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Bulgarian Government Looks to Restart Belene Nuclear Power Plant - Emerging Europe

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 03:30

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Bulgarian Government Looks to Restart Belene Nuclear Power Plant
Emerging Europe
The Bulgarian cabinet has decided to revive the construction of the Belene nuclear power station, with China's National Nuclear Corporation announcing its interest in investing in the controversial plant, on which construction first began in 1987, only ...

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Why Nuclear Power For African Countries Doesn't Make Sense - HuffPost South Africa

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 02:41

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Why Nuclear Power For African Countries Doesn't Make Sense
HuffPost South Africa
Over the past few years, reports have surfaced about a range of African countries planning to build nuclear power plants. At the moment, the only nuclear plant in operation in Africa is South Africa's Koeberg, producing 1.86GW of power. This, according ...
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Nuclear cost oversight of Xcel stays in place after Minnesota House kills bill to change it - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 01:41

Nuclear cost oversight of Xcel stays in place after Minnesota House kills bill to change it
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Legislation that would have changed the state's approval process for Xcel Energy's nuclear power investments — a measure opposed by consumer and business groups — has died in the Minnesota House. The legislation would have essentially allowed ...

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Russia's Floating Nuclear Power Plant Heads for the Bering Strait - Live Science

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 20:32

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Russia's Floating Nuclear Power Plant Heads for the Bering Strait
Live Science
Russia's got a floating nuclear plant on a barge, and it's heading for the Bering Strait — just a short hop from Alaska. The "Akademik Lomonosov," according to a statement from Russian nuclear energy company Rosatom, docked in the Russian port of ...
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Floating nuclear power unit for Chukotka moors in Russia's MurmanskTASS

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Washington's only nuclear power plant shuts down unexpectedly - Electric Light & Power

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 15:27

Electric Light & Power

Washington's only nuclear power plant shuts down unexpectedly
Electric Light & Power
The 1,207 MW plant is the only commercially operated nuclear power plant in the Pacific Northwest and produces enough electricity to power a city the size of Seattle. Plant officials are investigating the issue, which involved the main transformer and ...

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Washington's only nuclear power plant shuts down unexpectedly - Utility Products

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 15:26

Utility Products

Washington's only nuclear power plant shuts down unexpectedly
Utility Products
The 1,207 MW plant is the only commercially operated nuclear power plant in the Pacific Northwest and produces enough electricity to power a city the size of Seattle. Plant officials are investigating the issue, which involved the main transformer and ...

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Bulgaria open to Russian role in nuclear power project - Reuters

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 14:56

Reuters

Bulgaria open to Russian role in nuclear power project
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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Bulgaria is reviving plans to develop its Belene nuclear power plant and is open to Russian participation in the project, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said on Monday after talks with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in ...

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Bulgaria open to Russian role in nuclear power project - Reuters

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 14:47

Bulgaria open to Russian role in nuclear power project
Reuters
MOSCOW, May 21 (Reuters) - Bulgaria is reviving plans to develop its Belene nuclear power plant and is open to Russian participation in the project, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said on Monday after talks with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ...

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Russia's First Sea-Borne Nuclear Power Plant Arrives in Arctic - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 13:08

Russia's First Sea-Borne Nuclear Power Plant Arrives in Arctic
U.S. News & World Report
The state company behind the plant, called the "Akademik Lomonosov", says it could pioneer a new power source for remote regions of the planet, but green campaigners have expressed concern about the risk of nuclear accidents. Greenpeace has called it ...

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EGEB: Green energy investment collapses in UK while wind power outproduces nuclear for the first time, Grid ... - Electrek

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 13:01

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EGEB: Green energy investment collapses in UK while wind power outproduces nuclear for the first time, Grid ...
Electrek
The Imperial College of London confirms that from January to March 2018, wind power outproduced for the first time ever nuclear power in the UK. As solar power grows, grid managers struggle to reconcile power production and the market's need. A new ...

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Russia's first sea-borne nuclear power plant arrives in Arctic - Reuters

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:55

Reuters

Russia's first sea-borne nuclear power plant arrives in Arctic
Reuters
The state company behind the plant, called the “Akademik Lomonosov”, says it could pioneer a new power source for remote regions of the planet, but green campaigners have expressed concern about the risk of nuclear accidents. Greenpeace has called it ...
Floating nuclear power unit for Chukotka moors in Russia's MurmanskTASS

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Russia launches world's first floating nuclear power plant - Jagran Josh

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:13

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Russia launches world's first floating nuclear power plant
Jagran Josh
Russia on May 19, 2018 launched 'Akademik Lomonosov', the world's first floating nuclear power plant at the St Petersburg shipyard. The plant is currently towed to a port town called Murmansk in northwest Russia, where it will be loaded up with fuel.
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Nuclear power prospects bright – Ghanaian engineers push for support - Myjoyonline.com

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 07:25

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Nuclear power prospects bright – Ghanaian engineers push for support
Myjoyonline.com
The Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE) has called on the government and other stakeholders to support the Ghana Nuclear Power Programme to bridge the gap between projected future energy demand and dwindling power generating capacity.

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Contract offer to counteract global threat to nuclear sites - Telegraph.co.uk

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 17:27

Telegraph.co.uk

Contract offer to counteract global threat to nuclear sites
Telegraph.co.uk
Last year, Britain's nuclear power stations were told to tighten their defences against terrorist attacks after concerns were raised that terrorists had worked out how to bypass electronic security systems. A spokesman for BEIS said the tender was part ...

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Russia unveils world's first floating nuclear power station - Yahoo News

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 13:09

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Russia unveils world's first floating nuclear power station
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Murmansk (Russia) (AFP) - Russia on Saturday unveiled the world's first floating nuclear power station at a ceremony in the port of the far northern city of Murmansk where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia. Built in ...
Russia launches world's first floating nuclear power station as part of its plan to develop oil resources in ArcticSouth China Morning Post
World's first floating nuclear barge to power Russia's Arctic oil drivePhys.Org
Floating nuclear power station unveiledGulf Times

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Russia committed to build more nuclear power units in India: Indian envoy to Russia - Economic Times

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 10:25

Economic Times

Russia committed to build more nuclear power units in India: Indian envoy to Russia
Economic Times
Various issues will be discussed during Prime Minister Modi's visit including nuclear power. Indian Ambassador to Russia, P Saran on Sunday informed, “Russia is already participating in the construction of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.
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Russia unveils world's first floating nuclear power station - Hurriyet Daily News

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 10:16

Hurriyet Daily News

Russia unveils world's first floating nuclear power station
Hurriyet Daily News
Russia on May 19 unveiled the world's first floating nuclear power station at a ceremony in the port of the far northern city of Murmansk where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia. Built in Saint Petersburg, the ...
Russia launches world's first floating nuclear power station as part of its plan to develop oil resources in ArcticSouth China Morning Post

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House energy committee roots for nuclear power as reliable alternative - The Standard

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 21:04

The Standard

House energy committee roots for nuclear power as reliable alternative
The Standard
The Parliament Energy Committee is now rooting for nuclear energy to drive achievement of President Uhuru Kenyatta's Big Four and the Vision 2030 agenda. The committee resolved this after attending the AtomeXp nuclear energy conference in Sochi, ...

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Russia builds world's first floating nuclear power station - The Straits Times

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 21:00

The Straits Times

Russia builds world's first floating nuclear power station
The Straits Times
Russia on Saturday unveiled the world's first floating nuclear power station at a ceremony in the port of the far northern city of Murmansk, where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia. Built in Saint Petersburg by state ...

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Europe reassures Iran of commitment to nuclear deal without US - Reuters

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 14:37

Reuters

Europe reassures Iran of commitment to nuclear deal without US
Reuters
Uranium refined to 20 percent fissile purity is well beyond the 5 percent normally required to fuel civilian nuclear power plants, although still well short of the highly enriched, or 80 to 90 percent, purity needed for a nuclear bomb. In their ...
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