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World's First AP1000 Nuclear Reactor Reaches Full Power - POWER magazine

News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 13:34

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World's First AP1000 Nuclear Reactor Reaches Full Power
POWER magazine
The world's first AP1000 nuclear reactor—Sanmen 1 in China's Zhejiang province—commenced 100% power operation for the first time on August 11, China National Nuclear Corp. (CNNC) said. Sanmen 1 was connected to the grid on June 30. Earlier this ...
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China's plan to become a nuclear energy powerhouse - AxiosAxios
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70% like nuclear power: Survey - Korea JoongAng Daily

News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 13:04

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70% like nuclear power: Survey
Korea JoongAng Daily
Seven out of 10 Koreans want the country to continue using nuclear power, according to a survey by a nuclear energy think tank. According to the survey from the Korean Nuclear Society, which was released on Thursday, 71.6 percent of Koreans said they ...
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Why 1 Chinese Nuclear Power Plant Is So Important for This US Utility - Motley Fool

News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 13:04

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Why 1 Chinese Nuclear Power Plant Is So Important for This US Utility
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China is in the process of building out its nuclear power infrastructure, with 19 reactors currently under construction. These new power plants will help satisfy the country's need for electricity as its citizens continue to rise up the socioeconomic ...

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How Vajpayee met foreign policy challenges, made India a nuclear power - Business Standard

News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:52

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How Vajpayee met foreign policy challenges, made India a nuclear power
Business Standard
How does the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) want India to be seen by the rest of the world? There is a stark contrast between the styles of the two Prime Ministers the BJP has given to India. Under Narendra Modi, India's currency of power is the capacity ...

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee, prime minister who made India a nuclear power, dies at 93 - Washington Post

News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:44

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee, prime minister who made India a nuclear power, dies at 93
Washington Post
NEW DELHI — Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Indian prime minister who oversaw nuclear tests that ushered in a new arms race in South Asia starting in the late 1990s, died Aug. 16 at a hospital in New Delhi. He was 93. The former prime minister had a stroke ...
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AB Vajpayee: The PM who consolidated India as a nuclear power - BBC News

News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:17

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AB Vajpayee: The PM who consolidated India as a nuclear power
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Atal Behari Vajpayee's tenure as Indian prime minister brought his country's emergence as a nuclear power, triggering fears of conflict with Pakistan. These worries were heightened by increasing tension over the disputed region of Kashmir and a long ...
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, prime minister who made India a nuclear power, dies at 93Washington Post
The man who made India a nuclear powerDeccan Herald

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New England region to evaluate benefits of nuclear - Power Technology

News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 10:47

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New England region to evaluate benefits of nuclear
Power Technology
Governors of five states in the New England region of the US have requested the regional grid operator to evaluate the benefits of nuclear power and other clean energy alternatives. The group released a statement on the decision on 13 August. It was ...

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Romanian nuclear power producer ups profit in first six months - Romania-Insider.com

News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 08:42

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Romanian nuclear power producer ups profit in first six months
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State-owned Nuclearelectrica, the company that operates the Cernavoda nuclear power plant in Eastern Romania, recorded a net profit of RON 182.3 million (EUR 39.2 million) in the first half of this year, up by 16% compared to the same period of 2017.

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7 in 10 Koreans approve of nuclear power - Korea Times

News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 07:50

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7 in 10 Koreans approve of nuclear power
Korea Times
... about preferred energy source, nuclear was picked as the second-most-preferred energy source," KNS President Kim Hark-rho said. "This shows that even if the government pursues renewable energies, it should not neglect its support for nuclear power.".

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Nuclear Energy at the Forefront of States' Clean Energy Policies - The Regulatory Review

News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 05:17

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Nuclear Energy at the Forefront of States' Clean Energy Policies
The Regulatory Review
New York, for example, has introduced a program that compensates nuclear power plants for the net environmental benefits of the electricity that they generate. Illinois has followed in New York's footsteps with a nearly identical program that also ...

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Nuclear Power Production Up for Fifth Year in a Row - POWER magazine

News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 02:00

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Nuclear Power Production Up for Fifth Year in a Row
POWER magazine
Nuclear power generation increased worldwide in 2017 for the fifth successive year according to a report released by the World Nuclear Association (WNA). Production from nuclear plants reached 2,506 TWh in 2017, more than 10% of global electricity ...

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Lake County commissioner responds to claim that he doesn't support Perry Nuclear Power Plant - News-Herald.com

News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 23:38

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Lake County commissioner responds to claim that he doesn't support Perry Nuclear Power Plant
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“This is nothing personal against Dan Troy, but, you might remember that (Lake County) Commissioner (Jerry) Cirino advised us that NOPEC and Commissioner Troy had done nothing positive to help with a solution on the Perry Nuclear Power Plant.”.

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FirstEnergy Solutions takes next step toward closure of nuclear power plants - Akron Beacon Journal

News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 20:52

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FirstEnergy Solutions takes next step toward closure of nuclear power plants
Akron Beacon Journal
FirstEnergy Solutions Inc. is taking another step to shutting down its nuclear power plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania. The FirstEnergy subsidiary, which is operating under Chapter 11 bankruptcy, said Wednesday it has submitted required paperwork to the ...
Perry, Davis-Besse nuclear power plants move one step closer to deactivationWKYC.com
FirstEnergy Solutions Reluctantly files First Steps to Shutting down Nuclear PlantsPower Engineering Magazine
Nuclear plant owners take next steps in plant decommissioning processThe Times
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FirstEnergy Solutions Reluctantly files First Steps to Shutting down Nuclear Plants - Power Engineering Magazine

News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 17:29

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FirstEnergy Solutions Reluctantly files First Steps to Shutting down Nuclear Plants
Power Engineering Magazine
FirstEnergy Solutions has submitted a regulatory filing that may be the first official step in the unwanted deactivation of its three nuclear power plants over two years. The company Wednesday announced it has submitted certified fuel handler training ...
Nuclear plant owners take next steps in plant decommissioning processThe Times
FirstEnergy Solutions takes another step toward deactivating nuclear plantsCrain's Cleveland Business
FirstEnergy Solutions Takes Next Step towards Deactivation of its Three Nuclear PlantsMarkets Insider
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FirstEnergy Solutions takes another step toward deactivating nuclear plants - Crain's Cleveland Business

News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 15:51

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FirstEnergy Solutions takes another step toward deactivating nuclear plants
Crain's Cleveland Business
FirstEnergy Solutions Inc., the subsidiary of Akron-based FirstEnergy Corp. going through bankrupt proceedings, has moved one step closer to shuttering its three nuclear power plants. The company said on Wednesday, Aug. 15, that it has submitted plans ...
FirstEnergy Solutions Takes Next Step towards Deactivation of its Three Nuclear PlantsMarkets Insider
FirstEnergy Solutions moves forward with decommissioning nuclear plantPittsburgh Business Times

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Operation Rio Grande's 1-year anniversary; Idaho 'game changing' nuclear power plant; problems for Utah driver's ... - Deseret News

News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 15:13

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Operation Rio Grande's 1-year anniversary; Idaho 'game changing' nuclear power plant; problems for Utah driver's ...
Deseret News
Edward McGinnis, principal deputy assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy, said the NuScale Technology design will display the new phase of nuclear energy. And it could be “game changing” for Utah. "I would say ...

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Idaho nuclear power plant 'game changing' for Utah? - KSL.com

News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 14:51

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Idaho nuclear power plant 'game changing' for Utah?
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LOGAN — A small modular nuclear power plant design for a facility in southeast Idaho is winding its way through the federal regulatory framework, a procession a key Trump administration official described Tuesday as historic. Edward McGinnis ...

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Hinkley Point C: Dredging of mud from nuclear power station into Cardiff Bay postponed - Somerset Live

News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 14:38

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Hinkley Point C: Dredging of mud from nuclear power station into Cardiff Bay postponed
Somerset Live
Plans to dredge hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of mud from a Somerset nuclear plant have been postponed. As previously reported, EDF Energy obtained a marine licence to dump up to 300,000 cubic metres of dredged material in the Bristol ...

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The San Onofre nuclear plant is a 'Fukushima waiting to happen' - Los Angeles Times

News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:06

Los Angeles Times

The San Onofre nuclear plant is a 'Fukushima waiting to happen'
Los Angeles Times
She reminded him that, in 2001, terrorists were targeting nuclear power plants in addition to the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Patterson also pointed out that some of the 9/11 terrorists received their flight training at San Diego's Montgomery ...

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Haney wants to buy nuclear plant by November, transfer construction permit from TVA - Chattanooga Times Free Press

News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 02:03

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Haney wants to buy nuclear plant by November, transfer construction permit from TVA
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Former Chattanooga developer Franklin L. Haney is trying to become the first American to transfer the construction permit for an unfinished nuclear power plant from a major power utility to a startup business. Haney's Nuclear Development LLC outlined ...

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