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Malaysia will remain focused on the information and communication programme relating to nuclear power generation for the time being, and not in hurry to make any decision to introduce nuclear energy into its energy mix.
"They seem to be pretty intent on developing the capability, both missile technology as well as nuclear technology. It is a real concern for anyone that knows about the possibilities of them linking a missile to a weaponised atomic device or nuclear ...
Energy expert Chris Yelland says this shows that government has been pursuing nuclear power in haste. Earlier this week, the court ruled that the decision to call for proposals for the procurement of nuclear energy is unlawful and unconstitutional ...
French power incumbent EDF will be unable to finance new nuclear plants unless investment is secured under long-term power contracts, a company official told ICIS in a recent interview. "The electricity prices that we see today do not allow us to ...
These scenes were the first thing that came to mind when members of the EnviroNews USA Editorial Board read a recent opinion piece on "carbon-free" nuclear power from the Washington Post's (WaPo) Editorial Board titled, A bankruptcy that's bad news for ...
FILE - This June 13, 2014, file photo, shows the cooling towers and nuclear reactor containment buildings area at Plant Vogtle nuclear power plant in Waynesboro, Ga. Westinghouse Electric Co., the U.S. nuclear unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp., has filed ...
Resulting in one of the largest mass arrests in US history, the standoff at Seabrook helped spark a national backlash against nuclear power that has reverberated for decades, playing a significant role in curbing federal ambitions to build hundreds of ...
Mr Noone, an expert in nuclear deterrence in the Indo-Pacific, told news.com.au the THAAD adds a level of uncertainty for the North Korean regime.
As of 2016, the United States had 99 operating nuclear reactors at 61 plants across the country, with a capacity-weighted average age of 37 years.
IAEA is an international organisation that serves as an intergovernmental forum for scientific and technical co-operation in the peaceful use of nuclear technology and nuclear power worldwide. Rosatom is the Russian state atomic energy corporation.
PRETORIA, April 26. /TASS/. The High Court in South Africa has ruled to cancel a 2014 intergovernmental agreement with Russia for the construction of eight nuclear reactors in that country. High Court Judge Lee Bozalek said that the intergovernmental ...
The problem with nuclear technology is that it has been designed and used originally for destructive purposes while generating electricity has always been a ...
On one side, opponents leverage these issues to argue that nuclear power has no future due to economics and they conclude that the U.S.
Despite the Trump administration's opposition to using the federal regulatory process to improve the quality of breathable air by mandating a reduction in carbon emissions, top executives of consumers Energy Co.
Yukiya Amano, director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), spoke yesterday about the "remarkable contribution" nuclear applications make to "so many areas of our lives" at the opening of the agency's first International Conference ...
The Kudankulam nuclear power plant has all post-Fukushima safety requirements in place, said Alexey Pimenov, Chief executive of Rosatom, South Asia, marketing India Pvt Ltd, the Russian partner for state-run NPCIL in supplying reactors and running the ...
Despite being one of the world's largest oil producers, Saudi Arabia intends to build 16 nuclear power plants by 2030. Whether Saudi Arabia's nuclear technology will be used solely for civilian purposes remains to be seen. In 2011, former Saudi ...
Even if there hadn't been a nuclear project, he says, "we would have made the cannon anyway, just because it's cool.
Yukiya Amano, director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), spoke yesterday about the "remarkable contribution" nuclear applications make to "so many areas of our lives" at the opening of the agency's first International Conference ...
These countries have both the technology and economic resources to build these weapons. As such, they are likely to play pivotal roles in major geopolitical events within the next decade.
long considered the leader in nuclear power development - filed for bankruptcy protection in late March. The move puts in jeopardy the completion of two nuclear plants in the Southeast that had been heralded as proof the industry's future was still ...
When she was 16, Monica Pham mapped out her future. "My chemistry teacher was talking about how atoms could generate unlimited power," Pham recalls. "I asked her what kind of person worked in this field, and when she said a nuclear engineer, I decided ...
There is more interest in nuclear energy in sub-Saharan Africa than is gene- rally realised. According to the World Nuclear Association (WNA), countries in the region which are individually planning or considering nuclear power are Ghana, Kenya ...
The draft update to Finland's current nuclear law would fix it to meet today's European requirements and the situation here in Finland.
Officials have been saying since December that they are nearly ready to begin fueling the Akademik Lomonosov, the country's first-ever ship-borne nuclear-power station, which is scheduled to be deployed at Vilyuchinsk on the Far Eastern Kamchatka ...
High-profile disasters such as Chernobyl and Fukushima have given nuclear power a bad name. Despite 60 years of nuclear generation without major accidents in many countries including Britain and France, many people have serious concerns about the ...
EDF and France's nuclear technology company Areva have experienced huge financial strain in recent years as European power prices dropped and new nuclear plants under construction in France and Finland ran into significant cost overruns and delays.
The project, which will have six nuclear reactors, will be built using the European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) technology, which is yet to have any working nuclear plant in the world. French company EDF proposes to build six EPRs of 1600 MW each in ...
Additive manufacturing, 3D printing, flexible manufacturing - whatever term you want to use - is inching its way toward use in the commercial nuclear power industry. I admit that the concept still sounds a bit exotic, and it may take some time to ...
"The parade showed a North Korean nuclear program that has made huge leaps in missile technology, and is a signal from the North Koreans that they are beginning to master solid-fuelled missiles," he said.
With the installation of the dome on the containment building, all major civil engineering works have been completed at Unit 5 of the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant developed by China's State Power Investment Corp, located Northeast China's Liaoning ...
Beijing: Nineteen Malaysian delegates, led by Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri, are on a five-day working visit to China to study its nuclear power infrastructure programme at the invitation of the Chinese Nuclear ...
Beijing: Nineteen Malaysian delegates, led by Minister in the Prime Minister''s Department Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri, are on a five-day working visit to China to study its nuclear power infrastructure programme at the invitation of the Chinese Nuclear ...
Nuclear energy must be an option as humanity shifts away from fossil fuels, according to a recent article penned by four candidates of Finland's Green Party, or Green League.
NUCLEAR ENERGY will play a "pivotal" role in augmenting the country's power supply and will help in accomplishing the administration's long-term vision of lifting most Filipinos into the middle class by 2040, an Energy Department official said on Monday.
A man undergoes a chest X-ray during an anti-tuberculosis campaign organised by the Rak Thai and Supamitr foundations at Hua Lamphong station.
long considered the leader in nuclear power development - filed for bankruptcy protection in late March. The move puts in jeopardy the completion of two nuclear plants in the Southeast that had been heralded as proof the industry's future was still ...
Former leader Kim Jong-il revised the Constitution to state that he had "transferred the country into an undefeated country with strong political ideology, a nuclear power state, and invincible military power". Mr Glosserman said North Korea's nuclear ...
Alaa Salaam, the secretary-general of the Egyptian parliament's Environment and Energy Committee, said in a statement on Saturday that Egypt and Russia are close to signing the final contract on the construction of Dabaa nuclear power plant northwest ...
Since North Korea conducted its first nuclear test in 2006, the United States, South Korea, China and other nations have tried to stop Pyongyang from becoming a fully armed nuclear state. Yet despite its abject poverty and isolation, North Korea has ...
The U.S. government stands to benefit in the long term with continued nuclear energy innovation projects, write Pete Lyons and John Kotek.
Exelon Corp., the nation's largest nuclear generator, reinvented itself amid recent power pricing swings, market inequities, and policy worries that are challenging its "very existence," a high-ranking executive told attendees at the electric power ...
The Department of Energy's (DOE) fascination with its "nuclear power dream" is not fading with time, as Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi re-stated recently the weekend the development path they will be pursuing on this sphere.
Creative destruction has hit the electric power industry. This process typically occurs when lower-cost, better technology becomes available.
Until I met its victims, my response to nuclear power plants was simplistic and ill-informed. Whether nuclear power was safe and clean, I was an agnostic, given ...
The next generation of reactors provide in-built safety systems and a way to reuse old fuel.
No domestic construction on a new reactor has begun for the past eight years. The catastrophic accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in 2011 blew a hole in the industry's plans. The picture for exports of Japanese nuclear power ...
The North was able to purchase much of their initial nuclear technology from one of the founders of Pakistan's nuclear program and bought centrifuges to enrich uranium from Libya.
Dubai: The UAE's four-reactor Barakah nuclear power plant project now under construction is expected to provide up to 25 per cent of the country's electricity needs and will save 12 million tons in carbon emissions every year.
A little more than a week ago, Westinghouse Electric Company - long considered the leader in nuclear power development - filed for bankruptcy protection.


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