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U.S finalizes $3.7 billion loan for Vogtle nuclear power plant - Investing.com

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 15:17
U.S finalizes $3.7 billion loan for Vogtle nuclear power plant  Investing.com

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Energy Department on Friday finalized up to $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to finance the construction of units at the ...

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Are these tiny, 'inherently safe' nuclear reactors the path to a carbon-free future? - Phys.Org

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 14:40
Are these tiny, 'inherently safe' nuclear reactors the path to a carbon-free future?  Phys.Org

In the six decades since the Shippingport Atomic Power Station near Pittsburgh began operating as the nation's first commercial nuclear reactor, the industry has ...

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Global Nuclear Power Plant Market Emerging Trends & Analysis 2019 - Market Biz Group

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 14:32
Global Nuclear Power Plant Market Emerging Trends & Analysis 2019  Market Biz Group

Global Nuclear Power Plant Market: This research report focuses on Past-Current Size, Upcoming Industry Trends & Forecast for 2024.

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Nuclear Energy Institute names incoming chairman, vice chairman - Daily Energy Insider

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 14:27
Nuclear Energy Institute names incoming chairman, vice chairman  Daily Energy Insider

Published on March 22, 2019 by Chris Galford. Tweet. Share. Share. Share. Following February elections, the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) named Ralph Izzo, ...

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A congressional effort to coordinate US nuclear nonproliferation efforts. From a Republican. - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 13:37
A congressional effort to coordinate US nuclear nonproliferation efforts. From a Republican.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The Trump administration's 2018 Nuclear Posture review was so short on nonproliferation that a Republican congressman is proposing a new government body ...

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Russia allots 25 nuclear education places to Turkey - Anadolu Agency

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 13:02
Russia allots 25 nuclear education places to Turkey  Anadolu Agency

ANKARA. The Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom allocated a quota for 25 Turkish students to complete a Master's degree in nuclear energy in ...

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Enel expects 'suitable deal' on Spanish nuclear plants - S&P Global Platts

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:26
Enel expects 'suitable deal' on Spanish nuclear plants  S&P Global Platts

Italian energy group Enel said it was confident it will reach a "suitable deal" with Spain's other nuclear operators on a shutdown plan after signing a road map ...

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Union: Pellets hit teachers during active-shooter training - KEPR 19

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:11
Union: Pellets hit teachers during active-shooter training  KEPR 19

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's largest teachers union says teachers at an elementary school were shot with plastic pellets during active-shooter training.

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SECURITY: Feds to review nuclear plant hit by hackers - E&E News

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 10:50
SECURITY: Feds to review nuclear plant hit by hackers  E&E News

A nuclear power plant in Kansas is set to get its first top-to-bottom cybersecurity inspection two years after the facility came into Russian hackers' crosshairs.

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SECURITY: Feds to review nuclear plant hit by hackers - E&E News

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 10:50
SECURITY: Feds to review nuclear plant hit by hackers  E&E News

A nuclear power plant in Kansas is set to get its first top-to-bottom cybersecurity inspection two years after the facility came into Russian hackers' crosshairs.

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Rick Perry, the Saudis and a Dangerous Nuclear Deal - CounterPunch

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 10:01
Rick Perry, the Saudis and a Dangerous Nuclear Deal  CounterPunch

Since January 2017, the Trump Administration has been in negotiations to allow a sale of two nuclear reactors designed by American companies to the Kingdom ...

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To Save a Nuclear Plant, Trump Taps the Solyndra Loan Program He Tried to Cut - Bloomberg

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 08:00
To Save a Nuclear Plant, Trump Taps the Solyndra Loan Program He Tried to Cut  Bloomberg

President Donald Trump is dipping into a federal loan program that his administration has repeatedly sought to kill to rescue a struggling nuclear power project ...

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NRC Seeking Locations for Meetings on Decommissioning Plants - Occupational Health and Safety

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 07:41
NRC Seeking Locations for Meetings on Decommissioning Plants  Occupational Health and Safety

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is seeking comments from the public on potential locations for a series of public meetings to discuss best practices for ...

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US nuclear power-generated power in 2018 surpassed previous peak » Kallanish Energy News - Kallanish Energy

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 07:04
US nuclear power-generated power in 2018 surpassed previous peak » Kallanish Energy News  Kallanish Energy

Electricity generation from U.S. nuclear power plants totaled 807.1 million megawatt-hours (MWh) in 2018, slightly higher than the previous peak of 807.0 million ...

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Philippines considering nuclear energy - The ASEAN Post

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 06:53
Philippines considering nuclear energy  The ASEAN Post

The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review was conducted at Bataan after an invitation by the Philippines government.

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Nuclear deal with Russia would have solved electricity crisis: Jacob Zuma - TimesLIVE

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 06:51
Nuclear deal with Russia would have solved electricity crisis: Jacob Zuma  TimesLIVE

Former president Jacob Zuma has defended his lobby for a proposed R1tn nuclear energy deal with Russia, saying it would have solved the country's electricity ...

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Koreans slam China’s plan to install floating nuclear plant near their waters - Pulse News

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 04:51
Koreans slam China’s plan to install floating nuclear plant near their waters  Pulse News

China's purported plan to float a nuclear power plant off the east coast of Shandong facing South Korea has sparked fiery protest from Koreans fearing potential ...

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US generates record high nuclear electricity in 2018: report - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 04:37
US generates record high nuclear electricity in 2018: report - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

WASHINGTON, March 21 (Xinhua) -- Nuclear electricity generation in the United States hit a new record in 2018, even as several nuclear power plants went ...

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Nuclear would have solved our problems – Zuma - HeraldLIVE

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 04:31
Nuclear would have solved our problems – Zuma  HeraldLIVE

A nuclear deal with Russia would have solved South Africa's energy crisis, according to former president Jacob Zuma, who also denies that the more than ...

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Letters: Embrace of nuclear power ignores its downside: Dangers and disruptive shutdowns - The Boston Globe

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 04:01
Letters: Embrace of nuclear power ignores its downside: Dangers and disruptive shutdowns  The Boston Globe

Even with federal supports and ratepayer subsidies, nuclear can't come close to competing with wind and solar.

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