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Japan hosts IAEA Training Course on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development - International Atomic Energy Agency

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:15

Japan hosts IAEA Training Course on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development
International Atomic Energy Agency
The training course focused on the IAEA's Milestones approach and the 19 issues that need to be considered when developing the infrastructure for nuclear power, including topics such as legal and regulatory framework, radiation protection, human ...

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Meltdown - Business Facilities Magazine

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 07:06

Business Facilities Magazine

Meltdown
Business Facilities Magazine
Loyal readers of this space will remember that earlier this year, in a post about the hundreds of thousands of tons of nuclear waste that are piling up around the world, we provided an update on the continuing global expansion of nuclear power. Can The ...

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Opinion: Zero-Emission Credits Aren't Just for Nuclear Power - NJ Spotlight

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 05:41

NJ Spotlight

Opinion: Zero-Emission Credits Aren't Just for Nuclear Power
NJ Spotlight
The State House is all abuzz with rumors that the Legislature will try to pass a controversial bill during the brief, January lame-duck session authorizing payment of so-called zero-emission credits (ZECs) to Public Service Electric & Gas as the price ...

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SA to proceed with nuclear power expansion: Mahlobo - eNCA

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:04

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SA to proceed with nuclear power expansion: Mahlobo
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President Jacob Zuma (L) is seen next to David Mahlobo, Minister of Energy, ahead of the Energy Indaba conference in Midrand, South Africa December 7, 2017. Photo: GCIS. JOHANNESBURG- South Africa will proceed with plans to expand nuclear power ...
South Africa to proceed with nuclear power expansion - energy ministerReuters
SA to scale down nuclear expansion plan - energy ministerEyewitness News
SA to scale down nuclear expansion planMoneyweb.co.za

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Fermi 2 nuclear power plant back to full power after repair - WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 15:46

WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Fermi 2 nuclear power plant back to full power after repair
WDIV ClickOnDetroit
FRENCHTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Officials say the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant in southeastern Michigan has returned to full power after operating at a reduced level for repairs to a pump. DTE Energy Co. spokesman John Austerberry tells The Blade of Toledo ...

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South Africa to proceed with nuclear power expansion - energy minister - Reuters

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 15:08

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South Africa to proceed with nuclear power expansion - energy minister
Reuters
JOHANNESBURG, Dec 7 (Reuters) - South Africa will proceed with plans to expand nuclear power generation but coal will remain the main energy source, Energy Minister David Mahlobo said on Thursday. South Africa's nuclear plans are shrouded in ...
SA to proceed with nuclear power expansion: MahloboeNCA
South Africa to scale down nuclear expansion plan - energy ministerNasdaq
SA to scale down nuclear expansion planMoneyweb.co.za

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Power from mini nuclear plants 'would cost more than from large ones' - The Guardian

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 14:06

The Guardian

Power from mini nuclear plants 'would cost more than from large ones'
The Guardian
Electricity from the first mini nuclear power stations in Britain would be likely to be more expensive than from large atomic plants such as Hinkley Point C, according to a government study. Power from small modular reactors (SMRs) would cost nearly a ...
Britain to provide funding for mini-nuclear plant researchThe Straits Times

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Armenia Debates Shift Away From Nuclear Power - EurasiaNet

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 20:07

Armenia Debates Shift Away From Nuclear Power
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Definitely that of new technology.” Such comments, along with the EU pact, have fed concerns – ginned up by Russia, many believe – that the EU was forcing Armenia to forego nuclear energy. An article in Sputnik Armenia, headlined “Agreement with the EU ...

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Fluor wins refurbishment contract for Ontario nuclear power plant - Seeking Alpha

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 17:38

Fluor wins refurbishment contract for Ontario nuclear power plant
Seeking Alpha
Fluor (NYSE:FLR) says it was awarded a contract by Ontario Power Generation for the procurement and construction of refurbishment work at the Darlington nuclear generating station; financial terms are not disclosed. FLR says the scope of the contract ...

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IAEA Concludes Safety Review at Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant in Sweden - International Atomic Energy Agency

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 17:34

IAEA Concludes Safety Review at Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant in Sweden
International Atomic Energy Agency
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today completed a review of long-term operational safety at the Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Unit 3 in Sweden. The Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation (SALTO) review mission was ...

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Schools & nuclear power: 13 new petitions open for signature - Delano.lu

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 16:28

Schools & nuclear power: 13 new petitions open for signature
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Petition 905 calls to step up efforts to close the Cattenom nuclear power plant in France, a stone's throw from the Luxembourg border. The petition proposes the creation of a list of political, legal, diplomatic, technical and financial measures to be ...

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Korean energy firm rescues UK's Moorside nuclear power project - The Guardian

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 14:32

The Guardian

Korean energy firm rescues UK's Moorside nuclear power project
The Guardian
Toshiba had cleared the painstaking, four- to five-year regulatory process of getting its reactor approved by UK authorities, a process Kepco will have to start from scratch. Kepco is understood to be planning to fit two of its APR-1400 reactors on the ...
Kepco Top Pick For Moorside NPP DevelopmentNuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
S. Korea's KEPCO named preferred bidder for Toshiba's UK nuclear unitFinancial Times
South Korea's KEPCO picked as preferred bidder for UK nuclear projectReuters
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North Korea Missile Tests: A Pivot to Negotiations? - RealClearPolitics

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:03

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North Korea Missile Tests: A Pivot to Negotiations?
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WASHINGTON -- The U.S.-North Korea confrontation is nearing another tense inflection point, with North Korea signaling that it could be ready for negotiations with Washington soon, even as it moves toward becoming a full nuclear-weapons power. When ...
North Korea ready to negotiate if US recognises it as nuclear powerThe Times
Kim Jong UnTIME
Editorial: Moving forward on North Korea's nuclear threatTampabay.com
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Saudi Arabia invites US companies to develop its nuclear power projects - Utilities-ME.com

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:26

Saudi Arabia invites US companies to develop its nuclear power projects
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Saudi Arabia is speeding up its move towards nuclear power and has invited US firms to take part in the development of the Kingdom's first civilian nuclear power programme. The Kingdom aims to diversify electric power generation by adding nuclear into ...

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US pledges cooperation in civilian nuclear power sector - Gulf Today

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 09:45

US pledges cooperation in civilian nuclear power sector
Gulf Today
ABU DHABI: The United Arab Emirates and the United States of America on Wednesday reaffirmed their shared commitment to a strong bilateral relationship. The commitment was made during the UAE-US Strategic Energy Dialogue held at the UAE's Ministry of ...

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Recognition as nuclear power a premise for N. Korea to sit for dialogue - The Mainichi

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 07:35

The Mainichi

Recognition as nuclear power a premise for N. Korea to sit for dialogue
The Mainichi
Yoon Hong-seok, a visiting professor at Myongji University in South Korea, who is versed in North Korean politics and foreign policy, said, "North Korea is seeking a dialogue with the United States after being recognized, even if not officially, as a ...

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Georgia regulatory staff calls the last US nuclear construction project uneconomic - Washington Post

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 23:37

Washington Post

Georgia regulatory staff calls the last US nuclear construction project uneconomic
Washington Post
Georgia Power said Tuesday that it had reached an agreement with Toshiba to speed up a $3.2 billion payment to help salvage two nuclear reactors under construction in Georgia. Under the agreement, Toshiba will make the payments by Dec. 15 on behalf of ...
Toshiba to accelerate payments on Plant VogtleAtlanta Business Chronicle
Next Vogtle hearings to beginWorld Nuclear News
PSC staff call for cancellation of Vogtle, say project uneconomicalMyAJC

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Kudankulam nuclear power plant generates full 2000 MW capacity for the first time - Firstpost

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 17:07

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Kudankulam nuclear power plant generates full 2000 MW capacity for the first time
Firstpost
The Russian equipment supplier and technical consultant of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL)-operated KNPP said, in a statement, that the Kudankulam units recorded the highest ever production since the start of operations. "Unit 2 of ...
Russian-Designed Kudankulam NPP in India Works at Full Capacity ...Sputnik International

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Oswego power plants to test emergency warning sirens today - Syracuse.com

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 15:12

Syracuse.com

Oswego power plants to test emergency warning sirens today
Syracuse.com
The sirens alert residents to tune to an Emergency Alert System television or radio station for information in the event of an emergency at one or both of the nuclear facilities. These stations are listed in the emergency planning brochure mailed to ...

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