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Margi Kindig: Nuclear power key to combating climate change - Madison.com

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Margi Kindig: Nuclear power key to combating climate change
Madison.com
The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) released a report the day after the election recognizing the important role that nuclear power plants play in reducing carbon emissions, and urging policy support for them. For good reason. Nationwide, nuclear ...

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Letters: nuclear energy is key to our future - The Guardian

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The Guardian

Letters: nuclear energy is key to our future
The Guardian
Opposition to nuclear power in the UK has largely focused on the risks of an accident and the enormous cost of waste disposal, officially running at more than £100bn. Also, high-quality uranium ore is in short supply, and can only supply the world's ...

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Connecticut utility regulators say Millstone Nuclear Power Plant 'at risk' of closing - New Haven Register

News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 21:27

New Haven Register

Connecticut utility regulators say Millstone Nuclear Power Plant 'at risk' of closing
New Haven Register
A tentative ruling by state utility regulators may boost efforts by the owner of the Millstone Nuclear Power Plant to have the electricity it produces considered in 'zero carbon' auction that the state's Department of Energy and Environmental ...

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Academics urge public to vote for nuclear power shutdown - University World News

News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 14:18

Academics urge public to vote for nuclear power shutdown
University World News
Hundreds of researchers in Taiwan have signed an open letter urging the public to vote to continue the phase out of nuclear power in an upcoming referendum. Last year, Taiwanese legislators added a clause to the island's electricity act to shut down ...

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Anti-nuclear power plant activists turn to Turkey's highest court - Ahval

News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 13:13

Ahval

Anti-nuclear power plant activists turn to Turkey's highest court
Ahval
Turkish environmentalists are deeply concerned about the ongoing construction of the country's first nuclear power plant and plan to bring their case to Turkey's highest court. In the past year, environmental groups have brought up many legal cases ...

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A safer nuclear power alternative - LancasterOnline

News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 12:00

A safer nuclear power alternative
LancasterOnline
As residents of a state that has multiple nuclear reactors, perhaps your readers deserve this information: Conventional nuclear plants are so fragile, they can be at risk for a meltdown from something as simple as a tidal wave. All a terrorist might ...

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Seven Things People Got Wrong with UCS' 'Nuclear Power Dilemma' Report - Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 18:48

Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)

Seven Things People Got Wrong with UCS' 'Nuclear Power Dilemma' Report
Union of Concerned Scientists (blog)
On November 8, UCS released The Nuclear Power Dilemma: Declining Profits, Plant Closures, and the Threat of Rising Carbon Emissions, which found that more than one-third of existing nuclear plants, representing 22 percent of total US nuclear capacity, ...
Longtime nuclear foe has a 'Well, maybe . . .' momentThe Boston Globe
Nuclear Power - 2018 Global Strategic Business Report, Featuring Profiles for 84 Key & Niche Market Players ...Business Wire (press release)
The 2018 Global Market for Nuclear Power: Strategic Business Report (2016-2024) - Low-carbon Nuclear Electricity ...GlobeNewswire (press release)
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Finland Eyes Nuclear Power to Hit Climate Targets - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 16:09

International Atomic Energy Agency

Finland Eyes Nuclear Power to Hit Climate Targets
International Atomic Energy Agency
Finland's embrace of nuclear power dates back to the late 1970s, when the first of its four existing nuclear power reactors — which provide one-third of Finnish electricity production — began operation. Besides a lack of indigenous fossil fuels ...

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Nuclear Power - 2018 Global Strategic Business Report, Featuring Profiles for 84 Key & Niche Market Players ... - Business Wire (press release)

News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:10

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Nuclear Power - 2018 Global Strategic Business Report, Featuring Profiles for 84 Key & Niche Market Players ...
Business Wire (press release)
Myriad Benefits of Nuclear Power over Coal, Oil, and Gas to Drive the Vision of the Plutonium Economy. China's Growing Prominence in the Global Nuclear Power Industry. US Continues to Remain the Single Largest Nuclear Power Market in the World.
Global Nuclear Power Industry, Global Industry AnalystsBenzinga

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Global Nuclear Power Industry, Global Industry Analysts - Benzinga

News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 20:10

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Global Nuclear Power Industry, Global Industry Analysts
Benzinga
Table 10: Global Nuclear Power Capacity Additions through 2035: Percentage Breakdown by Geographic Region/Country for Canada, China, Eastern Europe, France, India, Japan, Latin America, Middle East & Africa, Russia, South Korea, The United States, ...
Mass Production of Modular Nuclear Reactors To Industrialize Developing Countries Until Fusion Power Comes OnlineExecutive Intelligence Review (EIR)
Advanced Nuclear Technology: Future of Nuclear EnergyNanalyze
Nuclear Power Plant Market with Top 20 Countries data : Trends, Analysis by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and ...MSR Sports Desk
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Environmentalists Warm to Nuclear Amid Climate Change Threat - U.S. News & World Report

News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 17:42

U.S. News & World Report

Environmentalists Warm to Nuclear Amid Climate Change Threat
U.S. News & World Report
Environmental groups are easing their opposition to nuclear power after decades of dire warnings and protests, conceding that – despite its shortcomings – the clean energy it produces is a key component in holding at bay the more urgent threat of ...

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Spain to nix nuclear and coal power by 2030 - EURACTIV

News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 15:47

EURACTIV

Spain to nix nuclear and coal power by 2030
EURACTIV
Spain will close the last of its nuclear reactors and coal power plants before 2030, according to State Secretary for Energy José Dominguez, who made the announcement shortly after Madrid pledged to work towards a completely renewable electricity system.

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Environmentalists must embrace nuclear power to stem climate change - New Scientist

News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 14:40

New Scientist

Environmentalists must embrace nuclear power to stem climate change
New Scientist
Which is why the decision by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) to drop its long-standing opposition to nuclear power is so important, and why the organisation deserves great credit for having the courage to take this step. The UCS has broken with ...

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Environmentalists must embrace nuclear power to stem climate change - New Scientist

News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 14:25

New Scientist

Environmentalists must embrace nuclear power to stem climate change
New Scientist
Which is why the decision by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) to drop its long-standing opposition to nuclear power is so important, and why the organisation deserves great credit for having the courage to take this step. The UCS has broken with ...

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New nuclear power stations: initial assessment of General Nuclear System's UK HPR1000 design - GOV.UK

News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:10

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New nuclear power stations: initial assessment of General Nuclear System's UK HPR1000 design
GOV.UK
Generic design assessment of nuclear power stations: summary report on initial assessment of General Nuclear System's UK HPR1000 reactor design. PDF , 1000KB, 11 pages. This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an ...
UPDATE 1-China-designed UK nuclear reactor plan clears second assessment stageReuters Africa
UK regulators complete initial nuclear reactor design scrutinyEnergy Live News - Energy Made Easy

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Romanian nuclear power producer ups net profit by 28% on higher sales - Romania-Insider.com

News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:31

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Romanian nuclear power producer ups net profit by 28% on higher sales
Romania-Insider.com
State-owned Nuclearelectrica, which operates Romania's nuclear power plant at Cernavoda, recorded a net profit of RON 321 million (EUR 69 million) in the first nine months of this year, up by 28% compared to the same period of 2017. The profit increase ...

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Some nuclear plant emergency sirens in Virginia to be tested - Miami Herald

News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:40

Some nuclear plant emergency sirens in Virginia to be tested
Miami Herald
Safety officials are planning a test of the early warning siren system for a nuclear power station in central Virginia. State officials said the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, local officials and Dominion Energy will test the system for ...

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US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Accepts MELTAC Nplus S for Use in US Nuclear Power Plants - Business Wire (press release)

News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 02:10

Business Wire (press release)

US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Accepts MELTAC Nplus S for Use in US Nuclear Power Plants
Business Wire (press release)
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that it has obtained acceptance from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for the use of the company's digital safety system controller MELTAC Nplus S ...

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Rosatom eyes possibility of building 4 nuclear power blocks in Saudi Arabia - TASS

News - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 00:12

Rosatom eyes possibility of building 4 nuclear power blocks in Saudi Arabia
TASS
MOSCOW, November 14. /TASS/. Russia's nuclear power corporation Rosatom considers a possibility of constructing a two-block nuclear power station in Saudi Arabia, Rosatom's overseas trading company Tenex said in its report. Two more blocks may be ...

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Nuclear power: Negotiations with Nigeria advancing, says Rosatom - The Punch

News - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 23:04

The Punch

Nuclear power: Negotiations with Nigeria advancing, says Rosatom
The Punch
'Femi Asu. The Chief Executive Officer, Rosatom Central and Southern Africa (Pty) Limited, Dmitry Shornikov, has said the negotiations for the establishment of a nuclear power plant and a nuclear science and technology centre in Nigeria have reached an ...

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