Showing posts with label nuclear power. Show all posts
Showing posts with label nuclear power. Show all posts

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Nuclear power important in China's future energy mix: report

Nuclear power will play an important role in China's future energy mix for emission reduction and economic growth, said a report issued here on Friday.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Exploring Chernobyl's forbidden zone

Chernobyl, a place replete with horrific memories in northern Ukraine, close to Belarus, is now open to tourists, almost 30 years to the date after a nuclear power plant there exploded. It was the worst nuclear accident in human history.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Jordan's first nuclear power reactor to be ready by 2025

Jordan on Saturday said its first nuclear power reactor will be ready by 2025 to meet rising demand for electricity, the state-run Petra news agency reported.

Friday, December 25, 2015

Russia to supply India with 10 million tons of oil

Russia will supply 10 million tons of oil annually to India for the next decade, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said, with the mutual deals between the two countries also extending to nuclear power generation.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Egypt inaugurates MENA’s largest wind power station along Red Sea

Egypt inaugurated on Sunday the largest wind power station in the MENA region with a capacity of 200 megawatts (MW), located in Gabal Al-Zeit area, Red Sea governorate, the ministry of electricity and energy said in an e-mail statement.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Russia, Egypt sign agreement on Egypt's first nuclear plant construction

Russia and Egypt signed an intergovernmental agreement on building Egypt's first nuclear plant in Dabaa, which is supposed to have four power-generating units, each of them with an output capacity of 1,200 megawatts, Russia’s national nuclear corporation Rosatom reported on Thursday.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Bulgaria replaces 370-tonne stator of nuclear power plant

Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant (NPP) has performed a unique replacement and installation of a new 370-tonne turbine generator stator of its 1,000 megawatt (MW) sixth reactor, officials said Wednesday.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

First Fukushima worker diagnosed with radiation-linked cancer

A former Fukushima nuclear plant worker has been diagnosed with radiation-linked cancer, Japanese authorities said Tuesday, in the first such confirmation more than four years after the worst atomic accident in a generation.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Japan Restarts Second Reactor at Sendai Nuclear Power Plant

According to operator, the second power unit at the Sendai Nuclear Power Plant, the only nuclear power plant working in Japan after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, was restarted on Thursday morning.

Friday, October 09, 2015

Turkey’s first nuclear power plant project enters uncertain period amid Syria row

Uncertainties are rising over controversial nuclear power plant project in Turkey’s Akkuyu, for which Russia has spent $3 billion so far, amid rows between Turkey and Russia over Syria.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

$3 bln spent on Akkuyu power plant so far

A total of $3 billion has been spent on the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant and work will continue although the required licenses have not been issued yet, said the company chief, adding that some delays are normal in nuclear power plant projects.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Japan ends nuclear shutdown after 2-year hiatus

Japan has restarted its nuclear power programme, after a two-year shutdown sparked by public fears following the Fukushima crisis.

Monday, July 06, 2015

Austria Files EU Complaint against UK Nuclear Plant

Austria has filed a legal challenge at the European Court of Justice against EU-granted state subsidies for a new nuclear power plant in Britain, government officials confirmed on Monday.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Strong offshore earthquake hits northeastern Japan, no tsunami threat

A strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Japan, but there is no danger of tsunami, the national meteorological agency has said.

Monday, May 11, 2015

NY nuclear plant fire produced river oil slick

Part of a New York state nuclear power plant remained offline Sunday after a transformer fire created another problem: thousands of gallons of oil leaking into the Hudson River, officials said.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Explosion rocks nuclear power plant in New York

A large explosion has rocked the Indian Point nuclear plant in upstate New York, the facility's management reported. 

Entergy Corporation, the company running the plant, said the affected parts of the facility were "safely shut down" and in "safe and stable condition" after a transformer failure on Saturday.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Japan Court Halts Restart of 2 Reactors

A court in Japan issued an injunction Tuesday blocking a power company from restarting two of its nuclear reactors.

Nuclear regulators had already cleared Kansai Electric Power to restart the No. 3 and No. 4 reactors at a plant in the western province of Fukui according to new standards put in place following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami at the Fukushima nuclear plant.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear plant begins maintenance on unit 5

Bulgaria’s sole nuclear power plant, at Kozloduy on the Danube River, said that it has shut down the 1000MW fifth unit for scheduled annual maintenance and refuelling.

Monday, April 06, 2015

Fukushima radiation has reached North American shores


Seaborne radiation from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster has reached North America.

Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution detected small amounts of cesium-134 and cesium-137 in a sample of seawater taken in February from a dock on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

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