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Analysis: US markets, politics drive nuclear power expansion in the South: industry observers - S&P Global Platts

News - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:12

Analysis: US markets, politics drive nuclear power expansion in the South: industry observers
S&P Global Platts
Houston — The expansion of nuclear capacity in the US Southeast may contrast with its contraction elsewhere, especially in competitive wholesale power markets, but the reasons, in effect, remain tied as much to supply and demand as they are to politics.

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IAEA Completes Technical Safety Review of Bangladesh's Nuclear Power Plant's Design Documentation - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 11:11

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Completes Technical Safety Review of Bangladesh's Nuclear Power Plant's Design Documentation
International Atomic Energy Agency
The IAEA in June 2018 completed a peer review of selected parts of the design safety documentation of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), which is under construction in Bangladesh and scheduled to be commissioned by 2023. The Technical Safety ...
Nuclear Power Safety Backups Market Size & Share Outlook up to 2020managementjournal24.com

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Russia's Putin raises nuclear deal at Ramaphosa meeting during BRICS - euronews

News - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 09:07

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Russia's Putin raises nuclear deal at Ramaphosa meeting during BRICS
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Russian state firm Rosatom was one of the front runners for a project to dramatically increase South Africa's nuclear power-generating capacity championed by former president Jacob Zuma. Ramaphosa has put nuclear expansion on the back burner since ...
Ramaphosa to Putin: weak economy means SA can't sign nuclear deal yetMoneyweb.co.za

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IAEA Conducts OSART Reviews to Improve Safety at Nuclear Power Plants - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 08:22

IAEA Conducts OSART Reviews to Improve Safety at Nuclear Power Plants
International Atomic Energy Agency
IAEA Conducts OSART Reviews to Improve Safety at Nuclear Power Plants. Video of IAEA conducts OSART reviews to improve safety at nuclear power plants. 26 July 2018. Video: Martin Klingenboeck, Script: Jeffrey Donovan. Nuclear safety can never be ...

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SA opens door to future Russian nuclear power deal - Moneyweb.co.za

News - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 08:16

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SA opens door to future Russian nuclear power deal
Moneyweb.co.za
South Africa cannot afford large-scale expansion of its nuclear power fleet but would still be open to future nuclear deals with Russia, the ruling party's Treasurer-General said on Thursday shortly before President Vladimir Putin arrived for the summit.

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South Africa opens door to future Russian nuclear power deal - Reuters

News - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 08:04

South Africa opens door to future Russian nuclear power deal
Reuters
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa cannot afford large-scale expansion of its nuclear power fleet but would still be open to future nuclear deals with Russia, the ruling party's Treasurer General said on Thursday shortly before President Vladimir ...

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South Africa cannot afford major nuclear expansion: top ANC official - Reuters

News - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 07:28

South Africa cannot afford major nuclear expansion: top ANC official
Reuters
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa cannot afford large-scale expansion of its nuclear power fleet but would still be open to future nuclear deals with Russia, African National Congress Treasurer General Paul Mashatile said on Thursday. Mashatile ...

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Nation's first small nuclear modular reactor may be coming soon, Utah municipalities buy-in early - fox13now.com

News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 23:55

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Nation's first small nuclear modular reactor may be coming soon, Utah municipalities buy-in early
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UTAH -- If you are reading this story on a device powered by a municipal power provider, you may be investing in a nuclear power project in Idaho. 29 power providers that belong to the Utah Association of Municipal Power, U-AMP, have agreed to ...

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Study: US Unlikely To See New Nuclear Power Anytime Soon - WABE 90.1 FM

News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 15:06

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Study: US Unlikely To See New Nuclear Power Anytime Soon
WABE 90.1 FM
Nuclear power doesn't have much of a future in the U.S., according to a recent paper that says the country is unlikely to see many new reactors in coming decades, unless there are major policy changes. That means the only nuclear reactors under ...
Active Nuclear power reactor projects along with sites in IndiaDevdiscourse
The first small nuclear modular reactor in the country may be coming soon — and it has early buy-in from nearly 30 ...Salt Lake Tribune

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Nuclear power back on table as reactors go smaller, lower risk – FT - BizNews

News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 13:25

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Nuclear power back on table as reactors go smaller, lower risk – FT
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Nuclear power back on table as reactors go smaller, lower risk – FT. Dozens of companies are working on a new generation of reactors that, they promise, can deliver nuclear power at lower cost and reduced risk. This is a Biznews Premium article. Please ...

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Uranium Demand Rises as Nuclear Power Proves Dependability - PR Newswire (press release)

News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 13:03

Uranium Demand Rises as Nuclear Power Proves Dependability
PR Newswire (press release)
According to the World Nuclear Association, uranium is used within nuclear power plants, which are used to replace the burning of coal or gas. The usage of nuclear energy has been increasing, and uranium prices were trading at USD 25 per lbs at the end ...

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UAE's nuclear power plant gets electricity generation licence - Gulf Business News

News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 11:46

Gulf Business News

UAE's nuclear power plant gets electricity generation licence
Gulf Business News
The UAE's Department of Energy (DoE)has issued an electricity generation licence to Barakah One – the joint venture company that will operate the country's first nuclear power plant. Barakah One is the subsidiary company owned by the Emirates Nuclear ...
UAE nuclear plant receives licence from Department of EnergyThe National
UAE's first nuclear reactor gets electricity generation licenceArabianBusiness.com

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NASA Glenn Develops Mini Nuclear Reactor To Power Space Missions - WOSU

News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 10:58

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NASA Glenn Develops Mini Nuclear Reactor To Power Space Missions
WOSU
That's where portable nuclear power comes in. Kilopower is a mini-nuclear reactor that designer David Poston calls a “milestone.” “This is the first new reactor, not just for space, not just for NASA, of any kind in the U.S. in 40 years,” Poston says ...

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Nuclear power looks to shrink its way to success - Financial Times

News - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 03:01

Financial Times

Nuclear power looks to shrink its way to success
Financial Times
Dozens of companies are working on a new generation of reactors that, they promise, can deliver nuclear power at lower cost and reduced risk. These small-scale plants will on average generate between 50MW and 300MW of power compared with the ...

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Russia eyes building nuclear power plant in South Africa - TASS

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 14:19

Russia eyes building nuclear power plant in South Africa
TASS
MOSCOW, July 24. /TASS/. Russia is interested in cooperating with South Africa in peaceful use of nuclear energy, including construction of a nuclear power plant (NPP) in this country, presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said on Tuesday. "Russia is ...

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Mapped: The US nuclear power plants 'at risk' of shutting down - Carbon Brief

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 14:00

Carbon Brief

Mapped: The US nuclear power plants 'at risk' of shutting down
Carbon Brief
Nuclear power plants generate more than half of the US's low-carbon electricity. However, record low gas prices associated with the US fracking boom have made many existing nuclear plants uncompetitive in the current market. About 90 terawatt hours ...

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High temperatures to cut French nuclear production: EDF - S&P Global Platts

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 11:39

High temperatures to cut French nuclear production: EDF
S&P Global Platts
On grid operator RTE's website, EDF said environmental issues are limiting "some" nuclear production availability in the country, starting Saturday. EDF did not give details on the exact impact of the output restrictions. The two nuclear power stations ...

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Koizumi calls on opposition to challenge LDP's nuclear policy - Asahi Shimbun

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

Asahi Shimbun

Koizumi calls on opposition to challenge LDP's nuclear policy
Asahi Shimbun
Among extremely rare remarks for a former prime minister and former Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker to make, Koizumi also said he expects opposition parties to make ending Japan's reliance on nuclear power a key point for debate in the next Upper ...

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Atomenergomash delivers equipment to Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant - Compelo

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 07:22

Compelo

Atomenergomash delivers equipment to Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant
Compelo
CDBMB supply director Ilya Babkov said: “Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant is one of our key overseas customers. We deliver reactor coolant pumps, spare parts and accessory equipment on the regular basis and provide continuous service support.”.

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Ex-IEA official: Nuclear power can't compete with solar power - Asahi Shimbun

News - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 07:04

Asahi Shimbun

Ex-IEA official: Nuclear power can't compete with solar power
Asahi Shimbun
Nuclear power is "ridiculously expensive" compared with solar power and cannot compete from a financial standpoint, said the former head of the International Energy Agency. During a lecture at a symposium in Tokyo on July 23, Nobuo Tanaka, former IEA ...
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