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Peter Dykstra: Past deadline and over budget, nuclear energy is struggling. - Environmental Health News

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 22:32

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Peter Dykstra: Past deadline and over budget, nuclear energy is struggling.
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Vogtle is the only active nuclear power plant project in the U. S.. Georgia Power has run numerous yellow lights trying to complete the project. Its original operator, Westinghouse, fell into bankruptcy building the plant. Georgia Power isn't alone in ...
Lake County commissioner responds to claim that he doesn't support Perry Nuclear Power PlantNews-Herald.com
Global Nuclear Power Market Research Report 2018 by types | Pressurized Water Reactor, Boiler Water ReactorTrade Reporter

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Imran Khan Confirmed as Pakistan PM: What Next for This Nuclear Power? - Newsweek

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 18:46

Newsweek

Imran Khan Confirmed as Pakistan PM: What Next for This Nuclear Power?
Newsweek
Former cricket star Imran Khan is set to be sworn in on Saturday, August 18, as Pakistan's prime minister after he was confirmed as the country's new leader in a vote by its National Assembly on Friday. The former cricketer's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ...

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San Onofre: From Nuclear Power Plant To State Park? - KPBS

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 13:01

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San Onofre: From Nuclear Power Plant To State Park?
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The Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility is calling on California state agencies to require Southern California Edison to clean up the San Onofre nuclear power plant site so it can become part of San Onofre State Park. The comments are a response to the ...

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US firm pulls out of building Hitachi nuclear plant in Britain - Asahi Shimbun

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 05:50

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US firm pulls out of building Hitachi nuclear plant in Britain
Asahi Shimbun
Major U.S. construction firm Bechtel Corp. is to withdraw from its key role in building a nuclear power plant in Britain due to concerns over the Hitachi Ltd.-helmed project's profitability, sources said Aug. 16. Bechtel made the decision based on its ...

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China May Be Adding a 'Nuclear Element' to the South China Sea, the Pentagon Warns - TIME

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 03:59

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China May Be Adding a 'Nuclear Element' to the South China Sea, the Pentagon Warns
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The Pentagon sounded a warning over China's plans to introduce floating nuclear power plants on disputed islands and reefs in the South China Sea, part of annual report assessing the nation's military strength. “China's plans to power these islands may ...
US Warns China May Add 'Nuclear Element' to South China SeaBloomberg
China May Be Adding 'Nuclear Element' To The South China Sea: US PentagonNews World India

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Atal-led India asserted itself as responsible nuclear power - Times of India

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 00:38

Atal-led India asserted itself as responsible nuclear power
Times of India
If there was an article of faith for Vajpayee, it was to see India assert itself as a responsible nuclear power. When he assumed office in 1998, he ordered the Pokhran tests There was great secrecy around the preparations, and camouflage nets were ...

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What Happens When Two Nuclear Power Plants Shut Down? - WNYC

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 22:31

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What Happens When Two Nuclear Power Plants Shut Down?
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Not just one but two nuclear power plants in New York and New Jersey are expected to close in the next three years, raising questions about how the region will make up for the loss of electricity they generate. The Oyster Creek Generating Station in ...

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Oglethorpe reviewing decision on finishing Vogtle nuclear plant expansion: CEO - S&P Global Platts

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 21:23

Oglethorpe reviewing decision on finishing Vogtle nuclear plant expansion: CEO
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Washington — Electricity cooperative Oglethorpe Power is reviewing whether it will support going forward with the Vogtle nuclear plant expansion in Georgia following an increase in costs, CEO Mike Smith said Thursday. He said the company thinks costs ...

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NRC Takes No Issue With Aging Concrete at Seabrook Nuclear Plant After Inspection - New Hampshire Public Radio

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 19:56

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NRC Takes No Issue With Aging Concrete at Seabrook Nuclear Plant After Inspection
New Hampshire Public Radio
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says they found no problems with the response to cracks in concrete at Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant during a recent inspection. Their new report is another step forward in the power plant's bid to get its license renewed.
Westinghouse won't clean up pollution for 40 years at nuclear plant near ColumbiaThe State

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Citing 'Potential Mismanagement,' Senator Asks For Study Of JEA's Nuclear Power Costs - WJCT NEWS

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 19:28

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Citing 'Potential Mismanagement,' Senator Asks For Study Of JEA's Nuclear Power Costs
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Central Florida state Sen. Debbie Mayfield has asked the Legislature's auditing and accountability office to study JEA's involvement in a faltering and increasingly expensive nuclear power project, citing it as an “alarming example” of “potential ...

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Govt for examining potentials of small-scale nuclear power plants - United News of Bangladesh (satire) (press release) (blog)

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 15:35

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Govt for examining potentials of small-scale nuclear power plants
United News of Bangladesh (satire) (press release) (blog)
Dhaka, Aug 16 (UNB) - Prime Minister`s Energy Advisor Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury has suggested the Science and Technology Ministry to examine the potentials of setting up small-scale power plants with small nuclear reactor. Addressing a seminar on ...

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Citing 'potential mismanagement,' state senator asks for study of JEA's nuclear power costs - The Florida Times-Union

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 13:55

Citing 'potential mismanagement,' state senator asks for study of JEA's nuclear power costs
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Central Florida state Sen. Debbie Mayfield has asked the Legislature's auditing and accountability office to study JEA's involvement in a faltering and increasingly expensive nuclear power project, citing it as an “alarming example” of “potential ...

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World's First AP1000 Nuclear Reactor Reaches Full Power - POWER magazine

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 13:34

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World's First AP1000 Nuclear Reactor Reaches Full Power
POWER magazine
The world's first AP1000 nuclear reactor—Sanmen 1 in China's Zhejiang province—commenced 100% power operation for the first time on August 11, China National Nuclear Corp. (CNNC) said. Sanmen 1 was connected to the grid on June 30. Earlier this ...
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China's plan to become a nuclear energy powerhouse - AxiosAxios
Steady growth in nuclear generation continuesWorld Nuclear News
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70% like nuclear power: Survey - Korea JoongAng Daily

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 13:04

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70% like nuclear power: Survey
Korea JoongAng Daily
Seven out of 10 Koreans want the country to continue using nuclear power, according to a survey by a nuclear energy think tank. According to the survey from the Korean Nuclear Society, which was released on Thursday, 71.6 percent of Koreans said they ...
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Why 1 Chinese Nuclear Power Plant Is So Important for This US Utility - Motley Fool

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 13:04

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Why 1 Chinese Nuclear Power Plant Is So Important for This US Utility
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China is in the process of building out its nuclear power infrastructure, with 19 reactors currently under construction. These new power plants will help satisfy the country's need for electricity as its citizens continue to rise up the socioeconomic ...

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How Vajpayee met foreign policy challenges, made India a nuclear power - Business Standard

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:52

Business Standard

How Vajpayee met foreign policy challenges, made India a nuclear power
Business Standard
How does the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) want India to be seen by the rest of the world? There is a stark contrast between the styles of the two Prime Ministers the BJP has given to India. Under Narendra Modi, India's currency of power is the capacity ...

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee, prime minister who made India a nuclear power, dies at 93 - Washington Post

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:44

Washington Post

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, prime minister who made India a nuclear power, dies at 93
Washington Post
NEW DELHI — Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Indian prime minister who oversaw nuclear tests that ushered in a new arms race in South Asia starting in the late 1990s, died Aug. 16 at a hospital in New Delhi. He was 93. The former prime minister had a stroke ...
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AB Vajpayee: The PM who consolidated India as a nuclear power - BBC News

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:17

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AB Vajpayee: The PM who consolidated India as a nuclear power
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Atal Behari Vajpayee's tenure as Indian prime minister brought his country's emergence as a nuclear power, triggering fears of conflict with Pakistan. These worries were heightened by increasing tension over the disputed region of Kashmir and a long ...
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, prime minister who made India a nuclear power, dies at 93Washington Post
The man who made India a nuclear powerDeccan Herald

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New England region to evaluate benefits of nuclear - Power Technology

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 10:47

Power Technology

New England region to evaluate benefits of nuclear
Power Technology
Governors of five states in the New England region of the US have requested the regional grid operator to evaluate the benefits of nuclear power and other clean energy alternatives. The group released a statement on the decision on 13 August. It was ...

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Romanian nuclear power producer ups profit in first six months - Romania-Insider.com

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 08:42

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Romanian nuclear power producer ups profit in first six months
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State-owned Nuclearelectrica, the company that operates the Cernavoda nuclear power plant in Eastern Romania, recorded a net profit of RON 182.3 million (EUR 39.2 million) in the first half of this year, up by 16% compared to the same period of 2017.

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