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Nuclear power plant legislation signed into law - Fulton Sun

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 04:01

Nuclear power plant legislation signed into law
Fulton Sun
JEFFERSON CITY — Last week, 77 bills were signed into law including one regarding nuclear power plant security. Rep. Travis Fitzwater's bill strengthens security measures at nuclear power plants in Missouri and defines specifically what armed nuclear ...

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Waste Storage, Not Nuclear Disastor, Is The Real Risk of Nuclear Power, USU Lecturer Says - Utah Public Radio

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 21:13

Waste Storage, Not Nuclear Disastor, Is The Real Risk of Nuclear Power, USU Lecturer Says
Utah Public Radio
Logan City officials are weighing project risks as they decide whether or not to continue participating in a plan to build a small modular nuclear reactor in Idaho, just North of Idaho Falls. An expert says concerns about nuclear power are valid, but ...

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NuGen welcomes Government pledge to consider funding new nuclear power stations - in-cumbria

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 15:01

NuGen welcomes Government pledge to consider funding new nuclear power stations
in-cumbria
The consortium behind the proposed £15 billion Moorside project West Cumbria has welcomed a Government pledge to consider investing in new nuclear plants. Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark said the Government would weigh up whether to put ...

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Time to wise up — nuclear power is flowering all over - The Australian

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 14:11

The Australian

Time to wise up — nuclear power is flowering all over
The Australian
The issue of nuclear power is hardly discussed here, even though we have the world's largest uranium reserves and major reports recommend serious consideration of adopting this form of energy. The Australian parliament went so far as to pass ...
Japanese reactor exports hitting wallsThe Japan News

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Bulgaria must work to restart Belene nuclear power project - parliament - ETEnergyworld.com

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:04

ETEnergyworld.com

Bulgaria must work to restart Belene nuclear power project - parliament
ETEnergyworld.com
SOFIA: Bulgaria should resume its efforts to build the Belene nuclear power plant, the parliament decided on Thursday, ordering the energy minister to initiate talks with potential investors. Last month, the government asked parliament to lift a ban on ...
Bulgarian Parliament gives Cabinet mandate to seek Belene nuclear plant investorThe Sofia Globe

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HCC bags contract at nuclear power plant - The Hindu

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:27

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HCC bags contract at nuclear power plant
The Hindu
The Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, about 190 km northwest of Dhaka, would be built with Russian technology and equipped with two VVER Reactors of 1,200 MW each. These reactors would be similar to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu.
HCC, MAX bag $110m Rooppur nuclear plant contract from AtomstroyexportCompelo
Global Steam Generators for Nuclear Power Market Overview 2018- General Electric, Siemens, Babcock & Wilcox ...Brooks in Beta (press release) (blog)
Nuclear Power Plant Market 2022 Segmentation, Opportunities, Players, Growth and Consumption AnalysisBusiness Investor
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Nuclear Power's Fading Moment in the Middle East - STRATFOR

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 10:04

Nuclear Power's Fading Moment in the Middle East
STRATFOR
Advances in competing technologies and high costs will put nuclear power at a disadvantage compared with other electricity-generating options. Even so, countries in the region will continue to pursue nuclear power given its accompanying political prestige.

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AI could one day control nuclear reactors; NC State researchers could make it happen - News & Observer

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 10:01

News & Observer

AI could one day control nuclear reactors; NC State researchers could make it happen
News & Observer
... the N.C. State-led project is appealing because it should eventually feed into TerraPower's work, and because the team also includes Zachry, a company with offices in Cary and Charlotte that writes software for commercial nuclear power plants and ...

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NuScale boosts small modular reactor power, lowers electricity costs - Portland Business Journal

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 19:01

Portland Business Journal

NuScale boosts small modular reactor power, lowers electricity costs
Portland Business Journal
NuScale Power's 50-megawatt small modular reactor, which could be nuclear power's best hope for playing a continuing role in greening the U.S. electricity profile, has gotten an upgrade. The Tigard-based company announced Wednesday that “advanced ...
Small nuclear reactors—now with 20 percent more power!MIT Technology Review

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HCC bags contract at nuclear power project in Bangladesh - The Hindu

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 17:22

The Hindu

HCC bags contract at nuclear power project in Bangladesh
The Hindu
The Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, about 190 km northwest of Dhaka, would be built with Russian technology and equipped with two VVER Reactors of 1,200 MW each. These reactors would be similar to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu.
HCC bags Rs 737 crore contract for Bangladesh nuclear power plantEconomic Times
Hindustan Construction wins Rs737 crore contract for Bangladesh nuclear power plantLivemint
Hindustan Construction Company JV bags contract for Rooppur ...Business Standard

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UK doubles down on nuclear power plans - Petroleum Economist

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 16:04

The Guardian

UK doubles down on nuclear power plans
Petroleum Economist
Nuclear power stations are eye-wateringly expensive to build and court controversy. But the UK government is determined enough to ensure nuclear is part of its future low-carbon energy mix that it is considering investing state funds in a new plant in ...
UK takes £5bn stake in Welsh nuclear power station in policy U-turnThe Guardian
Wylfa Newydd: First minister's nuclear power talks callBBC News
UK starts talks on public investment in nuclear powerWorld Nuclear News
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Hindustan Construction wins Rs737 crore contract for Bangladesh nuclear power plant - Livemint

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:15

Livemint

Hindustan Construction wins Rs737 crore contract for Bangladesh nuclear power plant
Livemint
New Delhi:Hindustan Construction Co (HCC) on Wednesday announced that its JV with MAX Group has won a Rs737 crore contract from Russia for a nuclear power plant in Bangladesh. The contract includes civil works of Turbine Island for Unit 1 of Rooppur ...

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Does grid need Trump plan to save coal, nuclear power plants? - The Columbus Dispatch

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 10:57

The Columbus Dispatch

Does grid need Trump plan to save coal, nuclear power plants?
The Columbus Dispatch
President Trump's directive to bolster coal-fired and nuclear power plants as a way to support the nation's power grid has generated plenty of debate but no consensus. Trump has directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take the unprecedented step of ...
Coal, nuclear power remain vitalScranton Times-Tribune
Kinzinger supports Trump plan to stop nuclear power plant closingsRipon Advance
Trump may intervene in the power markets to keep coal and nuclear plants running. Does that make sense?The Conversation US
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HCC bags Rs 737 crore contract for Bangladesh nuclear power plant - Economic Times

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 10:39

Economic Times

HCC bags Rs 737 crore contract for Bangladesh nuclear power plant
Economic Times
"HCC has become the first Indian company to participate in the international civil nuclear market. We look forward to further project awards in Rooppur NPP and expanding our infrastructure footprint in Bangladesh,"Arjun Dhawan, Director and Group CEO, ...

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HCC bags Rs 737 cr contract for Bangladesh nuclear power plant - Moneycontrol.com

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 10:08

Moneycontrol.com

HCC bags Rs 737 cr contract for Bangladesh nuclear power plant
Moneycontrol.com
Hindustan Construction Co (HCC) today announced that its JV with MAX Group has won a Rs 737 crore contract from Russia for a nuclear power plant in Bangladesh. The contract includes civil works of Turbine Island for Unit 1 of Rooppur Nuclear Power ...
HCC wins first International Nuclear Power contract in BangladeshEquity Bulls
Hindustan Construction Company JV bags contract for Rooppur Nuclear Power PlantBusiness Standard

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Nuclear Power Finance Model Emerges From London's Sewer Project - Bloomberg

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 08:26

Bloomberg

Nuclear Power Finance Model Emerges From London's Sewer Project
Bloomberg
The move announced by Business Secretary Greg Clark on Monday, would help reduce the cost of nuclear power by requiring the state to share some of the risks of construction with the Wylfa plant in Wales. That would defuse criticism that came up after ...

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Coal, nuclear power remain vital - Scranton Times-Tribune

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 08:03

Scranton Times-Tribune

Coal, nuclear power remain vital
Scranton Times-Tribune
Because they provide baseload power around the clock, economically challenged coal and nuclear plants can continue to remain operational and serve millions of Americans without having to be mothballed or displaced by new natural gas capacity and ...
Does grid need Trump plan to save coal, nuclear power plants?The Columbus Dispatch
In Trump's power moves, it's coal first, nuclear power secondAxios
'Economy crippling' and 'third grade' work: Conservatives pan Trump's move to save failing coal and nuclear plantsCNBC
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Coal, nuclear power remain vital - Scranton Times-Tribune

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 08:03

Scranton Times-Tribune

Coal, nuclear power remain vital
Scranton Times-Tribune
Because they provide baseload power around the clock, economically challenged coal and nuclear plants can continue to remain operational and serve millions of Americans without having to be mothballed or displaced by new natural gas capacity and ...
Trump Coal, Nuclear Power Bailout 'Not a Dilemma' for FERC, McIntyre SaysNatural Gas Intelligence
Conservative groups pan Trump's move to bail out coal, nuclear plantsCNBC
Energy Chief Defends Trump Directive on Coal, Nuclear PlantsU.S. News & World Report
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Mochovce nuclear power plant might be delayed again - The Slovak Spectator

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 19:55

The Slovak Spectator

Mochovce nuclear power plant might be delayed again
The Slovak Spectator
The completion of the third and fourth block of the nuclear power plant in Mochovce (Nitra Region) might be delayed again. Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini, who strictly rejects such an option, is planning to visit the nuclear power plant soon ...

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