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Could Indian Point be next nuclear power plant up for sale? - Poughkeepsie Journal

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 11:00

Poughkeepsie Journal

Could Indian Point be next nuclear power plant up for sale?
Poughkeepsie Journal
Entergy announced last week that it has agreed to sell the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Mass., and the Palisades Power Plant in Covert, Mich., to Holtec International, for what will be the company's first decommissioning venture.
CDI aims to decommission two nuclear power plantsJournal of Commerce

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CDI aims to decommission two nuclear power plants - Journal of Commerce

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:35

Journal of Commerce

CDI aims to decommission two nuclear power plants
Journal of Commerce
According to a release issued by SNC-Lavalin, this follows Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSAs) that Holtec International signed with Entergy Corp. for the acquisition of the Entergy subsidiary that owns the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station located in ...

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UK should support mini nuclear reactor projects, says official review - The Guardian

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 16:41

The Guardian

UK should support mini nuclear reactor projects, says official review
The Guardian
Britain should offer developers of mini nuclear plants subsidies similar to those made available to the offshore wind industry, an independent review commissioned by the government has recommended. Britain needs to invest in new power-generating ...

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Russia leads the world at nuclear-reactor exports - The Economist

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 14:36

The Economist

Russia leads the world at nuclear-reactor exports
The Economist
THE nuclear power industry, which had been in the doldrums since the 1980s, suffered a devastating blow in 2011 when a tsunami engulfed the Fukushima power plant in Japan, ultimately causing a meltdown. The amount of electricity generated by nuclear ...
Russia May Help South Korea to Build Nuclear Reactor for Maritime VesselsSputnik International
'Perpetual' reactor for next-gen nuclear subs trialled in RussiaRT

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UK government review backs subsidies for mini nuclear plants - Reuters

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 13:28

UK government review backs subsidies for mini nuclear plants
Reuters
LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Britain should offer developers of mini nuclear plants subsidies similar to those made available to the offshore wind industry, an independent review commissioned by the government said on Tuesday. Britain needs to invest in ...

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Construction of UAE's second nuclear power reactor nears completion - Arabian Industry (blog)

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 09:24

Arabian Industry (blog)

Construction of UAE's second nuclear power reactor nears completion
Arabian Industry (blog)
Construction of the UAE's second nuclear power reactor is nearing completion with pre-operational testing well underway. The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) said it has successfully completed hot functional testing on Unit 2 of the Barakah ...
UAE's Barakah nuclear energy plant unit 2 passes pre-operational testPower Technology
Unit 2 of UAE's Barakah Nuclear Plant passes heat testingConstruction Week Online

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Can SMR Technology Revitalize the Business of Nuclear Power? - Power Engineering Magazine

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 07:06

Can SMR Technology Revitalize the Business of Nuclear Power?
Power Engineering Magazine
The decline stems from a glut of cheap gas-fired generation, flat demand for power, and power prices too low to cover basic operating costs. In short, the business of nuclear power is collapsing because the market cannot support the nation's available ...

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Russia May Help South Korea to Build Nuclear Reactor for Maritime Vessels - Sputnik International

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 06:51

Sputnik International

Russia May Help South Korea to Build Nuclear Reactor for Maritime Vessels
Sputnik International
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia may help South Korea to build a ready-to-operate nuclear power plant for maritime propulsion using the RITM-200 reactor as a basis for its design, JSC Afrikantov OKBM, a subsidiary of Rosatom nuclear corporation, said in a ...
Russia Creates 'Eternal' Nuclear Reactor for new SubmarinesMaritime Herald
'Perpetual' reactor for next-gen nuclear subs trialled in RussiaRT

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Call for subsidies to boost 'mini' nuclear power sector - Financial Times

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 03:01

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Call for subsidies to boost 'mini' nuclear power sector
Financial Times
The proposal is among several contained in a report by an expert finance working group appointed by the government last year to advise on how small nuclear reactor projects, which range from micro to 600 megawatt reactors, could raise private investment.
Nuclear power takes a hit as European heatwave rolls onRenewEconomy
France's EDF halts four nuclear reactors due to heatwaveReuters

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Opposing state subsidies for nuclear power plants - Spectrum News

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 01:03

Spectrum News

Opposing state subsidies for nuclear power plants
Spectrum News
It's not often officials in the Trump administration are praising Governor Cuomo. But when Energy Secretary Rick Perry visited Oswego County's Fitzpatrick nuclear power plant last week, he applauded the state's efforts to keep nuclear plants open.
As Perry Visits FitzPatrick to 'Make Nuclear Energy Cool Again,' Environmentalists Demand Cuomo Reverse Policy of ...Oswego Daily News
Dozens of groups push to lift broad nuclear subsidiesWXXI News

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TVA contractor faces penalties over injury to workers at Sequoyah nuclear plant - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 22:52

TVA contractor faces penalties over injury to workers at Sequoyah nuclear plant
Chattanooga Times Free Press
A TVA contractor has been cited for exposing its employees to electric shock hazards at TVA's Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant near Soddy-Daisy. Day & Zimmerman NPS Inc. is facing $71,599 in proposed penalties stemming from an arc flash accident at ...
OSHA fines local company for injuries at Sequoyah Nuclear PlantWDEF News 12

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Could Indian Point be next nuclear power plant up for sale? - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 19:14

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Could Indian Point be next nuclear power plant up for sale?
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Entergy announced last week that it has agreed to sell the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Mass., and the Palisades Power Plant in Covert, Mich., to Holtec International, for what will be the company's first decommissioning venture.

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Opinion: It's time we put a stop to nuclear cronyism - NorthJersey.com

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 16:18

NorthJersey.com

Opinion: It's time we put a stop to nuclear cronyism
NorthJersey.com
In June, President Trump directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to bail out struggling nuclear and coal power plants. Such federal action would come on top of state bailouts, such as New Jersey's recently approved $300 million annual lifeline to keep ...
More Than 120 Groups Push to Lift Broad Nuclear SubsidiesU.S. News & World Report

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Nuclear Ghost Town Reveals Power Risk for Taiwan's Energy Shift - Bloomberg

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 14:00

Bloomberg

Nuclear Ghost Town Reveals Power Risk for Taiwan's Energy Shift
Bloomberg
A map at the guard-house of the Lungmen Nuclear Power Plant in Taiwan shows what might have been: Classrooms, dormitories, a grocery store, a police station. It was supposed to be a self-contained city on the island's northeast coast designed to meet ...

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Consumers could pay for new nuclear power plants years before they are built - Unearthed

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 11:00

Unearthed

Consumers could pay for new nuclear power plants years before they are built
Unearthed
The government is considering using a controversial financing system to build new nuclear power stations which would see customers charged for construction costs long before a project has actually been built. The approach, called the Regulated Asset ...

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Europe's heatwave is forcing nuclear power plants to shut down ... - Quartz

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:38

Quartz

Europe's heatwave is forcing nuclear power plants to shut down ...
Quartz
Nuclear power is one of the world's biggest sources of carbon-free electricity. But it has an Achilles' heel: it needs lots of water to operate. That's bad news right ...
Nuclear power takes a hit as European heatwave rolls onRenewEconomy
France's EDF halts four nuclear reactors due to heatwaveReuters
In France due to the heat wave stopped nuclear power unitsThe Siver Telegram
The Koz Times -ETEnergyworld.com
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Second unit of UAE's nuclear power plant completes pre-operational testing - Gulf Business News

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 08:16

Gulf Business News

Second unit of UAE's nuclear power plant completes pre-operational testing
Gulf Business News
The second unit of the UAE's nuclear power plant in Barakah has completed pre-operational testing in preparation for main operations, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) announced on Monday. Unit 2 of the four-unit power plant – the first in ...

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Nuclear power takes a hit as European heatwave rolls on - RenewEconomy

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 04:10

RenewEconomy

Nuclear power takes a hit as European heatwave rolls on
RenewEconomy
A scorching European summer has been doing its best to prove that renewables are not the only energy sources at the mercy of the elements – and that climate change is a thing – with nuclear reactors from France to Finland being shut down or their ...
France's EDF halts four nuclear reactors due to heatwaveReuters
In France due to the heat wave stopped nuclear power unitsThe Siver Telegram
Heatwave forces France to shut down nuclear reactorsSierra Leone Times
The Koz Times -ETEnergyworld.com
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US Nuclear Power Plants Fast Facts - KITV Honolulu

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 17:32

US Nuclear Power Plants Fast Facts
KITV Honolulu
(CNN) -- Here's a look at nuclear power plants in the United States. The nuclear power reactor units provide the United States with about 20% of its electricity. Other Facts:The Nuclear Regulatory Commission or NRC maintains a threat assessment branch, ...

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The demise of US nuclear power in 4 charts - Business Insider UK

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 13:21

Business Insider UK

The demise of US nuclear power in 4 charts
Business Insider UK
Commercial nuclear reactors provide roughly one-fifth of the electricity produced in the US. Across the country, they face grave threats to their profitability and, therefore, to their continued operation. Nuclear power's hard times have come ...
Generator Market For Nuclear Power Market Analysis 2017-2021, Summary & Growth Outlook To 2021theaerospacenews.com
Generator Market For Nuclear Power Market Anticipated Forecast In Key Regions (APAC, EMEA, Americas) For The ...Healthcare Sector
Nuclear Power Plant Safety Market by Regional Analysis, Key Players and Forecast 2024advertisingmarket24.com

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