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Incident involving transfer of waste canister at San Onofre nuclear ... - Los Angeles Times

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 19:35

Los Angeles Times

Incident involving transfer of waste canister at San Onofre nuclear ...
Los Angeles Times
A contractor responsible for transferring canisters of spent nuclear fuel at the site of the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station has been cited for ...

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Letter: Paul M. Stein: To solve energy problems, turn to nuclear power - The Providence Journal

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 20:01

Letter: Paul M. Stein: To solve energy problems, turn to nuclear power
The Providence Journal
Rhode Island should never become the “Silicon Valley” of offshore wind. Even with the good-paying jobs, that energy form possesses the worst economic profile of electricity sources. As consumers, we're being guilted into accepting the highest ...

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Small amount of radioactive spent nuclear fuel to go through Michigan - Detroit Free Press

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 12:00

Detroit Free Press

Small amount of radioactive spent nuclear fuel to go through Michigan
Detroit Free Press
A small amount of the most highly radioactive waste on the planet, spent nuclear fuel, is planned for a secretive, highly protected shipment from an Illinois nuclear power plant through Michigan and Port Huron, on its way to Canada. The plan, made ...

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US nuclear units shut as low power prices threaten more retirements - S&P Global Platts

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 21:15

Wicked Local Arlington

US nuclear units shut as low power prices threaten more retirements
S&P Global Platts
Washington — When Exelon's Oyster Creek nuclear unit disconnects from the grid at the end of September and permanently shuts, it will mark the start of a busy period of US nuclear power plant closures driven by low power prices that are placing dozens ...
OUR OPINION: Keep a watchful eye on decommissioning of Plymouth nuclear plantWicked Local Arlington
Will Oyster Creek's nuclear waste be cash cow for buyer Holtec?Press of Atlantic City

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Ed Markey wants answers on ex-Trump lawyer's role in nuclear power plant - Washington Examiner

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 19:54

Washington Examiner

Ed Markey wants answers on ex-Trump lawyer's role in nuclear power plant
Washington Examiner
Democratic Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts asked questions Friday about former Trump attorney Michael Cohen's lobbying of the Department of Energy, by which be sought to gain billions of dollars in financial assistance for a nuclear power plant on ...

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Nation's oldest nuclear plant reduces power generation due to water leak - NJ.com

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 16:09

NJ.com

Nation's oldest nuclear plant reduces power generation due to water leak
NJ.com
A water leak at Oyster Creek Generating Station has forced the nation's oldest nuclear power plant to operate at reduced capacity as it nears the final month before closure, federal officials said. The leak is in a tube in a feed-water heater and the ...

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Kola nuclear power plant hits 7-year production record - TASS

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 14:56

Kola nuclear power plant hits 7-year production record
TASS
MURMANSK, August 10. /TASS/. The Kola Nuclear Power Plant in the Murmansk Region in July hit the production record of recent 7 years - it produced electric energy of more than 645 million kWh, the plant's press service said. "In July 2018, the Kola NPP ...

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Miniature nuclear reactors could give the UK energy freedom - Wired.co.uk

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 06:11

Wired.co.uk

Miniature nuclear reactors could give the UK energy freedom
Wired.co.uk
The £20 billion Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset won't open until at least 2025, and by then, it could already be a relic. The eye-watering cost of such large projects has led to an explosion of interest in alternative nuclear ...

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Nuclear power not safe, clean or low-cost, reader says - durhamregion.com

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 22:29

Nuclear power not safe, clean or low-cost, reader says
durhamregion.com
To the editor: Re: If it wasn't for nuclear, the phaseout of coal would've been impossible — reader, Letters, Aug. 1. I have just read a letter in This Week praising nuclear power. As I recall, the industry states that nuclear power is safe, clean and ...

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Nuclear power not safe, clean or low-cost, reader says - durhamregion.com

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 22:29

Nuclear power not safe, clean or low-cost, reader says
durhamregion.com
Using the industry's own figures, hydro is the least costly form of power to produce. Ontario has an abundance of resources for producing hydro power. Hydro, along with wind, solar and geothermal, could all be forms of providing safe, clean, low-cost ...

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Nuclear capacity to triple by 2031 - The Telegraph India

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 21:21

The Industry Herald

Nuclear capacity to triple by 2031
The Telegraph India
New Delhi: India's installed nuclear power capacity is expected to rise from the current 6,780MW to 22,480MW by 2031, the department of atomic energy told Parliament on Wednesday. This expansion is expected to come through the addition of nine nuclear ...
Nuclear Power Plant Market : Company Details, Development Trends and Competitors Analysis of International Market ...Tactical Business
Small Nuclear Power Reactors Market Key Players, Industry Overview, Supply and Consumption Demand Analysis to ...Business Analyst
Nuclear Power Plant Market 2022: Trends and Growth, Segmentation and Key CompaniesTrade Reporter

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Pa. distributing KI tablets to people near nuclear power plants - ABC27

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 17:20

ABC27

Pa. distributing KI tablets to people near nuclear power plants
ABC27
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - The state Department of Health is distributing free potassium iodide tablets on Thursday to people who live or work within 10 miles of the state's five nuclear power plants. Potassium iodide, or KI tablets help protect the ...

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Graduates visit Cannington to gain insight into new nuclear power ... - Bridgwater Mercury

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 13:56

Bridgwater Mercury

Graduates visit Cannington to gain insight into new nuclear power ...
Bridgwater Mercury
GRADUATES from across the country were given an insight into the complexities of building new nuclear power plants as part of a recent two-day event…

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The 'Threat' of Nuclear Power Plant Closures - The National Interest Online

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 20:39

The National Interest Online

The 'Threat' of Nuclear Power Plant Closures
The National Interest Online
For years, the nuclear industry insisted that civilian nuclear power had nothing to do with weapons programs. That was then. Now, in a desperate attempt to keep no-longer-competitive nuclear plants from being shuttered, the industry claims there really ...
Environmental groups, state politicians want to opt out of nuclear subsidy programWRVO Public Media
US Energy Secretary visits NYS to 'make nuclear cool again'WBFO

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What are coastal nuclear power plants doing to address climate threats? - Ensia

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 18:20

Ensia

What are coastal nuclear power plants doing to address climate threats?
Ensia
In fact, research by Ensia suggests that at least 100 U.S., European and Asian nuclear power stations built just a few meters above sea level could be threatened by serious flooding caused by accelerating sea-level rise and more frequent storm surges.

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India to Raise Indigenous Content in Upcoming Nuclear Power Projects - Sputnik International

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 15:40

Sputnik International

India to Raise Indigenous Content in Upcoming Nuclear Power Projects
Sputnik International
The Indian government has made it clear that it has no proposal under consideration to allow private sector firms to set up nuclear power reactors in the country, but that the share of indigenous content in the upcoming nuclear power reactors ...
UK experts back subsidies for mini nuclear power plantsEnergy Live News - Energy Made Easy
Call for UK government to back small nuclear projectsWorld Nuclear News

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Southern Co. Earnings Hurt by Cost Overruns at Nuclear-Power Plant - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 15:35

Wall Street Journal

Southern Co. Earnings Hurt by Cost Overruns at Nuclear-Power Plant
Wall Street Journal
Less than a year ago, Southern Co. officials forged a political and financial deal to continue building a nuclear-power plant beset by cost overruns and delays. The company pledged that a new construction contractor would fix problems that had plagued ...
Southern Co. to absorb $1.1B in added Vogtle costsE&E News

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You probably have no idea just how much water is needed to produce electricity - Quartz

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 14:43

Quartz

You probably have no idea just how much water is needed to produce electricity
Quartz
Despite the growth of renewable-energy solutions, most of those electrons are still generated by fossil fuel or radioactive fuel. The trouble is that thermal electricity generation—a category that includes coal, natural gas, and nuclear power—doesn't ...

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Officials Say Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant is Ready if a Hurricane Strikes - WCAI

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 14:12

WCAI

Officials Say Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant is Ready if a Hurricane Strikes
WCAI
WCAI's Kathryn Eident talked with some of the Cape Cod Times reporters on the series about what they learned in writing their stories for the series, including Christine Legere. She took a look at whether Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth can ...

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Officials Say Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant is Ready if a Hurricane Strikes - WCAI

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 14:09

WCAI

Officials Say Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant is Ready if a Hurricane Strikes
WCAI
WCAI's Kathryn Eident talked with some of the Cape Cod Times reporters on the series about what they learned in writing their stories for the series, including Christine Legere. She took a look at whether Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth can ...

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