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Rate hike for nuclear power falls victim to legislative infighting - NorthJersey.com

News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 21:22

NorthJersey.com

Rate hike for nuclear power falls victim to legislative infighting
NorthJersey.com
New Jersey's legislative leaders have deadlocked over a bill to raise electric rates to keep two nuclear power plants from shutting down, preventing the legislation from getting a vote in the final days of the current legislative term. The standoff ...
Snow Halts Vote on Bill to Rescue Nuclear Power PlantsU.S. News & World Report
New Jersey's nuclear power subsidy on-hold till new legislative session beginsWHYY
NJ abandons nuclear bailout bill, for nowPhilly.com
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Finland's Fortum considers extending Loviisa nuclear power plant life - Nasdaq

News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 18:25

Finland's Fortum considers extending Loviisa nuclear power plant life
Nasdaq
The plant scored a record net output of 8.16 terawatt-hours (TWh) of electricity in 2017, but Buddas said production was expected to fall to as low as 7.8 TWh in 2018 due to maintenance. A year ago Fortum had said it expected to retire the plant's ...

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The United Arab Emirates' Nuclear Power Gambit - IEEE Spectrum

News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 16:05

IEEE Spectrum

The United Arab Emirates' Nuclear Power Gambit
IEEE Spectrum
Illustration by Chad Hagen. “Too Cheap to Meter” Nuclear Power Revisited · Photo: Imaginechina/AP. A Bittersweet Milestone for the World's Safest Nuclear Reactors · Has U.S. Nuclear Power's Death Spiral Begun? graphic link to special report landing ...

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Kingdom, Russia can forge nuclear power cooperation - Saudi Gazette

News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 15:45

Saudi Gazette

Kingdom, Russia can forge nuclear power cooperation
Saudi Gazette
On October 5, 2017, during King Salman visit to Russia, Rosatom and King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE) signed a program for cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, which outlines several key directions, incl. small ...

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Kingdom, Russia can forge nuclear power cooperation - Saudi Gazette

News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 15:45

Saudi Gazette

Kingdom, Russia can forge nuclear power cooperation
Saudi Gazette
On October 5, 2017, during King Salman visit to Russia, Rosatom and King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE) signed a program for cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, which outlines several key directions, incl. small ...

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Bankrupt nuclear power company Westinghouse gets a buyer - Axios

News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 15:18

Axios

Bankrupt nuclear power company Westinghouse gets a buyer
Axios
Brookfield Business Partners, a listed unit of Canadian infrastructure investor Brookfield Asset Management, has agreed to buy bankrupt U.S. nuclear power company Westinghouse Electric for around $4.6 billion. Why this isn't surprising: Westinghouse is ...
Talks underway with Westinghouse for nuclear power project: GovernmentEconomic Times
Westinghouse, Toshiba's troubled nuclear unit, is acquiredABC News
UPDATE 2-Brookfield Business Partners to buy Westinghouse for $4.6 blnReuters

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Talks underway with Westinghouse for nuclear power project: Government - Economic Times

News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 14:31

Economic Times

Talks underway with Westinghouse for nuclear power project: Government
Economic Times
Discussions are underway with Westinghouse Electric Company for a "viable project proposal" to set up six nuclear power reactors, the government informed Rajya Sabha today. The project is planned to be set up at Kovvada in Andhra Pradesh and comprises ...

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Snow halts vote on bill to rescue nuclear power plants - Seattle Times

News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 14:23

POWER magazine

Snow halts vote on bill to rescue nuclear power plants
Seattle Times
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A snow storm has resulted in a vote on a roughly $300 million bill that would raise residents' utility costs to rescue New Jersey's nuclear power industry being canceled. The Democrat-led state Senate canceled its Thursday session ...
Despite New Jersey Senate Vote on Nuclear Subsidies, Bill May Not Clear Lame-Duck SessionPOWER magazine
Gov. Kean: Don't rush bailout of PSEG's nuclear plants. Wait for Murphy | OpinionNJ.com
PSEG Nuclear Subsidy Bill Killed in Lame-Duck SessionNJ Spotlight
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UPDATE 1-Back to the future; EDF renames nuclear reactor unit - Reuters

News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 14:04

UPDATE 1-Back to the future; EDF renames nuclear reactor unit
Reuters
Amid hopes for a nuclear renaissance in 2006-2007, Areva sold four EPRs in France, Finland and China, but a decade later they are all years behind schedule and billions of euros over budget. Heavy losses due to these delays, an African uranium mine ...

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UAE's first nuclear power plant marks 'significant milestone' in construction - The National

News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 11:08

The National

UAE's first nuclear power plant marks 'significant milestone' in construction
The National
The UAE's first nuclear power plant has announced that two of its four reactors are now connected to the country's electricity grid. The development is described as a “significant milestone” by Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, ahead of the nuclear ...
Two more nuclear reactors connected to UAE's electricity gridArabianBusiness.com

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INTERVIEW: Why it's difficult for Nigeria to generate electricity using nuclear energy – Expert - Premium Times

News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:14

Premium Times

INTERVIEW: Why it's difficult for Nigeria to generate electricity using nuclear energy – Expert
Premium Times
After a career that spanned over 35 years, Charles Adesanmi retired as the director of the Nuclear Technology Centre, NTC in 2013. In this interview with Kemi Busari, the nuclear and radiation physics expert, who was also a research fellow at the ...

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Will Nuclear North Korea Survive 2018? - National Review

News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 05:57

National Review

Will Nuclear North Korea Survive 2018?
National Review
Would it now if the bleak alternative was a lunatic's nuclear missile possibly striking San Diego or Seattle? To survive an unending trade embargo — and perhaps to avoid a coup — Kim Jong Un would likely either have to recalibrate his nuclear program ...
The Terrifying Truth of Trump's 'Nuclear Button' TweetThe Atlantic
Kim Jong Un claims North Korea became nuclear power in 2017 declaring: 'Button is always on my desk'Mirror.co.uk
'My button is bigger than yours': Donald Trump boasts about US' nuclear power to Kim Jong-unScroll.in
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Bill to Help New Jersey's Nuclear Power Plants to Get Vote - U.S. News & World Report

News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 05:35

Bill to Help New Jersey's Nuclear Power Plants to Get Vote
U.S. News & World Report
Bill to Help New Jersey's Nuclear Power Plants to Get Vote. New Jersey lawmakers are set to vote on a roughly $300 million bill that would raise utility ratepayers' costs to rescue the state's nuclear power industry. Jan. 4, 2018, at 12:28 a.m.. Bill ...

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Short-term thinking of UK nuclear policy - The Guardian

News - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 18:05

The Guardian

Short-term thinking of UK nuclear policy
The Guardian
... but no access to civilian nuclear power, while the other has civilian nuclear but no nuclear weapons. Indeed, South Korea has a fleet of 24 reactors producing some of cheapest and cleanest electricity in the world. It further boosts a highly ...
New digicam gear developed to probe Fukushima nuclear reactorKaplan Herald

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Dominion to Buy Scana for $7.9 Billion After Nuclear Flop - Bloomberg

News - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 15:37

Bloomberg

Dominion to Buy Scana for $7.9 Billion After Nuclear Flop
Bloomberg
... according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Stagnant electricity prices and tight profit margins have stoked the buying spree. For more on the utility buying spree, click here. The acquisition would include a more than $1.7 billion write-off of ...
Dominion offers to buy SCANA in wake of SC nuclear plant failureCharleston Post Courier
Dominion Energy to buy US nuclear rival Scana for £10.8bnTelegraph.co.uk
Dominion Energy to Buy Scana in $7.66 Billion Deal--4th UpdateMorningstar.com
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Dominion Energy to buy US nuclear rival Scana for £10.8bn - Telegraph.co.uk

News - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 14:28

Telegraph.co.uk

Dominion Energy to buy US nuclear rival Scana for £10.8bn
Telegraph.co.uk
... approval of the deal in South Carolina, said Mr Pourreza, who had upgraded Scana to hold from a sell on the prospect of a takeover. The deal is the latest in a string of massive utility mergers, which have been stoked by stagnant electricity prices ...
Dominion offers to buy SCANA in wake of SC nuclear plant failureCharleston Post Courier
Dominion to Buy Scana for $7.9 Billion After Nuclear FlopBloomberg
Dominion Energy to buy Scana, assume failed nuclear project costsReuters
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Break Down at Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant - Prensa Latina

News - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 14:07

Break Down at Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant
Prensa Latina
03 de enero de 2018, 08:51Kiev, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Ukrainian authorities reported a breakdown in the second block of the nuclear power plant in Jmelinsk province, local television reported. This morning, there was a technical failure in the ...

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Turkey Looks to China for Third Nuclear Power Plant - Lexology

News - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:19

Turkey Looks to China for Third Nuclear Power Plant
Lexology
Turkey and China are taking steps to address rising domestic energy demand through the use of nuclear power. In 2016, Turkey hosted the 23rd Annual World Energy Congress, the global flagship event of World Energy Council, where the theme was “embracing ...

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Renewable energy and nuclear power beat gas and coal for first time in the UK - Daily Mail

News - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 11:33

Daily Mail

Renewable energy and nuclear power beat gas and coal for first time in the UK
Daily Mail
The analysis, which is based on data collated by Dr Iain Staffell at Imperial College London for Electric Insights, found coal generation dropped again in 2017 and only generated 6.9% of power. Meanwhile wind power generation rose due to more turbines ...
Most of Britain's electricity in 2017 is low carbon for first timeFinancial Times
Low-carbon sources like solar, wind and nuclear generated more than half of UK electricity in 2017City A.M.

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Renewable energy and nuclear power beat gas and coal for first time in the UK - Jersey Evening Post

News - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 11:33

Jersey Evening Post

Renewable energy and nuclear power beat gas and coal for first time in the UK
Jersey Evening Post
The analysis, which is based on data collated by Dr Iain Staffell at Imperial College London for Electric Insights, found coal generation dropped again in 2017 and only generated 6.9% of power. Meanwhile wind power generation rose due to more turbines ...
Most of Britain's electricity in 2017 is low carbon for first timeFinancial Times
Low-carbon sources like solar, wind and nuclear generated more than half of UK electricity in 2017City A.M.
Analysis: Low-carbon sources generated more UK electricity than fossil fuels in 2017Carbon Brief

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