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Offshore wind cheaper than new nuclear power for first time - but will it change Government policy? - Sky News

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 08:29

Sky News

Offshore wind cheaper than new nuclear power for first time - but will it change Government policy?
Sky News
She said: "While clean, green wind power has the potential to seriously cut people's bills, the Government's undying commitment to new nuclear risks locking us into sky-high prices for years to come. "The Government should now commit to this technology ...
Offshore wind power cheaper than new nuclearBBC News
Offshore UK wind power subsidy costs drop 51% in upbeat sign for renewablesFinancial Times
Offshore wind farm subsidies drop to record lows in latest contract roundNW Evening Mail
City A.M. -International Business Times UK
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Offshore wind power cheaper than new nuclear - BBC News

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 06:30

BBC News

Offshore wind power cheaper than new nuclear
BBC News
Power from offshore wind in the UK will be cheaper than electricity from new nuclear plants for the first time. The development, revealed in figures from the National Grid, has been seen as a milestone in the advance of renewable energy. The plummeting ...

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Poland to treat coal addiction by embracing nuclear power - EURACTIV

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 04:39

EURACTIV

Poland to treat coal addiction by embracing nuclear power
EURACTIV
... large-scale investment in three new coal-fired power plants may be the country's last fossil fuel venture, its energy minister said last week, indicating a possible energy shift in the EU's largest eastern member amid revived plans to embrace ...

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Poland to treat coal addiction by embracing nuclear power - EURACTIV

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 04:39

EURACTIV

Poland to treat coal addiction by embracing nuclear power
EURACTIV
... large-scale investment in three new coal-fired power plants may be the country's last fossil fuel venture, its energy minister said last week, indicating a possible energy shift in the EU's largest eastern member amid revived plans to embrace ...

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FPL customers not affected by nuclear power plant's partial shutdown in Hurricane Irma - TCPalm

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 22:14

TCPalm

FPL customers not affected by nuclear power plant's partial shutdown in Hurricane Irma
TCPalm
The power company shut down one of two nuclear reactors at its Turkey Point plant, south of Miami, Saturday when Category 1 hurricane-force winds were predicted in the area. The second reactor is on because strong winds are no longer expected at the ...
As Irma approaches nuclear plants in Florida, lessons from Andrew ...Ars Technica
Florida nuclear plants could take a direct hit from Hurricane Irma. Plant owners say they are ready.Washington Post
Nuclear plants in Hurricane Irma's path are shutting downCNNMoney
Miami Herald -Globalnews.ca -Daily Mail -FPL.com
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In Irma prep, GasBuddy downloads increased 10x, nuclear reactors stayed online - Ars Technica

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 21:34

Ars Technica

In Irma prep, GasBuddy downloads increased 10x, nuclear reactors stayed online
Ars Technica
Before Hurricane Irma made landfall in Key West, FL on Sunday morning, Floridians hustled to make final preparations in case the storm severed an of the critical transportation, communication, and power lines that keep modern life humming. That sent ...
Hurricane Irma poses threat to nuclear power plantsThe Hill (blog)
Florida nuclear plants to shut ahead of Hurricane IrmaCNBC
Two South Florida nuclear power plants lie in Irma's path. Are they ready?Miami Herald
The Sun -TheStreet.com -Daily Mail
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Minister sets stipulations for use of nuclear power - Taipei Times

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 16:01

Focus Taiwan News Channel

Minister sets stipulations for use of nuclear power
Taipei Times
The two nuclear reactors that have been sitting idle will not be reactivated unless all other means of providing a stable power supply have been exhausted, Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) said yesterday. Speaking to reporters on ...
Nuclear reactors a last resort for stable power supply: ministerFocus Taiwan News Channel

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Hurricane Irma: Storm poses 'toughest test for nuclear industry since Fukushima' - The Independent

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 15:53

The Independent

Hurricane Irma: Storm poses 'toughest test for nuclear industry since Fukushima'
The Independent
Hurricane Irma will pose the toughest test yet for US nuclear power plants since reactors strengthened their defenses against natural disasters following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan in 2011. Irma was on course to hit South Florida ...
Florida nuke plants under threat as Irma hitsTODAYonline

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Hurricane Irma poses threat to nuclear power plants - The Hill (blog)

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 23:03

The Hill (blog)

Hurricane Irma poses threat to nuclear power plants
The Hill (blog)
Hurricane Irma is posing a major threat to Florida's nuclear plants on Saturday, as it takes aim at the state's southwestern coast. The Category 3 storm is expected to make landfall on Florida's southwest coast, putting it in close proximity with two ...
Nuclear plants in Hurricane Irma's path are shutting downCNNMoney
Florida nuclear plants to shut ahead of Hurricane IrmaReuters
Fears over two nuclear power plants in Hurricane Irma's path as staff prepare to shut reactors to prevent deadly ...The Sun
POWER magazine -International Business Times -Platts -FPL.com
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Ask Ethan: How Can A Nation Have Nuclear Power Without The Danger Of Nuclear Weapons? - Forbes

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 14:00

Forbes

Ask Ethan: How Can A Nation Have Nuclear Power Without The Danger Of Nuclear Weapons?
Forbes
The hope was that Iran would have the freedom and ability to create energy using nuclear power, but in such a way that creating a nuclear weapon would be impossible on timescales shorter than a year. Is such a peaceful, nuclear dream scientifically ...

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The world's dilemma: Why North Korea will become a nuclear power despite pressure - South China Morning Post

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 02:02

The Sydney Morning Herald

The world's dilemma: Why North Korea will become a nuclear power despite pressure
South China Morning Post
On Sunday, just a few weeks after Trump threatened “fire and fury” against North Korea, the rogue state said it had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb, the country's sixth nuclear test and the most powerful so far, creating a magnitude 6.3 tremor felt ...
How does the world deal with a new nuclear power?The Sydney Morning Herald
The US Has To Accept North Korea As A Nuclear PowerHuffPost
Timeline: North Korea's quest to become a nuclear powerFRANCE 24
Nikkei Asian Review
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PILGRIM NUCLEAR POWER STATION: 2 cybersecurity violations found at Pilgrim - Wicked Local Plymouth

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 01:10

Wicked Local Plymouth

PILGRIM NUCLEAR POWER STATION: 2 cybersecurity violations found at Pilgrim
Wicked Local Plymouth
PLYMOUTH — Federal regulators found two violations related to cybersecurity at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station during an inspection last month. And although details are scarce, in both instances staff performance at the plant, which is owned and ...

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Hurricane Irma poses toughest test for US nuclear industry since Fukushima - Reuters

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 23:19

Reuters

Hurricane Irma poses toughest test for US nuclear industry since Fukushima
Reuters
(Reuters) - Hurricane Irma will pose the toughest test yet for U.S. nuclear power plants since reactors strengthened their defenses against natural disasters following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan in 2011. Irma was on course to hit ...
Hurricane Irma: Florida's power plants to face biggest test of nuclear facilities since FukushimaGlobalnews.ca

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PILGRIM NUCLEAR POWER STATION: 2 cybersecurity violations found at Pilgrim - Wicked Local Carver

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 22:54

Wicked Local Carver

PILGRIM NUCLEAR POWER STATION: 2 cybersecurity violations found at Pilgrim
Wicked Local Carver
PLYMOUTH — Federal regulators found two violations related to cybersecurity at Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station during an inspection last month. And although details are scarce, in both instances staff performance at the plant, which is owned and ...

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Florida nuclear plants could take a direct hit from Hurricane Irma. Plant owners say they are ready. - Washington Post

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 19:57

Washington Post

Florida nuclear plants could take a direct hit from Hurricane Irma. Plant owners say they are ready.
Washington Post
Like other U.S. nuclear reactors, the Florida reactors have been required to improve and reexamine their disaster preparedness after an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 devastated the northeast coast of Japan, knocking out essential electrical ...
Florida nuclear plants to shut ahead of Hurricane IrmaCNBC
2 Florida nuclear plants are shutting downAtlanta Journal Constitution
Florida Power & Light Shuttering Its 2 Nuclear Power Plants Ahead Of Hurricane Irma LandfallCleanTechnica
Daily Mail -Reuters -Miami Herald
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Florida Power & Light Shuttering Its 2 Nuclear Power Plants Ahead Of Hurricane Irma Landfall - CleanTechnica

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 19:43

CleanTechnica

Florida Power & Light Shuttering Its 2 Nuclear Power Plants Ahead Of Hurricane Irma Landfall
CleanTechnica
The two nuclear facilities in question — the Turkey Point plant and the St Lucie plant — together provide enough electricity to power around 1.9 million regional homes (electricity use in Florida is quite high, owing to air conditioning). Both of the ...
Hurricane Irma Could Damage Nuclear Power Plants In South FloridaInternational Business Times
FPL | Clean Energy | St. Lucie Nuclear PlantFPL.com
FPL | Clean Energy | Turkey Point 6 & 7FPL.com

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How does the world deal with a new nuclear power? - The Sydney Morning Herald

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 14:15

How does the world deal with a new nuclear power?
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's last redoubt was a ditch by a drainpipe. According to the most reliable accounts he was tormented with a bayonet before he was shot dead. Later they put his body on display in an industrial freezer. The Iraqi ...

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Does Japan Want to Be a Nuclear Power? - The National Interest Online (blog)

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 14:04

The National Interest Online (blog)

Does Japan Want to Be a Nuclear Power?
The National Interest Online (blog)
“Does Trump want a nuclear Japan?” reads the headline on a recent op-ed in The Wall Street Journal. The article, authored by noted academic Walter Russell Mead, argues that an “American retreat from the Pacific” – caused by a vacillating Trump ...

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