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Another Court Win for State Nuclear Subsidies in Illinois - Greentech Media

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 21:10

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Another Court Win for State Nuclear Subsidies in Illinois
Greentech Media
A federal court has ruled that an Illinois subsidy for nuclear power plants isn't an interference in federal energy markets — another win for state programs that want to pay struggling nuclear plants to keep their carbon-free power in play. On ...

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Oyster Creek shut down: Lacey nuclear power plant, oldest in US, closed after 49 years - Asbury Park Press

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 19:38

Asbury Park Press

Oyster Creek shut down: Lacey nuclear power plant, oldest in US, closed after 49 years
Asbury Park Press
LACEY — After over 49 years, the nuclear reactor at the Oyster Creek Generating Station was powered down on Monday, the final day in the life of the country's oldest commercial nuclear power plant. The plant's 400 current employees and former workers ...
Long held as oldest in US, New Jersey nuclear plant closesSacramento Bee
Oldest nuclear plant in America closesFox News
Nation's oldest nuclear power plant to shut down permanently Monday in NJNJ.com
U.S. News & World Report -The Hill
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Florence floodwaters limit access to nuclear power plant, 'unusual event' declared - Fox News

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 18:22

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Florence floodwaters limit access to nuclear power plant, 'unusual event' declared
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HURRICANE FLORENCE'S POTENTIALLY CATASTROPHIC PATH INCLUDES 'AT-RISK' NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS. One of those "storm riders," Daniel Bacon, told the News & Observer that workers are sleeping on cots and using portable toilets because ...
US Congress passes bill to help advanced nuclear powerArs Technica
Nuclear Power Plant Still Threatened by Florence RainfallNational Geographic Australia
Duke Energy's Brunswick nuclear plant stranded by flooding from FlorenceReuters
Washington Examiner -The Industry Today (press release) (blog) -marketresearchday.com
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Oldest nuclear plant in America closes | Fox News - Fox News

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 17:38

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Oldest nuclear plant in America closes | Fox News
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The oldest nuclear power plant in America has closed its doors.

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Court upholds Illinois nuclear power subsidy law - Illinois News Network

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:03

Illinois News Network

Court upholds Illinois nuclear power subsidy law
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 says that Illinois' Future Energy ...

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Could Nuclear Power Save Us from Climate Disaster? - Sustainable Brands

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:00

Could Nuclear Power Save Us from Climate Disaster?
Sustainable Brands
A documentary called The New Fire tells a controversial yet hopeful story about the young entrepreneurs fueling a new energy revolution, working to turn a vilified technology — nuclear power — into a global solution to climate change. The 2017 film ...

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IAEA highlights nuclear's role in combating climate change - World Nuclear News

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:15

World Nuclear News

IAEA highlights nuclear's role in combating climate change
World Nuclear News
Nuclear power can make a "vital contribution to meeting climate change targets while delivering the increasingly large quantities of electricity needed for global economic development," according to a new report by International Atomic Energy Agency ...

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The Nuclear Power Plant in Crimea That Chernobyl Stopped Dead - Atlas Obscura

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 14:31

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The Nuclear Power Plant in Crimea That Chernobyl Stopped Dead
Atlas Obscura
All of a sudden, nuclear energy projects were subject to greater scrutiny, and officials started to worry about the location of the Crimean nuclear power plant, which was on a geologically unstable area. Economic strain in the Soviet Union didn't help ...

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Why nuclear energy should be part of Africa's energy mix - Phys.Org

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:40

Why nuclear energy should be part of Africa's energy mix
Phys.Org
Africa has the least nuclear power of any continent in the world, with the exception of Australia where nuclear power is banned. All the largest economies in the world have nuclear power as part of their energy mix.

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America's oldest nuclear power plant shutting down Monday - WDIV ClickOnDetroit

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:00

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America's oldest nuclear power plant shutting down Monday
WDIV ClickOnDetroit
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. - America's oldest nuclear power plant is shutting down Monday. The Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in New Jersey will go offline at some point before 1 p.m., although officials will not say precisely when. Oyster Creek ...
Nation's oldest nuclear power plant to shut down permanently Monday in NJNJ.com

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Nation's oldest nuclear power plant to shut down permanently Monday in NJ - NJ.com

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:36

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Nation's oldest nuclear power plant to shut down permanently Monday in NJ
NJ.com
America's oldest nuclear power plant, the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in New Jersey, is shutting down Monday. The plant in Lacey Township near the Jersey shore will go offline at some point before 1 p.m., although officials will not say ...
America's oldest nuclear power plant shutting down MondayWDIV ClickOnDetroit
Nation's oldest nuclear power plant shuts downThe Hill
Oldest Nuclear Power Plant Shutting Down Monday In New JerseyWCBS 880 (blog)

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World's Largest Nuclear Power Plant - Modern Diplomacy

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:17

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World's Largest Nuclear Power Plant
Modern Diplomacy
French President Emmanuel Macron's visit to India on March 9, 2018, has brought an unprecedented achievement for the latter. Macron and Modi announced to start work by the end of 2018 on the world's largest nuclear power plant at the site in Jaitapur ...

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The Future of Nuclear Power in New Jersey: Crucial Hearings Set to Begin - NJ Spotlight

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 05:20

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The Future of Nuclear Power in New Jersey: Crucial Hearings Set to Begin
NJ Spotlight
The future of nuclear power in New Jersey will begin taking shape in the next few months as the state begins debating a controversial plan to subsidize plants to avert their closing. The agency that will oversee the effort plans to begin public ...

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Federal appeals court upholds Illinois nuclear power subsidies - JURIST

News - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 01:51

JURIST

Federal appeals court upholds Illinois nuclear power subsidies
JURIST
The lawsuit was filed [JURIST report] by the Electric Power Supply Association in February 2017. The New Jersey Senate and Assembly passed [JURIST report] a similar ZEC bill for the state's nuclear power plants in April. The Connecticut House of ...

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Nuclear Power Plant Still Threatened by Florence Rainfall - National Geographic Australia

News - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 23:34

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Nuclear Power Plant Still Threatened by Florence Rainfall
National Geographic Australia
Already, North Carolina Emergency Management has reported more than 600,000 are without power, and six nuclear power plants owned by Duke Energy are bracing for impact. At a press conference attended by CNN, a representative from FEMA said the ...

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US Congress passes bill to help advanced nuclear power - Ars Technica

News - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 21:06

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US Congress passes bill to help advanced nuclear power
Ars Technica
Though economics might not favor nuclear power in the US, policy makers do. Last week, the House passed a bipartisan bill that originated in the Senate called the Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act (S. 97), which will allow the private sector ...

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Electric cars give new life to mine excavated for nuclear power - Independent Online

News - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 10:52

Independent Online

Electric cars give new life to mine excavated for nuclear power
Independent Online
INTERNATIONAL - Demand for a new generation of electric vehicles is breathing life into an Alpine mine that was originally excavated to feed an Austrian nuclear industry that never materialized. The developer of the site in Wolfsberg, European Lithium ...

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Why nuclear energy should be part of Africa's energy mix - The South African

News - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 10:16

The South African

Why nuclear energy should be part of Africa's energy mix
The South African
Africa has the least nuclear power of any continent in the world, with the exception of Australia where nuclear power is banned. All the largest economies in the world have nuclear power as part of their energy mix. Over the past decade opposition to ...
UAE launches 'peaceful uses of nuclear energy' competition for studentsUtilities Middle East

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Super Typhoon Mangkhut: Two nuclear power plants on China's Guangdong coast in path of storm - South China Morning Post

News - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 12:06

South China Morning Post

Super Typhoon Mangkhut: Two nuclear power plants on China's Guangdong coast in path of storm
South China Morning Post
Two nuclear power plants stand on the projected path of Super Typhoon Mangkhut, which is expected to make landfall in mainland China as early as Sunday afternoon. Taishan Nuclear Power Plant and Yangjiang Nuclear Power Station, both in Guangdong ...

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Iranian hackers STEAL top secret information on nuclear power and cybersecurity - Express.co.uk

News - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 09:01

Express.co.uk

Iranian hackers STEAL top secret information on nuclear power and cybersecurity
Express.co.uk
Research from top UK universities including Oxford, Cambridge and Edinburgh have been stolen and made available for sale on Iranian websites. The hack has come ahead of a new round of sanctions against Iran due to begin in November. The hack ...

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