35

The Independent

Offshore wind energy is cheaper than new nuclear power for first time
The Independent
For the first time ever, the cost of generating energy from offshore wind farms in the UK has tumbled below the price that nuclear reactors will charge in future. Official data published on Monday reveals that offshore wind projects due to generate ...
Offshore wind cheaper than new nuclear power for first time - but will it change Government policy?Sky News
Offshore wind power cheaper than new nuclearBBC News
New British Wind Power Deals Cheaper Than Nuclear SuppliesNew York Times
Financial Times
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UK renewables boosted as costs fall below price of nuclear power - EURACTIV

News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 09:14

EURACTIV

UK renewables boosted as costs fall below price of nuclear power
EURACTIV
As well as a major boost for renewables in the UK, which have suffered from government subsidy cuts in recent years, today's auction will fuel a debate over whether ministers should rethink their commitment to new nuclear power to meet the country's ...

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