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Intervention could save nuclear power, but coal is dead - Axios

News - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 11:05

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Intervention could save nuclear power, but coal is dead
Axios
President Trump is again trying to make good on his campaign promise to revive coal — this time by ordering Energy Secretary Rick Perry to “prepare immediate steps” to support economically struggling “fuel-secure” nuclear and coal plants. Why it ...
Environmental Groups Say Trump's Coal and Nuclear Power Bailout Would be a Raw Deal for OhioansCleveland Scene
Trump's Bailout of Coal and Nuclear Plants Could Cause Thousands of Early Deaths, Send Utility Bills SoaringEnvironmental Working Group
Viewpoint: Propping up failing energy plants absurdAlbany Times Union
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The nuclear industry is making a big bet on small power plants - San Francisco Chronicle

News - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 03:36

The nuclear industry is making a big bet on small power plants
San Francisco Chronicle
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Scott L. Montgomery, University of Washington. (THE CONVERSATION) Until now, generating nuclear power has required massive ...

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Environmental Groups Say Trump's Coal and Nuclear Power Bailout Would be a Raw Deal for Ohioans - Cleveland Scene

News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 19:56

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Environmental Groups Say Trump's Coal and Nuclear Power Bailout Would be a Raw Deal for Ohioans
Cleveland Scene
The White House is considering an order that would force grid operators to purchase electric power from struggling coal and nuclear plants. Neil Waggoner, Ohio Beyond Coal Campaign representative for the Sierra Club, contended that such a bailout would ...
Trump's Bailout of Coal and Nuclear Plants Could Cause Thousands of Early Deaths, Send Utility Bills SoaringEnvironmental Working Group
Trump's nuclear bailout could cost consumers up to $17 billion each yearInhabitat
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Russian-designed nuclear power plant causes tension in Bulgaria - euronews

News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 17:22

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Russian-designed nuclear power plant causes tension in Bulgaria
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The Belene Nuclear power plant, designed by Russian-state corporation Rosatom, has already cost Bulgaria millions of euros after the project was halted by Prime Minister Boyko Boriov in his first stint as leader and then revived after his return to power.

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Nuclear safety regulators delegation visits Belarusian nuclear power plant construction site - Belarus News (BelTA)

News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 16:46

Belarus News (BelTA)

Nuclear safety regulators delegation visits Belarusian nuclear power plant construction site
Belarus News (BelTA)
MINSK, 8 June (BelTA) – A delegation of the Regulatory Cooperation Forum (RCF) has been made familiar with progress of construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant, BelTA learned from representatives of the Nuclear and Radiation Safety ...

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Waste Storage, Not Nuclear Disaster, Is The Real Risk of Nuclear Power, USU Lecturer Says - Utah Public Radio

News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 16:05

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Waste Storage, Not Nuclear Disaster, Is The Real Risk of Nuclear Power, USU Lecturer Says
Utah Public Radio
Logan City officials are weighing project risks as they decide whether or not to continue participating in a plan to build a small modular nuclear reactor in Idaho, just North of Idaho Falls. An expert says concerns about nuclear power are valid, but ...

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To meet demand for rural power, communities can look to nuclear energy - CNN

News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 14:35

CNN

To meet demand for rural power, communities can look to nuclear energy
CNN
Editor's Note: Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is chair of the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Jay Faison is the founder and CEO of the ClearPath Foundation, a nonprofit organization that backs conservative approaches to clean ...
The nuclear industry is making a big bet on small power plantsPhys.Org
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To meet demand for rural power, communities can look to nuclear energy - CNN

News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 14:35

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To meet demand for rural power, communities can look to nuclear energy
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Editor's Note: Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is chair of the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Jay Faison is the founder and CEO of the ClearPath Foundation, a nonprofit organization that backs conservative approaches to clean ...

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The nuclear industry is making a big bet on small power plants - Phys.Org

News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 13:20

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The nuclear industry is making a big bet on small power plants
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The U.S., Russia, China, India, France and the U.K. operate hundreds of nuclear submarines and aircraft carriers. Russia has dozens of nuclear-powered icebreakers cruising around the Arctic, and its first floating nuclear power plant has been completed ...
Nuclear power plant is divisivemanilastandard.net

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Britain's nuclear U-turn puts us in a very lonely club - The Guardian

News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:34

The Guardian

Britain's nuclear U-turn puts us in a very lonely club
The Guardian
This week the business secretary, Greg Clark, announced plans to pump £5bn into a new nuclear power station at Wylfa in north Wales. It was a reversal of a longstanding Conservative policy not to underwrite nuclear construction. So why the sudden ...

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The nuclear industry is making a big bet on small power plants - The Conversation US

News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:03

The Conversation US

The nuclear industry is making a big bet on small power plants
The Conversation US
Until now, generating nuclear power has required massive facilities surrounded by acres of buildings, electrical infrastructure, roads, parking lots and more. The nuclear industry is trying to change that picture – by going small. Efforts to build the ...

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Russia's Rosatom signs deals to build 4 nuclear power units in China - Reuters

News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:05

Russia's Rosatom signs deals to build 4 nuclear power units in China
Reuters
BEIJING, June 8 (Reuters) - Russian state nuclear company Rosatom has signed deals to build four nuclear power units in China, it said at a signing ceremony said on Friday. Rosatom will construct two units each at the Xudabao and Tianwan nuclear plants ...

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Nuclear power plant legislation signed into law - Fulton Sun

News - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 04:01

Nuclear power plant legislation signed into law
Fulton Sun
JEFFERSON CITY — Last week, 77 bills were signed into law including one regarding nuclear power plant security. Rep. Travis Fitzwater's bill strengthens security measures at nuclear power plants in Missouri and defines specifically what armed nuclear ...

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Waste Storage, Not Nuclear Disastor, Is The Real Risk of Nuclear Power, USU Lecturer Says - Utah Public Radio

News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 21:13

Waste Storage, Not Nuclear Disastor, Is The Real Risk of Nuclear Power, USU Lecturer Says
Utah Public Radio
Logan City officials are weighing project risks as they decide whether or not to continue participating in a plan to build a small modular nuclear reactor in Idaho, just North of Idaho Falls. An expert says concerns about nuclear power are valid, but ...

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NuGen welcomes Government pledge to consider funding new nuclear power stations - in-cumbria

News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 15:01

NuGen welcomes Government pledge to consider funding new nuclear power stations
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The consortium behind the proposed £15 billion Moorside project West Cumbria has welcomed a Government pledge to consider investing in new nuclear plants. Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark said the Government would weigh up whether to put ...

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Time to wise up — nuclear power is flowering all over - The Australian

News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 14:11

The Australian

Time to wise up — nuclear power is flowering all over
The Australian
The issue of nuclear power is hardly discussed here, even though we have the world's largest uranium reserves and major reports recommend serious consideration of adopting this form of energy. The Australian parliament went so far as to pass ...
Japanese reactor exports hitting wallsThe Japan News

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Bulgaria must work to restart Belene nuclear power project - parliament - ETEnergyworld.com

News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:04

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Bulgaria must work to restart Belene nuclear power project - parliament
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SOFIA: Bulgaria should resume its efforts to build the Belene nuclear power plant, the parliament decided on Thursday, ordering the energy minister to initiate talks with potential investors. Last month, the government asked parliament to lift a ban on ...
Bulgarian Parliament gives Cabinet mandate to seek Belene nuclear plant investorThe Sofia Globe

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HCC bags contract at nuclear power plant - The Hindu

News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:27

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HCC bags contract at nuclear power plant
The Hindu
The Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, about 190 km northwest of Dhaka, would be built with Russian technology and equipped with two VVER Reactors of 1,200 MW each. These reactors would be similar to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu.
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Nuclear Power's Fading Moment in the Middle East - STRATFOR

News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 10:04

Nuclear Power's Fading Moment in the Middle East
STRATFOR
Advances in competing technologies and high costs will put nuclear power at a disadvantage compared with other electricity-generating options. Even so, countries in the region will continue to pursue nuclear power given its accompanying political prestige.

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AI could one day control nuclear reactors; NC State researchers could make it happen - News & Observer

News - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 10:01

News & Observer

AI could one day control nuclear reactors; NC State researchers could make it happen
News & Observer
... the N.C. State-led project is appealing because it should eventually feed into TerraPower's work, and because the team also includes Zachry, a company with offices in Cary and Charlotte that writes software for commercial nuclear power plants and ...

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