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Opposition CDP bringing nuclear energy debate back to the Diet - Asahi Shimbun

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 08:38

Asahi Shimbun

Opposition CDP bringing nuclear energy debate back to the Diet
Asahi Shimbun
In a direct challenge to the Abe administration, the main opposition Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan plans to submit a bill that would abandon nuclear power and promote renewables as a basic energy policy. The bill is expected to reinvigorate ...

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Hartlepool power station boss confident despite Brexit nuclear treaty withdrawal - Hartlepool Mail

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 06:01

Hartlepool Mail

Hartlepool power station boss confident despite Brexit nuclear treaty withdrawal
Hartlepool Mail
But Craig Dohring, station manager of Hartlepool's EDF nuclear power station, is more optimistic. He told the Mail: “It is clear there is a few things we need to have a replacement for including Euratom. “We need something to essentially cover us to a ...

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Trump: My nuclear button is 'much bigger' than Kim Jong Un's - USA TODAY

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 01:47

USA TODAY

Trump: My nuclear button is 'much bigger' than Kim Jong Un's
USA TODAY
The Trump administration has imposed harsher sanctions on North Korea and pressured China to do more to help rein in Kim's regime, but so far none of those efforts have succeeded it ending North Korea's continued drive to become an established nuclear ...
Trump: I have a 'much bigger' button than Kim Jong UnThe Hill
Why North Korea succeeded at getting nuclear weapons — when Iraq and Libya failedWashington Post
Stephen Colbert Mocks Trump's Terrifying Kim Jong Un Nuclear 'Button' TweetDaily Beast
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Cut-price nuclear power plant possible, says EDF - The Times

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 00:05

The Times

Cut-price nuclear power plant possible, says EDF
The Times
EDF believes that it can build a second nuclear power station to follow Hinkley Point C for up to £5 billion less than the Somerset plant. The French energy giant has said it will cost it at least £19.6 billion to build Hinkley Point, Britain's first ...

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Reclaiming America's Leadership In Nuclear Power - Nasdaq

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 23:07

Reclaiming America's Leadership In Nuclear Power
Nasdaq
It is not often that a vote by a relatively little-known state agency has broader impact across the nation. But when the Public Service Commission ( PSC ) of Georgia met December 21, their actions reverberated across the country and in doing so, gave ...

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Reclaiming America's Leadership In Nuclear Power | Stock News ... - Investor's Business Daily

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 23:04

Investor's Business Daily

Reclaiming America's Leadership In Nuclear Power | Stock News ...
Investor's Business Daily
It is not often that a vote by a relatively little-known state agency has broader impact across the nation. But when the Public Service Commission (PSC) of Georgia met December 21, their actions reverberated across the country and in doing so, gave ...

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Tianwan 3 starts supplying electricity to grid - World Nuclear News

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 16:09

World Nuclear News

Tianwan 3 starts supplying electricity to grid
World Nuclear News
AtomStroyExport is the main contractor, supplying the nuclear island. First concrete for unit 3 was poured in December 2012, while construction of unit 4 began in September 2013. Two similar VVER-1000 reactors (units 1 and 2) began operating at the ...

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IAEA: Gains Among Concerns In 2017 - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 16:03

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA: Gains Among Concerns In 2017
Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
The year was marked by spreading interest in nuclear power and participation from 700 organizations from 68 IAEA member states and five international organizations that gathered in October in Abu Dhabi for the agency's Ministerial Conference on Nuclear ...
Looking Ahead: Important 2018 Events at the IAEAInternational Atomic Energy Agency

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Germany Shutters Reactor After 33-Year Run - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 15:15

Germany Shutters Reactor After 33-Year Run
Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
The Grundremmingen nuclear power plant Rector B in Bavaria was shut down as 2017 came to a close as part of the country's Engergiewende or energy transition policy, German media announced Monday. Grundremmingen NPP The boiling water reactor (BWR ...

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CGN Power's latest project delay deals another blow to China's nuclear energy ambition - South China Morning Post

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 09:11

CGN Power's latest project delay deals another blow to China's nuclear energy ambition
South China Morning Post
The latest commissioning delay at CGN Power's nuclear project in Taishan, in Guangdong province – the third in two years – will lead to a further deferral of 5 billion yuan (US$770 million) in annual revenues and potentially more cost overruns ...

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Kenya is taking chances with nuclear energy amid safety concerns - Daily Nation

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 06:31

Daily Nation

Kenya is taking chances with nuclear energy amid safety concerns
Daily Nation
“The large modular reactors that Kenya will construct have an electric power output of between 700 and 1, 700 MW,” Juma says. But amidst all the promise, lies environmental, health and safety concerns. When nuclear fuel is burnt, it generates energy ...

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Moody's: China General Nuclear's delays in start of new units are credit negative, but ratings unaffected - Moodys.com (press release)

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 05:02

South China Morning Post

Moody's: China General Nuclear's delays in start of new units are credit negative, but ratings unaffected
Moodys.com (press release)
Hong Kong, January 02, 2018 -- Moody's Investors Service says China General Nuclear Power Corporation's (CGN, A3 stable) delays in launching its European Pressurized Reactor (EPR) units in Taishan are credit negative. "The delays reflect our concerns ...
CGN Power's latest project delay deals another blow to China's nuclear energy ambitionSouth China Morning Post

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Recent Developments in Nuclear Power for Space Exploration - Energy Collective

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 13:12

Energy Collective

Recent Developments in Nuclear Power for Space Exploration
Energy Collective
NASA Glenn, Cleveland, OH – NASA is pushing forward to test a key nuclear energy source that could literally empower human crews on the Mars surface, energizing habitats and running on-the-spot processing equipment to transform Red Planet resources ...

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Nuclear Power Stations or Wind Farms - Which Is More Cost-Effective? - International Environmental Technology

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 06:00

Nuclear Power Stations or Wind Farms - Which Is More Cost-Effective?
International Environmental Technology
Historically, wind farms have come under fire from their critics for being too inefficient and expensive to be cost-effective. However, rapid developments in the technology have resulted in plummeting costs, and the chief of a leading energy company ...
The Winners Of 2017's Renewable RevolutionOilPrice.com

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In New Year's Day speech, North Korean leader proudly declares his country a nuclear power - Los Angeles Times

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 04:45

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In New Year's Day speech, North Korean leader proudly declares his country a nuclear power
Los Angeles Times
“The extraordinary achievement our party, our nation and our people made last year is accomplishing the great historic work of completing national nuclear power,” he said. “The U.S. cannot start a war against me or our country. The entire United States ...
Kim Jong Un declares North Korea is a nuclear power, says 'button' is on his deskCNBC
News Live: Kim Jong Un declares North Korea a nuclear power, says 'button' is on his deskMoneycontrol.com
Kim Jong Un claims North Korea became nuclear power in 2017 declaring: 'Button is always on my desk'Mirror.co.uk
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Kim Jong Un declares North Korea is a nuclear power, says 'button' is on his desk - CNBC

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 01:27

CNBC

Kim Jong Un declares North Korea is a nuclear power, says 'button' is on his desk
CNBC
Kim Jong Un is seen as the newly developed intercontinental ballistic rocket Hwasong-15 was successfully launched. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says the United States should be aware that his country's nuclear forces are now a reality, not a threat ...
News Live: Kim Jong Un declares North Korea a nuclear power, says 'button' is on his deskMoneycontrol.com
Kim Jong Un claims North Korea became nuclear power in 2017 declaring: 'Button is always on my desk'Mirror.co.uk
North Korea's Kim Says All Of US Within Its Nuclear RangeRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
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Advisers on Hinkley Point C nuclear power station had 'cosy' ties to both sides - The Times

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 00:02

The Times

Advisers on Hinkley Point C nuclear power station had 'cosy' ties to both sides
The Times
Consultancy firms working for the government on the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station were advising the project's Chinese investor and its French builder at the same time, an investigation by The Times has revealed. KPMG, the professional services ...

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Blunders, catastrophic, delays, even bankruptcy... ANOTHER nuclear power plant is going into financial meltdown - This is Money

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 16:45

Blunders, catastrophic, delays, even bankruptcy... ANOTHER nuclear power plant is going into financial meltdown
This is Money
The company behind one of Britain's biggest nuclear power projects has plunged to a £266 million loss citing 'uncertainties' over its future and the viability of crucial technology. Japanese firm Toshiba said the huge loss incurred by one of its UK ...

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Nuclear reactor to shut down amid Germany's atomic phase-out - Deutsche Welle

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 09:44

Deutsche Welle

Nuclear reactor to shut down amid Germany's atomic phase-out
Deutsche Welle
Germany's Green party and nuclear power opponents have raised concerns about the age of Unit C and the fact that it is the last boiling-water reactor to remain online in Germany. "We are glad that by year's end at least one unit will be shut down in ...

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Russia And Uzbekistan Sign Nuclear Energy Deal - OilPrice.com

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 16:01

Russia And Uzbekistan Sign Nuclear Energy Deal
OilPrice.com
Russia's Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation and Uzbekistan have signed a nuclear-cooperation agreement that Rosatom says will pave the way for bilateral cooperation "in many aspects of civil nuclear energy." Rosatom said the agreement was signed ...

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