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Swedish nuclear power plant forced to close due to unusually hot sea water - Xinhua

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 17:20

Swedish nuclear power plant forced to close due to unusually hot sea water
Xinhua
STOCKHOLM, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Unusually high sea water temperature has forced Swedish nuclear power plant to close, the Swedish Television SVT reported on Monday. The sea water's temperature outside one of Sweden's nuclear plants has forced the ...

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Idle Alabama nuclear power plant could be completed - Electric Light & Power

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 16:02

Electric Light & Power

Idle Alabama nuclear power plant could be completed
Electric Light & Power
HOLLYWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Plans for completing an idled nuclear plant in northern Alabama are to be unveiled soon. Al.com reports that the plans for the Bellefonte Nuclear Plant in Jackson County are to be unveiled Monday. The facility was sold at ...

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How conservatives killed nuclear power - ThinkProgress

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 15:44

ThinkProgress

How conservatives killed nuclear power
ThinkProgress
New nuclear plants are “ridiculously expensive” and “uncompetitive” compared to solar power, longtime nuclear industry advocate Nobuo Tanaka explained recently. Tanaka is also the former head of the International Energy Agency. At the same time, ...
Rise Of Nuclear Power Was A Bad IdeaBlog for Iowa (blog)
Nuclear Energy : Need Of The Hour & Why India Needs It Right NowDU Express (press release)

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Haney outlines plans to finish idled nuclear plant - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 13:35

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Haney outlines plans to finish idled nuclear plant
Chattanooga Times Free Press
HOLLYWWOOD, Ala. — More than three decades after work was halted at what was to be one of TVA's biggest nuclear power plants, backers of the Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant are gathering here today to voice support for finishing the incomplete reactors ...
Developers to announce update on Bellefonte Nuclear Plant projectWAAY

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"Nuclear energy is not as risky as climate change" - Imperial College London

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 12:42

Imperial College London

"Nuclear energy is not as risky as climate change"
Imperial College London
Nuclear power will be essential for meeting the UK's greenhouse gas targets, concluded a new report by Imperial energy experts. The energy sector is one of the biggest culprits for greenhouse gas emissions in the UK due to its historical reliance on ...

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Review of Toshiba's delayed British nuclear plant raises new doubts - Reuters

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 12:31

Reuters

Review of Toshiba's delayed British nuclear plant raises new doubts
Reuters
Toshiba put NuGen up for sale and South Korea's Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) (015760.KS) was chosen as preferred bidder last year, but the process has stalled. Britain needs to invest in new capacity to replace aging coal and nuclear reactors that ...

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UNIAN: Chornobyl nuclear power plant's head resigns over dispute with ecology ministry - Kyiv Post

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 11:16

Kyiv Post

UNIAN: Chornobyl nuclear power plant's head resigns over dispute with ecology ministry
Kyiv Post
General Director of the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Ihor Hramotkin has submitted his resignation because of disagreements with the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine on strategically important projects. Read more here. Tags:.

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Chornobyl nuclear power plant's head resigns over dispute with ecology ministry - UNIAN-Economy

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 11:04

UNIAN-Economy

Chornobyl nuclear power plant's head resigns over dispute with ecology ministry
UNIAN-Economy
Chornobyl nuclear power plant's head resigns over dispute with ecology ministry. 14:03, 30 July 2018. Economy. 113 0. The official says his resignation is the only way to draw attention to a number of problems at the plant.
Chornobyl NPP director resigns over disagreements with Ecology MinistryKyiv Post

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Alliant to ditch Iowa nuclear energy for wind power - Renewables Now

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 08:55

Renewables Now

Alliant to ditch Iowa nuclear energy for wind power
Renewables Now
July 30 (Renewables Now) - Alliant Energy Corp (NYSE:LNT) has entered into an agreement with NextEra Energy Resources LLC that will lead to the retirement of Iowa's only nuclear power plant in 2020 and the purchase of more wind power.

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Loading of nuclear fuel has started at floating power plant in Murmansk - The Independent Barents Observer

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 07:28

The Independent Barents Observer

Loading of nuclear fuel has started at floating power plant in Murmansk
The Independent Barents Observer
Loading fuel to a floating nuclear power plant is not like fueling the oil tanks on any merchant vessels. Placing the nuclear fuel roads, filled with uranium pellets, is a comprehensive job. Last week, Rostekhnadzor, Russia's nuclear watchdog, approved ...

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Erdoğan signals fourth nuclear power plant project with China - Ahval

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 17:54

Erdoğan signals fourth nuclear power plant project with China
Ahval
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday gave a thumbs up for a fourth nuclear power plant for the country, saying Turkey is considering working with China on the project, according to Turkish Akşam daily. Erdoğan's statements during a press ...

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Beware China's role in UK nuclear industry - The Guardian

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 16:50

The Guardian

Beware China's role in UK nuclear industry
The Guardian
While we need to be concerned about China's growing presence in Britain's electricity generation (Nuclear power: China's move into UK hints at scale of its wider ambitions, July 27), we should be asking searching questions of our government. They seem ...

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Duane Arnold Nuclear Plant Will Close in 2020 - POWER magazine

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 15:28

POWER magazine

Duane Arnold Nuclear Plant Will Close in 2020
POWER magazine
NextEra Energy Resources, the wholesale power generating subsidiary of Florida-based NextEra Energy Inc., announced that it has struck a deal to shorten its power purchase agreement (PPA) with Alliant Energy and will retire the Duane Arnold Energy ...

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Fate of new Moorside nuclear power station in Cumbria in doubt - The Guardian

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 12:41

The Guardian

Fate of new Moorside nuclear power station in Cumbria in doubt
The Guardian
Doubts have been raised over the fate of a new nuclear power station planned for Cumbria after it emerged that most of the project's 100 UK staff had been laid off. Toshiba has been trying to sell the NuGeneration consortium behind the Moorside plant ...

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Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant to function until 2051 - Emerging Europe

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 11:36

Emerging Europe

Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant to function until 2051
Emerging Europe
Unit Six of Bulgaria's only operational nuclear power plant at Kozloduy will function until 2051. Rosatom, a Russian state nuclear energy company, has signed a contract with representatives of the power plant which will extend the operational life of ...
Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant director resigns over disagreements with ecology ministryKyiv Post

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Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant director resigns over disagreements ... - Kyiv Post

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 11:06

Kyiv Post

Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant director resigns over disagreements ...
Kyiv Post
General Director of the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Ihor Hramotkin has tendered his resignation because of a conflict with the leadership of the ...
Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant to function until 2051 - Emerging ...Emerging Europe

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Exelon wants Peach Bottom nuclear power plant's license to run for another 20 years - LancasterOnline

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 11:05

LancasterOnline

Exelon wants Peach Bottom nuclear power plant's license to run for another 20 years
LancasterOnline
Exelon, which is planning to shut down its Three Mile Island nuclear plant in 2019, is seeking to extend the license for its Peach Bottom nuclear plant by another 20 years. Exelon, which has the nation's largest fleet of nuclear plants, has applied to ...

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Another Nuclear Power Plant to Retire Early -- This Time in Iowa - Bloomberg

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 18:51

Bloomberg

Another Nuclear Power Plant to Retire Early -- This Time in Iowa
Bloomberg
Iowa was the third-largest U.S. producer of wind power in 2017 after Texas and Oklahoma and got as much as 40 percent of its power from wind and solar farms. Nuclear plants built since the 1960s have struggled to stay competitive in an era of cheap ...
Iowa's only nuclear plant to shutdown in 2020The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Iowa's only nuclear power plant to close, the latest blow to a fading industryWashington Examiner
Schedule moved up for shutting down Iowa's only nuclear power plantRadio Iowa
DesMoinesRegister.com -KCRG
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Iowa's only nuclear power plant to close, the latest blow to a fading industry - Washington Examiner

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 17:44

Washington Examiner

Iowa's only nuclear power plant to close, the latest blow to a fading industry
Washington Examiner
The owner of Iowa's only nuclear plant announced Friday that the plant will close in late 2020, the latest blow to the fading U.S. nuclear power industry. NextEra Energy said it would shorten the term of their power purchase agreement with Alliant ...
Another Nuclear Power Plant to Retire Early -- This Time in IowaBloomberg
Iowa's only nuclear plant to cease operations in 2020 | The GazetteThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Owner of Iowa's lone nuclear plant plans to shutter it by 2020DesMoinesRegister.com
Radio Iowa -KCRG
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Arizona's nuclear power caught in crossfire - High Country News

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 16:45

High Country News

Arizona's nuclear power caught in crossfire
High Country News
West of Phoenix, Arizona, where cooling towers billow steam into the air, the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station churns out more carbon-free energy than any other power producer in the country. But, in the light of a controversial ballot measure ...

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