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US could “virtually lose nuclear power” over the next few decades - Verdict

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 19:09

Verdict

US could “virtually lose nuclear power” over the next few decades
Verdict
A report by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Engineering and Public Policy has found that US nuclear power is unlikely to make a significant contribution to the country's decarbonised energy system. Published in Proceedings of ...
The vanishing nuclear industryPhys.Org

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Westinghouse nuclear power plant begins connecting to grid in China - Pittsburgh Business Times

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 19:02

Pittsburgh Business Times

Westinghouse nuclear power plant begins connecting to grid in China
Pittsburgh Business Times
Westinghouse Electric Co. has begun connecting the first reactor of its kind to the electrical power grid in China. Along with customers China State Nuclear Power Technology Corp. and CNNC Sanmen Nuclear Power Co. Ltd., Westinghouse has connected ...
First AP1000 unit begins generating powerWorld Nuclear News
Chinese-US nuclear reactor delivers first electricity as tariffs loomFinancial Times

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First AP1000 unit begins generating power - World Nuclear News

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 14:49

World Nuclear News

First AP1000 unit begins generating power
World Nuclear News
Unit 1 of the Sanmen nuclear power plant in China has been connected to the grid, becoming the world's first AP1000 to achieve grid connection and power generation. The milestone came just one day after Taishan 1, also in China, became the first EPR to ...
Westinghouse nuclear power plant begins connecting to grid in ChinaPittsburgh Business Times
Chinese-US nuclear reactor delivers first electricity as tariffs loomFinancial Times

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UK nuclear cleanup contract back in public hands after £122m bill - The Guardian

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 12:26

The Guardian

UK nuclear cleanup contract back in public hands after £122m bill
The Guardian
The government will take over the decommissioning of Britain's 12 Magnox sites, including the former nuclear power stations at Dungeness in Kent and Hinkley Point in Somerset. The move is a response to the fallout from the Nuclear Decommissioning ...
Magnox Limited to become a Nuclear Decommissioning Authority SubsidiaryGOV.UK

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China's largest nuclear power firm plans to expand into the UK's renewable market - Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 10:34

Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website

China's largest nuclear power firm plans to expand into the UK's renewable market
Energy Digital - Energy News, Magazine and Website
The largest nuclear power company in China and the third largest in the world, China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN), aims to expand its operations in the UK. The firm is targeting clean energy projects in Britain, specifically wind power and ...

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Wylfa nuclear power station accepted for planning - Construction Enquirer

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 10:03

Construction Enquirer

Wylfa nuclear power station accepted for planning
Construction Enquirer
Horizon Nuclear Power submitted 41,000 pages to support its development consent order application last month. Following the statutory 28-day period of review by the Planning Inspectorate to ensure it met the standards required, it has now been accepted.
Nuclear power plans acceptedPunchline Gloucester

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Egypt will construct first nuclear power plant - AMN Al-Masdar News

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 08:22

AMN Al-Masdar News

Egypt will construct first nuclear power plant
AMN Al-Masdar News
Egypt said on Sunday that construction of its first nuclear power plant, to be built by Russia, will begin in the next two to two-and-a-half years. The 4,800 megawatt (MW) capacity plant at Dabaa in the north of the country, aims to be up and running ...
Egypt will establish first nuclear plant in next two years: ReutersEgypttoday
Russia To Build Egypt's First Nuclear Power Plant By 2026The Inquisitr
Egypt says to start building nuclear plant in next 2 yearsETEnergyworld.com

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Kudankulam nuclear power plant: Supreme Court extends time till April 2022 for setting up of facility - Financial Express

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 08:12

Financial Express

Kudankulam nuclear power plant: Supreme Court extends time till April 2022 for setting up of facility
Financial Express
The Supreme Court today directed the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to set up a facility for safe storage of radio-active spent nuclear fuel at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) by April 2022. The apex court, which had earlier ...
SC rejects plea to shut down Kudankulam plant till AFR facility is builtThe Hindu
SC gives Koodankulam nuclear plant 4 more yrs to construct a waste storage tankThe News Minute

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TEPCO to resume work to build nuclear power plant in Aomori - Asahi Shimbun

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 06:54

Asahi Shimbun

TEPCO to resume work to build nuclear power plant in Aomori
Asahi Shimbun
Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc. (TEPCO) plans to resume preparations to build a nuclear power plant in Aomori Prefecture for the first time since the Fukushima nuclear crisis prompted suspension of the project. The utility said it will conduct a ...
M4.8 quake hits Aomori Pref. village hosting nuclear power plantThe Mainichi

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Trump order on coal, nuclear power could force Nebraska, Iowa utilities to raise rates - Omaha World-Herald

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 05:42

Trump order on coal, nuclear power could force Nebraska, Iowa utilities to raise rates
Omaha World-Herald
The Omaha Public Power District and its private partner, NextEra Energy Resources, chose a city-owned field just east of Fort Calhoun to host OPPD's first community solar power array. NextEra is building the 35-acre, 5-megawatt solar array there and ...

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M4.8 quake hits Aomori Pref. village hosting nuclear power plant - The Mainichi

News - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 02:33

The Mainichi

M4.8 quake hits Aomori Pref. village hosting nuclear power plant
The Mainichi
The 2:27 a.m. earthquake came in as a 4 on the 7-point Japanese seismic intensity scale in the Aomori Prefecture village of Higashidori, the location of the Hidgashidori Nuclear Power Plant. No damage to the plant was reported. The temblor measured a ...

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Government, military officials in favor of Trump's nuclear bailout plan - Toledo Blade

News - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 23:27

Toledo Blade

Government, military officials in favor of Trump's nuclear bailout plan
Toledo Blade
“We urge you to continue to take concrete steps to ensure the national security attributes of U.S. nuclear power plants are properly recognized by policymakers and are valued in U.S. electricity markets,” according to the letter, which was addressed to ...

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China's largest nuclear power developer eyes wind and gas projects in addition to maiden venture in UK - South China Morning Post

News - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 23:04

South China Morning Post

China's largest nuclear power developer eyes wind and gas projects in addition to maiden venture in UK
South China Morning Post
China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN), a key implementer of Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative, is seeking non-nuclear, clean energy project opportunities in Britain, even as it works to keep its maiden nuclear project in the country on time and ...
Hinkley Point boosted by Chinese nuclear progressNew Civil Engineer
3rd-generation nuclear reactors start test runGlobal Times
First EPR nuclear reactor to be connected to the grid goes on stream in ChinaFirstpost

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IAEA Reviews UAE's Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 18:06

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Reviews UAE's Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development
International Atomic Energy Agency
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today concluded an eight-day mission to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to review its infrastructure development for a nuclear power programme. The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review ...
Nuclear energy experts assess progress on UAE's Barakah plantThe National
UAE nuclear plant start-up depends on review outcome - regulatorAl-Arabiya

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Construction of Egypt's 1st nuclear power plant to begin in next 2 years: Spokesman - Radio Pakistan (press release)

News - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 16:06

Construction of Egypt's 1st nuclear power plant to begin in next 2 years: Spokesman
Radio Pakistan (press release)
Egypt says construction of its first nuclear power plant will begin in the next two to two-and-a-half years. Talking to newsmen in Cairo, spokesman for the Egyptian energy and electricity ministry said the 4,800-megawatt capacity plant at Dabaa, to be ...

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Egypt says to start building nuclear plant in next two years - Reuters

News - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 13:29

The Inquisitr

Egypt says to start building nuclear plant in next two years
Reuters
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt said on Sunday that construction of its first nuclear power plant, to be built by Russia, will begin in the next two to two-and-a-half years. The 4,800 megawatt (MW) capacity plant at Dabaa in the north of the country, aims to ...
Russia To Build Egypt's First Nuclear Power Plant By 2026The Inquisitr
Egypt will establish first nuclear plant in next two years: ReutersEgypttoday

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TEPCO willing to resume Higashidori nuclear plant construction - The Mainichi

News - Sat, 06/30/2018 - 02:26

The Mainichi

TEPCO willing to resume Higashidori nuclear plant construction
The Mainichi
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo Electric Power Holdings Inc. will launch a new site survey for its nuclear plant construction in northeastern Japan, suspended after the 2011 Fukushima disaster, with the company's president expressing readiness Friday to push ...
Tepco to check for faults under site of new atomic plant eyed in AomoriThe Japan Times

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Trump administration wants welfare for coal and nuclear power - The Denver Post

News - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 18:28

The Denver Post

Trump administration wants welfare for coal and nuclear power
The Denver Post
The Trump administration just sent a tsunami through America's electrical energy world when a leaked memo revealed that it had a new plan to shovel millions of dollars to the coal and nuclear power industries. The memo, leaked to Bloomberg News and ...
Nuclear power's demise can't be stoppedWashington Examiner
You won't miss coal, nuclear power — until your A/C quitsBelleville News-Democrat
Perry Says No Price Tag Yet for Potential Coal, Nuclear BailoutNatural Gas Intelligence
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Groups blast Ma over nuclear power proposal - Taipei Times

News - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 16:04

The Diplomat

Groups blast Ma over nuclear power proposal
Taipei Times
Slamming a proposal by former president Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) to revive the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant, opponents of nuclear power yesterday urged the government to expedite the nation's transition to renewable energy. Ma on Wednesday told the ...
China's Nuclear Energy GambitThe Diplomat
IEA holds high-level meeting on the future of nuclear powerModern Diplomacy
GE and EDF Team Up To Build India's Six-Reactor Nuclear Power PlantExecutive Intelligence Review (EIR)
GCR -Compelo -PoliticsHome.com
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