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Plans for Belarusian nuclear power plant presentation at Atomexpo in Sochi - Belarus News (BelTA)

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 14:45

Belarus News (BelTA)

Plans for Belarusian nuclear power plant presentation at Atomexpo in Sochi
Belarus News (BelTA)
MINSK, 11 May (BelTA) – A stand of the Belarusian nuclear power plant will be arranged in the course of the tenth international forum Atomexpo 2018, which is scheduled to take place in the Russian city of Sochi on 14-16 May, the press service of the ...

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IAEA Concludes Long-Term Operational Safety Review at Brazil's Angra Nuclear Power Plant - International Atomic Energy Agency

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 14:29

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Concludes Long-Term Operational Safety Review at Brazil's Angra Nuclear Power Plant
International Atomic Energy Agency
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today completed a review of long-term operational safety of Unit 1 at the Angra Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Brazil. The Pre-SALTO (Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation) review mission was ...

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Czech power giant bolsters arguments for 60 year lifespan of nuclear plants - Radio Prague

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:18

Radio Prague

Czech power giant bolsters arguments for 60 year lifespan of nuclear plants
Radio Prague
Czech power giant ČEZ says there's no reason why its Temelín nuclear reactor can't operate for 60 years or more. That's one way to deal with the problems being faced building new nuclear reactors but it's likely to raise hackles in some neighbouring ...

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Poland's largest power group opts to back wind over nuclear - Power Engineering International

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09

Poland's largest power group opts to back wind over nuclear
Power Engineering International
PGE, Poland's biggest power group has decided to abandon a role in building the country's first nuclear power plant and will instead focus investment on offshore wind energy. Reuters reports state-run refiner PKN Orlen (PKN.WA) could take on PGE's role ...

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Sellafield faces huge fine over worker's exposure to radiation - The Guardian

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:05

The Sun

Sellafield faces huge fine over worker's exposure to radiation
The Guardian
The nuclear regulator said its investigation had led it to prosecute Cumbria-based Sellafield Ltd, which handles the waste from the UK's nuclear power stations as well as spent fuel from Japan and the US. It is the first time in five years that the ...
Sellafield nuclear power station worker became contaminated during 'incident'Mirror.co.uk
Sellafield worker contaminated after health and safety breach at nuclear plantThe Sun
Sellafield to be prosecuted over 'personal employee contamination'Sky News

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Sellafield nuclear power station worker became contaminated during 'incident' - Mirror.co.uk

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 10:43

The Sun

Sellafield nuclear power station worker became contaminated during 'incident'
Mirror.co.uk
"For legal reasons we are unable to comment further on the details of the case which is now the subject of active court proceedings," the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) said in a statement. Sellafield Ltd manages Britain's nuclear reprocessing ...
Sellafield worker contaminated after health and safety breach at nuclear plantThe Sun
Sellafield to be prosecuted over 'personal employee contamination'Sky News
Sellafield faces huge fine over worker's exposure to radiationThe Guardian

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20 years of Pokhran II nuclear test: This is how India became a mighty nuclear power - Financial Express

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 07:52

Financial Express

20 years of Pokhran II nuclear test: This is how India became a mighty nuclear power
Financial Express
Twenty years ago, on May 11, 1998, India conducted the landmark Pokhran-II nuclear test at the Pokhran Test Range in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district. A series of five nuclear explosions were conducted between May 11 and May 13, 1998, under the Atal ...
Twenty years ago the earth shook and India became a nuclear powerThe Indian Express
Pokhran tests: 20 years on, here's how India became a legitimate nuclear powerHindustan Times
FPJ Flashback! 20 years of Pokhran: How India became a genuine nuclear powerFree Press Journal
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Jaitpur nuclear power plant poses no nuclear threat: Dr Anil Kakodkar - Daily News & Analysis

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 00:49

Daily News & Analysis

Jaitpur nuclear power plant poses no nuclear threat: Dr Anil Kakodkar
Daily News & Analysis
Eminent nuclear scientist Dr Anil Kakodkar has said that the proposed nuclear power plant at Jaitapur would pose no threat to environment or marine life. He stated this while pointing out that nuclear power is the only alternative for the long-term ...

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HTRs will not help establish nuclear power in Jordan - Jordan Times

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 20:48

HTRs will not help establish nuclear power in Jordan
Jordan Times
Chairman of Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC), Khaled Toukan, has announced that the organisation is in “serious and advanced” talks with China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) to build a 220 megawatt High Temperature Gas-Cooled ...

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South Carolina may repeal nuclear power plant law - Electric Light & Power

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 18:11

Electric Light & Power

South Carolina may repeal nuclear power plant law
Electric Light & Power
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina senators have tentatively approved a bill to repeal a law that critics say led to the multibillion abandonment of two nuclear plants after 10 years of planning and construction. The repeal of the Base Load Review ...
South Carolina Electric & Gas Company replaces more than 40% of its nuclear project capacity with purchase of ...POWER magazine

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Half of America's carbon-free electricity comes from nuclear. Here's how to save it. - Vox

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 17:30

Vox

Half of America's carbon-free electricity comes from nuclear. Here's how to save it.
Vox
Nuclear power currently provides about 20 percent of US electricity — and 50 percent of its carbon-free electricity. Insofar as the US economy has decarbonized (carbon emissions have been falling, fitfully, for more than a decade), nuclear power gave ...
Europe Nuclear Decommissioning Market Analysis & Forecasts 2018-2023 - Arising Opportunity for the Nuclear ...Business Wire (press release)

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Kaptur seeks relief for areas hit by nuclear plant closures - Port Clinton News Herald

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 17:12

Port Clinton News Herald

Kaptur seeks relief for areas hit by nuclear plant closures
Port Clinton News Herald
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Toledo, is pushing for federal relief to be made available for communities in the event they are decimated by the closure of a nuclear power plant, losing hundreds of jobs and millions in taxes. The proposal comes ...

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Conor Lamb joins effort to keep Beaver County nuclear plant open - Tribune-Review

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 16:16

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Conor Lamb joins effort to keep Beaver County nuclear plant open
Tribune-Review
Conor Lamb, D-Mt. Lebanon, called on regulators Wednesday to keep open a Beaver County nuclear power plant that is set to close in three years. The congressional district Lamb represents doesn't include Beaver County. He is seeking re-election in a ...
Lamb urges Department of Energy to help Beaver Valley plantPittsburgh Business Times

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House votes to advance Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project - The Hill

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 15:39

The Hill

House votes to advance Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project
The Hill
Congress first passed a law in 1982 to establish a federal nuclear site to store the nation's waste from nuclear weapons development, nuclear power and other uses, and tasked the DOE to find a location. But in 1987, Congress mandated that the Yucca ...
Zion's bid to shed lakefront nuclear waste backed by US House vote to revive Nevada storage siteChicago Tribune
The Latest: House approves bill on Nevada nuclear waste dumpNewsOK.com
House approves bill to revive Nevada nuclear waste dumpGainesville Sun
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Poland's largest power provider abandons nuclear project for Baltic Sea wind farms - The Japan Times

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 13:42

The Japan Times

Poland's largest power provider abandons nuclear project for Baltic Sea wind farms
The Japan Times
They provide more electricity than onshore windfarms, which Poland already has, and can be built more quickly than a nuclear power plant. The decision to open up the offshore power industry could also draw in investors. Statoil said in April it would ...
Poland's PGE ditches nuclear for offshore wind - reportRenewables Now

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Europe Nuclear Decommissioning Market Analysis & Forecasts 2018-2023 - Arising Opportunity for the Nuclear ... - NewsOK.com

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 13:29

Europe Nuclear Decommissioning Market Analysis & Forecasts 2018-2023 - Arising Opportunity for the Nuclear ...
NewsOK.com
There are 129 nuclear reactors in operation in the European Union (EU), with a total capacity of 120 GWe, and an average age of around 30 years. Moreover, in 2016, the European Union accounted for around 43.6% of the global nuclear power consumption.

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Natural gas prices, carbon policies to determine future of US nuclear power fleet - Daily Energy Insider

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 12:45

Daily Energy Insider

Natural gas prices, carbon policies to determine future of US nuclear power fleet
Daily Energy Insider
The EIA's Annual Energy Outlook 2018 notes that 60 nuclear power plants are currently operating in the United States, but nine plants with combined generating capacity of 11 GW are slated to retire by 2025. An EIA reference case reflecting current law ...
Future of US nuclear power fleet depends mostly on natural gas pricesSteelGuru

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Bechtel executive: US firms should be involved in Saudi nuclear plans - CNBC

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 06:24

CNBC

Bechtel executive: US firms should be involved in Saudi nuclear plans
CNBC
American businesses should be involved in Saudi Arabia's plans to include nuclear power into its energy mix, according to a senior executive at engineering ...

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Exclusive: PGE picks Baltic wind over nuclear as Poland embraces green power - Reuters

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 06:10

Exclusive: PGE picks Baltic wind over nuclear as Poland embraces green power
Reuters
WARSAW/GDYNIA (Reuters) - State-controlled PGE (PGE.WA) has abandoned its leading role in plans to build Poland's first nuclear power station as it focuses on new wind farms in the Baltic Sea, two sources said. Two other sources said state-run refiner ...

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