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Nuclear regulator downplays safety warnings - ABC News

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 12:02

Nuclear regulator downplays safety warnings
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The federal agency responsible for safety at the nation's 61 nuclear power plants routinely downplays warnings from plant workers and its own experts about problems, including some with potential for disaster, a Better Government Association ...

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Exelon Generation's Illinois Nuclear Facilities Refueled and Ready to Power Seven Million Homes This Winter - Business Wire (press release)

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 12:00

Exelon Generation's Illinois Nuclear Facilities Refueled and Ready to Power Seven Million Homes This Winter
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No other large-scale carbon-free power source comes close to matching this level of reliability. Exelon Generation workers spend months ensuring that backup generators and redundant equipment is ready for inclement weather. This fall, operators and ...

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Injunction reflects hurdles nuclear power plants face - The Japan Times

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 10:16

Injunction reflects hurdles nuclear power plants face
The Japan Times
The decision last week by the Hiroshima High Court to order Shikoku Electric Power Co. to suspend operations of a reactor comes as yet another reminder of the many hurdles faced by nuclear power plants in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster. Power ...

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Why Kenya's push for nuclear power rests on false or fanciful premises - Mail & Guardian

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 08:11

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Why Kenya's push for nuclear power rests on false or fanciful premises
Mail & Guardian
Kenya wants to go nuclear. Since 2012, Nairobi has been talking the talk and walking the walk. It has engaged the International Atomic Energy Agency and signed multilateral letters of intent in pursuit of nuclear power. To date, Kenya reportedly has ...

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Why Kenya's push for nuclear power rests on false or fanciful premises - Mail & Guardian

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 08:11

Mail & Guardian

Why Kenya's push for nuclear power rests on false or fanciful premises
Mail & Guardian
Kenya wants to go nuclear. Since 2012, Nairobi has been talking the talk and walking the walk. It has engaged the International Atomic Energy Agency and signed multilateral letters of intent in pursuit of nuclear power. To date, Kenya reportedly has ...

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New Jersey Considers Nuclear Subsidies to Forestall Plant Closures - Fox Business

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 18:09

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New Jersey Considers Nuclear Subsidies to Forestall Plant Closures
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Jeff Van Drew, a Democrat, said the subsidies are necessary to preserve "desperately needed, decent paying, good jobs" in southern New Jersey. He said nuclear power is also critical to maintaining energy diversity in the state. "If the nuclear plants ...
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Nuke Bailout Bill Introduced in NJ SenateRTO Insider
Utility costs could rise under New Jersey nuclear subsidy billElectric Light & Power
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Examine safety of two Kudankulam nuclear plants, shift out new units: MK Stalin - Economic Times

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 16:59

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Examine safety of two Kudankulam nuclear plants, shift out new units: MK Stalin
Economic Times
Examine safety of two Kudankulam nuclear plants, shift out new units: M.K. Stalin. IANS|. Dec 19, 2017, 10.22 PM IST. 0Comments. Kudankulam nuclear plant. He also said that one of the directions of the apex court was to withdraw all the crimimal cases ...

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Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 15:16

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Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
New AREVA said Monday it had signed three contracts valued at nearly 9 million euros ($10.63 million) in the past three months for treatment and management of radioactive waste at sites belonging to the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy ...

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Georgia Nuclear Plant In Serious Trouble - FITSNews

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 15:09

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Georgia Nuclear Plant In Serious Trouble
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Days ahead of a critical regulatory meeting that will decide its fate, Georgia's troubled nuclear power plant expansion project is facing fresh reports of liens filed by workers. According to sources familiar with the project, Plant Vogtle (a.k.a. the ...
After Airport Blackout, Georgia Utility Faces Key Nuclear-Plant VoteWall Street Journal
Plant Vogtle's fate could shake up next year's race for Georgia governorMyAJC

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Old nuclear power plants could cost Netherlands €400 million in coming years - NL Times

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 14:09

Old nuclear power plants could cost Netherlands €400 million in coming years
NL Times
If the government doesn't intervene, the costs for old nuclear power plants in the Netherlands can run up to 400 million euros in the coming years, according to a report by a committee made up of officials from various ministries who looked into the ...

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Updating and cleaning up Dutch nuclear industry could cost state €400m - DutchNews.nl

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 09:20

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Updating and cleaning up Dutch nuclear industry could cost state €400m
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Updating the Netherlands nuclear industry could cost the state up to €400m, according to a review by four senior civil servants and quoted in Tuesday's Volkskrant. Officials from the economic affairs, health, environment and finance ministries were ...

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French Tycoon bets nuclear power will make comeback spurred by climate crisis - The Japan Times

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 08:38

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French Tycoon bets nuclear power will make comeback spurred by climate crisis
The Japan Times
Doubts about the future of nuclear power in France have proliferated in recent years. The state was forced to bail out Areva's near-bankrupt parent company after delays and cost overruns at a nuclear plant it is building in Finland, and as demand ...
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Britain's next nuclear plant eyes new funding models - Financial Times

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 04:01

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Britain's next nuclear plant eyes new funding models
Financial Times
Plans for a new nuclear power station at Wylfa on the Welsh island of Anglesey have taken an important step forward after Britain's nuclear regulator approved the Japanese reactor technology to be used at the site after a four-year review. Yet, the ...
Hitachi-GE ABWR Passes UK GDAEnergy Collective

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R&D Investment in Nuclear Power Sector to Be Oriented to Phase-out Policy - BusinessKorea

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 01:28

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R&D Investment in Nuclear Power Sector to Be Oriented to Phase-out Policy
BusinessKorea
According to the plan, a total of 203.6 billion won is invested for R&D in the nuclear industry next year and approximately one-third of the investment is spent on nuclear power plant safety, security and decommissioning technology. For reference, 60 ...

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Nuclear Power's Resurgence In The Middle East - OilPrice.com

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 18:04

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Nuclear Power's Resurgence In The Middle East
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In his recent trip to Saudi Arabia, we have no doubt that US Energy Secretary Perry discussed that nations' plans to embark on a 16 nuclear reactor building spree. The country, which suffers from electricity shortages, intends over two decades to add ...
Saudi Plans to Develop Nuclear PowerLobeLog
Saudi Arabia signs civil nuclear cooperation deal with Russia, invites bidding from USATechnical Review Middle East

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Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 16:57

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Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers
Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
“You have to pick your battle,” said French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday, in effect ruling out the push to phase out nuclear power in the country that is among the most reliant modern country in the world to rely on nuclear reactors to generate ...
'My priority': Macron promises to use nuclear and renewables to deliver emissions cutswww.businessgreen.com
How France's president made his mark on the world stageBBC News

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French President, Backing Nuclear, Says Pick Your Battle - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 16:54

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French President, Backing Nuclear, Says Pick Your Battle
Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
“You have to pick your battle,” said French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday, in effect ruling out the push to phase out nuclear power in the country that is among the most reliant modern country in the world to rely on nuclear reactors to generate ...
'My priority': Macron promises to use nuclear and renewables to deliver emissions cutswww.businessgreen.com
How France's president made his mark on the world stageBBC News

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Saudi Plans to Develop Nuclear Power - LobeLog

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 16:14

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Saudi Plans to Develop Nuclear Power
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Tom Lippman reported here last week that Westinghouse hopes to win an order for nuclear reactors from Saudi Arabia (KSA). He also referred to speculation that, to help Westinghouse, the United States would not insist on KSA foregoing uranium enrichment ...
Saudi Arabia signs civil nuclear cooperation deal with Russia, invites bidding from USATechnical Review Middle East

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Saudi Plans to Develop Nuclear Power - LobeLog

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 16:14

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Saudi Plans to Develop Nuclear Power
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nuclear power. Saudi Plans to Develop Nuclear Power. Published December 18, 2017 by Peter Jenkins Leave a Comment · nuclear. by Peter Jenkins Tom Lippman reported here last week that Westinghouse hopes to win an order for nuclear reactors from Saudi ...

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Why Saudi Arabia Wants to Bank on Nuclear Power - Al-Bawaba

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 14:04

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Why Saudi Arabia Wants to Bank on Nuclear Power
Al-Bawaba
Of all the energy sources that are set to replace hydrocarbons, nuclear is uniquely positioned to take the lead in the global transition to a low-carbon economy as it alone meets all of the above-mentioned criteria, being clean, safe and able to ...

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