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Why is the UK government so infatuated with nuclear power? - The Guardian

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 07:00

The Guardian

Why is the UK government so infatuated with nuclear power?
The Guardian
It is now beyond serious dispute that nuclear power has been overtaken by the extraordinary pace of progress in renewables. But – for those so minded – the military case for nuclear power remains. In a democracy, it might be expected that these ...

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Nuclear industry facing crisis that Trump must address, think tank says - Washington Examiner

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 04:01

Washington Examiner

Nuclear industry facing crisis that Trump must address, think tank says
Washington Examiner
The nation's nuclear energy industry is facing a crisis that the Trump administration must immediately address as a core part of its "energy dominance" agenda, a Washington think tank said Thursday. The decline of the nuclear power industry is "an ...

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Energy Northwest in Richland to help with new type of nuclear reactor - Tri-City Herald

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 02:18

Tri-City Herald

Energy Northwest in Richland to help with new type of nuclear reactor
Tri-City Herald
Energy Northwest in Richland will help an emerging nuclear company, Terrestrial Energy USA, with a new type of commercial nuclear reactor. Energy Northwest, which operates the Pacific Northwest's only nuclear power reactor, already has a similar ...

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FirstEnergy to close its nuclear power plants | fox8.com - fox8.com

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 00:25

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FirstEnergy to close its nuclear power plants | fox8.com
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CLEVELAND - FirstEnergy Solutions, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corporation, is closing its nuclear power plants. Two of the plants are in Ohio and one is in Pennsylvania. The Ohio plants are the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor and the ...
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FirstEnergy files deactivation notice for Perry Nuclear Power Plant - News 5 Cleveland

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 23:57

News 5 Cleveland

FirstEnergy files deactivation notice for Perry Nuclear Power Plant
News 5 Cleveland
Don Moul, the president of FES Generation Companies and chief nuclear officer, said the plants have taken aggressive measures to cut costs, but the market values facing the units are still beyond their control. "We call on elected officials in Ohio and ...
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Bill would help Xcel Energy cope with aging nuclear power plants - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 23:33

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Bill would help Xcel Energy cope with aging nuclear power plants
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Legislation that would help Xcel Energy plan for the high costs of maintaining old nuclear power plants is heading to the Minnesota Senate, where it could face some tough opposition. Republican Sen. Andrew Mathews of Milaca is sponsoring the bill ...
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Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station to close in 2020 - The Morning Journal

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 23:09

Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station to close in 2020
The Morning Journal
In January, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission voted against a proposal from U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry to provide assistance for coal and nuclear energy generators. In its decision, the FERC board pushed the issue down to regional energy ...

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Perry Nuclear Power Plant to close in 2021 - News-Herald.com

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 22:52

cleveland.com

Perry Nuclear Power Plant to close in 2021
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In January, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission voted against a proposal from U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry to provide assistance for coal and nuclear energy generators. In its decision, the FERC board pushed the issue down to regional energy ...
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Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant Begins Final Refueling - The Examiner News

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 14:52

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant Begins Final Refueling
The Examiner News
One of the two operating Indian Point nuclear power plants in the Village of Buchanan received its last fill-up of fuel last week. Control room operators shut down Unit 2 to begin the 23rd and final scheduled refueling and maintenance outage for the ...

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Unit one construction complete at 5.6GW Barakah nuclear power plant - Power Technology

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 13:31

The National

Unit one construction complete at 5.6GW Barakah nuclear power plant
Power Technology
The Emirates Nuclear Energy (ENEC) and its prime contractor and joint venture partner Korea Electric Power (Kepco) has completed construction of unit one of the Barakah nuclear power plant in Al Dhafra, UAE. The 5.6GW nuclear power plant will feature ...
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Updated regulations critical to making the nuclear industry safer, better - The Hill

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 13:15

The Hill

Updated regulations critical to making the nuclear industry safer, better
The Hill
At a time when federal budgets are tight and new investments in energy infrastructure take a decade or more to approve, we should take every opportunity to lower artificial barriers to investment caused by poorly-directed federal regulation. This ...
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Akkuyu nuclear power plant stake sale deal to be completed in 2019 - TASS

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:09

TASS

Akkuyu nuclear power plant stake sale deal to be completed in 2019
TASS
MOSCOW, March 28. /TASS/. The deal on sale of the 49% stake in the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant in Turkey can be completed next year, Chief Executive Officer of the Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom Alexei Likhachev told reporters on Wednesday ...

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Regulators see progress at Pilgrim, but want more answers - The Patriot Ledger

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 10:48

The Hill

Regulators see progress at Pilgrim, but want more answers
The Patriot Ledger
PLYMOUTH — The federal nuclear power plant regulators said Tuesday that Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station showed improvement during 2017, but needs to make further gains before they can be satisfied. The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission gave this ...
Updated regulations critical to making the nuclear industry safer, betterThe Hill
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Some 7000 people employed at Belarusian nuclear power plant construction site - Belarus News (BelTA)

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 10:37

Belarus News (BelTA)

Some 7000 people employed at Belarusian nuclear power plant construction site
Belarus News (BelTA)
OSTROVETS DISTRICT, 28 March (BelTA) – About 7,000 people are employed at the construction site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant at present, BelTA learned from Press Secretary of the Belarusian Energy Ministry Zhanna Zenkevich during a media tour ...

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Oil-rich nation to open Arab world's first nuclear power plant - The Mercury News

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 05:08

The Mercury News

Oil-rich nation to open Arab world's first nuclear power plant
The Mercury News
The United Arab Emirates, with help from Korea Electric Power Corp., finished building the Arab world's first commercial nuclear reactor, a milestone in the oil-rich UAE's effort to curb its reliance on fossil fuels and develop cleaner sources of ...
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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant Receives Its Annual Safety Assessment - WCAI

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 04:21

WCAI

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant Receives Its Annual Safety Assessment
WCAI
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) met on Tuesday evening for their annual safety assessment of the Pilgrim power plant in Plymouth. After a presentation from officials of Entergy, the company that owns the plant, the commission deemed the site ...

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Landlords pushing up rents to cash in on nuclear power plant jobs gold rush could make homeless rates go up - Daily Post North Wales

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 04:01

Daily Post North Wales

Landlords pushing up rents to cash in on nuclear power plant jobs gold rush could make homeless rates go up
Daily Post North Wales
Island chiefs expect a rise in homelessness if rents sky-rocket as landlords try to cash in on the Wylfa nuclear power station construction jobs goldrush. Horizon Nuclear Power is hoping to build a £12 billion pound reactor at Cemaes, near the former ...

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Theresa May urged to build 10 more nuclear power plants to get millions of electric cars on the road - The Sun

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 22:07

The Sun

Theresa May urged to build 10 more nuclear power plants to get millions of electric cars on the road
The Sun
THERESA MAY has been urged to fast-track the building of ten nuclear power plants or forget her dream of millions of electric cars on the roads. Unions said the Government would have to raise electricity supply by 30 gigawatts to get 35 million ...

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Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station Returns to Service Following Refueling and Maintenance Outage - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 20:34

Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station Returns to Service Following Refueling and Maintenance Outage
PR Newswire (press release)
... reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York. Its FENOC ...

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The Barakah nuclear power plant marks solid UAE-Korean ties - The National

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 14:02

The National

The Barakah nuclear power plant marks solid UAE-Korean ties
The National
Yesterday, ties between the two nations took a significant leap forward with the completion of the UAE's first nuclear reactor. The $20 billion Barakah power plant in Al Dhafra, 300 kilometres from Abu Dhabi, is the first of its kind in the Arab world ...
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