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EDF considers extending life of two UK nuclear plants

Principia Scientific 03 Oct 2022
EDF is considering extending the life of two British nuclear power plants due to the severity of the energy crisis ... “Getting the most out of our existing nuclear stations is vital to ensuring Britain has a secure supply of power going forward.” ... Header image, Heysham nuclear power station.

Stupid or Subversive? Governments create energy crisis, impoverish their own people

The Liberty Beacon 03 Oct 2022
Countries are closing reliable nuclear and fossil-fuelled power stations while hoping interconnectors – cables linking different grids – will make up the deficit ... Italy is by far the worst offender, having closed its nuclear power stations in the 1990s, building only a few onshore ...

How to stop a blackout

The Spectator 03 Oct 2022
These, it adds, ‘will likely be large gas-fired power stations’ ... The contribution from renewable energy actually plunged by 9.3 per cent, in spite of extra wind and solar capacity – largely on account of low wind speeds last year.We also lost two of our remaining seven nuclear power stations this year.

Kwarteng to vow 'iron-clad commitment to fiscal discipline' - live updates

The Daily Telegraph 03 Oct 2022
Bank of England monitors Credit Suisse amid market turbulence FTSE 100 closing prices US market closing prices Roger Bootle ... It later resulted in a £65 billion emergency intervention by the Bank of England to restore order ... 4) Pension titan vows to back nuclear power renaissance - Phoenix Group breaks ranks with rivals to back new stations ... Economics.

Mexico’s Initiative for Dialogue and Peace in Ukraine

GlobalResearch 03 Oct 2022
To receive Global Research’s Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here ... From Feb ... In addition to these appalling figures, the precarious situation at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Station, which the International Atomic Energy Agency called “untenable,” has added a new threatening nuclear dimension to international peace and security ... H.

Russia accused of kidnapping head of Ukraine nuclear plant

Yahoo Daily News 02 Oct 2022
TOPSHOT - A Russian serviceman patrols the territory of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Station in Energodar on May 1, 2022. - The Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Station in southeastern Ukraine is the largest nuclear power plant in Europe and among the 10 largest in the world.

Water sampling at Pilgrim and Markey's expert panel on the horizon, officials say

Cape Cod Times 02 Oct 2022
PLYMOUTH — Sampling of the one million gallons of contaminated water still left at the now-closed Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station will begin soon, officials said at a Sep. 26 Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel ... Sen ... From the archives ... .

Russia kidnaps head of Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

The Daily Telegraph 01 Oct 2022
The head of Ukraine’s occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station has been kidnapped by Russian forces, the state-owned company in charge of the plant said on Saturday ... Russia-Ukraine war, Ukraine, Russia, Nuclear power ... Russia-Ukraine war, Ukraine, Russia, Nuclear power.

Russia Ukraine Nuclear Plant

Citrus County Chronicle 01 Oct 2022
7, 2022, shows a general view of the Zaporizhzhia ...

The true cost of Liz Truss’s energy plan is dizzying

New Statesman 01 Oct 2022
This article was originally published on 12 September 2022. On 1 October 2022, the new Ofgem energy price cap came into effect. This article has been republished in light of the latest news ... “And still the Chancellor borrows” ... That makes those gilts cheaper ... The new energy from fracking and new nuclear power stations will arrive – if ever – in a decade.

Solar farms in SPACE could provide a reliable source of renewable energy to the grid ...

The Daily Mail 30 Sep 2022
Supporters of the idea say that a single plant may be able to deliver around two gigawatts of renewable power into the grid, which is about the same as a nuclear power station here on Earth ... But the technology could offer 'an alternative option to nuclear power', according to Dr Sanjay Vijendran, who has been studying it for ESA.

Economic importance of 4 Ukrainian regions joining Russia

Anadolu Agency 30 Sep 2022
Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend a ceremony Friday to formally annex Ukraine's four breakaway regions into Russia ... 27 ... Three powerful energy producers are located in the southeastern region – the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the largest nuclear facility in Europe, the Dnieper Hydroelectric Station and the Botievo wind farm ... .

Strike over pay rise hits France’s energy sector

Gulf Daily News 30 Sep 2022
A 24-hour strike by electricity union FNME hit France’s already stretched power grid. The strike, heeded by roughly a fifth of the workforce, reduced nuclear power generation by 3.5 gigawatts (GW) by afternoon and by 470 megawatts (MW) at hydropower stations – an overall 9pc reduction in production capacity, according to utility EDF.

We are drawing the wrong lesson from the third energy crisis

Taipei Times 30 Sep 2022
In the UK, a nationalized coal industry on the verge of bankruptcy was revived in a “great coal rush” as new power stations were built, collieries restructured and reserves opened up ... France announced plans to switch its entire generation fleet to nuclear power, and tried to sell the technology to Iran and Iraq to secure crude supplies.

Putin mourns 'the tragic fall of the USSR' at annexation ceremony

The Jerusalem Post 30 Sep 2022
Russia had previously recognized Donetsk and Luhansk as independent republics in February ... However, Russia sits on the security council as a permanent member with veto powers ... Zaporizhzhia has notable sites within its territory, such as the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station in Enerhodar, the largest nuclear power plant in Europe. .

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