FPL Group Inc has announced the completion of the purchase of two nuclear reactors in Wisconsin totaling 1,023 megawatts from Wisconsin Energy Corp for $924 million. The final purchase price includes about $719 million for the plant itself and about $205 million for nuclear fuel, inventory and other items, FPL said.
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Uranium prices may be set to rise as the number of planned and proposed new nuclear power reactors increased by 82 or 37% to 304 in the first nine months of the year.
Citywire 2nd Oct 2007 more >>
Letter: What we have to do is to make governments act so that nuclear technology can be used safely and dispensed with safely. It is the latter which is the great threat to humanity and not the former, for we shall definitely need nuclear if we are to provide for our electricity needs in the future with an estimated doubling of the world’s population by 2050.
Scotsman 2nd Oct 2007 more >>
Leaders of the EU and major energy firms urged leaders to make greater use of nuclear power.
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Electricite de France chairman Pierre Gadonneix said nuclear energy is a good solution to the current challenges faced by Europe’s electricity system, amongst which are the reduction in CO2 emissions, energy efficiency and the supply problems.
Forbes 1st Oct 2007 more >>
A year of protest at a submarine base came to an end as hundreds of anti-nuclear campaigners staged a blockade in front of its gates. More than 170 people were arrested as they marked the end of 365 days of protest at Faslane Naval Base on the Clyde.
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A new robotic tool based on conventional hydraulics more familiar in the oil industry is being developed for nuclear clean-up
The Engineer 1st Oct 2007 more >>
A nuclear training school has been given the go-ahead in Somerset. Bridgwater College has been chosen by the Government as the centre for the South West to train workers with skills needed for the future of the nuclear industry.
Western Daily Press 1st Oct 2007 more >>
India’s main communist party is not expected to compromise on a controversial civilian nuclear pact with the United States, saying it was up to the government to soften its stand, leaders said on Monday.
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Tidal power generated from more than 200 turbines in a 10-mile barrage across the Severn estuary could provide nearly 5% of Britain’s energy for 120 years with minimal climate change emissions and should be investigated urgently, government advisers said today.
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