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Santee Cooper eyes rate hikes, extends deadline for ailing nuclear power project - South Strand news

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 04:25

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Santee Cooper eyes rate hikes, extends deadline for ailing nuclear power project
South Strand news
If both reactors aren't finished by 2020, the utilities could lose about $2.3 billion in federal tax credits for nuclear power production. That money is supposed to be returned to customers. Congress is considering legislation that would extend the ...

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NASA will test simple nuclear power system which will be in the 1 to 10 kilowatt power range - Next Big Future

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 00:11

Next Big Future

NASA will test simple nuclear power system which will be in the 1 to 10 kilowatt power range
Next Big Future
The objective of the proposed Nuclear Systems Kilopower Project is to advance the subsystem level readiness of small, 1-10 kWe fission power for space applications from TRL 2/3 to 5. Full success will consist primarily of demonstrating production of ...

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LETTER: Indian Point nuclear power plant is 'unequivocally safe' - The Daily Freeman

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 16:54

The Daily Freeman

LETTER: Indian Point nuclear power plant is 'unequivocally safe'
The Daily Freeman
It's no surprise that Indian Point has consistently received the highest safety ratings from Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the most demanding such body in the world. And the plant receives those ratings while remaining up and running 24/7, nearly ...

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North Korea as a nuclear power: is there anything we can do about it? - New Statesman

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 15:47

New Statesman

North Korea as a nuclear power: is there anything we can do about it?
New Statesman
The world may now have no choice but to accept North Korea as a nuclear power. This means working towards other means of purposeful engagement – however difficult this may be. Far from irrational, North Korea carefully considers its actions and can be ...
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Can Renewables Avoid the Fate of Nuclear Power? - Energy Collective

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 14:31

Can Renewables Avoid the Fate of Nuclear Power?
Energy Collective
Not so long ago, nuclear power was seen as “the new energy” that would drown the world in cheap electricity. It didn't turn out that way. Now the same promise is made for renewables. Andreas de Vries looks at went wrong in the nuclear case and warns ...

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Estonia following development of Russian floating nuclear power station - ERR News

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 14:05

ERR News

Estonia following development of Russian floating nuclear power station
ERR News
Teet Koitjärv of the Environmental Board told ERR on Tuesday that they had been aware of the construction of the floating nuclear power station for a long time. “We've discussed the situation with other state authorities and also with the nuclear ...

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Finnish watchdog eyes Russian floating nuclear power scheme - YLE News

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 13:55

YLE News

Finnish watchdog eyes Russian floating nuclear power scheme
YLE News
Russia's plan to tow a floating nuclear power station through the Gulf of Finland next year is arousing concern in its neighbouring countries. The head of Finland's nuclear watchdog is heading St Petersburg soon to discuss the project with Russian ...

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Pakistan places orders with China to build nuclear power plants - The Nation

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 10:25

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Pakistan places orders with China to build nuclear power plants
The Nation
Pakistanhas placed orders withChinato build nuclear power plants, said Wang Binghua, chairman of the State Power Investment Corp, while addressing here ...

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Nuclear power plants faced funding cuts in bid to contain budget deficit - The Express Tribune

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 04:17

The Express Tribune

Nuclear power plants faced funding cuts in bid to contain budget deficit
The Express Tribune
In this photo, Pakistani Army soldiers guard nuclear-capable missiles at the International Defence Exhibition in Karachi. PHOTO: AFP. ISLAMABAD: In a ...

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Bulgaria nuclear power plant reconnects 1000 Mw reactor after repairs - ETEnergyworld.com

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 03:40

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Bulgaria nuclear power plant reconnects 1000 Mw reactor after repairs
ETEnergyworld.com
SOFIA: Bulgaria's nuclear power plant Kozloduy reconnected one of its 1,000 megawatt reactors to the power grid late on Monday after replacing electric protectors in the non-nuclear part of the reactor. The plant switched off the turbo-generator of its ...

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