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Let's adopt nuclear power for affordable and reliable energy source - Dr. Sogbadji - GhanaWeb

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 05:04

GhanaWeb

Let's adopt nuclear power for affordable and reliable energy source - Dr. Sogbadji
GhanaWeb
“We are looking at energy demands for the future, we have considered renewables, we have considered thermal and we are considering nuclear power plants, because we will be doing one district one factory and industry always operate on cheap power and ...

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Heber Light And Power Board Consider Investment In Nuclear Power - KPCW

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 00:36

Heber Light And Power Board Consider Investment In Nuclear Power
KPCW
The Heber Light and Power Board will take a trip to Corvallis, Oregon to learn about a small nuclear power plant currently under construction and to consider investment opportunities including buying future energy. They continue negotiations with Rocky ...

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Let's adopt nuclear power for affordable and reliable energy source - Ghana News Agency

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 21:37

Ghana News Agency

Let's adopt nuclear power for affordable and reliable energy source
Ghana News Agency
Accra, July 6, GNA - 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 ...

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Criticism of Seabrook nuclear power plant finds new momentum - Worcester Telegram

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 20:33

Worcester Telegram

Criticism of Seabrook nuclear power plant finds new momentum
Worcester Telegram
Residents living near nuclear power plants typically receive a 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 Information Calendar, distributed ...

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If Nuclear Plants Are So Vulnerable To Terrorist Attack, Why Don't Terrorists Attack Them? - Forbes

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 16:11

Forbes

If Nuclear Plants Are So Vulnerable To Terrorist Attack, Why Don't Terrorists Attack Them?
Forbes
Greenpeace earlier this week announced its employees had crashed a drone into a nuclear power plant in France in order to show the world just how vulnerable nuclear plants are to terrorist attacks. "This is a highly symbolic action,” said a Greenpeace ...
EDF gets approval to raise heat limit in some UK nuclear power reactorsETEnergyworld.com
EDF maintains plant safety is a priorityWorld Nuclear News
Greenpeace fly Superman drone into French nuclear power plantInfosurhoy

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Keep coal and nuclear power online - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 16:03

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Keep coal and nuclear power online
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Half of the nation's nuclear fleet of about 100 plants is financially distressed due to competition from cheap gas and subsidized wind power. Once all or most of this coal and nuclear power is gone, the country will lose its hedge against a future rise ...

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No. 2 nuclear power plant reactor to be stopped for inspection - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 15:00

Focus Taiwan News Channel

No. 2 nuclear power plant reactor to be stopped for inspection
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, July 6 (CNA) Operators started lowering the power from the second reactor at the No. 2 nuclear power plant in New Taipei at 8 p.m. Friday ahead of the reactor being taken offline early Saturday for inspections, state-run utility Taiwan Power Co.

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Trump order on coal, nuclear power could force Nebraska, Iowa utilities to raise rates - Scottsbluff Star Herald

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 14:09

Trump order on coal, nuclear power could force Nebraska, Iowa utilities to raise rates
Scottsbluff Star Herald
The Nebraska Public Power District, based in Columbus, still relies heavily on coal for its power production and continues to operate a nuclear power plant near Brownville that just had its most productive year. But it, too, has been moving toward ...

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Uzbekistan curious about Belarusian nuclear power plant construction experience - Belarus News (BelTA)

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 10:14

Belarus News (BelTA)

Uzbekistan curious about Belarusian nuclear power plant construction experience
Belarus News (BelTA)
An Uzbek delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Board of OAO Uzbekneftegaz Alisher Sultanov visited the construction site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant the other day. Belarusian Deputy Energy Minister Mikhail Mikhadyuk and ...

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Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station - Registration opens to make a representation - GOV.UK

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 08:21

GOV.UK

Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station - Registration opens to make a representation
GOV.UK
The application, submitted by Horizon Nuclear Power for a proposed nuclear power station to be located adjacent to the existing power station at Wylfa A, on the Isle of Anglesey in Wales was accepted by The Planning Inspectorate for examination on 28 ...

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French MPs warn of nuclear power safety 'failings' - The Local France

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 07:08

Deutsche Welle

French MPs warn of nuclear power safety 'failings'
The Local France
It also questioned the safety of a plan to store nuclear waste deep underground in the northeastern village of Bure and called for the number of subcontractors in the nuclear industry to be kept to a minimum, "to improve control over the operation of ...
French nuclear power plants pose a grave security risk – lawmakers ...Deutsche Welle
French nuclear power plants pose a grave security risk – lawmakersTaiwan News
French call for nuclear safety improvementsFinancial Times
The News International -DroneDJ
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Letter, 7/6: Don't ignore costs of nuclear power - Lincoln Journal Star

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 04:55

Lincoln Journal Star

Letter, 7/6: Don't ignore costs of nuclear power
Lincoln Journal Star
How many remember the claim when nuclear power first started? “Electricity too cheap to meter!” Now we see the costs of new nuclear plants skyrocketing and the costs of up-dating existing plants too expensive. Nebraska's Fort Calhoun nuclear plant ...

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French nuclear power plants pose a grave security risk – lawmakers - Deutsche Welle

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 19:10

Deutsche Welle

French nuclear power plants pose a grave security risk – lawmakers
Deutsche Welle
France is the most nuclear dependent country in the world, with 75 percent of its energy produced by 58 reactors at 19 nuclear power plants. Many of those plants are ageing and even new reactors have been plagued by a number of serious problems.
French call for nuclear safety improvementsFinancial Times
French MPs Warn Of Nuclear Safety 'Failings'CHANNELS TELEVISION

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Nuclear Sector Deal — Financing New UK Nuclear Power Projects - JD Supra (press release)

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 19:01

JD Supra (press release)

Nuclear Sector Deal — Financing New UK Nuclear Power Projects
JD Supra (press release)
The exploration of new funding models follows extensive media coverage and a National Audit Office report on the value for money of the support given to Hinkley Point C (HPC) — the first new nuclear power station to be built in the UK in over 20 years.

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A Double First in China for Advanced Nuclear Reactors - IEEE Spectrum

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 18:59

IEEE Spectrum

A Double First in China for Advanced Nuclear Reactors
IEEE Spectrum
The White House cited this nuclear nexus in a May memo instructing Rick Perry, the Secretary of Energy, to force utilities to buy power from unprofitable nuclear and coal plants. The memo states that the "entire US nuclear enterprise” including nuclear ...
First Commercial AP1000, EPR Reactors Connected to GridPOWER magazine

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Nuclear Sector Deal — Financing New UK Nuclear Power Projects - Lexology

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 16:03

Nuclear Sector Deal — Financing New UK Nuclear Power Projects
Lexology
The UK government recently published its Nuclear Sector Deal (Sector Deal) as part of the UK's modern industrial strategy. Recognising the sector's strategic importance in delivering future energy security, the Sector Deal reconfirmed the government's ...

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Nuclear power predicted to 'virtually disappear' in the US - Power Technology

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 15:56

Power Technology

Nuclear power predicted to 'virtually disappear' in the US
Power Technology
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Engineering and Public Policy have released a report detailing nuclear power's dwindling significance in the US, stating that it is unlikely to make any noteworthy contributions to the country ...

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IAEA Mission Says Italy Making Progress Towards Safe Dismantling of Nuclear Power Reactors - International Atomic Energy Agency

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 14:19

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Mission Says Italy Making Progress Towards Safe Dismantling of Nuclear Power Reactors
International Atomic Energy Agency
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said Italy has made significant progress in preparing for the safe dismantling of major parts of two of the country's nuclear power plants, while noting areas for potential improvement. The ...

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Indian Point Nuclear Power Plants Operated Safely in 2017 - The Examiner News

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 13:18

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plants Operated Safely in 2017
The Examiner News
The two active nuclear power plants at Indian Point in Buchanan operated safely in 2017, according to the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). At a public hearing June 21 in Tarrytown attended by approximately 75 people, NRC officials unveiled ...

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Stop flogging the dead horse of nuclear power - Courier Mail

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 13:01

Courier Mail

Stop flogging the dead horse of nuclear power
Courier Mail
The problem for the proponents of nuclear power is that we've been down this track before and not all that long ago. In fact, we've been talking about nuclear power since 1952 when then South Australian premier Thomas Playford confidently proposed that ...

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