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US 'asleep at the wheel' as nuclear industry faces collapse while climate change looms - South China Morning Post

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 21:05

South China Morning Post

US 'asleep at the wheel' as nuclear industry faces collapse while climate change looms
South China Morning Post
Facing economic competition from cheap natural gas, a significant number of US nuclear power plants could be retired in the coming years, the authors wrote. The country now has a choice of abandoning nuclear power altogether or embracing the next ...
Fearing climate change, experts warn that US nuclear industry faces collapseHerald-Mail Media

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China looking to buy stake in UK nuclear plants, say reports - The Guardian

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 16:27

The Guardian

China looking to buy stake in UK nuclear plants, say reports
The Guardian
The Chinese government has emerged as a potential buyer of a multibillion-pound stake in Britain's nuclear power plants. The talks will reignite debate about China's involvement in the UK nuclear power industry. Two years ago, the government paused ...
China's CGN eyes stake in UK nuclear stationsThe Times

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Fearing climate change, experts warn that US nuclear industry faces collapse - Herald-Mail Media

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 15:48

Fearing climate change, experts warn that US nuclear industry faces collapse
Herald-Mail Media
The paper — “U.S. nuclear power: The vanishing low-carbon wedge” — paints a picture of an industry on the verge of collapse. Facing economic competition from cheap natural gas, a significant number of U.S. nuclear power plants could be retired in the ...

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Would Trump accept North Korea as a nuclear power? - The Hill

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 14:34

The Hill

Would Trump accept North Korea as a nuclear power?
The Hill
With North Korea — at least for the moment — unwilling to commit to a plan to give up its nuclear weapons, would the Trump administration ever consider a more radical approach? Would Team Trump ponder allowing Kim Jong Un to keep his nuclear arsenal ...
Editorial: Kim Jong Un can smile at the way he is treatedTimes Herald-Record
US negotiators with North Korea must heed the lessons of Obama's failed deal with IranFox News
George Will: Does Trump's awful summit with Kim foretell a catastrophic meeting with Putin?Chico Enterprise-Record
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112.ua: SBU warns about emergency situation on nuclear power station - Kyiv Post

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 09:48

Kyiv Post

112.ua: SBU warns about emergency situation on nuclear power station
Kyiv Post
Published July 8 at 12:48 pm. A picture taken on June 3, 2016 shows blue cornflowers near the construction site of the first Belarus' nuclear power plant near the town of Ostrovets, some 170 km northwest of Minsk. Photo by AFP. Popular on social media.

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Fearing climate change, experts in San Diego warn US nuclear industry faces collapse - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 12:00

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Fearing climate change, experts in San Diego warn US nuclear industry faces collapse
The San Diego Union-Tribune
The paper — “U.S. nuclear power: The vanishing low-carbon wedge” — paints a picture of an industry on the verge of collapse. Facing economic competition from cheap natural gas, the country's aging fleet of nuclear power plants, the authors warn ...
There Are a Few Things Environmentalists Actually Do Agree OnMother Jones

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Let's Adopt Nuclear Power As Alternative Source - Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 10:00

Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Let's Adopt Nuclear Power As Alternative Source
Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)
Dr. Robert Bright Mawuko Sogbadji, Deputy Director, Nuclear and Alternative Energy on Friday said it is about time Ghana adapts the use of Nuclear power since it is safe and affordable. 'The reason to opt for the Nuclear option is that, it helps to ...

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Let's adopt nuclear power for affordable and reliable energy source - Dr. Sogbadji - GhanaWeb

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 05:04

GhanaWeb

Let's adopt nuclear power for affordable and reliable energy source - Dr. Sogbadji
GhanaWeb
“We are looking at energy demands for the future, we have considered renewables, we have considered thermal and we are considering nuclear power plants, because we will be doing one district one factory and industry always operate on cheap power and ...

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Heber Light And Power Board Consider Investment In Nuclear Power - KPCW

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 00:36

Heber Light And Power Board Consider Investment In Nuclear Power
KPCW
The Heber Light and Power Board will take a trip to Corvallis, Oregon to learn about a small nuclear power plant currently under construction and to consider investment opportunities including buying future energy. They continue negotiations with Rocky ...

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Let's adopt nuclear power for affordable and reliable energy source - Ghana News Agency

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 21:37

Ghana News Agency

Let's adopt nuclear power for affordable and reliable energy source
Ghana News Agency
Accra, July 6, GNA - Dr. Robert Bright Mawuko Sogbadji, Deputy Director, Nuclear and Alternative Energy on Friday said it is about time Ghana adapts the use of Nuclear power since it is safe and affordable. “The reason to opt for the Nuclear option is ...

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Criticism of Seabrook nuclear power plant finds new momentum - Worcester Telegram

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 20:33

Worcester Telegram

Criticism of Seabrook nuclear power plant finds new momentum
Worcester Telegram
Residents living near nuclear power plants typically receive a notice each year explaining what should be done in the event of an emergency. “Sirens will sound in your community,” according to the 2018 Emergency Public Information Calendar, distributed ...

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If Nuclear Plants Are So Vulnerable To Terrorist Attack, Why Don't Terrorists Attack Them? - Forbes

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 16:11

Forbes

If Nuclear Plants Are So Vulnerable To Terrorist Attack, Why Don't Terrorists Attack Them?
Forbes
Greenpeace earlier this week announced its employees had crashed a drone into a nuclear power plant in France in order to show the world just how vulnerable nuclear plants are to terrorist attacks. "This is a highly symbolic action,” said a Greenpeace ...
EDF gets approval to raise heat limit in some UK nuclear power reactorsETEnergyworld.com
EDF maintains plant safety is a priorityWorld Nuclear News
Greenpeace fly Superman drone into French nuclear power plantInfosurhoy

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Keep coal and nuclear power online - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 16:03

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Keep coal and nuclear power online
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Half of the nation's nuclear fleet of about 100 plants is financially distressed due to competition from cheap gas and subsidized wind power. Once all or most of this coal and nuclear power is gone, the country will lose its hedge against a future rise ...

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No. 2 nuclear power plant reactor to be stopped for inspection - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 15:00

Focus Taiwan News Channel

No. 2 nuclear power plant reactor to be stopped for inspection
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, July 6 (CNA) Operators started lowering the power from the second reactor at the No. 2 nuclear power plant in New Taipei at 8 p.m. Friday ahead of the reactor being taken offline early Saturday for inspections, state-run utility Taiwan Power Co.

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Trump order on coal, nuclear power could force Nebraska, Iowa utilities to raise rates - Scottsbluff Star Herald

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 14:09

Trump order on coal, nuclear power could force Nebraska, Iowa utilities to raise rates
Scottsbluff Star Herald
The Nebraska Public Power District, based in Columbus, still relies heavily on coal for its power production and continues to operate a nuclear power plant near Brownville that just had its most productive year. But it, too, has been moving toward ...

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Uzbekistan curious about Belarusian nuclear power plant construction experience - Belarus News (BelTA)

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 10:14

Belarus News (BelTA)

Uzbekistan curious about Belarusian nuclear power plant construction experience
Belarus News (BelTA)
An Uzbek delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Board of OAO Uzbekneftegaz Alisher Sultanov visited the construction site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant the other day. Belarusian Deputy Energy Minister Mikhail Mikhadyuk and ...

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Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station - Registration opens to make a representation - GOV.UK

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 08:21

GOV.UK

Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station - Registration opens to make a representation
GOV.UK
The application, submitted by Horizon Nuclear Power for a proposed nuclear power station to be located adjacent to the existing power station at Wylfa A, on the Isle of Anglesey in Wales was accepted by The Planning Inspectorate for examination on 28 ...

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French MPs warn of nuclear power safety 'failings' - The Local France

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 07:08

Deutsche Welle

French MPs warn of nuclear power safety 'failings'
The Local France
It also questioned the safety of a plan to store nuclear waste deep underground in the northeastern village of Bure and called for the number of subcontractors in the nuclear industry to be kept to a minimum, "to improve control over the operation of ...
French nuclear power plants pose a grave security risk – lawmakers ...Deutsche Welle
French nuclear power plants pose a grave security risk – lawmakersTaiwan News
French call for nuclear safety improvementsFinancial Times
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Letter, 7/6: Don't ignore costs of nuclear power - Lincoln Journal Star

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 04:55

Lincoln Journal Star

Letter, 7/6: Don't ignore costs of nuclear power
Lincoln Journal Star
How many remember the claim when nuclear power first started? “Electricity too cheap to meter!” Now we see the costs of new nuclear plants skyrocketing and the costs of up-dating existing plants too expensive. Nebraska's Fort Calhoun nuclear plant ...

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French nuclear power plants pose a grave security risk – lawmakers - Deutsche Welle

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 19:10

Deutsche Welle

French nuclear power plants pose a grave security risk – lawmakers
Deutsche Welle
France is the most nuclear dependent country in the world, with 75 percent of its energy produced by 58 reactors at 19 nuclear power plants. Many of those plants are ageing and even new reactors have been plagued by a number of serious problems.
French call for nuclear safety improvementsFinancial Times
French MPs Warn Of Nuclear Safety 'Failings'CHANNELS TELEVISION

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