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2014-03-25 23:24:00

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of The 2nd Annual Nuclear Information Technology China Forum 2014 (NITF 2014). The event will take place on April 10-11, 2014, in Shanghai, China. London, UK (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of The 2nd Annual Nuclear Information Technology China Forum 2014 (NITF 2014). The event will take place on April 10-11, 2014, in Shanghai, China. China has control over the largest number of nuclear...

2014-03-25 12:27:06

LONDON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Nuclear Security Market InsightHigh Profile Events Driving Security RequirementThe number of nuclear new build projects is higher now than the last two decades. Although Asia is leading in numbers, the US has approved its first new build since 1970, and the United Kingdom, France, Finland and Poland are planning to build or are building new units creating continued opportunity for...

2014-03-18 12:22:41

MUMBAI, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bharat Book Bureau presents Steam Generators for Nuclear Power -Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2025. In this report covers the market size, key drivers and restraints, and competitive landscape for of steam generators for nuclear power for the period between 2006 and 2025. The in depth market size information is provided at three levels - global, regional and key countries. The key countries covered...

Nuclear Waste Storage Inside Shale Formation
2014-03-18 04:59:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The same type of clay-rich sedimentary rocks that are responsible for the current natural gas boom in the US could also be used to dispose of radioactive waste originating from nuclear power plants, according to new research presented during a scientific conference on Monday. Speaking at the 247th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Dr. Chris Neuzil of the US Geological Survey (USGS) explained...

2014-03-17 12:22:33

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plant operators safely took Unit 1 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant offline on Sunday, March 16, at 4 a.m. ET for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Each unit at Plant Vogtle requires new fuel every 18 months. The last refueling outage for Unit 1 was completed in the fall of 2012. "This cycle, Unit 1 provided power for more than 513 consecutive days,"...

2014-03-13 12:28:06

LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Nuclear Power in the US, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Deployment Trends, Investments, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company ProfilesNuclear Power in the US, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Deployment Trends, Investments, Power Plants, Regulations, and Company ProfilesSummary"Nuclear Power in the US, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013...

2014-03-06 20:20:32

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 1 of the Edwin I. Hatch Electric Generating Plant near Baxley, Ga., has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Plant operators safely took the unit offline on Feb. 3. Electricity production resumed on March 6 at 6:57 a.m. EST. In addition to refueling the reactor and performing regular maintenance and...

2014-02-27 12:24:28

Leadership Team Has Deep Nuclear Industry Experience DALLAS, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saulsbury Industries, one of the leading EPC firms in the country, has announced the establishment of a Nuclear Services Division. Led by Norman Hood, Vice President of Nuclear Services, the team has working knowledge in more than half of the nuclear power plants in the U.S. and is accustomed to working within regulatory requirements. Hood's more than 34 years of nuclear experience provides a...

2014-02-19 08:24:20

LONDON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Plant Life Extension (PLEX) and Plant Life Management (PLIM) for Nuclear Reactors - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2025 Plant Life Extension (PLEX) and Plant Life Management (PLIM) for Nuclear Reactors - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2025 Summary "Plant Life Extension (PLEX) and Plant Life Management...

2014-02-07 20:20:27

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exelon Generation's nuclear fleet continued to produce electricity around the clock and was unaffected by ice, snow storms and frigid temperatures that dominated the first month of 2014. Exelon's 10 nuclear power plants in Illinois, Pennsylvania and New Jersey operated continuously throughout January, producing more than 12 million megawatt-hours of electricity, enough to power more than 16 million average American homes. Exelon's...


Latest Nuclear power Reference Libraries

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2005-05-25 11:04:31

Uranium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. A heavy, silvery-white, toxic, metallic, and naturally-radioactive element, uranium belongs to the actinide series and its isotope 235U is used as the fuel for nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. Uranium is commonly found in very small amounts in rocks, soil, water, plants, and animals (including humans). Notable characteristics When refined, uranium is a silvery white, weakly radioactive...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.