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Uzbekistan decides on potential site for construction of nuclear power plant - AzerNews

News - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 14:23

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Uzbekistan decides on potential site for construction of nuclear power plant
AzerNews
By Trend. Uzbekistan has chosen a potential site for the construction of the nuclear power plant (NPP), Podrobno.uz reported. This place has turned out to be Tudakul Lake, located on the border of Navoi and Bukhara regions of Uzbekistan. "Now, 3-4 ...

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GE wins contract for Egypt's first nuclear power plant - The National

News - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 11:17

The National

GE wins contract for Egypt's first nuclear power plant
The National
GE won a contract to supply equipment and services to Egypt's first nuclear power plant being built in cooperation with Russian state-run nuclear firm Rosatom, the company announced Tuesday. GE did not disclose the value of the contract that includes ...
GE Says It Wins $700 Million Order for First Egypt Nuclear PlantBloombergQuint
GE Power to Supply 4 Nuclear Turbine Islands for El Dabaa, Egypt's First Nuclear PlantAl-Bawaba

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Swiss need energy reforms to plug nuclear gaps says IEA - Power Engineering International

News - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 10:01

Power Engineering International

Swiss need energy reforms to plug nuclear gaps says IEA
Power Engineering International
Switzerland's decision to phase-out nuclear power leaves it facing “a considerable energy-sector transition in coming decades”. That's according to the International Energy Agency, which says that Switzerland “has the lowest carbon-intensity of its ...
IEA warns of challenges from Swiss nuclear phase-outWorld Nuclear News
Phased nuclear exit presents challenges for maintaining electricity security in SwitzerlandModern Diplomacy

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Attacking Nuclear As Dangerous, New IPCC Climate Change Report Promotes Land-Intensive Renewables - Forbes

News - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 19:41

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Attacking Nuclear As Dangerous, New IPCC Climate Change Report Promotes Land-Intensive Renewables
Forbes
A new IPCC report attacks nuclear power as a key climate solution by promoting the notion that it risks nuclear weapons proliferation, may cause childhood leukemia, and destroys the natural environment. “Nuclear energy,” write IPCC authors, “can ...
UN report shows increased need for nuclearWorld Nuclear News

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UN report shows increased need for nuclear - World Nuclear News

News - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 16:23

World Nuclear News

UN report shows increased need for nuclear
World Nuclear News
A large increase in the use of nuclear power would help keep global warming to below 1.5 degrees, according to a United Nations report published today. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report - Global Warming of 1.5 ...

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Second nuclear plant to be constructed in Barisal: PM - The Daily Star

News - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 15:42

The Daily Star

Second nuclear plant to be constructed in Barisal: PM
The Daily Star
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the second nuclear power plant would be constructed in the southern part of the country. “The government has already conducted survey in several islands in Barisal and we will choose any of those islands to ...

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Scott Morrison open to nuclear power if price is right - The Australian

News - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 13:00

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Scott Morrison open to nuclear power if price is right
The Australian
The Prime Minister said he would do “whatever it takes” to make electricity cheaper and would have no problem overturning a ban on nuclear power generation if he was convinced it would lower household bills. But he warned the investment case to build a ...
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says nuclear would be considered if the investment case stacks upThe Advertiser

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Increase in power demand met by improved hydro & nuclear generation: India Ratings - Economic Times

News - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 11:41

Economic Times

Increase in power demand met by improved hydro & nuclear generation: India Ratings
Economic Times
... by India Ratings, increase in power demand was met through higher electricity generation, which increased 11.7% year-on- year to 105.7 billion units, especially driven by a healthy year-on-year rise in generation from hydel sources by 20% and ...
Increase in power demand met by improved hydro and nuclear generation in August 2018: India RatingsETEnergyworld.com

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The Little Reactor That Could -- WA State Nuclear Plant Continues To Break Records - Forbes

News - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 10:00

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The Little Reactor That Could -- WA State Nuclear Plant Continues To Break Records
Forbes
The Columbia Generating Station nuclear power plant, operated by the non-profit Energy Northwest near Richland, Washington, keeps breaking electricity generation records, including for zero-carbon generation. Columbia recently achieved its eighth ...

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Indictment: Russian military targeted Pa. nuclear power company - witf.org

News - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 10:00

Indictment: Russian military targeted Pa. nuclear power company
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(Pittsburgh) -- A federal indictment filed this week alleges Russian hackers targeted a nuclear power company near Pittsburgh beginning in 2014, in addition to anti-doping agencies throughout the world. The hackers, who are intelligence officers for ...

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Nuclear power: Australian PM says it's only an option if it will bring ... - The Advertiser

News - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 06:25

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Nuclear power: Australian PM says it's only an option if it will bring ...
The Advertiser
PRIME Minister Scott Morrison says he is willing to do whatever it takes to bring down power bills, and would consider going nuclear if he was convinced it made ...
Whatever it takes: ScoMo prepared to go nuclear if it cuts power pricesThe Australian

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Scott Morrison: 'No issue' with nuclear power but it doesn't stack up - The Australian Financial Review

News - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 05:24

The Australian Financial Review

Scott Morrison: 'No issue' with nuclear power but it doesn't stack up
The Australian Financial Review
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he has "no issue" with nuclear power except it doesn't stack up as an investment compared to Hydro Tasmania's "Battery of the nation" project. Mr Morrison told broadcaster Alan Jones that he would do whatever it takes ...

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Whatever it takes: ScoMo prepared to go nuclear if it cuts power prices - The Australian

News - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 01:36

The Australian

Whatever it takes: ScoMo prepared to go nuclear if it cuts power prices
The Australian
Bill Shorten has slammed Scott Morrison saying he would overturn a ban on building nuclear power plants if there was proof it would reduce power prices. “At the same time as the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster transforms into a massive solar ...

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Model colony for Nuclear power plant oustees at Pedda Kovvada soon - The Hans India

News - Sun, 10/07/2018 - 20:38

The Hans India

Model colony for Nuclear power plant oustees at Pedda Kovvada soon
The Hans India
Srikakulam: The government has given its nod to construct a model colony for oustees of nuclear power plant (NPP) at Pedda Kovvada, a sea coast village in Ranastalam mandal. To woo the displaced families, the government has decided to provide good ...

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BBC: Solar panels unveiled at Chornobyl nuclear power site (PHOTOS) - Kyiv Post

News - Sun, 10/07/2018 - 09:56

Kyiv Post

BBC: Solar panels unveiled at Chornobyl nuclear power site (PHOTOS)
Kyiv Post
Published Oct. 7 at 12:56 pm. Visitors walk by the photovoltaic panels during the official opening ceremony of the new one-megawatt power plant next to the New Safe Confinement over the fourth block of the Chernobyl nuclear plant on Oct. 5. Photo by AFP.

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Nuclear power still viable for SA's energy mix - industry - Fin24

News - Sun, 10/07/2018 - 06:14

Fin24

Nuclear power still viable for SA's energy mix - industry
Fin24
While the former IRP drawn up in 2010 had incorporated 9.6GW of nuclear energy into South Africa's future energy mix – which translates into about eight power stations – nuclear energy had been dropped entirely from the new draft IRP2018 released for ...
Secret document reveals how ANC government wanted to lie about nuclear dealMyBroadband

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Editorial: Nuclear power play keeps Vogtle project alive - Gainesville Times

News - Sun, 10/07/2018 - 03:01

Gainesville Times

Editorial: Nuclear power play keeps Vogtle project alive
Gainesville Times
For years, Georgia Power customers, nuclear power opponents and some politicians have been arguing that construction of the two new reactors at the Plant Vogtle nuclear power plant near Waynesboro is the state's all-time white elephant. The project ...

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India, Russia agree on nuclear power plant - The News International

News - Sun, 10/07/2018 - 00:15

The News International

India, Russia agree on nuclear power plant
The News International
NEW DELHI: India and Russia have reached an understanding on the setting up of a nuclear power plant with six light-water reactor units at a second site, going beyond Kudankulam in coastal Tamil Nadu where two reactors set up jointly by the two sides ...

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Energy Department releases ginned-up study supporting coal, nuclear power - Salon

News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 22:07

Salon

Energy Department releases ginned-up study supporting coal, nuclear power
Salon
Perry, who claims that closing coal and nuclear power plants would threaten national security, met and literally embracedcoal magnate Robert Murray, the CEO of Murray Energy Corp., in March 2017, just 28 days after he was confirmed by the Senate ...

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Kenya nuclear power plant on course, official says - Citizen TV

News - Sat, 10/06/2018 - 13:36

Citizen TV

Kenya nuclear power plant on course, official says
Citizen TV
The ambition to have a Kenya nuclear power plant is still on course and it hopes to build its first such facility in the next 12-15 years, a senior Energy Ministry official has said. Joseph Njoroge, principal secretary for electricity, told Reuters the ...

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