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Nuclear Sector Deal — Financing New UK Nuclear Power Projects - JD Supra (press release)

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 19:01

JD Supra (press release)

Nuclear Sector Deal — Financing New UK Nuclear Power Projects
JD Supra (press release)
The exploration of new funding models follows extensive media coverage and a National Audit Office report on the value for money of the support given to Hinkley Point C (HPC) — the first new nuclear power station to be built in the UK in over 20 years.

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A Double First in China for Advanced Nuclear Reactors - IEEE Spectrum

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 18:59

IEEE Spectrum

A Double First in China for Advanced Nuclear Reactors
IEEE Spectrum
The White House cited this nuclear nexus in a May memo instructing Rick Perry, the Secretary of Energy, to force utilities to buy power from unprofitable nuclear and coal plants. The memo states that the "entire US nuclear enterprise” including nuclear ...
First Commercial AP1000, EPR Reactors Connected to GridPOWER magazine

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Nuclear Sector Deal — Financing New UK Nuclear Power Projects - Lexology

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 16:03

Nuclear Sector Deal — Financing New UK Nuclear Power Projects
Lexology
The UK government recently published its Nuclear Sector Deal (Sector Deal) as part of the UK's modern industrial strategy. Recognising the sector's strategic importance in delivering future energy security, the Sector Deal reconfirmed the government's ...

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Nuclear power predicted to 'virtually disappear' in the US - Power Technology

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 15:56

Power Technology

Nuclear power predicted to 'virtually disappear' in the US
Power Technology
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Engineering and Public Policy have released a report detailing nuclear power's dwindling significance in the US, stating that it is unlikely to make any noteworthy contributions to the country ...

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IAEA Mission Says Italy Making Progress Towards Safe Dismantling of Nuclear Power Reactors - International Atomic Energy Agency

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 14:19

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Mission Says Italy Making Progress Towards Safe Dismantling of Nuclear Power Reactors
International Atomic Energy Agency
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said Italy has made significant progress in preparing for the safe dismantling of major parts of two of the country's nuclear power plants, while noting areas for potential improvement. The ...

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Indian Point Nuclear Power Plants Operated Safely in 2017 - The Examiner News

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 13:18

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plants Operated Safely in 2017
The Examiner News
The two active nuclear power plants at Indian Point in Buchanan operated safely in 2017, according to the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). At a public hearing June 21 in Tarrytown attended by approximately 75 people, NRC officials unveiled ...

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Stop flogging the dead horse of nuclear power - Courier Mail

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 13:01

Courier Mail

Stop flogging the dead horse of nuclear power
Courier Mail
The problem for the proponents of nuclear power is that we've been down this track before and not all that long ago. In fact, we've been talking about nuclear power since 1952 when then South Australian premier Thomas Playford confidently proposed that ...

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Russia to build two new nuclear power units in China - Moneycontrol.com

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 10:48

Moneycontrol.com

Russia to build two new nuclear power units in China
Moneycontrol.com
Moscow and Beijing may sign agreements to build additional two power units of 1,200-Megawatt units in China by 2026 and 2027, as per reports by Russia's state nuclear power corporation Rosatom. “We've signed new intergovernmental accords with our ...
Rosatom plans to broaden nuclear power plants construction overseasSteelGuru

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Much Delayed Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant May Soon See The Light Of Day - Swarajya

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:14

Swarajya

Much Delayed Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant May Soon See The Light Of Day
Swarajya
In June 2018, French electricity utility company Electricite De France (EDF) and American multinational General Electric agreed to jointly build six nuclear reactors for the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant (JNPP). For years, the JNPP has been mired in ...

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EDITORIAL: Restarting Tokai No. 2 nuclear plant would be a huge mistake - Asahi Shimbun

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 04:38

Asahi Shimbun

EDITORIAL: Restarting Tokai No. 2 nuclear plant would be a huge mistake
Asahi Shimbun
The Nuclear Regulation Authority has concluded that the Tokai No. 2 nuclear power plant in Ibaraki Prefecture, operated by Japan Atomic Power Co., meets improved safety standards for a restart. The watchdog body's decision effectively paves the way for ...
Nuclear watchdog OKs restart of aging tsunami-hit Tokai nuclear plantThe Japan Times
Nuclear watchdog OKs restart of aging nuclear plant hit by tsunamiThe Mainichi
Japan nuclear watchdog OKs restart of aging nuclear plant hit by ...Kyodo News Plus
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S.Korea's summer power supply seen stable on higher nuclear power generation - ETEnergyworld.com

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 02:29

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S.Korea's summer power supply seen stable on higher nuclear power generation
ETEnergyworld.com
New Delhi: South Korea is expected to have stable electricity supply this summer, buoyed by higher nuclear power generation than at the same time last year, the country's energy ministry said on Thursday. The country's summer power demand is forecast ...

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UAE further delays launch of first nuclear power reactor - ETEnergyworld.com

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 01:59

ETEnergyworld.com

UAE further delays launch of first nuclear power reactor
ETEnergyworld.com
State-owned ENEC said a second reactor was 93 percent complete, a third is 83 percent finished and the fourth was 72 percent complete. The nuclear plant west of Abu Dhabi is being built by a consortium led by the Korea Electric Power Corporation.
PM meets with International Advisory Group for Jordan Nuclear ProgramPetra News Agency
Generator Market For Nuclear Power Market new entrants, competitive scenario & their expected market share in 2017faircolumnist.com
UAE further delays launch of first nuclear reactorArabianBusiness.com

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LNP convention to debate introduction of nuclear power plants to Queensland - Courier Mail

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 14:25

Courier Mail

LNP convention to debate introduction of nuclear power plants to Queensland
Courier Mail
A 2007 study by the left wing Australia Institute identified 17 suitable sites for nuclear power plants including six in Queensland – Townsville, Mackay, Rockhampton, Bundaberg, the Sunshine Coast and Bribie Island. That study chose locations using key ...

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1st batch of fuel rods for 4th Nuclear Power Plant likely has been transported out of Taiwan - Taiwan News

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 13:22

Taiwan News

1st batch of fuel rods for 4th Nuclear Power Plant likely has been transported out of Taiwan
Taiwan News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A first batch of unused fuel rods purchased for the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant has likely been transported out of Taiwan on Wednesday morning, but authorities have refused to confirm, according to a CNA report. The report said ...
Taipower allegedly starts shipping nuclear fuel rods back to USFocus Taiwan News Channel

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

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 13:07

Trump order on coal, nuclear power could force Nebraska, Iowa utilities to raise rates
Omaha World-Herald
OPPD is in the process of shuttering Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station and has transitioned three of the five units of its former coal plant in north Omaha to natural gas. It just contracted to buy 20 years of solar power from a new private solar ...

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High court rejects suspension order against Oi nuclear power plant - The Japan Times

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 10:22

The Mainichi

High court rejects suspension order against Oi nuclear power plant
The Japan Times
It follows the Fukui District Court ruling in May 2014 against their restart, the first such ruling over nuclear power plants since the Fukushima nuclear crisis in March 2011. It is the first high court ruling given among a slew of lawsuits filed by ...
Court rejects suspension of Oi nuclear power plantThe Mainichi
Court rejects suspension of Oi nuclear power plant in central JapanKyodo News Plus

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Russia to build new nuclear power units in China - RT

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 09:31

RT

Russia to build new nuclear power units in China
RT
Moscow and Beijing may sign agreements to build two more nuclear power units in China, according to Russia's state nuclear power corporation Rosatom. “We've signed new intergovernmental accords with our Chinese partners for construction of the sixth ...

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Comprehensive risk and safety assessments completed for planned Belarus nuclear power - Compelo

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 08:59

Compelo

Comprehensive risk and safety assessments completed for planned Belarus nuclear power
Compelo
This peer review was conducted by a team of 17 experts from EU and non EU Member States including representatives from countries that use nuclear power as well as from those that do not. The team included also 2 representatives from the Commission ...
EU investigators approved the Belarusian under-construction nuclear power plantpublics.bg
Review of Belarus nuclear power plantEuropean Interest
ENSREG endorses Peer Review Report of the EU Stress Test in BelarusBelarus News (BelTA)

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