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Court Upholds Illinois Nuclear Subsides Law in Important Win for Clean Energy - InsideClimate News

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 16:04

InsideClimate News

Court Upholds Illinois Nuclear Subsides Law in Important Win for Clean Energy
InsideClimate News
A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a 2016 Illinois law that provides subsidies to nuclear power plants and also supports clean energy programs in the state. It's the latest of several federal rulings to uphold the right of states to regulate ...
Nuclear subsidies triumph over legal challengesE&E News
Renewables advocates applaud appeals court's decision to uphold state nuclear subsidiesThinkProgress
Exelon praises appeals court ruling backing Illinois nuclear subsidiesSeeking Alpha
Business Wire (press release)
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Abbott's election advice to Morrison: it's time to hit the nuclear switch - The Australian

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 14:01

The Australian

Abbott's election advice to Morrison: it's time to hit the nuclear switch
The Australian
Tony Abbott has called on the Morrison government to sharpen the political contest with Labor ahead of the election by moving to lift the prohibition on nuclear power, as Bill Shorten leaves the door open to reviving the now “dead” national energy ...

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Nuclear reactors in hurricanes: 5 questions answered - WTOP

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 11:12

Tech Xplore

Nuclear reactors in hurricanes: 5 questions answered
WTOP
(THE CONVERSATION) Hurricane Florence may affect the operations of several of the 16 nuclear reactors located in the Carolinas and Virginia, raising concerns about safety and power outages. Ted Kury, director of energy studies at the University of ...
Do you know how a Navy test range became the world's premier nuclear lab?NavyTimes.com
Nuclear Power Plant and Equipment Market to Grow at 2.19% CAGR by 2021: Key Driver, Top Vendors, Industry ...Our Market Research
House boosts advanced nuclear, passing Senate-approved billUtility Dive

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Nuclear reactors in hurricanes: 5 questions answered - The Conversation US

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 10:35

The Conversation US

Nuclear reactors in hurricanes: 5 questions answered
The Conversation US
Hurricane Florence may affect the operations of several of the 16 nuclear reactors located in the Carolinas and Virginia, raising concerns about safety and power outages. Ted Kury, director of energy studies at the University of Florida's Public ...
New IAEA Report Highlights Nuclear Power's Role in Mitigating Climate ChangeInternational Atomic Energy Agency
Nuclear industry faces wake-up call, says IAEA's ChudakovWorld Nuclear News
House boosts advanced nuclear, passing Senate-approved billUtility Dive
The Global Dispatch
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Locals baffled as elk rescued from RADIOACTIVE Chernobyl water after three days - Daily Star

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 10:35

Daily Star

Locals baffled as elk rescued from RADIOACTIVE Chernobyl water after three days
Daily Star
The animal, which is part of the deer family, spent three days swimming around trying to survive. It was eventually spotted by a group during a guided tour at the plant in northern Ukraine. But the high concrete walls made it impossible for the scared ...

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MIT study suggests nuclear power crucial to future as uranium price hits 2-year high - ShareCafe

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 07:49

ShareCafe

MIT study suggests nuclear power crucial to future as uranium price hits 2-year high
ShareCafe
A study released by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) last week explored a low-carbon-emission future where academics from the highly respected institution contended that nuclear power must play a vital role for the world to achieve ...

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Appeals Court Backs Illinois' Nuclear Subsidies - POWER magazine

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 22:41

POWER magazine

Appeals Court Backs Illinois' Nuclear Subsidies
POWER magazine
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on September 13 upheld subsidies offered by Illinois to help struggling nuclear power plants. The court rejected arguments from power producers and some Illinois energy consumers that so-called ...

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Nuclear Power Plants Brace for Hurricane Florence - CityLab

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 21:34

CityLab

Nuclear Power Plants Brace for Hurricane Florence
CityLab
Two nuclear plants in Hurricane Florence's path are vulnerable to hurricane-force winds and flooding, according to the watchdog group the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). As Florence approaches the North Carolina coast Thursday, the Brunswick plant ...
Hurricane Florence: Duke Energy's nuclear power plants brace for impactGreenville News
Hurricane Florence is taking aim at two nuclear power plantsVICE News
Six nuclear power plants are in Hurricane Florence's path, officials sayCNN International
The Weather Channel -WIRED -S&P Global Platts -NRC
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There's Still A Future For Nuclear Power - OilPrice.com

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 20:01

International Atomic Energy Agency

There's Still A Future For Nuclear Power
OilPrice.com
This fast growth will require more generation capacity, some of which will be nuclear. In fact, according to a report by the International Atomic Energy Agency, the world's nuclear power generation capacity may grow to 511 GW(e) by 2030 from 392 GW(e ...
Small Nuclear Power Reactors Market Outlook 2022: Market Trends, Segmentation, Market Growth and Competitive ...Our Market Research
New Publication: How to Plan New Research ReactorsInternational Atomic Energy Agency

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Legal tussle threatens $27bn Vogtle nuclear project - Financial Times

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 16:34

Financial Times

Legal tussle threatens $27bn Vogtle nuclear project
Financial Times
A legal battle has flared up over the only new nuclear power plant under construction in the US, raising questions about the $27bn project's future. Companies involved in the plan to build two reactors in Georgia have sued each other over a contract to ...
Lawsuits Raise Stakes on Vogtle Nuclear Expansion VotePOWER magazine
JEA and City of Jacksonville File for Declaratory Judgment to Deem Plant Vogtle Power Purchase Agreement with ...ValdostaToday.com

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Newcomer countries need 'collaborative approach' - World Nuclear News

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 16:13

World Nuclear News

Newcomer countries need 'collaborative approach'
World Nuclear News
"It is unlikely that there are obstacles in the domestic programmes of Russia, China, South Korea or India that need to be resolved or removed in order to increase the pace of growth [in nuclear power]," said Ahab Abdel-Aziz, the global director of ...

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Duke starts to shut North Carolina Brunswick nuclear plant ahead of Florence - Reuters

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 13:02

Duke starts to shut North Carolina Brunswick nuclear plant ahead of Florence
Reuters
(Reuters) - Duke Energy Corp (DUK.N) started to shut the Brunswick nuclear power plant in North Carolina ahead of Hurricane Florence, which is expected to strike the coast near the plant on Friday. Florence is currently a Category 2 storm with maximum ...

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Hurricane Florence No Problem For Nuclear Power Plants - Forbes

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:00

Forbes

Hurricane Florence No Problem For Nuclear Power Plants
Forbes
Hurricane Florence will most likely hit two nuclear power plants operated by Duke Energy - their 1,870 megawatt (MW) Brunswick and 932MW Harris nuclear plants in North Carolina. If Florence turns north, it could also hit Dominion Energy's 1,676MW Surry ...
Six nuclear power plants are in Hurricane Florence's path, officials sayCNN International
Hurricane Florence's potentially catastrophic path includes 'at-risk' nuclear power plantsFox News
2 nuclear power plants are right in the path of Hurricane Florence — here's how they are preparingBusiness Insider

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6 nuclear power plants are in Hurricane Florence's path, officials say - FOX10 News

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 09:37

FOX10 News

6 nuclear power plants are in Hurricane Florence's path, officials say
FOX10 News
(CNN) -- Federal officials expressed confidence the six nuclear power plants in Hurricane Florence's path are safe, but some experts aren't so sure, warning that flooding and torrential rains could overwhelm their defenses. The six nuclear power plants ...

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Ohio's gubernatorial candidates visit Davis-Besse nuclear power plant - WKYC.com

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 01:27

WKYC.com

Ohio's gubernatorial candidates visit Davis-Besse nuclear power plant
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CARROLL TOWNSHIP - Ottawa County officials have met with both Ohio gubernatorial candidates in recent days about the future of the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, as the county pushes to keep a spotlight on the plant's future ahead of November's ...

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Six nuclear power plants are in Hurricane Florence's path, officials say - CNN

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 23:31

CNN

Six nuclear power plants are in Hurricane Florence's path, officials say
CNN
"Those power plants are, one, obviously hardened. Two, they have backup generators for power and we will rapidly assess any impacts to a nuclear power plant post-storm," Byard said in a call with media. "Obviously, it's something that we track and ...
Hurricane Florence's potentially catastrophic path includes 'at-risk ...Fox News
Hurricane Florence: North Carolina nuclear power plants prepare to ...Business Insider
Hurricane Florence Heads for Duke Energy's Nuclear ReactorsBloomberg
CBS Chicago
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JEA sues to get out of Georgia nuclear contract - WJXT News4JAX

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 22:44

WJXT News4JAX

JEA sues to get out of Georgia nuclear contract
WJXT News4JAX
JEA and the city of Jacksonville have filed a complaint with a Florida court asking for declaratory judgment on an agreement with the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia (MEAG Power) agreeing to power electricity from Plant Vogtle, a nuclear power ...
JEA, City file lawsuit to break contract with firm behind nuclear money pitJacksonville Business Journal
JEA sues, and is sued, over fate of expensive nuclear projectThe Augusta Chronicle
Dueling lawsuits filed over one-sided JEA nuclear plant dealThe Capitolist

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Nuclear power is a risk we can't afford - The Register-Guard

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 20:07

Nuclear power is a risk we can't afford
The Register-Guard
I appreciated reading Frank Lawson's update on EWEB's performance (EWEB working to improve costs, more, Sept. 8). One item gave me pause: the $3.5 million increase from Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Part of that bill pays for nuclear power.

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Officials prep toxic waste sites, nuclear power plants ahead of Hurricane Florence's arrival - AccuWeather.com

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 16:19

AccuWeather.com

Officials prep toxic waste sites, nuclear power plants ahead of Hurricane Florence's arrival
AccuWeather.com
Several nuclear power reactors in North and South Carolina and Virginia started were prepped for Hurricane Florence on Tuesday. There are 16 nuclear reactors in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, the states expected to suffer the most damage ...

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