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Special unit to raise Sh500Bn for Kenya's nuclear power plant - Capital FM Kenya

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 14:19

Capital FM Kenya

Special unit to raise Sh500Bn for Kenya's nuclear power plant
Capital FM Kenya
Kenya plans to build a 1000Megawatts (MW) nuclear power plant aimed at increasing power capacity that is currently at 1700MW and is projected that the country will need 16, 000MW of electricity by 2030. The plant is expected to create about 5000 new ...
Kenya plans to set up first nuclear plant by 2027Business Daily (press release) (blog)

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Units 1,2 of Kundankulam Nuclear Power Plant generates full capacity of 2000 MW - Economic Times

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:37

Economic Times

Units 1,2 of Kundankulam Nuclear Power Plant generates full capacity of 2000 MW
Economic Times
TIRUNELVELI: Power generation at units 1 and 2 of the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) touched the maximum level of 2000 MW, a senior KKNPP official said today. KKNPP Site Director SV Jinnah said though the maximum capacity of each unit was 1000 ...

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North Korea ready to negotiate if US recognises it as nuclear power - The Times

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 17:06

The Times

North Korea ready to negotiate if US recognises it as nuclear power
The Times
North Korea is ready to negotiate an end to the nuclear missile crisis after perfecting its intercontinental ballistic missile technology in a test last week, according to a Russian delegation recently returned from Pyongyang. One of North Korea's most ...
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Nuclear power 'contributed £1bn' to Scottish economy in 2016 - The Scotsman

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 16:17

The Scotsman

Nuclear power 'contributed £1bn' to Scottish economy in 2016
The Scotsman
Torness in East Lothian is one of two remaining operational nuclear power stations in Scotland. Picture: Phil Wilkinson. Katrine Bussey. Published: 16:14 Monday 04 December 2017. Share this article. 0. Have your say. The nuclear power industry ...

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Making the Case for Nuclear Power: Why Stakeholder Involvement Matters - International Atomic Energy Agency

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 15:48

International Atomic Energy Agency

Making the Case for Nuclear Power: Why Stakeholder Involvement Matters
International Atomic Energy Agency
One of the biggest challenges that nuclear power programmes face is securing and sustaining the support of key stakeholders, including the public. This is also applicable to countries considering a possible role for nuclear power in their energy mix to ...

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Transitioning from Uneconomical Nuclear Power in New Jersey - Natural Resources Defense Council

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 15:32

Transitioning from Uneconomical Nuclear Power in New Jersey
Natural Resources Defense Council
This morning the New Jersey state legislature will begin consideration of “strategies to prevent the premature retirement of existing, licensed, and operating nuclear power plants” at a rare joint hearing of the Senate Environment and Energy and the ...

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Saudis invite US firms to develop multi-billion-dollar nuclear power projects - CNBC

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 15:15

CNBC

Saudis invite US firms to develop multi-billion-dollar nuclear power projects
CNBC
Saudi Arabia has invited U.S. firms to take part in developing its civilian nuclear power program, Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday, adding the kingdom was not interested in diverting nuclear technology to military use. Reuters has ...
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Lifetime extension of nuclear plants is big problem of EU's nuclear power sector - EURACTIV

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 14:30

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Lifetime extension of nuclear plants is big problem of EU's nuclear power sector
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In your opinion, what is currently the biggest problem at European level with regard to nuclear energy? Definitely the runtime extensions of old nuclear power plants. This is totally pressing, but nobody has this on his mind. There are several member ...

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Lifetime extension of nuclear plants is big problem of EU's nuclear power sector - EURACTIV

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 14:30

EURACTIV

Lifetime extension of nuclear plants is big problem of EU's nuclear power sector
EURACTIV
In this respect, the operators mostly try not to build new power plants, but to keep old ones on the grid for a longer period of time. The problem is that the nuclear power plants are usually designed for a technical life of 40 years. For example, at ...

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Fears over future of 'baby nuke' power station development in the UK - Telegraph.co.uk

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 12:24

Telegraph.co.uk

Fears over future of 'baby nuke' power station development in the UK
Telegraph.co.uk
Britain's hopes of taking a leading role in a £450bn global industry building a new generation of “mini” nuclear reactors could be dashed this week. Companies vying to develop small modular reactors (SMRs) - nuclear power stations about a 10th of the ...

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Nuclear power sector contributed £1bn to Scottish economy in 2016 - Aberdeen Evening Express

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 11:39

Nuclear power sector contributed £1bn to Scottish economy in 2016
Aberdeen Evening Express
The nuclear power industry contributed £1 billion to Scotland's economy last year and supports more than 12,000 jobs, according to a new report. Research by experts at Oxford Economics, carried out for the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA), examined ...

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Saudi Arabia Invites US Firms to Take Part in Civilian Nuclear Power Programme - News18

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 08:02

News18

Saudi Arabia Invites US Firms to Take Part in Civilian Nuclear Power Programme
News18
Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told reporters on Monday that his country is not interested in any way in diverting nuclear technology to military use. Reuters. Updated:December 4, 2017, 1:32 PM IST. facebook · Twitter · google skype whatsapp ...

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Community responds to calls for nuclear power generation - The Queensland Times

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 00:58

The Queensland Times

Community responds to calls for nuclear power generation
The Queensland Times
"Time has shown that nuclear power is the way of the future, take submarines for example,” they wrote. Labor's federal Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann, opposed the controversial energy, claiming a "nuclear power plant on the banks of the Bremer River ...

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UAE Denies Yemen Rebels Fired Missile at Abu Dhabi Nuclear Plant - New York Times

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 21:56

New York Times

UAE Denies Yemen Rebels Fired Missile at Abu Dhabi Nuclear Plant
New York Times
DEAD SEA, Jordan — Yemen's Houthi rebels said on Sunday that they had fired a cruise missile at a $20 billion nuclear power plant under construction in Abu Dhabi, but the United Arab Emirates' state-run news agency immediately denied the claim. A ...
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UK government to bolster support for nuclear power - Financial Times - Financial Times

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 19:20

Financial Times

UK government to bolster support for nuclear power - Financial Times
Financial Times
UK ministers will this week renew their support for nuclear power with measures to strengthen the industry's supply chain and develop a new generation of small-scale reactors. The future of nuclear energy in the UK has been called into question this ...
UK government to release funding for mini nuclear power stations ...The Guardian

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UK government to release funding for mini nuclear power stations - The Guardian

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 15:43

The Guardian

UK government to release funding for mini nuclear power stations
The Guardian
Now, after industry frustration at huge delays to the government's competition to find the best value “small modular reactor” (SMR), funding to develop and test the power stations will be confirmed. The energy minister, Richard Harrington, is expected ...

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White House Might Share Nuclear Power Tech With Saudis - Truthdig

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 13:39

Truthdig

White House Might Share Nuclear Power Tech With Saudis
Truthdig
The Saudi government wants nuclear power to free up more oil for export, but current and former American officials suspect the country's leaders also want to keep up with the enrichment capabilities of their rival, Iran. Saudi Arabia needs approval ...

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Time for nuclear power - MacroBusiness (blog)

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 13:30

Time for nuclear power
MacroBusiness (blog)
Finally some truth – as opposed to some of the fiction that some of the presenters you have put up recent years, H&H, who clearly had an axe to grind! One in particular, moment, was the fact they had geothermal energy quite a long way up on the cost ...

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Missile fired at UAE nuclear power plant, say Yemen rebels - South China Morning Post

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 11:32

South China Morning Post

Missile fired at UAE nuclear power plant, say Yemen rebels
South China Morning Post
The United Arab Emirates on Sunday denied a claim by Yemen's Shiite rebels that a rebel missile had been fired towards the country's under-construction nuclear plant. The rebels, known as Houthis, earlier in the day claimed they had launched a missile ...
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US Firms Courting Saudi Arabia to Build Nuclear Reactors; Rick Perry to Visit Riyadh - Haaretz

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 10:26

Haaretz

US Firms Courting Saudi Arabia to Build Nuclear Reactors; Rick Perry to Visit Riyadh
Haaretz
The sources did not identify the U.S. firms involved in the lobbying. Under Article 123 of the U.S. Atomic Energy Act, a peaceful cooperation agreement is required for the transfer of nuclear materials, technology and equipment. In previous talks ...
RPT-US firms push Washington to restart nuclear pact talks with Riyadh-sourcesReuters

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