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Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz warned Monday that Congress and businesses need to act with more urgency to work out a medley of challenges in promoting nuclear power. The United States is on track to experience a wave of nuclear plant retirements ...
South Africa is well-equipped to have nuclear power plants and has a nuclear safety culture, with Koeberg having operated safely for over 32 years, utility Eskom said yesterday.

nuclear power is expensive, especially when compared to some of the alternatives, so the U.S. nuclear power industry is shrinking. As more plants go offline, industry leaders are forced to reckon with what critics call a "broken system" for taking ...
former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said the pro-nuclear ruling party of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could lose the next lower house election if whether to give up nuclear power becomes the main election issue. ... noted that the government would be ...
Photo/Illutration Taiwan's fourth nuclear power plant in New Taipei City in the northern part of the island. Its construction has been suspended due to an anti-nuclear movement that has intensified since the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
The United Arab Emirates' nuclear energy project has completed a $24.4bn financing for its first plant with most of the cash coming from state sources, the developers said on Thursday.

In April 2016, Russia's Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation decided to sell up to 49 percent of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant, Inc. to local companies in an attempt to form new partnerships and initiated partnership negotiations with Cengiz ...
Gas plant owners sued this week to block a new state subsidy - called a zero emissions credit - that could be worth billions over the next 12 years to four upstate nuclear power plants under Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration's new Clean Energy ...
The move comes after Japan's Ministry of economy, Trade, and Industry announced earlier this week that for the first time since Fukushima, it won't impose measures for companies and households to cut power consumption - a cost-effective action known as ...
She said the credits could be temporary, helping to sustain the industry until the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which regulates the market for electricity shared by utilities across the electric grid, enacts changes she said would more ...
While some environmental groups support the nuclear subsidies as a necessary part of reducing the use of coal and natural gas, other renewable energy advocates say they're an unnecessary investment in a potentially hazardous industry.
In the 2000s, some American power companies, faced with growing environmental regulations, eyed nuclear power again as a top alternative to fossil fuels such as coal and oil.
Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker submitted a detailed report to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on the most recent financial and legal negotiations with the Russian company Rosatom about the Dabaa nuclear power plant. Official sources said that ...
"We're ensuring the long-term financing for shutting down, dismantling and cleaning up [nuclear power plants] without society alone having to bear the costs and without making the economic situation of operators untenable.
At a recent industry event, I spoke to many of our colleagues, many of whom have come out of retirement again and again simply because their passion for nuclear power as a solution to meeting our ever growing energy needs is simply impossible to ...
At a time when many existing nuclear power plants are struggling financially from competition from low natural gas prices and subsidized wind and solar projects, the nuclear industry sees hope in this next-generation technology. "From an investment ...

With relatively fixed costs for labor, fuel, security and other needs, it's hard for the industry to compete. Instead, companies are trying to spur the federal and state governments to allow them to charge more, in exchange for a power source that does ...
The agency held a summit around cybersecurity, the International Conference on Cyber Security in a Nuclear World, in Vienna, in June 2015, to foster dialogue and discuss challenges related to in the industry. Amano told reporters on Monday that he ...
As unit two of Ukraine's largest nuclear power plant, Zaporozhye, was connected to the nation's power grid after repairs, a Russian political analyst evaluates the state of Ukraine's nuclear industry, finding that since the break-up with Russia ...
former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said the pro-nuclear ruling party of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could lose the next Lower House election if nuclear power becomes the main election issue. Citing recent gubernatorial ... He noted that the ...
In April 2016, Russia's Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation decided to sell up to 49 percent of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant, Inc. to local companies in an attempt to form new partnerships and initiated partnership negotiations with Cengiz ...
A challenge by natural gas power plant owners to a multibillion dollar state subsidy for nuclear plants revealed a tug of war between nuclear and gas interests ...
The nuclear industry has faced a host of issues in the past decade that have shrunk its profits.
workers, wearing protective suits and masks, stand near the No. 3 and No. 4 reactor buildings at Tokyo electric power Co's (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled ...
Korea electric power corporation (KEPCO) signed a 54-trillion-won (US$48.6 billion) deal to operate a nuclear power plant in the UAE.
In the 2000s, some American power companies, faced with growing environmental regulations, eyed nuclear power again as a top alternative to fossil fuels such as coal and oil.
NRG Energy Inc. and a group representing competitive power generators filed suit yesterday in federal court to block a key part of the state's Clean Energy Standard: its subsidies to nuclear power plants. They said the subsidies give nuclear an unfair ...
He said he believed that Romania's cooperation with China General nuclear power corporation (CGN) would not be adversely affected by the general elections at year-end, no matter which party or ruling coalition would come to power.
Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker submitted a detailed report to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on the most recent financial and legal negotiations with the Russian company Rosatom about the Dabaa nuclear power plant. Official sources said that ...
"We're ensuring the long-term financing for shutting down, dismantling and cleaning up [nuclear power plants] without society alone having to bear the costs and without making the economic situation of operators untenable.
At a recent industry event, I spoke to many of our colleagues, many of whom have come out of retirement again and again simply because their passion for nuclear power as a solution to meeting our ever growing energy needs is simply impossible to ...
The expanding cybersecurity focus on energy infrastructure by both the public and private sectors is certainly a welcome development.
ENVIRONMENTAL groups have come out in opposition to attempts by the energy company EDF to persuade the SNP to extend the lives of Scotland's two nuclear power stations. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Scotland has also dismissed claims by the ...
The nuclear industry formed the Institute for nuclear power Operations (INPO) in December 1979 as part of its responses to the three mile island accident.
The film "follows the unfolding drama as citizen activists and elected officials - alarmed at increasing safety violations - took on the federal government and one of the biggest nuclear power companies in America to call for closure of the reactor ...
Department of Energy (DOE) is pushing the envelope when it comes to integrating nuclear into the country's technology options in the shifting energy mix, but ...
After the first hour of the second Trump-Clinton debate, I was beginning to worry that I wouldn't be able to fulfill my assignment to write about the way that the ...
Tehran - Sun Qin, the head of China National Nuclear corporation (CNNC), has visited Tehran to begin talks with Iranian officials for cooperation in nuclear ...
A fire at the neighbouring Windscale plant just a year later added to doubts about the industry. Then there were accidents at Chernobyl and Fukishima and the legacy of nuclear waste continues.
At a time when many existing nuclear power plants are struggling financially from competition from low natural gas prices and subsidized wind and solar projects, the nuclear industry sees hope in this next-generation technology. "From an investment ...
India has said it is working towards early allocation of the second site for the construction of the Russian-designed nuclear power plant as Moscow assisted Kudankulam nuclear power plant has already started generating power. ... Action for ...
The Kudankulam nuclear power Project (KKNPP) in Tamil Nadu, a collaborative project between India and Russia already has two functional reactors.
With relatively fixed costs for labor, fuel, security and other needs, it's hard for the industry to compete. Instead, companies are trying to spur the federal and state governments to allow them to charge more, in exchange for a power source that does ...
With relatively fixed costs for labor, fuel, security and other needs, it's hard for the industry to compete. Instead, companies are trying to spur the federal and state governments to allow them to charge more, in exchange for a power source that does ...
Rosatom abroad: What nuclear power plants are planned? Which ones are ... The Russian State Nuclear energy corporation Rosatom is one of the world's largest nuclear companies, with operations not only in Russia, but in many countries around the world.
The manufacturing industry requires a permanent supply in order to sustain production, which in turn supports more than 2m jobs.
So far the Russian company has made and shipped most of the turbine and heat exchange equipment the first power-generating unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant will need. Operations to install the turbine of the first power-generating unit are in ...
Banning construction of nuclear power plants and limiting to 45 years the use of existing ones: that's an issue before Swiss voters in November.
An official from the United Nations' (UN) Nuclear agency has admitted a cyber-attack 'disrupted' a nuclear power plant, speaking to press in Germany.


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