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Nuclear power plant identifies and stops small hydrogen leak - Norwich Bulletin

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 12:22

Norwich Bulletin

Nuclear power plant identifies and stops small hydrogen leak
Norwich Bulletin
WATERFORD — Authorities say a small hydrogen leak at a nuclear power plant in the Connecticut town of Waterford has been addressed. The Day reports the Millstone Power Station was evacuated Monday afternoon after a leak in a turbine building was ...

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Commentary: States have the power to keep nuclear in the mix - Palm Beach Post

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 11:06

Palm Beach Post

Commentary: States have the power to keep nuclear in the mix
Palm Beach Post
Continued development of renewable sources of energy is essential for a lower-carbon future, but relying on renewables solely and immediately to replace nuclear power would not only be astronomically expensive but also doesn't change carbon emissions.

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Radioactive wild boars in Sweden are eating nuclear mushrooms - Quartz

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 11:02

Quartz

Radioactive wild boars in Sweden are eating nuclear mushrooms
Quartz
Radioactive wild boars currently roaming central and northern Sweden are proof positive that nuclear disasters have long-term environmental impacts, both near and far from where they occur. In 1986, a nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine exploded, ...

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France's EDF fixing pipe problem at 20 nuclear reactors - Reuters

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:02

Reuters

France's EDF fixing pipe problem at 20 nuclear reactors
Reuters
After several delays in the restart of some reactors following maintenance and a review ordered by the nuclear watchdog, 21 out of France's 58 nuclear reactors are offline, putting available nuclear capacity at 63.80 percent of the total. [POWER/FR].

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Cook, RESA Teaming Up To Talk Nuclear Power With Students - News/Talk 94.9 WSJM

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:04

Cook, RESA Teaming Up To Talk Nuclear Power With Students
News/Talk 94.9 WSJM
Berrien RESA and the Cook nuclear power plant near Bridgman are teaming up next week to teach local kids about nuclear power. The plant's Irene Weaver tells WSJM News they're holding an art contest, asking kids to make posters about what nuclear ...

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Nuclear Power Plant Identifies and Stops Small Hydrogen Leak - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 21:48

Nuclear Power Plant Identifies and Stops Small Hydrogen Leak
U.S. News & World Report
Nuclear Power Plant Identifies and Stops Small Hydrogen Leak. Authorities say a small hydrogen leak at a nuclear power plant in the Connecticut town of Waterford was addressed. Oct. 10, 2017, at 5:38 p.m.. Nuclear Power Plant Identifies and Stops Small ...

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Nuclear power plant identifies and stops small hydrogen leak - San Francisco Chronicle

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 21:42

Nuclear power plant identifies and stops small hydrogen leak
San Francisco Chronicle
The company evacuated the building as a precaution because hydrogen can be flammable in high enough concentrations and brought in additional fans. Holt says the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, along with state and local officials, were notified.

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Opening Of Areva's Nuclear Power Plant In Finland Delayed Yet Again — A Decade Of Delays & Counting - CleanTechnica

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:45

CleanTechnica

Opening Of Areva's Nuclear Power Plant In Finland Delayed Yet Again — A Decade Of Delays & Counting
CleanTechnica
The beginning of operations at Areva's Olkiluoto 3 nuclear power plant in Finland has been delayed yet again, 5 more months this time, pushing the expected opening back to May 2019. This means that the troubled nuclear enemy project has now ...
Commissioning of Finland's Olkiluoto 3 nuclear reactor delayed until May 2019Power Technology

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Watchdog Group Allowed to Weigh In on Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant Review - New Hampshire Public Radio

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:33

New Hampshire Public Radio

Watchdog Group Allowed to Weigh In on Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant Review
New Hampshire Public Radio
Federal regulators will allow the non-profit nuclear watchdog group C-10 to weigh in on a regulatory review of the Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant. C-10 has raised concerns about how the plant's owner, NextEra Energy, is addressing concrete degradation ...

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New Delhi looking at granting indemnity to US nuclear power suppliers - Hindu Business Line

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 17:17

New Delhi looking at granting indemnity to US nuclear power suppliers
Hindu Business Line
The government is likely to address the long pending issue of providing indemnification to American nuclear suppliers that has been one of the main sticking points in the progress of the US-India Civil Nuclear Deal. The government is believed to have ...

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Global Generator Market for Nuclear Power Research Report 2017-2021 - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 17:17

Global Generator Market for Nuclear Power Research Report 2017-2021
PR Newswire (press release)
The global generator market for nuclear power to grow at a CAGR of 2.41% during the period 2017-2021. Global Generator Market for Nuclear Power 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.

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Russia's Nuclear Sector Is Surging - OilPrice.com

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 15:30

Russia's Nuclear Sector Is Surging
OilPrice.com
Yet Russia, a country with a long-standing nuclear tradition (63 years ago it was the first ever to generate electricity for a power grid at the Obninsk nuclear plant) is still keen to remain in the game. Moscow wants to make use of its rivals ...

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No More Nuclear: Japan's Biggest Utility Turns to Blockchain in Power Pivot - CoinDesk

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 13:03

The Guardian

No More Nuclear: Japan's Biggest Utility Turns to Blockchain in Power Pivot
CoinDesk
The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is no stranger to the risks of over-centralized energy sources. Perhaps best known for the nuclear meltdown of its Fukushima Daiichi power plant in 2011, the largest energy utility in Japan is now looking to ...
Fukushima residents win 500m yen payout over nuclear disasterThe Guardian
Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and CareersNuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
Japan and Fukushima plant operator must pay residents $4.5 million after nuclear crisis, court rulesLos Angeles Times
Common Dreams -New York Times -PennEnergy
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Fukushima residents win 500m yen payout over nuclear disaster - The Guardian

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:14

The Guardian

Fukushima residents win 500m yen payout over nuclear disaster
The Guardian
A court in Japan has ordered the government and the operator of the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to pay 500m yen (£3.37m) in damages to residents affected by the March 2011 triple meltdown. The ruling by the Fukushima district court ...
Fukushima court rules Tepco, government liable over 2011 nuclear disaster: mediaReuters
Japan court: Govt, utility accountable in Fukushima accidentNew York Daily News
Fukushima court orders Japanese government and TEPCO to pay damages over nuclear disasterDeutsche Welle
New York Times -The Wire -Nikkei Asian Review
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[Revelations] Nuclear security: power plants are poorly protected against malicious acts - Greenpeace International (blog)

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 09:33

Greenpeace International (blog)

[Revelations] Nuclear security: power plants are poorly protected against malicious acts
Greenpeace International (blog)
The nuclear power plants around us are “The Sword of Damocles” over our heads. A new report by independent experts, submitted to authorities in France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Luxembourg, questions security at French and Belgian nuclear ...

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How the US turned North Korea into a nuclear power - Prospect

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 08:29

Prospect

How the US turned North Korea into a nuclear power
Prospect
North Korea is now, unquestionably, a nuclear power. Over the past year, under the leadership of its dictator, Kim Jong-un, it has completed a decades-long effort to acquire the ability to deliver a thermonuclear weapon against major cities in the ...

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Local firms aspire to partake in Turkey's nuclear projects - Daily Sabah

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 21:14

Daily Sabah

Local firms aspire to partake in Turkey's nuclear projects
Daily Sabah
To that end, it has signed a training agreement with Russia's state-controlled nuclear corporation, Rosatom, which is currently building Turkey's first nuclear power plant in Akkuyu. It has also established a nuclear training center at the Sincan ...

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Abe and Koike Set Economic Battle Lines on Tax and Nuclear Power - Bloomberg

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 20:19

Bloomberg

Abe and Koike Set Economic Battle Lines on Tax and Nuclear Power
Bloomberg
As Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and Yuriko Koike's emergent Party of Hope shape up to contest a Japanese national election this month, the two conservative forces are staking out key points of difference on taxes and nuclear power.
CDP challenges ruling bloc with pledge to halt tax hike and vow to end nuclear power relianceThe Japan Times
2017 Lower House Election / LDP, Kibo to lock horns over consumption tax rate hikeThe Japan News
Koike support wanes after refusal to stand in Japan electionFinancial Times
Daily Pakistan
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France's EDF Says Cumulative 2017 Nuclear Power Output Down 1.3 Percent - New York Times

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 16:57

France's EDF Says Cumulative 2017 Nuclear Power Output Down 1.3 Percent
New York Times
PARIS — French state-controlled utility EDF said on Monday that its cumulative nuclear power production in 2017 was 283.3 terrawatt-hour (TWh) as of September, down 1.3 percent compared with the same period a year ago. EDF, which operates France's ...

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Engineers to begin ground testing at new Bradwell nuclear power station site - East Anglian Daily Times

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 16:54

East Anglian Daily Times

Engineers to begin ground testing at new Bradwell nuclear power station site
East Anglian Daily Times
The consortium is looking to build a new nuclear power station next to the decommissioned plant at Bradwell, and the public will be invited to comment on the design proposals this winter as part of the regulatory approval process. The new design is ...

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