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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 ...
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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

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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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Toshiba, IHI to dissolve nuclear power venture - Reuters

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 03:07

Reuters

Toshiba, IHI to dissolve nuclear power venture
Reuters
But the Fukushima catastrophe that same year - in which a massive earthquake and tsunami triggered a meltdown at a power station on Japan's northeast coast - has led to a shift away from nuclear and reduced demand for new equipment, Keiichi Sakamoto, ...

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

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 01:20

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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

The New Indian Express

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

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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

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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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Nuclear plant closure brings hope, despair to Fukushima town - Asahi Shimbun

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 22:10

Nuclear plant closure brings hope, despair to Fukushima town
Asahi Shimbun
In the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Naraha decided to oppose nuclear energy and call for the closure of the Fukushima No. 2 nuclear power plant that it co-hosts on the coast of the prefecture. Tokyo Electric Power Co. in June ...

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Why India wants to turn its beaches into nuclear fuel - BBC News

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 20:51

BBC News

Why India wants to turn its beaches into nuclear fuel
BBC News
Proponents say it promises carbon-free power with less dangerous waste, lower risk of meltdowns and a much harder route to weaponisation than conventional nuclear. But rapid advances in renewables, a costly development path and question marks over ...

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Simulating nuclear safety - Phys.Org

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:36

Phys.Org

Simulating nuclear safety
Phys.Org
The researchers point out that as energy demands growing around the world, there is a pressing need to meet this demand and nuclear power or sustainable sources can provide the alternatives that avoid the burning of fossil fuels. However, there are ...

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CEC ordered to accept more signatures for nuclear power referendum - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:21

Focus Taiwan News Channel

CEC ordered to accept more signatures for nuclear power referendum
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, Oct. 17 (CNA) The Taipei High Administrative Court has ordered the Central Election Commission (CEC) to accept supplemental signatures for a pro-nuclear power referendum proposal. The proposal was submitted by pro-nuclear advocate Huang ...

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Dominion seeks to renew license of Surry nuclear station - Miami Herald

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 08:43

Dominion seeks to renew license of Surry nuclear station
Miami Herald
Dominion Energy has filed an application with federal regulators to keep its nuclear power station in southeast Virginia running for at least another 20-year term. The company announced Tuesday that it is seeking a renewal of its licenses for the two ...

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Cost of building nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan to be about $11B - AzerNews

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 06:52

AzerNews

Cost of building nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan to be about $11B
AzerNews
By Trend. The estimated cost of construction of nuclear power plant of Russian design in Uzbekistan will be about $ 11 billion, the launch of the first power unit has been planned for 2028, the Aide to the President of the Russian Federation Yury ...
Shavkat Mirziyoyev approves agreement on construction of nuclear power plantАстана (press release)

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