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The Nuclear Power Dilemma (2018) - Union of Concerned Scientists

News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 23:52
The Nuclear Power Dilemma (2018)  Union of Concerned Scientists

More than one-third of US nuclear plants are unprofitable or scheduled to close. If they're replaced by natural gas, emissions will rise—with serious ...

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Hearing sought on ex-nuclear plant's fuel storage plans - The State

News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 22:29

The State

Hearing sought on ex-nuclear plant's fuel storage plans
The State
Lacey Township, home to the former Oyster Creek nuclear power plant, has asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a hearing on plans by Florida-based Holtec International to speed up the decommissioning of the plant. It has told the NRC it can ...

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Could nuclear power play a major role in reversing climate change? - Marketplace.org

News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 14:45

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Could nuclear power play a major role in reversing climate change?
Marketplace.org
Amid devastating climate change and carbon emissions, governments around the world have been exploring alternative sources of energy to meet growing demand. While nuclear energy could play an important role as a low-carbon energy source, a lack of ...

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Joseph Mariathasan: Nuclear power – an update - IPE.com (blog)

News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:28

IPE.com (blog)

Joseph Mariathasan: Nuclear power – an update
IPE.com (blog)
On Monday 12 November, Oxford University emeritus professor of physics Wade Allison will give a public talk at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology in Oxford, entitled “When fear kills: the case of nuclear energy”. His talk – and the arguments that ...

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Taiwan's academics urge public to vote for nuclear power shut-down - Nature.com

News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 12:49

Nature.com

Taiwan's academics urge public to vote for nuclear power shut-down
Nature.com
In October, proponents of nuclear power gathered enough signatures — more than 1.5% of the electorate in Taiwan — to force a referendum that will ask the public to agree to removing the phase-out clause from the act. They argue that nuclear power is ...

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Taiwan's academics urge public to vote for nuclear power shut-down - Nature.com

News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 12:49

Nature.com

Taiwan's academics urge public to vote for nuclear power shut-down
Nature.com
In October, proponents of nuclear power gathered enough signatures — more than 1.5% of the electorate in Taiwan — to force a referendum that will ask the public to agree to removing the phase-out clause from the act. They argue that nuclear power is ...

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Todays Market View - Nuclear power ambitions to drive uranium demand - Proactive Investors UK

News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 10:33

Proactive Investors UK

Todays Market View - Nuclear power ambitions to drive uranium demand
Proactive Investors UK
“China is expected to become the world's largest nuclear power nation, and the development of the China National Nuclear Corporation will be more open and international”. As China embarked on massive economic expansion around three decades ago, ...

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Could nuclear power play a major role in reversing climate change? - Marketplace APM

News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 08:00
Could nuclear power play a major role in reversing climate change?  Marketplace APM

MIT Energy Initiative's study finds surprising reasons behind the high cost of building nuclear power plants.

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Taiwan's academics urge public to vote for nuclear power shut-down - Nature.com

News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 08:00
Taiwan's academics urge public to vote for nuclear power shut-down  Nature.com

Open letter encourages voters to support the phase out of nuclear power plants in an upcoming referendum.

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Joseph Mariathasan: Nuclear power – an update | News - IPE.com

News - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 08:00
Joseph Mariathasan: Nuclear power – an update | News  IPE.com

Fossil fuels cannot be replaced without nuclear energy, so our collective fears must be addressed.

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Group warns over a third of US nuclear power plants could retire - CNBC

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 21:12

CNBC

Group warns over a third of US nuclear power plants could retire
CNBC
Nov 8 (Reuters) - More than a third of U.S. nuclear power plants could shut for economic reasons over the next decade, a greater number than most analysts expect, according to a study released on Thursday by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), ...

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French nuclear power generation jumps 12.5 pct in October | Reuters - Reuters

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 19:02

French nuclear power generation jumps 12.5 pct in October | Reuters
Reuters
Nuclear electricity generation in France rose 12.5 percent to 31.6 terrawatt hour (TWh) in October compared with the same month a year ago, French ...
UPDATE 1-French nuclear power generation jumps 12.5 pct in OctoberReuters UK
French nuclear power generation jumps 12.5 pct in OctoberReuters Africa

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UPDATE 1-French nuclear power generation jumps 12.5 pct in October - Reuters UK

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 18:46

UPDATE 1-French nuclear power generation jumps 12.5 pct in October
Reuters UK
(Adds UK nuclear production figure). PARIS, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Nuclear electricity generation in France rose 12.5 percent to 31.6 terrawatt hour (TWh) in October compared with the same month a year ago, French state-controlled utility EDF said on Thursday.

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Georgia Nuclear Power Plant Plans to Hire Hundreds of Canadian Electrical Workers - EC&M

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:45
Georgia Nuclear Power Plant Plans to Hire Hundreds of Canadian Electrical Workers  EC&M

The need for 750 electrical workers at Plant Vogtle, a two-unit nuclear power plant located in Burke County, near Waynesboro, Ga., will likely result in laborer.

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Georgia Nuclear Power Plant Plans to Hire Hundreds of Canadian Electrical Workers - EC&M

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:39

EC&M

Georgia Nuclear Power Plant Plans to Hire Hundreds of Canadian Electrical Workers
EC&M
The need for 750 electrical workers at Plant Vogtle, a two-unit nuclear power plant located in Burke County, near Waynesboro, Ga., will likely result in laborers being recruited from Canada. According to a report from NewsChannel 6, Georgia Public ...

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As Renewables Drive Up Energy Prices, Voters In US, Asia & Europe Are Opting For Nuclear Power - Forbes

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 16:19

Forbes

As Renewables Drive Up Energy Prices, Voters In US, Asia & Europe Are Opting For Nuclear Power
Forbes
Voters in the U.S., Asia, and Europe are increasingly opting for nuclear power in response to rising electricity prices from the deployment of renewables like solar panels and wind turbines. By a more than two-to-one margin (70% to 30%), voters in ...

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Blow to Moorside power station plans as Toshiba winds up nuclear arm - News & Star

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 15:09

News & Star

Blow to Moorside power station plans as Toshiba winds up nuclear arm
News & Star
Plans to build a new nuclear power station in the UK, creating over 20,000 jobs, have collapsed after Toshiba said it was pulling out of the project. The Japanese engineering giant is to wind up its NuGen business, which was going to build three ...

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Toshiba's failure shows business can't deliver a nuclear future - The Guardian

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:32

The Guardian

Toshiba's failure shows business can't deliver a nuclear future
The Guardian
In 2006 it bought the US nuclear business Westinghouse, part of British Nuclear Fuels and home to much of the UK's nuclear power industry. With climate change creeping to the top of the agenda and demand for new nuclear plants around the world growing, ...

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Nuclear power plant in Cumbria in doubt after Toshiba pull out - The Independent

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:32

The Independent

Nuclear power plant in Cumbria in doubt after Toshiba pull out
The Independent
Toshiba has announced it is pulling out of the construction of a nuclear power station in Cumbria, putting the overall future of any project going ahead at the site in doubt. The Moorside plant was projected to create up to 21,000 jobs over its ...
UK nuclear power station plans scrapped as Toshiba pulls outThe Guardian
Toshiba's UK withdrawal puts Cumbria nuclear plant in doubtBBC News
Collapse of Moorside nuclear power station plans will 'devastate' western Cumbriainews.co.uk
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Future of the Moorside nuclear power plant in serious doubt after Toshiba scraps UK nuclear business - Compelo

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:01

Compelo

Future of the Moorside nuclear power plant in serious doubt after Toshiba scraps UK nuclear business
Compelo
The future of the Moorside nuclear power plant project has been dealt a major blow after owner Toshiba announced it will close down its UK nuclear business. The Japanese multinational says it will wind-up NuGeneration Limited – more commonly known as ...
Toshiba pulls out of nuclear power planKHL Group

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