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Report: Losing FirstEnergy's Nuclear Fleet Would Wipe Out Two Decades of Solar and Wind Progress - Greentech Media

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 14:04

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Report: Losing FirstEnergy's Nuclear Fleet Would Wipe Out Two Decades of Solar and Wind Progress
Greentech Media
FirstEnergy's plans to shut down nuclear power plants has focused the attention of clean energy boosters on environmental impacts. FirstEnergy's three nuclear plants under threat generate more zero-carbon power than all of the mid-Atlantic region's ...
EPSA rails against FirstEnergy emergency request, New Jersey nuke subsidiesUtility Dive

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France's nuclear plans under pressure - Petroleum Economist

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:14

France's nuclear plans under pressure
Petroleum Economist
But the European Union still depends on nuclear power for more than a quarter of its electricity needs. Across the bloc, there are 127 operational reactors; France has the most, with a total of 58; and there are seven in Belgium. Proponents say in the ...

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France's nuclear plans under pressure - Petroleum Economist

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:14

France's nuclear plans under pressure
Petroleum Economist
But the European Union still depends on nuclear power for more than a quarter of its electricity needs. Across the bloc, there are 127 operational reactors; France has the most, with a total of 58; and there are seven in Belgium. Proponents say in the ...

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Perry Nuclear Power Plant important to Lake County's economy | Opinion - News-Herald.com

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 04:24

Perry Nuclear Power Plant important to Lake County's economy | Opinion
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The Perry Nuclear Power Plant in North Perry Village has been the subject of many news reports and an active topic on social media. Of course, there are many different opinions on what, if any, actions should be taken. Many of these opinions are not ...

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Unity man enjoyed his job as an nuclear power plant inspector - Tribune-Review

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 03:00

Unity man enjoyed his job as an nuclear power plant inspector
Tribune-Review
Robert L. “Gunny” Gunther of Unity loved his work as an inspector of nuclear power plants during scheduled outages, and his job took him across many states, from Florida to Connecticut. “He was everywhere. He absolutely loved it. He was working up ...

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China said in talks to build small nuclear reactors for Iran - The Times of Israel

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 01:46

The Times of Israel

China said in talks to build small nuclear reactors for Iran
The Times of Israel
Press reports in the past have said that Tehran wants to develop nuclear-powered ships and/or submarines. This has created concern in the past because of the possibility that Iran might use highly enriched uranium, forbidden under the nuclear deal, to ...
Why Israel Needs to Escalate Its Threats Against Iran – Right NowHaaretz

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Solving power problems is a piece of yellowcake - The Australian

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 14:20

Solving power problems is a piece of yellowcake
The Australian
“Initial set-up costs can be high, but once a nuclear power station is online running costs are low, and the initial set-up costs can be spread over a power plant's lifespan — nuclear power plants can produce energy for 50 to 70 years,” it says. “The ...

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Perry seems in favor of emergency order to bail out coal, nuclear plants - Ars Technica

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 14:04

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Perry seems in favor of emergency order to bail out coal, nuclear plants
Ars Technica
At a hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday, Energy Secretary Rick Perry expressed his willingness to help coal and nuclear plants out with an emergency order similar to one requested by energy firm FirstEnergy earlier this month. Two weeks ago ...

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Russia moves to ban all trade with US nuclear power companies - Platts

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 19:58

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Russia moves to ban all trade with US nuclear power companies
Platts
A draft bill submitted Friday to the State Duma, the lower house of the Russia parliament, would ban all trade between state-owned nuclear company Rosatom and US nuclear power companies. The bill was submitted jointly by all State Duma fractions and ...
Rosatom intends to build a nuclear power plant in UzbekistanConstruction.RU
Global Nuclear Power Plant and Equipment Market-Alstom SA,Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co, Hitachi-GE Nuclear ...Business Services

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Lithuania dismantling power transmission lines to prevent Belarusian nuclear power from entering the EU - JAMnews (blog)

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 19:50

JAMnews (blog)

Lithuania dismantling power transmission lines to prevent Belarusian nuclear power from entering the EU
JAMnews (blog)
By dismantling the power lines, Lithuania hopes to prevent the export of electricity from the Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant (BelNPP) to EU countries. Furthermore, Lithuania is engaged in talks with the EU to ensure equal competitive conditions for EU ...

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New Jersey passes $300 million nuclear power subsidy - Electric Light & Power

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 17:21

Electric Light & Power

New Jersey passes $300 million nuclear power subsidy
Electric Light & Power
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Democrat-led Legislature on Thursday passed a $300-million-a-year financial bailout for the state's nuclear industry, one that could raise the bills of utility ratepayers by $41 a year if approved by Gov. Phil Murphy ...
New Jersey passes wide-ranging energy legislation on solar, batteries and nuclear powerpv magazine USA
New Jersey Passes Nuclear Subsidies, Boosts Renewables Target to 50%Greentech Media

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New Jersey lawmakers approve zero emission certificates for nuclear power plants - JURIST

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 16:01

JURIST

New Jersey lawmakers approve zero emission certificates for nuclear power plants
JURIST
[JURIST] The New Jersey Senate and Assembly [official website] on Thursday approved a bill [S 2313, PDF] granting zero emission certificates (ZECs) to nuclear power plants in New Jersey. The bill states that the nuclear power plants in New Jersey are ...

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States Are Breathing New Air Into Nuclear Energy To Preserve Jobs And Environment - Forbes

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 15:06

Forbes

States Are Breathing New Air Into Nuclear Energy To Preserve Jobs And Environment
Forbes
Nuclear is a workhorse,” Maria Korsnick, chief executive of the Nuclear Energy Institute, told Wall Street financial analyst yesterday. “Getting that volume without any impact to the environment needs to be recognized and acknowledged.” And that is ...

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New Jersey passes wide-ranging energy legislation on solar, batteries and nuclear power - pv magazine USA

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 14:00

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New Jersey passes wide-ranging energy legislation on solar, batteries and nuclear power
pv magazine USA
S 2313 requires regulators to establish a “zero emissions credit” (ZEC) program to provide financial support to the state's aging fleet of nuclear power plants. This is similar to programs that have passed in Illinois and New York State, often in ...
New Jersey passes $300 million nuclear power subsidyElectric Light & Power
New Jersey Passes Nuclear Subsidies, Boosts Renewables Target to 50%Greentech Media

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Diablo Canyon's dismantling - San Francisco Chronicle

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 13:02

San Francisco Chronicle

Diablo Canyon's dismantling
San Francisco Chronicle
PG&E took this approach at its Humboldt Bay Power Plant near Eureka. The plant's sole reactor shut down for seismic upgrades in 1976. The utility decided six years later to scrap it for good, while keeping in operation two fossil-fuel generators at the ...

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Russia discusses prospects for building nuclear power plants with Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan - AzerNews

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 11:33

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Russia discusses prospects for building nuclear power plants with Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan
AzerNews
Russia's state nuclear corporation Rosatom is discussing with Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan the possibility of building nuclear power plants in these countries, head of Rosatom Alexei Likhachev said at a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry ...

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New Jersey Legislature Backs Nuclear Subsidies - POWER magazine

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 11:15

POWER magazine

New Jersey Legislature Backs Nuclear Subsidies
POWER magazine
Nearly 40% of all power generated in New Jersey comes from its three nuclear power plants: the 2.3-GW Salem and 1.2-GW Hope Creek nuclear generating stations, which are owned by PSEG; and the 636-MW Oyster Creek plant, owned by Exelon Generation ...

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Wales round-up: Sea bird concerns delay Anglesey nuclear power plant DCO; Baglan Bay prison dispute - The Planner

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 10:27

Wales round-up: Sea bird concerns delay Anglesey nuclear power plant DCO; Baglan Bay prison dispute
The Planner
Wales round-up: Sea bird concerns delay Anglesey nuclear power plant DCO; Baglan Bay prison dispute. Words: Roger Milne. A round-up of planning news in Wales: 7 April-13 April, 2018. Sea bird concerns delay Anglesey nuclear power plant DCO. Horizon ...

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C-10 can intervene in Seabrook nuclear power plant case - The Daily News of Newburyport

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 10:04

The Daily News of Newburyport

C-10 can intervene in Seabrook nuclear power plant case
The Daily News of Newburyport
SEABROOK — Local nonprofit C-10's right to intervene in a hearing on concrete degradation at the Seabrook nuclear power plant has been upheld by the presidentially appointed panel that oversees the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. C-10 was formed to ...
Class 1E Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation Cables Market Report Focusing Drivers, Trends and Market Share ...The Financial Analyst
Nuclear Power Plant Equipment Market to Record Study Growth by 2024Investor Opinion

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