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Germany shuts three of its last six nuclear plants

Published by rudy Date posted on January 1, 2022

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Belgium commits to phasing out existing nuclear power plants

Published by rudy Date posted on December 23, 2021

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India announces ‘first of its kind’ nuclear programme, to have 9 nuclear reactors by 2024

Published by rudy Date posted on December 3, 2021

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Chinese scientists strike early gold in race to nuclear fusion power

Published by rudy Date posted on November 11, 2021

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Japan’s new PM wants to restart nuclear power in the country

Published by rudy Date posted on October 11, 2021

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The cost to the nation of the rejected nuclear plant option

Published by rudy Date posted on September 22, 2021

by Gerardo P. Sicat – The Philippine Star, 22 Sep 2021 In 1985, the construction of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant project of the National Power Corp. was structurally completed.

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[OPINION] Propaganda about faulting, earthquakes, and the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant

Published by rudy Date posted on May 5, 2021

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[OPINION] Beneath the waters of Subic Bay an old pyroclastic-flow deposit, and many faults

Published by rudy Date posted on April 22, 2021

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Nuclear touted as baseload solution, but risks flagged

Published by rudy Date posted on November 15, 2020

By Angelica Y. Yang, 15 Nov 2020 NUCLEAR POWER holds the potential to address the country’s need for reliable, always-on baseload power, but the risks posed by the energy source could be a key sticking point towards its adoption, experts said.

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Refresher: Why reviving the Bataan Nuclear Plant is controversial

Published by rudy Date posted on October 7, 2020

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4 Oct 2020 – Here we go again with this nuclear nonsense

Published by rudy Date posted on October 4, 2020

By Ben Kritz, Manila Times, 4 Oct 2020 Promoting nuclear power anywhere in the world at this point makes about as much sense as promoting zeppelins as a practical transportation option, and nowhere more so than in the Philippines. Reality and common sense, however, have never been much of an impediment to this country’s “nuclear…

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Nuclear power possible by 2027, Energy dep’t says

Published by rudy Date posted on September 20, 2020

by Adam J. Ang, BusinessWorld, 20 Sep 2020 NUCLEAR ENERGY could be helping power the grid by 2027 at the earliest, according to the Department of Energy (DoE).

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Government experts back review of nuke energy policy

Published by rudy Date posted on August 16, 2020

By BusinessMirror, 16 Aug 2020 The mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant provides a massive background to science journalists’ photo op during their tour of the facility a few years back. The interest in nuclear power program is in high gear once again with government experts throwing their support for it after Malacañang gave a go…

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PNRI chief backs nuclear power integration into PH’s energy mix

Published by rudy Date posted on August 12, 2020

By Ma. Cristina Arayata, PNA, 12 Aug 2020 MANILA – Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) director Carlos Arcilla is encouraging the use of nuclear power in the energy mix, saying this could also help lower one’s electricity bill.

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Nuclear power plants seen unlikely to be operational by end of Duterte’s term

Published by rudy Date posted on August 2, 2020

by Charmaine A. Tadalan, BusinessWorld, 2 Aug 2020 NUCLEAR POWER within the next two years is unlikely because of the need to complete the appropriate preliminary studies and pass laws regulating the sector, the Senator who chairs that chamber’s energy committee said.

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Group bucks nuclear energy plan

Published by rudy Date posted on August 1, 2020

by Ronnel W. Domingo, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 1 Aug 2020 Electricity consumers and science advocates raised a howl over renewed government moves to make the Philippines a nuclear-power country, particularly as the recently signed Executive Order No. 116 revived the possibility of using the mothballed power plant in Bataan.

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Indonesia and Philippines are smart to make nuclear power plans

Published by rudy Date posted on July 12, 2020

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France’s oldest nuclear plant Fessenheim shuts down

Published by rudy Date posted on June 30, 2020

France’s Fessenheim nuclear plant, for years the focus of anti-nuclear protests, has been switched off after more than four decades.

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DOE considers use of nuclear energy to reduce power rates in Philippines

Published by rudy Date posted on May 22, 2020

By DONA MAGSINO, GMA News, 22 May 2020 The Department of Energy (DOE) is exploring the possibility of tapping nuclear energy to further lower the cost of electricity in the Philippines amid the global pandemic, according to the agency’s head on Friday.

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Nuclear is getting hammered by green power and the pandemic

Published by rudy Date posted on May 4, 2020

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France begins shutting down oldest nuclear plant

Published by rudy Date posted on February 22, 2020

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Gatchalian asks DOE to be more transparent on gov’t plan for use of nuclear power in

Published by rudy Date posted on January 6, 2020

By Hannah Torregoza, Manila Bulletin, Jan 6, 2019 Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has pressed the Department of Energy (DOE) to publicly release its report on the integrated work plan for nuclear power infrastructure in the country.

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DoE finds a new way to push the nuclear drug

Published by rudy Date posted on November 5, 2019

By Ben Kritz, Manila Times, 5 Nov 2019 EVER since the Russian government, through its atomic energy agency Rosatom, first made its pitch to sell nuclear technology to the Philippines back in 2016, the Department of Energy (DoE) under Secretary Alfonso Cusi has gone to great lengths to try to convince a largely indifferent public…

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PH still not ready for full nuclear energy program

Published by rudy Date posted on October 31, 2019

By: Ronnel W. Domingo, Philippine Daily, 31 Oct 2019 The Department of Energy yesterday formally received an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report on the Philippines’ capability to adopt nuclear energy for electricity generation.

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DOE receives report on nuclear infrastructure review mission

Published by rudy Date posted on October 30, 2019

By TED CORDERO,GMA News, 30 Oct 2019 The Department of Energy (DOE) on Wednesday received the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) report on the phase 1 of the Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) mission.

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Aprub ba yan kay Duterte? Gatchalian says Cusi should not be so secretive about P135M nuclear program

Published by rudy Date posted on October 11, 2019

by Bilyaryo, 11 Oct 2019 Senator Win Gatchalian has called on the Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi to be more transparent in its nuclear energy program agenda amid reports that the Philippines and Russia signed a deal on exploring the possible construction of nuclear power plant in the country.

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Construction of nuclear power plants in PH risky – Gatchalian

Published by rudy Date posted on October 8, 2019

The senator worries over safety, including dealing with waste, after the Philippines and Russia signed a deal on the construction of nuclear power plants by Aika Rey, Rappler, 8 Oct 2019 MANILA, Philippines – Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Monday, October 7, said that the Philippine-Russia deal on the construction of nuclear power plants in the…

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Nuclear fusion could rescue the planet from climate catastrophe

Published by rudy Date posted on September 28, 2019

Nuclear fusion could be the clean energy the world needs—and private companies are now working on machines to harness it. By Jon Asmundsson and Will Wade, 28 Sep 2019, Bloomberg Markets About two dozen private companies around the world are working to harness a transformative energy technology that could rescue the planet from climate catastrophe.…

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Nuclear energy too slow, too expensive to save climate: report

Published by rudy Date posted on September 24, 2019

by Marton Dunai, Geert De Clercq, 24 Sep 2019 BUDAPEST/PARIS (Reuters) – Nuclear power is losing ground to renewables in terms of both cost and capacity as its reactors are increasingly seen as less economical and slower to reverse carbon emissions, an industry report said.

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Cheap gas is killing nuclear, green power may finish the job

Published by rudy Date posted on September 21, 2019

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