US, Vietnam Ink Civil Nuclear Deal

The United States and Vietnam are moving to boost cooperation in the energy sector by signing a deal on civilian nuclear power that will allow American firms into the market and commits the Vietnamese to not producing ingredients for atomic weapons. ...

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Turkey’s First Nuclear Power Plant Project Delayed

The proposed $20 billion Mersin Akkuyu nuclear power plant project in southern Turkey is likely to be delayed by at least a year, Reuters reported. The 4,800 megawatt facility, to be built by Russian company Rosatom, is behind schedule and not likely to meet its projected 2019 start date. ...

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Without Nuclear Power, Japan CO2 Emissions Rise

Japan’s greenhouse-gas emissions climbed to their second-highest level on record in the last fiscal year, mainly because the country used more fossil fuels to make up for the loss of power produced by nuclear plants, all of which are now offline. ...

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Jellyfish Cluster Shuts Down Nuclear Reactor

A huge cluster of jellyfish shut down a considerably large nuclear reactor in Sweden. Operators of the Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant had to unjam reactor No. 3 on Sunday after innumerable jellyfish clogged the pipes that bring cool water to the plant's turbines. ...

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