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No commercial demand for nuclear power: PM - The Australian

News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:54

No commercial demand for nuclear power: PM
The Australian
"I don't see there being the commercial demand for nuclear power," he said. "That's putting my businessman's hat on rather than my politicians' hat on." It comes just a few weeks after the Minerals Council released a paper setting out the case for ...

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Japan's Nuclear Watchdog Chief Retires - NHK WORLD

News - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:52

Japan's Nuclear Watchdog Chief Retires
NHK WORLD
In the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster, all of the country's nuclear power plants were shut down. It was decided an independent Nuclear Regulation Authority was needed to oversee them and the possibility of safely ...

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Earthquake Rocks Japan Near Fukushima Nuclear Plant - Newsweek

News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 19:58

Newsweek

Earthquake Rocks Japan Near Fukushima Nuclear Plant
Newsweek
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit the northeast coast of Japan, just 200 miles east of the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant. The earthquake occurred just before noon EDT on Wednesday (the middle of the night in Japan), and was about six miles deep, ...
Japan earthquake: A strong quake has hit the Asian island not far from the Fukushima nuclear power stationNEWS.com.au
Japan earthquake strikes east coast of country – just 200 miles from Fukushima nuclear plantThe Sun
Japan earthquake: Powerful 6.1 magnitude quake strikes 200 miles from Fukushima nuclear plantEvening Standard
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Nuclear is not the way to a clean energy future - The Guardian

News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 18:38

The Guardian

Nuclear is not the way to a clean energy future
The Guardian
We should be worried about the flood-proofing of our nuclear power plants, says Sue Roaf, while David Bridgewater argues for nuclear fusion, rather than fission. Plus letters from Dr Kevin Purdy, Dr John Doherty and ... Nine UK plants are assessed by ...

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Russia and Paraguay forge closer nuclear power ties - World Nuclear News

News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:41

World Nuclear News

Russia and Paraguay forge closer nuclear power ties
World Nuclear News
Russia and Paraguay have signed an agreement on cooperation for peaceful use of nuclear power. The document was signed yesterday, in Vienna, during the 61st International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference, by Alexey Likhachov, ...
Russia, Paraguay to start 'active dialogue' on nuclear powerKallanish Energy (subscription)

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North Koreans told Kim Jong-un has won PRAISE around globe for supreme nuclear power - Express.co.uk

News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:01

Washington Examiner

North Koreans told Kim Jong-un has won PRAISE around globe for supreme nuclear power
Express.co.uk
Kim Jong-un's secretive state launched its sixth and most powerful nuclear test earlier this month. The actions caused uproar around the globe, with US President Donald Trump yesterday threatening to “totally destroy” the country. But North Korea's ...
North Korea: US will meet 'nuclear strike and miserable and final ruin'Washington Examiner
What's the US's Best Chance With North Korea? RussiaNew York Times
Korea, US agree on nuclear subs: JoongAngKorea JoongAng Daily

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India collaborating with Russia for nuclear power plant in Bangladesh - Economic Times

News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 13:34

Economic Times

India collaborating with Russia for nuclear power plant in Bangladesh
Economic Times
NEW DELHI/VIENNA: India said today it is collaborating with Russia to build the Roppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh, the first initiative under a Indo-Russia deal to undertake atomic energy projects in third countries. This will also be India's ...
The Construction of Each New Nuclear Power Plant Creates 200000 Job-Years of EmploymentExecutive Intelligence Review (EIR)
Initiative launched for management of sealed sourcesWorld Nuclear News
Armenian nuclear plant safety complies with international standards – ministerPanorama.am

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Russia's Rosatom begins general construction works at Akkuyu nuclear power plant - Daily Sabah

News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:52

Daily Sabah

Russia's Rosatom begins general construction works at Akkuyu nuclear power plant
Daily Sabah
Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom) started general construction works at the future site of the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant, head of the company Alexei Likhachev said Tuesday. Speaking to journalists at the 61st regular session of the ...

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China's Nuclear Power Appetite to Offset Western Decline - Bloomberg

News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 06:26

Bloomberg

China's Nuclear Power Appetite to Offset Western Decline
Bloomberg
China plans to more than double its atomic power capacity in the next decade, bucking the trend of consolidation in western Europe and North America. The Asian nation's expansion will contribute to a 6.6 percent increase in global nuclear capacity over ...

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SA draws criticism over nuclear power plans - iAfrica.com

News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:52

iAfrica.com

SA draws criticism over nuclear power plans
iAfrica.com
Fellow anti-nuke lobbyist Vladimir Slivyak Slivyak adds that nuclear power will be a thing of the past in the next decade as developed countries start to decommission their plants. “This is the best illustration with what's been happening with this ...

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US nuclear reactors face uphill challenge, despite lower emissions - Reuters

News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:27

Reuters

US nuclear reactors face uphill challenge, despite lower emissions
Reuters
(Reuters) - The U.S. nuclear power industry is facing an uphill battle to hang onto its share of the country's electricity production, with some projecting a worst-case scenario where half of the nation's 99 nuclear reactors could shut over the next ...
States Shouldn't Bail Out Nuclear PlantsInsideSources

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US Nuclear Reactors Face Uphill Challenge, Despite Lower Emissions - New York Times

News - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:09

InsideSources

US Nuclear Reactors Face Uphill Challenge, Despite Lower Emissions
New York Times
(Reuters) - The U.S. nuclear power industry is facing an uphill battle to hang onto its share of the country's electricity production, with some projecting a worst-case scenario where half of the nation's 99 nuclear reactors could shut over the next ...
States Shouldn't Bail Out Nuclear PlantsInsideSources

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Some question decision to keep Texas nuclear plant open during Harvey - MyStatesman.com

News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:57

MyStatesman.com

Some question decision to keep Texas nuclear plant open during Harvey
MyStatesman.com
Days before Hurricane Harvey made landfall, workers at the South Texas Project nuclear power plant ensured the backup generators had fuel in case the power went out. They obtained enough food and supplies to board the 250-person storm crew for three ...

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Chinese nuclear power company explore bid for Moorside - ITV News

News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:46

ITV News

Chinese nuclear power company explore bid for Moorside
ITV News
A Chinese nuclear power company is exploring a bid for the Moorside development in west Cumbria. China General Nuclear Power Corporation is reportedly keen on taking control of NuGen which is planning the 15 billion pound project. The current owners ...
China's CGN seeks stake in Toshiba-led UK nuclear projectFinancial Times
China's CGN Bids for Stake in Toshiba's NuGeneration UK PlantNew York Times
CGN to the rescue for British power stationSino

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Border China General Nuclear Power Corporation - ITV News

News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:46

ITV News

Border China General Nuclear Power Corporation
ITV News
A Chinese nuclear power company is exploring a bid for the Moorside development in west Cumbria. China General Nuclear Power Corporation is reportedly keen on taking control of NuGen which is planning the 15 billion pound project. The current owners ...
China's CGN seeks stake in Toshiba-led UK nuclear projectFinancial Times
China's CGN bids for stake in Toshiba's NuGeneration UK plantReuters
CGN to the rescue for British power stationSino

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Tender for Saudi's nuclear power to be launched in October - Utilities-ME.com

News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:08

Utilities-ME.com

Tender for Saudi's nuclear power to be launched in October
Utilities-ME.com
The push for nuclear power in Saudi Arabia's future energy mix is set to get a boost next month when the Kingdom launches the tender process for its first nuclear reactors. Saudi Arabia is expected to reach out to potential vendors from countries ...
S. Korea eyes Saudi Arabia's nuclear plant dealYonhap News

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Fennovoima concedes nuclear power plant construction will be delayed - Helsinki Times

News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:06

Helsinki Times

Fennovoima concedes nuclear power plant construction will be delayed
Helsinki Times
Fennovoima has conceded that it will not receive a building permit for its nuclear power plant in Pyhäjoki, North Ostrobothnia, in 2018. “We have examined how our work has progressed and decided to push back the objective of receiving the permit to 2019.
Fennovoima expects the Construction License to be granted in 2019POWER magazine

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Russian-built nuclear plant revives Chernobyl fears - Financial Times

News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:02

Financial Times

Russian-built nuclear plant revives Chernobyl fears
Financial Times
Looming on the horizon just 20km away are the massive cooling towers of a nuclear power station being built near the small Belarusian town of Ostrovets. In a region still scarred by the complex legacy of the Soviet Union and the devastating human ...
Belarus, European Commission agree on time for peer review of nuclear power plant stress testsBelarus News (BelTA)

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Women's Show 9/14 Recap– After Hurricane Irma: Nuclear Power Plants and Hurricanes and Climate Change - WMNF

News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 00:24

WMNF

Women's Show 9/14 Recap– After Hurricane Irma: Nuclear Power Plants and Hurricanes and Climate Change
WMNF
And talk about taking chances, why would nuclear power plants at Turkey Point and St. Lucie not be shut down before the storm began. One of the biggest reasons for failure in nuclear power plants is a power outage. 5 million residents are without power ...

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'He's not crazy!' North Korea's Kim Jong-un following 'careful strategy' for nuclear power - Express.co.uk

News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:25

Salon

'He's not crazy!' North Korea's Kim Jong-un following 'careful strategy' for nuclear power
Express.co.uk
In an interview with Germany's Bild newspaper, Mr Gabriel said: “North Korea's dictator, Kim Jong-un, is not crazy at all. “He is following a carefully developed strategy. He thinks that his regime will be safe if he has a nuclear bomb. Nobody will ...
The US has to accept North Korea as a nuclear powerSalon
What's the US's Best Chance With North Korea? RussiaNew York Times
'Rocket Man' tweet, threats haven't quelled N. Korea crisisCNN
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