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Chinese company behind new UK nuclear power plant 'refused to give security details to British authorities' - The Independent

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 18:17

The Independent

Chinese company behind new UK nuclear power plant 'refused to give security details to British authorities'
The Independent
A Chinese energy company planning to build a nuclear power station in the UK refused to disclose security information to British authorities about another of its plants, it has been revealed. The state-owned China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN ...

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Vogtle Expansion Receives $300 Million Toshiba Tranche - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 17:12

Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)

Vogtle Expansion Receives $300 Million Toshiba Tranche
Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog)
A similar drama unfolded in South Carolina, where the fate of SCANA Corporation and Santee Cooper's V.C. Summer nuclear power plant expansion project – another 2-unit Westinghouse lead AP-1000 reactor project – was in question. Those companies ...
Perry just made taxpayers invest in a $25-billion nuclear 'financial quagmire'ThinkProgress
Trump Admin. Pours $12 Billion Into Dying Nuclear Energy Project In GeorgiaTriple Pundit (registration) (blog)
DOE announces $3.7 billion more in loan guarantees for Plant Vogtle nuclearElectric Light & Power
Nasdaq -Atlanta Business Chronicle -Digital Journal
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Westinghouse and Turboatom to increase nuclear power plant capacity in Ukraine - Power Technology

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 08:16

Power Technology

Westinghouse and Turboatom to increase nuclear power plant capacity in Ukraine
Power Technology
US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with turbine manufacturer PJSC Turboatom to increase the capacity of nuclear power plants in Ukraine. In collaboration with Polenergia International and EDF ...

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New nuclear – a chance to start again - Financial Times

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 04:05

New nuclear – a chance to start again
Financial Times
There is a place for new nuclear in the future energy mix and that place should not be limited to state controlled economies such as Russia and China. Nuclear can provide power free of emissions. The industry is safer than many others in the energy ...

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Trump Hands $3.7b Lifeline to Last US Nuclear Power Project - Financial Tribune

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 20:41

Trump Hands $3.7b Lifeline to Last US Nuclear Power Project
Financial Tribune
T he administration of US President Donald trump has thrown a lifeline to the last hope for a US nuclear power revival, offering $3.7 billion in additional loan guarantees for Southern Co.'s troubled reactor project in Georgia. The conditional ...

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Chinese firm behind Essex nuclear plant refuses to reveal security information - The Guardian

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 16:52

The Guardian

Chinese firm behind Essex nuclear plant refuses to reveal security information
The Guardian
“With regard to the sharing of information, such as the security plans for FCG [Fangchenggang] Unit 3, CGN stated that these were protected documents under Chinese regulations,” the UK authorities wrote, in a glimpse of UK nuclear regulation rubbing up ...

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Donald Trump to reward 'reliable' coal, nuclear power plants - The Australian

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 13:01

The Australian

Donald Trump to reward 'reliable' coal, nuclear power plants
The Australian
The Energy Department is mandating that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission consider new rules that would effectively raise power prices to pay more to plants considered more resilient. The department suggests nuclear and coal-fired plants as ...
US delivers electric shock with coal and nuclear subsidy planFinancial Times

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Nuclear - Power The Extraordinary - New Ad Campaign Touting Marvels of Atomic Technology - Forbes

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 01:24

Forbes

Nuclear - Power The Extraordinary - New Ad Campaign Touting Marvels of Atomic Technology
Forbes
The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) announced in early September that was starting a new advertising campaign with completely reimagined creative materials. Using the general tagline of "Nuclear. Power the Extraordinary" the U.S. nuclear industry's ...

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No joke: Despite the evidence, nuclear power declared safe - Asahi Shimbun

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 09:28

Asahi Shimbun

No joke: Despite the evidence, nuclear power declared safe
Asahi Shimbun
IKATA, Ehime Prefecture--It's as if the 2011 nuclear disaster in Japan never happened. A public relations facility here that was set up to publicize the safety of the Ikata nuclear power plant operated by Shikoku Electric Power Co. still insists that ...

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DRULIAS: The danger of accepting North Korea as a nuclear power - Daily Free Press (subscription)

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 01:58

Daily Free Press (subscription)

DRULIAS: The danger of accepting North Korea as a nuclear power
Daily Free Press (subscription)
For the past few months, North Korea's nuclear missile program has dominated headlines — and for good reason. Just last week, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho said war with the United States was inevitable, and many people criticized Trump for ...
It's Already Too Late To Stop North Korea From Becoming A Nuclear PowerThe Federalist
Kim's sworn enemy braces for 'NUCLEAR BLAST' as North Korea tries new war tacticDaily Star
World has to live with nuclear North KoreaThe Straits Times
Baltimore Sun -RT -Deutsche Welle
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South Texas nuclear power plant granted license extension - mySanAntonio.com

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 21:24

mySanAntonio.com

South Texas nuclear power plant granted license extension
mySanAntonio.com
A nuclear power plant that city-owned utility CPS Energy buys power from will now generate power into the mid-century. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the operating license extension request from the South Texas Nuclear Project Electric ...
NRC Renews South Texas Project Nuclear Operating LicensePower Engineering Magazine
Trump administration renews license of South Texas nuclear plantSan Antonio Business Journal
South Texas Project staffers spent days waiting out HarveySan Antonio Express-News (subscription)

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India plays major role in nuclear plant in Bangladesh - Economic Times

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 17:43

Economic Times

India plays major role in nuclear plant in Bangladesh
Economic Times
At the recent 61st general conference of International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, top Indian officials announced Indian firms are working with Russian and Bangladeshi partners on establishing Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Bangladesh. India will ...

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US energy head seeks help for coal, nuclear power plants - Reuters

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 16:28

Reuters

US energy head seeks help for coal, nuclear power plants
Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has asked federal regulators to attempt to keep the nation's struggling coal and nuclear power plants open by rewarding them for contributing to the resilience of the electric grid, the Department of ...
Trump proposes higher payments for coal, nuclear power | TheHillThe Hill
Rick Perry urges FERC protect coal, nuclear power plantsWashington Examiner
Energy Dept proposes power pricing that may boost coal, nuclear ...CNBC
Natural Resources Defense Council -Greentech Media -Energy.gov
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Controversial Lake Michigan Nuclear Power Plant To Stay Open - OilPrice.com

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 15:59

Daily Energy Insider

Controversial Lake Michigan Nuclear Power Plant To Stay Open
OilPrice.com
After a failed deal that would have partially funded the decommissioning of Entergy's Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in Covert, Michigan, the decision has been made to keep the plant open past its original closing date, according to a company press ...
Palisades Nuclear Power Plant to continue operations until 2022Daily Energy Insider
Company delays planned closure of Michigan nuclear plantWTOP
Palisades to operate to 2022World Nuclear News
People Exclusive
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Trump throws billion-dollar lifeline to struggling nuclear power plant - Axios

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 15:37

Axios

Trump throws billion-dollar lifeline to struggling nuclear power plant
Axios
The Energy Department announced conditional loan guarantee commitments today for up to $3.7 billion to help a pair of financially struggling nuclear power reactors under construction in Georgia. The reactors, run by Southern Company with other ...
US offers Vogtle nuclear plant $3.7 billion in loan guaranteesReuters
Energy Department backs $3.7B in loans for Georgia nuclear plantThe Hill
Federal govt shows support for Georgia nuclear plant projectLos Angeles Times
Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers (press release) (blog) -Energy.gov (press release)
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NRDC Analysis - Nuclear Energy and a Safer Climate Future - Natural Resources Defense Council

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 14:37

Natural Resources Defense Council

NRDC Analysis - Nuclear Energy and a Safer Climate Future
Natural Resources Defense Council
These emissions cuts are necessary to avoid the most devastating impacts of climate change. Our analysis shows that the U.S. can reach its 2050 carbon goals even with a steep decline in U.S. nuclear power as American reactors age and the economics of ...

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Trump proposes higher payments for coal, nuclear power - The Hill

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 13:47

The Hill

Trump proposes higher payments for coal, nuclear power
The Hill
That definition appears to apply to coal, nuclear and hydroelectric power. Natural gas plants usually receive fuel via pipeline, but could ostensibly store a 90-day supply. Perry might have some support at FERC. Neil Chatterjee, FERC's temporary ...
NRDC Analysis - Nuclear Energy and a Safer Climate FutureNatural Resources Defense Council
Perry's Visionary Small Nuclear Generator Tested During Kennedy AdministrationForbes
South Texas Project staffers spent days waiting out HarveyWichita Eagle
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Nuclear Subsidies Are Bad Energy Policy - Forbes

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 13:03

Forbes

Nuclear Subsidies Are Bad Energy Policy
Forbes
CHORNOBYL', UKRAINE - AUGUST 19: A radiation sign stands near electricity pylons and a partially-constructed and abandoned cooling tower inside the exclusion zone near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on August 19, 2017 near Chornobyl', Ukraine.

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Russian-built nuclear power plant in Turkey will soon be operational – Putin - RT

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:05

RT

Russian-built nuclear power plant in Turkey will soon be operational – Putin
RT
Akkuyu should enable Ankara to reduce the cost of power generation and the cost to consumers. Russia and Turkey signed an agreement to construct and operate the NPP in 2010.The plant will have four reactors with a capacity of 4,800 MW, and a service ...

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Ann Darling: Climate change should hasten end of nuclear power - GazetteNET

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 23:08

GazetteNET

Ann Darling: Climate change should hasten end of nuclear power
GazetteNET
25) reported about the risks of nuclear weapons in a rapidly warming world, as conflicts over land and resources increase. Climate change will also make the risk of accidents at nuclear power facilities greater. Many of them are on or near the ocean or ...

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