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U.S. secretly ships Cold War-era plutonium to Nevada - CNBC

News - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 03:15
U.S. secretly ships Cold War-era plutonium to Nevada  CNBC

WASHINGTON, Jan 30- The U.S. government secretly shipped a large amount of deadly plutonium from a South Carolina site that produced the radioactive ...

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The Snake River dams fill a power gap. Lawmakers need to know that - Tri-City Herald

News - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 02:28
The Snake River dams fill a power gap. Lawmakers need to know that  Tri-City Herald

Saying we don't need the four lower Snake River dams because they generate just a small percentage of the region's electricity is a bit like saying the Seattle ...

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New Netflix show is one of the best things you'll see all year - The Sydney Morning Herald

News - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 02:09
New Netflix show is one of the best things you'll see all year  The Sydney Morning Herald

With so many entertainment options, it's easy to miss brilliant TV shows, movies and documentaries. Here are the ones to hit play on, or skip. Video Player is ...

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Hot air in the economics of nuclear power - Financial Times

News - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 00:25
Hot air in the economics of nuclear power  Financial Times

Jonathan Ford is wrong to add the cost of a brand new gas-fired power station to that of a wind farm in order to compare to the economics of nuclear (“Nuclear is ...

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Hot air in the economics of nuclear power - Financial Times

News - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 00:25
Hot air in the economics of nuclear power  Financial Times

Jonathan Ford is wrong to add the cost of a brand new gas-fired power station to that of a wind farm in order to compare to the economics of nuclear (“Nuclear is ...

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Radiation Alarms Sound at Japanese Nuclear Fuel Recycling Lab - Sputnik International

News - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 00:22
Radiation Alarms Sound at Japanese Nuclear Fuel Recycling Lab  Sputnik International

Radiation alarms were triggered at a major Japanese nuclear lab Wednesday afternoon, but no workers were exposed. Nine workers at the Nuclear Fuel Cycle ...

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Government works up revised Wylfa nuclear funding plan - New Civil Engineer

News - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 00:19
Government works up revised Wylfa nuclear funding plan  New Civil Engineer

The UK government is putting together a revised funding plan in a last ditch attempt to revive the suspended Wylfa Newydd nuclear power project, on Anglesey, ...

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MHI and Weir partnership to support Hinkley Point C in UK - Power Technology

News - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 00:00
MHI and Weir partnership to support Hinkley Point C in UK  Power Technology

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Weir Engineering Services partnership has secured a contract to support the UK's new nuclear power plant Hinkley Point C.

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Radiation leaks at Japan plutonium lab; no workers exposed:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun

News - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 23:40
Radiation leaks at Japan plutonium lab; no workers exposed:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

A Japanese state-run nuclear fuel laboratory near Tokyo said Wednesday it detected a radiation leak in its plutonium handling facility, but no workers were ...

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Georgia regulators consider delay in report on Vogtle nuclear progress - Atlanta Journal Constitution

News - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 22:20
Georgia regulators consider delay in report on Vogtle nuclear progress  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia regulators have been asked to delay a report from Georgia Power about progress on the troubled nuclear expansion at Plant Vogtle.

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When Does the Windy City Lose Wind Power? During a Polar Vortex - Bloomberg

News - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 21:57
When Does the Windy City Lose Wind Power? During a Polar Vortex  Bloomberg

The wind farms erected across the central U.S. over the past decade were supposed to provide cheap power during the blustery winter months. But they were ...

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Race to replace nuclear power, coal puts strain on Germany - The Straits Times

News - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 21:00
Race to replace nuclear power, coal puts strain on Germany  The Straits Times

Once a distant prospect, Germany is now increasingly facing the reality that it will have to transform itself as it seeks new energy supplies to replace nuclear ...

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Storage of nuclear waste a 'global crisis': Report - International - World - Ahram Online

News - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 19:40
Storage of nuclear waste a 'global crisis': Report - International - World  Ahram Online

Nuclear waste is piling up around the world even as countries struggle to dispose of spent fuel that will remain highly toxic for many thousands of years, ...

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Energy News Monitor | Volume XV; Issue 33 - Observer Research Foundation

News - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 19:06
Energy News Monitor | Volume XV; Issue 33  Observer Research Foundation

India is planning to bid out 500 GW of renewable energy generation capacity by 2028.

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GE Restructure Will See Leaner Power but Heftier Renewable Energy Division - POWER magazine

News - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 18:17
GE Restructure Will See Leaner Power but Heftier Renewable Energy Division  POWER magazine

GE has announced it will integrate its renewables, grid, and energy storage assets into a simplified, single business that nearly doubles the size of its GE has ...

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Experimentally trained statistical models boost nuclear-fusion performance - Nature.com

News - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 18:01
Experimentally trained statistical models boost nuclear-fusion performance  Nature.com

Research into a technique called inertial confinement fusion aims to enhance nuclear-fusion performance in laboratory experiments. Improvements in the ...

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Storage of nuclear waste a 'global crisis': report - Phys.Org

News - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 17:49
Storage of nuclear waste a 'global crisis': report  Phys.Org

Nuclear waste is piling up around the world even as countries struggle to dispose of spent fuel that will remain highly toxic for many thousands of years, ...

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Storage of nuclear waste a 'global crisis': report - FRANCE 24

News - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 17:48
Storage of nuclear waste a 'global crisis': report  FRANCE 24

Paris (AFP). Nuclear waste is piling up around the world even as countries struggle to dispose of spent fuel that will remain highly toxic for many thousands of ...

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Technology for the field of battle: US army, transportable NUCLEAR power plant develop - The News Article Insiders

News - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 17:00
Technology for the field of battle: US army, transportable NUCLEAR power plant develop  The News Article Insiders

a Little time? At the end of text there is a summary. With high-tech wants to ensure the U.S. military its Superiority on the battlefields of the future. So we ...

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Ukraine announces tender for implementing Ukraine - EU Energy Bridge project - Lexology

News - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 16:47
Ukraine announces tender for implementing Ukraine - EU Energy Bridge project  Lexology

On 21 January 2019, the Ministry of Energy and Coal industry of Ukraine announced on its website the tender for selecting a private partner to…

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