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Uzbekistan, Russia agree on nuclear power station - EurasiaNet

News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:02

Uzbekistan, Russia agree on nuclear power station
EurasiaNet
If the power plant were to be completed, Uzbekistan could become the first nation in Central Asia to host such a facility. There has long been talk in neighboring Kazakhstan, itself a leading producer of raw uranium, of building a nuclear plant but the ...
Uzbekistan and Russia reach agreement on construction of new nuclear power plantTimes of Central Asia

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Opinion: Nuclear power is hated, but the world needs it to help limit climate change - MarketWatch

News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 09:19

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Opinion: Nuclear power is hated, but the world needs it to help limit climate change
MarketWatch
Nuclear power has a double advantage over these other sources: it's both low-carbon and reliably baseload. What percentage of the time a power plant is actually generating electricity is called its capacity factor. Nuclear's capacity factor in the U.S ...
Guest view: Propping up coal, nuclear would be needless, destructiveRecord-Courier

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In Response: Build nuclear plants to bolster strained power grid - Duluth News Tribune

News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 00:02

Duluth News Tribune

In Response: Build nuclear plants to bolster strained power grid
Duluth News Tribune
The column correctly mentioned the ability of coal and nuclear power plants to run continuously because they have on-site fuel storage. However, there is a huge difference in the magnitude of fuel storage between nuclear power plants and coal or gas ...

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In Response: Build nuclear plants to bolster strained power grid - Duluth News Tribune

News - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 00:02

Duluth News Tribune

In Response: Build nuclear plants to bolster strained power grid
Duluth News Tribune
The column correctly mentioned the ability of coal and nuclear power plants to run continuously because they have on-site fuel storage. However, there is a huge difference in the magnitude of fuel storage between nuclear power plants and coal or gas ...

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Nuclear power in Africa? - Black Star News

News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 22:24

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Nuclear power in Africa?
Black Star News
Rosatom—Russia's state nuclear energy corporation—has recently signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with a number of African nations to build nuclear power plants within their borders. I spoke to David Himbara, a professor of international ...

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Hinkley Point C: Why is the Austrian government challenging the new nuclear power station? - Compelo

News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 15:55

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Hinkley Point C: Why is the Austrian government challenging the new nuclear power station?
Compelo
Should the decision to approve the nuclear power station project owned and backed by French utilities giant EDF Energy and the China General Nuclear (CGN) group be revoked by the court, it is unclear what will happen to the project post-Brexit.
Plans for Sizewell C nuclear power station receive a setbackEast Anglian Daily Times

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The US is rapidly losing nuclear power. That's profoundly concerning for climate change. - Vox

News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 15:30

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The US is rapidly losing nuclear power. That's profoundly concerning for climate change.
Vox
Is nuclear power going to help the United States decarbonize its energy supply and fight climate change? Probably not. That is the conclusion of a remarkable new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in early July ...
Funding for US advanced nuclear technology projectsWorld Nuclear News
US Department of Energy Provides Nearly $20 Million for Domestic Advanced Nuclear Technology ProjectsPOWER magazine

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Rosatom makes shortlist for Saudi Arabia's first two nuclear power stations - GCR

News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 13:37

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Rosatom makes shortlist for Saudi Arabia's first two nuclear power stations
GCR
Saudi Arabia's nuclear authorities have announced that Russian nuclear engineer Rosatom has joined the shortlist to build two nuclear power plants, each with a capacity of 2.8GW, as the first stage of its plan to build 17GW of nuclear power by 2040 at ...

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India to bid for Bangladesh's Rooppur Nuclear Power Project work - Moneycontrol.com

News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 09:04

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India to bid for Bangladesh's Rooppur Nuclear Power Project work
Moneycontrol.com
The Rooppur Nuclear Power Project in Bangladesh is getting a new sub-contractor – India. India has joined the project, following an India-Russia-Bangladesh trilateral pact, which enables Indian companies to participate in tenders for installation and ...
India will soon get to bid for Bangladesh nuclear power plant workEnergyInfraPost
Nod for Bangladesh's second 1200 Megawatt nuclear power plantSteelGuru

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EDF's nuclear power output in France climbed 6.3 pct in June - Reuters Africa

News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 09:02

EDF's nuclear power output in France climbed 6.3 pct in June
Reuters Africa
PARIS, July 11 (Reuters) - French state-controlled utility EDF's nuclear power generation in France soared 6.3 percent year-on-year in June to 28.6 terrawatt-hour (TWh) due to a lower volume of planned outages, the utility said on Wednesday. EDF, which ...

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EDF's nuclear power output in France climbed 6.3 pct in June - Reuters Africa

News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 09:02

EDF's nuclear power output in France climbed 6.3 pct in June
Reuters Africa
PARIS, July 11 (Reuters) - French state-controlled utility EDF's nuclear power generation in France soared 6.3 percent year-on-year in June to 28.6 terrawatt-hour (TWh) due to a lower volume of planned outages, the utility said on Wednesday. EDF, which ...

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Bulgaria opens plasma melting plant at Kozloduy nuclear power site - Compelo

News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 08:46

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Bulgaria opens plasma melting plant at Kozloduy nuclear power site
Compelo
Commissioning of the new facility, which has a capacity of up to 250 tons per year, follows completion of successful operational testing. The power plant's units 1 to 4 are being decommissioned with the support of the international donor community led ...
Plasma plant at Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant starts operationsThe FINANCIAL

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Making nuclear energy safer and more affordable - MIT News

News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 04:02

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Making nuclear energy safer and more affordable
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In March 2011, as the disastrous accidents were unfolding at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, Xingang Zhao was contemplating his next steps after completing a combined bachelor's/master's degree in energy and environmental ...
San Francisco Bay View » Nuclear power in Africa?San Francisco Bay View
Japan's Energy Basic Plan Avoids the ProblemsNippon.com
Northwest projects win a share of $20 million in federal grants for nuclear techGeekWire
Power Technology -Nasdaq -Carbon Brief
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India will soon get to bid for Bangladesh nuclear power plant work - Economic Times

News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 02:56

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India will soon get to bid for Bangladesh nuclear power plant work
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: India will soon join the Rooppur Nuclear Power Project in Bangladesh as a sub-contractor, following an India-Russia-Bangladesh trilateral pact for the initiative enabling Indian companies to take part in tenders for construction and ...
Bangladesh-india Joint Venture Company To Construct Railway Linking Nuclear Power PlantEnergyInfraPost

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Nuclear power advocates are running out of fuel - Crikey

News - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 02:39

Crikey

Nuclear power advocates are running out of fuel
Crikey
The diminishing band of nuclear power fans had some rare good news recently. Two of the leading designs for new nuclear power plants -- the AP1000, designed by US company Westinghouse, and the EPR, developed by Areva in France -- achieved ...

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Uzbekistan and Russia Reach Agreement on Construction of New Nuclear Power Plant - The Jamestown Foundation

News - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 21:13

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Uzbekistan and Russia Reach Agreement on Construction of New Nuclear Power Plant
The Jamestown Foundation
A series of meetings since late December 2017 between officials from Uzbekistan and ROSATOM, the Russian state nuclear energy corporation, suggests that both sides have reached an agreement to build a two-reactor nuclear power plant (NPP) in this ...

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Are we pulling the plug on nuclear power too soon? - The San Diego Union-Tribune

News - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 14:05

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Are we pulling the plug on nuclear power too soon?
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Re “Experts warn nuclear industry faces collapse” (July 7): Joshua Smith is way off the mark in his reporting the “country now has a choice to abandon nuclear power altogether or embrace the next generation of smaller, more cost-effective reactors.”.

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New plasma melting plant opens at Bulgaria's nuclear power site - Reuters

News - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 13:27

World Nuclear News

New plasma melting plant opens at Bulgaria's nuclear power site
Reuters
SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria has opened a new plasma melting plant that will treat and dispose of radioactive waste at its Kozloduy nuclear power plant, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said on Tuesday. The 31 million euros ...
New plasma melting plant opens at Bulgaria's nuclear power site ...Business Insider
Plasma plant starts operations in Bulgaria - World Nuclear NewsWorld Nuclear News

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New plasma melting plant opens at Bulgaria's nuclear power site - Reuters

News - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 13:27

World Nuclear News

New plasma melting plant opens at Bulgaria's nuclear power site
Reuters
SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria has opened a new plasma melting plant that will treat and dispose of radioactive waste at its Kozloduy nuclear power plant, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said on Tuesday. The 31 million euros ...
Plasma plant starts operations in BulgariaWorld Nuclear News

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Bangladesh-India joint venture company to construct railway linking nuclear power plant - Xinhua

News - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:13

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Bangladesh-India joint venture company to construct railway linking nuclear power plant
Xinhua
DHAKA, July 10 (Xinhua) -- A Bangladesh-India joint venture company will construct a railway linking the country's first under-construction Rooppur nuclear power plant with a nearest most railway junction. The agreement was signed Tuesday between ...
Rail to link Ishwardy with Rooppur nuke plantThe Daily Star
Rail link to be established from Rooppur nuclear plant to IshwardiDhaka Tribune

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