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August 19, 2016  

BWXT to buy Ontario nuclear business from GE Hitachi

Acquisition nearly doubles the US company’s presence in Canada.

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January 11, 2016  

OPG to announce $12.8B refurbishment of Darlington nuke reactors

Utility estimates it would need between 7.2 cents-to-8.1- cents-per-kilowatt-hour to recover the total cost of the refurbishment.

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January 4, 2016  

Environmentalists urge Ont. to abandon $13B Darlington nuclear rebuild

Ontario Clean Air Alliance concerned about project cost-overruns and its impact on taxpayers.

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December 4, 2015  

Bruce Power plans $13B refurbishment of six Kincardine, Ont. reactors

15-year project is delayed until 2020, an agreement that will save $1.7 billion from the Ontario government’s original plans.

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July 14, 2015  

Natural gas passes coal as largest US electricity source

Drilling boom that started in 2008 has boosted US natural gas production by 30%.

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November 11, 2014  

Candu signs JV with Chinese to build nuclear reactors

Agreement could establish Candu’s goal of becoming an alternative fuel burner.

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November 27, 2013  

Pakistan breaks ground on nuclear power plant

The power plant will produce 2,200 megawatts of electricity and is being built with help from China.

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November 12, 2013  

Ontario Power Generation wants 30% rate hike for nuclear generation

The increase would add about $5.36 each month to the bill for typical residential customers.

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November 11, 2013  

Japan starts up offshore wind farm near Fukushima nuke plant

143 turbines signal renewed energy supply to decimated region.

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November 5, 2013  

New Brunswick nuclear plant says chemical spilled into Bay of Fundy

A release of hydrazine occurred Nov. 3 from a valve located on the non-nuclear side of the station.

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May 28, 2013  

SKorea halts 2 nuclear plants for using control cables with fabricated test results

Cables failed to meet international standards for capacity to withstand changes in voltage and pressure.

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November 5, 2012  

German solar power production up 50%

European country will phase out nuclear power by 2022 and replace it with renewable energies.

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September 14, 2012  

Japanese cabinet panel calls to phase out nuclear power

Phasing out nuclear power in the next 30 years is part of a major overhaul to it’s energy policy following last year’s meltdowns at Fukushima.

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August 30, 2012  

Alward presses feds on overruns at NB power plant

Work on an aging Candu reactor at the facility is three years behind schedule, and $1 billion over budget.

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August 16, 2012  

Research shows butterflies mutated, ecology damaged by Fukushima leak

Mutations include dented eyes, stunted wings, but research says humans are safe.