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Conservative Ohio voters want most of Ohio's electricity to come from renewable sources - cleveland.com

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:51
Conservative Ohio voters want most of Ohio's electricity to come from renewable sources  cleveland.com

Ohio's conservative Republican and independent voters strongly support renewable energy projects like this solar farm built in 2018 on the City of Brooklyn's ...

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ILLINOIS: Potential plant closures reignite nuclear debate -- Thursday, February 14, 2019 - E&E News

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:47
ILLINOIS: Potential plant closures reignite nuclear debate -- Thursday, February 14, 2019  E&E News

A day after Exelon Corp. CEO Chris Crane had a White House meeting with President Trump, a pair of Illinois Republicans are seeking their own sit-down with ...

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FRANCE: Government could delist EDF amid nuclear challenge - E&E News

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:33
FRANCE: Government could delist EDF amid nuclear challenge  E&E News

The French government is considering buying out minority shareholders of Électricité de France SA, the first step in a corporate restructuring to address the ...

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Dresden & Braidwood Nuclear Stations Could Shutdown | Local News - WspyNews

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:00
Dresden & Braidwood Nuclear Stations Could Shutdown | Local News  WspyNews

Exelon could be closing nuclear power plants in Illinois in the near future. State Senator Sue Rezin, R-Morris, and State Representative David Allen Welter, ...

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TABLE-Swiss nuclear plant outages and restarts - Reuters

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:50
TABLE-Swiss nuclear plant outages and restarts  Reuters

The following table lists maintenance outages and unscheduled stoppages at Swiss nuclear power plants. Maintenance usually takes place in the spring and ...

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Lightbridge CEO Seth Grae Reappointed to Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) to US Secretary of Commerce - Nasdaq

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:30
Lightbridge CEO Seth Grae Reappointed to Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) to US Secretary of Commerce  Nasdaq

RESTON, Va., Feb. 14, 2019-- Lightbridge Corporation, a nuclear fuel developer, announces that Seth Grae, the Company' s CEO, has been reappointed.

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The Other Contenders: Coal and Nuclear versus Natural Gas [GGP] - Natural Gas World

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:01
The Other Contenders: Coal and Nuclear versus Natural Gas [GGP]  Natural Gas World

For large-scale dispatchable electricity generation, coal and nuclear are the main global contenders with gas (due to constraints on hydropower). Each of these ...

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Salt Is A Pillar Of Our Nuclear Future - Forbes

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:00
Salt Is A Pillar Of Our Nuclear Future  Forbes

Canada's Terrestrial Energy has assembled a team of partners that makes the success of their molten salt reactor quite likely. Cheaper than coal, producing little ...

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Helm 'amazed' by lack of debate for price cap hike - Utility Week

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:10
Helm 'amazed' by lack of debate for price cap hike  Utility Week

Professor Dieter Helm has admitted he was "amazed" about the lack of debate over how big a proportion of policy costs contributed to the recent energy price ...

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ČEZ wants to invest CZK 1.5 billion into Temelín nuclear power plant in 2019 - Radio Prague

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 08:45
ČEZ wants to invest CZK 1.5 billion into Temelín nuclear power plant in 2019  Radio Prague

Czech energy giant ČEZ says it is planning to invest CZK 1.5 billion into the Temelín nuclear power plant this year. The money will be spread between 180 ...

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Russia set to decommission the world's most remote nuclear power plant - SteelGuru

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 08:43
Russia set to decommission the world's most remote nuclear power plant  SteelGuru

Russia's government has approved plans to begin decommissioning what are perhaps the most secluded commercial nuclear reactors in the world, located at ...

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North Korea exploring sanctions-proof energy technologies - Phys.Org

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 08:14
North Korea exploring sanctions-proof energy technologies  Phys.Org

Power-strapped North Korea is exploring two ambitious alternative energy sources—tidal power and coal-based synthetic fuels—that could greatly improve ...

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Spain to close all its nuclear power plants - Kallanish Energy

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:20
Spain to close all its nuclear power plants  Kallanish Energy

Spain has announced it will go nuclear-free as part of plans to rely entirely on renewables by 2050, Kallanish Energy learns.

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Spain to close all its nuclear power plants - Kallanish Energy

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:20
Spain to close all its nuclear power plants  Kallanish Energy

Spain has announced it will go nuclear-free as part of plans to rely entirely on renewables by 2050, Kallanish Energy learns.

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Closing nuclear power plants hurts economy, environment | Columns - The Star Beacon

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 05:30
Closing nuclear power plants hurts economy, environment | Columns  The Star Beacon

Bad government decisions are crippling Ohio's most important and reliable energy source, jeopardizing thousands of jobs and the quality of our air along the ...

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NRC set to hold hearing on Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant - Bristol Herald Courier

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 05:10
NRC set to hold hearing on Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant  Bristol Herald Courier

SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says it will meet with New Hampshire residents ahead of an anticipated relicensing for Seabrook ...

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In Illinois, potential plant closures reignite nuclear debate - Energy News Network

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 04:58
In Illinois, potential plant closures reignite nuclear debate  Energy News Network

A day after Exelon Corp. CEO Chris Crane had a White House meeting with President Trump, a pair of Illinois Republicans are seeking their own sit-down with ...

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UK’s reliance on China’s nuclear tech poses test for policymakers - Financial Times

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 04:00
UK’s reliance on China’s nuclear tech poses test for policymakers  Financial Times

The UK has no easy way to block China's ambitions to export nuclear reactor technology to Britain on security grounds, despite growing public anxiety about ...

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KCBX 2-way: Former NRC judge calls for better oversight in Diablo Canyon decommissioning - KCBX

News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:15
KCBX 2-way: Former NRC judge calls for better oversight in Diablo Canyon decommissioning  KCBX

Before retiring in 2015, San Luis Obispo resident Alex Karlin was a judge for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or the NRC, the federal regulatory body.

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