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Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant funding details 'imminent' - BBC News

News - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 14:58

BBC News

Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant funding details 'imminent'
BBC News
A new nuclear power station on Anglesey will be financially backed by the UK government, the BBC understands. Business Secretary Greg Clark is expected to tell MPs of a funding deal for the proposed Wylfa Newydd plant on Monday. Reports say ministers ...

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Stake in nuclear plant would be dramatic change of policy for UK - Financial Times

News - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 04:00

Financial Times

Stake in nuclear plant would be dramatic change of policy for UK
Financial Times
Last Monday, the board of Hitachi met in Tokyo to consider the future of their proposed new nuclear power plant at Wylfa in north Wales. The Japanese company decided neither to approve nor to drop the plan but to continue the negotiations with the UK ...

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Russian scientists pack more power into nuclear battery prototype - New Atlas

News - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 03:49

Russian scientists pack more power into nuclear battery prototype
New Atlas
Imagine only replacing the batteries in a device once a decade, or even once a century. Nuclear batteries could one day let us do just that, but their power density is currently too low to be very practical. Now, Russian researchers have developed a ...

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Congress works to revive long-delayed plan to store nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain - MyFoxZone.com KIDY

News - Sun, 06/03/2018 - 20:16

MyFoxZone.com KIDY

Congress works to revive long-delayed plan to store nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain
MyFoxZone.com KIDY
Congress selected Yucca Mountain in 1987 to become the nation's permanent repository for nuclear waste generated by utility power plants and the military. The government already has spent $15 billion studying the location, and the Energy Department ...

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Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' to Boost Coal, Nuclear Plants - Memphis Daily News

News - Sun, 06/03/2018 - 20:15

American Spectator

Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' to Boost Coal, Nuclear Plants
Memphis Daily News
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump on Friday directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take "immediate steps" to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants to keep them open, calling it a matter of national and economic security. Trump ...
FirstEnergy's Swampy BailoutAmerican Spectator
Trump's energy bailout is a big mistakeWashington Examiner
Americans Will Pay a High Price to Save CoalBloomberg

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Retiring more nuclear plants could hurt Mass. climate goals - The Boston Globe

News - Sun, 06/03/2018 - 04:02

The Boston Globe

Retiring more nuclear plants could hurt Mass. climate goals
The Boston Globe
A reality check: Last year, solar panels and wind turbines generated less than 5 percent of the utility-scale electricity generated in Massachusetts. That's despite consistent state support for renewable power for the last two decades, and the amazing ...

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Germany targets the atom - POLITICO.eu

News - Sun, 06/03/2018 - 01:16

POLITICO.eu

Germany targets the atom
POLITICO.eu
But Germany's particular ire is focused on Belgium's 43-year-old Doel and Tihange nuclear power plants. Reactors in both were shut down in 2012 when hydrogen bubbles were found in their walls; they were deemed safe and restarted in late 2015. German ...

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