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Chinese developer fuels Moorside speculation - NW Evening Mail

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 06:02
Chinese developer fuels Moorside speculation  NW Evening Mail

A top figure at China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has described Moorside as “a very smart site”, fuelling speculation that the company…

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Japan reconsidering Turkey nuclear project - NHK WORLD

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 05:18
Japan reconsidering Turkey nuclear project  NHK WORLD

The Japanese government and a consortium of private firms are reconsidering involvement in a nuclear power plant project in Turkey. They say the cost of the ...

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Jay Ambrose column: Being reasonable about climate change - Richmond.com

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 03:30
Jay Ambrose column: Being reasonable about climate change  Richmond.com

It used to be called global warming and now it's mostly called climate change, but it's still a near apocalypse frowning on the horizon, according to a recent ...

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TVA to keep cutting carbon with natgas, nuclear power plants: CEO - Reuters

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 23:49
TVA to keep cutting carbon with natgas, nuclear power plants: CEO  Reuters

(Reuters) - The chief executive of Tennessee Valley Authority said on Thursday the U.S.-owned power generator will keep cutting carbon emissions in future ...

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TVA to keep cutting carbon with natgas, nuclear power plants: CEO - Reuters

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 23:49

TVA to keep cutting carbon with natgas, nuclear power plants: CEO
Reuters
(Reuters) - The chief executive of Tennessee Valley Authority said on Thursday the U.S.-owned power generator will keep cutting carbon emissions in future years after replacing much of its coal-fired fleet with plants run on natural gas, nuclear and ...

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Shellenberger: Time to Rehabilitate Nuclear Power - Budapest Business Journal

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 23:15
Shellenberger: Time to Rehabilitate Nuclear Power  Budapest Business Journal

Pro-nuclear activist Michael Shellenberger, founder of the California-based global citizens movement Environmental Progress, writer for Forbes and a defeated ...

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Shellenberger: Time to Rehabilitate Nuclear Power - Budapest Business Journal

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 23:15

Budapest Business Journal

Shellenberger: Time to Rehabilitate Nuclear Power
Budapest Business Journal
Pro-nuclear activist Michael Shellenberger, founder of the California-based global citizens movement Environmental Progress, writer for Forbes and a defeated candidate for governor of California this year, talks exclusively to the Budapest Business ...

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Vermont Public Utility Commission OKs Vt. Yankee sale - The Recorder

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 22:56
Vermont Public Utility Commission OKs Vt. Yankee sale  The Recorder

VERNON, Vt. – The Vermont Public Utility Commission Thursday approved the proposed sale of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee to subsidiaries of NorthStar ...

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Vermont regulators approve sale of Vermont Yankee to NorthStar - Vermont Biz

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 20:55
Vermont regulators approve sale of Vermont Yankee to NorthStar  Vermont Biz

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Public Utility Commission approved today the transfer of the closed Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in ...

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Hasina hopes to build 2nd nuke power plant - The Daily Star

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 20:27
Hasina hopes to build 2nd nuke power plant  The Daily Star

Bangladesh will begin seeking bids for its second nuclear power plant project as soon as next year to expand and diversify the country's power supply amid its ...

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Senate Confirms McNamee as FERC Commissioner - POWER magazine

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 19:36
Senate Confirms McNamee as FERC Commissioner  POWER magazine

The U.S. Senate on a 50-49 party-line vote December 6 confirmed Bernard McNamee to a seat on the five-member Federal Energy and Regulatory ...

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Connecticut regulators: Millstone nuclear plant could close - Electric Light & Power

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 18:40
Connecticut regulators: Millstone nuclear plant could close  Electric Light & Power

Dominion wants Millstone to compete for lucrative long-term clean-energy contracts.

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Mammoet supports EnBW in dismantling large components of nuclear power plant - American Journal of Transportation

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 18:33
Mammoet supports EnBW in dismantling large components of nuclear power plant  American Journal of Transportation

Mammoet Germany has been contracted by EnBW to remove three steam generators and a pressure holder as part of the dismantling of the Neckarwestheim I ...

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Fail of the Week: A Candle Caused Browns Ferry Nuclear Incident - Hackaday

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 18:01
Fail of the Week: A Candle Caused Browns Ferry Nuclear Incident  Hackaday

A colleague of mine used to say he juggled a lot of balls; steel balls, plastic balls, glass balls, and paper balls. The trick was not to drop the glass balls. How do ...

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Diversity key for UK nuclear workforce strategy - World Nuclear News

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 16:52
Diversity key for UK nuclear workforce strategy  World Nuclear News

The UK needs 7000 skilled people to join its nuclear sector every year in order to reach a projected peak demand of 100600 full-time equivalent workers in 2021 ...

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Nuclear important to sustainable energy mix, says UNECE report - World Nuclear News

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 16:52
Nuclear important to sustainable energy mix, says UNECE report  World Nuclear News

All energy sources, including renewables, nuclear and high efficiency fossil fuel with carbon capture and storage, must be considered along with new business ...

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China General Nuclear ready to ramp up UK ambitions - World Nuclear News

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 16:42
China General Nuclear ready to ramp up UK ambitions  World Nuclear News

Following the withdrawal of NuGeneration, China General Nuclear is ready to ramp-up its plans for a new plant at Bradwell based on its HPR1000 (Hualong ...

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Cabinet approves deadline repeal for nuclear-free plan - Taipei Times

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 16:01
Cabinet approves deadline repeal for nuclear-free plan  Taipei Times

The Executive Yuan, in accordance with the result of referendum No. 16, yesterday approved a proposal to abolish Paragraph 1, Article 95 of the Electricity Act ...

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New Taipei mayor calls for nuclear waste final site solution | Society | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 14:47
New Taipei mayor calls for nuclear waste final site solution | Society | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Dec. 6 (CNA) New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) on Thursday called for a coordinated effort to locate a final site for the disposal of nuclear waste from ...

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Industry Groups to Congress: Inaction on Nuclear Waste Not an Option - POWER magazine

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 14:37
Industry Groups to Congress: Inaction on Nuclear Waste Not an Option  POWER magazine

Fifteen notable industry groups have urged Congressional leaders to act on the federal used nuclear fuel program, noting no progress on the Yucca Mountain ...

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