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LNP convention to debate introduction of nuclear power plants to Queensland - Courier Mail

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 14:25

Courier Mail

LNP convention to debate introduction of nuclear power plants to Queensland
Courier Mail
A 2007 study by the left wing Australia Institute identified 17 suitable sites for nuclear power plants including six in Queensland – Townsville, Mackay, Rockhampton, Bundaberg, the Sunshine Coast and Bribie Island. That study chose locations using key ...

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1st batch of fuel rods for 4th Nuclear Power Plant likely has been transported out of Taiwan - Taiwan News

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 13:22

Taiwan News

1st batch of fuel rods for 4th Nuclear Power Plant likely has been transported out of Taiwan
Taiwan News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A first batch of unused fuel rods purchased for the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant has likely been transported out of Taiwan on Wednesday morning, but authorities have refused to confirm, according to a CNA report. The report said ...
Taipower allegedly starts shipping nuclear fuel rods back to USFocus Taiwan News Channel

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Trump order on coal, nuclear power could force Nebraska, Iowa utilities to raise rates - Omaha World-Herald

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 13:07

Trump order on coal, nuclear power could force Nebraska, Iowa utilities to raise rates
Omaha World-Herald
OPPD is in the process of shuttering Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station and has transitioned three of the five units of its former coal plant in north Omaha to natural gas. It just contracted to buy 20 years of solar power from a new private solar ...

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High court rejects suspension order against Oi nuclear power plant - The Japan Times

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 10:22

The Mainichi

High court rejects suspension order against Oi nuclear power plant
The Japan Times
It follows the Fukui District Court ruling in May 2014 against their restart, the first such ruling over nuclear power plants since the Fukushima nuclear crisis in March 2011. It is the first high court ruling given among a slew of lawsuits filed by ...
Court rejects suspension of Oi nuclear power plantThe Mainichi
Court rejects suspension of Oi nuclear power plant in central JapanKyodo News Plus

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Russia to build new nuclear power units in China - RT

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 09:31

RT

Russia to build new nuclear power units in China
RT
Moscow and Beijing may sign agreements to build two more nuclear power units in China, according to Russia's state nuclear power corporation Rosatom. “We've signed new intergovernmental accords with our Chinese partners for construction of the sixth ...

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Comprehensive risk and safety assessments completed for planned Belarus nuclear power - Compelo

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 08:59

Compelo

Comprehensive risk and safety assessments completed for planned Belarus nuclear power
Compelo
This peer review was conducted by a team of 17 experts from EU and non EU Member States including representatives from countries that use nuclear power as well as from those that do not. The team included also 2 representatives from the Commission ...
EU investigators approved the Belarusian under-construction nuclear power plantpublics.bg
Review of Belarus nuclear power plantEuropean Interest
ENSREG endorses Peer Review Report of the EU Stress Test in BelarusBelarus News (BelTA)

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Court rejects suspension of Oi nuclear power plant - The Mainichi

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 06:45

The Mainichi

Court rejects suspension of Oi nuclear power plant
The Mainichi
3 and 4 reactors of Kansai Electric Power Co.'s Oi plant came after the Fukui District Court ruled in May 2014 against their restart in the first such ruling over Japanese nuclear power plants since the Fukushima nuclear crisis in March 2011. The ...
Court rejects suspension of Oi nuclear power plant in central JapanKyodo News Plus
High court rejects suspension order against Oi nuclear power plantThe Japan Times

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Court rejects suspension of Oi nuclear power plant in central Japan - Kyodo News Plus

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 06:32

Kyodo News Plus

Court rejects suspension of Oi nuclear power plant in central Japan
Kyodo News Plus
A Japanese high court on Wednesday ruled two nuclear reactors at a central Japan plant should not suspend operation, overturning a lower court ruling in favor of local residents who claim the plant is vulnerable to major earthquakes and other disasters.
Japan pledges to boost renewable energy while not abandoning nuclear powerFirstpost
Japan's New Energy Plan Commits to Renewables—And Nuclear and Coal, TooPOWER magazine
Nuclear reactor restarts likely as Cabinet OKs new energy planAsahi Shimbun

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First reactor at No. 2 nuclear power plant malfunctions - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 06:00

Focus Taiwan News Channel

First reactor at No. 2 nuclear power plant malfunctions
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, July 4 (CNA) The first reactor at the No.2 nuclear power plant in New Taipei's Wanli District developed a mechanical failure Tuesday, with the alarm on its process radiation monitor (PRM)-19 sounding for 13 minutes, according to the Atomic ...

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Support For Coal And Nuclear Power Could Harm Natural Gas - OilPrice.com

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 21:12

Support For Coal And Nuclear Power Could Harm Natural Gas
OilPrice.com
Competition from low-cost natural gas-fired electricity and lower wholesale electricity prices forced nuclear power plant operators to announce in recent years the early retirement of several nuclear plants, due to the fact that they are no longer ...

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Watch this UAV crash into a French nuclear power station - DefenseNews.com

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 18:16

DefenseNews.com

Watch this UAV crash into a French nuclear power station
DefenseNews.com
PARIS ― Greenpeace flew July 3 a light drone decked out in Superman gear, crashing the UAV into a nuclear power station near Lyon, central France, in a bid to show the atomic installation's vulnerability. “The flight and crash of this drone showed how ...
Greenpeace intentionally crashes drone into French nuclear power plant to reveal security vulnerabilityABC News
Watch: Greenpeace Crashes Superman Drone Into Nuclear Power Plant to Expose Facility's DangersCommon Dreams
'Superman' crashes into French nuclear power plantGulf Times
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Lake County commissioner voices optimism on Perry Nuclear Power Plant's future - News-Herald.com

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 17:08

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Lake County commissioner voices optimism on Perry Nuclear Power Plant's future
News-Herald.com
Recently, Cirino spoke to a group with a keen interest in the future of the Perry Nuclear Power Plant — a gathering of Perry area elected officials and residents. Cirino gave an update on efforts to save the plant during a June 27 community meeting ...

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Lake County commissioner voices optimism on Perry Nuclear Power Plant's future - News-Herald.com

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 17:08

Lake County commissioner voices optimism on Perry Nuclear Power Plant's future
News-Herald.com
Recently, Cirino spoke to a group with a keen interest in the future of the Perry Nuclear Power Plant — a gathering of Perry area elected officials and residents. Cirino gave an update on efforts to save the plant during a June 27 community meeting ...

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Greenpeace intentionally crashes drone into French nuclear power plant to reveal security vulnerability - ABC News

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 17:01

ABC News

Greenpeace intentionally crashes drone into French nuclear power plant to reveal security vulnerability
ABC News
Greenpeace France crashed a drone designed to look like Superman into a French nuclear plant this morning to demonstrate its vulnerability. The environmental organization published a video on its Twitter page showing a Superman-shaped drone flying ...
Watch: Greenpeace Crashes Superman Drone Into Nuclear Power Plant to Expose Facility's DangersCommon Dreams
Drone in Superman garb crashes into French nuclear plantWashington Post
Greenpeace activists crash Superman-shaped drone into French nuclear plantFox News
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Watch: Greenpeace Crashes Superman Drone Into Nuclear Power Plant to Expose Facility's Dangers - Common Dreams

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 16:52

Common Dreams

Watch: Greenpeace Crashes Superman Drone Into Nuclear Power Plant to Expose Facility's Dangers
Common Dreams
France derives about 75 percent of its electricity from 19 state-controlled plants, according to the World Nuclear Association. Activists worldwide have repeatedly sought to draw attention to the dangers of this type of power generation—but ...
Greenpeace 'crash' superman drone into French nuclear facility to show security flawsABC News
Greenpeace drone, toy plane crash into French nuclear plantmySanAntonio.com
Greenpeace slams Superman-shaped drone into nuclear plantNew York Post
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As levies loom, US-China nuclear plant supplies first electricity - Power Technology

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 16:03

Power Technology

As levies loom, US-China nuclear plant supplies first electricity
Power Technology
The Sanmen nuclear power plant has delivered electricity to the Chinese grid, representing the first fruits of an $8bn US-Chinese technology transfer agreement. This comes at a time when a looming trade war could potentially derail future cooperation ...

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The vanishing nuclear industry - Science Daily

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 15:45

The vanishing nuclear industry
Science Daily
Could nuclear power make a significant contribution to decarbonizing the U.S. energy system over the next three or four decades? That is the question asked by four current and former researchers from Carnegie Mellon University's Department of ...

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New Jersey's Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant Closing in September - Power Engineering Magazine

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 14:15

Power Engineering Magazine

New Jersey's Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant Closing in September
Power Engineering Magazine
America's oldest nuclear power plant will shut down on Sept. 17, but the Oyster Creek plant near the New Jersey shore will stay right where it is for the next 60 years. Officials with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission held a briefing Monday on ...
NRC: Oyster Creek nuclear plant to close early but remain until 2075Asbury Park Press
Oldest US nuke plant, near Jersey shore, closing Sept. 17Philly.com

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Planned Belarusian Nuclear Plant Passes 'Stress Test,' Neighboring Lithuania Still Worried - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 13:57

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Planned Belarusian Nuclear Plant Passes 'Stress Test,' Neighboring Lithuania Still Worried
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
BRUSSELS -- The planned Belarusian nuclear power plant at Astravets has "generally met the requirements" of a European Union "stress test" designed to avert repeats of the Fukushima disaster, while the controversial issue of the site -- less than 50 ...

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