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IAEA Expands International Cooperation on Small, Medium Sized or Modular Nuclear Reactors - International Atomic Energy Agency

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 09:48

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Expands International Cooperation on Small, Medium Sized or Modular Nuclear Reactors
International Atomic Energy Agency
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is launching an effort to expand international cooperation and coordination in the design, development and deployment of small, medium sized or modular reactors (SMRs), among the most promising emerging ...

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UPDATE 1-EDF sees 2018 rebound but nuclear output lower again in 2019 - Reuters

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:31

Financial Times

UPDATE 1-EDF sees 2018 rebound but nuclear output lower again in 2019
Reuters
Last year, EDF suffered extended unplanned outages as well as longer-than-expected maintenance outages at several of its 58 nuclear reactors in France, while the nuclear regulator ordered its four reactors in Tricastin, southern France, shut down for ...
EDF revenues slip as nuclear pressures biteFinancial Times
EDF Sees Profit Rebounding This Year as Power Prices RecoverBloomberg

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EDF revenues slip as nuclear pressures bite - Financial Times

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:01

Financial Times

EDF revenues slip as nuclear pressures bite
Financial Times
Problems with revenues from nuclear power were not confined to France, however. The decline in earnings was most marked in the UK, where EDF is the main operator of nuclear power plants. Ebitda dropped by a third in the country on an organic basis ...
EDF Sees Profit Rebounding This Year as Power Prices RecoverBloomberg
UPDATE 1-EDF sees 2018 rebound but nuclear output lower again in 2019Reuters UK
EDF sees 2018 rebound but nuclear output lower again in 2019Nasdaq

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North Korea seeks easing tensions, but vows to advance nuclear power - Nikkei Asian Review

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 06:00

Nikkei Asian Review

North Korea seeks easing tensions, but vows to advance nuclear power
Nikkei Asian Review
The official newspaper of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party, meanwhile, said in an editorial Friday that Pyongyang has become a nuclear power thanks to earnest efforts by Kim Jong Il, father of the current leader Kim Jong Un. "We have to boost our ...
Can James Mattis Prevent Nuclear War With North Korea?Newsweek
US Pacific commander: Kim Jong Un wants his nuclear weapons to conquer South KoreaWashington Examiner

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Quake rattles anti-nuclear activists in NH - Boston Herald

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:06

Boston Herald

Quake rattles anti-nuclear activists in NH
Boston Herald
Paul Gunter, a director at activist group Beyond Nuclear and a former member of the Clamshell Alliance that led large protests against Seabrook coming online in the 1970s, said activists have long been concerned by the power plant's proximity to an ...

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West Feliciana Parish to reap $6.6 million after state alters nuclear power plant tax revenue allocations - The Advocate

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 23:37

West Feliciana Parish to reap $6.6 million after state alters nuclear power plant tax revenue allocations
The Advocate
West Feliciana Parish will receive $6.6 million in the next year because of a change in how a state commission allocates taxes collected from Entergy's nuclear plant in St. Francisville, and the money will help fund schools and much-needed road repairs ...

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NASA signs $18M deal to build nuclear-powered rockets in race to MARS - Daily Star

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:50

Daily Star

NASA signs $18M deal to build nuclear-powered rockets in race to MARS
Daily Star
Nuclear-powered rockets, a technology last used in the 1970s, are being developed again in a bid to beat the Russians and the Chinese in the battle for the Red Planet. Such rockets will double the fuel efficiency of any voyage to Mars, and cut the ...

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NASA Is Bringing Back Nuclear-Powered Rockets to Get to Mars - Fortune

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 15:28

Fortune

NASA Is Bringing Back Nuclear-Powered Rockets to Get to Mars
Fortune
In the U.S., Europe and Japan, tighter regulations, construction delays, public mistrust and political opposition stalled nuclear power development and helped push industry pioneers like Westinghouse Electric Co. into bankruptcy. And countries like ...

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Renewables neck and neck with nuclear power plants, says report - Washington Examiner

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 05:16

Washington Examiner

Renewables neck and neck with nuclear power plants, says report
Washington Examiner
The business council's members include large natural gas and renewable energy trade groups, in addition to large electronics manufacturer Johnson Controls. The Sustainable Energy in America Factbook showed renewable energy made up 18 percent of the ...

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'Save the Perry Nuclear Power Plant' rally scheduled - The Morning Journal

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 02:15

'Save the Perry Nuclear Power Plant' rally scheduled
The Morning Journal
A “Save the Perry Nuclear Power Plant” rally is scheduled for Feb. 17 at Perry High School's Godwin Theater. The 11 a.m. event is being hosted by Perry Schools Superintendent Jack Thompson and Lake County Commissioner Jerry Cirino. The future of Perry ...

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'Save the Perry Nuclear Power Plant' rally scheduled - News-Herald.com

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 02:06

'Save the Perry Nuclear Power Plant' rally scheduled
News-Herald.com
A “Save the Perry Nuclear Power Plant” rally is scheduled for Feb. 17 at Perry High School's Godwin Theater. The 11 a.m. event is being hosted by Perry Schools Superintendent Jack Thompson and Lake County Commissioner Jerry Cirino. The future of Perry ...

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West Feliciana and St. Charles to reap windfall from nuclear power plant tax change - The Advocate

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 00:05

The Advocate

West Feliciana and St. Charles to reap windfall from nuclear power plant tax change
The Advocate
In response to debate over the allocation of tax revenue from Louisiana's two nuclear power plants, the Louisiana Tax Commission on Feb. 8 announced changes that will give more money to the parishes where the plants are located — a decision some local ...

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South Africa's Electricity Choice, Part 3: Decentralised power generation is the pathway to 'energy democracy' - Daily Maverick

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:07

Daily Maverick

South Africa's Electricity Choice, Part 3: Decentralised power generation is the pathway to 'energy democracy'
Daily Maverick
A regular critique of renewable energy made by proponents of nuclear power is that it is unreliable – the wind does not always blow and the sun does not always shine. However, the objective function of the computer model – PLEXOS – used to prepare ...

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West Feliciana Parish to reap $6.6 million after state alters nuclear power plant tax revenue allocations - The Advocate

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 21:06

The Advocate

West Feliciana Parish to reap $6.6 million after state alters nuclear power plant tax revenue allocations
The Advocate
West Feliciana Parish will receive $6.6 million in the next year because of a change in how a state commission allocates taxes collected from Entergy's nuclear plant in St. Francisville, and the money will help fund schools and much-needed road repairs ...

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Russia and Congo to cooperate in nuclear power - World Nuclear News

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 14:43

World Nuclear News

Russia and Congo to cooperate in nuclear power
World Nuclear News
The document was signed yesterday in Moscow by the Russian state nuclear corporation's deputy director general for international relations, Nikolay Spassky, and the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Congo in Russia ...

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Israel report: Sunni Arab states seek nuclear power to equal Iran's capabilities - Middle East Monitor

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 14:22

Middle East Monitor

Israel report: Sunni Arab states seek nuclear power to equal Iran's capabilities
Middle East Monitor
Sunni Arab countries are pursuing nuclear energy in response to Iran's nuclear programme, an Israeli report said. Entitled “The Sunni Arab cuntries going nuclear”, the report was released by the Institute for Policy and Strategy (IPS) at the ...

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Koeberg nuclear power station launches water-saving desalination plant - Business Day

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:47

Business Day

Koeberg nuclear power station launches water-saving desalination plant
Business Day
Power station manager Velaphi Ntuli said the plant is part of Koeberg's three-pronged water-management strategy to address water shortages in the Western Cape while ensuring it is able to provide safe and sustainable electricity. The strategy entails ...
Koeberg nuclear power station launches a water desalination plantIndependent Online
Koeberg Power Station launches mobile desalination plant to curb water shortagesBizNis Africa

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Japan's plutonium glut casts a shadow on renewed nuclear deal - Nikkei Asian Review

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 03:03

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan's plutonium glut casts a shadow on renewed nuclear deal
Nikkei Asian Review
The nuclear fuel cycle pursued by Japan's government and power companies centers on recovering uranium and plutonium from spent fuel for reuse in reactors. This is made possible by the unique agreement with the U.S. that lets Japan make plutonium. The ...

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Kenya starts process to identify sites for nuclear power stations - The Standard

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 21:10

The Standard

Kenya starts process to identify sites for nuclear power stations
The Standard
The Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB) said on Tuesday it was searching for a consultant to undertake a study on different locations before settling on the most suitable ones. The board in a public notice invited consultants to bid for the job of ...

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