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UK looking to keep China General Nuclear out of nuclear projects

Power Technology 26 Jul 2021
Citing insiders, the Financial Times reported that the government was considering removing the company from the consortium planning to build the £20bn ($27.4bn) Sizewell C nuclear power station in Suffolk ... at least one more nuclear power project was constructed in the country.
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British state could buy stake in Sizewell nuclear plant to keep China out

The Times/The Sunday Times 26 Jul 2021
... China’s state-owned nuclear energy company. The government is examining alternatives to the involvement of China General Nuclear (CGN) in the £20billion power station.
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UK looks to ban Chinese nuclear firm from country’s energy projects – reports

Russia Today 26 Jul 2021
... aren’t going to be letting a Chinese company build a new nuclear power station.” The source also revealed that UK authorities were already in talks with the main developer of Sizewell C, the French state-backed company Électricité de France S.A.
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Tighter rules for Texas power grid are a shift for Gov. Greg Abbott, GOP

Killeen Daily Herald 26 Jul 2021
... of more natural gas-, coal- and nuclear-generated power in Texas ... The electric power grid carrying energy to Austin, San Antonio and Houston leaves the South Texas Project Electric Generating Station, one of the largest nuclear power facilities in the nation, near the Gulf Coast.
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Cigarette butt ‘likely’ cause of fire in southwest France

The New Arab 26 Jul 2021
It was sadly very likely that it was caused by a cigarette butt thrown " ... Spain temporarily lost power equivalent to two nuclear power stations with large areas, including Madrid, experiencing power cuts for about an hour, according to reports ... In Portugal, there were power cuts of more than 30 minutes across the country ... ....
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Pizza for Italy: South Korea broadcaster apologises for 'offensive' visuals at Olympics

The National 26 Jul 2021
Pizza for Italy, Chernobyl for Ukraine and civil unrest for Syria ... Italy. pizza. Norway ... This might seem like fairly innocuous, albeit stereotypical, imagery, but then for Ukraine, it chose an image of a power station to depict the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, the country's – and the world's – worst nuclear accident ... "Once a nuclear test site for the US." ... .
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Ireland’s new population: 518m. South Korean TV apologises for Olympic guide

The Irish Times 26 Jul 2021
For Norway? A piece of salmon. Then there was Ukraine, which the broadcaster reminded viewers was where the Chernobyl nuclear disaster happened in 1986, complete with a photo of the doomed power station ... It is an inexcusable mistake.” ... And for the Marshall Islands, it noted that it had once been a nuclear test site for the United States ... .
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Ireland’s new population: 518m. South Korean TV apologises for Olympic guide errors

The Irish Times 26 Jul 2021
For Norway? A piece of salmon. Then there was Ukraine, which the broadcaster reminded viewers was where the Chernobyl nuclear disaster happened in 1986, complete with a photo of the doomed power station ... It is an inexcusable mistake.” ... And for the Marshall Islands, it noted that it had once been a nuclear test site for the United States ... .
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Beer, whiskey and 518m people: Ireland according to Korean TV’s Olympic guide

The Irish Times 26 Jul 2021
For Norway? A piece of salmon. Then there was Ukraine, which the broadcaster reminded viewers was where the Chernobyl nuclear disaster happened in 1986, complete with a photo of the doomed power station ... It is an inexcusable mistake.” ... And for the Marshall Islands, it noted that it had once been a nuclear test site for the United States ... .
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Chernobyl for Ukraine, Dracula for Romania: South Korean TV apologises for Olympic guide

The Irish Times 26 Jul 2021
For Norway? A piece of salmon. Then there was Ukraine, which the broadcaster reminded viewers was where the Chernobyl nuclear disaster happened in 1986, complete with a photo of the doomed power station ... It is an inexcusable mistake.” ... And for the Marshall Islands, it noted that it had once been a nuclear test site for the United States ... .
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Greenback Starts Big Week Softer

FX Empire 26 Jul 2021
Last week, the UK announced it would station two naval ships in Asia as part of the attempt to preserve free navigation and check China’s aggressiveness ... This could put at risk the GBP20 bln power station (in a joint effort with France’s Electicite de France) and the planned development in Essex.
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Riot damage will boost inflation and dent competitiveness

Business Day 25 Jul 2021
There are precedents in which such immediate supply shocks have resulted in an economic hit, including New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina (August 2005), the Arab Spring in Tunisia (December 2010), the tsunami that destroyed the Fukushima nuclear power station in Japan (March ...
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Direkt36: Former State Secretary of Orbán Gov’t Also on Pegasus Spyware’s List of Targets

Hungary Today 23 Jul 2021
... past decades, the much-criticized expansion of the country’s sole nuclear power plant located in Paks ... In 2017, the supervision of the project changed and János Süli, former CEO of the nuclear power station, was appointed Minister without Portfolio responsible for the expansion.
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FirstEnergy to pay $230M in agreement in Ohio bribery case

Springfield News-Sun 23 Jul 2021
... of a $1 billion bailout for two Akron-based FirstEnergy Corp.'s nuclear power plants ... A $60 million bribery case, involving ex-Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and others, alleges to have helped prop up the Perry and Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio.
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Great Britain faces rising risk of winter blackouts, system operator warns

The Observer 22 Jul 2021
... due to the closure of older nuclear plants. The system operator has assumed that the Dungeness B and Hunterston B nuclear power stations will not be available for the full winter, and that the Baglan Bay, Severn Power and Sutton Bridge gas power stations will remain unavailable.
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