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A Former Regulator Rethinks Nuclear Energy - WAMU 88.5

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 16:18
A Former Regulator Rethinks Nuclear Energy  WAMU 88.5

Greg Jaczko used to lead the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. But in his new book, he says nuclear power is too hazardous.

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Frayed Wires: As California enters a brave new energy world, can it keep the lights on? - Chico Enterprise-Record

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 16:11
Frayed Wires: As California enters a brave new energy world, can it keep the lights on?  Chico Enterprise-Record

Gretchen Bakke thinks a lot about power—the kind that sizzles through a complex grid of electrical stations, poles, lines and transformers, keeping the lights on ...

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Jordan, NuScale Partnering on SMR Nuclear Feasibility Study - Power Engineering Magazine

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 15:54
Jordan, NuScale Partnering on SMR Nuclear Feasibility Study  Power Engineering Magazine

Jordan will look at the potential for small module reactor nuclear technology within its struggling energy sector. NuScale Power has signed a memorandum of ...

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Idaho National Laboratory to benefit from nuclear innovation legislation signed into law by president - Post Register

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 15:52
Idaho National Laboratory to benefit from nuclear innovation legislation signed into law by president  Post Register

WASHINGTON, D.C. —President Trump signed into law S.512, the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act, or NEIMA. Championed by Idaho ...

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Further US grant for Framatome EATFdevelopment - World Nuclear News

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 15:49
Further US grant for Framatome EATFdevelopment  World Nuclear News

Framatome has received a USD49 million, 28-month grant from the US Department of Energy to accelerate the development and commercialisation of ...

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Further US grant for Framatome EATFdevelopment - World Nuclear News

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 15:49
Further US grant for Framatome EATFdevelopment  World Nuclear News

Framatome has received a USD49 million, 28-month grant from the US Department of Energy to accelerate the development and commercialisation of ...

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Prime Minister says Wylfa Newydd is 'commercial' decision for Hitachi but Government remains committed to nuclear - Daily Post

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 15:16
Prime Minister says Wylfa Newydd is 'commercial' decision for Hitachi but Government remains committed to nuclear  Daily Post

Prime Minister Therera May says she did discuss Wylfa Newydd with the Japanese PM last week but any decision will be a "commercial" one by Hitachi.

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Seabrook power plant a step closer to license extension - News & Observer

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 15:03
Seabrook power plant a step closer to license extension  News & Observer

The Seabrook Station nuclear power plant is a step closer to receiving its 20-year license extension from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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Seabrook power plant a step closer to license extension - Bradenton Herald

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 15:03
Seabrook power plant a step closer to license extension  Bradenton Herald

The Seabrook Station nuclear power plant is a step closer to receiving its 20-year license extension from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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Pilgrim at quarter power for maintenance - The Patriot Ledger

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 15:02
Pilgrim at quarter power for maintenance  The Patriot Ledger

PLYMOUTH — The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station was operating at reduced power Wednesday so crews could weld a leak found during routine maintenance ...

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Seabrook Power Plant a Step Closer to License Extension - U.S. News & World Report

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 15:02
Seabrook Power Plant a Step Closer to License Extension  U.S. News & World Report

SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) — The Seabrook Station nuclear power plant is a step closer to receiving its 20-year license extension from the Nuclear Regulatory ...

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UK nuclear power output Tuesday hit lowest level since 2014 - S&P Global Platts

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 13:37
UK nuclear power output Tuesday hit lowest level since 2014  S&P Global Platts

Average UK nuclear power output was at its lowest Tuesday since late 2014, with seven of the country's 16 nuclear plants on planned outages, data from S&P ...

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A new year means a new era for the coal industry | Opinion - PennLive.com

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 13:30
A new year means a new era for the coal industry | Opinion  PennLive.com

FILE - In this July 27, 2018, file photo, the Dave Johnson coal-fired power plant is silhouetted against the morning sun in Glenrock, Wyo. The Trump ...

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Plant Vogtle, river deepening suits waiting on government shutdown to end - Jacksonville Business Journal

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 13:14
Plant Vogtle, river deepening suits waiting on government shutdown to end  Jacksonville Business Journal

JEA's efforts to escape a hell-or-high-water contract to buy power from Plant Vogtle, an unfinished nuclear reactor turned money pit, could be put on hold due to ...

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Mwila urges media to demystify nuclear power – Zambia - diggers.news

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:38
Mwila urges media to demystify nuclear power – Zambia  diggers.news

PF Secretary General Davies Mwila has called on the media fraternity in the country to help demystify nuclear science technology to help correct the ...

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Fukushima Residents Return Despite Radiation - Scientific American

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:47
Fukushima Residents Return Despite Radiation  Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...

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Fukushima Residents Return Despite Radiation - Scientific American

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:47
Fukushima Residents Return Despite Radiation  Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...

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EUROPE POWER-Week-ahead power prices surge on cold weather forecast, drop in wind - Reuters Africa

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:01
EUROPE POWER-Week-ahead power prices surge on cold weather forecast, drop in wind  Reuters Africa

European electricity contracts for next week delivery soared on Wednesday, lifted by forecasts for a snap spell of very cold weather and an expected drop in ...

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U.S. CO2 Emissions Rise As Nuclear Power Plants Close - Forbes

News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:00
U.S. CO2 Emissions Rise As Nuclear Power Plants Close  Forbes

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County, California is at risk of premature closing mainly for political reasons. Dr. James Hansen and the ...

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