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Czech Republic: Russia's Rosatom excluded from nuclear tender following diplomatic incident

Ruptly 20 Apr 2021
Czech Deputy Prime Minister Karel Havlicek announced in Prague on Monday that the Czech government has decided to exclude Russia's Rosatom nuclear energy corporation from bidding in the Dukovany nuclear power station tender, a multi-billion dollar contract ... On Saturday, Czech police said they were looking for two men in relation to the blasts ... .

BreakingviewsCapital Calls: Rosatom suffers fallout from Kremlin meddling

Reuters 20 Apr 2021
Concise insights on global finance in the Covid-19 era. ------------------------------------------------. NUCLEAR OPTION ... Prague added that Russian nuclear giant Rosatom is now unlikely to take part in building a new power station in the European state , worth at least $7 billion ... (By Dasha Afanasieva). On Twitter http.// ... U.S.

OPPD proposes recognizing 'scientific consensus' of humans' role in climate change

Omaha World-Herald 20 Apr 2021
The utility says about 65% of its power generation is emissions-free, owing largely to Cooper Nuclear Station, but also to wind, hydropower and solar ... According to the Smart Electric Power Alliance, a nonprofit working toward carbon-free energy, about 71% of U.S ... Ultimately, the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station campus was inundated.

US-Japan alliance marriage of convenience

China Daily 20 Apr 2021
Suga is the first foreign leader US President Joe Biden has hosted since entering office on Jan 20 ... Notably, the US is the only country so far that has praised Japan's decision to discharge the radioactive water stored at its Fukushima nuclear power station into the sea, calling it transparent and responsible ... .

Japan too hasty in pulling plug on water storage

China Daily 19 Apr 2021
The volume of radioactive water that has been accumulated at the Fukushima nuclear power station since a meltdown after an earthquake-caused tsunami hit the nuclear power station in 2011 will be massive ... its Three Mile Island nuclear power plant after a meltdown accident in 1979.

How Norway became Europe’s biggest power exporter

Power Technology 19 Apr 2021
While Covid-19 and heavy lockdowns suppressed power demand in France, it also paused maintenance work on power stations. The strict maintenance structures of nuclear plants meant France faced a greater problem than most, as the country relies on nuclear for approximately 40% of its power.

Fukushima wastewater discharge will pose threat to all

China Daily 19 Apr 2021
The decision by Japan to release into the sea over 1 million metric tons of contaminated water from the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear power station has come as a surprise to many people inside and outside the country ... whole world into a nuclear-induced public health crisis.

Russia says it will retaliate hard against Czechs over diplomat expulsions

Metro USA 18 Apr 2021
The Prague government is planning to open a tender worth billions of euros to build a new nuclear power station, and security services have demanded that Russia’s Rosatom be excluded from bids as a security risk.

BILL CRAWFORD — Mississippi needs quantum leap in STEM knowledge

Mississippi Business Journal 18 Apr 2021
“If you understand the behavior of electrons and the behavior of photons (light) then you understand everything that matters in the everyday world, except gravity and nuclear power stations.”. Huh? ... The quotations come from the introduction to John Gribbin’s “Q is for Quantum ... Therein lies a problem ... BILL CRAWFORD ... Hmmm ... .

US and Japan commit to taking on 'challenges from China' together

Ghana News Agency 17 Apr 2021
Concerns have been growing over China's assertiveness in disputed waterways ... The US, a nuclear-armed nation, is a protective power for Japan. Thousands of US soldiers are also stationed in Japan. In a joint statement released later, the US restated its support for Japan's defence "using its full range of capabilities, including nuclear." ... GNA. .

There’s A Ghost In My House: An Interview With Rachel Whiteread

The Quietus 17 Apr 2021
RACHEL WHITEREAD, Doppelgänger, 2021 (detail) Corrugated iron, beech, pine, oak, household paint, and mixed media 280 x 445 x 450 cm © Rachel Whiteread Photo. Prudence Cuming Associates Courtesy Gagosian ... Yeah, yeah… they do ... It’s a really interesting area with the nuclear power station [at Bradwell], big tankers going past…it’s bizarre at times ... No.

A cheap solution for Japan, costly to the rest

China Daily 16 Apr 2021
As of early April, the amount of nuclear contaminated water stored in the tanks at the Fukushima nuclear power station in Japan was 1.25 million tons, with the amount of radioactive water still increasing by 140 tons a day ... at the Three Mile Island nuclear power station in 1979.

China 'can save $NZ 2.3 trillion by scrapping coal' - report

RNZ 16 Apr 2021
China has announced it's building five new nuclear stations to supply clean power - and President Xi has announced he will join a French-German climate summit on Friday ... But over the past year the country has strayed in a high-carbon direction, with regional governors building new power stations to stimulate economic growth.

This Week In Science!

IFL Science 16 Apr 2021
... meaning only 1.9 percent of heat is absorbed, doubling the cooling power of the previous white paint ... The Japanese Government has announced it will start releasing contaminated water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power stations into the Pacific ocean in around two years.

Annalena Baerbock: the woman who could become Germany's first Green chancellor

New Statesman 16 Apr 2021
But over the subsequent years she honed the mix of inscrutability and versatility that became her method; presiding over the modernisation of family policy, an end to compulsory military service and the switch-off of Germany’s nuclear power stations.