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IAEA Showcases Global Coordination on Small, Medium Sized or Modular Nuclear Reactors (SMRs) - International Atomic Energy Agency

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 12:29

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Showcases Global Coordination on Small, Medium Sized or Modular Nuclear Reactors (SMRs)
International Atomic Energy Agency
Significant advances have been made in recent years on SMRs, some of which will use pre-fabricated systems and components to shorten construction schedules and offer greater flexibility and affordability than traditional nuclear power plants. Some 50 ...

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Two Federal Courts May Have Just Saved The Nuclear Power Industry - Forbes

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 10:24

Forbes

Two Federal Courts May Have Just Saved The Nuclear Power Industry
Forbes
States that want to keep their aging nuclear power fleet from retiring now have a court-approved roadmap for doing so. That's because two federal courts of appeals last month upheld very similar state laws in Illinois and New York aimed at subsidizing ...

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UK GAS-Prices rise on undersupply, low wind and nuclear power output - Reuters Africa

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 08:54

UK GAS-Prices rise on undersupply, low wind and nuclear power output
Reuters Africa
LONDON, Oct 15 (Reuters) - British wholesale gas prices rose on Monday morning as low output from the country's wind farms and nuclear power plants led to an increase in demand from power stations and left the system undersupplied. * Day-ahead gas ...

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Nuclear power continues its decline as renewable alternatives steam ahead - World Finance

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 04:01

New Atlas

Nuclear power continues its decline as renewable alternatives steam ahead
World Finance
Last year, the largest nuclear power builder in history went bankrupt. Japanese conglomerate Toshiba's prolific subsidiary Westinghouse filed for bankruptcy after revealing billions of dollars of cost overruns on its US construction projects. At the ...
Chernobyl fires back up as a solar power plantNew Atlas

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Hitachi, GE to jointly develop next-generation nuclear reactors - The Mainichi

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 03:50

Hitachi, GE to jointly develop next-generation nuclear reactors
The Mainichi
A conventional nuclear power plant usually costs about 1 trillion yen ($8.9 billion) to build. Construction in Japan would cost more after Japan raised safety requirements for nuclear reactors in the wake of the meltdowns of reactors at the Fukushima ...

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Unit 1 of Sanmen nuclear power plant in China enters commercial operations - Compelo

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 02:29

Compelo

Unit 1 of Sanmen nuclear power plant in China enters commercial operations
Compelo
The first phase of the Chinese nuclear power plant will feature two AP1000 pressurized water reactors, each of 1,250MW, that have been developed by Westinghouse Electric. Its first unit began commercial operation after passing performance tests and ...
Holes found in the Hanbit Nuclear Power Plant Unit 2, following Unit 4Korea IT Times (press release)
Global Nuclear Power Market 2018 Comprehensive Research Report by Key Insights And Regional Outlookthemodernelectronics.com
Global Class 1E Nuclear Power Plant market share analysis and investment feasibility examined in new market ...WhaTech

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Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply - The Inverell Times

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 02:03

The Inverell Times

Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply
The Inverell Times
Mr Joyce believes that the inability for Australians to agree on power sources is a major factor in soaring electricity prices as well, citing resistance to the proposed solar farm at Invergowrie and wind farm at Nundle as a “microcosm” of the greater ...

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Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply - The Inverell Times

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 02:03

The Inverell Times

Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply
The Inverell Times
Mr Joyce believes that the inability for Australians to agree on power sources is a major factor in soaring electricity prices as well, citing resistance to the proposed solar farm at Invergowrie and wind farm at Nundle as a “microcosm” of the greater ...

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Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply - The Inverell Times

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 02:03

The Inverell Times

Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply
The Inverell Times
Mr Joyce believes that the inability for Australians to agree on power sources is a major factor in soaring electricity prices as well, citing resistance to the proposed solar farm at Invergowrie and wind farm at Nundle as a “microcosm” of the greater ...

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China's CGN: 'No US technology used in the UK nuclear power project' - China.org.cn

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 02:00

Wall Street Journal

China's CGN: 'No US technology used in the UK nuclear power project'
China.org.cn
CGN came under US scrutiny again last year with a National Security Council-led review of China's efforts to obtain nuclear material, equipment, and advanced technology from American companies, US government officials told reporters on Thursday.
US Strengthens Controls on Nuclear Technology Exports to ChinaWall Street Journal
Trump's Latest China Salvo Could Hurt US Nuke IndustryForeign Policy
Donald Trump administration announces measures to restrict nuclear technology exports to ChinaFirstpost
The Straits Times -The Sun -Wall Street Journal
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Nuclear plant in Salem Township to conduct drill Tuesday - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 23:17

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Nuclear plant in Salem Township to conduct drill Tuesday
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
SALEM TWP. — Talen Energy officials ask residents not to be alarmed Tuesday evening if they see unusual activity around the Susquehanna nuclear power plant. The plant along with state, county and local agencies will conduct a federally-evaluated drill ...

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Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply - The Northern Daily Leader

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 22:05

The Northern Daily Leader

Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply
The Northern Daily Leader
Mr Joyce believes that the inability for Australians to agree on power sources is a major factor in soaring electricity prices as well, citing resistance to the proposed solar farm at Invergowrie and wind farm at Nundle as a “microcosm” of the greater ...

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Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply - The Northern Daily Leader

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 22:05

The Northern Daily Leader

Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply
The Northern Daily Leader
Mr Joyce believes that the inability for Australians to agree on power sources is a major factor in soaring electricity prices as well, citing resistance to the proposed solar farm at Invergowrie and wind farm at Nundle as a “microcosm” of the greater ...

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GE Power wins contract for 4.8GW El Dabaa nuclear plant - Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 14:00

Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website

GE Power wins contract for 4.8GW El Dabaa nuclear plant
Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website
US energy company GE Power has secured the contract to supply equipment for the El Dabaa nuclear power project which is currently under development in Egypt. The project, which will be the largest of its kind in Egypt, is set to generate 4.8GW of ...

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Operations Begun at China's Sanmen Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1 - AsiaOne

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 20:41

AsiaOne

Operations Begun at China's Sanmen Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1
AsiaOne
YOKOHAMA, Japan, Oct 12, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) announces that the steam turbine generation facilities supplied for the Sanmen nuclear power plant in China have cleared all necessary functional, safety ...

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Discovery Co-Hosts Virtual Field Trip of Nuclear Power Plant - T.H.E. Journal

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 17:51

T.H.E. Journal

Discovery Co-Hosts Virtual Field Trip of Nuclear Power Plant
T.H.E. Journal
Learners will go behind the scenes at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, located in real life in Arizona, about 45 miles from Phoenix. Currently, the site produces more than 32 million megawatt hours annually, about enough power four million ...

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Nuclear station mud dumping: first phase ends - BBC News

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 17:38

BBC News

Nuclear station mud dumping: first phase ends
BBC News
The first phase of the dumping of mud off the coast of Cardiff as part of work to build a new nuclear power station in Somerset has been completed. EDF, the firm building Hinkley Point C, said contractors have completed the work. Campaigners had ...
'Nuclear mud' dumping off the Welsh coast has now stoppedWalesOnline

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Group hatches plan to save Ohio's two nuclear power plants - Electric Light & Power

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 15:55

Electric Light & Power

Group hatches plan to save Ohio's two nuclear power plants
Electric Light & Power
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A group backed by the owner of Ohio's two nuclear power plants is taking another run at persuading state lawmakers to come up with a lifeline for the plants, which are slated to close by 2021. The newly formed coalition, the Ohio ...

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Letters: Debunking the myth of nuclear power - Lancashire Evening Post

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 14:26

Lancashire Evening Post

Letters: Debunking the myth of nuclear power
Lancashire Evening Post
MP David Morris is still banging on about a Heysham 3 new nuclear power station. He should perhaps look at the plans for the UK, as outlined by the World Nuclear Association, that don't mention Heysham at all in the timetable for the next decade. He ...

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Drakeford's nuclear stance troubling, says rival Gething - BBC News

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:15

BBC News

Drakeford's nuclear stance troubling, says rival Gething
BBC News
Wales should be "sceptical" about nuclear power, a Welsh Labour leadership candidate has said. Mark Drakeford's comments, in a Twitter video, have sparked a row with rival candidate Vaughan Gething. Mr Gething said the stance was "troubling", and ...

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