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Bulgaria Plans to Pick Investor for Nuclear Plant by End of 2019 - Novinite.com

5 hours 9 min ago
Bulgaria Plans to Pick Investor for Nuclear Plant by End of 2019  Novinite.com

Reuters reported that Bulgaria plans to open a tender to pick a strategic investor for its revived Belene nuclear power project on the Danube next month and to ...

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Karwar: Unbroken power generation - Kaiga plant sets new world record - Daijiworld.com

7 hours 26 min ago
Karwar: Unbroken power generation - Kaiga plant sets new world record  Daijiworld.com

Daijiworld Media Network - Karwar (SP). Karwar, Dec 11: Kaiga nuclear power plant near here has created a new world record by continuously generating ...

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Nuclear Phase-out Could Mean More Power Imports from China, Russia - The Chosun Ilbo

9 hours 41 min ago
Nuclear Phase-out Could Mean More Power Imports from China, Russia  The Chosun Ilbo

KEPOCO is seeking to import electricity from China and Russia to make up for lost power generation due to the government's nuclear phase-out plan, according ...

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INTERVIEW-TVA to keep cutting carbon with natgas, nuclear power plants -CEO - CNBC

10 hours 19 min ago
INTERVIEW-TVA to keep cutting carbon with natgas, nuclear power plants -CEO  CNBC

Dec 6 (Reuters) - The chief executive of Tennessee Valley Authority said on Thursday the U.S.-owned power generator will keep cutting carbon emissions in ...

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EIB to give Slovakia loans for transport projects and nuclear safety - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 23:10
EIB to give Slovakia loans for transport projects and nuclear safety - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

BRATISLAVA, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- Slovakia and the European Investment Bank (EIB) signed Monday a deal, under which EIB will provide the country with a loan ...

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Q&A: What should we do with nuclear waste? - Stanford University News

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 20:26
Q&A: What should we do with nuclear waste?  Stanford University News

Nuclear security expert Rod Ewing discusses new recommendations for solving the U.S. nuclear waste problem, why conventional risk assessments don't go far ...

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GE Hitachi plans to acquire nuclear decommissioning firm - Greater Wilmington Business Journal

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 20:00
GE Hitachi plans to acquire nuclear decommissioning firm  Greater Wilmington Business Journal

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy has announced its intent to acquire Columbia, South Carolina-based REI Nuclear LLC, a decommissioning technology and tooling ...

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Report: Brazil's incoming energy minister says new large hydropower not feasible - HydroWorld

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:50
Report: Brazil's incoming energy minister says new large hydropower not feasible  HydroWorld

Brazil's incoming energy minister, admiral Bento Costa Lima Leite de Albuquerque Junior, believes it is not feasible to build new large hydropower plants in the ...

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Report: Brazil's incoming energy minister says new large hydropower not feasible - HydroWorld

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:50
Report: Brazil's incoming energy minister says new large hydropower not feasible  HydroWorld

Brazil's incoming energy minister, admiral Bento Costa Lima Leite de Albuquerque Junior, believes it is not feasible to build new large hydropower plants in the ...

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Fermi 2 power plant currently offline for repairs - Monroe Evening News

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:14
Fermi 2 power plant currently offline for repairs  Monroe Evening News

Stephen Tait, nuclear communications manager, said Fermi 2 operators took the plant offline Thursday night to look into an electrical issue on the plant's main ...

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SC utility Santee Cooper board OKs budget, says no rate hikes - Charleston Post Courier

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:30
SC utility Santee Cooper board OKs budget, says no rate hikes  Charleston Post Courier

Santee Cooper's operating budget will remain flat for 2019, with no rate increases next year.

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CLIMATE: Can the 'Green New Deal' deliver 100% renewables? - E&E News

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:25
CLIMATE: Can the 'Green New Deal' deliver 100% renewables?  E&E News

Progressive Democrats pushing a "Green New Deal" on Capitol Hill have mustered behind a rallying cry of 100 percent renewables. But is it possible?

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French nuclear production rose 8 pct year-on-year in November - Reuters

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:18
French nuclear production rose 8 pct year-on-year in November  Reuters

Electricity production from French nuclear reactors rose 8 percent in November compared with the same month a year-ago due to a low volume of outages, ...

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Karnataka Nuclear Reactor Sets Global Record, "Major Feat," Says PM Modi - NDTV News

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:12
Karnataka Nuclear Reactor Sets Global Record, "Major Feat," Says PM Modi  NDTV News

In a major accomplishment for India's Department of Atomic Energy, the 220 MW nuclear reactor at Kaiga in Karnataka has completed a continuous run of 941 ...

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Regulators approve sale of Vermont Yankee nuclear plant - Electric Light & Power

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:57
Regulators approve sale of Vermont Yankee nuclear plant  Electric Light & Power

An attorney with the Conservation Law Foundation criticized the dealMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont state regulators have approved the sale of the closed ...

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Building new nuclear plants in France uneconomical -environment agency - Reuters

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:32
Building new nuclear plants in France uneconomical -environment agency  Reuters

Building new nuclear reactors in France would not be economical, state environment agency ADEME said in a study on Monday, contradicting the government's ...

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GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Announces Intent to Acquire Specialized D&D Expertise - POWER magazine

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 16:55
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Announces Intent to Acquire Specialized D&D Expertise  POWER magazine

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) announced its intent to acquire the business and certain assets of REI Nuclear LLC, a South Carolina-based company.

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Wood wins UK nuclear waste contract - POWER magazine

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 16:55
Wood wins UK nuclear waste contract  POWER magazine

Wood won a major contract from Magnox to retrieve, process and dispose of radioactive waste from a UK nuclear power station that is being decommissioned.

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Taiwan's reorientation to nuclear power likely to disrupt renewables sector, Chinese interest in KMT-controlled districts to increase - IHS Jane's 360

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 16:48
Taiwan's reorientation to nuclear power likely to disrupt renewables sector, Chinese interest in KMT-controlled districts to increase  IHS Jane's 360

Key Points KMT is likely to focus on leveraging Mainland Chinese commercial interest to boost its economic growth. The long-term energy development of ...

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Work starts on Kursk II-2 foundation plate - World Nuclear News

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:53
Work starts on Kursk II-2 foundation plate  World Nuclear News

Construction work has started on the foundation plate of the reactor building of unit 2 of the Kursk II nuclear power plant in western Russia. This is the second of ...

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