• TEPCO
  • After more than two and a half years of denying that radioactive water was contaminating the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, TEPCO has finally admitted that the damaged plant, site of three nuclear meltdowns, has been steadily leaking toxic water into the sea. (greenpeace.org)
  • In spite of ongoing technical issues at the plant, and continued dire financial straits stemming from sky-high decontamination, decommissioning, and compensation costs, for which the company was forced to request a government bailout, TEPCO President Naomi Hirose said that the company will offer one-time bonuses of 100,000 yen ($997) to section chiefs and higher today. (greenpeace.org)
  • On 16 December 2011, the Japanese government, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) and technical-support companies achieved cold shutdown of all the reactors stricken by the tsunami. (bmj.com)
  • explosion
  • In the early phase of the accident, the first priority was to minimise the risk of reactor explosion and restore the cooling system by ensuring electrical power that was achieved on March 26. (bmj.com)
  • currently
  • We present an overview of global risks and also a case study of nuclear power plants that are currently under construction, planned and proposed in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East, a region prone to earthquakes. (mdpi.com)
  • system
  • A limitation of Sargas' technology is that the system works under pressure and only a handful of coal-fired power plants so far use the so-called Pressurised Fluidised Bed Combustion technology -- in Sweden, Japan and Germany. (solutions-site.org)
  • Among other projects, WE Energy and Alstom Power Inc plan to start a test carbon capture facility at the Pleasant Prairie coal-fired plant in Wisconsin by the end of the year, using a system using chilled ammonia. (solutions-site.org)
  • Energy
  • It's a breakthrough for us,' Henrik Fleischer, chief executive of Sargas technology group, said of tests held since October of a prototype at the Vartan power plant, run by Finnish energy group Fortum in Stockholm. (solutions-site.org)
  • plans
  • Sargas is working with aluminum producers Alcan and Norsk Hydro, French metals producer Eramet and Norwegian group Tinfos on plans to build a coal-fired power plant to supply metals smelters in Norway. (solutions-site.org)
  • Former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa is to pledge to set out plans for a phase out of nuclear power in Japan by 2020 in his bid to become governor of Tokyo in the forthcoming election according to reports. (greenpeace.org)
  • water
  • 1 The loss of all alternating current (AC) electrical power, even from emergency generators, disabled cooling functions and the supply of recycled water. (bmj.com)
  • approval
  • If they win approval as hoped next year, the 400 megawatt (MW) plant could be up and running with full carbon capture at Husnes on Norway's west coast in 2012, Fleischer said. (solutions-site.org)
  • towards
  • Tests of a new technology for capturing greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants have achieved 95 percent cuts in a step towards new ways to fight climate change, a Norwegian company said on November 16, 2007. (solutions-site.org)