Nuclear Power

 

French police to hunt operators of mystery Paris drones

PARIS - French police will track down and arrest the operators of drone aircraft seen flying illegally on several nights over sensitive sites in Paris and above nuclear power plants, a government spokesman said on Wednesday.

Fukushima operator finds new source of radiation leak into sea

TOKYO - The operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant said on Tuesday it had found a pool of highly contaminated water on the roof of a plant building and that it had probably leaked into the sea through a gutter when it rained.

World, 24 Feb 2015

Japan nuclear regulator advisers fear loss of its "essential" independence

TOKYO - International advisers to Japan's atomic regulator have raised concern a mandatory review of its performance could lead to a loss of independence for the body, which was set up in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.

World, Japan, 18 Feb 2015

India seals nuclear energy pact with Sri Lanka, hopes to push back Chinese influence

NEW DELHI - India sealed a nuclear energy agreement with Sri Lanka on Monday, its first breakthrough with the new government of the tiny Indian Ocean island where China has been building ports and highways in a diplomatic push in recent years.

Top News, Business, 16 Feb 2015

India seals nuclear energy pact with Sri Lanka, hopes to push back Chinese influence

NEW DELHI, Feb 16 - India sealed a nuclear energy agreement with Sri Lanka on Monday, its first breakthrough with the new government of the tiny Indian Ocean island where China has been building ports and highways in a diplomatic push in recent years.

16 Feb 2015

Westinghouse to work on India nuclear plan before liability resolved - CEO

NEW YORK - Westinghouse Electric is hoping to take further steps toward supplying nuclear power plant equipment to India even if issues about liability are not yet resolved, the head of the company said on Thursday.

Business, 13 Feb 2015

Two more Japan nuclear reactors get safety clearance

TOKYO - Japan's atomic regulator on Thursday cleared a second set of reactors for restart, another step towards returning the country to nuclear power after the Fukushima disaster of 2011 led to the shutdown of all units.

World, Japan, 12 Feb 2015

Japan aims to restart nuclear reactor in June - sources

TOKYO - Japan's government is aiming to restart a nuclear reactor by around June following a lengthy and politically-sensitive approval process in the wake of the Fukushima disaster, sources familiar with the plans said.

World, Japan, 06 Feb 2015

U.S.-India nuclear "breakthrough" could be finalised within a year

NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON - A "breakthrough understanding" to open India's nuclear power sector to U.S. firms reached during President Barack Obama's visit to New Delhi last month could be finalised this year, Indian officials say.

Top News, Business, 03 Feb 2015

India-U.S. nuke deal could help clear project logjam - Westinghouse CEO

NEW DELHI - A civil nuclear pact struck at summit talks between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Barack Obama could help clear a logjam of stalled projects, the head of U.S. nuclear power plant maker Westinghouse told Reuters on Monday.

Business, 27 Jan 2015