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Wind and solar overtake nuclear as source of UK electricity for first time ever - The Independent

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 14:42

The Independent

Wind and solar overtake nuclear as source of UK electricity for first time ever
The Independent
More UK electricity was produced by wind and solar sources last year than by nuclear power stations, for the first time according to the latest government figures. Renewables' share of electricity generation shot up to 29 per cent, while nuclear ...

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Renewables or Nuclear? A New Front in the Academic War Over Decarbonization - Greentech Media

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 10:18

Greentech Media

Renewables or Nuclear? A New Front in the Academic War Over Decarbonization
Greentech Media
The debate over the fastest way to decarbonize the grid is intensifying, as experts debate a paper from last December claiming modular renewables could beat nuclear power. The paper, from a Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) team led by the institute's ...
In long-term plan, Japan set to confirm renewables as 'major' energy sourceThe Japan Times

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Poland Speeds Up Nuclear Power Plans - Emerging Europe

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 07:58

Emerging Europe

Poland Speeds Up Nuclear Power Plans
Emerging Europe
Krzysztof Tchórzewski, Poland's Minister of Energy, has said that he wants a decision on the construction of a nuclear power plant to be taken as quickly as possible. His statement comes as the Polish energy industry is beginning to feel the pressure ...

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Should Nuclear Energy Be a US National Security Concern? - InsideSources

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 02:41

InsideSources

Should Nuclear Energy Be a US National Security Concern?
InsideSources
Sixty years ago, nuclear power was the energy of the future, promising a nearly limitless supply of clean, cheaper power. That future has yet to arrive. In fact, today, utilities are increasingly transitioning out of nuclear generation, shuttering ...
Japan's New Energy Strategy Should Boost Both Renewables and Nuclear PowerEnergy Collective
Nuclear industry facing crisis that Trump must address, think tank saysWashington Examiner
Ethiopia Aiming to Use Nuclear for EnergyAllAfrica.com

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Davis-Besse nuclear power plant to shut down permanently in 2020 - Toledo Blade

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 00:01

Toledo Blade

Davis-Besse nuclear power plant to shut down permanently in 2020
Toledo Blade
Every megawatt produces the electricity equivalent of roughly what's needed to power 1,000 homes. That means, over the next three years, these FirstEnergy nuclear-plant closures will mean a loss of electricity roughly equivalent of what's needed to ...
FirstEnergy Corp. closing all three nuclear power plants; no mention of bankruptcy filingAkron Beacon Journal
Utility to close 3 nuclear power plantsThe Hill
FirstEnergy steps closer toward closing Beaver nuclear power plant; 800 jobs in perilPittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Perry Nuclear Power Plant shutting down, could have devastating ... - News 5 Cleveland

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 23:35

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Perry Nuclear Power Plant shutting down, could have devastating ...
News 5 Cleveland
PERRY, Ohio - First Energy announced Wednesday night it will be shutting down the Perry Nuclear Power Plant, taking with it jobs and stability from the Perry community. It's a fear people in Perry have been living with for years, but life without the ...
Perry Nuclear Power Plant: Efforts to save facility entering new phaseNews-Herald.com
Economic loss, higher taxes worry Davis-Besse neighborsFremont News Messenger
FirstEnergy to deactivate Davis-Besse - Sandusky RegisterSandusky Register

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Government 'dozing at wheel' over UK nuclear power plans - Irish Times

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 21:47

Irish Times

Government 'dozing at wheel' over UK nuclear power plans
Irish Times
The UK's nuclear power expansion programme, including the building of the Hinkley Point C facility in Somerset, poses an unacceptable risk to the island of Ireland, according to an alliance of political parties and environmental groups. Green Party ...

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FirstEnergy steps closer toward closing Beaver nuclear power plant; 800 jobs in peril - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 21:36

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

FirstEnergy steps closer toward closing Beaver nuclear power plant; 800 jobs in peril
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A day after FirstEnergy Solutions announced plans to close the Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport and two nuclear plants in Ohio, the company asked the federal government to take emergency action to save those plants and most of the region's ...
FirstEnergy Corp. closing all three nuclear power plants; no mention of bankruptcy filingAkron Beacon Journal
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Ohio power company asks Perry to step in, save coal and nuclear plants from closing - Chron.com

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 20:51

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Ohio power company asks Perry to step in, save coal and nuclear plants from closing
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WASHINGTON - The Ohio power company FirstEnergy Solutions Corp. asked Energy Secretary Rick Perry Thursday to issue an emergency order to stop coal and nuclear power plants in the region controlled by the grid operator PJM Interconnection from closing ...
Utility Plans to Close Nuclear Plants in Ohio, PennsylvaniaVoice of America
Power grid operator bashes utility's plea for Rick Perry to save coal, nuclear plantsWashington Examiner
Three struggling nuclear plants in Pa., Ohio need federal rescue, company pleadsPhilly.com
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Nuclear power plants still on the cards for North Coast - Northern Star

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 18:12

Northern Star

Nuclear power plants still on the cards for North Coast
Northern Star
THE debate on a nuclear power industry in NSW has once again reared its head. NSW Labor Opposition has called on the Premier to intervene and put an end to the ongoing push by her Deputy, National Party Leader John Barilaro, to establish a nuclear ...
As China's nuclear power industry flounders, should India and Pakistan take note?Scroll.in

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As China's nuclear power industry flounders, should India and Pakistan take note? - Scroll.in

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 18:07

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As China's nuclear power industry flounders, should India and Pakistan take note?
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As countries around the world abandoned nuclear power, China had bucked the trend, embracing nuclear power as a reliable and cheap energy source that would help reduce air pollution from burning coal. Now nuclear development in China is floundering ...

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Wind and solar make more electricity than nuclear for first time in UK - The Guardian

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 14:35

The Guardian

Wind and solar make more electricity than nuclear for first time in UK
The Guardian
Greenpeace said figures show government should 'stop wasting time and money propping up nuclear power'. Photograph: Andrew Aitchison/In Pictures/Corbis/Getty Images. Windfarms and solar panels produced more electricity than the UK's eight nuclear power ...

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Hinkley Point C: Dredged mud from nuclear power plant is safe, say officials - Somerset Live

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 14:18

Somerset Live

Hinkley Point C: Dredged mud from nuclear power plant is safe, say officials
Somerset Live
The French company says the dredging is essential to build the six vertical shafts for the cooling water system for the new nuclear power station. Thousands of people signed online petitions to prevent EDF Energy from dumping 'radioactive' mud into the ...

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Utility to close 3 nuclear power plants - The Hill

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 14:14

The Hill

Utility to close 3 nuclear power plants
The Hill
FirstEnergy Corp. said it will close three nuclear power plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania, citing tough market conditions and insufficient government policies to support them. FirstEnergy Solutions, the FirstEnergy unit responsible for competitive ...
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FirstEnergy Corp. closing all three nuclear power plants; no mention of bankruptcy filing - Akron Beacon Journal

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 13:52

Akron Beacon Journal

FirstEnergy Corp. closing all three nuclear power plants; no mention of bankruptcy filing
Akron Beacon Journal
FirstEnergy Corp. is closing down its three nuclear power plants in the next three years. That includes the Perry Nuclear Power Plant and Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, both in Ohio, and Beaver Valley Power Station in Pennsylvania. The Akron ...
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FirstEnergy to Close 3 Nuclear Power Plants - businessjournaldaily.com

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:18

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FirstEnergy to Close 3 Nuclear Power Plants
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AKRON, Ohio — FirstEnergy Solutions, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., says it will deactive its Davis-Besse and Perry nuclear power plants in Ohio and Beaver Valley Power Station in Pennsylvania over the next three years. The company notified PJM ...

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Romania's nuclear plant disconnects unit after glitch - Fox News

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 10:52

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Romania's nuclear plant disconnects unit after glitch
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BUCHAREST, Romania – The operator of Romania's nuclear power plant says one of the reactors has been disconnected from the grid due to a glitch in the electrical system. Nuclearelectrica, which operates the plant, said the problem occurred Thursday and ...
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Accident occurs at Romanian nuclear power plant due to electrical failure - Xinhua

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 10:12

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Accident occurs at Romanian nuclear power plant due to electrical failure
Xinhua
BUCHAREST, March 29 (Xinhua) -- An accident occurred Thursday morning at Romania's Cernavoda nuclear power plant due to an electrical system failure, said the plant's operator Nuclearelectrica. Nuclearelectrica said in a press release that the plant's ...
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FirstEnergy To Close Nuclear Power Plant In Shippingport - CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 09:19

CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

FirstEnergy To Close Nuclear Power Plant In Shippingport
CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
SHIPPINGPORT, Pa. (KDKA) — A subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. says it plans to close its nuclear power plant in Shippingport, Beaver County in the year 2021. FirstEnergy Solutions announced Wednesday that it notified the regional transmission ...
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Accident at Romania Nuclear Power Plant, Unit Shut Down - Novinite.com

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 09:15

Novinite.com

Accident at Romania Nuclear Power Plant, Unit Shut Down
Novinite.com
BUCHAREST, March 29 (Reuters) - Romanian state-owned nuclear power producer Nuclearelectrica said on Tuesday its Unit 2 reactor automatically disconnected from the power grid after a glitch in the electric system. The company halved the reactor's ...

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