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Jaitpur nuclear power plant poses no nuclear threat: Dr Anil Kakodkar - Daily News & Analysis

News - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 00:49

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Jaitpur nuclear power plant poses no nuclear threat: Dr Anil Kakodkar
Daily News & Analysis
Eminent nuclear scientist Dr Anil Kakodkar has said that the proposed nuclear power plant at Jaitapur would pose no threat to environment or marine life. He stated this while pointing out that nuclear power is the only alternative for the long-term ...

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HTRs will not help establish nuclear power in Jordan - Jordan Times

News - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 20:48

HTRs will not help establish nuclear power in Jordan
Jordan Times
Chairman of Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC), Khaled Toukan, has announced that the organisation is in “serious and advanced” talks with China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) to build a 220 megawatt High Temperature Gas-Cooled ...

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South Carolina may repeal nuclear power plant law - Electric Light & Power

News - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 18:11

Electric Light & Power

South Carolina may repeal nuclear power plant law
Electric Light & Power
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina senators have tentatively approved a bill to repeal a law that critics say led to the multibillion abandonment of two nuclear plants after 10 years of planning and construction. The repeal of the Base Load Review ...
South Carolina Electric & Gas Company replaces more than 40% of its nuclear project capacity with purchase of ...POWER magazine

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Half of America's carbon-free electricity comes from nuclear. Here's how to save it. - Vox

News - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 17:30

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Half of America's carbon-free electricity comes from nuclear. Here's how to save it.
Vox
Nuclear power currently provides about 20 percent of US electricity — and 50 percent of its carbon-free electricity. Insofar as the US economy has decarbonized (carbon emissions have been falling, fitfully, for more than a decade), nuclear power gave ...
Europe Nuclear Decommissioning Market Analysis & Forecasts 2018-2023 - Arising Opportunity for the Nuclear ...Business Wire (press release)

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Kaptur seeks relief for areas hit by nuclear plant closures - Port Clinton News Herald

News - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 17:12

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Kaptur seeks relief for areas hit by nuclear plant closures
Port Clinton News Herald
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Toledo, is pushing for federal relief to be made available for communities in the event they are decimated by the closure of a nuclear power plant, losing hundreds of jobs and millions in taxes. The proposal comes ...

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Conor Lamb joins effort to keep Beaver County nuclear plant open - Tribune-Review

News - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 16:16

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Conor Lamb joins effort to keep Beaver County nuclear plant open
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Conor Lamb, D-Mt. Lebanon, called on regulators Wednesday to keep open a Beaver County nuclear power plant that is set to close in three years. The congressional district Lamb represents doesn't include Beaver County. He is seeking re-election in a ...
Lamb urges Department of Energy to help Beaver Valley plantPittsburgh Business Times

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House votes to advance Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project - The Hill

News - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 15:39

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House votes to advance Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project
The Hill
Congress first passed a law in 1982 to establish a federal nuclear site to store the nation's waste from nuclear weapons development, nuclear power and other uses, and tasked the DOE to find a location. But in 1987, Congress mandated that the Yucca ...
Zion's bid to shed lakefront nuclear waste backed by US House vote to revive Nevada storage siteChicago Tribune
The Latest: House approves bill on Nevada nuclear waste dumpNewsOK.com
House approves bill to revive Nevada nuclear waste dumpGainesville Sun
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Poland's largest power provider abandons nuclear project for Baltic Sea wind farms - The Japan Times

News - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 13:42

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Poland's largest power provider abandons nuclear project for Baltic Sea wind farms
The Japan Times
They provide more electricity than onshore windfarms, which Poland already has, and can be built more quickly than a nuclear power plant. The decision to open up the offshore power industry could also draw in investors. Statoil said in April it would ...
Poland's PGE ditches nuclear for offshore wind - reportRenewables Now

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Europe Nuclear Decommissioning Market Analysis & Forecasts 2018-2023 - Arising Opportunity for the Nuclear ... - NewsOK.com

News - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 13:29

Europe Nuclear Decommissioning Market Analysis & Forecasts 2018-2023 - Arising Opportunity for the Nuclear ...
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There are 129 nuclear reactors in operation in the European Union (EU), with a total capacity of 120 GWe, and an average age of around 30 years. Moreover, in 2016, the European Union accounted for around 43.6% of the global nuclear power consumption.

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Natural gas prices, carbon policies to determine future of US nuclear power fleet - Daily Energy Insider

News - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 12:45

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Natural gas prices, carbon policies to determine future of US nuclear power fleet
Daily Energy Insider
The EIA's Annual Energy Outlook 2018 notes that 60 nuclear power plants are currently operating in the United States, but nine plants with combined generating capacity of 11 GW are slated to retire by 2025. An EIA reference case reflecting current law ...
Future of US nuclear power fleet depends mostly on natural gas pricesSteelGuru

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Bechtel executive: US firms should be involved in Saudi nuclear plans - CNBC

News - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 06:24

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Bechtel executive: US firms should be involved in Saudi nuclear plans
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American businesses should be involved in Saudi Arabia's plans to include nuclear power into its energy mix, according to a senior executive at engineering ...

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Exclusive: PGE picks Baltic wind over nuclear as Poland embraces green power - Reuters

News - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 06:10

Exclusive: PGE picks Baltic wind over nuclear as Poland embraces green power
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WARSAW/GDYNIA (Reuters) - State-controlled PGE (PGE.WA) has abandoned its leading role in plans to build Poland's first nuclear power station as it focuses on new wind farms in the Baltic Sea, two sources said. Two other sources said state-run refiner ...

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NASA Space Missions to Get a Boost from Nuclear Energy - Energy Collective

News - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 02:43

NASA Space Missions to Get a Boost from Nuclear Energy
Energy Collective
NASA and the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have successfully demonstrated KiloPower, which is a new nuclear reactor power system that could enable long-duration crewed missions to the Moon, Mars and destinations ...

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America Helped Start Iran's Nuclear Weapons Program - History

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 22:10

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America Helped Start Iran's Nuclear Weapons Program
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So close, in fact, that when Iran toppled the Shah's monarchy and democratically elected a prime minister, the CIA staged a 1953 coup d'état that put the Shah back in power. Part of the reason the U.S. valued Iran as an ally was because of its ...

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Saudi Arabia Says It Will Build Nuclear Bomb if Iran Does - Newsweek

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 19:04

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Saudi Arabia Says It Will Build Nuclear Bomb if Iran Does
Newsweek
Iran and its elite Revolutionary Guards do have close ties to other groups such as the Lebanese Hezbollah and various militias battling rebels and jihadis like the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Iraq and in Syria, where Israel considers Iran ...
Rick Perry: Saudi Arabia should sign nuclear energy deal with USWashington Examiner

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Proposed bill supports fossil and nuclear power, takes away from renewable energy - Wortfm

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 18:01

Proposed bill supports fossil and nuclear power, takes away from renewable energy
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“Not as bad as Trump's plan”. A low bar, but that's being said about a bill just passed from committee in the House of Representatives. Food & Water Watch's Mitch Jones talks with Jan Miyasaki about how the bill would increases support for fossil fuel ...

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Cracks in British Nuclear Reactor Ring Power Alarm Bells - U.S. News & World Report

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:31

U.S. News & World Report

Cracks in British Nuclear Reactor Ring Power Alarm Bells
U.S. News & World Report
LONDON (Reuters) - Cracks in the core of a Scottish nuclear reactor could signal that most of Britain's ageing plants will not be able to supply the country with much needed power for as long as predicted. Nuclear reactors generate just over 20 percent ...

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Cracks in British nuclear reactor ring power alarm bells - Reuters

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:31

Reuters

Cracks in British nuclear reactor ring power alarm bells
Reuters
Britain's electricity generation is under scrutiny due to a plan to close coal-fired power plants by 2025 and weak economic conditions for investment in new gas plants. There are also doubts about the timetable for EDF's Hinkley Point C nuclear plant ...

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China's Risky Plan for Floating Nuclear Power Plants In The South China Sea - The Diplomat

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:28

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China's Risky Plan for Floating Nuclear Power Plants In The South China Sea
The Diplomat
On April 28, the Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom announced the official departure of its first floating nuclear power plant, Akademik Lomonosov, from Saint Petersburg, where its construction had started in 2009, to Pevek in the Arctic district of ...

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Bellona visits Russia's floating nuclear power plant at sea - Bellona

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 15:29

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Bellona visits Russia's floating nuclear power plant at sea
Bellona
After years of secrecy surrounding the Akademik Lomonosov, Russia's controversial floating nuclear power plant, Rosatom, Russia's state nuclear corporation, invited Norwegian journalists and Bellona general manager to have a look at it at sea. At ...

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