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Renewable Energy Is Better - The New York Times

News - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 15:53
Renewable Energy Is Better  The New York Times

The American Council on Renewable Energy says it has proved more advantageous than nuclear in terms of cost and safety.

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In a time of cheap fossil fuels, nuclear power companies are seeking -- and getting -- big subsidies | News | witf.org - witf.org

News - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 15:20
In a time of cheap fossil fuels, nuclear power companies are seeking -- and getting -- big subsidies | News | witf.org  witf.org

The industry has maintained its foothold in large part by finding more efficient ways to operate and shortening the amount of time required for maintenance and ...

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Foreign workers being hired for Fukushima nuclear power plant decommissioning project - SoraNews24

News - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 15:01
Foreign workers being hired for Fukushima nuclear power plant decommissioning project  SoraNews24

Tokyo Electric Power Company plans to use new visa rules to add foreign staff to its 2011 earthquake/tsunami cleanup efforts.

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State Nuclear Subsidies Not Needed - Forbes

News - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 14:48
State Nuclear Subsidies Not Needed  Forbes

Since 2010, several nuclear plants around the country have closed and economic conditions, particularly low natural gas prices, are often cited as a factor.

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Belarus Could Get a Nuclear-Powered Bitcoin Mining Center - Bitcoin Magazine

News - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 14:01
Belarus Could Get a Nuclear-Powered Bitcoin Mining Center  Bitcoin Magazine

Aleksandr Lukashenko, the president of Belarus, met with the country's IT community to discuss the growth of its native tech industry, according to the ...

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Regulators approve $300 million in nuclear plant subsidies in New Jersey - ETEnergyworld.com

News - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 13:50
Regulators approve $300 million in nuclear plant subsidies in New Jersey  ETEnergyworld.com

TRENTON: New Jersey regulators voted Thursday to approve $300 million in customer-funded subsidies for the state's nuclear industry despite finding the ...

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Nuclear subsidy legislation draws concern for future of Pennsylvania energy framework - Pennsylvania Business Report

News - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 13:22
Nuclear subsidy legislation draws concern for future of Pennsylvania energy framework  Pennsylvania Business Report

State legislation introduced last month that seeks to bring in government subsidies to keep local nuclear power plants from closing is being heavily criticized by ...

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Advanced Nuclear Power Legislation Introduced and Touted as Antidote to Climate Change - Lexology

News - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 10:15
Advanced Nuclear Power Legislation Introduced and Touted as Antidote to Climate Change  Lexology

In late March, a group of fifteen bipartisan senators reintroduced the Nuclear Energy Leadership Act (NELA) bill to the Senate. This legislation was…

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EDITORIAL: Nuclear fuel removal is small step in cleanup at Fukushima:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun

News - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 05:05
EDITORIAL: Nuclear fuel removal is small step in cleanup at Fukushima:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Tokyo Electric Power Co., the operator of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, has started removing radioactive fuel rods from the fuel storage pool ...

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Cory Bernardi says PM got his 'hopes up' on nuclear power - 4BC

News - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 03:14
Cory Bernardi says PM got his 'hopes up' on nuclear power  4BC

Senator Cory Bernardi has backed nuclear power after the Prime Minister said he is not considering the energy alternative. Nuclear power plants are illegal in ...

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Cory Bernardi says PM got his 'hopes up' on nuclear power - 2GB

News - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 03:01
Cory Bernardi says PM got his 'hopes up' on nuclear power  2GB

Senator Cory Bernardi has backed nuclear power after the Prime Minister said he is not considering the energy alternative. Nuclear power plants are illegal in ...

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Commentary: The legacy of nuclear power is checkered at best - Delaware State News

News - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 22:47
Commentary: The legacy of nuclear power is checkered at best  Delaware State News

Forty years ago, on March 28, 1979, the Three Mile Island (TMI) Unit 2 nuclear power reactor in central Pennsylvania — about 95 miles northwest of Dover ...

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NJ nuclear power will result in a surcharge for all residents - KYW Newsradio 1060

News - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 22:35
NJ nuclear power will result in a surcharge for all residents  KYW Newsradio 1060

TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — If you live or operate a business in New Jersey, your electric bill is going up to subsidize three South Jersey nuclear plants.

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Hulking nuclear plants try to get nimble in volatile power markets - The Business Times

News - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 21:50
Hulking nuclear plants try to get nimble in volatile power markets  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Energy & Commodities - NUCLEAR reactors, the lumbering giants of electricity generation, are trying to become more agile. Power grids ...

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New Jersey utility regulators approve nuclear power plant subsidies - S&P Global Platts

News - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 21:31
New Jersey utility regulators approve nuclear power plant subsidies  S&P Global Platts

New York — The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities voted Thursday to provide roughly $300 million a year in zero-emissions certificates to Public *Service* ...

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New Jersey regulator approves up to $300M/year in nuclear plant subsidies - Seeking Alpha

News - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 21:25
New Jersey regulator approves up to $300M/year in nuclear plant subsidies  Seeking Alpha

Public *Service* Enterprise Group (PEG) and Exelon (EXC), owners of the Hope Creek and Salem nuclear power plants, could receive as much as $300M/year in ...

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Akkuyu nuclear power plant to have core holder vessel in September - Daily Sabah

News - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 21:05
Akkuyu nuclear power plant to have core holder vessel in September  Daily Sabah

The strategic Turkish-Russian energy project Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), poised to be the first nuclear power plant in Turkey, will have its core...

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Sweeney, Burzichelli and Taliaferro Praise BPU's Approval of Plan to Support Nuclear Energy - InsiderNJ

News - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 20:09
Sweeney, Burzichelli and Taliaferro Praise BPU's Approval of Plan to Support Nuclear Energy  InsiderNJ

Sweeney, Burzichelli and Taliaferro Praise BPU's Approval of Plan to Support Nuclear Energy. Trenton – Senate President Steve Sweeney, Deputy Assembly ...

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First hearings held on proposed bill to help nuclear plants - Fremont News Messenger

News - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 20:04
First hearings held on proposed bill to help nuclear plants  Fremont News Messenger

Hearings on a plan that could help Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station were held this week in Columbus at the statehouse.

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Let’s take a moment to remember the time a local utility broke Tampa Bay’s only nuclear plant. - Tampa Bay Times

News - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 19:00
Let’s take a moment to remember the time a local utility broke Tampa Bay’s only nuclear plant.  Tampa Bay Times

The Crystal River nuclear facility would likely still be running today if not for one of the most thickheaded moves in local business history.

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