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Court rejects suspension of Oi nuclear power plant - The Mainichi

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 06:45

The Mainichi

Court rejects suspension of Oi nuclear power plant
The Mainichi
3 and 4 reactors of Kansai Electric Power Co.'s Oi plant came after the Fukui District Court ruled in May 2014 against their restart in the first such ruling over Japanese nuclear power plants since the Fukushima nuclear crisis in March 2011. The ...
Court rejects suspension of Oi nuclear power plant in central JapanKyodo News Plus
High court rejects suspension order against Oi nuclear power plantThe Japan Times

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Court rejects suspension of Oi nuclear power plant in central Japan - Kyodo News Plus

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 06:32

Kyodo News Plus

Court rejects suspension of Oi nuclear power plant in central Japan
Kyodo News Plus
A Japanese high court on Wednesday ruled two nuclear reactors at a central Japan plant should not suspend operation, overturning a lower court ruling in favor of local residents who claim the plant is vulnerable to major earthquakes and other disasters.
Japan pledges to boost renewable energy while not abandoning nuclear powerFirstpost
Japan's New Energy Plan Commits to Renewables—And Nuclear and Coal, TooPOWER magazine
Nuclear reactor restarts likely as Cabinet OKs new energy planAsahi Shimbun

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First reactor at No. 2 nuclear power plant malfunctions - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 06:00

Focus Taiwan News Channel

First reactor at No. 2 nuclear power plant malfunctions
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, July 4 (CNA) The first reactor at the No.2 nuclear power plant in New Taipei's Wanli District developed a mechanical failure Tuesday, with the alarm on its process radiation monitor (PRM)-19 sounding for 13 minutes, according to the Atomic ...

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Support For Coal And Nuclear Power Could Harm Natural Gas - OilPrice.com

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 21:12

Support For Coal And Nuclear Power Could Harm Natural Gas
OilPrice.com
Competition from low-cost natural gas-fired electricity and lower wholesale electricity prices forced nuclear power plant operators to announce in recent years the early retirement of several nuclear plants, due to the fact that they are no longer ...

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Watch this UAV crash into a French nuclear power station - DefenseNews.com

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 18:16

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Watch this UAV crash into a French nuclear power station
DefenseNews.com
PARIS ― Greenpeace flew July 3 a light drone decked out in Superman gear, crashing the UAV into a nuclear power station near Lyon, central France, in a bid to show the atomic installation's vulnerability. “The flight and crash of this drone showed how ...
Greenpeace intentionally crashes drone into French nuclear power plant to reveal security vulnerabilityABC News
Watch: Greenpeace Crashes Superman Drone Into Nuclear Power Plant to Expose Facility's DangersCommon Dreams
'Superman' crashes into French nuclear power plantGulf Times
Washington Post -The Drive
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Lake County commissioner voices optimism on Perry Nuclear Power Plant's future - News-Herald.com

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 17:08

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Lake County commissioner voices optimism on Perry Nuclear Power Plant's future
News-Herald.com
Recently, Cirino spoke to a group with a keen interest in the future of the Perry Nuclear Power Plant — a gathering of Perry area elected officials and residents. Cirino gave an update on efforts to save the plant during a June 27 community meeting ...

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Lake County commissioner voices optimism on Perry Nuclear Power Plant's future - News-Herald.com

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 17:08

Lake County commissioner voices optimism on Perry Nuclear Power Plant's future
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Recently, Cirino spoke to a group with a keen interest in the future of the Perry Nuclear Power Plant — a gathering of Perry area elected officials and residents. Cirino gave an update on efforts to save the plant during a June 27 community meeting ...

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Greenpeace intentionally crashes drone into French nuclear power plant to reveal security vulnerability - ABC News

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 17:01

ABC News

Greenpeace intentionally crashes drone into French nuclear power plant to reveal security vulnerability
ABC News
Greenpeace France crashed a drone designed to look like Superman into a French nuclear plant this morning to demonstrate its vulnerability. The environmental organization published a video on its Twitter page showing a Superman-shaped drone flying ...
Watch: Greenpeace Crashes Superman Drone Into Nuclear Power Plant to Expose Facility's DangersCommon Dreams
Drone in Superman garb crashes into French nuclear plantWashington Post
Greenpeace activists crash Superman-shaped drone into French nuclear plantFox News
New York Post
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Watch: Greenpeace Crashes Superman Drone Into Nuclear Power Plant to Expose Facility's Dangers - Common Dreams

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 16:52

Common Dreams

Watch: Greenpeace Crashes Superman Drone Into Nuclear Power Plant to Expose Facility's Dangers
Common Dreams
France derives about 75 percent of its electricity from 19 state-controlled plants, according to the World Nuclear Association. Activists worldwide have repeatedly sought to draw attention to the dangers of this type of power generation—but ...
Greenpeace 'crash' superman drone into French nuclear facility to show security flawsABC News
Greenpeace drone, toy plane crash into French nuclear plantmySanAntonio.com
Greenpeace slams Superman-shaped drone into nuclear plantNew York Post
Fox News -Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog) -Daily Mail
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As levies loom, US-China nuclear plant supplies first electricity - Power Technology

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 16:03

Power Technology

As levies loom, US-China nuclear plant supplies first electricity
Power Technology
The Sanmen nuclear power plant has delivered electricity to the Chinese grid, representing the first fruits of an $8bn US-Chinese technology transfer agreement. This comes at a time when a looming trade war could potentially derail future cooperation ...

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The vanishing nuclear industry - Science Daily

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 15:45

The vanishing nuclear industry
Science Daily
Could nuclear power make a significant contribution to decarbonizing the U.S. energy system over the next three or four decades? That is the question asked by four current and former researchers from Carnegie Mellon University's Department of ...

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New Jersey's Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant Closing in September - Power Engineering Magazine

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 14:15

Power Engineering Magazine

New Jersey's Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant Closing in September
Power Engineering Magazine
America's oldest nuclear power plant will shut down on Sept. 17, but the Oyster Creek plant near the New Jersey shore will stay right where it is for the next 60 years. Officials with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission held a briefing Monday on ...
NRC: Oyster Creek nuclear plant to close early but remain until 2075Asbury Park Press
Oldest US nuke plant, near Jersey shore, closing Sept. 17Philly.com

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Planned Belarusian Nuclear Plant Passes 'Stress Test,' Neighboring Lithuania Still Worried - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 13:57

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Planned Belarusian Nuclear Plant Passes 'Stress Test,' Neighboring Lithuania Still Worried
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
BRUSSELS -- The planned Belarusian nuclear power plant at Astravets has "generally met the requirements" of a European Union "stress test" designed to avert repeats of the Fukushima disaster, while the controversial issue of the site -- less than 50 ...

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Rosatom plans to broaden nuclear power plants construction overseas - TASS

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 13:32

TASS

Rosatom plans to broaden nuclear power plants construction overseas
TASS
GORKI, July 3. /TASS/. Russia's Rosatom intends to make contracts for construction of new nuclear power plants (NPP) in coming future, including Uzbekistan and Saudi Arabia. Rosatom currently holds 67% of nuclear power plants construction market, Chief ...

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Comprehensive risk and safety assessments of the Belarus nuclear power plant completed - EU News

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 13:29

Comprehensive risk and safety assessments of the Belarus nuclear power plant completed
EU News
This peer review was conducted by a team of 17 experts from EU and non EU Member States including representatives from countries that use nuclear power as well as from those that do not. The team included also 2 representatives from the Commission ...

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The Planning Inspectorate accepts Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station application for examination - GOV.UK

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:35

GOV.UK

The Planning Inspectorate accepts Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station application for examination
GOV.UK
Today, (Thursday 28 June 2018) The Planning Inspectorate accepted for examination, an application by Horizon Nuclear Power for a proposed nuclear power station to be located adjacent to the existing power station at Wylfa A, on the Isle of Anglesey in ...

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International Atomic Energy Agency reviews UAE infrastructure for nuclear power - Homeland Preparedness News

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:00

Homeland Preparedness News

International Atomic Energy Agency reviews UAE infrastructure for nuclear power
Homeland Preparedness News
A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) went on an eight-day mission to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to review its infrastructure to develop a nuclear power program. The UAE is building its first nuclear power plant at ...
FANR Discusses Oversight Of Barakah Nuclear Power PlantUrduPoint News

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Japan pledges to boost renewable energy while not abandoning nuclear power - Firstpost

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 08:49

Firstpost

Japan pledges to boost renewable energy while not abandoning nuclear power
Firstpost
Japan's government on Tuesday pledged to modestly boost the amount of energy coming from renewable sources to around a quarter in a new plan that also keeps nuclear power central to the country's policy. The plan aims to have 22-24 percent of Japan's ...
Nuclear reactor restarts likely as Cabinet OKs new energy planAsahi Shimbun
Tokyo plans shift toward renewable energy, planning for first time to cut plutonium stockpileThe Japan Times
Japan eyes more renewable energy use, plans to cut plutonium pileThe Mainichi

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OSU researchers key to China's new-era nuclear power plant - KTVZ

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 04:23

KTVZ

OSU researchers key to China's new-era nuclear power plant
KTVZ
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Thanks in large part to nearly two decades of research, testing and training support from Oregon State University's College of Engineering, a new age for nuclear power is set to begin Wednesday. That's the scheduled date for the world ...

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New Nuclear Tech Won't Help US Avoid 'Profound' Climate Problem - Bloomberg BNA

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 19:34

World Nuclear News

New Nuclear Tech Won't Help US Avoid 'Profound' Climate Problem
Bloomberg BNA
New nuclear reactor technology such as NuScale Power LLC's small modular reactors and government support for existing nuclear power plants won't be enough to rescue the declining nuclear power industry, according to new research. Nuclear power's ...
IEA meeting considers future of nuclearWorld Nuclear News
Retired politicians, military urge feds to stop closure of nuclear plantsThe Times

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