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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
AccuWeather.com
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

The Journal News | LoHud.com

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

Business Insider

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

Heavy.com

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

Common Dreams

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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US nuclear power plants prepare for Hurricane Florence - Reuters

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 19:20

Common Dreams

US nuclear power plants prepare for Hurricane Florence
Reuters
Sept 11 (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 ...
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
UPDATE 1-US nuclear power plants prepare for Hurricane FlorenceReuters UK

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US nuclear power plants prepare for Hurricane Florence - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 19:19

US nuclear power plants prepare for Hurricane Florence
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Sept 11 (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 ...

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Hurricane Florence Forecast to Hit Near Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant in North Carolina - The Epoch Times

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 17:33

The Epoch Times

Hurricane Florence Forecast to Hit Near Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant in North Carolina
The Epoch Times
Hurricane Florence is predicted to make landfall near the Brunswick Nuclear Generating Station power plant located on the southern coast of North Carolina. The U.S. National Hurricane Center, in its 11 a.m. update on Sept. 11, is forecasting that ...
Millions Prepare For Potentially Catastrophic FlorenceWCCO | CBS Minnesota
Hurricane Florence Tracker: Carolinas remain in path of Category 4 stormWLS-TV
In simulation, Category 4 hurricane devastated East CoastKTIV
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Had They Bet On Nuclear, Not Renewables, Germany & California Would Already Have 100% Clean Power - Forbes

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 15:27

Forbes

Had They Bet On Nuclear, Not Renewables, Germany & California Would Already Have 100% Clean Power
Forbes
Had California and Germany invested $680 billion into new nuclear power plants instead of renewables like solar and wind farms, the two would already be generating 100 percent or more of their electricity from clean (low-emissions) energy sources, ...
California Sets Goal Of 100 Percent Clean Electric Power By 2045NPR

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Plans for new Cumbria nuclear power station on verge of collapse - The Guardian

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 13:25

The Guardian

Plans for new Cumbria nuclear power station on verge of collapse
The Guardian
Plans for a new nuclear power station in Cumbria are on the verge of collapsing after the Toshiba-owned company behind it laid off 60% of its workforce and embarked on a final effort to sell the project. Toshiba was due to sell the NuGen consortium to ...
Almost 70 jobs to go at Moorside developer NuGenNews & Star

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Nuclear energy's role in world's energy mix may shrink, UN agency says - The Japan Times

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 07:09

The Japan Times

Nuclear energy's role in world's energy mix may shrink, UN agency says
The Japan Times
“Overall, the new projections suggest that nuclear power may struggle to maintain its current place in the world's energy mix,” the IAEA said. In its worst case scenario, nuclear power capacity would fall by more than 10 percent until 2030. Other ...
International Atomic Energy Agency report forecasts potential declining role for nuclear energyDaily Energy Insider

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