Nuclear Power

 

German power firms shift focus to Berlin as nuclear commission meets

FRANKFURT German utilities will be anxiously watching Berlin on Friday when a government-appointed commission looks at ways to safeguard the billions of euros they have set aside to pay for the country's nuclear exit.

New York orders probe after radioactive leak at reactor

A nuclear power plant north of New York City has leaked water contaminated with radioactive tritium into the groundwater below the facility, sparking an investigation by state officials, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday.

World, 07 Feb 2016

Japanese volcano erupts, nearby nuclear plant unaffected

TOKYO A Japanese volcano about 50 km (30 miles) from a nuclear plant erupted on Friday, shooting ash nearly 2 km into the night sky along with fountains of lava, but there were no immediate report of damage and operations at the power station were not affected.

Top News, World, Japan, 05 Feb 2016

India ratifies nuclear liability convention, hopes to win foreign investment

NEW DELHI India ratified an international convention on nuclear energy accident liability, the government said on Thursday, the final piece in its efforts to address the concerns of foreign nuclear suppliers and draw them into a market worth billions of dollars.

Top News, Business, 05 Feb 2016

EDF signs preliminary deal to build six nuclear plants in India

PARIS French utility EDF said on Tuesday it had signed a preliminary agreement with Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL) to build six nuclear reactors at Jaitapur, in the west of India.

Top News, Business, 26 Jan 2016

Refugee crisis could shake up German political landscape in 2016

BERLIN For the past decade, German politics has been a relatively dull affair, with Angela Merkel dominating at the national level and the major parties in agreement on all the big issues, from euro zone bailouts and refugees to the phase-out of nuclear energy.

World, 04 Jan 2016

Refugee crisis could shake up German political landscape in 2016

BERLIN For the past decade, German politics has been a relatively dull affair, with Angela Merkel dominating at the national level and the major parties in agreement on all the big issues, from euro zone bailouts and refugees to the phase-out of nuclear energy.

World, 03 Jan 2016

India deal unlikely to secure Toshiba's lofty nuclear plans

TOKYO Japan's Toshiba Corp may need to curb its ambitions in nuclear power even as it looks set to win a deal in India, battling both competition from emerging market rivals and the impact of its own deteriorating finances, industry experts said.

Top News, Business, Japan, Tech 28 Dec 2015

Exclusive: India closing in on Westinghouse deal to build six nuclear reactors

NEW DELHI India expects to seal a contract with Westinghouse Electric Co LLC to build six nuclear reactors in the first half of next year, a senior government official said, in a sign its $150 billion dollar nuclear power programme is getting off the ground.

Top News, Business, 24 Dec 2015

Exclusive - India says closing in on Westinghouse deal to build 6 nuclear reactors

NEW DELHI India expects to seal a contract with Westinghouse Electric Co LLC to build six nuclear reactors in the first half of next year, a senior government official said, in a sign its $150 billion dollar nuclear power programme is getting off the ground.

Top News, Business, 23 Dec 2015