Regulators Reject Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s Plan to Subsidize Coal and Nuclear Plants
Federal regulators on Monday rejected a rule proposed by Energy Secretary Rick Perry that would have subsidized coal and nuclear power plants in some parts of the United States.
However, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission kept the issue alive by ordering the organizations that operate regional grids and power markets to submit reports to the commission on grid resilience issues in their areas.
- China, France Sign Deal to Enhance Cooperation on Nuclear Energy, Xinhua Net, Jan 9
- S. Korea, UAE Discuss Ways to Step Up Nuclear Cooperation, Yonhap News, Jan 9
- EDF and MHI to Collaborate on Atmea Joint Venture,World Nuclear News, Jan 5
- Minnesota Looks to Rely on Nuclear Power to Meet Electricity Needs for a While, Star Tribune, Jan 6
- Bankrupt Westinghouse Finds a Buyer, GTM, Jan 5
- New Jersey Effort to Aid Nuclear Plants Stalls in State Assembly, Platts, Jan 5
NUCLEAR SAFETY AND SECURITY
- US to Loosen Nuclear Weapons Constraints and Develop More ‘Usable’ Warheads, The Guardian, Jan 9
- U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Approves Key Safety Aspect to NuScale Power’s Advanced Reactor Design, Power Mag, Jan 9
- Putin Fears Nuclear Power Plant Drone Attack: Special Military Until is Set Up to Prevent Terrorist Strike After the Gadgets are Used to Bomb Russian Bases in Syria, Daily Mail, Jan 8
- Why Can’t We Decide What to Do About Nuclear Energy?, Popular Science, Jan 8
- It’s Time for the West’s Nuclear Renaissance, National Interest, Jan 7
- PSC Made Right Call to Back Nuclear Power,Gainesville Times, Jan 6