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Nuclear lobbying power: N.J. utility customers will pay $300M in subsidies - PhillyVoice.com

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 17:06
Nuclear lobbying power: N.J. utility customers will pay $300M in subsidies  PhillyVoice.com

TRENTON, N.J. — After a long, expensive lobbying effort over the fate of nuclear power in New Jersey, the energy company PSEG on Thursday secured $300 ...

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Holtec Aims to Buy Another Retiring Nuclear Plant - ExchangeMonitor

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 16:20
Holtec Aims to Buy Another Retiring Nuclear Plant  ExchangeMonitor

By John Stang Holtec International said Tuesday it aims to buy a fourth nuclear power plant that nearing retirement, the Indian Point Energy Center in upstate ...

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Climate Change Could Cause Fukushima-Style Meltdowns in the US - Futurism

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 16:00
Climate Change Could Cause Fukushima-Style Meltdowns in the US  Futurism

Almost every active nuclear reactor in the U.S. is unprepared for flooding and storm surge caused by climate change; industry groups chose not to act.

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Renewable Energy Is Better - The New York Times

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 15:53
Renewable Energy Is Better  The New York Times

The American Council on Renewable Energy says it has proved more advantageous than nuclear in terms of cost and safety.

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In a time of cheap fossil fuels, nuclear power companies are seeking -- and getting -- big subsidies | News | witf.org - witf.org

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 15:20
In a time of cheap fossil fuels, nuclear power companies are seeking -- and getting -- big subsidies | News | witf.org  witf.org

The industry has maintained its foothold in large part by finding more efficient ways to operate and shortening the amount of time required for maintenance and ...

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Foreign workers being hired for Fukushima nuclear power plant decommissioning project - SoraNews24

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 15:01
Foreign workers being hired for Fukushima nuclear power plant decommissioning project  SoraNews24

Tokyo Electric Power Company plans to use new visa rules to add foreign staff to its 2011 earthquake/tsunami cleanup efforts.

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State Nuclear Subsidies Not Needed - Forbes

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 14:48
State Nuclear Subsidies Not Needed  Forbes

Since 2010, several nuclear plants around the country have closed and economic conditions, particularly low natural gas prices, are often cited as a factor.

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Belarus Could Get a Nuclear-Powered Bitcoin Mining Center - Bitcoin Magazine

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 14:01
Belarus Could Get a Nuclear-Powered Bitcoin Mining Center  Bitcoin Magazine

Aleksandr Lukashenko, the president of Belarus, met with the country's IT community to discuss the growth of its native tech industry, according to the ...

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Regulators approve $300 million in nuclear plant subsidies in New Jersey - ETEnergyworld.com

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 13:50
Regulators approve $300 million in nuclear plant subsidies in New Jersey  ETEnergyworld.com

TRENTON: New Jersey regulators voted Thursday to approve $300 million in customer-funded subsidies for the state's nuclear industry despite finding the ...

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Nuclear subsidy legislation draws concern for future of Pennsylvania energy framework - Pennsylvania Business Report

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 13:22
Nuclear subsidy legislation draws concern for future of Pennsylvania energy framework  Pennsylvania Business Report

State legislation introduced last month that seeks to bring in government subsidies to keep local nuclear power plants from closing is being heavily criticized by ...

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Advanced Nuclear Power Legislation Introduced and Touted as Antidote to Climate Change - Lexology

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 10:15
Advanced Nuclear Power Legislation Introduced and Touted as Antidote to Climate Change  Lexology

In late March, a group of fifteen bipartisan senators reintroduced the Nuclear Energy Leadership Act (NELA) bill to the Senate. This legislation was…

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EDITORIAL: Nuclear fuel removal is small step in cleanup at Fukushima:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 05:05
EDITORIAL: Nuclear fuel removal is small step in cleanup at Fukushima:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Tokyo Electric Power Co., the operator of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, has started removing radioactive fuel rods from the fuel storage pool ...

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Cory Bernardi says PM got his 'hopes up' on nuclear power - 4BC

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 03:14
Cory Bernardi says PM got his 'hopes up' on nuclear power  4BC

Senator Cory Bernardi has backed nuclear power after the Prime Minister said he is not considering the energy alternative. Nuclear power plants are illegal in ...

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Cory Bernardi says PM got his 'hopes up' on nuclear power - 2GB

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 03:01
Cory Bernardi says PM got his 'hopes up' on nuclear power  2GB

Senator Cory Bernardi has backed nuclear power after the Prime Minister said he is not considering the energy alternative. Nuclear power plants are illegal in ...

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Commentary: The legacy of nuclear power is checkered at best - Delaware State News

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 22:47
Commentary: The legacy of nuclear power is checkered at best  Delaware State News

Forty years ago, on March 28, 1979, the Three Mile Island (TMI) Unit 2 nuclear power reactor in central Pennsylvania — about 95 miles northwest of Dover ...

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NJ nuclear power will result in a surcharge for all residents - KYW Newsradio 1060

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 22:35
NJ nuclear power will result in a surcharge for all residents  KYW Newsradio 1060

TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — If you live or operate a business in New Jersey, your electric bill is going up to subsidize three South Jersey nuclear plants.

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Hulking nuclear plants try to get nimble in volatile power markets - The Business Times

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 21:50
Hulking nuclear plants try to get nimble in volatile power markets  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Energy & Commodities - NUCLEAR reactors, the lumbering giants of electricity generation, are trying to become more agile. Power grids ...

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New Jersey utility regulators approve nuclear power plant subsidies - S&P Global Platts

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 21:31
New Jersey utility regulators approve nuclear power plant subsidies  S&P Global Platts

New York — The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities voted Thursday to provide roughly $300 million a year in zero-emissions certificates to Public *Service* ...

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Akkuyu nuclear power plant to have core holder vessel in September - Daily Sabah

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 21:05
Akkuyu nuclear power plant to have core holder vessel in September  Daily Sabah

The strategic Turkish-Russian energy project Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), poised to be the first nuclear power plant in Turkey, will have its core...

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Sweeney, Burzichelli and Taliaferro Praise BPU's Approval of Plan to Support Nuclear Energy - InsiderNJ

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 20:09
Sweeney, Burzichelli and Taliaferro Praise BPU's Approval of Plan to Support Nuclear Energy  InsiderNJ

Sweeney, Burzichelli and Taliaferro Praise BPU's Approval of Plan to Support Nuclear Energy. Trenton – Senate President Steve Sweeney, Deputy Assembly ...

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