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One secret to building affordable nuclear: stick with tried-and-true designs - MIT Technology Review

News - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 11:00

MIT Technology Review

One secret to building affordable nuclear: stick with tried-and-true designs
MIT Technology Review
“The fundamental problem is cost,” says a new report from the MIT Energy Initiative assessing the future of nuclear power. While solar and other sources of power are getting cheaper, it notes, “new nuclear plants have only become costlier.” The average ...
The challenge for nuclear is to recover its competitive edgeFinancial Times

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JAEA develops technology to visualize radioactive contamination at Fukushima nuclear power plant - The Japan News

News - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 09:49

JAEA develops technology to visualize radioactive contamination at Fukushima nuclear power plant
The Japan News
The JAEA said that the visualization technology combines virtual reality technology with data about contamination conditions, which are obtained with remote-controlled devices, at the Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. nuclear power plant.

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Industry roundtable: will new nuclear benefit the UK? - Power Technology

News - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 08:40

Power Technology

Industry roundtable: will new nuclear benefit the UK?
Power Technology
“Coal is going out of fashion – particularly after we survived without coal power for three days in a row last year. As a reliable and secure baseload, I would expect nuclear to gradually replace coal and other fossil fuels over the next 10-20 years ...

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RPT-Japan's nuclear reboot gathers pace, set to curtail LNG demand - Reuters

News - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 03:13

RPT-Japan's nuclear reboot gathers pace, set to curtail LNG demand
Reuters
TOKYO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Japan's consumption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) is set to fall as the country's nuclear reactors restart, with output from atomic power set for its highest since the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster. Kansai Electric ...

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Japanese utilities ended funding for nuclear fuel reprocessing in 2016, putting MOX plans in doubt - The Japan Times

News - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 01:26

The Japan Times

Japanese utilities ended funding for nuclear fuel reprocessing in 2016, putting MOX plans in doubt
The Japan Times
Japanese utilities that operate nuclear power plants have stopped funding for the reprocessing of nuclear fuel since fiscal 2016, their financial reports showed Sunday, a step that may affect the resource-scarce country's nuclear fuel recycling policy.

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Can France Move Away From Nuclear Energy? - OilPrice.com

News - Sun, 09/02/2018 - 19:00

Can France Move Away From Nuclear Energy?
OilPrice.com
For a long time, it seemed that France, Europe's leading nuclear power producer, will seek to decrease the share of nuclear in its energy matrix. The 2015 Energy Transition for Green Growth law stipulated that by 2025 the share of nuclear would have to ...

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Feasibility study for 2nd nuclear power plant begins - newagebd.net

News - Sun, 09/02/2018 - 18:07

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Feasibility study for 2nd nuclear power plant begins
newagebd.net
The country's first nuclear power plant is being constructed at Rooppur in Pabna with more than $12 billion financial and technical assistance from Russia. The first reactor of the Rooppur nuclear power plant is expected to be commissioned in 2023 and ...

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Nuclear reaction to IRP - Independent Online

News - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 17:03

Nuclear reaction to IRP
Independent Online
South Africa is the only country in Africa with a commercial nuclear power plant. Two reactors located at the Koeberg nuclear power station accounts for about 5 percent of South Africa's electricity production. Spent fuel is disposed of at Vaalputs ...

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Renewed Vision Shines Light on Dormant Nuclear Site - POWER magazine

News - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 10:46

POWER magazine

Renewed Vision Shines Light on Dormant Nuclear Site
POWER magazine
The concrete shell of an abandoned nuclear power plant construction project has been part of the landscape of Surgoinsville, Tennessee, for almost four decades. Long-time locals recall when the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) sought to revitalize the ...

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Nuclear Energy Side Events at the 62nd IAEA General Conference - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 15:07

International Atomic Energy Agency

Nuclear Energy Side Events at the 62nd IAEA General Conference
International Atomic Energy Agency
Our exhibition on "IAEA Assistance for a Sustainable Energy Future," on the First Floor of the M Building (Exhibition Area 1), will present the contribution and potential of nuclear power in mitigating climate change and achieving sustainable development.

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Engie delays return of Belgian nuclear reactors Doel 1, Doel 2 to December - S&P Global Platts

News - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 10:21

Engie delays return of Belgian nuclear reactors Doel 1, Doel 2 to December
S&P Global Platts
"The Belgian nukes had an impact but just for a short period," one European gas trader said. "Volatility is now only coming from the power market," a German trader added. The expected 1.6 TWh reduction in nuclear output corresponds to about 300 million ...

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Japan's nuclear reboot gathers pace, set to curtail LNG demand - Reuters

News - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 10:01

Reuters

Japan's nuclear reboot gathers pace, set to curtail LNG demand
Reuters
“It's a good thing that the power utilities in western Japan have restarted nuclear plants, which is leading to the cuts in fossil fuel costs, primarily LNG, through the continued operations of nuclear plants,” said Tomoko Murakami, manager of the ...

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Czech cabinet should decide nuclear power financing by end of year: Minister - ETEnergyworld.com

News - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 09:40

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Czech cabinet should decide nuclear power financing by end of year: Minister
ETEnergyworld.com
PRAGUE: The Czech government should decide on how to finance a multi-billion dollar expansion of nuclear power plants by the end of the year, Industry Minister Marta Novakova told Czech Television on Friday. Majority state-owned utility CEZ has refused ...

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China's Floating Nuclear Power Plants Pose Risks in South China Sea - Voice of America

News - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 05:26

Voice of America

China's Floating Nuclear Power Plants Pose Risks in South China Sea
Voice of America
Floating Chinese nuclear power plants stationed in the South China Sea would help Beijing fortify its claims in a decades-old maritime sovereignty dispute, but come with environmental risks, scholars say. China plans to power some of its claimed islets ...

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US nuclear power: Too strategic to fail - The Hill

News - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 20:00

The Hill

US nuclear power: Too strategic to fail
The Hill
The advances by China and Russia in nuclear power are daunting. Both countries are fully engaged in the construction of nuclear plants, loading fuel into reactors, connecting nuclear plants to the grid, developing programs for closing the fuel cycle, ...
Russia and China are preparing for a nuclear war with their biggest ever war gamesBusiness Insider

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FirstEnergy To Close Nuclear Power Plants In Ohio, Pennsylvania - WOSU

News - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 18:31

WOSU

FirstEnergy To Close Nuclear Power Plants In Ohio, Pennsylvania
WOSU
Dan Sawmiller, Ohio energy policy director for the Natural Resources Defense Council, said he suspects the announcement was carefully timed to put pressure on those they've asked for help in bolstering the nuclear and coal-fired power markets ...
FirstEnergy Solutions closing its last Ohio and Pennsylvania coal-fired power plantscleveland.com

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Russia to supply radar for protecting nuclear power plant in Pakistan - TASS

News - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 13:54

TASS

Russia to supply radar for protecting nuclear power plant in Pakistan
TASS
MOSCOW, August 30. /TASS/. Russia will supply a civilian radar station to Pakistan to protect facilities of the nuclear power plant in Karachi, the press office of RTI hi-tech company said on Thursday. "A memorandum of cooperation in the field of ...

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Trump, Brexit, the environment ... why some believe nuclear power station clearance plan is jumping the gun - Daily Post North Wales

News - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:13

Daily Post North Wales

Trump, Brexit, the environment ... why some believe nuclear power station clearance plan is jumping the gun
Daily Post North Wales
A vast swathe of land the size of more than 500 football pitches is to be cleared to make way for the new Wylfa power station. Horizon wants to spend 15 month on the project, which will see a 740-acre area prepared ahead of the construction of the ...

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Renewable energy to replace nuclear power in South Africa - Climate Action (press release)

News - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:53

Climate Action (press release)

Renewable energy to replace nuclear power in South Africa
Climate Action (press release)
The South African Government has approved a draft to increase renewable energy generation. Jacob Zuma, the former President, had proposed expanding the nuclear power sector by adding new nuclear capacity in excess of 9 gigawatt. However, this ...

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Kola Nuclear Power Plant's oldest reactor to run until 2033 - Bellona

News - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 19:02

Bellona

Kola Nuclear Power Plant's oldest reactor to run until 2033
Bellona
The Kola Nuclear Power Plant's entrance. (Photo: Courtesy of Thomas Nilsen/The Independent Barents Observer). The first unit at the Kola Nuclear Power plant near Murmansk has received the nod from Russian regulators to operate until 2033, making it one ...
How Far Do You Have To Run After A Small Modular Nuclear Meltdown?Forbes
Nuclear Power - The Global Market is Forecast to Exceed $245 Billion by 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.comBusiness Wire (press release)
Radioactive waste stranded as US shifts from nuclear energyChemical & Engineering News
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