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Peach Bottom nuclear power plant announces test of emergency warning sirens Dec. 6 - FOX43.com

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 15:32

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Peach Bottom nuclear power plant announces test of emergency warning sirens Dec. 6
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DELTA, PA — Exelon Generation will conduct its semi-annual, full-volume test of the emergency warning sirens surrounding Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station at 1 p.m. on Dec. 6, the plant announced. This is one of two semi-annual tests scheduled for ...

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Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:57

Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers
Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
Clean up work at the Hanford Site in Washington State – production base for weapons-bound plutonium in previous years – has reached a milestone with completion of radioactive sludge removal from the first of 12 storage tank farms on site, officials are ...

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Russia extends advanced nuclear power technology in Bangladesh, India - Economic Times

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:44

Economic Times

Russia extends advanced nuclear power technology in Bangladesh, India
Economic Times
For example, passive heat removal system (PHRS) ensures a long-term heat removal from the reactor core section if all other power supply sources fail. A core melt localization device (CMLD) or a "core catcher" is designed to localize and cool the ...
Bangladesh Starts Constructing its First Nuclear Power PlantInternational Atomic Energy Agency
PM opens Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant construction workDhaka Tribune
Main construction on Rooppur nuclear power plant beginsbdnews24.com
NDTV -Power Technology
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IAEA Mission Sees Safety Commitment at Russia's Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant, Areas for Improvement - International Atomic Energy Agency

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 09:40

IAEA Mission Sees Safety Commitment at Russia's Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant, Areas for Improvement
International Atomic Energy Agency
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of the Russian Federation's Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) has demonstrated a commitment to safety and is taking many improvement initiatives. The team also identified ...

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PM opens Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant construction work - Dhaka Tribune

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 08:16

Dhaka Tribune

PM opens Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant construction work
Dhaka Tribune
The Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) and Russian company, JSC Atomstroyexport, signed a general contract for construction of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) on December 25 in 2015. BAEC Chairman Md Monirul Islam and Vice President of ...
Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant Phase 2Power Technology
Main construction on Rooppur nuclear power plant beginsbdnews24.com
Bangladesh hails Russia's assistance in building its first nuclear power plantTASS
Xinhua -RT
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People near nuclear power station 'better off staying' than moving to Bristol if disaster strikes - Bristol Post

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 07:01

Bristol Post

People near nuclear power station 'better off staying' than moving to Bristol if disaster strikes
Bristol Post
Residents living near the Hinkley Point nuclear power station in Somerset would probably live just as long if they stayed where they were in the event of a Fukushima-style nuclear disaster, rather than being evacuated to Bristol. That is the conclusion ...

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Main construction on Rooppur nuclear power plant begins - bdnews24.com

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 06:32

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Main construction on Rooppur nuclear power plant begins
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This begins the main phase of construction for Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant. The prime minister flew by helicopter to the location on the shores of the Padma in Ishwardi Upazila early Thursday. Hasina stood on a temporary stage at the site ...
China aims to build floating nuclear power plant by 2020 - RT.comRT
Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant Phase 2Power Technology
Another step closer to N-power plantThe Daily Star
BusinessKorea -Financial Express -Dhaka Tribune
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Ghana's Nuclear Power Agenda revived – GAEC - GhanaWeb

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 01:02

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Ghana's Nuclear Power Agenda revived – GAEC
GhanaWeb
There are currently no nuclear power plants in Ghana, although there is one nuclear research reactor in Ghana as well as plans to build a power plant. The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission has been investigating the use of power and is a member of the ...

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In Response: Care for the planet? Expand nuclear power - Duluth News Tribune

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 00:27

Duluth News Tribune

In Response: Care for the planet? Expand nuclear power
Duluth News Tribune
Unfortunately, the commentary also criticized the U.S. Department of Energy for seeking increased subsidies to the nuclear-power industry. Nuclear power is, by far, the safest, most efficient (90 percent), environmentally friendly, resource-conserving, ...

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FPL nuclear power plant expansion to go before federal agency - South Florida Business Journal

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 19:55

South Florida Business Journal

FPL nuclear power plant expansion to go before federal agency
South Florida Business Journal
FPL, a subsidiary of Juno Beach-based NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE), submitted a new reactor application for the two units it hopes to build and operate at Turkey Point in 2009. A FPL spokesperson said that, should the NRC approve the application, "the ...

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China aims to build floating nuclear power plant by 2020 - RT.com - RT

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 19:44

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China aims to build floating nuclear power plant by 2020 - RT.com
RT
A Chinese company aims to build the country's first floating nuclear power plant by 2020. Such vessels may provide electricity, heating and desalinated waters to ...
Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant Phase 2Power Technology
S. Korea to Work More Closely with France in Nuclear Power Plant DecommissioningBusinessKorea
Work to start on Bangladesh nuclear power plant project aided by RussiaFinancial Express
Dhaka Tribune -WKAR -China Daily
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White House May Share Nuclear Power Technology With Saudi Arabia - ProPublica

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 18:34

ProPublica

White House May Share Nuclear Power Technology With Saudi Arabia
ProPublica
The Trump administration is holding talks on providing nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia — a move that critics say could upend decades of U.S. policy and lead to an arms race in the Middle East. The Saudi government wants nuclear power to free up ...

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Is This The End Of Nuclear Power In The UK? - OilPrice.com

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 18:19

Is This The End Of Nuclear Power In The UK?
OilPrice.com
First, let's put the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in context. The UK government first announced its nuclear power expansion program in 2006. The plan was to build five new nuclear generating stations, producing 16 GWs, to be on-line by 2030.

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Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant Phase 2 - Power Technology

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 17:13

Power Technology

Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant Phase 2
Power Technology
The Bushehr nuclear power plant (NPP) is being developed as part of a joint nuclear cooperation agreement between Russia and Iran, which includes a provision to build up to eight new reactors in Iran. The first phase of the project, named Bushehr-1 ...
China aims to build floating nuclear power plant by 2020RT
Work to start on Bangladesh nuclear power plant project aided by RussiaFinancial Express
Michigan Nuclear Reactor Back in Operation After ShutdownU.S. News & World Report
Dhaka Tribune -China Daily -Energy Bangla
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Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant Phase 2 - Power Technology

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 17:11

Power Technology

Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant Phase 2
Power Technology
The Bushehr nuclear power plant (NPP) is being developed as part of a joint nuclear cooperation agreement between Russia and Iran, which includes a provision to build up to eight new reactors in Iran. The first phase of the project, named Bushehr-1 ...
Work to start on Bangladesh nuclear power plant project aided by RussiaFinancial Express
Bangladesh all set to join nuclear clubDhaka Tribune
First marine nuclear reactor will be ready by 2020China Daily
Business News 24 BD -Energy Bangla -The Daily Star
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North Korea Claims New Missile Makes It A Nuclear Power - NPR

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 16:46

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North Korea Claims New Missile Makes It A Nuclear Power
NPR
In the end, even if the North's claims that it can strike all of the U.S. aren't completely proven, Narang suspects policymakers might need to accept North Korea as a nuclear power. "Do they need to hit New York with certainty and accuracy? No," he says.
Kim Jong Un claims to be a 'responsible nuclear power'New York Post
North Korea MOCKS world by claiming to be a 'responsible nuclear power' after missile testExpress.co.uk
Kim Declares North Korea 'Responsible Nuclear Power' After Launching New Missile That Can Reach US East CoastHaaretz
The Weekly Standard -The Independent
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Abbasov: Every country is free to decide whether to use nuclear power - Belarus News (BelTA)

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 15:36

Abbasov: Every country is free to decide whether to use nuclear power
Belarus News (BelTA)
ASHGABAT, 29 November (BelTA) – Every country is free to decide whether to use nuclear power, Azerbaijan Deputy Energy Minister Natiq Abbasov told BelTA on the margins of the Energy Charter Conference running in Ashkhabad on 28-29 November. The deputy ...

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St. Lucie nuclear power plant to conduct siren test Thursday - TCPalm

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 13:20

TCPalm

St. Lucie nuclear power plant to conduct siren test Thursday
TCPalm
Testing of the outdoor warning sirens for the St. Lucie nuclear power plant will take place at noon Thursday. The quarterly test is conducted by Martin County's Emergency Management Agency, St. Lucie County's Public Safety Department and Florida Power ...

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Work to start on Bangladesh nuclear power plant project aided by Russia - Financial Express

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 12:05

Financial Express

Work to start on Bangladesh nuclear power plant project aided by Russia
Financial Express
Work will start on Thursday on constructing the first nuclear power plant in Bangladesh at Rooppur with Russian collaboration, according to an announcement from Russia's atomic energy corporation Rosatom. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will ...
Bangladesh all set to join nuclear clubDhaka Tribune
First marine nuclear reactor will be ready by 2020China Daily
PM to inaugurate Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant construction work on ThursdayBusiness News 24 BD
The Daily Star -MilTech
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NGOs take on SA Energy Minister on nuclear power - Independent Online

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:55

Independent Online

NGOs take on SA Energy Minister on nuclear power
Independent Online
Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA-JHB) and the Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institute (SAFCEI) in April won a Cape Town high order stating that nuclear procurment would not be legal without involving the National Energy Regulator of ...

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