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Texas Nuke Plant Stays Online Amid Harvey. Give Credit To Resilient Operators, Robust Design And A Plan - Forbes

News - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:07

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Texas Nuke Plant Stays Online Amid Harvey. Give Credit To Resilient Operators, Robust Design And A Plan
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Many power stations make similar provisions to continue operating during storms, but nuclear plants have a "secret" weapon that is especially useful when area infrastructures are demolished during natural disasters. STP is only part way through its ...
Nuclear plants at South Texas still at full capacityEnergy Voice

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India's Kudankulam nuclear power plant unit resumes power generation after over four months - Times of Oman

News - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 06:09

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India's Kudankulam nuclear power plant unit resumes power generation after over four months
Times of Oman
Kudankulam (Tamil Nadu): The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, "taken offline" for refuelling and maintenance in April, resumed power generation on Tuesday, a senior site official said. "At 06:37 hours on August 29, 2017 KKNPP 1 was ...

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Brazil Looks to China to Finish Nuclear Power Plant - Voice of America

News - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 21:32

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Brazil Looks to China to Finish Nuclear Power Plant
Voice of America
Brazil will seek China's expertise and financing to complete its third nuclear power plant when President Michel Temer makes a state visit to Beijing on Friday, Brazilian government officials said Tuesday. The Brazilian nuclear energy company ...

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Three Reactors In Japan Closer To Restarts - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

News - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 17:24

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Three Reactors In Japan Closer To Restarts
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Kyushu Electric Power Co. in Japan said Monday that the it had submitted a request to the Nuclear Regulation Authority for an inspection of the Genkai Nuclear Power Plant's Unit 3 that would take the reactor a step closer to a restart in January of 2018.

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Brazil looks to China to finish nuclear power plant - Reuters

News - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 17:05

Brazil looks to China to finish nuclear power plant
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BRASILIA, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Brazil will seek China's expertise and financing to complete its third nuclear power plant when President Michel Temer makes a state visit to Beijing on Friday, Brazilian government officials said on Tuesday. The Brazilian ...

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Brazil looks to China to finish nuclear power plant - Reuters

News - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 16:17

Brazil looks to China to finish nuclear power plant
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BRASILIA, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Brazil will seek China's expertise and financing to complete its third nuclear power plant when President Michel Temer makes a state visit to Beijing on Friday, Brazilian government officials said on Tuesday. The Brazilian ...

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Pond review – Perth psych-rockers turn up the nuclear power - The Guardian

News - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 12:28

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Pond review – Perth psych-rockers turn up the nuclear power
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It is Pond's fate forever to be discussed in relation to Tame Impala, and it is hardly surprising. This band from Perth, Western Australia, began life as a spin-off from those more venerated psychedelic voyagers, and the two groups continue to swap ...

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One Kudankulam Nuclear Power Unit Restarts Generation - NDTV

News - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 09:25

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One Kudankulam Nuclear Power Unit Restarts Generation
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Chennai: The first 1,000 MW atomic power unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) restarted generation after completion of refuelling today, said an official. "The first 1,000 MW atomic power unit was synchronised with the grid between 6:30 ...

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One Kudankulam n-power unit restarts generation - Economic Times

News - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 06:43

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One Kudankulam n-power unit restarts generation
Economic Times
CHENNAI: The first 1,000 MW atomic power unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) restarted generation after completion of refuelling on Tuesday, said an official. "The first 1,000 MW atomic power unit was synchronised with the grid between ...

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Is the future of nuclear power SALT? | Daily Mail Online - Daily Mail

News - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 21:11

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Is the future of nuclear power SALT? | Daily Mail Online
Daily Mail
Dutch firm NRG has revealed a plan to test small scale reactors that use molten salt as fission fuel, marking the first time scientists have embarked on such ...

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IAEA Begins 10-Day Security Review In China - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

News - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 17:48

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IAEA Begins 10-Day Security Review In China
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The CAEA said that the IAEA team would visit nuclear plants in the Zhejiang Province. The province is home to the multi-unit Qishan Nuclear Power Plant, which includes the first domestically-designed nuclear plant in the country, as well as six others ...
China says nuclear safety law ready to be passedChannel NewsAsia
AEA conducts first nuclear security assessment of ChinaEconomic Times

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Another Tense Week For US Nuclear Industry - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

News - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 16:39

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Another Tense Week For US Nuclear Industry
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The U.S. nuclear power industry is beset with another wait-and-see week, as thousands of construction workers on site, hundreds of thousands of ratepayers and constituents across the state of Georgia anticipate the decision this week on whether or not ...

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Nuclear power an emergency option: Lin - Taipei Times

News - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 16:02

Taipei Times

Nuclear power an emergency option: Lin
Taipei Times
Spare nuclear power can be tapped to ensure a stable power supply in the event of an emergency, Premier Lin Chuan (林全) said in an interview published yesterday as he reaffirmed the government's energy transition goals. Although the government plans ...
Restarting nuclear power generator is last resort: CabinetFocus Taiwan News Channel

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Have Physicists Found the Key to Safer Nuclear Power? - NBCNews.com

News - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 15:48

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Have Physicists Found the Key to Safer Nuclear Power?
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IN BRIEF: In the pursuit of renewable and cleaner energy sources, nuclear power remains one of the viable options.To make it an even safer choice, a Dutch nuclear research firm began experiments with a kind of nuclear fission that uses thorium salts.
'Safer' thorium reactor trials could salvage nuclear power - EngadgetEngadget
New Molten Salt Thorium Reactor Powers Up for First Time in DecadesExtremeTech
North Korea's Other Nuclear ThreatForeign Affairs
Tech Xplore -The Merkle
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US nuclear watchdog keeping eye on South Texas plant - Energy Voice

News - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 15:13

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US nuclear watchdog keeping eye on South Texas plant
Energy Voice
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is keeping an eye on Hurricane Harvey and its effect on the South Texas Project nuclear power plant in Bay City, Texas. The US regulatory body was in close communication with officials from the STP Nuclear ...

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IAEA Director General Statement on the Future of Nuclear Power and the Role of the IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 14:44

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IAEA Director General Statement on the Future of Nuclear Power and the Role of the IAEA
International Atomic Energy Agency
The LEU Bank will serve as a last-resort mechanism to provide confidence to countries that they will be able to obtain LEU for the manufacture of fuel for nuclear power plants in the event of an unforeseen, non-commercial disruption to their supplies.
Kazakhstan seeks to further promote global nuclear security, set to launch LEU Bank to boost nuclear power industryAstana Times
Banking against the new age of nuclear terrorBusiness Mirror

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Electricity From Renewables and Nuclear Power in Statistical Dead Heat - EcoWatch

News - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 14:16

EcoWatch

Electricity From Renewables and Nuclear Power in Statistical Dead Heat
EcoWatch
During the six-month period (January — June), renewables surpassed nuclear power in three of those months (March, April and May) while nuclear power took the lead in the other three. In total, according to EIA's data, utility-scale renewables plus ...
Renewables generate (almost) as much power as nuclear during H1 2017pv magazine USA
The Race Is On: Will US Renewables Leave Nuclear In The Dust?North American Windpower

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Santee Cooper CEO Lonnie Carter announces retirement amid nuclear reactor collapse - South Strand news

News - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 13:31

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Santee Cooper CEO Lonnie Carter announces retirement amid nuclear reactor collapse
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COLUMBIA — Santee Cooper's chief executive is stepping down from the state-owned power company, the first casualty of the collapsed plan to build two nuclear reactors that cost $9 billion before it was scrapped. Lonnie Carter will retire once the ...

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Restarting nuclear power generator is last resort: Cabinet - Focus Taiwan News Channel

News - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:39

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Restarting nuclear power generator is last resort: Cabinet
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, Aug. 28 (CNA) After Premier Lin Chuan (林全) suggested that an idle nuclear reactor could be reactivated if necessary, a Cabinet spokesman clarified Monday that the reactor would only be used as a last resort to maintain an adequate supply of ...

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Kempner: Georgia nuke backers scramble for reasons to keep going - MyAJC

News - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:39

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Kempner: Georgia nuke backers scramble for reasons to keep going
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Steam rises from the cooling towers of nuclear reactors at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle, which is being expanded. (AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain, File). Posted: 7:39 a.m. Monday, August 28, 2017 ...
Georgia Power weighs next steps as Chatham County residents help pay for Plant Vogtle reactorsSavannah Morning News

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