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Trump adds $3.7B in support to finish 2 new nuclear reactors - Washington Post

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Trump adds $3.7B in support to finish 2 new nuclear reactors  Washington Post

The Trump administration has approved $3.7 billion in new loan guarantees to support completion of the first new U.S. nuclear reactors in a generation.

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A Single Thundercloud Is More Powerful Than Any Nuclear Power Plant on Earth. Cosmic Rays Prove It. - Live Science

4 hours 11 min ago
A Single Thundercloud Is More Powerful Than Any Nuclear Power Plant on Earth. Cosmic Rays Prove It.  Live Science

Researchers used muons to map the energy inside a thundercloud — and it's unfathomably massive.

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Estonia to study siting of Moltex advanced reactor - World Nuclear News

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Estonia to study siting of Moltex advanced reactor  World Nuclear News

Fermi Energia of Estonia has selected Moltex Energy as its preferred technology for its plans to establish carbon-free energy production in the Baltic region.

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US nuclear generation peaked in 2018, says EIA - World Nuclear News

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US nuclear generation peaked in 2018, says EIA  World Nuclear News

US nuclear power plants achieved their highest level of generation ever in 2018, despite the closure of several plants since the previous peak, according to the ...

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Power firms agree on route to close Spain's oldest nuclear plant - Reuters

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Power firms agree on route to close Spain's oldest nuclear plant  Reuters

Spain's main electricity providers have reached an agreement to renew the life of the country's oldest nuclear plant until its planned closure, the company that ...

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U.S finalizes $3.7 billion loan for Vogtle nuclear power plant - Investing.com

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U.S finalizes $3.7 billion loan for Vogtle nuclear power plant  Investing.com

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Energy Department on Friday finalized up to $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to finance the construction of units at the ...

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Are these tiny, 'inherently safe' nuclear reactors the path to a carbon-free future? - Phys.Org

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Are these tiny, 'inherently safe' nuclear reactors the path to a carbon-free future?  Phys.Org

In the six decades since the Shippingport Atomic Power Station near Pittsburgh began operating as the nation's first commercial nuclear reactor, the industry has ...

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Nuclear Energy Institute names incoming chairman, vice chairman - Daily Energy Insider

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Nuclear Energy Institute names incoming chairman, vice chairman  Daily Energy Insider

Published on March 22, 2019 by Chris Galford. Tweet. Share. Share. Share. Following February elections, the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) named Ralph Izzo, ...

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A congressional effort to coordinate US nuclear nonproliferation efforts. From a Republican. - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

7 hours 23 min ago
A congressional effort to coordinate US nuclear nonproliferation efforts. From a Republican.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The Trump administration's 2018 Nuclear Posture review was so short on nonproliferation that a Republican congressman is proposing a new government body ...

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Russia allots 25 nuclear education places to Turkey - Anadolu Agency

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Russia allots 25 nuclear education places to Turkey  Anadolu Agency

ANKARA. The Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom allocated a quota for 25 Turkish students to complete a Master's degree in nuclear energy in ...

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SECURITY: Feds to review nuclear plant hit by hackers - E&E News

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SECURITY: Feds to review nuclear plant hit by hackers  E&E News

A nuclear power plant in Kansas is set to get its first top-to-bottom cybersecurity inspection two years after the facility came into Russian hackers' crosshairs.

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Rick Perry, the Saudis and a Dangerous Nuclear Deal - CounterPunch

10 hours 59 min ago
Rick Perry, the Saudis and a Dangerous Nuclear Deal  CounterPunch

Since January 2017, the Trump Administration has been in negotiations to allow a sale of two nuclear reactors designed by American companies to the Kingdom ...

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To Save a Nuclear Plant, Trump Taps the Solyndra Loan Program He Tried to Cut - Bloomberg

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To Save a Nuclear Plant, Trump Taps the Solyndra Loan Program He Tried to Cut  Bloomberg

President Donald Trump is dipping into a federal loan program that his administration has repeatedly sought to kill to rescue a struggling nuclear power project ...

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NRC Seeking Locations for Meetings on Decommissioning Plants - Occupational Health and Safety

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NRC Seeking Locations for Meetings on Decommissioning Plants  Occupational Health and Safety

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is seeking comments from the public on potential locations for a series of public meetings to discuss best practices for ...

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US nuclear power-generated power in 2018 surpassed previous peak » Kallanish Energy News - Kallanish Energy

13 hours 56 min ago
US nuclear power-generated power in 2018 surpassed previous peak » Kallanish Energy News  Kallanish Energy

Electricity generation from U.S. nuclear power plants totaled 807.1 million megawatt-hours (MWh) in 2018, slightly higher than the previous peak of 807.0 million ...

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Philippines considering nuclear energy - The ASEAN Post

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Philippines considering nuclear energy  The ASEAN Post

The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review was conducted at Bataan after an invitation by the Philippines government.

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Nuclear deal with Russia would have solved electricity crisis: Jacob Zuma - TimesLIVE

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Nuclear deal with Russia would have solved electricity crisis: Jacob Zuma  TimesLIVE

Former president Jacob Zuma has defended his lobby for a proposed R1tn nuclear energy deal with Russia, saying it would have solved the country's electricity ...

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Koreans slam China’s plan to install floating nuclear plant near their waters - Pulse News

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Koreans slam China’s plan to install floating nuclear plant near their waters  Pulse News

China's purported plan to float a nuclear power plant off the east coast of Shandong facing South Korea has sparked fiery protest from Koreans fearing potential ...

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US generates record high nuclear electricity in 2018: report - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

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US generates record high nuclear electricity in 2018: report - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

WASHINGTON, March 21 (Xinhua) -- Nuclear electricity generation in the United States hit a new record in 2018, even as several nuclear power plants went ...

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Nuclear would have solved our problems – Zuma - HeraldLIVE

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Nuclear would have solved our problems – Zuma  HeraldLIVE

A nuclear deal with Russia would have solved South Africa's energy crisis, according to former president Jacob Zuma, who also denies that the more than ...

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