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Nuclear capacity to triple by 2031 - The Telegraph India

News - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 21:21

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Nuclear capacity to triple by 2031
The Telegraph India
New Delhi: India's installed nuclear power capacity is expected to rise from the current 6,780MW to 22,480MW by 2031, the department of atomic energy told Parliament on Wednesday. This expansion is expected to come through the addition of nine nuclear ...
Nuclear Power Plant Market : Company Details, Development Trends and Competitors Analysis of International Market ...Tactical Business
Small Nuclear Power Reactors Market Key Players, Industry Overview, Supply and Consumption Demand Analysis to ...Business Analyst
Nuclear Power Plant Market 2022: Trends and Growth, Segmentation and Key CompaniesTrade Reporter

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Pa. distributing KI tablets to people near nuclear power plants - ABC27

News - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 17:20

ABC27

Pa. distributing KI tablets to people near nuclear power plants
ABC27
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - The state Department of Health is distributing free potassium iodide tablets on Thursday to people who live or work within 10 miles of the state's five nuclear power plants. Potassium iodide, or KI tablets help protect the ...

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Graduates visit Cannington to gain insight into new nuclear power ... - Bridgwater Mercury

News - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 13:56

Bridgwater Mercury

Graduates visit Cannington to gain insight into new nuclear power ...
Bridgwater Mercury
GRADUATES from across the country were given an insight into the complexities of building new nuclear power plants as part of a recent two-day event…

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The 'Threat' of Nuclear Power Plant Closures - The National Interest Online

News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 20:39

The National Interest Online

The 'Threat' of Nuclear Power Plant Closures
The National Interest Online
For years, the nuclear industry insisted that civilian nuclear power had nothing to do with weapons programs. That was then. Now, in a desperate attempt to keep no-longer-competitive nuclear plants from being shuttered, the industry claims there really ...
Environmental groups, state politicians want to opt out of nuclear subsidy programWRVO Public Media
US Energy Secretary visits NYS to 'make nuclear cool again'WBFO

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What are coastal nuclear power plants doing to address climate threats? - Ensia

News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 18:20

Ensia

What are coastal nuclear power plants doing to address climate threats?
Ensia
In fact, research by Ensia suggests that at least 100 U.S., European and Asian nuclear power stations built just a few meters above sea level could be threatened by serious flooding caused by accelerating sea-level rise and more frequent storm surges.

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India to Raise Indigenous Content in Upcoming Nuclear Power Projects - Sputnik International

News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 15:40

Sputnik International

India to Raise Indigenous Content in Upcoming Nuclear Power Projects
Sputnik International
The Indian government has made it clear that it has no proposal under consideration to allow private sector firms to set up nuclear power reactors in the country, but that the share of indigenous content in the upcoming nuclear power reactors ...
UK experts back subsidies for mini nuclear power plantsEnergy Live News - Energy Made Easy
Call for UK government to back small nuclear projectsWorld Nuclear News

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Southern Co. Earnings Hurt by Cost Overruns at Nuclear-Power Plant - Wall Street Journal

News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 15:35

Wall Street Journal

Southern Co. Earnings Hurt by Cost Overruns at Nuclear-Power Plant
Wall Street Journal
Less than a year ago, Southern Co. officials forged a political and financial deal to continue building a nuclear-power plant beset by cost overruns and delays. The company pledged that a new construction contractor would fix problems that had plagued ...
Southern Co. to absorb $1.1B in added Vogtle costsE&E News

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You probably have no idea just how much water is needed to produce electricity - Quartz

News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 14:43

Quartz

You probably have no idea just how much water is needed to produce electricity
Quartz
Despite the growth of renewable-energy solutions, most of those electrons are still generated by fossil fuel or radioactive fuel. The trouble is that thermal electricity generation—a category that includes coal, natural gas, and nuclear power—doesn't ...

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Officials Say Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant is Ready if a Hurricane Strikes - WCAI

News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 14:12

WCAI

Officials Say Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant is Ready if a Hurricane Strikes
WCAI
WCAI's Kathryn Eident talked with some of the Cape Cod Times reporters on the series about what they learned in writing their stories for the series, including Christine Legere. She took a look at whether Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth can ...

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Officials Say Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant is Ready if a Hurricane Strikes - WCAI

News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 14:09

WCAI

Officials Say Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant is Ready if a Hurricane Strikes
WCAI
WCAI's Kathryn Eident talked with some of the Cape Cod Times reporters on the series about what they learned in writing their stories for the series, including Christine Legere. She took a look at whether Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in Plymouth can ...

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Could Indian Point be next nuclear power plant up for sale? - Poughkeepsie Journal

News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 11:00

Poughkeepsie Journal

Could Indian Point be next nuclear power plant up for sale?
Poughkeepsie Journal
Entergy announced last week that it has agreed to sell the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Mass., and the Palisades Power Plant in Covert, Mich., to Holtec International, for what will be the company's first decommissioning venture.
CDI aims to decommission two nuclear power plantsJournal of Commerce

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CDI aims to decommission two nuclear power plants - Journal of Commerce

News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:35

Journal of Commerce

CDI aims to decommission two nuclear power plants
Journal of Commerce
According to a release issued by SNC-Lavalin, this follows Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSAs) that Holtec International signed with Entergy Corp. for the acquisition of the Entergy subsidiary that owns the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station located in ...

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UK should support mini nuclear reactor projects, says official review - The Guardian

News - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 16:41

The Guardian

UK should support mini nuclear reactor projects, says official review
The Guardian
Britain should offer developers of mini nuclear plants subsidies similar to those made available to the offshore wind industry, an independent review commissioned by the government has recommended. Britain needs to invest in new power-generating ...

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Russia leads the world at nuclear-reactor exports - The Economist

News - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 14:36

The Economist

Russia leads the world at nuclear-reactor exports
The Economist
THE nuclear power industry, which had been in the doldrums since the 1980s, suffered a devastating blow in 2011 when a tsunami engulfed the Fukushima power plant in Japan, ultimately causing a meltdown. The amount of electricity generated by nuclear ...
Russia May Help South Korea to Build Nuclear Reactor for Maritime VesselsSputnik International
'Perpetual' reactor for next-gen nuclear subs trialled in RussiaRT

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UK government review backs subsidies for mini nuclear plants - Reuters

News - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 13:28

UK government review backs subsidies for mini nuclear plants
Reuters
LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Britain should offer developers of mini nuclear plants subsidies similar to those made available to the offshore wind industry, an independent review commissioned by the government said on Tuesday. Britain needs to invest in ...

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Construction of UAE's second nuclear power reactor nears completion - Arabian Industry (blog)

News - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 09:24

Arabian Industry (blog)

Construction of UAE's second nuclear power reactor nears completion
Arabian Industry (blog)
Construction of the UAE's second nuclear power reactor is nearing completion with pre-operational testing well underway. The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) said it has successfully completed hot functional testing on Unit 2 of the Barakah ...
UAE's Barakah nuclear energy plant unit 2 passes pre-operational testPower Technology
Unit 2 of UAE's Barakah Nuclear Plant passes heat testingConstruction Week Online

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Can SMR Technology Revitalize the Business of Nuclear Power? - Power Engineering Magazine

News - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 07:06

Can SMR Technology Revitalize the Business of Nuclear Power?
Power Engineering Magazine
The decline stems from a glut of cheap gas-fired generation, flat demand for power, and power prices too low to cover basic operating costs. In short, the business of nuclear power is collapsing because the market cannot support the nation's available ...

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Russia May Help South Korea to Build Nuclear Reactor for Maritime Vessels - Sputnik International

News - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 06:51

Sputnik International

Russia May Help South Korea to Build Nuclear Reactor for Maritime Vessels
Sputnik International
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia may help South Korea to build a ready-to-operate nuclear power plant for maritime propulsion using the RITM-200 reactor as a basis for its design, JSC Afrikantov OKBM, a subsidiary of Rosatom nuclear corporation, said in a ...
Russia Creates 'Eternal' Nuclear Reactor for new SubmarinesMaritime Herald
'Perpetual' reactor for next-gen nuclear subs trialled in RussiaRT

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Call for subsidies to boost 'mini' nuclear power sector - Financial Times

News - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 03:01

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Call for subsidies to boost 'mini' nuclear power sector
Financial Times
The proposal is among several contained in a report by an expert finance working group appointed by the government last year to advise on how small nuclear reactor projects, which range from micro to 600 megawatt reactors, could raise private investment.
Nuclear power takes a hit as European heatwave rolls onRenewEconomy
France's EDF halts four nuclear reactors due to heatwaveReuters

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Opposing state subsidies for nuclear power plants - Spectrum News

News - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 01:03

Spectrum News

Opposing state subsidies for nuclear power plants
Spectrum News
It's not often officials in the Trump administration are praising Governor Cuomo. But when Energy Secretary Rick Perry visited Oswego County's Fitzpatrick nuclear power plant last week, he applauded the state's efforts to keep nuclear plants open.
As Perry Visits FitzPatrick to 'Make Nuclear Energy Cool Again,' Environmentalists Demand Cuomo Reverse Policy of ...Oswego Daily News
Dozens of groups push to lift broad nuclear subsidiesWXXI News

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