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Sweden’s nuclear operators say new tax means earlier shutdowns via Reuters

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Oct 29 (Reuters) – The operators of Sweden’s nuclear power plants say their older reactors may have to shut earlier than planned due to higher taxes proposed by a new coalition government. The new left-wing government, … Continue reading

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Sweden’s Social Democrats and Greens agree on nuclear freeze via Global Post

Sweden’s Social Democrats and Greens, in negotiations to form a government, announced Wednesday they had reached an agreement to freeze nuclear energy development. The deal was presented by incoming Social Democratic Prime Minister Stefan Loefven and Green Party spokeswoman Aasa … Continue reading

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Jellyfish Invasion Forces EON to Shut Down Swedish Nuclear Plant via Bloomberg

EON SE shut down Sweden’s biggest nuclear power plant after a swarm of jellyfish made its way into a cooling water inlet at the reactor on the Baltic coast. The 1,400 megawatt Oskarshamn-3 unit, located about 340 kilometers (211 miles) … Continue reading

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Greenpeace activists evade security at Swedish nuclear power plants via Greenpeace

Stockholm, October 10, 2012 – Exposing the vulnerability of Swedish nuclear power plants, at least seven Greenpeace activists stayed more than 24 hours undetected at two sites following a test of their security procedures. More than 70 Greenpeace activists entered … Continue reading

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Swedish nuclear security boosted after explosives find via CNN

Security has been heightened at Sweden’s nuclear power plants after explosives were discovered on a vehicle entering a protected nuclear site, authorities said Thursday. The truck was stopped at the Ringhals nuclear power plant on Wednesday afternoon, the Swedish Radiation … Continue reading

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Swedish waste fees rise to reflect repository cost via World Nuclear News

10 October 2011 CORRECTED – An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the recommended fee as 0.3 öre per kWh and the current fee as 0.1 öre per kWh. The correct values are 3 and 1 öre per kWh … Continue reading

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Tomas Kåberger hjälper Japan med utveckling av förnybar energi via Energimyndigheten

eneraldirektör Tomas Kåberger lämnar Energimyndigheten och blir styrelseordförande i nybildade Japan Renewable Energy Foundation.– Japan har stora utmaningar och starka drivkrafter att lyckas. Därför vill jag gärna åta mig detta uppdrag, och har bett regeringen om entledigande från min tjänst … Continue reading

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Swede held for building nuclear reactor in his kitchen via The Local

Swedish police have detained a 31-year-old man in Ängelholm in western Sweden who was discovered after he sought advice from authorities on the legality of building a nuclear reactor in a domestic kitchen. The man began his experiment some six … Continue reading

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