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Duke starts to shut North Carolina Brunswick nuclear plant ahead of Florence - Reuters

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 13:02

Duke starts to shut North Carolina Brunswick nuclear plant ahead of Florence
Reuters
(Reuters) - Duke Energy Corp (DUK.N) started to shut the Brunswick nuclear power plant in North Carolina ahead of Hurricane Florence, which is expected to strike the coast near the plant on Friday. Florence is currently a Category 2 storm with maximum ...

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Hurricane Florence No Problem For Nuclear Power Plants - Forbes

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:00

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Hurricane Florence No Problem For Nuclear Power Plants
Forbes
Hurricane Florence will most likely hit two nuclear power plants operated by Duke Energy - their 1,870 megawatt (MW) Brunswick and 932MW Harris nuclear plants in North Carolina. If Florence turns north, it could also hit Dominion Energy's 1,676MW Surry ...
Six nuclear power plants are in Hurricane Florence's path, officials sayCNN International
Hurricane Florence's potentially catastrophic path includes 'at-risk' nuclear power plantsFox News
2 nuclear power plants are right in the path of Hurricane Florence — here's how they are preparingBusiness Insider

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6 nuclear power plants are in Hurricane Florence's path, officials say - FOX10 News

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 09:37

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6 nuclear power plants are in Hurricane Florence's path, officials say
FOX10 News
(CNN) -- Federal officials expressed confidence the six nuclear power plants in Hurricane Florence's path are safe, but some experts aren't so sure, warning that flooding and torrential rains could overwhelm their defenses. The six nuclear power plants ...

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Ohio's gubernatorial candidates visit Davis-Besse nuclear power plant - WKYC.com

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 01:27

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Ohio's gubernatorial candidates visit Davis-Besse nuclear power plant
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CARROLL TOWNSHIP - Ottawa County officials have met with both Ohio gubernatorial candidates in recent days about the future of the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, as the county pushes to keep a spotlight on the plant's future ahead of November's ...

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Six nuclear power plants are in Hurricane Florence's path, officials say - CNN

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 23:31

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Six nuclear power plants are in Hurricane Florence's path, officials say
CNN
"Those power plants are, one, obviously hardened. Two, they have backup generators for power and we will rapidly assess any impacts to a nuclear power plant post-storm," Byard said in a call with media. "Obviously, it's something that we track and ...
Hurricane Florence's potentially catastrophic path includes 'at-risk ...Fox News
Hurricane Florence: North Carolina nuclear power plants prepare to ...Business Insider
Hurricane Florence Heads for Duke Energy's Nuclear ReactorsBloomberg
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JEA sues to get out of Georgia nuclear contract - WJXT News4JAX

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 22:44

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JEA sues to get out of Georgia nuclear contract
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JEA and the city of Jacksonville have filed a complaint with a Florida court asking for declaratory judgment on an agreement with the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia (MEAG Power) agreeing to power electricity from Plant Vogtle, a nuclear power ...
JEA, City file lawsuit to break contract with firm behind nuclear money pitJacksonville Business Journal
JEA sues, and is sued, over fate of expensive nuclear projectThe Augusta Chronicle
Dueling lawsuits filed over one-sided JEA nuclear plant dealThe Capitolist

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Nuclear power is a risk we can't afford - The Register-Guard

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 20:07

Nuclear power is a risk we can't afford
The Register-Guard
I appreciated reading Frank Lawson's update on EWEB's performance (EWEB working to improve costs, more, Sept. 8). One item gave me pause: the $3.5 million increase from Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Part of that bill pays for nuclear power.

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Officials prep toxic waste sites, nuclear power plants ahead of Hurricane Florence's arrival - AccuWeather.com

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 16:19

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Officials prep toxic waste sites, nuclear power plants ahead of Hurricane Florence's arrival
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Several nuclear power reactors in North and South Carolina and Virginia started were prepped for Hurricane Florence on Tuesday. There are 16 nuclear reactors in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, the states expected to suffer the most damage ...

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Investment needed to maintain nuclear's growth, says IAEA - World Nuclear News

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 15:30

World Nuclear News

Investment needed to maintain nuclear's growth, says IAEA
World Nuclear News
Energy, Electricity and Nuclear Power Estimates for the period up to 2050 is the 38th edition of the IAEA's annual publication, based on actual statistical data from the agency's Power Reactor Information System and the United Nations Department of ...
IAEA Forum to explore role of nuclear technology to address climate changeDevdiscourse

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Indian Point to test sirens tonight - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 14:41

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Indian Point to test sirens tonight
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Indian Point's sirens will be going off tonight, but it will only be a test. The Buchanan nuclear power plant, which is slated to close in 2021, will conduct a regular quarterly test of its siren system between 6 and 6:30 p.m.. The facility's sirens ...

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East Coast Nuclear Power Plants in Path of Hurricane Florence - Power Engineering Magazine

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 14:26

Power Engineering Magazine

East Coast Nuclear Power Plants in Path of Hurricane Florence
Power Engineering Magazine
The Carolinas, Virginia, Georgia and western Tennessee are home to almost 20 reactors, according to a map on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission website. Virginia also has nuclear power reactors within its boundaries and within the general path of ...

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2 nuclear power plants are right in the path of Hurricane Florence — here's how they are preparing - Business Insider

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 13:52

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2 nuclear power plants are right in the path of Hurricane Florence — here's how they are preparing
Business Insider
Hurricane Florence is expected to pass directly over two nuclear power plants in North Carolina — and they're taking extensive measures to brace themselves for the storm. The Category 4 hurricane, which is carrying sustained 130 mph winds, is forecast ...
Hurricane Florence's potentially catastrophic path includes 'at-risk' nuclear power plantsFox News
As 1.5 Million Flee Hurricane Florence, Worries Grow Over Half Dozen Nuclear Power Plants in Storm's PathEcoWatch

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UK wind farms beat gas, nuclear power generation on Sept 11 - Renewables Now

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 08:51

Renewables Now

UK wind farms beat gas, nuclear power generation on Sept 11
Renewables Now
No other source produced as much power on September 11, according to data by Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code Company (BSCCo). Combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) generated 174,764 MWh and nuclear power plants (NPPs) churned out ...

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Hurricane Florence: List of Nuclear Power Plants in the Storm's Path - Heavy.com

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 21:37

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Hurricane Florence: List of Nuclear Power Plants in the Storm's Path
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As Hurricane Florence slowly nears the U.S. coast, with the most recent path projecting that it will make landfall near North or South Carolina, many are wondering about nuclear power plants in the region. Are there any nuclear plants potentially in ...

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UPDATE 1-U.S. nuclear power plants prepare for Hurricane ... - Reuters

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 21:05

UPDATE 1-U.S. nuclear power plants prepare for Hurricane ...
Reuters
Several nuclear power reactors in North and South Carolina and Virginia on Tuesday started to prepare for Hurricane Florence, which is expected to hit the ...

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US nuclear power plants prepare for Hurricane Florence - Reuters

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 19:45

Reuters

US nuclear power plants prepare for Hurricane Florence
Reuters
(Reuters) - Several nuclear power reactors in North and South Carolina and Virginia on Tuesday started to prepare for Hurricane Florence, which is expected to hit the coast as a major hurricane on Friday. The storm threatened to make landfall with ...
Hurricane Florence: Nuclear Plants in the Storm's Path | Heavy.comHeavy.com

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US nuclear power plants prepare for Hurricane Florence - Reuters

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 19:24

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US nuclear power plants prepare for Hurricane Florence
Reuters
(Reuters) - Several nuclear power reactors in North and South Carolina and Virginia on Tuesday started to prepare for Hurricane Florence, which is expected to hit the coast as a major hurricane on Friday. The storm threatened to make landfall with ...
As 1.5 Million Flee Hurricane Florence, Worries Grow Over Half Dozen Nuclear Power Plants in Storm's PathCommon Dreams
Hurricane Florence Forecast to Hit Near Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant in North CarolinaThe Epoch Times
Hurricane Florence: List of Nuclear Power Plants in the Storm's PathHeavy.com
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