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Puerto Rico a Year After Maria; Murray Energy's Loan; Nuclear Power's Last Gasp in the US - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 16:04

Puerto Rico a Year After Maria; Murray Energy's Loan; Nuclear Power's Last Gasp in the US
Wall Street Journal
The sole remaining nuclear power plant under construction in the U.S. is facing [https://www.wsj.com/articles/growing-opposition-threatens-completion-of-last-u-s-nuclear-plant-1537447935] mounting opposition from cities and lawmakers concerned about ...

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Don't Forget About Nuclear Power - Peoria Public Radio

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 15:11

Peoria Public Radio

Don't Forget About Nuclear Power
Peoria Public Radio
Nuclear energy has a significant presence in Illinois, with 11 reactors spread across six plants. Together, they provide about 11.8 gigawatts of power to the entire state. That's enough for millions of homes -- or, as any "Back to the Future" fan knows ...

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There's More Than Cooling Towers: Inside A Nuclear Power Plant - Peoria Public Radio

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 15:11

Peoria Public Radio

There's More Than Cooling Towers: Inside A Nuclear Power Plant
Peoria Public Radio
For some people, their first thought of a nuclear power plant involves cooling towers, meltdowns, and the comically incompetent Homer Simpson. But needless to say, The Simpsons is not an accurate representation of a nuclear power plant. Like coal, oil ...

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UPDATE 2-Engie warns on profit following Belgian nuclear outages - Reuters

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:04

UPDATE 2-Engie warns on profit following Belgian nuclear outages
Reuters
PARIS, Sept 21 (Reuters) - French gas and power group Engie warned on Friday that the extended outages at its Belgian nuclear plants would push its 2018 net recurring income to the low end of its 2.45 billion-2.65 billion euros ($2.9 billion-$3.1 ...

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Figure the True cost of nuclear energy - Independent Online

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 05:28

Independent Online

Figure the True cost of nuclear energy
Independent Online
How many people know that the lowest-cost electricity available right now in South Africa is nuclear power, coming from Koeberg nuclear power station? It is sold to Eskom at about half the Eskom selling price. In contrast, all wind and solar energy is ...

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Defence exercise held at nuclear power plant in Czech Republic - Xinhua

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 22:19

BusinessKorea

Defence exercise held at nuclear power plant in Czech Republic
Xinhua
PRAGUE, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Safeguard exercise has been held at the Dukovany nuclear power plant in Czech Republic since Tuesday with the aim to inspect the external protection of the power plant, said Jan Nachaj, head of the regional military ...
KHNP Signs MOUs with Poland and Czech Republic on Nuclear PowerBusinessKorea

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Nuclear power's weapons link: Cause to limit, not boost exports - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 22:11

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Nuclear power's weapons link: Cause to limit, not boost exports
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Shellenberger's assessment of the nuclear power-weapons link is important rhetorically because it comes from the nuclear side of the house. He has been celebrated by the nuclear industry and the conservative press as one of the new breed, “pro ...

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Czech holds defence exercise at nuclear power plant - Xinhua

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 21:37

Czech holds defence exercise at nuclear power plant
Xinhua
PRAGUE, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Safeguard exercise has been held at the Dukovany nuclear power plant in the Czech Republic since Tuesday with the aim to inspect the external protection of the power plant, said Jan Nachaj, head of the regional military ...

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America's Oldest Nuclear Plant Is Shutting Down - Popular Mechanics

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 19:25

Popular Mechanics

America's Oldest Nuclear Plant Is Shutting Down
Popular Mechanics
“The decision [to close Oyster Creek] will also help Exelon better manage resources as fuel and maintenance costs continue to rise amid historically low power prices,” said Exelon Generation in a statement. Six nuclear plants in the United States have ...

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IAEA Bolsters Partnership with Nuclear Energy Institute - International Atomic Energy Agency

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 14:04

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Bolsters Partnership with Nuclear Energy Institute
International Atomic Energy Agency
The Practical Arrangements signed today, on the sidelines of the 62nd IAEA General Conference, will focus on the safe and efficient construction, operation, and decommissioning of nuclear power plants. “Cooperation with NEI will allow the IAEA to ...
Belarusian public acceptance practices presented in IAEABelarus News (BelTA)

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Growing Opposition Threatens Completion of Last US Nuclear Plant - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 12:52

Wall Street Journal

Growing Opposition Threatens Completion of Last US Nuclear Plant
Wall Street Journal
The sole remaining nuclear power plant under construction in the U.S. is facing mounting opposition from cities and lawmakers concerned about its rising costs. A decision on the expansion of Georgia's Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant is ...

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There's More Than Cooling Towers: Inside A Nuclear Power Plant - WNIJ and WNIU

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 11:26

WNIJ and WNIU

There's More Than Cooling Towers: Inside A Nuclear Power Plant
WNIJ and WNIU
For some people, their first thought of a nuclear power plant involves cooling towers, meltdowns, and the comically incompetent Homer Simpson. But needless to say, The Simpsons is not an accurate representation of a nuclear power plant. Like coal, oil ...

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There's More Than Cooling Towers: Inside A Nuclear Power Plant - WNIJ and WNIU

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 11:26

WNIJ and WNIU

There's More Than Cooling Towers: Inside A Nuclear Power Plant
WNIJ and WNIU
For some people, their first thought of a nuclear power plant involves cooling towers, meltdowns, and the comically incompetent Homer Simpson. But needless to say, The Simpsons is not an accurate representation of a nuclear power plant. Like coal, oil ...

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China ready to fire up world's first AP1000 nuclear reactor - South China Morning Post

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 11:17

South China Morning Post

China ready to fire up world's first AP1000 nuclear reactor
South China Morning Post
“It's a landmark event for China's nuclear power industry,” said Snowy Yao, a Hong Kong-based analyst at China Securities International Finance Holding Company. “It's safe to say China is now one of the leaders in the world's civil nuclear power ...
China Set to Fire Up World's First AP1000 Nuclear ReactorBloomberg

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Don't Forget About Nuclear Power - WNIJ and WNIU

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:16

Don't Forget About Nuclear Power
WNIJ and WNIU
Nuclear energy has a significant presence in Illinois, with 11 reactors spread across six plants. Together, they provide about 11.8 gigawatts of power to the entire state. That's enough for millions of homes -- or, as any Back to the Future fan knows ...

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China Set to Fire Up World's First AP1000 Nuclear Reactor - Bloomberg

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 09:18

Bloomberg

China Set to Fire Up World's First AP1000 Nuclear Reactor
Bloomberg
The No. 1 reactor at the Sanmen power plant, designed by Westinghouse Electric Co., is expected to be ready for commercial operations Friday after completing a 168-hour test run, Shanghai-listed China National Nuclear Power Co. said in a statement to ...

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Nuclear power lobbyist Michael Shellenberger learns to love the bomb - The Ecologist

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:34

The Ecologist

Nuclear power lobbyist Michael Shellenberger learns to love the bomb
The Ecologist
Decades of deceit have been thrown overboard with the new nuclear sales pitch, argues JIM GREEN. The new sales pitch openly links nuclear power to weapons and argues that weapons programs will be jeopardised unless greater subsidies are provided ...
No to nuclear energy a good moveThe Malaysian Reserve
Nuclear energy is safe, yet Luxembourgish parties reject itLuxembourg Times

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Nuclear Power Could Be Key In Reaching Climate Goals - OilPrice.com

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 21:01

The Australian

Nuclear Power Could Be Key In Reaching Climate Goals
OilPrice.com
Nuclear power could contribute to achieving the Paris Agreement targets on climate change, but it would need help of its own to do that, a new report from the International Atomic Energy agency said. The 2-degree Celsius scenario of the Paris Agreement ...
Nuclear energy the answer to combat climate changeThe Australian
IAEA Marks a Decade of Integrated Support to Nuclear NewcomersInternational Atomic Energy Agency
India puts four more nuclear facilities under IAEA safeguardsThe Hindu BusinessLine
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IAEA Nuclear Operators Forum Focuses on Challenges for Member States Expanding Nuclear Power Programmes - International Atomic Energy Agency

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 17:02

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Nuclear Operators Forum Focuses on Challenges for Member States Expanding Nuclear Power Programmes
International Atomic Energy Agency
The nuclear industry is undergoing a period of significant change: several of the 30 countries operating nuclear power plants are expanding their fleet or considering using their nuclear power plants beyond their original design lifetime, while others ...

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Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Shutdown of Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant - Newswise (press release)

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 16:39

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Shutdown of Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant
Newswise (press release)
New Brunswick, N.J. (Sept. 19, 2018) – Rutgers Professor Frank A. Felder is available to comment on the future of nuclear energy in New Jersey following the shutdown this week of the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in Lacey, New Jersey, after nearly ...

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