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Why Expanding Nuclear Power Generation Capacity Is High on the South African Government's Christmas Wish-List ... - Center for Research on Globalization

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 16:12

Center for Research on Globalization

Why Expanding Nuclear Power Generation Capacity Is High on the South African Government's Christmas Wish-List ...
Center for Research on Globalization
Coming after suffering what was widely perceived to be a series of setbacks this year; such as April's High Court ruling which ruled that the agreements the government struck with a number of nuclear vendor countries (including Russia) was illegal and ...
Chinese firm eyes nuclear energy cooperation in AfricaXinhua

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Japan Court Orders Shutdown of Nuclear Reactor Near Volcano - Power Engineering Magazine

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 16:04

Power Engineering Magazine

Japan Court Orders Shutdown of Nuclear Reactor Near Volcano
Power Engineering Magazine
TOKYO — A court ruled Wednesday that a nuclear reactor in southwestern Japan should not operate because it is too close to an active volcano and could be affected by a major eruption. The injunction ordered by the Hiroshima high court is likely to ...
Japan Court Bars Restart of Nuclear Reactor Shut After FukushimaBloomberg
Hiroshima High Court orders suspension of Ikata nuclear reactor in ...The Japan Times
Uncertain future for nuclear policy after high court rulingAsahi Shimbun
The Japan News -Mirror.co.uk
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US To Boost Saudi Nuclear Power Development - LobeLog

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 15:36

LobeLog

US To Boost Saudi Nuclear Power Development
LobeLog
Almost a decade has passed since President George W. Bush promised that the United States would help Saudi Arabia develop commercial nuclear energy plants. When he visited Riyadh in May 2008, he pledged to sign a “memorandum of understanding,” or MOU ...
Russia, Saudi Arabia Sign Road Map on Nuclear Power Peaceful Usage - RosatomSputnik International

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Nuclear power challenges in Europe - New Europe

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 13:52

Nuclear power challenges in Europe
New Europe
The volatility of the hydrocarbon market has always been a perennial motivation for many energy-importing countries to seek nuclear energy development. When hydrocarbon prices rise precipitously, such as between 2001-2008, their government debt ...

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Baltics to cooperate on Belarus nuclear power tax - Reuters

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 13:02

Baltics to cooperate on Belarus nuclear power tax
Reuters
VILNIUS, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Lithuania is seeking regional action to tax or block all electricity imports from Belarus, where Russia is building a nuclear plant close to the border and Lithuanian capital Vilnius. Lithuania sees the Astravets power plant ...

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Plans for major nuclear power station in Wales win green light - The Guardian

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:45

The Guardian

Plans for major nuclear power station in Wales win green light
The Guardian
Duncan Hawthorne, Horizon's chief executive, said: “This is a huge milestone for Horizon and a major leap forward for us in bringing much-needed new nuclear power to the UK.” Attention will now turn to financing the Hitachi-backed project on the island ...
Watchdogs approve new nuclear UK reactor designsBBC News
Wylfa Newydd nuclear reactors 'are safe' say regulatorsDaily Post North Wales
UPDATE 1-UK nuclear regulator approves Hitachi-GE reactor designReuters
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Baltics to cooperate on Belarus nuclear power tax - Reuters

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:45

Baltics to cooperate on Belarus nuclear power tax
Reuters
VILNIUS, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Lithuania is seeking regional action to tax or block all electricity imports from Belarus, where Russia is building a nuclear plant close to the border and Lithuanian capital Vilnius. Lithuania sees the Astravets power plant ...

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See the Next Generation of Nuclear Power for Mars Missions (Video) - Space.com

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:29

Space.com

See the Next Generation of Nuclear Power for Mars Missions (Video)
Space.com
The Kilopower project, depicted in a new video from NASA,aims to produce a nuclear generator with greater efficiency and higher output than those currently in use. Nuclear power has a long and successful history of use in space exploration. It powered ...

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Uncertain future for nuclear policy after high court ruling - Asahi Shimbun

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 06:19

Asahi Shimbun

Uncertain future for nuclear policy after high court ruling
Asahi Shimbun
The landmark Hiroshima High Court ruling ordering a suspension of operations at the Ikata nuclear power plant will likely have far-reaching ramifications for Japan's nuclear energy policy. It zeroed in on an aspect that has long been an issue with the ...
Japan court again steps in to block nuclear reactor restartNikkei Asian Review
Japan Court Bars Restart of Nuclear Reactor Shut After FukushimaBloomberg
Hiroshima High Court orders suspension of Ikata nuclear reactor in Ehime Prefecture, revoking district court rulingThe Japan Times
Stars and Stripes -Reuters UK
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A perfect spot for nuclear power site - The Queensland Times

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 02:04

The Queensland Times

A perfect spot for nuclear power site
The Queensland Times
Surely the Ipswich suburb of Springfield ticking a box as the ideal location for the SMR (small modular reactor as found on submarines?) nuclear power plant mooted for the city recently was all too quickly dismissed? If a community in rural Victoria ...

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Federal nuclear watchdog says licensing advanced power plants will get 'expensive' - Washington Examiner

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 22:39

Washington Examiner

Federal nuclear watchdog says licensing advanced power plants will get 'expensive'
Washington Examiner
The government's role in advancing new nuclear power plant designs will get more expensive if the Trump administration and Congress are serious about moving the new reactors to market, the head of the nation's nuclear energy watchdog told lawmakers ...
Carper gives opening statement on nuclear regulatory committeeDover Post

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North Korea World War 3 threat: Kim Jong-un vows to be 'world's STRONGEST nuclear power' - Express.co.uk

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 22:22

Express.co.uk

North Korea World War 3 threat: Kim Jong-un vows to be 'world's STRONGEST nuclear power'
Express.co.uk
Now dictator Kim Jong-un has vowed to make the country the “world's strongest nuclear power” as the United States' Secretary of State for Defence invited Pyongyang for talks with Washington. Rex Tillerson even said he does not expect North Korea to ...

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Japan court again steps in to block nuclear reactor restart - Nikkei Asian Review

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 21:32

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan court again steps in to block nuclear reactor restart
Nikkei Asian Review
3 reactor at the Ikata power plant until Sept. 30, 2018. The Shikoku Electric Power facility, in Ehime Prefecture on the island of Shikoku, has passed safety screening by the Nuclear Regulation Authority and is undergoing routine maintenance. It was ...
Hiroshima High Court orders suspension of Ikata nuclear reactor in Ehime Prefecture, revoking district court rulingThe Japan Times
Japan Court Bars Restart of Nuclear Reactor Shut After FukushimaBloomberg
For 1st time, a high court rules against nuclear plant operationsAsahi Shimbun
Stars and Stripes -Reuters UK
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We'll know this week if Diablo Canyon is going to close - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 21:13

We'll know this week if Diablo Canyon is going to close
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
The day is almost here: After more than a year of debate, the California Public Utilities Commission is expected to finally vote this week on whether PG&E can close Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. The panel will vote Thursday in San Francisco on PG ...

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Kim vows to make N. Korea world's top nuclear power - The Straits Times

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 21:03

The Straits Times

Kim vows to make N. Korea world's top nuclear power
The Straits Times
SEOUL/WASHINGTON • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to develop more nuclear weapons and make his nation "the strongest nuclear power and military power in the world". His comments on Tuesday came on the same day that US Secretary of State Rex ...
North Korea World War 3 threat: Kim Jong-un vows to be 'world's STRONGEST nuclear power'Express.co.uk
Kim vows to make North Korea 'strongest nuclear power'Channel NewsAsia
Kim Jong-un vows to make North Korea 'strongest nuclear power'Korea Times

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NY power seen sufficient after Indian Point nuclear retirement: report - Reuters

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:03

NY power seen sufficient after Indian Point nuclear retirement: report
Reuters
(Reuters) - New York's power grid operator said on Wednesday the state should have enough electricity after the closure of two reactors at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in 2020 and 2021, as new sources of mostly natural gas-fired generation ...

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SC prosecutors say power customers are paying for an unfinished nuclear power plant - WJBF-TV

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:53

WJBF-TV

SC prosecutors say power customers are paying for an unfinished nuclear power plant
WJBF-TV
SOUTH CAROLINA (WJBF) – South Carolina's top prosecutor says power customers have been left paying for an unfinished nuclear power plant. Attorney General Alan Wilson says that South Carolina Electric and Gas (SCE&G) customers didn't have enough ...
SCANA Offers To Gift Expansion Project Site To South CarolinaNuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

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Is it time for a nuclear turnaround in Australia? - Power Technology

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:03

Power Technology

Is it time for a nuclear turnaround in Australia?
Power Technology
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) argues that times have changed and that Australia's policy on nuclear energy must change along with it if the country is to stop losing significant global investment, scientific collaboration and competitive ...

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Is it time for a nuclear turnaround in Australia? - Power Technology

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:03

Power Technology

Is it time for a nuclear turnaround in Australia?
Power Technology
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) argues that times have changed and that Australia's policy on nuclear energy must change along with it if the country is to stop losing significant global investment, scientific collaboration and competitive ...

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Japan Court Bars Restart of Nuclear Reactor Shut After Fukushima - Bloomberg

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 06:56

Asahi Shimbun

Japan Court Bars Restart of Nuclear Reactor Shut After Fukushima
Bloomberg
... a high court in Japan has overturned a lower court on the issue of nuclear restarts since the Fukushima disaster. A district court in Hiroshima sided with the utility in March in deciding not to issue a temporary injunction. Shikoku called ...
For 1st time, a high court rules against nuclear plant operationsAsahi Shimbun
Japanese court rules against Shikoku Electric nuclear restartReuters UK
High court orders Shikoku Electric to halt Ehime nuclear reactorKyodo News Plus
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