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Strong French hydro, nuclear power output squeeze out fossil fuels in June -RTE - Reuters

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 09:03

Strong French hydro, nuclear power output squeeze out fossil fuels in June -RTE
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PARIS, Aug 1 (Reuters) - French electricity output from nuclear and renewables power sources rose sharply in June, squeezing out the use of coal, oil and gas-fired power generation, while demand fell 2.6 percent during the period, grid operator RTE ...

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Red Tape and Green Energy: Why Nuclear Power Is Struggling to Survive - InsideSources

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 04:10

InsideSources

Red Tape and Green Energy: Why Nuclear Power Is Struggling to Survive
InsideSources
This year has been a tough one for nuclear power. Last week, NextEra Energy announced an agreement with utility Alliant that would close its 601 MW Duane Arnold nuclear plant in Iowa five years early. Shutting down the generator in 2020, rather than ...

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Nuclear Operators Scramble To Make Reactors Flexible Enough For New Energy Economy - Forbes

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 04:01

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Nuclear Operators Scramble To Make Reactors Flexible Enough For New Energy Economy
Forbes
Arizona Public Service is studying the possibility of using excess energy from its Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant, when solar energy is flooding the grid, to desalinate brackish water. In Illinois, Exelon is looking at repurposing a reactor to produce ...
America must get serious about nuclear energy and national securityThe Hill

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Hot sea water forces Swedish nuclear power plant to shut - The Hindu

News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 00:33

The Hindu

Hot sea water forces Swedish nuclear power plant to shut
The Hindu
Unusually high sea water temperature has forced Swedish nuclear power plant to close, authorities said on Monday. The sea water's temperature outside one of Sweden's nuclear plants has forced the plant to close down temporarily. As the sea water ...

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Oldest US nuclear power plant to be sold - Washington Post

News - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 22:21

Washington Post

Oldest US nuclear power plant to be sold
Washington Post
The country's oldest nuclear power plant is to be sold to a company that plans to decommission the facility in the next eight years. Exelon Generation said on Tuesday that Florida-based Holtec International has agreed to purchase the Oyster Creek ...
Exelon's Oyster Creek nuclear plant to be bought, decommissioned by JVS&P Global Platts
Sale could speed decommissioning of oldest nuclear plantFox News
Holtec International buying Exelon's Oyster Creek nuclear plant, speeding decommissioningPhilly.com

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Costs will dictate future of UK nuclear, says university - World Nuclear News

News - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 21:22

World Nuclear News

Costs will dictate future of UK nuclear, says university
World Nuclear News
"Nuclear power is one of the largest sources of low-carbon electricity today," according to the paper, titled The Role of Nuclear Electricity in a Low-Carbon World. "It has the potential to play a growing role in the future and its contribution may be ...

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Saudi Arabia makes progress in nuclear power scheme - Arab News

News - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 20:13

Arab News

Saudi Arabia makes progress in nuclear power scheme
Arab News
The INIR team said that the Kingdom has made significant progress in the development of nuclear power infrastructure, establishing a legislative framework and carrying out comprehensive studies to support the next steps of the program. The Kingdom has ...

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Meeting being held for public on Ginna Nuclear Power Plant - RochesterFirst

News - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 19:34

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Meeting being held for public on Ginna Nuclear Power Plant
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ONTARIO, NY (WROC) - A community meeting at the Ginna Nuclear Power Plant is set for Tuesday evening. The meeting, which runs from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., will allow the public will learn how nuclear energy is generated, along with emergency procedures.
Why The World Must Come Together To Rethink Its Nuclear Power StrategySwarajya
Former president, premier endorse referendum on nuclear energyFocus Taiwan News Channel
Global Class 1E Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation Cables Market Analysis and Industry Forecast Report to 2023thebusinesstactics.com
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WindEconomics: UK government steps up support for nuclear power - Windpower Monthly

News - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 15:05

Windpower Monthly

WindEconomics: UK government steps up support for nuclear power
Windpower Monthly
This will enable the electricity price to be brought down below the level agreed for the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant, which attracted criticism from many quarters, including the government's own spending watchdog, the National Audit Office. Hinkley ...

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IAEA Reviews Saudi Arabia's Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 12:27

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Reviews Saudi Arabia's Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development
International Atomic Energy Agency
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded a twelve-day mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to review its development of infrastructure for a nuclear power programme. The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR ...

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Why The World Must Come Together To Rethink Its Nuclear Power Strategy - Swarajya

News - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 06:08

Swarajya

Why The World Must Come Together To Rethink Its Nuclear Power Strategy
Swarajya
Yet, a significant amount of resources were diverted towards implementing the straw ban. Nuclear power, across the world, suffers from the same fate, for any prospects of rational discussion on nuclear energy have been lost in renewables backed jingoism.
Nuclear energy: Gone with the windBuilding
Global Nuclear Power Plant Market 2018 Share Forecast: Exelon Nuclear, Entergy Corporation , Rosenergoatom and ...Chronicle India
Global Nuclear Power Plant and Equipment Market Import-Export Study, Price Structures Analysis And Forecast From ...Fair Reporter
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Allow nuclear waste disposal in national parks, say MPs - The Guardian

News - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 05:01

The Guardian

Allow nuclear waste disposal in national parks, say MPs
The Guardian
Fifty years of nuclear power in the UK has generated 750,000 cubic metres of waste but the nation has still not developed a permanent disposal solution. Following the 2013 failure, ministers have proposed up to £2.5m a year for communities that ...
Nuclear waste could be buried underneath national parks, say MPsThe Independent

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Energy minister expresses support for nuclear power - Journal of Commerce

News - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 05:00

Journal of Commerce

Energy minister expresses support for nuclear power
Journal of Commerce
TIVERTON, ONT. – The Ontario Chamber of Commerce has issued a position paper urging Ontario's new Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines Greg Rickford to continue the government's support for nuclear power. The report, titled Blueprint ...

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Hot sea water forces Swedish nuclear power plant to shut - ETEnergyworld.com

News - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 02:15

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Hot sea water forces Swedish nuclear power plant to shut
ETEnergyworld.com
"In order for us to secure the needed cooling capacity, we have decided to take Ringhals 2 nuclear power plant out of operation," Xinhua quoted Ringhals' Production Manager Sven-Anders Andersson as saying. Two other nuclear power plants, Ringhals 3 ...
Swedish nuclear power plant forced to close due to unusually hot sea waterXinhua

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Swedish nuclear power plant forced to close due to unusually hot sea water - Xinhua

News - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 17:20

Swedish nuclear power plant forced to close due to unusually hot sea water
Xinhua
STOCKHOLM, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Unusually high sea water temperature has forced Swedish nuclear power plant to close, the Swedish Television SVT reported on Monday. The sea water's temperature outside one of Sweden's nuclear plants has forced the ...

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Idle Alabama nuclear power plant could be completed - Electric Light & Power

News - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 16:02

Electric Light & Power

Idle Alabama nuclear power plant could be completed
Electric Light & Power
HOLLYWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Plans for completing an idled nuclear plant in northern Alabama are to be unveiled soon. Al.com reports that the plans for the Bellefonte Nuclear Plant in Jackson County are to be unveiled Monday. The facility was sold at ...

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How conservatives killed nuclear power - ThinkProgress

News - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 15:44

ThinkProgress

How conservatives killed nuclear power
ThinkProgress
New nuclear plants are “ridiculously expensive” and “uncompetitive” compared to solar power, longtime nuclear industry advocate Nobuo Tanaka explained recently. Tanaka is also the former head of the International Energy Agency. At the same time, ...
Rise Of Nuclear Power Was A Bad IdeaBlog for Iowa (blog)
Nuclear Energy : Need Of The Hour & Why India Needs It Right NowDU Express (press release)

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Haney outlines plans to finish idled nuclear plant - Chattanooga Times Free Press

News - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 13:35

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Haney outlines plans to finish idled nuclear plant
Chattanooga Times Free Press
HOLLYWWOOD, Ala. — More than three decades after work was halted at what was to be one of TVA's biggest nuclear power plants, backers of the Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant are gathering here today to voice support for finishing the incomplete reactors ...
Developers to announce update on Bellefonte Nuclear Plant projectWAAY

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"Nuclear energy is not as risky as climate change" - Imperial College London

News - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 12:42

Imperial College London

"Nuclear energy is not as risky as climate change"
Imperial College London
Nuclear power will be essential for meeting the UK's greenhouse gas targets, concluded a new report by Imperial energy experts. The energy sector is one of the biggest culprits for greenhouse gas emissions in the UK due to its historical reliance on ...

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Review of Toshiba's delayed British nuclear plant raises new doubts - Reuters

News - Mon, 07/30/2018 - 12:31

Reuters

Review of Toshiba's delayed British nuclear plant raises new doubts
Reuters
Toshiba put NuGen up for sale and South Korea's Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) (015760.KS) was chosen as preferred bidder last year, but the process has stalled. Britain needs to invest in new capacity to replace aging coal and nuclear reactors that ...

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