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Renewable energy provides more electricity than nuclear power in over half of US states - Solar Power World

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 13:08

Solar Power World

Renewable energy provides more electricity than nuclear power in over half of US states
Solar Power World
A review of 2017 state-by-state data presented in EIA's “Electric Power Monthly” report reveals that renewable energy sources (biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) are now providing more electricity than nuclear power in over half the states ...

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Decommissioning of Pilgrim nuclear power plant being transferred to Holtec International - The Boston Globe

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:01

The Boston Globe

Decommissioning of Pilgrim nuclear power plant being transferred to Holtec International
The Boston Globe
The owner of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth has agreed to hand over the plant, its license, and responsibility for disposing of spent nuclear fuel to an international company which promises to complete decommissioning three years faster ...
Entergy Agrees To Post-Shutdown Sale Of Pilgrim, Palisades Nuclear Power PlantsNasdaq
Oldest US nuclear power plant to be soldWashington Post
Entergy Agrees to Post-Shutdown Sale of Pilgrim, Palisades Nuclear Power Plants to Holtec International for ...PR Newswire (press release)
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The demise of US nuclear power in 4 charts - Midland Reporter-Telegram

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:03

The demise of US nuclear power in 4 charts
Midland Reporter-Telegram
Commercial nuclear reactors provide roughly one-fifth of the electricity produced in the U.S. Across the country, they face grave threats to their profitability and, therefore, to their continued operation. Nuclear power's hard times have come ...

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The demise of US nuclear power in 4 charts - San Francisco Chronicle

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:03

The demise of US nuclear power in 4 charts
San Francisco Chronicle
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Ahmed Abdulla, University of California San Diego. (THE CONVERSATION) In 2025, the second of two nuclear reactors at the Diablo ...

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The demise of US nuclear power in 4 charts - The Conversation US

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 10:38

The Conversation US

The demise of US nuclear power in 4 charts
The Conversation US
In 2025, the second of two nuclear reactors at the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in California will be shut down. Locally, critics of the technology will rejoice at the fulfillment of their ultimate goal: a nuclear-free California. At the same time ...
Renewable energy provides more electricity than nuclear power in over half of US statesSolar Power World

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Strong French hydro, nuclear power output squeeze out fossil fuels in June -RTE - Reuters

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 09:03

Strong French hydro, nuclear power output squeeze out fossil fuels in June -RTE
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PARIS, Aug 1 (Reuters) - French electricity output from nuclear and renewables power sources rose sharply in June, squeezing out the use of coal, oil and gas-fired power generation, while demand fell 2.6 percent during the period, grid operator RTE ...

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Red Tape and Green Energy: Why Nuclear Power Is Struggling to Survive - InsideSources

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 04:10

InsideSources

Red Tape and Green Energy: Why Nuclear Power Is Struggling to Survive
InsideSources
This year has been a tough one for nuclear power. Last week, NextEra Energy announced an agreement with utility Alliant that would close its 601 MW Duane Arnold nuclear plant in Iowa five years early. Shutting down the generator in 2020, rather than ...

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Nuclear Operators Scramble To Make Reactors Flexible Enough For New Energy Economy - Forbes

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 04:01

Forbes

Nuclear Operators Scramble To Make Reactors Flexible Enough For New Energy Economy
Forbes
Arizona Public Service is studying the possibility of using excess energy from its Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant, when solar energy is flooding the grid, to desalinate brackish water. In Illinois, Exelon is looking at repurposing a reactor to produce ...
America must get serious about nuclear energy and national securityThe Hill

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Hot sea water forces Swedish nuclear power plant to shut - The Hindu

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 00:33

The Hindu

Hot sea water forces Swedish nuclear power plant to shut
The Hindu
Unusually high sea water temperature has forced Swedish nuclear power plant to close, authorities said on Monday. The sea water's temperature outside one of Sweden's nuclear plants has forced the plant to close down temporarily. As the sea water ...

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Oldest US nuclear power plant to be sold - Washington Post

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 22:21

Washington Post

Oldest US nuclear power plant to be sold
Washington Post
The country's oldest nuclear power plant is to be sold to a company that plans to decommission the facility in the next eight years. Exelon Generation said on Tuesday that Florida-based Holtec International has agreed to purchase the Oyster Creek ...
Exelon's Oyster Creek nuclear plant to be bought, decommissioned by JVS&P Global Platts
Sale could speed decommissioning of oldest nuclear plantFox News
Holtec International buying Exelon's Oyster Creek nuclear plant, speeding decommissioningPhilly.com

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Costs will dictate future of UK nuclear, says university - World Nuclear News

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 21:22

World Nuclear News

Costs will dictate future of UK nuclear, says university
World Nuclear News
"Nuclear power is one of the largest sources of low-carbon electricity today," according to the paper, titled The Role of Nuclear Electricity in a Low-Carbon World. "It has the potential to play a growing role in the future and its contribution may be ...

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Saudi Arabia makes progress in nuclear power scheme - Arab News

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 20:13

Arab News

Saudi Arabia makes progress in nuclear power scheme
Arab News
The INIR team said that the Kingdom has made significant progress in the development of nuclear power infrastructure, establishing a legislative framework and carrying out comprehensive studies to support the next steps of the program. The Kingdom has ...

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Meeting being held for public on Ginna Nuclear Power Plant - RochesterFirst

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 19:34

RochesterFirst

Meeting being held for public on Ginna Nuclear Power Plant
RochesterFirst
ONTARIO, NY (WROC) - A community meeting at the Ginna Nuclear Power Plant is set for Tuesday evening. The meeting, which runs from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., will allow the public will learn how nuclear energy is generated, along with emergency procedures.
Why The World Must Come Together To Rethink Its Nuclear Power StrategySwarajya
Former president, premier endorse referendum on nuclear energyFocus Taiwan News Channel
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