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South Korea's president says will continue phasing out nuclear power - Reuters

News - 2 hours 48 min ago

Reuters

South Korea's president says will continue phasing out nuclear power
Reuters
With the two reactors set to be completed in October 2021 and October 2022, according to state-run nuclear operator Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, Moon said safety standards for nuclear plants would be ramped up. Moon also reiterated his plan to shut ...
S.Korea's president says will continue phasing out nuclear powerThe Jerusalem Post
S. Korea to resume work on two nuclear reactorsThe Straits Times
Moon promises tougher nuclear regulationsThe Korea Herald
Malay Mail Online
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South Korea's Moon says will continue phasing out nuclear power - Reuters

News - 3 hours 9 min ago

Reuters

South Korea's Moon says will continue phasing out nuclear power
Reuters
A public opinion survey on Friday found a majority of almost 60 percent in favor of resuming the stalled construction of two reactors. Building the two reactors could mean reversal of a strategy to slowly reduce nuclear energy's share of the power mix ...
S. Korea to resume work on two nuclear reactorsThe Straits Times

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S. Korea to resume work on two nuclear reactors - The Straits Times

News - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 21:02

S. Korea to resume work on two nuclear reactors
The Straits Times
SEOUL • South Korea has decided to resume construction of two nuclear plants, reversing a campaign promise by the new President and frustrating those who want an end to nuclear power in the country. In the months before his election, Mr Moon Jae In had ...

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Army bomb squad called to Sellafield nuclear power plant after 'hazardous' chemicals found - Mirror.co.uk

News - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 13:55

Mirror.co.uk

Army bomb squad called to Sellafield nuclear power plant after 'hazardous' chemicals found
Mirror.co.uk
Army bomb squad specialists have been called to a UK nuclear plant after hazardous chemicals were discovered in a lab. The military teams are still dealing with an incident at Sellafield reprocessing plant, in Cumbria, after the dangerous chemicals ...
Sellafield evacuated and bomb squad sent in after 'chemical incident'The Sun
Explosive experts called to Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plantThe Independent

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South Africa builds nuclear to power economy into future – Minister - Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)

News - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 13:18

Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)

South Africa builds nuclear to power economy into future – Minister
Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)
South Africa's controversial decision to forge ahead with plans to introduce additional nuclear energy into its power grid was based on ensuring the reliability of electricity supply going into the future, newly-appointed Energy Minister David Mahlobo ...

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Why coal and nuclear aren't going anywhere - Washington Examiner

News - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 04:06

Washington Examiner

Why coal and nuclear aren't going anywhere
Washington Examiner
Americans have a strong pragmatic streak. And they undoubtedly took notice recently when two devastating hurricanes knocked out power in much of the Southern United States. News channels focused on the harsh conditions that followed after families ...
Former commissioners urge US FERC to reject coal, nuclear subsidiesReuters
Saving coal, nuclear plants pits FirstEnergy against PUCO before federal regulatorscleveland.com
8 former FERC members come out against coal, nuclear bailoutpv magazine USA

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Sellafield evacuated and bomb squad sent in after 'chemical incident' - The Sun

News - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 02:29

The Sun

Sellafield evacuated and bomb squad sent in after 'chemical incident'
The Sun
PANIC struck Britain's oldest nuclear power station last night when leaking material sparked an emergency scare. The bomb squad was called to Sellafield in Cumbria following a “chemical incident” in one of the site's laboratories. Leaking material ...
Explosives experts called to Sellafield over chemical concernsBBC News

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Nuclear Power Play: How North Korea Uses US Fears to Gain Leverage - The National Interest Online

News - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 01:22

The National Interest Online

Nuclear Power Play: How North Korea Uses US Fears to Gain Leverage
The National Interest Online
Despite mounting international pressure, North Korea is resolutely advancing toward achieving nuclear deterrent against the United States. The rapid pace of its nuclear development has caused impatience on the side of the United States and its allies ...
Kim sends 'unprecedented' letter to AustraliaNew York Post
North Korea: Nuclear EMP attack 'biggest threat' to USNEWS.com.au (blog)
North Korea: US Will Have To Accept Pyongyang's Nuclear Power Status Because DPRK Will Not NegotiateThe Inquisitr
India.com -Newsweek -Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
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Saving coal, nuclear plants pits FirstEnergy against PUCO before federal regulators - cleveland.com

News - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 20:12

cleveland.com

Saving coal, nuclear plants pits FirstEnergy against PUCO before federal regulators
cleveland.com
The U.S. Department of Energy's has ordered federal energy regulators to come up with market rules by the end of November to help nuclear power plants like FirstEnergy's Perry plant to compete against the new ultra-efficient gas turbine power plants.
Former commissioners urge US FERC to reject coal, nuclear subsidiesReuters
8 former FERC members come out against coal, nuclear bailoutpv magazine USA

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Former commissioners urge US FERC to reject coal, nuclear subsidies - Reuters

News - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 19:05

cleveland.com

Former commissioners urge US FERC to reject coal, nuclear subsidies
Reuters
Oct 20 (Reuters) - Eight former commissioners of the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission sent a letter to the agency opposing Energy Secretary Rick Perry's proposal to subsidize coal and nuclear power plants because they are not economic in the ...
Saving coal, nuclear plants pits FirstEnergy against PUCO before federal regulatorscleveland.com
8 former FERC members come out against coal, nuclear bailoutpv magazine USA

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The Uncertain Fate of Armenia's Nuclear Power Plant - Armenian Weekly

News - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:55

Armenian Weekly

The Uncertain Fate of Armenia's Nuclear Power Plant
Armenian Weekly
YEREVAN (A.W.)—The fate of the 41-year-old Armenian Nuclear Power Plant (ANPP), commonly known as Metsamor, is up for debate yet again as reports have emerged questioning whether the Armenian government will abandon plans for renewal or ...
Metsamor NPP Scheduled For Six Month Shut-DownNuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
Armenian nuclear power plant to be halted for six months in 2018 and 2019Arka News Agency (press release)
No talk on closure of nuclear power plant in Armenia-EU upcoming agreement – ministerArmenpress.am

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Citizens' Jury Recommends Resuming Nuclear Construction in South Korea - POWER magazine

News - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:09

POWER magazine

Citizens' Jury Recommends Resuming Nuclear Construction in South Korea
POWER magazine
Construction of two nuclear plants in South Korea, halted this July by President Moon Jae-in's announced policy to phase out nuclear power, will continue after a citizens' jury voted to resume the projects. Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) was ...

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Global Generator Market for Nuclear Power 2017-2021 - Rapid Nuclear Expansion in China to Drive Global Nuclear ... - Business Wire (press release)

News - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 09:58

Global Generator Market for Nuclear Power 2017-2021 - Rapid Nuclear Expansion in China to Drive Global Nuclear ...
Business Wire (press release)
The global generator market for nuclear power to grow at a CAGR of 2.41% during the period 2017-2021. Global Generator Market for Nuclear Power 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.

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Nuclear energy will power South Africa - MyBroadband

News - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 09:00

MyBroadband

Nuclear energy will power South Africa
MyBroadband
South Africa's decision to forge ahead with plans to introduce nuclear power are based on ensuring the energy supply going into the future, Energy Minister David Mahlobo said. “South Africa recognises the role of nuclear power in ensuring security of ...
New Energy Minister Mahlobo's first words on his nuclear vision for SAFin24
S. Africa to enhance sustainable use of nuclear energy: energy ministerXinhua
We will not be 'reckless' on nuclear energy – MahloboCitizen
Independent Online
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South Korea Will Resume Reactor Work, Defying Nuclear Opponents - New York Times

News - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 08:37

New York Times

South Korea Will Resume Reactor Work, Defying Nuclear Opponents
New York Times
Opponents of nuclear power, who have gained momentum in South Korea since the Fukushima disaster in Japan in 2011 and supported Mr. Moon during his campaign, wanted him to block the two reactors. But conservative media outlets and politicians, ...
South Korea to push ahead with nuclear power plantsChannel NewsAsia
Blow for new South Korean president after vote to resume nuclear power buildFinancial Times
South Korea does a sudden U-turn on nuclear powerKXLY Spokane
Reuters -Korea Exposé
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South Korea does a sudden U-turn on nuclear power - CNNMoney

News - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 07:52

CNNMoney

South Korea does a sudden U-turn on nuclear power
CNNMoney
Nuclear power is big business in South Korea. The country lacks natural resources and imports nearly all of its energy supply from elsewhere. According to the World Nuclear Association, 24 nuclear power plants provide about a third of South Korea's ...
South Korea to push ahead with nuclear power plantsChannel NewsAsia
Blow for new South Korean president after vote to resume nuclear power buildFinancial Times
Under Moon: Business as Usual for S Korea's Nuclear Power?Korea Exposé
Forbes -Reuters -Power Engineering International
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Another nuclear plant for Cape Town? - Independent Online

News - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 05:05

Independent Online

Another nuclear plant for Cape Town?
Independent Online
Cape Town - Those who wish to appeal against the outcome of the public participation process on the proposed new nuclear power station in Cape Town have very little time to do so. Organisations and environmental activists say the new nuclear power ...
New electricity generation: Eskom outlines transmission spending plansBusiness Day

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Perry pursuing policy on coal, nuclear power at odds with Texas record - Texas Tribune

News - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 05:01

Texas Tribune

Perry pursuing policy on coal, nuclear power at odds with Texas record
Texas Tribune
Industrial Energy Consumers of America, a group that represents Koch Industries and is supportive of nuclear and coal power, penned a letter saying the proposal would “distort, if not destroy, competitive wholesale electricity markets.” Pat Wood, a ...
Coal, nuclear power are vital to grid reliability and national security, McKinley saysThe Exponent Telegram (press release)
Power producers in high-energy debateWeatherford Democrat

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South Korea to push ahead with nuclear power plants - Channel NewsAsia

News - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 02:54

Channel NewsAsia

South Korea to push ahead with nuclear power plants
Channel NewsAsia
Construction was suspended in July with 30 per cent complete amid controversy whether the country should shift away from nuclear power because of safety concerns. The government has already said it would accept whatever the jury recommended ...
Blow for new South Korean president after vote to resume nuclear power buildFinancial Times
South Koreans recommend gov't complete 2 nuclear reactorsMiami Herald
Stalled Korea Nuclear Reactors Show Risks to Betting on MoonBloomberg
The Korea Herald
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Why you need to appeal new nuclear power plant plans at Koeberg - Independent Online

News - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:38

Independent Online

Why you need to appeal new nuclear power plant plans at Koeberg
Independent Online
To do this, simply send an e-mail to appeals@environment.gov.za and to Herbstdl@eskom.co.za in which you say you intend to appeal the authorisation for a nuclear power station at Duynefontein, reference number 12/12/20/994. The price of a participative ...

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