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Nation's first small nuclear modular reactor may be coming soon, Utah municipalities buy-in early - fox13now.com

News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 23:55

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Nation's first small nuclear modular reactor may be coming soon, Utah municipalities buy-in early
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UTAH -- If you are reading this story on a device powered by a municipal power provider, you may be investing in a nuclear power project in Idaho. 29 power providers that belong to the Utah Association of Municipal Power, U-AMP, have agreed to ...

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Study: US Unlikely To See New Nuclear Power Anytime Soon - WABE 90.1 FM

News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 15:06

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Study: US Unlikely To See New Nuclear Power Anytime Soon
WABE 90.1 FM
Nuclear power doesn't have much of a future in the U.S., according to a recent paper that says the country is unlikely to see many new reactors in coming decades, unless there are major policy changes. That means the only nuclear reactors under ...
Active Nuclear power reactor projects along with sites in IndiaDevdiscourse
The first small nuclear modular reactor in the country may be coming soon — and it has early buy-in from nearly 30 ...Salt Lake Tribune

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Nuclear power back on table as reactors go smaller, lower risk – FT - BizNews

News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 13:25

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Nuclear power back on table as reactors go smaller, lower risk – FT
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Nuclear power back on table as reactors go smaller, lower risk – FT. Dozens of companies are working on a new generation of reactors that, they promise, can deliver nuclear power at lower cost and reduced risk. This is a Biznews Premium article. Please ...

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Uranium Demand Rises as Nuclear Power Proves Dependability - PR Newswire (press release)

News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 13:03

Uranium Demand Rises as Nuclear Power Proves Dependability
PR Newswire (press release)
According to the World Nuclear Association, uranium is used within nuclear power plants, which are used to replace the burning of coal or gas. The usage of nuclear energy has been increasing, and uranium prices were trading at USD 25 per lbs at the end ...

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UAE's nuclear power plant gets electricity generation licence - Gulf Business News

News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 11:46

Gulf Business News

UAE's nuclear power plant gets electricity generation licence
Gulf Business News
The UAE's Department of Energy (DoE)has issued an electricity generation licence to Barakah One – the joint venture company that will operate the country's first nuclear power plant. Barakah One is the subsidiary company owned by the Emirates Nuclear ...
UAE nuclear plant receives licence from Department of EnergyThe National
UAE's first nuclear reactor gets electricity generation licenceArabianBusiness.com

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NASA Glenn Develops Mini Nuclear Reactor To Power Space Missions - WOSU

News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 10:58

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NASA Glenn Develops Mini Nuclear Reactor To Power Space Missions
WOSU
That's where portable nuclear power comes in. Kilopower is a mini-nuclear reactor that designer David Poston calls a “milestone.” “This is the first new reactor, not just for space, not just for NASA, of any kind in the U.S. in 40 years,” Poston says ...

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Nuclear power looks to shrink its way to success - Financial Times

News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 03:01

Financial Times

Nuclear power looks to shrink its way to success
Financial Times
Dozens of companies are working on a new generation of reactors that, they promise, can deliver nuclear power at lower cost and reduced risk. These small-scale plants will on average generate between 50MW and 300MW of power compared with the ...

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Russia eyes building nuclear power plant in South Africa - TASS

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 14:19

Russia eyes building nuclear power plant in South Africa
TASS
MOSCOW, July 24. /TASS/. Russia is interested in cooperating with South Africa in peaceful use of nuclear energy, including construction of a nuclear power plant (NPP) in this country, presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said on Tuesday. "Russia is ...

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Mapped: The US nuclear power plants 'at risk' of shutting down - Carbon Brief

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 14:00

Carbon Brief

Mapped: The US nuclear power plants 'at risk' of shutting down
Carbon Brief
Nuclear power plants generate more than half of the US's low-carbon electricity. However, record low gas prices associated with the US fracking boom have made many existing nuclear plants uncompetitive in the current market. About 90 terawatt hours ...

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High temperatures to cut French nuclear production: EDF - S&P Global Platts

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 11:39

High temperatures to cut French nuclear production: EDF
S&P Global Platts
On grid operator RTE's website, EDF said environmental issues are limiting "some" nuclear production availability in the country, starting Saturday. EDF did not give details on the exact impact of the output restrictions. The two nuclear power stations ...

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Koizumi calls on opposition to challenge LDP's nuclear policy - Asahi Shimbun

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 08:08

Asahi Shimbun

Koizumi calls on opposition to challenge LDP's nuclear policy
Asahi Shimbun
Among extremely rare remarks for a former prime minister and former Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker to make, Koizumi also said he expects opposition parties to make ending Japan's reliance on nuclear power a key point for debate in the next Upper ...

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Atomenergomash delivers equipment to Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant - Compelo

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 07:22

Compelo

Atomenergomash delivers equipment to Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant
Compelo
CDBMB supply director Ilya Babkov said: “Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant is one of our key overseas customers. We deliver reactor coolant pumps, spare parts and accessory equipment on the regular basis and provide continuous service support.”.

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Ex-IEA official: Nuclear power can't compete with solar power - Asahi Shimbun

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 07:04

Asahi Shimbun

Ex-IEA official: Nuclear power can't compete with solar power
Asahi Shimbun
Nuclear power is "ridiculously expensive" compared with solar power and cannot compete from a financial standpoint, said the former head of the International Energy Agency. During a lecture at a symposium in Tokyo on July 23, Nobuo Tanaka, former IEA ...
In Belgium, the accident occurred at the nuclear power plantwww.MICEtimes.asia (press release)
2022 Nuclear Power Plant Market: Analysis, Business Structure, Vendors, Regionsmanagementjournal24.com
Nuclear Power Plant Market Overview, Industry Top Manufactures, Market Size, Growth Analysis & Forecast to 2023Chronicle India
faircolumnist.com -Redfield Herald -Expert Herald
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Next-Gen Nuclear Is Coming—If Society Wants It - WIRED

News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 16:30

WIRED

Next-Gen Nuclear Is Coming—If Society Wants It
WIRED
And he knew that nuclear power, the only existing form of clean energy that could fill the gaps, was too expensive to compete with oil and gas. But then, at a conference in 2011, he met an engineer with an innovative design for a nuclear reactor cooled ...

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Hinkley Point C: MP Ian Liddell-Grainger says the nuclear power plant is already benefiting local community - Somerset Live

News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 15:34

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Hinkley Point C: MP Ian Liddell-Grainger says the nuclear power plant is already benefiting local community
Somerset Live
Conservative MP Ian Liddell-Grainger believes his consistency is already experiencing the long-term benefits of Hinkley Point C. The power plant, based near Bridgwater, is Britain's first new nuclear power plant in more than 20 years and will provide ...

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Potassium iodide tablets available for those near Pa.'s nuclear power plants - WFMZ Allentown

News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 15:20

WFMZ Allentown

Potassium iodide tablets available for those near Pa.'s nuclear power plants
WFMZ Allentown
The Pennsylvania Department of Health is stepping up efforts to protect people who live near nuclear power plants. The health department will distribute free potassium iodide tablets on Aug. 9 to those who live, work or attend school within a 10-mile ...

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Korea relies on nuclear to cope with heat wave - World Nuclear News

News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 14:55

Korea relies on nuclear to cope with heat wave
World Nuclear News
Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) has decided to restart Hanbit 3 and Hanul 2 in the second and third week of August in order to meet growing demand for electricity as the summer heat wave continues, Korea JoongAng Daily reported today. The units ...

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Radioactive Traces from the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Found in California Wine - Live Science

News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 13:16

Live Science

Radioactive Traces from the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Found in California Wine
Live Science
Following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant accident, radioactive waste leaked into surrounding areas and contaminated waters and food. Seven years later, traces of the disaster were found half a world away — in California's wine. A group of ...
Your favorite California wine may contain radioactive particles — from JapanSacramento Bee
Fukushima Vintage: Traces of Nuclear Plant Disaster Found in Californian WineSputnik International
Traces of the Fukushima Meltdown Can Be Found in California WinesPopular Mechanics
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Iran vs USA news: Iran's military power REVEALED - Does Iran have nuclear weapons? - Express.co.uk

News - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 13:13

Express.co.uk

Iran vs USA news: Iran's military power REVEALED - Does Iran have nuclear weapons?
Express.co.uk
Iran and the US have had a strained relationship following the American President's withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran deal. The deal destabilises Iran's ballistic missile programme and restricts the ...
US-Iran nuclear tensions: Why is Donald Trump engaged in a war of words with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani?The Independent
Iran Army Chief Says US Angling For InvasionRadioFarda
Dem rep: Trump 'regards war as a way to solve political problems'The Hill

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