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Nuclear station mud dumping: first phase ends - BBC News

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 17:38

BBC News

Nuclear station mud dumping: first phase ends
BBC News
The first phase of the dumping of mud off the coast of Cardiff as part of work to build a new nuclear power station in Somerset has been completed. EDF, the firm building Hinkley Point C, said contractors have completed the work. Campaigners had ...
'Nuclear mud' dumping off the Welsh coast has now stoppedWalesOnline

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Group hatches plan to save Ohio's two nuclear power plants - Electric Light & Power

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 15:55

Electric Light & Power

Group hatches plan to save Ohio's two nuclear power plants
Electric Light & Power
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A group backed by the owner of Ohio's two nuclear power plants is taking another run at persuading state lawmakers to come up with a lifeline for the plants, which are slated to close by 2021. The newly formed coalition, the Ohio ...

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Letters: Debunking the myth of nuclear power - Lancashire Evening Post

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 14:26

Lancashire Evening Post

Letters: Debunking the myth of nuclear power
Lancashire Evening Post
MP David Morris is still banging on about a Heysham 3 new nuclear power station. He should perhaps look at the plans for the UK, as outlined by the World Nuclear Association, that don't mention Heysham at all in the timetable for the next decade. He ...

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Drakeford's nuclear stance troubling, says rival Gething - BBC News

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:15

BBC News

Drakeford's nuclear stance troubling, says rival Gething
BBC News
Wales should be "sceptical" about nuclear power, a Welsh Labour leadership candidate has said. Mark Drakeford's comments, in a Twitter video, have sparked a row with rival candidate Vaughan Gething. Mr Gething said the stance was "troubling", and ...

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Lots of money, a large grid, and you're ready to go nuclear - The East African (press release) (blog)

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:13

The East African (press release) (blog)

Lots of money, a large grid, and you're ready to go nuclear
The East African (press release) (blog)
“Africa is hungry for energy, and nuclear power could be part of the answer for an increasing number of countries,” said Mikhail Chudakov, deputy director general and head of the Department of Nuclear Energy at the International Atomic Energy Agency ...

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Putin reveals date for Belarusian nuclear power plant's first launch - TASS

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:12

Putin reveals date for Belarusian nuclear power plant's first launch
TASS
MOGILEV, October 12. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has confirmed that the first power unit of the Belarusian NPP will be launched at the end of 2019. He was speaking at the session of the 5th Forum of the Regions of Russia and Belarus. "To ...

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Belarus' new nuclear power plant will change the balance of energy in the Baltics - bne IntelliNews

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 07:05

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Belarus' new nuclear power plant will change the balance of energy in the Baltics
bne IntelliNews
Construction of Belarus's new Astravets nuclear power plant is almost complete. Under a deal signed in 2007, Russia's Atomstroyexport is building the controversial $11bn plant that is 90% financed by the Kremlin, and the first reactors of the 2.4GW ...
PACE calls on Minsk not to issue license to Astravets NPPBelsat

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Belarus' new nuclear power plant will change the balance of energy in the Baltics - bne IntelliNews

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 07:05

bne IntelliNews

Belarus' new nuclear power plant will change the balance of energy in the Baltics
bne IntelliNews
Construction of Belarus's new Astravets nuclear power plant is almost complete. Under a deal signed in 2007, Russia's Atomstroyexport is building the controversial $11bn plant that is 90% financed by the Kremlin, and the first reactors of the 2.4GW ...

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US announces measures to prevent nuclear technology exports to China - Economic Times

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 02:47

Economic Times

US announces measures to prevent nuclear technology exports to China
Economic Times
As per the new policy, there will be a presumption of denial for new licence applications or extensions to existing authorisations related to the China General Nuclear Power Group, which is currently under indictment for conspiring to steal US nuclear ...
US Strengthens Controls on Nuclear Technology Exports to ChinaWall Street Journal
US Puts New Restrictions on Nuclear Technology Exports to ChinaNew York Times
US moves to limit nuclear sales to ChinaNews8000.com - WKBT
Energy.gov (press release)
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US moves to limit nuclear sales to China - CNN

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 22:23

CNN

US moves to limit nuclear sales to China
CNN
The administration official said China is "actively pursuing our advanced nuclear technology for diversion to military use in its third-generation nuclear power submarine, in the development of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and in strategic dual ...
US Strengthens Controls on Nuclear Technology Exports to ChinaWall Street Journal
Westinghouse Could Be Hurt by New US Curbs on Nuclear ExportsBloomberg
US tightens controls on China imports of nuclear componentsReuters
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US to Strengthen Controls on Nuclear Technology Exports to China - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 20:23

Wall Street Journal

US to Strengthen Controls on Nuclear Technology Exports to China
Wall Street Journal
The officials said they had evidence China was accelerating efforts to gain the technology for its military, including for use on islands in the South China Sea; for floating nuclear power plants with the potential for rapid deployment; and for ...
US Puts New Restrictions on Nuclear Technology Exports to ChinaNew York Times
US to restrict nuclear technology exports to ChinaThe Straits Times
President Trump nominates Stow-Munroe Falls grad as assistant secretary of nuclear energyAkron Beacon Journal
Energy.gov (press release)
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Resident debates the safety, cleanliness and expense of nuclear power - durhamregion.com

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 20:11

Resident debates the safety, cleanliness and expense of nuclear power
durhamregion.com
If anyone is interested we could be buying power from Quebec at a very attractive price, at least until we dump nuclear and switch over to some form of clean energy. As with any major undertaking, success depends on careful planning and competent ...

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Brazil's Bolsonaro plans hydro, nuclear plants to tackle power shortfall - general - euronews

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 15:34

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Brazil's Bolsonaro plans hydro, nuclear plants to tackle power shortfall - general
euronews
By Ricardo Brito. BRASILIA (Reuters) - Far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro plans to tackle Brazil's chronic energy shortages head-on by expanding nuclear power and hydroelectric energy despite environmental concerns over the impact of new ...
Brazil's Bolsonaro plans hydro, nuclear plants to tackle power shortfallThe Peninsula Qatar

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Brazil's Bolsonaro plans hydro, nuclear plants to tackle power shortfall: general - Reuters

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 15:04

Reuters

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans hydro, nuclear plants to tackle power shortfall: general
Reuters
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro plans to tackle Brazil's chronic energy shortages head-on by expanding nuclear power and hydroelectric energy despite environmental concerns over the impact of new dams on the ...
Brazil's Bolsonaro plans hydro, nuclear plants to tackle power shortfallNasdaq

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Egypt is set to construct El Dabaa nuclear power plant - ESI Africa

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 08:16

ESI Africa

Egypt is set to construct El Dabaa nuclear power plant
ESI Africa
GE Power has announced that it has won the contract to deliver the turbine island equipment for El Dabaa nuclear power plant project in Egypt through AAEM, its joint venture with Atomenergomash. The solutions provider will supply the basic design of ...

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Insuring India's nuclear power assets: How much cover is good enough? - Business Standard

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 07:10

Business Standard

Insuring India's nuclear power assets: How much cover is good enough?
Business Standard
Does a Rs 15-billion insurance cover serve the expanding nuclear business in India? Even though the target of 63 GWe of nuclear power by 2032 set by its National Energy Policy looks far too ambitious to achieve, the scaled-down 22 GWe would also need ...
Indo-US nuke deal helped fuel domestic power plants, gave India access to critical tech: ExpertsEconomic Times

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Nuclear must be part of the climate change solution - Baltimore Sun

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 18:56

Baltimore Sun

Nuclear must be part of the climate change solution
Baltimore Sun
Sadly, those who enthusiastically support climate science turn around and become science deniers when it comes to other proven sciences like nuclear power, genetically modified organisms and vaccinations. You can't have it both ways; you either believe ...

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If We're Going To Save The Planet, We've Got To Use The Nuclear Option - HuffPost

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 18:49

HuffPost

If We're Going To Save The Planet, We've Got To Use The Nuclear Option
HuffPost
The other decarbonized grids can be found in places that rely on nuclear power, such as France, Sweden, and Ontario, Canada. Nuclear power is free of carbon pollution; is highly concentrated, which minimizes environmental impacts such as those from ...

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Community leaders unite to save nuclear power plants - Toledo Blade

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:38

Toledo Blade

Community leaders unite to save nuclear power plants
Toledo Blade
COLUMBUS — Facing an eight-month deadline to find a way to save Ohio's two struggling nuclear power plants on Lake Erie's shore or see them permanently decommissioned, community leaders from Ottawa and Lake counties have created a coalition in ...

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Counties unite to save nuclear power plants - Toledo Blade

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:38

Toledo Blade

Counties unite to save nuclear power plants
Toledo Blade
COLUMBUS — Facing an eight-month deadline to find a way to save Ohio's two struggling nuclear power plants on Lake Erie's shore or see them permanently decommissioned, community leaders from Ottawa and Lake counties have created a coalition in ...

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