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North Korea exploring sanctions-proof energy technologies - Washington Post

News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 00:50
North Korea exploring sanctions-proof energy technologies  Washington Post

North Korea is exploring ambitious alternative energy sources that could reduce its reliance on imports and its vulnerability to sanctions.

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Robot does cleanup test run at Japan's shuttered Fukushima nuclear power plant - New York Daily News

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 23:40
Robot does cleanup test run at Japan's shuttered Fukushima nuclear power plant  New York Daily News

Amid the radioactive ruins of a shuttered Japanese nuclear power plant, a robotic arm was able to lift tiny radioactive fuel chunks. While that may not seem like ...

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Departing OPG CEO lands U.S. job leading the Tennessee Valley Authority - Toronto Star

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 22:05
Departing OPG CEO lands U.S. job leading the Tennessee Valley Authority  Toronto Star

Jeff Lyash resigned his chief executive post at Ontario Power Generation to helm the Tennessee Valley Authority, created in the Great Depression to provide ...

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‘Gunboat diplomacy’ dispute upsets UK trade mission to China - Financial Times

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 22:02
‘Gunboat diplomacy’ dispute upsets UK trade mission to China  Financial Times

'Idiotic speech' by defence minister riles Beijing ahead of Hammond visit.

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Exelon's big nuclear bet keeps biting Illinois taxpayers in the backside - Crain's Chicago Business

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 20:17
Exelon's big nuclear bet keeps biting Illinois taxpayers in the backside  Crain's Chicago Business

Exelon's big nuclear push was a bad business move. But the energy giant has found a workaround: Make the public turn their bad investments into good ones.

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The Tennessee Valley Authority votes to close Kentucky coal plant. - NPR

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:58
The Tennessee Valley Authority votes to close Kentucky coal plant.  NPR

Despite pressure from President Trump and other Republicans, the Tennessee Valley Authority voted Thursday to close a coal plant in Kentucky. A major Trump ...

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Old Florida law says Disney can build a nuclear power plant. Legislators could change that. - Sunshine State News

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:15
Old Florida law says Disney can build a nuclear power plant. Legislators could change that.  Sunshine State News

The Mouse has always been powerful, but who knew it had the right to split atoms? A 52-year-old state law says Disney World's government can build a nuclear ...

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Old Florida law says Disney can build a nuclear power plant. Legislators could change that. - Orlando Sentinel

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:15
Old Florida law says Disney can build a nuclear power plant. Legislators could change that.  Orlando Sentinel

The Mouse has always been powerful, but who knew it had the right to split atoms? A 52-year-old state law says Disney World's government can build a nuclear ...

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Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment - BBC News

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:50
Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment  BBC News

The abandoned Chernobyl exclusion zone could be about to change for the first time since the world's worst nuclear disaster.

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The Growing Entente between India and Japan - The National Interest Online

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:18
The Growing Entente between India and Japan  The National Interest Online

The Indo-Japanese strategic and defense relationship exhibits the most regional potential toward growing enhanced capacity and capability in support of ...

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Concludes Site and External Events Design (SEED) Review Mission to Egypt | IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:17
Concludes Site and External Events Design (SEED) Review Mission to Egypt | IAEA  International Atomic Energy Agency

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded an eight-day Site and External Events Design (SEED) review mission to Egypt.

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The Real Reason They Hate Nuclear Is Because It Means We Don't Need Renewables - Forbes

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:05
The Real Reason They Hate Nuclear Is Because It Means We Don't Need Renewables  Forbes

The problem with nuclear energy is that it doesn't demand the radical re-making of society, like renewables do. All nuclear does is pay above average wages, ...

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Why Are We Afraid of Nuclear Energy? - The Epoch Times

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 16:26
Why Are We Afraid of Nuclear Energy?  The Epoch Times

Commentary I am old enough to remember a time when using the term “nuclear energy” did not evoke ...

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TVA votes to shut down Paradise, Bull Run fossil plants - Chattanooga Times Free Press

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 16:06
TVA votes to shut down Paradise, Bull Run fossil plants  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority will shutter another two of its coal power plants by 2023.

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Rosatom reportedly reaching new deal to complete Turkish nuclear plant - Bellona

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:48
Rosatom reportedly reaching new deal to complete Turkish nuclear plant  Bellona

Rosatom, Russia's state nuclear corporation, is close to reaching an agreement for a new partner in a nuclear power plant it is building on the Mediterranean ...

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Renew Nukes? Utilities Use Nuclear Energy To Help Meet Renewable Energy Goals - Vermont Public Radio

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:28
Renew Nukes? Utilities Use Nuclear Energy To Help Meet Renewable Energy Goals  Vermont Public Radio

When you think about renewable energy, does a nuclear power plant come to mind? Probably not. But in a roundabout way, Vermont utilities are using nuclear.

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6 Things You Should Know About Energy Out West - Forbes

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:01
6 Things You Should Know About Energy Out West  Forbes

Late last month, the The Western Energy and Water Forum convened leaders from business, government and academia in Steamboat Springs, Colorado to ...

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Pennsylvania Is Newest Nuclear Subsidy Battleground - POWER magazine

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:42
Pennsylvania Is Newest Nuclear Subsidy Battleground  POWER magazine

Pennsylvania, the nation's second-largest nuclear power-producing state, is now definitively a battleground for nuclear power subsidies. Last week, in ...

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Is Ocasio-Cortez Right To Dismiss Nuclear Energy? - Nasdaq

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:48
Is Ocasio-Cortez Right To Dismiss Nuclear Energy?  Nasdaq

Adobe stockLast week the Democratic party, backed by the new energy of a particularly young and leftist freshman class in the House of.

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NRC set to hold hearing on Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant - WCAX

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:13
NRC set to hold hearing on Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant  WCAX

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says it will meet with New Hampshire residents ahead of an anticipated relicensing for Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant.

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