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Russia develops 'first of its kind' floating nuclear power plant - Globalnews.ca

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 15:02

Globalnews.ca

Russia develops 'first of its kind' floating nuclear power plant
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Russia develops 'first of its kind' floating nuclear power plant. The Lomonosov is to be put into service in 2019 in the Arctic off the coast of Chukotka in the far east, providing power for a port town and for oil rigs. more. <iframe src="https ...

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Russia: Floating nuclear plant towed to sea for fueling trip - ABC News

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 14:54

ABC News

Russia: Floating nuclear plant towed to sea for fueling trip
ABC News
The floating plant, the Akademik Lomonosov, was towed on Saturday out of the St. Petersburg shipyard where it was constructed. It is to be pulled through the Baltic Sea and around the northern tip of Norway to Murmansk in northwest Russia, where the ...
Russia's floating nuclear power plant bound for the Arctic Ocean - ABCABC Online
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Nuclear Power Plants Have a 'Blind Spot' for Hackers. Here's How to Fix That. - Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 11:52

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Nuclear Power Plants Have a 'Blind Spot' for Hackers. Here's How to Fix That.
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
Billy Rios likes to hack the machines that make modern society function. Take the Morpho Itemiser 3, a prototype of the device the Transportation Security Administration uses to screen airport travelers for explosives and narcotics. Rios, a security ...

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Russia's floating nuclear power plant bound for the Arctic Ocean - ABC Online

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 11:08

ABC Online

Russia's floating nuclear power plant bound for the Arctic Ocean
ABC Online
Russia's controversial floating nuclear power plant has headed out for its first sea voyage. The floating plant, the Akademik Lomonosov, was towed on Saturday (local time) out of the St Petersburg shipyard where it was constructed. It is to be towed ...

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World's first floating nuclear power plant bound for the Arctic warns Greenpeace - Greenpeace International

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 10:17

Greenpeace International

World's first floating nuclear power plant bound for the Arctic warns Greenpeace
Greenpeace International
Amsterdam, Netherlands – The “Akademik Lomonosov”, the world's first floating nuclear power plant, has this morning left St. Petersburg and will be towed through Estonian, Danish, Swedish and Norwegian waters towards Murmansk, warned Greenpeace. The ...

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Energy Recap: U.S. Nuclear Energy Industry Gets A Boost ... - Seeking Alpha

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 23:03

Portland Business Journal

Energy Recap: U.S. Nuclear Energy Industry Gets A Boost ...
Seeking Alpha
Every Friday, Seeking Alpha provides a roundup of insightful opinion and analysis articles in the energy sector. In this edition, we highlight articles on Ensco.
Oregon nuclear power company, the Fluor-owned (NYSE: FLR ...Portland Business Journal

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As nuclear power loses ground to natural gas, environmentalists are torn: Are the risks worth saving it for climate ... - StateImpact Pennsylvania

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 22:00

StateImpact Pennsylvania

As nuclear power loses ground to natural gas, environmentalists are torn: Are the risks worth saving it for climate ...
StateImpact Pennsylvania
The natural gas boom was supposed to help the electric sector lower its carbon footprint by replacing old, carbon dioxide-spewing coal plants with newer, lower-emitting natural gas plants. And to a degree, that's happened. As coal plants have retired ...

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NuScale Power LLC, the small-scale nuclear power company founded in Corvallis, has won a $40 million award from ... - Portland Business Journal

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 20:04

NuScale Power LLC, the small-scale nuclear power company founded in Corvallis, has won a $40 million award from ...
Portland Business Journal
Early last year, NuScale, after more than eight years of work at a cost of more than a half-billion dollars, became the first company to submit a design certification application for small modular reactors — SMRs — to the Nuclear Regulatory ...

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Nuclear Power Plants Have a 'Blind Spot' for Hackers. Here's How to Fix That. - Motherboard

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 16:33

Motherboard

Nuclear Power Plants Have a 'Blind Spot' for Hackers. Here's How to Fix That.
Motherboard
For all of the hardcore services WhiteScope offers, Rios, a veteran of the Iraq War and a former incident response leader at Google, has only begun scraping the surface of the complex supply chain that feeds the thousands of digital components that go ...

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Flexible operation of nuclear power plants lowers operating costs - Power Technology

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 14:40

Power Technology

Flexible operation of nuclear power plants lowers operating costs
Power Technology
Researchers have used a mathematical model and simulations to show that adjusting the output of nuclear power plants to accommodate renewable sources of energy could improve the economics of nuclear energy. It could also reduce greenhouse gas emissions ...
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $60 Million for US Industry Awards in Support of Advanced Nuclear ...Energy.gov (press release)
West Virginia senator wants Rick Perry and James Mattis to fight for coal plants' survivalThinkProgress

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Why Science Demands We Keep The Iran Nuclear Deal - Forbes

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 14:01

Forbes

Why Science Demands We Keep The Iran Nuclear Deal
Forbes
But there's an insidious downside to nuclear power that goes far beyond the fear of environmental and ecological catastrophe: the fact that the by-products of these nuclear reactions produce material that could be used to build an atomic bomb. Nuclear ...

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Koreas make nuclear pledge after historic summit - BBC News

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 10:57

News18

Koreas make nuclear pledge after historic summit
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An issue for the North is the security guarantee extended by the US, a nuclear power, to South Korea and Japan and its military presence in both countries. Previous inter-Korean agreements have included similar pledges but were later abandoned after ...
North and South Korea Set Bold Goals: A Final Peace and No Nuclear ArmsNew York Times
AP Analysis: North Korean leader displays nuclear prideSentinel & Enterprise
Korea leaders avoid specific measures to address nuke crisisNewsOK.com

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Bicommunal action against nuclear power plant held in Nicosia - Cyprus Mail

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 06:13

Cyprus Mail

Bicommunal action against nuclear power plant held in Nicosia
Cyprus Mail
A human chain was formed on Thursday night in a bicommunal demonstration at the Ledra Street checkpoint against the opening of a nuclear power plant in Akkuyu, Turkey. Greek and Turkish Cypriots from more than 40 parties, organisations, movements ...

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Corps of Engineers Officials Visit Fort Greely to Plan for Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning - KUAC

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 01:10

Corps of Engineers Officials Visit Fort Greely to Plan for Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning
KUAC
But she says a project to decommission a similar nuclear power plant was estimated to cost $34.6 million. “Unfortunately, due to the challenges and the complexity of that work, that contract price doubled,” she said. “That contract is sitting at $66.4 ...

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Valve issue takes Fermi 2 nuclear plant offline - Detroit News - The Detroit News

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 00:10

The Detroit News

Valve issue takes Fermi 2 nuclear plant offline - Detroit News
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Officials said problem found after transformer malfunctioned 12 days ago.

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Cypriots link arms to protest planned Russian nuclear plant - ABC News

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 19:40

ABC News

Cypriots link arms to protest planned Russian nuclear plant
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Protesters on Thursday urged ethnically-split Cyprus' government and breakaway Turkish Cypriot authorities to step up their protests against a nuclear power plant Russia is building on Turkey's Mediterranean coastline. Around 250 Greek Cypriot and ...
Cypriots unite to protest against Russian nuclear plant planned in nearby TurkeySouth China Morning Post

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New CEO picked for Richland nuclear power plant. He'll be well paid - Tri-City Herald

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 17:19

Tri-City Herald

New CEO picked for Richland nuclear power plant. He'll be well paid
Tri-City Herald
The Energy Northwest Executive Board has found the agency's new chief executive officer within the ranks of its current employees. Brad Sawatzke, the plant's chief operating officer and chief nuclear officer, has been filling in as temporary chief ...

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Rick Perry enters 'new era' with France on nuclear power - Washington Examiner

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 17:18

Washington Examiner

Rick Perry enters 'new era' with France on nuclear power
Washington Examiner
Energy Secretary Rick Perry entered into a "new era" of nuclear power development with France on Thursday, using the state visit by French President Emmanuel Macron to sign a joint agreement to advance nuclear and clean energy. “Today's signing ...

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When Will Chernobyl Be Livable? Facts on the Anniversary of the Soviet Nuclear Disaster - Newsweek

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 16:21

The Beacon (blog)

When Will Chernobyl Be Livable? Facts on the Anniversary of the Soviet Nuclear Disaster
Newsweek
On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in northern Ukraine, near the city of Pripyat, suffered a series of explosions and a fire that caused a tremendous amount of radiation to be released into the atmosphere, mostly iodine and cesium ...
Despite Enviable Safety Record, Chernobyl's Ghost Still Haunts the Nuclear Power IndustryThe Beacon (blog)
Photos of Chernobyl nuclear disaster zone 32 years later - Business ...Business Insider
Cutting-Edge Security Measures on Modern Russian Nuclear Power PlantsSputnik International
The Atlantic -Aljazeera.com -Newsday
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Despite Enviable Safety Record, Chernobyl's Ghost Still Haunts the Nuclear Power Industry - The Beacon (blog)

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 16:08

The Beacon (blog)

Despite Enviable Safety Record, Chernobyl's Ghost Still Haunts the Nuclear Power Industry
The Beacon (blog)
This week marks the 32nd anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident. Modern perceptions of Chernobyl often picture a decaying Soviet landscape forever frozen in the 1980s. A quick Google search for “Chernobyl disaster” returns images of empty ...
When Will Chernobyl Be Livable? Facts on the Anniversary of the Soviet Nuclear DisasterNewsweek
Cutting-Edge Security Measures on Modern Russian Nuclear Power PlantsSputnik International
Photos of Chernobyl nuclear disaster zone 32 years later - Business ...Business Insider
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