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Toshiba, IHI to dissolve nuclear power venture - Japan Today

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 21:55

Toshiba, IHI to dissolve nuclear power venture
Japan Today
Japan's Toshiba Corp and IHI Corp have decided to dissolve their joint venture that make turbines for nuclear power plants due to weakened demand following the Fukushima disaster. The companies set up the venture in 2011 on expectations that ...

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A Forum to Weigh Nuclear Power Risks Versus Benefits as Part of New York's Clean Energy Future - WAER

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 21:02

A Forum to Weigh Nuclear Power Risks Versus Benefits as Part of New York's Clean Energy Future
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How much should nuclear power be part of New York's clean energy future? A forum this Monday will hear arguments on both sides. Waste-water Engineer Ethan Bodnaruk has a degree in Nuclear Engineering... and would like people to keep an open mind.

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Perry defends subsidy plan for coal, nuclear power - Chron.com

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 17:50

Chron.com

Perry defends subsidy plan for coal, nuclear power
Chron.com
Energy Secretary Rick Perry, speaking to reporters in San Antonio, said his department is still committed to giving support to coal and nuclear subsidies. He said the department's plan is with the Trump Administration. When asked about reports that the ...

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Former Hauppauge homecoming queen protested Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant - Newsday

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 16:10

Newsday

Former Hauppauge homecoming queen protested Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant
Newsday
Hauppauge High School alum Lisa Broughton, née Mirabella, lost a student government election at the end of her eighth grade year. But in 1981, she was elected homecoming queen -- and later went on to a career in politics. Since student government didn ...

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NRC Approves Changes to Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant Emergency Planning Requirements - POWER magazine

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 15:17

NRC Approves Changes to Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant Emergency Planning Requirements
POWER magazine
Exelon provided analyses to justify the exemptions showing that the risk of an offsite radiological release is significantly lower than an operating power reactor. Also, the types of possible accidents are significantly fewer at a nuclear power reactor ...

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Uzbekistan's first nuclear power plant breaks ground - Anadolu Agency

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 14:41

Anadolu Agency

Uzbekistan's first nuclear power plant breaks ground
Anadolu Agency
The groundbreaking ceremony for Uzbekistan's first nuclear power plant was held on Friday with the participation of the Russian and Uzbek leaders, taking part remotely from the capital Tashkent. Speaking at the ceremony alongside Uzbek President ...

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60000 tons of dangerous radioactive waste sits on Great Lakes' shores - Detroit Free Press

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 13:00

Detroit Free Press

60000 tons of dangerous radioactive waste sits on Great Lakes' shores
Detroit Free Press
The spent nuclear fuel is partly from 15 current or former U.S. nuclear power plants, including four in Michigan, that have generated it over the past 50 years or more. But most of the volume stored along the Great Lakes, more than 50,000 tons, comes ...

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Russia and Uzbekistan Start Work on Nuclear Power Plant - The Moscow Times

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 12:41

The Moscow Times

Russia and Uzbekistan Start Work on Nuclear Power Plant
The Moscow Times
Russia and Uzbekistan began preliminary work on Friday on the first Uzbek nuclear power plant project which Moscow estimates will cost $11 billion. The plant, to be largely financed by a soft loan from Russia, will allow Uzbekistan to use more of its ...
Putin, Mirziyoev Launch Construction Of Nuclear Power Plant In UzbekistanRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
UPDATE 3-Russia and Uzbekistan launch work on nuclear power plantReuters
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"Zombie" nuclear plant a bad deal, Memphis| Opinion - The Commercial Appeal

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 12:01

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"Zombie" nuclear plant a bad deal, Memphis| Opinion
The Commercial Appeal
The project remains a very, very bad economic bet despite recent efforts by Franklin L. Haney's Nuclear Development, LLC, to lure Memphis Gas, Light and Water into buying power from it. The Bellefonte site has a fascinatingly long, complicated history ...

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Can Nuclear Power Plants Benefit from the Bitcoin Mining Industry - Bitcoin Exchange Guide

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 11:43

Bitcoin Exchange Guide

Can Nuclear Power Plants Benefit from the Bitcoin Mining Industry
Bitcoin Exchange Guide
Nuclear fusion is the process of releasing energy into a nuclear reactor and it cannot be stopped or paused, but rather, simply temporarily restrained. Nuclear power plants use the nuclear reaction in a controlled manner to boil water, which then runs ...

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Putin Says Nuclear Power Plant In Uzbekistan Will Provide Central Asia With Energy - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 09:48

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Putin Says Nuclear Power Plant In Uzbekistan Will Provide Central Asia With Energy
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
TASHKENT -- Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is in Tashkent on an official visit, has said a nuclear plant that will be built in Uzbekistan with Russian assistance will provide Central Asia with energy. Putin told reporters in Tashkent after ...

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Toshiba, IHI to dissolve nuclear power venture - euronews

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 03:36

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Toshiba, IHI to dissolve nuclear power venture
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp <6502.T> and IHI Corp <7013.T> have decided to dissolve their joint venture that make turbines for nuclear power plants due to weakened demand following the Fukushima disaster. The companies set up the venture ...

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Toshiba, IHI to dissolve nuclear power venture | Reuters - Reuters

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 03:14

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Toshiba, IHI to dissolve nuclear power venture | Reuters
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Japan's Toshiba Corp <6502.T> and IHI Corp <7013.T> have decided to dissolve their joint venture that make turbines for nuclear power plants due to ...

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How nuclear energy is made — and why its waste is dangerous - Detroit Free Press

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 01:20

Detroit Free Press

How nuclear energy is made — and why its waste is dangerous
Detroit Free Press
Nuclear power is generated from the heat and energy given off when an atom is split. Keith Matheny/Detroit Free Press. by Taboolaby Taboola. AD CONTENT. Popdust for HelloFresh · We Tried HelloFresh: Here's What HappenedPopdust for HelloFresh.

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Dominion Energy To Keep Surry Nuclear Power Plant Online Through 2053 - The Republican Standard

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 21:06

The Republican Standard

Dominion Energy To Keep Surry Nuclear Power Plant Online Through 2053
The Republican Standard
Dominion Energy has announced that it will file paperwork to renew its operating licenses for its two Surry County, Virginia, nuclear power stations, the first in the Commonwealth to seek a second license renewal with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ...

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Second Nuclear power unit at Kudankulam shut for maintenance - The New Indian Express

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:40

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Second Nuclear power unit at Kudankulam shut for maintenance
The New Indian Express
CHENNAI: The second 1,000 MW unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was shut down on Thursday for maintenance work, according to the Power System Operation Corporation Limited. The unit's restart date was however, not mentioned.
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NPCIL's second nuclear power unit at Kudankulam shut for maintenance - Business Standard

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:12

Business Standard

NPCIL's second nuclear power unit at Kudankulam shut for maintenance
Business Standard
The second 1,000 MW unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was shut down on Thursday for maintenance work, according to the Power System Operation Corporation Limited. The unit's restart date was however, not mentioned.

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A new documentary puts fresh, young faces on the old debate over nuclear power - Grist

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:00

Grist

A new documentary puts fresh, young faces on the old debate over nuclear power
Grist
Environmentalists have a long, messy history with nuclear power. The relationship twined with the campaign against nuclear weapons and sometimes collided with the push to stop carbon pollution. People have a basic fear of atomic energy, despite Bob ...

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Failures of Congress Keep Nuclear Waste Scattered Across the US - Roll Call

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:03

Roll Call

Failures of Congress Keep Nuclear Waste Scattered Across the US
Roll Call
Some 64 so-called dry cask storage units containing 2.2 million pounds of deadly spent nuclear fuel rods are stored on the site of what was the Zion Nuclear Power Station, the remnants from generating nuclear power since 1974. And they've left Zion in ...
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Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply - Glen Innes Examiner

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 23:39

Glen Innes Examiner

Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply
Glen Innes Examiner
Mr Joyce believes that the inability for Australians to agree on power sources is a major factor in soaring electricity prices as well, citing resistance to the proposed solar farm at Invergowrie and wind farm at Nundle as a “microcosm” of the greater ...

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