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Lightbridge CEO to Participate on Nuclear Deployment Forum Panel; Part of Nuclear Innovation Week - GlobeNewswire

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 12:30
Lightbridge CEO to Participate on Nuclear Deployment Forum Panel; Part of Nuclear Innovation Week  GlobeNewswire

RESTON, Va., March 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR), a nuclear fuel developer, today announced that Seth Grae, ...

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Flood Fears Drop at Brownville Nuclear Plant - Sand Hills Express

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 12:29
Flood Fears Drop at Brownville Nuclear Plant  Sand Hills Express

When flood waters from the Missouri River threatened the plant helicopters dropped sandbags to secure Cooper. While the plant continued to run at 100 percent ...

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Analysis | The Energy 202: Rick Perry calls expanding nuclear energy “the real” Green New Deal - The Washington Post

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 12:09
Analysis | The Energy 202: Rick Perry calls expanding nuclear energy “the real” Green New Deal  The Washington Post

THE LIGHTBULB. The site of construction in 2017 for two new nuclear reactors at the Vogtle power station in eastern Georgia. (Georgia Power/Handout via ...

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If Three Mile Island shuts down, counties could lose grant money | News - witf.org

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 10:37
If Three Mile Island shuts down, counties could lose grant money | News  witf.org

Shown is the control room at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Middletown. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) This March marks the 40th anniversary of the ...

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Useful Life Of Nuclear Power Plant In Extremadura Extended By 8 Years - Murcia Today

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 09:35
Useful Life Of Nuclear Power Plant In Extremadura Extended By 8 Years  Murcia Today

With the need to implement policies of ecological transition becoming more and more urgent much of the attention in Spain tends to focus on electric motor ...

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Nuclear plants will require ever-increasing subsidies - The CT Mirror

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 09:05
Nuclear plants will require ever-increasing subsidies  The CT Mirror

Decades ago, before the Three Mile Island, Chernobyl or Fukushima catastrophes, a major selling point for nuclear energy was proponents said it was “Too ...

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How prepared are Minnesota's nuclear plants for a flood? - Minnesota Public Radio News

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 09:04
How prepared are Minnesota's nuclear plants for a flood?  Minnesota Public Radio News

Minnesota's two nuclear plants at Prairie Island and Monticello are both built along the Mississippi River, which is rising.

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'Safety and training' in nuclear power (letter) | Letters To The Editor - LancasterOnline

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 09:00
'Safety and training' in nuclear power (letter) | Letters To The Editor  LancasterOnline

I am a strong supporter of the effort to keep Three Mile Island online as a nuclear-powered Pennsylvania source of energy. I write to encourage the inclusion of ...

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Despite industry challenges, Penn State doubles down on nuclear energy program - PennLive

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 09:00
Despite industry challenges, Penn State doubles down on nuclear energy program  PennLive

After the Three Mile Island accident, university programs nationwide plunged as student interest dwindled. Now, Penn State plans to hire more faculty as more ...

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Saint John environmentalist walks back opposition to nuclear power - CBC.ca

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 08:00
Saint John environmentalist walks back opposition to nuclear power  CBC.ca

In the face of a climate change crisis, Saint John environmentalist Gordon Dalzell is reversing his stance on nuclear power.

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China to start building floating nuclear power plant - Kallanish Energy

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 07:06
China to start building floating nuclear power plant  Kallanish Energy

China expects to begin construction by the end of 2019 of the country's first floating nuclear power plant, China's Global Times newspaper reported, citing the ...

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China to start building floating nuclear power plant - Kallanish Energy

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 07:06
China to start building floating nuclear power plant  Kallanish Energy

China expects to begin construction by the end of 2019 of the country's first floating nuclear power plant, China's Global Times newspaper reported, citing the ...

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US finalizes $3.7B loan for Vogtle nuclear plant - Kallanish Energy

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 07:06
US finalizes $3.7B loan for Vogtle nuclear plant  Kallanish Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy last Friday finalized up to $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to finance the construction of two reactors at the Vogtle nuclear power ...

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Utilities agree on spending to maintain Spain's oldest nuke plant - Kallanish Energy

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 07:06
Utilities agree on spending to maintain Spain's oldest nuke plant  Kallanish Energy

Spain's primary electric utilities have agreed on how much to spend to maintain the country's oldest nuclear power plant until its planned closure, the company ...

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Gas tops coal in PJM, but nuclear still leads - Kallanish Energy

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 07:06
Gas tops coal in PJM, but nuclear still leads  Kallanish Energy

An independent market monitor's report for power grid operator PJM Interconnection showed natural gas-fired power generation topped coal-fired output in ...

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Saint John environmentalist walks back opposition to nuclear power - CBC.ca

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 07:00
Saint John environmentalist walks back opposition to nuclear power  CBC.ca

In the face of a climate change crisis, Saint John environmentalist Gordon Dalzell is reversing his stance on nuclear power.

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Reactor at nuclear plant offline for maintenance - News - Citizens Voice

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 06:37
Reactor at nuclear plant offline for maintenance - News  Citizens Voice

Operators at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected the Unit 2 reactor from the electrical grid on Saturday to begin its scheduled refueling and ...

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The risks of Saudi Arabia’s nuclear power plans - Financial Times

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 05:01
The risks of Saudi Arabia’s nuclear power plans  Financial Times

In normal circumstances, the decision by any country to improve the efficiency of its energy supplies by investing in new technology would barely be worthy of ...

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US puts first-of-its-kind nuke waste dump to test - Pune Mirror

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 00:30
US puts first-of-its-kind nuke waste dump to test  Pune Mirror

Cold War-era nuclear waste to be dumped deep under salt caverns in New Mexico twenty years after first shipment of radioactive material was sent to the site.

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Emanuel 'Emil' Skrabek, spacecraft engineer, inventor of nuclear power source for Mars Curiosity Rover, dies - Baltimore Sun

News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 00:25
Emanuel 'Emil' Skrabek, spacecraft engineer, inventor of nuclear power source for Mars Curiosity Rover, dies  Baltimore Sun

Emanuel A. “Emil” Skrabek, a Baltimore-born spacecraft engineer who co-invented a nuclear material that powered the Mars Curiosity Rover and other space ...

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