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General Electric faces federal lawsuit over Fukushima nuclear disaster - MassLive.com

News - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 01:41

MassLive.com

General Electric faces federal lawsuit over Fukushima nuclear disaster
MassLive.com
"GE designed and largely constructed the the entire failed Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant at the center of the dispute," the lawsuit claims, "and for many years, directly or indirectly through its affiliates, was responsible for the maintenance ...

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After Six Years, We Finally Found the Melted Uranium at Fukushima - Futurism

News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 18:32

International Business Times

After Six Years, We Finally Found the Melted Uranium at Fukushima
Futurism
On March 11, 2011, the tsunami caused by the Tōhoku earthquake prompted a nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Ōkuma, Fukushima. Now, for the first time, a crew has been able to capture images of melted uranium fuel ...
Fukushima Melted Uranium Discovered 6 Years After Nuclear DisasterInternational Business Times
GE Faces Suit Over Fukushima Nuclear Plant DesignLaw360
General Electric Named in Federal Lawsuit Regarding FukushimaUSA Herald

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Belarusian nuclear power plant gets another set of steam generators - Belarus News (BelTA)

News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 16:56

Belarus News (BelTA)

Belarusian nuclear power plant gets another set of steam generators
Belarus News (BelTA)
MINSK, 20 November (BelTA) – The first set of steam generators for the second unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant has been delivered to the construction site, BelTA learned from the press service of ASE Group, which is the general designer and ...

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New study reaches a stunning conclusion about the cost of solar and wind energy - ThinkProgress

News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 16:38

ThinkProgress

New study reaches a stunning conclusion about the cost of solar and wind energy
ThinkProgress
Lazard notes that in North America, the cost for utility scale solar and wind power dropped 6 percent last year, while the price for coal remained flat and the cost of nuclear soared. “The estimated levelized cost of energy for nuclear generation ...

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Nuclear power plant in Jordan is a hub for training and research - The National

News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:04

The National

Nuclear power plant in Jordan is a hub for training and research
The National
“It will help cultivate a nuclear culture. One of the challenges we have met is the transition from a regular work culture to a nuclear culture. A research reactor is completely different from a nuclear power plant, but the work culture is the same ...

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The left's nuclear problem - Axios

News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:14

Axios

The left's nuclear problem
Axios
Why it matters now: The nuclear power industry, which provides the U.S. nearly two-thirds of its carbon-free electricity, is reaching an inflection point. Several power plants are shutting down under economic duress, which is putting pressure on ...

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The left's nuclear problem - Axios

News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:14

Axios

The left's nuclear problem
Axios
Why it matters now: The nuclear power industry, which provides the U.S. nearly two-thirds of its carbon-free electricity, is reaching an inflection point. Several power plants are shutting down under economic duress, which is putting pressure on ...

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The problem with subsidizing nuclear power and coal - Salon

News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 02:04

Salon

The problem with subsidizing nuclear power and coal
Salon
Will consumers willingly pay higher bills to support coal and nuclear power? My research group has analyzed another option: Going off-grid and generating electricity with home-based solar energy systems. Recently we compared the cost of grid power to ...

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Investigation: Radioactive leaks continue at Illinois nuclear plants - The State Journal-Register

News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 01:15

The State Journal-Register

Investigation: Radioactive leaks continue at Illinois nuclear plants
The State Journal-Register
This Oct. 17, 2017 photo shows the Braidwood Nuclear Generating Station in Braceville, Ill. Radioactive waste continues to pour from Exelon's Illinois nuclear power plants more than a decade after discovery of chronic leaks led to national outrage, a ...

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Why Tempt Fate By Building A Nuclear Power Plant In Ghana--A Corruption-Riddled Nation With A Poor Maintenance ... - Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 20:45

Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Why Tempt Fate By Building A Nuclear Power Plant In Ghana--A Corruption-Riddled Nation With A Poor Maintenance ...
Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)
If nuclear power generation did not produce radioactive waste - that remains dangerous for thousands of years - it would be the ideal energy source for our nation. Without question. Alas, unfortunately, the waste nuclear power plants produce remain ...

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PHILIPPINES - gulfnews.com

News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 13:00

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PHILIPPINES
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The Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP), which could have answered Metro Manila and the surrounding areas need for energy for decades, never had a chance to get on stream and provide power. In the years following Marcos' ouster in 1986, Metro Manila ...

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Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Reactors' Melted Uranium Fuel - New York Times

News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 10:01

New York Times

Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Reactors' Melted Uranium Fuel
New York Times
FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI NUCLEAR POWER PLANT, Japan — Four engineers hunched before a bank of monitors, one holding what looked like a game controller. They had spent a month training for what they were about to do: pilot a small robot into the ...

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Investigation: Radioactive leaks at Illinois nuclear plants - Chicago Sun-Times

News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 16:18

Chicago Sun-Times

Investigation: Radioactive leaks at Illinois nuclear plants
Chicago Sun-Times
Radioactive waste continues to pour from Exelon's Illinois nuclear power plants more than a decade after the discovery of chronic leaks led to national outrage, a $1.2 million government settlement and a company vow to guard against future accidents, ...

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Watchdogs haul Mahlobo back to court over hasty nuclear deal - Independent Online

News - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 09:11

Independent Online

Watchdogs haul Mahlobo back to court over hasty nuclear deal
Independent Online
In court papers, they state how the April judgment declared a series of steps taken by the government between 2013 and 2016 in furtherance of its nuclear power procurement programme to be unlawful, unconstitutional and invalid. “Yet the applicants have ...

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Perry Nuclear Power Plant celebrates 30 years of commercial operation - News-Herald.com

News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 22:57

News-Herald.com

Perry Nuclear Power Plant celebrates 30 years of commercial operation
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As the plant celebrates its 30th anniversary, questions about its future loom. FirstEnergy announced last November it is planning to exit the competitive generation business and could sell or shutter the plants. Nuclear power plants are struggling to ...

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Perry Nuclear Power Plant celebrates 30 years of commercial operation - News-Herald.com

News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 22:57

News-Herald.com

Perry Nuclear Power Plant celebrates 30 years of commercial operation
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As the plant celebrates its 30th anniversary, questions about its future loom. FirstEnergy announced last November it is planning to exit the competitive generation business and could sell or shutter the plants. Nuclear power plants are struggling to ...
Global Nuclear Power Plant Market Research 2018 | Market Analysis 2017-2017 and Forecast 2018-2023.Truth of Journalism
Class 1E Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation Cables Market 2017: Production, Sales, Supply, Demand, Analysis ...MilTech
Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation Cables Market Analysis by Product Types, Marketing Channel Development ...satPRnews (press release)

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Investigation: Radioactive leaks at Illinois nuclear plants - STLtoday.com

News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 22:31

STLtoday.com

Investigation: Radioactive leaks at Illinois nuclear plants
STLtoday.com
Radioactive waste continues to pour from Exelon's Illinois nuclear power plants more than a decade after the discovery of chronic leaks led to national outrage, a $1.2 million government settlement and a company vow to guard against future accidents, ...

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Correction: Nuclear Safety-Nebraska story - Sacramento Bee

News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 20:16

San Francisco Chronicle

Correction: Nuclear Safety-Nebraska story
Sacramento Bee
In a story Nov. 14 about a hydrogen leak at Cooper nuclear power plant in southeastern Nebraska, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the leak was in a turbine. The leak was in a main turbine generator. A corrected version of the story is below:.
Workers repair hydrogen leak at Cooper Nuclear power plantAlbany Times Union
Workers find hydrogen leak at Cooper Nuclear power plantmySanAntonio.com

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Investigation: Radioactive leaks at Illinois nuclear plants - Washington Post

News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 18:31

Washington Post

Investigation: Radioactive leaks at Illinois nuclear plants
Washington Post
Radioactive waste continues to pour from Exelon's Illinois nuclear power plants more than a decade after the discovery of chronic leaks led to national outrage, a $1.2 million government settlement and a company vow to guard against future accidents, ...

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Swedish utility Vattenfall to invest in nuclear power - Electric Light & Power

News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 17:34

Electric Light & Power

Swedish utility Vattenfall to invest in nuclear power
Electric Light & Power
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish utility Vattenfall will invest 900 million kronor ($107 million) to update two reactors at Sweden's largest nuclear plant, saying the Ringhals facility will continue to supply electricity into the 2040s. Torbjorn ...
Upgrade allows continued operation of Ringhals unitsWorld Nuclear News

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