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Japanese company pulls out of Sinop nuclear power plant project - Ahval

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 16:27

Ahval

Japanese company pulls out of Sinop nuclear power plant project
Ahval
Japanese corporation Itochu, is pulling out of the nuclear power plant project in Turkey's Black Sea province of Sinop, Turkish online paper artıgerçek reported, citing the Japanese stock exchange Nikkei. Itochu has decided to leave the French-Japanese ...

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Belarusian nuclear industry specialists visit Novovoronezh nuclear power plant in Russia - Belarus News (BelTA)

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 16:27

Belarus News (BelTA)

Belarusian nuclear industry specialists visit Novovoronezh nuclear power plant in Russia
Belarus News (BelTA)
MINSK, 24 April (BelTA) – Belarusian nuclear industry professionals have studied the organization of economic work at the Novovoronezh nuclear power plant, BelTA learned from representatives of the Russian state nuclear industry corporation Rosatom. A ...

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Survey on support for nuclear power was 'biased': EPA - Taipei Times

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 16:02

Survey on support for nuclear power was 'biased': EPA
Taipei Times
The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said a poll released by Global View Monthly magazine yesterday that found nuclear power has garnered more support was “biased and employed too many suggestive questions.” Asked if they felt there had ...

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Westinghouse CEO opens up about collapse of 2000s 'nuclear renaissance' - The Mainichi

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:02

The Mainichi

Westinghouse CEO opens up about collapse of 2000s 'nuclear renaissance'
The Mainichi
Company chief Jose E. Gutierrez added that the U.S. "lost a lot of expertise in (nuclear power plant) construction." Looking ahead though, Gutierrez indicated his willingness for Westinghouse Electric to start building nuclear power plants again ...

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South African activists awarded Goldman Environmental Prize for fight against nuclear power deal - Radio Australia

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 05:40

Radio Australia

South African activists awarded Goldman Environmental Prize for fight against nuclear power deal
Radio Australia
South African activists awarded Goldman Environmental Prize for fight against nuclear power deal. Updated 24 April 2018, 15:40 AEST. By Sally Sara. This is the story of how two South African women took on their government to stop an international ...

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South African activists awarded Goldman Environmental Prize for fight against nuclear power deal - ABC Online

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 05:24

ABC Online

South African activists awarded Goldman Environmental Prize for fight against nuclear power deal
ABC Online
Liz McDaid and Makoma Lekalakala have been awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize for their role in stopping a controversial nuclear deal between South Africa and Russia. Now they are urging other women to step up and fight against ...
Goldman Prize: Two South African activists win for halting secret Russian nuclear dealCNN
The Women Who Stopped the Nuclear DealNew Internationalist
Goldman prize awarded to South African women who stopped an international nuclear dealThe Guardian
HuffPost South Africa -Daily Maverick -Fin24
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What will be lost with nuclear power plant closings? NEI says environmental benefits - Pittsburgh Business Times

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 20:20

Environmental Working Group

What will be lost with nuclear power plant closings? NEI says environmental benefits
Pittsburgh Business Times
New Jersey legislators in April approved $300 million in subsidies for nuclear power reactors in the state. "These states have determined they don't want to lose what nuclear energy has delivered to their state," Kotek said. But for now, Pennsylvania ...
Renewables, Not Natural Gas, Should Replace Shuttered Nuclear PlantsEnvironmental Working Group

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Renewables, Not Natural Gas, Should Replace Shuttered Nuclear Plants - Environmental Working Group

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 18:11

Environmental Working Group

Renewables, Not Natural Gas, Should Replace Shuttered Nuclear Plants
Environmental Working Group
Across the nation, utilities continue to announce the planned shutdown of nuclear power plants. Early retirement of these crumbling, outrageously expensive and dangerous plants is long overdue. But will they be replaced by polluting natural gas plants ...
OH & PA Will Transition From Nuclear Energy—But How?Natural Resources Defense Council

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Production cost of renewables undercuts fossil fuel energy & nuclear power for the first time - Windpower Engineering (press release)

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 17:01

Windpower Engineering (press release)

Production cost of renewables undercuts fossil fuel energy & nuclear power for the first time
Windpower Engineering (press release)
The international average cost for wind power was $51 per MWh, hydroelectric projects were more than $50 per MWh, and photovoltaic solar energy was $54per MWh. Nuclear power shares in the U.S. and UK are still high with 20% and 20.9% of the total ...
The production cost of renewables undercuts fossil fuel energy and nuclear power, for the first timeAltEnergyMag (press release)

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Goldman Prize: Two South African activists win for halting secret Russian nuclear deal - CNN

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:51

CNN

Goldman Prize: Two South African activists win for halting secret Russian nuclear deal
CNN
In 2014, South Africa, then under the leadership of Zuma, appointed Russian energy company Rosatom to build nuclear plants worth one trillion rand ($76bn). When completed, the project would yield 9.6 GW of power, according to government figures. The ...
How two women stopped an international nuclear deal in South AfricaThe New Daily
Goldman prize awarded to South African women who stopped an international nuclear dealThe Guardian
The Women Who Stopped the Nuclear DealNew Internationalist
HuffPost South Africa -BBC News
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OH & PA Will Transition From Nuclear Energy—But How? - Natural Resources Defense Council

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:39

OH & PA Will Transition From Nuclear Energy—But How?
Natural Resources Defense Council
NRDC is not opposed in principle to nuclear power, and we acknowledge its beneficial low-carbon attributes in a warming world. But we also take seriously the significant safety, global security, environmental, and economic risks that nuclear power ...

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Global Nuclear Power Market to witness a CAGR of 8.9% during 2018-2024 - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:26

Global Nuclear Power Market to witness a CAGR of 8.9% during 2018-2024
GlobeNewswire (press release)
NEW YORK, April 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global nuclear power market is projected to witness a CAGR of 8.9%, and is likely to reach USD 205.2 billion by 2024. Rise in the worldwide demand for clean energy , particularly from residential and ...

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Kilkenny County Council's 'concern' over Hinkley Point nuclear power expansion - Kilkenny People

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:23

Kilkenny People

Kilkenny County Council's 'concern' over Hinkley Point nuclear power expansion
Kilkenny People
Local councillors last week agreed to write a 'statement of concern' regarding the expansion of the nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset, England. Cllr Malcolm Noonan and Tomas Breathnach raised the matter at the monthly meeting of Kilkenny ...

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TABLE-Belgian nuclear power reactor outages - Reuters Africa

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:01

TABLE-Belgian nuclear power reactor outages
Reuters Africa
(Adds Doel 1 and Tihange 3 under reactors out of service) April 23 (Reuters) - Belgium has seven nuclear power reactors with a combined capacity of almost 6 gigawatts, which are operated by Electrabel, part of France's Engie (formerly known as GDF Suez ...

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Shutting down nuclear plants would erase decades of clean energy progress, report warns - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 08:45

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Shutting down nuclear plants would erase decades of clean energy progress, report warns
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The looming retirements of four nuclear power plants in Pennsylvania and Ohio would set back regional attempts to cut emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases, negating decades of efforts to transition to carbon-free sources of electricity. That ...
OH & PA Will Transition From Nuclear Energy—But How?Natural Resources Defense Council

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The rise of renewables casts doubt on Europe's nuclear future - Financial Times

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 04:01

Financial Times

The rise of renewables casts doubt on Europe's nuclear future
Financial Times
If the story were all about carbon emissions, EDF — the leading nuclear energy company in Europe — should be thriving. Nuclear power is a low carbon source of electricity that should dominate the market. But that is not possible. The costs remain too ...

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Goldman prize awarded to South African women who stopped an international nuclear deal - The Guardian

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 04:01

The Guardian

Goldman prize awarded to South African women who stopped an international nuclear deal
The Guardian
More recently, energy minister Jeff Radebe has signed deals that will promote wind and solar power. “The political signs are good that nuclear is not going ahead any time soon,” said McDaid. “But I think this is just a step on the path to a nuclear ...

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Why nuclear power cannot be the future - HeraldScotland

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 03:16

HeraldScotland

Why nuclear power cannot be the future
HeraldScotland
IN response to an earlier letter from myself (April 16), Geoff Moore (Letters April 19) accuses me of providing no factual data. However, if he revisits my letter he will find a range of facts, although not in electrical form, supporting renewable ...

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Beacon Journal/Ohio.com editorial board: When nuclear power plants close - Akron Beacon Journal

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 00:15

Akron Beacon Journal

Beacon Journal/Ohio.com editorial board: When nuclear power plants close
Akron Beacon Journal
Two analysts at the Brattle Group have reinforced the argument for keeping open the Davis-Besse and Perry nuclear power plants. They include in their assessment, released last week, the Beaver Valley nuclear plant, also owned by FirstEnergy, and the ...

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