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Karnataka Nuclear power plant sets world record for continuous operation - YourStory

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:37
Karnataka Nuclear power plant sets world record for continuous operation  YourStory

Unit 1 of nuclear power plant Kaiga Atomic Power Station surpassed the record of Pickering Nuclear Generating Station by being operational for 894 days.

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Karnataka Nuclear power plant sets world record for continuous operation - YourStory.com

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:37

YourStory.com

Karnataka Nuclear power plant sets world record for continuous operation
YourStory.com
Unit 1 of nuclear power plant Kaiga Atomic Power Station has surpassed the record set by the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station in Canada by being operational for 894 days. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited recently announced that the Kaiga Atomic ...

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

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:03

Union of Concerned Scientists

The Nuclear Power Dilemma (2018)
Union of Concerned Scientists
We found that nearly 35 percent of the country's nuclear power plants, representing 22 percent of US nuclear capacity, are at risk of early closure or slated to retire. To help avoid the worst consequences of climate change—and avoid costly ...

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Environmental group: Keep open nuclear power plants - Axios

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:02

Axios

Environmental group: Keep open nuclear power plants
Axios
A high-profile, science-based environmental nonprofit is calling for financially struggling nuclear power plants to remain open, citing their benefits to tackling climate change. Why it matters: In a new report, the Union of Concerned Scientists is ...

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China & India to drive the world's nuclear power production growth – experts - RT

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 09:48

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China & India to drive the world's nuclear power production growth – experts
RT
She told CNBC: “The largest growth in nuclear energy is in the Asia region, especially in China and India.” Nuclear power is “absolutely compatible” and “necessary” for a low carbon future, Rising added. READ MORE: World's first floating nuclear power ...

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China likely to more than triple nuclear power capacity by 2030 - Nasdaq

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

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China likely to more than triple nuclear power capacity by 2030
Nasdaq
SHANGHAI, Nov 8 (Reuters) - China's total nuclear capacity is expected to reach 120-150 gigawatts (GW) in total by 2030, a senior industry official said on Thursday, more than triple the current rate but still lower than previous forecasts after a ...

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Toshiba's UK withdrawal puts Cumbria nuclear plant in doubt - BBC News

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

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Toshiba's UK withdrawal puts Cumbria nuclear plant in doubt
BBC News
Toshiba will wind up its UK nuclear arm, dealing a potentially fatal blow to plans for a new nuclear power station after a sale efforts to offload the business failed. NuGen was behind the development of the Moorside project in Cumbria. Toshiba's ...
Japan's Toshiba to withdraw from £15bn Moorside nuclear power stationThe Westmorland Gazette
Toshiba said to be liquidating NuGen after failing to sell £15bn nuclear projectTelegraph.co.uk
Toshiba set to liquidate UK nuclear arm NuGenFinancial Times
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Toshiba to pull out of UK nuclear power project - The Guardian

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 08:06

The Guardian

Toshiba to pull out of UK nuclear power project
The Guardian
Toshiba is to wind up its nuclear arm, which was leading a project to build a new power station in the UK. The decision by the Japanese firm's board is a huge blow to plans for a nuclear plant at Moorside in Cumbria. Unions criticised the government ...
Toshiba scraps £15bn Moorside nuclear power station planConstruction Enquirer

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

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 08:00
Blow to Moorside power station plans as Toshiba winds up nuclear arm  ITV News

Toshiba is to wind up its nuclear arm, which was leading a project to build a new power station in the UK. The decision by the Japanese firm's board is a huge ...

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UK nuclear power station plans scrapped as Toshiba pulls out - The Guardian

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 08:00
UK nuclear power station plans scrapped as Toshiba pulls out  The Guardian

Firm's nuclear arm to wind up next year and scrap Cumbria plant leaving big hole in UK energy plans.

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Group warns over a third of U.S. nuclear power plants could retire - CNBC

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 08:00
Group warns over a third of U.S. 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 ...

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Dutch parliament majority for nuclear power plants - IamExpat.nl

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 08:00
Dutch parliament majority for nuclear power plants  IamExpat.nl

Three parties in the Dutch House of Representatives support the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) plans to build more nuclear power plants in ...

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Why We're Taking a Hard Look at Nuclear Power Plant Closures - Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 06:46

Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Why We're Taking a Hard Look at Nuclear Power Plant Closures
Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
A new UCS report, The Nuclear Power Dilemma: Declining Profits, Plant Closures, and the Threat of Rising Carbon Emissions, indicates that more than 22 percent of total US nuclear capacity is unprofitable or scheduled to close over the next five to 10 ...

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Toshiba to wind up UK nuclear power venture in restructuring programme - Sky News

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

Sky News

Toshiba to wind up UK nuclear power venture in restructuring programme
Sky News
"After considering the additional costs entailed in continuing to operate NuGen, Toshiba recognises that the economically rational decision is to withdraw from the UK nuclear power plant construction project, and has resolved to take steps to wind-up ...

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Carbon Pricing is Key to Economic Viability of Xcel's Nuclear Power Plants in Minnesota - Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 05:01

Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Carbon Pricing is Key to Economic Viability of Xcel's Nuclear Power Plants in Minnesota
Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
The UCS study, The Nuclear Power Dilemma, shows that the economic viability of the nation's nuclear plants is threatened by low natural gas prices, the declining cost of renewable energy, investments in energy efficiency, and the costs of upgrading ...

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Japan's Toshiba to withdraw from UK nuclear power project - BBC News

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 05:00

BBC News

Japan's Toshiba to withdraw from UK nuclear power project
BBC News
"After considering the additional costs entailed in continuing to operate NuGen, Toshiba recognises that the economically rational decision is to withdraw from the UK nuclear power plant construction project, and has resolved to take steps to wind-up ...

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Dutch parliament majority for nuclear power plants - IamExpat.nl

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 04:33

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Dutch parliament majority for nuclear power plants
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Three parties in the Dutch House of Representatives support the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) plans to build more nuclear power plants in the Netherlands. The three parties, which form a majority in the House of Representatives, are ...

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China and India will lead the world's nuclear power growth, experts say - CNBC

News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 01:40

CNBC

China and India will lead the world's nuclear power growth, experts say
CNBC
India and China are set to drive the world's nuclear power production growth as the two developing nations — among the top consumers of energy in the world — pursue their respective national nuclear energy programs. According to the International ...
Why We Need Innovative Nuclear PowerScientific American (blog)
Nuclear Energy Stages A Comeback In JapanOilPrice.com

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Nuclear power company reaching overseas - Chinadaily USA

News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 23:20

Chinadaily USA

Nuclear power company reaching overseas
Chinadaily USA
Overall demand for import purchases and overseas localized procurement by China National Nuclear Corp is expected to top $12 billion in the next five years, the company said during a news conference on Wednesday during the ongoing China International ...

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Why We Need Innovative Nuclear Power - Scientific American (blog)

News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 20:00

Scientific American (blog)

Why We Need Innovative Nuclear Power
Scientific American (blog)
But there seemed to be a huge opportunity to rethink nuclear power. Most of the reactors operating around the world—including the ones at Fukushima and almost all of the 100 or so plants operating in the U.S.—were built from designs drafted during ...
Nuclear Energy Stages A Comeback In JapanOilPrice.com

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