Gulf Times - Nuclear-plant
Nuclear fuel removed from crippled Japan plant

Nuclear fuel removed from crippled Japan plant

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima power plant on Monday began removing atomic fuel from inside a building housing one of the reactors that melted down in 2011.

Power firms agree on route to close Spain's oldest nuclear plant

Power firms agree on route to close Spain's oldest nuclear plant

Spain's main electricity providers have reached an agreement to renew the life of the country's oldest nuclear plant until its planned closure, the company that operates the site said on Friday.

Fukushima nuclear statue ignites online furore

Fukushima nuclear statue ignites online furore

The figure holds a helmet in one hand, showing the air is safe to breathe, and a symbol of the sun in the other, representing hope and new energy.

Turkey gives Rosatom go ahead to build nuclear plant

Turkey gives Rosatom go ahead to build nuclear plant

Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom) won approval from Turkey's energy watchdog on Thursday to go ahead with building its $20 billion Akkuyu nuclear power plant in southern Turkey.

Radiation level in Fukushima plant at record high

Radiation level in Fukushima plant at record high

Radiation levels inside a stricken reactor at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant have hit a record high capable of shutting down robots, in the latest challenge to efforts aimed at dismantling the disaster-hit facility.

Turkey discusses nuclear plant with Russia

Turkey discusses nuclear plant with Russia

Turkey has discussed with Russia bringing the first phase of the Akkuyu nuclear plant online before 2023, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Tuesday.