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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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Nuclear power negates hope for prosperity - Daily Nation

News - Sun, 09/30/2018 - 21:59

Daily Nation

Nuclear power negates hope for prosperity
Daily Nation
The Bill providing for the Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (Kneb) received Cabinet approval a few weeks ago, setting the country on a path to developing a 1,000-megawatt nuclear power plant in Lake Victoria, Lake Turkana or Coast regions. The reason ...

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Energy firms demand billions from UK taxpayer for mini reactors - The Guardian

News - Sun, 09/30/2018 - 15:34

The Guardian

Energy firms demand billions from UK taxpayer for mini reactors
The Guardian
Backers of mini nuclear power stations have asked for billions of pounds of taxpayers' money to build their first UK projects, according to an official document. Advocates for small modular reactors (SMRs) argue they are more affordable and less risky ...

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Indo-French nuclear deal: 10 yrs after its signing power project yield little success - Economic Times

News - Sun, 09/30/2018 - 07:36

Economic Times

Indo-French nuclear deal: 10 yrs after its signing power project yield little success
Economic Times
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 use of ...
Indo-French nuclear deal: 10 yrs after its signing power project yields little successETEnergyworld.com

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Karachi Nuclear Power Plant Unit-III (K-3) gets the dome - Pakistan Observer

News - Sat, 09/29/2018 - 23:50

Pakistan Observer

Karachi Nuclear Power Plant Unit-III (K-3) gets the dome
Pakistan Observer
Staff Reporter. Karachi. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission achieved a milestone here on Saturday by successfully completing Dome Placement of Karachi Nuclear Power Plant Unit-III (K-3). Chairman Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission Muhammad ...
K-3 Nuclear Power Plant gets the domeThe Nation

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The Middle East Nuclear Race Is Reaching A Boiling Point - OilPrice.com

News - Sat, 09/29/2018 - 21:00

The Middle East Nuclear Race Is Reaching A Boiling Point
OilPrice.com
On Wednesday, Saudi Arabia put the U.S. on its shortlist of potential partners competing to build nuclear-power plants, while the country continues to negotiate with U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry on how to strike such a deal without spreading ...

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Ugandans will be using nuclear power in 10-years' time - Kampala Dispatch (satire) (press release) (blog)

News - Sat, 09/29/2018 - 09:47

Kampala Dispatch (satire) (press release) (blog)

Ugandans will be using nuclear power in 10-years' time
Kampala Dispatch (satire) (press release) (blog)
Energy and Mineral Development Minister Eng. Irene Muloni says Uganda will be using nuclear power in the next 10 to 15 years. If it happens, Uganda will have nuclear power by 2028 or there afterwards. Addressing the media at the Joint Energy Sector ...

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After wrangling over Georgia nuclear plant, cost concerns remain - MyAJC

News - Fri, 09/28/2018 - 20:51

MyAJC

After wrangling over Georgia nuclear plant, cost concerns remain
MyAJC
Plant Vogtle — the only nuclear power plant under construction in the United States — keeps ending up in the news because of its ever escalating pricetag. And those soaring costs are likely to end up in the monthly bills of customers of Jackson EMC ...

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Jeremy Corbyn was once a high-profile opponent of nuclear power – what happened? - The Conversation UK

News - Fri, 09/28/2018 - 15:46

The Conversation UK

Jeremy Corbyn was once a high-profile opponent of nuclear power – what happened?
The Conversation UK
At the heart of this lack of clarity is the split in the Labour Party about nuclear power – and at the heart of that is Jeremy Corbyn. Back in the day – pre-leadership – Corbyn was a high-profile opponent of the nuclear issue on both environmental and ...

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El Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant - Power Technology

News - Fri, 09/28/2018 - 14:22

Power Technology

El Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant
Power Technology
El Dabaa nuclear power plant (NPP), which will be Egypt's first nuclear power plant, is planned to be built in Matrouh Governorate on the Mediterranean coast, 250km west of Alexandria. Construction on the plant is expected to start in 2020, with ...

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IAEA Nuclear Safety Review Service Marks 100th Mission Worldwide - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Fri, 09/28/2018 - 13:53

IAEA Nuclear Safety Review Service Marks 100th Mission Worldwide
International Atomic Energy Agency
“There is now a strong interest in the IRRS among countries embarking on nuclear power programmes, for which the development of a regulatory framework and infrastructure for safety is a significant challenge,” said David Senior, Section Head for ...

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Bond-like film trailer - with plans for nuclear power plant in Donegal - gets huge attention - Donegal Now

News - Fri, 09/28/2018 - 13:43

Donegal Now

Bond-like film trailer - with plans for nuclear power plant in Donegal - gets huge attention
Donegal Now
It's like a trailer for a James Bond film - with goodies and baddies - and a plot to infiltrate a small town in Donegal, and to build a nuclear power plant. A small locally made production is in the running with its video for the Bank of Ireland ...

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2 Courts Upheld State Nuclear Subsidies. Here's Why It's a Big Deal for Renewable Energy, Too. - InsideClimate News

News - Thu, 09/27/2018 - 20:49

InsideClimate News

2 Courts Upheld State Nuclear Subsidies. Here's Why It's a Big Deal for Renewable Energy, Too.
InsideClimate News
Updated Sept. 27 with a second ruling, in New York. Two federal appeals courts have now upheld state nuclear power plant subsidies, and in doing so, they have helped to solidify the legal footing for clean energy programs in states across the country.
Second Circuit Upholds State Program Subsidizing Nuclear Power Plants UpstateLaw.com
New York's Nuclear Zero-Carbon Credits Pass Federal Court ChallengeGreentech Media
Federal Appeals Court Upholds New York's Nuclear SubsidiesPOWER magazine
Washington Examiner
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Lawmakers asked to take action on potential nuclear plant closures - The Delaware County Daily Times

News - Thu, 09/27/2018 - 18:41

The Delaware County Daily Times

Lawmakers asked to take action on potential nuclear plant closures
The Delaware County Daily Times
As Pennsylvania has become a prime oil and natural gas producing state thanks to the hydraulic fracturing process in recent years, it can be easy to forget that it's also home to several nuclear power plants generating massive amounts of electricity ...

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Uranium import probe threatens US nuclear power industry - Independent Online

News - Thu, 09/27/2018 - 18:00

Independent Online

Uranium import probe threatens US nuclear power industry
Independent Online
INTERNATIONAL - US nuclear power generators urged the federal government against taking action in a dispute over imported uranium, arguing tariffs or quotas would increase costs for the struggling industry and possibly cause some reactors to shut, ...

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Nuclear Power's Big Problem Isn't That It's Nuclear - Bloomberg

News - Thu, 09/27/2018 - 17:52

Bloomberg

Nuclear Power's Big Problem Isn't That It's Nuclear
Bloomberg
On Wednesday, its subsidiary, Georgia Power Co., reached an eleventh-hour agreement with the three other owners of the Vogtle nuclear construction project to move forward with it. One of them, Oglethorpe Power Corp., had earlier demanded a cap on the ...
Vote results: Construction will continue on Vogtle nuclear power ...Ars Technica
A troubled nuclear power project stays aliveAxios
Deal to Restart Construction on Last New US Nuclear Power PlantForConstructionPros.com
Tuscaloosa News -E&E News
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A troubled nuclear power project stays alive - Axios

News - Thu, 09/27/2018 - 12:48

Axios

A troubled nuclear power project stays alive
Axios
The only nuclear power project under construction in the U.S. will proceed after co-owners reached an 11th-hour deal Wednesday on how to handle further cost overruns. Why it matters: For days, the future of Southern Company's delayed, way-over-budget ...

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Vote results: Construction will continue on Vogtle nuclear power plant - Ars Technica

News - Thu, 09/27/2018 - 12:31

Ars Technica

Vote results: Construction will continue on Vogtle nuclear power plant
Ars Technica
The four owners of the new additions to the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia agreed on Thursday that construction on the two additional reactors can go forward. The agreement was made despite growing opposition among some local lawmakers and at ...

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The Last Nuclear Power Plant Under Construction in the US Lives to See Another Day - Fortune

News - Thu, 09/27/2018 - 10:16

Fortune

The Last Nuclear Power Plant Under Construction in the US Lives to See Another Day
Fortune
The Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant in Georgia, the only nuclear power reactors currently under construction in the U.S., got a last-minute save last night as warring partners agreed to new funding terms. Southern Co. subsidiary Georgia Power ...
Deal Keeps Alive Last US Nuclear Power Plant Under ConstructionWall Street Journal
Georgia Nuclear plant gets go-ahead despite budget overagesPost Register
[BREAKING] Vogtle Owners Vote to Continue Nuclear Expansion ProjectPOWER magazine

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