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A Tough Regulatory Road Ahead for Nuclear Power - InsideSources

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 13:34

InsideSources

A Tough Regulatory Road Ahead for Nuclear Power
InsideSources
Forty five years ago, it looked like nuclear energy would power America's future. In a 1973 report, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission predicted that 1000 reactors would power homes and businesses across the U.S. by the start of the 21st century ...

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New concept to cool boiling surface may help prevent nuclear power ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 12:50

EurekAlert (press release)

New concept to cool boiling surface may help prevent nuclear power ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Sangwoo Shin has demonstrated a novel concept that overcomes the tolerable heat limit or what's known as the ...

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Column: Anti-nuclear policies threaten economy, national security - The Columbus Dispatch

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 09:10

The Columbus Dispatch

Column: Anti-nuclear policies threaten economy, national security
The Columbus Dispatch
America's nuclear power plant system is in trouble — and bad government policies are to blame. Five plants across the country have closed in the past five years. Five more plants are scheduled to close in the next decade. This could have a disastrous ...

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4 Ways To Lower Nuclear Plant Construction Costs, According To MIT - Forbes

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 04:01

Forbes

4 Ways To Lower Nuclear Plant Construction Costs, According To MIT
Forbes
Having discovered surprising reasons why nuclear power plants are more expensive in the West, a new MIT study offers a prescription for lowering those costs. Idaho National Laboratory Fellow David Petti said he was surprised to discover that the high ...

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Russia's Floating Nuclear Plant Opens its Gangway for Bellona - The Maritime Executive

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 23:29

The Maritime Executive

Russia's Floating Nuclear Plant Opens its Gangway for Bellona
The Maritime Executive
By Charles Digges 2018-10-01 19:25:07. After years of secrecy surrounding the Akademik Lomonsov, Russia's controversial floating nuclear power plant, Russia's state nuclear corporation Rosatom has finally allowed foreign environmentalists on board to ...

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Nuclear power fits in best with Saudi Arabia's plans to diversify energy sources - Saudi Gazette

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 21:06

Saudi Gazette

Nuclear power fits in best with Saudi Arabia's plans to diversify energy sources
Saudi Gazette
Currently Saudi Arabia consumes over one-quarter of its oil production to power its electricity plants, according to World Nuclear Association estimates. Growing energy needs mean that much of the Kingdom's oil production will be consumed domestically ...

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Nuclear power fits in best with Saudi Arabia's plans to diversify energy sources - Saudi Gazette

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 21:00

Saudi Gazette

Nuclear power fits in best with Saudi Arabia's plans to diversify energy sources
Saudi Gazette
Currently Saudi Arabia consumes over one-quarter of its oil production to power its electricity plants, according to World Nuclear Association estimates. Growing energy needs mean that much of the Kingdom's oil production will be consumed domestically ...

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Trump Signs Legislation to Promote Advanced Nuclear Reactor Technology - Greentech Media

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 18:53

Greentech Media

Trump Signs Legislation to Promote Advanced Nuclear Reactor Technology
Greentech Media
The Trump administration has made shoring up existing nuclear power plants a key — and controversial — component of its energy agenda. But it's also looking ahead to the next generation of nuclear reactor technology. On Friday, President Trump signed ...

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New concept to cool boiling surface may help prevent nuclear power plant accidents - Phys.Org

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 12:20

New concept to cool boiling surface may help prevent nuclear power plant accidents
Phys.Org
Boiling is usually associated with heating, however, in many industrial applications associated with extremely hot components, such as nuclear power plants and metal casting, boiling is used as an effective cooling mechanism. This is due to "latent ...

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How important is nuclear power in India's energy transition? - ETEnergyworld.com

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:01

ETEnergyworld.com

How important is nuclear power in India's energy transition?
ETEnergyworld.com
Anti-nuclear groups across the globe are pressing for closure of nuclear plants on the ground of environment standards or economic viability. Pressure groups have been successful to shut down nuclear power plants like San Onofre & Diablo Canyon in the ...
Malaysia: No to nuclearNew Straits Times Online
Intense Summer Heatwaves Rattle World's Power PlantsPOWER magazine
Global Nuclear Power Plant Market 2018 New Trends – Exelon Nuclear, Rosenergoatom, Duke Energy, Entergy ...Weekly Journalism
The Tech Elector (press release) (blog) -Tactical Business
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Further delay to Paks nuclear power plant expansion - bne IntelliNews

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 07:50

bne IntelliNews

Further delay to Paks nuclear power plant expansion
bne IntelliNews
The tender for the extension of the cooling canal system at the Paks nuclear power plant, a key safety investment, has been declared invalid, which will further delay the project, already behind schedule by at least two years, local media reported on ...

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Further delay to Paks nuclear power plant expansion - bne IntelliNews

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 07:50

bne IntelliNews

Further delay to Paks nuclear power plant expansion
bne IntelliNews
The tender for the extension of the cooling canal system at the Paks nuclear power plant, a key safety investment, has been declared invalid, which will further delay the project, already behind schedule by at least two years, local media reported on ...

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Japan nuclear power companies to form four-way alliance — Nikkei - InterAksyon

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 04:21

InterAksyon

Japan nuclear power companies to form four-way alliance — Nikkei
InterAksyon
TOKYO — Four major Japanese utility and engineering companies entered an alliance to combine all their nuclear operations under a combined company, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Wednesday. Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc ...

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3 Reasons Nuclear Power Plants Are More Expensive In The West (It's Not Regulation) - Forbes

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 04:01

Forbes

3 Reasons Nuclear Power Plants Are More Expensive In The West (It's Not Regulation)
Forbes
Nuclear reactors can cost twice as much in the United States and Europe than in Asian countries where the industry is flourishing, according to a new analysis from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Meticulous regulation often takes the blame ...

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Can Coal and Nuclear Power Plants Be Saved? - POWER magazine

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 02:47

POWER magazine

Can Coal and Nuclear Power Plants Be Saved?
POWER magazine
It's no secret that U.S. nuclear and coal-fired power plants are struggling to remain viable in competitive markets. Many plants have been retired for economic reasons long before the facilities reached the end of their useful lives. Some experts ...

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Indo-French nuclear power deal : Little success a decade later - The Hans India

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 00:49

Indo-French nuclear power deal : Little success a decade later
The Hans India
New Delhi: A decade after its signing, the Indo-French nuclear deal has yielded little success in the power sector, but the pact has given India a headway in other areas like research, former top officials said. The Indo-French cooperation on 'peaceful ...

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Nuclear power negates hope for prosperity - Daily Nation

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 21:59

Daily Nation

Nuclear power negates hope for prosperity
Daily Nation
The Bill providing for the Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (Kneb) received Cabinet approval a few weeks ago, setting the country on a path to developing a 1,000-megawatt nuclear power plant in Lake Victoria, Lake Turkana or Coast regions. The reason ...

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Energy firms demand billions from UK taxpayer for mini reactors - The Guardian

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 15:34

The Guardian

Energy firms demand billions from UK taxpayer for mini reactors
The Guardian
Backers of mini nuclear power stations have asked for billions of pounds of taxpayers' money to build their first UK projects, according to an official document. Advocates for small modular reactors (SMRs) argue they are more affordable and less risky ...

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Indo-French nuclear deal: 10 yrs after its signing power project yield little success - Economic Times

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 07:36

Economic Times

Indo-French nuclear deal: 10 yrs after its signing power project yield little success
Economic Times
A decade after its signing, the Indo-French nuclear deal has yielded little success in the power sector, but the pact has given India a headway in other areas like research, former top officials said. The Indo-French cooperation on 'peaceful use of ...
Indo-French nuclear deal: 10 yrs after its signing power project yields little successETEnergyworld.com

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Karachi Nuclear Power Plant Unit-III (K-3) gets the dome - Pakistan Observer

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 23:50

Pakistan Observer

Karachi Nuclear Power Plant Unit-III (K-3) gets the dome
Pakistan Observer
Staff Reporter. Karachi. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission achieved a milestone here on Saturday by successfully completing Dome Placement of Karachi Nuclear Power Plant Unit-III (K-3). Chairman Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission Muhammad ...
K-3 Nuclear Power Plant gets the domeThe Nation

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