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Toshiba’s UK withdrawal puts Cumbria nuclear plant in doubt via BBC

[…] Toshiba’s decision will dent the UK’s plans to develop new nuclear power stations. Unions have criticised the government for failing to intervene and ensure the project went ahead. The Japanese firm said it would start the wind-up process in … Continue reading

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Tepco, Toshiba to manage power grids in Cambodia via Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO — Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings will team with Toshiba to manage power grids in Cambodia, hoping to secure a new earnings source as the utility grapples with soaring cleanup costs for the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster. T.T. Network Infrastructure Japan, … Continue reading

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Toshiba’s US nuclear problems provide cautionary tale for UK via The Guardian

The roots of Toshiba’s admission this week that it has serious doubts over its “ability to continue as a going concern” can be found near two small US towns. It is the four reactors being built for nuclear power stations … Continue reading

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Fukushima Bill via Asia Times

By Shaun Burnie Six years after Japan’s Fukushima nuclear accident three global nuclear corporations are fighting for their very survival. The bankruptcy filing by Westinghouse Electric Co. and its parent company Toshiba Corp. preparing to post losses of ¥1 trillion … Continue reading

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Partner with Tepco? No thanks, say Japanese power peers via Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO — Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings, operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, is sinking deeper into a quagmire. With the sixth anniversary of the Fukushima disaster drawing near, Tepco is trying desperately to get back on … Continue reading

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Uncertainty over U.S. nuclear plants for India via The Hindu

There is uncertainty surrounding the construction of US nuclear reactors in India after Toshiba Corp decided to move out of the reactor building business. Officials said they are expecting some clarity in a month after Toshiba’s board meeting. × “We … Continue reading

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Toshiba, Hitachi, Mitsubishi Pursue Talks to Merge Nuclear Units via Latin American Herald Tribune

OKYO – Japan’s Toshiba, Hitachi and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries are in final stages of talks to integrate their nuclear fuel units. The companies are aiming to merge the units to sustain them at a time when most Japanese reactors are … Continue reading

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Environmentalists try to block nuclear growth in Texas via Victoria Advocate

WADSWORTH – One of the largest nuclear power facilities in North America is set to double in size. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission recently gave the South Texas Project the green light to build two new reactors at its plant between … Continue reading

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Energy industry eyes 100-year life cycle for nuclear plants via The Charlotte Business Journal

Can a nuclear plant run for a century? For now, federal regulators allow up to 60 years of licensed energy production. But Gary Mignogna, CEO of Charlotte-based Areva Inc. (EPA:AREVA), says it’s time to consider a 100-year life cycle. […] … Continue reading

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Kazakhstan may buy reactor for its nuclear power plant from Japan via The Times of Central Asia

ASTANA (TCA) — Japan’s Toshiba Corp. may deliver a reactor for the first-ever nuclear power plant to be constructed in Kazakhstan, Japanese media reported. […] Kazakhstan originally planned to use nuclear reactors produced in Russia, with which it has maintained … Continue reading

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