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Chinese nuclear power firms given merger go-ahead - China Economic Review

News - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 02:31

Chinese nuclear power firms given merger go-ahead
China Economic Review
Two of China's largest nuclear-power firms will merge, according to Caixin Global, creating a state-backed powerhouse with combined assets of more than $600 billion yuan ($95.4 billion). The merger of China National Nuclear Corp. and China Nuclear ...

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NextEra Sues NEI, Citing Efforts to 'Distort Electric Energy Markets' - Greentech Media

News - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:29

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NextEra Sues NEI, Citing Efforts to 'Distort Electric Energy Markets'
Greentech Media
Legal documents dated February 2 accuse the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) of breaching the Personnel Access Data System (PADS) agreement, which allows NextEra-owned companies to access a database of nuclear energy industry workers across the country ...
NextEra Suit Accuses Nuclear Trade Group of 'Extortion'RTO Insider

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Don't let San Onofre probe end until we know all the facts - Modesto Bee

News - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 20:52

Modesto Bee

Don't let San Onofre probe end until we know all the facts
Modesto Bee
One of California's most complex and unusual financial/political/legal conflicts was settled last week, but the deal left a couple of mysteries. The two Southern California utilities that own the now-shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant agreed to ...

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Will Ohio Lawmakers Step In To Save Struggling Power Plants? - WOSU

News - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 18:59

WOSU

Will Ohio Lawmakers Step In To Save Struggling Power Plants?
WOSU
People in northeast Ohio understand the important role the Perry Nuclear Power Plant has played in the community. That includes Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko, who was part of the team of workers that helped build the facility in the 70's. “What ...

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Taiwan nuclear power plant seeks to restart reactor - Xinhua

News - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 15:10

Xinhua

Taiwan nuclear power plant seeks to restart reactor
Xinhua
TAIPEI, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) said Monday that it had applied to Taiwan's atomic energy authority to restart the second reactor at the No. 2 nuclear power plant, which has been shut down for about 600 days. The company said ...
Taipower seeks to restart No. 2 nuclear power plant reactorFocus Taiwan News Channel

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Committee mulls future of nuclear power - E&E News

News - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 12:12

Committee mulls future of nuclear power
E&E News
Top government and private-sector nuclear energy officials will discuss the future of the industry with House lawmakers this week. Cookies must be enabled in order to access E&E News. Please adjust your browser settings to allow cookies from www.eenews ...

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Committee mulls future of nuclear power - E&E News

News - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 12:12

E&E News

Committee mulls future of nuclear power
E&E News
Top government and private-sector nuclear energy officials will discuss the future of the industry with House lawmakers this week. Cookies must be enabled in order to access E&E News. Please adjust your browser settings to allow cookies from www.eenews ...

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Environmental groups protest restarting nuclear reactor | Politics ... - Focus Taiwan News Channel

News - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 09:36

Focus Taiwan News Channel

Environmental groups protest restarting nuclear reactor | Politics ...
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) Environmental groups on Monday voiced opposition to Taiwan Power Co.'s (Taipower) planned reactivation of a nuclear reactor at the No. 2 nuclear power plant in Wanli, New Taipei, pointing to safety risks associated with the plan ...
Taipower request to restart reactor criticized, quizzed - Taipei TimesTaipei Times

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Indonesia Still in Early Stages of Nuclear Power Development, 'No Need to Rush,' IAEA Says - Jakarta Globe

News - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 08:55

Jakarta Globe

Indonesia Still in Early Stages of Nuclear Power Development, 'No Need to Rush,' IAEA Says
Jakarta Globe
Despite this, meeting Indonesia's growing energy demand may require nuclear power. The government says that nuclear is its last option. However, in June 2016, Jokowi urged lawmakers to come up with a national roadmap to establish the development of ...

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Taipower seeks to restart No. 2 nuclear power plant reactor - Focus Taiwan News Channel

News - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 06:39

Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipower seeks to restart No. 2 nuclear power plant reactor
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) State-run utility Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) said Monday it would file an application with the Atomic Energy Council (AEC) to restart the second reactor at the No. 2 nuclear power plant later in the day. Taipower spokesman Hsu ...

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Belgium's neighbors fear a nuclear incident - Forbes

News - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 15:43

Forbes

Belgium's neighbors fear a nuclear incident
Forbes
In neighboring Germany, nuclear power has remained very unpopular with the public since the 1970s. After the 2011 Fukishima nuclear disaster in Japan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel decided to phase out nuclear power in the country for safety reasons ...

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Political power outage: How South Carolina lawmakers lost trust in SCANA - Charleston Post Courier

News - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 13:07

Charleston Post Courier

Political power outage: How South Carolina lawmakers lost trust in SCANA
Charleston Post Courier
Henry McMaster's office, and Michael Baxley, the general counsel for state-run utility Santee Cooper, swapped a key audit on the nuclear project. The report was concealed by nuclear project partners, SCANA and Santee Cooper, for more than a year. The ...

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Nuclear's hazards: struggling industry aims for power surge - Financial Times

News - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 08:01

Financial Times

Nuclear's hazards: struggling industry aims for power surge
Financial Times
Across an expanse of scarred earth the size of 250 football pitches beside the Bristol Channel in south-west England, 3,000 workers are building what will be, by some estimates, the most expensive structure on the planet. At a cost of almost £20bn, the ...

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Commissioners aware of talk surrounding nuclear power plant - SalemNews.net

News - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 05:03

Commissioners aware of talk surrounding nuclear power plant
SalemNews.net
Weigle was asked if he was concerned about the recent news articles stating Beaver Valley is among a number of FirstEnergy nuclear plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania facing premature closure because they are losing money and cannot compete with new ...

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Unique nuclear safety training in Pocatello - Idaho State Journal

News - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 23:03

Idaho State Journal

Unique nuclear safety training in Pocatello
Idaho State Journal
Most everyone has heard of or remembers the 1986 Chernobyl disaster that paralyzed people into nuclear fear. Or further back in 1979, when evacuations were advised within a 20-mile perimeter when the second reactor of the Three Mile Island Nuclear ...

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Government serious on nuclear power plants development: Es'hagh Jahangiri - Mehr News Agency - English Version

News - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 13:19

Mehr News Agency - English Version

Government serious on nuclear power plants development: Es'hagh Jahangiri
Mehr News Agency - English Version
He said" the private sector is strongly taking part in the projects and its willingly cooperation in production of electricity is appreciable though it has some worries over selling produced electricity and funding." "I can definitely tell you that the ...

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Letter: Nuclear power carries little risk - The Columbus Dispatch

News - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 12:08

Letter: Nuclear power carries little risk
The Columbus Dispatch
For the past 50 years of my life I have studied the risk to the public from nuclear power plant accidents as a scientist at Battelle, Ohio State University, and as a member of safety advisory committees for the Department of Energy and the Nuclear ...

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Forging a new nuclear deal - The Hindu

News - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 04:55

The Hindu

Forging a new nuclear deal
The Hindu
This would mean that even if an India-U.S. techno-commercial contract is finally readied in 2019, and the ground breaking begins immediately, it may not see fruition until 2029, a good 20 years after the nuclear agreement was signed. Westinghouse's new ...

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Forging a new nuclear deal - The Hindu

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 18:47

The Hindu

Forging a new nuclear deal
The Hindu
This would mean that even if an India-U.S. techno-commercial contract is finally readied in 2019, and the ground breaking begins immediately, it may not see fruition until 2029, a good 20 years after the nuclear agreement was signed. Westinghouse's new ...

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Ohio nuclear power plants in danger of closing - The New Political

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 17:00

The New Political

Ohio nuclear power plants in danger of closing
The New Political
s Davis-Besse nuclear power plant is in danger of closing before the end of its federal contract due to its inability to generate sufficient revenue and its subsidy's looming $100 million loan payment. James Pearson, chief financial officer of ...

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