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News - Renewables Push Undermines Power Grid Serving 65 Million - The Heartland Institute

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 07:45
News - Renewables Push Undermines Power Grid Serving 65 Million  The Heartland Institute

In recent years, environmental zealots have called for replace coal and nuclear power plants with green energy source, a shortsighted plan that could very well ...

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Rolls-Royce plant in Peterborough playing key role in Ontario nuclear plant refurbishments - ThePeterboroughExaminer.com

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 07:00
Rolls-Royce plant in Peterborough playing key role in Ontario nuclear plant refurbishments  ThePeterboroughExaminer.com

Ontario Power Generation now has 11 contracts with Peterborough firms worth $69M for the Darlington plant refurbishment.

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TABLE-Swiss nuclear plant outages and restarts - Reuters

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 06:42
TABLE-Swiss nuclear plant outages and restarts  Reuters

The following table lists maintenance outages and unscheduled stoppages at Swiss nuclear power plants. Maintenance usually takes place in the spring and ...

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Nuclear energy: Powering the economy carbon-free growth, jobs and leadership in innovation - EURACTIV

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 05:16
Nuclear energy: Powering the economy carbon-free growth, jobs and leadership in innovation  EURACTIV

If Europe is serious about decarbonising its economy by 2050, then one quarter of the electricity produced in the EU will need to continue to come from nuclear.

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Green Energy, Industry Advocates Call Ohio Bill a Bailout for Nuclear Energy - InsideSources

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 04:55
Green Energy, Industry Advocates Call Ohio Bill a Bailout for Nuclear Energy  InsideSources

Republican lawmakers in Ohio are under fire over a bill intended to create a clean air program but denounced by energy industry and environmental advocates ...

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Columbus Dispatch: Nuclear power bill raises too many questions - Lima Ohio

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 01:00
Columbus Dispatch: Nuclear power bill raises too many questions  Lima Ohio

Backers of a bill that would bail out Ohio's two nuclear power plants claim it is the comprehensive energy policy our state needs to move toward a lo.

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Mineral Council Wants Australian Nuclear Ban Repealed - EnerCom Inc.

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 23:50
Mineral Council Wants Australian Nuclear Ban Repealed  EnerCom Inc.

The Mineral Council of Australia (MCA) is calling on the federal government to repeal a decades old nuclear energy ban on the continent, and to examine ways ...

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Nuclear energy and the Green New Deal - OCRegister

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 21:48
Nuclear energy and the Green New Deal  OCRegister

The Green New Deal's goal is to move America to zero carbon emissions in 10 years. “That's a goal you could only imagine possible if you have no idea how ...

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Japan nuclear plants face shutdown over delayed anti-terror steps - Nikkei Asian Review

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 21:45
Japan nuclear plants face shutdown over delayed anti-terror steps  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- The first Japanese nuclear power plant to be restarted after the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi meltdown risks being shut down again after the countr.

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Free-market advocate chastises nuclear energy subsidies in committee hearing - Watchdog.org

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 21:24
Free-market advocate chastises nuclear energy subsidies in committee hearing  Watchdog.org

A representative of an Ohio-based free-market think tank cautioned state lawmakers during a Wednesday committee hearing about adopting a measure that ...

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Plymouth Braces For Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant's End - WBUR

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 19:56
Plymouth Braces For Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant's End  WBUR

When Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station closes its doors at the end of May, the town of Plymouth will lose one of its largest economic engines.

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What Russia thinks about North Korea's nuclear weapons - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:53
What Russia thinks about North Korea's nuclear weapons  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia today for a meeting with President Vladimir Putin. For Kim this is a logical step. Aside from the fact that his ...

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Supreme Court Clears Path for States to Subsidize Nuclear Power - Engineering News-Record

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 18:15
Supreme Court Clears Path for States to Subsidize Nuclear Power  Engineering News-Record

States that want to subsidize nuclear power plants got a boost from the U.S. Supreme Court April 15 when it refused to hear a petition challenging a lower court ...

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Ohio nuclear subsidy bill designed to undermine wind and solar, experts say - Energy News Network

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:20
Ohio nuclear subsidy bill designed to undermine wind and solar, experts say  Energy News Network

Hearings continue this week in the Ohio House on the bill, which creates a "Clean Air Program" that appears aimed toward existing nuclear and coal plants.

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Bernie Sanders Wants To Phase Out Nuclear Power. One Vermont Town Was Hit Hard When Its Plant Closed - The Daily Caller

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:17
Bernie Sanders Wants To Phase Out Nuclear Power. One Vermont Town Was Hit Hard When Its Plant Closed  The Daily Caller

Small towns across the country have been hit hard by nuclear power plant closures in recent years, including a small town in Bernie Sanders' home state.

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Opinion | BWXT president: Peterborough workers help create nuclear energy that's clean, affordable and safe - ThePeterboroughExaminer.com

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:02
Opinion | BWXT president: Peterborough workers help create nuclear energy that's clean, affordable and safe  ThePeterboroughExaminer.com

It's not every day that one of Peterborough's major employers goes before citizens and a federal regulator to renew its licence to operate. BWXT Nuclear Energy ...

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Indian Irresponsible Behavior as Nuclear Power - Modern Diplomacy

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 16:54
Indian Irresponsible Behavior as Nuclear Power  Modern Diplomacy

The debate between nuclear haves and have-nots over safety and security of nuclear material has long been dominated by the evolving discourse on futuristic ...

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12:03 Cuba, Russia Sign Protocol on Atomic Energy - Prensa Latina

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 16:09
12:03 Cuba, Russia Sign Protocol on Atomic Energy  Prensa Latina

Havana, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Agency for Nuclear Energy and Advanced Technologies (Aenta) highlighted Wednesday the signing of a protocol of ...

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DPP joining Saturday's anti-nuclear rallies - Taipei Times

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 16:04
DPP joining Saturday's anti-nuclear rallies  Taipei Times

The Democratic Progressive Party is taking a proactive approach to tackling misinformation about nuclear power by taking part in this year's anti-nuclear ...

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Russia expects operating licence for floating plant in July - World Nuclear News

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 15:35
Russia expects operating licence for floating plant in July  World Nuclear News

After a series of successful and comprehensive tests, including on its twin KLT-40 reactor system, the floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov is ready ...

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