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Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant negotiations start - BBC News

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 18:03

BBC News

Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant negotiations start
BBC News
The UK government says it has started negotiations with a Japanese firm over a new nuclear power station on Anglesey. Energy secretary Greg Clark told MPs on Monday that public money could also be invested into Wylfa Newydd. The proposal has been ...

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UK Government announces multibillion investment in Wylfa nuclear power station - ITV News

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 17:28

ITV News

UK Government announces multibillion investment in Wylfa nuclear power station
ITV News
The Government has announced a multibillion pound investment in a new nuclear power station, as well as underwriting billions of pounds of loans. Business Secretary Greg Clark has given MPs details of a funding deal for the proposed Wylfa Newydd plant ...

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Announcement of possible go-ahead for nuclear power station on Anglesey imminent - ITV News

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 16:32

ITV News

Announcement of possible go-ahead for nuclear power station on Anglesey imminent
ITV News
An announcement is due which it's thought will mean the go-ahead for building a new nuclear power station on Anglesey. However there's also speculation that the news could be accompanied by the rejection of plans for a Tidal Lagoon in Swansea Bay.

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Announcement of possible go-ahead for nuclear power station on Anglesey imminent - ITV News

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 16:32

ITV News

Announcement of possible go-ahead for nuclear power station on Anglesey imminent
ITV News
An announcement is due which it's thought will mean the go-ahead for building a new nuclear power station on Anglesey. However there's also speculation that the news could be accompanied by the rejection of plans for a Tidal Lagoon in Swansea Bay.
Green light for nuclear power station on AngleseyHeart
Greg Clark expected to reveal funding deal for nuclear plantUtility Week
Why the UK Government mustn't trade tidal power for nuclearNation.Cymru (press release)

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Russian technology may speed up linking of nuclear power to Kenya's national grid - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 16:11

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Russian technology may speed up linking of nuclear power to Kenya's national grid
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Kenya is likely to benefit from technology that allows for faster link-up of nuclear power to the national electricity grid under an agreement with Russia's state-owned nuclear firm Rosatom. The technology, known as Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) can be ...
Uzbekistan and Rosatom to build joint nuclear power plantvestnik kavkaza

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Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant funding details 'imminent' - BBC News

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 14:58

BBC News

Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant funding details 'imminent'
BBC News
A new nuclear power station on Anglesey will be financially backed by the UK government, the BBC understands. Business Secretary Greg Clark is expected to tell MPs of a funding deal for the proposed Wylfa Newydd plant on Monday. Reports say ministers ...

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Stake in nuclear plant would be dramatic change of policy for UK - Financial Times

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 04:00

Financial Times

Stake in nuclear plant would be dramatic change of policy for UK
Financial Times
Last Monday, the board of Hitachi met in Tokyo to consider the future of their proposed new nuclear power plant at Wylfa in north Wales. The Japanese company decided neither to approve nor to drop the plan but to continue the negotiations with the UK ...

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Russian scientists pack more power into nuclear battery prototype - New Atlas

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 03:49

Russian scientists pack more power into nuclear battery prototype
New Atlas
Imagine only replacing the batteries in a device once a decade, or even once a century. Nuclear batteries could one day let us do just that, but their power density is currently too low to be very practical. Now, Russian researchers have developed a ...

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Congress works to revive long-delayed plan to store nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain - MyFoxZone.com KIDY

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 20:16

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Congress works to revive long-delayed plan to store nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain
MyFoxZone.com KIDY
Congress selected Yucca Mountain in 1987 to become the nation's permanent repository for nuclear waste generated by utility power plants and the military. The government already has spent $15 billion studying the location, and the Energy Department ...

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Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' to Boost Coal, Nuclear Plants - Memphis Daily News

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 20:15

American Spectator

Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' to Boost Coal, Nuclear Plants
Memphis Daily News
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump on Friday directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take "immediate steps" to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants to keep them open, calling it a matter of national and economic security. Trump ...
FirstEnergy's Swampy BailoutAmerican Spectator
Trump's energy bailout is a big mistakeWashington Examiner
Americans Will Pay a High Price to Save CoalBloomberg

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Retiring more nuclear plants could hurt Mass. climate goals - The Boston Globe

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 04:02

The Boston Globe

Retiring more nuclear plants could hurt Mass. climate goals
The Boston Globe
A reality check: Last year, solar panels and wind turbines generated less than 5 percent of the utility-scale electricity generated in Massachusetts. That's despite consistent state support for renewable power for the last two decades, and the amazing ...

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Germany targets the atom - POLITICO.eu

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 01:16

POLITICO.eu

Germany targets the atom
POLITICO.eu
But Germany's particular ire is focused on Belgium's 43-year-old Doel and Tihange nuclear power plants. Reactors in both were shut down in 2012 when hydrogen bubbles were found in their walls; they were deemed safe and restarted in late 2015. German ...

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Trump cites national security in effort to aid coal and nuclear power - PBS NewsHour

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 20:05

PBS NewsHour

Trump cites national security in effort to aid coal and nuclear power
PBS NewsHour
President Donald Trump this week ordered Energy Secretary Rick Perry to save less-profitable coal and nuclear plants from closure. A leaked draft memo lays out several proposals, including one to order the grid to buy power from these plants and set up ...
Trump Orders Perry to Stem Coal, Nuclear Power Plant ClosuresYahoo News
Trump Orders Action to Stem Coal, Nuclear Plant ShutdownsBloomberg
Trump administration moves to keep failing coal and nuclear plants open, citing national securityCNBC
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Trump Orders Perry to Stem Coal, Nuclear Power Plant Closures - Yahoo News

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 15:53

Yahoo News

Trump Orders Perry to Stem Coal, Nuclear Power Plant Closures
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President Donald Trump ordered Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take immediate action to stem power plant closures in the name of national security, arguing that a decline in coal and nuclear electricity is putting the nation's grid at risk. "Impending ...
Trump Orders Action to Stem Coal, Nuclear Plant ShutdownsBloomberg
Coal stocks pop as Trump reportedly orders Perry to stop coal, nuclear power plant closuresCNBC
Trump calls for coal, nuclear power plant bailout - POLITICOPolitico
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Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' To Save Coal And Nuclear Power Plants - 10News

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 12:40

10News

Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' To Save Coal And Nuclear Power Plants
10News
President Donald Trump wants to stop coal and nuclear power plants from closing. He told Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to "prepare immediate steps to stop the loss of these resources." The president heralded the coal industry during his campaign and ...

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EDITORIAL: Giving new status to 30-km zones within nuclear plants - Asahi Shimbun

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 04:08

Asahi Shimbun

EDITORIAL: Giving new status to 30-km zones within nuclear plants
Asahi Shimbun
Electric utilities that operate nuclear power plants have a duty to respond with utmost sincerity to safety concerns among local governments and communities, especially cities and towns within 30-kilometer emergency planning zones. Utilities should ...
The US Has Lost the Nuclear RaceU.S. News & World Report
Wales' upcoming plant adds to global nuclear economy dominated by Asia and FranceCompelo

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Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' To Save Coal And Nuclear Power Plants - WRTV Indianapolis

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 23:52

WRTV Indianapolis

Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' To Save Coal And Nuclear Power Plants
WRTV Indianapolis
President Donald Trump wants to stop coal and nuclear power plants from closing. He told Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to "prepare immediate steps to stop the loss of these resources." The president heralded the coal industry during his campaign and ...

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Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' To Save Coal And Nuclear Power Plants - NewsChannel5.com

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 23:52

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Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' To Save Coal And Nuclear Power Plants
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President Donald Trump wants to stop coal and nuclear power plants from closing. He told Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to "prepare immediate steps to stop the loss of these resources." The president heralded the coal industry during his campaign and ...

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Trump calls for 'immediate action' to prevent coal, nuclear power plants from closing - ABC News

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 22:09

ABC News

Trump calls for 'immediate action' to prevent coal, nuclear power plants from closing
ABC News
The administration says the move will prevent coal and nuclear power plants critical to the electrical grid from closing, but opponents say the requirement is essentially a bailout for a dying industry that the president promised to save and will cause ...
Coal stocks pop as Trump reportedly orders Perry to stop coal, nuclear power plant closuresCNBC
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