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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reviewing the application to determine if the site works for two or more reactors generating up to 800 megawatts of nuclear power. Sara Barczak, the high risk energy choices program director with the Southern ...
At a quarter to four in the afternoon on Friday, 11 March 2011, a 14-metre tsunami crashed over the defensive seawall at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. But the seawall was only designed to protect the plant, situated on Japan's eastern ...
Energy Secretary Rick Perry told lawmakers Thursday he wants to help revive the U.S. nuclear power industry with a focus on small modular nuclear reactors.
After successfully developing electrical power for the domestic market for 25 years, the Chinese nuclear industry's flagship technology now is available abroad for the first time. Having signed nuclear deals for projects in the United Kingdom ...
But, China's opposition could be an opportunity for India to look beyond nuclear power. There is overwhelming evidence to show that the advanced countries and world leaders are moving away from nuclear energy.
S outh Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, this week announced his plans to phase out nuclear power over 45 years, saying that "the notion that the safety and lives of people are more important than anything else has become a firm social consensus.
Recent news about nuclear power plants would not seem to be conducive to building a new nuclear plant, but five electric companies are keeping their plans for new reactors alive.
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2017 - The Department of Energy (DOE) is earmarking $67 million to help advance innovative nuclear technologies. A total of 85 projects will receive funding in nuclear energy research, facility access, crosscutting technology ...
The IAEA is organizing the fourth International Ministerial Conference on nuclear power in the 21st Century from 30 October to 1 November 2017.
Moscow: nuclear power generation may no longer be an attractive proposition in certain pioneering countries in the sector primarily owing to bankruptcy issues.
... which decides on the "creation, development, and management of a network of regional centers." With 11 regional centers under its helm, the company's goal is to look for new possibilities to expand business by Russian organizations in the nuclear ...
(Inside science) -- natural disasters can happen anywhere in the world at any time. According to Federal Emergency Management Agency, between 2011 and ...
The Michigan Public Service Commission is considering the termination of a nuclear power purchase contract. Entergy had announced they plan to shut down the Palisades nuclear power plant in 2018, and the power purchase agreement with consumers ...
The NPP produces large amounts of heat and steam, which is why a desalination facility integrated into a nuclear power plant is capable of ensuring supplies to areas with a population of up to one million people.
Kemm, who was moderating a panel discussion on the role of nuclear energy in carbonless power generation, explained the progression of the world involved periods in which there were leaps in technology, such as when steam-powered boats replaced ...
Moscow // Spending billions on desalinating seawater for human use could be consigned to history with the introduction of nuclear power in countries, ...
The House passed legislation on Tuesday to expand the use of tax incentives for new nuclear power plants well into the next decade.
Moscow - Mindanao developer and power producer A Brown Company on Tuesday forged an agreement with Russia's Rusatom International Network to promote the use of nuclear technology in The Philippines. The memorandum of understanding was ...
The nuclear reactor Korea exported to the United Arab Emirates is the same model to the Shin Kori reactors. What will the Middle East country think of shutting them down?
Moscow // More investment in nuclear power is needed to fill the gap in renewable energy and offset emissions from fossil fuels, a summit in Moscow has heard.
The commercial nuclear power plant near Richland reconnected to the electric grid at 1:43 p.m. Monday, completing its planned refueling and maintenance outage more than two days early.
At the annual summit meeting of the U.S. Nuclear Infrastructure Council in Washington, this future was laid out with passion: nuclear power is experiencing a growth spurt but not in the United States and Western Europe, except for Britain. Nuclear ...
Besides Kudankulam nuclear power plant where Units 5 & 6 will be set up following the agreement on June 1 annual Summit at St Petersburg Russia has the biggest presence globally in new reactors market across Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe at ...
Bangui, Central African Republic - After years of insecurity and internal strife, authorities and scientists from the Central African Republic are again turning to nuclear and nuclear-related techniques for development. From increasing soil fertility ...
nuclear reactors currently generate about 20 percent of the country's power. The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects that share will decline to 11 percent by 2050 as some of the nation's aging nuclear power plants retire, and due to ...
South Korean president Moon Jae-in, center, attends a ceremony marking the shutdown of the country's oldest nuclear power plant, Kori 1, in Busan, South Korea, Monday, June 19, 2017. Moon said Monday that South Korea will move away from the nuclear ...
Nuclear plans, both locally and export markets up in the air with President Moon Jae-in's plans to exit nuclear power. Ambitious renewable energy plans include participation in Northeast Asia Super Grid.
The DOE will be awarding $67 million in 28 different states for nuclear technology. This research is vital in creating more efficient, cleaner, and safer energy independence for the country.
"Investing in the future of nuclear energy is an important strategic priority for the Energy Department," DOE Acting Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy Ed McGinnis said in a statement, "Nuclear energy technologies contribute to our economy, our ...
Over the course of two days the Japanese government's powerful Ministry of economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) endorsed development of new nuclear power stations and then denied that it had ever said such a thing. If you are reading the English ...
South Korea will shut down its oldest nuclear power reactor next week as the newly launched liberal Moon Jae-in administration has pledged to close aged ...
With some 2.6 billion people under energy poverty, UN nuclear energy agency chief Yukiya Amano said deploying nuclear technology to developing countries ...
The three mile island nuclear plant in Pennsylvania has been a symbol of the dangers of nuclear power for nearly four decades.
Russia's AEM-technology has started shipment of a set of four PGV-1000 steam generators to the site of unit 2 of the nuclear power plant under construction in Ostrovets, Belarus. Based in Volgodonsk, Russia, AEM-Technology is part of Atomenergomash, ...
For 60 years, he said, IAEA Member States have improved their services in nuclear power generation, health, food and agriculture, environment and industry with the support of the technical cooperation programme.
That decision to promote the growth of large reactors and ignore the many other ways of sustaining and regulating nuclear fission was to prove fateful to the future of nuclear power. Ultimately, it moved American environmentalists and legislators to ...
Some environmental groups that have long been hostile to nuclear power are now having second thoughts. "We don't support unlimited subsidies to keep these nuclear plants open," said John Finnigan, lead counsel with the Environmental Defense Fund.
The Lithuania-based Ignalina nuclear power plant (INPP) has begun the hot trial phase of a solid radioactive waste management and storage facility (SWMSF) built by Nukem Technologies.
A new joint venture by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has been launched to test nuclear-based technology and low-cost portable tools in food screening. The hand-held ...
"This will serve as a last-resort mechanism to provide confidence to countries that they will be able to obtain LEU for the manufacture of fuel for nuclear power plants in the event of an unforeseen, non-commercial disruption to their supplies. As you ...
As another example, she points to an accident that occurred in January at the Takahama nuclear power plant, just outside Kyoto, that attracted relatively little media attention.
12 June 2017 - The head of the United Nations atomic energy agency today briefed its governing board on its activities, including nuclear safeguards issues with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and Iran, and nuclear technology's ...
engineering innovations have resulted in advanced nuclear reactors that are much safer, more efficient, and more affordable than reactors currently in use.
Dismantling a nuclear power plant can take decades and cost up to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion), depending on its size and age.
More micro-cracks have been discovered at the Belgian Tihange 2 nuclear reactor near the German border. Belgian authorities say the nuclear plant is still safe.
But, in fact, our work covers almost everything to do with nuclear science and technology, including making it available to developing countries.
At 3:28 p.m., on Thursday, June 8, 2017, Unit 1 at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Luzerne County Pennsylvania automatically shut down.
A final decision has been made to permanently shut down Kori-1, South Korea's first nuclear power reactor. The next question is whether the shutdown, which marks the first reactor decommissioning procedure for any of South Korea's nuclear power plants, ...
Some argue that Japan should maintain some minimal nuclear capacity to ensure a stable energy supply as well as to maintain technology and talent related to nuclear power and plant decommissioning. Major power companies complain that the lack of ...
Japan will be able to provide nuclear power plant technology to India despite the nation not being a signatory to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT), after the Upper House voted for a bilateral agreement at its plenary session on June 7. "It is ...


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