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American Women Step Up as Nuclear Energy Advocates - Voice of America

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 15:24

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American Women Step Up as Nuclear Energy Advocates
Voice of America
Kristin Zaitz is confident that her nuclear power plant is safe. Zaitz, an engineering manager, was at Diablo Canyon Power Plant during both her pregnancies and has scuba dived to inspect the plant, which hugs the California coast. Zaitz wears a ...

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IAEA seeks to expand nuclear training model - World Nuclear News

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 14:09

IAEA seeks to expand nuclear training model
World Nuclear News
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said yesterday that, by the end of this year, it will have held Nuclear Power Human Resources Planning (NPHR) workshops for Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Jordan, Morocco, Sudan, Macedonia and ...

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Doubts cast over Taiwan's plans for nuclear-free future following blackout - TODAYonline

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 12:15

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Doubts cast over Taiwan's plans for nuclear-free future following blackout
TODAYonline
Ms Tsai has promised a nuclear-free Taiwan by 2025 – using green or renewable energy like wind, solar and water, as well as gas and coal – to replace the energy now generated by the island's three nuclear power plants. She has also promised not to ...

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IAEA Team Reviews Korea's Earthquake Preparedness - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 19:19

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IAEA Team Reviews Korea's Earthquake Preparedness
Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
The IAEA sent the team of international experts, including two IAEA staff members and experts from the United States, Argentina and Switzerland, to a five-day SEED mission to review seismic preparedness for the Wolsong Nuclear Power Plant and the Shin ...

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US Energy Department Study Calls for Boost to Coal and Nuclear Power - Scientific American

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 16:49

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US Energy Department Study Calls for Boost to Coal and Nuclear Power
Scientific American
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Energy Department report calls for incentives to boost coal-fired and nuclear power plants following a slew of closures that it said undermined reliable sources of electricity. The findings of the study, released late on ...
Coal, Nuclear Power Would Benefit From Energy Department's Power Grid StudyNPR
Energy Department's recommendations would bolster coal, nuclear power plantsChicago Tribune
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Coal, nuclear power get boost in Energy Department power grid study - Seeking Alpha

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 16:21

Coal, nuclear power get boost in Energy Department power grid study
Seeking Alpha
The report says cheap and abundant natural has been the primary factor behind the closure of coal and nuclear plants in recent years, with environmental regulations and subsidies for renewable energy sources only secondary factors. The report's main ...

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IAEA Assisting Member States in Nuclear Power Human Resources Planning - International Atomic Energy Agency

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 15:13

IAEA Assisting Member States in Nuclear Power Human Resources Planning
International Atomic Energy Agency
Many Member States continue to consider nuclear power as a proven, clean and economical energy source that can improve energy supply security. Currently, 28 Member States are considering, planning or starting nuclear power programmes, but have not ...

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Belarusian nuclear power plant to be protected against drones - Belarus News (BelTA)

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 14:10

Belarusian nuclear power plant to be protected against drones
Belarus News (BelTA)
MINSK, 24 August (BelTA) – The Belarusian nuclear power plant will be protected against drones, BelTA learned from Belarusian Deputy Energy Minister Mikhail Mikhadyuk after the media tour, which focused on Belarus-Russia interaction in nuclear energy, ...

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EUROPE POWER-Expected fall in wind, nuclear output lifts spot power - Reuters

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 11:05

EUROPE POWER-Expected fall in wind, nuclear output lifts spot power
Reuters
PARIS, Aug 24 (Reuters) - European spot electricity prices for day-ahead delivery rose on Thursday, buoyed by a forecast for a fall in German wind power supply and tight nuclear availability in France. * The benchmark German baseload contract for ...

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Coal, Nuclear Power Would Benefit From Energy Department's Power Grid Study - NPR

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 09:02

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Coal, Nuclear Power Would Benefit From Energy Department's Power Grid Study
NPR
Energy Secretary Rick Perry at a news conference last month in Washington, D.C. The Energy Department said Wednesday that the government should make it easier and cheaper to operate power plants, including coal and nuclear plants, to strengthen the ...
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Energy Department's recommendations would bolster coal, nuclear power plants - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 03:24

Chicago Tribune

Energy Department's recommendations would bolster coal, nuclear power plants
Chicago Tribune
The Brayton Point Power Station, one of New England's last coal-fired power plants, appears on a cloudy day, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Somerset, Mass. The plant, which had been generating electricity since the 1960s along Mount Hope Bay, shut down ...
Energy Dept. report aims to boost coal, nuclear powerThe Hill
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Energy Department's recommendations would bolster coal, nuclear power plants - Washington Post

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 02:01

Washington Post

Energy Department's recommendations would bolster coal, nuclear power plants
Washington Post
A much-anticipated Energy Department report on the electricity grid made recommendations for regulatory changes that would bolster coal and nuclear power plants. The changes, if adopted, would alter the way prices are determined in electricity markets, ...
Grid study: Natural gas the leading cause for decline of coal, not renewablesWashington Examiner
Energy Dept: Government should ease rules on power plantsThe Republic
US Energy Department study says more coal, nuclear needed to secure gridReuters UK

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Energy Dept. report aims to boost coal, nuclear power - The Hill

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 01:59

The Hill

Energy Dept. report aims to boost coal, nuclear power
The Hill
A new federal study into the changing electricity sector mostly affirms the market-driven decline of coal and nuclear power while providing a series of policy recommendations to boost the two fuels. The highly anticipated Department of Energy (DOE ...

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Global Solar Capacity to Rival Nuclear Power by End of 2017 - Financial Tribune

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 19:31

Financial Tribune

Global Solar Capacity to Rival Nuclear Power by End of 2017
Financial Tribune
E ven a downtick in photovoltaic solar investment this year will not stop the sector from growing to an estimated global installed capacity of 390 gigawatts by the end of 2017. At that point, “solar power capacity will rival nuclear. By 2022, it could ...

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WANO to inspect Belarusian nuclear power plant in 2018 - Belarus News (BelTA)

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 16:33

WANO to inspect Belarusian nuclear power plant in 2018
Belarus News (BelTA)
OSTROVETS, 23 August (BelTA) – The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) will carry out a peer review of the Belarusian nuclear power plant in 2018, BelTA learned from Belarusian Deputy Energy Minister Mikhail Mikhadyuk on 23 August.

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EUROPE POWER-Curve gains on concerns over French nuclear review - Reuters

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 16:02

EUROPE POWER-Curve gains on concerns over French nuclear review
Reuters
PARIS, Aug 23 (Reuters) - European forward electricity prices rose on Wednesday in response to persistent concerns about French nuclear power supply during the winter after nuclear regulator ASN asked EDF to review some components of its nuclear ...
EUROPE POWER-Spot mixed as increased wind generation weighs in GermanyReuters UK

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L3 MAPPS to upgrade simulator at DTE Energy's Fermi 2 nuclear power plant - Power Technology

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 13:43

Power Technology

L3 MAPPS to upgrade simulator at DTE Energy's Fermi 2 nuclear power plant
Power Technology
Canada-based L3 MAPPS has been selected by technology company ABB to revamp a simulator installed on DTE Energy's Fermi 2 nuclear power plant in Newport, US. The boiling water reactor (BWR) facility produces 1.1 million kilowatts of electricity, which ...

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Lithuania's every question about Belarusian nuclear power plant answered - Belarus News (BelTA)

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 10:53

Belarus News (BelTA)

Lithuania's every question about Belarusian nuclear power plant answered
Belarus News (BelTA)
OSTROVETS, 23 August (BelTA) - Belarus has provided the answers to all questions from Lithuania regarding the nuclear power plant in Ostrovets, but this topic is being politicized by Lithuania, Belarus' Deputy Energy Minister Mikhail Mikhadyuk told the ...
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