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Harnessing nuclear energy for prosperity - Daily Nation

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 21:35

Daily Nation

Harnessing nuclear energy for prosperity
Daily Nation
Nuclear power is a cost-effective and has ensured uninterrupted supply for 60 to 80 years at a predictable price. FILE PHOTO. In Summary. It's not only a reliable and clean energy source, but also as an investment in innovative technologies of the future.

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$25 million a year decommissioning fee proposed for Pilgrim nuclear plant - Wicked Local

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 21:34

Wicked Local

$25 million a year decommissioning fee proposed for Pilgrim nuclear plant
Wicked Local
Entergy Corp., the owner-operator of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, has for the second time reversed course on closure of another of its plants, leaving some watchdogs to question if changes in the market or in regulations could affect the planned May ...

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Public Outreach Is Needed to Gain Needed Support for the Nuclear Power Industry - POWER magazine (blog)

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 19:26

Public Outreach Is Needed to Gain Needed Support for the Nuclear Power Industry
POWER magazine (blog)
Politicians and the media have demonized nuclear technology for 50 years. They site safety concerns and security difficulties, but the benefits of nuclear power far outweigh the perceived problems. Engagement with the public is necessary in order to ...

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BRIEF-Georgia Power to continue Vogtle nuclear project construction - Reuters

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 19:17

Charleston Post Courier

BRIEF-Georgia Power to continue Vogtle nuclear project construction
Reuters
... 4 project as part of the 17th Vogtle Construction Monitoring (VCM) proceeding The Vogtle project being built by Georgia Power Co, a subsidiary of Southern Co, is the first new U.S. nuclear power plant to be built since the Three Mile Island ...
Georgia Power knew about critical 2011 report by Westinghouse engineerCharleston Post Courier
Georgia regulators begin series of hearings over Vogtle nuclear projectUtility Dive

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Cost of wind keeps dropping, and there's little coal, nuclear can do to stop it - Ars Technica

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 18:08

Ars Technica

Cost of wind keeps dropping, and there's little coal, nuclear can do to stop it
Ars Technica
Though a lot has changed since 2016, not much has changed for energy economics in the US. The cost of wind generation continues to fall, solar costs are falling, too, and the cost of coal-power energy has seen no movement, while the cost of building ...

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Bulgaria's NRA Grants Its First Reactor License Extention - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 17:52

Energy Bangla

Bulgaria's NRA Grants Its First Reactor License Extention
Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
The Nuclear Regulatory Agency (NRA) in Bulgaria has approved of the first license extension in the country for a nuclear power plant, giving Unit 5 at the Kuzloduy plant an additional 10 years of operational life. Kozloduy NPP There are two currently ...
Unit 6 Of Russia's Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant Wins Top Plant AwardEnergy Bangla
Bulgaria issues Kozloduy 5 licence extensionWorld Nuclear News

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Georgia Nuclear Plant Construction Would Be Important Step for Carbon Free Energy - HuffPost

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 14:46

Utility Dive

Georgia Nuclear Plant Construction Would Be Important Step for Carbon Free Energy
HuffPost
The recent announcement that Georgia Power is proposing to continue construction on its two new nuclear reactors at the Plant Vogtle facility near Augusta, Georgia is positive news for both the state, where nuclear plants provide 93 percent of the ...
Georgia regulators begin series of hearings over Vogtle nuclear projectUtility Dive

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Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station 'a 100-year project' - BBC News

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 14:35

BBC News

Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station 'a 100-year project'
BBC News
A major landmark in the plans to build the £10bn Wylfa Newydd power station has been reached. Horizon has submitted its application for how it will manage and dispose of nuclear waste and launched a consultation. It will look at how the proposed new ...
Wylfa Newydd nuclear waste permit consultation startsBBC News
If you're worried about nuclear waste this is your chance to have a sayWalesOnline

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IAEA to Lead Events at Climate Change Talks on Energy Policy, Nuclear Power, Ocean Acidification - International Atomic Energy Agency

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 13:32

New York Times

IAEA to Lead Events at Climate Change Talks on Energy Policy, Nuclear Power, Ocean Acidification
International Atomic Energy Agency
The IAEA will lead side events on energy policy, sustainable development, nuclear power and climate change, and the future of the oceans at the Bonn Climate Change Conference, which kicks off today in the western German city. The 23rd Conference of ...
Trump Team to Promote Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power at Bonn Climate TalksNew York Times
US to promote fossil fuels, nuclear power at Bonn climate talksDown To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)
Trump Panel to Diverge From Views of Other Americans at Bonn Climate TalksNBCNews.com
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Nordic nuclear power plant outages - Times of India

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 12:56

Nordic nuclear power plant outages
Times of India
(Removes completed outage) Nov 6 (Reuters) - Nordic countries have 12 nuclear reactors in operation, eight in Sweden and four in Finland, with a combined capacity of around 11.5 gigawatts (GW). Sweden's Vattenfall operates seven nuclear reactors at its ...

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China calls for stronger cooperation with US in next-generation nuclear power technology - China Daily

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 07:08

China calls for stronger cooperation with US in next-generation nuclear power technology
China Daily
BEIJING -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for closer China-US cooperation in developing the next-generation nuclear power technology, as he met with Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and chairman of TerraPower here Friday. Speaking highly of ...

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China calls for stronger cooperation with US in next-generation nuclear power technology - China Daily

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 05:50

China calls for stronger cooperation with US in next-generation nuclear power technology
China Daily
BEIJING -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for closer China-US cooperation in developing the next-generation nuclear power technology, as he met with Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and chairman of TerraPower here Friday. Speaking highly of ...

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Zuma remains committed to nuclear project and Russia - Mail & Guardian

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 05:39

Mail & Guardian

Zuma remains committed to nuclear project and Russia
Mail & Guardian
Zuma went into detail explaining the ANC's relationship with Russia and why the government was pursuing its nuclear power plans. In his address, he said that the country's nuclear power by the apartheid government on the behest of the west during its ...
Those opposed to nuclear sold out to the West: ZumaeNCA

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Those opposed to nuclear sold out to the West: Zuma - eNCA

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 16:45

eNCA

Those opposed to nuclear sold out to the West: Zuma
eNCA
KAGISO, Gauteng - President Jacob Zuma says attempts to scupper plans to pursue nuclear power are part of a Western plot to control South Africa. Delivering the OR Tambo Memorial Lecture in Kagiso, the president said a geopolitical tussle for influence ...

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Mahlobo reportedly speeding up nuclear power plans - Eyewitness News

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 09:59

Eyewitness News

Mahlobo reportedly speeding up nuclear power plans
Eyewitness News
The nuclear energy plan is expected to cost the country's economy R1 trillion, an amount Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says is neither affordable or immediately necessary. The City Press is reporting that Mahlobo told the paper that while government ...
Mahlobo forges ahead with govt's nuclear power plans – reportCitizen
Mahlobo rushes nuclear dealNews24
Mahlobo said to be fast-tracking nuclear dealTimes LIVE
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China for stronger cooperation with US in next-gen nuclear power technology - Financial Express

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 21:26

Financial Express

China for stronger cooperation with US in next-gen nuclear power technology
Financial Express
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for closer cooperation between China and the US in developing the next-generation nuclear power technology, a media report said. The Chinese Premier's assertion came as he met with Bill Gates, co-founder of ...

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Commentary on nuclear energy sparks debate over risks, safety - The Straits Times

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 21:02

Commentary on nuclear energy sparks debate over risks, safety
The Straits Times
Mr Lim, managing director of shipyard planning company Emas Consultants, said Singapore should move towards nuclear power. In a commentary on Oct 24, he pointed out that there are "more than 450 nuclear power plants in operation and 60 under ...

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China calls for stronger cooperation with US in next-generation nuclear power technology - Xinhua

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 15:07

Xinhua

China calls for stronger cooperation with US in next-generation nuclear power technology
Xinhua
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets with Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and chairman of TerraPower, in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 3, 2017. (Xinhua/Ma Zhancheng). BEIJING, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for closer ...

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Residents, experts gather to discuss closing of Indian Point nuclear power plant - The Daily Freeman

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 11:53

The Daily Freeman

Residents, experts gather to discuss closing of Indian Point nuclear power plant
The Daily Freeman
“There are environmental concerns, public health concerns, and safety concerns, in terms of nuclear storage,” said Dulong. “How all of those are dealt with, it has to be a joint effort. You can't deal with one of those without dealing with all of those ...

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