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Nuclear Power Used to Seem Like the Future. Now Its Fate in the US Is in Question. - Futurism

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 16:00

Nuclear Power Used to Seem Like the Future. Now Its Fate in the US Is in Question.
Futurism
When nuclear power started feeding electricity into the grid in the 1950s, there was a sense of heady optimism. We could harness cutting-edge physics to generate cheap electricity! In 1954, Atomic Energy Commission chairman Lewis Strauss gushed that ...

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Nuclear disagreements aired publicly by Georgia project owners - MyAJC

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 15:49

MyAJC

Nuclear disagreements aired publicly by Georgia project owners
MyAJC
It suggested Oglethorpe “abdicated its responsibilities to its customers” by relying on budget projections by Georgia Power's sister company Southern Nuclear, which is leading construction. Oglethorpe swiped back. In a press release it accused Georgia ...
Georgia Nuclear Power Project on the Brink — Is US Nuclear Energy in Trouble?Countable
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Decommissioned floating nuclear power plant departs Galveston for final shipbreaking in Brownsville - Houston Chronicle

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 11:28

Houston Chronicle

Decommissioned floating nuclear power plant departs Galveston for final shipbreaking in Brownsville
Houston Chronicle
As the Sturgis faded into the shroud of rain clouds, Barber explained the byzantine process of reverse engineering a floating nuclear power plant. As many as 30 to 50 people at a time from a variety of trades contributed to the vessel's deconstruction ...

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Is North Korea a nuclear power? Small question has big implications - CTV News

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 11:14

CTV News

Is North Korea a nuclear power? Small question has big implications
CTV News
At the same time, the debate over whether to treat North Korea as a de facto nuclear power could influence whether fragile diplomacy continues or Northeast Asia returns to the threats of nuclear strikes that had many fearing war just last year. The AP ...

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Is building nuclear power plants the best way to boil water for generating electricity? - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 11:06

Los Angeles Times

Is building nuclear power plants the best way to boil water for generating electricity?
Los Angeles Times
To the editor: Aside from hydroelectric power, the generation of electricity is the same for coal-fired and nuclear power plants. Both boil water to produce steam that drives electricity-producing turbines. (“If California wants to go carbon-free, it ...

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Small question, big consequences: Is North Korea a nuclear power? - Chicago Daily Herald

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 11:00

Chicago Daily Herald

Small question, big consequences: Is North Korea a nuclear power?
Chicago Daily Herald
At the same time, the debate over whether to treat North Korea as a de facto nuclear power could influence whether fragile diplomacy continues or Northeast Asia returns to the threats of nuclear strikes that had many fearing war just last year. The AP ...

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Small question, big consequences: Is N. Korea a nuke power? - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 07:11

Small question, big consequences: Is N. Korea a nuke power?
Minneapolis Star Tribune
UNITED NATIONS — As Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un stand on the brink of a widely expected Summit No. 2 to unstick deadlocked nuclear diplomacy, a crucial but often overlooked question looms: Is North Korea actually a nuclear power? Kim and his ...

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India, Russia may wrap up strategy to expand nuclear ties - Economic Times

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 01:31

Economic Times

India, Russia may wrap up strategy to expand nuclear ties
Economic Times
The action plan will focus on a second site for Russian nuclear plant in India besides localisation of components for nuclear power plants under the 'Make in India' programme, bolstering cooperation for existing nuclear power plant in Kudankulam and ...

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License to build Hanhikivi nuclear power plant in Finland may be issued in 2019 - TASS

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 22:09

License to build Hanhikivi nuclear power plant in Finland may be issued in 2019
TASS
MOSCOW, September 26. /TASS/. Russia's state nuclear corporation Rosatom and its Finnish partners expect to receive a license to build the Hanhikivi-1 nuclear power plant (NPP) in Finland in 2019. "The project of building the Hanhikivi-1 NPP is now at ...
License to build Hanhikivi-1 nuclear power plant expected next yearUnited News of India

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JEA trying to avoid charging customers extra money for nuclear power plant - FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 21:09

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JEA trying to avoid charging customers extra money for nuclear power plant
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JACKSONVILLE — A nuclear power plant currently being built in East Georgia could now have an impact on JEA customers here on the First Coast. Ten years ago, JEA agreed to pay a percentage of the construction costs, with plans to use energy from the ...

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Owners of Last US Nuclear Plant Face Few Good Options as Deadline Nears - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 19:09

Wall Street Journal

Owners of Last US Nuclear Plant Face Few Good Options as Deadline Nears
Wall Street Journal
The owners of the last remaining nuclear-power plant under construction in the U.S. continued Tuesday to negotiate a deal to finish the half-built project. But in some ways, the choice of whether to keep going amounts to a no-win proposition. If the ...
Fate of $28 billion Georgia nuclear plant down to 'game of chicken'AL.com
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Kenya now pushes nuclear power plant plan to 2036 - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 18:38

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Kenya now pushes nuclear power plant plan to 2036
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Kenya has postponed its plan to build Sh968 billion nuclear power plant by nine years to 2036 in favour renewable energy projects and coal plant. Updated power development plan prepared by the Ministry of Energy and covering the period 2017 to 2037, ...

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A nuclear startup will fold after failing to deliver reactors that run on spent fuel - MIT Technology Review

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 12:05

MIT Technology Review

A nuclear startup will fold after failing to deliver reactors that run on spent fuel
MIT Technology Review
Josh Freed, vice president for the clean energy program at the centrist think tank Third Way, said Transatomic's closure doesn't reflect any broader challenges for advanced nuclear power in general. He notes that dozens of such US projects have emerged ...

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Ghana's nuclear power agenda on course- Phase II of project scheduled for Q1 2019 - BusinessGhana

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:50

Ghana's nuclear power agenda on course- Phase II of project scheduled for Q1 2019
BusinessGhana
Ghana's agenda to integrate nuclear power into its power generation mix is progressing steadily with the Ministry of Energy setting a target to fully activate the second phase of the project by the end of the first quarter of next year. The first phase ...

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Belarusian nuclear power plant staffed well - Belarus News (BelTA)

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:49

Belarus News (BelTA)

Belarusian nuclear power plant staffed well
Belarus News (BelTA)
MINSK, 25 September (BelTA) – The first unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant has virtually all the staff it needs. The second unit has 50% of the required manpower, BelTA learned from Alexander Yerin, Deputy Head of the Education and Training ...

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Japan Court Allows Nuclear Reactor to Reopen in Boost to Abe's Energy Push - Bloomberg

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 05:18

Bloomberg

Japan Court Allows Nuclear Reactor to Reopen in Boost to Abe's Energy Push
Bloomberg
Tuesday's ruling is a win for Japanese policy makers seeking to restore the nation's nuclear industry amid efforts to reduce reliance on costly fossil-fuel imports and cut carbon emissions. The battle in Japan over nuclear power has moved mostly to the ...

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Hiroshima High Court signs off on restart of reactor at Shikoku Electric's Ikata nuclear power plant - The Japan Times

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 04:49

The Japan Times

Hiroshima High Court signs off on restart of reactor at Shikoku Electric's Ikata nuclear power plant
The Japan Times
1 nuclear power plant led to a nationwide halt of such plants. Presiding Judge Masayuki Miki said in the ruling, “There is not reason to believe in the possibility of a destructive volcanic eruption during the plant's operating period and there is only ...
Hiroshima High Court overturns injunction against Ikata reactor restartThe Mainichi

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Last Nuclear Plant Being Built in US Survives Vote - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 01:28

Wall Street Journal

Last Nuclear Plant Being Built in US Survives Vote
Wall Street Journal
One of the owners of the only remaining nuclear-power plant being built in the U.S. voted Monday to continue construction despite escalating costs. Facing pressure from state and federal officials, the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia decided to ...
Cost caps sought for Georgia nuclear project to move forwardIdaho Statesman
Utility votes to continue costly Georgia nuclear projectThe Telegraph

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World's First Floating Nuclear Plant Dismantled in Texas - The Maritime Executive

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 00:03

The Maritime Executive

World's First Floating Nuclear Plant Dismantled in Texas
The Maritime Executive
Last week engineering crews confirmed they had finished dismantling the world's first floating nuclear power plant, deactivating its reactor and removing more than 680,000 kilograms of nuclear waste, which will now be sent to safer storage. No, no.

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Massive Georgia nuclear project scores a partial vote to continue - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 19:16

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Massive Georgia nuclear project scores a partial vote to continue
Atlanta Journal Constitution
An organization that represent city utilities in Georgia voted Monday to keep the nuclear power expansion of Plant Vogtle alive, despite continued cost overruns and delays. But Vogtle's future isn't yet settled, even with the unanimous vote for ...
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