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Top Energy Department official hopes small reactors can help fading nuclear industry overcome 'tipping point' - Washington Examiner

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 17:47

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Top Energy Department official hopes small reactors can help fading nuclear industry overcome 'tipping point'
Washington Examiner
NuScale, an Oregon-based nuclear technology firm, is hoping to be the first company in recent decades to obtain a license to operate a new reactor design in the U.S. for commercial use. The Energy Department has invested $226 million in NuScale since ...

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CHP to replace nuclear power in Belgium - Decentralized Energy

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 11:15

CHP to replace nuclear power in Belgium
Decentralized Energy
Belgium's cogeneration operators claim they are in pole position to replace nuclear power plants scheduled for phase out in the middle of the next decade. The Brussels Times reports that cogeneration is part of the overall plan for the closure of ...

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Turkey's first nuclear power plant set for investor shake-up: reports - Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:45

Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)

Turkey's first nuclear power plant set for investor shake-up: reports
Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)
The Turkish consortium that was to build Turkey's first nuclear power plant in a joint venture with the Russian atomic energy agency has pulled out of the ambitious project, reports said on Tuesday. The Cengiz-Kolin-Kalyon (CKK) consortium — made out ...
Turkish consortium pulls out of Akkuyu nuclear projectHurriyet Daily News

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Turkey's first nuclear power plant set for investor shake-up: reports - Digital Journal

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:45

Digital Journal

Turkey's first nuclear power plant set for investor shake-up: reports
Digital Journal
The Turkish consortium that was to build Turkey's first nuclear power plant in a joint venture with the Russian atomic energy agency has pulled out of the ambitious project, reports said on Tuesday. The Cengiz-Kolin-Kalyon (CKK) consortium -- made out ...
Two Turkish firms out of Russian nuclear plant consortium, other in talks: sourcesReuters
Two Turkish companies pull out of talks to purchase stake in Akkuyu nuclear power plantTASS
Turkish consortium pulls out of Akkuyu nuclear projectHurriyet Daily News

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Turkey's first nuclear power plant set for investor shake-up: reports - Yahoo Singapore News

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:42

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Turkey's first nuclear power plant set for investor shake-up: reports
Yahoo Singapore News
The Turkish consortium that was to build Turkey's first nuclear power plant in a joint venture with the Russian atomic energy agency has pulled out of the ambitious project, reports said on Tuesday. The Cengiz-Kolin-Kalyon (CKK) consortium -- made out ...
Two Turkish firms out of Russian nuclear plant consortium, other in talks: sourcesReuters
Turkish consortium pulls out of Akkuyu nuclear projectHurriyet Daily News
Two Turkish companies pull out of talks to purchase stake in Akkuyu nuclear power plantTASS
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How EDF is using audio to monitor its nuclear power plant equipment - ComputerworldUK

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 09:05

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How EDF is using audio to monitor its nuclear power plant equipment
ComputerworldUK
EDF Energy has turned to a small London-based startup to trial its technology as a way to monitor equipment safely and create a whole range of operational efficiencies within its nuclear power plants. Chirp was founded in 2011 as a spinout from ...

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Solar power construction takes off in Vietnam after nuclear plans scrapped - VnExpress International

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 08:41

Solar power construction takes off in Vietnam after nuclear plans scrapped
VnExpress International
Vietnam is accelerating the construction of solar power plants to make up for an anticipated power shortfall due to the recent cancellation of several nuclear power projects. Thien Tan Group plans to build five large solar power plants in the southern ...

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North Korea army parade to show off military, nuclear power on eve of South's Winter Olympics - South China Morning Post

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 03:52

North Korea army parade to show off military, nuclear power on eve of South's Winter Olympics
South China Morning Post
North Korea's planned military parade on the eve of the South's Winter Olympics is a carefully calculated move to use the global spotlight on the peninsula to reassert its military power, analysts say. Pyongyang last month announced it would ...

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Taiwan nuclear power plant seeks to restart reactor - ecns

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 02:38

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Taiwan nuclear power plant seeks to restart reactor
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Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) said Monday that it had applied to Taiwan's atomic energy authority to restart the second reactor at the No. 2 nuclear power plant, which has been shut down for about 600 days. The company said repairs on the second reactor ...
Class 1E Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation Cables Market Analysis, Growth, Vendors, Shares, Size, Trends ...Expert Herald
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Chinese nuclear power firms given merger go-ahead - China Economic Review

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 02:31

Chinese nuclear power firms given merger go-ahead
China Economic Review
Two of China's largest nuclear-power firms will merge, according to Caixin Global, creating a state-backed powerhouse with combined assets of more than $600 billion yuan ($95.4 billion). The merger of China National Nuclear Corp. and China Nuclear ...

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NextEra Sues NEI, Citing Efforts to 'Distort Electric Energy Markets' - Greentech Media

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:29

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NextEra Sues NEI, Citing Efforts to 'Distort Electric Energy Markets'
Greentech Media
Legal documents dated February 2 accuse the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) of breaching the Personnel Access Data System (PADS) agreement, which allows NextEra-owned companies to access a database of nuclear energy industry workers across the country ...
NextEra Suit Accuses Nuclear Trade Group of 'Extortion'RTO Insider

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Don't let San Onofre probe end until we know all the facts - Modesto Bee

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 20:52

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Don't let San Onofre probe end until we know all the facts
Modesto Bee
One of California's most complex and unusual financial/political/legal conflicts was settled last week, but the deal left a couple of mysteries. The two Southern California utilities that own the now-shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant agreed to ...

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Will Ohio Lawmakers Step In To Save Struggling Power Plants? - WOSU

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 18:59

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Will Ohio Lawmakers Step In To Save Struggling Power Plants?
WOSU
People in northeast Ohio understand the important role the Perry Nuclear Power Plant has played in the community. That includes Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko, who was part of the team of workers that helped build the facility in the 70's. “What ...

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Taiwan nuclear power plant seeks to restart reactor - Xinhua

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 15:10

Xinhua

Taiwan nuclear power plant seeks to restart reactor
Xinhua
TAIPEI, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) said Monday that it had applied to Taiwan's atomic energy authority to restart the second reactor at the No. 2 nuclear power plant, which has been shut down for about 600 days. The company said ...
Taipower seeks to restart No. 2 nuclear power plant reactorFocus Taiwan News Channel

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Committee mulls future of nuclear power - E&E News

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 12:12

Committee mulls future of nuclear power
E&E News
Top government and private-sector nuclear energy officials will discuss the future of the industry with House lawmakers this week. Cookies must be enabled in order to access E&E News. Please adjust your browser settings to allow cookies from www.eenews ...

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Committee mulls future of nuclear power - E&E News

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 12:12

E&E News

Committee mulls future of nuclear power
E&E News
Top government and private-sector nuclear energy officials will discuss the future of the industry with House lawmakers this week. Cookies must be enabled in order to access E&E News. Please adjust your browser settings to allow cookies from www.eenews ...

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Environmental groups protest restarting nuclear reactor | Politics ... - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 09:36

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Environmental groups protest restarting nuclear reactor | Politics ...
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) Environmental groups on Monday voiced opposition to Taiwan Power Co.'s (Taipower) planned reactivation of a nuclear reactor at the No. 2 nuclear power plant in Wanli, New Taipei, pointing to safety risks associated with the plan ...
Taipower request to restart reactor criticized, quizzed - Taipei TimesTaipei Times

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Indonesia Still in Early Stages of Nuclear Power Development, 'No Need to Rush,' IAEA Says - Jakarta Globe

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 08:55

Jakarta Globe

Indonesia Still in Early Stages of Nuclear Power Development, 'No Need to Rush,' IAEA Says
Jakarta Globe
Despite this, meeting Indonesia's growing energy demand may require nuclear power. The government says that nuclear is its last option. However, in June 2016, Jokowi urged lawmakers to come up with a national roadmap to establish the development of ...

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Taipower seeks to restart No. 2 nuclear power plant reactor - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 06:39

Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipower seeks to restart No. 2 nuclear power plant reactor
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, Feb. 5 (CNA) State-run utility Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) said Monday it would file an application with the Atomic Energy Council (AEC) to restart the second reactor at the No. 2 nuclear power plant later in the day. Taipower spokesman Hsu ...

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Belgium's neighbors fear a nuclear incident - Forbes

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 15:43

Forbes

Belgium's neighbors fear a nuclear incident
Forbes
In neighboring Germany, nuclear power has remained very unpopular with the public since the 1970s. After the 2011 Fukishima nuclear disaster in Japan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel decided to phase out nuclear power in the country for safety reasons ...

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