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IAEA Delivers Report on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development to Niger - International Atomic Energy Agency

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:04

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Delivers Report on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development to Niger
International Atomic Energy Agency
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) delivered the final report of a mission that reviewed Niger's infrastructure development for a nuclear power programme. The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) mission took place in April 2018 ...
INPRO meeting stresses importance of supply chainWorld Nuclear News

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Investment in new nuclear declines to five-year low - World Nuclear News

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 15:37

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Investment in new nuclear declines to five-year low
World Nuclear News
Global energy investment fell for the third consecutive year in 2017, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Investment in nuclear power declined by nearly 45% last year to USD17 billion. Although spending on new reactors reached the ...
Investment in energy fell again in 2017, raising fresh concerns about security and climate changeCNBC
IEA: Renewables investment in India topped fossil fuels for first time in 2017Carbon Brief

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Bangladesh Celebrates as Nuclear Power Plant Construction Gathers Momentum - Sputnik International

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 15:07

Sputnik International

Bangladesh Celebrates as Nuclear Power Plant Construction Gathers Momentum
Sputnik International
The Rooppur nuclear power plant is being made with a Russian G3+ reactor, which contains the latest safety technologies, including a radiation control system. Adequate measures are being taken to keep the people working on the project safe.

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Mock emergency planned to test procedures at Virginia nuclear plant - WJLA

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:20

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Mock emergency planned to test procedures at Virginia nuclear plant
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(AP) -- Safety officials are planning to stage a mock emergency at Dominion Energy's Louisa County nuclear power plant to test emergency procedures onsite and in surrounding communities. The drill is scheduled for Tuesday at the North Anna Power ...

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Japan-US nuclear pact extended amid int'l concern about plutonium stockpile - Xinhua

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:57

The Japan Times

Japan-US nuclear pact extended amid int'l concern about plutonium stockpile
Xinhua
TOKYO, July 17 (Xinhua) -- A bilateral nuclear pact made between Japan and the United States authorizing Japan to reprocess spent fuel from nuclear reactors, extract plutonium and enrich uranium, was extended Tuesday amid international concern about ...
Japan and US extend nuclear pact as Tokyo looks to reduce plutonium stockpileThe Japan Times
Promote use of plutonium; govt, utilities must provide explanationsThe Japan News
Japan's stockpile of plutonium causes jitters as pact is renewedAsahi Shimbun
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Bangladesh plans nuclear power plant at Hilsa sanctuary - thethirdpole.net

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 07:08

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Bangladesh plans nuclear power plant at Hilsa sanctuary
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Bangladesh has undertaken a number of initiatives to preserve its national fish – the Hilsa. But the site chosen for its second nuclear power plant, the 2,400 MW Rooppur Power Plant, is at a Hilsa sanctuary. The Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission has ...

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China will still push for more nuclear power to displace coal - Next Big Future

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 01:54

Next Big Future

China will still push for more nuclear power to displace coal
Next Big Future
China investment in nuclear plants is projected to increase by 24% in the next 12 years – faster than investment in natural gas and renewables under the Sustainable Development Plan. China's 58GW nuclear target will likely slip to 2022. China had ...

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Louisa nuclear plant to hold mock emergency Tuesday | Local ... - Richmond.com

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 21:25

Richmond.com

Louisa nuclear plant to hold mock emergency Tuesday | Local ...
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Something potentially dreadful is going to happen at the North Anna Power Station nuclear power plant in Mineral on Tuesday, but only a handful of people ...

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Saudi Arabia hosts IAEA for review of nuclear power infrastructure - Arab News

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 21:14

Arab News

Saudi Arabia hosts IAEA for review of nuclear power infrastructure
Arab News
This integrated infrastructure review (INIR) is a holistic peer review to assist member states in assessing the status of their national infrastructure for the introduction of nuclear power. The international organization will be in Saudi Arabia from ...

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IAEA INPRO Dialogue Forum Focuses on Sustainable Supply Chains for Advanced Nuclear Power Systems - International Atomic Energy Agency

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:03

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA INPRO Dialogue Forum Focuses on Sustainable Supply Chains for Advanced Nuclear Power Systems
International Atomic Energy Agency
“A reliable, robust and sustainable nuclear supply chain is an integral and vital part of the global nuclear energy industry system,” said Dohee Hahn, Director of the IAEA Division of Nuclear Power, at the Forum held from 2 to 4 July 2018. “This would ...
Bechtel to Perform Innovation Research for Small Modular Nuclear Plant ProjectPR Newswire (press release)

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Austria's bid to sue EU over UK nuclear plant fails - Chemistry World

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 13:50

Austria's bid to sue EU over UK nuclear plant fails
Chemistry World
Austria's legal challenge to a UK nuclear power project has been rejected after three years. The European commission previously allowed the UK to use state aid for the construction of a new power plant – a decision, the Austrian government argued, that ...
EU court confirms Hinkley subsidies do not breach rulesUtility Week

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Louisa nuclear plant to hold mock emergency | Virginia | richmond ... - Richmond.com

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:15

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Louisa nuclear plant to hold mock emergency | Virginia | richmond ...
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Something potentially dreadful is going to happen at the North Anna Power Station nuclear power plant Tuesday, but only a handful of people know what will go ...
Emergency Plan Public Information Brochure Mailed to Residents ...Oswego Daily News

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Trump Meets Putin in Helsinki: Our Nuclear Power Is a 'Negative Force' - Haaretz

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:29

Haaretz

Trump Meets Putin in Helsinki: Our Nuclear Power Is a 'Negative Force'
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President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin arrived Monday at Helsinki's presidential palace for a long-awaited summit, hours after Trump blamed the United States, and not Russian election meddling or its annexation of Crimea, for a low-point ...
Axios: Trump 'lashed out' at Putin over propaganda videoThe Hill
Trump-Putin summit could improve US-Russia relations -- And yes, that is a good thingFox News
'Not welcome': Finnish protesters criticise Trump-Putin summitThe Guardian

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Emergency Plan Public Information Brochure Mailed to Residents near Nuclear Power Plants - Oswego Daily News

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:05

Lynchburg News and Advance

Emergency Plan Public Information Brochure Mailed to Residents near Nuclear Power Plants
Oswego Daily News
OSWEGO – The 2018-2019 public information brochure for the Oswego County emergency plan has been mailed to residents in the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone surrounding the nuclear power plants in Scriba. “This year's brochure includes new, ...
Louisa nuclear plant to hold mock emergencyLynchburg News and Advance

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Undue influence: the significance of Turkey's first nuclear power plant - Power Technology

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 06:34

Power Technology

Undue influence: the significance of Turkey's first nuclear power plant
Power Technology
As Russia's state atomic corporation Rosatom starts work on Turkey's first nuclear power plant, critics caution that the project will further increase Russia's influence over the country, its energy system and the region at large. Heidi Vella examines ...

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Koizumi speaks at Ozawa 'school' on need to end nuclear power - Asahi Shimbun

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 06:05

Asahi Shimbun

Koizumi speaks at Ozawa 'school' on need to end nuclear power
Asahi Shimbun
Former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi wondered if he was in the right place, appearing at an event for a longtime political rival. Koizumi was guest lecturer on July 15 at a Tokyo hotel for a political "school" organized by Ichiro Ozawa, the head of ...
Japan ex-PM Koizumi joins hands with longtime foe to dismantle N-plantsThe Japan News

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Louisa nuclear plant to hold mock emergency - The Daily Progress

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 20:09

Louisa nuclear plant to hold mock emergency
The Daily Progress
“Each year, one of the two nuclear power plants in the state are included in this exercise, which is part of the state programs to test our emergency response procedures,” said Jeff Caldwell, Virginia Department of Emergency Management spokesman.

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Why Nuclear Energy Is Critical For Russia - OilPrice.com

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 17:00

Why Nuclear Energy Is Critical For Russia
OilPrice.com
After the end of the Second World War and the start of the Cold War, nuclear technology was not only essential for security purposes as a deterrent towards the competing power bloc, but also as a sign of prestige. The first nuclear power plant ...
Small Nuclear Power Reactors Market Growth Analysis, Share, Demand by Regions, Types and Analysis of Key ...Chronicle India

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National column: The case for saving nuclear is not the case for saving coal - Post Register

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 08:00

National column: The case for saving nuclear is not the case for saving coal
Post Register
The fight between coal and nuclear, and more realistically between nuclear and natural gas, misses the true virtue of nuclear: It is a scientific cornucopia, writes Llewellyn King. Coal and nuclear power have been yoked together for decades. Nuclear ...

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The downfall of US nuclear power - RT

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 07:52

RT

The downfall of US nuclear power
RT
Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), “US nuclear power: The vanishing low-carbon wedge” examined 99 nuclear power reactors in 30 states, operated by 30 different power companies. As of 2017, there are two new reactors ...

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