Nuclear Power

 

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

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.

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Fukushima workers sue Tepco over unpaid wages, reliance on contractors 03 Sep 2014

IWAKI Japan - A group of Fukushima workers on Wednesday sued Tokyo Electric for unpaid wages in a potentially precedent-setting legal challenge to the utility and its reliance on contractors to shut down a nuclear plant destroyed by the industry's worst accident since Chernobyl.

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Fukushima fallout: Resentment grows in nearby Japanese city 31 Aug 2014

IWAKI Japan - Like many of her neighbours, Satomi Inokoshi worries that her gritty hometown is being spoiled by the newcomers and the money that have rolled into Iwaki since the Fukushima nuclear disaster almost three and a half years ago.

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India's Modi eyes breakthrough nuclear pact on Japan trip 28 Aug 2014

NEW DELHI - India is hoping to win Japanese backing for a nuclear energy pact during a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and lure investment into its $85 billion (51.21 billion British pound) market while addressing Japan's concern about nuclear proliferation.