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New Japanese regulatory regime as restarts approach

Located in: Regulation and Safety

26 March 2012

Kashiwazaki-Kariwa (Tepco)_48Japan has moved a step closer to restarting the first of its nuclear reactors to be kept off line for tests following the Fukushima accident. Meanwhile, details on the country's revamped nuclear regulatory regime are starting to emerge.

US opinion divided on risks of nuclear energy

Located in: Nuclear Policies

22 March 2012

The Fukushima accident in Japan has led to more Americans now believing that the risks of using nuclear energy outweigh the benefits, according to a new public opinion poll. The poll also found high support for natural gas, despite recent negative publicity about its extraction using hydraulic fracturing.

Pond investigation towards Fukushima fuel removal

Located in: Regulation and Safety

19 March 2012

Fukushima Daiichi 4 pond inspection March 2012 87x48The fuel pond of Fukushima Daiichi 4 will be inspected by an underwater robot this month as an early step in the program of work to remove the used nuclear fuel from the building.

TVA readjusts Bellefonte priorities

Located in: New Nuclear

19 March 2012

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is reducing the number of contractors working on its Bellefonte project as it resets its priorities following recent rescheduling at Watts Bar 2.

Cabinet clears way for Kudankulam

Located in: New Nuclear

19 March 2012

Jayalalithaa (Govt of Tamil Nadu)_48India is looking towards the commissioning of two Russian-designed reactors at Kudankulam after the cabinet of Tamil Nadu gave its go-ahead.

Longer life in theory for Ikata 2

Located in: Regulation and Safety

16 March 2012

Amid controversy on the future of nuclear power in Japan, and while many reactors await permission to restart from inspection, authorities have nevertheless approved ten more years of operation for Ikata 2.

Fukushima water treatment stepping up

Located in: Waste and Recycling

15 March 2012

Fukushima Daiichi absorption tower storage December 2012 74x48Treatment of Fukushima Daiichi's huge inventories of radioactive water is being provided by a range of private companies in an operation of unprecendented scale, which is increasing still further. Over 250,000 cubic metres of water have been processed so far, reducing original radioactivity by 88%.

EOn's one year on

Located in: Corporate

14 March 2012

EOn's annual report has made clear some of the impacts, financial and environmental, of Germany's reaction to the Fukushima accident. The utility recorded a €1.5 billion ($1.9 billion) one-off cost for the overnight closure of its Unterweser, Isar 1, Krummel, and Brunsbuttel nuclear power reactors, which also directly resulted in it producing almost 12 billion kWh less than in 2010.

Optimism from industry on Fukushima anniversary

Located in: Nuclear Policies

09 March 2012

Angra 3 construction late 2011 (Eletronuclear) 72x48Industry leaders remain bullish on nuclear power's prospects in coming decades, in part because of the high priority that has been placed on identifying and addressing potential weaknesses such as were revealed last year at Fukushima Daiichi.

Court ruling threatens extended Mühleberg operation

Located in: Regulation and Safety

08 March 2012

Muehleberg 48.jpgA Swiss court has ruled that the Mühleberg nuclear power plant can only operate until mid-2013 in an extraordinary move that overturns a 2009 decision by the environment ministry to issue an unlimited-duration operating licence.


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