Nuclear Power

 

China joins nations eyeing India's civil nuclear sector

NEW DELHI - China became the latest nation to line up for a stake in India's civil nuclear energy drive on Thursday, agreeing to open talks on cooperation in a sector that New Delhi sees as the solution to its chronic power problems.

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Developing world revives nuclear power prospects, but yet to commit 18 Sep 2014

LONDON - Developing nations are leading a revival of interest in nuclear power, say atomic plant builders, but orders remain elusive as more safety features post-Fukushima have inflated investment costs.

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EU regulators set to clear Britain's 19 billion euro nuclear project - sources 17 Sep 2014

BRUSSELS - European Union state aid regulators are set to approve Britain's 19-billion-euro (£15 billion) plan to build a nuclear plant with French utility EDF, several people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

Nuclear energy should be kept out of politics - Russia's Rosatom 12 Sep 2014

LONDON - Nuclear energy should be left out of any political decisions such as sanctions, an executive at Russia's state nuclear corporation Rosatom told Reuters on Thursday.

Nuclear energy should be kept out of politics - Russia's Rosatom 11 Sep 2014

LONDON - Nuclear energy should be left out of any political decisions such as sanctions, an executive at Russia's state nuclear corporation Rosatom told Reuters on Thursday.

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Late Fukushima manager flagged risks of Japan's big nuclear plants 11 Sep 2014

TOKYO - The late manager of Japan's destroyed Fukushima plant questioned the safety of large nuclear facilities, documents showed on Thursday, potentially affecting the debate over the restart of the world's biggest nuclear power station.

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Japan approves nuclear restart amid push to close old reactors 10 Sep 2014

TOKYO - Japan's nuclear regulator on Wednesday approved the restart of a nuclear power station, the first step to reopening an industry that has been idle since the Fukushima disaster, as the government pushes for the permanent closure of older reactors.

Swedish Greens want two-party government with Social Democrats, nuclear possible hurdle 06 Sep 2014

STOCKHOLM - Sweden's Green Party hopes to form a two-party government with the opposition Social Democrats after a general election on Sept. 14, one of its leaders said on Saturday, though nuclear power could be a stumbling block in negotiations.

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Analysis - BP ruling raises liability stakes for high-risk industries 06 Sep 2014

NEW YORK - A U.S. court ruling that dramatically ramped up BP Plc's potential penalties for the 2010 Gulf oil spill could create new liability risks not just for deep water drillers but also for other industries like mining and nuclear power generation.

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EDF Energy expects to bring two UK nuclear plants back online by end-Dec 04 Sep 2014

LONDON - EDF Energy expects two of its nuclear power stations in Britain, currently offline for inspections, to be back in service between the end of October and end of December, it said on Thursday.