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Horizon Nuclear Power Wylfa Limited's developing its new nuclear power station on the Isle of Anglesey, in North Wales - Global Legal Chronicle (press release)

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:06

Horizon Nuclear Power Wylfa Limited's developing its new nuclear power station on the Isle of Anglesey, in North Wales
Global Legal Chronicle (press release)
The Planning Inspectorate has announced that it has accepted Horizon Nuclear Power Wylfa Limited's application for development consent to build and operate the Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Power Station. The Project will be one of the UK's largest energy ...

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Horizon Nuclear Power Wylfa Limited's developing its new nuclear power station on the Isle of Anglesey, in North Wales - Global Legal Chronicle (press release)

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:06

Horizon Nuclear Power Wylfa Limited's developing its new nuclear power station on the Isle of Anglesey, in North Wales
Global Legal Chronicle (press release)
Clifford Chance has advised Horizon Nuclear Power Wylfa Limited in achieving the first step towards obtaining development consent for its new Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Generating Station on the Isle of Anglesey, in North Wales. The Planning Inspectorate has ...

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Heber Light And Power Board Visits Nuclear Power Company: Considers Energy Contract - KPCW

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 20:51

KPCW

Heber Light And Power Board Visits Nuclear Power Company: Considers Energy Contract
KPCW
The Heber Light and Power is considering entering into an energy contract with a small Nuclear Power plant, not yet built, in Corvallis, Oregon. Heber Light and Power is an Interlocal, community owned power company providing energy to the Heber Valley.

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Uranium Could Be Next on Trump's List of New Tariffs - Fortune

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 19:19

Fortune

Uranium Could Be Next on Trump's List of New Tariffs
Fortune
The U.S. Department of Commerce is launching an investigation into whether uranium imports threaten national security, potentially laying the groundwork for new tariffs against the chemical element necessary for nuclear power production. “Our ...
Trump administration opens investigation into uranium imports, potentially teeing up new tariffsCNBC
US Opens Inquiry Into Uranium Imports in Sign That Trade War Is SpreadingNew York Times
Trade War Spills Into Uranium as US Weighs Import TariffsBloomberg

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If Radical Innovation Makes Nuclear Power Expensive, Why Do We Think It Will Make Nuclear Cheap? - Forbes

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 16:23

Forbes

If Radical Innovation Makes Nuclear Power Expensive, Why Do We Think It Will Make Nuclear Cheap?
Forbes
Where standardization of design allows for builders to gain the experience they need to go faster and lower costs, design “innovation hampers the competitiveness of nuclear power through an increase in construction costs,” noted the French economists ...

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Iran nuclear chief says uranium stockpile reaches 950 tons - WABI

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 15:04

WABI

Iran nuclear chief says uranium stockpile reaches 950 tons
WABI
Also in June, Iran said it has restarted production at a "major" uranium facility involved in its nuclear program in central city of Isfahan, which produces material needed to make enriched uranium. Iran's only nuclear power plant in southern Iranian ...

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First ACPR-1000 Nuclear Unit Begins Commercial Operation in China - POWER magazine

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 15:01

POWER magazine

First ACPR-1000 Nuclear Unit Begins Commercial Operation in China
POWER magazine
CGN Power, a subsidiary of China General Nuclear Power Corp., announced that the 1000-MW Unit 5 of the Yangjiang Nuclear Power Plant in Guangdong province completed a 168-hour period of trial operation on July 12. Construction of the unit began in ...

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IAEA praises Niger's progress on nuclear programme - World Nuclear News

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 14:30

World Nuclear News

IAEA praises Niger's progress on nuclear programme
World Nuclear News
Niger has a strong commitment to developing the infrastructure for a nuclear power programme, an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) mission team has concluded in its final report. The report from the mission - conducted in April - was submitted ...

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Next-gen Nukes - Grist

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:03

Grist

Next-gen Nukes
Grist
And he knew that nuclear power, the only existing form of clean energy that could fill the gaps, was too expensive to compete with oil and gas. But then, at a conference in 2011, he met an engineer with an innovative design for a nuclear reactor cooled ...

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China to open power trading to hydro, nuclear power generators -NDRC - Nasdaq

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:14

Nasdaq

China to open power trading to hydro, nuclear power generators -NDRC
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BEIJING, July 18 (Reuters) - China will open an electricity trading market for hydropower and nuclear power generators, and accelerate the process for coal-fired power plants to join the market, the country's state planner said in a statement on Wednesday.

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China to open power trading to hydro, nuclear power generators: NDRC - Reuters

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:05

China to open power trading to hydro, nuclear power generators: NDRC
Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will open an electricity trading market for hydropower and nuclear power generators, and accelerate the process for coal-fired power plants to join the market, the country's state planner said in a statement on Wednesday.

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China to open power trading to hydro, nuclear power generators, says NDRC - ETEnergyworld.com

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:27

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China to open power trading to hydro, nuclear power generators, says NDRC
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China to open power trading to hydro, nuclear power generators, says NDRC BEIJING: China will open an electricity trading market for hydropower and nuclear power generators, and accelerate the process for coal-fired power plants to join the market, the ...

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21 nuclear reactors under implementation, says govt - Times of India

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 08:52

Times of India

21 nuclear reactors under implementation, says govt
Times of India
The Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office said that together 21 nuclear power reactors, with an installed capacity of 15,700 MW are under implementation and envisaged for progressive completion by 2031. Besides, in-principle approval has ...
21 nuclear reactors under implementation, says governmentMoneycontrol.com
21 nuclear reactors under implementation, says government in Lok SabhaThe New Indian Express

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Iran nuclear chief says uranium stockpile reaches 950 tons - KCAU 9

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 07:12

Iran nuclear chief says uranium stockpile reaches 950 tons
KCAU 9
The nuclear accord limits Iran's uranium enrichment to 3.67 percent, enough to use in a nuclear power plant but far lower than the 90 percent needed for an atomic weapon. However, since the U.S. pulled out of the deal in May, Iran has vowed to boost ...

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EDITORIAL: Oi nuclear plant ruling reads like it was rendered pre-Fukushima - Asahi Shimbun

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 04:19

Asahi Shimbun

EDITORIAL: Oi nuclear plant ruling reads like it was rendered pre-Fukushima
Asahi Shimbun
The Nagoya High Court's Kanazawa branch declared that the nation, having learned its lesson from the accident at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in 2011, will not make the same mistakes again. We have our doubts. The July 4 ruling overturned ...

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IAEA Delivers Report on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development to Niger - International Atomic Energy Agency

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:04

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Delivers Report on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development to Niger
International Atomic Energy Agency
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) delivered the final report of a mission that reviewed Niger's infrastructure development for a nuclear power programme. The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) mission took place in April 2018 ...
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Investment in new nuclear declines to five-year low - World Nuclear News

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 15:37

Trend News Agency

Investment in new nuclear declines to five-year low
World Nuclear News
Global energy investment fell for the third consecutive year in 2017, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Investment in nuclear power declined by nearly 45% last year to USD17 billion. Although spending on new reactors reached the ...
Investment in energy fell again in 2017, raising fresh concerns about security and climate changeCNBC
IEA: Renewables investment in India topped fossil fuels for first time in 2017Carbon Brief

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Bangladesh Celebrates as Nuclear Power Plant Construction Gathers Momentum - Sputnik International

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 15:07

Sputnik International

Bangladesh Celebrates as Nuclear Power Plant Construction Gathers Momentum
Sputnik International
The Rooppur nuclear power plant is being made with a Russian G3+ reactor, which contains the latest safety technologies, including a radiation control system. Adequate measures are being taken to keep the people working on the project safe.

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Mock emergency planned to test procedures at Virginia nuclear plant - WJLA

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:20

WJLA

Mock emergency planned to test procedures at Virginia nuclear plant
WJLA
(AP) -- Safety officials are planning to stage a mock emergency at Dominion Energy's Louisa County nuclear power plant to test emergency procedures onsite and in surrounding communities. The drill is scheduled for Tuesday at the North Anna Power ...

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Japan-US nuclear pact extended amid int'l concern about plutonium stockpile - Xinhua

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:57

The Japan Times

Japan-US nuclear pact extended amid int'l concern about plutonium stockpile
Xinhua
TOKYO, July 17 (Xinhua) -- A bilateral nuclear pact made between Japan and the United States authorizing Japan to reprocess spent fuel from nuclear reactors, extract plutonium and enrich uranium, was extended Tuesday amid international concern about ...
Japan and US extend nuclear pact as Tokyo looks to reduce plutonium stockpileThe Japan Times
Promote use of plutonium; govt, utilities must provide explanationsThe Japan News
Japan's stockpile of plutonium causes jitters as pact is renewedAsahi Shimbun
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