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PM open to nuclear if economics stack-up - 9news.com.au

News - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 09:57

PM open to nuclear if economics stack-up
9news.com.au
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he's open to the idea of nuclear power if research emerges showing it stacks up economically. Nuclear power has been banned in Australia since 1998, but Mr Morrison says he would consider lifting the ban if research ...

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How much will the state's nuclear subsidy cost you? - Asbury Park Press

News - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 09:25

Asbury Park Press

How much will the state's nuclear subsidy cost you?
Asbury Park Press
"The ZEC Law establishes a clear and straightforward path to maintain nuclear power as a significant portion of New Jersey's energy usage for a period of time," said Joseph Accardo, deputy general counsel and chief regulatory officer for PSEG at a ...

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China is racing to complete 2 nuclear plants to ease Karachi's power shortage - ThePrint

News - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 05:12

ThePrint

China is racing to complete 2 nuclear plants to ease Karachi's power shortage
ThePrint
The construction of the two nuclear power plants began in 2013, about 25 km west of Karachi, and is scheduled for completion in 2021 & 2022. New Delhi: The nuclear power plants Pakistan is building with Chinese assistance near its commercial capital ...
Nuclear Power Plant Market Segmentation and Analysis by Recent Trends, Development and Growth by Regions to 2023Industry News Updates (press release) (blog)

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VOX POPULI: Balance of power would tilt from nuclear to solar if logic prevailed - Asahi Shimbun

News - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 04:05

Asahi Shimbun

VOX POPULI: Balance of power would tilt from nuclear to solar if logic prevailed
Asahi Shimbun
Going on a trip after being jilted by one's lover is a frequent theme of popular Japanese songs, and the destination is often somewhere cold and bleak in the north. In mega-hit “enka” ballads, such as “Tsugaru Kaikyo Fuyugeshiki” (Tsugaru Strait winter ...

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Is Africa ready for nuclear energy? - Chronicle

News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 22:23

Chronicle

Is Africa ready for nuclear energy?
Chronicle
Laura Gil. Years back, nuclear energy was a fancy option limited to the industrialised world. In due course, nuclear could be an energy source for much of Africa, where only South Africa currently has a nuclear power plant. Governments across the ...
Solar power comes to Chernobyl's nuclear wastelandBellona

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Essex County residents can obtain pills to protect against radiation in nuclear disaster - Windsor Star

News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 22:13

Windsor Star

Essex County residents can obtain pills to protect against radiation in nuclear disaster
Windsor Star
Every resident in Essex County can now obtain potentially life-saving pills to protect them from radiation in case of an accident at one of the nearby U.S. nuclear power plants. The potassium iodide (KI) pills are available to people in Essex County ...
Health unit taking requests for potassium iodide pills this weekCBC.ca
Anti-radiation pill distribution begins in secondary zone for Windsor-EssexCTV News
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit will be starting KI pill distribution in all of Windsor and Essex County on ...windsoriteDOTca News
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Russia interested in nuclear power plant construction projects in Slovakia — minister - TASS

News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 22:00

Russia interested in nuclear power plant construction projects in Slovakia — minister
TASS
BRATISLAVA, October 15. /TASS/. Russia is interested in participating in projects on completion of Mochovce nuclear power plant (NPP) extension and poissble construction of new power units for Bohunice NPP, Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis ...

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UK GAS-Prices rise on undersupply, low wind and nuclear power output - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 21:01

UK GAS-Prices rise on undersupply, low wind and nuclear power output
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
British wholesale gas prices rose on Monday morning as low output from the country's wind farms and nuclear power plants led to an increase in demand from power stations and left the system undersupplied. * Day-ahead gas price up 2.50 pence at 69.75 ...

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Vermont Yankee dismantling deal a glimpse at Indian Point post-nuclear future? - The Journal News | LoHud.com

News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 20:26

The Journal News | LoHud.com

Vermont Yankee dismantling deal a glimpse at Indian Point post-nuclear future?
The Journal News | LoHud.com
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved Entergy's sale of its Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to a New York dismantling firm, a first-of-its kind deal that could be the model for Indian Point's post-nuclear future. Following a 20-month review ...

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In Wake Of Terrifying Climate Report, German Environmentalists Will, In A Twist, Rally For Nuclear - Forbes

News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:01

Forbes

In Wake Of Terrifying Climate Report, German Environmentalists Will, In A Twist, Rally For Nuclear
Forbes
“The cards will be reshuffled when we experience blackouts,” said Rainer Klute of Nuklearia, a pro-nuclear German group. “Gas-fired power stations will increase costs, emissions, and dependance on Russian natural gas.” While a massive electrical grid ...

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One thing the IPCC got right: time to go nuclear - The Australian

News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 13:01

The Australian

One thing the IPCC got right: time to go nuclear
The Australian
The World Nuclear Association published an update on the economics of nuclear power in August saying: “Nuclear power is cost competitive with other forms of electricity generation, except where there is direct access to low-cost fossil fuels.” It ...

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IAEA Showcases Global Coordination on Small, Medium Sized or Modular Nuclear Reactors (SMRs) - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 12:29

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Showcases Global Coordination on Small, Medium Sized or Modular Nuclear Reactors (SMRs)
International Atomic Energy Agency
Significant advances have been made in recent years on SMRs, some of which will use pre-fabricated systems and components to shorten construction schedules and offer greater flexibility and affordability than traditional nuclear power plants. Some 50 ...

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Two Federal Courts May Have Just Saved The Nuclear Power Industry - Forbes

News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 10:24

Forbes

Two Federal Courts May Have Just Saved The Nuclear Power Industry
Forbes
States that want to keep their aging nuclear power fleet from retiring now have a court-approved roadmap for doing so. That's because two federal courts of appeals last month upheld very similar state laws in Illinois and New York aimed at subsidizing ...

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UK GAS-Prices rise on undersupply, low wind and nuclear power output - Reuters Africa

News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 08:54

UK GAS-Prices rise on undersupply, low wind and nuclear power output
Reuters Africa
LONDON, Oct 15 (Reuters) - British wholesale gas prices rose on Monday morning as low output from the country's wind farms and nuclear power plants led to an increase in demand from power stations and left the system undersupplied. * Day-ahead gas ...

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Nuclear power continues its decline as renewable alternatives steam ahead - World Finance

News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 04:01

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Nuclear power continues its decline as renewable alternatives steam ahead
World Finance
Last year, the largest nuclear power builder in history went bankrupt. Japanese conglomerate Toshiba's prolific subsidiary Westinghouse filed for bankruptcy after revealing billions of dollars of cost overruns on its US construction projects. At the ...
Chernobyl fires back up as a solar power plantNew Atlas

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Hitachi, GE to jointly develop next-generation nuclear reactors - The Mainichi

News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 03:50

Hitachi, GE to jointly develop next-generation nuclear reactors
The Mainichi
A conventional nuclear power plant usually costs about 1 trillion yen ($8.9 billion) to build. Construction in Japan would cost more after Japan raised safety requirements for nuclear reactors in the wake of the meltdowns of reactors at the Fukushima ...

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Unit 1 of Sanmen nuclear power plant in China enters commercial operations - Compelo

News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 02:29

Compelo

Unit 1 of Sanmen nuclear power plant in China enters commercial operations
Compelo
The first phase of the Chinese nuclear power plant will feature two AP1000 pressurized water reactors, each of 1,250MW, that have been developed by Westinghouse Electric. Its first unit began commercial operation after passing performance tests and ...
Holes found in the Hanbit Nuclear Power Plant Unit 2, following Unit 4Korea IT Times (press release)
Global Nuclear Power Market 2018 Comprehensive Research Report by Key Insights And Regional Outlookthemodernelectronics.com
Global Class 1E Nuclear Power Plant market share analysis and investment feasibility examined in new market ...WhaTech

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Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply - The Inverell Times

News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 02:03

The Inverell Times

Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply
The Inverell Times
Mr Joyce believes that the inability for Australians to agree on power sources is a major factor in soaring electricity prices as well, citing resistance to the proposed solar farm at Invergowrie and wind farm at Nundle as a “microcosm” of the greater ...

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Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply - The Inverell Times

News - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 02:03

The Inverell Times

Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply
The Inverell Times
Mr Joyce believes that the inability for Australians to agree on power sources is a major factor in soaring electricity prices as well, citing resistance to the proposed solar farm at Invergowrie and wind farm at Nundle as a “microcosm” of the greater ...

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