Latest News for: Nuclear power station


Yankee decommissioning on track, financially

Brattleboro Reformer 21 Jun 2021
VERNON — The decommissioning work at Vermont Yankee nuclear power station is on track financially, even though a key task of dismantling the reactor core is taking longer than originally scheduled ... Demolition of Vermont Yankee began in 2019, even before NorthStar completed the purchase of the Vernon nuclear reactor from Entergy Nuclear.

Leak at Taishan nuclear power station in Guangdong; a nuclear physicist fears an explosion

Bitchute 20 Jun 2021
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Life in 2050: A Glimpse at Transportation in the Future

Interesting Engineering 20 Jun 2021
In these places, there is less access to medical care, and power is still largely generated by non-renewable sources ... By 2050, the (EIA) anticipates that will come from renewable sources, followed by natural gas (23%), coal (23%), and nuclear (5%) ... This will allow charging stations to be built wherever distributed power arrays are located.

Energy Insider: New Rules to Regulate Commodity Price Indexes; Power Consumption Jumps in Southern China

Caixin Online 19 Jun 2021
Southern Chinese provinces consume more power amid economic recovery and summer heat; state nuclear station builder receives more orders; and Sinopec plans to add renewable energy supplies in Fujian ... The contracts include generator installation projects for the Zhejiang Cangnan Nuclear Power Plant.

“We welcome the relocation of Chinese minors.” Miami, USA, attracts mining business with cheap electricity, etc.

OBN 19 Jun 2021
Attract mining business with cheap nuclear power ... Mayor Suarez says he is particularly concerned with the low-cost energy from nuclear power. Near the Miami City Hall, there is the Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Station, which powers the city of Miami.

Mini reactors at the core of a local nuclear revolution

The Times/The Sunday Times 19 Jun 2021
Communities near oil refineries and old coal-fired power stations may face a dilemma under plans by Rolls-Royce for a new fleet of mini nuclear reactors.

Ultraconservative tipped for victory as Iranians go to the polls

Dawn 19 Jun 2021
Pictures of often flag-waving voters in Iran dominated state TV coverage, but away from the polling stations some voiced anger at what they saw as a stage-managed election ... Rouhani’s landmark achievement was the 2015 deal with world powers under which Iran agreed to limit its nuclear programme in return for sanctions relief.

Opinion: Tax proposals for fossil fuels and green energy

The Oklahoman 19 Jun 2021
Power and energy ... Some of the proposed tax benefits are designed to make current or near-term technologies more affordable and broaden their adoption, such as credits for electricity generated from eligible existing nuclear power facilities, residential energy efficiencies, and enhanced electric vehicle charging stations.

China blames minor fuel rod damage for nuclear plant issues

Beijing News 17 Jun 2021
... the permitted range of stable operation" for nuclear power plants. A handful of damaged fuel rods is behind a build-up of radioactive gases at a nuclear power station in southern China, authorities said Wednesday, describing the problem as "common" with no need for concern.

Nuke waste and Disini

The Manila Times 17 Jun 2021
"On April 13, the Japanese government held a cabinet meeting and formally decided to release more than one million tons of nuclear wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear power Station into the ocean ... the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident is not only a Japanese domestic issue.

Covid infections rapidly rise in South Africa

Fresh Plaza 17 Jun 2021
In South Africa the third wave of Covid infections is being acutely felt, with over 13,000 new cases in a single day and almost no business unaffected by the pandemic ... The state electricity provider Eskom has been implementing loadshedding, exacerbated by management problems at the nuclear power station Koeberg outside Cape Town ... �. � ... ....

China environment ministry says no leak at Taishan nuclear power station

Metro USA 16 Jun 2021
... there was no leak at the Taishan nuclear power station, responding to a CNN report earlier this week.

NRC: Seabrook nuke plant ran safely in 2020, concrete degradation being monitored

Portsmouth Herald 16 Jun 2021
SEABROOK – According to federal experts, annual inspections throughout 2020 show NextEra Energy Seabrook’s nuclear power plant again ran safely over the past year ... Each year the NRC holds a meeting to discuss its findings in relation to the safety of each of the 90-plus nuclear power plants in the nation.

China: Fuel rods damaged at nuclear plant, radiation not leaking

The Hill 16 Jun 2021
China on Wednesday said there was no leak at the Taishan nuclear power station, following a report from CNN that the French company that owns parts of the station had warned of an "imminent radiological threat." ... CNN reports the US is assessing report of a leak at Taishan Nuclear ...

China first announces high levels of radiation at Taiwan nuclear plant: Society: World:

Swords Today 16 Jun 2021
Chinese authorities have announced high-level radiation for the first time at the first power plant of the Taiwan nuclear power plant in Guangdong province ... authorities did not consider the situation to be dangerous for nuclear power plant workers or the Chinese people.