Nuclear Power


Exclusive: Toshiba auditor to split opinion on finances, governance - sources


TOKYO The auditor for Toshiba Corp is likely to sign off on the conglomerate's annual results while giving a thumbs down on the group's corporate governance during a series of crises, people with direct knowledge of the discussions said on Tuesday. PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC will give a "qualified opinion" endorsing Toshiba's finances in the financial statement for the year ended in March, the two sources told Reuters. That would end a period of limbo when the auditor with

Tillerson says U.S. wants North Korea dialogue 'at some point'

WASHINGTON The United States does not seek to topple the North Korean government and would like dialogue with Pyongyang at some point, but only on the understanding that it can never be a nuclear power, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday. | Video

South Asia, World, 02 Aug 2017

Factbox: U.S. nuclear reactors that were canceled after construction began

South Carolina power company Scana Corp and Santee Cooper, the state-owned generating company, said on Monday they would stop building both reactors under construction at the V.C. Summer nuclear power plant.

World, 31 Jul 2017

France must define possible scenarios to reduce nuclear -minister

PARIS France should define a clear roadmap to fulfill its pledge to cut the share of nuclear power in its electricity generation to 50 percent by 2025, French ecology minister said in an interview in the Sunday edition of regional daily Ouest-France.

Budget 2017, Business, 16 Jul 2017

Japan's Tepco to speed up post-Fukushima decisions - new chairman

TOKYO The owner of the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will push to resolve debate over the release of contaminated water from the site that has dragged on for years since the devastating 2011 quake, its new chairman said on Thursday.

Budget 2017, Business, 13 Jul 2017

U.S. Energy Department helping power firms defend against cyber attacks

The U.S. Department of Energy said on Friday it is helping U.S. firms defend against a hacking campaign that targeted power companies including at least one nuclear plant, saying the attacks have not impacted electricity generation or the grid.

World, 08 Jul 2017

U.S. trade group says no nuclear power plants have been hacked

No U.S. nuclear power plant has been penetrated in a cyber attack, an industry spokesman said on Saturday, when asked to comment on a U.S. government warning last week about a hacking campaign targeting the sector. | Video

Top News, World, 02 Jul 2017

Hinkley Point likely to be only new UK nuclear plant - SSE CEO

ESTORIL, Portugal The head of one of Britain's top utilities said on Monday that EDF's planned nuclear power station at Hinkley Point is likely to be the only one to go ahead in the UK.

World, 19 Jun 2017

South Korea's President Moon says plans to exit nuclear power

SEOUL South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in said on Monday the country will halt plans to build new nuclear power plants and will not extend the lifespan of existing plants, in a bid to phase out nuclear power.

World, 19 Jun 2017

South Korea retires oldest nuclear reactor on its 40th birthday

SEOUL South Korea's oldest nuclear reactor, the 40-year-old Kori No. 1, will halt operations at midnight on Sunday, becoming the country's first nuclear plant to close permanently amid plans for a shift towards natural gas and renewables.

World, 16 Jun 2017