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Illinois can subsidize nuclear power if it wants: U.S. FERC brief ... - Reuters

News - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 16:10

Illinois can subsidize nuclear power if it wants: U.S. FERC brief ...
Reuters
U.S. energy regulators said federal rules do not preempt Illinois' program to provide money to nuclear reactors that provide carbon-free energy to help prevent ...

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Illinois can subsidize nuclear power if it wants: US FERC brief - Reuters

News - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 16:10

Illinois can subsidize nuclear power if it wants: US FERC brief
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. energy regulators said federal rules do not preempt Illinois' program to provide money to nuclear reactors that provide carbon-free energy to help prevent the units from shutting early, according to a filing with a federal appeals ...

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Illinois can subsidize nuclear power if it wants: US FERC brief - Reuters

News - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 16:07

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Illinois can subsidize nuclear power if it wants: US FERC brief
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(Reuters) - U.S. energy regulators said federal rules do not preempt Illinois' program to provide money to nuclear reactors that provide carbon-free energy to help prevent the units from shutting early, according to a filing with a federal appeals ...
Analysis: Federal support for Illinois nuclear subsidies could embolden other statesPlatts
Illinois nuclear subsidies supported by FERC, DoJ in court filingSeeking Alpha

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Why are renewables suddenly trouncing nuclear energy? - CityMetric

News - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 04:06

CityMetric

Why are renewables suddenly trouncing nuclear energy?
CityMetric
Egalitarians like Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth usually oppose new nuclear power plant and favour renewables. Traditionally they have worried about radioactive environmental damage and nuclear proliferation. Individualists, meanwhile, favour ...

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Security incident at Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant brings extra plant oversight - Chattanooga Times Free Press

News - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 04:03

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Security incident at Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant brings extra plant oversight
Chattanooga Times Free Press
The Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant met all federal safety standards last year, but the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will continue additional oversight of the TVA plant for at least the next six months due to a security violation last fall. In ...

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Putin happy to sponsor Ankara's nuclear ambition - Financial Times

News - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 03:01

Financial Times

Putin happy to sponsor Ankara's nuclear ambition
Financial Times
It is testament to how long nuclear reactors take to build that it was only last month that the first concrete was poured into the foundations at Akkuyu in the southern province of Mersin. It will be, if all goes to plan, Turkey's first atomic power ...

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State-affiliated bank resists call to fund Hitachi nuclear project - Asahi Shimbun

News - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 02:17

Asahi Shimbun

State-affiliated bank resists call to fund Hitachi nuclear project
Asahi Shimbun
The Agency for Natural Resources and Energy under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry asked the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) for the investment to help finance a new nuclear power plant designed by Hitachi Ltd. on the island of Anglesey off ...
Hitachi to continue talks with Britain over nuclear plant projectThe Japan Times
Hitachi board agrees to continue talks on Wylfa nuclear plantFinancial Times
UK nuclear plant talks continueNHK WORLD

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If you care what happens to Diablo Canyon after it closes, don't miss this meeting - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 23:26

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

If you care what happens to Diablo Canyon after it closes, don't miss this meeting
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Since PG&E first announced it would shutter Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant in the next decade, many in the community have had one question: What happens when the plant closes? We'll be one step close to an answer Wednesday after the first meeting ...

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France, Russia extend nuclear power cooperation - World Nuclear News

News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 15:21

World Nuclear News

France, Russia extend nuclear power cooperation
World Nuclear News
Russia's Rosatom and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) have signed a strategic document on partnership in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. The agreement was signed on 24 May by Rosatom Director General Alexy ...
Russia-IAEA Joint School Strengthens Capacity Building for Nuclear ...International Atomic Energy Agency

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France, Russia extend nuclear power cooperation - World Nuclear News

News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 15:21

World Nuclear News

France, Russia extend nuclear power cooperation
World Nuclear News
Russia's Rosatom and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) have signed a strategic document on partnership in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. The agreement was signed on 24 May by Rosatom Director General Alexy ...
Russia-IAEA Joint School Strengthens Capacity Building for Nuclear Energy ManagementInternational Atomic Energy Agency

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Construction delays make new nuclear power plants costlier than ever - Imperial College London

News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:48

Imperial College London

Construction delays make new nuclear power plants costlier than ever
Imperial College London
The cost of building new nuclear power plants is nearly 20 per cent higher than expected due to delays, a new analysis has found. A new analysis of the history of nuclear power plant projects shows since 2010 delays have contributed 18 per cent the costs.

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Construction delays make new nuclear power plants costlier than ever - Imperial College London

News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:34

Imperial College London

Construction delays make new nuclear power plants costlier than ever
Imperial College London
The cost of building new nuclear power plants is nearly 20 per cent higher than expected due to delays, a new analysis has found. A new analysis of the history of nuclear power plant projects shows since 2010 delays have contributed 18 per cent the costs.

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I was punished for making country nuclear power: Nawaz - The Nation

News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 01:55

The Nation

I was punished for making country nuclear power: Nawaz
The Nation
LAHORE - Former premier and PML-N Quaid Nawaz Sharif has said everyone knows injustice has been done to their elected prime minister and the people will vote for his party in the July 25 polls to undo the unfairness meted out to him. The masses, in ...
'Elected leaders turned Pakistan into a nuclear power,' Nawaz says on Youm-i-TakbeerDAWN.com
Credit goes to former PM Nawaz Sharif for making Pakistan nuclear powerBusiness Recorder (press release)
Why refused $5b if aim was to loot, plunder: NawazThe News International (blog)

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America Joins With Canada And Japan To Promote Nuclear Power - Forbes

News - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 00:00

Forbes

America Joins With Canada And Japan To Promote Nuclear Power
Forbes
The United States hasn't had much diplomatic success in the area of climate change lately. When Donald Trump announced his decision to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement last year, the administration assumed other countries would follow. But it ...

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Meeting Challenges to Ensure the Future Nuclear Workforce Capability: IAEA International Conference Opens in ... - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 16:16

International Atomic Energy Agency

Meeting Challenges to Ensure the Future Nuclear Workforce Capability: IAEA International Conference Opens in ...
International Atomic Energy Agency
The nuclear sector relies heavily on a highly qualified competent and specialized workforce for its safety, sustainability and high levels of performance. Countries already operating nuclear facilities, as well as those introducing nuclear power, need ...

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The 60-Year Downfall of Nuclear Power in the US Has Left a Huge Mess - The Atlantic

News - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 12:01

The Atlantic

The 60-Year Downfall of Nuclear Power in the US Has Left a Huge Mess
The Atlantic
It is 60 years since America's first commercial nuclear power station was opened by President Dwight D. Eisenhower at Shippingport, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on May 26, 1958. But the hopes of a nuclear future with power “too cheap to meter” are ...

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Nigeria: Crossing the T's Ahead of Nigeria's First Nuclear Power Plant - AllAfrica.com

News - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 07:19

Nigeria: Crossing the T's Ahead of Nigeria's First Nuclear Power Plant
AllAfrica.com
The proposed plan by the Federal Government to construct a nuclear power plant by mid 2020 would offer Nigerians a cheaper and stable source of electricity pricing, in the long run, borne out of lower operating costs. This was disclosed by the Russia's ...

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Pakistan turns 20 as nuclear power - The Nation

News - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 02:08

The Nation

Pakistan turns 20 as nuclear power
The Nation
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan today (May 28) celebrates 20 years as a South Asian nuclear state. May 28 marks the 20th anniversary of the nuclear tests conducted by Pakistan in 1998. A foreign ministry statement said: “Pakistan was forced to take that decision ...
Hostile Posturing By India Forced Nuclear Testing in 1998, Says PakistanNDTV
20th anniversary of nuclear tests todayThe Express Tribune
Pakistan says was forced to test nukes in 1998 due to 'hostile posturing' by IndiaEconomic Times
Geo News, Pakistan -Business Recorder (press release) -The News International (blog)
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My View: Nuclear power puts human health at risk - Pamplin Media Group

News - Sun, 05/27/2018 - 17:52

Pamplin Media Group

My View: Nuclear power puts human health at risk
Pamplin Media Group
Investing resources in 'new' nuclear technology is a dangerous distraction that diverts funds from proven renewables and energy efficiency. From the mining of uranium to the storage of waste, nuclear power presents enormous health risks.

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Nuclear power industry aims to address staff shortage - Telegraph.co.uk

News - Sun, 05/27/2018 - 17:31

Telegraph.co.uk

Nuclear power industry aims to address staff shortage
Telegraph.co.uk
The nuclear industry has signalled low confidence in the UK's regulator as it embarks on one of the world's most ambitious new-build programmes amid a shortage of skilled workers. Only 28pc of industry stakeholders are confident that the Office of ...

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