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Notices may threaten operation of Bohunice nuclear power plant - The Slovak Spectator

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:24

The Slovak Spectator

Notices may threaten operation of Bohunice nuclear power plant
The Slovak Spectator
Dissatisfied experts working for the (NPP) V2 nuclear power plant in Jaslovské Bohunice (Trnava Region) handed in mass termination notices in late October, after the plant owner, Slovenske Elektrarne (SE) power utility, failed to agree on a 30-percent ...

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Environmental activists to appeal enviro authorisation for proposed new nuclear power station - Creamer Media's Engineering News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:18

Environmental activists to appeal enviro authorisation for proposed new nuclear power station
Creamer Media's Engineering News
“We believe the environmental-impact assessment's (EIA's) failure to properly assess the impacts of the proposed nuclear power station creates a real risk. If this project goes ahead, it will infringe the environmental rights of both present and future ...
Eco warriors tackle proposed nuclear power stationBizcommunity.com

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World news - Telegraph.co.uk

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:07

Telegraph.co.uk

World news
Telegraph.co.uk
China's first nuclear reactor using Hualong One technology, a domestically developed third-generation reactor design, completed all its tests in the south-western Chinese province of Sichuan. Jointly designed by two nuclear power giants, China General ...

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Eco warriors tackle proposed nuclear power station - Bizcommunity.com

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:42

Eco warriors tackle proposed nuclear power station
Bizcommunity.com
The environmental authorisation to construct and operate a new nuclear power station in Duynefontein, just north of Koeberg in Cape Town, has been challenged by the big three eco groups on the grounds it poses a real risk to present and future ...

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Does Nuclear Power Have a Robust Future in the US? - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 03:05

Wall Street Journal

Does Nuclear Power Have a Robust Future in the US?
Wall Street Journal
Here's one sign that nuclear energy has been struggling: Operators shut down six reactors in recent years before their licenses expired, and announced plans for several other early closings, according to the Energy Department. Reasons given include ...

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Russia, Japan, China to Help Turkey Fulfill Its Nuclear Power Ambitions - The Jamestown Foundation

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 03:04

The Jamestown Foundation

Russia, Japan, China to Help Turkey Fulfill Its Nuclear Power Ambitions
The Jamestown Foundation
Turkey's interest in nuclear energy dates back to the 1960s, when the government first conducted a feasibility study to build a 300–400 megawatt (MW) nuclear power plant (NPP) (Iaea.org, accessed November 10). And in recent years, actual progress on ...
Russia's Rosatom to Start Turkish Akkuyu NPP Project Implementation ShortlyNovinite.com

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Russia says to help PH build nuclear power infrastructure - ABS-CBN News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 00:22

ABS-CBN News

Russia says to help PH build nuclear power infrastructure
ABS-CBN News
File Photo: The Bataan Nuclear Power Plant in Bagac is surrounded by wide roads and an elevated landscape to mitigate nuclear accidents. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News. MANILA - Russia's state nuclear corporation, Rosatom, said Tuesday it would ...

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Trump's unlimited nuclear power poses security risk - The Boston Globe

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 21:36

The Boston Globe

Trump's unlimited nuclear power poses security risk
The Boston Globe
In the United States, the rules governing the use of nuclear weapons are shockingly free from the basic checks and balances that govern nearly every other aspect of our democratic society. With an unstable president and simmering world conflicts, there ...
The Finger on the ButtonSlate Magazine

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Can nuclear power save Australia? - 4BC

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 21:33

4BC

Can nuclear power save Australia?
4BC
“We would then have to set up a regulatory mechanism that could take four or five years, and then we'd have to build a nuclear power station which might take another five years, so we might be looking a decade or more into the future before this could ...

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Dominion Energy to Relicense North Anna Nuclear - Power Engineering Magazine

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 20:29

Richmond.com

Dominion Energy to Relicense North Anna Nuclear
Power Engineering Magazine
Dominion Energy Virginia has notified the Nuclear Regulatory Commission it intends to relicense the North Anna Power Station in Louisa County for an additional 20 years. The official license renewal application will be filed in 2020. Dominion ...
Dominion seeking to renew nuclear licenses in Louisa CountyRichmond.com

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Trump officials defend fossil fuels, nuclear power at UN climate conference - The Hill

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 19:37

The Hill

Trump officials defend fossil fuels, nuclear power at UN climate conference
The Hill
The White House and energy industry officials on Monday defended the Trump administration's support for fossil fuels and nuclear power at a United Nations (U.N.) climate change conference. A group of officials, led by Trump's chief energy and ...
'Anti-nuclear' Germany is Europe's biggest GHG emitterWorld Nuclear News
Climate activists disrupt White House coal presentation in BonnPolitico
Activists singing 'God Bless the USA' interrupt US coal-focused event at climate conferenceWashington Post
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EDF shares drop on falling demand and nuclear outages - Financial Times

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 15:58

Financial Times

EDF shares drop on falling demand and nuclear outages
Financial Times
EDF, which is in charge of the controversial new nuclear power development at Hinkley Point in the UK, blamed lower electricity consumption in France, lower availability of some of its nuclear reactors in France and the risk that it might sell less ...
EDF scraps cash flow goal on nuclear outages, shares slumpReuters India

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India Should Halt Further Expansion of its Nuclear Power Program - NewsClick

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:31

NewsClick

India Should Halt Further Expansion of its Nuclear Power Program
NewsClick
An overall evaluation of the status of the Indian civilian nuclear power sector, and the government's uncertain future plans, do cause a great deal of concern for the welfare of the country and the safety of our people. Therefore, it is best to freeze ...

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Nordic nuclear power plant outages - Times of India

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:30

Nordic nuclear power plant outages
Times of India
(Adds Loviisa-1 under reactors to go out of service, removes completed outages) Nov 13 (Reuters) - Nordic countries have 12 nuclear reactors in operation, eight in Sweden and four in Finland, with a combined capacity of around 11.5 gigawatts (GW).

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South African President's Last Ditch Effort to Ram Through a Nuclear Power Deal - AllAfrica.com

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:40

South African President's Last Ditch Effort to Ram Through a Nuclear Power Deal
AllAfrica.com
His recent dramatic push to fasttrack an expensive and highly controversial nuclear power station build is therefore very much out of character. But Zuma's advocacy of the nuclear build needs to be understood in terms of another hallmark of his ...

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Nuclear Power in Spain Industry 2017 Production, Segmentation, Consumption and Forecast to 2030 - Industry Today (press release)

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 08:39

Nuclear Power in Spain Industry 2017 Production, Segmentation, Consumption and Forecast to 2030
Industry Today (press release)
"Nuclear Power in Spain, Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2017 - Capacity, Generation, Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles", is the latest report from the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and ...

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Trump Wants To Revitalize Rural America, Could This Nuclear Power Plant Be The 'Shot In the Arm' It Needs? - BOE Report (press release)

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 16:24

The Augusta Chronicle

Trump Wants To Revitalize Rural America, Could This Nuclear Power Plant Be The 'Shot In the Arm' It Needs?
BOE Report (press release)
HOLLYWOOD, Ala. — Two massive cooling towers sit like concrete giants in the middle of rural Alabama, standing out amid the hilly countryside. Each is built 500 feet tall rebar-reinforced concrete. Despite their size, you don't realize how big the ...
Column: Stop rewarding failure: Protect consumers, not profitsThe Augusta Chronicle

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The moment that helps explain how South Carolina lost its $9 billion nuclear power bet - Charleston Post Courier

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 13:06

Charleston Post Courier

The moment that helps explain how South Carolina lost its $9 billion nuclear power bet
Charleston Post Courier
The power companies behind South Carolina's failed nuclear construction project piled billions of dollars' worth of risk onto their lead contractor, Westinghouse, even as concerns were raised about whether it could handle the costs. Westinghouse filed ...

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Nuclear Power's Existential Crisis - New Matilda

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 21:26

New Matilda

Nuclear Power's Existential Crisis
New Matilda
This year has been catastrophic for nuclear power, and just when it seemed the situation couldn't get any worse for the industry, it did. There are clear signs of a nuclear slow-down in China, the only country with a large nuclear new-build program.
Jim Conca: America's nuclear dominance on the edgeTri-City Herald (blog)

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At climate conference, Democrats' shifting tones on nuclear power - Axios

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 16:18

Axios

At climate conference, Democrats' shifting tones on nuclear power
Axios
Why it matters: Nuclear power, which provides about 60% of America's carbon-free electricity, is facing a series of economic challenges, along with persistent worries about safety and how to store its radioactive waste. Nonetheless, the United Nations ...

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