Archive | 17 janvier 2012

Powering Your Portfolio With Energy Efficiency (SeekingAlpha.com)

… efficiency. Nuclear power is not only facing enormous social and environmental pressure after the Fukushima accident, but its costs have been also rapidly escalating: (Click chart to expand) Source: thinkprogress.org In the case of carbon we have t…

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MEMC says has no firm plans for Japan solar projects – Reuters

eNewsChannelsMEMC says has no firm plans for Japan solar projectsReutersRenewable energy sources have found more favor in Japan after the Fukushima nuclear crisis and a new scheme will require utilities from July to buy all electricity output from sola…

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Fukushima ghost towns – Reuters

Fukushima ghost townsReutersBuildings remain vacant and streets deserted inside the 20km (12 mile) radius exclusion zone surrounding the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Tweet this Link this Share this Digg this Email Reprints Comments (0) This discuss…

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Tepco to Raise Corporate Rates (The Wall Street Journal)

Japanese utility Tepco said it will raise electricity rates for corporate customers starting in April, as it grapples with higher fuel costs after the accident at the company’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.Source : The Wall Street JournalExplore : …

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On "Frontline" and "Nuclear Aftershocks" (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

… and balanced pieces. Would that we’d seen more of that among O’Brien’s broadcast peers covering Fukushima last spring.Source : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear WireExplore : Asia, Energy, Japan, Nuclear Energy, World

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A Fresh Look at Nuclear Power, from Fukushima to the Hudson – New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)A Fresh Look at Nuclear Power, from Fukushima to the HudsonNew York Times (blog)By ANDREW C. REVKIN Tonight, the PBS program Frontline is running “Nuclear Aftershocks,” a 50-minute documentary examining the implications of the …

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Dot Earth Blog: A Fresh Look at Nuclear Power, from Fukushima to the Hudson (New York Times)

A PBS program takes a useful look at nuclear fears and realities in the wake of the Fukushima calamity.Source : New York TimesExplore : Asia, Energy, Japan, Sciences, World

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Fukushima ghost towns – Reuters

Fukushima ghost townsReutersAn empty shopping street is seen in Tomioka town, inside the exclusion zone of a 20km radius around the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Fukushima prefecture, January 15, 2012. The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear po…

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Japan Turning to Nuclear Fusion Following Fukushima – OilPrice.com

Japan Turning to Nuclear Fusion Following FukushimaOilPrice.comBy Al Fin | Tue, 17 January 2012 18:42 | 0 After the Fukushima nuclear crisis — triggered by a massive earthquake and tsunami — Japan has been strongly divided on nuclear power. Many Japa…

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Nucléaire : exercice grandeur nature à Cadarache

Nucléaire : exercice grandeur nature à Cadarache

Depuis l'accident de Fukushima, les autorités multiplient les exercices sur les sites nucléaires français. C'était notamment le cas à la centra…

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Tepco raises electricity price by up to 18% – Financial Times

Mainichi Daily NewsTepco raises electricity price by up to 18%Financial TimesBy Jonathan Soble in Tokyo Businesses in and around Tokyo will pay up to 18 per cent more for their electricity beginning in April as a result of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear…

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Radioactive Fukushima Concrete Found In New Japanese Building – Archinect

Radioactive Fukushima Concrete Found In New Japanese BuildingArchinectFollowing last year's nuclear disaster in Fukushima, there has been a great deal of public concern over the contamination of local food sources and water and now, newly construct…

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Roos: U.S. committed to Fukushima, green drive (Japan Times)

The United States is committed to doing « whatever we can » to support Fukushima’s reconstruction following the March 11 disaster, including helping to spread the message that the prefecture is « open for business, » U.S. Ambassador to Japan John Roos assu…

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Building contamination spreads / Radioactive materials used to repair road and … – The Daily Yomiuri

USA TODAYBuilding contamination spreads / Radioactive materials used to repair road and …The Daily YomiuriContaminated crushed stone pieces taken from a quarry in the government's expanded evacuation zone following the crisis at the Fukushima No….

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NRC wants details on Oconee Nuclear emergency safeguards – Greenville News

NRC wants details on Oconee Nuclear emergency safeguardsGreenville NewsThe Nuclear Regulatory Commission has asked Oconee Nuclear Station for more details on its preparations to protect the three reactors on the shore of Lake Keowee against major calam…

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Radioactive Fukushima Concrete Found In New Japanese Building (Archinect)

Following last year’s nuclear disaster in Fukushima, there has been a great deal of public concern over the contamination of local food sources and water and now, newly constructed buildings can be added to the list of radiation fears in Japan. A thr…

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New Fukushima Investigation Promises to Dig Deeper Into Nuclear Crisis (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

New Fukushima Investigation Promises to Dig Deeper Into Nuclear CrisisSource : Michele Kearney’s Nuclear WireExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Did the Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Cause 14000 U.S. Deaths or Not? – The Province (blog)

Did the Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Cause 14000 U.S. Deaths or Not?The Province (blog)Did the Fukushima nuclear meltdown actually cause 14000 US deaths, among them infants. Some in the science community argue yes while others say no. On Jan. 9 I wrote a…

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Radioactive Concrete From Fukushima Found In New Japanese Building (Inhabitat)

Following last year’s nuclear disaster in Fukushima, there has been a great deal of public concern over the contamination of local food sources and water and now, newly constructed buildings can be added to the list of radiation fears in Japan. A thr…

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US forces given SPEEDI data early – The Japan Times

US forces given SPEEDI data earlyThe Japan TimesKyodo, AP The science ministry provided data on the radioactive fallout to US forces a few days after the crisis erupted at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant — far earlier than the public was informed, …

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Canada government didn’t disclose radioactive iodine in rainwater (Desdemona Despair)

By ALEX ROSLIN, The Montreal Gazette 14 January 2012 After the Fukushima nuclear accident, Canadian health officials assured a nervous public that virtually no radioactive fallout had drifted to Canada. But last March, a Health Canada monitoring statio…

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Some Notes On Frontline, Indian Point and Emergency Preparedness (NEI Nuclear Notes)

Tonight, PBS will be airing a new episode of Frontline entitled, « Nuclear Aftershocks, » a look at the world’s reaction to the incident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility. Here on the East Coast, the program will begin at 10:00 p.m. EST. As we no…

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Mitsubishi Heavy Predicts Restart for Japan Reactors – Wall Street Journal

Mitsubishi Heavy Predicts Restart for Japan ReactorsWall Street JournalSo far, no Japanese reactor shut down for regular maintenance has been restarted amid the public's safety concerns after the March tsunami that triggered an accident at the Fuku…

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Power Trouble Shuts Cooling Systems at Fukushima Plants – CRIENGLISH.com

BBC NewsPower Trouble Shuts Cooling Systems at Fukushima PlantsCRIENGLISH.comPower transmission trouble temporarily halted the operation of the cooling systems for the spent nuclear fuel storage facilities at both Fukushima Daiichi and Fukushima Daini …

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Japan Downgrades Export View – NASDAQ

BusinessLIVEJapan Downgrades Export ViewNASDAQThe government also warned that continued power constraints following the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant required attention. Many nuclear reactors have been kept offline following the F…

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Niger to pursue nuclear energy despite Fukushima – president (Mineweb – Daily news headlines)

Niger President, Mahamadou Issoufou, said Tuesday the country will push ahead with its plan to develop civilian nuclear energy in partnership with other West African peers.Source : Mineweb – Daily news headlinesExplore : Africa, Asia, Energy, Niger, W…

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Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Update for January 13th – January 16th, 2012 (The Greenpeace weblog)

(This post is by Christine McCann) Here’s the latest of our news bulletins from the ongoing crisis at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. State of Nuclear Politics in Japan The Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commiss…

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Fukushima Probe No. 3 Gives Taste of Confrontations to Come – BusinessWeek

Fukushima Probe No. 3 Gives Taste of Confrontations to ComeBusinessWeek17 (Bloomberg) — The head of Japan's latest investigation into the Fukushima nuclear disaster promised to dig deeper than previous inquiries into the events that unfolded after…

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The Best Phone In The Universe (Mk. 1) (Riemanns Cut)

… Power is provided by an old Soviet Union technology: a 5v micro-Chernobyl battery, with a 3 hour Fukushima redundancy chip. The whole unit will be generously cooled via technology originally invented by the Mayans.* As you can see from the title, t…

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evacuees in radioactive housing – The Australian

USA TODAYevacuees in radioactive housingThe AustralianNUCLEAR evacuees from Fukushima suffered another blow this week when it was revealed the apartment where they were re-housed was built with radioactive cement. The scandal was uncovered when a dosim…

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Tepco to hike business charges by avg 17 pct – Reuters

Mainichi Daily NewsTepco to hike business charges by avg 17 pctReuters* Tepco to raise corporate customer rates by avg 17 pct * New blow to global competitiveness of Japan firms * Tepco faces huge compensation costs after Fukushima crisis * High fossil…

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Nuclear Aftershocks (The Big Picture)

FRONTLINE examines the implications of the Fukushima accident for U.S. nuclear safety, and asks how this disaster will affect the future of nuclear energy around the world. Watch Nuclear Aftershocks Preview on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE. Coming Janua…

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UPDATE 4-Tepco to hike business charges by avg 17 pct (Reuters UK)

* Tepco faces huge compensation costs after Fukushima crisisSource : Reuters UKExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Tsunami disaster orphans estimated at 240 – Mainichi Daily News

Tsunami disaster orphans estimated at 240Mainichi Daily NewsThe Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami left a total of 240 orphans in the three most severely affected prefectures, Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima, latest prefectural estimates show. Accordi…

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Tepco to Raise Corporate Electricity Rates (The Wall Street Journal)

Japanese electric utility Tepco said it will raise electricity rates for corporate customers from April, as it grapples with higher fuel costs after the loss of its nuclear power generating capacity following the accident at its Fukushima Daiichi plant…

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Fukushima Probe No. 3 Gives Taste of Confrontations to Come (Business Week)

The head of Japan’s latest investigation into the Fukushima nuclear disaster promised to dig deeper than previous inquiries into the events that unfolded after an earthquake and tsunami struck the country in March.Source : Business WeekExplore : Asi…

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Paladin Surges Most in Three Months as Production Climbs 24% – BusinessWeek

NEWS.com.auPaladin Surges Most in Three Months as Production Climbs 24%BusinessWeekChina needs to fuel a potential 100 reactors by 2020 and has joined Cameco Corp. and Rio Tinto Group in seeking uranium assets, countering industry pessimism after the F…

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Food firms bid to boost China trade (Girl Japanese)

{lang: ‘ar’}Food firms bid to boost China trade Kyodo A consortium of about 100 Japanese food companies said Tuesday it will set up an exhibition center in late February in Beijing to boost China-bound exports of Japanese farm and fisheries products th…

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Tokyo Clinic to Test Internal Radiation Exposure – ROCKETNEWS24

Tokyo Clinic to Test Internal Radiation ExposureROCKETNEWS24The company hopes to reduce anxiety resulting from the Fukushima Daiichi disaster and to help the public manage their health. The clinic was established by Japan Third Party, a Tokyo-based IT …

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RPT-Tokyo Elec to hike rates 17 pct on avg for corp users (Reuters UK)

TOKYO, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Tokyo Electric Power said on Tuesday it will hike electricity rates for corporate customers by 17 percent on average, as it struggles with cleanup and compensation costs following the disaster at its Fukushima nuclear power pl…

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Tokyo Elec to hike rates 17 pct on avg for corp users (Reuters UK)

TOKYO, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Tokyo Electric Power said on Tuesday it will hike electricity rates for corporate customers by 17 percent on average, as it struggles with cleanup and compensation costs following the disaster at its Fukushima nuclear power pl…

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Japan Radioactive Condo Complex Forces First Floor Residents to Evacuate (DBKP)

Would you live on the upper floors of a condo if there were high levels of radiation on the first floor due to radioactive rubble? The ‘days of the lives’ of Japan citizens coping with high levels of radiation from the damaged Fukushima nuclear reactor…

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Niger to pursue nuclear plans despite Fukushima: president – Reuters Africa

Niger to pursue nuclear plans despite Fukushima: presidentReuters AfricaNIAMEY (Reuters) – Niger will push ahead with a plan to develop civilian nuclear energy in partnership with other West African peers despite recent accidents including Fukushima, t…

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Japan utility gas usage hits record in Dec – Reuters Africa

Japan utility gas usage hits record in DecReuters AfricaDec gas use jumps 32 pct to 4.98 mln T LNG equivalent * Crude usage quadruples to 282000 bpd * Fuel oil burn nearly doubles to 276000 bpd * Utilities trying to compensate for low nuclear run rate …

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Updates from ANS Nuclear Society 01/17/12 (Michele Kearney’s Nuclear Wire)

ANS Special Committee on Fukushima Update – Dr. Dale Klein By pbowersox on Jan 16, 2012 01:00 am Read in browser » 87th Carnival of Nuclear Energy Bloggers By dyurman on Jan 15, 2012 09:24 am This post is the collective voice of blogs with legendary…

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New Fukushima Investigation Promises to Dig Deeper Into Nuclear Crisis – Bloomberg – San Francisco Luxury News

New Fukushima Investigation Promises to Dig Deeper Into Nuclear Crisis – BloombergSan Francisco Luxury NewsPlease read the entire article at this link: New Fukushima Investigation Promises to Dig Deeper Into Nuclear Crisis – Bloomberg. An official fr…

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Paladin Advances Most in Three Months as Output Rises 24 Percent – BusinessWeek

NEWS.com.auPaladin Advances Most in Three Months as Output Rises 24 PercentBusinessWeekChina needs to fuel a potential 100 reactors by 2020 and has joined Cameco Corp. and Rio Tinto Group in seeking uranium assets, countering industry pessimism followi…

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High radiation found in condos miles from Fukushima plant – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHigh radiation found in condos miles from Fukushima plantUSA TODAYBy Michael Winter, USA TODAY Four families are being moved out of a new condominium complex about 20 miles from the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant because high levels…

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New Fukushima Probe Leader Vows to Dig Deeper Into Japan Nuclear Disaster – Bloomberg

BloombergNew Fukushima Probe Leader Vows to Dig Deeper Into Japan Nuclear DisasterBloombergEnlarge image New Fukushima Probe Promises to Dig Deeper Into Crisis New Fukushima Probe Promises to Dig Deeper Into Crisis David Guttenfelder/Pool via Bloomberg…

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11 hot-zone holdouts refuse to leave Fukushima homes – The Japan Times

Mainichi Daily News11 hot-zone holdouts refuse to leave Fukushima homesThe Japan TimesFUKUSHIMA — Eleven people are still ignoring radiation hazards in the 20-km exclusion zone around the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant and refuse to budge. Th…

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RWE Dismisses Utility Merger as EU Commissioner Calls for Scale – Bloomberg

RWE Dismisses Utility Merger as EU Commissioner Calls for ScaleBloombergGerman utilities are losing earnings and cutting jobs after Chancellor Angela Merkel's government shut down the country's oldest reactors following the disaster at the Fuku…

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Radiation found in new condo near Fukushima (USA Today)

High levels of radiation were detected in concrete used to build a condominium complex about 20 miles from the crippled Fukushima nuclear pl …Source : USA TodayExplore : Asia, Japan, World

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Thomas Dutronc – Relançons La Consommation (Malus Track)

Thomas Dutronc – Relançons La Consommation (Malus Track)

Site Officiel : thomasdutronc.artiste.universalmusic.fr Paroles : Relançons la consommation Déployons las chars à bifions Avec du light avec du vert P'têt…

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If corporations are people, they are very bad people (Mercury Rising 鳯女)

John LaForge, truthout, on the latest atrocity: In the amoral milieu of the corporate bottom line, you can’t blame Tokyo Electric Power Co. for trying. Tepco owns the six-reactor Fukushima complex that was wrecked by Japan’s March 11 earthquake and…

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