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China Is Building a 33,000 Ton Nuclear Icebreaker - Futurism

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 18:28
China Is Building a 33,000 Ton Nuclear Icebreaker  Futurism

China is working to develop a 33,069-ton nuclear icebreaker, designed to smash and grind its way through ice-covered waters, that would be even bigger than ...

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France's EDF says earthquake had no impact on Blayais nuclear plant - Reuters

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:28
France's EDF says earthquake had no impact on Blayais nuclear plant  Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - French state-controlled utility EDF and nuclear regulator ASN said on Wednesday that an earthquake registering 4.9 on the Richter scale in ...

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What will become of Three Mile Island's nuclear waste if the plant closes? - WHYY

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:02
What will become of Three Mile Island's nuclear waste if the plant closes?  WHYY

This story originally appeared on PA Post. —. Three Mile Island's short-term survival currently rests with Harrisburg lawmakers and lobbyists but the storied ...

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Qatar says UAE nuclear plant is threat to regional stability - Reuters

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:49
Qatar says UAE nuclear plant is threat to regional stability  Reuters

The State of Qatar says the Barakah nuclear plant under construction in the United Arab Emirates poses a serious threat to regional stability and the environment ...

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Exclusive: Qatar Asks IAEA to Intervene Over 'Threat' Posed by UAE Nuclear Plant - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:47
Exclusive: Qatar Asks IAEA to Intervene Over 'Threat' Posed by UAE Nuclear Plant  U.S. News & World Report

PARIS/ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Qatar has called on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to intervene in a dispute over a $24 billion nuclear power ...

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Nuclear power is in a struggle just to survive: John LaForge - Middletown Press and Journal

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:46
Nuclear power is in a struggle just to survive: John LaForge  Middletown Press and Journal

Too late. We already have socialism for the rich, with the nuclear power industry as a prime example. On a level playing field, nuclear power would go bust.

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CNNC plans to build nation's first floating nuclear plant this year - Global Times

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:28
CNNC plans to build nation's first floating nuclear plant this year  Global Times

China will start the construction of its first floating nuclear power plant within this year, Luo Qi, head of the Nuclear Power Institute (NPI) of China confirmed with ...

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Nuclear power deal with the US cuts India’s reliance on Russia, says expert - Compelo

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:18
Nuclear power deal with the US cuts India’s reliance on Russia, says expert  Compelo

GlobalData power analyst Arkapal Sil claims India's recent deal to build six nuclear power plants with the US will reduce its dependence on Russia, while also ...

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French EDF says earthquake had no impact on Blayais nuclear plant - Reuters

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 13:53
French EDF says earthquake had no impact on Blayais nuclear plant  Reuters

French state-controlled utility EDF said on Wednesday that an earthquake that registered 4.9 on the Richter scale in southwestern France had had no impact on ...

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China, France boost cooperation as nuclear energy, aerospace become key areas - Global Times

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 13:33
China, France boost cooperation as nuclear energy, aerospace become key areas  Global Times

China and France have boosted industrial cooperation in recent years and nuclear energy and aerospace, key cooperation areas for China's opening-up, have ...

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Generate - March 20, 2019 - Axios

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 13:06
Generate - March 20, 2019  Axios

Situational awareness: The Trump administration is expected to announce Friday it will finalize $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to Southern Co. and its partners ...

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The Counter Opinion: Should Ohio subsidize its nuclear plants? - The New Political

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:32
The Counter Opinion: Should Ohio subsidize its nuclear plants?  The New Political

FirstEnergy Solutions has announced it will close its Ohio nuclear power plants unless the state agrees to subsidize the costs of maintaining the plant.

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RENEWABLES: Japanese utility tied to nuclear disaster goes green - E&E News

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:19
RENEWABLES: Japanese utility tied to nuclear disaster goes green  E&E News

A division of Tokyo Electric Power Co., Japan's largest utility and the company behind the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power disaster, is moving to expand ...

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WHITE HOUSE: Economic report revives talk of coal, nuclear bailout - E&E News

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:18
WHITE HOUSE: Economic report revives talk of coal, nuclear bailout  E&E News

A central principle of President Trump's latest strategy to aid struggling coal and nuclear power plants appeared in a White House economic report yesterday, ...

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WHITE HOUSE: Economic report revives talk of coal, nuclear bailout - E&E News

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:18
WHITE HOUSE: Economic report revives talk of coal, nuclear bailout  E&E News

A central principle of President Trump's latest strategy to aid struggling coal and nuclear power plants appeared in a White House economic report yesterday ...

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A review of nuclear power and predictions for future performance - OilVoice

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 09:50
A review of nuclear power and predictions for future performance  OilVoice

Amongst the growth of the renewable energy sector and the negative coverage surrounding the industry, it hasn't been plain sailing for the nuclear power s ...

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Armenian Nuclear Power Plant to cease operating on June 1 for repair - Arka News Agency

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 09:34
Armenian Nuclear Power Plant to cease operating on June 1 for repair  Arka News Agency

YEREVAN, March 20. /ARKA/. The reactor of the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant will cease operating on June 1 for a substantial repair, Gera Sevikyan, chief ...

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How Three Mile Island and the nuclear industry influenced pop culture | News | witf.org - witf.org

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 09:20
How Three Mile Island and the nuclear industry influenced pop culture | News | witf.org  witf.org

This March marks the 40th anniversary of the partial meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant. WITF is collaborating with PA Post and PennLive on ...

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Tohoku Electric says donation not a payoff for idle nuclear plant:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 09:05
Tohoku Electric says donation not a payoff for idle nuclear plant:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Tohoku Electric Power Co. plans to give an estimated 400 million yen ($3.58 million) to a village th.

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Along the Susquehanna, Three Mile Island’s towers remain a constant reminder of the 1979 disaster - Philly.com

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 09:04
Along the Susquehanna, Three Mile Island’s towers remain a constant reminder of the 1979 disaster  Philly.com

People who live in the shadow of Three Mile Island still disagree whether the nuclear accident 40 years ago hurt them physically. But they still nurse ...

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