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Fukui weighs new wave of reactors to protect status as Japan's 'nuclear capital' - The Japan Times

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Fukui weighs new wave of reactors to protect status as Japan's 'nuclear capital'
The Japan Times
OSAKA – With 13 commercial nuclear reactors — more than any other prefecture — Fukui has long been Japan's nuclear power capital. Prior to the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and triple core meltdown at the Fukushima No. 1 plant, Fukui's plants ...

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Op-Ed: US successfully tests small nuclear power plant for Mars mission - Digital Journal

12 hours 38 min ago

Digital Journal

Op-Ed: US successfully tests small nuclear power plant for Mars mission
Digital Journal
Washington - In what is actually a very large step forward, NASA has tested a small, “paper towel roll” sized nuclear power plant to deliver power for a Mars mission. The fallout from this idea, pun intended, will be interesting. The tests address a ...
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Nuclear Power: Challenging Rosatom's claims - The Daily Star

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 18:11

The Daily Star

Nuclear Power: Challenging Rosatom's claims
The Daily Star
On December 25, 2017, an opinion piece was published in The Daily Star by Andrey Shevlyakov titled “Changing perceptions on nuclear energy.” Given the author's institutional position as the acting CEO of Rosatom South Asia and their business interest ...

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Malfunction sets off warning sirens near North Carolina nuclear power plant - TheBlaze.com

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 18:10

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Malfunction sets off warning sirens near North Carolina nuclear power plant
TheBlaze.com
North Carolina's Department of Public Safety confirmed that a malfunction triggered a false alarm at the Harris Nuclear Plant southwest of Raleigh around 1 p.m., CBS News reported. The Wake County Emergency Management also indicated that the siren's ...
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Shearon Harris nuclear plant's emergency sirens were a false alarm, police sayNews & Observer
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Equipment destined for SCE&G's nuclear site went to China instead; now, utility wants its millions back - The State

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 17:23

The State

Equipment destined for SCE&G's nuclear site went to China instead; now, utility wants its millions back
The State
As SCE&G tried to complete an increasingly costly nuclear expansion project last year, it learned that a $14.5 million piece of equipment needed for the project would be shipped to China for a new nuclear power reactor in that country instead of the S ...

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EDF boss admits he must stay humble about the Hinkley challenges ahead - Telegraph.co.uk

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 15:19

Telegraph.co.uk

EDF boss admits he must stay humble about the Hinkley challenges ahead
Telegraph.co.uk
I'm very excited about the market in which we're operating.” Rossi is a rarity: a chief financial officer who has made the move to CEO, an Italian who now leads the UK business of a French company. He is also preparing to shake up what we think we know ...

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France outlines plans to shutter Fessenheim nuclear plant on German border - Deutsche Welle

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 04:48

Deutsche Welle

France outlines plans to shutter Fessenheim nuclear plant on German border
Deutsche Welle
"The nuclear power plant will close, I stand by this decision," Sebastien Lecornu said during a visit to the Alsace region where the plant is located. The German government, which already made the decision to exit nuclear power, has demanded the ...

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Malfunction triggers sirens at North Carolina nuclear plant, authorities say - CBS News

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:43

CBS News

Malfunction triggers sirens at North Carolina nuclear plant, authorities say
CBS News
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A malfunction caused public warning sirens to sound a false alarm Friday near a North Carolina nuclear power plant, authorities said. North Carolina's Department of Public Safety said the sirens that sounded around 1 p.m. near the ...
Shearon Harris nuclear plant's emergency sirens were a false alarm, police sayNews & Observer
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'Malfunction' causes false alarm at NC nuclear power plant - WECT-TV6

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 19:56

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'Malfunction' causes false alarm at NC nuclear power plant
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Several sirens in the Apex and Cary area “malfunctioned” at 12:58 p.m., according to plant officials. “There is no impact to the public and no need for public actions. We will investigate the cause of the malfunction,” said Brandon Thomas, senior ...
Shearon Harris nuclear plant sirens sound false alarmWRAL.com
Shearon Harris nuclear plant's emergency sirens were a false alarm, police sayNews & Observer
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Shearon Harris nuclear plant's emergency sirens were a false alarm, police say - News & Observer

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 18:31

News & Observer

Shearon Harris nuclear plant's emergency sirens were a false alarm, police say
News & Observer
Emergency sirens from Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant were heard early Friday afternoon, prompting officials to assure those in the area that there was no emergency. The sirens were accidentally activated at 12:58 p.m., according to a tweet by the ...
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Floating nuclear power plant will be towed through the ice - The Independent Barents Observer

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 16:15

The Independent Barents Observer

Floating nuclear power plant will be towed through the ice
The Independent Barents Observer
The power plant will be fully loaded with nuclear fuel before it sets out on the about 6,000 km long voyage. More than 1,000 km of the sea route is likely to be icy, and icebreaker assistance will be crucial. Especially the waters from the Vilkitsky ...

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Morocco, Spain Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Nuclear Power - Morocco World News

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:07

Morocco World News

Morocco, Spain Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Nuclear Power
Morocco World News
Rabat – The Moroccan Agency for Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security (AMSSNUR) and the Spanish Nuclear Safety Council (CSN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on nuclear power on Monday in the Moroccan capital. Through this agreement, the two ...

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US tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars - Reuters

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:20

Reuters

US tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars
Reuters
“Mars is a very difficult environment for power systems, with less sunlight than Earth or the moon, very cold nighttime temperatures, very interesting dust storms that can last weeks and months that engulf the entire planet,” said Steve Jurczyk ...
NASA Is Testing A Mini Nuclear Reactor To Power Astronauts On MarsHuffPost UK

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5 Fast Facts About Nuclear Energy - Energy.gov (blog)

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 18:45

Energy.gov (blog)

5 Fast Facts About Nuclear Energy
Energy.gov (blog)
Nuclear energy has been quietly powering America with clean, carbon-free electricity for the last 60 years. It may not be the first thing you think of when you heat or cool your home, but maybe that's the point. It's been so reliable that we sometimes ...

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Arguments over nuclear power make my eyes glaze over - New Times SLO

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:16

New Times SLO

Arguments over nuclear power make my eyes glaze over
New Times SLO
The debate over nuclear power just goes around in circles, and it makes me tired. I have my personal biases just like the next guy, but when I read the defenses put forth by its proponents, my eyes start to glaze over. For me, there is one issue that ...

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Is Japan ready to trust Tepco with nuclear power again? - Asia Times

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:22

Asia Times

Is Japan ready to trust Tepco with nuclear power again?
Asia Times
At a quiet end-of-year meeting, Japan's nuclear power regulators recently gave the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (Tepco) official permission to restart two of its nuclear reactors on the Sea of Japan coast – reactors which have been idle for the better part ...

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Saudis to award nuclear power pacts in December - Kallanish Energy

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:09

Saudis to award nuclear power pacts in December
Kallanish Energy
Saudi Arabia expects to award contracts for construction of its first nuclear reactors in December, and will be selecting from a bidder pool representing the U.S., China, France, South Korea, and Russia, a Saudi official working with the project told ...

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Uganda pushes for nuclear energy - New Vision

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:01

New Vision

Uganda pushes for nuclear energy
New Vision
The minister of State for Energy Simon D'ujanga said the current country programme framework between Uganda and IAEA includes; feasibility studies for nuclear power projects, uranium exploration and evaluation, cancer management, food and agriculture ...

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Nuclear power plants are more vulnerable to 9/11-style attacks than officials think - The Sun

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:08

The Sun

Nuclear power plants are more vulnerable to 9/11-style attacks than officials think
The Sun
NUCLEAR power plants are more vulnerable to a 9/11-style attack than officials think, a study says. Scientists say testing of reinforced concrete walls focused on smaller planes, rather than passenger jets. Attacking aircraft may be capable of doing ...

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EDF could build second nuclear plant 'for a fifth less than Hinkley Point' - The Guardian

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:31

The Guardian

EDF could build second nuclear plant 'for a fifth less than Hinkley Point'
The Guardian
EDF Energy has claimed it could build a second new nuclear power station in Britain that would be a fifth cheaper than the £20bn Hinkley Point C project under construction in Somerset. The French state-owned company said a new plant at Sizewell on the ...
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