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UAE's first nuclear power plant delayed until late 2019 or 2020 - The National

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 13:28

The National

UAE's first nuclear power plant delayed until late 2019 or 2020
The National
The UAE's first nuclear power plant will not begin generating electricity until the end of next year, or possibly even 2020, its operator has said. The delay follows a “comprehensive operational readiness review” by the Nawal Energy Company, according ...
UAE's first nuclear reactor start-up delayed - operatorReuters
Unit 1 of UAE nuclear power plant to operate by end of 2019 ...Xinhua
UAE's first nuclear reactor start-up delayedMiddle East Monitor
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UAE's first nuclear power delayed until late 2019 or 2020 - The National

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 13:23

The National

UAE's first nuclear power delayed until late 2019 or 2020
The National
The UAE's first nuclear power plant will not begin generating electricity until the end of next year, or possibly even 2020, its operator has said. The delay follows a “comprehensive operational readiness review” by the Nawal Energy Company, according ...
UAE's first nuclear reactor start-up delayed - operatorReuters
Unit 1 of UAE nuclear power plant to operate by end of 2019Xinhua
UAE's first nuclear reactor start-up delayedMiddle East Monitor

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Japan's divestment campaign pits Buddhist priest against banks - NBCNews.com

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 09:27

NBCNews.com

Japan's divestment campaign pits Buddhist priest against banks
NBCNews.com
Driven by concern about nuclear power, Narita recently shifted some of his temple's funds to a financial firm that is rated as one of Japan's 45 “earth-friendly” banks. This means the bank is not known to provide finance for the fossil fuel and nuclear ...

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Nuclear power won't be silenced - ESI Africa

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 04:09

ESI Africa

Nuclear power won't be silenced
ESI Africa
As a believer in the energy mix, the Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa (NIASA) has never been opposed to renewables and our official position is that we need all the energy sources at our disposal in order to develop our country, writes the ...

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UAE's first nuclear reactor start-up delayed - operator - Reuters

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 15:34

Gulf Business News

UAE's first nuclear reactor start-up delayed - operator
Reuters
Bangladesh, Turkey and Saudi Arabia are preparing to follow suit and the World Nuclear Association estimates that nuclear power is planned in over 20 countries which do not currently have it. (Reporting by Rania El Gamal and Stanley Carvalho; Editing ...
Unit 1 of UAE nuclear power plant to operate by end of 2019 ...Xinhua
UAE's first nuclear reactor start-up delayedGulf Business News
Abu Dhabi's Barakah nuclear plant start-up delayed ...ArabianBusiness.com

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Unit 1 of UAE nuclear power plant to operate by end of 2019 - Xinhua

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 13:22

Unit 1 of UAE nuclear power plant to operate by end of 2019
Xinhua
DUBAI, May 26 (Xinhua) -- Unit 1 out of four units of United Arab Emirates' (UAE) Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant will be ready to operate "by the end of 2019 and early 2020," the project operator Nawah Energy Company said Saturday. The plant, located in ...

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Energy industry expert suggests Wyoming look at nuclear power - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 12:00

Energy industry expert suggests Wyoming look at nuclear power
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Small modular reactors, or SMRs, are a type of nuclear fission reactor smaller than conventional reactors. Hardy said UAMPS is working with the U.S. Department of Energy on projects to implement nuclear reactors as energy supplies. The idea, Hardy said ...

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Competition drives nuclear industry to look for millions in subsidies - The Livingston County News

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 04:33

Competition drives nuclear industry to look for millions in subsidies
The Livingston County News
New Jersey this week became the fourth state to offer subsidies to its aging nuclear plants, setting off a debate about whether taxpayers and rate payers should help the industry compete against natural gas power plants and ever cheaper wind and solar ...

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Illinois congressman wants jolt of certainty for nuclear power - KWQC-TV6

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 20:18

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Illinois congressman wants jolt of certainty for nuclear power
KWQC-TV6
Kinzinger explained, "The 16th district has the most nuclear power plants of any in the country and we have four nuclear power plants. But nuclear power has been somewhat priced out of the market and also in many cases these plans are coming to the end ...

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UK nuclear plans 'risk collapse if Hitachi talks fail' - The Guardian

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 14:03

The Guardian

UK nuclear plans 'risk collapse if Hitachi talks fail'
The Guardian
“If Hitachi walk away from Wylfa that probably spells the end of new nuclear in the UK,” he said. The 3GW plant at Wylfa by Hitachi subsidiary Horizon Nuclear Power would be the UK's second new nuclear power station after EDF Energy's Hinkley Point C, ...

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Japan's Kansai Electric to cut LNG deals as it boosts nuclear power - Reuters

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 10:18

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Japan's Kansai Electric to cut LNG deals as it boosts nuclear power
Reuters
OSAKA, Japan (Reuters) - Japan's Kansai Electric Power Co will cut spot purchases of liquefied natural gas and is cautious on signing long-term LNG supply contracts as it slowly lifts the share of nuclear power in its generation mix, a senior official ...
Kansai Electric cutting LNG deals as it boosts nuclear powerLNG Industry

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World's first floating nuclear power plant drifts towards the Arctic - India Today

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 09:37

India Today

World's first floating nuclear power plant drifts towards the Arctic
India Today
Whether you imagined or not, the world is no longer a place for the things to stay in imaginations anyway. Russia's state-run Atomic Energy Corporation, ROSATOM developed the 'Akademik Lomonosov' worlds first floating nuclear power plant (FNPP).

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Radiophobia: why do we fear nuclear power? – Science Weekly podcast - The Guardian

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 05:02

The Guardian

Radiophobia: why do we fear nuclear power? – Science Weekly podcast
The Guardian
Given it kills less people per unit of energy produced than coal, gas or wind power, why are we so radiophobic? And is there any way trust in nuclear energy can be rebuilt? This week, Ian Sample discusses with Prof Martin Freer, director of the ...

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To Revive US Nuclear Power, Learn From Canada - InsideSources

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 04:52

InsideSources

To Revive US Nuclear Power, Learn From Canada
InsideSources
While the U.S. commercial nuclear power sector continues to suffer major contraction, the outlook in Canada is much brighter. Since October 2012, U.S. nuclear operators have announced they are closing more than 20 reactors at 16 plants. By contrast ...
EDITORIAL: Don't count nuclear power out yetFredericksburg.com
Competition drives nuclear industry to look for millions in subsidiesWashington Post

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Nuclear power plant near Tri-Cities is back online - Seattle Times

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 20:36

Tri-City Herald

Nuclear power plant near Tri-Cities is back online
Seattle Times
The Columbia River Generating Station, the region's only nuclear power plant, went back online Thursday morning after a six-day shutdown. The power plant, which can generate 1,207 megawatts of electricity, shut down Friday after transformers, “sensing ...
Investigation continues as Richland nuclear power plant restartsTri-City Herald

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Energy industry expert suggests Wyoming look at nuclear power - Gillette News Record

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 18:45

Energy industry expert suggests Wyoming look at nuclear power
Gillette News Record
LARAMIE — With big changes taking place in the world's energy markets, nuclear power could be a possibility in Wyoming, an industry expert said Wednesday. Wyoming is an energy state, with around 70 percent of its revenue derived from extractive ...

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The cost of killing nuclear power - Boulder Weekly

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 15:49

Boulder Weekly

The cost of killing nuclear power
Boulder Weekly
”For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been.'” — John Greenleaf Whittier. I. t's been obvious for a long time that global warming would be a lot less of an urgent problem if environmentalists hadn't killed nuclear ...

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Awash in Radioactive Waste - New York Times

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 15:19

New York Times

Awash in Radioactive Waste
New York Times
On its 60th anniversary, the civilian age of nuclear power in America appears to be almost over. But with the country awash in radioactive waste and plutonium stockpiled for warheads, the task of managing this atomic legacy grows ever more urgent ...

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UPDATE 1-US and partners form international alliance to push nuclear power - Reuters

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 14:08

UPDATE 1-US and partners form international alliance to push nuclear power
Reuters
Other countries reducing exposure to nuclear after Fukushima. * Initiative seeks to combine nuclear with wind,solar. * Graphic: Nuclear power plants in the world (Adds detail, Brouillette quote). COPENHAGEN, May 24 (Reuters) - The United States is ...

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U.S. and partners form international alliance to push nuclear power ... - Reuters

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 13:07

Reuters

U.S. and partners form international alliance to push nuclear power ...
Reuters
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The United States is leading an initiative with several other governments to promote nuclear power and encourage investment in ...
The cost of killing nuclear powerBoulder Weekly
US and partners form international alliance to push nuclear powerWHTC

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