The plant was shut down in January 2012 after a small radiation leak led to the discovery of damage to hundreds of virtually new generator tubes.
The biggest player in the beleaguered nuclear power industry wants a place alongside solar, wind...
The Food and Drug Administration told reporters at the legislature that they ordered a recall of...
The team was charged by the U.S. Energy Department to investigate the chemical reactions that...
A Board of Audit report describes various expensive machines and untested measures that ended in failure.
The cost of cleaning up radioactive waste at one of the federal government's premier nuclear laboratories has already exceeded expectations and more cost overruns are expected, according to a report released Monday by a government watchdog.
The kingdom's state-run Petra news agency said Russia's state-owned firm "Rosatom will construct two 1,000 megawatt nuclear reactors" at the country's plant in Amra in northern Jordan.
DTE Energy Co. says it has shut down the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant after a water leak was detected within the dry well that encloses its reactor.
State legislators are refusing to repeal a law that lets utility companies charge for future nuclear power plants.
Will this week's partial solar eclipse turn off the lights in Germany?
France has the world's highest reliance on nuclear power — about two-thirds of its current energy production — and parliament is going to debate nuclear power this week.
Operators of the Prairie Island nuclear plant in Red Wing are shutting down one of its two units because of a fire alarm.
Nuclear manufacturer Areva has announced a 4.8 billion euro loss for 2014, more than its entire market value, plunging the powerful French nuclear industry into turmoil.
The details of Hungary's deal with Russia to expand its only nuclear power plant will remain secret for 30 years, after new legislation was approved Tuesday.
The South Korean nuclear regulator said Friday it renewed the operating license of the country's second-oldest nuclear power plant until 2022, overriding the objections of residents and anti-nuclear groups.
An executive with the owner of the mothballed Vermont Yankee nuclear plant sought to clarify comments that environmentalists interpreted as a possibility the company might shirk its responsibility for cleaning up the site decades from now.
The Aichi prefectural police said the boy, from Kitanagoya City, western Japan, was sent to Fukushima to cut contaminated leaves and scrape up dirt in the disaster zone last July.
The university will no longer admit students from Iran to some programs in engineering and natural sciences.
Assessing the damage inside the reactors is a crucial step in the decommissioning of the plant, which was badly damaged by a 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Use of a remote-controlled robot is essential because no humans can go close to the reactor chambers because of their fatally high radiation levels.
The Nuclear Security Council said in a statement that the Vandellos II plant in northeastern Spain shut down automatically at 3 p.m. (1400 gmt) Tuesday after there was electricity line disruption. The council said the incident represented no threat to workers at the plant, the public or the environment.
Matching polls of both the general public and the country's largest general science organization show that scientists are far less worried about genetically modified food, pesticide use, and nuclear power than is the general public.
A worker at Japan's wrecked nuclear power plant died after falling into a water storage tank, the latest in a growing number of accidents at the site still struggling to clean up the mess from the 2011 Fukushima disaster. Currently, the plant's decades-long decommissioning involves nearly 7,000 workers.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a special inspection of a backup pump at the Millstone Power Station has raised two findings it characterizes as of "very low safety significance." The findings are the latest among safety and security problems the NRC has identified at Connecticut's sole nuclear power plant.
One of the greatest applications for drones is how they can take our eyes to places they haven't been in a while — including Pripyat, Ukraine, home of Chernobyl. Though it's been almost 30 years since the disaster, images from Pripyat continue to captivate.
The U.S. Department of Energy says more needs to be done to improve ventilation for workers at the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump in southern New Mexico. Air filters used to remove particles following a radiation leak in February have restricted the airflow...
One unit of Ukraine's Zaporozhiya nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe, has been taken offline because of generator problems. State nuclear power company Energoatom says the unit was disconnected from the electricity net early Sunday to prevent internal damage to the generator. It did not give further details, but said radiation in the area is within acceptable limits.
Ellen Merkel says she gets "a little teary-eyed" when she thinks about the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant sending its last electrons to the regional power grid. She knows it will likely mean moving from her nice neighborhood in Vernon, where her husband works at the plant, to the South for a new job.
The only commercial nuclear power plant in Missouri has turned 30 and is seeking to operate for another three decades. The Callaway Energy Center, which generates about 20 percent of Ameren Missouri's electricity for its 1.2 million customers, was granted a 40-year operating license in 1984.
Three South Korean workers died Friday after apparently inhaling toxic gas at a construction site for a nuclear plant being built by South Korea's monopoly nuclear power company, which has come under recent threats by hackers, a company official said.
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