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No, nuclear energy is not dead - The Hill

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 18:32

The Hill

No, nuclear energy is not dead
The Hill
And it is going to change the way people think about how we light our homes, power our data centers and our factories, and charge our electric vehicles. New nuclear is being designed to be affordable, and to fit better with the other clean energy ...
The Nuclear Reactor Renaissance: Space Exploration and National SecurityRealClearEnergy
New Brunswick needs second nuclear reactorJournal of Commerce
Second company investing in nuclear technology in NBGlobalnews.ca
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How Russia, China Use Nuclear Reactors To Win Global Influence - Defense One

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 16:35

Defense One

How Russia, China Use Nuclear Reactors To Win Global Influence
Defense One
Now China is taking a page from Russia's handbook. The Chinese government sees nuclear power as a potentially powerful component of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which aims to economically and politically integrate China with Europe, Africa, and ...
WANO completes reviews of Leningrad and Tianwan plantsWorld Nuclear News

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Fifth unit of Yangjiang nuclear power plant ready for commercial operation - Xinhua

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:09

Xinhua

Fifth unit of Yangjiang nuclear power plant ready for commercial operation
Xinhua
Photo taken on June 29, 2018 shows the exterior of the fifth unit of the Yangjiang nuclear power plant in Yangjiang, south China's Guangdong Province. The fifth unit of the Yangjiang nuclear power plant is ready for commercial operation, said China ...

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The Nuclear Reactor Renaissance: Space Exploration and National Security - RealClearEnergy

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 02:28

RealClearEnergy

The Nuclear Reactor Renaissance: Space Exploration and National Security
RealClearEnergy
The nuclear power sector is seeing a resurgence in innovation, supported by new policies and emerging technologies. The general public and various governments are starting to grasp the value of nuclear power as an alternative, sustainable energy source.
New Brunswick needs second nuclear reactorJournal of Commerce
Nuclear Reactor Market Capitalizing Growth 2025trueindustrynews.com

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The Case for Saving Nuclear Is Not the Case for Saving Coal - InsideSources

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 01:02

InsideSources

The Case for Saving Nuclear Is Not the Case for Saving Coal
InsideSources
Coal and nuclear power have been yoked together for decades. Nuclear power and nuclear science have both paid the price for this double harness. Now it looks as though nuclear will pay again. The electric utilities in the 1950s and 1960s were faced ...
Renewables Overtake Coal For First Time Ever In GermanyOilPrice.com

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The Downfall Of US Nuclear Power - OilPrice.com

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 17:00

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The Downfall Of US Nuclear Power
OilPrice.com
Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), “US nuclear power: The vanishing low-carbon wedge” examined 99 nuclear power reactors in 30 states, operated by 30 different power companies. As of 2017, there are two new reactors ...
Barry Butterfield: Trump administration right to support coal and nuclear powerOmaha World-Herald
The future shape of Japan's energy policyThe Japan Times
'Rightly valuing' baseload power must include risks to healthPittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Diplomat -Washington Examiner
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Barry Butterfield: Trump administration right to support coal and nuclear power - Omaha World-Herald

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 14:50

Omaha World-Herald

Barry Butterfield: Trump administration right to support coal and nuclear power
Omaha World-Herald
According to the Energy Information Administration, Nebraska obtained about three-fifths of its net electricity generation from coal, about one-fifth from nuclear power, and nearly all of the rest from renewable resources, mostly wind and hydropower in ...
'Rightly valuing' baseload power must include risks to healthPittsburgh Post-Gazette
The future shape of Japan's energy policyThe Japan Times

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EU court dismisses Austrian case against UK nuclear power plant - ETEnergyworld.com

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 13:32

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EU court dismisses Austrian case against UK nuclear power plant
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The £19.6-billion ($26-billion, 22-billion-euro) project, which is to be built by French energy giant EDF and China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN), is highly symbolic of the UK's nuclear renewal. Austria has long campaigned against nuclear ...
EU court dismisses Austrian case against UK nuclear plantEURACTIV
Austria loses bid to challenge UK nuclear plantThe Local Austria
EU court backs approval of UK Hinkley nuclear plantReuters UK
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EU court dismisses Austrian case against UK nuclear plant - EURACTIV

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 13:08

EURACTIV

EU court dismisses Austrian case against UK nuclear plant
EURACTIV
A European Union court on Thursday (12 July) dismissed a case brought by Austria against EU-approved subsidies for a new nuclear power plant in Britain. Anti-nuclear Austria challenged the European Commission's green light for the Hinkley Point C ...
EU court dismisses Austrian case against UK nuclear power plantETEnergyworld.com
Austria loses bid to challenge UK nuclear plantThe Local Austria
EU court backs approval of UK Hinkley nuclear plantReuters UK
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Uzbekistan, Russia agree on nuclear power station - EurasiaNet

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:02

Uzbekistan, Russia agree on nuclear power station
EurasiaNet
If the power plant were to be completed, Uzbekistan could become the first nation in Central Asia to host such a facility. There has long been talk in neighboring Kazakhstan, itself a leading producer of raw uranium, of building a nuclear plant but the ...
Uzbekistan and Russia reach agreement on construction of new nuclear power plantTimes of Central Asia

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Opinion: Nuclear power is hated, but the world needs it to help limit climate change - MarketWatch

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 09:19

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Opinion: Nuclear power is hated, but the world needs it to help limit climate change
MarketWatch
Nuclear power has a double advantage over these other sources: it's both low-carbon and reliably baseload. What percentage of the time a power plant is actually generating electricity is called its capacity factor. Nuclear's capacity factor in the U.S ...
Guest view: Propping up coal, nuclear would be needless, destructiveRecord-Courier

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In Response: Build nuclear plants to bolster strained power grid - Duluth News Tribune

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 00:02

Duluth News Tribune

In Response: Build nuclear plants to bolster strained power grid
Duluth News Tribune
The column correctly mentioned the ability of coal and nuclear power plants to run continuously because they have on-site fuel storage. However, there is a huge difference in the magnitude of fuel storage between nuclear power plants and coal or gas ...

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In Response: Build nuclear plants to bolster strained power grid - Duluth News Tribune

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 00:02

Duluth News Tribune

In Response: Build nuclear plants to bolster strained power grid
Duluth News Tribune
The column correctly mentioned the ability of coal and nuclear power plants to run continuously because they have on-site fuel storage. However, there is a huge difference in the magnitude of fuel storage between nuclear power plants and coal or gas ...

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Nuclear power in Africa? - Black Star News

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 22:24

Black Star News

Nuclear power in Africa?
Black Star News
Rosatom—Russia's state nuclear energy corporation—has recently signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with a number of African nations to build nuclear power plants within their borders. I spoke to David Himbara, a professor of international ...

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Hinkley Point C: Why is the Austrian government challenging the new nuclear power station? - Compelo

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 15:55

Compelo

Hinkley Point C: Why is the Austrian government challenging the new nuclear power station?
Compelo
Should the decision to approve the nuclear power station project owned and backed by French utilities giant EDF Energy and the China General Nuclear (CGN) group be revoked by the court, it is unclear what will happen to the project post-Brexit.
Plans for Sizewell C nuclear power station receive a setbackEast Anglian Daily Times

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The US is rapidly losing nuclear power. That's profoundly concerning for climate change. - Vox

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 15:30

Vox

The US is rapidly losing nuclear power. That's profoundly concerning for climate change.
Vox
Is nuclear power going to help the United States decarbonize its energy supply and fight climate change? Probably not. That is the conclusion of a remarkable new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in early July ...
Funding for US advanced nuclear technology projectsWorld Nuclear News
US Department of Energy Provides Nearly $20 Million for Domestic Advanced Nuclear Technology ProjectsPOWER magazine

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Rosatom makes shortlist for Saudi Arabia's first two nuclear power stations - GCR

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 13:37

GCR

Rosatom makes shortlist for Saudi Arabia's first two nuclear power stations
GCR
Saudi Arabia's nuclear authorities have announced that Russian nuclear engineer Rosatom has joined the shortlist to build two nuclear power plants, each with a capacity of 2.8GW, as the first stage of its plan to build 17GW of nuclear power by 2040 at ...

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India to bid for Bangladesh's Rooppur Nuclear Power Project work - Moneycontrol.com

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 09:04

Moneycontrol.com

India to bid for Bangladesh's Rooppur Nuclear Power Project work
Moneycontrol.com
The Rooppur Nuclear Power Project in Bangladesh is getting a new sub-contractor – India. India has joined the project, following an India-Russia-Bangladesh trilateral pact, which enables Indian companies to participate in tenders for installation and ...
India will soon get to bid for Bangladesh nuclear power plant workEnergyInfraPost
Nod for Bangladesh's second 1200 Megawatt nuclear power plantSteelGuru

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EDF's nuclear power output in France climbed 6.3 pct in June - Reuters Africa

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 09:02

EDF's nuclear power output in France climbed 6.3 pct in June
Reuters Africa
PARIS, July 11 (Reuters) - French state-controlled utility EDF's nuclear power generation in France soared 6.3 percent year-on-year in June to 28.6 terrawatt-hour (TWh) due to a lower volume of planned outages, the utility said on Wednesday. EDF, which ...

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EDF's nuclear power output in France climbed 6.3 pct in June - Reuters Africa

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 09:02

EDF's nuclear power output in France climbed 6.3 pct in June
Reuters Africa
PARIS, July 11 (Reuters) - French state-controlled utility EDF's nuclear power generation in France soared 6.3 percent year-on-year in June to 28.6 terrawatt-hour (TWh) due to a lower volume of planned outages, the utility said on Wednesday. EDF, which ...

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