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Rolls-Royce is developing mini nuclear power plants - Inhabitat

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 14:55

Inhabitat

Rolls-Royce is developing mini nuclear power plants
Inhabitat
A consortium led by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, famous for its high-end vehicles, has crafted design plans for small-scale nuclear power plants. In an anticipated report to be released this week, the Rolls-Royce-led group is expected to receive approval to ...
The government is set to publish a new report on mini nuclear power plantsCity A.M.
Is Derby's Rolls-Royce on verge of go-ahead for £100 BILLION nuclear programme?Derby Telegraph

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Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power - OilPrice.com

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 13:47

OilPrice.com

Alternative Energy / Nuclear Power
OilPrice.com
Small but very critical item in the uranium space this week. Suggesting that the world's largest producing nation may be about to take drastic action in propping up faltering prices.… Russia's Nuclear Sector Is Surging. Oct 10, 2017 at 09:58 | Viktor ...

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Nordic nuclear power plant outages - Times of India

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 13:05

Nordic nuclear power plant outages
Times of India
(Adds Ringhals-1 and revises end dates for Forsmark-3 and Oskarshamn-3 G3 under reactors out of service) Oct 23 (Reuters) - Nordic countries have 12 nuclear reactors in operation, eight in Sweden and four in Finland, with a combined capacity of around ...

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New ARPA-E program to fund $20M for advanced nuclear power research - Utility Dive

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 12:36

New ARPA-E program to fund $20M for advanced nuclear power research
Utility Dive
Nuclear power itself is facing unprecedented challenges with the cancellation of SCANA's V.C. Summer nuclear project in South Carolina and cost overruns for the only remaining nuclear project under construction, Southern Co.'s Vogtle project, because ...
US funding for advanced reactor enabling technologiesWorld Nuclear News

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The nuclear Cabinet reshuffle - News24

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 08:58

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The nuclear Cabinet reshuffle
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The fact is, South Africa doesn't currently have a need for nuclear power either. Despite its seasonal load shedding, Eskom overprovides the SA economy with power, and exports some of it to South Africa's neighbouring countries. Dames also stated that ...
Energy expert: A nuclear deal would be illegalEyewitness News
Threat of court action if government steps out of line with nuclear plansofm.co.za
Claim of Zuma reshuffle after Russian meetingFin24
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Moon Reiterates Nuclear Phase-Out Policy, Sparking Opposition - HuffPost

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 23:42

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Moon Reiterates Nuclear Phase-Out Policy, Sparking Opposition
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South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said the government will continue its existing nuclear phase-out policy according to the plan, sparking opposition from the nuclear power industry. It's because the government clarified its intention to continue to ...
Kepco shares dip 2% after Moon renews nuclear phase-out vowFinancial Times
South Korea's Moon defies public opinion with pledge to phase out nuclear powerSouth China Morning Post
S. Korea to resume work on two nuclear reactorsThe Straits Times
The Korea Herald
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Designs for 'mini' nuclear power plants proposed by Rolls-Royce led group set to be given go-ahead - Telegraph.co.uk

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 16:57

Telegraph.co.uk

Designs for 'mini' nuclear power plants proposed by Rolls-Royce led group set to be given go-ahead
Telegraph.co.uk
An important report assessing the viability of new “mini” nuclear power plants for the UK to be published this week is expected to give the green light to develop designs proposed by a British consortium led by Rolls-Royce. The Department for Business, ...

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Commentary: America's electrical power system is under stress - Salt Lake Tribune

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 15:15

Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: America's electrical power system is under stress
Salt Lake Tribune
(AP Photo/Jim Cole, File) This May 3, 2011 aerial photo shows the Seabrook nuclear power plant in Seabrook, N.H. The impending retirement of Massachusetts' only nuclear power plant could roil energy markets across New England, leading to greater ...
The Advertiser, Letters to the Editor, October 23The Advertiser

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Trump Plan for Coal, Nuclear Power Draws Fire From Environmental, Oil Groups - Wall Street Journal

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 13:00

Wall Street Journal

Trump Plan for Coal, Nuclear Power Draws Fire From Environmental, Oil Groups
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—A Trump administration proposal aimed at shoring up coal-fired and nuclear power plants across the nation has generated opposition from an array of energy and consumer interests, including some who are often at odds on energy policy.

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South Korea's president says will continue phasing out nuclear power - Reuters

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 06:18

Reuters

South Korea's president says will continue phasing out nuclear power
Reuters
With the two reactors set to be completed in October 2021 and October 2022, according to state-run nuclear operator Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, Moon said safety standards for nuclear plants would be ramped up. Moon also reiterated his plan to shut ...
Moon Reiterates Nuclear Phase-Out Policy, Sparking OppositionHuffPost
Kepco shares dip 2% after Moon renews nuclear phase-out vowFinancial Times
S. Korea to resume work on two nuclear reactorsThe Straits Times
Korea JoongAng Daily -TODAYonline
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South Korea's president says will continue phasing out nuclear power - Reuters

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 05:48

Reuters

South Korea's president says will continue phasing out nuclear power
Reuters
With the two reactors set to be completed in October 2021 and October 2022, according to state-run nuclear operator Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, Moon said safety standards for nuclear plants would be ramped up. Moon also reiterated his plan to shut ...
S.Korea's president says will continue phasing out nuclear powerThe Jerusalem Post
S. Korea to resume work on two nuclear reactorsThe Straits Times
Moon promises tougher nuclear regulationsThe Korea Herald
Malay Mail Online
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South Korea's Moon says will continue phasing out nuclear power - Reuters

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 05:27

Reuters

South Korea's Moon says will continue phasing out nuclear power
Reuters
A public opinion survey on Friday found a majority of almost 60 percent in favor of resuming the stalled construction of two reactors. Building the two reactors could mean reversal of a strategy to slowly reduce nuclear energy's share of the power mix ...
S. Korea to resume work on two nuclear reactorsThe Straits Times

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S. Korea to resume work on two nuclear reactors - The Straits Times

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 21:02

S. Korea to resume work on two nuclear reactors
The Straits Times
SEOUL • South Korea has decided to resume construction of two nuclear plants, reversing a campaign promise by the new President and frustrating those who want an end to nuclear power in the country. In the months before his election, Mr Moon Jae In had ...

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Army bomb squad called to Sellafield nuclear power plant after 'hazardous' chemicals found - Mirror.co.uk

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 13:55

Mirror.co.uk

Army bomb squad called to Sellafield nuclear power plant after 'hazardous' chemicals found
Mirror.co.uk
Army bomb squad specialists have been called to a UK nuclear plant after hazardous chemicals were discovered in a lab. The military teams are still dealing with an incident at Sellafield reprocessing plant, in Cumbria, after the dangerous chemicals ...
Sellafield evacuated and bomb squad sent in after 'chemical incident'The Sun
Explosive experts called to Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plantThe Independent

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South Africa builds nuclear to power economy into future – Minister - Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 13:18

Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)

South Africa builds nuclear to power economy into future – Minister
Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)
South Africa's controversial decision to forge ahead with plans to introduce additional nuclear energy into its power grid was based on ensuring the reliability of electricity supply going into the future, newly-appointed Energy Minister David Mahlobo ...

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Why coal and nuclear aren't going anywhere - Washington Examiner

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 04:06

Washington Examiner

Why coal and nuclear aren't going anywhere
Washington Examiner
Americans have a strong pragmatic streak. And they undoubtedly took notice recently when two devastating hurricanes knocked out power in much of the Southern United States. News channels focused on the harsh conditions that followed after families ...
Former commissioners urge US FERC to reject coal, nuclear subsidiesReuters
Saving coal, nuclear plants pits FirstEnergy against PUCO before federal regulatorscleveland.com
8 former FERC members come out against coal, nuclear bailoutpv magazine USA

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Sellafield evacuated and bomb squad sent in after 'chemical incident' - The Sun

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 02:29

The Sun

Sellafield evacuated and bomb squad sent in after 'chemical incident'
The Sun
PANIC struck Britain's oldest nuclear power station last night when leaking material sparked an emergency scare. The bomb squad was called to Sellafield in Cumbria following a “chemical incident” in one of the site's laboratories. Leaking material ...
Explosives experts called to Sellafield over chemical concernsBBC News

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Nuclear Power Play: How North Korea Uses US Fears to Gain Leverage - The National Interest Online

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 01:22

The National Interest Online

Nuclear Power Play: How North Korea Uses US Fears to Gain Leverage
The National Interest Online
Despite mounting international pressure, North Korea is resolutely advancing toward achieving nuclear deterrent against the United States. The rapid pace of its nuclear development has caused impatience on the side of the United States and its allies ...
Kim sends 'unprecedented' letter to AustraliaNew York Post
North Korea: Nuclear EMP attack 'biggest threat' to USNEWS.com.au (blog)
North Korea: US Will Have To Accept Pyongyang's Nuclear Power Status Because DPRK Will Not NegotiateThe Inquisitr
India.com -Newsweek -Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
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Saving coal, nuclear plants pits FirstEnergy against PUCO before federal regulators - cleveland.com

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 20:12

cleveland.com

Saving coal, nuclear plants pits FirstEnergy against PUCO before federal regulators
cleveland.com
The U.S. Department of Energy's has ordered federal energy regulators to come up with market rules by the end of November to help nuclear power plants like FirstEnergy's Perry plant to compete against the new ultra-efficient gas turbine power plants.
Former commissioners urge US FERC to reject coal, nuclear subsidiesReuters
8 former FERC members come out against coal, nuclear bailoutpv magazine USA

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