UAE’s First Reactor Gets Go-Ahead

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 19:16:52 +0000

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is set to begin commercial operation of the Middle East’s first nuclear power plant, after the country’s regulatory agency on Feb. 17 gave its approval for the start-up of the first reactor at the Barakah site. The plant can now begin loading fuel, and Unit 1 is expected to come […]

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POWER Notebook: A Week of Trials and Triumphs for Nuclear

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 15:31:27 +0000

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The past week saw interesting developments worldwide for nuclear new builds, small modular reactors (SMRs), and advanced nuclear fuel. Highlighted here: A third U.S. utility will use Framatome’s ATRIUM 11 fuel design; Barakah 1 in the United Arab Emirates is on the cusp of startup; South Africa’s Eskom said it wants to dispose of PBMR […]

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Report: Investment in Renewables Hit Record High in 2019

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 19:33:18 +0000

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Financial support for installations of offshore wind projects helped investment in renewable energy capacity hit a record high in 2019, according to data from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) released Jan. 16. The group said worldwide investment in renewables was $282.2 billion last year, up 1% from $280.2 billion in 2018. Financing of offshore wind projects, […]

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How The Zayed Sustainable Prize Makes A Difference — 4 Interviews

Credit to Author: Jacek Fior| Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 02:57:39 +0000

I thought I would go back to the Zayed Sustainability Prize winners from last year to check what has changed and how the prize has impacted their operations

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For Police Departments, The Tesla Cybertruck Is A Must-Have Vehicle

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 21:57:31 +0000

What would a Tesla Cybertruck look like if owned by your local police department

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UAE Set to Start First Nuclear Plant; Sweden, Germany Shut Units

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2019 18:24:25 +0000

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The first nuclear power plant in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reportedly will come online in early 2020. The report comes one day after Sweden on Dec. 30 shut down one of four reactors at the nation’s largest nuclear plant, closing Unit 2 at the Ringhals facility after more than 40 years of operation. Germany […]

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Solar Projects Show Rapid Growth in Middle East

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 05:01:57 +0000

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Solar power continues to make inroads in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and other parts of the Persian Gulf region. The Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) in late September said it

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Global Shipping Is Making False Impressions About Circumventing Pollution — Billions Spent On “Cheat Devices”

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sat, 05 Oct 2019 19:00:25 +0000

Water goes everywhere. It reaches places and distances that other things can’t with such flexibility and ingenuity. To attach pollutants to that ingenious reach is counter to intelligence and consciousness

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Senate bows to Trump vetoes, allows Saudi weapons sales

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 23:05:54 +0000

Senate bows to Trump vetoes, allows Saudi weapons sales

WASHINGTON – The Senate has failed in a bid to override a series of vetoes issued by President Donald Trump, allowing the administration to move forward with plans to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:15:53 +0000

Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

Iran said Thursday its Revolutionary Guard seized a foreign oil tanker and its crew of 12 for smuggling fuel out of the country.

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