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French utility EDF, which is majority owned by the state, used a Twitter account to deny a media allegation that it secretly intended to roll back the country's nuclear power reduction plan by 25 years. EDF's statement said it denied the “malicious rumor about the existence of a secret plan which sets back the 50 percent nuclear target to 2050.” The country's plan is to reduce nuclear power as a percentage of its energy mix from about 75 percent to 50 percent by 2025. EDF…
05.23 / 18:21
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French utility EDF, which is majority owned by the state, used a Twitter account to deny a media allegation that it secretly intended to roll back the country's nuclear power reduction plan by 25 years. EDF's statement said it denied the “malicious rumor about the existence of a secret plan which sets back the 50 percent nuclear target to 2050.” The country's plan is to reduce nuclear power as a percentage of its energy mix from about 75 percent to 50 percent by 2025. EDF…
05.23 / 15:34
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A Nuclear Industry Association spokeswoman in Britain confirmed talks would take place with the State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) of China and NuGen, which has plans to build three AP1000 reactors in Moorside, near Sellafield. With 60 percent of NuGen owned by financially troubled Japanese conglomerate Toshiba, serious questions have surfaced over the viability of the project. Toshiba said it expected to lose $8.4 billion in the fiscal year that ended March 31. The…
05.23 / 15:09
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A Nuclear Industry Association spokeswoman in Britain confirmed talks would take place with the State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC) of China and NuGen, which has plans to build three AP1000 reactors in Moorside, near Sellafield. With 60 percent of NuGen owned by financially troubled Japanese conglomerate Toshiba, serious questions have surfaced over the viability of the project. Toshiba said it expected to lose $8.4 billion in the fiscal year that ended March 31. The…
05.23 / 14:46
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When it comes to refinery markets, Eastern and Western Canada might as well be different countries The post A Tale of Two Canadas appeared first on Alberta Oil…
05.23 / 13:10
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A referendum in Switzerland that included a provision forbidding construction of new nuclear power plants passed on Sunday. The referendum included support for renewable power sources and pitted the two energy supplies against each other. Thus, the bill, perhaps inadvertently, was a referendum against energy diversity. The referendum was an add-on the country's Energy Strategy 2050, which was adopted last year. While snipping out nuclear power, however, it provides for an expanded use of…
05.22 / 16:05
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Chairman of Ohio's House Public Utilities Committee Bill Seitz has closed down the hearing that was exploring the possibility of setting up financial support for FirstEnergy's two nuclear power plants in the state. Reportedly, FirstEnergy is continuing efforts to revive the discussion, which FirstEnergy Chief Executive Officer Chuck Jones said is “not a bailout.” The current proposal would help keep the plants operating with a cost, estimated by the Ohio Consumer's Council, of…
05.22 / 16:05
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A referendum in Switzerland that included a provision forbidding construction of new nuclear power plants passed on Sunday. The referendum included support for renewable power sources and pitted the two energy supplies against each other. Thus, the bill, perhaps inadvertently, was a referendum against energy diversity. The referendum was an add-on the country's Energy Strategy 2050, which was adopted last year. While snipping out nuclear power, however, it provides for an expanded use of…
05.22 / 15:15
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