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Nuclear Power Plants Have a 'Blind Spot' for Hackers. Here's How to Fix That. - Motherboard

News - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 16:33

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Nuclear Power Plants Have a 'Blind Spot' for Hackers. Here's How to Fix That.
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For all of the hardcore services WhiteScope offers, Rios, a veteran of the Iraq War and a former incident response leader at Google, has only begun scraping the surface of the complex supply chain that feeds the thousands of digital components that go ...

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Flexible operation of nuclear power plants lowers operating costs - Power Technology

News - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 14:40

Power Technology

Flexible operation of nuclear power plants lowers operating costs
Power Technology
Researchers have used a mathematical model and simulations to show that adjusting the output of nuclear power plants to accommodate renewable sources of energy could improve the economics of nuclear energy. It could also reduce greenhouse gas emissions ...
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $60 Million for US Industry Awards in Support of Advanced Nuclear ...Energy.gov (press release)
West Virginia senator wants Rick Perry and James Mattis to fight for coal plants' survivalThinkProgress

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Why Science Demands We Keep The Iran Nuclear Deal - Forbes

News - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 14:01

Forbes

Why Science Demands We Keep The Iran Nuclear Deal
Forbes
But there's an insidious downside to nuclear power that goes far beyond the fear of environmental and ecological catastrophe: the fact that the by-products of these nuclear reactions produce material that could be used to build an atomic bomb. Nuclear ...

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Koreas make nuclear pledge after historic summit - BBC News

News - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 10:57

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Koreas make nuclear pledge after historic summit
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An issue for the North is the security guarantee extended by the US, a nuclear power, to South Korea and Japan and its military presence in both countries. Previous inter-Korean agreements have included similar pledges but were later abandoned after ...
North and South Korea Set Bold Goals: A Final Peace and No Nuclear ArmsNew York Times
AP Analysis: North Korean leader displays nuclear prideSentinel & Enterprise
Korea leaders avoid specific measures to address nuke crisisNewsOK.com

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Bicommunal action against nuclear power plant held in Nicosia - Cyprus Mail

News - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 06:13

Cyprus Mail

Bicommunal action against nuclear power plant held in Nicosia
Cyprus Mail
A human chain was formed on Thursday night in a bicommunal demonstration at the Ledra Street checkpoint against the opening of a nuclear power plant in Akkuyu, Turkey. Greek and Turkish Cypriots from more than 40 parties, organisations, movements ...

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Corps of Engineers Officials Visit Fort Greely to Plan for Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning - KUAC

News - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 01:10

Corps of Engineers Officials Visit Fort Greely to Plan for Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning
KUAC
But she says a project to decommission a similar nuclear power plant was estimated to cost $34.6 million. “Unfortunately, due to the challenges and the complexity of that work, that contract price doubled,” she said. “That contract is sitting at $66.4 ...

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Valve issue takes Fermi 2 nuclear plant offline - Detroit News - The Detroit News

News - Fri, 04/27/2018 - 00:10

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Valve issue takes Fermi 2 nuclear plant offline - Detroit News
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Officials said problem found after transformer malfunctioned 12 days ago.

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Cypriots link arms to protest planned Russian nuclear plant - ABC News

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 19:40

ABC News

Cypriots link arms to protest planned Russian nuclear plant
ABC News
Protesters on Thursday urged ethnically-split Cyprus' government and breakaway Turkish Cypriot authorities to step up their protests against a nuclear power plant Russia is building on Turkey's Mediterranean coastline. Around 250 Greek Cypriot and ...
Cypriots unite to protest against Russian nuclear plant planned in nearby TurkeySouth China Morning Post

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New CEO picked for Richland nuclear power plant. He'll be well paid - Tri-City Herald

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 17:19

Tri-City Herald

New CEO picked for Richland nuclear power plant. He'll be well paid
Tri-City Herald
The Energy Northwest Executive Board has found the agency's new chief executive officer within the ranks of its current employees. Brad Sawatzke, the plant's chief operating officer and chief nuclear officer, has been filling in as temporary chief ...

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Rick Perry enters 'new era' with France on nuclear power - Washington Examiner

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 17:18

Washington Examiner

Rick Perry enters 'new era' with France on nuclear power
Washington Examiner
Energy Secretary Rick Perry entered into a "new era" of nuclear power development with France on Thursday, using the state visit by French President Emmanuel Macron to sign a joint agreement to advance nuclear and clean energy. “Today's signing ...

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When Will Chernobyl Be Livable? Facts on the Anniversary of the Soviet Nuclear Disaster - Newsweek

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 16:21

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When Will Chernobyl Be Livable? Facts on the Anniversary of the Soviet Nuclear Disaster
Newsweek
On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in northern Ukraine, near the city of Pripyat, suffered a series of explosions and a fire that caused a tremendous amount of radiation to be released into the atmosphere, mostly iodine and cesium ...
Despite Enviable Safety Record, Chernobyl's Ghost Still Haunts the Nuclear Power IndustryThe Beacon (blog)
Photos of Chernobyl nuclear disaster zone 32 years later - Business ...Business Insider
Cutting-Edge Security Measures on Modern Russian Nuclear Power PlantsSputnik International
The Atlantic -Aljazeera.com -Newsday
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Despite Enviable Safety Record, Chernobyl's Ghost Still Haunts the Nuclear Power Industry - The Beacon (blog)

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 16:08

The Beacon (blog)

Despite Enviable Safety Record, Chernobyl's Ghost Still Haunts the Nuclear Power Industry
The Beacon (blog)
This week marks the 32nd anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident. Modern perceptions of Chernobyl often picture a decaying Soviet landscape forever frozen in the 1980s. A quick Google search for “Chernobyl disaster” returns images of empty ...
When Will Chernobyl Be Livable? Facts on the Anniversary of the Soviet Nuclear DisasterNewsweek
Cutting-Edge Security Measures on Modern Russian Nuclear Power PlantsSputnik International
Photos of Chernobyl nuclear disaster zone 32 years later - Business ...Business Insider
The Atlantic -Aljazeera.com -Newsday
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Philippines to draw up nuclear energy policy - World Nuclear News

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 15:08

World Nuclear News

Philippines to draw up nuclear energy policy
World Nuclear News
The first 620 MWe unit of the Bataan plant - owned by National Power Corporation - was completed in 1984 but was never fuelled or operated. The Philippines government finally paid off the cost of building the plant in April 2007. In November, Russia ...

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

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 13:35

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Reviews Niger's Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development
International Atomic Energy Agency
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded an eight-day mission to Niger to review its infrastructure development for a nuclear power programme. The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) was carried out at the ...

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Demand for Global Nuclear Power Projected to Grow - PR Newswire (press release)

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 13:09

Demand for Global Nuclear Power Projected to Grow
PR Newswire (press release)
According to Energias Market Research Pvt. Ltd., the global nuclear power market is projected to witness a CAGR of 8.9% and reaching USD 205.2 billion by 2024. The research indicates that the rise in the worldwide demand for clean energy, particularly ...

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Wind, Solar Are a Distraction. Let's Go Full Steam Ahead on Nuclear Power - American Council on Science and Health

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 11:18

American Council on Science and Health

Wind, Solar Are a Distraction. Let's Go Full Steam Ahead on Nuclear Power
American Council on Science and Health
To sustainably meet our energy needs, the world requires a balanced "energy mix" or an "all-of-the-above" strategy: a little solar power here, a little wind power there, and toss in some hydrothermal, geothermal, and natural gas for good measure. That ...
Balancing nuclear and renewable energyEurekAlert (press release)

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Estimating Construction Costs for Nuclear Power Plants - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 11:04

Estimating Construction Costs for Nuclear Power Plants
International Atomic Energy Agency
26 April 2018. Alejandra Silva, Josef Weilguny. The IAEA hosted is first-ever Technical Meeting on Nuclear Power Cost Estimation in Vienna. Nuclear experts from around the world discussed the challenges of nuclear power construction projects. AddThis ...

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19 stunning photos show what the radioactive area inside the Chernobyl nuclear plant looks like 32 years after the ... - Business Insider

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 10:50

Business Insider

19 stunning photos show what the radioactive area inside the Chernobyl nuclear plant looks like 32 years after the ...
Business Insider
Thirty-one people died in the accident, and thousands of lives have been affected long-term by the exposure to radiation. Around 150,000 people were forced to evacuate their homes in the "Nuclear Exclusion Zone," the area in a 18-mile radius around the ...
Chernobyl: What happened and why?Aljazeera.com
32nd Anniversary of Chernobyl Nuclear DisasterSputnik International
Chernobyl disaster: What happened 32 years agoTHE WEEK
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What is the impact of the huge Hinkley nuclear power station on Somerset's property market? - Telegraph.co.uk

News - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 06:02

Telegraph.co.uk

What is the impact of the huge Hinkley nuclear power station on Somerset's property market?
Telegraph.co.uk
It's an epic feat of engineering that is transforming the landscape and local housing markets in equal measure. You may be thinking of Crossrail and London, but you'd be wrong. There is something even bigger: the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant in ...

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Balancing nuclear and renewable energy - Science Daily

News - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 22:09

Science Daily

Balancing nuclear and renewable energy
Science Daily
The study helps to dispel long-held views that nuclear power plants must operate in "baseload" mode, producing power at maximum rated capacity whenever they are online. Nuclear plants can even respond dynamically to hourly electricity market prices and ...

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