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2013-11-26 23:03:16

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Nuclear Power in Germany, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Deployment Trends, Investments, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company Profiles. London (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Nuclear Power in Germany, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Deployment Trends, Investments, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company Profiles Summary "Nuclear Power in Germany, Market Outlook to 2025,...

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2011-03-15 11:34:21

On Tuesday, Germany announced the temporary shutdown of seven of its oldest nuclear reactors pending a safety review. "We are launching a safety review of all nuclear reactors ... with all reactors in operation since the end of 1980 set to be idled for the period of the (three-month) moratorium," Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a statement. Germany said 10 years ago that it would be nuclear-free by 2020, which has since been postponed until the mid-2030s by Merkel's government. Japan's...

2008-10-02 12:06:52

The U.S. Department of Energy says it has received 19 Part I applications from 17 electric power companies for nuclear plant construction loan guarantees. The federal loan guarantees would support the construction of 14 nuclear power plants in the United States. The department said the applications, submitted in response to a June 30 solicitation, reflect the intentions of the companies to build 21 new reactors, with some applications covering two reactors at the same site. The plants...

2008-08-29 12:01:13

Excerpt from report by independent German news agency ddp on 29 August Hamm: Chancellor Angela Merkel (Christian Democratic Union) has again reiterated the need for Germany to build coal-fired power plants. Merkel said in Hamm, North Rhine - Westphalia on Friday [29 August] that Germany would only be able to continue meeting its own demand for electricity if it built new and efficient power plants. Those preventing the construction of new power plants would accept "serious risks" for the...

2008-07-14 12:00:00

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown says his government will place no limit on the number of nuclear power plants that can be built by private companies. Brown plans to fast track the construction of at least eight nuclear power stations to cut Britain's dependence on foreign oil following its dramatic rise in price, The Independent reported Monday. The prime minister said he fears Britain could face an energy supply crisis in the future if it fails to step up its nuclear program along with...

2008-07-11 09:00:59

By Judy Dempsey With Germany committed to reducing global warming gases while struggling to deal with soaring fuel costs, one of the giant energy companies in the country said Thursday that Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition could only deal with both issues by extending the working life of the country's nuclear plants. Wulf Bernotat, chairman of the European energy powerhouse E.ON, said during an interview here that it was "questionable" whether Merkel's government of conservatives and...

2008-06-30 06:02:44

Text of report by independent German news agency ddp [Report by Helmut Stoltenberg: "A Row About Nuclear Power - Gabriel and Hoehn Want To Shut Down Olf Nuclear Power Plants - Union and FDP for Longer Running Times of Nuclear Power Plants"] Berlin - The positions have become entrenched in the dispute between the parties about the use of nuclear energy. Whereas on the weekend the Union and the FDP [Free Democratic Party] again advocated longer running times for nuclear power plants, the...

2006-01-10 04:23:39

GENSHAGEN, Germany (Reuters) - German government leaders remained at odds over whether to reverse a 2000 law phasing out nuclear power on Tuesday, the second day of a cabinet retreat that is focusing on several divisive issues. After approving a 25 billion euro ($30 billion) spending program on Monday, Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet planned to discuss health care reform, ideas on giving extra state support for low-paying jobs, and energy policy. Economy Minister Michael Glos...

2005-10-27 08:20:00

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's potential ruling coalition parties are deadlocked over whether to extend the life of German nuclear power stations beyond an existing deadline in 2020, a conservative environmental expert said on Thursday. Peter Paziorek, a senior Christian Democrat (CDU) official on the working group for reactor safety and environment, said talks between conservative parties and the Social Democrats (SPD) on the nuclear issue had ground to a halt. "We haven't moved forward one...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.