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Nuclear Power beyond Electricity: towards Greater Efficiency in Energy Production and Water Management - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 16:59

International Atomic Energy Agency

Nuclear Power beyond Electricity: towards Greater Efficiency in Energy Production and Water Management
International Atomic Energy Agency
There is growing interest in increasing nuclear energy efficiency by using heat and other forms of energy generated by nuclear power plants as a by-product for seawater desalination, hydrogen production, district heating and various industrial ...

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Prospects for Nuclear Power in ASEAN - The Diplomat

News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 15:03

The Diplomat

Prospects for Nuclear Power in ASEAN
The Diplomat
Last April, the ASEAN Center for Energy (ACE) published a “Pre-Feasibility Study on the Establishment of Nuclear Power Plant in ASEAN.” The report was prepared by ACE with the support of the government of Canada under the Nuclear and Radiological ...

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Nuclear Fusion Power Could Be Here By 2030, One Company Says - Live Science

News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 11:33

Live Science

Nuclear Fusion Power Could Be Here By 2030, One Company Says
Live Science
A private nuclear-fusion company has heated a plasma of hydrogen to 27 million degrees Fahrenheit (15 million degrees Celsius) in a new reactor for the first time — hotter than the core of the sun. UK-based Tokamak Energy says the plasma test is a ...

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Utilities reaffirm faith in nuclear power despite safety concerns - Asahi Shimbun

News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 09:25

Asahi Shimbun

Utilities reaffirm faith in nuclear power despite safety concerns
Asahi Shimbun
Nine power companies said they are eager to restart their nuclear plants at their shareholder meetings on June 27, shunning calls to move toward renewables despite skepticism about the safety of relying on nuclear energy. At the Kansai Electric Power Co.

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Resources Minister 'hopeful' in plans for nuclear power - 2GB

News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 07:12

2GB

Resources Minister 'hopeful' in plans for nuclear power
2GB
There is a flicker of hope Australia might one day see nuclear power in its energy mix. Resources Minister Matt Canavan is hitting the fast-forward button and wants the destination of Australia's first nuclear site settled before the next election. “I ...

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Texas A&M Nuclear Power Institute grants $15000 to help restart Denton robotics competition - Denton Record Chronicle

News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 22:01

Denton Record Chronicle

Texas A&M Nuclear Power Institute grants $15000 to help restart Denton robotics competition
Denton Record Chronicle
The University of North Texas is helping bring back the Denton chapter of the Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology (BEST) robotics competition with a $15,000 grant from the Texas A&M Nuclear Power Institute. BEST Robotics Inc. is a nonprofit ...

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UK Earmarks $262 Million to Bolster Its Nuclear Power Industry - Bloomberg

News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 21:45

Bloomberg

UK Earmarks $262 Million to Bolster Its Nuclear Power Industry
Bloomberg
The government's decision to back the first new nuclear plant in two decades has been criticized because of its cost. Electricite de France SA will receive 92.50 pounds for every megawatt-hour of power it generates at its Hinkley plant along Britain's ...
Nuclear sector deal signals support for 'baby' atomic power plantsTelegraph.co.uk
New deal with industry to secure UK civil nuclear future and drive down cost of energy for customersGOV.UK
The £200m nuclear deal that could bring hundreds of jobs to Trawsfynydd and AngleseyDaily Post North Wales
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In Historic Russia - China Nuclear Power Cooperation, US Loses Big - Journal of Energy Security

News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 21:07

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In Historic Russia - China Nuclear Power Cooperation, US Loses Big
Journal of Energy Security
Following its rollback of a multiyear freeze on reactor construction, the ruling Communist Party of China (CCP) has made clear its intent to pursue nuclear power as a central component of its energy mix. China already possesses a robust nuclear power ...
Nigeria prepares as Russia, Rwanda sign nuclear energy pactThe Punch

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US dignitaries endorse nuclear's importance - World Nuclear News

News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 16:00

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US dignitaries endorse nuclear's importance
World Nuclear News
"We write to commend you for recognising the important role our civil nuclear energy sector plays in bolstering America's national security. We urge you to continue to take concrete steps to ensure the national security attributes of US nuclear power ...
Norwegian research nuclear reactor to closeGulf Today

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Israel Confident in US Protections in Any Saudi Nuclear Power Deal - Haaretz

News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 13:48

Haaretz

Israel Confident in US Protections in Any Saudi Nuclear Power Deal
Haaretz
Israel's energy minister said on Tuesday after meeting Trump administration officials he is confident that the United States will not relax non-proliferation standards in any nuclear power deal it agrees with Saudi Arabia. Israel vehemently opposes any ...
Israel confident US to keep protections in any Saudi nuclear power dealReuters
Israel Confident U.S. to Keep Protections in Any Saudi Nuclear ...U.S. News & World Report

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Nuclear Power is Seen as a Solution to Insufficiencies in Energy Infrastructures - PR Newswire (press release)

News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 13:09

Nuclear Power is Seen as a Solution to Insufficiencies in Energy Infrastructures
PR Newswire (press release)
Data provided by the World Nuclear Association, explains that Mainland China has 36 nuclear power reactors in operation, 21 under construction, and more starting construction. The increasing growth of nuclear power in China is mostly credited to air ...

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IAEA Concludes Long-Term Operational Safety Review at Bulgaria's Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 13:00

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Concludes Long-Term Operational Safety Review at Bulgaria's Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant
International Atomic Energy Agency
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today completed a review of long-term operational safety of Unit 6 at the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Bulgaria. The Pre-SALTO (Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation) review mission ...

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EDF, GE to co-build EPRs at India's $17bn Jaitapur nuclear power plant - Compelo

News - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 06:24

Compelo

EDF, GE to co-build EPRs at India's $17bn Jaitapur nuclear power plant
Compelo
GE Steam Power business president and CEO Andreas Lusch said: “We are delighted to build on our long-standing partnership with EDF by signing this agreement related to Jaitapur. This represents 60 years of nuclear partnership between our two ...
French firm joins GE to build nuclear reactors for IndiaBusiness Today
France's EDF, General Electric to co-build reactors for huge India's Jaitapur nuclear plantEconomic Times
France's EDF, GE to co-build reactors for huge Indian nuclear plantReuters
Moneycontrol.com -Firstpost
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Israel confident US to keep protections in any Saudi nuclear power deal - Reuters

News - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 22:08

Reuters

Israel confident US to keep protections in any Saudi nuclear power deal
Reuters
Steinitz, in Washington for the World Gas Conference, met this week with people in the Trump administration about Saudi Arabia's quest to build at least two nuclear power stations with the help of U.S. technology. He did not identify who he met with.
Israel Confident U.S. to Keep Protections in Any Saudi Nuclear ...U.S. News & World Report

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Israel confident US to keep protections in any Saudi nuclear power deal - Business Insider

News - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 22:01

Business Insider

Israel confident US to keep protections in any Saudi nuclear power deal
Business Insider
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israel's energy minister said on Tuesday after meeting Trump administration officials he is confident that the United States will not relax non-proliferation standards in any nuclear power deal it agrees with Saudi Arabia.

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Rediscovering the promise of nuclear power - The Daily Star

News - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 21:14

The Daily Star

Rediscovering the promise of nuclear power
The Daily Star
At the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, world leaders at last seemed to recognize the reality of climate change. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes.

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Protesters rally in Pickering to decommission nuclear power plant - Globalnews.ca

News - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 20:48

Globalnews.ca

Protesters rally in Pickering to decommission nuclear power plant
Globalnews.ca
While premier-designate Doug Ford's decision to keep the Pickering Nuclear Station open until 2024 was well-received by many, there are a number of people who are opposing the decision. A group of protesters rallied outside the Pickering Recreation ...

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With Pollution On The Rise, Will Europe Resist Germany's Dirty War On Nuclear Power? - Forbes

News - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 18:46

Forbes

With Pollution On The Rise, Will Europe Resist Germany's Dirty War On Nuclear Power?
Forbes
Over the last few years, Germany has taken actions that have damaged its reputation as an environmental leader. Its emissions have flatlined, thanks to its replacement of nuclear power with fossil fuels. It recently bulldozed an ancient forest, village ...

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Nuclear Power Can Help Meet Development Goals, IAEA Director General Says in Paris - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 15:51

International Atomic Energy Agency

Nuclear Power Can Help Meet Development Goals, IAEA Director General Says in Paris
International Atomic Energy Agency
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano highlighted the importance of nuclear science and technology —including nuclear power — in meeting development goals in his keynote address at the 2018 World Nuclear Exhibition event in Paris, France, today.

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Trump's Nuclear Bailout Won't Happen: Get Out Of Nuclear Investments - Seeking Alpha

News - Tue, 06/26/2018 - 14:49

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Trump's Nuclear Bailout Won't Happen: Get Out Of Nuclear Investments
Seeking Alpha
All this has made nuclear power harder to produce and increased the cost of production, while a boom in natural gas electricity production has lowered wholesale electricity selling prices to the point that it is no longer a properly viable source of power.
Perry stays vague on DOE's coal and nuclear bailout progressUtility Dive
Perry takes the stagePolitico
Energy Sec Rick Perry says 'stubborn opposition' to fossil fuels risks keeping billions in povertyCNBC

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