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

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

German utility E.ON sees renewable sector growth

E.ON sees renewable sector growth
In a market transitioning in a low-carbon way, German utility E.ON said Tuesday that its renewable energy segment saw earnings rise 7 percent.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Akkuyu nuclear plant construction to start in 2018: Erdogan

Akkuyu nuclear plant
Construction on Turkey's first nuclear power plant will begin in 2018, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday, adding that the plant's inauguration would be held "very soon" with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Japon: fin de la pose d'une nouvelle toiture pour le bâtiment du réacteur numéro 3

Les travailleurs de la centrale nucléaire de Fukushima Daiichi, ont terminé l'installation d'une nouvelle toiture pour le bâtiment du réacteur numéro 3.

Sunday, February 04, 2018

‘Global Consequences’ of Lethal Radiation Leak at Destroyed Japan Nuclear Plant

Fukushima nuclear power plant
Lethal levels of radiation have been observed inside Japan’s damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant. And they are arguably way higher than you suspect.

Friday, December 08, 2017

Satellite that burnt in atmosphere blamed for ruthenium-106 discharge

Chelyabinsk Region
A satellite that burnt in the atmosphere could have been the source of the radioactive isotope ruthenium-106 whose traces were registered in Russia and some European countries, according to the materials of a probe into the incident released on Friday.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Nuclear specialists to set up commission to find source of ruthenium-106

source of ruthenium-106
Nuclear industry specialists will set up a commission to find the source of origin of the radioactive ruthenium-106 detected by European and Russian environmental monitoring systems in the atmosphere, Russia’s civil nuclear power corporation Rosatom reported on Friday.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Russia says 'extremely high' radioactivity not from nuclear accident

Mayak nuclear facility
Russian authorities said an "extremely high" level of radioactive pollution was detected in the Ural mountains weeks ago -- but denied the contamination came from a nuclear accident.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Fukushima victims appeal $1,500 compensation payouts

Fukushima victims
Hundreds of victims of Japan’s 2011 nuclear disaster have appealed a court ruling hoping to secure larger compensation payouts, after being awarded roughly $1,520 each in a class action lawsuit against the Japanese government and the Fukushima plant operator.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Botched Gauges Mean Radioactive Water Might Be Leaking From Fukushima

Radioactive Water Might Be Leaking From Fukushima
Radioactive, contaminated water may have leaked from the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor in Japan into nearby groundwater, report plant officials. The incident has not been confirmed, but is suspected to have occurred because of a fault in well placement.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Construction of Akkuyu Nuclear Plant to start in Sept.

The construction of Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant will start in September this year, top officials of Cengiz-Kolin-Kalyon (CKK), a Turkish consortium of contracting conglomerates, said on Tuesday, a sign of a desire to bolster Russia-Turkey cooperation on several fronts.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Ukraine to put new Chernobyl safety cover into operation

A new protective cover over the destroyed Chernobyl nuclear reactor No.4, which was erected in November 2016, will be put into operation this year, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced on Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary

The presidents of Ukraine and Belarus toured the site of the Chernobyl plant to mark 31 years since the world's worst civil nuclear accident spewed radiation across Europe.

Monday, April 10, 2017

France to shut down oldest nuclear plant by 2020

France’s oldest operational nuclear power plant at Fessenheim is set to be shut down by April 2020. A formal decree on the closure has been inked, but it is tied to the launch of a new generation power plant in Normandy.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Japan high court rules nuclear reactors can restart

A Japanese appeals court Tuesday ruled that a pair of nuclear reactors halted by a lower court order can be restarted, in a victory for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's energy policy.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Robot Successfully Reports Killer Radiation Levels Inside Fukushima Reactor

Tokyo Electric on Sunday confirmed lethally high radiation levels inside the primary containment vessel (PCV) of the heavily damaged unit 1 of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

Friday, January 06, 2017

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Japan planning next-generation nuclear reactor for safety reasons

Japan is planning the development of a fast neutron reactor, as the country gets ready to decommission the Monju nuclear power plant, which last operated in 2010.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Fukushima reactor cooling system stops following quake & tsunami

The cooling system of the third reactor at the Fukushima nuclear power plant has stopped circulating water following a powerful 7.3 offshore earthquake. TEPCO said it managed to restart the system some 90 minutes after the failure.

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Russia and Japan discuss options for recycling wasted nuclear fuel from Fukushima

Russia and Japan are discussing options for removal of spent nuclear fuel from the reactors of the Fukushima nuclear power plant and its recycling, a source with the Russian nuclear industry told TASS.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Ikata ­nuclear power plant : Japan reactor restarts

Japan restarted a nuclear reactor on Friday despite a court challenge by local residents, in a boost for Tokyo's faltering post-Fukushima push to bring back atomic power.

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