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Nuclear power in Africa? - San Francisco Bay View

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 05:02

San Francisco Bay View

Nuclear power in Africa?
San Francisco Bay View
by Ann Garrison. Rosatom – Russia's state nuclear energy corporation – has recently signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with a number of African nations to build nuclear power plants within their borders. I spoke to David Himbara, a professor of ...
Britain's nuclear ambition must make way for renewable energy, warns commissionCarbon Brief
Saudi Arabia shortlists Rosatom for its first nuclear projectUtilities-ME.com

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Cheaper Green Power in Britain Could Put Nuclear in the Shade - Bloomberg

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 23:16

Bloomberg

Cheaper Green Power in Britain Could Put Nuclear in the Shade
Bloomberg
The committee “cautions against a rush to agree government support for multiple new nuclear power stations,” the commission said in the report released on Tuesday. By not supporting too many nuclear projects the government can “give flexibility to move ...
Cool down nuclear plan because renewables are better bet, ministers toldThe Guardian
Britain's nuclear ambition must make way for renewable energy, warns commissionTelegraph.co.uk
Boost green power and halt nuclear, advisers urgeThe Times

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Cool down nuclear plan because renewables are better bet, ministers told - The Guardian

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 23:01

The Guardian

Cool down nuclear plan because renewables are better bet, ministers told
The Guardian
Government advisers have told ministers to back only a single new nuclear power station after Hinkley Point C in the next few years, because renewable energy sources could prove a safer investment. The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) said the ...
Cheaper Green Power in Britain Could Put Nuclear in the ShadeBloomberg
Boost green power and halt nuclear, advisers urgeThe Times
Government must seize golden green energy opportunityThe Independent
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Adopting Renewable Energy And Nuclear Power In Japan - Science Trends

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 16:37

Adopting Renewable Energy And Nuclear Power In Japan
Science Trends
The self-sufficiency rate of energy in Japan (nuclear energy is considered semi-domestic energy) was 7.0% in 2015. This is the worst level in the history for Japan. Japan depends strongly on fossil fuels for its primary energy supply (more than 90% in ...

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Saudi Arabia Wants to Be a Nuclear Power and Israel Has Demands, Report Says - Newsweek

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 15:59

Newsweek

Saudi Arabia Wants to Be a Nuclear Power and Israel Has Demands, Report Says
Newsweek
Although Israeli and Saudi leaders have reportedly improved relations in recent years due to their shared opposition to Iran's regional influence, Israel still has concerns about another regional power developing nuclear capabilities. Axios reported ...
Israel acknowledges US-Saudi nuclear deal but presents its 'red lines': reporti24NEWS
Israel Warns of 'Red Lines' Over US-Riyadh Nuclear Reactors Deal – ReportsSputnik International
Israel draws 'red lines' on Saudi nuclear ambitionsPRESSTV
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Banks court buyers for 49% stake in UK nuclear power stations - The Guardian

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 15:45

The Guardian

Banks court buyers for 49% stake in UK nuclear power stations
The Guardian
Three international banks have begun courting buyers for a 49% stake in Britain's eight nuclear power stations, starting the process of a major shakeup of the sector's ownership. UK-listed Centrica said in February it was looking to sell its 20% stake ...
UK's Aging Nuclear Fleet Offers Target for China AmbitionsBloomberg
EDF has no comment on report about UK nuclear plants saleReuters
China eyes big stake in nuclear sites | Business | The TimesThe Times
Power Technology -Asia Times
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US-based nuclear power company commits $5M to operations and research in NB - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 15:20

Globalnews.ca

US-based nuclear power company commits $5M to operations and research in NB
Globalnews.ca
New Brunswick's energy minister says he'd like to see another nuclear reactor built in the Maritime province. Rick Doucet says the development of small modular reactors could present a significant economic and export opportunity. Advanced Reactor ...
Launch of UAE nuclear power plant delayed furtherArabian Industry (blog)
New Brunswick should have second nuclear reactor: energy ministerTimes Colonist
UAE further delays launch of first nuclear reactorKallanish Energy

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Criticism of Seabrook nuclear power plant finds new momentum - Wicked Local

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 14:38

Wicked Local

Criticism of Seabrook nuclear power plant finds new momentum
Wicked Local
Residents living near nuclear power plants typically receive an important -- albeit ominous -- notice each year explaining what should be done in the event of an emergency. “Sirens will sound in your community,” according to the 2018 Emergency Public ...

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Criticism of Seabrook nuclear power plant finds new momentum - Enterprise News

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 14:17

Enterprise News

Criticism of Seabrook nuclear power plant finds new momentum
Enterprise News
A growing number of Massachusetts and New Hampshire communities are raising concerns about the evacuation plan for Seabrook Nuclear Power Station, especially during summer months when roadways are clogged by visitors. Residents living near ...

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New resident inspector appointed to Nine Mile Point nuclear power plant - Daily Energy Insider

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 12:15

Daily Energy Insider

New resident inspector appointed to Nine Mile Point nuclear power plant
Daily Energy Insider
All commercial nuclear power plants in the country are required to have at least two NRC resident inspectors to act as go-betweens with the regulatory agency, as well as its eyes on the ground. Resident inspectors can serve at a reactor site for up to ...

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Nod for Bangladesh's second 1200 Megawatt nuclear power plant - ETEnergyworld.com

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 10:32

ETEnergyworld.com

Nod for Bangladesh's second 1200 Megawatt nuclear power plant
ETEnergyworld.com
Chennai: Construction work for Bangladesh's second nuclear power plant will start soon with the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority (BAERA) granting licence to the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, said ASE Group of Companies, a part ...

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Launch of UAE nuclear power plant delayed further - Arabian Industry (blog)

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 10:21

Arabian Industry (blog)

Launch of UAE nuclear power plant delayed further
Arabian Industry (blog)
The launch of the Arab World's first nuclear power plant in Abu Dhabi has been further delayed, senior officials have revealed. The first nuclear reactor is now expected to come online in late 2019 or early 2020. Construction of the first of four ...
UAE further delays launch of first nuclear reactorKallanish Energy
Nuclear Power Plant Market 2022 by Product Type, Top Manufacturer, Production, Revenue & Market Sharethebusinesstactics.com
Future of Nuclear Power Plant Market in Global Industry 2017 -2022mymarketgazette.com

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Why nuclear energy will fuel power-hungry China's dreams of national rejuvenation - South China Morning Post

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 08:04

South China Morning Post

Why nuclear energy will fuel power-hungry China's dreams of national rejuvenation
South China Morning Post
China is well on its way to reaching its carbon reduction goals ahead of time after years of structural economic change that emphasised shifting to low-carbon hi-tech sectors. A recent study suggested that China's carbon dioxide emissions may have ...

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US 'asleep at the wheel' as nuclear industry faces collapse while climate change looms - South China Morning Post

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 21:05

South China Morning Post

US 'asleep at the wheel' as nuclear industry faces collapse while climate change looms
South China Morning Post
Facing economic competition from cheap natural gas, a significant number of US nuclear power plants could be retired in the coming years, the authors wrote. The country now has a choice of abandoning nuclear power altogether or embracing the next ...
Fearing climate change, experts warn that US nuclear industry faces collapseHerald-Mail Media

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China looking to buy stake in UK nuclear plants, say reports - The Guardian

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 16:27

The Guardian

China looking to buy stake in UK nuclear plants, say reports
The Guardian
The Chinese government has emerged as a potential buyer of a multibillion-pound stake in Britain's nuclear power plants. The talks will reignite debate about China's involvement in the UK nuclear power industry. Two years ago, the government paused ...
China's CGN eyes stake in UK nuclear stationsThe Times

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Fearing climate change, experts warn that US nuclear industry faces collapse - Herald-Mail Media

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 15:48

Fearing climate change, experts warn that US nuclear industry faces collapse
Herald-Mail Media
The paper — “U.S. nuclear power: The vanishing low-carbon wedge” — paints a picture of an industry on the verge of collapse. Facing economic competition from cheap natural gas, a significant number of U.S. nuclear power plants could be retired in the ...

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Would Trump accept North Korea as a nuclear power? - The Hill

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 14:34

The Hill

Would Trump accept North Korea as a nuclear power?
The Hill
With North Korea — at least for the moment — unwilling to commit to a plan to give up its nuclear weapons, would the Trump administration ever consider a more radical approach? Would Team Trump ponder allowing Kim Jong Un to keep his nuclear arsenal ...
Editorial: Kim Jong Un can smile at the way he is treatedTimes Herald-Record
US negotiators with North Korea must heed the lessons of Obama's failed deal with IranFox News
George Will: Does Trump's awful summit with Kim foretell a catastrophic meeting with Putin?Chico Enterprise-Record
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112.ua: SBU warns about emergency situation on nuclear power station - Kyiv Post

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 09:48

Kyiv Post

112.ua: SBU warns about emergency situation on nuclear power station
Kyiv Post
Published July 8 at 12:48 pm. A picture taken on June 3, 2016 shows blue cornflowers near the construction site of the first Belarus' nuclear power plant near the town of Ostrovets, some 170 km northwest of Minsk. Photo by AFP. Popular on social media.

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Fearing climate change, experts in San Diego warn US nuclear industry faces collapse - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 12:00

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Fearing climate change, experts in San Diego warn US nuclear industry faces collapse
The San Diego Union-Tribune
The paper — “U.S. nuclear power: The vanishing low-carbon wedge” — paints a picture of an industry on the verge of collapse. Facing economic competition from cheap natural gas, the country's aging fleet of nuclear power plants, the authors warn ...
There Are a Few Things Environmentalists Actually Do Agree OnMother Jones

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Let's Adopt Nuclear Power As Alternative Source - Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 10:00

Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Let's Adopt Nuclear Power As Alternative Source
Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)
Dr. Robert Bright Mawuko Sogbadji, Deputy Director, Nuclear and Alternative Energy on Friday said it is about time Ghana adapts the use of Nuclear power since it is safe and affordable. 'The reason to opt for the Nuclear option is that, it helps to ...

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