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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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Rosatom plans to broaden nuclear power plants construction overseas - TASS

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 13:32

TASS

Rosatom plans to broaden nuclear power plants construction overseas
TASS
GORKI, July 3. /TASS/. Russia's Rosatom intends to make contracts for construction of new nuclear power plants (NPP) in coming future, including Uzbekistan and Saudi Arabia. Rosatom currently holds 67% of nuclear power plants construction market, Chief ...

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Comprehensive risk and safety assessments of the Belarus nuclear power plant completed - EU News

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 13:29

Comprehensive risk and safety assessments of the Belarus nuclear power plant completed
EU News
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 ...

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The Planning Inspectorate accepts Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station application for examination - GOV.UK

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:35

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The Planning Inspectorate accepts Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station application for examination
GOV.UK
Today, (Thursday 28 June 2018) The Planning Inspectorate accepted for examination, an application by Horizon Nuclear Power for a proposed nuclear power station to be located adjacent to the existing power station at Wylfa A, on the Isle of Anglesey in ...

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International Atomic Energy Agency reviews UAE infrastructure for nuclear power - Homeland Preparedness News

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:00

Homeland Preparedness News

International Atomic Energy Agency reviews UAE infrastructure for nuclear power
Homeland Preparedness News
A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) went on an eight-day mission to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to review its infrastructure to develop a nuclear power program. The UAE is building its first nuclear power plant at ...
FANR Discusses Oversight Of Barakah Nuclear Power PlantUrduPoint News

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Japan pledges to boost renewable energy while not abandoning nuclear power - Firstpost

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 08:49

Firstpost

Japan pledges to boost renewable energy while not abandoning nuclear power
Firstpost
Japan's government on Tuesday pledged to modestly boost the amount of energy coming from renewable sources to around a quarter in a new plan that also keeps nuclear power central to the country's policy. The plan aims to have 22-24 percent of Japan's ...
Nuclear reactor restarts likely as Cabinet OKs new energy planAsahi Shimbun
Tokyo plans shift toward renewable energy, planning for first time to cut plutonium stockpileThe Japan Times
Japan eyes more renewable energy use, plans to cut plutonium pileThe Mainichi

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OSU researchers key to China's new-era nuclear power plant - KTVZ

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 04:23

KTVZ

OSU researchers key to China's new-era nuclear power plant
KTVZ
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Thanks in large part to nearly two decades of research, testing and training support from Oregon State University's College of Engineering, a new age for nuclear power is set to begin Wednesday. That's the scheduled date for the world ...

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New Nuclear Tech Won't Help US Avoid 'Profound' Climate Problem - Bloomberg BNA

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 19:34

World Nuclear News

New Nuclear Tech Won't Help US Avoid 'Profound' Climate Problem
Bloomberg BNA
New nuclear reactor technology such as NuScale Power LLC's small modular reactors and government support for existing nuclear power plants won't be enough to rescue the declining nuclear power industry, according to new research. Nuclear power's ...
IEA meeting considers future of nuclearWorld Nuclear News
Retired politicians, military urge feds to stop closure of nuclear plantsThe Times

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US could “virtually lose nuclear power” over the next few decades - Verdict

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 19:09

Verdict

US could “virtually lose nuclear power” over the next few decades
Verdict
A report by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Engineering and Public Policy has found that US nuclear power is unlikely to make a significant contribution to the country's decarbonised energy system. Published in Proceedings of ...
The vanishing nuclear industryPhys.Org

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Westinghouse nuclear power plant begins connecting to grid in China - Pittsburgh Business Times

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 19:02

Pittsburgh Business Times

Westinghouse nuclear power plant begins connecting to grid in China
Pittsburgh Business Times
Westinghouse Electric Co. has begun connecting the first reactor of its kind to the electrical power grid in China. Along with customers China State Nuclear Power Technology Corp. and CNNC Sanmen Nuclear Power Co. Ltd., Westinghouse has connected ...
First AP1000 unit begins generating powerWorld Nuclear News
Chinese-US nuclear reactor delivers first electricity as tariffs loomFinancial Times

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First AP1000 unit begins generating power - World Nuclear News

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 14:49

World Nuclear News

First AP1000 unit begins generating power
World Nuclear News
Unit 1 of the Sanmen nuclear power plant in China has been connected to the grid, becoming the world's first AP1000 to achieve grid connection and power generation. The milestone came just one day after Taishan 1, also in China, became the first EPR to ...
Westinghouse nuclear power plant begins connecting to grid in ChinaPittsburgh Business Times
Chinese-US nuclear reactor delivers first electricity as tariffs loomFinancial Times

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UK nuclear cleanup contract back in public hands after £122m bill - The Guardian

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 12:26

The Guardian

UK nuclear cleanup contract back in public hands after £122m bill
The Guardian
The government will take over the decommissioning of Britain's 12 Magnox sites, including the former nuclear power stations at Dungeness in Kent and Hinkley Point in Somerset. The move is a response to the fallout from the Nuclear Decommissioning ...
Magnox Limited to become a Nuclear Decommissioning Authority SubsidiaryGOV.UK

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China's largest nuclear power firm plans to expand into the UK's renewable market - Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 10:34

Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website

China's largest nuclear power firm plans to expand into the UK's renewable market
Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website
The largest nuclear power company in China and the third largest in the world, China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN), aims to expand its operations in the UK. The firm is targeting clean energy projects in Britain, specifically wind power and ...

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