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France wants EDF to sell more nuclear power to rivals, price could increase - Reuters

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 13:33
France wants EDF to sell more nuclear power to rivals, price could increase  Reuters

The French government plans to increase the amount of nuclear energy utility EDF is forced to sell to its competitors by 50 percent to 150 terawatt hours and is in ...

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Conference on the Management of Spent Fuel from Nuclear Power Reactors Begins | IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 13:32
Conference on the Management of Spent Fuel from Nuclear Power Reactors Begins | IAEA  International Atomic Energy Agency

Over 300 professionals, regulators and policy makers in the field of spent fuel management are meeting in Vienna this week to review advances in the ...

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Israel's Dimona nuclear reactor isn't Chernobyl, but does have vulnerabilities - The Times of Israel

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 13:05
Israel's Dimona nuclear reactor isn't Chernobyl, but does have vulnerabilities  The Times of Israel

A disaster at Israel's reactor would be far less catastrophic than the 1986 meltdown, but the core is being kept in *service* far longer than intended, and experts ...

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Deep Borehole Nuclear Waste Disposal Just Got A Whole Lot More Likely - Forbes

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 13:00
Deep Borehole Nuclear Waste Disposal Just Got A Whole Lot More Likely  Forbes

Deep Isolation announced partnering with nuclear giant Bechtel to bring their technology for nuclear waste disposal to fruition. It uses fracking to put nuclear ...

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5-year nuclear plant maintenance deal in UAE disappoints - Korea JoongAng Daily

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 11:59
5-year nuclear plant maintenance deal in UAE disappoints  Korea JoongAng Daily

SEJONG - Korea Electric Power Corporation's (Kepco) nuclear power subsidiary signed an agreement to provide maintenance for the United Arab Emirates' ...

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Nuclear Industry Value Chain Report 2018-2035 - Yahoo Finance

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 10:30
Nuclear Industry Value Chain Report 2018-2035  Yahoo Finance

DUBLIN, June 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Nuclear Industry Value Chain" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report on the ...

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Chernobyl death rate: The harrowing extent of the nuclear explosion in numbers - Express.co.uk

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 10:08
Chernobyl death rate: The harrowing extent of the nuclear explosion in numbers  Express.co.uk

THE CHERNOBYL disaster was the worst nuclear catastrophe that has ever occurred. The nuclear accident has now been captured in a devastatingly real HBO ...

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Dutch Insurer Weighs Cutting Cover for Gambling, Arms, Nuclear Power - Insurance Journal

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 08:37
Dutch Insurer Weighs Cutting Cover for Gambling, Arms, Nuclear Power  Insurance Journal

Europe's biggest insurers refuse to sell policies to coal miners and arms producers. A Dutch firm may go further by denying coverage to gambling companies.

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Is it time for Ireland to give nuclear power a chance? - RTE.ie

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 08:35
Is it time for Ireland to give nuclear power a chance?  RTE.ie

International efforts to combat climate change have seen many re-examine the role and future of nuclear power.

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Could small nuclear reactors be the answer to powering off-grid mines? - Mining Technology

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 07:32
Could small nuclear reactors be the answer to powering off-grid mines?  Mining Technology

Canada's leading nuclear science and technology corporation CNL has suggested small nuclear reactors could be the future of powering remote mines.

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Paradigm Shift as Swedes' Support for Nuclear Power Soars - Sputnik International

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 07:14
Paradigm Shift as Swedes' Support for Nuclear Power Soars  Sputnik International

Despite suffering major dents following accidents in Harrisburg, Chernobyl and Fukushima, public support for nuclear power in Sweden has reached a new ...

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Korean consortium wins UAE nuclear reactor maintenance bid - The Korea Herald

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 06:49
Korean consortium wins UAE nuclear reactor maintenance bid  The Korea Herald

A South Korean consortium led by state-run Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power has secured a five-year maintenance deal for the United Arab Emirates' first nuclear ...

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S.Korean consortium, UAE's Nawah sign maintenance deal for Barakah nuclear plants - Reuters Africa

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 05:52
S.Korean consortium, UAE's Nawah sign maintenance deal for Barakah nuclear plants  Reuters Africa

SEOUL, June 24 (Reuters) -. * A South Korean consortium signed a five-year deal with UAE's Nawah Energy to maintain Barakah nuclear power plants, South ...

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State should not bail out old nuclear power plants - Youngstown Vindicator

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 04:00
State should not bail out old nuclear power plants  Youngstown Vindicator

First Energy Solutions, which expects the state of Ohio to save its financially ailing Perry and Davis-Besse nuclear power plants, has perpetrated an advertising ...

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Insurer Looks at Ending Cover for Gambling, Arms, Nuclear Power - Bloomberg

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 04:00
Insurer Looks at Ending Cover for Gambling, Arms, Nuclear Power  Bloomberg

Europe's biggest insurers refuse to sell policies to coal miners and arms producers. A Dutch firm may go further by denying coverage to gambling companies ...

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Insurer Looks at Ending Cover for Gambling, Arms, Nuclear Power - Bloomberg

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 04:00
Insurer Looks at Ending Cover for Gambling, Arms, Nuclear Power  Bloomberg

Europe's biggest insurers refuse to sell policies to coal miners and arms producers. A Dutch firm may go further by denying coverage to gambling companies ...

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The reason Australia doesn't have nuclear power: the workers fought back - The Guardian

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 01:24
The reason Australia doesn't have nuclear power: the workers fought back  The Guardian

Workers have been fighting uranium mining for decades – the environment needs mass civil disobedience.

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Will HBO's “Chernobyl” Miniseries Impact Perceptions of Nuclear Power? - InsideSources

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 00:44
Will HBO's “Chernobyl” Miniseries Impact Perceptions of Nuclear Power?  InsideSources

The official, government death toll of the Chernobyl nuclear explosion is 31. That number has not changed since 1987. The actual number remains unknown,

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Only Congress Stands Between Saudi Arabia and Nuclear Weapons - The National Interest Online

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 00:03
Only Congress Stands Between Saudi Arabia and Nuclear Weapons  The National Interest Online

Congress must act now in anticipation if it is to stop an arrangement that would allow Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to outfit himself with everything he ...

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EDF seeks guarantee for nuclear project - City A.M.

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 21:52
EDF seeks guarantee for nuclear project  City A.M.

CityAM - French energy giant EDF wants a government guarantee of help if a £20bn nuclear power station runs over budget. The [...]

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