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Turkey Starts Construction of its First Nuclear Power Plant - Modern Diplomacy

News - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 04:28

Modern Diplomacy

Turkey Starts Construction of its First Nuclear Power Plant
Modern Diplomacy
Turkey reported the construction start of its first nuclear power plant to the IAEA's Power Reactor Information System (PRIS) this week. The first safety-related concrete was poured for unit 1 of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant on 3 April, following the ...

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Turkish nuclear power plant will increase dependency on Russia – expert - Ahval

News - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 15:04

Turkish nuclear power plant will increase dependency on Russia – expert
Ahval
The construction of a Russian-operated nuclear power plant in Turkey will increase Turkey's dependency on Russia and strengthen Russia's hand in the eastern Mediterranean, according to energy expert Necdet Pamir. Pamir, a former president of the ...

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Nuclear power plan for the north - Northern Ontario Business

News - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 12:02

Northern Ontario Business

Nuclear power plan for the north
Northern Ontario Business
The first step toward having feasible nuclear power for remote northern communities and mines has been made with an agreement. Representatives from Bruce Power, MIRARCO Mining Innovation and Laurentian University met at the university on April 6 to ...
Global Nuclear Power Plant And Equipment Market Report Till 2024 Growth Analysis and ForecastHealthcare Journal
Europe Nuclear Power Plant Market Size, Analysis, Manufacturers, Countries,Type Forecast to 2022Facts of Week

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Our View: Hysteria over the Turkish nuclear power plant is pointless - Cyprus Mail

News - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 02:00

Our View: Hysteria over the Turkish nuclear power plant is pointless
Cyprus Mail
It was rather strange hearing the indignant statements issued by political parties about the construction of the nuclear power plant in Akkuyu in southern Turkey. Had the politicians and newspapers run out of things regarding Turkey to get angry about ...

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Emotion vs. science in the role of nuclear power - Baker City Herald

News - Sat, 04/07/2018 - 00:12

Emotion vs. science in the role of nuclear power
Baker City Herald
I'm not certain what an “antigravity car” is, but half a century ago some terrifically smart people predicted that Americans might be driving them by now. Yet here we are, nearly two decades into the new millennium, and most of us are still getting ...

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New Evidence Might Bolster Case Against Massive NY Bailout of Nuclear Power Plants - WAER

News - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 20:44

WAER

New Evidence Might Bolster Case Against Massive NY Bailout of Nuclear Power Plants
WAER
Opponents of the massive subsidy plan for New York's struggling nuclear power plants say there's new evidence that supports their case to repeal the 2016 bailout. Two Oswego County plants owned by Exelon were among those granted $7.5 billion in ...

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Belarus requests official explanation of another incident at Ignalina nuclear power plant - Belarus News (BelTA)

News - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 15:47

Belarus News (BelTA)

Belarus requests official explanation of another incident at Ignalina nuclear power plant
Belarus News (BelTA)
The nuclear power plant's website reported another off-nominal situation a short while ago, however, the Lithuanian side has failed to provide any official statements. “It is not the first off-nominal situation that has occurred at the Ignalina nuclear ...

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Will FirstEnergy Seek Compromise With Renewables Supporters to Keep Nuke Plants Open? - Greentech Media

News - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 14:14

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Will FirstEnergy Seek Compromise With Renewables Supporters to Keep Nuke Plants Open?
Greentech Media
The bankruptcy filing for FirstEnergy's struggling coal and nuclear power subsidiaries was met with a lot of “told you so” responses from the clean energy community. They faulted the utility's decisions to seek state and federal bailouts for its money ...
Trump says emergency aid sought by FirstEnergy to be examinedCrain's Cleveland Business
Trump Says He's Looking at Emergency Aid for Battered Power PlantsBloomberg

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Ohio's Kucinich Picks Nuclear Power - Forbes

News - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 10:03

Forbes

Ohio's Kucinich Picks Nuclear Power
Forbes
'Out-of-state energy interests, particularly in gas, have used deregulation of power generation to game the market and have developed price points to undercut Ohio's largest energy company,' noted Kucinich. 'Because of deregulation, there are now 1,600 ...

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Russia is able to complete Akkuyu nuclear power plant construction: Russian minister - Hurriyet Daily News

News - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 09:36

Hurriyet Daily News

Russia is able to complete Akkuyu nuclear power plant construction: Russian minister
Hurriyet Daily News
Russia is able to complete the construction of Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear power plant even if it is unable to attract other investors, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on April 6. "Already, $3 billion has been invested... If they won't find an ...

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Nationals' rule out nuclear power 'madness' - Echonetdaily

News - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 08:37

Echonetdaily

Nationals' rule out nuclear power 'madness'
Echonetdaily
The NSW Nationals have ruled out plans for building a nuclear power station on the north coast in the face of mounting pressure to do so 'once and for all'. Labor candidate for the seat of Ballina, Asren Pugh, made the call in the wake of the recent ...

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Turkey Starts Construction of its First Nuclear Power Plant - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 07:36

International Atomic Energy Agency

Turkey Starts Construction of its First Nuclear Power Plant
International Atomic Energy Agency
Turkey reported the construction start of its first nuclear power plant to the IAEA's Power Reactor Information System (PRIS) this week. The first safety-related concrete was poured for unit 1 of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant on 3 April, following the ...
Russia cements relations with Turkey as the development of Nuclear Power Plant kicks offGlobal Village space (blog)
Russia can complete construction of Akkuyu power plant alone, minister saysDaily Sabah

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Amid Arguments and Warnings, Nuclear Subsidy Bill Clears Committee - NJ Spotlight

News - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 05:03

Amid Arguments and Warnings, Nuclear Subsidy Bill Clears Committee
NJ Spotlight
After months of contentious debate and false starts, a package of bills increasing the state's reliance on renewable energy, as well as subsidizing nuclear power plants, won approval yesterday from a pair of legislative committees. The passage sets the ...

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Nuclear Power Firms Woo Middle East - Truthdig

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 23:55

Truthdig

Nuclear Power Firms Woo Middle East
Truthdig
The biggest prize is the oil-rich kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which has announced plans to build 16 nuclear plants over the next 25 years at a cost of US$80 billion, part of an effort to diversify away from fossil fuels. South Korea, China, France, Russia ...

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Truckee residents blast nuclear power proposal - Truckee Sun

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 19:12

Truckee Sun

Truckee residents blast nuclear power proposal
Truckee Sun
More than a dozen members of the Truckee community showed up to voice their disapproval of a proposed power sales contract between Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems for its Carbon Free Power Project in Idaho, and the Truckee Donner Public Utility ...

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Uganda nuclear project ambition gets another boost - The Observer

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 18:15

The Observer

Uganda nuclear project ambition gets another boost
The Observer
SEED missions according to IAEA, are designed to assist member states at different stages in the development of nuclear power programmes. The SEED safety review service offers a choice of modules on which to focus the review, such as site selection and ...

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Nicosia to protest construction of Akkuyu nuclear plant | News ... - Kathimerini

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 17:09

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Nicosia to protest construction of Akkuyu nuclear plant | News ...
Kathimerini
The Republic of Cyprus will make the necessary representations and protests against the construction and operation of the nuclear power plant in Akkuyu, Turkey, government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA).
Cyprus expresses grave concern over Turkey's nuclear plant near its ...Xinhua

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The simple argument for keeping nuclear power plants open - Vox

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 14:00

Vox

The simple argument for keeping nuclear power plants open
Vox
About a year ago, the utility giant Exelon announced that it would close down the Three Mile Island nuclear plant in 2019. Last week, FirstEnergy followed suit, announcing that it would close three nuclear power plants of its own — Beaver Valley ...
A Bailout For Nuclear Power Plants Would Be An Economic ExplosionThe Daily Caller

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The Use of Nuclear Power Continues to Increase Around the World - PR Newswire (press release)

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 13:52

The Use of Nuclear Power Continues to Increase Around the World
PR Newswire (press release)
Nuclear power plays a key role in generation of electricity around the world. The demand for more clean energy is accelerating and developing markets such as China and India are in need of stronger electrical infrastructure. A research report by the ...

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Modi government cuts nuclear power capacity addition target to one-third - Financial Express

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 13:51

Financial Express

Modi government cuts nuclear power capacity addition target to one-third
Financial Express
In a reply to a question asked in the Lok Sabha, the MoS stated that the “progressive completion of the projects under construction, the installed nuclear power capacity will reach 13480 MW by the year 2024”, which will be a little less than 14,340 MW ...

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