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Todays Market View - Nuclear power ambitions to drive uranium demand - Proactive Investors UK

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 10:33

Proactive Investors UK

Todays Market View - Nuclear power ambitions to drive uranium demand
Proactive Investors UK
“China is expected to become the world's largest nuclear power nation, and the development of the China National Nuclear Corporation will be more open and international”. As China embarked on massive economic expansion around three decades ago, ...

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Group warns over a third of US nuclear power plants could retire - CNBC

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 21:12

CNBC

Group warns over a third of US nuclear power plants could retire
CNBC
Nov 8 (Reuters) - More than a third of U.S. nuclear power plants could shut for economic reasons over the next decade, a greater number than most analysts expect, according to a study released on Thursday by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), ...

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French nuclear power generation jumps 12.5 pct in October | Reuters - Reuters

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 19:02

French nuclear power generation jumps 12.5 pct in October | Reuters
Reuters
Nuclear electricity generation in France rose 12.5 percent to 31.6 terrawatt hour (TWh) in October compared with the same month a year ago, French ...
UPDATE 1-French nuclear power generation jumps 12.5 pct in OctoberReuters UK
French nuclear power generation jumps 12.5 pct in OctoberReuters Africa

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UPDATE 1-French nuclear power generation jumps 12.5 pct in October - Reuters UK

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 18:46

UPDATE 1-French nuclear power generation jumps 12.5 pct in October
Reuters UK
(Adds UK nuclear production figure). PARIS, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Nuclear electricity generation in France rose 12.5 percent to 31.6 terrawatt hour (TWh) in October compared with the same month a year ago, French state-controlled utility EDF said on Thursday.

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Georgia Nuclear Power Plant Plans to Hire Hundreds of Canadian Electrical Workers - EC&M

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:39

EC&M

Georgia Nuclear Power Plant Plans to Hire Hundreds of Canadian Electrical Workers
EC&M
The need for 750 electrical workers at Plant Vogtle, a two-unit nuclear power plant located in Burke County, near Waynesboro, Ga., will likely result in laborers being recruited from Canada. According to a report from NewsChannel 6, Georgia Public ...

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As Renewables Drive Up Energy Prices, Voters In US, Asia & Europe Are Opting For Nuclear Power - Forbes

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 16:19

Forbes

As Renewables Drive Up Energy Prices, Voters In US, Asia & Europe Are Opting For Nuclear Power
Forbes
Voters in the U.S., Asia, and Europe are increasingly opting for nuclear power in response to rising electricity prices from the deployment of renewables like solar panels and wind turbines. By a more than two-to-one margin (70% to 30%), voters in ...

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Blow to Moorside power station plans as Toshiba winds up nuclear arm - News & Star

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 15:09

News & Star

Blow to Moorside power station plans as Toshiba winds up nuclear arm
News & Star
Plans to build a new nuclear power station in the UK, creating over 20,000 jobs, have collapsed after Toshiba said it was pulling out of the project. The Japanese engineering giant is to wind up its NuGen business, which was going to build three ...

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Toshiba's failure shows business can't deliver a nuclear future - The Guardian

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:32

The Guardian

Toshiba's failure shows business can't deliver a nuclear future
The Guardian
In 2006 it bought the US nuclear business Westinghouse, part of British Nuclear Fuels and home to much of the UK's nuclear power industry. With climate change creeping to the top of the agenda and demand for new nuclear plants around the world growing, ...

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Nuclear power plant in Cumbria in doubt after Toshiba pull out - The Independent

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:32

The Independent

Nuclear power plant in Cumbria in doubt after Toshiba pull out
The Independent
Toshiba has announced it is pulling out of the construction of a nuclear power station in Cumbria, putting the overall future of any project going ahead at the site in doubt. The Moorside plant was projected to create up to 21,000 jobs over its ...
UK nuclear power station plans scrapped as Toshiba pulls outThe Guardian
Toshiba's UK withdrawal puts Cumbria nuclear plant in doubtBBC News
Collapse of Moorside nuclear power station plans will 'devastate' western Cumbriainews.co.uk
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Future of the Moorside nuclear power plant in serious doubt after Toshiba scraps UK nuclear business - Compelo

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:01

Compelo

Future of the Moorside nuclear power plant in serious doubt after Toshiba scraps UK nuclear business
Compelo
The future of the Moorside nuclear power plant project has been dealt a major blow after owner Toshiba announced it will close down its UK nuclear business. The Japanese multinational says it will wind-up NuGeneration Limited – more commonly known as ...
Toshiba pulls out of nuclear power planKHL Group

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Karnataka Nuclear power plant sets world record for continuous operation - YourStory.com

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:37

YourStory.com

Karnataka Nuclear power plant sets world record for continuous operation
YourStory.com
Unit 1 of nuclear power plant Kaiga Atomic Power Station has surpassed the record set by the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station in Canada by being operational for 894 days. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited recently announced that the Kaiga Atomic ...

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The Nuclear Power Dilemma (2018) - Union of Concerned Scientists

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:03

Union of Concerned Scientists

The Nuclear Power Dilemma (2018)
Union of Concerned Scientists
We found that nearly 35 percent of the country's nuclear power plants, representing 22 percent of US nuclear capacity, are at risk of early closure or slated to retire. To help avoid the worst consequences of climate change—and avoid costly ...

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Environmental group: Keep open nuclear power plants - Axios

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:02

Axios

Environmental group: Keep open nuclear power plants
Axios
A high-profile, science-based environmental nonprofit is calling for financially struggling nuclear power plants to remain open, citing their benefits to tackling climate change. Why it matters: In a new report, the Union of Concerned Scientists is ...

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China & India to drive the world's nuclear power production growth – experts - RT

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 09:48

RT

China & India to drive the world's nuclear power production growth – experts
RT
She told CNBC: “The largest growth in nuclear energy is in the Asia region, especially in China and India.” Nuclear power is “absolutely compatible” and “necessary” for a low carbon future, Rising added. READ MORE: World's first floating nuclear power ...

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China likely to more than triple nuclear power capacity by 2030 - Nasdaq

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 08:13

Nasdaq

China likely to more than triple nuclear power capacity by 2030
Nasdaq
SHANGHAI, Nov 8 (Reuters) - China's total nuclear capacity is expected to reach 120-150 gigawatts (GW) in total by 2030, a senior industry official said on Thursday, more than triple the current rate but still lower than previous forecasts after a ...

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Toshiba's UK withdrawal puts Cumbria nuclear plant in doubt - BBC News

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 08:13

BBC News

Toshiba's UK withdrawal puts Cumbria nuclear plant in doubt
BBC News
Toshiba will wind up its UK nuclear arm, dealing a potentially fatal blow to plans for a new nuclear power station after a sale efforts to offload the business failed. NuGen was behind the development of the Moorside project in Cumbria. Toshiba's ...
Japan's Toshiba to withdraw from £15bn Moorside nuclear power stationThe Westmorland Gazette
Toshiba said to be liquidating NuGen after failing to sell £15bn nuclear projectTelegraph.co.uk
Toshiba set to liquidate UK nuclear arm NuGenFinancial Times
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Toshiba to pull out of UK nuclear power project - The Guardian

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 08:06

The Guardian

Toshiba to pull out of UK nuclear power project
The Guardian
Toshiba is to wind up its nuclear arm, which was leading a project to build a new power station in the UK. The decision by the Japanese firm's board is a huge blow to plans for a nuclear plant at Moorside in Cumbria. Unions criticised the government ...
Toshiba scraps £15bn Moorside nuclear power station planConstruction Enquirer

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Why We're Taking a Hard Look at Nuclear Power Plant Closures - Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 06:46

Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Why We're Taking a Hard Look at Nuclear Power Plant Closures
Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
A new UCS report, The Nuclear Power Dilemma: Declining Profits, Plant Closures, and the Threat of Rising Carbon Emissions, indicates that more than 22 percent of total US nuclear capacity is unprofitable or scheduled to close over the next five to 10 ...

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Toshiba to wind up UK nuclear power venture in restructuring programme - Sky News

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 06:34

Sky News

Toshiba to wind up UK nuclear power venture in restructuring programme
Sky News
"After considering the additional costs entailed in continuing to operate NuGen, Toshiba recognises that the economically rational decision is to withdraw from the UK nuclear power plant construction project, and has resolved to take steps to wind-up ...

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Carbon Pricing is Key to Economic Viability of Xcel's Nuclear Power Plants in Minnesota - Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 05:01

Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Carbon Pricing is Key to Economic Viability of Xcel's Nuclear Power Plants in Minnesota
Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
The UCS study, The Nuclear Power Dilemma, shows that the economic viability of the nation's nuclear plants is threatened by low natural gas prices, the declining cost of renewable energy, investments in energy efficiency, and the costs of upgrading ...

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