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DTE's Fermi 2 nuclear plant back online after repairs - Crain's Detroit Business

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

Crain's Detroit Business

DTE's Fermi 2 nuclear plant back online after repairs
Crain's Detroit Business
A nuclear power plant in Frenchtown Township is back online after being shut down for a series of repairs. Detroit-based DTE Energy Co. spokesman Stephen Tait told the Monroe News that Fermi 2 in Monroe County was restarted on Sunday. The plant was ...

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Iran 'Needs Nuclear Power,' Supreme Leader Insists - New York Times

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 14:26

New York Times

Iran 'Needs Nuclear Power,' Supreme Leader Insists
New York Times
TEHRAN — Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday hinted at stepping up his country's nuclear program, signaling a possible escalation in an already volatile relationship with Washington after President Trump announced he was pulling the United States out ...
Explainer: How will Trump's withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal affect research?Science Magazine
What Is the Iran Nuclear Deal and What Will Happen if the US Withdraws From It?Newsweek
Will Iran build a nuclear bomb?Quartz
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One Thing Trump, Some Environmentalists Both Love: Nuclear Power - Bloomberg

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 13:43

One Thing Trump, Some Environmentalists Both Love: Nuclear Power
Bloomberg
There's a sliver of common ground emerging in the fraught relationship between President Donald Trump and environmentalists: nuclear power. The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions on Wednesday released a study endorsing efforts to save struggling U ...

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Environmental group: nuclear power key to cutting carbon emissions - Axios

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 13:36

Environmental group: nuclear power key to cutting carbon emissions
Axios
The nuclear reactors that have already shut down are being replaced mostly by natural gas, “sending U.S. emissions in the wrong direction.” Noting that any federal policy driving nuclear power is unlikely in the near term, the report says action by ...

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Kiwis fear cancer after working near leaky US nuclear reactor in Antarctica - The Press

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 07:43

The Press

Kiwis fear cancer after working near leaky US nuclear reactor in Antarctica
The Press
The ship was taking soil from the vicinity of a shuttered American nuclear power plant that had operated at McMurdo from 1962 to 1973. There were 438 documented safety problems with the plant, nicknamed "nukey poo". The most notable was a leak from a ...

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Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant, the place where 1970's and 2020's technologies combine - Business Review

News - Wed, 05/09/2018 - 03:11

Business Review

Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant, the place where 1970's and 2020's technologies combine
Business Review
There are not too many big Romanian companies that we can brag about in the world. National Society Nuclearelectrica with Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant is one of them. A big electrical and thermal power producer and a manufacturer of nuclear fuel with ...

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Three Mile Island Catastrophe Changed America's Nuclear Power Industry - Voice of America

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 23:36

Voice of America

Three Mile Island Catastrophe Changed America's Nuclear Power Industry
Voice of America
The worst commercial nuclear accident in U.S. history happened at a nuclear power plant on Three Mile Island in central Pennsylvania almost 40 years ago. There were no victims in the March 1979 accident – all local residents were successfully evacuated ...

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What Changes and What Remains in the Iran Nuclear Deal - New York Times

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 22:10

New York Times

What Changes and What Remains in the Iran Nuclear Deal
New York Times
Mr. Trump's decision to restore sanctions was effective immediately, and will affect a range of industries that were able to engage with Iran under the nuclear agreement. But the Treasury Department said it would give businesses and individuals time ...
Will Iran build a nuclear bomb?Quartz
Trump dumps Iran nuclear deal: What you need to knowCNN
Iran to negotiate with Europeans, Russia and China about remaining in nuclear dealWashington Post
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US nuclear power fleet depends mostly on natural gas prices, carbon policies, operating costs - Xinhua

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 21:58

US nuclear power fleet depends mostly on natural gas prices, carbon policies, operating costs
Xinhua
HOUSTON, May 8 (Xinhua) -- The future of U.S. nuclear power fleet depends mostly on natural gas prices, potential carbon policies, and nuclear power plant operating costs, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said Tuesday. According to EIA's ...

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Nuclear Power Agreement Between Mexico, US Could Benefit Arizona - Fronteras: The Changing America Desk

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 21:24

Fronteras: The Changing America Desk

Nuclear Power Agreement Between Mexico, US Could Benefit Arizona
Fronteras: The Changing America Desk
Despite tensions over renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the business relationship between Mexico and the U.S. continues. A new energy deal promises opportunities for the nuclear field — and Arizona might benefit from it ...

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Explainer: How will Trump's withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal affect research? - Science Magazine

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 18:30

Science Magazine

Explainer: How will Trump's withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal affect research?
Science Magazine
The agreement also places a cap on the amount of low-enriched uranium used for nuclear power plants that Iran can generate and store, as well as on its testing of more advanced centrifuge designs. The agreement also requires Iran to remove and ...
What Is the Iran Nuclear Deal and What Will Happen if the US Withdraws From It?Newsweek
What Changes and What Remains in the Iran Nuclear DealNew York Times
How quickly could Iran build a nuclear bomb?Quartz
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Foratom highlights nuclear's load-following abilities - World Nuclear News

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 15:52

Foratom highlights nuclear's load-following abilities
World Nuclear News
By combining flexible nuclear power plant operation with the use of variable renewable energy sources, Europe will be able to ensure security of energy supply while reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, according to the European nuclear trade body ...

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Fermi 2 Nuclear Plant in Michigan Back Online After Repairs - U.S. News & World Report

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 15:03

The Detroit News

Fermi 2 Nuclear Plant in Michigan Back Online After Repairs
U.S. News & World Report
Fermi 2 Nuclear Plant in Michigan Back Online After Repairs. A nuclear power plant in southeastern Michigan is back online after being shut down for a series of repairs. May 8, 2018, at 10:56 a.m.. Fermi 2 Nuclear Plant in Michigan Back Online After ...
Fermi 2 nuclear plant back online after repairs - Detroit NewsThe Detroit News
Michigan nuclear plant back online after repairsWNWO NBC 24

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Nuclear Power Demand to Grow With Green Energy - PR Newswire (press release)

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 13:06

Nuclear Power Demand to Grow With Green Energy
PR Newswire (press release)
Nuclear power is crucial for generation of electricity around the world. The demand for cleaner energy sources are accelerating and developing markets such as China and India are in need of stronger energy infrastructure. A research report published by ...

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What Is the Iran Nuclear Deal and What Will Happen if the US Withdraws From it? - Newsweek

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 09:10

Newsweek

What Is the Iran Nuclear Deal and What Will Happen if the US Withdraws From it?
Newsweek
The deal focused on two key elements of nuclear weapon production: uranium and plutonium. Uranium enriched to between 3 and 4 percent can be used for nuclear power plant fuel, but must be enriched to 90 percent for weapon use. Before the deal was ...
What could Iran do if Trump pulls out of nuclear deal?Reuters
Here's How the Nuclear Deal Slowed Iran DownNew York Times
World braces for Trump's announcement on Iran nuclear deal, an agreement he called 'insane'National Post
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NASA nuclear power system test in Nevada desert was a success - SlashGear

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 01:39

SlashGear

NASA nuclear power system test in Nevada desert was a success
SlashGear
The Kilopower fission reactor was fired up in recent days with officials testing whether it would work. The process happened at the Nevada National Security Site, specifically in a vacuum chamber where the system ran for 28 hours at full power. The ...
NASA's Nuclear Fission System Passes Test 'With Flying Colors ...Geek
NASA's Decades-Long Quest to Build a Deep Space Nuclear ReactorMotherboard
Scientists successfully test new nuclear reactor in NevadaAlbuquerque Journal

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What could Iran do if Trump pulls out of nuclear deal? - Reuters

News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 00:57

New York Times

What could Iran do if Trump pulls out of nuclear deal?
Reuters
Iran has never acknowledged direct military involvement in Yemen. But U.S. and Saudi officials say it is supplying rebel Houthi fighters with missiles and other arms. The Houthis have fired missiles at Riyadh and Saudi oil facilities, saying they are ...
Here's How the Nuclear Deal Slowed Iran DownNew York Times
What will Iran do if Donald Trump pulls out of the nuclear deal?Telegraph.co.uk
Donald Trump announcement on Iran nuclear deal imminent; Boris Johnson makes last-ditch appealABC Online
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Nuclear Power Plant for Space Missions Passes Tests - Machine Design

News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 23:46

Machine Design

Nuclear Power Plant for Space Missions Passes Tests
Machine Design
A small, lightweight fission reactor built at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland recently passed extensive testing in the Nevada desert “with flying floors,” putting it one step closer to powering human outposts on the moon or Mars. “We threw ...
NASA's Decades-Long Quest to Build a Deep Space Nuclear ReactorMotherboard
NASA's Nuclear Fission System Passes Test 'With Flying Colors'Geek
Demonstration shows nuclear fission system can provide space exploration powerSt. George Daily Spectrum

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Your Turn: Nuclear energy supports more wind and solar - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 20:16

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Your Turn: Nuclear energy supports more wind and solar
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Nuclear energy provides most of our carbon-free energy in a baseload capacity. However, it could soon be providing carbon-free back-up power for renewables. Nuclear power plants have been losing out on potential income because they are not called upon ...

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The Road to a Low Carbon Europe is Nuclear Power - Energy Collective

News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 15:33

Energy Collective

The Road to a Low Carbon Europe is Nuclear Power
Energy Collective
There are more nuclear plants in the European (EU) than anywhere else. Yet a broad range of nuclear policies across the European nations is having a large impact on its future. Currently there are 127 nuclear plants in operation in the EU (plus another ...

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