Nuclear

  • The plan was canceled as some of the owners have ignored to sell land for proposed project in the towns of Futaba and Okuma.
  • The safety policies concerning the activities that are regulated by AERB are enshrined in the high level documents of AERB, namely the Radiation Protection Rules-2004, the AERB mission statement and the 'Safety Codes %7E Guides' of AERB.
  • Highland Council has been accused of "utter contempt" for local people after it suppressed plans meant to protect the public from nuclear accidents.
  • The manager of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant admitted that some of the tanks built to store the radioactive water churned out each day are made with used parts but insisted their quality is fine for the purpose.
  • Egypt is set to launch a tender as it restarts plan to build its first nuclear power plant which is expected to boost the national capacity to generate power, state owned Al Ahram Newspaper reports.
  • Although nuclear power does provide a viable base-load alternative to coal for electricity production, a "thorough investigation" of nuclear energy is needed before new plants are commissioned.
  • Tokyo Electric Power Company, operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, said Wednesday it will accelerate the process of freezing irradiated water in underground tunnels.
  • The government is sticking to its guns and insists it will accelerate plans to build new nuclear power stations that could cost as much as R1 trillion or more to help secure the country's energy supply.
  • Small is BIG

    The promise of modular nuclear reactors
    Jun 26, 2014 | Salvatore Salamone

    Small modular reactors with outputs in the double- to triple-digit megawatt range increasingly are being eyed as a way to drive down the costs, speed deployment and give a boost to nuclear as an energy source going forward.

  • Building on a Busy Year

    Denault
    Jun 08, 2014 | Martin Rosenberg

     

     

    Entergy is sharpening its business strategy to manage risk and grow the business, says Leo Denault, chairman and chief executive officer. He recently talked with EnergyBiz, and his edited comments follow.  

  • Responding to Customer Needs
  • Magic in a "Magnetic Bottle"
  • Setting Energy Priorities
  • SMRs in the 21st Century
  • The promise of modular reactors
  • Learning from Fukushima

    May 11, 2014 | Martin Rosenberg

    Allison Macfarlane, chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, says work is underway to pave the way for a possible shift towards a new era of small reactors in America.

     

  • Fuel Cycle, Decommissioning

    Allison Macfarlane - NRC
    May 04, 2014 | Martin Rosenberg

     Allison Macfarlane, who became chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission last summer, is focused on the future of America’s existing nuclear fleet and complex issues shaping that future.

     

     

  • Savannah River Nuclear Solutions
    Apr 03, 2014 | Kathleen Wolf Davis

    Savannah River Nuclear Solutions is responsible for the management and operations of the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site, including the Savannah River National Laboratory, located near Aiken, South Carolina.

  • Duke Energy's View of Generation and Transmission

    LynnGood
    Apr 13, 2014 | Martin Rosenberg

    Duke Energy is committed to maintaining a diverse portfolio of generation assets and adequate transmission as it prepares for the futures. Lynn Good, the company’s president and chief executive officer, discussed these nuts and bolts issues recently with EnergyBiz.

  • Implications for America