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Region offers two sites for possible Rolls-Royce SMR factory creating 200+ jobs

The Business Desk 04 Jul 2022
Two sites in the North West are included in seven potential locations for a Rolls-Royce factory linked to the creation of its Small Modular Reactor (SMR) nuclear power stations ... Rolls-Royce SMR’s approach is a completely different way of building nuclear power stations, where 90% ...

Rolls-Royce reveals possible locations for nuclear factory that will create over 200 jobs

The Business Desk 04 Jul 2022
Two sites in the North West are included in seven potential locations for a Rolls-Royce factory linked to the creation of its Small Modular Reactor (SMR) nuclear power stations ... Rolls-Royce SMR’s approach is a completely different way of building nuclear power stations, where 90% ...

Rolls-Royce: Six sites shortlisted for nuclear reactor factory

BBC News 04 Jul 2022
Rolls-Royce SMR said one of its power stations would occupy about a tenth of the size of a conventional nuclear plant - the equivalent footprint of two football pitches - and power approximately a million homes ... SMRs are thought to be less expensive to build than traditional nuclear power plants because of their smaller size.

Rolls-Royce SMR announces shortlist for first factory

The Engineer 04 Jul 2022
The other two factories will manufacture civils modules and mechanical electrical and plumbing (MEP) modules, which will be transported to sites and assembled into a 470MW nuclear power station.

As I See It: Live free or freeload

Newburyport Daily News 04 Jul 2022
Not to moon you with the butt of an old joke, but I can see New Hampshire from my Plum Island home. From the shore, I can see the Isles of Shoals. From the marsh side where I now sit, I can see Seabrook Nuclear Power Station’s dome barely a five-iron beyond the border ... “Where’s John Adams when we need him?”. No matter ... Every. Time ... That’s all they want ... .

Sweden's state power company to study building mini nuclear plants

Democratic Underground 03 Jul 2022
Sweden's state power company Vattenfall is looking into building a series of small modular nuclear reactors at the site of its decommissioned Ringhals plant, in what would be the first new nuclear power station in the country since 1980.

Entergy completes Palisades sale to Holtec, decommissioning begins

The Herald Palladium 03 Jul 2022
COVERT — Holtec International officially owns Palisades Nuclear Power Plant ... Entergy has now completely exited the merchant nuclear power business, a news release stated ... “We remain committed to our four nuclear power stations in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.

Poor households face having to help foot bill for building Sizewell C

The Observer 03 Jul 2022
Multimillion pound businesses will be let off the hook if they use a lot of energy but a family on universal credit struggling to afford its heating bills will have to cough up to pay for an unwanted nuclear power station.”.

Could nuclear plant ruin Suffolk haven for avocets, bitterns and harriers?

The Observer 03 Jul 2022
In a few days, the government is set to announce its decision on whether to allow the Sizewell C nuclear power plant to be built by EDF on land that overlooks the 1,000-hectare (2,500-acre) reserve ... A view of the Sizewell B nuclear power station seen from RSPB Minsmere ... PM to put nuclear power at heart of UK ’s energy strategy.

Businesses will pay the price for swimming naked

The Times/The Sunday Times 03 Jul 2022
She closed the country’s nuclear power stations and not only swam naked but danced with Russian wolves, by relying on them to keep the lights on and ...

Eskom spent R5.3 billion on diesel since January

Independent online (SA) 03 Jul 2022
The power utility burnt 571 295 617 litres of diesel used to the tune of R6.4 billion throughout 2021-22 financial year ... “It requires weighing up the best sustainable interests of the country when it comes to the uptake of gas, the possible construction of another nuclear power station, the rental of power-ships.” .

British Gas owner Centrica signals it will throw its financial might behind Sizewell C nuclear ...

The Daily Mail 02 Jul 2022
Nuclear project is plunged into crisis as French giant EDF... Government set to take 20% stake in new nuclear power plant... But this will be lower than Centrica's existing 20 per cent shareholding of Britain's operational nuclear power stations, reflecting its reduced role in Britain's energy provision compared with the past.

Ukraine says link restored to Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station

Straits Times 01 Jul 2022
July 02, 2022 4.39 AM Europe's largest nuclear power station is occupied by Russian forces ....

Can nuclear energy come back from the grave?

Mail Guardian South Africa 01 Jul 2022
Nuclear power has been in decline since the Fukushima disaster in Japan more than a decade ago, but it may be poised for a comeback ... A Chinese-built reactor in Karachi, Pakistan, was commissioned on March 31 and China signed a deal earlier this year to build another new nuclear power station in Argentina.

Small modular nukes fall short on climate promises, new study suggests

GreenBiz 01 Jul 2022
Small modular reactors (SMRs), seen by the beleaguered nuclear industry as a shining hope for a global revival, may have hit a serious snag. A new study finds that mini-nuclear power stations produce higher volumes of radioactive waste per unit of generation than larger-scale traditional ones ... For spent nuclear fuel, up to five times more.

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