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Tokyo Governor Koike: Will Examine Steps to Exit Nuclear Power Dependence by 2030 - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 08:26

U.S. News & World Report

Tokyo Governor Koike: Will Examine Steps to Exit Nuclear Power Dependence by 2030
U.S. News & World Report
Koike has said she wants Japan to abandon nuclear power - a stance likely to resonate with many voters - but had not previously mentioned a target date. Abe's government plans to retain atomic power as part of the energy mix, despite safety worries ...
Abe-Koike fault lines center on tax hike, nuclear powerNikkei Asian Review
Japan's Main Opposition Group Crumbles as Koike Begins FightBloomberg
New party challenges Abe, vows to end nuclear powerOman Tribune
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Opposition fires up over nuclear power station chatter - The Macleay Argus

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 02:07

The Macleay Argus

Opposition fires up over nuclear power station chatter
The Macleay Argus
NSW Labor is challenging the Berejiklian-Barilaro Government to detail any plans for nuclear power on the North Coast. This follows musing by Deputy Premier and Nationals Leader, John Barilaro, that nuclear reactors could be operating in NSW within 10 ...

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STROINSKI: Accepting North Korea as a nuclear power - Daily Free Press (subscription)

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 01:53

STROINSKI: Accepting North Korea as a nuclear power
Daily Free Press (subscription)
Let me start by saying this — when it comes to North Korea, there is no military solution. Not without the deaths of millions, that is. Although our president doesn't care — since those deaths would likely come from overwhelmingly Pacific populations ...

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Blackstone, Apollo team up for Westinghouse bid: Sources - CNBC

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 22:38

CNBC

Blackstone, Apollo team up for Westinghouse bid: Sources
CNBC
Private equity firms Blackstone Group and Apollo Global Management have teamed up to bid for the business of bankrupt U.S. nuclear power plant services firm Westinghouse Electric Co, people familiar with the matter said. A successful deal would limit ...

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Utilities Sell Settlement Over Failed Nuclear Power Project - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 19:42

U.S. News & World Report

Utilities Sell Settlement Over Failed Nuclear Power Project
U.S. News & World Report
18, 2017 photo shows the partially built V.C. Summer Nuclear Generating Station near Jenkinsville, S.C. On Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, the boards of state-owned Santee Cooper and the private South Carolina Electric & Gas approved the sale of their share ...
The Latest: Utility sells settlement for nuclear projectWRAL.com
Probe opened into 'potential criminality' in nuke projectPennEnergy
SCANA, Santee Cooper taking $171 million discount to cash in nuclear settlement with ToshibaCharleston Post Courier
Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
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Generator Market for Nuclear Power - Trends and Forecasts by Technavio - Business Wire (press release)

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 16:43

Business Wire (press release)

Generator Market for Nuclear Power - Trends and Forecasts by Technavio
Business Wire (press release)
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio's latest report on the global generator market for nuclear power provides an analysis of the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2017-2021. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a ...

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Belarusian R&D for rehabilitating territories around Fukushima nuclear power plant - Belarus News (BelTA)

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 16:32

Belarusian R&D for rehabilitating territories around Fukushima nuclear power plant
Belarus News (BelTA)
GOMEL, 27 September (BelTA) – R&D products of Belarusian scientists are used to rehabilitate territories polluted by the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, BelTA learned from Shuichi Okumoto, an employee of the EM Research Organization ...

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The Latest: Utility sells settlement for nuclear project - Washington Post

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 15:01

PennEnergy

The Latest: Utility sells settlement for nuclear project
Washington Post
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Latest on the failure of a nuclear power project in South Carolina (all times local):. 11 a.m.. South Carolina's state-owned utility is selling its portion of a $2 billion, five-year settlement over a failure nuclear power project ...
Governor still hopeful buyer can complete nuclear reactorsSan Francisco Chronicle
Probe opened into 'potential criminality' in nuke projectPennEnergy
SCANA, Santee Cooper taking $171 million discount to cash in nuclear settlement with ToshibaCharleston Post Courier
Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog) -The State
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South Korea a 'nuclear success story' - World Nuclear News

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 13:48

World Nuclear News

South Korea a 'nuclear success story'
World Nuclear News
The country has 24 power reactors built since the early 1980s which provide about one-third of its electricity and operate with a good safety record. But public opinion towards nuclear power has soured in Korea since the 2011 accident at Fukushima ...

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With Revised Guidelines, IAEA Review Helps Enhance Transparency and Openness in Developing Nuclear ... - International Atomic Energy Agency

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 13:26

International Atomic Energy Agency

With Revised Guidelines, IAEA Review Helps Enhance Transparency and Openness in Developing Nuclear ...
International Atomic Energy Agency
The IAEA has revised guidelines to help Member States benefit from its Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) in a more structured way. The INIR service is available to both countries that wish to introduce nuclear power, also known as ...

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How Evaporating Water Could Replace All Nuclear Power - Inverse

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 13:17

How Evaporating Water Could Replace All Nuclear Power
Inverse
Evaporating water could provide enough energy to replace nearly all of the world's nuclear power plants, research published Tuesday reveals. Around half the solar energy absorbed by the Earth is used for natural evaporation processes, and covering ...

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Need to build trust, confidence among nuclear power states: India - Ibcworldnews

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 12:53

Ibcworldnews

Need to build trust, confidence among nuclear power states: India
Ibcworldnews
United Nations: India has called for a meaningful dialogue among all states possessing nuclear weapons to build trust and confidence and for reducing the salience of atomic weapons in international affairs. “India remains committed to the goal of a ...
A Nato attack on Nuclear DisarmamentVoltaire Network

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Why nuclear power is the backbone of Ontario's clean electricity system - TVO

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 12:08

TVO

Why nuclear power is the backbone of Ontario's clean electricity system
TVO
Laszlo insists that nuclear power, along with gas generation, accounts for “the lion's share of price increases.” The reason is that nuclear power makes up most of the province's supply, at about 60 per cent. Renewables don't account for increases of ...

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Governor still hopeful buyer can complete nuclear reactors - San Francisco Chronicle

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:17

The Herald

Governor still hopeful buyer can complete nuclear reactors
San Francisco Chronicle
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Henry McMaster says he remains hopeful new owners can revive an abandoned nuclear power project in South Carolina, while multiple lawsuits and investigations probe whether spending should have ended years ago.
SC Attorney General questions law allowing SCE&G to raise ratesThe State
SCE&G customers may get break on power bills to offset nuclear plant debacleThe Herald
The Latest: State police confirm probe of failed nuke plantWashington Post
Charleston Post Courier
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Nuclear Power Is 'On Its Back,' Former CIA Director Says - Forbes

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 08:11

Forbes

Nuclear Power Is 'On Its Back,' Former CIA Director Says
Forbes
The demise of its nuclear-power industry weakens the United States' ability to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons, a former CIA director said in Chicago Tuesday. An MIT chemist who joined the Department of Energy as its director of research in 1977, ...

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Abe-Koike fault lines center on tax hike, nuclear power - Nikkei Asian Review

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 05:07

Nikkei Asian Review

Abe-Koike fault lines center on tax hike, nuclear power
Nikkei Asian Review
As for nuclear policy -- a hot-button issue since the Fukushima Daiichi meltdowns in 2011 -- the Abe government in 2014 adopted a Basic Energy Plan that calls for minimizing dependence on atomic power but maintaining some level of nuclear capacity.
Tokyo Governor Launches Bid to Defeat Abe in October ElectionBloomberg
Tokyo governor launches new party, won't run for election herselfReuters

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China National Nuclear, Shenhua team up to develop gen-4 reactor - Reuters

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 03:58

Reuters

China National Nuclear, Shenhua team up to develop gen-4 reactor
Reuters
CNNC's listed unit, China National Nuclear Power, earlier this month established a new subsidiary in Hebei province with Shenhua and other partners to promote TWR technology. Shenhua, which is in the middle of a merger with state power giant Guodian, ...

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New Political Party in Japan Aims to Phase Out Nuclear Power - Bloomberg

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 03:01

Bloomberg

New Political Party in Japan Aims to Phase Out Nuclear Power
Bloomberg
Koike's party is positioning itself as one of the biggest opponents to Abe's government, which has set a goal of having nuclear power account for as much as 22 percent of Japan's electricity mix by 2030. Fifty-five percent of Japanese oppose the ...
Tokyo governor launches new party, won't run for election herselfReuters

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Officials keep a lid Korea's 'Nuclear Power Olympics' - Korea Times

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 01:41

Korea Times

Officials keep a lid Korea's 'Nuclear Power Olympics'
Korea Times
While members of the World Association of Nuclear Operators gather in Gyeongju for their 13th biannual general meeting on Oct. 14, Korea's leading nuclear power plant operator has been keeping quiet about the event ― not promoting it on websites or ...

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The Cleanup at Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Plant Has Been Delayed Yet Again - Gizmodo

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 18:35

Gizmodo

The Cleanup at Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Plant Has Been Delayed Yet Again
Gizmodo
With the backing of Japan's government, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) has decided to revise its plan to remove highly radioactive spent fuel from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant. It's the fourth re-think made by the utility ...
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