Nuclear Power

 

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.

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, 26 Jan 2015

"We have a deal" - insurance may unlock India-U.S. atomic trade

NEW DELHI - Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled a plan centred on insurance on Sunday that they hope will convince U.S. companies to build nuclear power stations in India, but stopped short of demands to soften a liability law.

Business, Top News, 25 Jan 2015

Fukushima operator to miss deadline on decontaminating water

TOKYO - The operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co, said it would not be able to meet a self-imposed deadline to decontaminate water containing highly radioactive substances by the end of March.

World, 23 Jan 2015

Prosecutors won't indict former Tepco execs over Fukushima

TOKYO - Japanese prosecutors have stuck to their decision not to indict three former Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) executives over their handling of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, but a rarely used citizen's panel could still force an indictment.

World, Japan, 22 Jan 2015

Fukushima worker dies after falling into water storage tank

TOKYO - A worker at Japan's destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant died on Tuesday after falling inside a water storage tank, the latest in a spate of industrial accidents at the site of the March 2011 nuclear disaster, the world's worst since Chernobyl.

World, Japan, 20 Jan 2015

India, Pakistan border fighting intensifies before Obama visit

SRINAGAR, India - Pakistan accused India of killing four civilians on the border of the two nuclear powers and India said one of its border guards was killed, heightening tensions before a visit by U.S. President Barack Obama.

World, Top News, South Asia, 06 Jan 2015

Ukraine denies radioactive leak on Zaporizhzhya nuclear plant

KIEV - Ukrainian authorities denied on Tuesday a report in pro-Kremlin media that a radioactive leak had taken place at the Zaporizhzhya nuclear plant, Europe's largest.

World, 31 Dec 2014

S.Korea nuclear operator says cyberattacks continue, reactors safe

SEOUL - South Korea's nuclear power operator said on Sunday that cyberattacks on non-critical operations at the company's headquarters are continuing but the country's nuclear power plants are operating safely and are secure from attack.

World, 28 Dec 2014

S.Korea seeks China's cooperation in probe into cyberattack on nuclear operator

SEOUL - South Korea is seeking the cooperation of Chinese authorities in a probe into a cyberattack on its nuclear power plant operator after tracing multiple Internet addresses involved to a northeastern Chinese city near North Korea, a prosecution official said on Wednesday.

Tech, World, 24 Dec 2014