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August 31, 2016
SOLAR DAILY
U.S. capital comes up short on solar power
Washington (UPI) Aug 29, 2016
Though the overall goal for renewable energy was raised, a U.S. federal report said the nation's capital is falling short when it comes to solar power. The District of Columbia revised its renewable portfolio standard from 20 percent by 2020 to 50 percent by 2032. Taken as a region, North America's net share of renewable and nuclear energy could rise by another 7 percent by the middle of the next decade. In the United States alone, housing authorities in 36 states have agreed to invest $ ... read more

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CIVIL NUCLEAR

French state, EDF strike deal to close nuclear plant
The French government has reached agreement on paying compensation to state-owned energy giant EDF to shut down the Fessenheim nuclear site, the ministry of energy said Wednesday. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Pro-nuclear countries making slower progress on climate targets
A strong national commitment to nuclear energy goes hand in hand with weak performance on climate change targets, researchers at the University of Sussex and the Vienna School of International Studi ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia Unique in Being Able to Use Fast Breeder Reactors in Nuclear Industry
According to chief designer of the Fast Neutron Reactors Department in Rosatom's Afrikantov Experimental Design Bureau for Mechanical Engineering, Russia is the only country able to introduce fast b ... more
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Russia, Egypt to Sign Final Contract to Build Nuclear Plant by Year-End
Egypt plants to finalize the signing of a raft of contracts to build its first nuclear power plant by the end of this year, the nation's President Abdel Fattah Sisi told newspapers. The 1,000- ... more


TECH SPACE

Long-term health effects of Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs not as dire as perceived
The detonation of atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945 resulted in horrific casualties and devastation. The long-term effects of radiation exposure also inc ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy


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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Nuclear plant delay may shift UK energy policy
Britain's decision to stall a Franco-Chinese project to build its first nuclear power plant in a generation has fuelled speculation that the new government is reviewing its energy strategy to boost the role of renewables. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

South Korea Relaunches Wolsong NPP's Reactor After Fixing Technical Problem
South Korea relaunched on Saturday the first reactor of the Wolsong nuclear power plant suspended in late July over technical problems, local media reported. The 679MW Wolsong reactor is expec ... more
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Climate change has less impact on drought than previously expected

People enhanced the environment, not degraded it, over past 13,000 years

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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Bulgaria seeks private money for nuclear plant
Bulgarian Prime Minister Bokyo Borisov said Friday that he wants to revive a partially built nuclear power plant constructed by Russia but abandoned in 2012 by attracting private investment. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan reactor restarts in post-Fukushima nuclear push
Japan restarted a nuclear reactor on Friday despite a court challenge by local residents, in a boost for Tokyo's faltering post-Fukushima push to bring back atomic power. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Nuclear Inspection Benefits from New Generation Sensor Lens
Resolve Optics Ltd. reports on increasing demand from the nuclear industry for radiation hard lenses optimised to operate with the latest generation of colour sensors. Mark Pontin, Managing Di ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Belarus worried over construction accident at future nuclear plant
Belarus demanded on Thursday that Russia, which is building the country's first nuclear plant, take back a reactor shell after an accident during construction put the ex-Soviet country on edge. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

China warns UK ties at 'crucial juncture' over nuclear plant
China's ambassador to Britain urged London on Tuesday to approve a Beijing-funded nuclear power plant as soon as possible, warning that relations between the two countries were at a critical point. ... more
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Could Proxima Centauri b Really Be Habitable

Sentinel-1 provides new insight into Italy's earthquake

Anomalous grooves on Martian moon Phobos explained by impacts

Hunt For Ninth Planet Reveals New Extremely Distant Solar System Objects

Milky Way Had A Blowout Bash 6 Million Years Ago

First satellite-based wildlife monitoring tool for airports

India tests new scramjet rocket engine

CIVIL NUCLEAR

China city 'suspends' Sino-French nuclear project after protests
A Chinese city said Wednesday it would halt preparations for a possible Sino-French nuclear project after thousands of locals protested against it over the weekend, the latest official concession following environmental demonstrations. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

UK ties with China at risk over nuclear plant deal
Britain's decision to delay final approval for the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant risks cooling relations with economic powerhouse China under new prime minister Theresa May, analysts say. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Shifting from Russia, Ukraine strikes US nuclear fuel deal
Ukraine said Thursday it had reached an agreement with the US-based electric giant Westinghouse to build a nuclear fuel production unit that would help reduce its reliance on Russia. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Thousands protest possible China-France nuclear project
Thousands of people took to the streets of a city in eastern China to protest against a possible Sino-French nuclear project, residents said Monday, as local police denied beating demonstrators. ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Low-carbon movement expected in North America
The net share of renewable and nuclear energy on the North American grid could rise by another 7 percent by the middle of the next decade, U.S. data show. ... more

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Tiny creatures prompt Australia to reject uranium mine
Australian environmental authorities Wednesday rejected a Canadian bid to build a mine at a major uranium deposit due to fears the project could threaten tiny underground wildlife. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

France's EDF 'knew in advance' about British nuclear plan delay
French energy giant EDF learned the British government wanted to delay its final decision on the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant the day before its board met to approve the plan, according to an email from its CEO seen by AFP. ... more




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FLOATING STEEL

Russia Creating Cutting-Edge Universal Nuclear Battleship

CIVIL NUCLEAR

France's EDF backs nuclear plan but UK delays

CIVIL NUCLEAR

UK nuclear project delay is 'bonkers': trade union

TECH SPACE

Improving safety of neutron sources

CIVIL NUCLEAR

France's EDF faces crunch vote on British nuclear plan

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Rosatom Plans to Develop 3D Printing for Nuclear Industry

CIVIL NUCLEAR

One of a Kind Nuclear Power Unit to be Connected to Electrical Grid

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia Lays Down Nuclear-Powered Ural Icebreaker at Baltic Shipyard

TECH SPACE

NASA Establishes Institute to Explore New Ways to Protect Astronauts

CIVIL NUCLEAR

French state to pump 3 bn euros into EDF

India Continues to Push China to Support Its Nuclear Supply Group Bid

Indian Scientists Go Nuclear to Provide Pure Water to Thirsty Sub-Continent

Russia's TVEL Makes First Batch of Fuel for New Nuclear-Powered Icebreakers

Active tracking of astronaut rad-exposures targeted

France's EDF to decide on UK nuclear project next week

Fallout Fungi From Chernobyl Flee Earth on ISS Radiation Study Mission

Indian NPP Second Unit May Start Commercial Operations in November

EU investigates rescue of nuclear firm Areva

China 'may build nuclear plants' in South China Sea

Iran says to cooperate with France on nuclear project

Fukushima reactor makers not liable: Japan court

Russia's REMIX Innovative Nuclear Fuel Enters First Field Trials

Germany may wait 100 years for nuclear waste storage site

Russian floating nuclear power station undergoes mooring tests

Reactor fuels Russia bid for post-Fukushima atomic lead

Pacific Ocean radiation back near normal after Fukushima: study

Huge helium discovery 'a life-saving find'

Radioactive cesium fallout on Tokyo from Fukushima concentrated in glass microparticles

EDF nuclear project 'more difficult' after Brexit: Sapin

Russia to spend $60M in 2016-2018 to fund space voyages to Moon, Mars



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