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Necsa: No procurement deals to build SA's next nuclear power station - Eyewitness News

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 06:38

Eyewitness News

Necsa: No procurement deals to build SA's next nuclear power station
Eyewitness News
CAPE TOWN - The Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) said that there was no deal just yet to build South Africa's next nuclear power station. Speaking to Parliament's energy committee on Tuesday, board chairperson Kelvin Kemm said there were many ...

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Gigaba met World Bank on nuclear plan - Bloomberg sources - Fin24

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 03:36

Fin24

Gigaba met World Bank on nuclear plan - Bloomberg sources
Fin24
Johannesburg - Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba met with representatives of the World Bank last week to discuss financing for development of a nuclear power programme in the country, according to two people familiar with the meeting. Gigaba met with the ...
Gigaba Met World Bank Over Nuclear ProgrammeHuffington Post South Africa (blog)

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Japan nuclear regulator says restart approval pace unlikely to speed up - Business Insider

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 00:16

Business Insider

Japan nuclear regulator says restart approval pace unlikely to speed up
Business Insider
The comments from Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) Chairman Toyoshi Fuketa suggest Japan may not make headway in meeting its electricity generation targets. By 2030, the country was expecting nuclear to power about one-fifth of its generation.

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Industry groups say coal, nuclear power doesn't deserve energy incentives - Washington Examiner

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 21:34

Washington Examiner

Industry groups say coal, nuclear power doesn't deserve energy incentives
Washington Examiner
A broad coalition of industry groups from oil drillers to solar energy firms say coal and nuclear power producers don't deserve the new market incentives that Energy Secretary Rick Perry is proposing. The industry coalition said Tuesday that groups ...
DOE Plan to Prop Up Coal and Nuclear Gets Little SupportNatural Resources Defense Council
Energy Industry Associations Tell FERC that DOE Proposal to Subsidize Coal, Nuclear Power Plants is Unsupported by ...AltEnergyMag (press release)
Former FERC Chairman Joins the Chorus Criticizing Rick Perry's Coal, Nuke ProposalGreentech Media

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States shouldn't bail out nuclear power plants: David Williams - Middletown Press and Journal

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 20:07

Middletown Press and Journal

States shouldn't bail out nuclear power plants: David Williams
Middletown Press and Journal
More than half of America's nuclear power plants face a financial crisis. Collectively, these plants lose nearly $3 billion a year. They haven't been able to compete with power plants that run on cheap natural gas. Nuclear operators are begging state ...

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Necsa ready to issue request to build nuclear power plant - Eyewitness News

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 17:29

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Necsa ready to issue request to build nuclear power plant
Eyewitness News
CAPE TOWN - The Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) says it's ready to issue a request for proposal to build the country's next nuclear power plant. But board chair Kelvin Kemm insists no deal has been sealed. He's told Parliament's energy committee ...

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IAEA Conference Announces More Nuclear Power Needed to Achieve Paris Climate Goals - IISD Reporting Services

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 17:11

IAEA Conference Announces More Nuclear Power Needed to Achieve Paris Climate Goals
IISD Reporting Services
The International Atomic Energy Agency held its fourth Ministerial Conference in cooperation with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's Nuclear Energy Agency. Delegates agreed that greater international investment and ...

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DOE Plan to Prop Up Coal and Nuclear Gets Little Support - Natural Resources Defense Council

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 16:29

Natural Resources Defense Council

DOE Plan to Prop Up Coal and Nuclear Gets Little Support
Natural Resources Defense Council
For example, Exelon (a larger owner of nuclear power plants) suggested that FERC order the nation's largest grid operator, PJM, to change its market rules in a way that would send more money to expensive and inflexible power plants like coal and ...

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'The US Cannot Accept North Korea as a Nuclear Power' – Political Analyst - Sputnik International

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 14:22

Sputnik International

'The US Cannot Accept North Korea as a Nuclear Power' – Political Analyst
Sputnik International
That is to say that it cannot accept a nuclear North Korea. Russia and China are willing to accept and accommodate that and work within the framework; so as long as there is this big divide whether North Korea should be accepted as a nuclear power or ...

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France backpedals on pledge to cut reliance on nuclear power - Fox News

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:49

Fox News

France backpedals on pledge to cut reliance on nuclear power
Fox News
But Hulot made clear his priority is weaning France's economy from fuel that contributes to global warming. His ambitious goals include banning all sales of gasoline and diesel cars by 2040. France depends more on nuclear energy than any other country, ...
France To Work Out Slower Nuclear Reduction PlanNuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
France to review nuclear reduction targetWorld Nuclear News
France postpones target to drop share of nuclear energy in power mixReuters

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France backpedals on pledge to cut reliance on nuclear power - ABC News

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:32

France backpedals on pledge to cut reliance on nuclear power
ABC News
FILE - In this Sept.5 2017 file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot meet with NGOs to discuss climate and environment at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Macron is planning a climate summit next month to ...
France to review nuclear reduction targetWorld Nuclear News
France postpones target for cutting nuclear share of power productionReuters
France postpones target to drop share of nuclear energy in power mixTimes of India

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France backpedals on pledge to cut reliance on nuclear power - Seattle Times

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:31

Seattle Times

France backpedals on pledge to cut reliance on nuclear power
Seattle Times
PARIS (AP) — France's environment minister is backing down on promises to sharply reduce nuclear power production so that the government can concentrate on reducing fossil fuels instead. Nicolas Hulot told reporters Tuesday that it's too “brutal and ...

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Necsa to issue request to build nuclear power plant - Eyewitness News

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:02

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Necsa to issue request to build nuclear power plant
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CAPE TOWN - The Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) says it's ready to issue a request for proposal to build the country's next nuclear power plant. But board chair Kelvin Kemm insists no deal has been sealed. He's told Parliament's energy committee ...

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Japan nuclear regulator says restart approval pace unlikely to speed up - Reuters

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:58

Reuters

Japan nuclear regulator says restart approval pace unlikely to speed up
Reuters
The comments from Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) Chairman Toyoshi Fuketa suggest Japan may not make headway in meeting its electricity generation targets. By 2030, the country was expecting nuclear to power about one-fifth of its generation.
S. Korea toughens seismic safety regulations for nuclear reactorsYonhap News

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Japan nuclear regulator says restart approval pace unlikely to speed up - Reuters

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:55

Reuters

Japan nuclear regulator says restart approval pace unlikely to speed up
Reuters
The comments from Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) Chairman Toyoshi Fuketa suggest Japan may not make headway in meeting its electricity generation targets. By 2030, the country was expecting nuclear to power about one-fifth of its generation.

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Japan nuclear regulator says restart approval pace unlikely to speed up - Channel NewsAsia

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:45

Channel NewsAsia

Japan nuclear regulator says restart approval pace unlikely to speed up
Channel NewsAsia
A worker, wearing a protective suit and a mask, is seen from a bus near the No. 3 reactor building at Tokyo Electric Power Co's (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan February 10, 2016 ...

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UK prepares to press ahead with small nuclear power plants - Financial Times

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 05:01

Financial Times

UK prepares to press ahead with small nuclear power plants
Financial Times
British ministers are preparing to revive the UK's faltering effort to create a new generation of small-scale nuclear power plants in spite of an official analysis that cast doubt on the economic case for the technology. Talks have intensified in ...

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Bill Gates and China partner on world-first nuclear technology - The Sydney Morning Herald

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 01:56

Bill Gates and China partner on world-first nuclear technology
The Sydney Morning Herald
This joint venture aims to design and construct multiple nuclear power plants generating around 1150 megawatts over the next two decades which utilise this fourth generation nuclear technology. It expands a joint technology agreement between the two ...

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Georgia Power knew for years about nuclear contractor's flaws that doomed SC project - Charleston Post Courier

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 22:09

Charleston Post Courier

Georgia Power knew for years about nuclear contractor's flaws that doomed SC project
Charleston Post Courier
Georgia utility regulators are questioning the executives of Georgia Power about Westinghouse's design for two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle near Augusta and the Pennsylvania-based company's failure to finish the reactors. (AP Photo/John Bazemore ...
BRIEF-Georgia Power to continue Vogtle nuclear project constructionReuters
Georgia Nuclear Plant Construction Would Be Important Step for Carbon Free EnergyHuffPost
Georgia Power and partners appeal for completion of Plant VogtleMyAJC
Utility Dive -Coastal Courier
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Westinghouse recovery boosts India nuclear power programme - Financial Times

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 22:00

Financial Times

Westinghouse recovery boosts India nuclear power programme
Financial Times
New Delhi's plans to allow some of the world's biggest nuclear power companies to build reactors in India have been boosted by the news that Westinghouse, one of those companies, is planning to exit bankruptcy within months. But with renewable power ...

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