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Plans for new Cumbria nuclear power station on verge of collapse - The Guardian

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 13:25

The Guardian

Plans for new Cumbria nuclear power station on verge of collapse
The Guardian
Plans for a new nuclear power station in Cumbria are on the verge of collapsing after the Toshiba-owned company behind it laid off 60% of its workforce and embarked on a final effort to sell the project. Toshiba was due to sell the NuGen consortium to ...
Almost 70 jobs to go at Moorside developer NuGenNews & Star

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Nuclear energy's role in world's energy mix may shrink, UN agency says - The Japan Times

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 07:09

The Japan Times

Nuclear energy's role in world's energy mix may shrink, UN agency says
The Japan Times
“Overall, the new projections suggest that nuclear power may struggle to maintain its current place in the world's energy mix,” the IAEA said. In its worst case scenario, nuclear power capacity would fall by more than 10 percent until 2030. Other ...
International Atomic Energy Agency report forecasts potential declining role for nuclear energyDaily Energy Insider

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Byron Nuclear Power Plant bringing in 4200 workers for annual refueling - MyStateline.com

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 22:57

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Byron Nuclear Power Plant bringing in 4200 workers for annual refueling
MyStateline.com
BYRON, Ill. - The Byron area can expect an influx of temporary workers as Exelon brings about 4,200 people onboard to help with the Byron Nuclear Generating Station's annual refueling maintenance. One of the plants units is currently not producing a ...

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In Response: Nuclear is most efficient, environmentally friendliest energy option - Duluth News Tribune

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 21:59

Duluth News Tribune

In Response: Nuclear is most efficient, environmentally friendliest energy option
Duluth News Tribune
The commentaries in the Aug. 18 News Tribune about "failing" wind and nuclear revealed how little the writers know about long-lived, 90 percent-efficient nuclear power, our only super-safe source of greenhouse gas-free electricity. (The columns were ...

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IAEA: Global Nuclear Power Industry Is 'Struggling' - POWER magazine

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 16:16

POWER magazine

IAEA: Global Nuclear Power Industry Is 'Struggling'
POWER magazine
Nuclear power's share of the world's power generating mix could shrink dramatically from 10% in 2017 to just 5.6% in 2050 as the industry struggles with “reduced competitiveness,” the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) suggested in a new report.
New IAEA Energy Projections See Possible Shrinking Role for Nuclear PowerInternational Atomic Energy Agency
Nuclear energy may see role wane, UN agency saysPhys.Org
Stopping climate change not possible without help of nuclear power: IAEADaily Sabah
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Stopping climate change not possible without help of nuclear power: IAEA - Daily Sabah

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 14:55

Daily Sabah

Stopping climate change not possible without help of nuclear power: IAEA
Daily Sabah
The world will struggle to curb global warming unless nuclear power takes a more prominent role, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) warned. On Monday, the Vienna-based agency published its annual energy projections, in which the global ...
IAEA Director General's Introductory Statement to the Board of GovernorsInternational Atomic Energy Agency

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EDF says French nuclear power output fell 4.5 percent in August - euronews

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 14:20

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EDF says French nuclear power output fell 4.5 percent in August
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EDF, which operates France's 58 nuclear reactors that account for around 75 percent of the country's power needs, said output rose 6.4 percent in July compared with the same month a year ago. EDF's nuclear electricity generation was at 259.9 terawatt ...
EDF must prove nuclear reactors viable - French ministerTimesLIVE

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IAEA completes Sudan nuclear infrastructure review - World Nuclear News

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 13:55

World Nuclear News

IAEA completes Sudan nuclear infrastructure review
World Nuclear News
Sudan's government is strongly committed to developing the infrastructure needed for a safe, secure and peaceful nuclear power programme, an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has found. The eight-day Integrated Nuclear ...

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New IAEA Energy Projections See Possible Shrinking Role for Nuclear Power - International Atomic Energy Agency

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 11:50

International Atomic Energy Agency

New IAEA Energy Projections See Possible Shrinking Role for Nuclear Power
International Atomic Energy Agency
Nuclear power's electricity generating capacity risks shrinking in the coming decades as ageing reactors are retired and the industry struggles with reduced competitiveness, according to a new IAEA report. The declining trend may set back global ...

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Electric Cars Give New Life to Mine Excavated for Nuclear Power - BloombergQuint

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 11:32

Electric Cars Give New Life to Mine Excavated for Nuclear Power
BloombergQuint
(Bloomberg) -- Demand for a new generation of electric vehicles is breathing life into an Alpine mine that was originally excavated to feed an Austrian nuclear industry that never materialized. The developer of the site in Wolfsberg, European Lithium ...

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Electric Cars Give New Life to Mine Excavated for Nuclear Power - Bloomberg

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 11:14

Bloomberg

Electric Cars Give New Life to Mine Excavated for Nuclear Power
Bloomberg
Demand for a new generation of electric vehicles is breathing life into an Alpine mine that was originally excavated to feed an Austrian nuclear industry that never materialized. The developer of the site in Wolfsberg, European Lithium Ltd., is ...

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Moorside nuclear power station must be rescued, says GMB union - Compelo

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 11:00

Compelo

Moorside nuclear power station must be rescued, says GMB union
Compelo
The GMB has called for the creation of a new Nuclear Development Authority and UK government funding for the Moorside nuclear power station project, which appears doomed after the financial struggles experienced by project leader NuGen's owner ...

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Powering down at nuclear power plant - ITV News

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 10:31

ITV News

Powering down at nuclear power plant
ITV News
Kent's nuclear power plant, Dungeness B, is closing down one of it's reactors for 12 weeks to carry out a 30-million pound maintenance program. It will involve 12-thousand pieces of work which are not possible when the reactor is working. Cameras are ...

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NRC To Inspect San Onofre Nuclear Plant After Waste Canister Incident - NPR

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 09:07

NRC To Inspect San Onofre Nuclear Plant After Waste Canister Incident
NPR
September 10, 20185:07 AM ET. Heard on Morning Edition. The transfer of nuclear waste to storage canisters at the now closed San Onofre nuclear power plant in southern California has been put on hold, after a near accident last month. Facebook; Twitter

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Georgia Power customers to get credits for nuclear project - FOX 5 Atlanta

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 17:16

FOX 5 Atlanta

Georgia Power customers to get credits for nuclear project
FOX 5 Atlanta
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Georgia Power says its customers will get a $25 credit on their September bills in connection with financing of the Plant Vogtle nuclear power plant expansion. The Augusta Chronicle reports that the credit is the third payment in ...

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Georgia Power customers to get credits for nuclear project - Sacramento Bee

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 13:23

Georgia Power customers to get credits for nuclear project
Sacramento Bee
Georgia Power customers will get a $25 credit on their September bills in connection with financing of the Plant Vogtle nuclear power plant expansion, company officials said. The credit is the third payment in 2018 bill credits for a total of $75 — or ...

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Nuclear plant closings bring pain to cities and towns - Herald-Mail Media

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 12:04

Nuclear plant closings bring pain to cities and towns
Herald-Mail Media
Old nuclear power plants are closing, doomed by the high cost of refurbishing them and the low price of natural gas. That is causing financial pain for municipalities that rely on revenue from the plants, and creating political pressure for state ...

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Nuclear plant closings bring pain to cities and towns - Janesville Gazette

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 09:20

Nuclear plant closings bring pain to cities and towns
Janesville Gazette
But Indian Point's neighbors in this village about 50 miles north of New York City have a clear picture of what will happen in 2020 when the 45-year-old nuclear power plant starts to shut down: millions of dollars in lost tax revenue. Old nuclear power ...

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Berko: Investment in nuclear power smart - The Columbian

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 13:21

The Columbian

Berko: Investment in nuclear power smart
The Columbian
Dear Mr. Berko: We've had 250 shares of BWX Technologies in our account since early 2016. We bought them at $29. The stockbroker we trust, who built us a good portfolio over 11 years, disliked his firm and moved to another company. I didn't move my ...

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Weatherwatch: nuclear power plants feel the heat - The Guardian

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 20:31

The Guardian

Weatherwatch: nuclear power plants feel the heat
The Guardian
Only nuclear power can guarantee to keep the lights on or the air conditioners running. This summer's heatwave has shown that prolonged high pressure does reduce the output of the wind industry but it has also had serious consequences for nuclear power.

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