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CDP to challenge ruling coalition with anti-nuclear, no-tax hike pledges - The Japan Times

News - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 14:09

The Japan Times

CDP to challenge ruling coalition with anti-nuclear, no-tax hike pledges
The Japan Times
Its pledges oppose those of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party on key issues — a consumption tax increase from 8 percent to 10 percent in October 2019, reliance on nuclear power and amendment of the war-renouncing Article 9 of ...
Kibo's pledges lack responsibility for a party seeking to take powerThe Japan News
Shinzo Abe's high-risk gambleThe Hindu

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EXCLUSIVE: England's Russia World Cup base next to Chenobyl-like nuclear power plant - Daily Star

News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 21:30

Daily Star

EXCLUSIVE: England's Russia World Cup base next to Chenobyl-like nuclear power plant
Daily Star
The power station is one of the biggest in Russia and consists of four nuclear reactors similar to the ones at Chernobyl, where an explosion in 1986 killed 31 people and affected an estimated 500,000 due to the radiation that spread across the region.

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How Did The South Texas Project Nuclear Power Plant Weather Harvey? - Texas Public Radio

News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 20:06

Texas Public Radio

How Did The South Texas Project Nuclear Power Plant Weather Harvey?
Texas Public Radio
When Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast the South Texas Project nuclear power plant was put through its toughest weather test since going online in 1988. After the storm, questions are being asked about the decisions made and public safety.

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Hurricane Harvey And The South Texas Project Nuclear Power Plant - Texas Public Radio

News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 19:55

Texas Public Radio

Hurricane Harvey And The South Texas Project Nuclear Power Plant
Texas Public Radio
When Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast the South Texas Project nuclear power plant was put through its toughest weather test since going online in 1988. After the storm questions are being asked about the decisions made and public safety.

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The head of the UN nuclear agency discusses Iran, North Korea and how nuclear power can fight climate change - Los Angeles Times

News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 19:25

Los Angeles Times

The head of the UN nuclear agency discusses Iran, North Korea and how nuclear power can fight climate change
Los Angeles Times
The amount of carbon dioxide emissions that the use of nuclear energy can reduce — it's equivalent to the amount emitted by India or Russia. That is a huge amount. Thirty countries use nuclear power for the time being, and about 30 more are interested.
IAEA Says Nuclear Security In Germany Is StrongNuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
UAE nuclear operator committed to safety, says IAEAWorld Nuclear News
IAEA Completes Nuclear Security Advisory Mission in GermanyInternational Atomic Energy Agency

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Rick Perry's plan to subsidize coal and nuclear plants does nothing to fix the US power grid - Los Angeles Times

News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:00

Los Angeles Times

Rick Perry's plan to subsidize coal and nuclear plants does nothing to fix the US power grid
Los Angeles Times
Energy Secretary Rick Perry proposed a rule last week that would require electricity customers to subsidize coal and nuclear power plants that can demonstrate “fuel security,” which the rule defines as 90 days' worth of stockpiled fuel that could be ...
Oil And Gas Industry Attacks Perry's Plan for Saving Nuclear And CoalForbes
Behind the Backlash to Energy Secretary Rick Perry's Demand for Coal-Nuclear Market InterventionGreentech Media
US proposes to subsidise coal and nuclear power plants, calls them 'reliable'Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)
Houston Chronicle -Fast Company -BOE Report (press release)
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St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant alarm system malfunctions, prompts concerns by residents - WPTV.com

News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 08:14

WPTV.com

St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant alarm system malfunctions, prompts concerns by residents
WPTV.com
ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. - The alarm system at the St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant malfunctioned Thursday night, prompting multiple calls to 911, said the Martin County Sheriff's Office Thursday evening. Officials said the St. Lucie County 911 system ...
St. Lucie Nuclear Plant alarm is malfunctioning, 911 dispatch inundatedWPEC

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Party of Hope pledges to halt tax hike, abandon nuclear power - Nikkei Asian Review

News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 00:34

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Party of Hope pledges to halt tax hike, abandon nuclear power
Nikkei Asian Review
It also pledges to take the number of nuclear reactors in Japan to zero by 2030. According to a separate manifesto released Friday detailing the party's general policies, the party wants to enshrine the nuclear power ban in an amendment to the ...
Japan's Koike pins hopes on tax, nuclear to unseat AbeYahoo Singapore News
Tokyo Koike's new party vows to scrap over-reliance on fiscal, monetary stepsReuters
Tokyo governor's new party vows to scrap over-reliance on fiscal, monetary stepsChannel NewsAsia
Financial Times
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The Changing Face of Nuclear Power - MetalMiner

News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 19:15

MetalMiner

The Changing Face of Nuclear Power
MetalMiner
But the story is an illustration of the blind alley in which nuclear power finds itself. The debate is one that is being (or will be) enacted in many other countries that rely on nuclear power as part of their energy mix. Eight years behind schedule ...

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Hurricane Irma nearly forced FPL to shut down St. Lucie Nuclear Plant; should it have? - TCPalm

News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:17

TCPalm

Hurricane Irma nearly forced FPL to shut down St. Lucie Nuclear Plant; should it have?
TCPalm
Had winds from Hurricane Irma been just a few miles an hour faster, the St. Lucie Nuclear Plant would have been required to shut down its reactors to keep them from overheating in a power outage. Florida Power & Light, which owns the plant on ...
State Senator Says FPL Isn't Preparing Miami's Nuclear Plant for Sea-Level RiseMiami New Times

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Moorside nuclear power station 'delayed' - New Civil Engineer

News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 14:43

New Civil Engineer

Moorside nuclear power station 'delayed'
New Civil Engineer
It is understood these include Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) and China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN). Samson told Reuters the new invester would want to put in place a new delivery plan and therefore there would be a delay to the ...

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IAEA Sees Safety Commitment at UAE's First Nuclear Power Plant Ahead of Planned Operation Start - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 14:25

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Sees Safety Commitment at UAE's First Nuclear Power Plant Ahead of Planned Operation Start
International Atomic Energy Agency
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts observed a commitment to safety by the operator of the United Arab Emirates' first Nuclear Power Plant, ahead of its planned start of operations. The team also identified areas where further ...

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November power jumps as France hit by further nuclear delays, outages - Platts

News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:34

November power jumps as France hit by further nuclear delays, outages
Platts
Nuclear power plant operator EDF delayed the restart of 1.5 GW Chooz-2 reactor to November 2 from the earlier estimated end date of October 21, while also completely halting capacity generation from its 1.5 GW Chooz-1 reactor for an unplanned outage ...
EUROPE POWER-French front-month power contracts hit record levelsReuters Africa

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Oil And Gas Industry Attacks Perry's Plan for Saving Nuclear And Coal - Forbes

News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:01

Forbes

Oil And Gas Industry Attacks Perry's Plan for Saving Nuclear And Coal
Forbes
Last week, Energy Secretary Rick Perry asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to regulate pricing so that coal and nuclear power plants that keep at least 90 days of fuel supply on site can recoup their full costs. Said Perry, 'The continued ...
US proposes to subsidise coal and nuclear power plants, calls them 'reliable'Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)
Behind the Backlash to Energy Secretary Rick Perry's Demand for Coal-Nuclear Market InterventionGreentech Media
Rick Perry's plan to subsidize coal and nuclear plants is bonkersVox
Houston Chronicle -Energy Collective -Fast Company
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Russia, Saudi Arabia may develop nuclear cooperation - TASS

News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 09:13

Financial Times

Russia, Saudi Arabia may develop nuclear cooperation
TASS
Russia has certain potential for cooperation in nuclear power with Saudi Arabia, which plans for boosting this energy sector, Russia's Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak who co-chairs the Russian-Saudi inter-governmental commission told the Russian-Saudi ...
Saudi's king in Moscow: An unexpected rapprochementAljazeera.com

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How nuclear can support green applications for a sustainable SA - Fin24

News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 05:06

Fin24

How nuclear can support green applications for a sustainable SA
Fin24
These nuclear power plants are designed from the ground up utilising different philosophies and more importantly, different objectives than conventional light water reactors widely in operation today. Figure 1 illustrates how nuclear power plant ...

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Rick Perry's plan to subsidize coal and nuclear plants is bonkers - Vox

News - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 13:10

Vox

Rick Perry's plan to subsidize coal and nuclear plants is bonkers
Vox
Putting it more explicitly, the administration's claim is twofold: First, that power plants with large amounts of fuel on-site — coal and nuclear, basically — are necessary to grid reliability, and second, that those plants are unfairly being driven ...
Rick Perry wants you to pay more to support coal, nuclear industriesHouston Chronicle
The Energy Department Is Making Up Reasons Why You Need To Pay More For Dirty EnergyFast Company
South Carolina lawmakers grill CEO over failed Summer nuclear plantSoutheast Energy News
Green Car Reports
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IAEA Releases Projections on Global Nuclear Power Capacity Through 2050 - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:34

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Releases Projections on Global Nuclear Power Capacity Through 2050
International Atomic Energy Agency
Construction of the Hualong One unit (Fuqing 4) at the construction site of the Fuqing Nuclear Power Plant. As of October 2017, the People's Republic of China has 38 nuclear power reactors in operation and 19 under construction. (Photo: Fuqing Nuclear ...
Nuclear Power in Russian Federation Market- Historical Period is During 2006-2016 (unless specified) and Forecast ...MilTech

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Zero-nuclear power policy without concrete measures is irresponsible - The Japan News

News - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:42

Zero-nuclear power policy without concrete measures is irresponsible
The Japan News
The Liberal Democratic Party, in its campaign pledges, has held up a policy of considering nuclear power as one of the nation's key electricity sources and continuing to utilize it. In the pledges, the party states that it will restart those nuclear ...

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Zero-nuclear power policy without concrete measures is irresponsible - The Japan News

News - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:42

Zero-nuclear power policy without concrete measures is irresponsible
The Japan News
The Liberal Democratic Party, in its campaign pledges, has held up a policy of considering nuclear power as one of the nation's key electricity sources and continuing to utilize it. In the pledges, the party states that it will restart those nuclear ...

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