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April 24, 2014
Westinghouse and Ontario Power Gen Sign Agreement to Service Global Nuclear Markets
Pittsburgh PA (SPX) Apr 22, 2014
Westinghouse Electric Company and Ontario Power Generation, Inc. (OPG), through its subsidiary, Canadian Nuclear Partners (CNP), have announced an agreement that would enable the two companies to work together on a wide range of global nuclear projects. Under the agreement, the companies will consider a diversity of nuclear projects including refurbishment, maintenance and outage services, decommissioning and remediation of existing nuclear facilities, and new nuclear power plants. "This is ... read more
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Taiwan anti-nuclear activist starts hunger strike
Former Taiwanese opposition leader and anti-nuclear activist Lin Yi-hsiung Tuesday launched an indefinite hunger strike in protest at a nearly completed nuclear facility, while some of his supporters clashed with police. ... more

Taiwan premier rejects call to scrap nuclear plant
Taiwan's Premier Jiang Yi-huah on Monday rejected a call from the main opposition party to scrap a nearly completed nuclear power plant, despite planned protests including a hunger strike. ... more

Iran says Arak nuclear reactor row all but resolved
Iran's dispute with world powers over its unfinished Arak heavy water reactor has been "virtually resolved," it said Saturday, less than a month before nuclear talks seeking a permanent agreement. ... more
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Floating nuclear plants could ride out tsunamis
When an earthquake and tsunami struck the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant complex in 2011, neither the quake nor the inundation caused the ensuing contamination. Rather, it was the aftereffects - sp ... more


Areva says in line to build British nuclear waste plant
French nuclear power group Areva said on Tuesday it was part of a consortium retained for a major contract in Britain to handle radioactive metallic waste. ... more
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German court orders nuclear fuel rod tax to be reimbursed
A court in Hamburg ruled Monday that a nuclear fuel rod tax imposed on Germany's power suppliers must be reimbursed until its compatability with European and domestic law is established. ... more

Westinghouse extends nuclear fuel deal with Ukraine
US nuclear power giant Westinghouse Electric, a unit of Japan's Toshiba, said Friday it has extended its contract to supply fuel to Ukraine's nuclear power plants through 2020. ... more
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Japan to keep using nuclear in new energy plan
Japan on Friday said nuclear power would remain an important source of energy as the government approved a new Basic Energy Plan, the first policy of its kind since the 2011 Fukushima disaster. ... more

Iran needs 30,000 new centrifuges for fuel: official
Iran will need 30,000 of its new generation centrifuges to meet domestic fuel demands, far more than the current number, its nuclear chief said Sunday. ... more

French prosecutor probes Areva buy of Canadian miner
France's financial prosecutor has opened a preliminary probe into state-controlled nuclear giant Areva's controversial 2007 purchase of a Canadian uranium miner, a judicial source said Thursday. ... more
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Czech energy firm scraps nuclear plant expansion
Czech energy giant CEZ said Thursday it was scrapping the planned construction of two new reactors at its Temelin nuclear plant, citing "turbulent" conditions in the European energy sector. ... more

Fukushima worker dies after accident: plant operator
A worker at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan died in hospital Friday after being buried in earth and rubble while digging a hole at the site, the facility's operator said. ... more
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Czech Moravian-Silesian Region Fundamental To Temelin AP1000
Westinghouse Electric Company president, Europe, Middle East and Africa Yves Brachet and a high level delegation visited the city of Ostrava, the industrial heartland of the Czech Republic and admin ... more

Fukushima water decontamination system down again
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said Tuesday it had shut down a key decontamination system used to clean radiation-tainted water, just hours after it came back online. ... more

Study on element could change ballgame on radioactive waste
Groundbreaking work by a team of chemists on a fringe element of the periodic table could change how the world stores radioactive waste and recycles fuel. The element is called californium - C ... more
Study casts doubt on climate benefit of biofuels from corn residue

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RWE to help build 37MW British solar farm

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China looks toward greener energy future

BOEM extends planning time for OCS renewables

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US, Japan in historic plutonium return deal
Japan pledged Monday to return hundreds of kilos of weapons-grade uranium and plutonium given to Tokyo for research during the Cold War era, in the first major deal announced at a summit on nuclear security. ... more

In the lab, scientists coax E. coli to resist radiation damage
Capitalizing on the ability of an organism to evolve in response to punishment from a hostile environment, scientists have coaxed the model bacterium Escherichia coli to dramatically resist ionizing ... more

Shale could be long-term home for problematic nuclear waste
Shale, the source of the United States' current natural gas boom, could help solve another energy problem: what to do with radioactive waste from nuclear power plants. The unique properties of the s ... more

AREVA and Novinium to Provide Cable Rejuvenation Services to the Nuclear Industry
AREVA has signed an exclusive agreement with Novinium to offer the nuclear industry cable rejuvenation technology and the related services. This partnership with Novinium, the global leader in this ... more

Greenpeace stages audacious protest at France's oldest nuclear plant


Safety lapses rapped after US nuclear plant fire


UN nuclear watchdog chief says atomic plants never '100%' safe


Fukushima nuclear workers rally against plant operator


Thousands sue nuclear giants over Japan Fukushima disaster


Contaminated Fukushima water may be dumped as problems mount


Japan marks 3rd anniversary of quake-tsunami disasterw


Fukushima: three years on and still a long road ahead


Russia agrees to build at least two more nuclear plants: Iran


Russian official to hold talks on new Iran nuclear plant

Tens of thousands stage anti-nuclear rally in Tokyo

Germany plans to extend nuclear plant security zones

Thousands rally for end to nuclear Taiwan

The Power of High Efficiency Clean Energy, the Nuclear Solution

Greenpeace protests Europe's ageing nuclear plants

Ukraine tightening nuclear security

Fire hits Japan nuke plant, no radiation leaks: operator

Hundreds protest dropped charges over Fukushima crisis

Ukraine crisis fuels debate on Moscow bid to expand Czech nuclear plant

Obama approves Vietnam nuclear deal

Radiation affects 13 US nuclear plant employees

France's Areva posts 3rd straight annual loss

Nuclear important in Japan's latest draft energy policy

Georgia nuclear plant gets federal loan guarantees

Japan to lift part of Fukushima evacuation order: official

100-tonne radioactive water leak at Fukushima: TEPCO

Radiation detected at New Mexico nuclear plant

Iran seeks new Russia reactor in exchange for oil

Fukushima should eye 'controlled discharges' in sea: IAEA

Starpower: Boost in quest for nuclear fusion

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