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September 25, 2016
SOLAR DAILY
US should act to support innovation in increasingly clean electric power technologies
Washington DC (SPX) Sep 19, 2016
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine urges Congress, federal and state agencies, and regulatory institutions to significantly increase their support for innovation for what the report's study committee calls "increasingly clean" electric power technologies - nuclear power, carbon capture and storage, and renewables such as solar and wind. Some of these technologies have seen recent cost and price declines and are cost-competitive in certain locations. But ... read more

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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Britain approves Hinkley Point nuclear deal
Britain finally gave the go-ahead Thursday for Hinkley Point, its first nuclear plant in a generation, but set conditions to address concerns over China's role in a flagship project for Europe's nuclear sector. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Hinkley Point: a huge nuclear gamble for France
The British government's long-awaited green light for the Hinkley Point nuclear power station in England on Thursday is of vital importance to France and its state-backed energy industry. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Is nuclear crucial to climate change targets?
As Britain greenlights its first new nuclear power plant in more than 20 years, experts diverged Thursday on the role of nuclear energy in the quest to cap global warming at less than two degrees Celsius. ... more
Nuclear Power News from NuclearPowerDaily.com


EARTH OBSERVATION

Scientists expect to calculate amount of fuel inside Earth by 2025
Earth requires fuel to drive plate tectonics, volcanoes and its magnetic field. Like a hybrid car, Earth taps two sources of energy to run its engine: primordial energy from assembling the planet an ... more


CIVIL NUCLEAR

Work starts on two new Iran nuclear reactors
Russian and Iranian firms began work on Saturday on two additional reactors at Iran's nuclear power plant on the Gulf coast at Bushehr, the project manager said. ... more

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


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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Ex-Japan PM Koizumi says Fukushima not 'under control'
Former Japanese leader Junichiro Koizumi on Wednesday accused current Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of lying when he claimed the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant was "under control." ... more
WIND DAILY

New simulations of wind power generation
There has been a massive boom in wind power capacity both in Europe and worldwide. In 2015 global installed capacity was around 350 gigawatt (GW), with 135 GW installed in Europe, distributed across ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Liquid Manure Volume Reduced by Half

Tardigrades use protective protein to shield their DNA from radiation

Fate of Africa's rhino, elephants to dominate wildlife meet

China chemical accidents kill almost 200 in 2016

Red Cross seeks $15.5 mn to help flood-hit N. Korea

26 dead, 19 missing in Indonesian landslides, floods: official

UN mobilizes to stop super-bugs

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia's Rosatom Ready to Help Saudi Arabia Build Nuclear Reactors
Russian presidential aide stated that Russia's Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation is ready to join a project on construction of nuclear power reactors in Saudi Arabia. Russia's Rosatom S ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Sealing the Deal: Turkey, China Launch Nuclear Cooperation Partnership
The news follows last week's ratification by the Turkish parliament of the Sino-Turkish Agreement for Cooperation in Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy.As some claim that Turkey is distancing itself fr ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Rosneft and Gazprom Discuss New Joint Projects With Japanese Companies
"Rosneft and Gazprom are conducting talks with Japanese companies on new joint hydrocarbon projects," Presidential Aide Yury Ushakov said at a press briefing. The strategic area of cooperation ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

May defends delays on China-backed nuclear project
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday defended her decision to delay a partly Beijing-backed nuclear power project, despite it causing diplomatic tensions, as she arrived in China for a G20 summit. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

EDF board members sue to overturn Hinkley Point plan
Five employee representatives on EDF's board have filed a lawsuit to overturn the French power company's controversial decision to build nuclear reactors in Britain at Hinkley Point. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Batch production of Long March 5 underway

China space plane taking shape

Rocket maker aims high with lofty output targets

China's space survival experiment goes on well

NASA to reveal 'surprising' activity on Jupiter's moon

World's largest radio telescope starts operating in China

Universe is without direction, astronomers say

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Philippines eyes reviving mothballed nuclear plant
The Philippines may revive a nuclear power plant that was completed 32 years ago but never switched on due to safety fears, the government said Wednesday. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Iran to build two nuclear plants with Russia: official
Iran will build two new nuclear power stations with assistance from Russia, the head of its Atomic Energy Organisation said late Wednesday. ... more
SOLAR DAILY

U.S. capital comes up short on solar power
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. ... more
TECH SPACE

A new generation of cheap networked nuclear-radiation detectors
A DARPA program aimed at preventing attacks involving radiological "dirty bombs" and other nuclear threats has successfully developed and demonstrated a network of smartphone-sized mobile devices th ... more
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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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia, Egypt to Sign Final Contract to Build Nuclear Plant by Year-End

TECH SPACE

Long-term health effects of Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs not as dire as perceived

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Nuclear plant delay may shift UK energy policy

CIVIL NUCLEAR

South Korea Relaunches Wolsong NPP's Reactor After Fixing Technical Problem

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Bulgaria seeks private money for nuclear plant

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan reactor restarts in post-Fukushima nuclear push

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Nuclear Inspection Benefits from New Generation Sensor Lens

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Belarus worried over construction accident at future nuclear plant

CIVIL NUCLEAR

China warns UK ties at 'crucial juncture' over nuclear plant

CIVIL NUCLEAR

China city 'suspends' Sino-French nuclear project after protests

UK ties with China at risk over nuclear plant deal

Shifting from Russia, Ukraine strikes US nuclear fuel deal

Thousands protest possible China-France nuclear project

Low-carbon movement expected in North America

Tiny creatures prompt Australia to reject uranium mine

France's EDF 'knew in advance' about British nuclear plan delay

Russia Creating Cutting-Edge Universal Nuclear Battleship

France's EDF backs nuclear plan but UK delays

UK nuclear project delay is 'bonkers': trade union

Improving safety of neutron sources

France's EDF faces crunch vote on British nuclear plan

Rosatom Plans to Develop 3D Printing for Nuclear Industry

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

Russia Lays Down Nuclear-Powered Ural Icebreaker at Baltic Shipyard

NASA Establishes Institute to Explore New Ways to Protect Astronauts

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



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