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North Korea latest: US and Russia REFUSE to recognise Kim Jong-un as nuclear power - Express.co.uk

News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 21:51

Christian Science Monitor

North Korea latest: US and Russia REFUSE to recognise Kim Jong-un as nuclear power
Express.co.uk
RUSSIA and the US will push Kim Jong-un to disarm as they refuse to recognise North Korea as a nuclear power, the US State Department has said. By Rebecca Pinnington. PUBLISHED: 21:51, Wed, Dec 27, 2017 | UPDATED: 21:52, Wed, Dec 27, 2017. Russia and ...
With submarine program, N. Korea signals surge toward full nuclear deterrenceChristian Science Monitor
North Korea's nuclear tests a threat to India's security: SourcesHindustan Times
US sanctions North Korea missile experts as Russia offers to mediateNBCNews.com
Kaplan Herald -The News International
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Military secrets of our nuclear power plants - The Guardian

News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 18:04

The Guardian

Military secrets of our nuclear power plants
The Guardian
The first public hint came with an announcement on 17 June 1958 by the Ministry of Defence, on “the production of plutonium suitable for weapons in the new [nuclear] power stations programme as an insurance against future defence needs”. The ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Details of 4 Dabaa Nuclear Power Plants contracts - Egypttoday

News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 16:54

Egypttoday

EXCLUSIVE: Details of 4 Dabaa Nuclear Power Plants contracts
Egypttoday
Yes, I was involved in pre-planning the Dabaa Nuclear Power Plants, when they were nothing but an “idea”. Before it became a plan that was later concluded by signing the final contract, we signed preliminary contracts in February 2015, and these ...

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EDF In Expected Deal Buys 75.5% Of New NP - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 16:20

Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

EDF In Expected Deal Buys 75.5% Of New NP
Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
In a long-expected deal, French utility, operator of all of the country's nuclear power plants, signed an agreement on Friday to purchase 75.5 percent of New NP from Areva SA. EDF The deal is part of a major overhaul at nuclear power developer Areva ...
Binding agreements signed for sale of New NPWorld Nuclear News

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North Korea will not be accepted as a nuclear power by US or Russia, say Rex Tillerson and Sergei Lavrov - The Independent

News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 16:16

The Independent

North Korea will not be accepted as a nuclear power by US or Russia, say Rex Tillerson and Sergei Lavrov
The Independent
The US and Russia have insisted they will not accept North Korea as a "nuclear state", amid a series of missile tests by the East Asian nation and increased rhetoric from both Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and ...
US sanctions North Korean missile experts, Russia offers to mediateReuters
Tillerson, Lavrov Agree to Continue Diplomacy Over North Korea: US State DepartmentU.S. News & World Report
US sanctions N Korean missile experts, Russia offers to mediateHurriyet Daily News

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NPCIL spent Rs 706 crore more on Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant component, CAG finds - Financial Express

News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 15:42

Financial Express

NPCIL spent Rs 706 crore more on Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant component, CAG finds
Financial Express
The NSSS and TG form the core of a nuclear power plant. During the final round of negotiations in August 2001, the offer was accepted by NPCIL and the cost of Russian scope was reduced to a fixed price of $1,535 million (Rs 7,217 crore). This was to ...
CAG indicts NPCIL for 'deficiencies in execution' of Kudankulam nuke projectUnited News of India

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The Uranium Film Festival & The Perils of Nuclear Power - CleanTechnica

News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 15:35

CleanTechnica

The Uranium Film Festival & The Perils of Nuclear Power
CleanTechnica
The International Uranium Film Festival is dedicated to all films about nuclear power and its associated risks of radioactivity. This educational event merges art, ecology, environmentalism, and environmental justice as it informs the public about ...

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Coal and nuclear seeking second helping of subsidies - Houston Chronicle

News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 11:40

Houston Chronicle

Coal and nuclear seeking second helping of subsidies
Houston Chronicle
Battle lines are drawn for an epic battle next year over Secretary of Energy Rick Perry's plan to grant coal and nuclear power plants another trip to the government trough. The independent Federal Energy Regulatory Commission must decide whether to bow ...

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Two Niigata nuclear reactors run by Tepco clear new safety standards, a first for the company since the Fukushima crisis - The Japan Times

News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 06:12

The Japan Times

Two Niigata nuclear reactors run by Tepco clear new safety standards, a first for the company since the Fukushima crisis
The Japan Times
The NRA's endorsement of the two units gives impetus to the government's push to restart idled nuclear plants that were taken offline as a result of the triple meltdowns in Fukushima, the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. In addition to ...
Toshiba Unveils Latest Fukushima Daiichi ProbeNuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
Inspection device to check on damaged nuclear reactor in JapanThe Philadelphia Tribune
Robotic SNAKES going into Fukushima power plant after previous probes 'died'Daily Star
Hindu Business Line
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Nuclear Power: Year End Review 2017 - Energy Sector News in India

News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 05:10

Energy Sector News in India

Nuclear Power: Year End Review 2017
Energy Sector News in India
India has signed Civil Nuclear Cooperation Agreement with Bangladesh in April this year along with two more complementary Agreements. India is collaborating with Russian and Bangladeshi partners on establishing Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh ...

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Nuclear Startup Just Saved New York From a Surge in Power Prices - Bloomberg

News - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 21:12

Bloomberg

Nuclear Startup Just Saved New York From a Surge in Power Prices
Bloomberg
You'd think, on a frosty New York day like this, power prices would surge as people blast electric heaters to keep warm. Instead, they're down from last week -- and the Big Apple has a nuclear power plant startup to thank for that. Spot power in New ...
Indian Point Ends 2-Week ShutdownPatch.com

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This is how a molten salt nuclear reactor works - Popular Science

News - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 20:38

Popular Science

This is how a molten salt nuclear reactor works
Popular Science
Radioactive elements produce heat as they decay. Nuclear plants draw power from this process, and typically stabilize the temperature with water. But during a power outage, H2O—which needs pumps to flow—can't always prevent meltdowns. Molten salt ...

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Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

News - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 17:02

Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers
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But both sounds were heard Monday as the government and the Tokyo Electric Power Company began its cleanup efforts in a specially-designated area of the town that is hoped could be re-populated with new homes and infrastructure by 2022. Japan Times ...

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Nuclear regulator downplays safety warnings - Quad-Cities Online

News - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 16:42

Chicago Sun-Times

Nuclear regulator downplays safety warnings
Quad-Cities Online
NRC officials also overruled recommendations from their own technical experts on how to protect plants from potential catastrophe spurred by floods, equipment failures, power outages and other problems. Interviews with more than 20 current and former ...
LETTERS: Nuclear plant safety is Exelon's top priorityChicago Sun-Times

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Japan nuclear watchdog reviews quake-resistance evaluation method - Nikkei Asian Review

News - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 04:54

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan nuclear watchdog reviews quake-resistance evaluation method
Nikkei Asian Review
No new active fault has been discovered at facilities such as Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai plant in Kagoshima Prefecture. But it is hoped the revised assessment method can help bolster their resistance to earthquake damage. The NRA introduced ...

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Future of Nuclear Energy - HuffPost

News - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 02:16

Future of Nuclear Energy
HuffPost
Lawrence Livermore National Lab: Lawrence Livermore has been leading the charge on alternative energy sources for years. They were the first lab in the world to produce a reactor that releases more energy than it takes in – solving one of the chief ...

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China's plans to expand in the South China Sea with a floating nuclear power plant continue - NEWS.com.au

News - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 00:49

NEWS.com.au

China's plans to expand in the South China Sea with a floating nuclear power plant continue
NEWS.com.au
China's plans to expand in the South China Sea with a floating nuclear power plant continue. CHINA'S expansion in the South China Sea continues with plans for a floating nuclear plant. But that's not all. They're also using 'magical machines'. AFP ...

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Beacon Journal/Ohio.com editorial board: Next New Jersey. Why not save nuclear in Ohio? - Akron Beacon Journal

News - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 00:46

Beacon Journal/Ohio.com editorial board: Next New Jersey. Why not save nuclear in Ohio?
Akron Beacon Journal
Look what's on a fast track in New Jersey. On Wednesday, legislative committees approved a plan to subsidize two financially troubled nuclear power plants in the state. Sponsors first introduced the measure a week earlier. New Jersey is following in ...

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The US Can Not Do Away with North Korea's Nuclear Power, Says Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak - CTech

News - Mon, 12/25/2017 - 17:44

CTech

The US Can Not Do Away with North Korea's Nuclear Power, Says Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak
CTech
North Korea's Kim Jong-un will use nuclear ability to secure his hold on power, said Mr. Barak speaking at a Calcalist conference Monday. Omri Milman 19:4025.12.17. The U.S. cannot do away with North Korea's of nuclear ability, said former Israeli ...

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CDP clarifies goal of eliminating nuclear power in policy draft - The Mainichi

News - Mon, 12/25/2017 - 09:20

CDP clarifies goal of eliminating nuclear power in policy draft
The Mainichi
The draft states that the CDP seeks to stop the installation of new nuclear reactors as the necessity for such facilities "cannot be recognized," and will not agree on reactivation of idled nuclear reactors unless the national government works out ...

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