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Amid Arguments and Warnings, Nuclear Subsidy Bill Clears Committee - NJ Spotlight

News - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 05:03

Amid Arguments and Warnings, Nuclear Subsidy Bill Clears Committee
NJ Spotlight
After months of contentious debate and false starts, a package of bills increasing the state's reliance on renewable energy, as well as subsidizing nuclear power plants, won approval yesterday from a pair of legislative committees. The passage sets the ...

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Nuclear Power Firms Woo Middle East - Truthdig

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 23:55

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Nuclear Power Firms Woo Middle East
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The biggest prize is the oil-rich kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which has announced plans to build 16 nuclear plants over the next 25 years at a cost of US$80 billion, part of an effort to diversify away from fossil fuels. South Korea, China, France, Russia ...

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Truckee residents blast nuclear power proposal - Truckee Sun

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 19:12

Truckee Sun

Truckee residents blast nuclear power proposal
Truckee Sun
More than a dozen members of the Truckee community showed up to voice their disapproval of a proposed power sales contract between Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems for its Carbon Free Power Project in Idaho, and the Truckee Donner Public Utility ...

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Uganda nuclear project ambition gets another boost - The Observer

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 18:15

The Observer

Uganda nuclear project ambition gets another boost
The Observer
SEED missions according to IAEA, are designed to assist member states at different stages in the development of nuclear power programmes. The SEED safety review service offers a choice of modules on which to focus the review, such as site selection and ...

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Nicosia to protest construction of Akkuyu nuclear plant | News ... - Kathimerini

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 17:09

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Nicosia to protest construction of Akkuyu nuclear plant | News ...
Kathimerini
The Republic of Cyprus will make the necessary representations and protests against the construction and operation of the nuclear power plant in Akkuyu, Turkey, government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA).
Cyprus expresses grave concern over Turkey's nuclear plant near its ...Xinhua

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The simple argument for keeping nuclear power plants open - Vox

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 14:00

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The simple argument for keeping nuclear power plants open
Vox
About a year ago, the utility giant Exelon announced that it would close down the Three Mile Island nuclear plant in 2019. Last week, FirstEnergy followed suit, announcing that it would close three nuclear power plants of its own — Beaver Valley ...
A Bailout For Nuclear Power Plants Would Be An Economic ExplosionThe Daily Caller

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The Use of Nuclear Power Continues to Increase Around the World - PR Newswire (press release)

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 13:52

The Use of Nuclear Power Continues to Increase Around the World
PR Newswire (press release)
Nuclear power plays a key role in generation of electricity around the world. The demand for more clean energy is accelerating and developing markets such as China and India are in need of stronger electrical infrastructure. A research report by the ...

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Modi government cuts nuclear power capacity addition target to one-third - Financial Express

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 13:51

Financial Express

Modi government cuts nuclear power capacity addition target to one-third
Financial Express
In a reply to a question asked in the Lok Sabha, the MoS stated that the “progressive completion of the projects under construction, the installed nuclear power capacity will reach 13480 MW by the year 2024”, which will be a little less than 14,340 MW ...

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Cyprus to Protest Turkey's Planned Nuclear Power Plant - U.S. News & World Report

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 13:15

Cyprus to Protest Turkey's Planned Nuclear Power Plant
U.S. News & World Report
Cyprus to Protest Turkey's Planned Nuclear Power Plant. Cyprus will lodge protests over the risks posed by the construction of Turkey's first nuclear power plant a few dozen kilometers from the east Mediterranean island nation's northern coastline ...

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Cyprus to protest Turkey's planned nuclear power plant - Washington Post

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 13:15

Cyprus to protest Turkey's planned nuclear power plant
Washington Post
NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cyprus says it will lodge protests over the construction of Turkey's first nuclear power plant a few dozen kilometers from the east Mediterranean island nation. Cyprus government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said Thursday that the ...

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Local consent for nuclear plant restarts - The Japan Times

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:07

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Local consent for nuclear plant restarts
The Japan Times
An agreement recently reached between Japan Atomic Power Co. and six municipalities in Ibaraki Prefecture concerning the Tokai No. 2 nuclear plant highlights the sensitivities in the relationship between power companies and local governments in areas ...
Sizewell C nuclear plant may not be feasible, says EDF bossNew Civil Engineer

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Locals hail employment opportunies of Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant - Yeni Şafak English

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 08:39

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Locals hail employment opportunies of Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant
Yeni Şafak English
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin attended the groundbreaking ceremony of Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) via a video conference call from Presidential Complex in the capital Ankara on Tuesday.Putin said the ...
Putin, Erdogan launch nuclear plant construction in TurkeyNew Europe
As Nigeria gears up for Nuclear energy, Turkey begins construction of maiden nuclear power plantNAIJA.NG
Russia President to Launch Construction of Akkuyu Nuclear Power PlantSteelGuru
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Nuclear power firms woo Middle East - eco-business.com

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 07:26

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Nuclear power firms woo Middle East
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The biggest prize is the oil-rich kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which has announced plans to build 16 nuclear plants over the next 25 years at a cost of US$80 billion, part of an effort to diversify away from fossil fuels. South Korea, China, France, Russia ...

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Andhra Pradesh: Kavali nuclear power project proposal gains momentum - The New Indian Express

News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 00:23

The New Indian Express

Andhra Pradesh: Kavali nuclear power project proposal gains momentum
The New Indian Express
Basic reports and land inspection in Chennaya Palem, Thummalapalli, Alluru and Ramapuram for setting up of the nuclear power plant in Kavali have been completed and reports sent to the higher authorities. The first three villages for the nuclear power ...

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Why are unions so keen on nuclear jobs? - The Guardian

News - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 17:43

The Guardian

Why are unions so keen on nuclear jobs?
The Guardian
Thanks to Mike Clancy (Letters, 2 April) for responding to our analysis that intense UK government attachments to civil nuclear power are (to a significant – but dangerously undiscussed – extent) aimed at supporting the national industrial base ...

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Ephraim City clarifies investment in - Sanpete Messenger

News - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 17:33

Sanpete Messenger

Ephraim City clarifies investment in
Sanpete Messenger
EPHRAIM—Ephraim City has made a big investment in a new mode of nuclear power, and the city council learned more about the nuts and bolts of this investment recently. Councilman Richard Wheeler reported to the Ephraim City Council on March 21 on the ...

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Op-Ed: Why Private Investors Must Fund 'New Nuclear' Power Right Now - Harvard Business School Working Knowledge

News - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 13:15

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Op-Ed: Why Private Investors Must Fund 'New Nuclear' Power Right Now
Harvard Business School Working Knowledge
In June 2016, I gave a TED Talk called We Need Nuclear Power to Solve Climate Change. The talk discussed the world's realistic options for reducing fossil CO2 emissions soon enough to contain climate change's more severe effects. To my surprise, that ...

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Putin, Erdogan launch nuclear plant construction in Turkey - New Europe

News - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:50

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Putin, Erdogan launch nuclear plant construction in Turkey
New Europe
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan marked the start of the full-scale construction of the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant in the Turkish province of Mersin on April 3 with a grand opening ceremony via a video ...
As Nigeria gears up for Nuclear energy, Turkey begins construction ...NAIJA.NG
Turkey's Erdogan says Akkuyu nuclear plant investment to exceed ...Reuters
Turkey's Erdogan says Akkuyu nuclear plant investment to exceed $20 billionReuters Canada

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Turkey cuts turf on its first nuclear power plant - The Construction Index

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

The Construction Index

Turkey cuts turf on its first nuclear power plant
The Construction Index
The US$20bn (£14bn) Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant, which will have four 1,200MW reactors, will be built by the Russian state nuclear energy agency, Rosatom. Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin took part in ...
Construction begins at $20bn Akkuyu nuclear power plant in TurkeyEnergy Business Review
Turkey's Erdogan says Akkuyu nuclear plant investment to exceed $20 billionReuters

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Russian ambassador: Bataan nuclear power plant revival 'not possible at all' - CNN Philippines

News - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 07:36

CNN Philippines

Russian ambassador: Bataan nuclear power plant revival 'not possible at all'
CNN Philippines
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 4) — Russian Ambassador Igor Khovaev believes the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) is beyond revival, he revealed on Wednesday. Speaking to CNN Philippines' The Source, Khovaev said the technology in the plant was ...

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