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Moorside nuclear power station 'delayed' - New Civil Engineer

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 14:43

New Civil Engineer

Moorside nuclear power station 'delayed'
New Civil Engineer
It is understood these include Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) and China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN). Samson told Reuters the new invester would want to put in place a new delivery plan and therefore there would be a delay to the ...

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IAEA Sees Safety Commitment at UAE's First Nuclear Power Plant Ahead of Planned Operation Start - International Atomic Energy Agency

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 14:25

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Sees Safety Commitment at UAE's First Nuclear Power Plant Ahead of Planned Operation Start
International Atomic Energy Agency
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts observed a commitment to safety by the operator of the United Arab Emirates' first Nuclear Power Plant, ahead of its planned start of operations. The team also identified areas where further ...

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November power jumps as France hit by further nuclear delays, outages - Platts

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:34

November power jumps as France hit by further nuclear delays, outages
Platts
Nuclear power plant operator EDF delayed the restart of 1.5 GW Chooz-2 reactor to November 2 from the earlier estimated end date of October 21, while also completely halting capacity generation from its 1.5 GW Chooz-1 reactor for an unplanned outage ...
EUROPE POWER-French front-month power contracts hit record levelsReuters Africa

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Oil And Gas Industry Attacks Perry's Plan for Saving Nuclear And Coal - Forbes

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:01

Forbes

Oil And Gas Industry Attacks Perry's Plan for Saving Nuclear And Coal
Forbes
Last week, Energy Secretary Rick Perry asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to regulate pricing so that coal and nuclear power plants that keep at least 90 days of fuel supply on site can recoup their full costs. Said Perry, 'The continued ...
US proposes to subsidise coal and nuclear power plants, calls them 'reliable'Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)
Behind the Backlash to Energy Secretary Rick Perry's Demand for Coal-Nuclear Market InterventionGreentech Media
Rick Perry's plan to subsidize coal and nuclear plants is bonkersVox
Houston Chronicle -Energy Collective -Fast Company
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Russia, Saudi Arabia may develop nuclear cooperation - TASS

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 09:13

Financial Times

Russia, Saudi Arabia may develop nuclear cooperation
TASS
Russia has certain potential for cooperation in nuclear power with Saudi Arabia, which plans for boosting this energy sector, Russia's Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak who co-chairs the Russian-Saudi inter-governmental commission told the Russian-Saudi ...
Saudi's king in Moscow: An unexpected rapprochementAljazeera.com

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How nuclear can support green applications for a sustainable SA - Fin24

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 05:06

Fin24

How nuclear can support green applications for a sustainable SA
Fin24
These nuclear power plants are designed from the ground up utilising different philosophies and more importantly, different objectives than conventional light water reactors widely in operation today. Figure 1 illustrates how nuclear power plant ...

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Rick Perry's plan to subsidize coal and nuclear plants is bonkers - Vox

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 13:10

Vox

Rick Perry's plan to subsidize coal and nuclear plants is bonkers
Vox
Putting it more explicitly, the administration's claim is twofold: First, that power plants with large amounts of fuel on-site — coal and nuclear, basically — are necessary to grid reliability, and second, that those plants are unfairly being driven ...
Rick Perry wants you to pay more to support coal, nuclear industriesHouston Chronicle
The Energy Department Is Making Up Reasons Why You Need To Pay More For Dirty EnergyFast Company
South Carolina lawmakers grill CEO over failed Summer nuclear plantSoutheast Energy News
Green Car Reports
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IAEA Releases Projections on Global Nuclear Power Capacity Through 2050 - International Atomic Energy Agency

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:34

International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA Releases Projections on Global Nuclear Power Capacity Through 2050
International Atomic Energy Agency
Construction of the Hualong One unit (Fuqing 4) at the construction site of the Fuqing Nuclear Power Plant. As of October 2017, the People's Republic of China has 38 nuclear power reactors in operation and 19 under construction. (Photo: Fuqing Nuclear ...
Nuclear Power in Russian Federation Market- Historical Period is During 2006-2016 (unless specified) and Forecast ...MilTech

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Zero-nuclear power policy without concrete measures is irresponsible - The Japan News

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:42

Zero-nuclear power policy without concrete measures is irresponsible
The Japan News
The Liberal Democratic Party, in its campaign pledges, has held up a policy of considering nuclear power as one of the nation's key electricity sources and continuing to utilize it. In the pledges, the party states that it will restart those nuclear ...

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Zero-nuclear power policy without concrete measures is irresponsible - The Japan News

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:42

Zero-nuclear power policy without concrete measures is irresponsible
The Japan News
The Liberal Democratic Party, in its campaign pledges, has held up a policy of considering nuclear power as one of the nation's key electricity sources and continuing to utilize it. In the pledges, the party states that it will restart those nuclear ...

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Fukushima operator can restart nuclear reactors at world's biggest plant - The Guardian

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 09:23

The Guardian

Fukushima operator can restart nuclear reactors at world's biggest plant
The Guardian
The operator of Japan's stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has been given initial approval to restart reactors at another atomic facility, marking the first step towards the firm's return to nuclear power generation more than six years ...
Japan regulator grants safety approval to Tepco's first reactor restart since Fukushimaswissinfo.ch
Fukushima Nuclear Plant with First Safety Certificate after the AccidentNovinite.com
Fukushima operator Tepco gets first safety approval to run reactors after 2011 nuclear disasterSouth China Morning Post
Business Day
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Legislators grill CEO of Santee Cooper on failed nuclear power project - WCBD News 2

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 09:06

WCBD News 2

Legislators grill CEO of Santee Cooper on failed nuclear power project
WCBD News 2
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – The CEO of the public utility that co-owns South Carolina's abandoned nuclear power project says he pushed the majority owner for years for better oversight. Santee Cooper's retiring CEO Lonnie Carter told a House panel on ...

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VOTE 2017: Kibo no To takes aim at nuclear power, Article 9, Abe scandals - Asahi Shimbun

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 08:55

Asahi Shimbun

VOTE 2017: Kibo no To takes aim at nuclear power, Article 9, Abe scandals
Asahi Shimbun
The nine pillars in Kibo no To's draft manifesto are: revising the Constitution; phasing out nuclear power; freezing the consumption tax increase; reducing the number of Diet members and their annual allowances; achieving economic growth through ...
Yuriko Koike's Kibo no To will push for a halt in sales tax hike, end of nuclear power: sourcesThe Japan Times
Japan nuclear stocks lukewarm after Tokyo governor denies parliament runFinancial Times
Kansai Electric Bellwether for Koike's `Party of Hope'Bloomberg

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Tony Abbott says nuclear power should be part of Australia's energy mix - The Australian

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 07:49

The Australian

Tony Abbott says nuclear power should be part of Australia's energy mix
The Australian
The former prime minister said nuclear power should be part of Australia's energy mix, as well as government-funded coal power plants. “If we ever do need zero emissions baseload power the only reliable way of getting it is nuclear, currently nuclear ...

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Czech Export Bank funds warranties to Armenian nuclear power plant upgrade - Xinhua

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 15:02

Xinhua

Czech Export Bank funds warranties to Armenian nuclear power plant upgrade
Xinhua
YEREVAN, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- The Czech Export Bank (CEB) will fund warranties to the tune of 1 million euro (1.18 million U.S. dollars) for Czech manufacturer Skoda JS, enabling Skoda to take part in a nuclear power plant upgrade in Armenia. Skoda plans ...

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French nuclear power output rises as hydro generation hits 10-month low - Platts

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 13:14

French nuclear power output rises as hydro generation hits 10-month low
Platts
Nuclear power production in France increased in September, with the hourly output level surpassing 43 GW for the first time since mid-May, which helped offset lower fossil-fuel generation, monthly production data from French TSO RTE shows. In September ...

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Perry seeking to prop up nuclear, coal plants - The Hill

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:00

The Hill

Perry seeking to prop up nuclear, coal plants
The Hill
Perry wants to increase the payments to troubled coal and nuclear plants by requiring that certain regional electric grid operations pay power plants their actual costs of operating plus a “fair rate of return.” It would be a significant shift from the ...
Donald Trump to reward 'reliable' coal, nuclear power plantsThe Australian
Op-Ed: DOE proposes massive bailout for coal and nuclear power plantsDigital Journal
Gas, renewable groups oppose US DOE's call to support nuclear, coalReuters
Renewables Now (subscription) -The Philadelphia Tribune -Financial Times
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Nuclear Power in Russian Federation Market 2017 -Develop Market-Entry and Market Expansion Strategies - Industry Today (press release)

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 07:52

Nuclear Power in Russian Federation Market 2017 -Develop Market-Entry and Market Expansion Strategies
Industry Today (press release)
Pune, India, 3rd October 2017: WiseGuyReports announced addition of new report, titled “Nuclear Power in Russian Federation, Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2017 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations ...

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Coal and nuclear power stand to gain from new Department of Energy moves - Marketplace.org

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 22:59

The Australian

Coal and nuclear power stand to gain from new Department of Energy moves
Marketplace.org
The Trump administration is asking for new regulations in the name of grid reliability. Specifically, it wants to support coal and nuclear power to make sure the U.S. always has a supply on-hand for possible times of need. But skeptics wonder if this ...
Donald Trump to reward 'reliable' coal, nuclear power plantsThe Australian
Op-Ed: DOE proposes massive bailout for coal and nuclear power plantsDigital Journal
Rick Perry wants measures to help US coal, nuclear power surviveRenewables Now (subscription)
Reuters -Financial Times -Washington Examiner
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Skyline of Bohunice nuclear power plant will change - The Slovak Spectator

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 20:16

The Slovak Spectator

Skyline of Bohunice nuclear power plant will change
The Slovak Spectator
The well-known skyline of the nuclear facilities in Jaslovské Bohunice is changing. After Slovakia gradually closed two units of the so-called V1 nuclear power station in Jaslovské Bohunice in 2006 and 2008, their decommissioning is on-going. It is ...

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