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China ready to fire up world's first AP1000 nuclear reactor - South China Morning Post

News - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 11:17

South China Morning Post

China ready to fire up world's first AP1000 nuclear reactor
South China Morning Post
“It's a landmark event for China's nuclear power industry,” said Snowy Yao, a Hong Kong-based analyst at China Securities International Finance Holding Company. “It's safe to say China is now one of the leaders in the world's civil nuclear power ...
China Set to Fire Up World's First AP1000 Nuclear ReactorBloomberg

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Don't Forget About Nuclear Power - WNIJ and WNIU

News - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:16

Don't Forget About Nuclear Power
WNIJ and WNIU
Nuclear energy has a significant presence in Illinois, with 11 reactors spread across six plants. Together, they provide about 11.8 gigawatts of power to the entire state. That's enough for millions of homes -- or, as any Back to the Future fan knows ...

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China Set to Fire Up World's First AP1000 Nuclear Reactor - Bloomberg

News - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 09:18

Bloomberg

China Set to Fire Up World's First AP1000 Nuclear Reactor
Bloomberg
The No. 1 reactor at the Sanmen power plant, designed by Westinghouse Electric Co., is expected to be ready for commercial operations Friday after completing a 168-hour test run, Shanghai-listed China National Nuclear Power Co. said in a statement to ...

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Nuclear power lobbyist Michael Shellenberger learns to love the bomb - The Ecologist

News - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:34

The Ecologist

Nuclear power lobbyist Michael Shellenberger learns to love the bomb
The Ecologist
Decades of deceit have been thrown overboard with the new nuclear sales pitch, argues JIM GREEN. The new sales pitch openly links nuclear power to weapons and argues that weapons programs will be jeopardised unless greater subsidies are provided ...
No to nuclear energy a good moveThe Malaysian Reserve
Nuclear energy is safe, yet Luxembourgish parties reject itLuxembourg Times

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Nuclear Power Could Be Key In Reaching Climate Goals - OilPrice.com

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 21:01

The Australian

Nuclear Power Could Be Key In Reaching Climate Goals
OilPrice.com
Nuclear power could contribute to achieving the Paris Agreement targets on climate change, but it would need help of its own to do that, a new report from the International Atomic Energy agency said. The 2-degree Celsius scenario of the Paris Agreement ...
Nuclear energy the answer to combat climate changeThe Australian
IAEA Marks a Decade of Integrated Support to Nuclear NewcomersInternational Atomic Energy Agency
India puts four more nuclear facilities under IAEA safeguardsThe Hindu BusinessLine
Business Standard
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IAEA Nuclear Operators Forum Focuses on Challenges for Member States Expanding Nuclear Power Programmes - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 17:02

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Nuclear Operators Forum Focuses on Challenges for Member States Expanding Nuclear Power Programmes
International Atomic Energy Agency
The nuclear industry is undergoing a period of significant change: several of the 30 countries operating nuclear power plants are expanding their fleet or considering using their nuclear power plants beyond their original design lifetime, while others ...

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Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Shutdown of Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant - Newswise (press release)

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 16:39

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Shutdown of Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant
Newswise (press release)
New Brunswick, N.J. (Sept. 19, 2018) – Rutgers Professor Frank A. Felder is available to comment on the future of nuclear energy in New Jersey following the shutdown this week of the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in Lacey, New Jersey, after nearly ...

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Nuclear energy the answer to combat climate change - The Australian

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 14:01

The Australian

Nuclear energy the answer to combat climate change
The Australian
Called Climate Change and Nuclear Power 2018, the report said climate change was one of the most important issues facing the world today. Nuclear energy could make an important contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions while delivering ...
Plan for 21 nuclear reactors on track: DAE SecretaryBusiness Standard

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Uzbekistan to ensure construction of nuclear power plants in compliance with IAEA norms - AzerNews

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 11:55

AzerNews

Uzbekistan to ensure construction of nuclear power plants in compliance with IAEA norms
AzerNews
By Trend. Uzbekistan will ensure implementation of the nuclear power plant construction project in strict accordance with IAEA recommendations and in compliance with international norms and rules in this area, the President of the Academy of Sciences ...

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Is nuclear power really in decline? - EURACTIV

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 08:21

EURACTIV

Is nuclear power really in decline?
EURACTIV
The nuclear industry keeps making headlines and spurring debates on energy policy. With each new build project, the detractors of nuclear power crowd the bandwagon to portray renewables as an easy and cheap alternative to 'increasingly costly' nuclear ...

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Dr M: 'We won't use nuclear power' - New Straits Times Online

News - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 04:49

New Straits Times Online

Dr M: 'We won't use nuclear power'
New Straits Times Online
KUALA LUMPUR: MALAYSIA will not use nuclear power plants to generate energy, as science has yet to find ways to manage nuclear waste and the effects of radiation, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Dr Mahathir said there had been ...
Malaysia has no plans for nuclear power plant: PM MahathirChannel NewsAsia
Dr M: Nuclear power is a no-no for MalaysiaThe Edge Markets MY
No nuclear power plants for Malaysia's electricity, says Dr MFree Malaysia Today
Borneo Bulletin Online -The Star Online
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Natural Gas: Nuclear Power Outage Sends Injections Estimates Spiraling Lower - Seeking Alpha

News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 19:12

Natural Gas: Nuclear Power Outage Sends Injections Estimates Spiraling Lower
Seeking Alpha
We expect a +81 Bcf change in the storage report for the week ended September 14. A storage report of +81 Bcf would compare with +97 Bcf last year and +76 Bcf for the five-year average. Nuclear power outage sends natural gas power burn demand higher ...

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IAEA Delivers Report on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development to United Arab Emirates - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 18:05

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Delivers Report on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development to United Arab Emirates
International Atomic Energy Agency
This INIR mission was the first the IAEA has conducted for a country in the final, third phase of the IAEA's Milestones Approach, which provides detailed guidance for developing the infrastructure needed for a nuclear power programme. It was the second ...

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Dhaka, Moscow sign protocol amending Rooppur nuclear power deal - Dhaka Tribune

News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:06

Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka, Moscow sign protocol amending Rooppur nuclear power deal
Dhaka Tribune
The Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant with two VVER-1200 reactors, each of 1,200 MW capacity, is being constructed by the Atomstroyexport (ASE), Engineering Division of Rosatom under strict monitoring by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and ...

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The Energy 202: Hurricane Florence blows hole in Trump team's case for helping coal and nuclear power, critics say - Washington Post

News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 13:10

ThinkProgress

The Energy 202: Hurricane Florence blows hole in Trump team's case for helping coal and nuclear power, critics say
Washington Post
Hurricane Florence has blown a hole in the Trump administration's argument that bolstering nuclear and coal-fired power is essential to providing reliable electricity to homes and businesses, especially during times of crisis, according to energy ...
Nuclear plant declares emergency, second breach reported at coal ash site amid Florence's rainsThinkProgress
Emergency declaration at Brunswick Nuclear Plant means intense workload, no reinforcements for staffPort City Daily

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Court upholds Illinois nuclear power subsidy law - WQAD.com

News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:06

WQAD.com

Court upholds Illinois nuclear power subsidy law
WQAD.com
CHICAGO (Illinois News Network) — A federal appellate court ruling upheld Illinois' law directing hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidies to nuclear plants and other green energy incentives. The ruling from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ...

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Malaysia has no plans for nuclear power plant: PM Mahathir - Channel NewsAsia

News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:59

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysia has no plans for nuclear power plant: PM Mahathir
Channel NewsAsia
KUALA LUMPUR: The government has no plans to pursue nuclear power to generate electricity in Malaysia due to the risk associated with it, said Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday (Sep 18). Speaking at the Conference of the Electric Power ...
Malaysia against nuclear power due to radioactive waste disposal issues, says Dr MThe Star Online
No nuclear power plants for Malaysia's electricity, says Dr MFree Malaysia Today
Malaysia has no plans for nuclear power plant — Tun MThe Edge Markets MY
New Straits Times Online
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IAEA report says nuclear power could contribute to meet climate change targets - Power Technology

News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:39

Power Technology

IAEA report says nuclear power could contribute to meet climate change targets
Power Technology
A new report released by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has highlighted the potential role that nuclear power could play to help meet the climate change targets. Titled 'Climate Change and Nuclear Power 2018', the report is an updated ...
IAEA examines economic challenges facing nuclear power industryDaily Energy Insider
Nuclear Technology for Climate: Mitigation, Monitoring and AdaptationInternational Atomic Energy Agency
IAEA highlights nuclear's role in combating climate changeWorld Nuclear News

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Recently refurbished KAPS-2 nuclear power plant in Gujarat reaches 'criticality' - Firstpost

News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 05:50

Firstpost

Recently refurbished KAPS-2 nuclear power plant in Gujarat reaches 'criticality'
Firstpost
Two years after the shut down of the Kakrapur Atomic Power Station (KAPS-1 & 2) due to a leak at Surat in south Gujarat, it's Unit 2 attained 'criticality' early on Monday after undergoing a renovation and modernization programme, a top official said here.
Kakrapar nuclear plant gets a new lease of lifeDeccan Herald

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Chinese willing to hand over control of UK nuclear plant - Financial Times

News - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 03:01

Financial Times

Chinese willing to hand over control of UK nuclear plant
Financial Times
CGN, China's leading nuclear energy company, has admitted that political sensitivities could prompt it to give up the chance to operate a new atomic power plant in the UK, as the group also outlined ambitious plans for an industrial partnership with ...

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