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No joke: Despite the evidence, nuclear power declared safe - Asahi Shimbun

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 09:28

Asahi Shimbun

No joke: Despite the evidence, nuclear power declared safe
Asahi Shimbun
IKATA, Ehime Prefecture--It's as if the 2011 nuclear disaster in Japan never happened. A public relations facility here that was set up to publicize the safety of the Ikata nuclear power plant operated by Shikoku Electric Power Co. still insists that ...

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DRULIAS: The danger of accepting North Korea as a nuclear power - Daily Free Press (subscription)

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 01:58

Daily Free Press (subscription)

DRULIAS: The danger of accepting North Korea as a nuclear power
Daily Free Press (subscription)
For the past few months, North Korea's nuclear missile program has dominated headlines — and for good reason. Just last week, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho said war with the United States was inevitable, and many people criticized Trump for ...
It's Already Too Late To Stop North Korea From Becoming A Nuclear PowerThe Federalist
Kim's sworn enemy braces for 'NUCLEAR BLAST' as North Korea tries new war tacticDaily Star
World has to live with nuclear North KoreaThe Straits Times
Baltimore Sun -RT -Deutsche Welle
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South Texas nuclear power plant granted license extension - mySanAntonio.com

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 21:24

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South Texas nuclear power plant granted license extension
mySanAntonio.com
A nuclear power plant that city-owned utility CPS Energy buys power from will now generate power into the mid-century. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the operating license extension request from the South Texas Nuclear Project Electric ...
NRC Renews South Texas Project Nuclear Operating LicensePower Engineering Magazine
Trump administration renews license of South Texas nuclear plantSan Antonio Business Journal
South Texas Project staffers spent days waiting out HarveySan Antonio Express-News (subscription)

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India plays major role in nuclear plant in Bangladesh - Economic Times

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 17:43

Economic Times

India plays major role in nuclear plant in Bangladesh
Economic Times
At the recent 61st general conference of International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, top Indian officials announced Indian firms are working with Russian and Bangladeshi partners on establishing Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh. India will ...

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US energy head seeks help for coal, nuclear power plants - Reuters

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 16:28

Reuters

US energy head seeks help for coal, nuclear power plants
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has asked federal regulators to attempt to keep the nation's struggling coal and nuclear power plants open by rewarding them for contributing to the resilience of the electric grid, the Department of ...
Trump proposes higher payments for coal, nuclear power | TheHillThe Hill
Rick Perry urges FERC protect coal, nuclear power plantsWashington Examiner
Energy Dept proposes power pricing that may boost coal, nuclear ...CNBC
Natural Resources Defense Council -Greentech Media -Energy.gov
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Controversial Lake Michigan Nuclear Power Plant To Stay Open - OilPrice.com

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 15:59

Daily Energy Insider

Controversial Lake Michigan Nuclear Power Plant To Stay Open
OilPrice.com
After a failed deal that would have partially funded the decommissioning of Entergy's Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in Covert, Michigan, the decision has been made to keep the plant open past its original closing date, according to a company press ...
Palisades Nuclear Power Plant to continue operations until 2022Daily Energy Insider
Company delays planned closure of Michigan nuclear plantWTOP
Palisades to operate to 2022World Nuclear News
People Exclusive
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Trump throws billion-dollar lifeline to struggling nuclear power plant - Axios

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 15:37

Axios

Trump throws billion-dollar lifeline to struggling nuclear power plant
Axios
The Energy Department announced conditional loan guarantee commitments today for up to $3.7 billion to help a pair of financially struggling nuclear power reactors under construction in Georgia. The reactors, run by Southern Company with other ...
US offers Vogtle nuclear plant $3.7 billion in loan guaranteesReuters
Energy Department backs $3.7B in loans for Georgia nuclear plantThe Hill
Federal govt shows support for Georgia nuclear plant projectLos Angeles Times
Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog) -Energy.gov (press release)
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NRDC Analysis - Nuclear Energy and a Safer Climate Future - Natural Resources Defense Council

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 14:37

Natural Resources Defense Council

NRDC Analysis - Nuclear Energy and a Safer Climate Future
Natural Resources Defense Council
These emissions cuts are necessary to avoid the most devastating impacts of climate change. Our analysis shows that the U.S. can reach its 2050 carbon goals even with a steep decline in U.S. nuclear power as American reactors age and the economics of ...

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Trump proposes higher payments for coal, nuclear power - The Hill

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 13:47

The Hill

Trump proposes higher payments for coal, nuclear power
The Hill
That definition appears to apply to coal, nuclear and hydroelectric power. Natural gas plants usually receive fuel via pipeline, but could ostensibly store a 90-day supply. Perry might have some support at FERC. Neil Chatterjee, FERC's temporary ...
NRDC Analysis - Nuclear Energy and a Safer Climate FutureNatural Resources Defense Council
Perry's Visionary Small Nuclear Generator Tested During Kennedy AdministrationForbes
South Texas Project staffers spent days waiting out HarveyWichita Eagle
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Nuclear Subsidies Are Bad Energy Policy - Forbes

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 13:03

Forbes

Nuclear Subsidies Are Bad Energy Policy
Forbes
CHORNOBYL', UKRAINE - AUGUST 19: A radiation sign stands near electricity pylons and a partially-constructed and abandoned cooling tower inside the exclusion zone near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on August 19, 2017 near Chornobyl', Ukraine.

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Russian-built nuclear power plant in Turkey will soon be operational – Putin - RT

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:05

RT

Russian-built nuclear power plant in Turkey will soon be operational – Putin
RT
Akkuyu should enable Ankara to reduce the cost of power generation and the cost to consumers. Russia and Turkey signed an agreement to construct and operate the NPP in 2010.The plant will have four reactors with a capacity of 4,800 MW, and a service ...

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Ann Darling: Climate change should hasten end of nuclear power - GazetteNET

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 23:08

GazetteNET

Ann Darling: Climate change should hasten end of nuclear power
GazetteNET
25) reported about the risks of nuclear weapons in a rapidly warming world, as conflicts over land and resources increase. Climate change will also make the risk of accidents at nuclear power facilities greater. Many of them are on or near the ocean or ...

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Private equity bids on bankrupt nuclear power player - Axios

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 16:34

Axios

Private equity bids on bankrupt nuclear power player
Axios
Private equity firms Apollo Global Management and The Blackstone Group are bidding on the business of Westinghouse Electric Co., the bankrupt U.S. nuclear power plant company that is currently owned by Japan's Toshiba Corp., as reported by Reuters ...

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EDF to close temporarily Tricastin nuclear plant over flooding risk - Reuters

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 15:45

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EDF to close temporarily Tricastin nuclear plant over flooding risk
Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - French utility EDF will temporarily shut down all four reactors at its Tricastin nuclear power plant after regulator ASN identified flaws in a canal dike bordering the plant. ASN said in a statement that while the dikes are being ...
EDF : Temporary shutdown of the four generation units of the Tricastin nuclear power plantGlobeNewswire (press release)
French utility EDF shuts its Tricastin power plantFinancial Times

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Company delays planned closure of Mich. nuclear plant - The Detroit News

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 14:44

The Detroit News

Company delays planned closure of Mich. nuclear plant
The Detroit News
Covert Township — The planned closure of the Palisades nuclear power plant in southwestern Michigan will be delayed by four years until spring of 2022, an energy company said Thursday. The announcement from New Orleans-based Entergy Corp. came ...
Entergy plans to keep Palisades nuclear plant operating through 2022MLive.com
Palisades nuclear plant in Michigan to shut down in 2022Midwest Energy News
Entergy Gives Palisades Nuclear Plant Five More Years to RunPOWER magazine

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French utility EDF shuts its Tricastin power plant - Financial Times

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 14:28

ETEnergyworld.com

French utility EDF shuts its Tricastin power plant
Financial Times
EDF, the French energy group, is temporarily shutting down its nuclear power plant at Tricastin in order to upgrade the facility's capability to withstand an earthquake. The French utility said it has taken the decision to shut down the four generation ...
EDF to close temporarily Tricastin nuclear plant over flooding riskReuters
EDF : Temporary shutdown of the four generation units of the Tricastin nuclear power plantGlobeNewswire (press release)

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An Inconvenient Reality: Nuclear Power is Needed to Achieve Climate Goals - Energy Collective

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 14:05

Energy Collective

An Inconvenient Reality: Nuclear Power is Needed to Achieve Climate Goals
Energy Collective
Because, once again, after repeating the phrase “climate crisis” many many many times over its 140 minutes (would really like to know how many times this phrase is repeated), the solutions presented exclude the one with the largest potential, nuclear ...

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Entergy plans to keep Palisades nuclear plant operating through 2022 - MLive.com

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 12:51

MLive.com

Entergy plans to keep Palisades nuclear plant operating through 2022
MLive.com
COVERT, MI -- Entergy Corporation plans to continue operating Palisades nuclear plant through the spring of 2022, the company said in a news release. Entergy announced its plans today, Thursday, Sept,. 28, under the existing Power Purchase Agreement ...
Company delays planned closure of Michigan nuclear plantWashington Post
Palisades nuclear plant in Michigan to shut down in 2022Midwest Energy News

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EDF : Temporary shutdown of the four generation units of the Tricastin nuclear power plant - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 11:18

EDF : Temporary shutdown of the four generation units of the Tricastin nuclear power plant
GlobeNewswire (press release)
EDF takes note of the decision taken by the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) on 28 September 2017 requesting that EDF temporarily shut down the four generation units of the Tricastin nuclear power plant (Drôme, France), while strengthening work is ...

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Several 'models' for Poland's first nuclear power plant: energy ministry - thenews.pl

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 09:57

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Several 'models' for Poland's first nuclear power plant: energy ministry
thenews.pl
Sobolewski suggested that Poland's first nuclear power plant would be built using domestic financing. He also said: "We don't want the project to be dominated by the financial markets. It's not a financial project; it's an energy project.” Energy ...

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