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Japanese ex-prime ministers push bill to kill nuclear power - Nikkei Asian Review

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:41

Japanese ex-prime ministers push bill to kill nuclear power
Nikkei Asian Review
Moving Japan away from nuclear power "is difficult under the [Shinzo] Abe administration," former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi told a press conference at the Diet. But that goal, he said, "will absolutely be realized in the near future, with ...

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High or low: which of IAEA's future nuclear capacity scenarios is most realistic? - Power Technology

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:13

Power Technology

High or low: which of IAEA's future nuclear capacity scenarios is most realistic?
Power Technology
Yet, since 2010, the IAEA's annual projections of total nuclear power generating capacity have progressively declined. It's not surprising when you consider the global nuclear industry has faced financial woes, safety blows, public opposition and, more ...

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After the tsunami: how tidal energy could help Japan with its nuclear power problem - The Conversation UK

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:03

The Conversation UK

After the tsunami: how tidal energy could help Japan with its nuclear power problem
The Conversation UK
Japan was the third-largest producer of nuclear power in the world in 2011. Then, on March 11 of that year, an earthquake of magnitude 9 was followed by a catastrophic tsunami, resulting in the first nuclear disaster of the 21st century – at the ...

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Surprise: Nuclear Power Maximizes Environmental Benefits Of Electric Vehicles - Forbes

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 13:02

Forbes

Surprise: Nuclear Power Maximizes Environmental Benefits Of Electric Vehicles
Forbes
The sources of energy that power the grid to charge electric car batteries matter just as much as vehicle emissions. Nuclear power is a clean and efficient power source, but its availability is at risk due to cheaper sources of energy, such as natural ...

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Several Milestones Reached at Nuclear Power Projects Around the World - POWER magazine

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:56

POWER magazine

Several Milestones Reached at Nuclear Power Projects Around the World
POWER magazine
China National Nuclear Corp. announced the third of three steam generators had been installed at the Hualong One demonstration project, which is being constructed as Unit 5 at the Fuqing nuclear power plant. The Hualong One pressurized water reactor ...

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Miners dig in to overturn nuclear power ban - Courier Mail

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:07

Courier Mail

Miners dig in to overturn nuclear power ban
Courier Mail
The Minerals Council of Australia, which represents some of the country's most influential miners, will today reinvigorate the debate for nuclear power, plus pressure the Government to invest in new generation coal-fired power stations. It's pre-Budget ...

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Rejection of subsidies for coal and nuclear power is a win for fact-based policymaking - The Conversation US

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:39

The Conversation US

Rejection of subsidies for coal and nuclear power is a win for fact-based policymaking
The Conversation US
Energy Secretary Rick Perry has repeatedly expressed concern over the past year about the reliability of our national electric power grid. On Sept. 28, 2017, Perry ordered the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to revise wholesale electricity market ...
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Junichiro Koizumi-led group pitches bill calling for 'immediate halt' to Japan's reliance on nuclear power - The Japan Times

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:46

The Japan Times

Junichiro Koizumi-led group pitches bill calling for 'immediate halt' to Japan's reliance on nuclear power
The Japan Times
A group advised by former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi on Wednesday unveiled details about a bill calling for an “immediate halt” to Japan's reliance on nuclear power to prevent a recurrence of the 2011 Fukushima disaster. The group is seeking to ...

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US FERC rejects Energy Secretary's plan to subsidise coal and nuclear power plants - Power Technology

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:44

Power Technology

US FERC rejects Energy Secretary's plan to subsidise coal and nuclear power plants
Power Technology
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has rejected Energy Secretary Rick Perry's proposal to provide financial assistance to coal and nuclear power plants. The federal agency believed that supporting the use of fossil fuels would undermine ...

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KENYA: Pushing for nuclear power - Independent

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 07:07

Independent

KENYA: Pushing for nuclear power
Independent
NEWS ANALYSIS | BRENDON J CANNON | Kenya wants to go nuclear. Since 2012, Nairobi has been talking the talk and walking the walk. It has engaged the International Atomic Energy Agency and signed multilateral letters of intent in pursuit of nuclear ...

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Perspective on nuclear power in India - The Shillong Times

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 01:34

Perspective on nuclear power in India
The Shillong Times
In 1947, for a nation that was recently independent and had critical energy issues nuclear power seemed to the answer to all problems. It was billed as environment friendly and a technological boon. The steps towards the nuclear age had started right ...

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Lift nuclear power ban: Miners - The Australian

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:15

Lift nuclear power ban: Miners
The Australian
The peak mining body has urged the federal government to lift the ban on nuclear power in Australia in order to help shore up the nation's energy supply. The Minerals Council of Australia made the call in its pre-budget submission. "Nuclear power has ...

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Exelon's nuclear power plants prove resilient during winter storms - Daily Local News

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 22:08

Exelon's nuclear power plants prove resilient during winter storms
Daily Local News
Exelon's nuclear plants once again demonstrated their ability to generate an abundant supply of electricity when it's needed most. Nuclear facilities are not susceptible to fuel supply challenges, a common cause for plant shutdowns during extreme ...

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Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant operated at full power through storm - So Md News

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 16:33

Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant operated at full power through storm
So Md News
As Winter Storm Grayson pounded the East Coast with high winds, bone-chilling temperatures and historic power demands last week, Exelon Generation's Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant operated at 100 percent power, delivering critical electricity to ...

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What Countries Rely on Nuclear Power for Their Energy Needs? - HuffPost

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 15:31

HuffPost

What Countries Rely on Nuclear Power for Their Energy Needs?
HuffPost
France is the only country that went much above 50% nuclear, achieving 75% of electricity from nuclear. It's given it a long-term headache that will only be resolved in a few more decades as the reactors age out and can't be refurbished. Thankfully ...

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China, France sign deal to enhance cooperation on nuclear energy - Xinhua

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 14:59

China, France sign deal to enhance cooperation on nuclear energy
Xinhua
GUANGZHOU, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese nuclear power operator signed an agreement Tuesday with a French energy organization to deepen cooperation on nuclear power technology. The deal, between China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) and the ...

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Exelon Generation's Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Ran at Full Capacity During Winter Storm Grayson - Business Wire (press release)

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:00

Exelon Generation's Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Ran at Full Capacity During Winter Storm Grayson
Business Wire (press release)
LUSBY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As Winter Storm Grayson pounded the East Coast with high winds, bone-chilling temperatures and historic power demands, Exelon Generation's Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant operated at 100 percent power, delivering ...

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Putin fears nuclear power plant drone attack: Special military until is set up to prevent terrorist strike after the ... - Daily Mail

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:21

Daily Mail

Putin fears nuclear power plant drone attack: Special military until is set up to prevent terrorist strike after the ...
Daily Mail
Vladimir Putin is poised to create a special force to protect against terrorist drone strikes on key nuclear power stations, following attacks on Russian bases in Syria. The move - involving the development of technology to reliably zap drones - comes ...

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Nuclear Power in South Africa Market by Manufacturers,Types,Regions and Applications Research Report Forecast to ... - Industry Today (press release)

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:09

Nuclear Power in South Africa Market by Manufacturers,Types,Regions and Applications Research Report Forecast to ...
Industry Today (press release)
The report provides in depth analysis on global nuclear power market with forecasts up to 2030. The report analyzes the power market scenario in South Africa (includes thermal conventional, nuclear, large hydro, pumped storage and renewables) and ...

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