Nuclear power generation

July 31, 2017 - 2:03 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the decision to stop building two nuclear reactors in South Carolina (all times local): 2 p.m. Officials at both utilities that invested in two new nuclear power plants in South Carolina say they are stopping construction of the multibillion-dollar project, which...
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This image captured by an underwater robot provided by International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning on Saturday, July 22, 2017 shows massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Okuma town, northeastern Japan. The robot found large amounts of solidified lava-like rocks and lumps in layers as thick as 1 meter (3 feet) on the bottom inside of a main structure called the pedestal that sits underneath the core inside the primary containment vessel of Fukushima's Unit 3 reactor, said the plant's operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co. (International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning via AP)
July 22, 2017 - 8:32 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Images captured by an underwater robot showed massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. The robot found large amounts of solidified lava-like rocks and lumps in layers as thick as 1 meter (3...
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July 21, 2017 - 8:42 am
TOKYO (AP) — An underwater robot has captured images of lava-like lumps inside a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, spotting for the first time what is believed to be nuclear fuel that melted six years ago. Plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. says the robot found the...
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July 07, 2017 - 11:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nuclear and other energy providers have been advised by the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI that hackers may be trying to breach their computer systems. DHS said in a statement Friday that there is no threat to public safety. The agency said hackers appear to have...
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July 07, 2017 - 4:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department and the FBI say they are aware of apparent efforts to hack into business and administrative networks at U.S. nuclear and energy facilities. DHS says in a statement that there is no threat to public safety. The agency says it routinely advises the...
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July 07, 2017 - 4:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time in decades, the United States got more electricity from renewable sources than nuclear power in March and April. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said Thursday that electricity production from utility-scale renewable sources exceeded nuclear generation...
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July 07, 2017 - 4:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nuclear power has taken a back seat to renewable sources of electricity for the first time in decades. Electricity production from utility-scale renewable sources exceeded nuclear generation in March and April. That's the first time renewable sources have outpaced nuclear since...
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July 06, 2017 - 5:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time in decades, the United States got more electricity from renewable sources than nuclear power in March and April. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said Thursday that electricity production from utility-scale renewable sources exceeded nuclear generation...
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July 06, 2017 - 3:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time in decades, the United States got more electricity from renewable sources than nuclear power in March and April. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said Thursday that electricity production from utility-scale renewable sources exceeded nuclear generation...
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July 01, 2017 - 11:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials for the nuclear and electricity industries say there has been no apparent impact from a hacking campaign that has drawn the attention of federal officials. The assurances on Saturday came after federal officials told electricity grid operators this week about a hacking...
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