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TVA contractor faces penalties over injury to workers at Sequoyah nuclear plant - Chattanooga Times Free Press

News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 22:52

TVA contractor faces penalties over injury to workers at Sequoyah nuclear plant
Chattanooga Times Free Press
A TVA contractor has been cited for exposing its employees to electric shock hazards at TVA's Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant near Soddy-Daisy. Day & Zimmerman NPS Inc. is facing $71,599 in proposed penalties stemming from an arc flash accident at ...
OSHA fines local company for injuries at Sequoyah Nuclear PlantWDEF News 12

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Could Indian Point be next nuclear power plant up for sale? - The Journal News | LoHud.com

News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 19:14

The Journal News | LoHud.com

Could Indian Point be next nuclear power plant up for sale?
The Journal News | LoHud.com
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.

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Opinion: It's time we put a stop to nuclear cronyism - NorthJersey.com

News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 16:18

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Opinion: It's time we put a stop to nuclear cronyism
NorthJersey.com
In June, President Trump directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to bail out struggling nuclear and coal power plants. Such federal action would come on top of state bailouts, such as New Jersey's recently approved $300 million annual lifeline to keep ...
More Than 120 Groups Push to Lift Broad Nuclear SubsidiesU.S. News & World Report

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Nuclear Ghost Town Reveals Power Risk for Taiwan's Energy Shift - Bloomberg

News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 14:00

Bloomberg

Nuclear Ghost Town Reveals Power Risk for Taiwan's Energy Shift
Bloomberg
A map at the guard-house of the Lungmen Nuclear Power Plant in Taiwan shows what might have been: Classrooms, dormitories, a grocery store, a police station. It was supposed to be a self-contained city on the island's northeast coast designed to meet ...

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Consumers could pay for new nuclear power plants years before they are built - Unearthed

News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 11:00

Unearthed

Consumers could pay for new nuclear power plants years before they are built
Unearthed
The government is considering using a controversial financing system to build new nuclear power stations which would see customers charged for construction costs long before a project has actually been built. The approach, called the Regulated Asset ...

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Europe's heatwave is forcing nuclear power plants to shut down ... - Quartz

News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:38

Quartz

Europe's heatwave is forcing nuclear power plants to shut down ...
Quartz
Nuclear power is one of the world's biggest sources of carbon-free electricity. But it has an Achilles' heel: it needs lots of water to operate. That's bad news right ...
Nuclear power takes a hit as European heatwave rolls onRenewEconomy
France's EDF halts four nuclear reactors due to heatwaveReuters
In France due to the heat wave stopped nuclear power unitsThe Siver Telegram
The Koz Times -ETEnergyworld.com
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Second unit of UAE's nuclear power plant completes pre-operational testing - Gulf Business News

News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 08:16

Gulf Business News

Second unit of UAE's nuclear power plant completes pre-operational testing
Gulf Business News
The second unit of the UAE's nuclear power plant in Barakah has completed pre-operational testing in preparation for main operations, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) announced on Monday. Unit 2 of the four-unit power plant – the first in ...

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Nuclear power takes a hit as European heatwave rolls on - RenewEconomy

News - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 04:10

RenewEconomy

Nuclear power takes a hit as European heatwave rolls on
RenewEconomy
A scorching European summer has been doing its best to prove that renewables are not the only energy sources at the mercy of the elements – and that climate change is a thing – with nuclear reactors from France to Finland being shut down or their ...
France's EDF halts four nuclear reactors due to heatwaveReuters
In France due to the heat wave stopped nuclear power unitsThe Siver Telegram
Heatwave forces France to shut down nuclear reactorsSierra Leone Times
The Koz Times -ETEnergyworld.com
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US Nuclear Power Plants Fast Facts - KITV Honolulu

News - Sun, 08/05/2018 - 17:32

US Nuclear Power Plants Fast Facts
KITV Honolulu
(CNN) -- Here's a look at nuclear power plants in the United States. The nuclear power reactor units provide the United States with about 20% of its electricity. Other Facts:The Nuclear Regulatory Commission or NRC maintains a threat assessment branch, ...

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The demise of US nuclear power in 4 charts - Business Insider UK

News - Sun, 08/05/2018 - 13:21

Business Insider UK

The demise of US nuclear power in 4 charts
Business Insider UK
Commercial nuclear reactors provide roughly one-fifth of the electricity produced in the US. Across the country, they face grave threats to their profitability and, therefore, to their continued operation. Nuclear power's hard times have come ...
Generator Market For Nuclear Power Market Analysis 2017-2021, Summary & Growth Outlook To 2021theaerospacenews.com
Generator Market For Nuclear Power Market Anticipated Forecast In Key Regions (APAC, EMEA, Americas) For The ...Healthcare Sector
Nuclear Power Plant Safety Market by Regional Analysis, Key Players and Forecast 2024advertisingmarket24.com

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Saudi Arabia Paves Its Path to Nuclear Power - Al-Bawaba

News - Sun, 08/05/2018 - 11:15

Al-Bawaba

Saudi Arabia Paves Its Path to Nuclear Power
Al-Bawaba
Faced with surging energy demand for economic growth, Saudi Arabia is turning to nuclear power to meet a twin challenge — how to diversify its electricity-generating mix while reducing reliance on fossil fuels.And with electricity demand in the ...

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Hicks column: It's all starting to add up on SCANA's nuclear power ... - Charleston Post Courier

News - Sun, 08/05/2018 - 10:03

Charleston Post Courier

Hicks column: It's all starting to add up on SCANA's nuclear power ...
Charleston Post Courier
So, it turns out SCE&G didn't really squander $2 billion of customer money on those scuttled nuclear power plants.

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Russia Begins Fueling its Floating Nuclear Power Plant - The Maritime Executive

News - Sat, 08/04/2018 - 23:05

The Maritime Executive

Russia Begins Fueling its Floating Nuclear Power Plant
The Maritime Executive
Technicians in Northwest Russia have begun to load the reactors of the Akademik Lomonosov, Russia's first waterborne nuclear power plant, with their uranium fuel in preparation for its journey to the Far East. In a release, Rosatom, Russia's state ...

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Workers owed $1M in back wages for Richland nuclear plant work - Tri-City Herald

News - Sat, 08/04/2018 - 22:38

Tri-City Herald

Workers owed $1M in back wages for Richland nuclear plant work
Tri-City Herald
An Energy Northwest subcontractor was ordered to pay more than $1 million in back wages to workers it employed at the nuclear power plant near Richland. Energy Northwest, the owner and operator of the Columbia Generating Station, has hired Crane ...

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Saudi Arabia's path to nuclear power - Arab News

News - Sat, 08/04/2018 - 21:41

Arab News

Saudi Arabia's path to nuclear power
Arab News
DUBAI: Faced with surging energy demand for economic growth, Saudi Arabia is turning to nuclear power to meet a twin challenge — how to diversify its electricity-generating mix while reducing reliance on fossil fuels. And with electricity demand in ...

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Nuclear wasteland: The explosive boom and long, painful bust of American uranium mining - CNBC

News - Sat, 08/04/2018 - 14:04

CNBC

Nuclear wasteland: The explosive boom and long, painful bust of American uranium mining
CNBC
Now, 60 years later, American uranium miners want the government to use similar tools to prevent the collapse of the industry — and the few remaining U.S. companies still producing uranium for the nation's fleet of nuclear power plants. The numbers ...

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Porter: America needs coal and nuclear power for energy diversity - Roanoke Times

News - Sat, 08/04/2018 - 04:06

Roanoke Times

Porter: America needs coal and nuclear power for energy diversity
Roanoke Times
In the face of rising electricity demand, Energy Secretary Rick Perry recently unveiled a plan to preserve some of the nation's key coal and nuclear power plants. It's a sensible move since the nation's power grid can't rely solely on natural gas, wind ...
Green shift to green slump: How trade decisions and electoral politics are crippling the vision of a clean Canadian ...The Globe and Mail

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Leak Detected At Millstone Nuclear Power Station 'No Threat' - Patch.com

News - Sat, 08/04/2018 - 01:55

Patch.com

Leak Detected At Millstone Nuclear Power Station 'No Threat'
Patch.com
NORTH FORK, NY — A leak was detected recently at the Millstone Power Station in Waterfort, CT — but Millstone representatives assure that there is no threat to the public. A voluntary notification dated Aug. 1, made in accordance with the Nuclear ...

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A Chester County village was vacated for a nuclear power plant. Today, it's a ghost town. - Philly.com

News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 23:56

Philly.com

A Chester County village was vacated for a nuclear power plant. Today, it's a ghost town.
Philly.com
Imagine what the village looked like before the power company, PECO, bought the land on which Fricks Locks sat, announced it would construct the Limerick Generating Station less than half a mile from the village, and that residents of the village would ...

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Scientists put a nuclear waste container through a demanding trip to see if the fuel would break - The Verge

News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 19:59

The Verge

Scientists put a nuclear waste container through a demanding trip to see if the fuel would break
The Verge
That's important to find out because one day, the goal is to store all the radioactive fuel that's used up and spit out by nuclear power plants in the US at a central, underground repository. There's still a political struggle over where that ...

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