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Study Explores The Impact Of Closing Nuclear Power Plants In Germany

Many countries have phased out production of nuclear energy because of concerns related to nuclear waste and the risk of nuclear accidents. A new study explored the impact of the shutdown of roughly half of the nuclear power plants in Germany after the 2011 Fukushima accident in Japan. The study found that the resulting reductions in nuclear power were replaced ...

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PMO Mulls To Open Gates For FDI In Nuclear Power

In a bid to make India a global player in nuclear power sector, the Modi government is contemplating to allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the nuclear power area. The decision, likely to be considered by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), would be a paradigm shift in India’s nuclear power policy, and subsequently open the gates for multinational companies to ...

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Saudi-Japan Cooperation Could Help Solve World’s Energy Problems

According to one of Japan’s leading business thinkers, cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Japan in energy could help solve some of the most intractable problems the world faces today. Nobuo Tanaka, chairman of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation and former director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), feels that the two countries could help stabilize global energy markets, and also defuse ...

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Global Nuclear Reactor Market 2019 Lists Top Growing Companies

Global Nuclear Reactor Market 2019 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024 provides an effective study of varied sections of industry such as opportunities, size, growth, technology, demand, and trend of high leading players. The report comprises a discussion of industry top manufacturers along with their company’s profiles, financial analysis, overview, market revenue, and opportunities by geographical regions. ...

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Global Energy Forum Opens In Abu Dhabi

The fourth annual Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum opened in Abu Dhabi on Jan 11, kicking off three days of high-level discussions with industry and political leaders to set the energy agenda for the year ahead. The Global Energy Forum is serving as a key part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Participants at the Global Energy Forum will examine the ...

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Barakah Nuclear Project Aims For Early 2020 Startup Of First Unit

Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation is getting ready to begin powering unit 1 of its Barakah atomic power plant, as the UAE looks to significantly increase the ratio of clean power in its energy mix, according to its chief executive. The Barakah nuclear power plant will add 5.6 gigawatts of capacity to the grid when fully operational and will establish the ...

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Four Reactors Are Under Construction At Barakah (UAE)

Four nuclear reactors are under construction in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The nuclear power plant is named Barakah – Arabic for Divine Blessing. The South Korean winning bid for the construction of the UAE reactors was spectacularly low, about 30 percent lower than the next cheapest bid, with the chief executive of a French nuclear corporation. This is because the Barakah reactors ...

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Nuclear Power: The Road To A Carbon Free Future

Nuclear power provides 10% of the world’s electricity. But to stem climate change, we’re going to need far greater amounts of clean and reliable energy. Thirty countries currently operate nuclear power plants. More than two dozen others are looking at nuclear energy to meet their power and climate needs. In the western United States, more than 30 towns and cities ...

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Nuclear Technique Suppresses Tsetse Flies Without Harming Other Insects

A nuclear technique has successfully been used to suppress a major pest – the tsetse fly – in Senegal without inadvertently harming other insects, an eight-year study shows. The study, published in Nature’s Scientific Reports, is part of a project to help the west African country eradicate tsetse in Niayes – a 1,000 km2 fertile valley near the capital Dakar ...

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Nuclear Decommissioning Market 2020

The nuclear decommissioning market size is likely to rise at a CAGR of over 5.0% from 2018 to 2025. Strengthening of the government policies towards shutdown and dismantling of nuclear power plant operations have adversely impacted the nuclear energy sector over the recent years. Enhancement of renewable energy targets for catering to the ever increasing electricity demand has begun to ...

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