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Having failed in an effort to prop up the coal industry by giving failing coal and nuclear power plants tax credits to store coal and nuclear fuel, Energy Secretary ... PJM Interconnection, which operates the massive power grid in the area for which the company seeks intervention, has said that there is excess ...
An issue with a valve in the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant's re-circulation system was found after a faulty transformer prompted DTE Energy Co. to shut the plant down, a company official said. Stephen Tait, a spokesman for the Detroit-based company, said the plant's re-circulation system provides water to the ...

Indeed, though the LDP government headed by Shinzo Abe has long supported nuclear power as an essential element in Japan's energy mix, an increasingly hostile domestic environment has prompted Japanese companies to seek more accommodating markets overseas. The Abe administration has ...
This week marks the 32nd anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident. Modern perceptions of Chernobyl often picture a decaying Soviet landscape forever frozen in the 1980s. A quick Google search for “Chernobyl disaster” returns images of empty classrooms with peeling wallpaper and a dilapidated ...
Other nuclear power deals South Africa had signed with corporations in US and South Korea were also voided by the court. The government's attempt to put the state power utility company Eskom in charge of procurement instead of the country's electricity regulator was also declared illegal. The ruling also ...
The company said the decision, which will deactivate two plants in Ohio and one in Pennsylvania, is based on "severe economic challenges. ... have a crucial role to play in the reliability and resilience of our regional grid," said Don Moul, president of FES Generation Companies and chief nuclear officer.

Another Japanese company, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., is to continue participating in the study. It is now deemed difficult for the plant to become operational in 2023 as targeted, amid surging costs linked to safety measures and with total costs for the project ballooning to more than double the initially ...
But as core nuclear technologies such as engines and primary pumps are still in the hands of foreign rivals, experts warned that domestic companies should scale up efforts to master such techniques to avoid encountering the plight of ZTE Corp. The nuclear power industry in China has "made significant ...
Company chief Jose E. Gutierrez added that the U.S. "lost a lot of expertise in (nuclear power plant) construction." Looking ahead though, Gutierrez indicated his willingness for Westinghouse Electric to start building nuclear power plants again, mainly in emerging countries. Westinghouse Electric was ...
Belarusian nuclear industry specialists visit Novovoronezh nuclear power plant in Russia ... A delegation led by Yevgeny Chervyakov, Deputy Director General of the state enterprise Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant, met with Nikolai Netyaga, Deputy Director for Economy and Finance of the Novovoronezh ...
But as core nuclear technologies such as engines and primary pumps are still in the hands of foreign rivals, experts warned that domestic companies ... The nuclear power industry in China has "made significant headway in recent years, with its advantages basically taking shape," read a report issued by ...
The nuclear industry argues that it should be rewarded for producing energy without significant greenhouse gases and for generating a lot of power at a single point ... reportedly is considering a new initiative to make good on the president's campaign pledge to protect the coal and nuclear power industries.
In addition to freezing trade with the US nuclear power industry, the bill would impose similar trade restrictions on software, hardware, pharmaceutical and farm products from the US to Russia, as well as bar US companies from participating in the privatization of state-owned assets in Russia.
3 reactor of its Genkai nuclear power plant in southwestern Japan early March 31, just days after bringing it back online. The suspension was due to steam leaking from a pipe that was detected the previous day. There was no discharge of radioactive substances, the company said. The utility restarted the ...
The operator of the Genkai nuclear power plant in southwestern Japan has found a steam leak in a reactor just one week after putting it back online. It suspended power generation early Saturday. Kyushu Electric Power Company says a worker found the small leak at the No. 3 reactor around 7 PM on ...
Energy Northwest, which operates the Pacific Northwest's only nuclear power reactor, already has a similar agreement with another nuclear company, NuScale Power of Oregon. Both companies working with Energy Northwest want to operate a plant in Idaho. Terrestrial announced Wednesday that it had ...
The nation's nuclear energy industry is facing a crisis that the Trump administration must immediately address as a core part of its "energy dominance" agenda, a Washington think tank said Thursday. The decline of the nuclear power industry is "an important policy problem" that is not receiving the attention ...

To many, it seems scarcely believable that UK plans are so massively out of sync with current trends. The sheer weight of UK nuclear incumbency has successfully marginalised the entirely reasonable understanding that – like many technologies before it – nuclear power is simply going obsolete.
Wider concerns about safety and lack of water (of which nuclear power plants demands a huge amount) also play a part. The tribulations of China's nuclear industry should be of interest to South Asian countries like India and Pakistan that harbour their own nuclear ambitions, often for similar reasons that ...
WASHINGTON - The Ohio power company FirstEnergy Solutions Corp. asked Energy Secretary Rick Perry Thursday to issue an emergency order to stop coal and nuclear power plants in the region controlled by the grid operator PJM Interconnection from closing. FirstEnergy announced Wednesday it ...
This proposition is true for nearly any industry, but especially so for nuclear power, which has been suffering two decades of increasingly inflexible regulation that threatens to ... Russia's state nuclear power company has agreements to build nuclear plants in Bangladesh, Argentina, Congo and Mongolia.
Belarusian nuclear industry specialists have studied the experience of their colleagues at the Novovoronezh nuclear power plant for years. Aleksei Tarushko, Head of the Technical Inspection Department of the enterprise Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant, noted that this cooperation will not cease even after ...
BEIJING, March 3 (Xinhua) -- China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), one of the country's two leading nuclear power companies, is stepping up its ... The company also reached an agreement with its Pakistani partner to built another nuclear power unit at the Chashma plant using the Hualong One ...
The company has also argued that nuclear power is worth keeping afloat because it generates zero carbon emissions, which appeals to Murphy's promise to move the state toward an ... Under the proposed legislation, New Jersey's utility ratepayers would finance the cost of supporting nuclear power.
The project is being carried out by Georgia Power and Southern Nuclear, both subsidiaries of Southern Company. Southern Nuclear is also the operator of the plant. The NPP is jointly owned by Georgia Power (45.7%), Oglethorpe Power Corporation (30%), Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia (22.7%), ...
New Delhi: Indian companies can now participate in construction and installation works in the “non-critical” category for the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh, Russian atomic energy agency Rosatom said on Thursday. The Rooppur project is the first initiative under an Indo-Russian deal to ...
A recent tour of Russia's first floating nuclear power plant, which is under construction in St. Petersburg, included many things, but none of them could be called a tour, at least in the understanding of Alexander Nikitin, one of Bellona's experts on the Russian nuclear industry, who ended up not getting a tour ...
Nuclear companies have some of the most technologically advanced projects in the energy industry. Yet, perceptions of digitalisation are somewhat skewed, write Janette Marx and Hannah Peet. Younger consumers frown upon nuclear as an outdated industry. Because of this, many people are quick to ...
There are presently 60 nuclear power plants being built abroad. One that is very close to coming online is at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in Abu Dhabi. It is a 1400 MW unit and it is being built by the Korean Company KEPCO in conjunction with Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation. Four units are ...
This week: Environmentalists and nuclear power make odd bedfellows, the world's shipping sector charts a course, and a handy guide helps you reduce ... Because most of these emissions occur beyond national borders, the industries were not part of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, which focuses on ...
U.S. nuclear power company Westinghouse is one of several nuclear giants engaged in the bidding war for contracts with Saudi Arabia. ... demand for enrichment capabilities, Riyadh might turn to Russia or China, whose state-owned nuclear power companies are competing to get the Saudi contracts.


 

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