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September 12, 2016
CIVIL NUCLEAR
Work starts on two new Iran nuclear reactors
Tehran (AFP) Sept 10, 2016
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. The plant has been a bone of contention with Iran's Gulf Arab neighbours, even after a deal limiting its nuclear ambitions was signed with major powers in July last year. Project manager Mahmoud Jafari said that construction of the two 1,000 MW reactors, which is being carried out jointly with an Iranian firm, would take a decade and co ... read more

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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

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
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
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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


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
24/7 News Coverage
Forests are the key to fresh water

US transportation and water infrastructure not broken

Unearthing the underground effects of earthquakes and volcanoes

Soil researchers quantify an underappreciated factor in carbon release to the atmosphere

Heavy snow causes travel mayhem in northern Europe

Billionaire Guo Wengui wants regime change in Beijing

Fire in southern California threatening another city

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
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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
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Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

The Second Moon Race

Military defense market faces new challenges to acquiring SatCom platforms

Russia says 'satellite' could have caused radioactive pollution

Spaceships and Politics: Sputnik Talks to Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev

NASA Selects Three Companies to Develop 'FabLab' Prototypes

New Horizons Corrects Its Course in the Kuiper Belt

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
CIVIL NUCLEAR

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
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
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




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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

CIVIL NUCLEAR

UK ties with China at risk over nuclear plant deal

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Shifting from Russia, Ukraine strikes US nuclear fuel deal

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Thousands protest possible China-France nuclear project

SOLAR DAILY

Low-carbon movement expected in North America

CIVIL NUCLEAR

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

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



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