Entergy Corporation yesterday announced plans to close the Palisades nuclear power plant by 1 October 2018. The company has also agreed to the early termination of an agreement under which Consumers Energy was to buy almost all of the Michigan plant's output until 2022.
The Pile Fuel Cladding Silo at Sellafield is "a step closer to being cleaned up" thanks to the installation of six 12.4 tonne stainless steel doors designed to open the building's 'locked vaults'. The silo is one of the 'big four' legacy facilities at the Sellafield site in Cumbria, England.
A cyberattack could swipe all the information stored on your computer or even prevent it from working. That’s bad enough. But a cyberattack on a nuclear power plant could lead to sabotage or theft of nuclear material.
The IAEA has received a contribution of one million Euros from Germany for the modernization of the Agency’s nuclear applications laboratories, which help countries to use nuclear technology in support of development efforts.