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An independent energy agency on Monday rejected a Trump Administration plan to bolster coal-fired and nuclear power plants, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump's efforts to boost the struggling coal industry. The decision by the Republican-controlled Federal Energy Regulatory Commission was ...
Even off-shore wind, five years ago more expensive than nuclear power, has developed so quickly that the latest Dutch off-shore farms are to be built without any subsidy at all. These advances in renewables that are cutting the cost of power are in sharp contrast to continued cost overruns and delays in ...

The 3,200-acre site is Georgia's premier nuclear power site. The existing two reactors, finished in 1987 and 1989 respectively, produce annually nearly 17 million megawatt-hours of baseload, around-the-clock, electricity and will operate another 30 to 50 years. Building on what is now inarguably a great ...
Russia's state-owned nuclear energy company, Rosatom, has continued its march towards launching multi-billion dollar nuclear power plants in Nigeria despite concerns about poor quality control and safety, PREMIUM TIMES can report. Operating in over 40 countries with projects worth an estimated $133 ...
As usual, he uses his same old liberal, tree hugger approach to be critical issue of nuclear power in general and Georgia Power specifically. He uses the same arguments that were used back in the 1950s and 1960s as many utilities, including the Southern Company, made major commitments to nuclear ...
"Nuclear plays a huge role," said Ben Fowke, CEO of Minneapolis-based Xcel, which owns the state's three atomic power generators. "It will also increasingly play a major part in providing grid quality, which supports reliability." In other words, as Xcel in the 2020s moves from coal to wind and solar -- which ...

The coal and nuclear industries are pointing to the cold snap sweeping the eastern United States as Exhibit A for why the federal government should help their power plants. Those industries and their allies hope that the record-setting winter weather will give a boost to a proposal from Energy Secretary ...
New Jersey's legislative leaders have deadlocked over a bill to raise electric rates to keep two nuclear power plants from shutting down, preventing the legislation from getting a vote in the final days of the current legislative term. The standoff between state Senate President Stephen Sweeney, D-Gloucester ...
Discussions are underway with Westinghouse Electric Company for a "viable project proposal" to set up six nuclear power reactors, the government informed Rajya Sabha today. The project is planned to be set up at Kovvada in Andhra Pradesh and comprises six units of 1,208 MW each, Union Minister of ...
The nuclear power plant near Richland set a new record in December for electricity generated in a single month. Energy Northwest said the Columbia Generating Station sent more than 867 million kilowatt-hours of electricity to the Northwest power grid last month, beating the previous record of about 862 ...
Brookfield Business Partners, a listed unit of Canadian infrastructure investor Brookfield Asset Management, has agreed to buy bankrupt U.S. nuclear power company Westinghouse Electric for around $4.6 billion. Why this isn't surprising: Westinghouse is the only U.S. company to receive U.S. building ...
"Too Cheap to Meter" nuclear power Revisited · Photo: Imaginechina/AP. A Bittersweet Milestone for the World's Safest nuclear reactors · graphic link to special report landing page. Illustration: MCKIBILLO. The National, an Abu Dhabi-based English-language daily newspaper, recently likened.
The first public hint came with an announcement on 17 June 1958 by the Ministry of Defence, on "the production of plutonium suitable for weapons in the new [nuclear] power stations programme as an insurance against future defence needs". The Conservative government's paymaster general, Reginald ...
We were standing in Volgodonsk, Russia, on a bridge that connected the third and fourth units of the Rostov nuclear power plant (NPP). The fourth unit was under construction, and the deputy chief engineer of the Rostov NPP, Alexander Belyaev, told us that we were about to witness something unique.
In his recent trip to Saudi Arabia, we have no doubt that US Energy Secretary Perry discussed that nations' plans to embark on a 16 nuclear reactor building spree. The country, which suffers from electricity shortages, intends over two decades to add 17 GW of nuclear electric and 40 GW of solar generating ...
It is not often that a vote by a relatively little-known state agency has broader impact across the nation. But when the Public Service Commission ( PSC ) of Georgia met December 21, their actions reverberated across the country and in doing so, gave renewed hope to reinvigorating America's nuclear power ...
And the superpower is now constructing a floating nuclear power plant, according to a report in the state-run People's Daily. The facility is intended to provide power for those living in the Sansha city area. Sansha lies on Woody Island in the Paracel chain - which is also claimed by Vietnam and Taiwan ...

This photo from North Korea's official Korean Central news agency (KCNA) taken on 23 December 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS/AFP/Getty Images. The US and Russia have insisted they will not accept North Korea as a "nuclear state", amid a series of missile ...
White block letters flash in over a stark black background. "You can't smell it. You can't see it. But if Tschernobyl" -- a gray industrial landscape of towers and high walled enclosures appears. "Fukushima. You can hear it." A Geiger counter eerily, constantly clicks in the background. "This is uranium.
The first public hint came with an announcement on 17 June 1958 by the Ministry of Defence, on "the production of plutonium suitable for weapons in the new [nuclear] power stations programme as an insurance against future defence needs". The Conservative government's paymaster general, Reginald ...
Few energy sources are as controversial as nuclear power. In fact, many people are against to it even if they do not know exactly why they should be against it. It is important to know what the disadvantages of nuclear energy are but there is also essential to recognize that there also advantages to this ...
In his recent trip to Saudi Arabia, we have no doubt that US Energy Secretary Perry discussed that nations' plans to embark on a 16 nuclear reactor building spree. The country, which suffers from electricity shortages, intends over two decades to add 17 GW of nuclear electric and 40 GW of solar generating ...
(Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said he would consider a bill in his last month in office that would subsidize the state's nuclear power plants to prevent them from retiring ... Christie said at a press conference on Wednesday that he would like to see nuclear power plants continue to operate.
The State of Georgia remains in the throes of a debate that will have long-term impacts on the state's electric power sector, its economy and, very likely, the long-term prospects for nuclear power in America. That debate being whether or not to continue with the construction of Vogtle Units 3 and 4.
Earlier this week, Yemen's Houthi rebel group claimed it had launched a missile at the Barakah nuclear power plant in the western region of Abu Dhabi, in retaliation for the Saudi-led blockade imposed on Yemen. Abu Dhabi is part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a member of the coalition that has been ...
A comprehensive introduction to the development of the infrastructure for a nuclear power programme, including the important roles of nuclear safety, radiation protection, and emergency planning and response, was the theme of a one-month IAEA training course that concluded last week in Japan.
In today's politically polarized environment, compromise is a rare commodity, especially in the energy debate. While progressives push for the use of zero-carbon energy, conservatives counter by advocating for a reliable electricity grid. Yet, nuclear energy could bridge the divide. Innovative technologies ...
Johannesburg- South Africa will proceed with plans to expand nuclear power generation but coal will remain the main energy source, Energy Minister David Mahlobo said on Thursday. South Africa's nuclear plans are shrouded in controversy, with local activists and the media raising concerns about ...
FRENCHTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Officials say the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant in southeastern Michigan has returned to full power after operating at a reduced level for repairs to a pump. DTE Energy Co. spokesman John Austerberry tells The Blade of Toledo, Ohio, that a problem was found in one of ...
A provision in the EU partnership document calls for: "the closure and safe decommissioning of Metzamor [sic] nuclear power plant and the early adoption of a road map or action plan to that effect, taking into consideration the need for its replacement with new capacity to ensure the energy security of the ...
Fluor (nyse:FLR) says it was awarded a contract by Ontario power generation for the procurement and construction of refurbishment work at the Darlington nuclear generating station; financial terms are not disclosed. FLR says the scope of the contract includes the replacement of existing emergency ...
Korean energy firm rescues UK's Moorside nuclear power project. State-owned Kepco confirmed as preferred bidder to build reactors in Cumbria. An artist's impression of how the Moorside nuclear plant in Cumbria will look. Photograph: NuGeneration Limited/PA. energy industry ...
This morning the New Jersey state legislature will begin consideration of "strategies to prevent the premature retirement of existing, licensed, and operating nuclear power plants" at a rare joint hearing of the Senate Environment and Energy and the Assembly Telecommunications and Utility committees.
Saudi Arabia has invited U.S. firms to take part in developing its civilian nuclear power program, Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday, adding the kingdom was not interested in diverting nuclear technology to military use. Reuters has reported that Westinghouse is in talks with other U.S.-based ...
"The new project comes as a prelude to the launch of the Dabaa nuclear project and works to turn the nuclear power plants Authority (NPPA) ...
The nuclear sector is "integral to increasing productivity and driving growth" in the UK, according to the government's Industrial strategy White ...
The proximity of a nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus to the border and Lithuania's capital Vilnius has been a source of concern.
This initiative seeks to protect coal-fired and nuclear power plants that are struggling to compete with cheaper energy sources.
Japan atomic power requests 20 extra years to run Tokai plant ... 2 nuclear power plant in Ibaraki Prefecture by 20 years beyond the ...
Nuclear experts based in Russia have concluded their preliminary assessment on the possibility and viability of rehabilitating the ...
Tokyo -- Japan atomic power, an electricity wholesaler focusing solely ... to its flagship business providing nuclear power to Japan's utilities.
wind turbines off the Kent coast. Bigger turbines will drive down costs in future, said Bunting. Photograph: Chris Laurens/Getty ...
Qatar reaffirmed that the peaceful uses of nuclear energy are the key to achieving development, promoting rapprochement among peoples and ...
OUR NATION HAS ACHIEVED reasonably peaceful relationships, though often problematic, with two nuclear-armed communist nations.
A little Turkey trivia for this Thanksgiving season: Did you know this state is home to a type of wild turkey that can only be found in the peninsula ...
A lawmaker has expressed concern over the looming possibility of reviving the Bataan nuclear power plant (BNPP), saying the mothballed ...
The primary contractor for America's newest nuclear power plant overbilled the Tennessee Valley Authority by more than $6.8 million from 2010 ...
FAMILIES could end up seeing energy bills rise by £15 a year to help fund a new power station. A committee of MPs says consumers have ...
It never made a decision that said we can't do nuclear power generation. It spoke to the specific process steps, which were not taken according ...
This initiative seeks to protect coal-fired and nuclear power plants that are struggling to compete with cheaper energy sources.


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