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Nuclear power: Clean and deadly - The Manila Times

News - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 16:33

Nuclear power: Clean and deadly
The Manila Times
THE Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) is the only commercial nuclear energy facility within the Asean region. The 620-megawatt power plant was being readied for operation in 1985. Then the 1986 Chernobyl disaster in the former Soviet Union happened ...
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US Tests Nuclear Power System to Sustain Astronauts on Mars - Real Leaders (blog)

News - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 15:30

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US Tests Nuclear Power System to Sustain Astronauts on Mars
Real Leaders (blog)
Initial tests in Nevada on a compact nuclear power system designed to sustain a long-duration NASA human mission on the inhospitable surface of Mars have been successful and a full-power run is scheduled for March, officials have announced. National ...
NASA now has a superpowered way to fuel spacecraftSYFY WIRE (blog)

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Can nuclear energy save our environment? Authors make a case in 'Seeing the Light' - Seattle Times

News - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 14:00

Can nuclear energy save our environment? Authors make a case in 'Seeing the Light'
Seattle Times
Scott Montgomery and Thomas Graham, the authors of “Seeing the Light: The Case of Nuclear Power in the 21st Century,” forcefully state in the first line of their book, “Nuclear power is not an option for the future, but an absolute necessity.” Such ...

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Regulations Hurt Economics of Nuclear Power - Canada Free Press

News - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 12:15

Canada Free Press

Regulations Hurt Economics of Nuclear Power
Canada Free Press
The state of Georgia is facing difficulties keeping the construction of its two nuclear units alive. The bankruptcy of Westinghouse, the project's lead contractor, in March and construction delays have resulted in a five-year delay in opening its units ...

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Fukui weighs new wave of reactors to protect status as Japan's 'nuclear capital' - The Japan Times

News - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 09:30

The Japan Times

Fukui weighs new wave of reactors to protect status as Japan's 'nuclear capital'
The Japan Times
OSAKA – With 13 commercial nuclear reactors — more than any other prefecture — Fukui has long been Japan's nuclear power capital. Prior to the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and triple core meltdown at the Fukushima No. 1 plant, Fukui's plants ...

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Op-Ed: US successfully tests small nuclear power plant for Mars mission - Digital Journal

News - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 03:22

Digital Journal

Op-Ed: US successfully tests small nuclear power plant for Mars mission
Digital Journal
Washington - In what is actually a very large step forward, NASA has tested a small, “paper towel roll” sized nuclear power plant to deliver power for a Mars mission. The fallout from this idea, pun intended, will be interesting. The tests address a ...
US tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on MarsReuters
Nuclear reactors the size of wastebaskets could power our Martian settlementsPopular Science
NASA Is Testing a Mini Nuclear Reactor to Keep The Lights on When We Get to MarsScienceAlert
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Nuclear Power: Challenging Rosatom's claims - The Daily Star

News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 18:11

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Nuclear Power: Challenging Rosatom's claims
The Daily Star
On December 25, 2017, an opinion piece was published in The Daily Star by Andrey Shevlyakov titled “Changing perceptions on nuclear energy.” Given the author's institutional position as the acting CEO of Rosatom South Asia and their business interest ...

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Malfunction sets off warning sirens near North Carolina nuclear power plant - TheBlaze.com

News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 18:10

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Malfunction sets off warning sirens near North Carolina nuclear power plant
TheBlaze.com
North Carolina's Department of Public Safety confirmed that a malfunction triggered a false alarm at the Harris Nuclear Plant southwest of Raleigh around 1 p.m., CBS News reported. The Wake County Emergency Management also indicated that the siren's ...
Malfunction triggers sirens at North Carolina nuclear plant, authorities sayCBS News
Shearon Harris nuclear plant's emergency sirens were a false alarm, police sayNews & Observer
'Malfunction' causes false alarm at NC nuclear power plantWECT-TV6
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Equipment destined for SCE&G's nuclear site went to China instead; now, utility wants its millions back - The State

News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 17:23

The State

Equipment destined for SCE&G's nuclear site went to China instead; now, utility wants its millions back
The State
As SCE&G tried to complete an increasingly costly nuclear expansion project last year, it learned that a $14.5 million piece of equipment needed for the project would be shipped to China for a new nuclear power reactor in that country instead of the S ...

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EDF boss admits he must stay humble about the Hinkley challenges ahead - Telegraph.co.uk

News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 15:19

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EDF boss admits he must stay humble about the Hinkley challenges ahead
Telegraph.co.uk
I'm very excited about the market in which we're operating.” Rossi is a rarity: a chief financial officer who has made the move to CEO, an Italian who now leads the UK business of a French company. He is also preparing to shake up what we think we know ...

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France outlines plans to shutter Fessenheim nuclear plant on German border - Deutsche Welle

News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 04:48

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France outlines plans to shutter Fessenheim nuclear plant on German border
Deutsche Welle
"The nuclear power plant will close, I stand by this decision," Sebastien Lecornu said during a visit to the Alsace region where the plant is located. The German government, which already made the decision to exit nuclear power, has demanded the ...

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Malfunction triggers sirens at North Carolina nuclear plant, authorities say - CBS News

News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:43

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Malfunction triggers sirens at North Carolina nuclear plant, authorities say
CBS News
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A malfunction caused public warning sirens to sound a false alarm Friday near a North Carolina nuclear power plant, authorities said. North Carolina's Department of Public Safety said the sirens that sounded around 1 p.m. near the ...
Shearon Harris nuclear plant's emergency sirens were a false alarm, police sayNews & Observer
'Malfunction' causes false alarm at NC nuclear power plantWECT-TV6
Shearon Harris nuclear plant siren sounds false alarmWRAL.com
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'Malfunction' causes false alarm at NC nuclear power plant - WECT-TV6

News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 19:56

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'Malfunction' causes false alarm at NC nuclear power plant
WECT-TV6
Several sirens in the Apex and Cary area “malfunctioned” at 12:58 p.m., according to plant officials. “There is no impact to the public and no need for public actions. We will investigate the cause of the malfunction,” said Brandon Thomas, senior ...
Shearon Harris nuclear plant sirens sound false alarmWRAL.com
Shearon Harris nuclear plant's emergency sirens were a false alarm, police sayNews & Observer
Malfunction Triggers Sirens at North Carolina Nuclear PlantU.S. News & World Report

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Shearon Harris nuclear plant's emergency sirens were a false alarm, police say - News & Observer

News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 18:31

News & Observer

Shearon Harris nuclear plant's emergency sirens were a false alarm, police say
News & Observer
Emergency sirens from Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant were heard early Friday afternoon, prompting officials to assure those in the area that there was no emergency. The sirens were accidentally activated at 12:58 p.m., according to a tweet by the ...
'Malfunction' causes false alarm at NC nuclear power plantWECT-TV6
Malfunction triggers sirens at North Carolina nuclear plant, authorities sayCBS News
Shearon Harris nuclear plant siren sounds false alarmWRAL.com
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Floating nuclear power plant will be towed through the ice - The Independent Barents Observer

News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 16:15

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Floating nuclear power plant will be towed through the ice
The Independent Barents Observer
The power plant will be fully loaded with nuclear fuel before it sets out on the about 6,000 km long voyage. More than 1,000 km of the sea route is likely to be icy, and icebreaker assistance will be crucial. Especially the waters from the Vilkitsky ...

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Morocco, Spain Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Nuclear Power - Morocco World News

News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:07

Morocco World News

Morocco, Spain Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Nuclear Power
Morocco World News
Rabat – The Moroccan Agency for Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security (AMSSNUR) and the Spanish Nuclear Safety Council (CSN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on nuclear power on Monday in the Moroccan capital. Through this agreement, the two ...

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Nuclear reactors the size of wastebaskets could power our Martian settlements - Popular Science

News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 23:22

Popular Science

Nuclear reactors the size of wastebaskets could power our Martian settlements
Popular Science
NASA's New Horizons mission has a maximum power of 240 watts, and the power source on the Curiosity rover only provides 120 watts of electricity. Both of these are so-called nuclear batteries, converting heat from naturally decaying plutonium directly ...
Op-Ed: US successfully tests small nuclear power plant for Mars missionDigital Journal
NASA Is Testing a Mini Nuclear Reactor to Keep The Lights on When We Get to MarsScienceAlert
NASA Runs Successful First Tests of Compact Nuclear Reactor for Mars BaseGizmodo
Seeker -NASA -NASA -YouTube
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What Is Kilopower? NASA's Mini Nuclear Reactor Could Power Life on Mars - Newsweek

News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 22:27

Newsweek

What Is Kilopower? NASA's Mini Nuclear Reactor Could Power Life on Mars
Newsweek
Updated | On Thursday, NASA announced new tests are underway for the Kilopower project, a program designed to create small nuclear power sources to fuel further space exploration. A prototype, which was created by NASA and the Department of Energy, has ...
Op-Ed: US successfully tests small nuclear power plant for Mars missionDigital Journal
How a Small Nuclear Reactor Could Power a Colony on Mars or Beyond (Op-Ed)Space.com
Powering Up NASA's Human Reach for the Red Planet | NASANASA
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US tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars - Reuters

News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:20

Reuters

US tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars
Reuters
“Mars is a very difficult environment for power systems, with less sunlight than Earth or the moon, very cold nighttime temperatures, very interesting dust storms that can last weeks and months that engulf the entire planet,” said Steve Jurczyk ...
NASA Is Testing A Mini Nuclear Reactor To Power Astronauts On MarsHuffPost UK

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5 Fast Facts About Nuclear Energy - Energy.gov (blog)

News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 18:45

Energy.gov (blog)

5 Fast Facts About Nuclear Energy
Energy.gov (blog)
Nuclear energy has been quietly powering America with clean, carbon-free electricity for the last 60 years. It may not be the first thing you think of when you heat or cool your home, but maybe that's the point. It's been so reliable that we sometimes ...

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