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Next-gen Nukes - Grist

News - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:03

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Next-gen Nukes
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And he knew that nuclear power, the only existing form of clean energy that could fill the gaps, was too expensive to compete with oil and gas. But then, at a conference in 2011, he met an engineer with an innovative design for a nuclear reactor cooled ...

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China to open power trading to hydro, nuclear power generators -NDRC - Nasdaq

News - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:14

Nasdaq

China to open power trading to hydro, nuclear power generators -NDRC
Nasdaq
BEIJING, July 18 (Reuters) - China will open an electricity trading market for hydropower and nuclear power generators, and accelerate the process for coal-fired power plants to join the market, the country's state planner said in a statement on Wednesday.

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China to open power trading to hydro, nuclear power generators: NDRC - Reuters

News - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:05

China to open power trading to hydro, nuclear power generators: NDRC
Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will open an electricity trading market for hydropower and nuclear power generators, and accelerate the process for coal-fired power plants to join the market, the country's state planner said in a statement on Wednesday.

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China to open power trading to hydro, nuclear power generators, says NDRC - ETEnergyworld.com

News - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:27

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China to open power trading to hydro, nuclear power generators, says NDRC
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China to open power trading to hydro, nuclear power generators, says NDRC BEIJING: China will open an electricity trading market for hydropower and nuclear power generators, and accelerate the process for coal-fired power plants to join the market, the ...

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21 nuclear reactors under implementation, says govt - Times of India

News - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 08:52

Times of India

21 nuclear reactors under implementation, says govt
Times of India
The Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office said that together 21 nuclear power reactors, with an installed capacity of 15,700 MW are under implementation and envisaged for progressive completion by 2031. Besides, in-principle approval has ...
21 nuclear reactors under implementation, says governmentMoneycontrol.com
21 nuclear reactors under implementation, says government in Lok SabhaThe New Indian Express

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Iran nuclear chief says uranium stockpile reaches 950 tons - KCAU 9

News - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 07:12

Iran nuclear chief says uranium stockpile reaches 950 tons
KCAU 9
The nuclear accord limits Iran's uranium enrichment to 3.67 percent, enough to use in a nuclear power plant but far lower than the 90 percent needed for an atomic weapon. However, since the U.S. pulled out of the deal in May, Iran has vowed to boost ...

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EDITORIAL: Oi nuclear plant ruling reads like it was rendered pre-Fukushima - Asahi Shimbun

News - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 04:19

Asahi Shimbun

EDITORIAL: Oi nuclear plant ruling reads like it was rendered pre-Fukushima
Asahi Shimbun
The Nagoya High Court's Kanazawa branch declared that the nation, having learned its lesson from the accident at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in 2011, will not make the same mistakes again. We have our doubts. The July 4 ruling overturned ...

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IAEA Delivers Report on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development to Niger - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:04

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Delivers Report on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development to Niger
International Atomic Energy Agency
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) delivered the final report of a mission that reviewed Niger's infrastructure development for a nuclear power programme. The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) mission took place in April 2018 ...
INPRO meeting stresses importance of supply chainWorld Nuclear News

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Investment in new nuclear declines to five-year low - World Nuclear News

News - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 15:37

Trend News Agency

Investment in new nuclear declines to five-year low
World Nuclear News
Global energy investment fell for the third consecutive year in 2017, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Investment in nuclear power declined by nearly 45% last year to USD17 billion. Although spending on new reactors reached the ...
Investment in energy fell again in 2017, raising fresh concerns about security and climate changeCNBC
IEA: Renewables investment in India topped fossil fuels for first time in 2017Carbon Brief

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Bangladesh Celebrates as Nuclear Power Plant Construction Gathers Momentum - Sputnik International

News - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 15:07

Sputnik International

Bangladesh Celebrates as Nuclear Power Plant Construction Gathers Momentum
Sputnik International
The Rooppur nuclear power plant is being made with a Russian G3+ reactor, which contains the latest safety technologies, including a radiation control system. Adequate measures are being taken to keep the people working on the project safe.

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Mock emergency planned to test procedures at Virginia nuclear plant - WJLA

News - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:20

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Mock emergency planned to test procedures at Virginia nuclear plant
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(AP) -- Safety officials are planning to stage a mock emergency at Dominion Energy's Louisa County nuclear power plant to test emergency procedures onsite and in surrounding communities. The drill is scheduled for Tuesday at the North Anna Power ...

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Japan-US nuclear pact extended amid int'l concern about plutonium stockpile - Xinhua

News - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:57

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Japan-US nuclear pact extended amid int'l concern about plutonium stockpile
Xinhua
TOKYO, July 17 (Xinhua) -- A bilateral nuclear pact made between Japan and the United States authorizing Japan to reprocess spent fuel from nuclear reactors, extract plutonium and enrich uranium, was extended Tuesday amid international concern about ...
Japan and US extend nuclear pact as Tokyo looks to reduce plutonium stockpileThe Japan Times
Promote use of plutonium; govt, utilities must provide explanationsThe Japan News
Japan's stockpile of plutonium causes jitters as pact is renewedAsahi Shimbun
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Bangladesh plans nuclear power plant at Hilsa sanctuary - thethirdpole.net

News - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 07:08

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Bangladesh plans nuclear power plant at Hilsa sanctuary
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Bangladesh has undertaken a number of initiatives to preserve its national fish – the Hilsa. But the site chosen for its second nuclear power plant, the 2,400 MW Rooppur Power Plant, is at a Hilsa sanctuary. The Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission has ...

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China will still push for more nuclear power to displace coal - Next Big Future

News - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 01:54

Next Big Future

China will still push for more nuclear power to displace coal
Next Big Future
China investment in nuclear plants is projected to increase by 24% in the next 12 years – faster than investment in natural gas and renewables under the Sustainable Development Plan. China's 58GW nuclear target will likely slip to 2022. China had ...

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Louisa nuclear plant to hold mock emergency Tuesday | Local ... - Richmond.com

News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 21:25

Richmond.com

Louisa nuclear plant to hold mock emergency Tuesday | Local ...
Richmond.com
Something potentially dreadful is going to happen at the North Anna Power Station nuclear power plant in Mineral on Tuesday, but only a handful of people ...

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Saudi Arabia hosts IAEA for review of nuclear power infrastructure - Arab News

News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 21:14

Arab News

Saudi Arabia hosts IAEA for review of nuclear power infrastructure
Arab News
This integrated infrastructure review (INIR) is a holistic peer review to assist member states in assessing the status of their national infrastructure for the introduction of nuclear power. The international organization will be in Saudi Arabia from ...

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IAEA INPRO Dialogue Forum Focuses on Sustainable Supply Chains for Advanced Nuclear Power Systems - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:03

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA INPRO Dialogue Forum Focuses on Sustainable Supply Chains for Advanced Nuclear Power Systems
International Atomic Energy Agency
“A reliable, robust and sustainable nuclear supply chain is an integral and vital part of the global nuclear energy industry system,” said Dohee Hahn, Director of the IAEA Division of Nuclear Power, at the Forum held from 2 to 4 July 2018. “This would ...
Bechtel to Perform Innovation Research for Small Modular Nuclear Plant ProjectPR Newswire (press release)

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Austria's bid to sue EU over UK nuclear plant fails - Chemistry World

News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 13:50

Austria's bid to sue EU over UK nuclear plant fails
Chemistry World
Austria's legal challenge to a UK nuclear power project has been rejected after three years. The European commission previously allowed the UK to use state aid for the construction of a new power plant – a decision, the Austrian government argued, that ...
EU court confirms Hinkley subsidies do not breach rulesUtility Week

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Louisa nuclear plant to hold mock emergency | Virginia | richmond ... - Richmond.com

News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:15

Richmond.com

Louisa nuclear plant to hold mock emergency | Virginia | richmond ...
Richmond.com
Something potentially dreadful is going to happen at the North Anna Power Station nuclear power plant Tuesday, but only a handful of people know what will go ...
Emergency Plan Public Information Brochure Mailed to Residents ...Oswego Daily News

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Trump Meets Putin in Helsinki: Our Nuclear Power Is a 'Negative Force' - Haaretz

News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:29

Haaretz

Trump Meets Putin in Helsinki: Our Nuclear Power Is a 'Negative Force'
Haaretz
President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin arrived Monday at Helsinki's presidential palace for a long-awaited summit, hours after Trump blamed the United States, and not Russian election meddling or its annexation of Crimea, for a low-point ...
Axios: Trump 'lashed out' at Putin over propaganda videoThe Hill
Trump-Putin summit could improve US-Russia relations -- And yes, that is a good thingFox News
'Not welcome': Finnish protesters criticise Trump-Putin summitThe Guardian

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