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By Jennifer Graham, THE CANADIAN PRESS REGINA - A "bonanza" of uranium and a government keen on opening the door to nuclear power has energy companies circulating Saskatchewan in hopes of flipping the switch on a reactor.
Algerian officials say they're leaning toward signing a deal with a French company to establish the nation's first nuclear power plant. Algeria and France last year signed a nuclear cooperation agreement but have yet to consummate it with a deal.
By Hagadone, Zach Five new companies are looking to move into Eastern Idaho, but they're being tight-lipped about the details. "I don't really want to say right now because things can always change," said Bannock Development Corporation Executive Director Gynii Gilliam.
Much of the worldâ€™s nuclear waste like in "interim storage". This includes, thousands of canisters of highly radioactive waste from the world's most nuclear-energized nation lie, silent and deadly, beneath the jutting tip of Normand, while above ground, cows graze and Atlantic waves crash into heather-covered hills.
By Leonard Anderson SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. nuclear power industry is planning to build new reactors to produce cleaner electricity and reduce dependence on more expensive natural gas, raising questions about the safety of new plants. U.S. President George W.
By Bernie Woodall LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham on Tuesday said he became chairman of the U.S. unit of Areva, the world's largest maker of nuclear reactors, because he wants to foster a new fleet of nuclear power plants in the United States.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China is going ahead with four reactors at a pair of planned nuclear power plants previously scheduled to have 10 generating units between them, official media reported on Tuesday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will miss a year-end deadline for handing out an $8 billion contract to build four nuclear reactors, and plans to postpone its choice indefinitely, an industry source close to the bidding said on Tuesday.
The new-generation nuclear reactors being talked about after a pause of three decades are not much different from those of the past, though the designs should make them safer, more efficient and easier to build.
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